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Hippos, the animal silicon pumps

Via their faeces, Hippos transport large quantities of silicon, an important substance for ecosystems, from land to water.

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What Earth's gravity reveals about climate change

Researchers take stock of the GRACE satellite mission.

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Sun, moon and sea as part of a "seismic probe"

Tides and surf can be used for non-destructive analysis of subsurface.

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Crowdsourcing speeds up earthquake monitoring

Webserver data and tweets help to locate earthquakes more quickly.

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New light into the recent evolution of the African rift valley

Field research on the border between Ethiopia and Kenya provides new insights into the break-up of continents.

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Tracking satellites by laser

GFZ spin-off builds new SLR station in Japan.

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„Radiance Light Trends“ shows changes in Earth’s light emissions

Website allows anyone to analyse lighting trends observed by satellites since 1992.

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Ultra-slow earthquake

Ultra-slow earthquake indicates deep crustal movement near Istanbul.

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Geothermal low-temperature demonstration power plant handed over to Indonesian partners

Low-temperature power plants can contribute significantly to a more efficient use of geothermal resources in Indonesia.

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New record number of GFZ spin-offs in 2018

2018 sind drei neue Firmen mit GFZ-Bezug entstanden

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