Munich Alpine Hazards and Mitigation Cluster (AlpHaz)


Visit of the Siberian State University of Geosystems and Technologies (SSUGT)

Prof. Alexander Karpik, Prof. Vladimir Seredovich, Assoc. Prof. Sergey Seredovich, Dr. Igor Musikhin and Dmitry Vetoshkin from Siberian State University of Geosystems and Technologies visited Focus Area Geodesy at TUM.[mehr]


Cryowall project kicks off

Benjamin Jacobs and Michael Krautblatter permformed geophysical and LiDAR measurements as part of the new Cryowall Project at the Nordnesfjellet at the Lyngenfjord in Northern Norway. The Cryowall project is funded by the Norwegian Science Foundation and is a cooperation of the...[mehr]


Insights into Zugspitze/Eibsee rock avalanche

Sibylle Knapp conducted field work doing a seismic survey on the Eibsee lake, which has been formed by a massive rock avalanche 3700 years ago, in cooperation with Prof. Flavio Anselmetti (University of Bern, Switzerland). Reflection seismic profiles aim at improving our...[mehr]


Debris flow at Obersdorf (Germany)

A large debris flow occurred at Obersdorf (Germany) on June 14th 2015. About 500 people have been temporarily evacuated. Prof. Michael Krautblatter was interviewed by Bavarian television concerning future risks by heavy rainfall due to climate change.[mehr]


Geological excursion to Hornbergl

A field exercise during the course Geology for surveyors (Modul BV340022 „Bauen: Ingenieurbaukunde, Verkehrswegebau und Geologie“) took place on Hornbergle mountain (Reutte, Tyrol). The objective of the trip was the slope movement and mountain spreading region Hornbergle. The...[mehr]


DE-MONTES Video published

The necessity for monitoring geo-risk areas such as rock slides is growing due to the increasing probability of such events caused by environmental change. Europe is one leader in survey technology, due to well-established providers of measurement systems and frameworks. In...[mehr]


First investigations of instability at the Hochvogel (Allgäu, Germany)

Increased rockfall activity has recently been noticed at the Hochvogel (2592 m üA,  Allgäu, Germany), where a large fracture at the peak is gradually opening. Lukas Paysen-Petersen and Michael Krautblatter, along with MSc students of the TUM...[mehr]


Hydrological and Pedological Field Exercise in Ebnit (21.-25.7.2014)

For the first time after three years, the “Hydrological and Pedological Field Exercise” was able to take place in this summer semester. As the Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management is lead by Prof. Markus Disse since one year, the field exercise, developed by Prof. Erwin...[mehr]


AlpHaz initiative in the TUMcampus magazine

The current TUMcampus magazine reports about the AlpHaz cluster. Find the whole article on page 18 in the TUMcampus issue 3/2014.[mehr]


"Tag der Fakultät" on the 5th of July, 2014: Honoring of Valentin Heimhuber (M.Sc.) for his outstanding Master's thesis with the Heinz-Peter Scholz Award

Valentin Heimhuber (M.Sc.) was honered with the Heinz-Peter Scholz award for his outstanding master's thesis with the topic „GIS Based Flood Modeling as Part of an Integrated Development Strategy for Informal Settlements, which was supervised by the chair of hydrology and river...[mehr]