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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)
03.07.2018

UK and Germany join forces to fund crucial Arctic science

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

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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
29.06.2018

Microplastics are even found at Point Nemo

Volvo Ocean Race has delivered valuable data for marine science

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RV ALKOR awaits many visitors during Open Ship on 22 June. Photo: Sarah Kaehlert/GEOMAR
13.06.2018

From the Baltic sea to the South sea

Kiel marine sciences present global research at the Kiel Week

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Mussels of the species Perna perna originally live in Europe, Africa and South America, but have invaded North American waters. As part of the global GAME experiment, they were examined in Brazil Photo: Felipe Ribeiro
12.06.2018

Travel Stress can Train Bioinvaders

International study identifies a new potential driver of invasion success in marine species

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Numerous factors - including the sea surface temperature, currents, edddies, biogeochemical processes - influence the oxygen content of the oceans. So far, models do not represent all processes correctly and therefore underestimate the oxygen loss of the oceans. Graphic: Rita Erven/GEOMAR
11.06.2018

Further Drivers of Ocean Deoxygenation identified

GEOMAR oceanographers reveal gaps in previous model calculations

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Participants of the summe school on the island of Fogo. Photo: Aali Masoud.
08.06.2018

Life on the volcano

Two-week HOSST-TOSST Cabo Verde Summer School 2018 ends with project presentations

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[Translate to English:] GEOMAR-Direktor Professor Peter Herzig (re.) mit Dr. José da Silva Gonçalves im GEOMAR-Technik- und Logistikzentrum. Foto: Jan Steffen/GEOMAR
11.06.2018

Minister of Maritime Economy of the Republic of Cape Verde visits GEOMAR

Dr. José da Silva Gonçalves learns about latest maritime technologies

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