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The ocean as ally in climate protection

How does ocean alkalinity enhancement affect marine life? In a multi-week experiment starting today, scientists led by GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel investigate if the addition of rock…

Beyond peak season

Bacteria in the Arctic seabed are active all year round. Despite the pronounced seasonality in their habitat, the bacterial community in Arctic sediments is taxonomically and functionally very stable. The…

When the global climate has the hiccups

Climate changes usually happens over long periods of time, but during the last glacial period, extreme fluctuations in temperature occurred within just a few years. Researchers at the University of…

Kick-off for a new polar research project

The new research project YESSS – Year-round EcoSystem Study on Svalbard – is focussing on how Arctic warming is changing over the seasons in Svalbard. The team of around 30…

How stable is the Antarctic ice sheet?

Geologists from the University of Cologne are investigating the influence of past climate and environmental changes on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet in regions that are ice-free today. In three…

En route to Antarctica on board the Polarstern

TUD geoscientists research in the frozen South. On February 6, 2024, when the German polar research vessel “Polarstern” sets sail from Hobart, Australia, on research cruise PS141, five researchers from…

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