Alfred Wirthmann; who has died at the age of 92, was a central figure of this institute. From 1968 to 1996 he was Professor of Geography in Karlsruhe. The study course Geoecology in Karlsruhe was introduced on his initiative in 1986.Obituary (in German)
The start of lectures for the coming winter semester 2020/21 is postponed to 02.11.2020. It is assumed until further notice that also in the winter semester 2020/21 many courses will be offered mainly or completely online.
The website was adapted to the new KIT design. Not everything works as usual yet but we are working on it.
The project called ErWiN contributes to a better understanding of the dynamics of forest fires and to reducing the risk of forest fires. The Principal Investigator is Dr. Fabian Faßnacht.More