Methane seeps: Oases in the deep sea

17.03.2015

First global study of microbial communities at gas seeps in the deep sea shows the distribution and diversity of methane-consuming microorganisms. The specific energy source selects for unique microorganisms, which turn these ecosystems into hotspots of diversity in the deep sea. [more]

Methane consumption by aerobic bacteria in anoxic lake waters

02.03.2015

Methane oxidation fuelled by algal oxygen production [more]

Research Vessel SONNE

16.12.2014

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

Open Ship FS Sonne in Bremen

12.11.2014

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More Methane from the Deep Sea

11.11.2014

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

Further Press Releases

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Max Planck Lecture


Invitational Seminar at the Max Planck Institute

on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Dr. Ivan Berg (University of Freiburg)

will give a lecture with the title

"Microbial life in the light of metabolism: from new CO2 fixation pathways to virulence factors"

Host: Prof. Dr. Rudolf Amann, MPI

Please join us at 15:00 in the Max Planck Lecture Hall
Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
Celsiusstraße 1, 28359 Bremen. www.mpi-bremen.de
Map of the Campus: www.mpi-bremen.de/en/Map_2.html

Abstract