Contact information
Volcano-Tectonics Group
GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ)
Department 2: Physics of the Earth
Section 2.1: Physics of Earthquakes and Volcanoes
14473 Potsdam

Ph.  +49 (0)331 288 1253
Fax. +49 (0)331 288 1204
email: twalterATgfz-potsdam.de

Primary research areas in volcano and tectonic processes

Remote sensing of volcano- and seismotectonic processes
Photogrammetry and computer vision of land surface changes
Modelling of stress field development in volcanoes
Volcano hazards

Current Position

Head of Volcanology Research Group at GFZ Potsdam

Education and Academic Employment

2015 ERC consolidator

2014 Head of the Volcano Hazards Group at GFZ Potsdam (Section 2.1.)

2010 Habilitation and Priv. Doz. at University Potsdam

2009 Senior scientist at GFZ Potsdam

2005 2009 Emmy Noether Junior Research Group Leader at GFZ Potsdam

2003 2005 Visiting researcher at Geodesy Lab and CSTARS, Miami, FL, USA

2002 2003 Postdoc at Dept. of Volcanology, GEOMAR, Kiel. FRG

1999 2002 PhD at GEOMAR, Faculty of Maths and Natural Sciences, Kiel, FRG

1996 1999 MSc in Geosciences, Structure and Tectonics Group, Univ. Freiburg