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Charlotte Krawczyk is Director of GFZ department Geophysics and head of section Near-Surface Geophysics. Her research mainly focusses on applied geophysics and geophysical properties of mass transport in the subsurface. Besides her work at GFZ she is a professor for geophysics in a joint appointment with the Technical University of Berlin.
Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth is Director of GFZ department Geotechnologies and head of section Basin Modelling. She holds a joint professorship with the Rheinisch-Westfälisch Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen. The focus of her research is on the geodynamics of sedimentary basins across scales and related consequences for subsurface utilization. (ak)