All Alfred Wegener Institute articles

  • Low-Res_20141007_Sylter_AWI-Forschung_064_TWagner

    Project to monitor and predict marine biological hazards


    Project to provide technology- and data-based recommendations for early-warning systems and information chains to minimise the effects of marine biological hazards. 

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    Bacteria flourish in plumes of deep ocean volcanoes


    Deep down in the ocean at tectonic plate boundaries, hot fluids rise from so-called hydrothermal vents. The fluids are devoid of oxygen and contain large amounts of metals such as iron, manganese or copper. Some may also transport sulphides, methane and hydrogen. Source: HACON cruise 2021, REV Ocean ...