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MARUM – The ocean in depth!

Scientists explain a methane isotope paradox of the seafloor

Deep down in the seafloor anaerobic microbes consume large amounts of methane, a potent greenhouse gas when it enters atmosphere. Even though this process ...


Limiting global warming could halve land ice contribution to sealevel

This is the conclusion reached by an international group including researchers from Bremen. The results have now been published in Nature.



New map for data from the Last Glacial Maximum

In a new publication, researchers from MARUM present a data visualization map that combines near-surface temperatures and paleo sea ice data.


Assessing impacts of Nodule Mining on the Deep-Sea Environment

European Consortium accompanies and monitors first in situ test of a pre-prototype collector vehicle in the Pacific.


New SLATE talk series

In the context of the international training network SLATE  researchers and guests will present their topics in a lecture series every other week.


Research Seminar

In the research seminar, scientists working with colleagues from MARUM present their new research topics and innovative research approaches.


Dates & Events


Expedition SO273 "Marion Rise"

The video material shown here was recorded with the ROV MARUM-QUEST in the Indian Ocean during the expedition SO273 “Marion Rise”.

The Project "Marion Rise" is an international cooperation between Germany, USA, and China. The expedition was funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Germany) and the National Science Foundation (USA).

The cruise SO273 was abandoned after 10 days station work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Center for Deep-Sea Research (ZfT)

Our colleague Volker Diekamp continuously documents the construction progress of the Center for Deep-Sea Research (ZfT) with his camera.