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Franka Steiner, Dipl.-Geoökol.

Scientific staff
Research area Sustainability and environment
Room: 509
Phone: +49 721 608-26018
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

Studies of geoecology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) with a specialization in aquatic environmental engineering, hydrogeology, water chemistry and regional sciences. Semester abroad at the Université de Montpellier, France. Thesis (German university degree "Diplom") on integrative urban water management in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

Professional background

04/2016 - 06/2016 Extended vocational training on professional use of geographical information systems
02/2016 - 04/2016 GIS-based analyses on catchment areas of waste water treatment plants at IWG-ISWW (KIT)
08/2013 - 01/2016 Freelance scientific work on "Water-related consequences of fracking", "Water-Energy Nexus" and "Sustainability evaluation of water infrastructure systems"

Current positions

  • "Enabler" in the Interreg-Project URCforSR

Fields of work

  • Water-Energy Nexus
  • Sustainable management of resources
  • GIS-based spatial analyses for optimization options in urban water management

On the internet

Scientific networks: ResearchGate

Selected external publications

Kralisch, S.; Steiner, F.; Wolf, L.; Escolero, O. (2012)
Risks and Potentials Related to Shallow Urban Aquifers. A Mexican Example Urban Aquifer Management. In: gwf international (Vol. 153), S. 34–42.

Steiner, F. (2015)
Kombinationsmöglichkeiten städtischer Infrastrukturen zur effektiven Ressourcennutzung im urbanen Kontext unter spezieller Berücksichtigung des Wasser-Energie-Nexus; unveröffentlichtes Working Paper für das ITAS (online: http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.4178.5363)

Recent publications

Lehn, H.; Steiner, F.; Friedrich, J.; Araya Valenzuela, D.
The challenge of transforming urban supply and disposal infrastructure to more resource and energy efficiency. Vortrag auf der REALCORP Conference 2018, Wien, Österreich, 04.-06.04.2018

Friedrich, J.; Steiner, F.; Weiss, A.; Lehn, H.
Experience different perspectives on the urban water-energy nexus. Chair auf dem Workshop der SIWI World Water Week 2017, Stockholm, Schweden, 28.08.2017

Weiss, A.; Steiner, F.; Friedrich, J.
Interdisciplinary approaches to assess and model the urban water-energy nexus. Chair auf dem Workshop "Interdisciplinary approaches to assess and model the urban water-energy nexus", Karlsruhe, 31.07.-01.08.2017

Weiss, A.; Poganietz, W.-R.; Lehn, H.; Steiner, F.; Böschen, S.
The water energy nexus in the urban context - A suggestion for a multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary approach for sustainable development. Vortrag auf dem Workshop "Understanding the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and its implications for governance, Osnabrück, 15.-16.06.2016
Abstract englisch/htm Volltext/pdf

List of ITAS publications