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Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Severin Hohensinner

Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management (IHG)
Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-81203


ORCID: 0000-0002-3517-0259

Curr. Vitae

2004 - Senior researcher and lector at the Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management
2001 - 2004 Research assistant in a project granted by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
1998 - 2008 PhD BOKU Vienna
1988 - 1996 Study of Landscape Architecture und Planning at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

geomorphology; hydrobiology; cartography; interdisciplinary natural science; river engineering;


historical river morphology; Danube river floodplains; riverine landscapes; river restoration; GIS/CAD reconstructions; riverine habitat development;


2014 Reinhard Liepolt-Prize for Danube Research awarded by the Austrian Committee of the International Association for Danube Research (Reinhard Liepolt-Preis für Donauforschung)
2006 Recognition Award for Science of the Province of Lower Austria (Anerkennungspreis des Landes Niederösterreich für Wissenschaft)

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 - Environmental History Cluster Austria (EHCA)
deputy treasurer
2014 - International Association for Danube Research (IAD)
2012 - European Society for Environmental History (ESEH)
2011 - Centre for Environmental History Vienna (ZUG), BOKU Vienna

Reviewer for scientific journals

2019 -2020 River Research and Applications
2018 -2018 Environment & Society Portal, Arcadia
2017 -2018 Urban Research & Practice
2015 -2015 River Systems
2014 -2014 Geomorphology
2010 -2010 River Research and Applications
2004 -2004 Aquatic Ecology

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2023 -2023 National Science Centre, Poland - Poland
2016 -2016 National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH) - Hungary
2011 -2011 Provincia autonoma di Bolzano - Alto Adige, Ripartizione 40 - Ufficio per il diritto allo studio universitario, l'università e la ricerca scientifica - Italy
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