Running Projects

Measurement in Taucha

ANGUS+   Impacts of the use of the geological subsurface for energy storage in the form of gas and heat in the context of a transition to renewable energy sources – dimensioning, risk analysis and prediction of impacts as a basis for future subsurface spatial planning

Direct Push Measurements

IGLU – Analysis, modeling, and evaluation of intelligent geothermal long term heat storage with minimized environmental impacts


TOXI-triage - Integrated and adaptive responses to toxic emergencies for rapid triage: engeneering the roadmap from casuality to patient to survivor


K-Connect - Connectivity in shallow, unconsolidated porous aquifers


RegenTracer - Rain as Groundwater Tracer


SIMULTAN - Sinkhole instability: integrated multi-scale monitoring and analysis


CPTTOMO - Development and Validation of a CPT-based seismic tomography system and evalidation method for the stability assessment of old mining locations

Finished Projects

Laboratory Studies

RATIEF - Development of a measuring apparatus and a modular probe system to measure depth oriented soil gas concentration and fluxes by taking into account the relevant influencing parameters

SQuAD project

SQuAd- Spatially resolved quantification of the advection influence on the balance closure of greenhouse gases

Geophysical Measurements ( EM31)

MARSOL - Demonstrating Managed Aquifer Recharge as a Solution to Water Scarcity and Drought

odour measurement

Odour radar - Validierung of a measuring system to localise and quantify diffuse sources of odours

Direct Push Technology

KOPOXI - Development of a ground water remediation technology for the enhancement of natural attenuation processes within a contamination plume by combining a permanent release of oxidizing agent with localized oxidizing agent injections

Catchment Area (Photo: UFZ)

CAOS From Catchments as Organised Systems to Models based on Dynamic Functional Units

FTIR measurement

MONACO - Monitoring approach for geological CO2 storage sites using a hierarchic observation concept

Direct Push Technology

MuSaWa - Multi-scale S-wave tomography for exploration and risk assessment of development sites

Geophysical measurements

iSOIL- Interactions between soil related sciences – Linking geophysics, soil science and digital soil mapping

Direct Push Technology

ModelProbe - EU-Projekt "Model driven soil probing, site assessment and evaluation"


CoTra - Compartment Transfer Revitalisierung of large scale and complex contaminated sites - Constructed wetlands

Geophysical measurements

Großhang - Coupling of Flow and Deformation Processes for Modelling the Movement of Natural Slopes

Mise-a-la-masse method

CO2-Injection test - Development and assessment of the reliable, efficient and cost-effective monitoring concepts in order to detect and characterize possible near-surface CO2- leakages

MOST Project

MOST - Development and Evaluation of new analysis and interpretation approaches for 2D/3D georadar data.

Geophysical measurements

COMEXTECH - A combined exploration technique for the delineation of subsurface structures and the assessment of rock parameters

radon measurements

EGS- Radon - Risk Minimization in the Exploration

Direct Push Technology

DP-Radar - Development and Evaluation of new analysis and interpretation approaches for 2D/3D georadar data.