People are going to ever greater depths to find workable ore deposits. ETH geologist Christoph Heinrich conducts research into how to find these.
Earthquakes – a serious hazard for Switzerland
After ten years of intensive research, the Swiss Seismological Service (SED) at ETH Zurich has created an updated seismic hazard model, which confirms that earthquakes are a serious hazard for Switzerland.
“An extra expenditure that paid off!”
Ten years ago, ETH Zurich began collaborating with TU Delft and RWTH Aachen on a trinational Joint Master Programme in Applied Geophysics. We asked Professor of Geophysics Hansruedi Maurer what ETH Zurich has learned from the pioneering project.