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Humboldt Research Fellowship für Waliur Rahaman

Dr. Helmut Schwarz (Präsident der Alexander von Humbodt Stiftung), Joachim Gauck (Bundespräsident) und unser Alexander-von-Humboldt-Fellow Waliur Rahaman (GFZ, Sektion 3.4 - Oberflächennahe Geochemie) [v.l.n.r.] beim Jahrestreffen der Alexander von...

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Astrium to build two new research satellites GRACE-FO

29.11.2012|Friedrichshafen:
Grace Follow-On – continuing the GFZ/JPL satellite mission satellites - This key climate mission gives the go-ahead to ensure continuation of the original highly successful Astrium-built Grace satellite mission - Twin Grace...

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Strong earthquake at exceptional depth

Strong earthquake at exceptional depth
24.05.2013|Potsdam: This morning at 05:45 CEST, the earth trembled beneath the Okhotsk Sea in the Pacific Northwest. The quake, with a magnitude of 8.2, took place at an exceptional depth of 605 kilometers....

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GPS solution provides three-minute tsunami alerts

GPS solution provides three-minute tsunami alerts
17.05.2013|Potsdam: GFZ researchers have shown that, by using global positioning systems (GPS) to measure ground deformation caused by a large underwater earthquake, they can provide accurate warning...

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Helmholtz Alberta Initiative continues

Helmholtz Alberta Initiative continues28.03.2013|Potsdam:Research on oil sand related aspects within the scope of the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI) will be discontinued on the German side. At the same time, however, the cooperation in the...

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Climate History of the Arctic as a Key to the Future

Climate History of the Arctic as a Key to the Future
09.05.2013|Potsdam: Analyses of the longest continental sediment core ever collected in the Arctic have provided an almost continuous archive of information on arctic climate dynamics for the period...

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Extreme Water

Extreme Water13.03.2013|Potsdam: Earth is the only known planet that holds water in massive quantities and in all three phase states. But the earthly, omnipresent compound water has very unusual properties that become particularly evident when...

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Large parts for the smallest quantities

Large parts for the smallest quantities
08.03.2013|Potsdam: On 8 March 2013 a new secondary ion mass spectrometer (SIMS) will be delivered to the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. The bulky device is divided into seven parts and transported...

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Forschung als Motor für die Energiewende (only available in German)

Forschung als Motor für die Energiewende (only available in German)
04.03.2013| Potsdam: Bundesforschungsministerin Johanna Wanka stellte am 04. März die nationale Plattform zur Energieforschung vor. Auf dem Weg zur Energiewende sollen die einzelnen...

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Fragments of Continents Hidden under Lava in the Indian Ocean

Fragments of Continents Hidden under Lava in the Indian Ocean
22.02.2013|Potsdam: The islands Reunion and Mauritius, both well-known tourist destinations, are hiding a micro-continent, which has now been discovered. The continent fragment known as...

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Additional News

Prof. Ingo Sass new head of the "Geoenergy" section

Opportunities and limits of AI in climate modelling

Volcano analysis in real time

Will astronauts travel safely to Mars?

New trainees start their careers at the GFZ

Hayley Allison receives the "Leopoldina Prize for Young Scientists”

Joint appointment of Sabine Chabrillat at Leibniz University Hannover

Prof. Claudio Faccenna will take over as Head of the Section "Dynamics of the Lithosphere"

How can financial damage be better mitigated in the event of floods?

Interview | "Global heat flow of the Earth" - Interview with Sven Fuchs, head of working...