Press reports

First Long Term Experiment with Kiel’s Mesocosms

21. January 2013

Experiment off Sweden examines the effects of ocean acidification on natural plankton communities

Between January and June 2013, over 60 European scientists will meet in west Sweden for a unique long term experiment on ocean acidification. In order …

Symposium “Perspectives on Environmental Genomics“

17. January 2013

High-profile opening lecture by Professor Iliana Baum (USA) on the influence of climate change on corals and algae

The human genome has been decoded. The genetic information of many plants, animals and microorganisms seems to have no more surprises …

Doing Research and Building Trust

17. December 2012

German Research Association Approves Second Phase for German-Israeli-Palestinian Research Project TRION

Since 2012 German, Israeli and Palestinian scientists have been investigating the route of trace metals from the chemical weathering of rock on …

Expedition off the Coast of West Africa

23. November 2012

Second Assignment for Special Water Marking System in the Atlantic

Scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and Kiel’s Collaborative Research Centre 754 will be examining the oxygen distribution in the tropical Atlantic …

BIOACID Members Meet in Kiel for the “Kick-off”

08. November 2012

Second Phase of German Research Project on Ocean Acidification Begins

How do marine biocenoses react to increasing carbon dioxide concentrations in the water? Which effect does the change in the ecosystem have on the exchange of substances in the …

Acidic Water Impacts Sea Urchins

24. October 2012

Kiel study verifies adverse effects on sea urchin larvae

Increasing ocean acidification can have negative effects on calcifying marine organisms. A new study of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel University and the University …

Postdoc-project call 2012 selection symposium at Kiel University

08. October 2012

A widely advertised Postdoc-project call 2012 was issued by the Cluster in summer 2012. The call aimed at proposals on interdisciplinary research projects related to the research topics of the Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean". …

Marine Research with a Panorama of the Alps

02. October 2012

Kiel’s Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” and GEOMAR present themselves in Munich on the Day of German Unity

The Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” and GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel invite all …

North Germany’s Young Researchers Meet in Kiel

01. October 2012

Young Marine and Climate Researchers Meet at Kiel University to Exchange Ideas

Around 85 Ph.D. students and young researchers from the marine and climate sciences of the universities in Kiel, Bremen and Hamburg are getting together on the 1st and 2nd …

Gas Outlets off Spitsbergen Are No New Phenomenon

19. September 2012

Expedition to the Greenland Sea with Surprising Results

Marine scientists from Kiel, together with colleagues from Bremen, Great Britain, Switzerland and Norway, spent four and a half weeks examining methane emanation from the sea bed off the coast …