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    Research

    MARUM research focusses on the role of the ocean in the climate system, interactions between geosphere and biosphere, and sedimentation processes at the sea floor.
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    Early Career

    Training of early career scientists is a major goal of MARUM. We provide training and services for our students from the PhD to the Postdoc level.
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    Infrastructure

    MARUM operates and develops-cutting edge underwater technologies, archives for seafloors samples, the data center PANGAEA, and laboratories.
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    Exhibitions and videos, books and brochures, a school lab, press releases and social media inform the public about MARUM`s research activities.
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  • Photo: V. Diekamp, MARUM

    Research

    MARUM research focusses on the role of the ocean in the climate system, interactions between geosphere and biosphere, and sedimentation processes at the sea floor.
    more ...
  • Photo: Christina Klose

    Early Career

    Training of early career scientists is a major goal of MARUM. We provide training and services for our students from the PhD to the Postdoc level.
    more ...
  • Photo: S. Diaz

    Infrastructure

    MARUM operates and develops cutting-edge underwater technologies, archives for seafloor samples, the data center PANGAEA, and laboratories.
    more ...
  • Photo: F. Schmieder, MARUM

    Discover

    Exhibitions and videos, books and brochures, a school lab, press releases and social media inform the public about MARUM`s research activities.
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Events

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MeerErleben in the Deutsches Museum Bonn

From October 7th, 2016, to April 23rd, 2017, the Deutsches Museum Bonn will present the MARUM travelling exhibition MeerErleben in cooperation with the Wissenschaftszentrum Bonn and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

Deutsches Museum Bonn, Ahrstraße 45, 53175 Bonn
At the Schlachte MARUM and other research institutions from Bremen present their fields of research. Photo: CityInitiative

Research Mile at Schlachte

In the course of the Maritime Week in Bremen the "Research Mile" at the Untere Schlachte will be opened on September 17th and 18th from 10 am to 6 pm. In pagoda tents along the Weser MARUM and 14 other research institutions from Bremerhaven and Bremen will show fascinating science projects.
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Photo: MARUM, University of Bremen; V. Diekamp

ECORD Summer School 2016

„Submarine Geohazards: Mapping, Monitoring, and Modelling“ is the theme of the tenth ECORD Summer School, which takes place at the MARUM from 5 to 16 September. 26 young scientists from 15 countries will learn methods and work flows within the International Ocean Discovery Program IODP to prepare them for future participations in expeditions.
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Photo: MARUM, University of Bremen; V. Diekamp

In search of the limits of life

How deep is Earth’s habitable zone? From September 12th to November 10th an international team of researchers is on expedition to the Nankai Trough off the coast of Japan to explore limits of life deep beneath the seafloor. Onboard the research drilling vessel CHIKYU is also a team of geochemists from MARUM.
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Nahaufnahme durch das Mikroskop der Foraminiferen-Art Pararotalia calcariformata auf ihrem Algensubstrat aus dem Nachsholim Nationalpark (Israel). Die Mikroalgen färben die Foraminifere hellbraun, wenn sie durch die Kalzitschale schimmern. Foto: MARUM – Zentrum für Marine Umweltwissenschaften, Universität Bremen; C. Schmidt

Heat tolerant forminifera

For the preservation of biodiversity in times of climate change it is important that individual species adapt to changing environmental conditions, especially warmer temperatures. An international research team has now substantiatedan adapting species in field and laboratory experiments.
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