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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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    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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  • 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

    Education

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

Events

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Tue 07-07-2015, 02:15 PM
MARUM Seminar

Prof. Peter Kamp
(The University of Waikato, New Zealand)
Cenozoic tectonic and paleogeographic evolution of New Zealand

MARUM seminar room 2070
Sat 11-07-2015, 01:00 PM
OPEN CAMPUS

The University of Bremen invites interested people in and around Bremen to an OPEN CAMPUS day on July 11, 2015 from 1 p.m. to midnight.

Under the motto "Open Worlds - Share Knowledge" we will show you what we are all about. MARUM will open its doors for guided tours and contribute to the exhibition program.

Campus University of Bremen
16-07 — 01-08-2015
Wanderausstellung MeerErleben

Die MARUM-Wanderausstellung MeerErleben ist ab 16. Juli 2015 zu sehen in der Rhein Galerie in Ludwigshafen.

Photo: Katherine E.A. Segarra/University of Georgia/Department of Interior

Methane in wetlands

Together with colleagues from the University of Georgia, MARUM scientists explored the microbial decomposition of methane in different wetlands in the USA. Their findings, now published in the online journal Nature Communications, show, that a large part of the greenhouse gas produced in these areas is again degraded microbially.
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The Challenge of Climate Change

On June 10th, the Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK) (German climate consortium) presented the position paper,”Perspectives for climate research 2015 to 2025“, in Berlin. By invitation of the DKK, over 80 scientists and experts compiled the position paper between 2013 and 2015. It will be available in English at the end of June.
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New Sediment Core Scanner

Two mobile line scanners have been installed in the MARUM GeoB Core Repository. Sediment core sections up to 1.6 metres long and 20 centimetres in diameter can now be scanned during expeditions. The very high camera resolution of up to 1,000 dpi makes it possible to obtain very detailed insights into the sediment cores.
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Life in the Dark

The Natural History Museum Münster just opened its special exhibition “Life in the Dark”. MARUM provided videos, photos and exhibits, for example a model of the control container MARUM-QUEST. The exhibition scheduled for one year is very well worth seeing.