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Full carbonate chemistry at the site of calcification in a tropical coral

16. January 2019

Coral calcification: Microscope-guided microsensor measurements reveal full carbonate chemistry at the site of calcification in a tropical coral

Researchers from the Centre Scientifique de Monaco (CSM), the Max Planck Institute for Marine …

Henry Stommel Research Medal for Martin Visbeck

09. January 2019

High honors for German Oceanographer

At the 99th annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society Professor Martin Visbeck, Head of Physical Oceanography and Spokesman for the Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean", is honored with the Henry …

Ocean acidification stimulates mass development of toxic algae

18. November 2018

Long-term experiment reveals disruption of the pelagic food web under high CO2 conditions

If carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere and thereby in the ocean continue to rise, this could favour the mass development of toxic algae, with …

Science meets Society

28. October 2018

Start of the lecture series addressing concepts of transdisciplinary research

A new lecture series - starting on November 7 and organized by the Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean" - will inform about ways to co-create knowledge and solutions …

Northern German Excellence Cluster Conference in Berlin

22. October 2018

At the Berlin "Umweltforum" more than 220 scientists from the marine and climate research Clusters of Excellence based in Bremen, Hamburg and Kiel met to discuss and highlight the last decade of scientific research as part of the conference: "Ocean …

GeoSEA array records sliding of Mount Etna’s southeastern flank

09. October 2018

Volcano flank moves under water – Tsunami is a possible consequence

The southeast flank of Mount Etna slowly slides towards the sea. A team of scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Kiel cluster of excellence "The …

Successful German-Canadian exchange on the ocean at the Research Alumni Conference in Halifax

23. September 2018

Universities in Kiel and Halifax strengthen cooperation in the fields of sustainable marine research and marine technology transfer

From 19 to 21 September, more than 70 marine researchers from Kiel and North America, including around 20 research …

New IfW-Working Paper reveals: EU coastal states fail to achieve comprehensive blue growth

18. September 2018

A new study of Future Ocean members shows a missing development of further implementing the Sustainable Development Goal 14

Sustainable growth in all marine and maritime sectors is not only a declared goal of the EU, but also firmly anchored in the …

Understanding deep-sea images with artificial intelligence

09. September 2018

GEOMAR research team develops new workflow for image analysis

More and more data and images are generated during ocean research. In order to be able to evaluate the image data scientifically, automated procedures are necessary. Together with GEOMAR …

Urgent appeal for more marine and climate protection

06. September 2018

Marine scientists publish "Kiel Declaration"

This week, more than 300 scientists from 33 countries met in Kiel at an international conference to discuss the decline of oxygen in the ocean, the causes and the consequences. At the conclusion of the …