EU Projects at GFZ

Since its foundation in 1992 the German Research Centre for Geosciences participated with 135 projects in the EU's Research Framework Programmes in European consortia. Some of these projects have been or are coordinated at the GFZ.

Current GFZ-coordinated EU Projects

BIOFROST
Life at its Extremes: Biodiversity and Activity of Microorganisms in deep Permafrost
(Wagner/Perfumo) ;[H2020-MSCA-IF-2014-EF]

COLD
Climate Sensitivity of Glacial Landscape Dynamics
(Scherler); [H2020-ERC-2017-STG]

DESTRESS
Demonstration of soft stimulation treatments of geothermal reservoirs
(Huenges); [H2020-LCE-2015-2]

GEMEX
Cooperation in Geothermal energy research Europe-Mexico for development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Superhot Geothermal Systems
(Bruhn); [H2020-LCE-2016-23]

ITHERLAB
In-situ thermal rock properties lab
(Fuchs); [H2020-MSCA-IF-2015-EF]

LANDFLUX
Quantifying landslide activity and contribution to sediment fluxes with cosmogenic radionuclides and grain-size distributions
(Roda-Boluda); [H2020-MSCA-IF-2017]

NANOSIAL
Silica and alumina nanophases – the building blocks for the ground under our feet
(Stawski); [H2020-MSCA-IF-2015-EF]

STEEPCLIM
Spatiotemporal evolution of the hydrological cycle throughout the European continent during past abrupt climate changes
(Sachse); [H2020 ERC-CoG-2014]

SUBITOP
Understanding subduction zone topography through modelling of coupled shallow and deep processes
(Hovius); [H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015]

SURE
Novel Productivity Enhancement Concept for a Sustainable Utilization of a Geothermal Resource
(Reinsch/Huenges); [H2020-LCE-2015-1]

SYSTEM-RISK
A Large-Scale Systems Approach to Flood Risk Assessment and Management
(Merz/Kreibich/Vorogushyn); [H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015]

VOLCAPSE
Volcano dome growth, collapse and coupled processes
(Walter); [H2020-ERC-CoG-2014]

Current EU Projects with GFZ participation as partner

BSUIN
Baltic Sea Underground Innovation Network
(Giese); [Interreg Baltic Sea Region/EFRE | Priority1 Spec. Objective 1.1]

EOSC-hub
Integrating and managing services for the European Open Science Cloud
(Quinteros); [H2020-EINFRA-2016-2017]

EPOS-IP
EPOS Implementation Phase
(Lauterjung); [H2020-INFRADEV-1-2015-1]

ERA-PLANET
The European network for observing our changing planet
(Schuh/Küppers); [H2020-SC5-2015-one-stage]

ESPRESSO
Enhancing Synergies for disaster PRevention in the EurOpean Union
(Parolai); [H2020-DRS-2015]

FAMOS ODIN
Finalising Surveys for the Baltic Motorways of the Sea
(Förste); [Connecting Europe Facility 2014-2020 TRANSPORT]

GEOESSENTIAL
Essential Variables workflows for resource efficiency and environmental management
(Spengler); [ERA-NET ERAPLANET | ERA-Planet Call 1, Strand 2]

GEOWELL
Innovative materials and designs for long-life high-temperature geothermal wells
(Reinsch/Bruhn/Hunges); [H2020-LCE-2015-1]

GHG-MANAGE
Manage and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Carbon
(Sachs); [ERA-NET COFUND ERA-GAS | FACCE ERA-GAS 2016 Call]

H2020_INSURANCE
Oasis Innovation Hub for Catastrophe and Climate Extremes Risk Assessment
(Schröter); [H2020-SC5-2016-2017]

HIFREQ
Smart high-frequency environmental sensor networks for quantifying nonlinear hydrological process dynamics across spatial scales
(Theresa Blume); [H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016]

HYPERNETS
A new hyperspectral radiometer integrated in automated networks of water and land bidirectional reflectance measurements for satellite validation
(Guanter/Hollstein); [H2020-SC5-2016-2017]

ICUPE
Integrative and Comprehensive Understanding on Polar Environments
(Chabrillat); [ERA-NET ERAPLANET | ERA-Planet Call 1, Strand 4]

IMPREX
Improving PRedictions and management of hydrological EXtremes
(Kreibich); [H2020 Water-2a-2014]

INTAROS
Integrated Arctic observation system
(Sachs); [H2020-BG-2016-1]

IRONLAKE
Establishing stable IRON isotopes of laminated LAKE sediments as novel palaeoclimate proxy
(Neugebauer); [H2020-MSCA-IF-2015-EF]

MEET
Multidisciplinary EGS Exploration Techniques
(Milsch/Rybacki); [H2020-LCE-2016-2017]

MEGAPLUS
Unconventional MEthane Production from Deep European Coal Seams through combined Coal Bed Methane (CBM) and Underground Coal GAsification (UCG) technologies
(Kempka); [RFCS-2017]

METAL-AID
Metal oxide Aided Subsurface Remediation: From Invention to Injection
(Benning); [H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015]

MICROARCTIC
Microorganisms in Warming Arctic Environments
(Wagner/Benning); [H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015]

MIGRATE
Marine Gas Hydrates: An Indigenous Resource of Natural Gas for Europe
(Schicks); [Cost Action]

NEWTON-G
New Tools for Volcano Gravimetry
(Rivalta); [H2020-FETOPEN-1-2016-2017]

NUNATARYUK
Permafrost thaw and the changing arctic coast: science for socio-economic adaptation
(Viitanen); [H2020-BG-2016-2017]

PRE-ACT
Monitoring and management of pore pressure distribution for safe and efficient C02 storage
(Schmidt-Hattenberger); [ERA-NET COFUND ACT Call1]

SERA
Seismology and Earthquake Engineering Research Infrastructure Alliance for Europe
(Cotton); [H2020-INFRAIA-2016-1]

SHALEXENVIRONMENT
Maximizing the EU shale gas potential by minimizing its environmental footprint
(Dresen); [H2020 LCE-16-2014]

SHEER
Shale Gas Exploration and EXploitation lnduced Risks
(Cesca); [H2020-LCE-16-2014]

SWAMI
Space Weather Atmosphere Model and Indices
(Stolle); [H2020-COMPET-2017]


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