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24.09.2018

One Planet - One Ocean

Massive Open Online Course started

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Manganese nodules in the Clarion Clipperton Zone in more than 4000 metres depth.  In a few years some countries could apply to the International Seabed Authority for a mining licence in the CCZ. Photo: ROV-Team/GEOMAR (CC BY 4.0)
24.09.2018

Deep-sea Mining: Research on Risks and Environmental Impacts Continues

The 2nd phase of the JPI Oceans project "MiningImpact" has started

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AUV ABYSS images from the Pacific seafloor 10, 7.5, and 4 meters away. The upper two images show a stationary lander, also an autonomous underwater device The images c to f show manganese nodules recognizable as dark points on the seabed. Photo: AUV-Team/GEOMAR
10.09.2018

Understanding deep-sea images with artificial intelligence

GEOMAR research team develops new workflow for image analysis

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On the last day of the OceanDeoxygenation conference, Prof. Dr. Andreas Oschlies, spokesperson of the SFB754, presents the 'Kiel Declaration'. Photo: Waldimir Haase/GEOMAR
07.09.2018

Urgent appeal for more marine and climate protection

Marine scientists publish "Kiel Declaration"

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Representatives of the Fishbase consortium in Kiel. Photo: Jan Steffen/GEOMAR
07.09.2018

FishBase consortium meets in Kiel

Future of the largest database on fish discussed

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Global map of oxygen distribution at 300-500m water depth in the world ocean. Source: GEOMAR.
03.09.2018

Oceanic oxygen levels are declining

Collaborative Research Centre 754 presents results on oxygen minimum zones

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Biofilm formed by bacteria and microalgae on a plastic surface in water from the Kiel Fjord, visualized with confocal laser scanning microscopy. Photo: Jan Michels/Future Ocean
02.08.2018

The fate of plastic in the oceans

Experiment shows: microplastics aggregate with natural particles

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