Research projects

On-going projects

Quantitative recording and simulation of water flows and water uptake in the root zone

Quantitative recording and simulation of water flows and water uptake in the root zone

using combined 3D imaging and modeling - 3D imaging and modeling of water transport in the root zone.

root stresses

Root stresses

Combination of optical sensors for measuring root respiration and exudation (pH, CO2) with 3D-imaging of the root structure and its modelling.

Surface water - groundwater interaction on federal waterways II

Surface water - groundwater interaction on federal waterways II

Large-scale tracer tests in combination with numerical modeling to quantify water and material flows

Cosmic Sense

Cosmic Sense

We aim for providing more representative information on hydrological variables at the land surface in context of land use and climate change.

Cosmic Sense, Module Massive coverage

Cosmic Sense, Module Massive coverage

Dense Networks of Cosmic Ray Neutron Sensors Detecting Soil Moisture Dynamics at Small Catchment Areas

Integriertes Wasserressourcenmanagement

Cosmic Sense, Module Groundwater

Linking soil moisture and snow water equivalent measured by cosmic-ray neutron sensing to groundwater

Water quantity and quality changes for bank filtration

Surface water - groundwater interaction on federal waterways I

Water quantity and quality changes for bank filtration

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Completed projects

Groundwater recharge estimate in a Brazilian sedimentary coastal region

Groundwater recharge estimate in a Brazilian sedimentary coastal region

Combining remote sensing, CRNS soil moisture data and hydro(geo)logical modelling

Research on river groundwater interaction

Research on river groundwater interaction

Water flow and heat transport modelling at the interface between river and aquifer

Visualization of root water uptake processes

Visualization of root water uptake processes

using the novel combination of magnet resonance imaging and neutron tomography

Integrated water resource management

Integrated water resource management

in agricultural landscapes

High-resolution imaging in aggregated soils

High-resolution imaging in aggregated soils

Dynamics of oxygen, pH and water content induced interfaces

Integrale Messung des Bodenwassergehalts mittels kosmischer Neutronenstrahlung - Interpretation der erhobenen Daten

Integral measurement of soil water content

using cosmic neutron radiation - interpretation of the collected data

Transport behavior of artificial activated carbon-iron nanoparticles

Transport behavior of artificial activated carbon-iron nanoparticles

for the remediation of organochlorine contaminated groundwater streams

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