Marine Geodynamics - Projects

    Slow sliding of volcanic flanks as PREcursor to catastrophic COLLAPSE
  • AlpArray (SPP)
    Helmholtz AI project (1.7.2023 - 30.06.2026)
    Sustainable management of offshore groundwater resources
    SO277 - OMAX cruise: Oceanblogs
    AlpArray DFG-Priority Programme "4D-MB - Mountain Building Processes in 4-Dimensions" (SPP 2017)
    Northern Cascadia: Extent of locked zone, prism deformation, slip-to-toe, and the edge of subduction
    geoDYNAmics & METallogeny
  • Eurofleets+ HYDEE OBS
    Permanent sequestration of gigatons of CO2 in continental margin basalt deposits
    Offshore Groundwater Resources in a Changing Marine Environment: Continental Shelf Surrounding PEI
  • REE-T
    Reconstructing volcanic eruptions and tsunamis of Krakatau Volcano - Transit
  • GeoSEA
    Geodetic Earthquake Observatory on the Seafloor
    - Chile
    - Marmara Sea
    - Mount Etna
    Conjoint Monitoring of the Ocean Bottom Offshore Chile
    Topographically-driven meteoric groundwater an important geomorphic agent
  • SECO
    The Fine Structure of a Seismogenic Zone Revealed by Aftershocks of the 2014 Iquique Mw 8.1 Earthquake
  • Grimsey EM - POS524
    Geophysical and geological investigations in the vicinity of the Grimsey Hydrothermal Field offshore Northern Iceland for the assessment of the geothermal potential and the exploration for potential mineralizations within the seafloor
  • Gitaro.JIM
    Geophysical Interpretation with Target-Oriented Joint Inversion Modules
    Investigation of gas migration as a TRIggering mechanism for Submarine landslides on COntinental slopes
    Beaufort Offshore Permafrost and gas hydrates – Climate change impact on Arctic Transgressed continental Shelves
  • Global relevance of gas hydrate filled fractures for slope stability

Approved projects

    Quantifying the role of mass wasting in submarine canyons on active and passive margins
    Slope failures and active gas expulsion along the Romanian margin of the Black Sea II

Concluded projects

Projects funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation):

  • DOKU-GAS: Fluid flow in the Don-Kuban deep-sea fan (Black Sea) and deduced fluid venting at mud volcanoes and Cold Seeps; 01.11.2011-31.12.2014
  • ISOLDE: Elektromagnetische, gravimetrische und seismische Messungen zwecks Erforschung des Tristan da Cunha Hotspots und dessen Rolle in der Öffnung des Südatlantischen Ozeans; Laufzeit: 01.11.2010 - 31.06.2013 
  • ELCONA: On/offshore deep electrical conductivity structure to investigate the Walvis Ridge magmatism and its interaction with the Kaoko Mobile Belt in northern Namibia; Laufzeit: 01.01.2009-31.12.2011 
  • TYRRHENIS: TYRRENIan sea Seismic experiment on continental break-up and structure of conjugated rifted margins; Das Auseinanderbrechen von Kontinenten und die Bildung und Entwicklung von passiven Kontinentalrändern am Beispiel des Tyrrhenischen Meeres; Laufzeit: 01.01.2010-31.12.2012
  • TOPOMED: Plate re-organization in the western Mediterranean: Lithospheric causes and topographic consequences; Individualprojekt IP1-GE Ocean-bottom seismology in the Alboran Sea / Gibraltar Arc 
  • DIONYSUS: Deep Structure of the Ionian Sea and Sicily
  • SEKT: Sector collapse kinematics and tsunami implications

Projects funded by BMBF

  • SUGAR Projekt
    Submarine Gashydrat-Lagerstätten: Erkundung, Abbau und Transport
    1. Phase & 2. Phase & 3. Phase
  • RITTER ISLAND: Tsunami potential of volcanic flank collapses
  • NEMESYS: Understanding and modelling of cold vents
    along the Hikurangi Margin (HM) off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand
  • CHRIMP: CHatham RIseMethane Pockmarks
  • TAIFLUX: Cooperation between Germany and Taiwan

Projects funded by EU

  • STEMM-CCS Strategies for environmental monitoring of marine carbon capture and storage
  • Blue Mining: Breakthrough solutions for mineral extraction and processing in extreme environments
  • ECO2 WP1: Sub-seabed CO2 storage: impact on marine ecosystems
  • MIDAS Managing Impacts of Deep-sea resource exploitation

Projects funded by Excellence Cluster Future Ocean:

  • MASS-Andaman-Sea (Morphodynamics and Slope Stability of the Andaman Sea Shelf Break)
  • MaTeP ROSSO: Enhanced Subbottom Imagery

Other projects: