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SO287-CONNECT: Patience is Key

The cruise is coming to an end, and there are 8 days left until we enter the port of Guayaquil. While some of the measurements on board can be read out directly and preliminary interpretations are presented during the cruise, there are also a lot of samples that can only be analyzed in the laboratory […]

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SO287 – CONNECT: From the Pacific to the world,

German version below The stars at night are the same, the world keeps turning and (almost) everything remains the same in the rest of the world. But after a 23-day transit between the Northwestern African coast and the Central American coast, with few signs of civilization (only a few cargo-ships at a distance) and a […]

M176/2 What controls iron availability to marine phytoplankton: Phycosphere or bulk seawater?

Anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions such as carbon dioxide (CO2) are causing climate change, global warming, and ocean acidification. Microscopic plants called phytoplankton, living in the surface oceans, sequester 50% of global CO2 and supply >50% of new nitrogen used for primary production. Other than light and major nutrients, phytoplankton growth is strongly influenced by availability […]

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Im Arbeitsgebiet vor Nova Scotia

english version below Seit sechs Tagen sind wir nun in unserem Arbeitsgebiet vor Nova Scotia. Daher arbeiten die Teams der Geologie und Ozeanographie nun täglich an Deck. Über Nacht fahren die Hydroakustiker Profile ab, worauf am Morgen danach die Parasound-Daten gesichtet werden. Anhand der Sedimentecholotprofile entscheidet dann Fahrtleiter Ralph in Absprache mit unseren Teamleiter:innen Felix […]