stefan glaser

Mag. Stefan Glaser (b. 1975) holds a master's degree in ecology, and has a formation as NGO manager. His scientific expertise covers fields such as wetland restoration and nutrient cycling in stream ecosystems. He has spent one year at the University of Madrid studying Mediterranean limnology and has furthermore work experiece in Spain due to his collaboration with an environmental NGO (participating in the 'Living Lakes Programme') and his work on an Environmental impact assessment there. He has also taken part in field courses and has done research on tropical ecology in Sri Lanka and Costa Rica. His postgraduate education includes training in risk analysis and risk communication at the Harvard School of Public Health and a variety of courses on business administration. During his work for an environmental NGO based in Vienna, he managed network projects related to renewable energies (including hydropower) and other sustainability topics. He has acquired specialist knowledge on European water policies in the course of an internship at the European Commission (dealing with the WFD and water related statistics). Recently he also worked on the organisation and realisation of events related to natural gardening and rural development.

areas of interest

Limnology, ecology, integrated water management, water policies, risk analysis, implementing principles of sustainability

selected references

Glaser, S., et al., 2005. Sustainability Windows (SuWi) - Multi-level decision aid tool for managing complex systems. Poster Presentation at the Global Conference on Strategic Environmental Assessment organized by the International Association for Impact Assessment.

Glaser, S., 2001. Applying bioreactors for understanding nutrient dynamics in the recently restored flood-control reservoirs of the Wien River. Diploma thesis, University of Vienna.

Glaser, S., 2000. Microbial nutrient retention in a flood plain. Presentation at the 7th International Workshop on the Measurement of Microbial Activities in the Carbon Cycle in Aquatic Environments. The Netherlands.


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