Prof. Oliver Korup, PhD

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Universität Potsdam,
Institut für Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften

Prof. Oliver Korup
Haus 27, Raum 1.35

Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam-Golm
E-Mail:
korup@geo.uni-potsdam.de
Telefon:
+49 331 977 2732
Fax:
+49 331 977 5700
Prof. Oliver Korup

 

  • Biografie
  • Forschung
  • Lehre
  • Publikationen

Biografie

Seit 10/2011
Professur für Geohazards, Universität Potsdam
2010-2011
DFG Heisenbergstipendiat, Leiter Nachwuchsforschergruppe 'Geohazards' (Universität Potsdam)
2007
Visiting Erskine Fellow (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
2003-2009
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (1) Risikomanagement, (2) Frühwarnung und (3) Lawinen, Murgänge, Steinschlag (Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL/SLF)
2003
PhD in Geomorphology (Victoria Univ. of Wellington, New Zealand)
1999
Diplom in Geographie, Geologie und Vor- und Frühgeschichte (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg)

Forschung

General

  • Natural Hazards and Earth Surface Processes
  • Erosion and Sediment Flux in Mountain Belts
  • Central and High Asia, Western Pacific Rim

Recent Themes

  • Topography, uncertainty, and prediction of rainfall-triggered hillslope failures
  • Earth's portfolio of extreme sediment transport events
  • The stability of continental plateau margins: Tipping points in Himalayan erosion
  • Dynamic links between mass wasting and bedrock-river geometry
  • Catastrophic formation and failure of natural dams in mountainous terrain

Selected Third-Party Funding

  • Legacy of Catastrophic Lake Outbursts in the Nepal Himalaya (DFG)
  • Natural hazards in ecologically disturbed temperate rainforests, Chile (BMBF)
  • Innovative Training Network Anatolian Plateau Climate and Tectonics “ALERT” (EU)
  • Linking long-term variability of erosion rates and landslide episodes at the island-arc scale, Japan "LIKEARC" >> Principal Investigator, German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • The long arm of Himalayan orogeny – Tracing large prehistoric earthquakes along the northern Krygyz Tien Shan and the Mongolian Hangay >> Principal Investigator, Volkswagenstiftung
  • Late Cenozoic geodynamics, climate interactions, and resulting hazards in Central Asia "TIPTIMON" >> Co-Investigator, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
  • Monsoon and earthquake controls on sediment flux in an arid bedrock landscape, Zanskar, India >> Principal Investigator, German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Prevention of Landslide Dam Disasters in the Tien Shan “LADATSHA” >> Project Co-Director, NATO Science For Peace (SFP)
  • Timescales of sediment dynamics, climate and topographic change in mountain landscapes “SEDYMONT” >> European Science Foundation Eurocores Programme TOPO-EUROPE
  • Coupled Seismogenic Geohazards in Alpine Regions “COGEAR” >> Module Leader, Competence Center Environment and Sustainability (CCES), ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • International Working Group on Natural Hazards in the Tien Shan “NATASHA” >> Coordinator, EU-INCO Specific Support Action Contract No. 026363
  • Integral Risk Management of Extremely Rapid Mass Movements “IRASMOS” >> Scientific Coordinator, EU Specific Targeted Research Project Contract No. 018412
  • IPL-M 117 Geomorphic hazards from landslide dams >> Principal Investigator, Project IPL-M117, International Consortium on Landslides

Lehre

2010-2014

  • GeoHazards für Fortgeschrittene (MGEW19) - Universität Potsdam
  • Einführung in die Physische Geographie (BL-GEO) - Universität Potsdam
  • Einführung in die Geowissenschaften (BL-GEO) - Universität Potsdam
  • Naturkatastrophen (BscW19) - Universität Potsdam

2009

  • Geohazards (Dipl.) - Universität Potsdam
  • Slope Instability and Landslides – Earth Surface Processes, Geomorphology, and Hazards (MSc Blockkurs) - Universität Bern, Schweiz

2007

  • Engineering Geomorphology (ENGE486)- University of Canterbury, Neuseeland
  • Environmental Geohazards (GEO113) - University of Canterbury, Neuseeland

2006/7

  • Geomorphometry – Object-oriented Programming for Spatial Algorithms (GEO452) - Universität Zürich, Schweiz

Publikationen

ISI Zeitschriften

  • Saito, H., Korup, O., Uchida, T., Hayashi, S., Oguchi, T., 2014. Rainfall conditions, typhoon frequency, and contemporary landslide erosion in Japan. Geology 42, 999–1002.
  • Vogel, K., Riggelsen, C., Korup, O., Scherbaum, F., 2014. Bayesian network learning for natural hazard analyses. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 14, 2605–2626.
  • Gorum, T., Korup, O., van Westen, C.J., van der Meijde, M., Xu, C., van der Meer, F., 2014. Why so few? Landslides triggered by the 2002 Denali earthquake, Alaska. Quaternary Science Reviews 95, 80–94.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Munack, H., Korup, O., Fülling, A., Garzanti, E., Resentini, A., Kubik, P.W., 2014. Late Quaternary valley infill and dissection in the Indus River, western Tibetan Plateau margin. Quaternary Science Reviews 94, 102–119.
  • Munack, H., Korup, O., Resentini, A., Limonta, M., Garzanti, E., Blöthe, J.H., Scherler, D., Wittmann, H., Kubik, P.W., 2014. Postglacial denudation of western Tibetan Plateau margin outpaced by long-term exhumation. Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B30979.1. 
  • Korup, O., Hayakawa, Y., Codilean, A.T., Matsushi, Y., Saito, H., Oguchi, T., Matsuzaki, H., 2014. Japan’s sediment flux to the Pacific Ocean revisited. Earth-Science Reviews 135, 1–16.
     
  • Korup, O., Rixen, C., 2014. Soil erosion and organic carbon export by wet snow avalanches. The Cryosphere 8, 651–658.
  • Mohr, C.H., Zimmermann, A., Korup, O., Iroumé, A., Francke, T., Bronstert, A., 2014. Seasonal logging, process response, and geomorphic work. Earth Surface Dynamics 2, 117–125.
  • Weidinger, J.T., Korup, O., Munack, H., Altenberger, U., Dunning, S.A., Tippelt, G., Lottermoser, W., 2014. Giant rockslides from the inside. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 389, 62–73.
  • Meyer, N.K., Schwanghart, W., Korup, O., Romstad, B., Etzelmüller, B., im Druck. Estimating the topographic predictability of debris flows. Geomorphology 207, 114–125.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Korup, O., 2013. Millennial lag times in the Himalayan sediment routing system. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 382, 38–46.
  • Hoffmann, T., Schlummer, M., Notebaert, B., Verstraeten, G., Korup, O., 2013. Carbon burial in soil sediments from Holocene agricultural erosion. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 27, 828–835.
  • Uhlmann, M., Korup, O., Huggel, C., Fischer, L., Kargel, J.S., 2013. Supra-glacial deposition and sediment flux of catastrophic rock-slope failure debris, south-central Alaska. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 38, 675–682.
  • Gorum, T., van Westen, C.J., Korup, O., van der Mejide, M., Fan, X., van der Meer, F.D., 2013. Complex rupture mechanism and topography control symmetry of mass-wasting pattern, 2010 Haiti earthquake. Geomorphology 184, 127–138.
  • Clague, J.J., Huggel, C., Korup, O., McGuire, B., 2012. Climate change and hazardous processes in high mountains [Cambio climático y peligros naturales en altas montañas]. Revista de la Asociacion Geologica Argentina 69, 328–338.
  • Wang, Y., Herzschuh, U., Liu, X., Korup, O., Diekmann, B., im Druck. A high-resolution sedimentary archive from landslide-dammed Lake Mengda, north-eastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Palaeolimnology, doi:10.1007/s10933-012-9666-6.
  • Fan, X., van Westen, C.J., Korup, O., Gorum, T., Xu, Q., Dai, F., Huang, R., Wang, G., 2012. Transient water and sediment storage of the decaying landslide dams induced by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, China. Geomorphology 171-172, 58–68.
  • Heimsath, A.M., Korup, O., 2012. Quantifying rates and processes of landscape evolution. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37, 249–251.
  • Korup, O., 2012. Earth's portfolio of extreme sediment transport events. Earth-Science Reviews 112, 115-125.
  • Korup, O., Görüm, T., Hayakawa, Y., 2012. Without power? Landslide inventories in the face of climate change. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37, 92-99.
  • Huggel, C., Clague, J.J., Korup, O., 2012. Is climate change responsible for changing landslide activity in high mountains? Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37, 77-91.
  • Sanhueza-Pino, K., Korup, O., Hetzel, R., Munack, H., Weidinger, J.T., Dunning, S., Ormukov, C., Kubik. P.W., 2011. Glacial advances constrained by 10Be exposure dating of bedrock landslides, Kyrgyz Tien Shan. Quaternary Research 76, 295-304.
  • Montgomery, D.R., Korup, O., 2011. Preservation of inner gorges through repeated Alpine glaciations. Nature Geoscience 4, 62–67.
  • Preuth, T., Bartelt, P., Korup, O., McArdell, B., 2010. A random kinetic energy model for rock avalanches: Eight case studies. Journal of Geophysical Research 115, F03036, doi:10.1029/2009JF001640.
  • Korup, O., Densmore, A.L., Schlunegger, F., 2010. The role of landslides in mountain range evolution. Geomorphology 120, 77–90.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., Hewitt, K., 2010. Glacier and landslide feedbacks to topographic relief in the Himalayan syntaxes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107, 5317–5322.
  • Larsen, I.J., Montgomery, D.R., Korup, O., 2010. Landslide erosion controlled by hillslope material. Nature Geoscience 3, 247–251.
  • Straumann, R., Korup, O., 2009. Quantifying sediment storage at the mountain-belt scale. Geology 37, 1079–1082.
  • Korup, O., 2009a. Linking landslides, hillslope erosion, and landscape evolution. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 34, 1315–1317.
  • Korup, O., Clague, J.J., 2009. Natural hazards, extreme events, and mountain topography. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 977–990.
  • Korup, O., Schlunegger, F., 2009. Rock-type control on erosion-induced uplift, eastern Swiss Alps. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 278, 278–285.
  • Weidinger, J.T., Korup, O., 2009. Frictionite as evidence for a large Late Quaternary rockslide near Kanchenjunga, Sikkim Himalayas, India – implications for extreme events in mountain relief destruction. Geomorphology 103, 57–65.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., 2008. Tibetan plateau river incision inhibited by glacial stabilization of the Tsangpo gorge. Nature 455, 786–789.
  • Korup, O., 2008a. Rock type leaves topographic signature in landslide-dominated mountain ranges. Geophysical Research Letters 35, L11402, doi:10.1029/2008GL034157.
  • Korup, O., Tweed, F., 2007. Ice, moraine, and landslide dams in mountainous terrain. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 3406–3422.
  • Korup, O., Schlunegger, F., 2007. Bedrock landslides, river incision, and transience of geomorphic hillslope-channel coupling: evidence from inner gorges in the eastern Swiss Alps. Journal of Geophysical Research 112, F03027, doi:10.1029/2006JF000710.
  • Korup, O., Clague, J.J., Hermanns, R.L., Hewitt, K., Strom, A.L., Weidinger, J.T., 2007. Giant landslides, topography, and erosion. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 261, 578–589.
  • Davies, T.R.H., Korup, O., 2007. Persistent alluvial fanhead trenching resulting from large, infrequent sediment inputs. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 32, 725–742.
  • Korup, O., Strom, A.L., Weidinger, J.T., 2006. Fluvial response to large rock-slope failures – examples from the Himalayas, the Tien Shan, and the Southern Alps in New Zealand. Geomorphology 78, 3–21.
  • Strom, A.L., Korup, O., 2006. Extremely large rockslides and rock avalanches in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan. Landslides 3, 125–136, doi:10.1007/s10346-005-0027-7.
  • Korup, O., 2006b. Effects of deep-seated bedrock landslides on hillslope morphology, Southern Alps, New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research 111, F01018, doi:10.1029/2004JF000242.
  • Korup, O., 2006a. Rock-slope failure and the river long profile. Geology 34, 45–48.
  • Korup, O., Schmidt, J., McSaveney, M.J., 2005. Regional relief characteristics and denudation pattern of the western Southern Alps, New Zealand. Geomorphology 71, 402–423.
  • Korup, O., 2005d. Geomorphic imprint of landslides on alpine river systems, southwest New Zealand. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 30, 783–800.
  • Korup, O., 2005c. Large landslides and their effect on alpine sediment flux: South Westland, New Zealand. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 30, 305–323.
  • Korup, O., 2005b. Geomorphic hazard assessment of landslide dams in South Westland, New Zealand – fundamental problems and approaches. Geomorphology 66, 167–188.
  • Korup, O., 2005a. Distribution of landslides in southwest New Zealand. Landslides 2, 43–51.
  • Korup, O., McSaveney, M.J., Davies, T.R.H., 2004. Sediment generation and delivery from large historic landslides in the Southern Alps, New Zealand. Geomorphology 61, 189–207.
  • Korup, O., 2004c. Landslide-induced river channel avulsions in mountain catchments of southwest New Zealand. Geomorphology 63, 57–80.
  • Korup, O., 2004b. Geomorphic implications of fault zone weakening: slope instability along the Alpine Fault, South Westland to Fiordland. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 47, 257–267.
  • Korup, O., 2004a. Geomorphometric characteristics of New Zealand landslide dams. Engineering Geology 73, 13–35.
  • Korup, O., 2002a. Recent research on landslide dams – a literature review with special attention to New Zealand. Progress in Physical Geography 26, 206–235.
  • Korup, O., Busche, D., 2001. Persistence of flood impact on a small sand-bed stream, southeast Australia. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie Supplementband NF 122, 165–190.

 

Buchkapitel

  • Huggel, C., Allen, S., Clague, J.J., Fischer, L., Korup, O., Schneider, D., 2013. Detecting Potential Climate Signals in Large Slope Failures in Cold Mountain Regions. In Margottini, C. et al. [Eds.] Landslide Science and Practice Volume 4, Springer, Heidelberg, 361–367. 
  • Korup, O., Schneider, D., Huggel, C., Dufresne, A., 2013. Long-runout Landslides. In: Shroder, J.F. [Ed.] Treatise on Geomorphology Volume 7, Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 183–199.
  • Huggel, C., Gruber, S., Korup, O., 2013. Landslide Hazards and Climate Change in High Mountains. In: Shroder, J.F. [Ed.] Treatise on Geomorphology Volume 9, Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 244–259. 
  • Korup, O., 2013. Landslides in the Fluvial System. In: Shroder, J.F. [Ed.] Treatise on Geomorphology Volume 13, Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 288–301.
  • Huggel, C., Khabarov, N., Korup, O., Obersteiner, M., 2012. Physical impacts of climate change on landslide occurrence and related adaptation. In: Clague, J.J., Stead, D. [Eds.] Landslides: Types, Mechanisms, and Modelling. Cambridge University Press, 121–131. 
  • Korup, O., 2012. Landslides in the Earth system. In: Clague, J.J., Stead, D. [Eds.] Landslides: Types, Mechanisms, and Modelling. Cambridge University Press, 10–23.
  • Korup, O., Weidinger, J.T., 2011. Rock type, precipitation, and the steepness of Himalayan threshold hillslopes. In: Gloaguen, R., Ratschbacher, L. [Eds.] Growth and collapse of the Tibetan Plateau. Geological Society of London Special Publications 353, 235-249.
  • Korup, O., 2011. Rockslide and rock-avalanche dams in the Southern Alps, New Zealand. In: Evans, S.G., Hermanns, R.L., Strom, A., Scarascia-Mugnozza, G. [Eds.] Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams. Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences 133. Springer, Berlin, pp. 123–146.
  • Davies, T.R., Korup, O., 2010. Sediment cascades in active landscapes. In: Burt, T.P., Allison, R.J. [Eds.] Sediment cascades: An Integrated Approach. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, pp. 89-115. 
  • Strom, A.L., Korup, O., Abdrakhmatov, K.E., Havenith, H.B., 2005. Investigating rock-slope failures in the Tien Shan: State-of-the-art and perspectives of international cooperation (M111). In: Sassa, K., Fukuoka, H., Wang, F.W., Wang, G. [Eds.] Landslides. Risk analysis and sustainable disaster management. Springer, Berlin, pp. 109–112.
  • Korup, O., Ottmer, B., 2005c. Fels- und Bergstürze – Gefahr am Hang. In: Wienecke-Janz, D. [Ed.] Entfesselte Elemente. Der Mensch und die Kräfte der Natur. Spektrum Verlag, pp. 202–205.
  • Korup, O., Ottmer, B., 2005b. Armensiedlungen – Wildwuchs im Hochrisikogebiet. In: Wienecke-Janz, D. [Ed.] Entfesselte Elemente. Der Mensch und die Kräfte der Natur. Spektrum Verlag, pp. 192-195.
  • Korup, O., Ottmer, B., 2005a. Erdrutsche – Hänge in Bewegung. In: Wienecke-Janz, D. [Ed.] Entfesselte Elemente. Der Mensch und die Kräfte der Natur. Spektrum Verlag, pp. 186–191.
  • Korup, O., 2004d. Landslide dam. In: Goudie, A.S. [Ed.] Encyclopedia of Geomorphology, Volume 2. Routledge, London, pp. 608–609.

 

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • Korup, O., 2005e. Rockslides and rockslide dams in postglacial fjord environments, New Zealand. In: Senneset, K., Flaate, K., Larsen, J.O. [Eds.] Landslides and Avalanches. Proceedings 11th International Conference and Field Trip on Landslides, 1-10 September 2005. Balkema/Taylor & Francis, London, pp. 221–227.
  • Korup, O., Crozier, M., 2002. Landslide types and geomorphic impact on river channels, Southern Alps, New Zealand. In: Rybar, J., Stemberk, J., Wagner, P. [Eds.] Landslides. Proceedings 1st European Conference on Landslides 24-26 June 2002, Prague. Balkema, Lisse, pp. 233–238.

 

Conference Abstracts

  • Blöthe, J.H. Munack, H., Fülling, A., Resentini, A., Garzanti, E., Kubik, P.W., Korup, O., 2012. River incision, sediment storage, and sediment residence times at the western Tibetan plateau margin. AGU Fall Meeting, 3-7 December 2012, San Francisco, USA, EP52E-07.
  • Rixen, C., Korup, O., 2012. Soil erosion and organic carbon export by wet snow avalanches. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9396.
  • Korup, O., Görüm, T., Hayakawa, Y., 2012. Know the limit – Landslide inventories and climate-change attribution. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9314.
  • Korup, O., Hayakawa, Y., Oguchi, T., 2012. Flipside coupling of bedrock-river sinuosity and slope-failure size. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9178.
  • Schwanghart, W., Korup, O., 2012. Towards quantifying fuzzy stream power. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9259.
  • Munack, H., Blöthe, J.H., Scherler, D., Wittmann, H., Kubik, P.W., Korup, O., 2012. Postglacial denudation outpaced by long-term exhumation, Ladakh and Zanskar, India. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 10972.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Munack, H., Korup, O., 2012. Sediment storage and stability along the western Tibetan Plateau margin. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 12427.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Munack, H., Fülling, A., Kubik, P.W., Korup, O., 2012. Late Pleistocene to recent incision dynamics near the western Tibetan Plateau margin, Zanskar, India. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9396.
  • Huggel, C., Allen, S., Clague, J.J., Fischer, L., Korup, O., Schneider, D. 2011. Detecting potential climate signals in large slope failures in cold mountain regions. The Second World Landslide Forum, Rome, Italy, 3-7 October 2011.
  • Korup, O., 2011. Rivers, Shelves & Trenches – Deciphering Earth’s Portfolio of Extreme Sediment Transport Events. 7th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Dynamics, Beijing, China, 6-8 September 2011.
  • Munack, H., Korup, O.,  Blöthe, J., Scherler, D., Wittmann H., Kubik, P.W., 2011. Late Quaternary basin-wide erosion rates in the upper Indus valley, western Tibetan Plateau Margin, from cosmogenic 10Be. ESF Conference on Cosmogenic Nuclides, Obergurgl, Austria, 8-13 August 2011.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Munack, H., Fülling, A., Korup, O., 2011. Late Pleistocene aggradation-incision see-saw, Zanskar gorge, Ladakh, revealed by OSL dating. German LED, Cologne, 4-6 November 2011.
  • Bennett, G., Molnar, P., Korup, O., Burlando, P., 2011. Modelling uncertainty in short-term catchment erosion rates. Geophysical Research Abstracts 13, 8368.
  • Korup, O., 2010a. Natural dams as tipping points in Himalayan erosion. AGU Fall Meeting 2010, Abstract EP43B-0753.
  • Korup, O., 2010b. Giant landslides in the Earth system. AGU Fall Meeting 2010, Abstract EP32B-01.
  • Bennett, G.L., Molnar, P., Korup, O., McArdell, B., 2010. Modelling sediment transfer through mountain basins. Proceedings Landscapes into Rock, Sept 2010, BGS, London, pp. 68–69.
  • Uhlmann, M., Fischer, L., Huggel, C., Kargel, J., Korup, O., 2010. Rock avalanches and glacier dynamics: a case study in the Chugach Mountains, Alaska. Geophysical Research Abstracts 12, 11505.
  • Sanhueza-Pino, K., Korup, O., Hetzel, R., Weidinger, J.T., Dunning, S., Ormukov, C., 2010. 10Be exposure ages of large rock avalanches in the northern Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan. Geophysical Research Abstracts 12, 4086.
  • Kargel, J.S., Fischer, L., Furfaro, R., Huggel, C., Korup, O., Leonard, G.J., Uhlmann, M., Wessels, R.L., Wolfe, D.F., 2009. Medial moraines of glaciers of the Copper River Basin, Alaska: Discrete landslides dominate over other sources. EOS Transactions AGU 90(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract C23A-0486.
  • Larsen, I.J., Montgomery, D.R., Korup, O., 2009. Material matters in landslide volume-area scaling. EOS Transactions AGU 90(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract NH43D-05.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., Hewitt, K., 2009. Spatial clustering of natural dams at the Tibetan Plateau margin in rivers draining the Himalayan syntaxes. Geophysical Research Abstracts 11, 8344.
  • Korup, O., 2009b. Landsliding rates revisited. Geophysical Research Abstracts 11, 8066.
  • Weidinger, J.T., Dunning, S., Korup, O., 2009. Giant landslides from the inside. Geophysical Research Abstracts 11, 7833.
  • Straumann, R., Korup, O., 2009. Quantifying sediment storage at the mountain-belt scale. Geophysical Research Abstracts 11, 7750.
  • Korup, O., Schlunegger, F., 2008. Rock-type control on erosion-induced uplift, eastern Swiss Alps. EOS Transactions AGU 89(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T53A-1898.
  • Trommler, N., Huggel, C., Korup, O., Schneider, J.F., 2008. Assessing post-failure geomorphic impact of an earthquake-triggered landslide dam, Jhelum River, Pakistan. Geophysical Research Abstracts 10, 00622.
  • Korup, O., 2008b. Landslide scaling properties – at or beyond the limit? Geophysical Research Abstracts 10, 07833.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., 2008. Glacial defeat of river incision into southeast Tibet? Geophysical Research Abstracts 10, 07805.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., 2007. Do glacier dams retard river incision into southeast Tibet? EOS Transactions AGU 88(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract C52-A01.
  • Korup, O., Clague, J.J., Hermanns, R.L., Hewitt, K., Strom, A.L., Weidinger, J.T., 2007. Giant landslides, topography, and erosion. Geophysical Research Abstracts 9, 08122.
  • Weidinger, J.T., Korup, O., 2006. Detection of large Late Quaternary rock-slope failures in the Himalayas: Implications for extreme events in mountain relief destruction. Geophysical Research Abstracts 8, 03668.
  • Korup, O., 2006c. Timescales of transient on- and off-site effects of large rock-slope failures on bedrock river long profiles. Geophysical Research Abstracts 8, 03573.
  • Korup, O., Strom, A.L., Weidinger, J.T., 2005. Effects of large Rockslide Dams on Sediment Budgets –Evidence from the Himalaya, the Tien Shan, and the New Zealand Southern Alps. Geophysical Research Abstracts 7, 01195.
  • Korup, O., 2004f. Bedrock landslides and sediment flux in tectonically active orogens. Proceedings 2nd Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland, 19-20 November 2004, pp. 218.
  • Korup, O., 2004e. Rockslide-dam hazards in high mountain environments. In: Abdrakhmatov, K., Evans, S.G., Hermanns, R., Scarascia Mugnozza, G., Strom, A.L. [Eds.] Security of Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams. Proceedings NATO Advanced Research Workshop 8-13 June 2004, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 118-124.
  • Korup, O., 2004. The relevance of landslides in alpine fluvial geomorphology. Proceedings 11th Australia New Zealand Geomorphology Group Meeting, Mount Buffalo, Australia, 15-20 February 2004. ANZGG Occasional Paper 3, pp. 43.
  • Korup, O., 2002c. Landslide dams in an active collisional orogen: implications for alpine sediment flux, South Westland, New Zealand. EOS Transactions AGU 83(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H12B-0927.
  • Korup, O., 2002b. Landslide dams in New Zealand – Problems of attributing “hazard” to composite geomorphic phenomena. In: Soldati, M., Borgatti, L. [Eds.] Relationships between man and the mountain environment in terms of geomorphological hazards and human impact in Europe. Proceedings IAG Symposium 14 July 2002, Dornbirn, Austria, p. 73.

 

Public Outreach

  • Korup, O., 2009c. A regional Hot Spot Catalogue for Slope Stability Hazards in the Kyrgyz Tien Shan. In: Kohler, T., Maselli, D. [Eds.] Mountains and Climate Change - From Understanding to Action. Published by Geographica Bernensia with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), and an international team of contributors. Berne, p. 36.
  • Korup, O., 2009d. The largest landslides on Earth. In: Bierman, P., Montgomery, D.R., 2009 [Eds.] Key Concepts in Geomorphology (Vignettes). http://serc.carleton.edu/vignettes/collection/31889.html
  • Korup, O., 2009e. The enigma of inner gorges in the Alps. In: Bierman, P., Montgomery, D.R., 2009 [Eds.] Key Concepts in Geomorphology (Vignettes). http://serc.carleton.edu/vignettes/collection/31896.html
  • Korup, O., 2006c. WSL International - Naturgefahren kennen keine Grenzen. SLF Newsletter Naturgefahren. http://www.slf.ch/dienstleistungen/newsletter/Newsletter-06-2006.pdf

 

Biografie

Seit 10/2011
Professur für Geohazards, Universität Potsdam
2010-2011
DFG Heisenbergstipendiat, Leiter Nachwuchsforschergruppe 'Geohazards' (Universität Potsdam)
2007
Visiting Erskine Fellow (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
2003-2009
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (1) Risikomanagement, (2) Frühwarnung und (3) Lawinen, Murgänge, Steinschlag (Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL/SLF)
2003
PhD in Geomorphology (Victoria Univ. of Wellington, New Zealand)
1999
Diplom in Geographie, Geologie und Vor- und Frühgeschichte (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg)

Forschung

General

  • Natural Hazards and Earth Surface Processes
  • Erosion and Sediment Flux in Mountain Belts
  • Central and High Asia, Western Pacific Rim

Recent Themes

  • Topography, uncertainty, and prediction of rainfall-triggered hillslope failures
  • Earth's portfolio of extreme sediment transport events
  • The stability of continental plateau margins: Tipping points in Himalayan erosion
  • Dynamic links between mass wasting and bedrock-river geometry
  • Catastrophic formation and failure of natural dams in mountainous terrain

Selected Third-Party Funding

  • Legacy of Catastrophic Lake Outbursts in the Nepal Himalaya (DFG)
  • Natural hazards in ecologically disturbed temperate rainforests, Chile (BMBF)
  • Innovative Training Network Anatolian Plateau Climate and Tectonics “ALERT” (EU)
  • Linking long-term variability of erosion rates and landslide episodes at the island-arc scale, Japan "LIKEARC" >> Principal Investigator, German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • The long arm of Himalayan orogeny – Tracing large prehistoric earthquakes along the northern Krygyz Tien Shan and the Mongolian Hangay >> Principal Investigator, Volkswagenstiftung
  • Late Cenozoic geodynamics, climate interactions, and resulting hazards in Central Asia "TIPTIMON" >> Co-Investigator, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
  • Monsoon and earthquake controls on sediment flux in an arid bedrock landscape, Zanskar, India >> Principal Investigator, German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Prevention of Landslide Dam Disasters in the Tien Shan “LADATSHA” >> Project Co-Director, NATO Science For Peace (SFP)
  • Timescales of sediment dynamics, climate and topographic change in mountain landscapes “SEDYMONT” >> European Science Foundation Eurocores Programme TOPO-EUROPE
  • Coupled Seismogenic Geohazards in Alpine Regions “COGEAR” >> Module Leader, Competence Center Environment and Sustainability (CCES), ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • International Working Group on Natural Hazards in the Tien Shan “NATASHA” >> Coordinator, EU-INCO Specific Support Action Contract No. 026363
  • Integral Risk Management of Extremely Rapid Mass Movements “IRASMOS” >> Scientific Coordinator, EU Specific Targeted Research Project Contract No. 018412
  • IPL-M 117 Geomorphic hazards from landslide dams >> Principal Investigator, Project IPL-M117, International Consortium on Landslides

Lehre

2010-2014

  • GeoHazards für Fortgeschrittene (MGEW19) - Universität Potsdam
  • Einführung in die Physische Geographie (BL-GEO) - Universität Potsdam
  • Einführung in die Geowissenschaften (BL-GEO) - Universität Potsdam
  • Naturkatastrophen (BscW19) - Universität Potsdam

2009

  • Geohazards (Dipl.) - Universität Potsdam
  • Slope Instability and Landslides – Earth Surface Processes, Geomorphology, and Hazards (MSc Blockkurs) - Universität Bern, Schweiz

2007

  • Engineering Geomorphology (ENGE486)- University of Canterbury, Neuseeland
  • Environmental Geohazards (GEO113) - University of Canterbury, Neuseeland

2006/7

  • Geomorphometry – Object-oriented Programming for Spatial Algorithms (GEO452) - Universität Zürich, Schweiz

Publikationen

ISI Zeitschriften

  • Saito, H., Korup, O., Uchida, T., Hayashi, S., Oguchi, T., 2014. Rainfall conditions, typhoon frequency, and contemporary landslide erosion in Japan. Geology 42, 999–1002.
  • Vogel, K., Riggelsen, C., Korup, O., Scherbaum, F., 2014. Bayesian network learning for natural hazard analyses. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 14, 2605–2626.
  • Gorum, T., Korup, O., van Westen, C.J., van der Meijde, M., Xu, C., van der Meer, F., 2014. Why so few? Landslides triggered by the 2002 Denali earthquake, Alaska. Quaternary Science Reviews 95, 80–94.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Munack, H., Korup, O., Fülling, A., Garzanti, E., Resentini, A., Kubik, P.W., 2014. Late Quaternary valley infill and dissection in the Indus River, western Tibetan Plateau margin. Quaternary Science Reviews 94, 102–119.
  • Munack, H., Korup, O., Resentini, A., Limonta, M., Garzanti, E., Blöthe, J.H., Scherler, D., Wittmann, H., Kubik, P.W., 2014. Postglacial denudation of western Tibetan Plateau margin outpaced by long-term exhumation. Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B30979.1. 
  • Korup, O., Hayakawa, Y., Codilean, A.T., Matsushi, Y., Saito, H., Oguchi, T., Matsuzaki, H., 2014. Japan’s sediment flux to the Pacific Ocean revisited. Earth-Science Reviews 135, 1–16.
     
  • Korup, O., Rixen, C., 2014. Soil erosion and organic carbon export by wet snow avalanches. The Cryosphere 8, 651–658.
  • Mohr, C.H., Zimmermann, A., Korup, O., Iroumé, A., Francke, T., Bronstert, A., 2014. Seasonal logging, process response, and geomorphic work. Earth Surface Dynamics 2, 117–125.
  • Weidinger, J.T., Korup, O., Munack, H., Altenberger, U., Dunning, S.A., Tippelt, G., Lottermoser, W., 2014. Giant rockslides from the inside. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 389, 62–73.
  • Meyer, N.K., Schwanghart, W., Korup, O., Romstad, B., Etzelmüller, B., im Druck. Estimating the topographic predictability of debris flows. Geomorphology 207, 114–125.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Korup, O., 2013. Millennial lag times in the Himalayan sediment routing system. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 382, 38–46.
  • Hoffmann, T., Schlummer, M., Notebaert, B., Verstraeten, G., Korup, O., 2013. Carbon burial in soil sediments from Holocene agricultural erosion. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 27, 828–835.
  • Uhlmann, M., Korup, O., Huggel, C., Fischer, L., Kargel, J.S., 2013. Supra-glacial deposition and sediment flux of catastrophic rock-slope failure debris, south-central Alaska. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 38, 675–682.
  • Gorum, T., van Westen, C.J., Korup, O., van der Mejide, M., Fan, X., van der Meer, F.D., 2013. Complex rupture mechanism and topography control symmetry of mass-wasting pattern, 2010 Haiti earthquake. Geomorphology 184, 127–138.
  • Clague, J.J., Huggel, C., Korup, O., McGuire, B., 2012. Climate change and hazardous processes in high mountains [Cambio climático y peligros naturales en altas montañas]. Revista de la Asociacion Geologica Argentina 69, 328–338.
  • Wang, Y., Herzschuh, U., Liu, X., Korup, O., Diekmann, B., im Druck. A high-resolution sedimentary archive from landslide-dammed Lake Mengda, north-eastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Palaeolimnology, doi:10.1007/s10933-012-9666-6.
  • Fan, X., van Westen, C.J., Korup, O., Gorum, T., Xu, Q., Dai, F., Huang, R., Wang, G., 2012. Transient water and sediment storage of the decaying landslide dams induced by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, China. Geomorphology 171-172, 58–68.
  • Heimsath, A.M., Korup, O., 2012. Quantifying rates and processes of landscape evolution. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37, 249–251.
  • Korup, O., 2012. Earth's portfolio of extreme sediment transport events. Earth-Science Reviews 112, 115-125.
  • Korup, O., Görüm, T., Hayakawa, Y., 2012. Without power? Landslide inventories in the face of climate change. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37, 92-99.
  • Huggel, C., Clague, J.J., Korup, O., 2012. Is climate change responsible for changing landslide activity in high mountains? Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37, 77-91.
  • Sanhueza-Pino, K., Korup, O., Hetzel, R., Munack, H., Weidinger, J.T., Dunning, S., Ormukov, C., Kubik. P.W., 2011. Glacial advances constrained by 10Be exposure dating of bedrock landslides, Kyrgyz Tien Shan. Quaternary Research 76, 295-304.
  • Montgomery, D.R., Korup, O., 2011. Preservation of inner gorges through repeated Alpine glaciations. Nature Geoscience 4, 62–67.
  • Preuth, T., Bartelt, P., Korup, O., McArdell, B., 2010. A random kinetic energy model for rock avalanches: Eight case studies. Journal of Geophysical Research 115, F03036, doi:10.1029/2009JF001640.
  • Korup, O., Densmore, A.L., Schlunegger, F., 2010. The role of landslides in mountain range evolution. Geomorphology 120, 77–90.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., Hewitt, K., 2010. Glacier and landslide feedbacks to topographic relief in the Himalayan syntaxes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107, 5317–5322.
  • Larsen, I.J., Montgomery, D.R., Korup, O., 2010. Landslide erosion controlled by hillslope material. Nature Geoscience 3, 247–251.
  • Straumann, R., Korup, O., 2009. Quantifying sediment storage at the mountain-belt scale. Geology 37, 1079–1082.
  • Korup, O., 2009a. Linking landslides, hillslope erosion, and landscape evolution. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 34, 1315–1317.
  • Korup, O., Clague, J.J., 2009. Natural hazards, extreme events, and mountain topography. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 977–990.
  • Korup, O., Schlunegger, F., 2009. Rock-type control on erosion-induced uplift, eastern Swiss Alps. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 278, 278–285.
  • Weidinger, J.T., Korup, O., 2009. Frictionite as evidence for a large Late Quaternary rockslide near Kanchenjunga, Sikkim Himalayas, India – implications for extreme events in mountain relief destruction. Geomorphology 103, 57–65.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., 2008. Tibetan plateau river incision inhibited by glacial stabilization of the Tsangpo gorge. Nature 455, 786–789.
  • Korup, O., 2008a. Rock type leaves topographic signature in landslide-dominated mountain ranges. Geophysical Research Letters 35, L11402, doi:10.1029/2008GL034157.
  • Korup, O., Tweed, F., 2007. Ice, moraine, and landslide dams in mountainous terrain. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 3406–3422.
  • Korup, O., Schlunegger, F., 2007. Bedrock landslides, river incision, and transience of geomorphic hillslope-channel coupling: evidence from inner gorges in the eastern Swiss Alps. Journal of Geophysical Research 112, F03027, doi:10.1029/2006JF000710.
  • Korup, O., Clague, J.J., Hermanns, R.L., Hewitt, K., Strom, A.L., Weidinger, J.T., 2007. Giant landslides, topography, and erosion. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 261, 578–589.
  • Davies, T.R.H., Korup, O., 2007. Persistent alluvial fanhead trenching resulting from large, infrequent sediment inputs. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 32, 725–742.
  • Korup, O., Strom, A.L., Weidinger, J.T., 2006. Fluvial response to large rock-slope failures – examples from the Himalayas, the Tien Shan, and the Southern Alps in New Zealand. Geomorphology 78, 3–21.
  • Strom, A.L., Korup, O., 2006. Extremely large rockslides and rock avalanches in the Tien Shan mountains, Kyrgyzstan. Landslides 3, 125–136, doi:10.1007/s10346-005-0027-7.
  • Korup, O., 2006b. Effects of deep-seated bedrock landslides on hillslope morphology, Southern Alps, New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research 111, F01018, doi:10.1029/2004JF000242.
  • Korup, O., 2006a. Rock-slope failure and the river long profile. Geology 34, 45–48.
  • Korup, O., Schmidt, J., McSaveney, M.J., 2005. Regional relief characteristics and denudation pattern of the western Southern Alps, New Zealand. Geomorphology 71, 402–423.
  • Korup, O., 2005d. Geomorphic imprint of landslides on alpine river systems, southwest New Zealand. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 30, 783–800.
  • Korup, O., 2005c. Large landslides and their effect on alpine sediment flux: South Westland, New Zealand. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 30, 305–323.
  • Korup, O., 2005b. Geomorphic hazard assessment of landslide dams in South Westland, New Zealand – fundamental problems and approaches. Geomorphology 66, 167–188.
  • Korup, O., 2005a. Distribution of landslides in southwest New Zealand. Landslides 2, 43–51.
  • Korup, O., McSaveney, M.J., Davies, T.R.H., 2004. Sediment generation and delivery from large historic landslides in the Southern Alps, New Zealand. Geomorphology 61, 189–207.
  • Korup, O., 2004c. Landslide-induced river channel avulsions in mountain catchments of southwest New Zealand. Geomorphology 63, 57–80.
  • Korup, O., 2004b. Geomorphic implications of fault zone weakening: slope instability along the Alpine Fault, South Westland to Fiordland. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 47, 257–267.
  • Korup, O., 2004a. Geomorphometric characteristics of New Zealand landslide dams. Engineering Geology 73, 13–35.
  • Korup, O., 2002a. Recent research on landslide dams – a literature review with special attention to New Zealand. Progress in Physical Geography 26, 206–235.
  • Korup, O., Busche, D., 2001. Persistence of flood impact on a small sand-bed stream, southeast Australia. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie Supplementband NF 122, 165–190.

 

Buchkapitel

  • Huggel, C., Allen, S., Clague, J.J., Fischer, L., Korup, O., Schneider, D., 2013. Detecting Potential Climate Signals in Large Slope Failures in Cold Mountain Regions. In Margottini, C. et al. [Eds.] Landslide Science and Practice Volume 4, Springer, Heidelberg, 361–367. 
  • Korup, O., Schneider, D., Huggel, C., Dufresne, A., 2013. Long-runout Landslides. In: Shroder, J.F. [Ed.] Treatise on Geomorphology Volume 7, Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 183–199.
  • Huggel, C., Gruber, S., Korup, O., 2013. Landslide Hazards and Climate Change in High Mountains. In: Shroder, J.F. [Ed.] Treatise on Geomorphology Volume 9, Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 244–259. 
  • Korup, O., 2013. Landslides in the Fluvial System. In: Shroder, J.F. [Ed.] Treatise on Geomorphology Volume 13, Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 288–301.
  • Huggel, C., Khabarov, N., Korup, O., Obersteiner, M., 2012. Physical impacts of climate change on landslide occurrence and related adaptation. In: Clague, J.J., Stead, D. [Eds.] Landslides: Types, Mechanisms, and Modelling. Cambridge University Press, 121–131. 
  • Korup, O., 2012. Landslides in the Earth system. In: Clague, J.J., Stead, D. [Eds.] Landslides: Types, Mechanisms, and Modelling. Cambridge University Press, 10–23.
  • Korup, O., Weidinger, J.T., 2011. Rock type, precipitation, and the steepness of Himalayan threshold hillslopes. In: Gloaguen, R., Ratschbacher, L. [Eds.] Growth and collapse of the Tibetan Plateau. Geological Society of London Special Publications 353, 235-249.
  • Korup, O., 2011. Rockslide and rock-avalanche dams in the Southern Alps, New Zealand. In: Evans, S.G., Hermanns, R.L., Strom, A., Scarascia-Mugnozza, G. [Eds.] Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams. Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences 133. Springer, Berlin, pp. 123–146.
  • Davies, T.R., Korup, O., 2010. Sediment cascades in active landscapes. In: Burt, T.P., Allison, R.J. [Eds.] Sediment cascades: An Integrated Approach. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, pp. 89-115. 
  • Strom, A.L., Korup, O., Abdrakhmatov, K.E., Havenith, H.B., 2005. Investigating rock-slope failures in the Tien Shan: State-of-the-art and perspectives of international cooperation (M111). In: Sassa, K., Fukuoka, H., Wang, F.W., Wang, G. [Eds.] Landslides. Risk analysis and sustainable disaster management. Springer, Berlin, pp. 109–112.
  • Korup, O., Ottmer, B., 2005c. Fels- und Bergstürze – Gefahr am Hang. In: Wienecke-Janz, D. [Ed.] Entfesselte Elemente. Der Mensch und die Kräfte der Natur. Spektrum Verlag, pp. 202–205.
  • Korup, O., Ottmer, B., 2005b. Armensiedlungen – Wildwuchs im Hochrisikogebiet. In: Wienecke-Janz, D. [Ed.] Entfesselte Elemente. Der Mensch und die Kräfte der Natur. Spektrum Verlag, pp. 192-195.
  • Korup, O., Ottmer, B., 2005a. Erdrutsche – Hänge in Bewegung. In: Wienecke-Janz, D. [Ed.] Entfesselte Elemente. Der Mensch und die Kräfte der Natur. Spektrum Verlag, pp. 186–191.
  • Korup, O., 2004d. Landslide dam. In: Goudie, A.S. [Ed.] Encyclopedia of Geomorphology, Volume 2. Routledge, London, pp. 608–609.

 

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • Korup, O., 2005e. Rockslides and rockslide dams in postglacial fjord environments, New Zealand. In: Senneset, K., Flaate, K., Larsen, J.O. [Eds.] Landslides and Avalanches. Proceedings 11th International Conference and Field Trip on Landslides, 1-10 September 2005. Balkema/Taylor & Francis, London, pp. 221–227.
  • Korup, O., Crozier, M., 2002. Landslide types and geomorphic impact on river channels, Southern Alps, New Zealand. In: Rybar, J., Stemberk, J., Wagner, P. [Eds.] Landslides. Proceedings 1st European Conference on Landslides 24-26 June 2002, Prague. Balkema, Lisse, pp. 233–238.

 

Conference Abstracts

  • Blöthe, J.H. Munack, H., Fülling, A., Resentini, A., Garzanti, E., Kubik, P.W., Korup, O., 2012. River incision, sediment storage, and sediment residence times at the western Tibetan plateau margin. AGU Fall Meeting, 3-7 December 2012, San Francisco, USA, EP52E-07.
  • Rixen, C., Korup, O., 2012. Soil erosion and organic carbon export by wet snow avalanches. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9396.
  • Korup, O., Görüm, T., Hayakawa, Y., 2012. Know the limit – Landslide inventories and climate-change attribution. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9314.
  • Korup, O., Hayakawa, Y., Oguchi, T., 2012. Flipside coupling of bedrock-river sinuosity and slope-failure size. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9178.
  • Schwanghart, W., Korup, O., 2012. Towards quantifying fuzzy stream power. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9259.
  • Munack, H., Blöthe, J.H., Scherler, D., Wittmann, H., Kubik, P.W., Korup, O., 2012. Postglacial denudation outpaced by long-term exhumation, Ladakh and Zanskar, India. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 10972.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Munack, H., Korup, O., 2012. Sediment storage and stability along the western Tibetan Plateau margin. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 12427.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Munack, H., Fülling, A., Kubik, P.W., Korup, O., 2012. Late Pleistocene to recent incision dynamics near the western Tibetan Plateau margin, Zanskar, India. Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, 9396.
  • Huggel, C., Allen, S., Clague, J.J., Fischer, L., Korup, O., Schneider, D. 2011. Detecting potential climate signals in large slope failures in cold mountain regions. The Second World Landslide Forum, Rome, Italy, 3-7 October 2011.
  • Korup, O., 2011. Rivers, Shelves & Trenches – Deciphering Earth’s Portfolio of Extreme Sediment Transport Events. 7th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Dynamics, Beijing, China, 6-8 September 2011.
  • Munack, H., Korup, O.,  Blöthe, J., Scherler, D., Wittmann H., Kubik, P.W., 2011. Late Quaternary basin-wide erosion rates in the upper Indus valley, western Tibetan Plateau Margin, from cosmogenic 10Be. ESF Conference on Cosmogenic Nuclides, Obergurgl, Austria, 8-13 August 2011.
  • Blöthe, J.H., Munack, H., Fülling, A., Korup, O., 2011. Late Pleistocene aggradation-incision see-saw, Zanskar gorge, Ladakh, revealed by OSL dating. German LED, Cologne, 4-6 November 2011.
  • Bennett, G., Molnar, P., Korup, O., Burlando, P., 2011. Modelling uncertainty in short-term catchment erosion rates. Geophysical Research Abstracts 13, 8368.
  • Korup, O., 2010a. Natural dams as tipping points in Himalayan erosion. AGU Fall Meeting 2010, Abstract EP43B-0753.
  • Korup, O., 2010b. Giant landslides in the Earth system. AGU Fall Meeting 2010, Abstract EP32B-01.
  • Bennett, G.L., Molnar, P., Korup, O., McArdell, B., 2010. Modelling sediment transfer through mountain basins. Proceedings Landscapes into Rock, Sept 2010, BGS, London, pp. 68–69.
  • Uhlmann, M., Fischer, L., Huggel, C., Kargel, J., Korup, O., 2010. Rock avalanches and glacier dynamics: a case study in the Chugach Mountains, Alaska. Geophysical Research Abstracts 12, 11505.
  • Sanhueza-Pino, K., Korup, O., Hetzel, R., Weidinger, J.T., Dunning, S., Ormukov, C., 2010. 10Be exposure ages of large rock avalanches in the northern Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan. Geophysical Research Abstracts 12, 4086.
  • Kargel, J.S., Fischer, L., Furfaro, R., Huggel, C., Korup, O., Leonard, G.J., Uhlmann, M., Wessels, R.L., Wolfe, D.F., 2009. Medial moraines of glaciers of the Copper River Basin, Alaska: Discrete landslides dominate over other sources. EOS Transactions AGU 90(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract C23A-0486.
  • Larsen, I.J., Montgomery, D.R., Korup, O., 2009. Material matters in landslide volume-area scaling. EOS Transactions AGU 90(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract NH43D-05.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., Hewitt, K., 2009. Spatial clustering of natural dams at the Tibetan Plateau margin in rivers draining the Himalayan syntaxes. Geophysical Research Abstracts 11, 8344.
  • Korup, O., 2009b. Landsliding rates revisited. Geophysical Research Abstracts 11, 8066.
  • Weidinger, J.T., Dunning, S., Korup, O., 2009. Giant landslides from the inside. Geophysical Research Abstracts 11, 7833.
  • Straumann, R., Korup, O., 2009. Quantifying sediment storage at the mountain-belt scale. Geophysical Research Abstracts 11, 7750.
  • Korup, O., Schlunegger, F., 2008. Rock-type control on erosion-induced uplift, eastern Swiss Alps. EOS Transactions AGU 89(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract T53A-1898.
  • Trommler, N., Huggel, C., Korup, O., Schneider, J.F., 2008. Assessing post-failure geomorphic impact of an earthquake-triggered landslide dam, Jhelum River, Pakistan. Geophysical Research Abstracts 10, 00622.
  • Korup, O., 2008b. Landslide scaling properties – at or beyond the limit? Geophysical Research Abstracts 10, 07833.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., 2008. Glacial defeat of river incision into southeast Tibet? Geophysical Research Abstracts 10, 07805.
  • Korup, O., Montgomery, D.R., 2007. Do glacier dams retard river incision into southeast Tibet? EOS Transactions AGU 88(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract C52-A01.
  • Korup, O., Clague, J.J., Hermanns, R.L., Hewitt, K., Strom, A.L., Weidinger, J.T., 2007. Giant landslides, topography, and erosion. Geophysical Research Abstracts 9, 08122.
  • Weidinger, J.T., Korup, O., 2006. Detection of large Late Quaternary rock-slope failures in the Himalayas: Implications for extreme events in mountain relief destruction. Geophysical Research Abstracts 8, 03668.
  • Korup, O., 2006c. Timescales of transient on- and off-site effects of large rock-slope failures on bedrock river long profiles. Geophysical Research Abstracts 8, 03573.
  • Korup, O., Strom, A.L., Weidinger, J.T., 2005. Effects of large Rockslide Dams on Sediment Budgets –Evidence from the Himalaya, the Tien Shan, and the New Zealand Southern Alps. Geophysical Research Abstracts 7, 01195.
  • Korup, O., 2004f. Bedrock landslides and sediment flux in tectonically active orogens. Proceedings 2nd Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland, 19-20 November 2004, pp. 218.
  • Korup, O., 2004e. Rockslide-dam hazards in high mountain environments. In: Abdrakhmatov, K., Evans, S.G., Hermanns, R., Scarascia Mugnozza, G., Strom, A.L. [Eds.] Security of Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams. Proceedings NATO Advanced Research Workshop 8-13 June 2004, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 118-124.
  • Korup, O., 2004. The relevance of landslides in alpine fluvial geomorphology. Proceedings 11th Australia New Zealand Geomorphology Group Meeting, Mount Buffalo, Australia, 15-20 February 2004. ANZGG Occasional Paper 3, pp. 43.
  • Korup, O., 2002c. Landslide dams in an active collisional orogen: implications for alpine sediment flux, South Westland, New Zealand. EOS Transactions AGU 83(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H12B-0927.
  • Korup, O., 2002b. Landslide dams in New Zealand – Problems of attributing “hazard” to composite geomorphic phenomena. In: Soldati, M., Borgatti, L. [Eds.] Relationships between man and the mountain environment in terms of geomorphological hazards and human impact in Europe. Proceedings IAG Symposium 14 July 2002, Dornbirn, Austria, p. 73.

 

Public Outreach

  • Korup, O., 2009c. A regional Hot Spot Catalogue for Slope Stability Hazards in the Kyrgyz Tien Shan. In: Kohler, T., Maselli, D. [Eds.] Mountains and Climate Change - From Understanding to Action. Published by Geographica Bernensia with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), and an international team of contributors. Berne, p. 36.
  • Korup, O., 2009d. The largest landslides on Earth. In: Bierman, P., Montgomery, D.R., 2009 [Eds.] Key Concepts in Geomorphology (Vignettes). http://serc.carleton.edu/vignettes/collection/31889.html
  • Korup, O., 2009e. The enigma of inner gorges in the Alps. In: Bierman, P., Montgomery, D.R., 2009 [Eds.] Key Concepts in Geomorphology (Vignettes). http://serc.carleton.edu/vignettes/collection/31896.html
  • Korup, O., 2006c. WSL International - Naturgefahren kennen keine Grenzen. SLF Newsletter Naturgefahren. http://www.slf.ch/dienstleistungen/newsletter/Newsletter-06-2006.pdf