Publications:

 

Peer reviewed publications:

 

Keesstra, S., Nunes, J., Novara, A., Finger, D., Avelar, D., Kalantari, Z. and A. Cerdà 2018. The superior effect of nature based solutions in land management for enhancing ecosystem services, Science of The Total Environment, 610, 997-1009.doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.077

 

McMillan H., Montanari A., Cudennec C., Savenjie H., et al., Finger D., et al. (2016). Panta Rhei 2013-2015: Global perspectives on hydrology, society and change. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 61(7), 1174-1191, doi:10.1080/02626667.2016.1159308.

 

Finger D., Vis M., Huss M. and J. Seibert (2015). The value of multiple data set calibration versus model complexity for improving the performance of hydrological models in mountain catchments. Water Resour. Res., 51, doi:10.1002/2014WR015712.

 

Finger D., Wüest A. and P. Bossard (2013). Effects of oligotrophication on primary production in peri-alpine lakes. Water Resour. Res., 49, 1-11, doi: 10.1029/wrcr.20355.

 

Finger D., Hugentobler A., Huss M., Voinesco A., Wernli H.R., Fischer D., Weber E., Jeannin P-Y., Kauzlaric M., Wirz A., Vennemann T., Hüsler F., Schädler B., and R. Weingartner (2013). Identification of glacial melt water runoff in a karstic environment and its implication for present and future water availability. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 17, 3261-3277, doi: 10.5194/hess-17-3261-2013.

 

Finger D., Heinrich G., Gobiet and A. Bauder (2012). Projections of future water resources and their uncertainty in a glacierized catchment in the Swiss Alps and the subsequent effects on hydropower production during the 21st century, Water Resour. Res., 48, W02521, doi:10.1029/2011WR010733.

 

Finger D., Pellicciotti F., Konz M., Rimkus S. and P. Burlando (2011), The value of glacier mass balance, satellite snow cover images, and hourly discharge for improving the performance of a physically based distributed hydrological model, Water Resour. Res., 47, W07519, doi:10.1029/2010WR009824.

 

Finger  D., Schmid M., and A. Wüest (2007), Comparing effects of oligotrophication and upstream hydropower dams on plankton and productivity in perialpine lakes, Water Resour. Res., 43, W12404, doi:10.1029/2007WR005868.

 

Finger D., Bossard P., Schmid M., Jaun L., Müller B., Steiner D., Schäffer E., Zeh M., and A. Wüest (2007). Effects of alpine hydropower operations on primary production in a downstream lake. Aquatic Sciences. 69: 240-256, doi:10.1007/s00027-007-0873-6.

 

Finger  D., Schmid M. and A. Wüest (2006). Effects of upstream hydropower operation on riverine particle transport and turbidity in downstream lakes. Water Resour. Res. 42, W08429, doi: 10.1029/2005WR004751.

 

Jaun L., Finger D., Zeh M., Schurter M. and A. Wüest (2007). Effects of upstream hydropower operation and oligotrophication on the light regime of a turbid peri-alpine lake. Aquatic Sciences, 69, doi: 10.1007/s00027-007-0876-3

 

Müller B., Finger D., Sturm M., Prasuhn V., Haltmeier T., Bossard P., Hoyle C. and A. Wüest (2007). Present and past bio-available phosphorus budget in the ultra-oligotrophic Lake Brienz. Aquatic Sciences, 69, doi: 10.1007/s00027-007-0871-8

 

Anselmetti F., Bühler R., Finger D., Girardclos S., Lancini A., Rellstab C. and M. Sturm (2007). Effects of Alpine hydropower dams on particle transport and lacustrine sedimentation. Aquatic Sciences, 69, doi: 10.1007/s00027-007-0875-4

 

Peeters F., Finger D., Hofer M., Brennwald M., Livingstone D.M. and R. Kipfer (2002). Deep-water renewal in Lake Issyk-Kul driven by differential cooling. Limnol. Oceanogr., 48(4): 1419-1431.

 

International Conference Contributions:

 

2017

Finger D. (2017) The value of snow and ice observations to assess water resources and the hydropower potentials of ungauged mountain areas, 1st Finse International Snow Workshop, Invited talk, Finse, Norway,
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScV0BHyfxEOsNjvu3W96nUfHMZNYh6RYaiqnXjWsXmPq5i5pw/viewform?c=0&w=1

 

Finger D., Pétursdóttir Þ and G. Halldórsson (2017) Hydro-meteorological risk reduction through land restoration in Rangárvellir, Iceland – an overview of the HydroResilience project, Vol. 19, EGU2017-4889, EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria,
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2017/EGU2017-4889.pdf

 

Finger D. (2017) Incorporating geoethics into environmental engineering lectures – three years of experience from international students visiting Iceland, Vol. 19, EGU2017-4876, EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria,
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2017/EGU2017-4876.pdf

 

Yang S., Petersen G.N. and D. Finger (2017) The value of Doppler LiDAR systems to monitor turbulence intensity during storm events in order to enhance aviation safety in Iceland, Vol. 19, EGU2017-5132, EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2017/EGU2017-5132.pdf

 

Halbac-Cotoara-Zamfir R., D. Finger and J. Stolte (2017) Managing ecological drought and flood within a nature-based approach. Reality or illusion? Vol. 19, EGU2017-6046, EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria,
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2017/EGU2017-6046.pdf

 

Asbjornsson E.J., Stefansson H. and D. Finger (2017) Iceland as a demonstrator for a transition to low carbon economy? Vol. 19, EGU2017-18339, EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria,
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2017/EGU2017-18339.pdf

 

Dordevic D., Pétursdóttir Þ., Halldórsson G., Sakan S., Škrivalj S. and D. Finger (2017) Elements patterns of soil and river sediments as a tracer of sediment migration, Vol. 19, EGU2017-422, EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria,
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2017/EGU2017-422.pdf

 

Finger D., Jónsson I.R., Cypaité V., Ognjanova N., Ólafsson J.S., Evtimova V. and T. Trichkova (2017) Monitoring of the diatom Didymosphenia geminata in the subarctic and in alpine areas of southern Europe, 7th ESENIAS Workshop with Scientific Conference, Networking and regional cooperation towards Invasive, Alien Species Prevention and Management in Europe, Sofia, Bulgaria, http://www.esenias.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=427

 

Finger D. (2017) (Invited talk) The value of satellite retrieved snow cover images to assess water resources and the hydropower potentials of ungauged mountain areas, 8th EARSeL workshop on Land Ice and Snow, Berne, Switzerland, http://www.earsel.org/SIG/Snow-Ice/workshop/programme.php

2016

Finger D. (2016) Hydropower and its ecological impacts – case studies from Iceland and Switzerland, invited talk at the Earth Environment Symposium, Metropolitan University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
http://committees.jsce.or.jp/global/

 

Uludag A., Trichkova T., Vladimirov V., Tomov R., Zenetos A., Duplic A., Rat M.,Cogalniceanu D., Hubenov Z., D. Finger (2016) Contributions to the invasive species issues by the ESENIAS Tools, NEOBIOTA 2016 - 9th International Conference on Biological Invasions, Vianden, Luxembourg.
http://www.neobiota2016.org/

 

Ognjanova-Rumenova N., I. Botev, I. Jónsson, V. Čypaitè, J. Ólafsson, D. Finger, T. Trichkova 2016. Didymosphenia geminata: two case studies on occurrence and geographic expansion in the subarctic and alpine areas of southern Europe. 10th Central European Diatom Meeting, 20-23 April 2016, Budapest, Hungary.

 

Finger D., Þórsson J., Pétursdóttir Þ., G. Halldórsson (2016) Enhancing the resilience of water resources through land restoration in Rangárvellir, Iceland – an overview of the HydroResilience project, Extended abstract 10th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Freising, Germany. SER Europe Knowledge Base (www.ser.org/europe), 5pp. ISSN2295-5704
 

Nunes J.P., Bielders C., Darboux F., Fiener P., Finger D., Turnbull-Lloyd L. and Wainwright J. (2016) Better models are more effectively connected models, EGU 2016, Vienna, Austria.
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-7720-1.pdf

 

Finger D., Jónsson I.R., Cypaité V., Ognjanova N., Ólafsson J.S. and
Trichkova T. (2016) Monitoring of the invasive diatom Didymosphenia geminata in the subarctic and in alpine areas of southern Europe, EGU 2016, Vienna, Austria.
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-12208.pdf

 

Finger D., Alban de Lavenne A. and Jóhann Þórsson J. (2016) Building up knowledge on resilience of fragile lands in subarctic climate, EGU 2016, Vienna, Austria.
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-12433.pdf

 

Finger D. and Pétursdóttir Þ. (2016) Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice, an ideal place to teach and study earth sciences, EGU 2016, Vienna, Austria.
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-12309.pdf

 

Haftamu Deribe Zenebe and Finger D. (2016) Increasing the resilience of water and soil resources through successful restoration of eroded landscapes, EGU 2016, Vienna, Austria.
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-101.pdf

 

Finger D., de Lavenne A., Þórsson J. (2016) A metadatabase for land degradation and restoration in southern Iceland, Final ES1104 Conference on Restoration of Arid Lands and Combat of Desertification, March 2016, London, UK.

 

Finger D., de Lavenne A., Þórsson J. (2016) Building up knowledge on resilience of fragile lands in subarctic climate – a metadatabase for land degradation and restoration in southern Iceland, 3rd ES1306 Conference on Impacts of land management on connectivity, February 2016, Palermo, Italy.

 

2015

Cypaité V., Jónsson I.R., Ólafsson J.S., Ognjanova N. and D. Finger (2015) The dissemination of the invasive diatom Didymosphenia geminate in subpolar oceanic climate – a case study from Iceland, Biology Iceland 2015 Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland (Poster).

 

Finger D. (2015). Connectivity research in Iceland – using scientific tools to establish sustainable water management strategies, EGU 2015, Vienna, Austria.

 

Finger D. (2015). Assessing the hydropower potential of ungauged watersheds in Iceland using hydrological modeling and satellite retrieved snow cover images, EGU 2015, Vienna, Austria.

 

Pétursdóttir Þ. and D. Finger (2015). The dynamic and ever-changing volcanic nature of Iceland - An outdoor laboratory for education on natural processes and the human impacts on them, EGU 2015, Vienna, Austria.

 

Etter S., J. Seibert, M. Vis, N. Addor, M. Huss and D. Finger (2015). Impacts of Climate change on the watershed of the hydropower reservoir Gigerwaldsee using hydrological modeling, EGU 2015, Vienna, Austria.

 

2014

Etter S., J. Seibert, M. Vis, N. Addor, M. Huss and D. Finger (2014). Impacts of climate change on the water availability for the hydropower reservoir Gigerwaldsee using hydrological modeling, 12th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Fribourg 2014, http://www.geoscience-meeting.scnatweb.ch/sgm2014/

 

Finger D. and D. Eglisson (2014). Using satellite snow cover images to enhance performance of snow, glacier and rain runoff projections for hydro power usages, The 13th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium, September 8-12, Reykjavík, Iceland, http://alaska.usgs.gov/science/geography/CRSS2014/program.php

 

Finger D. and P. Crochet (2014). Using satellite snow cover images to enhance performance of snow, glacier and rain runoff projections for hydro power usages, 16th HEPEX Webinar, http://hepex.irstea.fr/.

 

Finger D., M. Vis, J. Seibert (2014). The value of data availability versus model complexity to estimate snow, glacier and rain water in mountain streams, EGU 2014, Vienna, Austria.

 

Pétursdóttir Þ. and D. Finger (2014). Effective Ecological Restoration of Collapsed Ecosystems: Linking Soil, Water and Society, EGU 2014, Vienna, Austria.

 

2013

Finger D., A. Wüest and P. Bossard (2013). Effects of oligotrophication on primary production in peri-alpine lakes, Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

Finger D., M. Vis and J. Seibert (2013). Estimations of glacier-, snow-, and rainfall contribution to alpine streams in the Swiss headwaters, Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

Schneider, K., I. Wilhartitz, L. Füreder and D. Finger, (2013). Convener of the session Kryosphäre und Ökohydrologie, Swiss-Austria Alliance – Mountain Days, MRI, Mittersill, Austria.

 

Finger D. and Þ. Pétursdóttir, (2013). Preserving and maintaining vital Ecosystem Services: the importance of linking knowledge from Geosciences and social-ecological System analysis, EGU 2013, Vienna, Austria.

 

Finger D. (2013). Impact of climate change on water resourcs in Switzerland and its implications for Hydropower production, Fyrirlestur haldinn í Frægarði í Gunnarsholti, Iceland. http://www.land.is/vidhburdhir/fraedhslufundir-2012-2013?layout=edit&id=169

 

2012

Finger D., N., Glaus, F. Hüsler, N. Köplin and R. Weingartner, (2012). Impacts of climate change on water resources in Switzerland and its implication for the Rhine River, International Rhine River Conference, Kleve, Germany.

 

Finger D. and P. Bossard, (2012). Effects of re-oligotrophication on primary production in perialpine Lake Lucerne, Switzerland. SIL Austria Treffen, Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria.

 

Finger D., M. Kauzlaric, A. Hugentobler, A. Wirz, D. Fischer, P-Y Jeannin, M. Huss, H-R Wernli, E. Weber, E. Rey, B. Schädler, T. Vennemann and R. Weingartner, (2012). Bestimmung von Abflusswegen des Gletscherwassers in einer karstischen Umgebung. Tag der Hydrologie, Uni Freiburg, Germany.

 

2011

Finger D., M. Kauzlaric, A. Hugentobler, D. Fischer, P-Y Jeannin, M. Huss, H-R. Wernli, E. Weber, E. Rey, B. Schädler and R. Weingartner, (2011). Identification of glacier melt routing path ways in a karstic environment: a case study of the Glacier de la Plaine Morte. 9th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Finger D., Gaudard, L. Romerio, F. Heinrich, G. Gobiet, A. Bauder, P. Molnar and P. Burlando, (2011). Comparison of current and future effects of hydropower operations and climatic forcing on runoff in alpine streams. EGU 2011, Vienna, Austria.

 

2010

Finger D., F. Pellicciotti, M. Konz, S. Rimkus and P. Burlando, (2010). The effects of multi criteria calibration on the overall model performance of a physically-based hydrological model. Conference on Global Change and the World’s Mountains, Perth, Scotland.

 

Konz M., D. Finger, C. Bürgi, S. Normand, W. Immerzeel, J. Merz, G. Amarnath and P. Burlando, (2010). Calibration of a distributed hydrological model for simulations of remote glacierized Himalayan catchments using MODIS snow cover data. 6th FRIEND Conference, 465 – 473, Fez, Morocco.

 

Finger D., M. Konz, F. Pellicciotti, S. Rimkus, D. Molnar and P. Burlando, (2010). Hydrological modelling for planning and operation of hydropower plants (in german). 15. Deutsches Talsperrensymposium, 87 – 94, Aachen, Germany.

 

Finger D., M. Konz, S. Rimkus and P. Burlando, (2010). Predicting future water resources in remote areas around the world. 11th Swiss Global Change Day, Bern, Switzerland. (Poster)

 

Finger D., B. Schäppi, M. Savina and P. Burlando, (2010). On the integration of APUNCH data into the Swiss Experiment data portal. International Snow Science Workshop, Davos, Switzerland. (Poster)

 

2008

Finger D., M. Winder, P. Bossard, A. Wüest and G. Schladow, (2008). Modeling the sensitivity of primary production to environmental changes in peri alpine lakes. 12th International Workshop on Physical Processes in Natural Waters, Incline Village, NV, USA.

 

2006

Finger D., P. Bossard, M. Schmid, L. Jaun, D. Steiner, E. Schäffer and A. Wüest, (2006). Effects of upstream hydropower operations on primary production in downstream lakes 5th International Conference on Reservoir Limnology and Water Quality, Brno, Czech Republic.

 

2015

Finger D., L. Jaun, C. Hoyle, P. Bossard, M. Schmid and A. Wüest, (2005). Effects of catchment alterations on internal processes in Lake Brienz. In: F. Folkard (ed) 9th Workshop on physical processes in natural Waters, Lancaster, UK, p 265-272.

 

2004

Finger D., M. Schmid and A. Wüest, (2004). An ADCP-application to investigate turbidity currents and migration of Zooplankton in pre-alpine Lake Brienz. 2nd European ADCP-Workshop, Nice, France. (Poster)

 

Published Reports:

 

Finger D. (2015). Assessing the hydropower potential of ungauged watersheds using hydrological modelling and satellite retrieved snow cover images, Veðurstofa Íslands, funded by Orkustofnun (the National Energy Authority of Iceland).

 

Finger D. (2015). Assessing the hydropower potential of the headwater of Núpsá and Hofsá, Veðurstofa Íslands, funded by Orkustofnun (the National Energy Authority of Iceland).

 

Finger D. (2013). Berechnung des Hochwasservolumens und des Schnee-, Gletscher- und Regenwassers im Abfluss der Rhone bei Gletsch. Kraftwerke Oberhasli AG, Innertkirchen.

 

Finger D. and K. Sarbach (2012). Weitreichende Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf die Wasserkraftproduktion in einem Schweizer Alpental. Wasser Energie Luft, Heft 2, 105 – 108.

 

Finger D. and P. Burlando (2010). Developing methods to calibrate physically-based hydrological models in areas with limited data availability. ACQWA WP3 – Task 3.2. ACQWA Newsletter no3. http://www.acqwa.ch/docs/ACQWA_news3.pdf

 

Finger D., M. Winder, and G. Schladow (2008). Sensitivity of primary production to environmental changes based on numerical modeling in Lake Tahoe. Internal report. UC Davis.

 

Bossard P., Finger D., Schmid M., and A. Wüest (2008). Modeling primary production in Lake Lucerne. Internal report. Eawag.

 

Finger D., Kljun N. and M. Keller 2008. Die Einführung von Gasbussen bei BERNMOBIL. Infras AG, Bern. http://www.bernmobil.ch/unternehmen/gasbus/erfahrungsbericht.pdf

 

Finger D., Schäffeler U. and M. Keller 2008. Einsatzfelder und Nutzen des Alkylatbenzins. Infras AG, Bern. http://www.aspen.se/Files/Technology/Alkylate%20tests%20Switzerland,%20in%20german.pdf

 

Frick R. und Finger, D. (2008). Analyse Geoinformationsmarkt Schweiz. Infras AG, Bern. http://www.swisstopo.admin.ch/internet/swisstopo/de/home/docu/pub/kogis.html

 

Finger D. (2007). Auswirkungen des Grimselsee-Ausbaus auf den Schwebstoffhaushalt und auf die Primärproduktion des Brienzersees. Kraftwerke Oberhasli AG, Innertkirchen.

 

Finger D. (2007). Neue Lösungsansätze zum Schutz natürlicher Gewässer. Glocalist. 144, 14-15, http://www.glocalist.com

 

Baumann P., Finger D. and R. Müller (2007). Auswirkungen eines höher gestauten Grimselsees auf das Ökosystem des unterliegenden Brienzersees. Wasser Energie Luft.

 

Wüest A., Bürgi H.R., Müller R., Jakob A., Huggenberger P., Bossard P., Finger D., Jaun L., Müller B., Rellstab C., Spaak P., Sturm M., Breitenstein M., Kirchhofer A., Filella F. and M. Zeh (2006) Brienzersee: Ein Ökosystem unter der Lupe. Bau-, Verkehrs- und Energiedirektion des Kantons Bern BVE, Bern. Volkswirtschaftsdirektion VOL.

 

Finger D., Jaun L. and A. Wüest (2006). Auswirkungen der Stauseen auf den Schwebstoffhaushalt und auf die Primärproduktion des Brienzersees, pp. 45, Eawag, Kastanienbaum.

 

Finger D. (2006). Effects of hydropower operation and oligotrophication on internal processes in Lake Brienz, pp. 195, PhD thesis, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich, Nr. 16827, Zurich, Switzerland. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-005353438

 

Finger D. and C. Teodoru (2003). The Senegal River case study, pp. 23, Ph.D.-Seminar on Science and Politics of International Freshwater Management. ETH Zurich, Zurich

 

Finger D. (2002). Deep water renewal in Lake Issyk-Kul, MSc-thesis. ETH Zurich, Zurich

 

Finger D. and C. Kohler (2000). Metallrückgewinnung aus Siedlungsabfall Einführung des PECK (PSI-Eberhard Recycling-CT Umwelttechnik-Küpat)-Verfahrens in Kehrichtverbrennungsanlagen zur Behandlung von Siedlungsabfall. ETH Zurich, Zurich

 

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 10, 1–45, 2013, doi:10.5194/hessd-10-1-2013.
The Senegal River case study
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