The team “Landslides”, consisting of staff of the Landslides Research Group and landslides-interested members of the Chair of Engineering Geology, outspent themselves on the 5.8 km route and got 4/45 in the team challenge. Thanks to the organisation team of the Junge Akademie! We... [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]

Daniel Draebing visited Massey University, Palmerston North, for 2 months funded by Massey University’s International Visitor Research Fund. Within the visit, Daniel acted as a guest lecturer on the Alpine Physical Geography field course in the Southern Alps and gave a talk on... [mehr]

Riccardo Scandroglio joined this month the TUM Landslide Research as a PhD student. He is part of the HydroPF project that works on deciphering critical hydrostatic pressure levels in permafrost rock, key control of slope failure. The international project combines competences on... [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]

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]

Anne attended the 2017 Kirk Bryan field trip: Exploring the mechanics, frequency, and impacts of deep seated landslides in Washington State organized for the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, GSA 2017, October 21-25, Seattle,Washington, USA. Deep-seated... [mehr]

Adrian Emmert joins the TUM Landslide Research group as a guest researcher to finish his PhD thesis on the internal structure of periglacial landforms. From 2014 to 2017, Adrian worked as a research assistant at the University of Wuerzburg, from where he started his work on rock... [mehr]

From October 15-28, Sibylle attended an international summer school in China focused on field data collection, monitoring and modelling of large landslides. The courses were held in the Province Sichuan at the State Key Laboratory of Geohazard Prevention and Geoenvironment... [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]