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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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    Education

    The integrated graduate school GLOMAR encompasses PhD training in marine sciences, including social sciences and law.
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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 ...
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    Education

    The integrated graduate school GLOMAR encompasses PhD training in marine sciences, including social sciences and law.
    more ...
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    Infrastructure

    MARUM operates and develops cutting-edge underwater technologies, archives for seafloor samples, the data center PANGAEA, and laboratories.
    more ...
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    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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04-09 — 20-09-2014
Wanderausstellung MeerErleben

Die MARUM-Wanderausstellung MeerErleben ist nach der Sommerpause ab 4. September 2014 zu sehen im Isenburg-Zentrum in Neu-Isenburg.

21-09 — 24-09-2014
5th Early Career Scientists Conference for Marine and Climate Research:

The Early Career Scientists Conference for Marine and Climate Research (ECC) 2014 aims at bringing together and promoting exchange of ideas between early career scientists in the fields of Marine and Climate Research.

MARUM and NW1, University of Bremen
22-09 — 02-10-2014
ECORD Summer School 2014

This year’s summer school "Subseafloor Biosphere: Current Advances and Future Challenges" will address the latest developments in the investigation of the deep marine biosphere.

MARUM seminar rooms and IODP labs

Methane in the Southern Ocean

During an expedition with the German research vessel Polarstern off the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, an international team of scientists led by Gerhard Bohrmann discovered for the first time active methane seeps at the seafloor of the Southern Ocean. The finding was published in the Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
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Abrupt Glacial Climate Shifts

In a paper, which was published in the current edition of Nature magazine, Gerrit Lohmann and co-workers use coupled climate models to show that rapid warming episodes during the last glacial were controlled by gradual changes in the height of ice sheets that covered Canada, Greenland, and Scandinavia during that period.
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New MARUM Brochure

The second and revised edition of the MARUM brochure is available now. The brochure with a print run of 8,000 copies was published both in English and German. Both versions can be downloaded from our website.
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Drilling Glacial Sediments

In the current edition of the journal EOS Dr. Till Hanebuth reports about an expedition on board RV MARIA S. MERIAN. In the western Barents Sea the seafloor drill rig MARUM-MeBo70 successfully cored highly consolidated glacial deposits in water depths close to 400 metres.
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