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New Information Platform on Earth and Environment

New Information Platform on Earth and Environment
10.05.2014| The Knowledge Platform „Earth and Environment – Earth System Knowledge Platform“( ESKP) goes online today. Under www.eskp.de scientists from eight centres of the Helmholtz Association of...

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Electromagnetic measurements to assess oil production techniques

08.05.2014|Bockstedt: Quantifying the remaining amount of crude oil in a reservoir and assessing the efficacy of production techniques – these are the main objectives of joint research initiated by scientists from GFZ and Wintershall. Availability of...

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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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Additional News

Eavesdropping on trout building their nests

Reinhard Hüttl and Julia Fischer new Vice - Presidents of the Berlin - Brandenburg Academy...

Personalia | Kristen Cook - Geological Society of America GSA Fellowship

Explosionssignal in der Glasfaser

Monitoring groundwater changes more precisely

Sprengung einer Weltkriegsbombe per Glasfaser-Seismik verfolgt

New satellite data show severity of drought summers in 2018 and 2019

Personalia | Bernd Rendel Prize for Milad Asgarimehr

Personalia | Dirk Wagner appointed to subcommittee of the ICSP

Innovative procurement: Silver for GFZ Purchasing