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Prof. Dr. Jürgen Herget


Professor for Physical Geography and Geomorphology

Meckenheimer Allee 166
Room 312 (Tower)
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Phone: +49 (0)228 73-5398

Office hours:
Wednesday 8.30-10 a.m.

Main Research Interests

  • Historical floods
  • Paleohydrology
  • Geomorphology
  • Laboratory Flumes
  • Ice age research
  • Siberia
  • Middle Europe


  • since Jan. 2004:

Professor in Physical Geography at the department of Geography, University of Bonn

  • 2003: Postdoctoral lecture qualification

Theme of professorial dissertation: " Reconstruction of Pleistocene ice-dammed lake outburst floods in the Altai-Mountains, Siberia"

  • 1996: Promotion

Theme of dissertation: "Zur Entwicklung des Lippetals".

Scientific assistant at the department of Geography, Ruhr-University Bochum (Prof. Dr. H. Zepp)

  • 1993: Graduation

Theme of Diploma thesis: "Zur räumlichen Variabilität der Gehalte ausgewählter Schadstoffe in Stadtböden Gelsenkirchens"

Freelance executive officer in the division soil protection at the Ruhr-Area department of hygiene in Gelsenkirchen/ office for conceptual environment protection, Bochum

Research associate at the department of Geography, Ruhr-University Bochum (chair of physical and applied physical geography, Prof. Dr. H. Liedtke and Prof. Dr. H. Zepp)

  • from 1986 to 1993:

Student of Geography, Minor Subjects: Geology, Social-, Economic- and Engineeringhistory, Hydrology and Water management

  • Born in Hagen, Westfalia

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