An adult European eel Anguilla anguilla. Photo: J. Schröder, GEOMAR

The fate of the Eels

GEOMAR scientists prove oceanographic influences on eel recruitment

GEOMAR has been researching the tropical Atlantic for quite some time: In 2011, RV METEOR was there to deploy some gliders. Photo: H.V. Neuhoff

What’s Happening to the Tropical Atlantic?

GEOMAR researchers involved in new EU project PREFACE

GEOMAR director Prof. Dr. Peter Herzig explains to visitors the specifics in the new permanent exhibition on marine research. Photo: GEOMAR.

Marine Research at Deutsches Museum

GEOMAR supports new permanent exhibition with numerous exhibits

This comb jelly (Mnemiopsis leidyi) is only 1.5 cm in size and was photographed in Kiel Fjord. Photo: Javidpour Jamileh, GEOMAR

Comb Jellyfish Recognize Their Enemies

Kiel marine scientists study the immune system of the "sea walnut"

Prof. Dr. Gerold Siedler (center) is one of the publishers of the second edition of Ocean Circulation & Climate. Other authors are Dr. Toste Tanhua, Prof. Dr. Arne Körtzinger, Prof. Dr. Peter Brandt und Prof. Dr. Mojib Latif (from left) fromGEOMAR. Foto: J. Steffen, GEOMAR

The Role of the Ocean for Climate Change

A new book presents the current state of knowledge

A slender snipe eel (Nemichthys scolopaceus) (front ), a pelican eel (Eurypharynx pelecanoides) (2nd from left) and other abyssal specimens in the deep-sea exhibition module of the GEOMAR Aquarium. Photo: J. Steffen, GEOMAR

The Deep Sea at the Aquarium GEOMAR

New exhibition module displays fascinating creatures of the oceans

A diver approaches the thick crusts of the red alga Clathromorphum. This type of algae is found in coastal areas of the North Atlantic, the North Pacific and the Arctic Ocean. They can be several hundred years old. Photo: Nick Caloyianus

Reconstruction of 650 years of Arctic ice cover

Researchers from Germany, the USA and Canada use red algae as climate archives

The authors Prof. Hermann Bange, Dr. Lothar Stramma and Dr. Rena Czeschel discuss the eddy distribution in the ocean off Peru. Photo: M. Müller, GEOMAR.

Respiratory disorder in the ocean

German-Peruvian science team demonstrates the influence of eddies on the oxygen sustenance

Prof. Dr. Edouard Bard. Photo: Georges Seguin (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Petersen Award for Prof. Dr. Edouard Bard

Public lecture at GEOMAR by internationally renowned specialist for the reconstruction of ocean-climate interactions