Boussineq Lecture 2015: McDonnell

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015, 09.00 – 17.00 h
Speaker: prof. Jeff McDonnell, University of Saskatchewan
Location: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) Amsterdam, Tinbergenzaal
Subject: Watershed evolution under climate change and human activities
Other speakers: Dr. Victor Bense (Wageningen University) and Dr. Derek Karssenberg (Utrecht University)

Note that the Boussinesq Lecture is preceded by the 2015 PhD meeting of the Boussinesq Center, including a poster session during lunch.

Please register by sending an email to Tamara Schalkx and indicate whether you will attend the PhD-meeting (then we will have lunch for you).

09.00 Opening PhD event with coffee and tea (also non-PhD students are more then welcome to attend the PhD-event)
09:15 PhD-event

09.30 Anouk Gevaert (VU Amsterdam): Evaluating two methods to downscale passive microwave soil moisture in Australia
09.45 Sebastian Huizer (Utrecht Univ.): Effect of large sand nourishments (case Sand Engine) on fresh groundwater resources
10.00  Marmar Badr (Unesco-IHE): Climate change, sea level rise and groundwater management in the Nile Delta
10.15 Yingrong Wen (TU Delft): Organic pollution of rivers: the double threat of urbanization and global climate change
10.30 coffee break
11.00 Remko Nijzink (TU Delft): The evolution of root zone storage after land use change
11.15 Taufik Muh (Wageningen Univ.): Peat fires and drought in Indonesia
11.30  Xu Yuan (ITC Twente): The role of sea surface salinity of the Indian Ocean in the South Asian Summer Monsoon
11.45 Pedro Hervé (Gent Univ.)

12.15 Lunch for PhD event attendees

13.00 Opening Boussinesq Lecture with coffee and tea
13.30 Introduction by chairman
13.40 Jeff McDonnell (Univ. of Saskatchewan, Canada): Watershed evolution under climate change and human activities
14.40 Coffee break
15.00 Victor Bense (Wageningen Univ.): Hydrologic behavior under changing permafrost
15.45 Derek Karssenberg (Utrecht Univ.): Critical shifts in catchment evolution: land degradation in semi-arid regions
16.30 Closure by chairman
16.40 Drinks

During the whole day there will be te possibility to show posters, all coffee breaks are poster sessions