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Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Rafaela Schinegger

Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management (IHG)
Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-81216


ORCID: 0000-0001-9374-5551

Curr. Vitae

2017 - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
2016 - 2016 Guest lecturer at the Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Fisheries, Ubon Ratchathani University, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
2015 - 2015 Fulbright visiting researcher at the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing (MI), U.S.A.
2014 - 2014 Guest lecturer at the Faculty of Fisheries Technology and Aquatic Resources, MAEJO University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2013 - Doctoral degree (passed with distinction)
2011 - 2011 Guest scientist at NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center & US Forest Service Lab, Seattle, WA, USA.
2006 - Master degree

Statistik Austria, science classification

information and data processing; Biostatistics; Geostatistics; water pollution control; hydrobiology; limnology; water management; geographic information systems (GIS); interdisciplinary natural science; ichthyology;


fish ecology; project management; data base management; data mining; river ecology; statistics; GIS; human impacts on running waters; assessment methods; modelling; project coordination; science policy interface; multiple human stressors;


2017 Dr. Reinhard Liepoltpreis (verliehen durch das Österreichisches Komitee - Internationale Arbeitsgemeinschaft Donauforschung [ÖN-IAD])
2016 ASEA UNINET (ASEAN-European Academic University Network) Stipendium für Gastlehre/-forschung in Thailand
2015 Austria Visiting Fulbright Scholar
2014 ASEA UNINET (ASEAN-European Academic University Network) Stipendium für Gastlehre/-forschung in Thailand

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2019 - International Association for Danube Research
full member
2019 - Austrian Comitee for Danube Research
full member
2018 - Austrian Society for Landscape Planning and Landscape Architecture
full member
2015 - AFS - American Fisheries Society
full member
2014 - Die Bewirtschafter - Association for ecologically and sustainable fishery management
full member
2011 - International Society for River Science

Reviewer for scientific journals

2019 - Water
2019 - PeerJ
2019 - Ecological Indicators
2016 - Freshwater Biology
2016 - Global Change Biology
2016 - Science of the Total Environment
2015 - PLoS One
2013 - International Journal of River Basin Management
2012 - Ecotoxicology

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2016 "Multiple Pressures in River Basin Management"
2014 6th European River Restoration Conference
Chair (Session)
2008 WATER 2048 Workshop: Guaranteeing aquatic ecosystem services in urbanised landscapes
Member of the Organisation Committee
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