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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Jan Blöthe

Owner of the Chair of Geomorphology and Recent Morphodynamics
E-Mail: jan.bloethe[at]
Phone: ++49(0)761 203-9224
Room: 01022


Research topics

  • Sediment dynamics
  • Alpine permafrost
  • Fluvial geomorphology

Lecturing and teaching activities

  • Geomorphology and sediment dynamics
  • Climate change in high-mountain environments
  • GIS, remote sensing, R

Advisory roles and memberships

  • Member of the steering committee of the German Working Group on Geomorphology


  • seit 04/2020
   Juniorprofessor of Geomorphology and recent Morphodynamics, University of Freiburg
  • 10/2014 – 03/2020
   Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Bonn
  • 10/2014
   PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) with the title „Himalayan Valley Fills“
  • 04/2010 – 09/2014
   Research assistant, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Potsdam
  • 10/2009 – 03/2010
   Research assistant, Institute of Geography and Geology, University of Würzburg