Rianne Giesen
Postdoc at IMAU

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Rianne Giesen

Personalia

Full name: Rianne Hermina Giesen
Date of birth: 24 October 1981

Education

2014 Web course `Learning ArcGIS Desktop', ESRI
2006 Presenting in English, James Boswell Instituut
2005 6th Karthaus summer school on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System, Italy
2004 M.Sc. in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography (cum laude), Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Thesis project partly conducted at the Geophysical Institute, Bergen, Norway. Supervisor: J. Oerlemans
Title: The surface energy and mass balance of Hardangerjøkulen, southern Norway
1999 VWO (pre-university), Candea College, Zevenaar, The Netherlands

Affiliations

2013 - present Postdoctoral researcher
Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research Utrecht (IMAU), Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Project: Sustainability: Water, Climate and Ecosystems - Global modelling of glaciers and their impact on downstream water availability
2009 - 2013 Postdoctoral researcher
Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research Utrecht (IMAU), Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Project: ice2sea WP 5.3 - Contribution of glaciers and small ice caps to sea level rise until 2200
2005 - 2009 Ph.D. student
Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research Utrecht (IMAU), Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Supervisor: J. Oerlemans
PhD thesis: The ice cap Hardangerjøkulen in the past, present and future climate

Teaching

2014-2015 Project supervisor "Simulation of ocean, atmosphere and climate", Meteorology, Physical Oceanography, and Climate master course, Utrecht University
2013-2014 Co-supervisor, Master thesis project "Simulating the climatic response of Hardangerjøkulen in southern Norway since the Little Ice Age" by H. Åkesson, University of Bergen, Norway.
2012-2016 Teacher and project supervisor, Utrecht summerschool on Physics of the Climate System (USPC), Utrecht University
2011 Teacher and project supervisor, 11th summer school on Glaciers and Ice Sheets in the Climate System, Karthaus, Italy
2011-2012 Daily supervisor, Master thesis project "Response of the ice cap Langfjordjøkelen in northern Norway to climate change" by C. Charalampidis, Utrecht University
2005-2008 Assistant teacher "Dynamical Meteorology", Meteorology, Physical Oceanography, and Climate master course, Utrecht University
2005-2007 Assistant teacher "Physics practicum", Physics first year course, Utrecht University

Languages

Dutch Oral - Native | Written - Native
English Oral - Fluent | Written - Fluent
German Oral - Fluent | Written - Fair

Thesis

My PhD thesis is available for download (18.1 MB).

Thesis R.H. Giesen