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Manager:

Dr. Kirsten Hennrich 
KIT Climate and Environment Center
Karlsruhe Institut of Technology KIT 
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1 
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen 
Phone: +49 721 608-28592
kirsten.hennrich(a)kit.edu

Hazard Analysis

 

Hazards

Competency

Institute

Storms

Measurement and simulation of high resolution storm patterns

Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research

 

Impact on buildings, numerical simulations

Institute for Hydromechanics
Laboratory of Building

und Environmental Aerodynamics Dept. of Turbulent Flows

Hail

Radar observations, calculation of tracks, estimation of damage

Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research

Extreme Precipitation and Floods

High resolution numerical weather and precipitation forecast, combined precipitation and discharge forecasts

Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research 

 

Simulation of extreme events, losses, high resolution simulation, analysis and prognosis

Institute for Water and River Basin Management

 

Dam safety

Institute for Rock Mechanics and Soil Mechanics

  Early warning systems for floods
Scenarios for dam failures

Institute for Water and River Basin Management

 

Hydrological load for buildingsFlow of toxic material and waste

 

Institute for Hydromechanics

 

Isolation and retrofitting for buildings

Institute for Reinforced Concrete and Building Materials

 

Remote Sensing with radar, Insar, multi- and hyperspectral satellite data, change detection

Institute for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

 

Water quality management

Engler-Bunte Institute, Chair for Water Chemistry and Water Technology

 

Emergency water management

Engler-Bunte Institute, Chair for Water Chemistry and Water Technology

 Droughts

High resolution numerical precipitation forecast

Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research

 Wild Fires

Wild fire research, fire ecology

Institute for Geography and Geoecology
Department for physical Geography and Geoecology

 

Implications on water resources

Soil humidity

Institute for Water and River Basin Management

Earthquakes

Strong motion seismology

Geophysical Institute

 

Rupture and deformation during earthquakes
Tectonics
Subsurface characterization

Institute for Applied Geosciences

 

Retrofit for buildings
Building damage, building safety

Institute for Reinforced Concrete and Building Materials

 

Soil liquefaction, geo-materials

Institute for Rock Mechanics and Soil Mechanics

Mass Movements

Slope stability, numerical models of landslides

Institute for Applied Geosciences
Institute for Water and River Basin Management

 

Geodetic observation and monitoring of local and regional terrestrial surface structures through terrestrial geodetic sensors and satellite based sensors

Geodetic Institute

 

Radar interferometry and use of optical and radar satellite data, remote sensing, change detection

Institute for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

 

Volcanic Crisis

Models for the distribution of ash clouds related to volcanic activity

Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research