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New DFG Priority Research Program: EarthShape
New DFG Priority Research Program: EarthShape
The DFG funded a new priority research program (Schwerpunktprogramm, SPP) EarthShape: Earth surface shaped by biota ( This project challenges the paradigm that the Earth surface is shaped mainly by climate and tectonics and explores how in addition biologic processes form soil, influence topography, and thereby shape the Earth surface.
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The Geoverbund ABC/J bundles and connects the know-how of the universities RWTH Aachen, Bonn and Cologne as well as the Forschungszentrum Jülich in the field of geosciences. More: Geoverbund …

The Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC)

Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC) is the competence cluster in integrated bioeconomy research of the Universities of Aachen, Bonn, Düsseldorf and the Forschungszentrum (56 core groups from many disciplines). More: The Bioeconomy Science Center (BioSC) …



TERENO is a network of four terrestrial observatories in Germany for long-term environmental observation (> 15 years) More: TERENO …