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  • Research Focus Earth Sciences

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16 Young Academy positions in Geo.Data Science and Geo.Society

(3-year PhD or 2-year Postdoc positions)

The 16 positions will be filled with the top applicants from both fields. Affinity with Geo.Data Science as well as Geo.Society will be an asset.

more information on thiy call at https://www.geo-x.net/aktuelles/aktuelles-uebersicht/details/news/open-call-geox-young-academy/

Highlights from the Research Focus Earth Science

The Mathematics of Nature

Gunnar Lischeid researches the environment with modern methods of data mining


More Power

Scientists from the University of Potsdam and the Helmholtz-Center Berlin gained new insights into Perowskit Solar Cells


The Riddle of the “Rainforest Crisis”

Humans Changed the Ecosystems of Central Africa More Than 2,600 Years Ago


Image Trailer NatRiskChange

The Research Training Group 2917 NatRiskChange.


Image Movie Earth Sciences


Spiekermann G., Harder M., Zalden P., Sahle Ch. J., Wilke M., Biedermann N., Weis C., Morgenroth W., Kulik E., Nishiyama N., Petitgirard S., Yavaş Y., Sternemann C. (2019) Structure of amorphous GeO2 up to 100 GPa by Kbeta’’ X-ray emission spectroscopy. Physical Reviews X 9, 011025. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevX.9.011025


Caupin,F, Holten,V., Qiu, C., Guillerm,E.,  Wilke, M., Frenz, M., TeixeiraJ., Soper, A. K. (2018). Comment on "Maxima in the thermodynamic response and correlation functions of deeply supercooled water". Science. Vol. 360, Issue 6390, eaat1634. DOI: 10.1126/science.aat1634


Garcin, Y., Deschamps, P., Ménot, G., de Saulieu, G., Schefuß, E., Sebag, D., Dupont, L., Oslisly, R., Brademann, B., Mbusnum, K., Onana, J.-M., Ako, A., Epp, L., Tjallingii, R., Strecker, M., Brauer, A. and Sachse, D. (2018). Early anthropogenic impact on Western Central African rainforests 2,600 y ago. PNAS. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1715336115


Smith, T & Bookhagen, B (2018) Changes in seasonal snow water equivalent distribution in High Mountain Asia (1987 to 2009). Science Advances 4. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1701550