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The provider of this internet presence is the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ.

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences - GFZ
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288 0

Legal form
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)

Authorized representatives
The GFZ is legally represented by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Reinhard Hüttl (Chairman of the Board and Scientific Executive Director) and Dr. Stefan Schwartze (Administrative Executive Director).

Value Added Tax ID
VAT Identification Number according to § 27a VAT Tax Act: DE138407750

Partners and contact persons

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)

Prof. Dr. Friedhelm v. Blanckenburg (Project Coordinator)
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam, Germany
Phone: +49 3312882850
Email: fvb(at)


Institut de physique du globe de Paris (IPGP)

Prof. Dr. Jérôme Gaillardet
Institut de physique du globe de Paris
1 Rue Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France
Phone: +33 183957443
Email: gaillardet(at)


Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

Prof. Dr. Balz Kamber
Trinity College
College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin
College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone: +353 18962957
Email: kamberbs(at)


University of Southampton (Southampton)

Dr. Rachael James
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way Southampton SO14 3ZH, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 2380599005


Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)

Prof. Dr. Anna Gorbushina
BAM Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
Unter den Eichen 87, 12205 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 3081041400
Email: anna.gorbushina(at)


Géosciences environnement Toulouse (GET)

Dr. Eric Oelkers
Géosciences environnement Toulouse, Observatoire Midi-Pyrenées
14, avenue Edouard Belin, 31400 Toulouse, France
Phone: +33 0561332575


Thermo Fisher Scientific (Bremen) GmbH (TFS Bremen)

Dr. Claudia Bouman
Thermo Fisher Scientific (Bremen) GMBH
Hanna-Kunath-Strasse 11, 28199 Bremen, Germany
Phone: +49 4215493359
Email: claudia.bouman(at)


Boliden Tara Mines Limited (Boliden)

Dr. John Ashton
Boliden Tara Mines Limited
Knockumber Rd., Co. Meath Navan, Ireland
Phone: +353 46908220321
Email: john.ashton(at)


Webdesign and Programming
Kirsten Elger, Vivien Lindemann, Manuela Dziggel, Camila Rodriguez Reyes (all GFZ Potsdam)

Technical Realization and Support
Responsible for the technical implementation is the unit IT Services and Operations

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Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Contracts
According to the law on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Contracts (VSBG), a trader who maintains a website or uses general terms and conditions is obliged to notify consumers of the extent to which he is willing or obliged to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer’s dispute resolution body. The European Commission provides an online platform for dispute resolution (OS) under the external link The platform serves as a point of contact for the out-of-court settlement of disputes with regard to contractual obligations arising from online purchase contracts. The GFZ is not obligated to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a dispute resolution body and, furthermore, does not offer participation.