Seismic monitoring of rockfalls and landslides can protect human lives
Landslides and rockfalls are a significant hazard in mountain regions. A project in Switzerland investigates triggers.
Increase in light pollution
By saving cost and energy, the lighting revolution may increase light pollution
When continents break it gets warm on Earth
Rift zones released large amounts of CO2 from depth, which influenced global climate change.
Carbonate shells of foraminifera form differently than previously thought
The carbonate shells of tiny marine plankton, foraminiferas, are important archives of past climates. They form their...
After successful testing the twin satellites arrived at the launch site Vandenberg Airforce Base in California.
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.
Plate Boundary Systems
Earth Surface and Climate Interactions
Marine Geological Resources and Storage Potentials
Geothermal Energy Systems
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