News about Prizes & Awards

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Funding for Cutting-Edge Research in Climate and Marine Sciences

ERC Consolidator Grants awarded to two scientists at GEOMAR

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Mojib Latif awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

Researcher from Kiel honoured for his long-standing commitment to climate protection

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How storm surges affect the coastal marshes of the Baltic Sea

Bachelor graduate Denise Otto receives Otto Krümmel Prize 2023

Prizes and Awards at GEOMAR

At the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, a series of prizes are awarded each year, which are donated by various foundations.

These include:

  • German Ocean Award (donated by Deutsche Bank AG)
  • Excellence Professorships (donated by the Prof. Dr. Werner Petersen Foundation) (in German only)
  • Annette-Barthelt Award (donated by the Annette Barthelt Foundation) (in German only)
  • Otto-Krümmel-Award (donated by Society to Support GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel e.V. with support of the shipping company Briese)
  • GEOMAR Young Talent Award (donated by the Prof. Dr. Werner Petersen Foundation)
  • GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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    D-24148 Kiel
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