Special Labs & Analytical Facilities

GEOMAR has a number of state-of-the-art special laboratories to investigate the physical, chemical and biological composition of sea water, sediments, ocean crust as well as the marine ecosystem.

These labs formally belong to individual research divisions but are used by scientists of different disciplines.

  • The mission of GEOMAR is:

    To investigate the physical, chemical, biological, and geological processes in the ocean and their interaction with the seafloor and the atmosphere.

  • The GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is member of the Helmholtz Association, the Deutsche Allianz Meeresforschung and the German Marine Research Konsortium (KDM).

    On the international level, the institute cooperates with many institutions in the field of marine sciences. It is a member of the "Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans" (POGO).

  • East shore campus

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

    West shore campus

    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel 
    Düsternbrooker Weg 20
    D-24105 Kiel
    Germany