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


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

New Publication by Dietze et al. 2022

"A Seismic Approach to Flood Detection and Characterization in Upland Catchments" -

The benefits of seismic data for the collection of flood information by Dietze et al. 2022, published in Geophysical Research Letters.


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Lothar Schrott

Head of Research Group

0.028 (153)

Meckenheimer Allee 166


+49 228 73-5394

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Barbara Huth

Management and administration

0.027 (152)

Meckenheimer Allee 166

53115 Bonn

+49 228 73-3689

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