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In the current issue of Science MARUM researchers and an international team of scientists provide evidence that a microbial ecosystem exists nearly 2.5 kilometers below the seafloor. The microorganisms produce methane from tens of million-year-old coalbeds.
The German Science Foundation DFG has now approved funding for a second three-year term of the interdisciplinary collaborative project GBio. The project, coordinated at MARUM, develops data infrastructure for German research activities in the fields of biodiversity and the environment.
From June 30th until July 30th, 2015, RV MARIA S. MERIAN operates in the Baffin Bay between Greenland and Canada. MARUM scientists report about the 44th expedition of the German research vessel in a blog.
Recently a new submersible was delivered, the MARUM-SQUID. The remotely operated vehicle can be deployed down to 2,000 meters. In the near future it will prove invaluable in investigations of cold-water corals, gas seeps, and hydrothermal vents on the deep sea floor.