David Finger

Dr. David Finger
Asst. Prof.
Resilient Water Resources Management
School of Science and Engineering
Reykjavik university
Menntavegur 1, Nauthólsvík
IS-108 Reykjavik

E-mail: fingerd(at)gmx.net
URL Institution: en.ru.is/
Personal URL: link

Key Publications of David Finger (up to ten) :
Finger, D., Wüest, A. and P., Bossard (2013). Effects of oligotrophication on primary production in peri-alpine lakes. Water Resour. Res., 49, 1-11, doi: 10.1029/wrcr.20355.

Finger, D., A. Hugentobler, M. Huss, A. Voinesco, H.R. Wernli, D. Fischer, E. Weber, P-Y. Jeannin, M. Kauzlaric, A. Wirz, T. Vennemann, F. Hüsler, B. Schädler, and R. Weingartner (2013). Identification of glacial melt water runoff in a karstic environment and its implication for present and future water availability. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 17, 3261-3277, doi: 10.5194/hess-17-3261-2013.

Finger, D., G. Heinrich, A. Gobiet, and A. Bauder (2012), Projections of future water resources and their uncertainty in a glacierized catchment in the Swiss Alps and the subsequent effects on hydropower production during the 21st century Water Resour. Res., in press, doi: 10.1029/2011WR010733.

Finger, D., F. Pellicciotti, M. Konz, S. Rimkus, and P. Burlando (2011), The value of glacier mass balance, satellite snow cover images, and hourly discharge for improving the performance of a physically based distributed hydrological model, Water Resour. Res., 47, doi: W07519, 10.1029/2010wr009824.

Finger, D., M. Schmid, and A. Wüest (2006). Effects of upstream hydropower operation on riverine particle transport and turbidity in downstream lakes. Water Resources Research. 42, W08429, doi: 10.1029/2005WR004751.

Finger, D., P. Bossard, M. Schmid, L. Jaun, B. Muller, D. Steiner, E. Schaffer, M. Zeh, and A. Wuest (2007), Effects of alpine hydropower operations on primary production in a downstream lake, Aquat. Sci., 69(2), 240-256, doi: 10.1007/s00027-007-0873-6.

Finger, D., M. Schmid, and A. Wuest (2007), Comparing effects of oligotrophication and upstream hydropower dams on plankton and productivity in perialpine lakes, Water Resour. Res., 43(12), doi: 10.1029/2007wr005868.

Expertise of David Finger:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeApplied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
ScopeImpact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Mitigation of Change
Topic AtmosphereMeteorology
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Water Pollution / Waste Water
Topic CryosphereSnow Cover
Topic PedosphereGeology / Sediments
Topic BiosphereBiodiversity
Topic Integrated SystemsBiogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEnergy
Topic Politics/LawAdaptation
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Economic Sustainability
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
Local / Community
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of David Finger:
Hydropower, Modeling of interdisciplinary environmental processes: water runoff, climate change, ecological impacts, effects on ecosystem services, anthropogenic impacts on freshwater systems

  • Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf die Wasserkraftproduktion Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf Wasserressourcen

  • Verbesserung der Infrastruktur von Wasserkraftwerken

  • Auswirkungen der Wasserkraft auf die flussabwärts liegende Gewässerqualität Gletscherrückgang

  • Unsicherheit der Klimaprognosen

  • Verbesserung der hydrologischen Modelle um Simulationen besser zu machen

  • Verwendung von Satellitendaten um Simulationen besser zu machen

  • Verknüpfung der numerischen Simulationen mit sozioökonomischen Aspekten

    Last update: 3/9/16
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