Our blog from RV SONNE - SO261
On March 2nd, an international team of researchers led by Professor Ronnie N. Glud (University of Southern Denmark, Odense) and Dr. Frank Wenzhöfer (Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen) embarked on a 32 days cruise on the German research vessel SONNE to the Atacama Trench in the Pacific Ocean.The aim of the expedition is to explore life at 8,000 m water depth and to understand the importance of the trench for regional carbon and nitrogen cycling.
Expeditions before 2015
Weblog METEOR 82_3
We discovered a new hydrothermal vent