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Head of Department: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Erwin Zehe


Deputy heads: Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Ihringer and Dr.-Ing. Uwe Ehret

Our team

Jan BondyRik



Research and Fields of Work


Hydrological Process Research

Mesoscale Hydrology

Natural and Environmental Hazards

Water Resources Management and Engineering Hydrology
  • Preferential flow
  • Treshold processes
  • Tracer hydrology
  • Erosion and particulate mass transport
  • Innovative approaches for observing soil moisture dynamics, snow cover and rainfall
  • Catchments as self-organising systems
  • New model concepts
  • Hydrometerology
  • Water and mass dynamics in rural areas
  • Flood forecasting and predictive uncertainty
  • Climate change and hydrologic extremes
  • Mass movements
  • Pesticide transport in the unsaturated zone
  • Risk communication and uncertainty
  • Model development
  • Real time control
  • Design of water management systems
  • Time series analysis, regionalisation
  • Transdisciplinary discourse