Dipl.-Geogr. Tobias Heisterkamp

Tobias Heisterkamp

Deutsches Komitee Katastrophenvorsorge e.V. (DKKV)

(und Freie Universität Berlin - Institut für Meteorologie)

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Adresse Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 38
53113 Bonn
Telefon +49-(0)228 619-1916
Fax +49-(0)228 619-1953
E-Mail heisterkamp@dkkv.org

Academic Career

Since 2012

Freie Universität Berlin – Institute of Meteorology and German Committee for Disaster Reduction:
research associate in the WEXICOM project

2008

University of Alberta, Edmonton (Canada); summer school

2004-2011

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (University of Bonn) – Department of Geography:
studies in geography, diploma thesis: ‘Die Bergsturzkatastrophe von Attabad (Karakorum, Pakistan)’ (in German)

Research Interests

  • Warning information for authorities and population: investigations of the use of location and time specific forecasts for disaster reduction

  • Disaster risk reduction

Further Research Interests

  • (Alpine) natural hazards

  • Risk analyses

  • Disaster risk reduction, early warning

  • Man-environment relations

Conference presentations

Heisterkamp, T. (2012): Umfassende Fallstudienanalyse als Schlüssel zur nutzerorientierten Warnungsoptimierung. Talk at the DKKV 12th Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction, 13-14 November, Bonn, Germany.

Heisterkamp, T. (2012): Risk analysis of extreme weather events for efficiency optimizing of weather warnings. Poster at the Hans-Ertel-Zentrum für Wetterforschung, 18-19 November 2012, Offenbach, Germany.

Heisterkamp, T.; Kox, T.; Göber, M.; Ulbrich, T. & U.H. Ulbrich (2012): Wetterwarnungen und deren Nutzung im Bevölkerungsschutz. WEXICOM – Ein Projekt des Hans-Ertel-Zentrum für Wetterforschung. Poster at the DWD exhibition booth at the 8th European Congress on Civil Protection, 18-19 September 2012, Bonn, Germany.

Heisterkamp, T. (2012): Risk analysis of extreme weather events for efficiency optimization of weather warnings. Poster at the IGC – Young Researchers Forum, 28 August 2012, Cologne, Germany.

Göber, M.; Heisterkamp, T.; Kox, T.; Ulbrich, U.H.; Ulbrich, U. & L. Gerhold (2012): Unwetterwarnungen und ihre Kommunikation. Stand und Potential. Das Projekt WEXICOM. Poster at BMBF Innovationskongress 'Zivile Sicherheit' 17.-19.04.2012, Berlin.

Others

Heisterkamp, T. (2012): WEXICOM. In: DKKV Infoblatt 1/2012: 10.