Berit Arheimer

Ph.D., Associate Professor

Berit Arheimer

Role in team

  • Head of Unit for Hydrological Research at SMHI (some 30 pers.), and member in Management team of the Research & Development department.
  • Coordinator of larger European and international projects.
  • Attracting funding from external sources.


  • Catchment hydrology and modelling at various scales (local, regional, global).
  • Hydrological predications and forecasting.
  • Assessments of hydrological impacts from climate change, water management or water quality deterioration. Development of climate services, especially for the water sector.

Professional records

  • Initiated the development of the HYPE model and various websites for distributing Open Data and Open Source Code.
  • H-index: 26 and 70 peer-reviewed publications in Web of Science.
  • Several assignments in international working groups and commitments, for instance in WMO, IAHS, UNESCO-IHP.