Facilities and services

[Translate to Englisch:] Geomedienlabor

Geomedia Lab

The Geomedia Lab is used to learn various techniques for the production of audiovisual projects. In addition, professional equipment can be borrowed if required.
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[Translate to Englisch:] Mobiles GIS-Labor

Mobile GIS lab

An outstanding feature of the department, especially in the field of physical geography, the mobile GIS lab is equipped with a series of state-of-the-art terrain devices for recording digital terrain and remote sensing data. In addition to mobile computers with GPS, the geography has a tachymeter, dGPS, two terrestrial and one mobile (!) Laser scanner and several flight drones.
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[Translate to Englisch:] Wetterstation

KU weather station

The KU weather station at the cafeteria car park is recording measurement data at one-minute intervals. These data are among others provided to the AK Wetterschau and can be used for student work.
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[Translate to Englisch:] Geo-Labor


The Geo-Lab comprises several laboratory rooms, e.g. the wet laboratory for the preparation and analysis of soil and sediment samples as well as the pollen and dendro laboratory for the analysis of aerobiological samples and tree rings.
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[Translate to Englisch:] Geo-Pool


A special offer of the Geography Department for its students is its own PC pool in addition to the pools of the Computer Center. It serves the special needs of geography in the areas of geographic information systems and remote sensing and is used for courses and student work.
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[Translate to Englisch:] Kartographie


The chairs and professorships in the field of geography are assigned to qualified engineers for cartography, whose main task is to create thematic maps and graphics for the professors and academic staff in the house. In addition, they carry out the practical exercise for the seminar "Thematic Cartography" and assist the students of geography with advice and practical help with cartographic and computer-related problems.
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