Research projects

Ongoing projects

  • Water Demand and Water Planning in Kabul City/ Afghanistan (DAAD)
  • Flow and morphodynamic processes in oxbow lakes of the Middle Elbe with special consideration of reconnection and restoration

Finished projects

  • AGENT - Potentials of woody biomass on agricultural sites on the North German Plain, taking into account water supply and the competitiveness of short rotation coppice

  • Tachia Hsi - Sediment dynamics in the Tachia Hsi channel reconstructed in the hydraulic flume at the Geocampus Lankwitz, FU Berlin

  • RuBus - Accounting and physicochemical characterization of the current sediment dynamics in the Rummelsburg bay

  • Erstellung eines übertragbaren Schutzkonzeptes zur Schadensminimierung an Gully-Systemen mittels geo-, bio- und ingenieurtechnischer Maßnahmen verbunden mit regenerativer Energiegewinnung – Beispielgebiet Voi, Kenia

  • VEGA -The Influence of floodplain Vegetation on Sedimentation, Erosion and flow characteristics during flood events

  • Rainwater harvesting N - Namibia - Improving research infrastructure by installing rainwater harvesting tanks, attached greenhouses, and small gardens at UNAM Ongwediva Campus 2014

  • AguaGestión II - Development of a centre of exellence for innovative and sustainable water management in urban and rural areas of Peru - Centro de Competenzia del Agua

  • CASCUS II - Implementation-oriented water and soil resources management in the northern Andes of Peru, taking into account climatic uncertainties

  • AguaGestión I - Development of a centre of exellence for innovative and sustainable water management in urban and rural areas of Peru

  • CASCUS I – Conservation of Water and Soil Resources in the Catchments of Chetillano and Ronquillo in the Northern Sierra of Peru

  • BMBF-CAME TP QuaSi: Supra-regional signal pathways and long-time archives: Quaternary monsoon dynamics at the Northern margin of the Tibetan Plateau

  • TIP III – Landscape and lake system response to Late Quaternary monsoon dynamics on the Tibetan Plateau – Northern transect. DFG Priority Program 1372 "Tibetan Plateau: formation - climate - ecosystems";  Prof. Dr. B. Wünnemann, Dr. K. Hartmann

  • HALA HU - Basin morphology and the late Quaternary interrelations between geomorphic and sedimentary processes in the Hala Hu Basin, Qinghai Province, China (National Science Foundation of China); Prof. Dr. B. Wünnemann

  • „Integrated international Dual-Master“ – MSc Environmental Earth Sciences in cooperation with Nanjing University, China 2012-2014 (DAAD, Department of Earth Sciences at Freie Universität Berlin and Nanjing University)

  • TIP II – Landscape and lake system response to Late Quaternary monsoon dynamics on the Tibetan Plateau – Northern transect. (DFG Priority Program 1372 "Tibetan Plateau: formation - climate - ecosystems";  Prof. Dr. B. Wünnemann, Dr. K. Hartmann

  • TIP I - Landscape and lake system response to Late Quaternary monsoon dynamics on the Tibetan Plateau – Northern transect. (DFG Priority Program 1372 "Tibetan Plateau: formation - climate - ecosystems"; PD Dr. B. Wünnemann, Dr. K. Hartmann)

  • MOWARES – Modelling of the risk oriented and integrative management of water resources under changing climatic conditions in the coastal catchment of the Muzhu River, Weihai, China

  • IAS - Interaction between Floodplain Vegetation and Sediment Transport at the Upper Rhine in the Hartheim and Chalampé investigation areas

  • DINGHO – Decentralised, integrated and trans-boundary flood protection in the German-Czech river basins near the mountain ridge of the Central Ore Mountains (Project report, in German)

  • Optimization of decentralized, integrated flood protection for the city of Bad Oeynhausen

  • Impact of pre- to post-communist landscape change on sediment dynamics in the catchment of Lake Mladotice in the western Czech Republic

  • Early diagenetic precipitation processes in lakes, Willersinnweiher

  • Investigation of colluvial and fluvial sediments for the reconstruction of the Neolithic environmental change in the Hegau region, south-west Germany

  • Sediment deposits from slush torrents in north-west Spitsbergen as a Holocene archive of extreme snowmelt events

  • GIS-based modelling of the Quaternary process dynamics between the Neckar basin and the Neckar alluvial fan

  • Linking colluvial and fluvial sediments of different scale ranges for the reconstruction of the landscape change at the time of the land seizure