Isabel Seifert-Dähnn
Position: Senior Research Scientist, PhD
Phone: +47 982 15 414
Section: Vann og samfunn
Isabel Seifert-Dähnn, Ph.D. has environmental sciences and economics as background. She is interested in human-ecosystem interactions to determine how changes in natural or technical conditions influence benefits society derives from these systems. Her research covers flood loss modelling, impacts of climate change and land-use on water quality and quantity, flood and drought adaptation, integrated natural scientific and economic modelling, assessment of water-derived ecosystem services, sanitation and waste water developments and economics of the water framework directive. For her research she uses tools from social-science such as quantitative and qualitative surveys or Delphi methods and combines them with modelling approaches such as Bayesian Network Models. Isabel was leading international projects in Sri Lanka, India and Europe and has also worked in China.

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Scientific articles and Bookchapters

  1. Cárdenas, Macarena L.; Wilde, Vanessa; Hagen-Zanker, Alex; Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; Hutchins, Michael G.; Loiselle, Steven; (2021) The Circular Benefits of Participation in Nature-Based Solutions. Sustainability ISSN 2071-1050. Vol 13 No8 doi: 10.3390/su13084344
  2. Hutchins, Mike; Fletcher, David; Hagen-Zanker, Alex; Jia, HF; Jones, Laurence; Li, Hong; Loiselle, S; Miller, James; Reis, Stefan; Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; Wilde, Vanessa; Xu, Chong-Yu; Yang, DW; Yu, J; Yu, S; (2021) Why scale is vital to plan optimal Nature-Based Solutions for resilient cities. Environmental Research Letters ISSN 1748-9326. Vol 16 No4 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/abd9f4
  3. Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; Furuseth, Ingvild Skumlien; Vondolia, Godwin Kofi; Gal, Gideon; De Eyto, Elvira; Jennings, Eleanor; Pierson, Don; (2021) Costs and benefits of automated high-frequency environmental monitoring – The case of lake water management. Journal of Environmental Management ISSN 0301-4797. Vol 285 doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112108
  4. Geels, C; Andersen, M. S.; Andersson, C.; Christensen, J. H.; Forsberg, B; Frohn, LM; Gislason, T.; Hänninen, O.; Im, U; Jensen, A.; Karvosenoja, N.; Kukkonen, J.; Sofiev, M; Karppinen, A; Navrud, Ståle; Lehtomäki, H.; Lopez-Aparicio, Susana; Nielsen, O. K.; Raashcou-Nielsen, O.; Hvidtfeldt, U.; Strandell, A.; Paunu, Ville-Veikko; Pedersen, CB; Timmermann, A.; Plejdrup, M. S.; Schwarze, Per Everhard; Segersson, D.; Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; Sigsgaard, T.; Thorsteinsson, T; Moss, A.; Vennemo, Haakon; Brandt, J.; (2020) An interdisciplinary view on air pollution and its impact on health and welfare in the Nordic countries. Moussiopoulos, Nicolas; Sokhi, Ranjeet S.; Tsegas, George; Fragkou, Evangelia; Chourdakis, Eleftherios; Pipilis, Ioannis; null Kapittel Abstracts. ISBN 9781527258297.
  5. Zinke, Peggy; Sandvik, Dag; Nesheim, Ingrid; Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; (2018) Comparing three approaches to estimating optimum white water kayak flows in Western Norway. Water ISSN 2073-4441. Vol 10 No12 s1-19 doi: 10.3390/w10121761
  6. Furuseth, Ingvild Skumlien; Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; Azhar, Sajeela Qandeel; Braskerud, Bent C; (2018) Overvann i bebygde strøk - tid for å involvere innbyggerne. Vann ISSN 0042-2592. Vol 53 No4 s391-400
  7. Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel (2018) Insurance engagement in flood risk reduction - examples from household and business insurance in developed countries. Natural hazards and earth system sciences ISSN 1561-8633. Vol 18 No9 s2409-2429 doi: 10.5194/nhess-18-2409-2018
  8. Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; Nesheim, Ingrid; Gosh, Sambita; Dhawde, Rutuja; Ghadge, Appasaheb; Wennberg, Aina C; (2017) Variations of Drinking Water Quality Influenced by Seasons and Household Interventions: A Case Study from Rural Maharashtra, India. Environments ISSN 2076-3298. Vol 4 No3 doi: 10.3390/environments4030059
  9. Magnussen, Kristin Tangvik; Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; Reinvang, Rasmus; Lindhjem, Henrik; (2015) Hvordan vurdere nytte og kostnader ved miljømål for byvassdrag. Vann ISSN 0042-2592. No01-2015 s65-75
  10. Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; Barkved, Line Johanne; Interwies, Eduard; (2015) Implementation of the ecosystem service concept in water management - Challenges and ways forward. Sustainability of Water Quality and Ecology ISSN 2212-6120. Vol 5 s3-8 doi: 10.1016/j.swaqe.2015.01.007
  11. Mamitimin, Yusuyunjiang; Feike, Til; Seifert, Isabel; Doluschitz, Reiner; (2014) Irrigation in the Tarim Basin, China: farmers’ response to changes in water pricing practices. Environmental Earth Sciences ISSN 1866-6280. Vol 73 No2 s559-569 doi: 10.1007/s12665-014-3245-2
  12. Seifert, Isabel; Botzen, WJW; Kreibich, Heidi; Aerts, JCJH; (2013) Influence of flood risk characteristics on flood insurance demand: a comparison between Germany and the Netherlands. Natural hazards and earth system sciences ISSN 1561-8633. Vol 13 No7 s1691-1705 doi: 10.5194/nhess-13-1691-2013
  13. Holen, Silje Nygaard; Magnussen, Kristin; Seifert, Isabel; (2011) Økonomiske aspekter ved gjennomføring av vanndirektivet - eksempler fra Sørum kommune. Vann ISSN 0042-2592. No4 s470-480
  14. Kreibich, Heidi; Seifert, Isabel; Thieken, Annegret H.; Lindquist, Eric; Wagner, Klaus; Merz, Bruno; (2011) Recent changes in flood preparedness of private households and businesses in Germany. Regional Environmental Change ISSN 1436-3798. Vol 11 No1 s59-71 doi: 10.1007/s10113-010-0119-3
  15. Kreibich, Heidi; Seifert, Isabel; Merz, Bruno; Thieken, Annegret H.; (2010) Development of FLEMOcs - a new model for the estimation of flood losses in the commercial sector. Hydrological Sciences Journal ISSN 0262-6667. Vol 55 No8 s1302-1314 doi: 10.1080/02626667.2010.529815
  16. Seifert, Isabel; Kreibich, Heidi; Merz, Bruno; Thieken, Annegret H.; (2010) Application and validation of FLEMOcs - a flood-loss estimation model for the commercial sector. Hydrological Sciences Journal ISSN 0262-6667. Vol 55 No8 s1315-1324 doi: 10.1080/02626667.2010.536440
  17. Elmer, Florian; Seifert, Isabel; Kreibich, Heidi; Thieken, Annegret H.; (2010) A Delphi Method Expert Survey to Derive Standards for Flood Damage Data Collection. Risk Analysis ISSN 0272-4332. Vol 30 No1 s107-124 doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2009.01325.x
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