Methane consumption by aerobic bacteria in anoxic lake waters


Methane oxidation fuelled by algal oxygen production [more]

Research Vessel SONNE


The German research vessel SONNE has completed her trip [more]

On German TV: Marine Scientist Nicole Dubilier


On German TV WDR: Marine Scientist Nicole Dubilier and her Research

Open Ship FS Sonne in Bremen



More Methane from the Deep Sea


More Methane from the Deep Sea
Mud-volcanoes as methane source [more]

Microbes and Nitrate


How microbes deal with nitrate. New Science study could help to improve fertilizers and reduce green house gasses. [more]

How Nitrogen gets into the Ocean


Nitrogen is essential for most of the organisms. [more]

Symbiosis in the seas


Official opening of the Department of Symbiosis at the Max Planck Institute. [more]

Enigmatic Methane


A study in Nature Geoscience solves a biogeochemical riddle from the ocean floor [more]

Toxic Ocean Conditions During Major Extinction 93.9 Million Years Ago


International study points to an ancient oxygen-free and hydrogen sulfide-rich ocean that may foreshadow our future [more]

Further Press Releases

Further press releases here.

Max Planck Lecture

Invitational Seminar at the Max Planck Institute

on Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Dr. Kevin Oxborough (Chelsea Technologies Group, UK)

will give a lecture with the title

"Using fast repetition rate fluorometry to estimate PSII electron flux per unit volume: A purely optical method for estimating GPP"

Host: Dr. Arjun Chennu, MPI

Please join us at 14:00 in the Max Planck Lecture Hall
Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
Celsiusstraße 1, 28359 Bremen.
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