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SAVE THE DATE: ParFlow Summer School 2020
ParFlow is a parallel, integrated hydrology model that simulates spatially distributed surface and subsurface flow, as well as land surface processes including evapotranspiration and snow. From July 20-24, 2020 we are offering an Introductory and Advanced Short Course on ParFlow.
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Join the conference

SAGES welcomes ABC/J members to register now for the SAGES19 Conference on Global Climate Challenges for a Blue Green Economy: scientific evidence; its relevance; societal solutions. This conference is free to register and attend. Abstract submissions are now welcome for consideration for SAGES19 which will be held in Edinburgh on the 27th & 28 November 2019. More: Join the conference …

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Oman Excursion Blog

"Who says that a giant tsunami boulder is not the perfect place to write a blog post?" In her blog entries, PhD student Michaela Falkenroth describes her impressions and experiences from the ABC/J excursion 2019 (in German). Every year, students swap the lecture hall for the desert for two weeks! More: Oman Excursion Blog …

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ABC/J Support Programmes

Seed Funding for multilocational research projects, ABC/J Young Academics Award for outstanding interdisciplinary research, student scholarships for participation in our ABC/J Excursion or ABC/J Summer Schools, no additional costs for students enroling in modules at all of the affiliated courses of the ABC/J partner universities. The support programmes of Geoverbund ABC/J are diverse. More about ABC/J Support Programmes: ABC/J Support Programmes …

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High-Performance Scientific Computing

Research accompanied by the Centre for High-Performance Scientific Computing in Terrestrial Systems includes questions regarding modelling of water-, energy- and turn-over-cycles throughout ground water systems, the land surface and the atmosphere. Furthermore it deals with the fusion of monitoring models due to data assimilation and inversion methods. More: High-Performance Scientific Computing …

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Geoarchaeological evidence for the decline of a medieval city

Within their recent research paper Ermertz et al. demonstrate how geological field data can contribute to solve archaeological issues. The authors show that the ancient city of Qalhat (Oman) was most likely destroyed by an earthquake some 500 years ago. Read the article: Geoarchaeological evidence for the decline of a medieval city …

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Studying within Geoverbund ABC/J

The diversity and complementarity of the range of courses provided under the umbrella of Geoverbund ABC/J offers many opportunities for the students´ individual profile formation. The students in the ABC/J region also benefit from reduced administrative barriers and are enabled to switch between the cooperating institutes without being charged additional study fees. More: Studying within Geoverbund ABC/J …

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Blog: A Bridge to Africa

In autumn 2018 young scientists from Africa met geoscientists from Geoverbund ABC/J in Accra, to get in contact with the latest methods of modeling and simulation with supercomputers. The vision: Soil Research can support a secure and sustainable food production for Africa – and a week together could be the first step. This project diary reports how the bridge building advances. More: Blog: A Bridge to Africa …

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National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI)

Within the framework of the NFDI4Earth consortium, Geoververbund ABC/J is committed to the development of a National Research Data Infrastructure in the field of Earth System Sciences. The consortium is still open and invites all interested institutions to participate. More: National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) …