Larisa Tarasova

Larisa Tarasova


Department Catchment Hydrology

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ
Theodor-Lieser-Str. 4
06120 Halle/Saale, Germany

+49 345 558 5481         

Research interests

  • large scale analysis of hydrological events
  • causative classification of runoff and flood events
  • catchment classification and regionalization
  • uncertainty in hydrological modeling and data-based approaches
  • glacio-hydrological modeling
  • effects of hydrological events on solute mobilization and delivery

Academic background

since 2020/06 PostDoc at the Department of Catchment Hydrology, UFZ                        

Project: SPATE - Space-Time Dynamics of Extreme Floods
2016/04-2020/05 PhD student at the Department Catchment Hydrology, UFZ         

Dissertation: Process-Based Characterization and Typology of Runoff Events in Germany 
2013/10-2015/09 M.Sc. Water Resources and Environmental Management WATENV
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science, Leibniz University of Hanover
2013/02-2013/06 International College for Chinese Studies
Nanjing Normal University, China
2012/09-2013/01 Overseas Education College
Xiamen University, China
2007/09-2012/06 B.Sc. Ecology and Environmental Engineering
Peoples' Friendship University of Russia


Google Scholar Larisa Tarasova

2020 (2)

2019 (1)

  • Tarasova, L., Merz, R., Kiss, A., Basso, S., Blöschl, G., Merz, B., Viglione, A., Plötner, S., Guse, B., Schumann, A., Fischer, S., Ahrens, B., Anwar, F., Bárdossy, A., Bühler, P., Haberlandt, U., Kreibich, H., Krug, A., Lun, D., Müller‐Thomy, H., Pidoto, R., Primo, C., Seidel, J., Vorogushyn, S., Wietzke, L., (2019):
    Causative classification of river flood events
    Wiley Interdiscip. Rev.-Water 6 (4), e1353
    full text (doi)

2018 (3)

2016 (1)

Reviewing activities

Publons Larisa Tarasova

  • Water Resources Research
  • Hydrological Processes
  • Journal of Hydrology
  • Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
  • Journal of Hydrometeorology
  • Hydrological Sciences Journal
  • Mathematics and Computers in Simulation


  • 2018 WRR Editor's Choice Award for paper Tarasova et al. "Exploring controls on rainfall-runoff events: 2. Regional patterns and spatial controls of event characteristics in Germany"
  • Wiley Top Downloaded Paper Award 2018-2019 for paper Tarasova et al. "Causative classification of river flood events"