New light into the recent evolution of the African rift valley

Field research on the border between Ethiopia and Kenya provides new insights into the break-up of continents.

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Earthshape - German-Chilean research project enters second phase

From 4 to 15 March, the launch event of the second phase of the 'Earthshape - Earth Surface Shaping by Biota' project takes place in Chile.

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Report | Colombian Trade Minister and Ambassador visiting GFZ

On 8 March, the Colombian Minister for Trade, Industry, and Tourism, and the Colombian Ambassador to Germany visited GFZ.

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Tracking satellites by laser

GFZ spin-off builds new SLR station in Japan.

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Second round for GFZ Discovery PostDoc Fellowship

For the second time, GFZ offers two PostDoc positions that aim at adding to the future direction of GFZ’s research.

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Personalia | Two lecture tour awards to Sarah Gleeson

Geochemist Sarah Gleeson will give lectures worldwide “to inspire the next generation of geologists”.

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„Radiance Light Trends“ shows changes in Earth’s light emissions

Website allows anyone to analyse lighting trends observed by satellites since 1992.

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Personalia | New GFZ section Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics headed by Doris Dransch

Doris Dransch is Head of the new GFZ section Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics.

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Dry summers were not uncommon also a thousand years ago

Studies on medieval tree rings help to better classify the man-made contribution to climate change.

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Report | 10th European Geothermal PhD Day

From the 25 to 27 February international PhD students doing their PhD in the field of geothermal energy meet on Telegrafenberg.

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Additional News

Dutch royal couple visits Telegrafenberg

Neue Wärme für die Stadt

Personalia | Werner Köckeritz accepted as a member of the Executive Committee of the...

AOK Corporate Run Potsdam 2019

Career Centre opens its doors

Vom Regen zum Hochwasser

GFZ Geophysics Department moves into new property next to the Albert Einstein Science Park

Improved risk management for geothermal systems

Resolving the “invisible” gold puzzle

Hippos, the animal silicon pumps