Negative emissions that could lead to the 1.5° climate target are still subject to many uncertainties. Graphic: Rita Erven/GEOMAR

Do we need technical measures for CO2 removal to achieve the 1.5° target?

11 October 2018/Kiel. This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the "Special Report on 1.5°C Global Warming" (SR1.5). The key message of the report is that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2100 instead of the 2°C upper limit set in the Paris Climate C...

In spring 2016, a team from GEOMAR and Kiel University on board the research vessel POSEIDON installed the GeoSEA transponders on the eastern flank of Mount Etna. Photo: Felix Gross (CC BY 4.0)

GeoSEA array records sliding of Mount Etna’s southeastern flank

10 October 2018 / Kiel. The southeast flank of Mount Etna slowly slides towards the sea. A team of scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Kiel cluster of excellence “The Future Ocean” showed for the first time movement of Etna’s underwater flank using a new, sound-ba...

Schematic of submarine aquifers. Graphics: B. Weymer, GEOMAR.

Search for Groundwater in the Ocean

25 September 2018/Kiel/Valetta. Scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the University of Malta (UM) will be joining forces to carry out a new research project on the sustainable management of offshore groundwater resources (SMART), and to set up an international centre f...

AUV ABYSS images from the Pacific seafloor 10, 7.5, and 4 meters away. The upper two images show a stationary lander, also an autonomous underwater device The images c to f show manganese nodules recognizable as dark points on the seabed. Photo: AUV-Team/GEOMAR

Understanding deep-sea images with artificial intelligence

10.09.2018/Kiel. More and more data and images are generated during ocean research. In order to be able to evaluate the image data scientifically, automated procedures are necessary. Together with GEOMAR data management, researchers at GEOMAR have now developed a standardized workflow for sustainabl...



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Weather of Kiel at 09:20


Measuring Point Institute

Air temperature: 10,5°C
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Measuring Point Light House

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