W2-Professorship for Dr. Susanne Liebner

Susanne Liebner is "W2-Professor for Molecular Environmental Microbiology" at the University of Potsdam since November 1 – a joint appointment with the GFZ, where she is doing research in the "Geomicrobiology" section.

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Simona Regenspurg Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Geothermal Energy"

Simona Regenspurg, head of the working group "Geothermal Fluids" in the Geoenergy Section, is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal “Geothermal Energy”.

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Streetlights contribute less to nighttime light emissions in cities than expected

The combination of smart city lighting and satellite imagery allows measurements of the contribution of street lights to urban lighting for the first time.

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Reinhard Hüttl suspends his office

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Influence of rock types on vegetation density and biodiversity

The effects of bedrock on biodiversity and landscape relief were studied globally.

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How a greenhouse catastrophe killed nearly all life

How a greenhouse catastrophe killed nearly all life.

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Magnetic fields on the moon are the remnant of an ancient nuclear dynamo

International simulation study shows that alternative explanatory models such as asteroid impacts do not generate sufficiently large magnetic fields.

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Kyriakos Balidakis receives the Geodesy Science Award

The Geodesy Committee of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (DGK) has awarded this year's Science Prize to Dr.-Ing. Kyriakos Balidakis.

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ICDP Science Plan 2020-2030

“Billions of Years of Earth Evolution” is the overarching motto for the new Science Plan of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program, ICDP.

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Are foreshocks a systematic indicator for upcoming earthquakes?

New findings from Istanbul raise hope that preceding signs of massive earthquakes can be detected.

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