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First Earthquake-monitoring-network for Central Asia installed

In a case study scientists installed the first seismic network for earthquake monitoring and early warning in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

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Personalia | Juliane Dannberg wins Prize for Science Communication

Juliane Dannberg, former GFZ-PhD student, was awarded with the “KlarText – Prize for Science Communication”.

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Droht ein Vulkanausbruch auf Bali?

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Rivers of Havel and Spree: Transformed by humans already more than eight hundred years ago

Not just since the recent past humans form their environment. For thousands of years now humans settle in Central...

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Did marine sponges trigger the ‘Cambrian explosion’ through ‘ecosystem engineering’?

About 550 million years ago, almost all of todays’ living animal phyla appeared on Earth within just a few million years. This expansion of metazoans is also known as the ‘Cambrian explosion’ and marks the beginning of the “Phanerozoic”, the era of...

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Personalia | Brian Horsfield wins AAPG Europe Region Award

Brian Horsfield has been declared winner of the inaugural “AAPG Europe Energy Geoscience Research Award” for 2017 by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

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Report | Symposium on German-French cooperation

The German-French research co-operation is an important driver for European science. On September 11 and 12, the joint symposium “Earth System Dynamics - New Prospects for bilateral French-German Cooperation in Climate Protection and Energy...

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Report | Mass movements at cliff coasts – The Jasmund project

Michael Dietze, GFZ section Geomorphology, investigates landslides processes at the chalk cliffs on the island of Ruegen.

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Interview | Kristen Cook “drones will be involved in everything I do”

Kristen Cook is a postdoc researcher in the GFZ section Geomorphology. Coming from ground-based laser techniques we talk to her about how she now mainly uses drones for her research on the surface of the Earth.

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Closing Conference for Carbon Dioxide Storage in the Underground

Pilot project ends after 13 years of research in Ketzin/Havel | After 13 years of successful research work, the Ketzin Project has now come to an end. In this city on the River Havel, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences has investigated...

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