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Steinbrich, Andreas

Scientific employee
Dipl. Hydrologist

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

Tel: 0761 - 203 3538
E-Mail: steinbrich.gif
Room-No: 01.024

 andreas steinbrich



Studies of  hydrological science at the  University of Freiburg 


Diploma in hydrological science
Topic: Allocation of hydrotopes using multivariate statistical methods



Employment at the  geological survey of Baden-Württemberg
Evaluation of pumping experiments and development of transmissibility maps for the different  hydrogeological layers in the Oberrhein rift valley, Baden-Württemberg


Education as expert  for Geographic Information Systems by the company  ESRI



Employment at the Department of Water, Atmosphere and Environment of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Development of a  digital version prototype  of the austrian hydrological atlas (ÖHAT)



Employment at the Institute of Hydrologie at the University Freiburg
- Water and Soil Atlas of Baden-Württemberg (WaBoA)
- KLIWA sub project A2.1.6 "Analysis of the formation of extreme floods  in Baden-Württemberg"
  (KLIWA -->  Climat change and  consequences for  water management)
- Development of an assessment method on hydrological quality (closeness of catchments to natural conditions)


Foundation of the consultant office “Blauwasser – consultant for hydrology and geodata management”


Freelance work as Hydrologist and  expert for Geographic Information Systems

since 2008

Employment at the Chair / Institute of Hydrologie at the University of Freiburg.
Work in the research projects:


Water and Soil Atlas of Baden-Württemberg (WaBoA)


Systematic analysis on the precipitation – runoff model DROGen (RoGeR)


Modelling and risk potential of rain induced flush floods


Research project : Generation of consistent basics for the modelling of rain induced flush floods as base of a risk map of the state of Baden-Württemberg


Validation of rain induced flush flood amount modelled with RoGeR for two loss events in Baden-Württemberg in June 2015


The snow and glacier melt components of streamflow of the river Rhine and its tributaries considering the influence of climate change


WaSiG: Water balance of urban characterized water bodies: panning instruments and management concepts.


The close to nature water balance as guiding principle for urban water management – analysis of the long term effects on groundwater recharge, evaporation and runoff in urban areas. Innovations fond for climate and water protection by the badenova company.


Research project: Development of basics for the estimation of the vulnerability for ground water in the state of Baden-Württemberg and a spatial distributed index of groundwater recharge (GwN-I)


FResearch Project: Derivation spatial data of degree of sealing for the state of Baden-Württemberg in a high spatial resolution (1*1m²).


Member of the DWA working group HW 1.3 “Soil hydrological mapping and modelling”


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