Munich Alpine Hazards and Mitigation Cluster (AlpHaz)

The 3rd fieldwork season within the project “Alpine Rock Slopes” lead by Daniel Draebing took place one and a half weeks in the Gaisberg Valley, Austrian Alps, and three weeks the Turtmann Valley, Swiss Alps. In the Gaisberg Valley, the fieldwork team consisting of the PI and 2... [mehr]

From 09.07. to 11.07.2018 more work has been done at the Hochvogel peak. Members of the TUM Department of Geodesy and Photogrammetry took a detailed record of the summit area. Members of the Landslide Research Group carried out measurements in the crack and installed the first... [mehr]

On Friday the 15.06.2018 a fair weather window was used to geodetically measure the summit area and the summit ridge on the Hochvogel. In addition, the first measurements with a Gravimeter were carried out and more convergence lines were measured. In total six researchers from the... [mehr]

In April the international project group of the AlpSenseBench project met at the Technical University Munich (TUM) to improve and coordinate the working tasks and plans for this summer period. The meeting was led by Prof. Dr. M. Krautblatter and members of the TUM Landslide group,... [mehr]

Due to the geographic and tectonic location, the Andean countries are particularly vulnerable to natural hazards. The international cooperation project RIESGOS focuses on the countries of Chile, Peru and Ecuador and aims to improve the management of natural disasters including... [mehr]

In August 2017, field work was carried out in Norway by PhD candidate Benjamin Jacobs as a follow up of the 2015 and 2016 field work of Benjamin and Michael. Two of Norway’s top-risk sites were investigated to gather data on thermal and hydraulic forcing on large rock slope... [mehr]

The TUM Landslide Group continued the monitoring at the gradually opening fracture at the Hochvogel peak (2592 m, Allgäu, Germany) in late September 2017. By performing further measurements of the opening fracture and drone flights, the group assessed the kinematics of the... [mehr]

t the beginning of 2017, the Mueller rockslide was investigated within the “Alpine Rock Slopes” project funded by the German Research Foundation and the project “Investigation of a large, alpine rock slope failure: Mueller Rockslide, New Zealand” funded by the Massey University... [mehr]

Within the August-Wilhelm Scheer Visiting Professor Program funded by the Excellence Initiative of the Technical University of Munich, Dr Sam McColl from Massey University (Palmerston North, New Zealand; upper left image) visited the Chair of Landslide Research for eight weeks in... [mehr]

Im September finden wieder Projekte am Hornbergl statt, siehe beigefügte Ankündigungen. Begrenzte Teilnehmerzahl! Anmeldung bis zum 30. Juni 2017 via TUMonline. [mehr]