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Beobachtungen am Straßenrand. Foto: Isabel Dückert/Valerie Pobloth.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 7th 2017

October, 7th Lagos, Nigeria – Ibadan, Nigeria Ready to drive to our main destination, we are meeting Professor Dr. Igboanusi a friend and colleague... more
Photo: Valerie Pobloth.

Underway in Nigeria – Students from the Department of English and American Studies on Excursion to Ibadan

The English language has developed over centuries into a language family of World Englishes. A group of students from the Department of English and... more
The fossils (ammonites) at 3000 meters altitude are witnesses of an earlier sea. Photo: Henry Wichura.

Underway in the Andes – March, 9: Fossils in the late summer snow

Travel Journal: Doctoral Students on an Excursion in Western Argentina
We are leaving Mendoza and drive to the South along the famous “Ruta 40”, the longest road in South America. Today we are heading to Malargüe and the... more
Enigmatic Seedpod of native plants. Photo: Henry Wichura.

Underway in the Andes – March, 6-8 2017: „Show and Tell“ in San Juan and Mendoza

Travel Journal: Doctoral Students on an Excursion in Western Argentina
We are driving from Rodeo to San Juan. No stops are planned for today but we enjoy the beautiful scenery and geology from the bus. We have to be in... more

Gäste aus Mexiko

Vertreter mexikanischer Universitäten besuchen die Universität Potsdam
Eine 25-köpfige Delegation von Vertretern mexikanischer Hochschulen und Forschungseinrichtungen war am 24. und 25. November 2014 zu Gast an der... more

Call for Applications for the „Arctic in the Anthropocene“ Summer School

First Potsdam Summer School on the „Arctic in the Anthropocene“
We have the pleasure to announce the call for applications for the first Potsdam Summer School PSS 2014 on the “Arctic in the Anthropocene” in... more
Lake sediments in the Boam Gorge with soft sediment deformation. (Photo: Dr. Angela Landgraf)

Traces in the Sand

Geologists from Potsdam measure the shorelines of Lake Issyk Kul
Volcano eruptions, earthquakes, floods, landslides – these forces of nature form new patterns of our landscape again and again. Today we can still... more