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GFZ erhält 100.000 Euro für Internationales Forschungsmarketing

Das Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam – Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ ist Preisträger des bundesweiten Ideenwettbewerbs „Internationales Forschungsmarketing“. Das vom Internationalen Büro des GFZ eingereichte Konzept "The international Geo-Campus...

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Seismische Erkundung im Raum Groß Schönebeck

Das Deutsche GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ untersucht das Potenzial der Geothermie.

Die Wärme aus dem Erdinneren – Geothermie – ist eine erneuerbare, klimafreundliche Energiequelle. Sie kann Wärme und Strom zu jeder Tageszeit und unabhängig vom Wetter...

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Report | Damaged Roads, Drones and Aftershocks

GFZ's HART-Team going Down Under: Tracking the enigmatic Earthquake in Kaikoura (New Zealand)

Enigmatic – the attribute is often used to describe the Kaikoura-Earthquake on November 14th 2016. Though, a lot of energy was released (magnitude 7.8)...

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Eine nachhaltige und stabile Energieversorgung braucht Speicher

Der Umbau des Energiesystems hin zu einer nachhaltigen Energieversorgung hat in den vergangenen Jahren erhebliche Fortschritte gemacht, vor allem im Strommarkt. Dort liegt der Anteil erneuerbarer Energien bei über 30 Prozent. Allerdings hängt die...

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Personalia | Professorship for Harald Schuh at the University of Teheran

For many years successful cooperation exists between the GFZ and partners from Iran. Numerous PhD students and postdocs from Iran have been working at the GFZ. During a GFZ delegation visit at the University of Teheran in June 2015 a Memorandum of...

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Personalia | Tilo Schöne is in the Edititorial board of the UNESCO Manual on Sea Level

Tilo Schöne, GFZ section Global Geomonitoring and Gracity Field, is part of the editing team of the “Manual on Sea Level – Measurement and Interpretation“ of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IOC of the UNESCO. The manual is volume five...

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Land subsidence caused by unrestrained groundwater exploitation is a risk for pistachio production in Iran

The Kerman Province of Iran is one of the main producers of pistachios in the world. In the Rafsanjan plain more than ninety percent of the agricultural land is used for production of this stone fruit. Groundwater is the main source of water supply...

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Tracking changes of Earth’s gravity field – satellite mission GRACE Follow-On will be launched with SpaceX

Since 2002 the satellite mission GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) is in orbit to measure the Earth’s gravity field. Unfortunately, around summer this year the two satellites will run out of fuel, but a successor is already in...

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Interview | Humboldt Awardee Torsvik “passionate about understanding movements of continents“

In June 2016 the Humboldt Awardee Trond Torsvik came to the GFZ where he is working together with the team of Bernhard Steinberger of the GFZ section Geodynamic Modelling. Torsvik is one of the internationally leading scientists in the field of plate...

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Erosion triggers landslide – and the hillslope returns to a stable condition

Rivers carry a lot of sediment which can potentially endanger infrastructure such as bridges or buildings. In order to improve risk assessment scientists investigate the processes of sediment transport. A team led by Antonius Golly from the GFZ...

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