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Arbeiten am GFZ-Geothermiestandort Groß Schönebeck

(Only available in German)

08.01.2013|Potsdam: Das Deutsche GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ erforscht in seinem Erdwärme-Demonstrationsprojekt bei Groß Schönebeck die Nutzbarkeit der Geothermie als nachhaltige Energieform. Wichtig dabei sind die...

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Rapid climate changes, but with a 120 year time lag

Rapid climate changes, but with a 120 year time lag
04.12.2013|Potsdam: Regional climate changes can be very rapid. A German-British team of geoscientists now reports that such a rapid climate change occurred in different regions with a time...

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SWARM-Satellites: Systems switched on

As the European Space Agency ESA and the satellite producer Astrium announced in a status report on Wednesday 3 Dec. 2013, all scientific instruments could be switched into operation.

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What drives aftershocks?

What drives aftershocks?
01.12.2013|Potsdam: High-resolution GPS signals provide new insights into the mechanisms of stress transfer in subduction zones. Up to two metres of "silent" creeping within 420 days after the mainshock.

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Satellite trio to explore the Earth's magnetic field

Satellite trio to explore the Earth's magnetic field
22.11.2013|Potsdam: On 22 November 2013, a Russian Rockot rocket cleared the launchpad of the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on schedule at 13:02:15 CET. In the tip of the rocket: three identical satellites...

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Oxygen, Phosphorous and Early Life on Earth

Oxygen, Phosphorous and Early Life on Earth
17.11.2013 |Two billion years ago the Earth system was recovering from perhaps the single-most profound modification of its surface environments: the oxygenation of the atmosphere and oceans.  This led to a...

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Antrittsvorlesung von Prof. Dr. Torsten Dahm

Induzierte Erdbeben - wie werden Erdbeben ausgelöst? Heute am 13. November 2013 hält Prof. Dr. Torsten Dahm um 17:30 Uhr seine Antrittsvorlesung an der Universität Potsdam.

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Fiery End of the GOCE gravity mission

The gravity satellite „GOCE“ burned up after four and a half year in a Low Earth Orbit on 11.11.2013 at 01.23 Uhr CET in the South Atlantic. Following a communication of the European Space Agency ESA, the satellite found its fiery end south of the...

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NASA Group Archievement Award

On July 18th 2013 the GRACE Battery Team was awarded for "Outstanding battery operations support of the twin GRACE spacecraft, enabling continued critical science return far beyond he end of the primary mission" by the National Aeronautics and Space...

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GeoWunderWerkstatt für Vor- und Grundschulkinder am GFZ eröffnet (only available in German)

GeoWunderWerkstatt 
eröffnet
30.10.2013|Potsdam: Für Gruppen im Grundschul- oder Kindergartenalter bietet seit heute die GeoWunderWerkstatt 

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