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ICWRGC team member Philipp Saile

Philipp Saile

Scientific officer at the
International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change (UNESCO)

Federal Institute of Hydrology
P.O. Box 200253
56002 Koblenz, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 261 1306 5305

Scope of duties

  • Coordination of the GEMS/Water Data Centre in support of the UN Environment GEMS/Water Programme.
  • Acquisition of water quality monitoring data from national and collaborating partners of the GEMS/Water Global Monitoring Network.
  • Supporting and consulting GEMS/Water partners in the fields of water quality data management, data exchange and data products.
  • Representing GEMS/Water in international committees and working groups.

Professional Experience

01/2015 – : Coordinator of the GEMS/Water Data Centre in the International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change, Koblenz, Germany. Water quality monitoring data acquisition, quality assurance and data product development.

10/2009 – 12/2014: Scientific officer at the German IHP/HWRP-Secretariat, Koblenz, Germany. Hydrological modelling and water information systems.


2004 – 2009: Diploma studies in hydrology (Dipl.-Hydrol.), Technische Universität Dresden, diploma thesis: Development of a methodology for the robust estimation of the runoff disposition using self-organizing maps.

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