During Expedition SO 244, Leg I, the seabed off Chile was measured precisely with the AUV Abyss to find favorable locations for GeoSea array. Photo: E. Söding, Future Ocean.

New Methods in Earthquake Research

Kiel’s GeoSEA Array to measure tectonic movements off Chile

Mobile winch and cable owned by the U.S. GEOTRACES-programme. Similar devices are used on cruise M121.  Photo: Gregory Cutter, Old Dominion University, Norfolk (USA).

RV METEOR closes a gap in the global atlas of trace metals

GEOMAR-ForscheGEOMAR researchers lead GEOTRACES expedition in the southeastern Atlantic r leiten GEOTRACES-Expedition im Südostatlantik

At the official launch of WOR4 at the Representation of Schleswig-Holstein in Berlin: Prof. Dr. Konrad Ott, mare publisher Nikolaus Gelpke, Gesine Meißner, MEP, Prof. Dr. Klaus Töpfer, Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius, Prof. Dr. Martin Visbeck, Dr. Robert Habeck, Minister of Energy, Agriculture, the Environment and Rural Areas of teh State of Schleswig-Holstein, and moderator Karsten Schwanke (from left to right). Copyright: mare

Sustainable Use of Our Oceans

Making Ideas Work

Prof. Dr. Mark Hannington (at the standing desk) at the 2015 conference of the SEG in Hobart (Tasmania). Photo: SEG

Ralph W. Marsden Award for GEOMAR Geologist

The Society of Economic Geologists honors Prof. Dr. Mark Hannington

In their mescosms, BIOACID scientists simulate the future ocean. Photo: Maike Nicolai, GEOMAR

Research network on ocean acidification on its final stretch

BIOACID scientists team up for an integrated risk assessment

Pipette robot in the GEOMAR Centre for Marine Biotechnology. Photo: Christoph Wirth

GEOMAR-Biotech launched

Marine Biotechnology at GEOMAR with new name and new directions

Map of the seismic gap in northern Chile. Graphic: GEOMAR, based on GEBCO world map, www.gebco.net

Earthquake rupture halted by Seamounts

German-Spanish team of geologists presents explanation for smaller than expected tremor during the April 2014 Iquique earthquake

Preparations for a dive the AUV ABYSS. The device deliveres accurate maps and photos of the more than 4000 m deep seafloor. Photo: Bastian Barenbrock.

Fascinating photo mosaic from the seafloor in 4000 m depth

Expedition to manganese nodule fields in the eastern Pacific successfully concluded

[Translate to English:] Kabeljau gehört zu den beliebtesten Speisefischen in Deutschland und Europa - im Bild der junge Kabeljau, auch Dorsch genannt. Foto: Catriona Clemmesen-Bockelmann, GEOMAR

Economic Development Drives World-Wide Overfishing

Kiel researchers have demonstrated: Only sustainable management can prevent the future collapse of wild stocks; an expansion of aquaculture has only a limited effect.

With RV Littorina to the long-term observing station Boknis Eck in Bight of  Eckernförde (Baltic Sea). Photo: J. Steffen, GEOMAR.

Between the Ocean and the Atmosphere

International Conference of the Surface Ocean - Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) in Kiel