Mobile field equipment

Geological compasses

Numerous geological compasses, manufactured by Freiberger Präzisionsmechanik as well as by Breithaupt, are available for field courses or for ambitious students working on their qualification theses. The devices can be rent following an agreement with either Philipp Balling or Georg Löwe.

Contact: P. Balling (E-Mail) and G. Löwe (E-Mail)

Kompass
A geological compass manufactured by Freiberger Präzisionsmechanik 'in action'.

Handheld GPS-Units

Garmin eTrex H and Garmin GPS Map 64s are available for rent after negotiation with either Philipp Balling or Georg Löwe.

Contact: P. Balling (E-Mail) and G. Löwe (E-Mail)

GPS-Gerät
Type Garmin GPS Map 64s.

Quadrocopter-Drone

We also own a DJI Phantom 4 Advanced+ for airborne studies, such as documenting large outcrops and/or shooting photogrammetry surveys. Work assignments can be arranged with Benjamin Schmitz.

Contact: B.Schmitz (E-Mail)

Phantom4Adv+
DJI Phantom 4 Advanced+ 'in action'.


Tablet-Computers for field use

Tablets with integrated GPS-receivers. This robust devices allow modern digital mapping and the use of further GIS-Applications in the field. For this purpose the software FieldMOVE of Midlandvalley is installed. ArcGIS mobile can be accessed if necessary.

Contact: K. Ustaszewski (E-Mail)