Research of GFZ-Scientists honored

23.04.2014|Frankfurt/M: 27 year old Mandy Freund is receiving the Bernd-Rendel-Prize for young geo-scientists. The German Science Foundation (DFG) awards this prize for her scientific potential as well as the quality and originality of her work on...

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Humboldt Research Fellow Associate-Professor Mona Lisa is guest at GFZ

12.09.2014: Associate Professor Mrs. Mona Lisa from Quaid-I-Azam Natl. University at Islamabad (Pakistan) is guest at the GFZ in Section "Physics of Earthquakes and Volcanoes". She has won a Georg Forster Research Fellowship in the HERMES Programme...

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ICDP Drilling Project COSC in Sweden

15.09.2014|Åre, Sweden: Today a four-week seismic survey in and around the deep borehole COSC-1 in Åre, Sweden, conducted by GFZ scientists, is getting off to a start. The aim of the ICDP project COSC (Collisional Orogeny in the Scandinavian...

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New head of GFZ section 2.6: Prof. Fabrice Cotton

10.09.2014: Since this month Prof. Fabrice Cotton has started his position as new head of Section 2.6 "Seismic Hazard and Stress Field".

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Ten Years of German-Kyrgyz Cooperation: Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences

09.09.2014|Bishkek: With a scientific symposium the Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences (CAIAG) celebrates its tenth anniversary in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek. CAIAG was jointly founded by the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences...

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Report from the acatech-project „Hydraulic Fracturing"

[only available in German] 04.09.2014|Berlin: Angesichts der kritischen Diskussion über das Hydraulic Fracturing einerseits und der wirtschaftlichen und umweltpolitischen Bedeutung dieser Technologie andererseits hat die Deutsche Akademie der...

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Lakes reflect climatic and human impact in northern central Europe

08.09.2014: Scientist from the GFZ in cooperation with colleagues from universities and further institutions have, for the first time, systematically analyzed a larger lake-level data set from northern central Europe in order to detect and attribute...

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Taiwan’s Minister of Environmental Protection Administration visits the GFZ

05.09.2014: A delegation from Taiwan, headed by the Minister of the Environmental Protection Administration, Dr. Kuo-Yen WEI, accompanied by Ambassador Agnes Hwa-Yue Chen, visits our Centre where they acquire an overview on current GFZ research...

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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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