The 3rd CRC 1502 DETECT Newsletter is out now!

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Humans – through decades of land-use change
and intensified water use and management –
have caused persistent modifications in the coupled water and energy cycles of land and atmosphere.

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Find out more about our projects. The structure is organized in four scientific clusters (A-D) and supported by a fifth service cluster (Z).


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Work with us in the CRC 1502! Check out the various open positions related to our DETECT projects in the clusters from A to Z.


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Upcoming Events

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Close alliance in Earth System Science

CESOC Logo 4CCenter for Earth System Observation and Computational Analysis and European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts team up. The University of Bonn, the University of Cologne and Forschungszentrum Jülich are placing their joint Center for Earth System Observation and Computational Analysis (CESOC) on a new contractual footing.


IUGG General Assembly 2023

iuggThe 28th IUGG General Assembly will be held 11-20 July 2023 at the CityCube Berlin in Berlin, Germany. This General Assembly is a special opportunity for participants from around the world to come together and discuss the full range of geodetic and geophysical themes and further enhance the important interdisciplinary collaboration for a better understanding of our system Earth.


DETECT has kicked off

Logo DETECTpuzzleWith the election of the Speaker team and board and the implementation of the bylaws during the first general assembly on May 2nd, DETECT accomplished full administrative functionality. Almost all of the positions in the scientific and central service projects are either already filled or will be filled very soon.

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