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Dr. Veit Blauhut

 

Scientific employee / Postdoc

 

Chair of Hydrology
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
Friedrichstraße 39
D-79098 Freiburg

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Branch office "Blue Container", Stefan-Meier-Straße 31a
 

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Researche Gate

 

Research interests

Natural hazards | Risk analysis & vulnerability assessment from local to continental scale | Risk Management | Drought | Drought Impacts | Stakeholder Interaction | Geographic Information Systems | Statistical analysis and data visualisation | Databases

 

Professional experience

04/2016 – today Postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Hydrology, University of Freiburg,
Project: DRiER: Drought impacts, processes and resilience: making the invisible visible, Project coordination
08/2015 – 03/2016 Research Assistant at the Chair of Hydrology, University of Freiburg
Project: Pilot study on Low-Flow Management in Baden-Württemberg, Project Manager
01/2012 – 07/2015 Research Assistant at the Chair of Hydrology, University of Freiburg
Project: Drought R&SPI: Fostering European Drought Research and Science-Policy Interfacing

 

Education

01/2012 – 11/2015 PhD in Hydrology (Dr. rer. nat.), Chair of Hydrology, University of Freiburg
11/2010 – 05/2011 Saxonia, Institute of Education, Dresden, Germany, GIS- specialist, certificated course
01/2010 – 11/2011 Technical University of Dresden, Institute of Physical Geography, Dresden, Germany, Research associate at the “GEO- Laboratory”
10/2002 – 10/2010 Technical University of Dresden, Institute of Physical Geography, Dresden, Germany,
German Diploma (eq. to MSc), Diploma thesis in cooperation with University of Lethbridge, Canada, 2009: “Snowfall in Southern Alberta – a Global Climate model based prediction for future snow conditions in prairie and alpine landscapes”
Scientific specialisation: Hydrology, Meteorology, GIS, Flood risk management, applied Geology
 11/2008 – 05/2009 University of Lethbridge, Department of Geography, Alberta, Canada Research associate
 10/2008 Technical University of Dresden (FLOODMaster) & Dresden Flood research center, FLOODMaster Certificate, thesis in cooperation with the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Christchurch, New Zealand: “Tsunami and flood hazard exposure of city council infrastructure in Christchurch City“
 01/2008 – 09/2008 National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Christchurch, New Zealand, Internship as GIS analyst for natural hazards
 06/2002 Vitzthum Gymnasium Dresden, University entrance diploma

 

Teaching

“Project seminar low flow”,
semester course for Bachelor 3rd year, 2015/ 16, Chair of Hydrology, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
“Project seminar drought”,
semester course for Bachelor 3rd year, 2014/ 15, Chair of Hydrology, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
“Vulnerability as a component of Risk analyses”,
Hydro Hazard course, Guest lecture, Chair of Hydrology, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany

 

Awards and memberships

2014 Young Scientist’s Travel Award at EGU 2014 – Vienna: „Towards drought risk mapping on a pan- European scale”
“Environment, Society and Global Change" (ESGC) – Graduate School of the University of Freiburg
EGU – European Geoscience Union
Deutsche Hydrologische Gesellschaft

 

Journal articles

Blauhut, V., Stahl, K., Stagge, J. H., Tallaksen, L. M., De Stefano, L., and Vogt, J. (2016). Estimating drought risk across Europe from reported drought impacts, drought indices, and vulnerability factors, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2779-2800, doi:10.5194/hess-20-2779-2016
Stahl, K., Kohn, I., Blauhut, V., Urquijo, J., De Stefano, L., Acacio, V., Dias, S., Stagge, J.H., Tallaksen, L.M., Kampragou, E. and Van Loon, A.F. (2016). Impacts of European drought events: insights from an international database of text-based reports. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 3(9), pp.5453-5492
Tánago Gonzales, I., Urquijo, J., Blauhut, V., Villarroya, F., & De Stefano, L. (2016). Learning from experience: a systematic review of assessments of vulnerability to drought. Natural Hazards, 80(2), 951-973.Blauhut, V., G., Stahl, K., Kohn, I. (2015). The dynamics of vulnerability to drought in Europe, in Drought: Research and Science-Policy Interfacing, Andreu et al.(Eds.), Chapter, Taylor & Francis group, London, ISBN 978-1-138-02779-4
Blauhut, V., Gudmundsson, L., & Stahl, K. (2015). Towards pan-European drought risk maps: quantifying the link between drought indices and reported drought impacts. Environmental Research Letters, 10(1), 014008. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/1/014008

 

Book chapters

Blauhut, V., K. Stahl, and I. Kohn. "The dynamics of vulnerability to drought from an impact perspective." Drought: Research and Science-Policy Interfacing (2015): 349-355. ISBN 9781138027794

 

Project reports

Stahl, K., Stagge, J.H., Bachmair, S., Blauhut, V., de Stefano, L., Dias, S., Gudmundsson, Kohn, I,  van Lanen, H.A.J., Urquijo, J., Tallaksen, L.M., (2015).Recommendations for indicators for monitoring and early-warning considering different sensitivities: pan-European scale, DROUGHT-R-SPI Technical Report no. 28, Freiburg, Germany,13pg., http://www.eu-drought.org/technicalreports, 2015
Blauhut, V. and Stahl, K. (2015). Mapping Drought Risk in Europe. DROUGHT-R-SPI Technical Report no. 27, Freiburg, Germany, 15 pg., http://www.eu-drought.org/technicalreports, 2015
De Stefano, L., González Tánago, I., Ballesteros, M., Urquijo, J., Blauhut, V., Stagge, J.H and Stahl, K. (2015). Methodological approach considering different factors influencing vulnerability - pan-European scale. DROUGHT-R-SPI Technical Report no. 26, Madrid, Spain, 121 pg., http://www.eu-drought.org/technicalreports, 2015
Stahl, K., Blauhut, V., Kohn, I., Stefano, L. De, Dias, S., Urquijo, J., Wolters, W. (2014). Technical Report No. 17 Stakeholder views on drought impacts and drought risk maps at the pan- European scale: results from the 2nd pan- European Drought Dialogue Forum. Freiburg: Drought R&SPI, http://www.eu-drought.org/technicalreports, 2015
Stahl, K., Blauhut, V., Kohn, I. and EDII contributors. (2012). A European Drought Impact Report Inventory (EDII): Design and Test for Selected Recent Droughts in Europe. Freiburg: Drought R&SPI, http://www.eu-drought.org/technicalreports, 2015

 

 

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