Dr. Gabriele Weigelhofer

Groupleader BIGER

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Nutrients and carbon cycling in streams; effects of land use, hydrology, and temperature on benthic autotrophic and heterotrophic biogeochemical processes; hyporheic exchange; greenhouse gas emissions; restoration and management of streams and floodplains; Citizen Science


2017 - SeniorPost-Doc at the Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management (IHG), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (Boku); responsible for leading the working group BIGER at the WasserCluster Lunz

2006 - Senior PostDoc at WasserCluster Lunz (Working group Thomas Hein): PI or Co-PI in 6 scientific projects, collaborator or project manager in 4 scientific/applied projects, PI in 4 education-cooperation projects (including 1 Citizen Science Project)

2004-2008 PostDoc at the University of Vienna, Dep. of Freshwater Ecology: project manager in 2 long-term scientific projects

2000-2005 Self-employed biologist: PI or Co-PI in 8 scientific/applied projects, scientific collaborator in 3 scientific projects


2002 PhD in Limnology, Thesis "The hyporheic zone: A neglected interface in low order sandstone streams", University of Vienna

1993 MSc in Zoology, Thesis "Input of coarse particulate organic matter into low order streams and decomposition of leaf litter", University of Vienna

2006 Additional: Degree in Education for Secondary Modern School (English, Biology); Thesis "Sex education in multi-cultural classes under consideration of Christian and Muslim ethics" (College of Education, Vienna)

Gabriele Weigelhofers publications on google scholar