Applied Geology – Groundwater,
Geothermal Energy & Engineering Geology

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Geology of the University of Halle-Wittenberg

About Us

We study groundwater flow and transport mechanisms on multiple scales, especially heat transport, coupled mechanical deformation and environmental impacts. This is motivated by the thrill of exploring the enormous diversity of the geo-environment hidden beneath our feet from the depth of a few centimeters to kilometers. Our work seeks to expand our understanding of fluctuations in the subsurface as a consequence of urbanization, geothermal energy use and climate change. To achieve this, we link multiple disciplines such as hydrogeology, geophysics, rock mechanics, computational, energy and environmental science. Among our means are new field, laboratory and model-based investigation techniques. The focus of our research is also reflected in our leading role in undergraduate and graduate teaching of around 20 different courses at the institute.

Applied Geology Workshop

18.7.-20.7.2022 | Over a two-day workshop, our working group fostered its collaboration with our colleagues from the Department of Engineering Geology of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Conference CMWR 2022

19.6.-23.6.2022 | Christoph and Lukas present their research at the XXIV International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources in Gdansk.

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Applied Geology Workshop

18.7.-20.7.2022 | Over a two-day workshop, our working group fostered its collaboration with our colleagues from the Department of Engineering Geology of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Conference CMWR 2022

19.6.-23.6.2022 | Christoph and Lukas present their research at the XXIV International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources in Gdansk.

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