You are here: Home Faculty & Staff Dr. Daphné Freudiger
Document Actions

Dr. Daphné Freudiger


Scientific employee


Chair of Environmental Hydrological Systems
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
Friedrichstraße 39
D-79098 Freiburg

Fon: +49 (0)761 – 203 3510
E-Mail: Daphné Freudiger
Branch office "Blue Container", Stefan-Meier-Straße 31a

Daphné Freudiger

Scientific Employee/PhD-Student in the project:

Snow and glacier melt contribution to the discharge of the river Rhine and its tributaries with regards to the changing climate

Research Interests

  • Snow Hydrology
  • Glacier Hydrology
  • Hydrological Modeling



seit 08/2012 Scientific employee at the Chair of Hydrology, University of Freiburg, Germany
10/2009 05/2012 M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland
with Majors in Water Resources Management and Hydraulic Engineering
09/2011 – 02/2012 Master Thesis at UBC, Vancouver, Canada
Title: “Innovative storm water management in the district of North Vancouver”
01/2011 – 07/2011 Internship at the Research Center on Water, Earth, and the Environment,
INRS University in Quebec, Canada
10/2005 – 03/2010 B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland



Rousseau, A, Klein, I., Frigon, A., Freudiger, D., Gagnon, P., 2016. Evaluation of probable maximum snow accumulation: development of a methodology for climate change studies, Journal of Hydrology, 537, pp. 74-85.

Freudiger, D., Kohn, I., Stahl, K., and Weiler, M., 2014. Large-scale analysis of changing frequencies of rain-on-snow events with flood-generation potential, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2695-2709, doi:10.5194/hess-18-2695-2014.

Kohn, I., Rosin, K., Freudiger, D., Belz, J. U., Stahl, K., Weiler, M., 2014. Niedrigwasser in Deutschland 2011, Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 58(1), 5-17.

Rousseau, A. N., Klein, I., Freudiger, D., Gagnon, P., Frigon, A., Ratté-Fortin, C., 2014. Development of a methodology to evaluate probable maximum precipitation (PMP) under changing climate conditions: Application to southern Quebec, Canada, Journal of Hydrology, 519, pp. 3094-3109.



Freudiger, D., Weiler, M., Kohn, I., Stahl, K., 2016. Dataset of glacier outlines from digitized historical maps and remote sensing and its application in hydrology, Tag der Hydrologie 2016, 17-18 March 2016 in Koblenz, Germany. (Poster)

Freudiger, D., Kohn, I., Weiler, M., Vis, M., Seibert, J., Huss, M., Stahl, K., 2015. ASG-Rhein Projekt: Modellierung der Schnee(um)verteilung und Gletscherentwicklung im Rheingebiet, ASG-Rhein Schnee & Gletscher Workshop, 26-27 November 2016, Viktorsberg, Austria. (Oral presentation, in German)

Freudiger, D., Weiler, M., Stahl, K., 2015. Spatially controlling factors of regional glacier restreat, Perth III: Mountains of Our Futur Earth, held 4-8 October 2015 in Perth, Scottland, id. 0381. (Poster)

Freudiger, D., Stahl, K., Weiler, M., 2015. Testing physiographic and climatic controls on glacier retreat, EGU General Assembly 2015, held 12-17 April, 2015 in Vienna, Austria, id. EGU2015-10688. (poster)

Freudiger, D., Frielingsdorf, B., Weiler, M., Stahl, K., Jonas, T., Seibert, J., 2014. Potential der meteorologischen Rasterdatensätze HYRAS und RhiresD für die hydrologische Modellierung alpiner Gebiete, Tri-nationaler Workshop, Hydrologische Prozesse im Hochgebirge im Wandel der Zeit, held 28.9.-1.10.2014 in Obergurgl, Austria. (Oral presentation, in German)

Freudiger, D., Kohn, I., Stahl, K., Weiler, M., 2013. Large-scale analysis of changing frequencies of rain-on-snow events over Europe and their impact on floods, EGU General Assembly, 2013, Vienna, Austria. (Poster)

Kohn, I., Freudiger, D., Rosin, K., Stahl, K., Weiler, M., Belz, J.U., 2013.  2011 – Ein Jahr hydrologischer Extreme in Deutschland, Tag der Hydrologie, 2013, Bern, Switzerland. (Poster, in German)

Freudiger, D., Rousseau, A. N., Gagnon, P., Frigon, A., 2011. Intégration de l’impact des changements climatiques dans la détermination des crues maximales probables, Session: Les ressources en eau à l’ère des changements climatiques, 79ème Congrès de l’ACFAS, 2011, Sherbrooke, Canada. (Oral presentation, in French)

Personal tools