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Extreme weather, climate and the carbon cycle

Extreme weather, climate and the carbon cycle
14.08.2013|Potsdam: Extreme weather and climate events like storms, heavy precipitation and droughts and heat waves prevent the update of 3 giga-tonnes of carbon by the global vegetation. A team of...

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Extreme weather, climate and the carbon cycle

14.08.2013|Potsdam:
Extreme weather and climate events like storms, heavy precipitation and droughts and heat waves prevent the update of 3 giga-tonnes of carbon by the global vegetation. A team of scientists under the lead of Markus Reichstein,...

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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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Additional News

Tsunami Early Warning System: Jörn Lauterjung awarded the Federal Cross of Merit

Interview | Jens Wickert: "The future belongs to small satellites"

Personalia | Benjamin Männel elected to the Governing Board of the International GNSS...

"Tipping point" towards desertification

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...