Group photo of the participants of the GFZ.

GFZ successful at AOK Firmenlauf Potsdam 2022

At this year‘s AOK company run in Potsdam, the 60-member "GFZ runners" team ran their way onto the podium: with more than 2500 others, they finished the 5.2 kilometres through Park Sanssouci. Congratulations to all!

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Dirk Scherler in front of a plain background

W2 professorship for Dirk Scherler at Freie Universität Berlin

Dirk Scherler has accepted the call to a W2 professorship in Cosmogenic Nuclides at Freie Universität Berlin.

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A group of people gathering around the flag for Diversity Day - in the pillar forum on Telegrafenberg.

Science needs diversity

Science needs diversity. This is our message for the 10th German Diversity Day. Research on Telegrafenberg is diverse. We gather to set an example for more diversity, which we want to enable and create.

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All the particapants of the meetings in one room

Talks with German-Kazakh University

Talks with German-Kazakh University: The aim of talks was the strengthening and expanding cooperation not only in the field of research, but also in capacity building and policy consulting

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Five persons are standing in front of the entrance of the historical library.

Visit of the British Minister of State for Energy to the research institutes on Potsdam's Telegrafenberg

On 25 May 2022, the British Minister of State for Energy, Greg Hands, visited the research institutes on Potsdam's Telegrafenberg. He discussed about research on climate change and the energy transition.

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5 people at the EGU in front of a screen. Susanne Buiter holds the price.

European Geosciences Union awards Susanne Buiter

The Union Service Award for the GFZ's Scientific Executive Director recognizes her exceptional commitment to the EGU.

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The new director stands next to the press spokesperson, surrounded by around 100 GFZ employees. In the background, the building and the columned forum.

New Scientific Director Susanne Buiter welcomed at the GFZ

A warm welcome to our new Scientific Director of the GFZ! Prof. Susanne Buiter introduced herself to the staff on Tuesday, May 17, with an outdoor Q&A on Telegrafenberg.

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Drilling

Mapping heat flow beneath Greenland: “It’s a geothermal freak zone for sure”

Mapping heat flow: Greenland and the surrounding ocean floor hold great hope for geothermal energy as an alternative source of energy but have effectively been a blind spot so far.

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Trees in the Albert Einstein Science Park.

How does forest restoration affect water cycles?

Impacts of large-scale afforestation on precipitation reach far beyond country or even continent level: tree restoration in the Amazon region can, for example, affect rainfall in Europe and Eastern Asia.

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View over the roofs of Berlin. Tower of Berlin in the background.

Geothermal energy can bring about a heat turnaround!

GFZ presents core messages from the joint "Roadmap Deep Geothermal Energy for Germany" at the Berlin Energy Days 2022.

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