University News – Research

AG Begleitforschung: Position Paper on the Expansion of Agrivoltaics Published

If Germany’s energy system is to become greenhouse gas neutral by 2045, the use of renewable energy must be expanded at a much faster rate. In this context, agri-PV systems are an innovative solution to meet our climate targets because they improve land use efficiency: solar panels mounted above...

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VITIFIT Collaborative Project Presented at the 2023 International Green Week

The International Green Week (IGW) is one of the most traditional and popular trade fairs in Germany. As the no. 1 international trade fair for food, agriculture and horticulture, the Green Week also showcases innovative projects and products from the viticulture sector. The 2023 edition of IGW took...

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Congratulations, Thomas Muschkullus!

Thomas Muschkullus, M.Sc. successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled "Dealing with the complexity of large scale infrastructure projects" on December 9th, 2022 at Hochschule Geisenheim University.

The Doctorate was supervised by Professor Dr. Eckhard Jedicke, Department of Landscape Planning...

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Congratulations, Elisabeth Obermair!

Ms Obermair successfully defended her doctoral thesis titled "Logistics challenges in omni-channel grocery retailing" on December 8th 2022 at Hochschule Geisenheim University.

The Doctorate was supervised by Professor Dr. Andreas Holzapfel, Professorship for Logistics Management, Department of...

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Two New Geisenheim Reports Available

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Volume 95 by Yvette Wohlfahrt and volume 96 by Linda Bitsch

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Inaugural Lecture Held by Prof. Moritz Wagner

In his inaugural lecture held on December 7, 2022 on campus Geisenheim, Prof. Wagner introduced his current and future priorities in teaching and research.

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New Opportunities for the Development of Steep Slopes in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley

The unique terraced landscape along the Upper Middle Rhine Valley used to be widely known for its abundance of vineyards and orchards, but the scene has changed over the last decades which is clearly reflected by the many fallow areas along the Rhine and its side valleys. How can we preserve the...

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Geisenheim Scientists receive Certificate of Participation as Visiting Professors in Ukraine

Countless cultural property has been damaged or destroyed during the war in Ukraine. Before the Russian invasion, there were about 400 museum, 3,000 cultural sites and seven world heritage sites in Ukraine, e.g. the historic town center of Lviv close to the Polytechnic National University.

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Geisenheim Scientist Takes Part in International Research Campaign 2022 in Iceland

Environmental impacts of climate-related ice melt in Arctic glacier streams


Global glacier mass loss has accelerated in the previous years. Between 2000 and 2019, glaciers lost a mass of 267 ± 16 gigatons a year, which is equivalent to 21 ± 3 % of the recorded global sea level rise.

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