500 million years long history of CO2 revealed

NESSC-scientists have reconstructed the history of varying CO2-concentrations for a record 500 million years. Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) and Utrecht University recovered the ancient

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Breakthrough for improving paleothermometer

A breakthrough in the methodology of climate temperature reconstruction based on microbial molecular fossils advances the development of a paleothermometer for reconstructing past temperatures on land. NESSC-researcher Jaap Sinninghe

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Stefan Schouten awarded Alfred Treibs Award

NESSC researcher Stefan Schouten (NIOZ/Utrecht University) has been granted the 2018 Alfred Treibs Award, a prestigious prize of the Geochemical Society. Schouten is given the award for his ‘unique

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NESSC Cruise 2016 Blog

Some of our NESSC researchers are currently sailing the Western Mediterranean Sea on the Pelagia, the research vessel of NIOZ. This picture gallery gives an impression of life (and research)

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