Engineering Geology

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Simple, precise, inexpensive: New method for researching groundwater

Researchers have developed a new method to investigate groundwater resources more cost-effectively, more simply and more comprehensively than before. To the article

Heating with ground water storage tank

Interview with PhD student Paul Fleuchaus about heating with energy from the groundwater reservoir. To the interview

Groundwater reservoirs help to save energy

Groundwater storage systems have proven to be more efficient and environmentally friendly alternatives to heating and cooling systems. To the article

Fatal landslides in Europe - An underestimated danger?

The economic damage caused by landslides runs into the billions. Italy is particularly vulnerable. However, a systematic European overview was lacking. To the article

Underground heat islands under the city

Philipp Blum talks about heat islands that form under cities. To the podcast

Urban Research at KIT: Geothermal Energy

Making energy from the underground usable. Link

Field internship in Ebnit

Even 2 days of continuous rain could not stop the 26 students and 4 supervisors from mapping, levelling and measuring convergences and rock strengths in the field.

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New release! Thermal Use of Shallow Groundwater

The book provides an overview of the state of the art in the thermal use of near-surface groundwater. More >>

Press Release KIT Cooperation Partner Teagasc, Ireland

Manuela Hübsch's doctoral thesis examined the effects of intensive agriculture on groundwater quality in Ireland. To the press release

Climate and Environment News

Potential natural and anthropogenic heat sources in urban areas to the article