German branch of the Young Earth Scientists network founded at the GFZ.

Four scientists come to the GFZ with funding from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

The African Humid Period ended about 5,500 years before now. Northern high-latitude cooling probably was an important trigger, plant leaf waxes from sediments show.

On 3 November 2017 Jörn Lauterjung was honored by the German Association of Surveyors (Verband Deutscher Vermessungsingenieure VDV) with the „Goldenes Lot“.