TERENO-OZCAR International Conference 2023: Sessions


Tuesday Sessions 26.09.2023


Dörthe Tetzlaff, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

Enhancing monitoring and modelling of water storage dynamics

Kevin Bishop, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala

The complementary power of extensive environmental monitoring programs and intensively instrumented observatories for supporting the “green transition” to Agenda 2030

Marie-Elodie Perga, University Lausanne

Building upon multiple-scale observatories to delineate the sources and mechanisms of CO2 emissions from lakes

Daniela Vanella, Università degli Studi di Catania

Electrical resistivity applications for supporting precision agriculture: a promising approach also for environmental monitoring?


Session: Innovative sensing and analysis methods for environmental research

Sonia Akter, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Assessing the accuracy of root-zone soil moisture prediction from gamma radiation monitoring data

Nurit Agam, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Water dynamics in dry soils – using relative humidity sensors to measure water vapor adsorption in desert soils

Martin Schrön, UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH

Spatiotemporal soil moisture monitoring with cosmic rays in TERENO, Central Germany

Luca Stevanato, Finapp srl

Self-referenced Cosmic Rays Neutron Sensing probes based on contextual muons detection

Patrick Davies, KNUST

Optimal Temporal Filtering of the Cosmic-Ray Neutron Signal to Reduce Soil Moisture Uncertainty

Francis E. Oussou, Federal University of Technology Akure

Improving the depth-to-bedrock maps for groundwater-to-atmosphere modeling in Africa

Daniel Schulz, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Plant functional type-specific and temporally resolved evapotranspiration partitioning using water stable isotopologues

Inge Wiekenkamp, GFZ German Center for Geosciences

Airborne eddy covariance for estimating regional turbulent matter and energy fluxes in NE Germany

Antoine Lucas, IPGP/CNRS

Mapping Critical Zone biomass and surface roughness with a backpack LiDAR

Ulrike Werban, UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH

Direct push-color sensing and geophysical mapping – a combined approach to investigate floodplain structures

Marie-Noëlle Pons, Université de Lorraine

Effect of clear-cutting on the dissolved organic matter in the Wüstebach catchment

Christoff Andermann, Université Rennes

Automated high resolution water sampler


Session: Measuring and modelling water storage dynamics

Jayson Gabriel Pinza, University of Antwerp

Sandy soil compaction and influence to hydrologic balance: insight from 1D soil water flow modeling of experimental setups

Jordy Salmon-Monviola, INRAE - Institut Agro, UMR SAS

Improving the internal hydrological consistency of a process-based solute transport model by simultaneous calibration of stream concentration and water flow

Julien Ackerer, IGE grenoble & OZCAR RI

Integrated and ecohydrological modeling of the water cycle in three contrasting long term observatories (OZCAR network, France)

Aniket Gupta, University of Grenoble Alpes

Modeling global warming impacts on Rain/snow partitioning, water path, and residence time in a mid-elevation mountain catchment

Mathilde de Fleury, Université Toulouse

Hydrological regime of Sahelian small water bodies from combined Sentinel-2 MSI and Sentinel-3 SRAL data

Olga Dombrowski, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Assessing the impact of irrigation on water storage dynamics in a Mediterranean catchment using land surface modelling

Fabrice Rodriguez, Campus Nantes - Univ Gustave Eiffel

What happens to rainfall in urban areas? Dual monitoring and modelling approach in a small urban catchment in Nantes, France


Session: Long-term environmental observation for understanding the Earth system in the Anthropocene

Paolo Nasta, University of Naples

Exploring soil water dynamics in the Alento hydrological observatory

Xiao Lu, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Analysis of Scale-dependent Spatial Correlations of Actual Evapotranspiration Measured by Lysimeters

Laura Nadolski, Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena

Revealing Carbon Dynamics from Long-Term Observational Data in a Mediterranean Savanna Ecosystem with Different Fertilization Treatments

Jannis Groh, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Do we know our soil‘s water cycle well?

Gerhard Helle, GFZ German Center for Geosciences

Differentiated response of pine and oak to air quality changes and recent drought in rural Northeastern Germany

Wolfgang Korres, Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG)

The International Soil Moisture Network (ISMN): Ensuring a permanent service for delivering long-term, in situ soil moisture data



Wednesday Sessions 27.09.2023


Cathy Hohenegger, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg

Representation of the water cycle and its coupling to the land surface in a kilometre-scale Earth System Model

Jantienne Baartman, Wageningen University

Modelling the dynamics of sediment and associated substances across temporal and spatial scales

Julian Klaus, University of Bonn

Groundwater-surface water interactions as driver for streamflow dynamics: Insights from an experimental headwater catchment

Daniella Rempe, University of Texas at Austin

Observing interactions between tree roots, minerals, and fluids in a shale critical zone and implications for weathering and landscape evolution


Session: Biogeochemical processes at the soil and catchment scale

Valentine Rollot, Université Paris Cité

Microbial biofilms structure and manganese (bio)cycling: from field to lab studies

David Uhlig, Freie Universität Berlin

Imbalances in dissolved elemental export fluxes disclose “hidden” Critical Zone pathways

Nicolaus van Zweel, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology

On previously unseen flowlines and their potential significance for understanding concentration-discharge patterns in headwater streams

Claudia Schütze, UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH

Temporal and spatial pattern of riverine greenhouse gas emissions in a large temperate river

Andreas Musolff, UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH

High-frequency concentration-discharge relationships of nitrate and dissolved organic carbon reveal altered nutrient mobilization during forest dieback

Qiqi Wang, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Deforestation alters dissolved organic carbon and sulphate dynamics in a mountainous headwater catchments-a wavelet analysis

Annemarie Bäthge, UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH

The influence of clear-cut on nutrient dynamics in the Wüstebach catchment (Eifel, Germany) – Preliminary results from a modelling study

Michael Rode, UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH

Disentangling in-stream nitrate uptake pathways based on two-station high-frequency monitoring in high-order streams

Rémi Dupas, INRAE - Institut Agro, UMR SAS

Nitrate and phosphorus export dynamics during the extreme storm events of the future


Session: Water and biogeochemical cycles in Earth system models

Yves Godderis, Geosciences Environnement Toulouse, GET, CNRS, UMR5563

The role of the thickness of the regolith cover on the Earth climate stability

Filip Kiałka, Ecole Normale Supérieure & CNRS

Composite models of soil hydraulic properties for representing soil (de)compaction in land surface models

Liubov Poshyvailo-Strube, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Groundwater in terrestrial systems modelling: a new climatology of extreme heat events in Europe

Mehdi Rahmati, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Soil Moisture Memory Mitigates or Amplifies Drought Effects

Christophe Peugeot, HydroSciences Montpellier (Université de Montpellier, CNRS, IRD, IMTMines Alès)

A drought-triggered hydrological tipping point in the central Sahel: an attribution study using system dynamics modelling


Session: Extremes and the critical zone: Water and matter transport during floods and droughts, intermittent streams and processes at the groundwater-surface water interface

Ophélie Fischer, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Institut des Geosciences de l‘Environnement (IGE)

Study of the contribution of groundwater to floods in Mediterranean mountainous watershed

Cécile Delcourt, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Institut des Geosciences de l‘Environnement (IGE)

Fine sediments deposition and remobilisation processes in a mesoscale mountain catchment

Gareth Old, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Floods and droughts research infrastructure (FDRI): enabling the hydrological research community

Maxime Savatier, ANDRA

Monitoring large fluctuations of dissolved oxygen in intermittent streams with significant groundwater-surface interactions

Guilherme Emidio Horta Nogueira, UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH

Combined Effects of Geological Heterogeneity and Discharge Events on Groundwater and Surface Water Mixing

Konstantina KatsanouI, HE Delft Institute for Water Education

Seasonal and spatial variations of physicochemical parameters in headwater catchments to define groundwater input – Wüstebach Catchment, Germany



Thursday Sessions 28.09.2023


Nick van de Giesen, Delft University of Technology

TEMBO Africa: Seven sensors, five products, three services

Frank Hagedorn, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf

Mountain ecosystems in a changing climate

Anna Balenzano, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, NaplesEarth

Observation data for high resolution soil moisture monitoring

Philippe Peylin, LSCE, Saint-Aubin

Land surface model parameters optimisation: where we are and new opportunities – Examples with the ORCHIDEE LSM

Francoise Genova, Observatoire de Strasbourg

Science data sharing – feedback from other communities: the case study of astronomy


Session: Biogeochemical processes at the soil and catchment scale

Ralf Kiese, KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Impact of climate and management on grassland yields in the pre-alpine region of South Germany

David Gateuille, EDYTEM – CNRS / Université Savoie Mont Blanc

Influence of hydrological regime on soil-to-river pollutant fluxes in alpine areas

Sylvain Kuppel, Géosciences Environnement Toulouse, University of Toulouse, CNRS - IRD - UPS - CNES

Snowmelt and groundwater in mountainous streams and plants: a modeling approach in a snowdominated catchment

Michael Dannenmann, KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

A review of the importance of mineral nitrogen cycling in the plant-soil-microbe system of permafrost-affected soils – changing the paradigm


Session: Novel methods for the integration and exploration of environmental data

Martin Abbrent, UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH

Building Scalable Time Series Data Infrastructures: State-of-the-Art Solutions for Accessible and Interoperable Environmental Data

Sylvain Grellet, BRGM, Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières, Orléans

OneWater FAIR Data Platform: setting up a national FAIR water dataplatform and community

Ulrich Loup, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

A General Approach to Unbundle a Largely Monolithic Time-Series Management System

Hervé Squividant, Institut Agro / INRAE - UMR SAS Rennes

SOFAIR - A tool for publishing observation data within an ecosystem of interoperable services

Charly Coussot, Université Grenoble Alpes, IRD, CNRS, Météo-France, INRAE, OSUG

Theia/OZCAR Thesaurus: lessons learned on implementing the I-ADOPT framework, a new Research Data Alliance recommendation designed to facilitate interoperability between scientific variables from different controlled vocabularies

Sami Miaari, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

A machine learning framework to design basin specific drought indexes


Session: Challenges in understanding Critical Zone processes in Africa

Jean-Martial Cohard, Institute of Geosciences and Environment, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, IRD

AMMA-CATCH observatory: a portal for regionalizing eco-hydro-climatic observations in West Africa

Jan Bliefernicht, Augsburg University

Current Developments and Challenges in Operating an Environmental Research Observatory in the Sudan Savanna in West Africa – Ten Years of WASCAL

Souleymane Sy, Augsburg University

Land-based mitigation options for climate change in West Africa: Results from WRF-NoahMP-Hydro high-resolution simulations

Chloé Ollivier, HydroSciences Montpellier (HSM), Univ Montpellier

How to adapt critical zone observation strategies to the evolving challenges of the African continent?


Session: Remote sensing for improved analysis of soil-vegetation-atmosphere dynamics at the regional scale

Toni Schmidt, UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH

Gridded Profile Soil Moisture through Artificial Intelligence

Thomas De Almeida, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, INRAE, CNRS

Mapping vegetation evolution in badlands in response to climate and erosion using aerial and satellite imagery

Nesrine Farhani, HydroSciences Montpellier (HSM), Univ Montpellier, CNRS, IRD

Estimation of evapotranspiration in Sahelian regions from space: review and uncertainty analysis

Thierry Pellarin, Institut des Géosciences de l‘Environnement (IGE)

Use of nadir altimetry data to evaluate a continental hyper-resolution simulation over West Africa

Quentin Beauclaire, TERRA, Gembloux AgroBioTech - Université de Liège

Mechanistic modelling of gross primary production (GPP) and latent heat flux (LE) using sun-induced fluorescence (SIF) observations in different water and light limitation conditions


Session: Model data fusion: Improving model prediction and process understanding

Simon De Cannière, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Parametrizing a water stress function in a crop growth model using a crop model coupled to a radiative transfer model

Marit Hendrickx, KU Leuven

Impact of Covariance of Soil Moisture Measurements on Inverse Estimation of Soil Water Balance Parameters and on Soil Moisture Predictions

Samira Sadat Soltani, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Multivariate data assimilation for improving subsurface storage estimates: A case study of The Upper Rhine Basin


Coupling soil erosion model and lake sediment records reveals the importance of Alpine erosion crisis in total sediment exports during the Holocene

Marcio Dos Reis Martins, Agroscope

Nitrous oxide emissions and N leaching from permanent grasslands in Western Europe: assessing the impact of management using DayCent

Hao Chen, Tianjin University

A data-driven framework for assembling multiple geoscientific models