15.05.2018

Chair of Landslide Research

14.05.2018

New 3D-model of the Hochvogel (Allgäu, D/A)

3D Reality Maps, involved in the AlpSenseBench project, developed a new 3D SFM-model of the Hochvogel (2592 m) summit. The model visualizes the structure of the instable top of the mountain. Video → https://vimeo.com/269587869 [more]

04.05.2018

TUM Campus Run 2018 - A physically demanding challenge

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!...[more]

20.04.2018

AlpSenseBench-Team meets at TUM

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...[more]

04.04.2018

Daniel Draebing joined Massey University as International Visitor Researcher and conducted fieldwork in New Zealand

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...[more]

09.03.2018

Riccardo Scandroglio joins the TUM Landslide Research Group as a PhD candidate

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...[more]

16.01.2018

RIESGOS project officially launched

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...[more]

12.01.2018

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

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...[more]

23.11.2017

Deep-seated landslides and GSA 2017 Seattle in Washington, USA

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...[more]

16.11.2017

Adrian Emmert joins the TUM Landslide Research group as a guest researcher

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...[more]

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