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Conditions in Earth’s underground resembling the surface of Mars

Scandinavian rock provides evidence of life on the "Red Planet".

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Does accelerated subduction precede great earthquakes?

Large-scale wobbling in the months before massive Chile and Japan quakes.

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Obituary | Horst Jochmann

On 11 April, the former GFZ section head Horst Jochmann died at home with his family one day after his 93rd birthday.

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“Space Trabi” started 25 years ago

Satellite-based research at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences began with the bowling ball-sized GFZ-1.

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Three more spin-offs from GFZ in 2019

The German Research Centre for Geosciences has seen 15 spin-offs in the past 15 years.

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Experimental field "AgriSens DEMMIN 4.0" launched in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

GFZ coordinates initiative for the use of remote sensing data, funded by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture.

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Earthquake in Iceland registered via fibre optic telephone cable

GFZ scientists test new method for seismic monitoring.

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Minimum operation at GFZ while securing basic services

On Thursday, 19 March, the Executive Board of GFZ informed its employees that GFZ will go into "minimal operation" from Monday, 23 March.

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Injection strategies are crucial for geothermal projects

Evaluation of geothermal projects and possible tremors.

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How earthquakes deform gravity

Researchers at the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ in Potsdam have developed an algorithm that for the first time can describe a gravitational signal caused by earthquakes with high accuracy. Tests with data from the 2011 earthquake near...

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