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Dr. Ir. Martijn Westhoff


 


 



Forschungsinteressen

In-stream temperature

  •  Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS)
  • Water temperature modelling

Catchments as organized systems

  • Principle of Maximum Entropy Production to constrain hydrological models
  • Mesoscale catchment modelling

 

Projekte

 

  • DFG Forschergruppe FOR 1598 'CAOS' (From Catchments as Organized Systems to Models based on Functional Units). Projekt 'An adaptive process based model framework for water-, energy- and mass cycles in lower mesoscale catchments'.

 

Veröffentlichungen

 

Peer-reviewed publications in ISI-listed journals

 

  • Westhoff, M.C., Gooseff, M.N., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. 2011, Quantifying hyporheic exchange at high spatial resolution using natural temperature variations along a first order stream, Water Resour. Res., 47, W10508, doi:10.1029/2010WR009767
  • Westhoff, M.C., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. 2011, Quantifying spatial and temporal discharge dynamics of an event in a first order stream, using Distributed Temperature Sensing, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 15, 1945-1957, doi:10.5194/hess-15-1945-2011.

 

  • Westhoff, M.C., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. 2010. Quantifying the effect of in-stream rock clasts on the retardation of heat along a stream, Adv Water Resour, 33, 1417-1425, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2010.02.006.
  • Roth, T.R., Westhoff, M.C., Huwald, H., Huff, J.A., Rubin, J.F., Barrenetxea, G., Vetterli, M., Parriaux, A., Selker, J.S., Parlange, M.B. 2010. Stream Temperature Response to Three Riparian Vegetation Scenarios by Use of a Distributed Temperature Validated Model. Environ. Sci. Technol, 44, 2072-2078, doi:10.1021/es902654f, 2010.
  • Hoes O.A.C., Luxemburg W.M.J., Westhof M.C., van de Giesen N.C., Selker J. 2009. Identifying seepage in ditches and canals in polders in The Netherlands by Distributed Temperature Sensing. Lowland Technology International, 11(2): 21-26.
  • Westhoff, M. C., HHG. Savenije, WMJ. Luxemburg, GS. Stelling, L. Pfister. 2007. A distributed temperature model using high resolution temperature observations. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 11,1469-1480.
  • Selker, J. S., L. Thévenaz, H. Huwald, A. Mallet, W. Luxemburg, N. van de Giesen, M. Stejskal, J. Zeman, M. Westhoff, M. B. Parlange. 2006. Distributed fiber-optic temperature sensing for hydrologic systems, Water Resour. Res., 42, W12202, doi:10.1029/2006WR005326.
  • Selker, J., N. van de Giesen, M. Westhoff, W. Luxemburg, M. B. Parlange. 2006. Fiber optics opens window on stream dynamics, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L24401, doi:10.1029/2006GL027979.

 

 

Contributions to conferences

  • Westhoff, M.C., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. Unravelling dynamic first order stream behaviour by applying stepwise modelling approach and high resolution stream temperature observations. EGU General assembly, Vienna 2011. Poster presentation.
  • Westhoff, M.C., Gooseff, M.N., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. Spatial and temporal pattern of stream flow generation using high resolution temperature observations along a first order stream. EGU Leonardo da Vinci Conference, Looking at Catchments in colours, Luxembourg 2010. Oral PresentationWesthoff, M.C., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. Quantification of heat retardation of in-stream discharge by heat exchange with rock clasts. EGU General assembly, Vienna 2010. Poster presentation.
  • Westhoff, M.C., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. Quantification of the effects of the streambed on the advection of heat along the stream. EGU General assembly, Vienna 2009, Oral presentation.
  • Westhoff, M.C., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. High resolution temperature measurements and hydraulic-energy balance modelling to quantify lateral inflows in a first order stream. AGU General assembly, San Francisco 2009. Oral presentation.
  • Westhoff, M.C., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. Temperature observations of shallow subsurface water inflows in a first order stream using Distributed Temperature Sensing. EGU General assembly, Vienna 2008, Poster presentation.
  • Westhoff, M.C., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. High resolution temperature measurements and hydraulic-energy balance modeling to quantify lateral inflows in a first order stream. ERB, Krakow 2008. Oral presentation.
  • Westhoff, M.C., Bogaard, T.A., and Savenije, H.H.G. High resolution temperature measurements and hydraulic-energy balance modelling to quantify lateral inflows in a first order stream. Hydro Predict, Prague 2008, Poster presentation.
  • Westhoff M.C., Luxemburg W.M.G., van de Giesen N.C., Savenije H.H.G., Selker J. The search for orthogonal data in hydrology DTS fiber optic technique for high resolution temperature data. EGU General assembly, Vienna 2007, Oral presenatation.
  • Westhoff, M.C., Luxemburg, W.M.J., Van de Giesen, N.J. High resolution temperature observation for quantification of lateral inflow: A test case for the Maisbich river. ERB, Luxembourg 2006. Poster presentation

 

 

 

 

Lebenslauf

 

Akademische Ausbildung

1993-1999: Pre university education, High School (VWO) Enkhuizen, Holland

1999- 2005: Bachelor, Civil Engineering at the Delft Technical University, Holland

2004- 2006: Masters hydrology, Civil Engineering at the Delft Technical University, Holland

  • Sep-Dec 2004: Internship in Ghana, research for water storage for small scale irrigation.
  • Dec 2005-Jan 2006: Graduate student, Centre de Recherche Public-Gabriel Lippmann, Luxembourg. As part of my final thesis: A distributed stream temperature model using high resolution temperature observations

Beruflischer Werdegang

2006-2011: PhD researcher, Delft Technical University, Holland

  • Apr-2008: winner of Young Scientist Outstanding Poster Prize (YSOPP), EGU, Vienna

2011 - 2014: Post-doc researcher at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.