Dr. Björn Guse

Björn Guse
Dr. Björn Guse
Scientist
Telegrafenberg
Building C 4, Room 2.07
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1560
+49 331 288-1570
bjoern.guse@gfz-potsdam.de

Function and Responsibilities:

Scientist

Research Interests:

Spatial and temporal analysis of flood patterns
Better understanding of causes for flood occurrence
Improvement of process representation in hydrological models
Diagnostic model analysis in high temporal resolution
Ecohydrological modeling in different catchments

Career:

seit 09/2017:
Scientist in the Section Hydrology at the Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam - GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
DFG-Forschergruppe SPATE

02/2014-08/2017:
Scientist at the institute for Natural Resource Conservation, Hydrology and Water Resources Management at the CAU Kiel
DFG-Project: Hydrological consistency in Modeling - Improving model structure and parameter estimation with temporal diagnostic analysis

09/2010-11/2013
Scientist at the institute for Natural Resource Conservation, Hydrology and Water Resources Management at the CAU Kiel
BMBF-Project: IMPACT - Developing an integrated model to predict abiotic habitat conditions and biota for rivers for appliation in climate change research and water management

10/2006-08/2010:
Research Follow (PhD-student) in the Section Hydrology at the Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam - GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
CEDIM-Project: Synopsis of natural hazards in Saxony

Education:

2006-2010:
Ph. D. in Hydrology at the institute for Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Potsdam.
Title of the thesis: Improving flood frequency analysis by integration of empirical and probabilistic regional envelope curves

2000-2006:
Studies of geoecology at the university of Potsdam.
Diploma thesis: Anwendung und Vergleich von zwei hydrologischen Modellen unterschiedlicher Komplexität zur Quantifizierung des Wasserhaushalts und Phosphateintrags im Einzugsgebiet der Weißen Elster.

2002-2003:
Study abroad at the Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble/France

Projects:

Space-Time Dynamics of Extreme Floods - SPATE

Research Boards and Committees:

Convener at EGU meeting
Member of the EGU subdivision on Catchment Hydrology
Leader of the working group "Process representation in hydrological models" in the German Hydrological Society (DHG)
Member of the working group "Improving the theoretical underpinnings of hydrological models"

Awards:

The 2015 Wiley Award for the Top cited paper published by Hydrological Processes in 2014 for the paper "How to improve the representation of hydrological processes in SWAT for a lowland catchment - temporal analysis of parameter sensitivity and model performance

Publications