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Professor Thorsten Wagener

Professor Thorsten Wagener

Professor Thorsten Wagener
BSc(Siegen), MSc(Delft), PhD(Imperial)

Professor of Water and Environmental Engineering

Area of research

Analysis of Hydrologic Systems

Office 1.51
Queen's Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TR
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 5737

Research summary

Hydrology analyses the movement and storage of water in complex environmental systems in which humans are important actors. A systems approach is needed to adequately understand this dynamic physical and socio-economic system with the goal to provide water security for people and nature. My group develops and applies systems methods to advance hydrologic theory, and to build and evaluate predictive models for sustainable water management. Particular current interests are predictions in ungauged basins, uncertainty and sensitivity analysis, catchment classification, and the integrated assessment of change impacts.

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Biography

Thorsten Wagener is the Professor of Water and Environmental Engineering at the University of Bristol. He leads the water and environmental research group, he is the director of the water and environmental management research center and chairs the University of Bristol water theme within the Cabot Institute. Before joining the University of Bristol, Prof. Wagener held academic positions at the Pennsylvania State University and was a DAAD postdoctoral fellow at the University of Arizona in the USA. He holds a PhD from Imperial College London (University of London), and Ir degree (MS equivalent) from Delft University of Technology in the ...

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