Universität Potsdam
Institut für Geowissenschaften
14476 Potsdam
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Responsible for the administration of the website

Prof. Dr. Peter van der Beek & Dr. Julien Amalberti
Universität Potsdam
Institut für Geowissenschaften
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam
Tel.: +49 331 977 5808/5841

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The University of Potsdam is a corporation under public law. It is legally represented by Prof. Oliver Günther, Ph.D., President of the University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, 14469 Potsdam.

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Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg, Dortustr. 36, 14467 Potsdam.

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The central website is managed by Peter van der Beek within the European ERC-funded COOLER project

Peter van der Beek

Institut für Geowissenschaften
Universität Potsdam
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
Haus 27, Raum 1.31
14476 Potsdam-Golm
Office: +49 331 977 5808
Mobile: +49 176 625 63411

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Liability for content

The contents of our pages were created with great care. However, we cannot guarantee that the content is correct, complete or up-to-date. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these pages according to Section 7, Paragraph 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG). According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, we as a service provider are not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information according to general laws remain unaffected. However, liability in this regard is only possible from the point in time at which knowledge of a specific infringement of the law is known.

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