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Unique opportunity for polar enthusiasts – at September 8th, the new German Antarctic research station will be displayed to the public in Bremerhaven

[23. August 2007] 

The new research station Neumayer Station III of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association is currently under construction by the consortium J.H. Kramer Stahlbau and Kaefer Isoliertechnik in Bremerhaven. Named by the German polar researcher Georg von Neumayer (1826-1909), Neumayer Station III will allow continuing German research in the Antarctic for the next 25 to 30 years.

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By ice floe to the North Pole

[18. July 2007] 

An eight-month voyage through the Arctic Ocean, without ship or travel route: the North Pole drifting station NP-35 represents an unusual project of the International Polar Year

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900,000 Euros for the Earth System Research PhD training program in Bremerhaven and Bremen

[02. July 2007] 

The Helmholtz Association has granted 300,000 euros yearly, over a total of 3 years, for the training of young scientists in Bremerhaven and Bremen.

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JAGO and Polarstern, an unbeatable team on a coldwater coral expedition in Arctic ocean

[18. June 2007] 

Deutschlands kleinstes Forschungsschiff, das bemannte Tauchboot JAGO des Leibniz-Instituts für Meereswissenschaften (IFM-GEOMAR) in Kiel hat auf seinem 1000-sten Tauchgang das Röst-Riff besucht. Es ist das größte bisher bekannte Kaltwasserkorallen-Riff südlich der norwegischen Lofoten-Inseln und liegt 350 Meter unter der Meeresoberfläche. Die Wissenschaftler untersuchen mit Hilfe des Tauchbootes die geologischen Strukturen im Untergrund der Riffe.

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How far can we go in manipulating the oceans to reduce CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere?

[30. May 2007] 

The Alfred Wegener Institute and the European Network of Excellence for Ocean Ecosystems Analysis EUR-OCEANS invite to a joint press conference to discuss those issues with a panel of scientists and attend the launch of a short film done for the general public by the EUR-OCEANS Outreach Team.