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© Prof. Dr. Jürgen Herget

Herget, Jürgen

Prof. Dr., Institute of Geography, University Bonn


Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Institute of Geography
Meckenheimer Allee 166
53115 Bonn


Fon: +49 228 73 5398

Research topics

  • Palaeohydrology
  • Flood reconstruction
  • Fluvial geomorphology
  • Geomorphology
  • Applied hydraulics

Resources and technologies

  • Flume experiments
  • Modelling and quantitative reconstruction of discharge


  • Herget, J., A. Kapala, M. Krell, E. Rustemeier, C. Simmer and A. Wyss (2015): The millennium flood of July 1342 revisited. Catena 130, 82-94
  • Herget, J., T. Roggenkamp, and M. Krell (2014): Estimation of peak discharges of historical floods. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18, 4029-4037
  • Herget, J. (2012): Am Anfang war die Sintflut – Hochwasserkatastrophen in der Geschichte. Darmstadt (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft / Primus)
  • Euler, T. and J. Herget (2011): Obstacle-Reynolds-number based analysis of local scour at submerged cylinders. J. of Hydraulic Research 49, 267-271
  • Herget, J. (2005): Reconstruction of Pleistocene ice-dammed lake outburst floods in Altai-Mountains, Siberia. Geological Society of America, Special Publication 386, 118 p
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