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Prof. Dr. Michael Becht
Lehrstuhl für Physische Geographie

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  • Address: Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

    Lehrstuhl für Physische Geographie
    Prof. Dr. Michael Becht
    Ostenstraße 18
    85072 Eichstätt

    Germany

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    +49 8421 93-21303
    +49 8421 93-21302 / 23039
    +49 8421 93-21787

    michael.becht(at)ku.de

Office hours

During the lecture period:Tue, 6 p.m. – please register in advance!
Outside the lecture period:By appointment (via e-mail or secretaries' office)

 

 

Research interests

    • Geomorphic processes and modeling
    • Drainage basis hydrology
    • Snow hydrology
    • Natural hazards
    • Applied environmental research

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      Career

      Oct 2013 – Sep 2015Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Geography
      Oct 2009 – Sep 2011
      Vice president of the KU
      Oct 2009 – Sep 2013 
      Vice dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Geography
      2007–2011                    
      Member of the Senate and the University Council at the KU
      2006–2013Geography department speaker

      2005–2009

      Dean of studies of the Geography department
      2004Appointed Chair of Physical Geography at the KU
      2001

      Appointed ausserplanmässiger Professor

      Temporary Chair of Physical Geography at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
      Appointed Chair of Physical Geography at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
      1998Temporary Chair of Physical Geography at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
      1996Appointed Oberassistent and Privatdozent
      1994–1996Habilitation on the topic
      ‘Studies on current relief development in alpine drainage basins’
      1986–1996Research assitant at the Institute of Geography at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
      1986Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.)
      Thesis topic:
      ‘The suspended load transport of rivers in the Lainbachtal near Bendiktbeuern, Upper Bavaria’
      1984–1986Research associate at the Institute of Geography at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München for the research project ‘Suspended sediment yield in the Lainbachtal’ (German Research Foundation)
      1983Employee in SFB 81 ‘Outflow in channels’ at the Institute of Geography at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Prof. Dr. F. Wilhelm)
      1982First state examination in teaching at Gymnasium in geography and German
      1980–1982Studied at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
      1975–1980

      Studied geography, German studies, and political science at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

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      Publications

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      • Becht, Michael:
        Aktuelle Geomorphodynamik in den Alpen.
        In: Mitteilungen der Geographischen Gesellschaft in München. Bd. 79 (1994). - S. 25-50.
        ISSN 0072-0941
      • Becht, Michael ; Wetzel, Karl-Friedrich:
        Abfluß- und Niederschlagsmessung eines Wildbachsystems (Lainbach/Oberbayern).
        In: Barsch, Dietrich ; Mäusbacher, Roland ; Pörtge, Karl-Heinz ; Schmidt, Karl-Heinz (Hrsg.): Messungen in fluvialen Systemen : Feld- und Labormethoden zur Erfassung des Wasser- und Stoffhaushaltes. - Berlin ; Heidelberg : Springer, 1994. - S. 139-157
        ISBN 3-540-56957-X
      • Becht, Michael:
        Investigation of slope erosion in the Northern Limestone Alps.
        In: Ergenzinger, Peter ; Schmidt, Karl-Heinz (Hrsg.): Dynamics and Geomorphology of Mountain Rivers. - Berlin : Springer, 1994. - S. 171-193. - (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences ; 52)
        ISBN 3-540-57569-3 ; 0-387-57569-3
        (Begutachteter Beitrag / peer-reviewed paper)

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      • Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie : ZfG.
        Hrsg.: Fort, Monique ; Völkel, Jörg ; Schütt, Brigitta ; Ries, Johannes B. ; Mäusbacher, Roland ; Lin, Henry ; Becht, Michael
        Stuttgart : Schweizerbart
        ISSN 0372-8854 ; 1864-1687

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