Welcome to the Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management

The website provides an overview of our projects and research activities, publications and our lectures and seminars. We are glad that you visit our website and hope you will find the information you are looking for.

Current Issues

New journal article by Lin et al. (2020)

[2020.08.21] * Prediction of Maximum Flood Inundation Extents With Resilient Backpropagation Neural Network: Case Study of Kulmbach. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2020.00332


Hydrologische und Bodenkundliche Geländeübung

Die Hydrologische und Bodenkundliche Geländeübung findet vom 14. bis 18. September 2020 in Freising auf der Waldklimastation der Landesanstalt für Wald und Forstwirtschaft statt. Die mündlichen Prüfungen dazu werden am 8./9. Oktober sein.

Aktuell (16.07.2020) sind noch zwei Plätze frei; Anmeldung via Moodle. Rückfragen richten Sie ggf.an Alexander.Gerner@tum.de.

New journal article by Perez Ciria et al. (2020)

[2020.06.22] * Multi-temporal scale analysis of complementarity between hydro and solar power along an alpine transect. Science of The Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140179


Successful doctoral defense of Mr. Daniel Bittner

Congratulations to Daniel Bittner for the successful defense on May 28, 2020 of his doctoral thesis entitled "Uncertainty quantification in modeling karst water resources and the impacts of land use changes". 

The dissertation was under the chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Florian Einsiedl and supervised by

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Chiogna,
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Disse 
and Prof. Dr. Andreas Hartmann (University of Freiburg).


New journal article by Teschemacher et al. (2020)

[2020.05.25] * Automated Location Detection of Retention and Detention Basins for Water Management, Water. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12051491


New journal article by Arias-Rodriguez et al. (2020)

[2020.05.16] * Monitoring Water Quality of Valle de Bravo Reservoir, Mexico, Using Entire Lifespan of MERIS Data and Machine Learning Approaches, Remote Sensing, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12101586


New journal article by Neumayer et al. (2020)

[2020.05.07] Hydraulic Modeling of Beaver Dams and Evaluation of Their Impacts on Flood Events. Water. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12010300


New journal article by Teresa Pérez Ciria and Gabriele Chiogna (2020)

[2020.04.14] * Intra-catchment comparison and classification of long-term streamflow variability in the Alps using wavelet analysis. Journal of Hydrology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124927


New journal article by Bittner et al. (2020)

[2020.02.28] * A GIS-based model for simulating the hydrological effects of land use changes on karst systems – The integration of the LuKARS model into FREEWAT. Environmental Modelling & Software, 104682. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104682


New publications from Kaiser et al. (2020)

[2020.02] * Providing guidance on efficient flash flood documentation: an application based approach. In J Hydrol, 518, 124466, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124466.

[2020.02] * Occurrence and Characteristics of Flash Floods in Bavaria (Germany). In: W. Leal Filho, G. Nagy, M. Borga, D. Chávez Muñoz, A. Magnuszewski (Editors), Climate Change, Hazards and Adaptation Options. Handling the impacts of a changing climate. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 293–310.

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