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Safe, not just while on vacation

29.05.2012|Potsdam:
On the occasion of the earthquake in Italy and at the beginning of the main vacation time the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences would like to point all holidaymakers and tourists who travel in earthquake-and tsunami-prone...

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Safe, not just while on vacation

07.07.2014|Potsdam:
At the beginning of the main vacation time the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences would like to point all holidaymakers and tourists who travel in earthquake-and tsunami-prone areas to its information leaflets "What to do...

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Greenland's current loss of ice mass

25.05.2012|Potsdam:
The Greenland ice sheet continues to lose mass and thus contributes at about 0.7 millimeters per year to the currently observed sea level change of about 3 mm per year. This trend increases each year by a further 0.07 millimeters...

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Tons of equipment for nanograms of science

09.05.2012|Potsdam:
On Wednesday, 9th May 2012, a special truck with air suspension will load a 1 ton heavy secondary ion mass spectrometer (SIMS) of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences which will then transport it to the Helmholtz Centre...

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Climatic effects of a solar minimum

06.05.2012|Potsdam:
An abrupt cooling in Europe together with an increase in humidity and particularly in windiness coincided with a sustained reduction in solar activity 2800 years ago. Scientists from the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ...

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Rapid tsunami warning by means of GPS

24.04.2012|Potsdam:
For submarine earthquakes that can generate tsunamis, the warning time for nearby coastal areas is very short. Using high-precision analysis of GPS data from the Fukushima earthquake of 11 March 2011, scientists at the German...

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Gravity is climate

17.03.2012|Potsdam:
How much ice is Greenland is really losing? - Movement in the Earth's mantle? - Enough water for all? For the first time, the melting of glaciers in Greenland could now be measured with high accuracy from space. Just in time for...

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Drilling around the globe

13.01.2012|Potsdam:
On 15 January the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program ICDP heads into a new year. About a dozen proposals for drilling projects to explore our planet have been filed for the year 2012. The topics cover a wide...

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Flipped from head to toe: 100 years of continental drift theory

04.01.2012|Potsdam:
Exactly 100 years ago, on 6 January 1912, Alfred Wegener presented his theory of continental drift to the public for the first time. At a meeting of the Geological Association in Frankfurt's Senckenberg Museum, he revealed his...

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New Administrative Executive Director at GFZ

01.12.2011|Potsdam:
On 30 November 2011, Dr. Bernhard Raiser retires from the Office of the Administrative Executive Board of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. His successor is Dr. Stefan Schwartze.

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