Personalia | Two GFZ scientists elected for the Review Boards of the German Research Foundation

27.11.2015: Yesterday, the preliminary election results for the Review Boards of the German Research Foundation DFG were announced. Hence, Prof. Scheck-Wenderoth, Head of GFZ department Chemistry of the Earth, and Prof. Koch-Müller, Head of GFZ...

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Improving flood risk management by reducing „surprise“

27.11.2015: In the current issue of Water Resources Research an international team led by Prof. Bruno Merz, Head of GFZ section Hydrology, analyses the problem of misinterpretations in flood...

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Personalia | Professorship for Oliver Kastner

23.11.2015: Oliver Kastner, coordinator of the "Zwanzig20-Forums Wärmewende“ at GFZ, is called to a joint professorship „Solare Systemtechnik“ between the Institut für Solarenergieforschung Hameln/Emmerthal (ISFH) and the Leibniz University...

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Research Data Alliance Germany Meeting

23.11.2015: From 25 to 26 November the second Germany Meeting of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) takes place at GFZ, organized by the Helmholtz Open Science coordination office, in cooperation with the Deutsche Initiative für Netzwerkinformation...

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How Plate Tectonics started on Earth

12.11.2015: How Plate Tectonics started on Earth? Our planet Earth is the only planet in the Solar System that features Plate Tectonics. The Earth’s surface is in a constant state of change; the tectonic plates together with the oceans and continents...

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Research co-operation initiative of the Sultanate Oman and GFZ for an environmentally friendly cooling technology

11.11.2015|Muscat: On Tuesday a new research co-operation initiative between The Research Council of Oman, TRC, and GFZ was launched in Muscat, Oman. In focus of the project, funded by the TRC, is the testing of a continuously operating cooling...

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Honorary Colloquium for ERC-Grant Awardees

09.11.2015: On Friday, November 6th 2015, a honorary colloquium in appreciation of the ERC-Grant Awardees Dr. Dirk Sachse and Dr. Thomas R. Walter has taken place at GFZ in Potsdam. With an ERC Consolidator Grant scientists in their mid-career phase...

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From Science to school - 14th training for teachers on the "city of the future"

09.11.2015: In cooperation with the Deutsche Meteorologische Gesellschaft (DMG), GFZ is organizing the 14th training for teachers “Herbstschule System Earth” on the topic “city of the future ("Zukunftsstadt")”.

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First Chinese-German workshop on geodynamic processes in active fault zones

09.11.2015: From October 31 to November 6 the “1st Sino-German Workshop on Seismic Rupture and Faulting” on earthquake research took place in Chengdu, China, initiated by GFZ.

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Personalia | Prof. Oliver Ritter and Dr. Rita Streich are guest editors for Geophysical Prospecting

06.11.2015: Prof. Oliver Ritter, GFZ section Geophysical Deep Sounding, and Dr. Rita Streich, Shell Global Solutions and formerly GeoEn Young Investigators group leader at GFZ, are guest editors of the current issue of Geophysical Prospecting.

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