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Research Group 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.

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Students interested in our research are welcome!

Prof. Dr. Lothar SchrottLothar_Schrott_Uni_Bonn.jpg

Head of Research Group


Head of Master's Programm

Disaster Management and Risk Governance (KaVoMa)


Contact Information:

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Phone: +49-(0)228/73-5394

Fax: +49-(0)228/73-9099


Department of Geography

Meckenheimer Allee 166

D-53115 Bonn

Room: 153


Office hours:

Thursday 2 to 4 pm (please sign in here for a virtual office hour)
and by arrangement

during the semester break:

only by arrangement


Research Interests

  • High mountain geomorphology
  • Sediment budgets
  • Mass movements (landslides)
  • Permafrost and periglacial processes
  • Natural hazards
  • Geophysical applications in geomorphology
  • GIS and digital terrain analyses


Research Regions

  • European Alps (Valais, Wetterstein, Dolomites, Hohe Tauern)
  • Rocky Mountains, Colorado Front Range/ USA
  • Chilean Cordillera
  • Andes of Argentina
  • German upland (Eifel)


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