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  • Research Focus Earth Sciences

Highlights from the Research Focus Earth Science

The Mathematics of Nature

Gunnar Lischeid researches the environment with modern methods of data mining


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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


RISK_M sucht Studien-Teilnehmer

Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer für ein Computerexperiment zur Hochwasservorsorge gesucht


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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". ScienceVol. 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


Goswami, B., Boers, N., Rheinwalt, A., Marwan, N., Heitzig, J., Breitenbach, S. F. M., Kurths, J. (2018): Abrupt transitions in time series with uncertainties. Nature Communications. DOI:10.1038/s41467-017-02456-6