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MARUM - The ocean in depth!

Stromatolites in the deep sea

Stromatolites are among the oldest fossils with 3.5 million years. Up to now, however, lime deposits have only occurred in shallow seas with water depths ...


Expedition to the deep-sea trench

An international team of researchers, including MARUM scientists, is on an expedition to the Atacama Trench off the Chilean coast. Find news in the blog.


Complex reef structures protect coasts from monster waves

As breakwaters tropical coral reefs play an important role in coastal protection. For the local population, they form a natural barrier against storm waves ...


Foraminifera under stress

A study, in which MARUM scientist Prof. Michal Kucera is involved, provides new information on the reaction of reef organisms to environmental stress.


Microbial life on Saturn moon possible

Microorganisms from the group of the Archaea would also feel comfortable on the Saturn moon Enceladus. This is revealed in a study in which Prof. Dr. ...

Evidence for rain forest crisis

For thousands of years humans have changed their environment by agriculture, building towns, or other activities. The Central African rain forest, however, ...



Zoo Heidelberg, 13.11.2017 - 20.04.2018

Meere und Ozeane

16.02.2018 - 21.04.2018

Research international


The exhibition "EINFACH WISSENSWERT: Forschung international" can be seen at the Bremen House of Science until 21 April.

Klimahaus Bremerhaven, 5.12.17 - 25.5.18

Ozeane im Wandel

GEO Building Auditorium (Room 1550), 19.04.18, 16:15

Prof. Bridget Wade: Biotic response to Cenozoic climate perturbations: new insights from ocean drilling

MARUM Lecture / ECORD Distinguished Lecturer Programme

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In Focus

New section with main topics

In this section you will find contributions to the research topics of MARUM at irregular intervals. New: Live in the deep sea 


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