M. Sc. René Mania

René Mania
M. Sc. René Mania
PhD Student
Helmholtzstraße 6/7
Building H 7, Room 322
14467 Potsdam
+49 331 288-28665

Function and Responsibilities:

PhD student

Research Interests:

  • Volcanology
  • Structural geology
  • Dynamic processes at active volcanoes and earthquakes
  • Photogrammetry and SAR/InSAR
  • Offset tracking


2012-2015: B.Sc. Geosciences at the University of Potsdam
  • Bachelorthesis at Uni Potsdam: Displacement-length scaling and long-term extension rates at Paka volcano, Kenya, East African Rift
2015-2018: M.Sc. Geosciences at the University of Potsdam
  • Master thesis at GFZ: Dome growth during the 2016-2017 eruption sequence at Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, measured with high resolution TerraSAR-X and photogrammetric data


Activity at Bezymianny volcano


2015-2018: Scholarship at Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes