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Lake outburst

with seismometers „listening“ to the flood.

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Tsunami in Indonesia: early warning occurred 5 minutes after quake

On September 28, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 occurred on the Indonesian peninsula of Sulawesi, in a depth of ten kilometers, and triggered a local tsunami.

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ERC Grant for GFZ

Dirk Sachse and team are supported with ERC 'proof of concept' grant.

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Searching for clues on extreme climate change

Nearly 13,000 years ago, pines in southern France experienced a cold snap, which scientists have now reconstructed.

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GRACE-FO Satellite Switching to Backup Instrument Processing Unit

The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission team plans to switch to a backup system in the microwave instrument on one of the twin spacecraft this month. Following the switch-over, GRACE-FO is expected to quickly resume...

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A new frame for the sky

As of 2019, reference frame ICRF-3 serves for orientation of GPS systems and navigation of space probes.

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Die Haut unseres Planeten

Die Potsdam Summer School 2018 beschäftigt sich mit dem Zusammenspiel dynamischer Prozesse an der Erdoberfläche.

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“Brandenburg is a hub of cutting-edge science”

U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell and Brandenburg’s State Prime Minister Woidke visit the GFZ.

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Million fold increase in the power of waves near Jupiter's moon Ganymede

Researchers describe extraordinary "chorus waves" around other planets of our solar system.

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What does global climate have to do with erosion rates?

Not so much, say scientists contesting earlier studies.

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