Oceanblogs is the blog portal of Kiel Marine Sciences and is supported jointly by the Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” and the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. Oceanblogs seeks to bundle the numerous activities in the area of Marine Sciences and make them known to the greater public. On Oceanblogs marine scientists write about their projects and expeditions, and discuss scientific questions. Oceanblogs is open to anyone involved in or wishing to cooperate with Kiel Marine Sciences. Every user is invited to comment on content and/or pose scientific questions.