More accurate estimate of expected annual flood damage

New model estimates expected annual flood damage for Germany at € 529 million.

 

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General Assembly OSPP Award of the European Geosciences Union for Pauline Gayrin

Pauline Gayrin has been honored with the General Assembly "Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation Award" of the European Geosciences Union.

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Doris Dransch appointed to the "Committee for Academic Libraries and Information Systems" of DFG

Doris Dransch appointed to the "Committee for Academic Libraries and Information Systems" of DFG

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Meanders help the climate

River beds that can shift naturally are more efficient carbon sinks than straightened rivers.

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Elizaveta Kovaleva: a new Senior Humboldt Research Fellow

Dr. Elizaveta Kovaleva from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, has joined the GFZ “Interface Geochemistry” Section 3.5 as a senior Humboldt Research Fellow. Welcome!

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New scientific drilling project STAR started

With the new scientific drilling project STAR in the Italian Apennines, GFZ researchers are on the trail of the causes of special earthquakes.

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Traces of an ancient road in a lake

Landscape history, politics, climate, wars and diseases are preserved in sediments.

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Evidence of superionic ice: news about the unusual magnetic fields of Uranus and Neptune

How conductive ice is formed at several thousand degrees and millions of times atmospheric pressure.

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Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers awarded to Sagar Masuti

Sagar Masuti is a new postdoctoral Humboldt research fellow in the section "Geomechanics and Scientific Drilling". His focus: the creep of crustal and mantle rocks.

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GFZ task force at volcanic eruption on La Palma

Lava flow reaches the sea, numerous earthquakes shake the islands - GFZ sends team to collect more data.

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