Glenda Garcia-Santos

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Glenda Garcia-Santos

Postdoc-Ass. Dipl-Ing. Dr. 

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Scientific Career


"Improving pesticide riskt assessment: Prediction and optimal sampling of drift deposition on soil". 2016/17. Proposal approved by the Förderung von Forschungsprojekten, AAU. SAP Number: AFR87000111.

"Evaluación del riesgo y la exposición humana en la aplicacion de plaguicidas en productos agricolas en Colombia", 2011/15.
PhD C. Mosquera Vivas. Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Jairo Arturo Dallos, Universidad Nacional de Colombia and Dr. Glenda Garcia-Santos, Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt Link

"Assessing product requirements for the scientific exploitation of the Sentinel missions
funded by the European Space Agency (ESA). 2010/11. Link

Mapping of plant functional groups of subalpine and alpine grassland ecosystems using airborne imaging spectroscopy and soil-vegetation-atmosphere radiative transfer modelling
unded by the Hyper-I-Net project and the RSL from University of Zurich. PhD Lucie Homolova. 2009/12 Link

Integrating fate analysis and risk assessment of pesticides with decision-making models in a rural area” funded by the Swiss National Foundation (48 months). Leader: Prof. Claudia Binder, UZH. Teamwork: University of Zurich (Switzerland) and Universidad de Boyaca (Colombia). 2009/11. Link

Life cycle human exposure and risk assessment of pesticide application on agricultural products” within the program Research partnership with developing countries, funded by the Swiss National Foundation. Leader: Prof. Stefanie Hellweg, ETH-Z. Teamwork: ETH-Zurich, University of Zurich (Switzerland), Universidad Nacional and Universidad de Boyaca (Colombia). 2006/10.Link

Interactions with the community

Contribution to the CrowdWater video (2017, University of Zürich)

1. WIWI Weiterbildungsforum für LehrerInnen der AHS/BHS (2016) „Pestizide in unserer Umwelt“.

Interview “Unsichtbare Gefahr für Mensch und Umwelt”. Ad Astra Magazine for Science and Culture by Alpen-Adria-University, March 2016, p 25.

Workshop on systems dynamics (2015): "A STELLA primer". Selforganizing systems. Link

Grand finale 2013: "Geography is what geographers do. Oral presentation: "Ecohydrology" Link

Coordination and editor of the Self- Evaluation Documentation (p 302) and external evaluation of the Department of Geography (2013).

Coordinator of “Scientifica” for the group “Hydrology and Climate” (2013) Link

Coordinator of the international Workshop Sentinels for Science at the European Space Agency, Frascati (Italy) (2011) Link

Coordination panel of the “Fridays Food for Thought – FiFFThs (2011-13) Link

Collaborator during the workshop: “Strategies for optimizing the use of pesticides: Integrating farmers’ decision-making with dynamic risk assessment models” (2007)