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Univ.Prof. Dr. Thomas Hein

Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management

Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33
1180 Wien
EMail: thomas.hein(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-81229, 81250
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Curr. Vitae

2017 - Appointed as full professor
2010 - Tenure track position Assoc. Prof.
2007 - Habilitation
2000 - PhD
1993 - msc

Statistik Austria, science classification

ecological system research; water pollution control; hydrobiology; limnology; water analysis;

Expertise

Running water ecology; biogeochemistry in riverine landscapes; nutrient dynamics in river-floodplains; river restoration; floodplain ecology; stable isotope analytics; biodiversity in riverine landscapes;

Awards

2007 Wissenschaftspreis des Landes Nö
2003 Theodor Koerner Award

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 -2022 International Association for Danube Research (IAD)
vice-president
2014 -2018 Cost Action ES1306 Connecteur - Connecting European Connectivity Research
mandate as expert
2011 -2018 Austrian Committee Danube Research
member of the managing board
2011 -2016 Int. Assoc. for Danube Research
president
2008 -2017 WasserCluster Lunz Interuniversity Center for Aquatic Ecosystem Research
managing director
2008 -2011 Committee member of Cost Action 869 “Mitigation options for Nutrient Reduction in Surface Water and Groundwaters"
member
2007 - SIL Austria
auditor
2006 -2011 Coordinated Research Project “Isotope Technique for Assessment of Hydrological Processes in Wetlands” of the IAEA 2006 – 2011
scientific advisor
2005 - SWS
full member
2005 -2010 Int. Assoc. for Danube Research
scientific advisor
2002 - ASLO
full member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2015 -2018 Environmental Science and Pollution Research:
Editorial Board Member
2014 -2015 Science of the Total Environment :
Guest Editor (special issue)
2010 -2015 River Systems:
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2007 - ARCH HYDROBIOL: Guest Editor Special Issue 50th Anniversary IAD
Guest Editor (special issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2015 - Environmental Modeling & Assessment
2015 - Water Science and Technology
2014 - Restoration Ecology
2014 - Microbial Ecology
2014 - Ecosystems
2013 - Global Change Biology
2012 - Ecohydrology
2012 - Biological Conservation
2012 - Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
2012 - Ecological Informatics
2012 - Freshwater Science
2012 - Hydrological Processes
2011 - Microbial Ecology
2011 - Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
2011 - Ecosystems
2011 - Wetlands
2011 - Aquatic Conservation-Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
2011 - Limnology and Oceanography
2011 - PLoS One
2010 - Science of the Total Environment
2010 - Freshwater Biology
2010 - Biogeochemistry
2009 - Acta oecologica-International Journal of Ecology
2009 - Japanese Journal of Limnology
2009 - Journal of Hydrology
2008 - Landscape and Urban Planning
2008 - Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science
2008 - Aquatic Ecology
2008 - Ecological Engineering
2008 - River Research and Applications
2007 - International Review of Hydrobiology
2006 - Aquatic Botany
2006 - Water Resources Research
2005 - International Journal of River Basin Management
2003 - Aquatic Sciences: research across boundaries
2002 - Hydrobiologia
2000 - ARCH HYDROBIOL

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2017 - Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology (IRCSET) - Ireland
2015 - Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) - United Kingdom
2015 - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) - Canada
2014 - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) - Germany
2013 - The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) - Netherlands
2012 - Latvian Science Council - Latvia

Reviewer/Expert organization

2016 University of Vienna
Gutachter PhD thesis Anna Sciezko
2016 Aarhus University
Gutachter PhD Thesis Jacob Bruun
2015 University of Vienna
Gutachter PhD thesis Christina Fasching
2015 Universite Francois-Rabelais Tours
Gutachter PhD thesis Camille Minaudo
2015 La Trobe University
Gutachter PhD thesis Nirmala Attygalla

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2016 41st IAD conference Konferenz, Workshop Mitglied Organisationskomitee IAD Konferenzband ISSN
member of the organisation committee
2015 5th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Hydrology and Ecology
scientific member of the advisory board
2014 40th IAD conference
member of the organisation committee
2012 39th IAD conference
scientific member of the advisory board
2010 38th IAD Conference: Large River Basins - Danube meets Elbe
scientific member of the advisory board
2010 Austrian Young Water Professional Conference
scientific member of the advisory board
2010 2010 Summer Meeting, Session S12: River Research: Populations to Ecosystems
Chair (session)
2008 37th IAD Conference
scientific member of the advisory board
2007 2nd International EWA Conference WATERS IN PROTECTED AREAS April 25-27, 2007 Dubrovnik, Croatia
scientific member of the advisory board
2006 36th Annual conference of the IAD
member of the organisation committee
2003 Towards a new paradigm in river ecology: Connecting Landscape Ecology of catchments with biodiversity and functional properties of river systems
member of the organisation committee
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