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Gas hydrate research: Advanced knowledge and new technologies

After ten years, the SUGAR project on gas hydrate research concludes with a conference in Potsdam.

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Thawing permafrost produces more methane than expected

The role of the greenhouse gas methane was underestimated.

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Make data FAIR – Research Data Alliance Pre-meeting

Prior to the Research Data Alliance Plenary meeting research data experts discussed how to standardise the publication of research data.

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The human factor

When does a natural event become a disaster?

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Technologies for the energy transition - GFZ-report evaluates deep geothermal energy

A GFZ report on deep geothermal energy highlights the status and the options of future development of this technology.

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Personalia | New Head for GFZ Section Geological Storage

On the first of March Cornelia Schmidt-Hattenberger became provisional Head of the GFZ section Geological Storage.

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Another clue for fast motion of the Hawaiian hotspot

50 to 60 million years ago the hot magmatic source of the volcanoes moved southward fast.

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Life under extreme drought conditions

Analysing microorganisms from the Atacama Desert points to possible life on Mars.

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Humans Changed the Ecosystems of Central Africa More Than 2,600 Years Ago

Geoscientists Solve the Riddle of the “Rainforest Crisis”.

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German nights get brighter – but not everywhere

Satellite data show different trends for the Federal States

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