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Resolving the “invisible” gold puzzle

Arsenic aids formation of giant gold deposits.

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Hippos, the animal silicon pumps

Via their faeces, Hippos transport large quantities of silicon, an important substance for ecosystems, from land to water.

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Report | Cooperation agreement between China and GFZ

Representatives of the China Geological Survey, the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, and GFZ sign a cooperation agreement on bilateral cooperation.

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Report | Surprise in the depths. Start of a drilling campaign in Chile

How far down does the Earth's surface reach? To answer this question, the 'Deep Earthshape' drilling campaign has started in northern Chile.

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What Earth's gravity reveals about climate change

Researchers take stock of the GRACE satellite mission.

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Personalia | Three awards for GFZ scientists by the European Geoscience Union EGU

At this year's annual conference of the European Geosciences Union EGU in Vienna the GFZ scientists Jean Braun, Chao Xiong, and Irina Zhelavskaya are honoured.

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Personalia | Benjamin Schwarz receives Karl Zoeppritz Prize 2019

Geophysicist Benjamin Schwarz receives young investigators award of the German Geophysical Society.

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Sun, moon and sea as part of a "seismic probe"

Tides and surf can be used for non-destructive analysis of subsurface.

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Crowdsourcing speeds up earthquake monitoring

Webserver data and tweets help to locate earthquakes more quickly.

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Report | Plate tectonics and mountain building – Future Career Day at GFZ

On the 17th Brandenburg Future Career Day about 30 school children from Potsdam and environs visit GFZ to gain an insight into the daily work of a geoscientist.

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