Boussinesq Lecture 2022: Ying Fan Reinfelder

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2022 yingfan
Location: Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten; Hertogstraat 1, 1000 Brussel
Subject: Groundwater surface water interactions
Speaker: Ying Fan Reinfelder, Rutgers University, USA
Other speakers: Jarno Verkaik (Utrecht University) and Raoul Collenteur (EAWAG, Switserland)

Registration: free of charge, but registration is appreciated. Please register here.


09:30 Walk in PhD-event with coffee and tea
10:00 Short presentations by PhD-students

  • Estifanos Addisu Yimer (VUB): The application of coupled surface – groundwater model (SWAT+gwflow) for a regional study: case study the Scheldt river basin”
  • Qianqian Han (ITC): “New global surface soil moisture product
  • Swagatam Chakraborty (IHE): “Aquifer characterization using DNA particles”
  • Teun van Dooren (TU Delft): “Increasing freshwater availability in coastal dunes by extracting brackish groundwater”
  • Thijs Hendrikx (UU): “Detailed monitoring and simulation of groundwater salinity in response to extractions in a coastal aquifer system”
  • Mateusz Zawadski (VUB): “Re-use of treated wastewater for irrigation and groundwater recharge: effects on groundwater levels and quality”
  • Bas Wullems (WUR): “Predicting estuarine salt intrusion in the Rhine-Meuse delta with a data-driven model”
  • Luuk van der Valk (TUD): “Measuring rainfall with microwave links: Temporal sampling and spatial application”
  • Rose Pinto (WUR): “Source-sink-flux transport processes of plastics in the Odaw catchment, Ghana”

12:15 Lunch for PhD-event attendees

13:00 Walk in with coffee and tea
13:30 Introduction by chairman
13:40 Ying Fan Reinfelder (Rutgers University) “Hydrologic Functions in the Earth System Across Domain and Disciplinary Boundaries”
14:40 Coffee break
15:00 Jarno Verkaik (Utrecht University) “Implementing a transient PCR-GLOBWB-MODFLOW global-scale groundwater model at 30 arcseconds resolution using high performance computing”
15:45 Raoul Collenteur (EAWAG, Switzerland) “From drop to bottom: estimating groundwater recharge and modeling heads with Pastas”
16:30 Closure and drinks