Prof. Dr. Doris Dransch

Doris Dransch
Prof. Dr. Doris Dransch
Section Head
Telegrafenberg
Building A 20, Room 308
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1535
+49 331 288-1163
doris.dransch@gfz-potsdam.de

Function and Responsibilities:

Scientific interests:

  • Geovisualization/GeoVisual Analytics
  • Citizen Science, Volunteered Geographic Information 
  • Data Science

Projects:

  • 2016 - 2019. ENAP
  • 2014 - 2017: GeoMultiSens
  • 2013 - 2016: Helmholtz-Chinese Academy of Science Joint Research Group
  • 2010 - 2013: PROGRESS: Potsdam Research Cluster for Georisk Analysis, Environmental Change and Sustainability
  • 2009 - 2010: Visual Analytics - Mastring the Information Age, VisMaster
  • 2006 - : CEDIM: Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology
  • 2006 - 2015: Research Training Group GRK 1324 METRIK
  • 2006–2008: GITEWS: German Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System
  • 2005 - 2012: NaDiNe (Helmholtz-EOS): Natural Disasters Networking Platform

Career:

Education

  • 2002: Habilitation, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1995: Dr. rer. nat., Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1988: Diploma in Geography, Freie Universität Berlin

Professional career

  • since 2011: Chair of the newly founded section Geoinformatics at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • since 2005: Professorship for Geoinformation Management und Visualisation at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, and Geographical Institute at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 2002–2004: Guest-Professorship for Cartography and Geomatics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 2002: Scientist at German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • 2000: Visiting Professorship at Institute for Geography and Applied Geoinformatics at Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg
  • 1998–2001: Habilitation grant from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1998: Guest Scientist, Technische Universität Vienna, Austria
  • 1996–1998: Senior Scientist for Geoinformation Systems, Universityät Rostock
  • 1994–1996: GIS Consultant, Ebit GmbH, Munich
  • 1991/1992: Guest scientist at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
  • 1988-1991: Scientist/PhD, Freie Universiät Berlin

Awards:

  • Habilitation grant from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and Freie Universität Berlin
  • three paper awards




Publications