Am 10. Januar 2018 veranstaltet das GFZ seinen Neujahrsempfang. Festredner ist Prof. Wolfgang Wahlster zum Thema Künstliche Intelligenz.
Seismic monitoring of rockfalls and landslides can protect human lives
Landslides and rockfalls are a significant hazard in mountain regions. A project in Switzerland investigates triggers.
Increase in light pollution
By saving cost and energy, the lighting revolution may increase light pollution
When continents break it gets warm on Earth
Rift zones released large amounts of CO2 from depth, which influenced global climate change.
Personalia | Four new Humboldt Fellows at the GFZ
Four scientists come to the GFZ with funding from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Cooling in high and mid-latitudes led to aridification in Northern Africa
The African Humid Period ended about 5,500 years before now. Northern high-latitude cooling probably was an important trigger, plant leaf waxes from...
Personalia | „Goldenes Lot 2017“ for Tsunami Early Warning System
On 3 November 2017 Jörn Lauterjung was honored by the German Association of Surveyors (Verband Deutscher Vermessungsingenieure VDV) with the „Goldenes...
Carbonate shells of foraminifera form differently than previously thought
The carbonate shells of tiny marine plankton, foraminiferas, are important archives of past climates. They form their differently than previously...
The successful US/German satellite gravity mission GRACE comes to an end after 15 years
On March 17, 2002, the twin satellites of the satellite mission GRACE were launched in order to measure the Earth´s gravity field. Now the mission has...
Klimakalender für die Saale-Eiszeit
Ein früherer Vulkansee in der Oberpfalz erweist sich als vollständiger Klimakalender für die vorletzte große Inlandsvereisung in Deutschland.