Safae Aala

Contact/ Address

Safae Aala
PhD student

Department Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis (ASAM)
Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research - UFZ
Brückstr. 3a, 39114 Magdeburg, Germany

Safae Aala

Academic Backgrounds

May 2022 - Present

PhD Candidate at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
Department Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis and Management (ASAM)
Topic: Solving landscape puzzles to mitigate suspended sediment pollution in river

2019 - 2021

Master of Integrated Water Resources management, Institute for Technology
and Resources management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT) at TH Köln -University of Applied Sciences, Köln, Germany

2011 - 2016

Bachelor of Hydraulic, Environmental and Urban Engineering, Hassania School of Public Works (EHTP), Casablanca, Morocco

Research Interests

  • Spatial organization of landscape mosaics
  • Suspended sediments Dynamics
  • Influence of heterogeneous landscapes on water quality
  • Basin-scale modeling to mitigate the risk of water pollution in rivers under anthropogenic pressures and climate change

Awards & Honors

Best Master Thesis Award for the program Integrated Water Resources Management 2021 at ITT, TH Köln