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Welcome to the website of METU Deep Sea Resarch Group. We are a multidisciplinary research group located in Institute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University in Turkey, pursuing science in deep marine environments. Our research group mainly aims to investigate biogeochemical cycles in the ocean, geochemical drivers of seafloor ecosystems (vents, seeps, reducing sediments) and development of novel chemical sensors to study the dynamic environmental processes in situ under the supervision of Dr. Mustafa Yücel.  For further details, you can check our research page, latest publications and our interactive field map showing where we are working in world's oceans. Also, you can meet with group members and find related videos from past events.

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Funding Agencies

We would like to thank to our past and present funding agencies: TÜBİTAK, Turkish Academy of Science, the Science AcademyEuropean Commission, DEKOSİMDeep Carbon Observatory, and National Science Foundation.

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