Boussinesq Lecture 2012: Or

Date: October 11, 2012
Speaker: Dani Or, ETH Zürich
Location: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) Amsterdam, Tinbergenzaal
Subject: Subsurface Hydrology
Other speakers: Mark Bakker (TU Delft), Boris van Breukelen (VU Amsterdam), and Yijian Zeng (ITC, University of Twente)

Please register by sending an email to Roel Dijksma

09.00 Opening PhD event with coffee and tea for PhD students
09.30 PhD event (see below)
12.00 Lunch for PhD students

13.00 Opening Boussinesq lecture with coffee and tea
13.30 Introduction by chairman
13.40 Dani Or: “Microhydrological controls of life in the subsurface”
14.30 Coffee break
14.45 Mark Bakker: “Analytic modeling of transient multi-layer flow, no grid or time-stepping needed” (QuickTime required)
15.15 Boris van Breukelen: “Modeling reactive transport processes to optimize use of the subsurface environment”
15.45 Yijian Zeng: “Coupled dynamics in soil: understanding the transport mechanisms by field experiments and numerical simulation”
16.15 Closure by chairman
16.30 Drinks

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

Note that the Boussinesq Lecture is preceded by the 2012 Ph.D meeting of the Boussinesq Center. The Boussinesq PhD meeting aims at bringing together young hydrology researchers from universities and research institutes in the Netherlands to discuss current research questions in hydrology.

Program PhD-meeting:

09.00 Opening PhD event with coffee and tea for PhD students
09.30 Niko Wanders ‘Measuring soil moisture from space’ (Bierkens Group, UU)
09.45 Mojbata Mahmoodlu ‘Oxidation of volatile organic compounds by potassium permanganate under unsaturated conditions’ (Hassanizadeh Group, UU)
10.00 Philip Visser ‘Long term thermal effects of ATES systems on the subsurface’ (Bruijnzeel/Dolman Group, VU)
10.15 Oldrich Rakovec ‘Generating spatial precipitation ensembles: impact of temporal correlation structure’ (Uijlenhoet Group, WUR)
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 Huayang Cai ‘A new analytical framework for understanding the tidal damping in estuaries’ (Savenije Group, TUD)
11.15 Koen Hilgersom ‘Monitoring and modeling boil seepage in deltas’ (Van de Giesen Group, TUD)
11.30 Patrick Khisa ‘The hydrology of the Nyando wetland, Lake Victoria, Kenya’ (Uhlenbrook Group, IHE)
11.45 Enrico Balugani ‘Groundwater evaporation with dry unsaturated zone’ (Su Group, ITC)