Webinar on ocean-based CDR with CDRmare

You are welcome to register to the CDR Swiss webinar with CDRmare, taking place on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on zoom:


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In this CDR Swiss webinar, Prof. Dr. Gregor Rehder and Prof. Dr. Achim Kopf from CDRmare will present marine Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) methods, including carbon storage in the oceanic crust (basalt formations) and in geological formations of the German North Sea (sand stone formations).

To support pathways to mitigate the increasingly drastic consequences of human-made climate change and to achieve the Paris Agreement goals, the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere will be an important measure alongside massive CO2 emission reductions. Ocean-based CDR could also become strategically relevant for Switzerland, i.e., when it comes to the abroad storage of CO2 captured in Switzerland, as well as transactions under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

The research mission CDRmare investigates whether and to what extent the ocean can play a significant role in the removal and storage of CO2 from the atmosphere. It also considers the linkages with and impacts on the marine environment, earth system, and society, as well as appropriate approaches for monitoring, attributing, and accounting for marine carbon storage in a changing environment.



Prof. Dr. Gregor Rehder is a marine biogeochemist and chemical oceanographer. His research focuses on studying and monitoring environmentally relevant gases in the marine environment, including the inorganic carbon cycle. Gregor is co-speaker of the German Marine Research Alliance (DAM) research mission “Marine Carbon Sinks in Decarbonization Pathways” (CDRmare) and coordinator of its research consortium ASMASYS.

Achim Kopf

Prof. Dr. Achim Kopf is head of the Department of Geotechnical Engineering and teaching at the Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM) at the University of Bremen.He is the coordinator of the CDRmare research consortium AIMS3, in which new insights, monitoring tools and best practice guidelines for CO2 storage in oceanic crust are generated. 


If you are interested in joining the webinar and learn more about ocean-bound CDR, please register here for free.

This webinar is a service of the Swiss Carbon Removal Platform – www.carbon-removal.ch.

For any inquiries, please contact us at info@carbon-removal.ch.