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Imprint according to § 5 TMG (Tele Media Act) and § 55 RStV (German Interstate Treaty on Broadcasting)

The provider of this internet presence is the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ. The internet presence GEOFON is part of the Modular Earth Science Infrastructure (MESI) administered at the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences - GFZ providing services within the “Permanent networks”, “Data Distribution and Archiving” and “Communications” groups of MESI.

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. Susanne Buiter (Chairperson 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

Editorial Staff
Responsible editor for the contents of the GEOFON internet presence is Prof. Frederik Tilmann (Section Head, Seismology)
Phone: +49 331 288-1240

Editor, conception, coordination, technical realisation and support for GEOFON web sites
Dr. Peter Evans (GEOFON Data Center)

The texts and images on the GFZ websites are protected by copyright. Only the text and images of the GEOFON website are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY-4.0) Licence. Please give attribution to: © GFZ (GEOFON) [YEAR]. Parametric data (earthquake locations, depths, magnitudes etc.) generated by GEOFON are also available with CC-BY-4.0 Licence. Waveform data are distributed under different terms, licensed by the data set providers.

Liability notice
The editorial staff controls and updates the available information on these websites at regular intervals. Despite all care, information, data or links may have changed in the meantime. There is no liability or guarantee for the currency, accuracy or completeness of the information provided.

The same applies to all other websites, which are referred to by hyperlink. There is no responsibility for the content of the websites that are reached as a result of such a connection. Instead the relevant provider is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages.

In establishing the initial link, the editorial staff has reviewed the relevant external content in order to determine that they were free of illegal content at the time of linking.

If you detect errors in content or technology, please let us know.