Covid-19 hit our communities strongly on many fronts but was not able to stop the biggest European conference on Geoscience: EGU General Assembly 2020 is happening right now online! This year, only virtually and with a new format: “displays” for everyone, instead of the standard... [mehr]

Dr. Daniel Andrade from the Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional (IG-EPN) in Quito visited the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) as guest scientist in the frame of the RIESGOS project from 15 - 26 October 2019. The IG-EPN... [mehr]

During July and August Saskia participated on a scientific expedition to Herschel Island (Yukon Territory, Canada). Her focus was on geophysical measurements of retrogressive thaw slumps to gain a better process understanding. Also laserscans of this giant mass movements were... [mehr]

Our work at the Hochvogel was braoadcasted by Servus TV. Here you can watch that spectacular mountain: Servus TV Wissensmagazin (in German, first feature) [mehr]

BR - Kontrovers: German TV broadcasts a short documentary about "The Alps in difficulties" and how the climate change leaves traces in the Alps with Prof. Krautblatter as expert on permafrost. BR: Alpen in Bedrängnis (6:51 min in German) [mehr]

Beginning of July Johannes hiked up the Hochvogel together with Lukas from TUM Geodesy for some maintenance and smaller installations. After a stay over night at the Prinz Luitpold Haus with its friendly hosts they had to carry heavy backpacks all the way up in the morning and... [mehr]

We performed ERT measurements, Laserscans, mapping and more at the Europahütte in order to understand the rock slope at the Austrian-Italian border. [mehr]

The snow-rich winter left traces and damages at the Hochvogel, so we had to do a lot of maintenance work with heavy equipment this spring. Some instruments need a repair but we could also install a new instrument. At the same time the GFZ Potsdam maintained their seismic boxes and... [mehr]

For the Campuslauf 2019 in Garching we joined forces with strong runners from the Engineering Geologists. While hoping for a top placement and winning a price, we ended up 4th in the 5,5 km team challenge, exactly like last year. It was an incredibly hot day but still it was a lot... [mehr]