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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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Safe storage of CO2 for millennia

Is it possible to store the greenhouse gas CO2 safely and permanently in the deep underground? This is the key question which geoscientists and engineers have been approaching for almost three years within the EU project CO2CARE- CO2 Site Closure...

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Trauer um Professor Eugen Seibold

Trauer um Professor Eugen Seibold

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MoU with the Chinese Academy of Space Technology

As part of a delegation traveling with the President of the Helmholtz Association, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mlynek, an MoU between the GFZ (represented by Prof. Harald Schuh, Director of the Department "Geodesy and Remote Sensing") and the Chinese Academy of...

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Additional News

Earthquake Scenario for Large German City

Potsdam Young Scientist Award for David Uhlig

VARDA: New database for looking into Earth's past climates, one layer at a time

Geosciences with an atomically sharpened view

Influence of Lithosphere Rheology on Seismicity

Allianz Climate Risk Research Award for Nivedita Sairam

A rich source of nutrients under the Earth’s ice sheets

1000 km deep in the Earth's mantle: Conditions simulated in the laboratory for the first...

Seismic experiment in Ivrea-Verbano zone successfully completed

GFZ’s Board of Trustees appoints Niels Hovius as acting Scientific Director