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The GeoThermal/GeoEnergy section of the chair of Geology deals with all the topics within the fields of geoenergy, such as geothermics, hydrocarbons, underground storage, etc. Our team focusses on three main areas deep geothermal energy, shallow geothermal energy and reservoir analysis.
We also coordinate the new Joint Degree Master Course GeoThermal/ GeoEnergy which combines the expertise of 8 faculties at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (LMU). Research and teaching are an essential part of the Geothermal-Alliance Bavaria.
The chair of Geology also includes the Isotope Geochemistry/Paleoclimatology branch, Basin Analysis and Sedimentary Provenance.

Our MSc student Diana Hatzenbühler is just back from Cambridge (UK) where she presented (March 06, 2020) the result of the field activities for her MSc thesis project “Forcing controls on sediment generation and erosion rates in the Earth's highest costal range: the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (NE ...

The GeoThermal/GeoEnergy course of study aims to provide state-of-the-art academic education and a link to occupational practice. A first meeting between operators of geothermal plants in the Greater Munich area and the students of the joint degree master course GeoThermal/GeoEnergy took place on...

After the success of the first and second editions, the applied sedimentology group at the GeoZentrum NordBayern (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg) in collaboration with Geocosm LLC. are happy to announce the third edition of the International School on Sandstone Diagenesis. Like in the previous years, the s...