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Field trip to Malawi – the “warm heart of Africa”

Field trip to Malawi – the “warm heart of Africa”

End of September 2023, the four scientists Franziska Wilke, Bettina Strauch, Martin Zimmer, and Simona Regenspurg from the German GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ), embarked on a sampling field trip in Malawi to collect gas, water, and rock samples within the project’s Work Package 2, which investigates critical raw materials (CRM) in the alkaline geothermal systems of the East African Rift valley.

Meet our researchers!

Meet our researchers!

We asked the CRM-geothermal researchers to talk about their work on the project. Learn more via our YouTube playlist!

CRM-geothermal represented at COP28 in Dubai

CRM-geothermal represented at COP28 in Dubai

The European Federation of Geologists, an official observer organisation at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP), proudly presented two groundbreaking EU-funded projects at COP28 in Dubai – CRM-geothermal and CEEGS.

CRM-geothermal at the 5th EnviroChem

CRM-geothermal at the 5th EnviroChem

Colleagues from the Izmir Institute of Technology participated in the 5th International
Environmental Chemistry Congress (EnviroChem) held in Antalya, Turkiye, from 30 October till 2 November 2023.

CRM-Geothermal Video Contest for 12-18-year-olds

CRM-Geothermal Video Contest for 12-18-year-olds

Two of the most important challenges society is facing are climate change and the supply of mineral raw materials. Geothermal energy can play a significant role in the fight against climate change. It is a renewable and sustainable heat and electricity source that is...

Join us at the Materials for Batteries Cluster Hub Workshop on 16 November!

Join us at the Materials for Batteries Cluster Hub Workshop on 16 November!

The Cluster Hub “Production of raw materials for batteries from European resources”, of which CRM-geothermal is a partner, is a knowledge exchange ecosystem, where partners involved in different European projects (private companies, support organisations, experts, universities and research institutes) can identify and discuss common topics related to their projects, and to the production of materials for batteries, as well as synergies that can foster innovations in this field.

CRM-geothermal at the 2023 Goldschmidt Conference

CRM-geothermal at the 2023 Goldschmidt Conference

CRM-geothermal presented its first results to the scientific community at the 2023 Goldschmidt Conference. This conference is the foremost annual, international event on geochemistry and related subjects, organised by the European Association of Geochemistry and the...

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