Schematic Diagram. Source: AtlantOS Projekt.

Ocean Observations in the Atlantic

18 April 2018/Kiel. The EU Horizon 2020 project AtlantOS, which is coordinated by GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, just finalized a video to explain the value of integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing for societal benefit. AtlantOS aims to improve ocean observing by strengthe...

Official group photo from the visit of the President of Cape Verde Jorge Carlos Fonseca (5. f.r.) to the sovereign of Monaco, Prince Albert II.(7. f.r.). Photo: Michel Dagnino.

High-level meeting during Monaco Ocean Week

16 April 2018 / Monaco / Kiel. During a high-level side event of the “Monaco Ocean Week”, an international conference on marine conservation and preservation, representatives of GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Monaco and the Cape Verde Islands agreed on a closer cooperation. This wa...

Professor Christian Berndt (GEOMAR 3rd from right) and Professor Gerhard Bohrmann (Marum, 2nd from right) welcome the guests from Taiwan in Kiel. Photo: Saulwood Lin

Delegation from Taiwan visits GEOMAR

05 April 2018 / Kiel. The administration of research vessels and the planning of sea-going expeditions were the main topics of a working visit for which high-ranking representatives of Taiwan's politics and science came to the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel this week. The delegation...

ater sampling in the Celtic Sea with a clean CTD System. Photo: D. Rusiecka, GEOMAR.

Anthropogenic lead still present in European Shelf Seas

29 March 2018 / Kiel. Over many decades lead (Pb) has been released into the atmosphere due to human activities, such as combustion of leaded fuel. A group of researchers led by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel have now been able to show that following the phase-out of leaded gaso...



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Weather of Kiel at 08:16


Measuring Point Institute

Air temperature: 11,5°C
Water temperature: 5,8°C
Wind direction: 216°, SW
Wind speed: 5,45 m/s

Measuring Point Light House

Air temperature: 11,0°C
Water temperature: 1,0°C
Wind direction: 214°, SW
Wind speed: 11,02 m/s