Dr. Fanny Sarrazin

  Postdoc

Department Computational Hydrosystems
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

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Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany
+493412351974                                               
fanny.sarrazin@ufz.de

Fanny Sarrazin

Research interest/topics:

  • Development of parsimonious hydrological models
  • Nitrogen retention and degradation in soil and aquifer
  • Assessment of the effect of climate and land cover change on hydrological variables
  • Investigation of groundwater resources in karstic environments                                               
  • Sensitivity Analysis: advancement on the development and use of statistical techniques to assess the contribution of uncertainties to the output of numerical models (including the SAFE toolbox for sensitivity analysis)                                                

CV

since 01/2019: Postdoc at the UFZ, Leipzig, Germany - Helmholtz Reduced Complexity models (RedMod) project.

08/2018 - 11/2018: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Bristol, UK - Expanding the functionalities and developing a Python version of the SAFE toolbox for sensitivity analysis.

04/2014 - 09/2018: PhD studies in Water and Environmental Engineering, University of Bristol, UK - PhD thesis: "Understanding the sensitivity of karst groundwater recharge to climate and land cover changes at a large-scale".

09/2011 - 12/2013: MSc in Environmental and Land Planning Engineering (Laurea Magistrale), Politecnico di Milano, Italy (Double degree programme with Ecole Centrale de Lyon) - Master Thesis: "Land use changes in river floodplains - Analysis of Rivers Po and Oglio".

09/2009 - 03/2014: MSc in General Engineering (Diplôme d'ingénieur généraliste), Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France

09/2007 - 06/2009: 2-year programme to prepare for national competitive examinations to enter a « Grande Ecole » of Engineering (Classe préparatoire), Lycée Champollion, Grenoble, France (Main subjects: Mathematics and Physics)


Publications

  • Pianosi F, Sarrazin F, Wagener T (in press) How successful is open-source research software adopted? Results and implications of surveying the users of a sensitivity analysis toolbox, Environ Model Softw. doi:
  • Noacco V, Sarrazin F, Pianosi F, Wagener T (2019) Matlab/R workflows to assess critical choices in Global Sensitivity Analysis using the SAFE toolbox, MethodsX, 6, 2258-2280. doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2019.09.033
  • Sarrazin F, Hartmann A, Pianosi F, Rosolem R, Wagener T (2018) V2Karst v1.1: A parsimonious large-scale integrated vegetation-recharge model to simulate the impact of climate and land cover change in karst regions, Geosci Model Dev, 11(12): 4933-4964 , doi:10.5194/gmd-11-4933-2018
  •  Khorashadi Zadeh F, Nossent J, Sarrazin F, Pianosi F, Van Griensven A, Wagener T, Bauwens W (2017) Comparison of variance-based and moment-independent global sensitivity analysis approaches by application to the SWAT model, Environ Model Softw, 91:210–222, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.02.001     
  • Sarrazin F, Pianosi F, Wagener T (2017) An introduction to the SAFE Matlab Toolbox with practical examples and guidelines, In: Petropoulos G, Srivastava P (eds), Sensitivity Analysis in Earth Observation Modelling, Elsevier Inc., pp 363–378, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-803011-0.00018-5                                        
  • Sarrazin F, Pianosi F, Wagener T (2016) Global Sensitivity Analysis of environmental models: Convergence and validation, Environ Model Softw 79:135–152, doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.02.005   
  • Pianosi F, Sarrazin F, Wagener T (2015) A Matlab toolbox for Global Sensitivity Analysis, Environ Model Softw 70:80–85. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.04.009                          

Conferences

    Oral presentations

  • A large-scale integrated karst-vegetation recharge model to understand the impact of climate and land cover change, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria.
  • What is the relative impact of climate and land use changes on groundwater recharge given subsurface heterogeneity?, Eurokarst 2016, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
  • Global Sensitivity Analysis of environmental models: Robustness, convergence and validation, British Hydrological Society Peter Wolf Symposium - Early Career Hydrologists’ Event 2015, Liverpool, UK.                                          

    Poster presentations

  • How does future groundwater recharge depend on climate, land cover and subsurface heterogeneities in the European and Mediterranean region?, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria.
  • To what extent do preferential flow pathways alter the impact of climate and land cover change on groundwater recharge?, American Geophysical Union Fall meeting 2016, San Francisco, USA.
  • How much does subsurface heterogeneity alter the impact of climate and land use changes on groundwater recharge?, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Does the relative impact of climate and land use changes on groundwater recharge vary depending on the degree of subsurface heterogeneity?, American Geophysical Union Fall meeting 2015, San Francisco, USA.
  • Global Sensitivity Analysis of Environmental Models: Convergence, Robustness and Validation, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria.
  • Global Sensitivity Analysis of Environmental Models: Convergence, Robustness and Accuracy Analysis, American Geophysical Union Fall meeting 2014, San Francisco, USA.