GFZ mourns the loss of Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wetzel

We mourn the loss of Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wetzel. He was a scientist in the Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics Section and had been working for the GFZ since its foundation.

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Digital rock cores are the new reference rocks

More precise digital rock physics models are key to the exploration and sustainable use of underground reservoirs.

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Dr. Ludwig Stroink (links) und Prof. Niels Hovius halten die Auszeichnung in den Händen. (Foto: GFZ)

BMBF awards GFZ as a pioneer in international science diplomacy

BMBF awards GFZ as a pioneer in international science diplomacy.

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Shaping the Change

Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz visits researchers at the Telegrafenberg in Potsdam

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Large amounts of mercury released under southwest Greenland ice sheet

About ten percent of the global riverine export of this toxic substance to oceans originates from this region - with potentially significant impacts on Arctic organisms.

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Deep oceans dissolve the rocky shell of water-ice planets

Laboratory experiments allow insights into the processes under the extreme pressure and temperature conditions of distant worlds.

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Geomagnetic Storm 12.5.2021

Interview │ We talked to Prof. Claudia Stolle about the geomagnetic storm of 12.5.2021. The magnetic field in the solar wind was time and again aligning southwards on this day, indicative of a possibly following stronger geomagnetic storm.

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Lifeline and mortal danger

In mountain regions, water monitoring is of existential importance.

 

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Professor Dingwell was elected a member of the Royal Society

Professor Donald Bruce Dingwell has been elected a member of the Royal Society. He is the future chairman of the GFZ's Scientific Advisory Board.

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We are as diverse as the Earth we explore - Diversity Day 2021

Diversity Day: Diversity has many dimensions. Here, 8 people from the GFZ introduce themselves. They stand for ALL those who contribute to doing and enabling our research.

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