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Apr 20, 2017 11:26 AM

Scientists discovered five submarine volcanoes north of New Zealand

An international team of scientists took rock samples at depths up to 8800m. Research will provide valuable insight into the earth’s past.

Mar 9, 2017 4:25 PM

Environmental Impact from Offshore Wind Parks

Join underwater hunters on the trail of eddies in the North Sea. Researchers from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht utilise special gliders.

Dec 26, 2016 11:46 AM

Picture gallery of the tsunami early warning system in the Indian Ocean

In 2014, on December 26 the tenth anniversary of the tsunami disaster in the Indian Ocean is commemorated. Components of the early warning system are explained in pictures.

Dec 6, 2016 9:37 AM

Climate conference in Marrakesh: was it ambitious enough ?

UN report highlights the insufficient aggregated effect of Nationally Determined Contributions.

Nov 8, 2016 11:01 AM

The importance of the oceans is discussed in Marrakech

The climate conference also focuses on the importance of the oceans. They store heat and CO2.

Nov 3, 2016 3:59 PM

The relevance of climate change for critical infrastructures

Extreme weather conditions can be a challenge for a stable energy supply.

Oct 4, 2016 1:31 PM

Sea ice and atmospheric circulation changes

Sea ice is an important component of our climate system and of great importance for the global energy balance.

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On the Earth System Knowledge Platform scientists of the Helmholtz Association present current findings, real-time data and background information in form of short, comprehensible articles, infographics, photographs and film clips. Natural hazards, climate change and pollution are the topics of the online service.