Department of Physics
Koseismischer Spannungstransfer


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Coseismic stress transfer in terms of Change of Coulomb Failure Stress (ΔCFS) due to the Mw 6.4 earthquake near Yogyakarta and its spatio-temporal correlation with the outburst of the mud volcanoe south at Sidoarjo. The Geophysical Institute developed the capacity for large-scale geodynamic modelling with Finite Elements (ABACUS).


Distinguished Humboldt Professorship for Top International Researcher

Prof. M. KluteThe Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) brings another world-leading researcher to Germany: particle physicist Markus Klute has been selected for a Humboldt Professorship. With this appointment, KIT aims to become a world leader in the LHC program at CERN.
Press Release of the KIT (61/2021)

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