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3rd GRACE-FO Progress Meeting in Immenstaad

30 April 2014 | Immenstaad: Scientists and engineers from Germany, USA, Russia, and the Ukraine are preparing the GRACE-FO satellite launch and met to this end from 28 to 30 April 2014 in Immenstaad. The satellite specialists were planning in a...

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How costly are natural hazards?

25.04.2014: Costs of natural hazards are at historically high levels, and show an increasing trend. Cost assessments of natural hazards often only cover direct costs and even these are assumed to be at least 50% higher than international assessments...

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Inauguration of a new geomagnetic observatory on Lombok Island, Indonesia

A new geomagnetic observatory on Lombok island, Indonesia, was inaugurated on April 10. This collaboration with the University of Mataram, Indonesia, is the 15th geomagnetic observatory operated or supported by GFZ within a global network.

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Climate change by land usage

13.04.2013: Changes in the management of existing agricultural land can warm the local climate to an extent similar to that resulting from the conversion of natural vegetation to farmland. Alongside greenhouse gas emissions the changes of the energy...

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Welcome Reception for Newly Appointed Professors to the GFZ

08.04.2014| With a reception the Executive Board of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences welcomes the recently appointed Professors to the GFZ: Prof. Günter Zimmermann, Prof. Harald Schuh, Prof. Frank Flechtner, Prof. Magdalena...

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Earthquake in Chile - No All-Clear

Earthquake in Chile - No All-Clear
04.04.2014| After the strong earthquake that struck Chile on April 2 (CEST), numerous aftershocks, some of them of a considerable magnitude, have struck the region around Iquique. Seismologists from the GFZ German...

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A satellite perspective of global change

01.04.2014: ESA’s satellite trio Swarm is going to provide comprehensive observations of the Earth’s magnetic field and gravity field, as well as in-situ measurements in the upper atmosphere. These data are mandatory for monitoring global change....

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Sustainability: Cooperation with Russian NGO

2./3. April 2014: This Wednesday morning the Russian Vernadsky Foundation launches the „International Year 2014“ with a two day event in Potsdam. Approx. 40 Russian and German representatives from science, politics and administration have come...

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Biologic processes shaping the landscape

Biologic processes shaping the landscape
01.04.2014| A common Geoscience paradigm holds that the Earth surface is shaped mainly by climate (eroding soil) and tectonics (building mountains).  The new Priority Program EarthShape: Earth Surface Shaping...

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TIPTIMON Midterm Science Meeting & Workshops 31.3.-4.4.14

31.03.2014: TIPTIMON, the Tien-Shan Pamir Monitoring program, holds its Midterm Science Meeting this week at the Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam, GFZ – German Research Centre for Geosciences. About 60 scientists from Germany and Central Asia will share and...

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Additional News

Personalia | GFZ Discovery Fellowship enters second round

New exploration method for geothermal energy

GFZ-Ausgründung DiGOS für Innovationspreis Berlin-Brandenburg nominiert

Coastlines’ contribution to climate change might have been underestimated

Bericht |“Asien – Ein dynamischer Kontinent“. Fortbildung für Lehrende und Studierende

Viewpoint | Reinhard Hüttl "Great Opportunity for Brandenburg"

Personalia | Emerging Leader Award for Sergey Lobanov

It really was the asteroid

Arctic regions release more and more CO2

What happens under the Yellowstone Volcano