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On 26 December 2004, a moment magnitude Mw = 9.3 earthquake occurred along Northern Sumatra, the Nicobar and Andaman islands, resulting in a devastating tsunami in the Indian Ocean region. The rapid and accurate estimation of the rupture length and direction of such tsunami-generating earthquakes is crucial for constraining both tsunami wave-height models(More)
In the course of this study 37 sediment samples were analyzed. They were taken after the flooding in September 2002 along the Elbe and at the mouths of its major tributaries. The sampling program covered the entire river stretch that was affected by the floods, from Obristvi (Czech Republic) to the Elbe estuary (North Sea) on the German coast. Analyses were(More)
Acknowledgments First and foremost I would like to express my gratitude to my supervisor Prof. Manuel Drees for the opportunity to work on the subject of Dark Matter. As a collaborator I have learned to appreciate his profound knowledge of the subject and intuition for the essential as well as his manner of researching and special unique point of views.(More)
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