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Apply now until 28 February 2019!
Supporting early-career scientists is a fundamental concern of Geoverbund ABC/J. Therefore, the Geoverbund ABC/J will present the Geoverbund ABC/J Young Academics Award for the ninth time in 2019. The research prize honors outstanding, innovative, and interdisciplinary research in the field of geosciences, including geography. Applications/nominations are now possible until 28 February 2019.
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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 regularly how the bridge building advances. More: Blog: A Bridge to Africa …

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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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Towards an International Geoscience Network

The Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment & Society (SAGES) is a multidisciplinary network and pools expertise in geoscience and environmental science from across Scotland’s research base. In 2016 SAGES and Geoverbund ABC/J formed a partnership to work together on bilateral research projects, post graduate education and staff exchange. More: Towards an International Geoscience Network …

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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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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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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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Something to pass on?!

Do you have any news that you would like to promote in the ABC/J region or an open position to be filled as soon as possible? We support you in the distribution of your announcements via the information channels of Geoverbund ABC/J. All you have to do: Write us! More: Something to pass on?! …

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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 …