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Helmholtz Centre Potsdam

German Research Centre for Geosciences - GFZ


14473 Potsdam,


Tel.: +49 331 288 0

Website: www.gfz-potsdam.de

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The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences - GFZ is a Public Law Foundation. The GFZ is member of the Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. (Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres)

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The GFZ is legally represented by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Reinhard Hüttl (Chairman of the Board and Scientific Executive Director) and Dr. Stefan Schwartze (Administrative Executive Director).


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Responsible editor for the contents of the internet presence of GFZ

Ludwig Stroink (Group Leader International Office)


Tel.: +49 331 288-1070

EMail: Ludwig.stroink@gfz-potsdam.de

Technical Realization and support Responsible for the technical implementation is the unit eScience-Centre

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