Prof. Dr. Siegfried Demuth

Apl. Prof. Dr. rer. nat. der Hydrologie

Director
International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change (UNESCO)

Head of the Secretariat of the German IHP/HWRP National Committee
Hosted by the Federal Institute of Hydrology

Contact:
Federal Institute of Hydrology
P.O. Box 200253
D-56002 Koblenz, Deutschland

Telefon: +49 (0) 261 1306 5313
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Research topics

  • Climate Change Impact Studies
  • Regionalisation
  • Low Flow and Drought
  • Statistical Hydrological Modelling
  • Hydrology of Arid Regions

Short CV

Academic Education

Since 1999: Adjunct Professor of Hydrology at the Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg, Germany
1993: Privatdozent (venia legendi), Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg, Germany
1993: Habilitation, University of Freiburg, Germany
1985: PhD, Doctor Degree in Natural Sciences (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Freiburg, Germany
1981: Diploma in Physical Geography/Hydrology
1974 – 1981: Study of Physical Geography/Hydrology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Meteorology, University of Freiburg, Germany

Activities

Since 2015: Director of the International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change, UNESCO Category 2 Centre
Since 2015: Director of the Secretariat of the German IHP/HWRP National Committee
2006 – 2015: Head of the section Hydrological Systems and Water Scarcity of the Hydrological Sciences Division in the Natural Sciences Sector of UNESCO
2003 – 2006: Director of the Secretariat of the German International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO and the Hydrology and Water Management Programme (HWRP) of WMO
2002 – 2003: Consulting in the fields of hydrology, climate change and water management
1997 – 2001: Hochschuldozent, Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg
1989 – 1997: Senior researcher at the Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg
1985 – 1988: Visiting scientist at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH, former Institute of Hydrology), Wallingford, UK

Awards

2007 Granted the CSIRO Medal for Research Achievements for research that has significantly advanced the sustainable management of Australia’s water resources, specifically within the irrigation sector
2009: Granted UNESCO‘s Team Award for the Natural Sciences Sector on: “UNESCO Addresses Water Hazards through an Integrated Approach.“

Committees

Since 2017: International Advisory Committee of the United Nations University – Institute for Water Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), Hamilton, Canada
Since 2016: Scientific Advisory Board for the “Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)”, organised by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
Since 2016: International Commission for the Hydrology of the Rhine basin (CHR) (German representative)
2007 – 2013: UNESCO Intersectoral Platform for “Climate Change”
2007 – 2015 UN Task Force on Water and Climate (UNESCO representative)
2005 – 2006: German IAHS-Committee (Chairman)
2005 – 2009: International Commission on Surface Water (ICSW), International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) (President)
2004 – 2006: Commission for Hydrology (CHy) of WMO, (representative of Region IV)
2004 – 2006: UNESCO IHP Bureau (representative of Region I)
2003 – 2006: German Committee for Disaster Reduction (DKKV)
2003 – 2006: German IGCP National Committee (International Geophysical Correlation Programme)
2003 – 2006: German IOC Section (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission)
2003 – 2006: German MAB National Committee (Man and Biosphere)
2003 – 2006: German UNESCO Commission
2003 – 2006: Hydrological Extremes of DWA
2003 – 2006: DWA (Advisory Board)
2003 – 2006: International Commission of the River Danube
2003 – 2006: International Commission for the Hydrology of the Rhine basin (CHR) (German representative)
2003 – 2006: FRIEND/ERB working group (Chairman)
2003 – 2006: Hydrological Advisor of the President of the German Weather Service to WMO
2002 – 2006: Hydrological Science Journal (HSJ) (associate editor)
2000 – 2006: Working group on low-flow (ATV-DVWK)
2000 – 2004: Research Council of Norway for Hydrology (reviewer)
1999 – 2003: International Commission on Surface Water (ICSW) of the International Association of the Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) (Secretary)
1999 – 2003: ERB European Research Basin group (German representative in the steering committee)
1999 – 2003: Northern European FRIEND group (German representative in the steering committee)
1999 – 2003: FRIEND Low-Flow group (national coordinator)
1999 – 2003: Northern & Western European FRIEND/ERB group (Flow Regimes from International Network Data/European Research Basin Network) (Chairman)
1999 – 2006: German IAHS Committee
1997 – 2006: Steering Committee of Northern and Western European FRIEND at the FRIEND/AMHY group (AMHY-Alpine and Mediterranean Hydrology)
1996: National working group “Future of Hydrology” in Germany
1995 – 2006: Journal ‘Freiburger Schriften zur Hydrologie’, Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg (co-editor)
1988 – 1993: Commission establishing a diploma study programme in hydrology at the Faculty of Geo-Sciences (Diploma in Hydrology, MSc), Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg
1998 – 2001: Examination Board for Hydrology, Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg
1989 – 2001: Student advisor, Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg
1985 – 2006: Northern European FRIEND-Low Flow Group (FRIEND: Flow Regimes from International and Experimental Network Data)
1985 – 1988: UNESCO IHP FRIEND (FRIEND: Flow Regimes from International and Experimental Network Data)-Programme (co-founder)

Publications

Sheffield, J., E. F. Wood, N. Chaney, K. Guan, S. Sadri, X. Yuan, L. Olang, A. Amani, Ab. Ali, S. Demuth and Laban Ogallo (2013) A Drought Monitoring and Forecasting System for Sub-Sahara African Water Resources and Food Security. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00124.1.

Marathe, K. and S. Demuth (2013) National Drought Policy Guidebook. Water Research and Management. Journal of Serbian Water Pollution Control Society. Vol. 3, No. 3, 3-12.

Demuth, S. & B. Radojevic (2011) Global Change and its Impact on Water Resources: the Role of UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme. Water Research and Management, Journal of Serbian Water Pollution Control Society, Vol. 1, No. 1, 7-15.

Hannah, D.M., Demuth S., Van Lanen, H.A.J., Looser, U., Prudhomme, C., Rees, R., Stahl, K., L. M. Tallaksen (2010) Large-scale river flow archives: importance, current status and future needs. Hydrol. Processes, 25, 1191–1200.

Stahl, K., Hisdal, H., Hannaford, J., Tallaksen, L. M., van Lanen, H. A. J., Sauquet, E., Demuth, S., Fendekova, M., and Jódar, J. (2010) Streamflow trends in Europe: evidence from a dataset of near-natural catchments, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 2367-2382, doi:10.5194/hess-14-2367-

Fleig, A.K., Tallaksen, L.M., Hisdal, H., S. Demuth (2006) A global evaluation of streamflow drought characteristics. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 10, 535-552.

Konz, M., Uhlenbrook, S., Braun, L., Shresta, A., and S. Demuth (2006) Tradeoffs for the implementation of a process-based catchment model in a poorly gauged, highly glacierized Himalayan headwater. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion, 3 (6): 3474 – 3515.

Kotlarski, S., Demuth, S., Uhlenbrook, St. (2004) Der Zusammenhang zwischen atmosphärischer Zirkulation und Niederschlag in Baden-Württemberg Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 2004; 50 (6): 214-225.

Kotlarski, S., Demuth, S., Uhlenbrook, St. (2002) Der Einfluss objektiver Wetterlagenklassifikation auf regionale Niederschlagsmuster. In: Zeitschrift für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung (HW). 46 Jg., Heft 4, 123-128.

Demuth, S. & K. Stahl (2002) Climate variability and drought. Wasser & Boden, 54 (10): 36-40.

Hisdal, H., Stahl, K., Tallaksen, L.M. & Demuth, S. (2001) Have droughts in Europe become more severe or frequent? International Journal of Climatology, 21: 317-333.

Rees G & S. Demuth (2000) The application of modern information system technology in the European FRIEND project. Moderne Hydrologische Informationssysteme, Wasser und Boden 52 (13), 9-13.

Stahl, K. & S. Demuth (1999) Linking stream flow drought to the occurrence of atmospheric circulation pattern. Hydrological Sciences Journal (HSJ), 44(3), 467-482.

Rodda, H., Demuth, S. & Mehlhorn, J. 1999 Die Anwendung eines Decision Support Systems (CDSS) zur Abschätzung von Nitrateinträgen in das Grundwasser des Zartener Beckens. Zeitschrift für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung. HW 43, H. 3, 125-132.

Rodda, H., Demuth, S. & Shankar, U. (1999) The application of a GIS based Decision Support System to predict nitrate leaching to groundwater in Southern Germany. Hydrological Sciences Journal (HSJ), 44(2), 221-236.

Rogg, M. & Demuth, S. (1998) Klärschlammapplikation auf landwirtschaftliche Nutzflächen in einem Wasserschutzgebiet der Schutzzone III-Fallstudie Hausen/Freiburg. Gwf Wasser Abwasser, 139, Nr.1, 7-13.

Schreiber, P & Demuth, S. (1997) Regionalisation of low flows in Southwest Germany. Hydrological Sciences Journal (HSJ), vol. 42, no. 6, 845-858.

Demuth, S. & Destruelle, M. (1997) Optimierung eines Grundwassermessnetzes mit dem Kriging-Verfahren – Fallstudie Böhringer Kiesfeld (Singen/Bodensee). DGM (Deutsche Gewässerkundliche Mitteilungen), 41. Jg., H. 1, 2-8.

Demuth, S. (1992) Dreisamniederung und östlicher Kaiserstuhl. In: Mäckel, R. & Metz, B. (Hrsg.). Schwarzwald und Oberrheintiefland. Eine Einführung in das Exkursionsgebiet in Freiburg im Breisgau. Freiburger Geographische Hefte, H. 36, 209-222.

Demuth, S. (1989) Wasserhaushalt und Salzbilanz der Oase Faiyum (Ägypten). Zeitschrift für Bewässerungswirtschaft, Jg. 24, H.1, 40-56.

Bucher, B., S. Demuth, W. Krueger, H.-J. Paul (1986) AV 1 Vorderer Orient. Hydrogeographie. Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients (TAVO). Sonderforschungsbereich 19 (Hrsg.), 1 Kartenblatt.

Demuth, S. (1986) Die Wasserbeschaffenheit der Oase Faiyum. Zeitschrift für Bewässerungswirtschaft, Jg.21, H.2, 97-111.

Bucher, B. & S. Demuth (1985) Vergleichende Wasserbilanz eines flurbereinigten und eines nicht flurbereinigten Einzugsgebietes im Ostkaiserstuhl für den Zeitraum 1977-1980. (DGM), Jg.29, H.1, 1-4.

Demuth, S. (1985) AV 3 The Lower Nile. Hydrogeography. Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients (TAVO). Sonderforschungsbereich 19 (Hrsg.), 1 Kartenblatt.

Demuth, S. & W. Mauser (1983) Messung und Bilanzierung der Schwebstofffracht. Untersuchungen im Ostkaiserstuhl 1981. Beiträge zur Hydrologie, Jg.9, H.2, 33-55.

Books and chapters in books

Mishra, A., Demuth, S., & B., Ávila (2015) Enhancing water security: mainstreaming adaptation and resilience through knowledge services. Water, People and Cooperation – 50 years of water programmes for sustainable development at UNESCO. UNESCO 2015, ISBN 978-92-3-100128-4, 208-209.

Dixon, H., Rodda, J., Jenkins, A., Demuth, S. & U., Looser (2013) Sharing water observations: turning local data into global information. Free Flow Reaching Water Security Through Cooperation UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 304-307.

Jiménez-Cisneros, B., Otte, A., de França Doria, M., Arduino, G., Salamé, L., Demuth, S., Mishra, A. & A., Aureli (2013) Water security through science-based cooperation: UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme. Free Flow Reaching Water Security Through Cooperation UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 12-18.

Laaha, G., Demuth, S., Hisdal, H., Kroll, Ch.N., van Lanen, H.A.J., Nester, Th., Roger, M., Sauquet, E., Tallaksen, L.M., Woods, R & A. Young (2013) Prediction of Low Flows in Ungauged Basins. In Blöschel, G., Sivapalan, M., Wagner, Th., Viglione, A. & H. Savenije (eds.) Runoff Prediction in Ungauged Basins. Synthesis across Processes, Places and Scales, Cambridge University Press. 163-188.

Gustard, A., S., Demuth, R., Price & St., Uhlenbrook (2008) Recommendations and Conclusions. In Demuth, S. and Gustard, A. eds. Manual on Low-flow Estimation and Prediction. WMO – Operational Hydrology Report No. 50 / WMO-No. 1029, Geneva, 129-133.

Young, A., D., Hughes, & S., Demuth (2008) Estimating low flows at the ungauged site. In Demuth, S. and Gustard, A. eds. Manual on Low-flow Estimation and Prediction. WMO – Operational Hydrology Report No. 50 / WMO-No. 1029, Geneva, 77-87.

Gustard, A. & S., Demuth (2008) Estimating, predicting and forecasting low flows. In Demuth, S. and Gustard, A. eds. Manual on Low-flow Estimation and Prediction. WMO – Operational Hydrology Report No 50 / WMO No. 1029, Geneva, 16-21.

Gustard, A. & S., Demuth (eds.) (2008) Manual on Low-flow Estimation and Prediction. WMO – Operational Hydrology Report No. 50 / WMO-No. 1029, Geneva.

Graswell, E., Bonell, M., Bossio, D., Demuth, S. & N., Van Giessen (eds.) (2007) Integrated Assessment of Water Resources and Global Change. A North-South Analysis. Springer.

Demuth, S. & F., Scissek (2004) Worked Example on Regionalization applying a Multiple Regression Model – learning by screening approach). In: Low Flow and Hydrological Drought (Tallaksen, L.M. & H.A.J., van Lanen (editors)), CD-ROM for Undergraduate and Graduate Students. Developments in Water Sciences 48, Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Rees, G., Marsh, T. J., Roald, L., Demuth, S., van Lanen, H.A.J., Kasparek, L. (2004) Hydrological Data. In: Hydrological Drought – Processes and estimation methods for groundwater and streamflow. (edited by Tallaksen, L.M. & H.A.J., van Lanen) Developments in Water Sciences 48, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 99 – 138.

Demuth, S. & A.R., Young (2004) Regionalization Procedures. In: Hydrological Drought – Processes and estimation methods for groundwater and streamflow. (edited by Tallaksen, L.M. & H.A.J., van Lanen) Developments in Water Sciences 48, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 307 – 343.

Demuth, S., Lehner, B. & K., Stahl (2000) Assessment of the vulnerability of a river system to drought. In: Drought and Drought Mitigation in Europe (J.V. Vogt and F. Somma eds.), “Natural and Technological Hazards” Series of Kluwer Academic Publishers, 209-219.

Demuth, S. & A., Mikovari (1997) Gewässer des Festlandes. Die große Bertelsmann Lexikothek. Länder Völker Kontinente, Band 1, 136-146.

Demuth, S. (1993) Untersuchungen zum Niedrigwasser in West-Europa. Habilitationsschrift, Freiburger Schriften zur Hydrologie, Bd. 1, 205 pp.

Demuth, S. (1985) Die Oase Faiyum. Wasserhaushalt und Wasserbeschaffenheit, 178 pp, Datenband 220 pp. Diss. Universität Freiburg.

Conference papers

Grabs, W. & S., Demuth (eds.) 2016) International Conference: Water Resources Assessment and Seasonal Prediction, Proceedings IAHS, No 374.

Demuth, S., Mishra, A., Cudennec, Ch. & G., Young (2014) Hydrological Sciences & Water Security: Past, Present & Future. 11 th Kovacs Colloquium, UNESCO, Paris, 16-17 June 2014.

Van Lanen, H.A.J., Demuth, S. & A., Van der Heijden (eds.) (2014). FRIEND-Water 2014: Extended abstract. Report 7th FRIEND-Water Conference, Montpellier, France, 7-10 October 2014, Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

Van Lanen, H., Demuth, S., Daniels, T., Hanna, D.M., Laaha, G., Mahe, G. & L.M., Tallaksen (2014) Over 25 years of FRIEND-Water: an overview. Hydrology in a Changing World: Environmental and Human Dimensions. Proceedings of FRIEND-Water 2014, Hanoi, Vietnam, February 2014, IAHS Publication No 363, 1-7.

Demuth, S. (2012) The International Flood Initiative (IFI) – Recent Activities and the Role of the UN. In Advanced Methods for Flood Estimation in a variable and Changing Environment. Abstract Proceedings of the International Conference held in Volos, Greece, 26-28 October 2012, p. 1.

Khan, Sh., Savenije, H., Demuth, S., & P., Hubert (eds.) (2010) Hydro complexity: New Tools for Solving Wicked Water Problems. IAHS Publication No. 338, 272pg.

Khan, Sh., Savenije, H., Demuth, S., & P., Hubert (2010) Tools for analyzing hydro complexity and solving wicked water problems: a synthesis. In: Hydro complexity: New Tools for Solving Wicked Water Problems (Khan, Sh., Savenije, H., Demuth, S., & P. Hubert eds.), IAHS Publication No. 338: 1-10.

Servat, E., Demuth, S., Dezetter, A., & T., Daniell (eds.) (2010) Global Change: Facing Risks and Threats to Water Resources. Proc. of the 6th World FRIEND Conference, Fez, Morocco, IAHS Publication No. 340.

Demuth, S. & J., Gandin (2010) FRIEND 2010 – Footprints of International Cooperation over a Quarter of Century. Proc. of the 6th World FRIEND Conference, Fez, Morocco, IAHS Publication No. 340, 3-10.

Hannah, D M, Demuth, S.; H.A.J. van Lanen, U. Looser, Ch. Prudhomme, G. Rees, K. Stahl, & L. M. Tallaksen (2010) A review of the status, research opportunities and future of large-scale river flow archives. Proc. of the 6th World FRIEND Conference, Fez, Morocco, IAHS Publication No 340, 584-590.

Cluckie, I. Y. Chen, V. Babovic, L. Konikow, A. Mynett, Demuth, S. & D. A., Savic (eds.) (2009). Hydro informatics in hydrology, hydrogeology and water resources. Proceedings of Symposium JS4 held in Hyderabad, India, September 2009, IAHS Publication No 331.

Tchigurinskaia, I, Demuth, S. & P., Hubert (eds.) (2008) River Basins – from Hydrological Science to Water Management. Bassins Versants – de l’hydrologie a la gestion de l’eau. IAHS Publication No. 323.

Tallaksen, L.M., Demuth, S. & H.A.J., van Lanen, (2007) Low flow and drought studies – the Northern European (NE) FRIEND experience. In: Climatic and anthropogenic impacts on the variability of water resources, G. Mahé (Sci. Ed.), FRIEND International Seminar (Montpellier, 22-24 November 2005), Technical Document in Hydrology No. 80, UNESCO Paris Ed., 99-106.

Konz, M., Braun, L.N., Uhlenbrook, St., Demuth, S. & A., Shresta (2006) Regionalization of a process-oriented distributed catchment model for highly glacierized Nepalese head watersheds. (in: Demuth, S., Gustard, A., Planos, E., Scatena, F. & E., Servat (eds.) (2006)) Climate Variability and Change – Hydrological Impact. Vth International FRIEND World Conference, 27 November 1 December 2006, IAHS Publication No. 308, 454-459.

Birkel, Ch. & S., Demuth (2006) Drought in Costa Rica — temporal and spatial behavior, trends and the relationship to atmospheric circulation pattern. (in: Demuth, S., Gustard, A., Planos, E., Scatena, F. & E., Servat (eds) (2006)) Climate Variability and Change – Hydrological Impact. Vth International FRIEND World Conference, 27 November 1 December 2006, IAHS Publication No. 308, 338-343.

Demuth, S., Gustard, A., Planos, E., Scatena, F. & E. Servat (eds.) (2006) Climate Variability and Change – Hydrological Impact. Vth International FRIEND World Conference, 27 November 1 December 2006, IAHS Publication No. 308..

Konz M., Uhlenbrook, St., Braun, L. & S., Demuth (2006) Process-orientated runoff simulation from glacierized Himalayan headwater. EGU (abstract).

Tallaksen, L.M., Demuth, S. & H.A.J., van Lanen (2005) Low flow and drought studies – the Northern European (NE) FRIEND experience. In: Climatic and Anthropogenic Impacts on the Variability of Water Resources, Proceedings of the UNESCO-FRIEND International Seminar, Montpellier, 22-24 November 2005, UNESCO IHP Technical Documents in Hydrology, No. 80, 99-106.

Fleig, A.K., Tallaksen, L.M., Hisdal, H. & S., Demuth (2005) A global evaluation of streamflow drought characteristics (abstract). In: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, EGU General Assembly 2005, 24 – 29 April, Vienna, Austria; ISSN 1029-7006.

Demuth, S. (2004) Regionalisierung von Niedrigwasserkenngrößen – Methodische Ansätze und Fallbeispiele. In: Seminar Niedrigwassermanagement am 11./12. November 2004 in Koblenz, Forum für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, Heft 7, 119 – 127.

Kotlarski, S., Demuth, S. & St., Uhlenbrook (2003) The impact of atmospheric circulation on regional precipitation patterns. International Conference on Hydrology of the Mediterranean and semi-arid regions, Montpellier, 1-4 April 2003, (poster).

Lanen van, H.A.J. & S., Demuth (editors-in-chief) (2002) 4th International Conference on FRIEND in Cape Town, South Africa, Bridging the gap between research and practice, IAHS Publication No. 274.

Stahl, K., Hassler, B., & S., Demuth (2002) Scenarios assessing the influence of climate variability on drought in Europe. In: Lanen van, H.A.J. & S., Demuth (editors in chief), 4th International Conference on FRIEND in Cape Town, South Africa, Bridging the gap between research and practice, IAHS Publication No. 274, 93-100.

Armbruster, V., Haas, M., Leibundgut, Ch. & S., Demuth (2001) A SVAT-scheme combined with a regionalized base flow separation for large scale groundwater recharge modelling. In: Leibundgut, Ch., Uhlenbrook, St. & J.J., McDonnell (eds.): Runoff Generation and Implications for River Basin Modelling. (Proceedings Freiburg Workshop, Oktober 2000). Freiburger Schriften zur Hydrologie, Band 13, Institut für Hydrologie, Freiburg, Germany, 298-305.

Stahl, K. & S., Demuth (2001) Synoptic meteorology and drought in Europe. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Volume 3, 26th General Assembly EGS, 26-30 March 2001 (Abstract GRA3, 3110).

Demuth, S. & K., Stahl (2001) The study of pan-European droughts as an example of large-scale data requirements. Desertification Convention: Data and Information Requirements for Interdisciplinary Research. Proceedings of the International Workshop held in Alghero, Italy, 9-11 October 1999, (Enne, G., D. Peter & D. D., Pottier (eds.)), 117-124.

Birkenmayer, A., Müller-Wohlfeil, D.-I., Demuth, S. & B., Kronvang (2000) Erica – zwei Pilotstudien für einen paneuropäische Datenbasis im Maßstab 1:250 000. Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde (Hrsg.). Gis-gestützte hydrologische Kartenwerke in Mitteleuropa. Beiträge zum internationalen Workshop vom 12.-14.10.1999 in Koblenz, Mitteilung Nr. 21, 130-139.

Demuth, S. (2000) ARIDE – Assessment of the Regional Impact of Droughts in Europe. In: European Climate Science Conference, Vienna 19-23 October 1998. Proceedings CD-ROM. Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Transport.

Rodda, H.J.E., U., Shankar & S., Demuth (1999) The application of geographical information systems to water quality modelling in New Zealand. In: Dietkrüger, B., Kirkby M.J. & U. Schröder (eds.). Regionalization in Hydrology. Proceedings of the Braunschweig Conference, March 1997, IAHS Publication No. 254, 243-251.

Demuth, S. & K., Stahl (1999) ARIDE – an Example of Large Scale Data Requirements across Europe (Extended abstract). International Workshop on Desertification Convention: Data and Information Requirements for Interdisciplinary Research, Alghero, Italy, 9-11 October 1999, 63-64.

Birkenmayer, A., Müller-Wohlfeil, D.-I., Demuth, S. & B., Kronvang (1999) The ERICA 1: 250K Pilot Database (Extended Abstract). The International Conference on Quality, Management and Availability of Data for Hydrology and Water Resources Management, 22-26 March 1999, Koblenz, Germany, 143-146.

Stahl, K. & S., Demuth (1999) Investigating the influence of atmospheric circulation patterns on stream flow drought in southern Germany. XXII General Assembly of the International Union on Geodesy and Geophysics, 19-30 July 1999, Birmingham, UK Symposium 1: Hydrological Extremes: Understanding, Predicting, Mitigating. IAHS Publication No. 255, 19-27.

Demuth, S. (1998) Hydrologische Extreme – Gedanken zum raum-zeitlichen Verhalten von Niedrigwasserperioden. “Zukunft der Hydrologie in Deutschland”, Tagung vom 19.-21. Januar 1998 in Koblenz. Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde, Mitteilung Heft 16, 141-145.

Leibundgut, Ch. & S., Demuth (Hrsg.) (1997) Grundwasserneubildung – Beiträge eines Workshops projektbegleitend zum “Hydrologischen Atlas von Deutschland”, Freiburger Schriften zur Hydrologie, Band 5.

Schreiber, P. & S., Demuth (1997) Regionalisierung von Niedrigwasser in Südwestdeutschland. Grundwasserneubildung. In: Leibundgut Ch. & Demuth S. (Hrsg.), Beiträge eines Workshops projektbegleitend zum “Hydrologischen Atlas von Deutschland”. Freiburger Schriften zur Hydrologie, Bd. 5, 103-118.

Gustard, A.; Blazkova, S.; Brilly, M.; Demuth, S.; Dixon, J.; van Lanen, H.A.J.; Llasat, C.; Mkhandi, S. & E., Servat (eds.) (1997) Regional Hydrology: Concepts and Models for Sustainable Water Resource Management. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on FRIEND, Postojna, Slovenia, 30 September to 3 October, IAHS Publication No. 246.

Demuth, S. & B., Heinrich (1997) Temporal and Spatial Behavior of Hydrological Droughts in Southern Germany. In: Gustard, A.; Blazkova, S.; Brilly, M.; Demuth, S.; Dixon, J.; van Lanen, H.A.J.; Llasat, C.; Mkhandi, S. & E., Servat (eds.), 3rd International Conference on FRIEND, Postojna, Slovenia, 30 September – 3 October 1997, IAHS Publication No. 246, 151-157.

Demuth, S. & Ch., Külls (1997) Probability Analysis and Regional Aspects of Droughts in Southern Germany. 5th Scientific Assembly of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), 23 April-3 May 1997, Rabat – Morocco, (Rosberg et al. (eds.)). Sustainability of Water Resources under Increasing Uncertainty, IAHS Publication No. 240, 97-104.

Rolke, A., Demuth, S., Ch., Leibundgut & M. Rogg (1996) Regionalization of nitrate and pesticides in a small basin in South Germany. (In: Viville, D. editor) Ecohydrological Processes in Small Basins, Conference and 6th General Assembly of the European Network of Experimental and Representative Basins, Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Eco-Géographiques (ULP/CNRS), Strasbourg, France, September 24-26, 147-149.

Schreiber, P.; Demuth, S. & Ch., Leibundgut (1996) Investigation of spatial low flow behaviour applying a river network approach. In: Holtzmann, H. & H.P. Nachtnebel (eds.) 1996. Application of Geographic Information Systems in Hydrology and Water Resources Management, HYDROGIS ’96, Vienna 16-19 April ’96, Volume of Poster Papers, 291-298.

Cui, Y.F.; Demuth, S. & Ch., Leibundgut (1995) Runoff separation using tracer. In: Solutions ’95-XXVI Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, June 4-10, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Demuth, S. (1994) Regionalizing low flows using a multiple regression approach. – A Review. XVIIth Conference of the Danube Countries, 5-9 September ’94, Budapest, Vol. 1, 115-122.

Demuth, S. & I., Hagemann (1994) Estimation of flow parameters applying hydrogeological area information. In: 2nd International Conference on FRIEND, Braunschweig 11-15 October 1993. IAHS Publication No. 221, 151-157.

Demuth, S. & P., Schreiber (1994) Studying storage behaviour using an operational recession method. In: 2nd International Conference on FRIEND, Braunschweig 11-15 October 1993. IAHS Publication No. 221, 51-59.

Wesselink, A.; Hagemann, I.; Demuth, S.; Gustard, A. 1994 Computer application of regional low flow study in Baden-Württemberg. 2nd International Conference on FRIEND, Braunschweig, 11-15 October 1993, IAHS Publication No. 221, 141-150.

Rieg, A.; Demuth, S. & Ch., Leibundgut (1991) Human Impact on the Water Quality in a Small Research Basin in Germany. XX General Assembly IUGG, Vienna 11-24 August 1991, IAHS Publication No. 203, 239-248.

Demuth, S. & Ch. Leibundgut (1990) Changing Landscape and its Impact on the Water Budget. International Symposium on Urban Planning and Stormwater Management, May 28 – June 1, Malaysia, 151-159.

Demuth, S. (1989) The Application of the West German IHP Recommendations for the Analysis of Data from Small Research Basins. Proceedings of the Conference FRIENDS in Hydrology in Norway, 1-6 April 1989, IAHS Publication No. 187, 47-60.

Arnell, N. & S. Demuth (1988) The use of experimental basins in the FREND project. CEMAGREF, Journées scientifiques sur les bassins versants représentatifs et expérimentaux, 25ième anniversaire du bassin de l’Orgeval, 18-19 octobre 1988.

Reports and other publications

Van Lanen, H.A.J., Demuth, S. & A., van der Heijden, (Eds.) (2014): FRIEND-Water: A global perspective 2010-2013. Facts and Figures. Report 7th FRIEND-Water Conference, Montpellier, France, 7-10 October 2014, Wageningen University, the Netherlands/UNESCO Paris, France.

S. Burchi, P. Steduto, E. van Beek, P. MacQuarrie, A. Earle, A. Jägerskog, D. Coates, T. Gumbo, K. Leendertse, S. Donkor, C. Canales, A. Jouravlev, G. J. Lloyd, H. Liu, H. Wright, . Zakaria, A. Aureli, S. Demuth, M. de França Doria, A. Mishra, R. Stephen, J. Gesti Canuto, A. Magnus, C. Scharp, F. Renaud, J. Kloos, Z. Adeel, H. Bigas, Z. Chociej, M. Qadir, R. Ardakanian, J. Liebe, M. Briggs, L. Lifeng, F. Loures, J.-H. Meng and M. Symington (2013) Water Security & the Global Water Agenda. Policy Brief. United Nations University, Volume 1, 47pg.

Jimenez-Cisneros, B., Demuth, S. & A., Mishra (2013) Water Cooperation to Cope with Twenty-First Century Challenges. UN Chronical, Volume L, Number 1: 16-19.

Demuth, S. (2013) Globaler Wandel und seine Auswirkungen auf die Wasserressourcen – die Rolle des Internationalen Hydrologischen Programms der UNESCO. Hydrologische Wissenschaften, Fachgemeinschaft in der DWA, HydroBrief. No. 59.

Demuth, S. & G., Strigel (2012) Internationales Jahr “Zusammenarbeit bei der Wasserbewirtschaftung“. Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 56. Jahrgang, H. 6, Dezember 2012, 320-321.

Demuth, S. (2012) G-WADI – Ein globales Informationsnetzwerk zu Wasser und Entwicklung in Trockengebieten. Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 56. Jahrgang, Heft 5, October 2012, 276.

Khan, Sh., Demuth, S. & T., Sonoda (2011) Coping with Extremes in Pakistan. UNESCO. A World of Science, Vol. 9, No. 2, April – June, 17-20.

Huang, Y. & S. Demuth (eds.) (2010) FRIEND – a global perspective 2006-2010. German IHP/HWRP National Committee.

Belke, D., Demuth, S., Draschoff, R., Ebner von Eschenbach, A.D., Finke, W., Koehler, G., Lorenz, U., Prellberg, D., Walther, J. & W. Willems (2009) Regionalisierung von Niedrigwasserkenngrössen. DWA Themenband. Niedrigwasser. HW-3. Wasserbewirtschaftung.

Demuth, S. (2008) Learning to live with drought in Europe. UNESCO, A World of Science, Vol. 7, No. 3, 18-20.

Demuth, S. (2006) Europäisches Dürrezentrum. Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, H.2, 85-86.

Servat, E. & S. Demuth (eds.) (2006) FRIEND – a global perspective 2002-2006. German IHP/HWRP National Committee. Koblenz.

Strigel, G. & S. Demuth (2005) Die Internationale Kommission für die Hydrologie des Rheingebietes. Wasserwirtschaft, 95 Jg. 9, 33-36.

Demuth, S. (2005) Low Flows and Droughts – a European perspective. IAHS Newsletter 82, 7-8.

Runnalls, N., Demuth, S. & T. Marsh (2005) Climate Change and European Droughts. In: Climate Change and the European Water Dimension (Eisenreich, S.J. ed.). A Report to the European Water Directors. European Commission – Joint Research Centre, EUR 21553, 121-135.

Strigel, G. & S., Demuth (2004) Water as a good and a service: decision-making methods and tools for regional water management with respect to uncertainties, IAHS Newsletter 80, 9 – 10.

Demuth, S. (2004) Niedrigwasser und Dürre – eine europäische Perspektive, HW 48. H. 4, 160 – 161.

Demuth, S. (2003) Dürren in Deutschland und Europa, Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen, 147, 6, 12-13.

Gustard, A. & S., Demuth (2002) FRIEND: Flow Regimes from International Experimental and Network Data, IAHS Newsletter No. 75, July, 2-5.

Demuth, S. (2002) Neue Aktivitäten der FRIEND Niedrigwasserarbeitsgruppe. In: Zeitschrift für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung (HW), 46.Jg. Heft 3, 126.

Demuth, S. & A., Gustard (2001) News from International Commission on Surface Water. Activities – FRIEND – Science Agenda. IAHS Newsletter, No. 73, 16-17.

Demuth, S. (2001) Internationaler IHP/OHP FRIEND Low Flow Workshop in Freiburg (FRIEND Flow Regimes from International Experimental and Network Data). In: Zeitschrift für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung (HW) 45, H. 6, 263.

Gustard, A. & S., Demuth (2001) FRIEND–Ein globales Forschungsnetzwerk. (FRIEND-A Global Research Network). Zeitschrift für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, Heft 2, 45. Jahrgang, 73-77.

Demuth, S. (2001) Dürre Zeiten in Europa. Freiburger Uni-Magazin. 5-6.

Demuth, S. & K., Stahl (eds.) (2001) ARIDE– Assessment of the Regional Impact of Droughts in Europe. Final Report to the European Union ENV-CT97-0553, Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg.

Demuth, S. & K., Stahl (2001) Studying Droughts at a European Scale. International Seminar Montpellier 2000, Montpellier, France, 11-13 October, UNESCO IHP-V Technical Documents in Hydrology No. 51, 49-56.

Demuth, S. & K., Stahl (eds.) (2000) Software Development. ARIDE Technical Report no. 12, Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg, Germany.

Stahl, K. & S., Demuth (2000) Atmospheric circulation and drought. In: Hisdal, H. & L.M. Tallaksen (eds.) Drought Event Definition. Technical Report No. 6, 28-30.

Hisdal, H., Tallaksen, L.M., Stahl, K. Zaidman, M., Demuth, S. & A., Gustard (2000) Hydrological drought – stream flow. In: Hisdal, H. & L.M. Tallaksen (eds.) Drought Event Definition. Technical Report No. 6, 8-15.

Demuth, S. & K., Stahl (eds.) (2000) ARIDE–Assessment of the Regional Impact of Droughts in Europe. Second Annual Report.

Hisdal, H., Stahl, K., Tallaksen, L.M. & S., Demuth (2000) Forekommer tørke i Europa hyppigere og har tørkene blitt mer alvorlige? Theme article in the Norwegian Hydrological Monthly Report, February 2000, Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, Oslo, 42-46.

Hisdal, H., Stahl, K., Tallaksen, L.M. & S., Demuth (2000) Have droughts in Europe become more severe or frequent? (Extended abstract). In: Vannforskning i Norge 2000, Report no. 9, Norwegian Hydrological Council, Oslo, 9-11.

Demuth, S., Bradford, D., Dijksma, R., van Lanen, H.A.J., & E. Peters (2000) A field campaign in the Pang catchment, 12-17 September 1999. The Newsletter of the British Hydrological Society. No. 64. February 2000.

Demuth, S. (2000) ARIDE – Assessment of the Regional Impact of Droughts in Europe. IAHS Newsletter No. 69, 5-6.

Demuth, S. (2000) ARIDE – Regionale Untersuchungen zu extremen Niedrigwasserperioden in Europa. Hydrobrief Nr. 7, Mai 2000, 2-3.

Demuth, S. (2000) FRIEND Workshop über Niedrigwasser. Zeitschrift für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, HW 44, H. 6, 325-326.

Stahl, K. & S., Demuth (1999) Method for Regional Regional Classification of Stream flow Drought Series: Cluster Analysis. ARIDE Technical Report no.1, Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg, Germany.

Demuth, S. (1999) Drought Assessment in Europe. Expert Meeting on European Watershed Characterization and Modelling. Extended abstract, SAI, JRC-ISPRA, 14-15.

Demuth, S. & K. Stahl (eds.) (1999) ARIDE–Assessment of the Regional Impact of Droughts in Europe. First Annual Report.

Demuth, S. (1998) FRIEND ’97 – Regionale Hydrologie. FRIEND und die 3. Internationale Konferenz vom 30. September bis 4. Oktober 1997 in Postojna, Slowenien. Deutsche Gewässerkundliche Mitteilungen (DGM), Heft 42, Nr. 4, 164-165.

Rolke, A., Demuth, S., Leibundgut, Ch. & H.M., Rogg (1997) Regionalization of nitrate and pesticides in a small basin in South Germany. (Viville, D. & I.G., Littlewood eds.) Ecohydrological processes in small basins. Proceedings of the Strasbourg Conference (24-26 September 1996). IHP-V, Technical Documents in Hydrology No. 14, 71-76.

Novicky, O., Gustard, A., Demuth, S., Tallaksen, L.M., van Lanen, H.A.J., Clausen, B., Kasparek, L., Miklanek, P., Majercakova, O., Fendekova, M., Kupcyk, E., Radczuk, L., & W., Czamara (1997) Low Flows and Droughts in Northern Europe. In: Oberlin, G. & Desbos E. (eds.), FRIEND Flow Regimes from International Experimental and Network Data. Project H-5-5 and 1.1 Third Report, 1994-1997. 132-148.

Novicky, O., Gustard, A., Demuth, S., Tallaksen, L.M., van Lanen, H.L.J., Clausen, B., Kasparek, L., Miklanek, P., Majercakova, O., Fendekova, M., Kupcyk, E., Radczuk, L. & W., Czamara (1997) Advances in Regional Hydrology through East European Co-operation. Final Report to the Commission of the European Community. Chapter 3. Low Flows. 9-19.

Uhlenbrook, St. Cui, Y.F, Demuth, S. & Ch., Leibundgut (1997) Investigation of fast runoff components. In: Diekkrüger, B. & O., Richter (eds.) Regionalization in Hydrology, Landschaftsökologie und Umweltforschung, Heft 25, TU Braunschweig, 325-328.

Demuth, S. & A., Bakenhus (1994) Hydrological Drought – A literature review. Internal Report of the Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg.

Leibundgut, Ch., Demuth, S. & A., RIEG (1994) Einfluss der Flurbereinigung auf den Wasserhaushalt – Untersuchungsprogramm Kaiserstuhl. Abschluss Bericht 1993 und Datenband, Professur für Hydrologie, Universität Freiburg.

Leibundgut, Ch., Demuth, S. & U., Speidel (1993) Einfluss der Flurbereinigung auf den Wasserhaushalt – Untersuchungsprogramm Kaiserstuhl. Abschluss Bericht 1991/1992 und Datenband, Professur für Hydrologie, Universität Freiburg.

Demuth, S. & I., Hagemann (1993) Case study of regionalizing base flow in SW Germany applying a hydrogeological index. In: Gustard, A. ed. FRIEND (Flow Regimes from International Experimental and Network Data). Volume I; Hydrological Studies. Institute of Hydrology, Wallingford, 86-98.

Leibundgut, Ch, Demuth, S., & U. Speidel (1992) Einfluß der Flurbereinigung auf den Wasserhaushalt – Untersuchungsprogramm Kaiserstuhl. Jahresbericht 1991, Professur für Hydrologie, Universität Freiburg.

Leibundgut, Ch., Demuth, S. & J. Mädgefessel, (1991) Einfluß der Flurbereinigung auf den Wasserhaushalt-Untersuchungsprogramm Kaiserstuhl. Jahresbericht 1990, Professur für Hydrologie, Universität Freiburg.

Demuth, S. (1991) Hydrologische Analyse auf der Grundlage regionaler Datensätze. Mitteilungen zum IHP-IV-Projekt H-5-5 Applications of Methods of Hydrological Analysis Using Regional Data Sets. Projekt 2 Niedrigwasser-natürliche und anthropogene Regime, DGM 35, H. 5/6, 192.

Demuth, S. (1990) Hydrologische Analyse auf der Grundlage regionaler Datensätze. Mitteilungen zum IHP-IV-Projekt H-5-5 Applications of Methods of Hydrological Analysis Using Regional Data Sets. DGM 34, H. 5/6, 198-200.

Gustard, A., Roald, L., Demuth, S., Lumadjeng, H., Gross, R. & N. Arnell (1989) Flow Regimes from Experimental and Network Data (FREND). Volume II. Hydrological Data. Institute of Hydrology, Wallingford..

Demuth, S. (1989) Small Research Basin Studies. (In: Gustard, A., Roald, L., Demuth, S., Lumadjeng, H. & R. Gross 1989). Flow Regimes from Experimental and Network Data (FREND). Volume I. Hydrological Analysis. Institute of Hydrology, Wallingford, 141-185.

Demuth, S. (1988) Programmbibliothek zum Niedrigwasser. Institute of Hydrology, Wallingford.

Demuth, S. (1986) Basin Properties. Definition and Application in the United Kingdom, Norway and West Germany. Institute of Hydrology, Technical Note 6.1.

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