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Researchers see need for action on forest fire risk

New statistical approach: changes in forest fires in the 19th and 20th centuries were man-made.

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Personalia | James M. Anderson awarded Peter McGregor Prize

The "DiFX collaboration" with GFZ’s James M. Anderson won the Peter McGregor Prize for their achievements related to very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI).

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Floods are impacted by a changing climate

A large international research project led by the Vienna University of Technology has demonstrated, for the first time on such a scale, that climate change is altering the magnitude of flood events.

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Time is of essence

Panel debate of the Association of Friends and Sponsors of the GFZ: Members of the Coal Commission urge haste in implementing recommendations.

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Interview | Seismology and seismic hazard assessement - Interview with Claus Milkereit

"Our course can only be a starting point" - Claus Milkereit leads the training course Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment at GFZ.

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Detecting hydrothermal vents in volcanic lakes

Combination of measurements shows hydrothermal vents below lake in Tanzania - Results may improve early warning.

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Personalia | Christoph Reigber receives the Levallois Medal 2019

The International Geodesy Association (IAG) awarded the Levallois Medal of the Year 2019 to Professor Christoph Reigber.

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Personalia | Kyriakos Balidakis has been awarded the Friedrich Robert Helmert Prize

Kyriakos Balidakis has been awarded the Friedrich Robert Helmert Prize.

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Ice sheets impact core elements of the Earth’s carbon cycle

The Earth’s carbon cycle is crucial in controlling the greenhouse gas content of our atmosphere, and thus our climate

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Personalia | Marco Bohnhoff is now Executive Director of the ICDP

Marco Bohnhoff has been appointed Executive Director of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program ICDP.

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