Short CV/Education and training

  • Higher Education

  • 1994
    BSc (Geography), University of Potsdam, Germany

  • 1994 – 1999
    MSc (Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology), University of Hanover, Germany

  • 1999 – 2004
    PhD (Hydrology), University of Freiburg, Germany

  • 2013
    DSc (Geosciences), University of Aberdeen, UK

  • Employment History:

    1999 – 2000
    Research Assistant: Department of Soil Science, University of Hanover, Germany

  • 2000 – 2004
    Research Assistant: University of Freiburg, Germany

  • 2004 – 2006
    Post Doctoral Research Fellowship: German Research Foundation

  • 2007 – 2008
    Lecturer: School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen

  • 2008 – 2010
    Reader: School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen

  • 2011
    Maternity Leave

  • Since 2010
    Professor (Full Chair) of Hydrology and Landscape Ecology: School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen

Selected publications

  • Tetzlaff et al. 2013. Catchments in the future North: interdisciplinary science for sustainable management in the 21st Century. Hydrol. Proc 27, 635-639.

  • Tetzlaff et al. 2013. Catchments on the Cusp? Structural and functional change in northern ecohydrological systems. Hydrol. Proc. 27, 766-774.

  • Tetzlaff et al. 2012. Land use and hydroclimatic influences on Faecal Indictor Organisms in two large Scottish catchments: towards land use-based models as screening tools. Science of the Total Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.11.090.

  • Tetzlaff et al. 2011. Relative influence of upland and lowland headwaters on the isotope hydrology and transit times of larger catchments. Journal of Hydrology; 400, 3-4, 438-447.

  • Tetzlaff et al. 2010. Catchment processes and heterogeneity at multiple scales – Benchmarking Observations, Conceptualisation and Prediction. Hydrol. Proc. 24, 2203-2208.

  • Tetzlaff et al. 2010 Hydrological connectivity and microbiological fluxes between landscapes and riverscapes: the importance of seasonality. Hydrol. Proc., 24, 1231-1235.

  • Tetzlaff et al. 2010 Storm flow and baseflow response to reduced acid deposition in two contrasting forest catchments: the potential of compositional analysis. Hydrol. Proc.24, 2300-2312.

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2009. Inter-catchment comparison to assess the influence of topography and soils on catchment transit times in a geomorphic province; the Cairngorm mountains, Scotland. Hydrol. Proc., 23, 1874-1886.

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2009. How does landscape structure influence catchment transit times across different geomorphic provinces? Hydrol. Proc.23, 945-953.

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2009. Towards minimal calibration of process-based rainfall runoff models in mountainous watersheds – integrating tracer data into geomorphic instantaneous unit hydrographs. Int. Association Hydrological Sciences Publ. series Redbooks, 326, 49-55.

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2008a Does the incorporation of process conceptualisation and tracer data improve the structure and performance of a simple rainfall-runoff model in a Scottish mesoscale catchment? Hydrol. Proc.22, 2461-2474;

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2008b Conceptualising catchment processes: simply too complex? Hydrol. Proc.22, 1727-1730;

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2008. Influence of hydrological regimes on the pre-spawning entry of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) into an upland river. Rivers Research and Application 24, 528-542.

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2007. Influence of forestry, environmental change and climatic variability on the hydrology, hydrochemistry and residence times of upland catchments. Journal of Hydrology, 346, 93-111.

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2007. Conceptualisation of runoff processes using GIS and tracers in a nested mesoscale catchment. Hydrol. Proc., 21, 1289-1307.

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2007. Connectivity between landscapes and riverscapes – a unifying theme in integrating hydrology and ecology in catchment science? Hydrol. Proc., 21, 1385-1389.

  • Tetzlaff D et al. 2007. Assessing nested hydrological and hydrochemical behaviour of a mesoscale catchment using continuous tracer data. Journal of Hydrology, 336, 430-443.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)

  • European Geosciences Union (EGU)

  • British Hydrological Society (BHS)

  • German Hydrological Society (DHG)

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • I was 6 months on maternity leave in 2011.


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