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Measuring Climate with Laser Precision

Measuring Climate with Laser Precision
17.06.2013|Potsdam: Variations in the gravitational field of the Earth can be measured much more accurately in future. A novel laser distance measurement on the GRACE follow-on satellite mission due for launch in...

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Water is no Lubricant

Water is no Lubricant
12.06.2013|Potsdam: Water in the Earth's crust and upper mantle may not play such an important role as a lubricant of plate tectonics as previously assumed. This is a result geoscientists present in the current issue of the...

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Water is no Lubricant

12.06.2013|Potsdam:
Water in the Earth's crust and upper mantle may not play such an important role as a lubricant of plate tectonics as previously assumed. This is a result geoscientists present in the current issue of the scientific journal Nature...

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Forschungsdaten-Infrastrukturen: Wohin geht die Reise? (only available in German)

Neue Technologien und Entwicklungen stellen auch die Akteure im Bereich der Forschungsdaten-Infrastrukturen vor immer neue Herausforderungen. Wie sieht die Entwicklung von Forschungsdaten-Infrastrukturen in der weiteren Zukunft aus? Ist „Big Data“...

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Measuring the Earth's surface in the laboratory

Measuring the Earth's surface in the laboratory
11.06.2013|Potsdam: On 11 June, the new "laboratory for the geochemistry of the Earth's surface" (HELGES) of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences was opened in the presence of Prof. Dr. Ing....

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Record soil moisture in May increased the June flood

Record soil moisture in May increased the June flood
05.06.2013|Potsdam: The catastrophic floods in the south and east of Germany were substantially intensified in that the soils were saturated with moisture by the wet spring. The heavy rains could...

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Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2013 (only available in German)

Samstag, 8. Juni 2013, 16 bis 24 Uhr | Unsere Erde ist ein dynamischer Planet, der sich ständig verändert. Zu seiner Erforschung wird eine Fülle von Methoden und Geräten eingesetzt.

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FameLab Brandenburg-Berlin 2013 (only available in German)

Auch im dritten Jahr: British Council proudly presents FameLab Drei Minuten Zeit, ein Quadratmeter Platz. Nicht mehr. Kein PowerPoint. Nur das, was man am Körper tragen kann. Und damit das eigene Forschungsgebiet kurz, knapp, verständlich und...

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A sharper look into the past for Archaeology and Climate Research

19.10.2012|Potsdam:
By using a new series of measurements of radiocarbon dates on seasonally laminated sediments from Lake Suigetsu in Japan, a more precise calibration of radiocarbon dating will be possible.

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Disaster Management and Science

11.10.2012|Potsdam:
GFZ and THW strengthen cooperation on disaster prevention

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Restricted operation still in place at GFZ

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Measuring methane from space

Personalia | EGU 2020: Award for GFZ early career scientists Mengdi Pan and Karina Wilgan

Conditions in Earth’s underground resembling the surface of Mars

ERC Grant for Dirk Schulze-Makuch for a project on automated detection of the cholera...

Does accelerated subduction precede great earthquakes?

Report | First Machine Learning Hackathon at GFZ Potsdam

Obituary | Horst Jochmann