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Greenland ice is melting - even from below

Greenland ice is melting - even from below
07.08.2013|Potsdam: The Greenland ice sheet is melting from below, caused by a high heat flow from the mantle into the lithosphere. This influence is very variable spatially and has its origin in an...

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Sieger im FameLab-Wettbewerb Berlin-Brandenburg (only available in German)

Im FameLab Science Slam 2014 siegten in der Regionalausscheidung Brandenburg/Berlin auf dem Telegrafenberg diesmal zwei Potsdamer. Platz 1 belegte mit einem unterhaltsamen und informativen Wettbewerbsbeitrag über die Fernerkundung von Hangrutschungen...

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GFZ, UFZ und BGR veröffentlichen Standpunkte zum Fracking (only available in German)

Die Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR), das Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam–Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ und das Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung (UFZ) haben jetzt mit der sogenannten „Hannover-Erklärung“ (Anlage) ihre...

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Extreme weather, climate and the carbon cycle

Extreme weather, climate and the carbon cycle
14.08.2013|Potsdam: Extreme weather and climate events like storms, heavy precipitation and droughts and heat waves prevent the update of 3 giga-tonnes of carbon by the global vegetation. A team of...

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Extreme weather, climate and the carbon cycle

14.08.2013|Potsdam:
Extreme weather and climate events like storms, heavy precipitation and droughts and heat waves prevent the update of 3 giga-tonnes of carbon by the global vegetation. A team of scientists under the lead of Markus Reichstein,...

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Jörn Davidsen is Humboldt Research Fellow at GFZ

27.02.2014| Potsdam: Jörn Davidsen of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, visits GFZ between February and May 2014 as an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow and he is being hosted by Section Geomechanics and Rheology.

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High precision laboratories in the network

High precision laboratories in the network
20.08.2013|Potsdam: At the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, the new secondary ion mass spectrometer (SIMS) is being going into operation. This machine costs 3.6 million Euros and is about 10 times...

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Wiechert-Medal for Prof. Rainer Kind

10.03.2014| Karlsruhe: The German Geophysical Society (DGG) awards the Emil Wiechert Medal to Prof. Dr. Rainer Kind, GFZ, Potsdam, for excellent scientific achievements in the field of seismology and seismic research of the Earth's mantle. From 1992...

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Earthquakes and Tectonics in Pamir Tien Shan

Earthquakes and Tectonics in Pamir Tien Shan
27.08.2013|Potsdam: Earthquake damage to buildings is mainly due to the existing shear waves which transfer their energy during an earthquake to the houses. These shear waves are significantly influenced by...

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Bypass system for the investigation of microbial metabolic processes in geothermal plants

05.03.2014| Potsdam: Scientists at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences and  industry partners have developed a mobile bypass system to investigate the impact of temperature-dependent microbial processes in geothermal plants.

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