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Dr. Sergiy Vorogushyn

Geoarchives

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

e-mail: sergiy.vorogushyn(at)gfz-potsdam.de

Publications

About the person

Function and Responsibilities:

Administrative and Scientific Coordinator / Scientist

Research Interests:

  • Flood risk analyses
  • Hydrodynamic modelling
  • Flood defence analyses
  • Trend analyses and attribution
  • Mountain hydrology

Career:

  • 2004 - 2008 Doctoral student in the Section 5.4: Hydrology at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam
  • since 2008 Scientist in the Section 5.4: Hydrology at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam
  • since 01.2012 Administrative and Scientific Coordinator in Department 5: Geoarchives

Education:

  • 1998 - 2004 Studies in the Internation Course "Environmental and Resource Management" at the Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus
  • 2000/2001 Semester abroad at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • 2002/2003 Semester abroad at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • 2004 - 2008 Doctoral student in the Section 5.4: Hydrology at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam
  • 11.2008 Doctoral Degree (Dr. rer. nat.) at the University Potsdam.Thesis: "Flood hazard assessment under consideration of dike breaches"

Projects:

ETN System Risk - a large-scale systems approach to flood risk assessment and management.
GlaSCA-V: Changes in Glacier and Snow-melt runoff components in Central Asia and societal Vulnerability

Research Boards and Committees:

Member of the EGU
Member of the IAHS

Awards:

Prizes
  • Prize für for the best Young Scientist Talk at the 11th Forum for Disaster Reduction, German Committee for Disaster Reduction (DKKV), Potsdam, 18.-19. January 2011
  • 3rd Prize in poster contest, 1st GFZ PhD-Day, Potsdam, December 2005.
Invited Talks
  • “Flood risk along protected rivers: do we really know the risk?” - Future Cities: Challenges for the Earth Sciences, Geo.X-Jahrestagung "Future Cities: Challenges for the Earth Sciences", Potsdam, June 20th, 2011.
  • "Probabilistic flood hazard and risk assessment considering the failures of flood protection structures", Kolloqium Institut für Physische Geographie, Universität Fribourg, Switzerland, October, 4th, 2011
  • "Wasserbaumaßnahmen: Einfluss auf Hochwassertrends, Extremwertstatistik und Hochwasserrisiko", DFG-Rundgespräch, Bochum, Oktober 2nd, 2013.
  • "Flood risk assessment and dike failures - Towards probabilistc flood mapping and systemic risk" TRUMPS Workshop, EURAC Research Centre, Bolzano, Italy, February, 27th, 2014.
  • "On the impact of river training and levee failures on changes in flood trends and inundation risk", ERC Symposium on Regional Floods Effects of Changes in the River System, TU Vienna, Austria, October 13-14th, 2015.
  • "1+1 ≠ 2 in flood risk calculus: on the role of spatial interactions in flood risk assessment and management", IAHS 7th international Water Resources Management Conference, Bochum, Mai 18th, 2016.
  • "The role of interactions along the flood process chain and implications for risk assessment", EGU2017 General Assembly, Session HS2.1.1 “Hydrological extremes”, Vienna, Austria, April 26th, 2017.