DFG Rundgespräch „Anticipative Signals for Alpine Hazards: Geosystem Configurations, Prediction and Forecast (AlpPred)“ (DFG-KR 3912 6-1)

Thomas Wunderlich and Michael Krautblatter organised a DFG-funded Round Table Meeting „Anticipative Signals for Alpine Hazards: Geosystem Configurations, Prediction and Forecast (AlpPred)“ inviting ca. 20 experts from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the German...[mehr]


TUM Landslides Research Group at ICOP 2016

From 20.06.2016 - 24.06.2016 the XI. International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP) takes place in Potsdam (Germany). Philipp Mamot of the TUM Landslides Research Group will give the following talk: Topic: "Towards a mechanical failure model for degrading permafrost rock...[mehr]


TUM Landslide Research Group at EGU 2016

From 17.04.2016 - 22.04.2016 the European Geosciences Union (EGU) meets in Vienna (Austria). The TUM Landslides Research Group will be involved in eight posters and three oral presentations throughout the week. Check the timetable below to see where you might meet them....[mehr]


New paper in Geomorphology now available online

The Northern Calcareous Alps with their steep mountain torrents are affected by a major number of debris flows per year. In a new paper, appeared in Geomorphology, Andreas Dietrich and Michael Krautblatter investigated several debris flow fans at the Plansee (Austria) and...[mehr]


28/10/2015 New geophysical permafrost measurement site at the Zugspitze

The climate-induced degradation of permafrost can influence rock slope stability in alpine areas. Along the crest line of the highest mountain in Germany, the Zugspitze (2960 m asl.), we observe rock creep at the lower permafrost extension boundary in the northern Alps. Since...[mehr]


20/10/2015 Analysing the Oberstdorf debris/hyperconcentrated flow event with 500 evacuations

On the 14/06/2015 destructive debris flows occurred at the “Faltenbach” and adjacent torrents in Oberstdorf (Bavaria, Germany). The damages to infrastructure and houses amount to several millions. Andreas Dietrich investigated sediment mobilisation with a 3D laserscanner...[mehr]


30/08/2015 Cryowall project kicks off

Benjamin Jacobs and Michael Krautblatter permformed geophysical and LiDAR measurements as part of the new Cryowall Project at the Nordnesfjellet at the Lyngenfjord in Northern Norway. The Cryowall project is funded by the Norwegian Science Foundation and is a cooperation of the...[mehr]


01/09/2015 Landslide research students complete Bachelor projects

Congratulations to the Bachelor students who completed their research projects under the supervision of the Landslide Research group. A list of the completed projects (in German and English) is included below: Matthias Schaub  (2015). Einfluss von Kluftfüllung in...[mehr]


10/07/2015 Certification by Advanced Climbing Solutions

5 members of the Landslide Group and the Engineering Geology Group were certified by Advanced Climbing Solutions for their climbing work on rock faces - the final day of training was performed at the Zugspitze [mehr]


09/07/2015 Insights into Zugspitze/Eibsee rock avalanche

Sibylle conducted field work doing a seismic survey on the Eibsee lake, which has been formed by a massive rock avalanche 3700 years ago, in cooperation with Prof. Flavio Anselmetti (University of Bern, Switzerland). Reflection seismic profiles aim at improving our knowledge of...[mehr]