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Congratulations to the ABC/J-awardees 2018!
This year, three young female scientists from the Forschungszentrum Jülich, the University of Bonn and the University of Cologne received the ABC/J Young Academics Award for outstanding, innovative and interdisciplinary research in the geosciences and geography.
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ABC/J Excursion to Oman 2019: Apply now!

Geoverbund ABC/J is packing you off to the desert! It's doing so because of the positive feedback from those who went on the excursion in the previous three years and because of the huge demand for places the fourth time around. The excursion is of an interdisciplinary nature and is aimed at students of the geosciences and geography who are completing a bachelor's or master's course or who are pursuing a doctorate. Each excursion place benefits from a € 500 subsidy from Geoverbund ABC/J. More: ABC/J Excursion to Oman 2019: Apply now! …

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PASCAL: Apply now!

PASCAL (The Pan-African Soil Challenge) is founded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the German Research Foundation (DFG). The project focusses at a secure and sustainable food production for the African continent as one of the most stringent global challenges. Apply here for HPC training, hackathon, and the side programme More: PASCAL: Apply now! …

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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 Summer School 2018: Register now!

Geoverbund ABC/J offers a Summer School on Hydrogeophysics for Master and PhD students as well as PostDocs interested in advanced hydrogeophysical methods. The course will take place from 27-31 August 2018 in Jülich in Germany. Registration is now open! Mehr: ABC/J Summer School 2018: Register now! …

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5th Global Conference on Economic Geography 2018

The title "Dynamics in an Unequal World" of this international conference, the biggest dedicated to economic geography, is based on the premise that the world is far away from being flat. Worldwide we see uneven developments in which regions and countries rise while other fall. Date & location: 24–28 July 2018, University of Cologne. Calls for Abstracts/Sessions & registration will be announced in 2017. The Conference is supported by Geoverbund ABC/J. More: 5th Global Conference on Economic Geography 2018 …

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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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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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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 …