Florian ORTNER

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Research fields

Alpine Landscape Dynamics – ALADYN

  • Human-environment interaction
  • Process geomorphology
  • Natural hazards
  • Risk research
  • Human ecology
  • Thresholds and uncertainties
  • Inter- and transdisciplinary research


Curriculum Vitae

Professional career

  • Since 02/2015: Research associate at the Department of Geography and Regional Sciences, University of Graz (Research group Alpine Landscape Dynamics – ALADYN; ÖAW-Project: EE-Con)
  • Since 03/2012: Member of the Supervisory Board, Servicebetrieb ÖH-Uni Graz GmbH
  • 10/2013 – 12/2014: Research associate at the Institute of Chemistry, University of Graz (EU-Project: SEETechnology)
  • 05/2013 – 09/2013: Consultant for Teaching Services at the Department for Educational and Student Services, University of Graz (temporary replacement)
  • 09/2012 – 04/2013: Consultant for Study Affairs for Environmental System Sciences / Natural Sciences-Technology, Graz University of Technology
  • 11/2009 – 08/2012: Consultant for Curricula Development in Environmental System Sciences, University of Graz
  • 10/2010 – 08/2011: Junior Researcher at the Department of Geography and Regional Sciences, University of Graz (Research group: Alpine HydroClimatology)
  • 10/2007 – 06/2009: President of the Student’s Union at the University of Graz (ÖH Uni Graz)
  • 12/2005 – 01/2006: Internship European Parliament, Brussels

Education

  • Since 02/2015: Interdisciplinary PhD-programme in Geography and Human-environment interaction (University of Graz; associated member of the FWF-DK Climate Change), PhD thesis: “Integrative Perspectives of Natural Hazards in Alpine Valleys”
  • 02/2016: Winter School on "Climate Thresholds" - Climate Thresholds, Self-organized Criticality, Early Warning Systems (University of Graz)
  • 09/2015: Potsdam Summer School 2015 “Facing Natural Hazards.” (University of Potsdam, German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ), Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI))
  • 09/2014: Summer School for Doctoral Students „Climate Change – Uncertainties, Thresholds and Coping Strategies. Normative Perspectives“ (University of Graz)
  • 09/2011 – 01/2012: Exchange semester at the Graduate School of Geosciences at Utrecht University
  • Since 10/2010: International Joint Degree Master’s Programme in Sustainable Development: Specialisation in Climate and Environmental Change and supplementary focus on International Development (Universities of Graz, Utrecht, Leipzig and Venice)
  • 2009 – 2013: Master’s programme in Environmental System Sciences with the special field Geography: Specialisation in Mountain and Climate Geography and supplementary focus on Human-environment systems, Global Change and Alpine Hydro-climatology (University of Graz; Degree: Mag.rer.nat.)
  • 2003 – 2009: Bachelor’s programme in Environmental System Sciences with the special field Geography: Specialisation in International Cultural and Economic areas and supplementary focus on Physics and Energy technology (University of Graz; Degree: Bakk.rer.nat.)

 

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Mag.rer.nat. Bakk.rer.nat.

Florian Ortner

Institut für Geographie und Raumforschung

Postal Address:
Heinrichstr. 36,
A-8010 Graz

Office:
Brandhofgasse 5

+43 316 380 - 7406


Office Hours:
By appointment

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