A rich source of nutrients under the Earth’s ice sheets
Data from Greenland and Antarctica show: under ice trace elements are mobilised at higher rates than previously assumed.
Monitoring open-cast mines better than before
New radar satellites allow observation in almost real time.
New mineral discovered in moon meteorite
The high-pressure mineral Donwilhelmsite is important for understanding the inner structure of the earth.
Streetlights contribute less to nighttime light emissions in cities than expected
The combination of smart city lighting and satellite imagery allows measurements of the contribution of street lights to urban lighting for the first time.
Geoforschung mit atomar-geschärftem Blick: Das neue hochleistungsfähige Transmissions-Elektronen-Mikroskop des GFZ wurde am 24.11.2020 offiziell in Betrieb genommen.
Nivedita Sairam was honored with second place of the "Allianz Climate Risk Research Award" for her outstanding doctoral thesis on models to predict flood damage.
Scientists have succeeded in simulating the extreme conditions of the Earth's mantle at a depth of about 1000 km in the laboratory for the first time.
Seismic experiment in Ivrea-Verbano zone successfully completed. The experiment served to prepare a 4 km deep drilling of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program.
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