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Carina Zang

Carina Zang

Scientific officer at the International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change (UNESCO)

Federal Institute of Hydrology
P.O. Box 200253
56002 Koblenz, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 261 1306 5881

Research topics and scope of duties

  • Socio-hydrological interactions
  • Analysis of hydrological variability across time and space
  • Coordination and dissemination of the CO-MICC Project

Short CV

Research Experience

  • Since 2018/05: Scientific officer at the International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change, Koblenz

Teaching Experience

  • 2018: “Student Conference” M.A. Seminar for South Asian Studies
  • 2016 – 2018: “Geographical perspectives on water dynamics in arid mountain regions”, M.Sc. Seminar for geographers


  • 2014 –2017: PhD candidate at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. Topic: “Socio-Hydrological Perspectives on Water Quality in Northern Chile – the Upper Huasco Valley”
  • 2011-2014: Master of Science in environmental management (M.Sc.) at the University of Giessen. Master thesis: “ Snapshot Sampling von hydrochemischen Parametern in einem Ökosystem der ecuadorianischen Anden ”
  • 2008-2011: Bachelor of Science in nutritional sciences (B.Sc.) at the University of Giessen. Bachelor thesis: “Aufmerksamkeitsdefizit-/Hyperaktivitätsstörung (ADHS) und Ernährung”


  • Zang, Carina; Dame, Juliane; Nüsser, Marcus; “Hydrochemical and environmental isotope analysis of groundwater and surface water in a dry mountain region in Northern Chile”, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 190, 334, 2018
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