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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.
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Events

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12-08 — 16-08-2015
MARUM at „Sail Bremerhaven“

Join us at „Sail Bremerhaven“ in our simulation container of the diving robot MARUM-QUEST and become a deep sea pilot.

In front of the German Maritime Museum,
Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1, Bremerhaven
Mon 28-09-2015, 02:00 PM
MARUM Seminar

Prof. Sergio Andó
(Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University Milano, Italy)
Raman spectroscopy in high-resolution heavy mineral studies

MARUM seminar room 2070
27-05 — 27-05-2016
Career Paths in Marine and Climate Sciences 2016

The programme includes 15-20 min lectures by invited professionals followed by 10 min for questions and discussion. Speakers will be asked to speak about their job and about the career steps they took to get this position.
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Haus der Wissenschaft, Bremen
Electron micrograph (x 1900) of 2-km-deep microbial enrichment culture showing various cells that grow on coal fragements as energy substrate and produce methane (credit: Hiro Imachi, JAMSTEC).

The Limits of Life

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.
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Go-ahead for Data Portal GFBio

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.
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Foto: K. Bergmann

Expeditions Logbook Baffin Bay

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.
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One-armed Deep-Sea Research

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.
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