Prof. Dr. Lucy Carpenter of the University of York gave a lecture today as part of the Marie Tharp Lecture Series of the GEOMAR Women's Executive Board. Photo: Jan Steffen/GEOMAR

Air-Sea Feedbacks: The Changing Impacts of Marine Halogens on the Atmosphere

06 June 2019/Kiel. Marine derived halogen compounds containing chlorine, bromine, and iodine impact both tropospheric and stratospheric chemistry, mainly as ozone depleting substances. Dr. Lucy Carpenter, Professor of Physical and Atmospheric Chemistry at the University of York, investigates the con...

Ambassador of New Zealand, S.E. Rupert Holborow (r) with GEOMAR Director Prof. Dr. Peter Herzig. Photo: J. Steffen, GEOMAR.

Fostering partnership in marine research

28 May 2019 / Kiel. Since decades strong ties exist between marine researchers in New Zealand and Germany. Thus, a good reason for the ambassador of New Zealand, S.E. Rupert Holborow, to stop for a short visit at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. During the two hour visit, the dip...

Plankton communities. Photo: A. Stuhr, GEOMAR (CC BY 4.0)

Plankton as a climate driver instead of the sun?

22 May 2019 / Kiel. Fluctuations in the orbital parameters of the Earth are considered to be the trigger for long-term climatic fluctuations such as ice ages. This includes the variation of the inclination angle of the Earth's axis with a cycle of about 40,000 years. Kiel-based marine scientists lea...

Buoy collecting atmospheric and ocean data in the tropical Pacific. Photo: NOAA/PMEL.

Tropical Pacific variability key for successful climate forecasts

21.05.2019 / Kiel. The warming of the Earth by the human-caused greenhouse effect is progressing. But predictions for the next decades still show relatively large uncertainties. A German-Australian research team headed by GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel identified the large natural v...



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Weather of Kiel at 22:08


Measuring Point Institute

Air temperature: 16,9°C
Water temperature: 14,2°C
Wind direction: 235°, SW
Wind speed: 5,85 m/s

Measuring Point Light House

Air temperature: 17,0°C
Wind direction: 245°, WSW
Wind speed: 7,62 m/s