The research vessel Meteor

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The RV Meteor (also Meteor III) is a multidisciplinary research vessel operating mainly in high seas. She is owned by the German state represented by its Federal Ministry of Education and Research and registered in Hamburg. The operator is the University of Hamburg.

RV Meteor operates mainly in the areas of the Atlantic, the eastern Pacific, and the western Indian Ocean, as well as the Mediterranean and the Baltic Sea. The current Meteor is the third German research vessel in a row sharing the same name, after Meteor and RV Meteor (1964).

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Until 2012, Meteor was operated by Bremerhaven based company F. Laeisz GmbH. Since January 2013 the ship has a new operator, Briese Schiffahrt in Leer. It can accommodate up to 30 scientists for work in 20 laboratories on the main deck.

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