Dipl.-Geoökol. Knut Günther

Knut Günther
Dipl.-Geoökol. Knut Günther
IT Specialist
Telegrafenberg
Building C 4, Room 2.05
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1537
+49 331 288-1570
knut.guenther@gfz-potsdam.de

Function and Responsibilities:

Systems administrator

Career:

since 12/2009

Technician, Section Hydrology at German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)

03/2008 – 11/2009       

Research Assistant, Section 5.4 Engineering Hydrology, German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)

·         RIMAX - Project Coordination

 

05/2007 – 02/2008       

Research Assistant, Department for hydrology and climatology, Institute of Geoecology, University of Potsdam:

·         Co-work in the CRUE ERA-NETProject "Efficiency of non-structural flood mitigation measures: room for the river and retaining water in the landscape"

·         Pre-processing and parametrisation of geo- and meteodata for modelling with WASIM-ETH, setup a climate database, preparation, coordination and implementation of joint field works

 

02/2007 – 04/2007       

Research Assistant, Department for hydrology and climatology, Institute of Geoecology, University of Potsdam:

·         Completing works within the project KLIWA (Bavaria)

·         GIS-technical realisation and visualisation of hydrological scenarios

 

05/2006 - 07/2006        

Freelancer, BC Berlin-Consult GmbH

 

03/2003 – 02/2005       

Student assistant, Institute of Geoecology, University of Potsdam:

·         Tutor for geoinformation

·         Seminar preparation landscape planning

·         GIS-technical data preparation and geodata maintenance

·         Further IT- and GIS tasks

 

03/2002 - 04/2002        

Freelancer, Delphi IMM GmbH

Education:

10/2004 – 09/2005       

Diploma Thesis, soil water monitoring related: "Untersuchung der Bodenwassergehalte zweier grünlandgenutzter Niedermoorstandorte an der Mittleren Havel zur Charakterisierung stauender Horizonte"

 

05/2002 – 08/2002       

Internship abroad, at cloudforest project “El Zorrito“, Costa Rica:

·         Inventory analysis of cloudforest tree species

·         Analysis and reassessment of conservation program

·         Re-forestation, tree- and stock maintenance

·         environmental education

 

10/1999 – 04/2006       

Studies of geoecology at the university of Potsdam: specialisation area: flood plain ecology, GIS

Publications