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coastMap visualises nutrient loads in the North Sea

Measures to reduce harmful nutrient loads from the river basin have, contrary to expectations, led to oxygen deficits in the Hamburg Harbour. Only by combining...

06.08.2018 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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coastMap – Scientists Harvest Data Treasures

Collected measurement data from the North Sea’s seabed, its overlying water column and atmosphere are integrated into the coastMap marine geoportal, developed...

01.08.2018 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Expedition with flying research platform

How does Elbe flooding change the river ecosystem and the water quality in the North Sea? MOSES measurement campaign studies effects of severe rain events

12.10.2017 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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The North Sea is no longer a natural sea

Understanding the North Sea with the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht’s CoastMap web application

21.04.2017 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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A consistent data base for ocean carbon

Rising atmospheric CO2 is affecting ocean chemistry and drives the ocean acidification. All information is now collected in a global data base.

08.09.2016 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Taking water temperature measurements from the zeppelin

Ocean eddies are small and short-lived and are therefore difficult to measure. Special cameras help to capture them with precision.

16.06.2016 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Photo Gallery: Observation of the seas

Oceans play an important role in the supply of raw materials and in influencing climate. For this reason, we explain our marine research methods and...

06.05.2016 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Living in the North Sea Region

Oceans and seas are the focus of the 2016/2017 Federal Ministry of Education and Research’s Year of Science

29.04.2016 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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See into the Future with "Weather Hindcasts"

The coastDat data set and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht’s virtual North Sea.

20.04.2016 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Photogallery: Submersible JAGO explores submarine volcano

The manned research submersible JAGO and the latest expedition to a submarine volcano at the Canary Islands.

24.02.2016 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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El Niño, La Niña and the Big Seesaw

El Niño threatens to swirl large Earth regions into climactic confusion again. What’s behind this weather phenomenon?

21.09.2015 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Ocean Eddies: The Ocean Currents’ Industrious Assistants

Ocean currents exert considerable influence on global weather and climate events.

22.07.2015 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Mobile Dead-zones in the tropical Atlantic discovered

Scientists report for the first time on the existence of dead-zones in the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

15.06.2015 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Marine Research on Ferries

Seawater salinity and temperature are measured with the help of FerryBoxes, automated measurement systems on-board ferries.

02.01.2015 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)