Mario Hoppema
Mario Hoppema
Biography

Dr Mario Hoppema is a senior chemical oceanographer/biogeochemist based at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, Germany. He received his training in the Netherlands. His working area has for many years been the Antarctic and Southern Ocean, in particular its carbon cycle; he has been on several expeditions with the ice breaking German research vessel Polarstern (Polar Star).

Articles

Scientific Challenges in a Crucial Region for Planet Earth

Located in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean, the Weddell Sea generates extremely dense bottom water that spreads into all the world’s ocean basins, transporting oxygen, CO2 and other solutes. Everything that is added here is transferred into the abyssal oceans, including anthropogenic... (read more)
 
 
 
SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

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