Dr Stefan Krause (GEOMAR/The Future Ocean) in a Lab of GEOMAR. Foto: J. Steffen, GEOMAR

How does Dolomite form?

Scientists in Kiel show the influence of marine bacteria on mineral formation

The basic configuration of an MoLab measuring field. It consists of one Master Lander  (MLM),  three satellite lander (SLM),  three eddy correlation modules (ECM) und  two mooring modules. For the maintainance of the modules ROV PHOCA (E) is being used. Graphic: MoLab-AG, GEOMAR

First Mission for New Ocean Floor Observatory

GEOMAR installs MoLab on a cold water coral reef in the Norwegian Sea


Arctic warming favours weather extremes

Summer heat and winter cold can become more common in Europe

The North Atlantic, the working area of the new graduate school, provides many exciting research topics and themes. Graphics: GEOMAR.

Transatlantic Alliance in Marine Research and Education

Kiel, Germany and Halifax, Canada establish a transatlantic research school in ocean system science and technology

From left to right: Prof. Dr. Klaus Töpfer, Prof. Dr. Peter Herzig, Prime Minister José Maria Neves and Till Keulen. Photo: J. Steffen, GEOMAR

Cape Verde in the Focus of Marine Research

Prime Minister of the Republic of Cape Verde receives Deutsche Bank-GEOMAR-Ocean Award 2012

Scientists compare two flatfishes during a fisheries biological cruise with RV ALKOR. Photo: M. Nicolai, GEOMAR

Overfished But Still on the Plate

Nearly 30 percent of the fish products with the MSC or FOS certification come from overfished stocks.

Aquarium for tests with different nutrients. Photos: Maike Nicolai, GEOMAR

Healthy Fish and a Network for Aquaculture

Ministry of Economic Affairs Promotes Research in Aquaculture


Evolution at the Sea

Long-term experiments indicate phytoplankton can adapt to ocean acidification

The research vessel ALKOR at the blowout in the northern part of the North Sea in 2006. Image: GEOMAR

Possible Blowout and Environmental Damage

GEOMAR scientists assess the gas leak in the North Sea

he 143 meter long JOIDES RESOLUTION 2011 in the harbor of Puntarenas (Costa Rica). It is – along with the Japanese CHIKYU – the most important research platform of the IODP Image: S. Kutterolf, GEOMAR

Drilling Deep to Understand the Earth

Over 200 geoscientists planning projects for the future in Kiel