Gudrun Obersteiner


Gudrun Obersteiner, née Wassermann, MSc

<h5>Contact</h5>

e-mail: gudrun.obersteiner(at)boku.ac.at


<h5>Short biography</h5> <h6>Education</h6>

Studies of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Architecture at the BOKU-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Diploma thesis at the BOKU-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria:
Das Makrozoobenthos im Greifensteiner Giessgangsystem unter besonderer Beruecksichtigung der Libellenfauna

Studies of Environmental Engineering at the Vienna University of Technology and the BOKU-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Training course Oekologie und Taxonomie aquatischer wirbelloseer Organismen (Ecology and taxonomy of aquatic invertebrates, part VI)

Training course Richtlinie zur Bestimmung der saprobiologischen Gewaesserguete von Fließgewaessern (Directive for designating the saprobiological water quality of fluidities)

Training in SPSSAutoCAD and ArcView-GIS

Trained as European Environmental Protection Officer at TGM, Vienna, Austria

Diploma thesis at TGM, Vienna, Austria:
Umweltaudit nach der EMAS-Verordnung - Planung, Durchfuehrung und Bericht

<h6>Professional Career</h6>

1992 to 2000 
Research associate in the range of water ecology at the Forschungsgemeinschaft Wilhelminenberg, Austria

2000 to 2001
Research associate at the University of Leoben, Austria

Since March 2001
Research associate at the Institute of Waste Management, BOKU-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Since April 2012
Business manager at the Institute of Waste Management, BOKU-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria


<h5>Main research</h5>

  • Waste logistics
  • Waste prevention
  • Environmental management
  • Assessment in waste management (life cycle analysis, environmental audit)
  • Use of geographic information system in waste management