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


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.


KaVoMa - Start des 17. Jahrgangs

Am 07. Oktober 2022 ist der nunmehr 17. Jahrgang des weiterbildenden Masterstudiengangs „Katastrophenvorsorge und -management“ (KaVoMa) ins Studium gestartet.

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.

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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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