PhD Research Projects

Ongoing PhD Projects:

 

HILLSCAPE – hillslope hydrology and erosion

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Contact: fabian.maier@geo.uzh.ch

 

Hydrologic Connectivity in a Boreal Landscape

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Contact: jana.erdbruegger@geo.uzh.ch

 

CrowdWater

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Contact: barbara.strobl@geo.uzh.ch and simon.etter@geo.uzh.ch

 

Spatio-temporal variability of shallow groundwater and its effect on stream water quantity and quality

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Contact: leonie.kiewiet[at]geo.uzh.ch

 

Stream network expansion and contraction – patterns, controls and importance

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Contact: rick.assendelft@geo.uzh.ch

 

Hydrological climate change impact assessment- addressing the uncertainties

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Contact: kirsti.hakala[at]geo.uzh.ch

 

Value of data in hydrological modeling

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Contact: sandra.pool[at]geo.uzh.ch

 

Intelligent sampling of hydrological events (ISHE)

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Contact: ling.wang[at]geo.uzh.ch

 

Completed PhD Projects:

Manuela Brunner

Catchment- and Event-Type Specific Synthetic Design Hydrographs. Estimation, Characterization, Regionalization, and Uncertainty

2015-2018
Manuel Antonetti Runoff Generation during Heavy Rainfall Events: Integrating Expert Knowledge about Dominant Runoff Processes in Conceptual Hydrological Models 2014-2017

Benjamin Fischer

Spatial and Temporal Runoff Generation Processes in a Swiss Pre-Alpine Headwater Catchment 2009-2016

Addor Nans

Impacts of Climate Change on Discharge in Switzerland: Cascading Uncertainties and Robustness in Models

2012-2015

Michael Rinderer

Assessing key controls of catchment functioning by investigating distributed groundwater dynamics, hydrological connectivity and runoff response on different spatial scales

2010-2015

Maria Staudinger

Characterization and predictability of low flows based on conceptual modeling

2011-2014

Käthi Liechti  

Uncertainty Propagation in Operational Flash Flood Forecasting Systems.

2009-2012