POTSDAM SUMMER SCHOOL 2021 | Water: Our Global Common Good - The Hydrosphere across Land and Sea

The Potsdam Summer School is aimed at talented young researchers and young professionals from the private sector, government agencies and non-governmental organizations from all over the world. Applications are now possible. The application deadline...

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Mountain growth influences greenhouse effect

Weathering of rocks can bind or release carbon dioxide – In active mountain ranges, carbon-dioxide release strongly dominates

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Frank Flechtner honoured with the AIAA International Cooperation Award

Frank Flechtner honoured with the AIAA International Cooperation Award.

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Prof. Dr. Dirk Wagner new head of Department 3 - Geochemistry

Prof. Dr. Dirk Wagner was appointed as the new head of Department 3 - Geochemistry.

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Preconditions for life already 3.5 billion years ago

For the first time, organic molecules could be detected in such old liquids as possible nutrients for primordial microbes.

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Dr. Dirk Sachse is the new director of Topic 5 "Future Landscapes" at the GFZ

Dr. Dirk Sachse has taken on the role of Director of Topic 5 „Future Landscapes“ for the GFZ in the current research programme PoF IV (2021-2027).

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Prof. Dr. David Bruhn to lead EERA's Geothermal Research Programme

As of July 1, 2021, Prof. Dr. David Bruhn will take over the coordination for the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) Joint Programme Geothermal.

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Humboldt Research Fellowship winners to conduct research in section "Geomagnetism"

Humboldt Research Fellowship winners Dr. Mahgoub (Egypt) and Dr. Rout (India) will do research in section Geomagnetism.

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Kick off for TsunamiRisk project

Kick off for TsunamiRisk project: In rare cases, tsunamis can be triggered by volcanoes and landslides. Indonesia's early warning system is not yet able to include such risks.

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Extent of the giant paleolake Mweru determined

Paleolake Mweru: Researchers have studied the rocks of the Mweru Rift System to trace millions of years of landscape evolution.

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