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26.06.2014

More precise sensors to identify ocean acidification in the Baltic Sea

The new European project PINBAL aims at the development of a spectrophotometric pH-measurement system for monitoring in the Baltic Sea

28.05.2014

Aarhus University honours Hans Burchard

The Aarhus University confers on Hans Burchard the title "Honorary Professor" for the coming five years.

12.05.2014

The State of the Baltic Sea in 2013: Annual assessment of the physical and chemical data finalized

Even the hurricane „Xaver“ did not end the stagnation period effecting the bottom water of the Baltic Proper

01.04.2014

Piggyback pathogens? The new Leibniz network MikrOMIK is dedicated to studying the potential danger of marine microplastics

Are marine microplastics the ideal medium for spreading germs, for example Vibrio? A comprehensive 12-institute consortium led by the Warnemünde environmental microbiologist Matthias Labrenz will pursue this question over the next three years.

14.02.2014

The Briese Sponsorship Award for Young Marine Researchers 2013 goes to Dr. Daniel Zitterbart

The awarding of the „Briese-Preis für Meeresforschung“ (Briese Award for Marine Research) will take place for the fourth time now at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde, next Wednesday 19th February, 2014.

22.04.2013

Witnesses wanted....and found

Geochemists from Warnemünde use mineral formation to decipher the conditions during the deposition of marine sediments

20.02.2013

HELCOM workshop in Warnemünde

Experts agree on a position paper on the effects of climate change in the Baltic Sea.

29.01.2013

IOW discovers and cultivates two previously unknown unicellular species from the Baltic Sea

IOW researchers, in collaboration with their Russian colleagues, are the first to have successfully cultivated unicellular collared flagellates from oxygen-depleted areas of the ocean. The two previously unknown species from the Baltic Sea appear to have adapted extremely well to the changing oxygen conditions of their native environment and have a cell structure that heretofore has not been observed in collared flagellates.

02.08.2012

The smallest predators in the Baltic Sea

To shed light onto the vastly unresolved biodiversity of the Baltic Sea's tiniest hunters – researchers of the IOW did just the opposite: they turned off the light!

29.05.2012

Research vessel METEOR is in the Baltic Sea

The 87th expedition of the METEOR, under scientific leadership of the IOW, is heading to one of the largest brackish water seas on Earth.