Take the chance / Ergreif die Chance

Ann-Kathrin Weßels helping microbiology ( Ann-Kathrin Weßels unterstützt die mikrobiologosche Arbeitsgruppe. Photos: Julia Otte

Impression of our youngest scientist (deusch s.u.) Hi, my name is Ann-Kathrin Weßels and I study Biology. I am currently working at the DZMB in Wilhelmshaven at my Bachelor Thesis. I took the chance and left daily life behind for two months for my biggest adventure so far. Thursdays 21st of march: After a brief […]

SO268: What’s up on the seabed?

Manganese nodules with a sponge in the Clarion Clipperton Zone. Photo: ROV KIEL 6000/GEOMAR

At the bottom of the Ocean, in ~4000m water depth they can be found in high abundances: Manganese nodules. Industry and states are interested in these potato-sized objects as a new metal resource. But before commercial mining will start, the potential ecological impacts need to be investigated. Therefore, the project MiningImpact (funded through JPI Oceans) […]