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Extreme events by processes and process domains

Meteorological extreme events

Temperature extremes
Schöner W (Uni Graz), Haslinger K (ZAMG)
Snow- and ice loading Winkler M (ZAMG), Kaufmann H (ZAMG), Schöner W (Uni Graz), Kuhn M (Uni Innsbruck)
Storm Matulla Ch (ZAMG), Feser F (Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht), Schöner W (Uni Graz), Starke H (ÖHV), Hofstätter M (ZAMG), Schlögl M (AIT), Chimani B (ZAMG), Andre K (ZAMG), Tordai J (ZAMG)
Heavy precipitation and hail Pistotnik G (ZAMG), Hofstätter M (ZAMG), Lexer A (ZAMG)
Forest fire Vacik H (BOKU), Müller M (BOKU), Degenhart J (LFV T), Sass O (Uni Graz)

Hydrological extreme events

Low-flows
Laaha G (BOKU)
Flooding Blöschl G (TU Wien)
Flash floods Achleitner S (Uni Innsbruck), Kohl B (BFW), Lumassegger S (Uni Innsbruck), Huber A (Uni Innsbruck), Formayer H (BOKU), Weingraber F (Land OÖ)
Fluvial sediment events Gems B (Uni Innsbruck), Kammerlander J (WLV), Moser M (WLV), Aufleger M (Uni Innsbruck)
Overload events Schneiderbauer S (EURAC), Hartmann S (EURAC), Aufleger M (Uni Innsbruck)
Soil erosion Strauss P (BAW), Schmaltz E (BAW)

Gravitational extreme events

Rockslides, rock avalanches and earthflows
Zangerl C (BOKU), Mergili M (Uni Wien / BOKU), Prager C (AlpS / ILF Consulting Engineers Austria),Sausgruber T (WLV), Weidinger J (Erdkudok)
Bergsturz, sackung and rockfalls Preh A (TU Wien), Mölk M (WLV), Illeditsch M (TU Wien)
Landslides and hillslope debris-flows Glade T (Uni Wien), Koçiu A (GBA), Tilch N (GBA)
Debris flows Kaitna R (BOKU), Prenner D (BOKU), Hübl J (BOKU)
Snow avalanches Studeregger A (LWD STMK&NÖ / ZAMG), Podesser A (LWD STMK&NÖ/ ZAMG), Mitterer C (LWD T), Fischer JT (BFW), Ertl W (LWD KTN)

Glacial and Periglacial extreme events

Permafrost hazards
Otto J-C (Uni Salzburg), Krautblatter M (TUM), Sattler K (Uni Wien)
Glacial hazards Fischer A (ÖAW), Schöner W (Uni Graz), Otto J-C (Uni Salzburg)

Other extreme events

Earthquakes
Lenhardt W (ZAMG), Hammerl C (ZAMG), Papi-Isaba M (ZAMG), Weginger S (ZAMG)
Multi-hazards and cascades Pöppl R (Uni Wien), Sass O (Uni Graz)

Social aspects of extreme natural hazard events

Protection forests
Kleemayr K (BFW), Perzl F (BFW), Markart G (BFW), Hoch G (BFW), Schüler S (BFW), Wiltsche P (BOKU)
Critcial Infrastructure Kurt Hager (BM.I)
Vulnerability Papathoma-Köhle M (BOKU), Fuchs S (BOKU)
Economic considerations Franz Sinabell (WIFO)
Civil protection management Siegfried Jachs (BM.I)