Projects

These are projects related to large-scale hydrology. A full list of group projects can be found on http://www.earthsurfacehydrology.nl/projects/

1. Groundwater and climate
Source: NWO/ALW200
Started in: 2004
Type: PhD Project (Lam)
PI: Bierkens

2. ESA Monitoring and Modelling Individual Sources of Mass Distribution and Transport in the Earth System by Means of Satellites.
Source: European Space Agency Contract 20403.
Started in: 2007
Utrecht PI: van Beek
Type: Short collaborative project  (3rd stream)

3. The thermo-dynamical conspiracy of the Himalaya’s: an exploration of the relation between snow-cover, monsoon dynamics and regional hydrology Source: NWO Casimir programme
Started in: 2008
Type: Postdoc (Immerzeel; partime with FutureWater)
PI: Immerzeel, Bierkens

4. Multi-satellite and multi-sensor application for large-scale groundwater assessment
Source: NWO/GO
Started in: 2008
Type: PhD project (Sutanudjaja)
PI: Bierkens

5. Facility for global assessment of hydrological effects of climate change Source: Deltares
Started in: 2008
Type: PhD project
PI: van Beek, Bierkens

6. Global seasonal forecasting of River discharge
Source: Deltares
Started in: 2008
Type: PhD project (Candogan-Yossef)
PI: van Beek, Bierkens

7. Modelling past and future global water stress – including population growth, economic development and climate change
Source: UU Research Focus Earth and Sustainability
Started in: 2009
Type: PhD project (Wada)
PI: Bierkens, van Beek

8. Limits to global groundwater consumption: effects on low flows and groundwater levels
Source: NWO/ALW
Started in: 2011
Type: PhD project (de Graaff)
PI: Bierkens, van Beek

9. Quantifying the Water Tower of the Third Pole
Source: NWO/ALW
Started in: 2011
Type: VENI-Postdoc (Immerzeel)
PI: Immerzeel, Bierkens

10. GLOWASIS -a collaborative  project aimed at pre-validation of a GMES Global Water Scarcity Information Service
Source: EU FP7
Started in: 2011
Type: Postdoc project (Wisser)
PI: Bierkens

11. Water2Invest.com  Global facility for calculating investments needed to bridge the climate-induced water gap
Source: European Institue of Technology Climate KIC
Started in: 2012
Type: Postdoc project (Straatman)
PI: Bierkens

12. Data-Intensive Modeling of the Global Water Cycle: Bringing the 4th Paradigm to Hydrology
Source: eScienceCenter (NWO + SURF)
Started in: 2012
Type: Postdoc (Sutanudjaja)
PI UU: Bierkens (together with Prof. van de Giesen, TUDelft, Project PI)