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Research topics:

  • global groundwater in the context of global hydrological modelling
  • surface water body to groundwater interaction
  • human impact on groundwater resources
  • impact of climate change on the hydrological cycle

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Education

  • 2008 – 2012 TU Darmstadt: Bachelor of Science, computer science
    Thesis: “Operating System Feature Assessment: A Taxonomy”
  • 2012 – 2014 TU Darmstadt: Master of Science, computer science (additional field: English studies)
    Thesis: “Live Migration of Stateful Protocols Using Software Defined Networks”
  • 2014 – 2019 Goethe University Frankfurt: Dr. rer. nat.
    Dissertation: “Beyond the bucket: Development of a global gradient-based groundwater modelling software – its evaluation and integration into a global hydrological model”

Reinecke, R., Wachholz, A., Mehl, S., Foglia, L., Niemann, C. and Döll, P. (2020), Importance of Spatial Resolution in Global Groundwater Modeling. Groundwater, 58: 363-376. doi:10.1111/gwat.12996

Robert Reinecke, Laura Foglia, Steffen Mehl, Jonathan D Herman, Alexander Wachholz, Tim Trautmann, Petra Döll: Spatially distributed sensitivity of simulated global groundwater heads and flows to hydraulic conductivity, groundwater recharge, and surface water body parameterization. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 11/2019; 23(11):4561-4582., DOI:10.5194/hess-23-4561-2019

Robert Reinecke, Laura Foglia, Steffen Mehl, Tim Trautmann, Denise Cáceres, Petra Doell: Challenges in developing a global gradient-based groundwater model (G³M v1.0) for the integration into a global hydrological model. Geoscientific Model Development 06/2019; 12(6):2401-2418., DOI:10.5194/gmd-12-2401-2019

Robert Reinecke: G³M-f a global gradient-based groundwater modelling framework. The Journal of Open Source Software 02/2018; 3(22):548., DOI:10.21105/joss.00548

Hannes Müller Schmied, Linda Adam, Stephanie Eisner, Gabriel Fink, Martina Flörke, Hyungjun Kim, Taikan Oki, Felix Theodor Portmann, Robert Reinecke, Claudia Riedel, Qi Song, Jing Zhang, Petra Döll: Impact of climate forcing uncertainty and human water use on global and continental water balance components. 10/2016; 374:53-62., DOI:10.5194/piahs-374-53-2016

Hannes Mueller Schmied, Linda Adam, Stephanie Eisner, Gabriel Fink, Martina Flörke, Hyungjun Kim, Taikan Oki, Felix Theodor Portmann, Robert Reinecke, Claudia Riedel, Qi Song, Jing Zhang, Petra Döll: Variations of global and continental water balance components as impacted by climate forcing uncertainty and human water use. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 07/2016; 20(7):2877-2898., DOI:10.5194/hess-20-2877-2016

Hannes Müller Schmied, Linda Adam, Stephanie Eisner, Gabriel Fink, Hyungjun Kim, Taikan Oki, Robert Reinecke, Felix Portmann, Claudia Riedel, Qi Song, Jing Zhang, Petra Döll: Variations of global and continental water balance components as impacted by climate forcing uncertainty and human water use. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions 01/2016; 2016., DOI:10.5194/hess-2015-527

Matthias Wichtlhuber, Robert Reinecke, David Hausheer: An SDN-based CDN/ISP collaboration architecture for managing high-volume flows. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management 03/2015; 12(1):1-1., DOI:10.1109/TNSM.2015.2404792

Stefan Winter, Martin Tsarev, Dennis Feldmann, Robert Reinecke: The Hierarchical Microkernel: A Flexible and Robust OS Architecture.

Matthias Wichtlhuber, Fabian Kaup, Robert Reinecke, Jeremias Blendin, David Hausheer: Demo: A holistic energy-monitoring framework for the IT service delivery chain. Integrated Network Management (IM), 2015 IFIP/IEEE; 05/2015, DOI:10.1109/INM.2015.7140451

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Renee van Dongen

Project coordinator of the TG02-Project URSACHEN

Contact:
Federal Institute of Hydrology
P.O. Box 200253
56002 Koblenz, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 261 1306 5881
Email:

Research

  • Fluvial geomorphology
  • Sediment transport in rivers
  • River incision modelling
  • Quantifying erosion rates using Cosmogenic Nuclides.

Tasks

  • Project coordination of the URSACHEN-project: Uncertainties in the quantification of spatially and temporally varying particulate matter transport in rivers.
  • Quantification of global matter transport based on the GEMstat database.
  • Development of data products and analysis tools for the calculation of particulate matter transport.

Community contributions

  • 2019 – current: Member of the advisory board of the German Young Geomorphologists
  • 2019 & 2020: Co-convening a session at the EGU in Wien titled “Crowd-solving Problems in Earth Sciences”
  • 2019 & 2020: Co-convening a session at the EGU in Wien titled “Novel Approaches in Geochronology: Quantifying Geomorphological Processes and Landscape Dynamics”

Research Experience

2016-current: Doctoral student at the German Research Centre for Geosciences, Department of Earth Surface Geochemistry – Potsdam, Germany

2015: Research Intern at the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy – Potsdam, Germany

Teaching Experience

2016-2018: Student Assistant “Isotopic quantification of dates and rates in geomorphology” – Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Education

2009-2013 Master of Science, Soil Geography and Earth Surface Dynamics – Wageningen University, The Netherlands

2013-2015 Bachelor of Science, Soil, Water and Atmosphere – Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Publications in scientific journals

van Dongen, R., Scherler, D., Wittmann, H. and von Blanckenburg, F.: Cosmogenic 10Be in river sediment: where grain size matters and why, Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 393–410, doi:10.5194/esurf-7-393-2019, 2019

Germer, S., van Dongen, R. and Kern, J.: Decomposition of cherry tree prunings and their short-term impact on soil quality, Appl. Soil Ecol., 117–118(January), 156–164, doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2017.05.003, 2017.

 

 

Conference contributions

van Dongen, R., Scherler, D., Deal, E., Meier, C., Mao, L., Lisac, I.  Discharge variability along a climate gradient in Chile: seasonality and (eco-)hydrological modulation by catchment attributes. EGU 2019 (PICO).

van Dongen, R., Scherler, D., Deal, E., Meier, C., Mao, L., Lisac, I.  Which catchment characteristics control the magnitude-frequency distribution of river discharge? AGU 2018 (poster).

van Dongen, R., Scherler, D., Wittmann, H., von Blanckenburg, F. Grain size-dependent 10Be concentrations in river sediment: Why they matter in high mountain landscapes. Central European Conference on Geomorphology and Quaternary Sciences, 2018 (talk).

van Dongen, R., Scherler, D., Wittmann, H., von Blanckenburg, F. Where do 10Be-derived denudation rates depend on grain size? EGU 2018 (poster).

van Dongen, R., Germer, S., Kern, J., Stoorvogel, J. Visual versus chemical evaluation: Effects of pruning wood decomposition on soil quality in a cherry orchard (Northeast Germany). EGU 2016 (PICO).

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