A dry dam near Capetown, South Africa.

The challenge of unprecedented floods and droughts in risk management

A study has shown that gearing risk management measures to the worst-case event experienced to date is not enough to reduce impacts from unprecedented events.

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Drawing of a fictional historical submersible.

Eleven short research stays with GFZ participation funded

The "Helmholtz Information and Data Science Academy" funds eleven short research stays with GFZ participation. The new bidding round starts on 15.08.2022.

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Drilling platform on Lake Junin with several people on it

Tropical glaciers followed the rhythm of the ice sheet expansion in the northern hemisphere

Tropical glaciers followed the rhythm of the ice sheet expansion in the northern hemisphere during the last 700,000 years as data from sediments of a high-altitude lake in the Peruvian Andes shows.

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Schematic representation of the VECTOR project: A large arrow with different levels - from the earth's surface to underground.

Improving the exploration efficiency in Europe

Improving exploration efficiency in Europe: The new EU project VECTOR aims at evidence-based, freely accessible knowledge and social acceptance.

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Hoby Razafindrakoto

Project from Dr. Razafindrakoto to create a seismological lab in Madagascar wins ARISE Grant

The Project from Dr. Razafindrakoto to create a seismological lab in Madagascar wins ARISE Grant.

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3D digital Earth at night

Open-Earth-Monitor getting started

Open-Earth-Monitor for the use and application of open-source environmental data of critical regions of the Earth: Invitation to the kick-off workshop on 19 July.

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The dam of the Steinbach Dam in the Eifel region, cut by flooding but not destroyed.

Flood risk management after the Eifel flood in July 2021

14 July 2022 will be the anniversary of the Eifel flood disaster . How can we better deal with such extreme events in the future? Ten recommendations were developed in the KAHR project.

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Group picture of the Cermak7 Conference in front of the Museum Barberini in Potsdam

International heat flow conference and workshop in Potsdam

The GFZ hosted the “7th International Meeting on Heat Flow and the Thermal Structure of the Lithosphere”, including a workshop dedicated to the quality scheme of the global heat flow database.

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Castor platform in the ocean. The sea is still.

Filling geological gas reservoirs: Causal research in the most important event of induced seismicity in Europe

Interview with Dr. Simone Cesca | Causal research in the most important event of induced seismicity in Europe in 2013

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People sit on chairs in a circle in a room.

GFZ PhD Days

PhD Days on Telegrafenberg invited for an exciting hybrid program – from talks to lab visits, from one-on-one meetings to informal gatherings.

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