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Dr. Jens Wickert to lead international expert group on a new climate experiment aboard the International Space Station

On 11 June 2013, the GFZ scientist Dr. Jens Wickert (Section 1.1, GPS / Galileo Earth Observation) was elected at the European Space Agency in Noordwijk, near Amsterdam, to head an international group of scientists that will control the first steps...

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Seismic gap outside of Istanbul

Seismic gap outside of Istanbul
18.06.2013|Potsdam: Earthquake researchers have now identified a 30 kilometers long and ten kilometers deep area along the North Anatolian fault zone just south of Istanbul that could be the starting point for a strong...

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Die Hochwasserereignisse an Elbe und Donau im Juni 2013: Vergleichbare Intensität - unterschiedliche Auswirkungen (only available in German)

Die Hochwasserereignisse an Elbe und Donau im Juni 2013: Vergleichbare Intensität - unterschiedliche Auswirkungen (only available in German)
18.06.2013|Potsdam: Das Rekordhochwasser im Süden und Osten Deutschlands – nach Ausdehnung und Intensität das...

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Die Hochwasserereignisse an Elbe und Donau im Juni 2013: Vergleichbare Intensität - unterschiedliche Auswirkungen (only available in German)

18.06.2013|Potsdam:
Das Rekordhochwasser im Süden und Osten Deutschlands – nach Ausdehnung und Intensität das größte seit mindestens sechzig Jahren – hat die Einzugsgebiete von Donau und Elbe mit vergleichbar hoher Intensität getroffen. Analysen des...

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Measuring Climate with Laser Precision

Measuring Climate with Laser Precision
17.06.2013|Potsdam: Variations in the gravitational field of the Earth can be measured much more accurately in future. A novel laser distance measurement on the GRACE follow-on satellite mission due for launch in...

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Water is no Lubricant

Water is no Lubricant
12.06.2013|Potsdam: Water in the Earth's crust and upper mantle may not play such an important role as a lubricant of plate tectonics as previously assumed. This is a result geoscientists present in the current issue of the...

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Water is no Lubricant

12.06.2013|Potsdam:
Water in the Earth's crust and upper mantle may not play such an important role as a lubricant of plate tectonics as previously assumed. This is a result geoscientists present in the current issue of the scientific journal Nature...

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Forschungsdaten-Infrastrukturen: Wohin geht die Reise? (only available in German)

Neue Technologien und Entwicklungen stellen auch die Akteure im Bereich der Forschungsdaten-Infrastrukturen vor immer neue Herausforderungen. Wie sieht die Entwicklung von Forschungsdaten-Infrastrukturen in der weiteren Zukunft aus? Ist „Big Data“...

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Measuring the Earth's surface in the laboratory

Measuring the Earth's surface in the laboratory
11.06.2013|Potsdam: On 11 June, the new "laboratory for the geochemistry of the Earth's surface" (HELGES) of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences was opened in the presence of Prof. Dr. Ing....

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Record soil moisture in May increased the June flood

Record soil moisture in May increased the June flood
05.06.2013|Potsdam: The catastrophic floods in the south and east of Germany were substantially intensified in that the soils were saturated with moisture by the wet spring. The heavy rains could...

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Allianz Climate Risk Research Award for Nivedita Sairam

A rich source of nutrients under the Earth’s ice sheets

1000 km deep in the Earth's mantle: Conditions simulated in the laboratory for the first...

Seismic experiment in Ivrea-Verbano zone successfully completed

GFZ’s Board of Trustees appoints Niels Hovius as acting Scientific Director

Ludwig Stroink elected as IUGS-Councillor

New mineral discovered in moon meteorite

The International Training Course "Seismology and Seismic Hazard"

Severe earthquake in the Aegean Sea