Here you find stories and videos about selected GEOMAR-expeditions. An overview of all expeditions you find here


The participants of the expedition SO267 and the research vessel SONNE shortly before leaving the port of Suva (Fiji). Photo: Philipp Brandl + Nico Augustin/GEOMAR

Christmas in the Western Pacific

Kiel Marine Scientists investigate the birthplace of a continent with RV SONNE

The Yachts of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017/18 on the last leg of the race. The yachts "Turn the Tide on Plastic" and "AkzoNobel" had already collected a lot of valuable data. Photo: Ainhoa ​​Sanches / Volvo Ocean Race

Microplastics are even found at Point Nemo

Volvo Ocean Race has delivered valuable data for marine science

In summer 2017 30 ocean bottom seismometers were deployed from the French research vessel POURQUOI PAS? into the Ligurian Sea. During the current journey, they are recovered to evaluate the recorded data. Picture: Catherine Prequegnat/CNRS

Alpine research in the Deep Sea – how does that fit together?

GEOMAR investigates the ‘Ligurian Knot’ as part of the AlpArray project

The expedition POS519 leads the researchers with the German research vessel POSEIDON from Las Palmas (Spain) to the coast of Mauritania. Photo: Jan Steffen/GEOMAR

Open Science on the open Ocean

Marine research goes public off the coast of Mauritania

The "Turn the Tide on Plastic" on its way to the Southern Ocean. Photo: Jeremie Lecaudey/Volvo Ocean Race

Round-the-World Regatta: Science wins

GEOMAR equips Volvo Ocean Race yacht with sensors for ocean observations

The Cape Verdean research vessel ISLANDIA has been used to take samples from the low-oxygen eddy. Photo: B. Fiedler, GEOMAR

Extreme low-oxygen Eddies in the Atlantic produce Greenhouse Gases

International research team discovers previously unknown processes in the Atlantic

The village of Fira on Santorin. The island is a well-known holiday destination in the southern Aegean Sea. At the same time it displays traces of massive volcanic eruptions and strong seismic forces. Photo: User tango7174, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0

How Explosive is the Aegean Sea?

German and Greek Scientists study volcanism of the Cyclades Islands

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