Florian Amann estimates the risk

  Prof. Dr. Florian Amann heads the Competence Center "Geomechanics and Georisks" at the Fraunhofer IEG Copyright: © Antje Peters

Landslides, rockslides and earthquakes - geological hazards make the headlines and arouse the deepest primal fears even in the uninvolved. Nevertheless, one is not at the mercy of the forces of nature without protection. Geologists can assess risks and, together with engineers, develop countermeasures to offer citizens and residents greater safety. This is the goal of a team that Florian Amann is now setting up at Fraunhofer IEG. read more