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Ice Mass Dynamics in Greenland – Climate Information from Seismological Data

17.01.2014|Potsdam: With the successful completion of the seismological Greenland Ice Sheet Monitoring Network (GLISN) a milestone for the observation of the Arctic area has now been achieved. The GFZ is participating here with some stations of its...

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Prof. Huenges (GFZ) Spokesman of the FVEE Renewable Energy Research Association

16.01.2014|Potsdam/Berlin: The Board of Directors of the FVEE Renewable Energy Research Association elected Prof. Dr. Ernst Huengesof the GFZ as a spokesman. Prof. Dr. Clemens Hoffmann of the Fraunhofer-Institute for wind energy and energy system...

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Methane from sedimentary basins and global climate

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas with a greenhouse potential over 20 times more effective in irradiating heat than CO2. As methane is one of the main products generated from buried organic matter during sedimentary basin evolution, and in view of...

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Solar storm: major impacts rather unlikely

Solar storm: major impacts rather unlikely
09.01.2014|Potsdam: The media reported about a solar outburst and a cloud of solar wind particles directed towards the Earth. ajor impacts are rather unlikely.

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Arbeiten am GFZ-Geothermiestandort Groß Schönebeck

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08.01.2013|Potsdam: Das Deutsche GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ erforscht in seinem Erdwärme-Demonstrationsprojekt bei Groß Schönebeck die Nutzbarkeit der Geothermie als nachhaltige Energieform. Wichtig dabei sind die...

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Trauer um Prof. Dr. Philipp Hartl

Trauer um Prof. Dr. Philipp Hartl

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Rapid climate changes, but with a 120 year time lag

Rapid climate changes, but with a 120 year time lag
04.12.2013|Potsdam: Regional climate changes can be very rapid. A German-British team of geoscientists now reports that such a rapid climate change occurred in different regions with a time...

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SWARM-Satellites: Systems switched on

As the European Space Agency ESA and the satellite producer Astrium announced in a status report on Wednesday 3 Dec. 2013, all scientific instruments could be switched into operation.

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What drives aftershocks?

What drives aftershocks?
01.12.2013|Potsdam: High-resolution GPS signals provide new insights into the mechanisms of stress transfer in subduction zones. Up to two metres of "silent" creeping within 420 days after the mainshock.

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Satellite trio to explore the Earth's magnetic field

Satellite trio to explore the Earth's magnetic field
22.11.2013|Potsdam: On 22 November 2013, a Russian Rockot rocket cleared the launchpad of the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on schedule at 13:02:15 CET. In the tip of the rocket: three identical satellites...

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Additional News

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"Artificial Intelligence" fit to monitor volcanoes

More "reactive" land surfaces cooled the Earth

The ‘Geolino’ nursery is once again a ‘House of Little Researchers’

Magnetic field model with simpler means

Helmholtz International Fellow Falk Amelung visists GFZ

Report | Roofing ceremony for new laboratory for the exploration of life under extreme...

An artificial neural network for monitoring ocean warming

First conference for research software in Germany