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  1. 21.12.2015

    The Inner Sea of the Maldives reveals the history of the Indian monsoon

    Scientists have just returned from an expedition to the Inner Sea of the Maldives where they recovered 3097 m of cores that contain the history of the monsoon and the ocean current system. The international team of scientists retrieved rocks from buried reefs that reveal the growth and demise of...

  2. 01.12.2015

    High land carbon losses due to extreme assumptions

    Prof. Victor Brovkin from the Universität Hamburg and the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and Dr. Daniel Goll comment in Nature Geoscience on a recently published paper by Wieder et al. (2015).

  3. 21.10.2015

    Ocean salinity – the key to the global water cycle?

    Last week, about 80 oceanographers from around the globe gathered at Hamburg’s Museum für Völkerkunde to discuss the latest findings on “salinity and freshwater changes in the ocean.” The four-day conference was organized by DFG Research Group 1740 “Atlantic Freshwater Cycle,” which is coordinated...