Andrea Kiss

Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resource Management,
Vienna University of Technology,
Karlsplatz 13/222, A-1040 Vienna,

Andrea Kiss

Kiss Andrea works as a research fellow at the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management.

Research Fields:

  • Environmental history/historical environmental geography
  • Historical hydrology with special emphasis on historical floods in the last Millennium
  • Historical climate, climate change research (in the last Millennium)
  • Landscape history and landscape changes - in relationship with hydrological processes

Andrea’s research within the ERC project focuses on the historical river flood changes in the last 500 years (and when possible: the last Millennium) in Europe. Her task is to organise joint investigations on historical floods on a European scale. She is also responsible for developing new long-term historical flood series, especially on the Danube and in the Danube catchment.

She has published 57 papers, edited two special issues and a book. Publications available online: