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15.09.2017 | Report | Symposium on German-French cooperation

The German-French research co-operation is an important driver for European science. On September 11 and 12, the joint symposium “Earth System Dynamics - New Prospects for bilateral French-German Cooperation in Climate Protection and Energy Transition“ took place at GFZ and the French Embassy in Berlin.


13.09.2017 | Report | Mass movements at cliff coasts – The Jasmund project

Michael Dietze, GFZ section Geomorphology, investigates landslides processes at the chalk cliffs on the island of Ruegen.


13.09.2017 | Report | International Training Course Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment

The GFZ section Physics of Earthquakes and Volcanoes carries out annual training courses on "Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment", supported by the German Department of Foreign Affairs. These courses are part of the educational and training program of the UNESCO in the field of geosciences and disaster mitigation. This year’s course started on 4 September and will run until 29 September at the GFZ.


05.09.2017 | Report | ICSU GeoUnions meeting in Potsdam

Last friday, the steering committee of the GeoUnions of the International Council for Sciences, ICSU, met at the GFZ. The meeting was hosted by the secretariat of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, IUGG, which is based at the GFZ.


27.07.2017 | GFZ lauded as „TOP-Ausbildungsbetrieb“ for apprentices

The Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Potsdam honored the GFZ as “TOP-Ausbildungsbetrieb” in the State of Brandenburg. The award goes to six companies or institutions which are highly engaged in educating and supporting their apprentices and trainees. Today, Beate Fernengel, President of IHK, handed the trophy to Stefan Schwartze, Administrative Executive Director of GFZ, as well as a certificate and a cheque over 500 Euro.


21.07.2017 | Bericht | Schweres Erdbeben und kleiner Tsunami in der Ägäis

In der Nacht zum Freitag um 1:31 Uhr (MESZ) gab es ein schweres Erdbeben mit der Magnitude 6,6 in der Ägäis. Der Erdbebenherd lag in 11 Kilometern Tiefe nahe der türkischen Küste. Medienberichten zufolge wurden zwei Menschen getötet, es gab zahlreiche Verletzte, etliche Gebäude wurden beschädigt. Nördlich des Epizentrums in Bodrum wurde ein kleiner lokaler Tsunami von 20 Zentimetern Höhe gemessen.


20.07.2017 | Report | The future of GPS – ADVANTAGE summer school on Telegrafenberg

Within the last years satellite navigation GPS became common property. Car drivers are guided by the navigation system, GPS controlled farm machineries work accurate to the centimeter and scientific applications are improving weather forecast. In the frame of the project "Advanced Technologies for Navigation and Geodesy – ADVANTAGE“, about 35 scientists met on Telegrafenberg on 18 and 19 July to discuss new technologies in the field.

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