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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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42,000-year-old sub-fossil trees: more accurate analysis of reversal of Earth's magnetic field

Radiocarbon measurements on kauri trees also provide the basis for better calibration of geological archives of this period.

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Measuring atmospheric water vapor content with GNSS: GFZ data products certified as part of the global climate reference network GRUAN.

Measuring atmospheric water vapor content with GNSS: GFZ data products certified as part of the global climate reference network GRUAN.

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How do electrons close to Earth reach almost the speed of light?

New study found that electrons can reach ultra-relativistic energies for very special conditions in the magnetosphere when space is devoid of plasma.

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Past river activity in northern Africa reveals multiple Sahara greenings

The analysis of sediment cores from the Mediterranean Sea tells the story of major environmental changes in North Africa over the last 160,000 years.

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Perspectives paper shows need for research on underground hydrogen storage

Perspectives paper shows need for research on storing hydrogen in porous rock reservoirs - as a prerequisite for a global hydrogen economy.

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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 13.1.2021. 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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How do electrons close to Earth reach almost the speed of light?

Past river activity in northern Africa reveals multiple Sahara greenings

Perspectives paper shows need for research on underground hydrogen storage

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