Schematic of plunging Earth plates under the ocean with water transport and the Al molecules involved: This is how water migrates deeper into the Earth than previously assumed.

Water is seeping deeper into Earth than expected

Water seeps deeper into the Earth than previously assumed - trapped in certain minerals containing aluminium. This is shown by investigations under extreme pressures and temperatures at DESY.

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From the air, a view of Istanbul, a city of millions, and the surrounding sea.

"Earthquakes don’t occur out of nowhere"

Marco Bohnhoff in an interview on the initiative to implement the next-generation of earthquake observatories worldwide.

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Group photo with all the people who attended the farewell

Honouring Prof. Onno Oncken with a scientific colloquium

Prof. Onno Oncken was honoured with a scientific colloquium. More than 70 invited guests and numerous GFZ staff members attended this official farewell.

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DEUQUA Logo mit Mammut und Friedenstaube

DEUQUA 2022 Tagung am GFZ

Section 4.3 hosts the DEUQUA2022 conference of the German Quaternary Association under the theme ‘Connecting Geoarchives’ from September 25th to 29th at the GFZ Potsdam.


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Postdoc Appreciation Week Germany

For the first time, the "Postdoc Appreciation Week" will also take place in Germany. From 19 to 23 September, events for postdocs will be offered throughout Germany.

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Building, photo taken in winter, Isaac Newton Institute

Simons Scholarship for Dr Monika Korte

Personalia | Dr. Monika Korte receives a Simons scholarship to participate in the research programme "Frontiers in dynamo theory: from the Earth to the stars".

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Die Verteilung der seismischen Stationen auf einer Karte der Region.

How deeply does Eifel volcanism sleep?

Researchers are now using a unique large-scale experiment to search for volcanic processes deep underground.

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Geomagnetic Field. Space with stars, Earth with animation around

GFZ film among the finalists of the Earth Futures Festival 2022

A GFZ film is among the finalists of the Earth Futures Festival 2022. Anyone who would like to support the film entry can vote for it until September 15.

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Earth's radiation belt: High-energy particles modelled around the Earth. The particles are ring-shaped

A new population of particles in the Earth’s radiation belts

The physical mechanisms that cause structures of very unusual rings that can remain in space for months and then suddenly disappear have now been revealed.

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[Translate to English:] Die teilnehmenden GFZ Mitarbeiter als Gruppenfoto

2nd proWissen run in Potsdam with successful participation by GFZ employees

On your marks, get set, go! – this was the motto at the Biosphäre Potsdam last Sunday, where the proWissen run took place.

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