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)

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PROGRAM (preliminary):

10.00 – 12:45 Short presentations by PhD-students
Camille le Coz (TU Delft): “An overview of rainfall products over Africa”
Jeewanthi Sirisena (IHE): “Comparison of four precipitation products for hydrological simulation in the Irrawaddy Basin in Myanmar”
Kingsley Kumah (ITC)
Lotte de Vos (WUR): “High resolution urban rainfall monitoring by opportunistic sensing”
Coleen Carranza (WUR): “(de)coupling of soil moisture in relation to Sentinel”
Pleun Bonekamp (UU): “The impact of spatial resolution on resolving spatial precipitation patterns in complex terrain”
Thomas Janssen (VUA):”Improving the representation of Amazon forest drought responses in land surface models”
Laurene Bouaziz (TUD): “Rainfall-runoff modelling of the Meuse catchment”


12.45 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 van Overeem (KNMI): “Towards operational rainfall monitoring with microwave links from cellular telecommunication networks”
16.30 Closure and drinks

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