Isabel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Innsbruck and a Master’s in Limnology and Wetland Management. Her internship in Samos, Greece focused on seagrass mapping in the Aegean Sea and her master’s thesis was on nitrogen dynamics and land use in the Xochimilco urban wetland in Mexico City.
Isabel has worked as a research assistant at Delft Institute for Water Education applying her knowledge on wetland management, water quality, ecosystem services and ecological modelling of aquatic ecosystems. She has developed an inventory of wetlands in the Nile Basin, created content for an online course on ecological quality for the SDGs and worked on a global model of biodiversity and ecosystem services of wetlands.
During her free time Isabel enjoys outdoors, skiing, hiking or climbing.