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Eine Wunderkammer der Wissenschaft (only available in German)

15.06.2011|Potsdam: Helmholtz Science Exhibition: "Cabinet of Wonder"
 Am 14. Juni wurde in den Potsdamer Bahnhofspassagen die Wanderausstellung „Wunderkammer Wissenschaft“ der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft eröffnet. Mit über 500 akustisch untermalten...

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Energieversorgungsstrukturen müssen europaweit zusammenwachsen (only available in German)

06.06.2011|Potsdam: 

Eindeutige Zielvorgaben

Notwendig sind ein übergreifender Ansatz und eine klare Festlegung von Zielprioritäten bezüglich Versorgungssicherheit, globaler Ressourcenverfügbarkeit, Umwelt- und Klimaschutz, technologischen Risiken...

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Vulkane auf Island: Risiko und Überwachung (only available in German)

25.05.2011|Potsdam:
Auf globaler Ebene sind mehr als 1500 Vulkane potenziell aktiv. In Europa wurden Auswirkungen auf die Gesellschaft durch verschiedene Vulkane unterschiedlicher Zusammensetzung, Tephra Verteilung, Explosivität und zeitlichem...

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CO2 from Schwarze Pumpe in a trial experiment at the pilot site Ketzin

03.05.2011|Potsdam/Ketzin:
Today, the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ has for the first time stored carbon dioxide (CO2) from a power plant underground. In a trial experiment at the test facility in Ketzin in Brandenburg, the pilot site for...

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Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative

08.04.2011|Potsdam:
Representatives of the University of Alberta in Canada and of the Helmholtz Association signed an agreement today that paves the way for future collaboration in the fields of energy and environmental research. 

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Transfer of Ownership of the Tsunami Early Warning System GITEWS to Indonesia

29.03.2011|Potsdam:
Today, on behalf of the German Federal Government, Parlamentary State Secretary Thomas Rachel (BMBF) transfers the ownership of the tsunami early warning system GITEWS to Indonesia in a solemn ceremony in Jakarta. The GITEWS...

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New findings on the developments of the earthquake disaster

16.03.2011|Potsdam:
The earthquake disaster on 11 March 2011 was an event of the century not only for Japan. With a magnitude of Mw = 8.9, it was one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded worldwide. Particularly interesting is that here, two days...

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Wärme aus der Tiefe: GASAG startet Berliner Geothermie-Projekt (only available in German)

10.03.2011|Potsdam:
Die GASAG Berliner Gaswerke AG prüft, ob und inwieweit sich Erdwärme aus dem Untergrund Berlins zum Heizen von Gebäuden nutzen lässt. Experten vermuten einige Kilometer unter der Erdoberfläche ein natürliches Heißwasserreservoir,...

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Final stage of the Excellence Initiative opened

02.03.2011|Potsdam:
In severe competition with a total of 227 submitted pre-proposals for new projects within the framework of the DFG Excellence Initiative, the Berlin/Potsdam Earth Sciences community has qualified for the final round of this year’s...

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Meeting of experts on geological storage of CO2

20.01.2011|Potsdam:
Today, on the 20th January, begins a two-day seminar on the project status of CO2MAN (CO2 reservoir management) at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. The project involves the monitoring of long-term geological storage...

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Additional News

Another ERC Grant for GFZ Taylor Schildgen will receive 1.9 million euros for her research

Personalia | Numerous awards for GFZ scientists at the AGU‘s annual meeting

Personalia | Sophia Walther received Ernst Reuter Prize of Freie Universität Berlin

Round table for data

GFZ spin-off DiGOS wins Berlin Brandenburg Innovation Award

Personalia | Kate Maher from Stanford University appointed as next Helmholtz International...

GFZ is a partner in the BMBF-funded project "open-access.network

Personalia | Sascha Brune was put in charge as head of the Geodynamic Modeling Section

Initiating a new field of research?

lllegaler Sandabbau im Mekong-Delta