Institut für Meereskunde Kiel

Institute for Marine Sciences Kiel
The Institut für Meereskunde (IfM, Institute of Marine Sciences) in Kiel, Germany, existed from April 1, 1937 to January 1, 2004.wikipedia
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GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

Leibniz Institute of Marine SciencesGEOMARGEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
This history started with the work of Samuel Reyher published in 1697 and is today continued within the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel.
It was formed in 2004 by merging the Institute for Marine Science (Institut für Meereskunde Kiel, (IFM)) with the Research Center for Marine Geosciences (GEOMAR) and is co-funded by both federal and provincial governments.

Georg Wüst

Wüst
Georg Wüst (1890-1977) became Professor of Oceanography and Meteorology at the CAU and Director of the IfM.
The Institute of Marine Science (German: Institut für Meereskunde Kiel) of the University of Kiel (German: Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, CAU) had also lost many members of its staff and its building by a bombing raid.

Gerold Siedler

Under the mentorship of Günter Dietrich, he subsequently started his career as a physical oceanographer at the Institute of Marine Science (German: Institut für Meereskunde Kiel) (now GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel ), where he remained until retirement in 1998.

Gotthilf Hempel

Hempel, Gotthilf
Four years later, he became a professor at the University of Kiel at the Institute of Marine Sciences (Institut für Meereskunde Kiel), where he remained director of the Department of Fisheries Biology for the next 14 years and served as Acting Director of the institute from 1972 to 1976.

Victor Hensen

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Systematic marine research, however, began only later during the 19th century with biological studies, most notably by the zoologist Karl August Möbius (1825-1908), the physiologist Victor Hensen (1835-1924), the marine production biologist Karl Brandt (1854-1931), and the zoologist Wilhelm Friedrich Georg Behn (1808-1878) who participated in the first of the Danish Galathea expeditions (1845-1847).

Karl Brandt

Karl Brandt (Nazi physician)Aktion BrandtBrandt
Systematic marine research, however, began only later during the 19th century with biological studies, most notably by the zoologist Karl August Möbius (1825-1908), the physiologist Victor Hensen (1835-1924), the marine production biologist Karl Brandt (1854-1931), and the zoologist Wilhelm Friedrich Georg Behn (1808-1878) who participated in the first of the Danish Galathea expeditions (1845-1847).

Galathea expeditions

Galathea expeditionGalatheasecond Galathea expedition
Systematic marine research, however, began only later during the 19th century with biological studies, most notably by the zoologist Karl August Möbius (1825-1908), the physiologist Victor Hensen (1835-1924), the marine production biologist Karl Brandt (1854-1931), and the zoologist Wilhelm Friedrich Georg Behn (1808-1878) who participated in the first of the Danish Galathea expeditions (1845-1847).

Challenger expedition

Challenger'' expeditionChallengerexpedition
In Montevideo there was an encounter with the simultaneous Challenger Expedition (1872-1876), with some coordination of stations.

Gustav Karsten

Karsten
The Kiel oceanographer Gustav Karsten published the results from the physical measurements of the Gazelle cruise in 1888.

Otto Krümmel

Furthermore, the geographer Otto Krümmel became professor at Kiel University in 1883, strengthening hydrographic work.

Zoological Museum of Kiel University

Zoological Museum in Kiel
The Institute of Zoology and Zoological Museum of Kiel University became the center of marine biological research, led by Adolf Remane (1898-1976) from 1924 to 1934.

Alexander Behm

In addition, Kiel was the home of outstanding scientists and engineers in marine acoustics as part of industry and navy, in particular Alexander Behm (1880-1952), Hugo Lichte (1891-1963) and Karl Heinrich Hecht (1880-1961).

Günter Dietrich

After Wüst’s retirement Günter Dietrich (1911-1972) became his successor.
He was appointed Professor of Oceanography and Maritime Meteorology at the Christian Albrecht University in Kiel (see University of Kiel) and Director of the Institut für Meereskunde Kiel (see ) of Kiel University.

Albert Defant

Albert Josef Maria Defant
He had been a student at the University of Berlin and had also studied the circulation of water masses in the Atlantic Ocean with Georg Wüst and Albert Defant at the former Berlin institute.

German Museum of Technology

Deutsches TechnikmuseumDeutsches Technikmuseum BerlinGerman Museum of Technology (Berlin)
Technically, the successor of the earlier Museum of Marine Sciences in Berlin today is the German Museum of Technology in Berlin.

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic AgencyBundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und HydrographieBundesamt für Seeschiffahrt und Hydrographie
An important milestone in the IfM’s development was the commission of the new research vessel Meteor (Schiff, 1964), operated jointly by the German Hydrographic Office (see Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany) and the German Research Foundation (see Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

German Research FoundationDFGGerman Research Foundation (DFG)
An important milestone in the IfM’s development was the commission of the new research vessel Meteor (Schiff, 1964), operated jointly by the German Hydrographic Office (see Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany) and the German Research Foundation (see Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

Leibniz Association

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Scientific CommunityLeibniz-GemeinschaftLeibniz Institute
In order to obtain additional funding from the federal and other state governments, the IfM joined the group of “blue list” research institutions (see Leibniz Association in 1968.

Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres

Helmholtz AssociationHelmholtzHelmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Due to fiscal considerations, IFM-GEOMAR was transferred to an institution of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres on January 1, 2004, thus being primarily funded by the federal government.

Global Atmospheric Research Program

Global Atmospheric Research ProgrammeGlobal Atmospheric Research Program’s Atlantic Tropical Experiment (GATE)
Global Atmospheric Research Program, GARP

Sergey Gulev

He was a Humboldt Fellow 1992/1993 at the Institut für Meereskunde Kiel, now called GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel.

Monika Rhein

Rhein worked as a research scientist at the University of Heidelberg and GKSS Hamburg between 1986-1988, before joining the faculty at the Institute for Marine Sciences Kiel (IFM).