from Game Blog

A slow start & sunny days in Husö, Finland.

We are Carmen (DE) and Sofia (FI), and together, we make up Team Finland 2022. Team Finland is working on the Åland islands at the Husö Biological Station, which belongs to Finland’s only Swedish-speaking University, Åbo Akademi University. The GAME topic of 2022 is the effect of artificial light at night (ALAN) on mussels, and […]

from Cape Verde Blog

#MSM106 Floating University #IAmScience

German version below Tales of A Marine Scientist Growing up, I have always been fascinated by the sea- this endless beautiful body of water. People loved to go to the beach for recreation, but I always wanted to see what the sea brought to land-shells, plants, shoes. It was a different kind of love. So, […]

from Cape Verde Blog


>deutsche Fassung siehe weiter unten< It is unbelievable that around Cabo Verde, there exists a large expanse of blue water bigger than a River. The research voyage on the R/V MARIA S. MERIAN began on February 26, 2022 and we are still excited and impressed by the famous big blue ‘water body’ that is called OCEAN. […]

from SO287-CONNECT Blog

SO287-CONNECT: Das Tischtennisturnier auf hoher See

english version below Der letzte Tag an Bord. Die ersten von uns haben heute am 11.12.2021 bereits das Schiff in Richtung Heimat verlassen. Der Rest tritt morgen die Rückreise oder den verdienten Urlaub in Quito, der Hauptstadt Ecuadors oder auf den nicht weit entfernten Galapagos Inseln an. Zum Abschied einer Expedition wird traditionell ein Expeditionssticker […]

from SO287-CONNECT Blog

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 […]

from MSM96-METAL-ML Blog

Alter course

— Deutscher Text im Anschluss — The North Atlantic has shown us its power and beauty this week. It reminded us, that we have to follow his rules and can be grateful for the opportunities to study whenever the wind and waves allow us to do so. This week, we experienced why few research cruises […]