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Canadian Height Reference System is based on "Potsdam Potato"

04.06.2014: The Canadian Ministry NRCan (Natural Resources Canada) has recently selected the GFZ global-gravity field “EIGEN-6C3” as the basis of the latest Canadian height reference system CGVD2013 (Canadian Geodetic Vertical Datum of 2013).

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"Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing" for three GFZ Scientists

04.06.2014: Each year, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) confers an award for "Excellence in Refereeing" for its published scientific journals. For the year 2013 this award was given to three GFZ scientists, Prof. Bruno Merz, Prof. Frederik...

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IPOC/Maule/Pisagua-Workshop at the GFZ

02.06.2014: On June 3 and 4, scientists from Germany, France, the UK, and Brazil meet at the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ for an informal workshop to report on the field activities in the affected area, to discuss the first results from...

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After Successful Validation: Data of Magnetic Field swarming in

22.05. 2014| Frascati: ESA announces the release of the first set of data products obtained by the three SWARM satellites. The German SWARM Project Office at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences initiates the scientific and technical...

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Patent issued: System and Method for Ecologically Generating and Storing Electricity

Patent issued: System and Method for Ecologically Generating and Storing Electricity
21.05.2014: The integration and further development of the energy supply system in Europe is a major challenge for the years to come. The innovative idea patented is...

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From the airship to the space station: Measurement campaign over Lake Constance

19.05.2014 | Friedrichshafen: Today, a measurement campaign of the GFZ with a Zeppelin NT over Lake Constance begins. In this investigation, the GFZ working group "GNSS Remote Sensing" analyzes GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) satellite...

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Hawley-Medal for Anja Schreiber und Richard Wirth

21.05.2014|Fredericton: The Mineralogical Association of Canada awards Felix V. Kaminsky (Vancouver), Richard Wirth and Anja Schreiber (both GFZ, Potsdam) the prestigious Hawley Medal for the best paper published in The Canadian Mineralogist in 2013.

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New Information Platform on Earth and Environment

New Information Platform on Earth and Environment
10.05.2014| The Knowledge Platform „Earth and Environment – Earth System Knowledge Platform“( ESKP) goes online today. Under www.eskp.de scientists from eight centres of the Helmholtz Association of...

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Electromagnetic measurements to assess oil production techniques

08.05.2014|Bockstedt: Quantifying the remaining amount of crude oil in a reservoir and assessing the efficacy of production techniques – these are the main objectives of joint research initiated by scientists from GFZ and Wintershall. Availability of...

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3rd GRACE-FO Progress Meeting in Immenstaad

30 April 2014 | Immenstaad: Scientists and engineers from Germany, USA, Russia, and the Ukraine are preparing the GRACE-FO satellite launch and met to this end from 28 to 30 April 2014 in Immenstaad. The satellite specialists were planning in a...

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Better seismic monitoring network for Myanmar

Obituary | Richard Biancale

Knowledge for the world of tomorrow

A better forecast of storms in the ionosphere

Ultra-slow earthquake

Personalia | GFZ Executive Director Stefan Schwartze appointed Helmholtz Vice-President

Geothermal low-temperature demonstration power plant handed over to Indonesian partners

New record number of GFZ spin-offs in 2018

Deep low-frequency earthquakes indicate migration of magmatic fluids beneath Laacher See...