02.03.18 | On March 8, Science Goes Public returns to Bremen’s pubs and bars. Guests can again enjoy a special kind of evening snack during the serie´s second run. Scientists from Bremen present "bites of knowledge" from their research explained in layman’s terms and in an entertaining way.
Nils Moosdorf, head of the WG Submarine Groundwater Discharge from ZMT will kick off the series with a talk at the “Wohnzimmer” pub in Bremen’s Viertel: "... and it all ends up in the sea: what does groundwater have to with the pollution of the oceans?". At 8.30 p. m. - the best time to drink - he will whet the appetite for research in the "Wohnzimmer" at Ostertorsteinweg 99, one of Viertel’s most frequented watering holes. He explains why freshwater sources also exist in the sea and how pollutants can enter the oceans on an invisible but ubiquitous path. Admission is free.
The event series Science Goes Public presents entertaining science in 30 enjoyable minutes. Afterwards, there is the possibility of an Q&A between the audience and the scientists. Twice a year the public has the opportunity to get such exciting insights into unknown worlds, which are presented in selected pubs and bars in Bremen and Bremerhaven. In keeping with the spirit of a "public understanding of science", researchers venture out to places meeting people in everyday life.
About the talk:
Dr. Nils Moosdorf: "... and it all end up in the sea: what does groundwater have to with the pollution of the oceans?" (in German)
Plastic waste, climate change, ocean acidification: our oceans are under enormous pressure. However, the role of groundwater in ocean pollution has so far received little attention. Dr. Nils Moosdorf from the Leibniz Centre for Marine Tropical Research (ZMT) explains why freshwater sources also exist in the sea and how pollutants can enter the oceans on an invisible but omnipresent path.
Further information and programme: https://www.sciencegoespublic.de/programm