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POTSDAM SUMMER SCHOOL 2021 | Water: Our Global Common Good - The Hydrosphere across Land and Sea

The Potsdam Summer School is aimed at talented young researchers and young professionals from the private sector, government agencies and non-governmental organizations from all over the world. Applications are now possible. The application deadline...

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Board of Trustees dismisses Prof. Hüttl

Prof. Reinhard Hüttl dismissed from his position as Scientific Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences.

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Jens Wickert appointed to the GNSS Science Advisory Board of the European Space Agency ESA

Jens Wickert was appointed to the GNSS Science Advisory Board of the European Space Agency ESA.

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Inauguration of the Meteorological Station in Kandahar

A meteorological station in Kandahar, Afghanistan, was inaugurated on 13.1.2020. The installation of the station by the German Research Centre for Geosciences is part of the 'Green Central Asia Initiative' of the Federal Foreign Office.

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Glacier ice algae boost Greenland's ice melt - nourished by phosphorus

Mineral dust is an important source for that. With their dark colour, the mircoorganisms speed up the melting of the ice. New data help optimise climate models.

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Judith M. Schicks from GFZ has taken up an associate professorship at the University of Potsdam

Judith M. Schicks was appointed associate professor at the University of Potsdam.

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Diamonds need Voltage

In addition to heat and high pressure, small electric fields can also play a decisive role in the formation of this extremely hard carbon compound.

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Simona Regenspurg takes over interim leadership of Section 4.8 Geoenergy

As of January 1, 2021, Simona Regenspurg has taken over the interim leadership of Section 4.8 Geoenergy from Ernst Huenges.

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Oliver Heidbach from GFZ has taken up an associate professorship in geophysical modelling at TU Berlin

Oliver Heidbach from the GFZ has taken up an associate professorship in geophysical modelling with a focus on the stress field of the Earth's crust at the Technische Universität Berlin.

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Friedhelm von Blanckenburg becomes Chairman of the German Mineralogical Society e.V.

Friedhelm von Blanckenburg, head of the Geochemistry of the Earth's Surface Section, became president of the German Mineralogical Society DMG at the beginning of this year.

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Additional News

Board of Trustees dismisses Prof. Hüttl

Glacier ice algae boost Greenland's ice melt - nourished by phosphorus

Diamonds need Voltage

Faster earthquake early warning with artificial intelligence

Fragen und Antworten zum Erdbeben in Kroatien

Melody of an Alpine summit falling apart

Geothermal exploration with fibre optic seismics in Potsdam

Early warning system for dams at risk

Better calculation of stress in the underground

How hot can it be for life to exist deep below the ocean floor?