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Ocean acidification affects mussels at early life stages

22 November 2017 - Joint press release from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean"

Fast reproduction to sustain invasion success

Why do some species become invasive in new ocean habitats while others do not?

 

GEOMAR Press Release 16 November 2017/Kiel.

 

Cod, haddock and herring predicted to leave warming Scottish waters

Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) News release, October 31, 2017

 

Cod, herring and haddock may vanish from Scotland’s west coast waters by the turn of the century because of global warming.

 

Marine Snowfall at the Equator

GEOMAR team publishes a detailed picture of the biological particle flow into the deep sea along the equator. Animal excrements and parts of dead organisms constantly sink from the surface of the oceans towards the deep sea. This particle flow, also referred to as “marine snowfall”, plays an important role in the global carbon cycle and consequently for the climate. Little is known so far about its distribution in the water column.

Scientists to visit hidden Antarctic ecosystem after giant iceberg calving

A team of scientists, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), is planning an urgent mission to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that’s been hidden beneath an Antarctic ice shelf for up to 120,000 years.  The researchers want to discover how this marine ecosystem will respond to environmental change in a climate-sensitive region.

 

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