PhD in Hydrology (in progress), University of British Columbia
M.Sc. Geoecology / Hydrology, University of Potsdam, 2011
Canadian Water Resources Association
- Student and Young Professional Chair
Journal of the Association for Geoecology Germany (Forum)
English, professional proficiency
German, mother tongue
French, Spanish, basic skills
Silja Hund, Hydrologist
Silja has been working as a hydrologist and research analyst at Ebbwater Consulting since 2013. She has contributed to a range of projects, including the assessment of historical floodplain mapping in British Columbia, researching the impact of flood hazard on real estate values, and the provision of GIS and research support on a number of other projects.
She is currently working towards her doctoral degree in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia. She worked previously at a consulting company in Germany, where she conducted numerical modelling and hydrology projects. In both her academic and her professional work, she has utilized geographic information system software (GIS) in combination with hydrologic modeling software. Silja is passionate about water resources and in particular, about addressing extreme events such as droughts or floods.