Andreas Paul Zischg

Prof. Andreas Paul Zischg
Mobiliar Lab for Natural Risks
Geographisches Institut - Physische Geographie
Universität Bern
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 88 39
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 684 88 59
E-mail: andreas.zischg(at)
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Key Publications of Andreas Paul Zischg (up to ten) :
Bernet, D. B., Trefalt, S., Martius, O., Weingartner, R., Mosimann, M., Röthlisberger, V., and Zischg, A. P.: Characterizing precipitation events leading to surface water flood damage over large regions of complex terrain, Environ. Res. Lett., 14, 64010, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab127c, 2019.

Zischg, A. P., Felder, G., Mosimann, M., Röthlisberger, V., Weingartner, R.: Extending coupled hydrological-hydraulic model chains with a surrogate model for the estimation of flood losses in complex river systems, Environmental Modelling & Software 108, 174–185, 2018. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.08.009.

Zischg, A., Felder, G., Weingartner, R., Quinn, N., Coxon, G., Neal, J., Freer, J., Bates, P.: Effects of variability in probable maximum precipitation patterns on flood losses. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22 (5), 2759–2773, 2018. 10.5194/hess-22-2759-2018.

Zischg, A., Hofer, P., Mosimann, M., Röthlisberger, V., Ramirez, J., Keiler, M., Weingartner, R.: Flood risk (d)evolution: Disentangling key drivers of flood risk change with a retro-model experiment. Science of the Total Environment 639, 195-207, 2018. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.056

Zischg, A.P.; Mosimann, M.; Bernet, D.B.; Röthlisberger, V. Validation of 2D flood models with insurance claims. Journal of Hydrology 2017, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.12.042.

Zischg, A., Galatioto, N., Mazzorana, B., Weingartner, R.: Modelling spatiotemporal dynamics of large wood recruitment, transport and deposition at river basin scale during extreme floods. Water 10, 1134, 2018. 10.3390/w10091134

Zischg, A.: Floodplains and Complex Adaptive Systems—Perspectives on Connecting the Dots in Flood Risk Assessment with Coupled Component Models. Systems 6 (2), 9, 2018. 10.3390/systems6020009

Zischg, A.; Schober, S.; Sereinig, N.; Rauter, M.; Seymann, C.; Goldschmidt, F.; Bäk, R.; Schleicher, E. Monitoring the temporal development of natural hazard risks as a basis indicator for climate change adaptation. Nat Hazards 2013, 67, 1045–1058, doi:10.1007/s11069-011-9927-0.

Felder, G., Gómez-Navarro, J.J., Zischg, A., Raible, C., Röthlisberger, V., Bozhinova, D., Martius, O., Weingartner, R.: From global circulation to local flood loss: Coupling models across the scales. Science of the Total Environment 635, 1225-1239, 2018. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.170

Thaler, T.; Zischg, A.; Keiler, M.; Fuchs, S. Allocation of risk and benefits—distributional justices in mountain hazard management. Reg Environ Change 2017, doi:10.1007/s10113-017-1229-y.

Expertise of Andreas Paul Zischg:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
Process Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Permafrost / Solifluction
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic Politics/LawPolitics / Law
Topic SocietySociety
Organisations / Institutions
Education / Communication / Participation
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementTopic Risk and Disaster Management
Risk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Fundamental Knowledge
Warning / Sensitization
Emergency Operation
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusStatistical Focus
Extreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Policy Analysis and Formation
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of Andreas Paul Zischg:
Flood risk, coupled component modelling, modelling human-environmental systems

Last update: 4/8/22
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