Legal information / Provider Identification

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


The provider of this internet presence is GESEP e.V.


Dr. Ulrich Harms
c/o Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum - GFZ
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288 1085
Fax: +49 331 288 1088

Editorial Staff

Responsible editor for the contents of the internet presence of GFZ with regard to media law is
Dr. Ulrich Harms
Phone: +49 331 288 1085


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Technical Realization and Support

Responsible for the technical implementation is the unit IT Services and Operations

This imprint also applies to GESEP services on Twitter.

Common Public Interest

GESEP e.V. is due to notice of exemption by the finance authority Potsdam (StNr. 046/140/05896) from 11. September 2015 after § 5 Abs. 1 Nr. 9 KStG free from the corporate income tax and after § 3 Nr. 6 GewStG free from the trade tax.

Register Court: District Court Potsdam

Register Number: VR 7184 P


The texts and images on the GESEP websites are protected by copyright. Copying these files or printing the publications is only permitted for private use.

In addition, a download or printout is only permitted for the purpose of reporting on the GESEP e.V.

Each copy (including extracts) must contain a copyright statement corresponding to the page.

All other uses, such as duplication, alteration or use of these graphics, recordings, video sequences or texts on GESEP websites in further electronic or printed publications for non-commercial and commercial purposes are not permitted without the explicit consent of the copyright holder - even if they are not labelled as a copyright protected document.

Liability notice

GESEP controls and updates the available information on the GESEP websites at regular intervals. Despite all care, information, data or links may have changed in the meantime. Therefore GESEP is not liable or does not guarantee for the currentness, accuracy and completeness of the information provided.

The same applies to all other websites, which are referred to by hyperlink. GESEP shall not be responsible 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, GESEP 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.

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. GESEP is not obligated to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a dispute resolution body and, furthermore, does not offer participation.

© GESEP, 13 June 2018


Dr. Ulrich Harms

GESEP Consortium e.V.

GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

14473 Potsdam
Tel.: +49 331 288 1085
Fax: +49 331 288 1088