Recent Research activities

   
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Department of Geography, Germany
Oct 2015 - today

PhD candidate; Mapping alpine snow elevation with micro UAVs and analyzing the spatial uncertainties in complex terrain of a rock glacier in Col de Laurichard, France.
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Department of Geography, Germany
Oct 2014 - Sept 2015
Evaluating statistical and machine learning techniques for spatial prediction of landslide susceptibility in Lower Austria, Austria.
University of Waterloo, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, Canada
May 2014 - Sept 2014 & MSc Research
Analyzing the landslide initiation triggering effects of forestry activities with generalized additive models for all of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Austrian Institute of Technology, Department of Health and Environment, Austria
Sept 2012 - Apr 2014
Mapping landslides across Austria from LiDAR digital elevation models (DEMs) and modelling regional landslide susceptibility with weights of evidence.
University of Vienna, Department of Geography and Environmental Research, Austria
Feb 2013 - Aug 2013, Oct 2011 - Nov 2011
Developing custom GIS tools in R for automated statistical analysis of landslide morphology characteristics from high-resolution DEMs. Assisting the application of statistical evaluation methods for landslide susceptibility models.

 

Education

  • Master of Science (Geomatics), Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Canada, Jan 2010 - Apr 2012
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Physical Geography), Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Canada, Sept 2005 - Dec 2009
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