The website Planet Erde, Welt der Geowissenschaten (Planet Earth – The World of Geoscience), did a profile on the head of our research group: Dr Gösta Hoffmann. The article is in German and can be read following this link. Picture: © www.planeterde.de, from wikimedia commons
OutcropWizard is a free Android-App created by two students in our research group (Edouard Grigowski and Martin Monschau). The App is a digital, geological guide and enables the user to experience “geology first hand” – just as the slogan goes. Whether you are a student, a professor in the field of geology, or just enthusiastic […]
Today from 11 o`clock the WDR hosts a radio interview with the head of the environmental geology group Gösta Hoffmann. The topic will be impressions from his longstanding research and life in Oman. Tune in on the live stream or find more information and a record within the WDR media-library. (The interview was held in […]
The time has come again: for the third time in a row, the ABC/J Geo-network sent students exploring the desert under the supervision of Dr Gösta Hoffmann and Valeska Decker. For two weeks (11th to 25th of March) the participants exchanged the auditorium for the open field, a bed for a camping mattress in a […]
In 2018 the annual field trip of the DGGV (German Geological Society) lead members and other interested participants to Oman. The excursion was covered by local print media. Find the article here.
As reported, our research group held a field campaign in Oman in February 2018 to forward the ongoing project there. In a final step, the last missing coastal section between Shab and Qualhat was mapped with GPS. By doing this, the investigation of the raised, marine terraces along the northeastern coastline of Oman is now […]
Currently, our research group leader Gösta Hoffmann, PhD student Valeska Decker, and Master student Jessica Landgraf are on a field campaign in Oman to track down paleo mangrove forests along the coastline. The leading cause: Mangrove ecosystems used to be far more widespread just a few thousand years ago. Which ecological factors lead to their […]
Recently Valeska Decker and Gösta Hoffmann took part in the kickoff meeting to the workshop “Urban Resilience: Coastal Hazards and Coastal Water Management, Vulnerability and Sustainability at IIT Madras” in India. Valeska received an award for her talk on mangrove ecosystems. A two-day field trip took the participants to the Pichavaram Mangrove Forest, which sparked […]