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...[mehr]


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...[mehr]


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...[mehr]


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...[mehr]


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...[mehr]


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...[mehr]


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...[mehr]


iRALL School 2017 in China - International Summer School on Large Landslides in Chengdu, China

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]


Field work at high-risk rock slope failures in Norway 2017

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]


Tanja Schröder joins the TUM Landslide Research Group as a PhD candidate

Tanja Schröder joins the TUM Landslide Research group to begin a PhD research project of rock-ice mechanical variations in thawing permafrost rocks. The Elite Network of Bavaria (Elitenetzwerk Bayern), an initiative of the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the...[mehr]