Martin Geilhausen

Mr. Martin Geilhausen
Forschungsgruppe Geoinformatik
Institut Umwelt & Natürliche Ressourcen (IUNR)
Grüntal - Postfach
CH-8820 Wädenswil

Phone: +41 (0) 58 934 55 84
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E-mail: martin.geilhausen(at)
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Key Publications of Martin Geilhausen (up to ten) :
Carrivick, J.L., Berry, K., Geilhausen, M., James, W.M., Williams, C., Brown, L.E., Rippin, D.M. & S.J. Carver (2015): Decadal scale changes of the Ödenwinkelkees, central Austria, suggest increasing control of topography and evolution towards steady state. Geografiska Annaler Series A.

Carrivick, J.L., Geilhausen, M., Warburton, J., Dickson, N.E., Carver, S., Brown, L.E. & Evans, A.J. (2013): Contemporary geomorphological activity throughout the proglacial area of an alpine catchment. Geomorphology 188: 83-95. (

Geilhausen, M. & L. Schrott (2013): A 54-year record of sediment yield linked with proglacial sedimentary dynamics. Electronic supplement vignette to the textbook Key Concepts in Geomorphology. URL:

Geilhausen, M. & L. Schrott (2013): Suspended sediment yield from an Alpine proglacial zone - quantification & controls. Electronic supplement vignette to the textbook Key Concepts in Geomorphology. URL:

Wiesenegger, H., Slupetzky, H. & M. Geilhausen (2013): Formation of glacial lakes - a recent dynamic process in the Hohe Tauern National Park. 5th Symposion for Research in Protected Areas of the Hohe Tauern National Park, Mittersill, Austria (Mittersill, 06/2013).

Geilhausen, M., Morche, D., Otto, J.-C. & L. Schrott (2012): Sediment discharge from the proglacial zone of a retreating Alpine glacier (Obersulzbachkees, Hohe Tauern, Austria). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie (

Geilhausen, M., Otto, J.-C., Morche, D. & L. Schrott (2012): Decadal sediment yield from an Alpine proglacial zone inferred from reservoir sedimentation (Pasterze, Hohe Tauern, Austria). Erosion and Sediments Yields in the Changing Environment (Proceedings of a symposium held at the Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, CAS-Chengdu, China, 11–15 October 2012), IAHS Publ. 356: 161-172.

Geilhausen, M., Otto, J.-C. & L. Schrott (2012): Spatial distribution of sediment storage types in two glacier landsystems (Pasterze & Obersulzbachkees, Hohe Tauern, Austria). Journal of Maps (

Götz, J., Geilhausen, M. & L. Schrott (2010): Zur Interpretation rezenter Sedimentflüsse in einen paraglazialen Kontext mit einem Vorschlag zur Inwertsetzung geomorphologischer Forschung. Salzburger Geographische Arbeiten, Band 46, S. 43-63.

Schrott, L., Götz, J. & M. Geilhausen (2009): Quantification of sediment storage and flux in an alpine basin (Reintal, Bavarian Alps, Germany). Electronic supplement vignette to the textbook Key Concepts in Geomorphology. URL:

Schrott, L., Götz, J., Geilhausen, M. & D. Morche (2006): Spatial and temporal varibility of sediment transfer and storage in an Alpine basin (Bavarian Alps, Germany). Geographica Helvetica (

Specialties of Martin Geilhausen:
Martin is a Physical Geographer, Geologist and Soil Scientist by studies and graduated at the University of Bonn in 2007. He worked at the Department of Geography, University of Bonn (2004-2007), at the Department of Geography and Geology, University of Salzburg (2008-2012) and holds research and teaching position at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (since 2012).

Martin’s research interests include all issues of alpine geomorphology and environmental change, the main focus being sediment budgets and routing in the disturbance regime landsystems of glacier forefields. Recent work is related to environmental monitoring using close range remote sensing techniques, visualization, knowledge management and outreach techniques. Martin´s teaching activities include GIS and Digital Terrain Analyses, Remote Sensing, Natural Hazards and Nature Management, Physical Geography and Geomorphology.

Last update: 12/12/16
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