• Provide an introduction to fundamental marine biogeosciences and geophysical research techniques
  • Hands-on experience at sea-going research
  • Introduce concepts of marine navigation, positioning, mapping, GIS and data management
  • Understand the impact of tides and ocean currents on sea bed morphology in the German North Sea
  • Investigate sedimentary characteristics from sediment samples
  • Look at the composition and faunal characteristics of planktonic and benthic communities
  • Study changes in physical properties such as temperature and salinity of the water column

Helgoland chart

Ship wreck imaged 2010

Presumed Glacial Features