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ABC/J General Meeting 2020
This year's ABC/J General Meeting and the awarding of the ABC/J Young Academic Awards 2020 were a complete success. Prof. Florian Wellmann and Dr. Konstantin Ntageretzis guided through the four-hour program of the virtual format, which reached almost five times as many viewers as in previous years.
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International exchange scheme Scotland/Germany

On a competitive basis, the two parallel schemes provide flexible financial support to initiate and enhance collaboration between SAGES and the Geoverbund in all aspects of geoscience and Earth systems science. More: International exchange scheme Scotland/Germany …

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Community Land Model - CLM
ABC/J Expert Talk 2020

Within the framework of the event, which is designed as a dialogue platform, current developments, trends, weaknesses of recent land surface models and future requirements will be discussed. Registration deadline is 15 March 2020! More: Community Land Model - CLM ABC/J Expert Talk 2020 …

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ParFlow - ABC/J Summer School 2021

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 26-30, 2021 we are offering an Introductory and Advanced Short Course on ParFlow. The registration will be opened later this year. More: ParFlow - ABC/J Summer School 2021 …

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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) …

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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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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 in Terrestrial Systems

Founded in 2011, the ABC/J Competence Center HPSC TerrSys, together with the associated Simulation Laboratory Terrestrial Systems (SimLab TerrSys) and in close cooperation with the Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC), provides the geoscientists with scientific and technical support for their research activities by means of the Jülich supercomputers. More: High-Performance Scientific Computing in Terrestrial Systems …

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ABC/J Competence Centres

The Geoverbund ABC/J promotes the establishment of competence centres along the lines of the two already established centres HPSC TerrSys and CPEX-LAB. ABC/J Competence Centres bundle complementary expertises on a specific research topic, coordinate research activities and interconnect scientific infrastructures - across locations and independent of institutional structures. More: ABC/J Competence Centres …