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Carmen De Jong

Carmen de Jong is a professor of hydrology at the University of Strasbourg, France. Her research focuses on assessing the vulnerability and resilience of mountain and groundwater-fed river landscapes to hydrological extremes and anthropogenic impacts, supported by citizen observation. Her main focus is on floods and droughts and the environmental impacts of ski resorts. She received her M.S. in physical geography from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, her Ph.D. on sediment and riverbed dynamics in the Rockies and Alps from FU Berlin, Germany, and her Habilitation in geography on water balance, droughts, and floods in the High Atlas and Alps from the University of Bonn, Germany. Previously, she was a professor of mountain science at the Mountain Center of the University of Savoie and a postdoctoral researcher at ETH and WSL in Zurich, Switzerland, and at the University of Bonn, Germany.

Transition Workshop expert since 2023.