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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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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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The group on the first day of work.

New faces at the GFZ - start of the training year 2022/2023

Every year on 1 September, GFZ welcomes new employees who will complete their training or their voluntary year.

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Forest vs no forest on two sides of a road

Agriculture drives more than 90% of tropical deforestation

Agriculture drives more than 90% of tropical deforestation, says a new study in Science. Effective measures for halting deforestation must address underlying and indirect roles of agriculture.

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2nd International Symposium of International Association of Geodesy’s Commission 4 “Positioning and Applications”

2nd International Symposium of International Association of Geodesy’s Commission 4 “Positioning and Applications” in Potdam. In focus: Space Weather and various applications of GNSS.

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[Translate to English:] Foto eines Bergs mit darüber gelegter Skizze des geologischen Profils.

How thick should clay be as a host rock for a repository?

How thick should clay be as a host rock for a repository? Theresa Hennig applied numerical simulations to show how geochemical concentration gradients enhance the migration of uranium in claystone.

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White dots of different thicknesses in a hexagonal pattern on a black ground.

Synthesis of hexagonal SiGe semiconductor using high pressure and temperature

Hexagonal SiGe semiconductor for optoelectronics: synthesis of the material succeeds using high pressure and temperature opening a possible solution to a pressing optoelectronic problem.

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Landslide on a slope directly adjacent to a settlement with small houses.

Landslides increasingly threaten the world's urban poor cities

Landslides increasingly threaten the world's poor cities as heavy rains and informal urbanisation destabilise slopes in the tropics. Ugur Öztürk and colleagues showed this by modelling in “Nature”.

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