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Fakultät für Physik

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Geb. 6.42
76187 Karlsruhe

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Michael Grund receives Bernd Rendel-Prize 2019 of the DFG


Michael Grund receives the Bernd Rendel-Preis 2019 of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for his
promising and original geoscientific research.  This prize is given to extraordinary research of young
scientists. Michael achieved high quality results within a broad spectrum of seismological and geoscientific
research and he published his achievements in renowned journals.

DFG Press Release (in german)
Next Seminar Talk


Regina Beckmann & Philipp Seither (GPI):

"Arrival time detection with deep learning (Philipp Seither) & Parameter Sensitivity of Ash Fall Hazard Modelling (Regina Beckmann)"


Tue, 18.06.2019 09:30 a.m., Seminarroom GPI (Building 6.42)

Seminar of the Geophysical Institute
GPI conducts DAAD Summer School on Seismology in Indonesia


Funded by DAAD, KIT lecturers conduct a Summer School on the topic of "Modern Seismology: Applications from geothermal to natural hazards" in Indonesia, between 8 and 19 April, 2019. Participants from five different universities are taking part in this Summer School which aims to attract qualified foreign students and doctoral candidates, provides professional training, and makes cultural exchange between participants possible. Thus, also 7 students from GPI are able to join the international Summer School which is held on Bali, Lombok and Java.


Courses at GPI
TV-Sendung in 3sat, nano über Eifel Erdbeben Projekt


In der Wissenschaftssendung nano wurde über das DEEP-TEE Projekt
(Deep Eifel Earthquakes Project - Tiefe Eifel Erdbeben) berichtet. J. Ritter
erklärt darin die neuesten Erkenntnisse zu den lokalen tiefen Mikrobeben

Nano in der 3sat-Mediathek
Neue Forschungsergebnisse zum Eifel-Vulkanismus


Wissenschaftler von GPI und anderen Forschungseinrichtungen präsentieren erstmals Hinweise auf von Magmabewegungen verursachte tiefe und niedrigfrequente Erdbeben unter dem Laacher-See-Vulkan.


Pressemitteilung des KIT
New Video: Study Master Geophysics@KIT


The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) offers a two year Master's program in Geophysics. It is given in English and includes topics on Earthquake and Exploration Seismology as well as Natural Hazards. Teaching takes place in small groups and In Situ Lectures are taught right on site at geophysically fascinating locations. To enter the Master's program you need a solid background in mathematics and physics.
Watch the video

International Master Program in Geophysics


The Geophysical Institute of KIT