Research group Prof. Schrott - Geomorphology and Environmental Systems

The Research Group Geomorphology and Environmental Systems is focusing on mountain permafrost, sediment budgets, late- and postglacial landscape development, natural hazards and risks as well as Global Environmental Change.

Group photo of the research group
© Friederike Pauk/GIUB


Prof. Schrott talking to students about glaciers.
© Nico Wagner


A DGPS set up in the Alps
© Till Wenzel/GIUB


Television Report "How to continue living with the Ahr?" - A scientific insight

In light of the anniversary of the flood disaster of the Ahr valley in July 2021, Prof. Dr. Lothar Schrott explains the role of the tributaries, narrow valleys and the river delta near Sinzig during an excursion with students captured in a television report from SWR. Please find the link to the German report below.

Successful first field phase of the HyPerm project

In February & March 2022, the first field phase of our new DFG-funded project HyPerm (“Spatial occurrence and hydrological significance of Andean permafrost (Agua Negra, San Juan, Argentina)") took place. Here's a small summary of our journey to the Andes: 

Podcast with Prof. Schrott at Terra X (ZDF)

Prof. Dr. Lothar Schrott on the Terra X (ZDF) podcast with Harald Lesch "Was tun, wenn die Naturkatastrophe kommt" (english: "What to do when the natural disaster comes").

New publication by Schoch-Baumann et al. 2022

New insights into postglacial outsize fan formation in the Upper Rhone valley, Switzerland by Dr. Anna Schoch-Baumann and co-authors

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Lothar Schrott

Head of Research Group

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Meckenheimer Allee 166


+49 228 73-5394

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Barbara Huth

Management and administration

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Meckenheimer Allee 166

53115 Bonn

+49 228 73-3689

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