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Dr. Massimiliano Zappa

 

Function

teamleader

  

Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf

Site

Birmensdorf Bi LG D 05

 

Research interests

  • Spatially distributed hydrological modelling
  • Hydrological extremes – from flash floods [Dossier Floods] to hydrological droughts [Dossier Drought]
  • Climate change impacts on water resources [Focus Climate change]
  • Operational hydrology (nowcasting and forecasting) [Teaser]
  • Catchment hydrology (including measurements)
  • Mountain hydrology

Education and professional development

  • Since January 2012: Deputy Head of the WSL Research Unit "Mountain Hydrology and Mass Movements" and head of the Group “Hydrological Forecasts” of the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL.
  • Since September 2010: Deputy Head of the WSL Research Unit "Mountain Hydrology and Torrents"
  • Since 2010: Member of the management board of the Swiss Association for Hydrology and Limnology [SGHL]
  • Since July 2006: Head of the Group „Hydrological Extreme Events" in the Research Unit „Mountain Hydrology and Torrents“ of the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
  • Since January 2006: Scientific collaborator at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
  • August 2003 to December 2005: Postdoc at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
  • November 2002 to Juli 2003: Postdoc at the ETH Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, Group "Regional climate and water cycle". [Link to IACETH]
  • May 1999 to October 2002: PhD at the ETH Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, Group "Regional climate and water cycle". [Link to Diss-ETH 14895]
  • November 1994 to May 1999: Master studies at the ETH Department for Earth Sciences.  [Link to D-ERDW]
  • September 1990 to July 1994: High School in Mendrisio (Ticino). [Link to Liceo Mendrisio]


Researcher-ID

My researcher id on Thompson Scientific is C-1205-2009.

 

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