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Jacob Hirschberg

 

Function

PhD student

  

Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf

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Birmensdorf Bi LG D 04

 

Education

  • since 2018: PhD Student, Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape (WSL), Birmensdorf, Switzerland. Project: "Sediment cascades in Alpine mass movements".
  • 2015 - 2018: Master of Science in Environmental Engineering, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. Thesis: "Impacts of radar rainfall estimation uncertainties on simulated flash floods in a desert environment".
  • 2011 - 2015: Bachelor of Science in  Environmental Engineering, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. Thesis: "Characterizing regionalized land use and land use change flows for forestry products and quantifying their impact on biodiversity".
 

Experience

  • Oct 2017 - Jan 2018: Master Thesis Project at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Jan 2017 - Aug 2017: Intern at Hunziker, Zarn & Partner, Aarau, Switzerland. Engineering Office for Hydraulic Engineering.
 

Research Interests

  • Climate change impacts on Alpine mass movements
  • Dynamics of debris flows
  • Natural hazards in the Alpine region
 

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