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Schwerdtfeger, Julia

 

Wissenschaftliche Angestellte
Dipl. Hydrologin

Professur für Hydrologie
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Fahnenbergplatz
79098 Freiburg

Tel: 0761 - 203 3510
Fax: 0761 - 203 3594
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Außenstelle "Blauer Container", Stefan-Meier-Straße 31a

julia schwerdtfeger

 

Academic Education

since 11/2011
 
 
 
 
 
PhD student at the Chair / Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg, Germany
Title: “A comparative isotope approach to identify spatial and temporal dynamics of hydrological processes in the Pantanal wetland, Brazil”
1st Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Markus Weiler, IHF, Freiburg
2nd Supervisor: Mark S. Johnson, PhD, Ass. Prof, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada
10/2003 - 05/2009
 
Advanced degree in Hydrology (Diplom, Minors: Meteorology, Geology) at the IHF, University of Freiburg, Germany
06/2008 - 03/2009
 

 
Diploma thesis in cooperation with the UBC, Vancouver, Canada, and Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT), Cuiabá, Brazil
Title: “Assessment of water quality and hydrological functioning of water bodies in the Pantanal wetland, Brazil”
07/2008 - 10/2008 Research stay at the Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT), Cuiabá, Brazil
08/2005 - 04/2006
 
Participation in the European Union Student Exchange Programme Erasmus at the University of Valencia (Politécnica), Spain

 
Research Interests

Wetland hydrology, stable water isotopes, groundwater-surface water interactions, inundation assessment, remote sensing

 
Awards and Scholarships

since 11/2011
 
3a PhD scholarship IPSWaT (International Postgraduate Studies in Water Technology)
German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
05/2009
 
Alumni Award of the Faculty of Forest and Environmental Sciences, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany, for an excellent final exam, social engagement and an excellent master thesis
07/2007 - 09/2007
 
Travel scholarship for Internships Abroad (Kathmandu, Nepal)
International Office, University of Freiburg, Germany
10/2005 - 02/2006
 
Erasmus scholarship (Valencia, Spain)
European Union Student Exchange Programme


Conferences

Schwerdtfeger, J., Gripp, S.W.S., Zeilhofer, P. & Weiler, M. (2014): Coupled ground- and satellite-based assessment of regional evaporation and ecosystem vulnerability in tropical wetlands. Presentation, American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco 12/2014
Schwerdtfeger, J., Weiler, M., Johnson, M.S. and Couto, E.G.: “A New Approach to Quantify Evaporative Water Loss in Tropical Wetlands”, Poster presentation, American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco 12/2013
Schwerdtfeger, J., Johnson, M.S., Weiler, M. and Couto, E.G.: “Isotopical estimation of water balance and surface water-groundwater interactions of tropical wetland lakes in the Pantanal dry season, Brazil”, Poster presentation, American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco 12/2009


Publications

Schwerdtfeger, J., Johnson, M. S., Couto, E. G., Amorim, R. S. S., Sanches, L., Campelo Jr., J. H., & Weiler, M. (2014). Inundation and groundwater dynamics for quantification of evaporative water loss in tropical wetlands. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18(11), 4407–4422. doi:10.5194/hess-18-4407-2014
Schwerdtfeger, J., Weiler, M., Johnson, M. S., & Couto, E. G. (2013). Estimating water balance components of tropical wetland lakes in the Pantanal dry season, Brazil. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 59(12), 2158–2172. doi:10.1080/02626667.2013.870665

 

Mitglied der Graduiertenschule "Environment, Society and Global Change" (ESGC)

 

 

 

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