In a current Nature Geoscience study an international team of researchers now published new findings about the thermal maximum 55.5 million years ago. As the results show, the beginning of the warming pulse is characterized by two discrete pulses of carbon release.
Building on the great success of the Bremen ECORD Summer Schools the first ECORD Training Course “Virtual Drillship Experience” will take place in the IODP labs at MARUM in March 2015. This one-week course offers a basic training focusing on the core flow procedures, preparing the participants for drillship expeditions. Application deadline is 5 January 2015.