Giorgia Fosser

Dr.-Ing. Giorgia Fosser

  • Gemeinsame Doktorandin mit KIT Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung - Forschungsbereich Troposphäre


research interests

  • High spatial resolution climate simulations (2.8 km and 1 km)
  • Methods to evaluate the added value of high resolution simulation
  • Possible downscaling laws to further downscaling




  • Fagherazzi, S., G. Fosser, L. D’Alpaos, P. D’Odorico, 'Climatic oscillations influence the flooding of Venice', Geophys.Res.Lett., 32, L19710, doi:10.1029/2005GL023758



10/98 - 03/06 University of Padova (Padua), Italy

  • Laurea degree in civil engineering with hydraulic specialization.
  • Thesis : “Climatic oscillations influence the flooding of Venice”.


10/06 - 04/ 08 UNESCO-IHE, Institute for Water Education, Delft (The Netherlands)

  • Master of Science in Water Resources Management.
  • Thesis: “How are Indian agriculture, energy and water policies taking into account climate change?”.


09/10- 12/13 KIT Karlsruhe, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research - Troposphere Research (IMK-TRO)

  • PhD title: “Future changes of heavy precipitation events relevant to soil erosion derived from high resolution climate simulations”.