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Two weeks till Accra - We are preparing for Africa
In two weeks young scientists from Ghana and other African regions will meet geoscientists from Geoverbund ABC/J in Accra, to get in contact with the latest methods of modern geoscientific research – 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 for future cooperation of geoscientists from both sides of the bridge.
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The Pan-African Soil Challenge

PASCAL (The Pan-African Soil Challenge) is a prize-winning project within DFG's Ideas Competition on International Research Marketing funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The project focusses at a secure and sustainable food production for the African continent as one of the most stringent global challenges. More: The Pan-African Soil Challenge …

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Blog: A Bridge to Africa

For one week in autumn 2018 young scientists from Africa will meet 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 will report regularly how the bridge building advances. More: Blog: A Bridge to Africa …

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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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Catchment tomography - An approach for spatial parameter estimation

In this newly published paper of Baatz, D. et al. a tomographic approach for estimating a distributed Manning's roughness coefficient is proposed. Follow the link to read more about "catchment tomography" and other current ABC/J Publications. More: Catchment tomography - An approach for spatial parameter estimation …

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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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Picture gallery of the 2018 ABC/J summer festival

The last ABC/J summer festival took place on 29 June 2018 at Forschungszentrum Jülich. In addition to the presentation of the young academics award, the keynote lecture by Dr. Insa Thiele-Eich, "our candidate" for a flight to the ISS, was another highlight of the event. But of course the festival is always a great opportunity to get to know each other better. More: Picture gallery of the 2018 ABC/J summer festival …


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