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Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences - GFZ
14473 Potsdam, Germany
Tel.: +49 331 288 0

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The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences - GFZ is a Public Law Foundation. The GFZ is member of the Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. (Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres).

Authorised representatives

The GFZ is legally represented by Prof. Dr. Susanne Buiter (Chairwoman of the Board and Scientific Executive Director) and Dr. Stefan Schwartze (Administrative Executive Director).

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Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer gemäß § 27a UstG: DE138407750

Editorial staff

Responsible editor for the contents of this internet presence with regard to media law is:
Martin Hammitzsch (Head of eScience-Centre)
Tel.: +49 331 6264-1717

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Dr. Christian Meeßen (eScience-Centre)
Tel.: +49 331 6264-1983

Marc Hanisch (eScience-Centre)
Tel.: +49 331 6264-28929

Technical realization and support

Responsible for the technical implementation is the eScience-Centre


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