CL Climate: Past, Present & Future
The 2017 Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Awards is awarded to Annette Bösmeier for the poster/PICO entitled:
Designing an expert knowledge based approach for the quantification of historical floods – the case study of the Kinzig catchment in Southwest Germany (Bösmeier, A.; Glaser, R.; Stahl, K.; Himmelsbach, I.; Schönbein, J.)
Click here to download the poster/PICO file.
I am a research associate and PhD student at the Physical Geography, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources of the University of Freiburg.
After my masters degree in Geology with a focus on rock avalanches, I have continued my studies in the intriguing field of natural hazards and specialized on Historical Climatology and quantitative historical hydrology. I am currently part of the interdisciplinary, Franco-German project TRANSRISK2 which explores the flood history and changes of vulnerability and risk perception within the Upper and Middle Rhine area. With my poster at the EGU 2017, I presented the framework of an ‘expert knowledge’ based approach for the quantification of historical flood events. The main aim of my work is to derive a better estimation of past flood events by using mathematical and statistical methods and thereby being able to contribution to flood hazard assessment.