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Summer School on GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) at GFZ

At 9am on 1st July 2013 the Geosciences Summer School on GNSS was opened at the GFZ. Part of a research project of the European Union, it lasted until July 3rd.

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Stable movement centers in Earth’s mantle

Stable movement centers in Earth’s mantle
27.06.2013|Potsdam: For about 250 million years, the upward and downward currents in the mantle have remained very stable. These convection currents in semi-liquid rock below the earth's crust are responsible...

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Water as a lubricant

30.11.2011|Potsdam:
Geophysicists from Potsdam have established a mode of action that can explain the irregular distribution of strong earthquakes at the San Andreas Fault in California. As the science magazine "Nature" reports in its latest issue,...

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Inaugural winners of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering receive award from Her Majesty the Queen at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace

The five engineers who were instrumental in the creation of the Internet and the World Wide Web, today received their award for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering at Buckingham Palace from Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II. In addition to...

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GFZ participation in the development of the new research centre Skolkovo near Moscow

Next to the Olympic Winter Games in 2014, the research centre Skolkovo is Russia's currently largest development project (the "Russian Silicon Valley"), which has been driven with highest priority by the Russian government since its announcement in...

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Dr. Jens Wickert to lead international expert group on a new climate experiment aboard the International Space Station

On 11 June 2013, the GFZ scientist Dr. Jens Wickert (Section 1.1, GPS / Galileo Earth Observation) was elected at the European Space Agency in Noordwijk, near Amsterdam, to head an international group of scientists that will control the first steps...

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Seismic gap outside of Istanbul

Seismic gap outside of Istanbul
18.06.2013|Potsdam: Earthquake researchers have now identified a 30 kilometers long and ten kilometers deep area along the North Anatolian fault zone just south of Istanbul that could be the starting point for a strong...

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Die Hochwasserereignisse an Elbe und Donau im Juni 2013: Vergleichbare Intensität - unterschiedliche Auswirkungen (only available in German)

Die Hochwasserereignisse an Elbe und Donau im Juni 2013: Vergleichbare Intensität - unterschiedliche Auswirkungen (only available in German)
18.06.2013|Potsdam: Das Rekordhochwasser im Süden und Osten Deutschlands – nach Ausdehnung und Intensität das...

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Die Hochwasserereignisse an Elbe und Donau im Juni 2013: Vergleichbare Intensität - unterschiedliche Auswirkungen (only available in German)

18.06.2013|Potsdam:
Das Rekordhochwasser im Süden und Osten Deutschlands – nach Ausdehnung und Intensität das größte seit mindestens sechzig Jahren – hat die Einzugsgebiete von Donau und Elbe mit vergleichbar hoher Intensität getroffen. Analysen des...

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Measuring Climate with Laser Precision

Measuring Climate with Laser Precision
17.06.2013|Potsdam: Variations in the gravitational field of the Earth can be measured much more accurately in future. A novel laser distance measurement on the GRACE follow-on satellite mission due for launch in...

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