Ling Wang successfully defended her PhD thesis on "Intelligent Sampling for Event-Based Hydrological Modelling" on 10th of May, 2019. Congratulations!
The H2K-Team participated again in this year's SOLA-event and it was fun as always. Running water finished with an excellent overall time of 9:24:23 and was ranked among the top 200 teams. Congratulations!
Jan Seibert received an Outstanding Editor Award for Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS) at the European Geoscience Union (EGU) Conference in Vienna 2019. Congratulations!
Maria Staudinger received a poster award in the category of "most innovative study" at the "Tag der Hydrologie" 2019 conference in Karlsruhe. Congratulations! You can download Maria's poster here.
Nena Susanna Griessinger successfully defended her PhD thesis on "Relevance of Snowmelt Processes for Cold Region Hydrology - from Measurements to Models" on 28th of February, 2019. Congratulations!
The multidisciplinary HILLSCAPE project had its first field season at the Sustenpass. A movie about their work is out now.
Leonie Kiewiet received a poster design award at the Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2018 in Bern in the field of hydrology. Congratulations!
Sandra Pool successfully defended her PhD thesis on "Value of Hydrograph Characteristics or Single Discharge Observations in Hydrological Modeling" on 5th of October, 2018.
Rick Assendelft received poster awards for "Most Innovative study" and "Best reference to the conference topic" at the ERB ( Euromediterranean Network of Experimental and Representative Basins) 2018 conference in Darmstadt. You can download Rick's poster here (PDF, 4039 KB).
Manuela Brunner received a distinction from the University of Zurich for her outstanding PhD thesis on "Catchment- and Event-Type Specific Synthetic Design Hydrographs. Estimation, Characterization, Regionalization, and Uncertainty". Congratulations!
Manuela Brunner succressfully defended her PhD thesis on "Catchment- and Event-Type Specific Synthetic Design Hydrographs. Estimation, Characterization, Regionalization, and Uncertainty" on 29th of January, 2018.
Sandra Pool has been selected to receive an Outstanding Student Paper Award at the American Geophysical Union conference (AGU) in December 2017 for the poster presentation on "Improving Regionalization with a Limited Number of Strategic Runoff Measurements: An Evaluation Based on 668 U.S. Catchments".
Coming out soon: the new open access online course (MOOC) about "Water in Switzerland" is soon getting online. Watch the trailer now.
Manuel Antonetti successfully defended his PhD thesis about “Runoff Generation during Heavy Rainfall Events: Integrating Expert Knowledge about Dominant Runoff Processes in Conceptual Hydrological Models” on 25th of August, 2017.
Florian Lustenberger recieved the Semesterpreis for his outstanding BSc thesis in H2K (Supervision Ilja van Meerveld).
The second SwimSci event (Swim and Science) took place on a warm and sunny summer day, allowing for a cooling swimm after a day full of presentations about hydrological modelling, field work and future plans.
Benjamin Fischer successfully defended his PhD thesis about “spatial and temporal runoff generation processes in a Swiss pre-alpine headwater catchment” on 26th of May, 2016.
After having a SkiSci (Ski and Science) event in winter, we now had our first SwimSci (Swim and Science) afternoon with presentations about our current work, followed by swimming in the cool Limmat.
Our publication ‘Smiling in the rain: Seven reasons to be positive about uncertainty in hydrological modelling’, has been recognized as the top cited Invited Commentary published in Hydrological Processes in 2013.
Nans Addor successfully defended his PhD thesis about “Impacts of Climate Change on Discharge in Switzerland: Cascading Uncertainties and Robustness in Models” on 10th of June, 2015.
This year's SOLA was as always a lot of fun!
Michael Rinderer successfully defended his PhD thesis about “Assessing key controls of catchment functioning by investigating distributed groundwater dynamics, hydrological connectivity and runoff response on different spatial scales” on 20th of March, 2015.
Our latest e-learning films are now online.
Welcome to Dr. April James, associate professor at Nipissing University, Ontario, Canada, who visits H2K from March 6-April 18.
Our latest e-learning film about snow hydrology is now online. You can watch it using this link.
Michael Rinderer awarded a SNF - Early Postdoc. Mobility fellowship on his project: "ICaRus - Investigating Catchment Runoff Response by Assessing Spatial Patterns of Groundwater Dynamics" at Duke University, North Carolina, USA