"Subseafloor Biosphere: Current Advances and Future Challenges"
22 September - 2 October 2014
the IODP Bremen Core Repository, University of Bremen, Germany
Location and Organisation
The ECORD Summer School on “Subseafloor Biosphere: Current Advances and Future Challenges” 2014 was held from 22 September to 2 October 2014 at the MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, Bremen University, Germany. It was organized by Prof. Dr. Dierk Hebbeln, Director of the Bremen International Graduate School for Marine Sciences (GLOMAR), Dr. Verena Heuer, senior scientist, Organic Geochemistry Group at the University of Bremen, by Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Hinrichs, head of the group on Organic Geochemistry at the University of Bremen and by Dr. Ursula Röhl, head of the IODP Bremen Core Repository (BCR). GLOMAR, MARUM and BCR jointly offered the unique training possibilities used for this summer school by providing laboratory facilities and by providing a seminar room equipped with 20 laptops (internet access, MatLab etc.).
Additional funding to carry out the Summer School has been provided by the Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) .
investigation of microbial communities at the limit of life and requires advancement of microbiological and biogeochemical methods. This summer school will address the latest developments in the investigation of the deep marine biosphere.
Structure of the Summer School
|Rishi Ram Adhikari||MARUM, Bremen|
|Jan Amend||University of Southern California|
|Wolfgang Bach||MARUM, Bremen|
|Antje Boetius||MPI Bremen & AWI Bremerhaven|
|Gerhard Bohrmann||MARUM, Bremen|
|Marshall Bowles||MARUM, Bremen|
|Sarah Davies||University of Leicester|
|Steve D’Hondt||University of Rhode Island|
|Bert Engelen||University of Oldenburg|
|Jochen Erbacher||BGR, Hannover|
|Verena Heuer||MARUM, Bremen|
|Kai-Uwe Hinrichs||MARUM, Bremen|
|Fumio Inagaki||Kochi Core Center, JAMSTEC|
|Bo Barker Jørgensen||Aarhus University|
|Jens Kallmeyer||University of Potsdam|
|Mark Lever||ETH Zurich|
|Beth Orcutt||Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences|
|Ursula Röhl||MARUM, Bremen|
|Axel Schippers||BGR Hannover|
|Andreas Teske||University of North Carolina|
|Gunther Wegener||MPI Bremen|