Press releases

Below you find current press releases of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Reseach Kiel. Former press releases of GEOMAR and the predecessor  IFM-GEOMAR you find on the archive pages of the the years 2015, 2014,
2013, 2012201120102009 and 2008.

Current press releases

Gracilaria mat at Tirpitz-Hafen Kiel. Foto: Florian Weinberger, GEOMAR
18.05.2016

Invasive Seaweed adopts a smart survival strategy

Invasive seaweed adapts successfully to harmful bacterial vermins

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The graphic shows the most probable positions during the time of the crash of the MH370 flaperon found on La Réunion. Source: Jonathan Durgadoo, Siren Rühs, Arne Biastoch (GEOMAR),  May 2016
10.05.2016

MH370 – where to search?

New ocean model simulations could refine the search area

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04.05.2016

Prof. Ulf Riebesell awarded with European Research Council grant

Innovative project assesses benefits and risks of forced deep-water upwelling

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An unicellular organismn of the species Thalassicolla caerulea. Photo: Tristan Biard
04.05.2016

Giant Protozoa are the Secret Stars of the Ocean

French-German publication in Nature magazine, reveals new insights into the composition of the zooplankton

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Simulated summertime (June-August) average temperature changes in 536 CE due to the stratospheric aerosol cloud resulting from an unknown volcanic eruption reconstructed here based on contemporary written records and ice core sulfate measurements. The simulated temperature changes, ranging from 1-3 ° C over Europe, show good agreement with estimates from two tree-ring temperature  reconstructions based on trees in Northern Scandinavia. Graphic: Matt Toohey, GEOMAR
19.04.2016

Two Volcanoes trigger Crises of the Late Antiquity

International team of climate researchers reconstructs global cooling in the reign of emperor Justinian

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Iceberg off the coast of Svalbard. Photo: M. Nicolai, GEOMAR.
07.04.2016

Origin of ancient ice ages in the Southern Hemisphere?

International scientific team finds vital new hints towards underlying mechanisms of glaciations in the deep ocean

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3-D section the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at Kolbeinsey Ridge. Source: GEOMAR.
31.03.2016

New evidence for large episodic volcanic events on the seafloor

Kiel marine researchers used new methods for dating of lava flows at the Kolbeinsey Ridge

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