M148/2 „EreBUS“: July 1st, 2018 (Walvis Bay, Namibia) - July 20, 2018 (Las Palmas, Spain)
The Meteor Expedition M148/2 “EreBUS” aims to investigate the microbial processes producing and consuming the trace green - house gases (TGG) methane and nitrous oxide in the Benguela Upwelling System (BUS) and physical and geochemical controls regulating these processes.
Our Blog from FS 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.
Expedition before 2015
Weblog METEOR 82_3
We discovered a new hydrothermal vent