GeoBerlin 2015 conference "Dynamic Earth - from Alfred Wegener to today an beyond"

29.09.2015|Berlin: „Dynamic Earth – from Alfred Wegener to today and beyond“ is the topic of the GeoBerlin2015, the joint annual meeting of the Deutsche Geologische Gesellschaft - Geologische Vereinigung (DGGV), and the Deutsche Mineralogische...

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Geo.X School "Methods in Geosciences"

28.09.2015|Potsdam/Berlin: From 28 September to 2 October, more than 90 young geoscientists meet in Potsdam and Berlin to extend their methodical knowledge.

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Memorandum of Understanding on future collaboration signed between NCC and GFZ

23.09.2015: Last Monday, representatives of the Iranian National Cartografic Centre (NCC) visited the GFZ to jointly discuss potentials of future collaborations in the field of Environmental and Climate research. On the occasion of a reception given...

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The International Lithosphere Program celebrates its 35rd anniversary

21.09.2015|Potsdam: Under the slogan „Celebrating Excellence in Solid Earth Science“ the third Potsdam conference of ILP (International Lithosphere Program) takes place from 21 to 23 September on Telegrafenberg.

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Report | Der Helmert-Turm braucht Hilfe (German only!)

Das Gelände des Telegrafenbergs in Potsdam schaut auf eine lange und bedeutende geowissenschaftliche Tradition zurück. Seit fast 140 Jahren wird hier geforscht: Hier steht die Wiege der wissenschaftlichen Geodäsie, der Seismologie und der...

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Strong Earthquake in Chile and Tsunami

17.09.2015|Chile: Strong Earthquake in Chile and Tsunami. The very strong earthquake with a magnitude of 8.2 which occurred on the evening of 16.9.2015 (local time) hit a part of the Chilean coastline that was last shook by an earthquake of almost...

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25 years ago: Drilling Begins at KTB

With a celebration at the GeoCentre in Windischeschenbach the Continental Deep Drilling Program of the Federal Republic of Germany (KTB) was started 25 years ago, in September 1987. The drilling operation for the...

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Personalia | Dr. Lauterjung appointed as member of the Advisory Board "Civil Crisis Prevention"

10.09.2015: On the recommendation of the Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, Mr. Michael Roth (MdB), Dr. Jörn Lauterjung, Director of the Technology Transfer Centres, Scientific...

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"Facing Natural Hazards" - the Second international Potsdam Summer School will start on 14 September 2015

10.09.2015| "Facing Natural Hazards" - the Second international Potsdam Summer School will start on 14 September 2015. The growing world population, climate change, rapid urbanisation, and the international interdependence of economies are all...

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Is old rock really as "solid as a rock"

07.09.2015| Is old rock really as "solid as a rock"? In the course of billions of years continents break up, drift apart, and are pushed back together again. The cores of continents are, however, geologically extremely stable and have survived up...

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