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For Section 5.4 “Hydrology” in Department 5 “Geoarchives” we invite applications for a PhD position
The doctoral student will work in the BMBF funded research project “RIESGOS -Multi-risk analysis and information system components for the Andes region” within the work-package “floods”. Objective for this position is the development of a probabilistic multi-parameter flood damage model for residential buildings on basis of satellite and empirical data. This model needs to be automated and linked to the modeling system of the whole project to enable a comprehensive vulnerability assessment and multi-risk analysis.
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