PhD Research Projects

Ongoing PhD Projects:

 

CrowdWater

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Contact: mirjam.scheller@geo.uzh.ch and sara.blanco@geo.uzh.ch

 

TopFlow

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Contact: anna.leuteritz@geo.uzh.ch and victor.gauthier@geo.uzh.ch

 

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

 

Stream network expansion and contraction – patterns, controls and importance

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Contact: rick.assendelft@geo.uzh.ch

 

WatForFun - Water level regimes and tropical forest functioning in floodplains and headwater springs

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Contact: aline.meyer@geo.uzh.ch

 

Water towers for food production

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Contact: sarah.hanus@geo.uzh.ch

 

Completed PhD Projects:

Leonie Kiewiet

Searching for the Source: Using Shallow Groundwater Chemistry to Determine the Sources of Streamflow in a Pre-Alpine Catchment

Zora

2016-2020

Kirsti Hakala

Climate Change Impacts on Hydrology - Informing the design of the modeling chain and supporting adaptation

Zora

2016-2020

Simon Etter

Motivations of Citizen Scientists, the Accuracy and the Potential of Crowd-Based Data for Hydrological Model Calibration.

Zora

2016-2020

Barbara Strobl

Quality of Crowdsourced Water Level Observations

Zora

2016-2020

Ling Wang

Intelligent Sampling for Event-Based Hydrological Modelling

Zora

2013-2019

Nena Griessinger

Relevance of Snowmelt Processes for Cold Region Hydrology - from Measurements to Models

Zora

2015-2019

Sandra Pool

Value of Hydrograph Characteristics or Single Discharge Observations in Hydrological Modelling

Zora

2015-2018

Manuela Brunner

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

Zora

2015-2018
Manuel Antonetti

Runoff Generation during Heavy Rainfall Events: Integrating Expert Knowledge about Dominant Runoff Processes in Conceptual Hydrological Models

Zora

2014-2017

Benjamin Fischer

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

Zora

2009-2016

Addor Nans

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

Zora

2012-2015

Michael Rinderer

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

Zora

2010-2015

Maria Staudinger

Characterization and predictability of low flows based on conceptual modeling

Zora

2011-2014

Käthi Liechti  

Uncertainty Propagation in Operational Flash Flood Forecasting Systems.

Zora

2009-2012