Tobias Törnros

Dr. Tobias Törnros

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Dr. Tobias Törnros was PostDoc in the GIScience research group at the Institute of Geography in Heidelberg.

Research Interests
  • Environmental modeling
  • Global change and spatiotemporal analysis
  • Development of GIS-tools
  • GISOPT - Tools for Energy Potential Analysis and Structural Optimisation of Storage Facilities in Regional Energy Systems.
  • GLOWA Jordan River project
  • MoMo - Integrated Water Resources Management in Central Asia: Model Region Mongolia
  • PsychoGeography- Psychoepidemiology and HealthGIS in the Metropole Region Rhein-Neckar
  • SS 2014, WS 2014/2015, WS 2015: Modeling physical geographical processes with R
  • WS 2013/2014: Land use and land cover modelling (Arsanjani & Törnros)
Curriculum Vitae
  • Since 04.2013 – 12.2015: Research associate, GIScience research group, Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 04.2009 – 12.2013: Research associate, Physical Geography, Institute of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 07.2007 – 04.2009: Research associate, Center for Environmental Systems Research (CESR), University of Kassel, Germany
  • 01.2006 – 07.2006: Study abroad program. Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
  • 08.2001 – 07.2007: Degree of Master of Science in Engineering, Degree Programme in Surveying, the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
Journal Papers
Conference Papers
  • Törnros, T., Dorn, H., Hahmann, S., and Zipf, A. (2015): Uncertainties of completeness measures in OpenStreetMap - A Case Study for buildings in a medium-sized German city, ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., II-3/W5, 353-357, doi:10.5194/isprsannals-II-3-W5-353-2015.
  • Dorn, H., Törnros, T., Reichert, M., Salize, H.J., Tost, H., Ebner-Priemer, U., Meyer-Lindenberg, A., Zipf, A. (2015): Incorporating Land Use in a Spatiotemporal Trigger for Ecological Momentary Assessments. In: Car, A., Jekel, T., Strobl, J., Griesebner, G. (Eds.), GI_Forum 2015 – Geospatial Minds for Society (pp. 113-116). Journal for Geographic Information Science, 1, 113-116.
  • Törnros, T., Sagl, G. & Resch, B. (2014): Ein GIS-basierter Ansatz zur optimalen Standortfindung für dezentrale Speicher in Energienetzen. In: Strobl, J., Blaschke, T., Griesebner, G. & Zagel, B.: Angewandte Geoinformatik 2014. Beiträge zum 26. AGIT-Symposium Salzburg, pp 169-174, Wichmann/VDE Verlag, Heidelberg.
  • Törnros, T. and Menzel, L. (2014): The Mediterranean Oscillation and precipitation in the Jordan River region. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 16(EGU2014-15253-1), pp. 1.
  • Menzel, L., Törnros, T. and Marberg, I. (2014): Climate change and water resources in northern Mongolia. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 16(EGU2014-15992), pp. 1.
  • Menzel, L. and Törnros T. (2012): The water resources of the Eastern Mediterranean: Present and future conditions. In: Rausch, R., Schüth, C. and Himmelsbach, T (eds): Hydrogeology of arid environments (Proceedings). Borntraeger Science Publishers, Stuttgart, Germany, pp. 97-100.
  • Törnros, T. and Menzel, L. (2012): The Leaf Area Index as a function of precipitation within a hydrological model. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 14(EGU2012-9739), pp. 1.
  • Törnros, T and Menzel, L. (2012): Regional droughts and irrigation water demand under current and future climates in the Jordan River region (poster abstract). In: Rausch, R., Schüth, C. and Himmelsbach, T (eds): Hydrogeology of arid environments (Proceedings). Borntraeger Science Publishers, Stuttgart, Germany, pp. 276.
  • Törnros, T. (2010): Precipitation trends and suitable drought index in the arid/semi-arid southeastern Mediterranean region. In: Servat, E., Demuth, S., Dezetter, A. and Daniell, T. (Eds.): Global Change: Facing Risks and Threats to Water Resources (Proc. of the Sixth World FRIEND Conference, Fez, Morocco, 25-29 October 2010). IAHS Publ. 340, pp. 157-163.
  • Törnros, T. and Menzel, L. (2010): Heading for knowledge in a data scarce river basin: Kharaa, Mongolia. In: Herrman, A. And Schumann, S. (Eds.): Status and Perspectives of Hydrology in Small Basins (Proc. of the Workshop held at Goslar-Hahnenklee, Germany, 30 March- 2 April 2009). IAHS Publ. 336, pp. 270-275.
  • Aus der Beek, T., Wimmer, F., Törnros, T., Menzel, L. (2009): Hydrologische Aspekte des Projektes Integriertes Wasserressourcen-Management in Zentralasien: Modellregion Mongolei (MoMo). In: Fohrer, N., Schmalz, B., Hörmann, G. and Bieger, K. (Eds.): Hydrologische Systeme im Wandel (Proc. Tag der Hydrologie 2009). Forum für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung 26.09, pp. 101-107.
  • Wimmer, F., Aus der Beek, T., Törnros, T., Menzel, L. (2009): Impacts of climate and land-use change on the hydrological conditions of Mongolia - results from the MoMo-project. Globaler Wandel des Wasserkreislaufs - Perspektiven für Donau und Elbe(GLOWA), Potsdam, Germany, 12- 14 October 2009.
  • Menzel, L., Aus der Beek, T., Törnros, T., Wimmer, F. and Davaa, G. (2008): Hydrological impact of climate and land-use change – results from the MoMo project. In: Basandorj, B. and Oyunbaatar D. (Eds.): Uncertainties in water resource management: causes, technologies and consequences (International Conference). IHP Technical Documents in Hydrology No. 1, UNESCO Office, Jakarta, pp. 15- 20.
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