Fachbereich Geowissenschaften


Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Papers of (post)doctoral researchers funded by the RTG


  • Höge, M., Guthke, A., Nowak, W. (2019): Bayesian Model Weighting: The Many Faces of Model Averaging. Water (submitted), 2019
  • Selzer, P., Cirpka, O.A.: Postprocessing of standard Finite-Element velocity fields for accurate particle tracking applied to groundwater flow. Computational Geosciences (submitted), 2020
  • Chow, R., Bennett, J.P., Dugge, J., Wöhling, T., Nowak, W. (2019): Evaluating subsurface parameterization to simulate hyporheic exchange: The Steinlach River Test Site. Groundwater, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12884
  • Höge, M., Guthke, A., Nowak, W. (2019): The Hydrologist's Guide to Bayesian Model Selection, Averaging and Combination. Journal of Hydrology, 572, 96-107, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.01.072
  • Loschko, M., Wöhling, T., Rudolph, D., Cirpka, O.A. (2019): An Electron‐Balance Based Approach to Predict the Decreasing Denitrification Potential of an Aquifer. Groundwater, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12876
  • Marschmann, G.L., Pagel, H., Kügler, P., Streck, T. (2019): Equifinality, sloppiness, and emergent structures of mechanistic soil biogeochemical models. Environmental Modelling and Software, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.104518
  • Motavita D.F., Chow R., Guthke A., Nowak W. (2019): The Comprehensive Differential Split-Sample Test: A stress-test for hydrological model robustness under climate variability. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.03.054
  • Liu, Y., Zarfl, C., Basu, N., Cirpka, O.A. (2019): Turnover and legacy of sediment-associated PAH in a baseflow-dominated river. Science of The Total Environment, 671, 754-764, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.236
  • Bennett, J.P., Haslauer, C. P., Ross, M., Cirpka, O. A. (2018): An Open, Object‐Based Framework for Generating Anisotropy in Sedimentary Subsurface Models. Groundwater, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12803
  • Chow, R., Wu, H., Bennett, J.P., Dugge, J., Wöhling, T., Nowak, W. (2018): Sensitivity of simulated hyporheic exchange to river bathymetry: The Steinlach River Test Site. Groundwater, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12816
  • Höge, M., Wöhling, T., Nowak, W. (2018): A Primer for Model Selection: The Decisive Role of Model Complexity. Water Resources Research, 54(3): 1688-1715, doi: 10.1002/2017WR021902 
  • Liu, Y., Zarfl, C., Basu, N., Schwientek, M., Cirpka, O.A. (2018): Contributions of catchment and in-stream processes to suspended sediment transport in a dominantly groundwater-fed catchment. Hydrol. Earth Sys. Sci. 22: 3903-3921, doi: 10.5194/hess-22-3903-2018
  • Loschko, M., Wöhling, T., Rudolph, D., Cirpka, O.A. (2018): Accounting for the Decreasing Reaction Potential of Heterogeneous Aquifers in a Stochastic Framework of Aquifer-Scale Reactive Transport. Water Resources Research, 54: 442–463, doi: 10.1002/2017WR021645
  • Nasrabadi, T., Rügner, H., Schwientek, M., Bennett, J.P., Fazel Valipour, S., Grathwohl, P. (2018): Bulk metal concentrations versus total suspended solids in rivers: Time-invariant and catchment-specific relationships. PLOS One, 13(1):e0191314, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191314
  • Bao, Z., Haberer, C., Maier, U., Amos, R. T., Blowes, D. W., Grathwohl, P. (2017): Modeling controls on the chemical weathering of marine mudrocks from the Middle Jurassic in Southern Germany. Chem. Geol., doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.03.021
  • Bennett, J.P., Haslauer, C. P., Cirpka, O. A. (2017): The Impact of Sedimentary Anisotropy on Solute Mixing in Stacked Scour‐Pool Structures. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1002/2016WR019665
  • Herberich, M., Gayler, S., Anand, M., Tielbörger, K. (2017): Hydrological Niche Segregation of Plant Functional Traits in an Individual-based Model. Ecological Modelling, 356, 14-24, doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.04.002
  • Park, C.-H., Behrendt, A., LeDrew, E., Wulfmeyer, V. (2017): New Approach for Calculating the Effective Dielectric Constant of the Moist Soil for Microwaves. Remote Sens. 9(7), 732; doi: 10.3390/rs9070732
  • Adam, S., Behrendt, A., Schwitalla, T., Hammann, E., Wulfmeyer, V. (2016): First Assimilation of Temperature Lidar Data into a Numerical Weather Prediction Model: Impact on the Simulation of the Temperature Field, Inversion Strength, and Planetary Boundary Layer Depth. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1002/qj.2875
  • Bao, Z., Haberer, C., Maier, U., Beckingham, B., Amos, R. T., Grathwohl, P. (2016): Modelling short-term concentration fluctuations of semi-volatile pollutants in the soil-plant-atmosphere system. Sci. Total Environ. 569-570, 159-167, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.117
  • Chow, R., Frind, M.E., Frind, E.O., Jones, J.P., Sousa, M.R., Rudolph, D.L., Molson, J.W., Nowak, W. (2016): Delineating Baseflow Contribution Areas for Streams – A Model and Methods Comparison. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 195, 11-22, doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2016.11.001
  • Finkel, M., Grathwohl, P. (2016): Impact of pre-equilibration and diffusion limited release kinetics on effluent concentration in column leaching tests: Insights from numerical simulations. Waste Management, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2016.11.031
  • Finkel, M., Grathwohl, P., Cirpka, O.A. (2016): A Travel-Time Based Approach to Model Kinetic Sorption in Highly Heterogeneous Porous Media via Reactive Hydrofacies. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1002/2016WR019147
  • Haslauer, C.P., Heisserer, T., Bárdossy, A. (2016): Including Land-Use Information for the Spatial Estimation of Groundwater Quality Parameters – 2. Interpolation Methods, Results, and Comparison. J. Hydrol., doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.01.054
  • Heisserer, T., Haslauer, C.P., Bárdossy, A. (2016): Including Land-Use Information for the Spatial Estimation of Groundwater Quality Parameters – 1. Local Estimation Based on Neighbourhood Composition. J. Hydrol., doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.049
  • Lötgering-Lin, O., Schöniger, A., Nowak, W., Gross, J. (2016): Bayesian model selection helps to choose objectively between thermodynamic models: A demonstration of selecting a viscosity-model based on entropy scaling. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 55 (38), 10191–10207, doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.6b02671
  • Loschko, M., Wöhling, T., Rudolph, D., Cirpka, O.A. (2016): Cumulative Relative Reactivity: A Concept for Modeling Aquifer-Scale Reactive Transport. Water Resources Research, 52(10): 8117-8137, doi: 10.1002/2016WR019080
  • Nowak, W., Guthke, A. (2016): Entropy-based experimental design for optimal model discrimination in the geosciences. Entropy 18(11), 409, doi: 10.3390/e18110409
  • Sanz-Prat, A. Lu, C., Amos, R.T., Finkel, M., Blowes, D.W., Cirpka, O.A. (2016): Exposure-Time Based Modeling of Nonlinear Reactive Transport in Porous Media Subject to Physical and Geochemical Heterogeneity. J. Contam. Hydrol., doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2016.06.002
  • Sanz-Prat, A., Lu, C., Finkel, M., Cirpka, O.A. (2016): Using Travel Times to Simulate Multi-Dimensional Bioreactive Transport in Time-Periodic Flows. J. Contam. Hydrol. 187, 1-17, doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2016.01.005
  • von Gunten, D., Wöhling, T., Haslauer, C., Merchán, D., Causapé, J., Cirpka, O.A. (2016): Using an integrated hydrological model to estimate the usefulness of meteorological drought indices in a changing climate. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., doi: 10.5194/hess-20-4159-2016
  • Bao, Z., Haberer, C., Maier, U., Beckingham, B., Amos, R. T., Grathwohl, P. (2015): Modelling long-term uptake and re-volatilization of semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) across the soil-atmosphere interface. Sci. Total Environ. 538, 789-801, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.08.104
  • Sanz-Prat, A., Lu, C., Finkel, M., Cirpka, O.A. (2015): On the validity of travel-time based nonlinear bioreactive transport models in steady-state flow. J. Contam. Hydrol. 175-176, 26-43, doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2015.02.003
  • Schöniger, A., Wöhling, T., Nowak, W. (2015): A Statistical Concept to Assess the Uncertainty in Bayesian Model Weights and its Impact on Model Ranking. Water Resour. Res. 51(9), 7524–7546, doi: 10.1002/2015WR016918
  • Schöniger, A., Illman, W. A., Wöhling, T., Nowak, W. (2015): Finding the right balance between groundwater model complexity and experimental effort via Bayesian model selection. J. Hydrol. 531(1), 96-110, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.07.047
  • von Gunten, D., Wöhling, T., Haslauer, C., Merchán, C., Causapé, J., Cirpka, O.A. (2015): Estimating Climate-Change Effects on a Mediterranean Catchment under Various Irrigation Conditions. J. Hydrol. Reg. Stud., 4, 550-570, doi: 10.1016/j.ejrh.2015.08.001
  • Wöhling, T., Schöniger, A., Gayler, S., Nowak, W. (2015): Bayesian model averaging to explore the worth of data for soil-plant model selection and prediction. Water Resour. Res. 51(4), 2825-2846, doi: 10.1002/2014wr016292
  • Bajracharya, B., Lu, C., Cirpka, O.A. (2014): Modeling substrate-bacteria-grazer interactions coupled to substrate transport in groundwater. Water Resour. Res. 50, 4149–4162, doi: 10.1002/2013WR015173
  • Schöniger, A., Wöhling, T., Samaniego, L., Nowak, W. (2014): Model selection on solid ground: Rigorous comparison of nine ways to evaluate Bayesian model evidence. Water Resour. Res. 50(12), 9484-9513, doi: 10.1002/2014WR016062
  • von Gunten, D., Wöhling, T., Haslauer, C., Merchán, C., Causapé, J., Cirpka, O.A. (2014): Efficient Calibration of a Distributed Pde-based Hydrological Model Using Grid Coarsening. J. Hydrol. 519, 3290-3304, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.10.025
  • Gong, R., Haslauer, C.P., Chen, Y., Luo, J. (2013): Analytical Relationship Between Gaussian and Transformed-Gaussian Spatially Distributed Fields. Water Resour. Res. 49(3), 1735-1740, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20143
Papers of (post)doctoral researchers funded by other sources


  • Klingler, S., Leven, C., Cirpka, O.A., Dietrich, P.: Anomaly effect-driven optimization of direct-current geoelectric mapping surveys in large areas. J. Appl. Geophys. (submitted), 2020
  • Maier, R., Gonzalez-Nicolas, A., Leven, C., Nowak, W., Cirpka, O.A.: Joint optimization of measurement and modeling strategies with application to radial flow in stratified aquifers. Water Resour. Res. (submitted), 2020
  • Guillet, G., Knapp, J.L.A., Merel, S., Cirpka, O.A. , Grathwohl, P., Zwiener, C., Schwientek, M. (2019): Fate of wastewater contaminants in rivers: using conservative-tracer based transfer functions to assess reactive transport. Sci. Total Environ. 656: 1250-1260, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.379
  • Knapp, J.L.A. , Osenbrück, K., Brennwald, M., Cirpka, O.A. (2019): In-situ mass spectrometry improves the estimation of stream reaeration from gas-tracer tests. Sci. Total Environ. 655: 1062-1070, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.300
  • Seidensticker, S., Zarfl, C., Cirpka, O.A., Grathwohl, P. (2019): Microplastic-contaminant interactions: influence of non-linearity and coupled mass transfer. Environ. Tox. Chem. 38(8): 1635-1644, 2019, doi: 10.1002/etc.4447
  • Knapp, J.L.A., Cirpka, O.A. (2018): A critical assessment of relating resazurin-resorufin experiments to reach-scale metabolism in lowland streams. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci. 123(12): 3538-3555, 2018, doi: 10.1029/2018JG004797
  • Seidensticker, S., Grathwohl, P., Lamprecht, J., Zarfl, C. (2019): A combined experimental and modeling study to evaluate pH‑dependent sorption of polar and non‑polar compounds to polyethylene and polystyrene microplastics. Environ Sci Eur, 30:30, doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12302-018-0155-z

  • Knapp, J.L.A., Cirpka, O.A. (2017): Determination of hyporheic travel-time distributions and other parameters from concurrent conservative and reactive tracer tests by local-in-global optimization. Water Resour. Res., 53(6): 4984:5001, 2017, doi: 10.1002/2017WR020734
  • Knapp, J.L.A., González-Pinzón, R., Drummond, J.D., Larsen, L.G., Cirpka, O.A., Harvey, J.W. (2017): Tracer-based characterization of hyporheic exchange and benthic biolayers in streams. Water Resour. Res., doi: 10.1002/2016WR019393
  • Schmidt, S., Cuthbert, M., Schwientek, M. (2017): Towards an integrated understanding of how micro and macro scale processes shape groundwater ecosystem functions. Science of The Total Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.03.047
  • Seidensticker, S., Zarfl, C., Cirpka, O.A., Fellenberg, G., Grathwohl, P. (2017): Shift in mass transfer of wastewater contaminants from microplastics in presence of dissolved substances. Environ. Sci. Technol. 51(21): 12254-12263, 2017, 2017, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02664
  • Alvarez, P., Centler, F., Maier, U., Thullner, M., Imfeld, G. (2016): Biogeochemical modelling of in situ biodegradation and stable isotope fractionation of intermediate chloroethenes in a horizontal subsurface flow wetland. Ecological Engineering 90, 170-179, doi: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2016.01.037
  • Erdal, D., Cirpka, O.A. (2016): Joint inference of groundwater-recharge and hydraulic-conductivity fields from head data using the Ensemble-Kalman filter, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 12, 5565-5599, doi: 10.5194/hess-20-555-2016
  • Griebler, C., Brielmann, H., Haberer, C.M., Kaschuba, S., Kellermann, C., Stumpp, C., Hegler, F., Kuntz, D., Walker-Hertkorn, S., Lueders, T. (2016): Potential impacts of geothermal energy use and storage on groundwater quality, biodiversity and ecosystem functions. Environ. Earth Sci. doi: 10.1007/s12665-016-6207-z
  • Nasrabadi, T., Rügner, H., Sirdari, Z.Z., Schwientek, M., Grathwohl, P. (2016): Using total suspended solids (TSS) and turbidity as proxies for evaluation of metal transport in river water. Applied Geochemistry, 68: 1-9, doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2016.03.003
  • Newcomer, M.E., Hubbard, S., Fleckenstein, J.H., Maier, U., Schmidt, C., Thullner, M., Ulrich, C., Flipo, N., Rubin, Y. (2016): Simulating Bioclogging Effects on Dynamic Riverbed Permeability and Infiltration. Water Resour. Res. 52, doi: 10.1002/2015WR018351
  • Sanchez-León, E., Leven, C., Haslauer, C., Cirpka, O.A. (2016): Combining 3-D hydraulic tomography with tracer tests for improved transport characterization. Groundwater 54(4): 498-507, 2016, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12381
  • Schalge, B., Rihani, J., Baroni, G., Erdal, D., Geppert, G., Haefliger, V., Haese, B., Saavedra, P., Neuweiler, I., Hendricks Franssen, H.-J., Ament, F., Attinger, S., Cirpka, O.A., Kollet, S., Kunstmann, H., Vereecken, H., Simmer, C. (2016): High-resolution virtual catchment simulations of the subsurface-land surface-atmosphere system. Hydrol. Earth Sys. Sci., doi: 10.5194/hess-2016-557
  • Schmadel, N.M., Ward, A.S., Kurz, M.J., Fleckenstein, J.H., Zarnetske, J.P., Hannah, D.M., Blume, Theresa and Vieweg, Michael and Blaen, Phillip J. and Schmidt, Christian, Knapp, J.L., Klaar, M.J., Romeijn, P., Datry, T., Keller, T., Folegot, S., Arricibita, A.I.M., Krause, S. (2016): Stream solute tracer time scales changing with discharge and reach length confound process interpretation. Water Resour. Res., doi: 10.1002/2015WR018062
  • Schürner, H., Maier, M., Eckert, D., Brejcha, R., Neumann, C.-C., Stumpp, C., Cirpka, O.A., Elsner, M. (2016): Compound-specific stable isotope fractionation of pesticides and pharmaceuticals in a mesoscale aquifer model. Environ. Sci. Technol., doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03828
  • Schwientek, M., Guillet, G., Rügner, H., Kuch; B., Grathwohl, P. (2016): A high-precision sampling scheme to assess persistence and transport characteristics of micropollutants in rivers. Sci. Total Environ. 540: 444-454, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.07.135
  • Schwientek, M., Selle, B. (2016): Quantifying in-stream retention of nitrate at catchment scales using a practical mass balance approach. Environ. Monit. Assess., 188(2): 111, doi: 10.1007/s10661-016-5097-6
  • Ye, Y., Chiogna, G., Cirpka, O.A., Grathwohl, P., Rolle, M. (2016): Experimental investigation of transverse mixing in porous media under helical flow conditions. Phys. Rev. E, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.94.013113
  • Doro, K.O., Cirpka, O.A., Leven, C. (2015): Tracer tomography: Design concepts and field experiments using heat as tracer. Groundwater 53:139-148, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12299
  • Eckert, D., Kürzinger, P., Bauer, R., Griebler C., Cirpka, O.A. (2015): Fringe-controlled biodegradation under dynamic conditions: Quasi 2-D flow-through experiments and reactive-transport modeling. J. Contam. Hydrol. 172, 100-111, doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2014.11.003
  • Erdal, D., Rahman, M.A., Neuweiler, I. (2015): The importance of state transformations when using the Ensemble Kalman filter for unsaturated flow modeling: dealing with strong nonlinearities. Adv. Water Resour., doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.09.008
  • Haberer, C.M., Muniruzzaman, M., Grathwohl, P., Rolle, M. (2015): Diffusive-Dispersive and reactive fronts in porous media: Fe (II)-oxidation at the unsaturated-saturated interface, Vadose Zone J., doi: 10.2136/vzj2014.07.0091
  • Haberer, C.M., Rolle, M., Cirpka, O.A., Grathwohl, P. (2015): Impact of heterogeneity on oxygen transfer in a fluctuating capillary fringe. Groundwater 53(1): 57-70, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12149
  • Jost, D., Haberer, C.M., Winter, J., Gallert, C. (2015): Oxygen transfer in a fluctuating capillary fringe: Impact of microbial activity. Vadose Zone J., doi: 10.2136/vzj2014.04.0039
  • Knapp, J.L.A., Osenbrück, K., Cirpka, O.A. (2015): Impact of non-idealities in gas-tracer tests on the estimation of reaeration, respiration, and photosynthesis rates in streams. Water Res., 83, 205-216, doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.06.032
  • Mellage, A., Eckert, D., Grösbacher, M., Cirpka, O.A., Griebler, C. (2015): Dynamics of Suspended and Attached Aerobic Toluene Degraders in Small-Scale Flow-through Sediment Systems under Growth and Starvation Conditions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49(12): 7161-7169, doi: 10.1021/es5058538
  • Muniruzzaman, M., Rolle, M. (2015): Impact of multicomponent ionic transport on pH fronts propagation in saturated porous media, Water Resour. Res. 51, doi: 10.1002/2015WR017134
  • Sanchez-León, E., Leven, C., Haslauer, C.P., Cirpka, O.A. (2015): Combining 3-D hydraulic tomography with tracer tests for improved transport characterization. Groundwater 54(4): 498-507, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12381
  • Ye, Y., Chiogna, G., Cirpka, O.A., Grathwohl, P., Rolle, M. (2015): Experimental investigation of compound-specific dilution of solute plumes in saturated porous media: 2-D versus 3-D flow-through systems. J. Contam. Hydrol. 172, 33-47, doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2014.11.002
  • Ye, Y., Chiogna, G., Cirpka, O.A., Grathwohl, P., Rolle, M. (2015): Enhancement of plume dilution in two- and three-dimensional porous media by flow focusing in high-permeability inclusions. Water Resour. Res. 51, doi: 10.1002/2015WR016962
  • Ye, Y., Chiogna, G., Cirpka, O.A., Grathwohl, P., Rolle, M. (2015): Experimental evidence of helical flow in porous media. Phy. Rev. Lett. 115, 194502, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.194502
  • Haberer, C.M., Cirpka, O.A., Rolle, M., Grathwohl, P. (2014): Experimental sensitivity analysis of oxygen transfer in the capillary fringe. Groundwater 52(1): 37-49, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12028
  • Hernández-Espriú, A., Reyna-Gutierrez, J.A., Sánchez-León, E., Cabral-Cano, E., Carrera-Hernandez, J., Martínez-Santos, P., Macías-Medrano, S., Falorni, G., Colombo, D. (2014): The DRASTIC-Sg model: an extension to the DRASTIC approach for mapping groundwater vulnerability in aquifers subject to differential land subsidence, with application to Mexico City. Hydrogeol. J., doi: 10.1007/s10040-014-1130-4
  • Jin, B., Rolle, M., Li, T., Haderlein, S.B. (2014): Diffusive Fractionation of BTEX and Chlorinated Ethenes in Aqueous Solution: Quantification of Spatial Isotope Gradients. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 6141–6150, doi: 10.1021/es4046956
  • Jin, B., Rolle, M. (2014): Mechanistic Approach to Multi-Element Isotope Modeling of Organic Contaminant Degradation. Chemosphere 95, 131-139, doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.08.050
  • Lemke, D., Gonzalez-Pinzon, R., Liao, Z., Wöhling, T., Osenbrück, K., Haggerty, R., Cirpka, O.A. (2014): Sorption and transformation of the reactive tracers resazurin and resorufin in natural river sediments. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 18, 3151–3163, doi: 10.5194/hess-18-3151-2014
  • Liao, Z., Osenbrück, K., Cirpka, O.A. (2014): Non-stationary nonparametric inference of river-to-groundwater travel-time distributions. J. Hydrol. 519, 3386-3399, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.09.084
  • Muniruzzaman, M., Haberer, C.M., Grathwohl P., Rolle, M. (2014): Multicomponent ionic dispersion during transport of electrolytes in heterogeneous porous media: Experiments and model-based interpretation, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 141, 656-669, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.020
  • Ngueleu, S.K., Grathwohl, P., Cirpka, O.A. (2014): Altered transport of lindane caused by the retention of natural particles in saturated porous media, J. Contam. Hydrol. 162-163, 47-63, doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2014.05.002
  • Ngueleu, S.K., Grathwohl, P., Cirpka, O.A. (2014): Particle-facilitated transport of lindane in water-saturated tropical lateritic porous media, J. Environ. Qual. 43(4), 1392-1403, doi: 10.2134/jeq2013.11.0454
  • Rügner, H., Schwientek, M., Egner, M., Grathwohl, P. (2014): Monitoring of event-based mobilization of hydrophobic pollutants in rivers: Calibration of turbidity as a proxy for particle facilitated transport in field and laboratory. Sci. Total Environ. 490, 191-198, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.04.110
  • Trauth, N., Schmidt, C., Vieweg, M., Maier, U., Fleckenstein, J.H. (2014): Hyporheic transport and biogeochemical reactions in pool-riffle systems under varying ambient groundwater flow conditions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, doi: 10.1002/2013JG002586
  • Doro, K.O., Leven, C., Cirpka, O.A. (2013): Delineating subsurface heterogeneity at a River Loop using geophysical and hydrogeological methods. Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2) 335-348 doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-2316-0
  • Eckert, D., Qiu, S., Elsner, M., Cirpka, O.A. (2013): Model complexity needed for quantitative analysis of high resolution isotope and concentration data from a Toluene-pulse experiment. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47 (13), 6900–6907, doi: 10.1021/es304879d
  • Gohl, K., Denk, A., Eagles, G., Wobbe, F. (2013): Deciphering tectonic phases of the Amundsen Sea Embayment shelf, West Antarctica, from a magnetic anomaly grid. Tectonophysics 585 (11), 113-123, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2012.06.036
  • Grathwohl, P., Ruegner, H., Wöhling, T., Osenbrück, K., Schwientek, M., Gayler, S., Wollschläger, U., Selle, B., Pause, M., Delfs, J.-O., Grzeschik, M., Weller, U., Ivanov, M., Cirpka, O. A., Maier, U., Kuch, B., Nowak, W., Wulfmeyer, V., Warrach-Sagi, K., Streck, T., Attinger, S., Bilke, L., Dietrich, P., Fleckenstein, J. H., Kalbacher, T., Kolditz, O., Rink, K., Samaniego, L., Vogel, H.-J., Werban, U., Teutsch, G. (2013): Catchments as Reactors: A comprehensive approach for water fluxes and solute turn-over. Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 317-333, doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-2281-7
  • Hochstetler, D.L., Rolle, M., Chiogna, G., Haberer, C.M., Grathwohl, P., Kitanidis, P. (2013): Effects of compound-specific transverse mixing on steady-state reactive plumes: Insights from pore-scale simulations and Darcy-scale experiments. Adv. Water Resour. 54: 1-10, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.12.007
  • Jin, B., Haderlein, S.B., Rolle, M. (2013): Integrated carbon and chlorine isotope modeling: applications to chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons dechlorination. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 1443-1451, doi: 10.1021/es304053h
  • Lemke, D., Schnegg, P.A., Schwientek, M., Osenbrück, K., Cirpka, O.A. (2013): On-line fluorometry of multiple reactive and conservative tracers in streams. Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 349-358, doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-2305-3
  • Lemke, D., Liao, Z., Wöhling, T., Osenbrück, K., Cirpka, O.A. (2013): Concurrent conservative and reactive tracer tests in a stream undergoing hyporheic exchange, Water Resour. Res. 49, 3024-3037, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20277
  • Liao, Z., Lemke, D., Osenbrück, K., Cirpka, O.A. (2013): Modeling and inverting reactive stream tracers undergoing two-site sorption and decay in the hyporheic zone, Water Resour. Res. 49, 3406-3422, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20276
  • Liu, Y., Beckingham, B., Ruegner, H., Li, Z., Ma, L., Schwientek, M., Xie, H., Zhao, J., Grathwohl, P. (2013): Comparison of Sedimentary PAHs in the Rivers of Ammer (Germany) and Liangtan (China): Differences between Early- and Newly-Industrialized Countries. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 701-709, doi: 10.1021/es3031566
  • Maier, U., Bürger, C.M. (2013): An accurate method for transient particle tracking. Water Resour. Res. 49, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20236
  • Maier, U., Flegr, M., Rügner, H., Grathwohl, P. (2013): Long-term solute transport and geochemical equilibria in seepage water and groundwater in a catchment cross section. Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 429-441, doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-2393-0
  • Ngueleu, S.K., Grathwohl, P., Cirpka, O.A. (2013): Effect of natural particles on the transport of lindane in saturated porous media: laboratory experiments and model-based analysis, J. Contam. Hydrol. 149, 13-26, doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2013.02.009
  • Osenbrück, K., Wöhling, T., Lemke, D., Rohrbach, N., Schwientek, M., Leven, C., Castillo Alvarez, C., Taubald, H., Cirpka, O.A. (2013): Assessing hyporheic exchange and associated travel times by hydraulic, chemical, and isotopic monitoring at the Steinlach Test Site, Germany. Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 359-372, doi: 10.1007/s12665-012-2155-4
  • Qiu, S., Eckert, D., Cirpka, O.A., Huenniger, M., Knappett, P., Maloszewski, P., Meckenstock, R.U., Griebler, C., Elsner, M. (2013): Direct Experimental Evidence on Non-first Order Degradation Kinetics and Sorption-Induced Isotope Fractionation in a Mesoscale Aquifer: 13C/12C Analysis of a Transient Toluene Pulse. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47 (13), 6892–6899, doi: 10.1021/es304877h
  • Rolle, M., Muniruzzaman, M., Haberer, C.M., Grathwohl P. (2013): Coulombic effects in advection-dominated transport of electrolytes in porous media: Multicomponent ionic dispersion, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 120, 195-205, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.06.031
  • Rügner, H., Schwientek, M., Beckingham, B., Kuch, B., Grathwohl, P. (2013): Turbidity as a proxy for total suspended solids (TSS) and particle facilitated pollutant transport in catchments. Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 373-380, doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-2307-1
  • Schwientek, M., Osenbrück, K., Fleischer, M. (2013): Investigating hydrological drivers of nitrate export dynamics in two agricultural catchments in Germany using high-frequency data series. Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2): 381-393, doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-2322-2
  • Schwientek, M., Rügner, H., Beckingham, B., Kuch, B., Grathwohl, P. (2013): Integrated monitoring of particle associated transport of PAHs in contrasting catchments. Environmental Pollution, 172: 155-162, doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2012.09.004
  • Selle, B., Schwientek, M., Lischeid, G. (2013): Understanding processes governing water quality in catchments using principal component scores. J. Hydrol., 486: 31-38, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.01.030
  • Trauth, N., Schmidt, C., Maier, U., Vieweg, M., Fleckenstein, J.H. (2013): Coupled 3-D stream flow and hyporheic flow model under varying stream and ambient groundwater flow conditions in a pool-riffle system. Water Resour. Res. 49 (9), 5834-5850, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20442
  • Eckert, D., Rolle, M., Cirpka, O.A. (2012): Numerical simulation of isotope fractionation in steady-state bioreactive transport controlled by transverse mixing. J. Contam. Hydrol. 140, 95-106, doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2012.08.010
  • Haberer, C.M., Rolle, M., Cirpka, O.A., Grathwohl, P. (2012): Oxygen transfer in a fluctuating capillary fringe. Vadose Zone J. 11(3), doi: 10.2136/vzj2011.0056

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Books or Book Chapters

of (post)doctoral researchers funded by other sources
  • Cirpka, O.A., Leven, C., Schwede, R., Doro, K.O., Bastian, P., Ippisch, O., Klein, O., Patzelt, A. (2014): "Tomographic Methods in Hydrogeology." Chap. 9 in: Weber, M. and Münch, U. (Eds.). Tomography of the Earth’s Crust: From Geophysical Sounding to Real-Time Monitoring, Advanced Technologies in Earth Sciences, 157-76: Springer International Publishing, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-04205-3_9
  • Schütze, C., Bräuer, K., Dietrich, P., Gisi, M., Horak, G., Leven-Pfister, C., Lübben, A., Möller, I., Nierychlo, M., Schlömer, S., Schuck, A., Serfling, U., Simon, A., Streil, T., Sauer, U. (2015): MONACO-Monitoring approach for geological CO2 storage sites using a hierarchical observation concept. In M. Kühn & U. Münch (Hrsg.), Geological Storage of CO2 – Long Term Security Aspects, Geotechnologien Report No. 22. Heidelberg: Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-13930-2_2