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AvH-Bessel Awardee T.W. Becker visits GFZ

06.06.2014: Thorsten W. Becker of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, is visiting GFZ between June and August 2014.

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Asymmetric Continental Margins and the Slow Birth of an Ocean

Asymmetric continental margins and the slow birth of an ocean
06.06.2014: When South America split from Africa 150 to 120 million years ago, the South Atlantic formed and separated Brazil from Angola. The continental margins formed through this...

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Canadian Height Reference System is based on "Potsdam Potato"

04.06.2014: The Canadian Ministry NRCan (Natural Resources Canada) has recently selected the GFZ global-gravity field “EIGEN-6C3” as the basis of the latest Canadian height reference system CGVD2013 (Canadian Geodetic Vertical Datum of 2013).

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"Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing" for three GFZ Scientists

04.06.2014: Each year, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) confers an award for "Excellence in Refereeing" for its published scientific journals. For the year 2013 this award was given to three GFZ scientists, Prof. Bruno Merz, Prof. Frederik...

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IPOC/Maule/Pisagua-Workshop at the GFZ

02.06.2014: On June 3 and 4, scientists from Germany, France, the UK, and Brazil meet at the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ for an informal workshop to report on the field activities in the affected area, to discuss the first results from...

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After Successful Validation: Data of Magnetic Field swarming in

22.05. 2014| Frascati: ESA announces the release of the first set of data products obtained by the three SWARM satellites. The German SWARM Project Office at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences initiates the scientific and technical...

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Patent issued: System and Method for Ecologically Generating and Storing Electricity

Patent issued: System and Method for Ecologically Generating and Storing Electricity
21.05.2014: The integration and further development of the energy supply system in Europe is a major challenge for the years to come. The innovative idea patented is...

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From the airship to the space station: Measurement campaign over Lake Constance

19.05.2014 | Friedrichshafen: Today, a measurement campaign of the GFZ with a Zeppelin NT over Lake Constance begins. In this investigation, the GFZ working group "GNSS Remote Sensing" analyzes GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) satellite...

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Hawley-Medal for Anja Schreiber und Richard Wirth

21.05.2014|Fredericton: The Mineralogical Association of Canada awards Felix V. Kaminsky (Vancouver), Richard Wirth and Anja Schreiber (both GFZ, Potsdam) the prestigious Hawley Medal for the best paper published in The Canadian Mineralogist in 2013.

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New Information Platform on Earth and Environment

New Information Platform on Earth and Environment
10.05.2014| The Knowledge Platform „Earth and Environment – Earth System Knowledge Platform“( ESKP) goes online today. Under www.eskp.de scientists from eight centres of the Helmholtz Association of...

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