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Jan Blöthe

Jan Blöthe is currently working as a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Geomorphology and Environmental Systems working group at the University of Bonn, Germany. His primary research interests are in the field of sediment dynamics, natural hazards and geomorphometry. During his PhD he worked on valley fills and large landslides in the Himalayas.

From process to signal – A Galileo conference on environmental seismology (6-9 June 2017)

I would like to draw your attention to the EGU Galileo conference (http://www.egu.eu/meetings/galileo-conferences/): “From Process to Signal – Advancing Environmental Seismology”  taking place in Ohlstadt, Bavaria, Germany from 6-9 June 2017. The workshop is orgnized by a team from the GFZ Potsdam (Jens Turowski, Michael Dietze, and Anne Schöpa), and aims to discuss the current u ...[Read More]

10th international Young Geomoprhologists’ Workshop

10th international Young Geomoprhologists’ Workshop

We’re happy to announce the 10th international young geomorphologists’ workshop, organized by the “Junge Geomorphologen” from Germany. The workshop will take place on 27.-29. May 2016 in Werbellinsee, near Berlin, Germany (see flyer). The meeting will provide an ideal opportunity to present your current work, to discuss problems and receive constructive feedback! We want to highlight our interest ...[Read More]

Joint MSc field course in geomorphology (Universities of Bonn and Salzburg)

Joint MSc field course in geomorphology (Universities of Bonn and Salzburg)

From Wednesday to Saturday 9-12 September 2015, the geography departments of the Universities of Bonn/Germany and Salzburg/Austria, held a joint field course in geomorphology in the eastern European Alps. During these four days, 24 students master students, half from each participating university, gathered in Gmunden, Austria. Here, in the beautiful Salzkammergut, the course addressed topics of ge ...[Read More]

Global Soil and Sediment Transfers in the Anthropocene (GloSS) – Report from the kickoff meeting in Bonn

Open kickoff meeting of the PAGES working group held in Bonn, Germany, 19th – 21st Aug. 2015 The open kickoff meeting of the PAGES working group GloSS aimed to set the boundary conditions that will enable the GloSS-WG to meet its scientific goals within the next three years. Therefore, this workshop focused on the development of a list of proxies/indices of human impacts on soils and sediments tha ...[Read More]