Diver

Favoring curiosity-driven research of the solid earth

GFZ will coordinate a major Horizon Europe geoscience infrastructure project combining more than 150 access points for geo-data and high-performance computing codes.

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Four people stand in the lecture hall with their backs to the audience. Niels Hovius and Susanne Buiter hold their bouquets.

Inauguration ceremony of the new GFZ Executive Director Susanne Buiter

Ceremonial inauguration of the new GFZ Executive Director Susanne Buiter by the Chair of the Board of Trustees Oda Keppler, Helmholtz President Otmar Wiestler and Interim Executive Director Niels Hovius.

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Drei Männer: Bruno Merz + 2 Personenen von der Internationalen Vereinigung für Hydrologie

Bruno Merz was awarded the "Volker Medal" by the International Association of Hydrological Sciences in Montpellier

Bruno Merz was awarded the "Volker Medal" by the International Association of Hydrological Sciences in Montpellier.

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Christopher Kyba honoured with "Leon Gaster Award"

“Leon Gaster Award” for Christopher Kyba honours “the best paper concerning lighting applications” published in 2021 in the journal “Lighting Research & Technology”.

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Sandy hills, blue sky

Which forces control the elevation of mountains?

Which forces control the elevation of mountains? It depends, say scientists and propose a novel classification scheme in a new study.

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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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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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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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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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