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Glacier ice algae boost Greenland's ice melt - nourished by phosphorus

Mineral dust is an important source for that. With their dark colour, the mircoorganisms speed up the melting of the ice. New data help optimise climate models.

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Judith M. Schicks from GFZ has taken up an associate professorship at the University of Potsdam

Judith M. Schicks was appointed associate professor at the University of Potsdam.

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Diamonds need Voltage

In addition to heat and high pressure, small electric fields can also play a decisive role in the formation of this extremely hard carbon compound.

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Simona Regenspurg takes over interim leadership of Section 4.8 Geoenergy

As of January 1, 2021, Simona Regenspurg has taken over the interim leadership of Section 4.8 Geoenergy from Ernst Huenges.

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Oliver Heidbach from GFZ has taken up an associate professorship in geophysical modelling at TU Berlin

Oliver Heidbach from the GFZ has taken up an associate professorship in geophysical modelling with a focus on the stress field of the Earth's crust at the Technische Universität Berlin.

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Friedhelm von Blanckenburg becomes Chairman of the German Mineralogical Society e.V.

Friedhelm von Blanckenburg, head of the Geochemistry of the Earth's Surface Section, became president of the German Mineralogical Society DMG at the beginning of this year.

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Faster earthquake early warning with artificial intelligence

Joint project of GFZ and HU Berlin: Better analysis of seismic data enables faster and more accurate prediction of expected tremors near earthquakes.

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Fragen und Antworten zum Erdbeben in Kroatien

Fragen und Antworten zum Erdbeben in Kroatien mit Prof. Marco Bohnhoff, Seismologe und Leiter der Sektion Geomechanik und Wissenschaftliches Bohren am GFZ.

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Melody of an Alpine summit falling apart

Seismometers listen to the resonance vibration of the Hochvogel, Allgäu. This allows unique insight to the preparation phase of an upcoming rock slide.

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Geothermal exploration with fibre optic seismics in Potsdam

Geothermal exploration with fibre optic seismics in Potsdam was supported by geophone hosts from Telegrafenberg campus and ILB.

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Glacier ice algae boost Greenland's ice melt - nourished by phosphorus

Diamonds need Voltage

Faster earthquake early warning with artificial intelligence

Fragen und Antworten zum Erdbeben in Kroatien

Melody of an Alpine summit falling apart

Geothermal exploration with fibre optic seismics in Potsdam