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.


Our new website

Welcome to our new website! It was redesigned in the course of the KIT-wide revisions. Thereby, user-friendliness and target group-oriented address are used. In addition, it impresses with a uniform appearance and more design options.

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

Latest publications

Identifying key locations for shallow geothermal use in Vienna.
Tissen, C.; Menberg, K.; Benz, S. A.; Bayer, P.; Steiner, C.; Götzl, G.; Blum, P.
2021. Renewable energy, 167, 1–19. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2020.11.024
Is thermal use of groundwater a pollution?.
Blum, P.; Menberg, K.; Koch, F.; Benz, S. A.; Tissen, C.; Hemmerle, H.; Bayer, P.
2021. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 239, Art.-Nr.: 103791. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2021.103791