Boussinesq Lecture 2018

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018, 10.00 – 18.00 h
Speaker: Reed Maxwell, Colorado School of Mines, USA

Location: Utrecht University at two locations:
Morning program (10:00-12:00h) will be in the Wachendorff zaal (Tropical Greenhouses of Botanical Gardens)
Afternoon program (12:00-18:00h) will be in Theatron

Subject: Global groundwater
Other speakers: Inge de Graaf (Freiburg University, Germany), Wim Thiery (Free University Brussels, Belgium)

Please register via this form. The Boussinesq Lecture is free of charge.


09:30 – 10:00 Walk in with coffee/tea
10.00 – 12:00 Short presentations by PhD-students [Wachendorff, Botanical Garden Utrecht]

10:00-10:15 Celray James Chawanda (VUB): “Setup, Calibration and Application of a SWAT+ Africa Model”
10:15-10:30 Lianyu Yu (ITC): “Liquid-vapor-air flow in the frozen soil”
10:30-10:45 Daniel Zamrsky (UU): “Global analysis of coastal fresh groundwater resources”
10:45-11:00 Pavan Cornelissen (WUR): “Osmosis in groundwater”
11:00-11:15 short break
11:15-11:30 Alexa Hinzman (VUA): “How Arctic Change Affects the Release of Waters by Rivers”
11:30-11:45 Bas des Tombe (TUD): ” Measurement of the specific discharge up to 50 m depth using heat pulses and DTS”
11:45-12:00 Bart Schilperoort (TUD): “Getting a grasp on atmospheric heat fluxes using DTS”
12:00-12:15 walk to lunch location (Theatron)

12.15 Lunch for PhD event attendees [Theatron]

13.30 Introduction by chairman [Theatron]
13.40 Reed Maxwell (Colorado School of Mines): “Scientific discovery through computational hydrology: Elucidating connections between groundwater flow and transpiration partitioning”
14.40 Coffee break
15.00 Inge de Graaf (Freiburg University): “Global groundwater modelling and environmental flows”
15.45 Wim Thiery (Free University Brussels): “Irrigation versus global warming”
16.30 Closure and drinks