Hydrological Sciences

Helene Mueller

Helene Mueller is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Soil Bioengineering and Landscape Construction at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna. Her personal scientific interests lie in natural processes under climate change as a basis for soil-bioengineering planning, with a focus on running waters and their ecosystem services.

Urban streams can provide water sources for climate change mitigation

A schema of the ProBach methodology.

With advancing climate change, mitigation measures are necessary to fight urban heat islands. Reactivating urban streams as blue-green infrastructures can contribute to this mitigation, and serve as an invaluable water resource.  Urban streams – banned to the underground In urban areas, hydrological conditions have been modified, impacted or completely changed for centuries.  Rivers and stre ...[Read More]