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Jörn Davidsen is Humboldt Research Fellow at GFZ

27.02.2014| Potsdam: Jörn Davidsen of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary, visits GFZ between February and May 2014 as an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow and he is being hosted by Section Geomechanics and Rheology.

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High precision laboratories in the network

High precision laboratories in the network
20.08.2013|Potsdam: At the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, the new secondary ion mass spectrometer (SIMS) is being going into operation. This machine costs 3.6 million Euros and is about 10 times...

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Wiechert-Medal for Prof. Rainer Kind

10.03.2014| Karlsruhe: The German Geophysical Society (DGG) awards the Emil Wiechert Medal to Prof. Dr. Rainer Kind, GFZ, Potsdam, for excellent scientific achievements in the field of seismology and seismic research of the Earth's mantle. From 1992...

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Earthquakes and Tectonics in Pamir Tien Shan

Earthquakes and Tectonics in Pamir Tien Shan
27.08.2013|Potsdam: Earthquake damage to buildings is mainly due to the existing shear waves which transfer their energy during an earthquake to the houses. These shear waves are significantly influenced by...

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Bypass system for the investigation of microbial metabolic processes in geothermal plants

05.03.2014| Potsdam: Scientists at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences and  industry partners have developed a mobile bypass system to investigate the impact of temperature-dependent microbial processes in geothermal plants.

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The Topography of the Mediterranean Sea - GPS reflection measurements with the German Research Aircraft HALO

Measurements of GPS signals that are reflected off the sea surface allow the detection of sea surface height differences with centimetre precision. Scientists from the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ together with colleagues from the...

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International training course on -Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment-

From 12 August to 6 September 2013, an international training course on "Seismology, Data Analysis and Seismic Hazard Assessment" is taking place on the Telegrafenberg.

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Exhibition opening: Von der Pendelmessung zur GRACE-Mission - Zur Geschichte der Geodäsie auf dem Telegrafenberg in Potsdam

30. August - 27. September 2013, Library Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein

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150 Years of IAG

More than 520 scientists of geodesy from 53 countries meet in Potsdam for the Scientific Assembly 2013 of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the IAG. Around 500 talks and posters will be presented. A...

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Besuch des Botschafters von Neuseeland (only available in German)

Begleitet von einer hochrangigen Deutsch-Neuseeländischen Wissenschaftsdelegation besuchte heute der neuseeländische Botschafter, H.E. Peter Rider, das Deutsche GeoForschungsZentrum, GFZ.

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