Magma Pancakes beneath Lake Toba

2014/10/31: The tremendous amounts of lava that are emitted during super-eruptions accumulate over millions of years prior to the event in the Earth's crust. These reservoirs consist of magma that intrudes into the crust in the form of numerous...

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Cosmogenic Nuclides in the Critical Zone

20.10.2014: Friedhelm von Blanckenburg, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, and Jane Willenbring, University of Pennsylvania, are the guest editors of the latest edition of the geochemical magazine „Elements“ (no. 10 Issue 5).

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Pressure management in CO2 storage reservoirs by brine production

18.10.2014: An international team of scientists including Thomas Kempka (GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences) investigated how a targeted extraction of formation fluids from the storage formation can reduce the pressure in the pores of storage...

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Prize for Isotope Research in Paleohydrology

17.10.2014| Munich: Dr. Dirk Sachse (Section "Geomorphology") was awarded this year's "Dr. Karleugen-Habfast Isotope Prize" at the GASIR Meeting (German Association for Stable Isotope Research) in Munich. Dirk Sachse received this prize for his work ...

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Field test for back-production of CO2 at the Ketzin pilot site

2014/10/15: Today the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences started a field test for back-production of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Ketzin.

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First „GFZ Lecture“ with the winner of the Helmholtz International Fellow Award

14.10.2014: Prof. Dr. Günter Blöschl, Dean of the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management, TU Vienna (Austria), will hold the inaugural address to mark the opening of the newly established series “GFZ Lectures”. Professor...

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Rare Earth Elements and Cratons - Daniel Harlov is Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg

14.10.2014: Professor Daniel Harlov of GFZ section "Chemistry and Physics of Geo Materials" has been appointed as Visiting Professor at the Department of Geology, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Seismology: Help for self-help

07.10.2014| Bogotá: On Ocober 6th, this year’s international GFZ training course  “Seismology and Seismic Risk Assessment” started in Bogotá/Colombia.

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ICDP Training Course ”Drilling in Active Fault Zones”

06.10.2014| Franz Josef, New Zealand: The annual ICDP Training Course is taking place from October 5 to 10 at the Franz Josef glacier in New Zealand, nearby the simultaneously running Alpine Fault ICDP-Project (DFDP)

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Two new Heads of Sections at GFZ

01.10.2014: As of 1st October two new Heads of Sections and joint appointments set at GFZ.

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Additional News

Trends and challenges for remote sensing of the Arctic vegetation

Restricted operation still in place at GFZ

How drones can monitor explosive volcanoes

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