Deutsch Intern
Professorship of Climatology


Tel.: +49 931 31-80995

Institute of Geography and Geology
Working group Climatology - Team Environmental Systems
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg

Campus Hubland South
Geography Building
Room 013

  • Permafrost and Periglacial Landforms
  • Geomorphology, Applied Geophysics, Investigations of Microclimate and Snow Dynamics
  • Arctic and Alpine Environments
  • Study Areas: Northwest Canada, Northern Limestone Alps, Rhoen Mountains

Pingo 3D - Multimethodische, dreidimensionale Untersuchung von open- und closed-system Pingos in Nordwest Kanada

  • funding
    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, KN 542/21-1)
  • duration
    07/2023 - 06/2026
  • project leader
    apl. Prof. Dr. Christof Kneisel
  • project staff
    Tim Wiegand, M.Sc.
  • project partner
    Dr. Peter Morse, Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, Kanada

since 07/2023
Research Assistant at the University of Wuerzburg, Professorship of Climatology

International Course about Frozen Ground Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (FROZEN CANOES project)

04/2022 – 07/2022
Guest Student at the University Centre in Svalbard, Department of Arctic Geology,
Master Courses: “Snow and Avalanche Dynamics” and “Geohazards and geotechnics in high Arctic permafrost regions”

10/2018 – 04/2023
Master of Science “Applied Physical Geography” at the University of Wuerzburg

03/2018 – 06/2023
Student Assistant at the University of Wuerzburg, Chair of Physical Geography

10/2015 – 01/2019
Bachelor of Science “Geography” at the University of Wuerzburg, Focus: Physical Geography

Wiegand, T., Kneisel, C., 2023. Thermal aspects of the Schafstein block accumulation, Central German Uplands, 6th European Conference on Permafrost, Puigcerdà.

Wiegand, T., Kunz, J., Kneisel, C., 2022. Periglacial Landforms in the German Alps – Examples from the Steinernes Meer, Berchtesgaden National Park, Mid-European Geomorphology Meeting, Kaprun.