Who we are...

The HI-CONN working group is led by Ronald Pöppl. Maral Khodadadi and John Edward Perez are both doing their PhD at the Department of Geography and Regional Research Together with student assistant and master student Hannah Fergg they are part of the sub-working group since October 2020.  

Foto Ronald Pöppl

Senior Lecturer
Leader of the sub-working group

  • Physical Geography
  • Geoecology
  • Connectivity in river (catchment) systems (Focus: Human Impact)
  • Sustainable use of resources (Foci: soil, water, climate change contexts)
  • Fluvial Geomorphology (Focus: Human Impact)
  • River and catchment management (Foci: Nature Based Solutions, Aquatic Ecology)
  • Human-environment interactions
  • Natural Hazards

Maral Khodadadi, MSc

Room: B0508
T: +43-1-4277-****

PhD Student

  • Soil erosion and connectivity research
  • Sediment fingerprinting
  • Sediment archives
  • Environmental isotopes
  • Statistical and numerical modeling

PhD student

  • Dissertation within the i-CONN-project
  • Soil erosion and connectivity research
  • Numerical modelling
  • Remote sensing
  • Network analysis

Hannah Fergg, BSc

Room: C0515

Student assistant

  • Sub-working group Human impact and connectivity