Dr. Janek Walk

M.Sc., B.Sc., B.Sc.

PostDoc at the Working Group ENGAGE – Geomorphological Systems and Risk Research

Email: janek.walk(at)univie.ac.at

Phone: +43-1-4277-48755

Office: Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG), Room: A0508
Universitätsstraße 7, 1010 Vienna

Research interests:


  • Dryland geomorphology (fluvial, aeolian, coastal) and soils
  • Quaternary geochronology and landscape evolution
  • Human impact: River geomorphology, sediment budgets, mining


  • Space- and UAS-borne remote sensing
  • GIS: Spatial analyses and geomorphometry
  • Chronosequences and morphochronologies
  • Numerical dating: Terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides (TCN)
  • Soil science: Sedimentology and geochemistry


  • Atacama Desert, North Chile
  • Skeleton Coast, Namibia
  • Central Mongolia
  • Northern Eifel / Euregio Maas-Rhein