New chapter by Prof. Schrott in german geography textbook

Prof. Schrott wrote together with Jan-Erik Steinkrüger a chapter on natural hazards and risks in the german textbook "Angewandte Geographie - Arbeitsfelder, Tätigkeiten und Methoden in der geographischen Berufspraxis". The textbook was published by utb. (textbooks for studying and teaching) in 2023, with Maike Dziomba, Christian Krajewski and Claus-Christian Wiegandt as editors.

The chapter from Prof. Schrott and Jan-Erik Steinkrüger can be found from page 285 to 298. It is only available in german.

Flood prediction with seismic sensors?

A group of researchers including Rainer Bell (GIUB) and Michael Dietze (University of Göttingen) is investigating whether seismic sensors can help to detect floods like the Ahr flood almost two years ago and warn the public in time.

Prof. Schrott in episode 67 of "Erststimme - der Podcast für alles außer Corona" by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Natural hazards such as earthquakes, epidemics, floods, or man-made disasters such as fires, major traffic accidents or terrorist attacks pose sudden and huge challenges to a society. The key to managing these crises is preparedness for the event of a disaster and then management during the disaster. What distinguishes the concepts of risk, hazard and crisis?

New Publication by Zangana et al. 2023

"Efficient geomorphological mapping based on geographic information systems and remote sensing data: an example from Jena, Germany" by Zangana et al. 2023, published in Journal of Maps

SWR Report: How earthquake sensors could help during flood events

Dr. Bell of the research group is part of an international team of researchers who are conducting research in the Ahr Valley, investigating whether earthquake sensors can help to detect floods and warn them in time. The german broadcasting service SWR published a report on it.

Hybrid lecture and discussion by Dr. Rainer Bell on November 09th

As part of the GIUB lecture series "Mittwochs im GIUB", Dr. Bell will give a lecture and discussion session on "Extreme topography - extreme natural hazards? Risks and Resilience in Nepal" on 09. November 2022

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