Survival at the upper temperature limit - thanks to fast metabolism

Researchers discover new surprising survival strategy of microorganisms at the absolute limit of life.

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The GFZ turns 30 - and celebrates virtually at its New Year's reception

The GFZ turns 30 - and celebrates virtually at its New Year's reception. Highlights: Awarding of the Rolf Emmermann Medal to Michael M. Watkins and children interviewing guests.

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Better predict induced seismicity

Novel modelling approach helps to understand and manage seismic activities connected with underground work.

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Dr. Ilya Bobrovskiy receives Branco Weiss Fellowship

Dr. Ilya Bobrovskiy started studying the origins of complex life at GFZ-Potsdam as a Branco Weiss Fellow.

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Getting prepared for the EnMAP launch in April 2022

Getting prepared for the EnMAP launch in April 2022. The Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program (EnMap) is a German hyperspectral satellite mission.

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Mehdi Nikkhoo receives Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship

Dr. Mehdi Nikkhoo, Section "Physics of Earthquakes and Volcanoes", has been granted a Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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On the abiotic origin of organic matter on Mars

The organic molecules found in a Martian meteorite are not of biological origin, but the result of geochemical interactions between water and rock.

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Prof. Martin Herold is the new Head of the Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics Section

Prof. Martin Herold is the new Head of the Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics Section.

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Introducing Gas Hydrates

The first German-language introduction to the research topic of gas hydrates comes from Judith Schicks, working group leader at the GFZ and associate professor at the University of Potsdam.

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ERC Grant for GFZ scientist

European Research Council will fund Jonathan Bedfords earthquake research. World’s first network to track plate motions will be established in Greece.

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