Research Projects

Expedition with off-road vehicles to the Atacama Desert © Copyright: J. Walk

Presently, our chair works on seven research projects, which are financed by third-party funding.

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Concluded Research Projects

Posters on research projects © Copyright: J. Walk

By now we can look back on many concluded research projects. Here you can find an overview.

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Bookshelf © Copyright: J. Walk

Over 300 publications, including more than 180 journal articles and about 20 doctoral theses, have been generated at our institute over the years. Many of these are available online via RWTH Publications or at the library of the Department of Geography.

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Core Areas

Two gers (yurts) in steppe at sunset © Copyright: M. Giesenow


For over 30 years, the department conducts research on topics in physical geography in Mongolia.

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