Gaby Gründemann


MSc, 2017: Water Science and Engineering, specialization in Flood Risk Management, UNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands.

BSc, 2015: Earth Sciences and Economics, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


2020-present: Visiting PhD Candidate, University of Saskatchewan, Canmore, Alberta, CANADA.

2018-present: PhD Candidate, Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands.

Short Bio

Gaby is a visiting PhD candidate at the University of Saskatchewan at Canmore. Her PhD is at the Delft University in Delft, Netherlands. Gaby’s research focusses on extreme precipitation events on the global scale, and how it is expected to change in the future. Gaby has published her MSc work in the leading international journal Hydrology and Earth System Sciences.


Beck, H.E., Westra, S., Tan, J., Pappenberger, F., Huffman, G.J., McVicar, T.R., Gründemann, G.J., Vergopolan, N., Fowler, H.J., Lewis, E., Verbist, K., Wood, E.F., 2020: PPDIST, global 0.1° daily and 3-hourly precipitation probability distribution climatologies for 1979–2018, Nature Scientific Data, doi: 10.1038/s41597-020-00631-x

Gründemann, G.J., Werner, M., Veldkamp, T.I.E.,2018: The potential of global reanalysis datasets in identifying flood events in Southern Africa. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, doi: 10.5194/hess-22-4667-2018

Gaby Gründemann

Visiting PhD Candidate, Centre for Hydrology, Coldwater Laboratory


We seek to improve understanding and predictions of hydrological processes at scales from hillslopes to continents

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