Visualization of "Volcano F" using older bathymetric data. Graphic: Philipp Brandl/GEOMAR

Volcano F is the Origin of the Floating Stones

09 December 2019 / Kiel. Since August a large accumulation of pumice has been drifting in the Southwest Pacific towards Australia. Researchers at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, together with colleagues from Canada and Australia, have now identified the origin of this pumice raf...

Vice-Rector of the St. Petersburg Mining University, Prof. Dr. Igor B. Sergeyev presents the award to Iason-Zois Gazis. Photo: Raw Material Forum.

Detection of raw materials research by machine learning honoured

2 December 2019/St. Petersburg/Kiel. At the 12th German-Russian Conference on Raw Materials, which took place from 27 to 29 November in St. Petersburg, Russia, Iason-Zois Gazis, PhD student at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, received a prize for young scientists. More than 500 parti...

Prof. Dr. Karen Wiltshire giving the 31st Marie Tharp Lecture at GEOMAR. Photo: Jan Steffen/GEOMAR

Climate Change and Plankton Communities of the North Sea

29 November 2019/Kiel. Shallow shelf seas are exposed increasingly to pressures from human use and variability associated with climate change. The waters of the North Sea, for example, are warming up faster than seawater in the open ocean, while sea level and the spatial use of tidal habitats, e.g. ...

Project coordinator Dr. Toste Tanhua at the kick-off meeting at RBINS in Brussels. Photo: Michael Chia

EuroSea: Gathering more Knowledge for a sustainable Use of the Ocean

28 November 2019 / Kiel, Brussels. Europe with its long coastlines, many peninsulas, marginal seas, gulfs and bays is closely interlocked with the ocean. In times of sea-level rise and global warming, it is important to know exactly what processes take place around the coast and in the ocean. Howeve...



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Weather of Kiel at 22:36


Measuring Point Institute

Air temperature: 5,0°C
Water temperature: 7,1°C
Wind direction: 292°, WNW
Wind speed: 3,40 m/s

Measuring Point Light House

Air temperature: 5,6°C
Wind direction: 305°, NW
Wind speed: 10,39 m/s