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Personalia | Climate science in the bathing lake – Theresa Grunwald takes part in the FameLab finals

Theresa Grunwald, PhD student in the GFZ section Geomorphology, won the preliminary round of FameLab Berlin/Brandenburg that was taking place on Telegrafenberg in Potsdam at the beginning of April. The audience was impressed by her talk on "How to...

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Personalia | Plinius Medal for Bruno Merz

24.04.2017: On this year’s annual meeting of the European Geosciences Union EGU, 24 to 29 April in Vienna, Bruno Merz, Head of the GFZ section Hydrology, is awarded with the Plinius Medal. Further GFZ awardees are XingXing Li, Dirk Scherler, Stefanie...

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Personalia | Sofia-Katerina Kufner awarded for best presentation

On the 77th annual meeting of the Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft DGG, from 27 to 30 March in Potsdam, Sofia-Katerina Kufner, GFZ section Lithosphere Dynamics, was awarded with the Prize for the best presentation.

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Personalia | Humboldt Research Fellow Kusiak is for a research stay at the GFZ

Monika Kusiak comes as a Humboldt Research Fellow to the GFZ, section Chemistry and Physics of Earth Materials, for eleven months, starting on 1 March. She is an Associate Professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland. At the GFZ she...

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Personalia | Professorship for Harald Schuh at the University of Teheran

For many years successful cooperation exists between the GFZ and partners from Iran. Numerous PhD students and postdocs from Iran have been working at the GFZ. During a GFZ delegation visit at the University of Teheran in June 2015 a Memorandum of...

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Personalia | Tilo Schöne is in the Edititorial board of the UNESCO Manual on Sea Level

Tilo Schöne, GFZ section Global Geomonitoring and Gracity Field, is part of the editing team of the “Manual on Sea Level – Measurement and Interpretation“ of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IOC of the UNESCO. The manual is volume five...

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Personalia | Public choice GFZ calendar 2017

The „Splintered ice block“ is the public’s favorite picture of the new GFZ calendar. The photo was taken by Katharina Cygan, apprentice laboratory technician in the GFZ section Inorganic and Isotope Geochemistry, and got 91 of 341 votes.

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Personalia | New Head for GFZ section Geomechanics and Rheology

Marco Bohnhoff is new Head of GFZ section Geomechanics and Rheology, starting on 1 January. He succeeds Georg Dresen, who was Head of section since 1992. Since 2010, Bohnhoff is Professor for Experimental- and Borehole Seismology in a joint...

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