On Friday, December 19th, the new test system for calibrating of measurement devices for foundation ground investigations in the North Sea will be inaugurated. After three years of development and construction the new test system, 3.5 meter tall and weighing two tons can now go into service.
In a current Nature Geoscience study an international team of researchers now published new findings about the thermal maximum 55.5 million years ago. As the results show, the beginning of the warming pulse is characterized by two discrete pulses of carbon release.
The MARUM calendar 2014 is out now. It contains fascinating images which were shot with the help of the diving vehicles QUEST and CHEROKEE during expeditions in the Mediterranean, the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. The calendar is available in the MARUM shop.
Building on the great success of the Bremen ECORD Summer Schools the first ECORD Training Course “Virtual Drillship Experience” will take place in the IODP labs at MARUM in March 2015. This one-week course offers a basic training focusing on the core flow procedures, preparing the participants for drillship expeditions. Application deadline is 5 January 2015.