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How Secure is Safe?! – A Germany-wide project examines how to organize safety in urban neighborhoods

Quiet suburb, hip inner city, quaint small town, multicultural urban neighborhood – for every lifestyle there is a suitable place. Why do we feel safe... more
Highlight für Geowissenschaftler: In den Anden gibt es alles, was geologisch interessant ist. Foto: Andreas Bergner

Solid Relationships – Research cooperation between Potsdam and Argentina expanding

The Andes are an Eldorado for geoscientists: The South American mountain range is one of the earth’s youngest and most active ranges, making it one of... more
Quelle: Oliver Korup

Tales as Old as the Hills

Geoscientist Oliver Korup Explores Natural Hazards
If earthquakes, landslides, floods and debris avalanches cannot be prevented, then people in the affected regions want to know at least how often such... more
Foto: 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