Daniel Günther

DanielM.Sc. Daniel Günther

Alpine Hydroclimatology
Department of Geography
University of Innsbruck
Innrain 52f/7
A-6020 Innsbruck
Tel: +43(0)512 507 54046
Mail: daniel.guenther@uibk.ac.at


Snow hydrology, distributed modelling of seasonal snow cover, rain-on-snow runoff generation


Snow hydrology

Profession and education

since Feb 2016
Doctoral student at the Department of Geography, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Oct 2015 – Dec 2015
Research Assistant at the James Hutton Institute, Managing Catchment and Coast, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Aug 2015 – Oct 2015
Internship at the Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Nov 2014 – Jun 2015
Master’s thesis at the University of Sasketchewan, Canada. Thesis title: Sensitivity of snowmelt energy fluxes during rain-on-snow events to climate conditions and landuse.

Jan 2014 – Jun 2014
Exchange semester at the University of Oslo, Norway. Student Assistant at the Department of Geoscience.

Oct 2012 – Jun 2015
M.Sc. in Hydrology at the University of Freiburg, Germany. Student Assistant at the Department for Hydrology (Nov 2012 – Dec 2013)

Oct 2009 – Oct 2012
B.Sc. in Environmental Science and Ecohydrology at the University of Freiburg, Germany. Thesis title: Possibilities of measuring snow albedo using time-lapse photography. Student Assistant at the Department for Hydrology (Feb 2011- Mar 2012)

Selected Publications

Günther, D., Marke, T., Essery, R. and Strasser, U. (2018): Uncertainties in Snowpack Simulations – Assessing the impact of Complexity, Parametrization and Forcing Data Error Magnitude on Point-Scale Energy-Balance Snow Model Performance, WRR, (in review).