Ute Weckmann elected new IAGA WG I.2 co-chair

26.08.2014|Weimar: GFZ scientist Ute Weckmann has been elected new co-chair of IAGA working group I.2. The election was held during the 22nd Electromagnetic Induction workshop in Weimar.

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Michael Wiedenbeck Honorary Professor at University of Witwatersrand

04.09.2014|Johannesburg: As of July 2014 Michael Wiedenbeck (GFZ) holds the title of honorary professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Professor Wiedenbeck has led the GFZ’s Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry...

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Stefano Parolai elected new ESC Secretary General

01.09.2014|Istanbul: During the 34th General Assembly of the European Seismological Comission held in Istanbul between 24 and 29 August 2014, GFZ scientist Stefano Parolai has been elected the ESC´s Secretary General. Dr. Parolai is head of GFZ’s...

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GeoMod2014 – Modelling in Geosciences

31.08.2014: This week the international GeoMod2014 – Modelling in Geosciences – conference takes place at the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences from 31 August to 3 September 2014. GeoMod is a biennial conference...

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Sediment Dynamics in the Mekong Delta

28.08.2014: The Mekong Delta is on of the biggest and most productive river deltas on earth.  Up to now, its sedimentation dynamics and nutrient inputs have not been quantified, what essentially complicates the discussion of various impacts on the...

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Humboldt Research Awardee Prof. Dr. Roel Snieder is guest at GFZ

27.08.2014: Professor Roel Snieder from Colorado School of Mines, USA, a visionary wave physicist with internationally recognized contributions in fields ranging from acoustics to seismic exploration and seismology is guest as a Humboldt Research...

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A high-resolution bedrock map for the Antarctic Peninsula

26.08.2014: Antarctic glaciers respond sensitively to changes in the Atmosphere/Ocean System. Assessing and projecting the dynamic response of glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula to changed atmospheric and oceanic forcing requires high-resolution ice...

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Volcanic eruptions and tree growth

22.08.2014:Large volcanic eruptions can influence the climate from years to decades. Recently, scientists from the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences investigated the effects of large volcanic eruptions on tree growth. Based on tree-ring...

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Largest specialist conference on geophysical electromagnetics

20.08.2014|Weimar: The 22nd International Workshop an Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth takes place from 24 to 30 August in Weimar, Germany. The workshop is the world’s most important and largest specialist conference on geophysical...

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Gorges are eradicated by downstream sweep erosion

17.08.2014: Local surface uplift can block rivers, particularly in mountainous regions. The impounded water, however, always finds its way downstream, often cutting a narrow gorge into the rocks. Subsequent erosion of the rocks can lead to a complete...

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Additional News

María Chapela Lara

Humboldt Fellow María Chapela Lara in Section 3.3 Earth Surface Geochemistry

Oliver Bens

Oliver Bens new Co-Director of the Central - Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences...

Christoph Sens-Schönfelder joined the Editorial Board of the Geophysical Journal...

News | The DFG Priority Program DOME boosts ore deposit research at GFZ

Digital Earth received the special "Digital Science Award" at the Digital Leader Award...

Rebirth of a volcano

Giant particle accelerator in the sky

Drought in Europe decreases carbon uptake and crop yields

Failures of Germany‘s largest cliff coast sensed by seismometers

Artificial Intelligence Learns Continental Hydrology