Satellites map photosynthesis at high resolution

Data of the NASA satellite “OCO-2” used to map the so-called solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence at much high spatial resolutio.

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Personalia | Charlotte Krawczyk is appointed member of DFG Senate Commission Earth System Science

Charlotte Krawczyk appointed member of the Senate Commission „Earth System Science“ of the German Research Foundation.

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First Earthquake-monitoring-network for Central Asia installed

In a case study scientists installed the first seismic network for earthquake monitoring and early warning in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

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Personalia | Juliane Dannberg wins Prize for Science Communication

Juliane Dannberg, former GFZ-PhD student, was awarded with the “KlarText – Prize for Science Communication”.

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Droht ein Vulkanausbruch auf Bali?

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Rivers of Havel and Spree: Transformed by humans already more than eight hundred years ago

Not just since the recent past humans form their environment. For thousands of years now humans settle in Central...

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Did marine sponges trigger the ‘Cambrian explosion’ through ‘ecosystem engineering’?

About 550 million years ago, almost all of todays’ living animal phyla appeared on Earth within just a few million years. This expansion of metazoans is also known as the ‘Cambrian explosion’ and marks the beginning of the “Phanerozoic”, the era of...

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Personalia | Brian Horsfield wins AAPG Europe Region Award

Brian Horsfield has been declared winner of the inaugural “AAPG Europe Energy Geoscience Research Award” for 2017 by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

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Report | Symposium on German-French cooperation

The German-French research co-operation is an important driver for European science. On September 11 and 12, the joint symposium “Earth System Dynamics - New Prospects for bilateral French-German Cooperation in Climate Protection and Energy...

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Report | Mass movements at cliff coasts – The Jasmund project

Michael Dietze, GFZ section Geomorphology, investigates landslides processes at the chalk cliffs on the island of Ruegen.

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Additional News

Tsunami Early Warning System: Jörn Lauterjung awarded the Federal Cross of Merit

Interview | Jens Wickert: "The future belongs to small satellites"

Personalia | Benjamin Männel elected to the Governing Board of the International GNSS...

"Tipping point" towards desertification

Another ERC Grant for GFZ Taylor Schildgen will receive 1.9 million euros for her research

Personalia | Numerous awards for GFZ scientists at the AGU‘s annual meeting

Personalia | Sophia Walther received Ernst Reuter Prize of Freie Universität Berlin

Round table for data

GFZ spin-off DiGOS wins Berlin Brandenburg Innovation Award

Personalia | Kate Maher from Stanford University appointed as next Helmholtz International...