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Kollet, S., F. Gasper, S. Brdar, K. Goergen, H.J. Hendricks Franssen, J. Keune, W. Kurtz, V. Küll, F. Pappenberger, S. Poll, S. Trömel, P. Shrestha, C. Simmer, and M. Sulis (2018), Introduction of an experimental terrestrial forecasting/monitoring system at regional to continental scales based on the Terrestrial Systems Monitoring Platform (v.1.1.0). Water 10(11), 1697,

Tang, Q., O.S. Schilling, W. Kurtz, P. Brunner, H. Vereecken, and H.J. Hendricks Franssen (2018), Simulating flood induced riverbed transience using unmanned aerial vehicles, physically-based hydrological modelling and the ensemble Kalman filter. Water Resources Research, 54(11), 9342-9363,

Chaudhuri, A., H.J. Hendricks Franssen, and M. Sekhar (2018), Iterative filter based estimation of fully 3D heterogeneous fields of permeability and Mualem-van Genuchten parameters. Advances in Water Resources, 122, 340-354,

Keller, J., H.J. Hendricks Franssen, and G. Marquart (2018), Comparing seven variants of the Ensemble Kalman Filter: how many synthetic experiments are needed?, Water Resources Research, Volume 54, Issue 9,

Shrestha, P., W. Kurtz, G. Vogel, J.P. Schulz, M. Sulis, H.J. Hendricks Franssen, S. Kollet, and C. Simmer (2018), Connection between root zone soil moisture and surface energy flux partitioning using modelling, observations, and data assimilation for a temperate grassland site in Germany. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 123,

Li, D., H.J. Hendricks Franssen, X. Han, M.A. Jimenez-Bello, F. Martinez-Alzamora and H. Vereecken (2018), Evaluation of an operational real-time irrigation scheduling scheme for drip irrigated citrus fields in Picassent, Spain. Agricultural Water management 208, 45-477,

Post, H., H.J. Hendricks Franssen, X. Han, R. Baatz, C. Montzka, M. Schmidt, and H. Vereecken (2018), Evaluation and uncertainty analysis of regional scale CLM4.5 net carbon flux estimates. Biogeosciences, 15, 187-208,

Zhang, H., W. Kurtz, S. Kollet, H. Vereecken and H.J. Hendricks Franssen (2018), Comparison of different assimilation methodologies of groundwater levels to improve predictions of root zone soil moisture with an integrated terrestrial systems model. Advances in Water Resources, 111, 224-238,

Sharples, W., Zhukov, I., Geimer, M., Goergen, K., Luehrs, S., Breuer, T., Naz, B., Kulkarni, K., Brdar, S., and Kollet, S (2018), A run control framework to streamline profiling, porting, and tuning simulation runs and provenance tracking of geoscientific applications, Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 2875-2895,


Baatz, D., W. Kurtz, H.-J. Hendricks Franssen, H. Vereecken, S. J. Kollet (2017), Catchment tomography - An approach for spatial parameter estimation, Advances in Water Resour., 107, 147-159, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.06.006.

Borsing, N., J. F. Wellmann, J. Niederau, K. Regenauer-Lieb (2017), Entropy production in a box: Analysis of instabilities in confined hydrothermal systems, Water Resour. Res., 53, 7716-7739, doi:10.1002/2017WR020427.

Fetzer, T., J. Vanderborght, K. Mosthaf, K. M. Smits, and R. Helmig (2017), Heat and water transport in soils and across the soil-atmosphere interface: 2. Numerical analysis, Water Resour. Res., 53, 1080–1100, doi:10.1002/2016WR019983.

Gueting, N., T. Vienken, A. Klotzsche, J. van der Kruk, J. Vanderborght, J. Caers, H. Vereecken, and A. Englert (2017), High resolution aquifer characterization using crosshole GPR full-waveform tomography: Comparison with direct-push and tracer test data, Water Resour. Res., 53, doi:10.1002/2016WR019498.

Kollet, S., et al. (2017), The integrated hydrologic model intercomparison project, IH-MIP2: A second set of benchmark results to diagnose integrated hydrology and feedbacks, Water Resour. Res., 53, 867–890, doi:10.1002/2016WR019191.

Kurtz, W., A. Lapin, O. S. Schilling, et al. (2017), Integrating hydrological modelling, data assimilation and cloud computing for real-time management of water resources, J Environmental Modelling & Software, 93, 418-435, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.03.011

Post, H., J. A. Vrugt, A. Fox, H. Vereecken, and H.-J. Hendricks Franssen (2017), Estimation of Community Land Model parameters for an improved assessment of net carbon fluxes at European sites, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 122, 661–689, doi:10.1002/2015JG003297.

Sulis, M., J. L. Williams, P. Shrestha, et al. (2017), Coupling Groundwater, Vegetation, and Atmospheric Processes: A Comparison of Two Integrated Models, J. Hydrometeorol., 18(5), 1489-1511, doi:org/10.1175/JHM-D-16-0159.1.

Vanderborght, J., T. Fetzer, K. Mosthaf, K. M. Smits, and R. Helmig (2017), Heat and water transport in soils and across the soil-atmosphere interface: 1. Theory and different model concepts, Water Resour. Res., 53, 1057–1079, doi:10.1002/2016WR019982.


Bick, T., et al. (2016), Assimilation of 3D radar reflectivities with an ensemble Kalman filter on the convective scale, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 142(696), 1490–1504, doi:10.1002/qj.2751.

Burs, D., J. Bruckmann, T. R. Ruede (2016), Developing a structural and conceptual model of a tectonically limited karst aquifer: a hydrogeological study of the Hastenrather Graben near Aachen, Germany, Environ. Earth Sci., 75(18), 1253, doi:10.1007/s12665-016-6039-x.

de la Varga, M. and F. Wellmann (2016), Structural geologic modeling as an inference problem: A Bayesian perspective, Interpretation, 4(3), SM1-SM16, doi:10.1190/INT-2015-0188.1.

Eicker, A., and A. Springer (2016), Monthly and sub-monthly hydrological variability: in-orbit validation by GRACE level 1B observations, J. Geod., 90, 573, doi:10.1007/s00190-016-0895-8.

Fang, Z., H. Bogena, S. J. Kollet, and H. Vereecken (2016), Scale dependent parameterization of soil hydraulic conductivity in 3D simulation of hydrological processes in a forested headwater catchment, J. Hydrol., 536, 365–375, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.03.020.

Ferguson, I. M., J. L. Jefferson, R. M. Maxwell, and S. J. Kollet (2016), Effects of root water uptake formulation on simulated water and energy budgets at local and basin scales, Environ. Earth Sci., 75, 316, doi:10.1007/s12665-015-5041-z.

Han, X. J., et al. (2016), Simultaneous soil moisture and properties estimation for a drip irrigated field by assimilating cosmic-ray neutron intensity, J. Hydrol., 539, 611–624, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.05.050.

Höbig, N., R. Mediavilla, et al. (2016), Palaeohydrological evolution and implications for palaeoclimate since the Late Glacial at Laguna de Fuente de Piedra, southern Spain, Quaternary International, 407, 29-46, doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2016.02.051.

Keune, J., F. Gasper, K. Goergen, A. Hense, P. Shrestha, M. Sulis, and S. J. Kollet (2016), Studying the influence of groundwater representations on land surface-atmosphere feedbacks during the European heat wave in 2003, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 13,301–13,325, doi:10.1002/2016JD025426.

Knist, S., et al. (2016), Land-atmosphere coupling in EURO-CORDEX evaluation experiments, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JD025476.

Koch, J., T. Cornelissen, Z. Fang, H. Bogena, B. Diekkrüger, S. J. Kollet, and S. Stisen (2016), Inter-comparison of three distributed hydrological models with respect to seasonal variability of soil moisture patterns at a small forested catchment, J. Hydrol., 533, 234–249, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.12.002.

Kollet, S. J. (2016), Technical note: Inference in hydrology from entropy balance considerations, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20(7), 2801–2809, doi:10.5194/hess-20-2801-201s6.

Kurtz, W., G. He, S. J. Kollet, R. M. Maxwell, H. Vereecken, and H.-J. Hendricks Franssen (2016), TerrSysMP–PDAF (version 1.0): a modular high-performance data assimilation framework for an integrated land surface–subsurface model, Geosci. Model Dev., 9(4), 1341–1360, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1341-2016.

Vereecken, H., et al. (2016), Modeling Soil Processes: Review, Key Challenges, and New Perspectives, Vadose Zone J., 15(5), doi:10.2136/vzj2015.09.0131.

Wellmann, F., S. T. Thiele, M. D. Lindsay, M. W. Jessell (2016), pynoddy 1.0: an experimental platform for automated 3-D kinematic and potential field modelling, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 1019–1035, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1019-2016.


Bierkens, M. F. P., V. A. Bell, P. Burek, et al. (2015), Hyper-resolution global hydrological modelling: What is next?: “Everywhere and locally relevant”, Hydrol. Process., 29(2), 310–320, doi: 10.1002/hyp.10391.

Fang, Z., H. Bogena, S. J. Kollet, J. Koch, and H. Vereecken (2015), Spatio-temporal validation of long-term 3D hydrological simulations of a forested catchment using empirical orthogonal functions and wavelet coherence analysis, J. Hydrol., 529, 1754–1767, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.08.011.

Han, X., J.-H. Hendricks Franssen, R. Rosolem, R. Jin, X. Li, and H. Vereecken (2015), Correction of systematic model forcing bias of CLM using assimilation of cosmic-ray Neutrons and land surface temperature: a study in the Heihe Catchment, China, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19(1), 615-629, doi:10.5194/hess-19-615-2015.

Prein, A. F., et al. (2015), A review on regional convection-permitting climate modeling: Demonstrations, prospects, and challenges., Rev. Geophys., 53(2), 323–361, doi:10.1002/2014RG000475.

Rahman, M., M. Sulis, and S. J. Kollet (2015), The subsurface-land surface-atmosphere connection under convective conditions, Advances in Water Resour., 83, 240-249, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.06.003.

Shrestha, P., M. Sulis, C. Simmer, and S. J. Kollet (2015), Impacts of grid resolution on surface energy fluxes simulated with an integrated surface-groundwater flow model, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19(10), 4317-4326, doi:10.5194/hess-19-4317-2015.

Sulis, M., M. Langensiepen, A. Schickling, C. Simmer, and S. J. Kollet (2015), Evaluating the influence of plant-specific physiological parameterizations on the partitioning of land surface energy fluxes, J. Hydrometeorol., 16(2), 517-533, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0153.1.

Tang, Q., W. Kurtz, P. Brunner, H. Vereecke,n and H.-J. Hendricks Franssen (2015), Characterisation of river-aquifer exchange fluxes: The role of spatial patterns of riverbed hydraulic conductivities, J. Hydrol., 531, 111-123, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.08.019.


Gasper, F., K. Goergen, P. Shrestha, M. Sulis, J. Rihani, M. Geimer, and S. J. Kollet (2014), Implementation and scaling of the fully coupled Terrestrial Systems Modeling Platform (TerrSysMP v1.0) in a massively parallel supercomputing environment - A case study on JUQUEEN (IBM Blue Gene/Q), Geosci. Model Dev., 7(5), 2531–2543, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-2531-2014.

Rahman, M., M. Sulis, and S. J. Kollet (2014), The concept of dual-boundary forcing in land surface-subsurface interactions of the terrestrial hydrologic and energy cycles, Water Resour. Res., 50(11), 8531-8548, doi:10.1002/2014WR015738,

Shrestha, P., M. Sulis, M. Masbou, S. J. Kollet, and C. Simmer (2014), A scale-consistent Terrestrial Systems Modeling Platform based on COSMO, CLM and ParFlow, Mon. Weather Rev., 142(9), 3466–3483, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00029.1.

Springer, A., J. Kusche, K. Hartung, C. Ohlwein, and L. Longuevergne (2014), New Estimates of Variations in Water Flux and Storage over Europe Based on Regional (Re)Analyses and Multisensor Observations, J. Hydrometeorol., 141006071153004, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-14-0050.1.