Engineering Geology @ KIT Applied Geosciences

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Engineering geology is part of the Applied Geosciences Karlsruhe. It stands for geologically underpinned development in construction and mining, the energy sector, environmental technology as well as transport, supply and disposal infrastructures. Engineering geology is the link between geo and engineering sciences.


Great Potential for Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage Systems

Low-temperature Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage Systems Enable Climate-friendly Heating and Cooling – KIT Study Reveals Potential for Germany. To the article.
Klimawandel: Wärme im Untergrund kann recycelt werden

Wärme aus dem städtischen Untergrund kann nachhaltig zur Deckung des Heizbedarfs recycelt werden. Zum Artikel

Kathrin Menberg forscht zur nachhaltigen Nutzung der Geoenergie – Umfassende Unterstützung auf dem Weg zur ProfessurK.Menberg
Wrangell Programme Promotes KIT Geoscientist

Kathrin Menberg researches the sustainable use of geoenergy - Comprehensive support on the way to a professorship

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

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

Latest publications

Policies for aquifer thermal energy storage: international comparison, barriers and recommendations
Stemmle, R.; Hanna, R.; Menberg, K.; Østergaard, P. A.; Jackson, M.; Staffell, I.; Blum, P.
2024. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. doi:10.1007/s10098-024-02892-1Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Global groundwater warming due to climate change
Benz, S. A.; Irvine, D. J.; Rau, G. C.; Bayer, P.; Menberg, K.; Blum, P.; Jamieson, R. C.; Griebler, C.; Kurylyk, B. L.
2024. Nature Geoscience. doi:10.1038/s41561-024-01453-xFull textFull text of the publication as PDF document