Dr. Mark Hopwood during a measurement campaign on the coast of Greenland. Photo: Thomas Juul-Pedersen / GCRC

Glacier depth affects plankton blooms off Greenland

Study shows complex connection between meltwater discharge and nutrient input

Microplastics collected from the stomach of one Christmas Shearwater (Puffinus nativitatis) found dead on Salas y Gómez Island. Photo: Matías Portflitt Toro

Marine litter in remote regions of the oceans

Chilean-German researchers show impressive effects on the marine ecosystem

A last check before the launch: Patrick Leibold and Warith Al Sheibany controlling the Wave Glider aboard the AL SEERAH. Photo: Warner Brückmann / GEOMAR

Successful Technology Trial off the world’s hottest coast

Research project on offshore groundwater discharge in the Gulf of Oman reaches new milestone

Typhlocaris ayyaloni. Photo: Sasson Tiram.

Solving the cave shrimp mystery: geology and evolution in action

A new study found genetic link between rare cave shrimps in Israel and Italy

[Translate to English:] Konzeptionelles Diagramm der Datenintegration in DigitalEarth. Quelle: GEOMAR.

Data floods our Earth

New project "Digital Earth" aims to better structure research data

Having fun: Early career scientists of RD1. Photo: A. Villwock, GEOMAR.

What's your research about?

Early career scientists in Research Division 1 gather to share their experiences

[Translate to English:] Zostera marina (Seegras) in Pflanztöpfen (Plastikaquarien) in einem der 12 Benthokosmen an der Kiellinie während eines Langzeitexperiments zur Auswirkung von Hitzewellen auf Küstenökosystem. Foto: Christian Pansch/GEOMAR (CC BY 4.0)

Heat waves can change coastal ecosystems

Long-term study shows effects of short-term extreme events

A mooring is being deployed. For several years, its sensors will obtain data from different layers of the ocean. Photo: Michael Schneider / RV METEOR

Long-term Ocean Observation needed

12th Meeting of the International OceanSITES Consortium at GEOMAR

The Arctic is currently warming at more than double the rate of other parts of the ocean. What are the consequences? British and German scientists join forces to tackle this question . Photo: Georgi Laukert/GEOMAR (CC BY 4.0)

UK and Germany join forces to fund crucial Arctic science

GEOMAR coordinates new projects on traces gases and microorganisms in the Arctic Ocean

The Yachts of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017/18 on the last leg of the race. The yachts "Turn the Tide on Plastic" and "AkzoNobel" had already collected a lot of valuable data. Photo: Ainhoa ​​Sanches / Volvo Ocean Race

Microplastics are even found at Point Nemo

Volvo Ocean Race has delivered valuable data for marine science