What science must find answers to after the flood disaster

The July flood in the German Eifel was much more than a problem of running water. A report.

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Prof. Ingo Sass new head of the "Geoenergy" section

We welcome Prof. Ingo Sass as the new head of the "Geoenergy" section at the GFZ.

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Opportunities and limits of AI in climate modelling

Perspectives paper shows the way from classical to neural Earth system modelling, a hybrid approach in combination with machine learning.

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Volcano analysis in real time

New learning algorithms help to detect surface deformations at volcanoes in satellite data. This also enables better warning of eruptions.

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Will astronauts travel safely to Mars?

Simulations show: the dangerous space radiation can be sufficiently well shielded if the timing and duration of the journey are right.

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New trainees start their careers at the GFZ

The new training year has begun at the GFZ. We welcome seven young people who are laying the foundations for their professional future here.

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Hayley Allison receives the "Leopoldina Prize for Young Scientists”

Hayley Allison receives "Leopoldina Prize for Young Scientists”

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Joint appointment of Sabine Chabrillat at Leibniz University Hannover

Sabine Chabrillat became a professor at Leibniz University Hannover in august. The appointment is joint with the German Research Centre for Geosciences.

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Prof. Claudio Faccenna will take over as Head of the Section "Dynamics of the Lithosphere"

Prof. Claudio Faccenna will take over as Head of the Section "Dynamics of the Lithosphere" at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences on September 1.

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How can financial damage be better mitigated in the event of floods?

Interview | Floods are becoming increasingly costly. PD Dr. Heidi Kreibich demonstrated quantitatively how early warning could be improved to reduce monetary damage.

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