Lehrstuhl für Geologie

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Contact: Sara Carena

The lab is equipped with several sandboxes for both extensional and compressional experiments, a variety of analog materials, and photographic/video equipment to document experiments. It is used for both Bachelor and Master courses as well as for thesis projects.

analog_suppe_sandbox       lab-in_progress

wedge_auto_box                materials

Examples of sandbox models

All models in the videos were made by Florian Hofmann, and the experiments carried out in the analog lab: videos of different types of experiments (extension, compression, different materials).


  3D view of sandbox

Sandbox model of accretionary wedge with dipping base made by students in Fall 2021. 


Student projects

Bachelor thesis of Florian Hofmann

Student poster presentation, Fragile Earth Meeting, Munich 2011


Last updated: 25.11.2021