Langhans, Simone, Dr. sc. ETH Zürich


Curriculum Vitae
Currently Visiting research fellow at the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Australia. Hosts: Dr. Virgilio Hermoso and Dr. Simon Linke
Since 2012 Research fellow at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Germany.
2011-2012 Visiting research fellow supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation at the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Australia. Hosts: Prof. Stuart Bunn, Prof. Hugh Possingham, Dr. Simon Linke
2010-2011 Research fellow at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), Switzerland.
2007-2009 Project manager of the Swiss Modular Concept for Stream Assessment at the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN, and Eawag, Switzerland
2007-2007 Scientific manager of the International Water Management Forum, Eawag, Switzerland
2002-2006 PhD student at Eawag. Title: Habitat heterogeneity as a controller of organic matter dynamics and terrestrial invertebrate distribution. Supervisors: Prof. Bernhard Wehrli, Prof. Klement Tockner, and Dr. Urs Uehlinger
2000-2002 MAS in Secondary and Higher Education in Biology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland
2000-2000 Diploma thesis at Eawag. Title: Schwemmgut: Indikator der ökologischen Integrität einer Flussaue, Tagliamento, Italien. Supervisor: Prof. Klement Tockner
1996-2000 Studies in Biology (zoology, aquatic ecology, marine biology, anatomy and physiology) at ETH, Switzerland
PDF Curriculum Vitae (CV_Langhans_Dec13.pdf)

- River restoration
- River (bio)assessment
- Systematic river rehabilitation planning
- Optimization of cost-effectiveness in river rehabilitation projects
- Conservation planning
- Decision support
- Multi-criteria decision analysis
- Organic matter dynamics
- Floodplain ecology
Improving systematic river rehabilitation planning for Europe under multi-pressure conditions

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