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Dr. Marit van Tiel



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

Tel: 0761 - 203 3510
E-Mail: van-tiel.gif
Branch office "Blue Container", Stefan-Meier-Straße 31a

Marit van Tiel

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Research Interests

Mountain hydrology | Glaciers | Drought | Streamflow variability | Hydrological modelling | Catchment hydrology



2021 – present STAY! Scholarship – long-term trends in streamflow of glacierized catchments
- Environmental Hydrological Systems, University of Freiburg, Germany
2020 – 2021 Postdoctoral researcher in ASG-Rhein II Project: Schnee- und Gletscherschmelze im Rhein
- Environmental Hydrological Systems, University of Freiburg, Germany
2017 – 2020 Research assistant in TrenDHy project
- Environmental Hydrological Systems, University of Freiburg, Germany
2013 – 2015 Tutor StudentsPlus
– teaching high school students courses Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, the Netherlands



2017 – 2020

PhD (Dr. rer. nat) at the Chair of Environmental Hydrological Systems, University of Freiburg, Germany

  • Karthaus Summerschool on Ice and Climate 2018
  • Thesis: Glacio-hydrological controls on streamflow variability in a changing climate: compensation effects and importance during drought conditions
2014 – 2016

MSc Earth and Environment, Hydrology and Water resources, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

  • 5 months Erasmus exchange: Glacial processes – University of Oslo, Norway
  • MSc thesis: Droughts in cold climates – University of Birmingham, UK
2011 – 2014 BSc Soil, Water, Atmosphere – Wageningen University, the Netherlands



2021 STAY! Scholarship University of Freiburg - to support outstanding female junior researchers who want to pursue an academic career
2020 Wiley Top downloaded paper in Hydrological processes
2020 Travel grant EGU



Van Tiel, M., Van Loon, A. F., Seibert, J., Stahl, K. (2021). Hydrological response to warm and dry weather, do glaciers compensate? Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25, 3245–3265, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-3245-2021
Van Tiel, M., Stahl, K., Freudiger, D., Seibert, J. (2020). Glacio-hydrological model calibration and evaluation. WIREs Water, 7 (6), e1483, https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1483
Van Tiel, M., Kohn, I., Van Loon, A. F., Stahl, K. (2020). The compensating effects of glaciers: Characterizing the relation between interannual streamflow variability and glacier cover. Hydrological Processes, 34, p553-568, https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.13603
Van Tiel, M., Teuling, A. J., Wanders, N., Vis, M., Stahl, K., Van Loon, A. F. (2018). The role of glacier changes and threshold definition in the characteristation of future streamflow droughts in glacierised catchments. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22, p463-485, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-463-2018


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