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Schwemmle, Robin


Scientific Employee
M.Sc. Hydrology 

Chair of Hydrology
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
Friedrichstraße 39
D-79098 Freiburg

Fon: +49 (0)761 - 203 9274
Fax: +49 (0)761 - 203 3594
E-Mail:Robin Schwemmle
Room No: 01.018

Robin Schwemmle


PhD student in the cooperation project with the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS):
The combined effect of climate change and adapted land management on water quality


Research Interests

  • Hydrologic modeling
  • Solute transport
  • Climate change impact
  • Sustainable water resources management
  • Time series analysis
  • Statistical learning



since 12/2018 Scientific Employee at the Chair of Hydrology, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
10/2015 – 08/2018 M.Sc. in Hydrology at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
09/2012 – 09/2015 B.Sc. in Geography at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg


Stay abroad

05 – 10/2017 Chair of Environmental Engineering at The University of Edinburgh (Scotland)
08 – 12/2014 Eawag, Water Research Institute within the ETH Domain (Schweiz)


Awards and activities

Oct 7-9 2019 Convener and Chair, „Hydrologic modelling across different landscapes“,
16th PhD Workshop (AG HydMod), Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
2019 EGU Travel Award
2018 Christian-Leibundgut-Award „Best Master thesis“



European Geoscience Union (EGU)
Deutsche Hydrologische Gesellschaft e.V. (DHG)
Digital Water Institute e.V. (DWI)


Recent publications

Schwemmle, R., Demand, D., and Weiler, M.: Technical note: Diagnostic efficiency – specific evaluation of model performance, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2187-2198, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2187-2021, 2021.
Schwemmle, R., and Perona, P.: Highlighting action and environmental component interactions using a network theory approach, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 38, 245-260, https://doi.org/10.1080/14615517.2019.1704113, 2020.


Conference contributions

Schwemmle, R., Demand, D., and Weiler, M. (2020): Diagnostic efficiency - a diagnostic approach for model evaluation, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria (talk)
Schwemmle, R., Hartmann, A., Beck, H. (2019): Climatic and Physiographic controls on errors of large-scale hydrological models, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria (talk)
Schwemmle, R., Perona, P. (2018): Network theory approach to support Environmental Impact Assessment, 19th Biennial Seminar on Water Resources and Environmental Management, Edinburgh, Scotland (talk)
Meier, P., Schwemmle, R., Viviroli, D. (2015): Trade-offs between electricity production from small hydropower plants and ecosystem services in alpine river basins, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria (talk)


Software / Publications

GitHub Account


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