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Physical Geography


Welcome to the website of Simon Schmidt.

This website should provide you with some professional information about my former education, internships and studies in the field of geography.

Additional you'll find some selected pictures of laboratory work, field trips and travels during my studies.

The link-section shows you some of my favorite links as well for geography as websites of friends and others.

I hope you'll enjoy the visit of my recently released website. If you have any questions, suggestions or advices, please feel free to contact me using the contactform or my emailaddress.

Simon Schmidt


1. Prize for Master thesis 06/2015

My Master thesis was nominated for the prize of thesis 2014 of the geographical union of Leipzig and won the 1. Prize. The title of the thesis is: SCHMIDT, S. (2014): Entwicklung eines Winderosionsmodells zur potentiellen Gefährdungsabschätzung des Bodenabtrags auf landwirtschaftlichen Nutzflächen in Westsachsen; Master thesis; Leipzig.

Working at University of Basel 04/2015

Currently I'm working on my PhD at the University of Basel, Switzerland for a soil erosion modelling apporach in the alpine area. If you're interessted, you can find a description of my project here

New to ResearchGate 12/2014

I'm new to ResearchGate. I would be pleased if you like to follow me.

Working for GIZ in Georgia 11/2014

Since November 2014 I'm working for GIZ and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resource Protection in Tbilisi, Georgia, in the field of Climate Change and Forestry.

Website statistics 10/2014

I'm proud to announce that my website is online for more than 3 years now. During this time I had a total of 8.384 site views with 2.361 visitors. The visitors were from 62 individual countries but 78% from Germany. I'm thankful for everyone of you who has visited my profile.

New section: Portfolio 09/2014

Find some excerpts of my past works in the new Portfolio-section. Enjoy the presentations and diversity of my work.

New to XING 09/2014

Due to my job search I decided to create an account on XING. Please feel free to follow me there.

digital-geography.com 09/2014

Since a few months I'm part of the team of the digital-geography.com-blog. I'm blogging about GIS-topics like OpenStreetMap, Geodata and open Source Software in german and english.You can find my posts following the link.


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