Chair of Landslide Research

The lean period is over: the Landslide Research Group had the chance to present nine topics in Vienna at the EGU General Assembly 2022.  The opening of the EGU was the Monday Rockfall session by Prof. Michael Krautblatter and ended with the…

Now, we have an instagram channel where we share information and nice pictures of our study sites and events. Follow us if you do not want to miss recent developments of our rock falls, landslides, PhD students and the master programm engineering and…

For one week, our PhD-candidates went to Thüringerberg in Austria for a working retreat. They were all able to work extensively on their new publications (so keep an eye out for new papers from TUM Landslide Group!) as well as contributing to…

Last week Saskia Eppinger attended the 28th International Polar Conference in Potsdam 2022, our first international meeting on-site after Corona. On Friday 6th May three PhDs also presented their research at the AK Permafrost online meeting: …

For this year’s field mapping course, we can finally go back to Sibratsgfäll! This course introduces Hydro- and Engineering Geology students to geological and geomorphic mapping techniques relevant to landslide hazard identification and civil…

Our group is presenting 9 topics at the EGU General Assembly 2022 (see list below). After two years of virtual meetings, we are glad to take part in numerous different on-site sessions. Take the unique chance now to check out and comment our…

The TUM Landslide Group is involved in a collaborative effort of Cairo University and TUM to investigate the rockslope stability at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Egypt. Ben Jacobs joined Prof. Hany Helal, Dr. Mohamed Ismael (both Cairo…

We present the first, simple and physics-based general analytical landslide velocity model that simultaneously incorporates the internal deformation (nonlinear advection) and externally applied forces, consisting of the net driving force and the…

Ben Jacobs co-authored a paper by former Landslide Group member Dr. Daniel Dräbing (University of Bayreuth) on alpine rockwall erosion patterns. The publication shows that paraglacial, frost cracking and permafrost processes jointly drive postglacial…

We contributed to this extensive publication with electrical resistivity surveys on the two norwegian instable rock slopes Mannen and Gámanjunni-3 in colaboration with many of our european colleagues. We also performed the resistivity calibration in…