Navigation and service



Baatz, D., W. Kurtz, H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, H. Vereecken, S. Kollet (2017), Catchment tomography - An approach for spatial parameter estimation, Advances in Water Resour., 107, 147-159, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.06.006.

Baatz, R., H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, X. J. Han ; T. Hoar, H. Bogena, and H. Vereecken (2017), Evaluation of a cosmic-ray neutron sensor network for improved land surface model prediction, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2509–2530, doi:10.5194/hess-21-2509-2017.

Fetzer, T., J. Vanderborght, K. Mosthaf, K. M. Smits, and R. Helmig (2017), Heat and water transport in soils and across the soil-atmosphere interface: 2. Numerical analysis, Water Resour. Res., 53, 1080–1100, doi:10.1002/2016WR019983.

Gebler, S., H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, S. J. Kollet, W. Qu, H. Vereecken (2017), High resolution modelling of soil moisture patterns with TerrSysMP: A comparison with sensor network data, J. Hydrol., 547, 309-331, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.01.048.

Gueting, N., T. Vienken, A. Klotzsche, J. van der Kruk, J. Vanderborght, J. Caers, H. Vereecken, and A. Englert (2017), High resolution aquifer characterization using crosshole GPR full-waveform tomography: Comparison with direct-push and tracer test data, Water Resour. Res., 53, doi:10.1002/2016WR019498.

Kollet, S., et al. (2017), The integrated hydrologic model intercomparison project, IH-MIP2: A second set of benchmark results to diagnose integrated hydrology and feedbacks, Water Resour. Res., 53, 867–890, doi:10.1002/2016WR019191.

Kurtz, W., A. Lapin, O. S. Schilling, et al. (2017), Integrating hydrological modelling, data assimilation and cloud computing for real-time management of water resources, J Environmental Modelling & Software, 93, 418-435, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.03.011

Post, H., J. A. Vrugt, A. Fox, H. Vereecken, and H.-J. Hendricks Franssen (2017), Estimation of Community Land Model parameters for an improved assessment of net carbon fluxes at European sites, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 122, 661–689, doi:10.1002/2015JG003297.

Sulis, M., J. L. Williams, P. Shrestha, et al. (2017), Coupling Groundwater, Vegetation, and Atmospheric Processes: A Comparison of Two Integrated Models, J. Hydrometeorol., 18(5), 1489-1511, doi:org/10.1175/JHM-D-16-0159.1.

Vanderborght, J., T. Fetzer, K. Mosthaf, K. M. Smits, and R. Helmig (2017), Heat and water transport in soils and across the soil-atmosphere interface: 1. Theory and different model concepts, Water Resour. Res., 53, 1057–1079, doi:10.1002/2016WR019982.

Zhang, H. J., H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, X. J. Han, J. A. Vrugt, H. Vereecken (2017), State and parameter estimation of two land surface models using the ensemble Kalman filter and the particle filter, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21(9), 4927-4958, doi:10.5194/hess-21-4927-2017.


Bick, T., et al. (2016), Assimilation of 3D radar reflectivities with an ensemble Kalman filter on the convective scale, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 142(696), 1490–1504, doi:10.1002/qj.2751.

Burs, D., J. Bruckmann, T. R. Ruede (2016), Developing a structural and conceptual model of a tectonically limited karst aquifer: a hydrogeological study of the Hastenrather Graben near Aachen, Germany, Environ. Earth Sci., 75(18), 1253, doi:10.1007/s12665-016-6039-x.

Eicker, A, E. Forootan, A. Springer, L. Longuevergne, and J. Kusche (2016), Does GRACE see the terrestrial water cycle "intensifying"?, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121(2), 733-745, doi:10.1002/2015JD023808.

Eicker, A., and A. Springer (2016), Monthly and sub-monthly hydrological variability: in-orbit validation by GRACE level 1B observations, J. Geod., 90, 573, doi:10.1007/s00190-016-0895-8.

Fang, Z., H. Bogena, S. J. Kollet, and H. Vereecken (2016), Scale dependent parameterization of soil hydraulic conductivity in 3D simulation of hydrological processes in a forested headwater catchment, J. Hydrol., 536, 365–375, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.03.020.

Ferguson, I. M., J. L. Jefferson, R. M. Maxwell, and S. J. Kollet (2016), Effects of root water uptake formulation on simulated water and energy budgets at local and basin scales, Environ. Earth Sci., 75, 316, doi:10.1007/s12665-015-5041-z.

Han, X. J., et al. (2016), Simultaneous soil moisture and properties estimation for a drip irrigated field by assimilating cosmic-ray neutron intensity, J. Hydrol., 539, 611–624, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.05.050.

Keune, J., F. Gasper, K. Goergen, A. Hense, P. Shrestha, M. Sulis, and S. J. Kollet (2016), Studying the influence of groundwater representations on land surface-atmosphere feedbacks during the European heat wave in 2003, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 13,301–13,325, doi:10.1002/2016JD025426.

Knist, S., et al. (2016), Land-atmosphere coupling in EURO-CORDEX evaluation experiments, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JD025476.

Koch, J., T. Cornelissen, Z. Fang, H. Bogena, B. Diekkrüger, S. J. Kollet, and S. Stisen (2016), Inter-comparison of three distributed hydrological models with respect to seasonal variability of soil moisture patterns at a small forested catchment, J. Hydrol., 533, 234–249, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.002.

Kollet, S. J. (2016), Technical note: Inference in hydrology from entropy balance considerations, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20(7), 2801–2809, doi:10.5194/hess-20-2801-201s6.

Kurtz, W., G. He, S. J. Kollet, R. M. Maxwell, H. Vereecken, and H.-J. Hendricks Franssen (2016), TerrSysMP–PDAF (version 1.0): a modular high-performance data assimilation framework for an integrated land surface–subsurface model, Geosci. Model Dev., 9(4), 1341–1360, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1341-2016.

Maxwell, R. M., L. E. Condon, S. J. Kollet, K. Maher, R. Haggerty, and M. M. Forrester (2016), The imprint of climate and geology on the residence times of groundwater, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43(2), 701–708, doi:10.1002/2015GL066916.

Rahman, M., M. Sulis, and S. J. Kollet (2016), Evaluating the dual-boundary forcing concept in subsurface-land surface interactions of the hydrological cycle, Hydrol. Process., 30(10), 1563–1573, doi:10.1002/hyp.10702.

Vereecken, H., et al. (2016), Modeling Soil Processes: Review, Key Challenges, and New Perspectives, Vadose Zone J., 15(5), doi:10.2136/vzj2015.09.0131.


Beringer, J., et al. (2015), Fire in Australian savannas: From leaf to landscape, Glob. Chang. Biol., 21(1), 62–81, doi:10.1111/gcb.12686.

Bierkens, M. F. P., V. A. Bell, P. Burek, et al. (2015), Hyper-resolution global hydrological modelling: What is next?: “Everywhere and locally relevant”, Hydrol. Process., 29(2), 310–320, doi: 10.1002/hyp.10391.

Fang, Z., H. Bogena, S. J. Kollet, J. Koch, and H. Vereecken (2015), Spatio-temporal validation of long-term 3D hydrological simulations of a forested catchment using empirical orthogonal functions and wavelet coherence analysis, J. Hydrol., 529, 1754–1767, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.08.011.

Gueting, N., A. Klotzsche, J. van der Kruk, J. Vanderborght, H. Vereecken, and A. Englert (2015), Imaging and characterization of facies heterogeneity in an alluvial aquifer using GPR full-waveform inversion and cone penetration tests, J. Hydrol., 524, 680–695, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.03.030.

Han, X., J.-H. Hendricks Franssen, R. Rosolem, R. Jin, X. Li, and H. Vereecken (2015), Correction of systematic model forcing bias of CLM using assimilation of cosmic-ray Neutrons and land surface temperature: a study in the Heihe Catchment, China, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19(1), 615-629, doi:10.5194/hess-19-615-2015.

Katragkou, E., et al. (2015), Regional climate hindcast simulations within EURO-CORDEX: evaluation of a WRF multi-physics ensemble, Geosci. Model Dev., 8(3), 603–618, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-603-2015.

Maxwell, R. M., L. E. Condon, and S. J. Kollet (2015), A high-resolution simulation of groundwater and surface water over most of the continental US with the integrated hydrologic model ParFlow v3, Geosci. Model Dev., 8(3), 923–937, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-923-2015.

Prein, A. F., et al. (2015), A review on regional convection-permitting climate modeling: Demonstrations, prospects, and challenges., Rev. Geophys., 53(2), 323–361, doi:10.1002/2014RG000475.

Rahman, M., M. Sulis, and S. J. Kollet (2015), The subsurface-land surface-atmosphere connection under convective conditions, Advances in Water Resour., 83, 240-249, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.06.003.

Shrestha, P., M. Sulis, C. Simmer, and S. J. Kollet (2015), Impacts of grid resolution on surface energy fluxes simulated with an integrated surface-groundwater flow model, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19(10), 4317-4326, doi:10.5194/hess-19-4317-2015.

Simmer, C., et al. (2015), Monitoring and Modeling the Terrestrial System from Pores to Catchments: The Transregional Collaborative Research Center on Patterns in the Soil–Vegetation–Atmosphere System, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 96(10), 1765–1787, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00134.1.

Sulis, M., M. Langensiepen, A. Schickling, C. Simmer, and S. J. Kollet (2015), Evaluating the influence of plant-specific physiological parameterizations on the partitioning of land surface energy fluxes, J. Hydrometeorol., 16(2), 517-533, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0153.1.

Tang, Q., W. Kurtz, P. Brunner, H. Vereecke,n and H.-J. Hendricks Franssen (2015), Characterisation of river-aquifer exchange fluxes: The role of spatial patterns of riverbed hydraulic conductivities, J. Hydrol., 531, 111-123, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.08.019.

van der Kruk, J., N. Gueting, A. Klotzsche, et al. (2015), Quantitative Multi-Layer Electromagnetic Induction Inversion and Full-Waveform Inversion of Crosshole Ground Penetrating Radar Data, J. Earth Sci., 26(6), 844-850, doi:10.1007/s12583-015-0610-3.

Vereecken, H., J. A. Huisman, H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, N. Brüggemann, H. R. Bogena, S. Kollet, M. Javaux, J. van der Kruk, and J. Vanderborght (2015), Soil hydrology: Recent methodological advances, challenges, and perspectives, Water Resour. Res., 51(4), 2616–2633, doi:10.1002/2014WR016852.


Gasper, F., K. Goergen, P. Shrestha, M. Sulis, J. Rihani, M. Geimer, and S. J. Kollet (2014), Implementation and scaling of the fully coupled Terrestrial Systems Modeling Platform (TerrSysMP v1.0) in a massively parallel supercomputing environment - A case study on JUQUEEN (IBM Blue Gene/Q), Geosci. Model Dev., 7(5), 2531–2543, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-2531-2014.

Klotzsche, A., J. van der Kruk, J. Bradford, and H. Vereecken (2014), Detection of spatially limited high-porosity layers using crosshole GPR signal analysis and full-waveform inversion, Water Resour. Res., 50(8), 6966–6985, doi:10.1002/2013WR015177.

Kotlarski, S., K. Keuler, O. B. Christensen, A. Colette, M. Déqué, A. Gobiet, K. Goergen, D. Jacob, D. Lüthi, E. van Meijgaard, G. Nikulin, C. Schär, C. Teichmann, R. Vautard, K. Warrach-Sagi, and V. Wulfmeyer, (2014), Regional climate modeling on European scales: a joint standard evaluation of the EURO-CORDEX RCM ensemble Geosci. Model Dev., 7(4), 1297–1333, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-1297-2014.

Kurtz, W., H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, H.-P. Kaiser, and H. Vereecken (2014), Joint assimilation of piezometric heads and groundwater temperatures for improved modeling of river-aquifer interactions, Water Resour. Res., 50(2), 1665–1688, doi:10.1002/2013WR014823.

Maxwell, R. M., et al. (2014), Surface-subsurface model intercomparison: A first set of benchmark results to diagnose integrated hydrology and feedbacks, Water Resour. Res., 50(2), 1531–1549, doi:10.1002/2013WR013725.

Rahman, M., M. Sulis, and S. J. Kollet (2014), The concept of dual-boundary forcing in land surface-subsurface interactions of the terrestrial hydrologic and energy cycles, Water Resour. Res., 50(11), 8531-8548, doi:10.1002/2014WR015738,

Schröder, N., N. Lazarovitch, J. Vanderborght, H. Vereecken, and M. Javaux (2014), Linking transpiration reduction to rhizosphere salinity using a 3D coupled soil-plant model, Plant Soil, 377(1-2), 277–293, doi:10.1007/s11104-013-1990-8.

Shrestha, P., M. Sulis, M. Masbou, S. J. Kollet, and C. Simmer (2014), A scale-consistent Terrestrial Systems Modeling Platform based on COSMO, CLM and ParFlow, Mon. Weather Rev., 142(9), 3466–3483, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00029.1.

Springer, A., J. Kusche, K. Hartung, C. Ohlwein, and L. Longuevergne (2014), New Estimates of Variations in Water Flux and Storage over Europe Based on Regional (Re)Analyses and Multisensor Observations, J. Hydrometeorol., 141006071153004, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-14-0050.1.

von Hebel, C., S. Rudolph, A. Mester, J. A. Huisman, P. Kumbhar, H. Vereecken, and J. van der Kruk (2014), Three-dimensional imaging of subsurface structural patterns using quantitative large-scale multiconfiguration electromagnetic induction data, Water Resour. Res., 50(3), 2732–2748, doi:10.1002/2013WR014864.


Goergen, K., J. Beersma, L. Hoffmann, and J. Junk (2013), ENSEMBLES-based assessment of regional climate effects in Luxembourg and their impact on vegetation, Clim. Change, 119(3-4), 761–773, doi:10.1007/s10584-013-0756-x.

Rötzer, T., Y. Liao, K. Goergen, G. Schüler, and H. Pretzsch (2013), Modelling the impact of climate change on the productivity and water-use efficiency of a central European beech forest, Clim. Res., 58(1), 81–95, doi:10.3354/cr01179.

Vautard, R., et al. (2013), The simulation of European heat waves from an ensemble of regional climate models within the EURO-CORDEX project, Clim. Dyn., 41(9-10), 2555–2575, doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1714-z.

An initiative of