The Villarica volcanoe in Chile. Photo: M. Nicolai, GEOMAR

When the ice melts, the Earth spews fire

GEOMAR researchers discover a link between climate and volcanic eruptions

The submersible JAGO in the Red Sea during a scientific cruise with RV PELAGIA in spring 2012. Photo: JAGO-Team, GEOMAR

Wave riders, salt glaciers and food webs

Scientific colloquium held to conclude the first phase of the Jeddah Transect Project

Both indicator for resources and natural hazard: the Lokbatan mud volcano near Baku in Azerbaijan: Photo: M. Schmidt, GEOMAR

Ocean researchers at the Caspian Sea

GEOMAR scientists investigate mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan

The Ocean Tracer Injection System is launched. Photo: M. Visbeck, GEOMAR

Expedition off the Coast of West Africa

Second Assignment for Special Water Marking System in the Atlantic


BIOACID Members Meet in Kiel for the “Kick-off”

Second Phase of German Research Project on Ocean Acidification Begins


Acidic Water Impacts Sea Urchins

Kiel study verifies adverse effects on sea urchin larvae

Confocal laser scanning micrograph showing the frustule (green) and the chloroplasts (red) of a diatom of the species Coscinodiscus wailesii. The length of the image edge corresponds to 300 µm. Photo: J. Michels, GEOMAR

New insights into the marine microcosm

Confocal laser scanning microscope expands GEOMAR’s analytical infrastructure

The submersible JAGO and the German research vessel MARIA S. MERIAN off the coast of Spitsbergen. Photo: Karen Hissmann, GEOMAR

Gas Outlets off Spitsbergen Are No New Phenomenon

Expedition to the Greenland Sea with Surprising Results

[Translate to English:]In 2009 the US drilling vessel JOIDES RESOLUTION recovered several cores from the ocean floor of the Pacific. With theses cores scientists reconstructed 55 million yeras of carbon cycle. Photo: P. Linke, GEOMAR

55 Million years Carbon Cycle

Cores from the Pacific Ocean allow precise reconstruction of Conozoic environmental conditions


German research project on ocean acidification extended for a second three-year funding period

BIOACID II also analyses socio-economic impacts of ocean acidification