Central Facilities and Infrastructure

GEOMAR provides a state-of-the-art infrastructure for cutting-edge marine research. In addition to four research vessels, GEOMAR operates Germany’s only manned research submersible (JAGO) and deep-sea underwater vehicles (Kiel 6000, PHOCA and ABYSS) as well as various long-term observatories. Outstanding research facilities are available in the form of laboratories for isotope analysis, access to powerful high-performance computational facilities and one of the largest marine research libraries in Germany.


  • GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
    Wischhofstr. 1-3
    D-24148 Kiel
    Tel.: +49-431 600-0
    Fax: +49-431 600-2805
    E-mail: info(at)geomar.de