Boussinesq Lecture 2017

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10.00 – 18.00 h
Speaker: Chris Kummerow, Colorado State University, USA
Location: Science Center Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
Subject: Precipitation
Other speakers: Ruud van der Ent (Utrecht University) and Aart Overeem (KNMI)


10.00 – 12:15 Short presentations by PhD-students

10:00-10:15 Camille le Coz (TU Delft): “An overview of rainfall products over Africa”
10:15-10:30 Jeewanthi Sirisena (IHE): “Comparison of four precipitation products for hydrological simulation in the Irrawaddy Basin in Myanmar”
10:30-10:45 Kingsley Kumah (ITC)
10:45-11:00 Lotte de Vos (WUR): “High resolution urban rainfall monitoring by opportunistic sensing”
11:00-11:15 Coleen Carranza (WUR): “Using lagged dependence to identify (de)coupled surface and subsurface soil moisture values”
11:15-11:30 Pleun Bonekamp (UU): “The impact of spatial resolution on resolving spatial precipitation patterns in complex terrain”
11:30-11:45 Thomas Janssen (VUA):”Improving the representation of Amazon forest drought responses in land surface models”
11:45-12:00 Laurene Bouaziz (TUD): “Rainfall-runoff modelling of the Meuse catchment”

12.15 Lunch for PhD event attendees

13.30 Introduction by chairman
13.40 Chris Kummerow (Colorado State University): “Global precipitation – the successes and shortcomings at different space and time resolutions”
14.40 Coffee break
15.00 Ruud van der Ent (Utrecht University): “Origin and residence times of precipitation, and why that matters in hydrology”
15.45 Aart Overeem (KNMI): “Towards operational rainfall monitoring with microwave links from cellular telecommunication networks”
16.30 Closure and drinks