Ash plume over Europe

Progressing ash plume of Eyjafjallajökull

In May 2010 air transportation in Europe came to a halt, when Eyjafjallajökull on Iceland erupted. Now, two years after that eruption scientist have gathered and evaluated all kinds of data how the ash plume moved through Europe. This data taken from satellites, plane and the earth can help evaluate particle dispersion better and limit […]

Aran Islands, Ireland

Aran Islands, Ireland

The Aran Islands just off the coast of Ireland left geologists puzzled for a while now. On top of this cliff huge boulders are found. Up to now the only explanation for waves energetic enough to transport these rocks would be a tsunami. Unfortunately, at least for the explanation, no tsunami happened there since 1755. Now […]

My Interview with the EAGE about the Way of the Geophysicist

The European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) interviewed me. It appears in the 2015 edition of their student newsletter. My fellow students already asked me about it and now you can read it online! I enjoyed talking in the interview with Kirsten Brandt and I do hope more opportunities like this may arise. Interview: Blogging his way […]

Canadian passport under normal light.

Today I want to be Canadian

I love travelling. Collecting stamps in my passport is a souvenir that is precious to me and so far I have kept my passports and the memories it contains. But today I more than ever I wanted to be Canadian.

The Niagara Falls are amazing either way but illuminated like that there are two feelings in my chest: Jealousy and Awe.

This is how the passport looks under normal light.

Canadian passport under normal light.
Canadian passport under blacklight

Canadian passport under blacklight

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I’m done! – Das Studium gilt als bestanden.

My last post has been a while, but for a good reason. Das Studium gilt als bestanden. Is German and means “You passed your studies”. So now I have all my paperwork gathered up and I’m officially a Master of Science in Geophysics   It took a bit of work and I’m especially proud to say […]