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Better calculation of stress in the underground

Better calculation of stress in the underground: The GFZ presents the first publicly accessible database of stress magnitudes for Germany.

 

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Potsdam Young Scientist Award for David Uhlig

David Uhlig, former PhD student in the GFZ section Earth Surface Geochemistry, will be awarded the Potsdam Young Scientist Award 2020. Livestream today, Fr Nov 27, 7 pm.

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VARDA: New database for looking into Earth's past climates, one layer at a time

New VARDA database as a unique tool for paleoclimatologists to synchronize climate records from annually deposited sediments in lakes around the world.

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Geosciences with an atomically sharpened view

Geosciences with an atomically sharpened view: The new high-performance transmission electron microscope of the GFZ was commissioned on 24.11.2020.

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Allianz Climate Risk Research Award for Nivedita Sairam

Nivedita Sairam was honored with second place of the "Allianz Climate Risk Research Award" for her outstanding doctoral thesis on models to predict flood damage.

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

Scientists have succeeded in simulating the extreme conditions of the Earth's mantle at a depth of about 1000 km in the laboratory for the first time.

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Seismic experiment in Ivrea-Verbano zone successfully completed

Seismic experiment in Ivrea-Verbano zone successfully completed. The experiment served to prepare a 4 km deep drilling of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program.

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The International Training Course "Seismology and Seismic Hazard"

The International Training Course "Seismology and Seismic Hazard" has started on 26.10.2020.

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Severe earthquake in the Aegean Sea

On Friday afternoon around 3 pm local time (1 pm CET) a very strong earthquake under the Mediterranean Sea shook the Turkish coast and Greek islands.

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News | The DFG Priority Program DOME boosts ore deposit research at GFZ

How and where are metals enriched to form ore? And how can we find enough of them to meet the growing demands of technically-advanced societies? -new DFG Priority Program DOME-

 

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