Land art (sort of…)

Artist Klaus Dauven turned the gravity dam of the Talsperre Eibenstock Reservoir (Saxony, Germany) into art by using pressure washers. Simple and impressive!


Let’s meet at ICWRER 2013


I am pleased to give a talk on this year’s 6th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research (ICWRER) which will take place in Koblenz, Germany, from June 3–7 2013.

I am looking forward to presenting some bits of my current research in a talk entitled “Infiltration during wadi runoff–a modelling tool for improving groundwater recharge assessment” on Thursday, 06-06-2013 at 04:15 pm in Room 1 (Hydroinformatics Session).

Further information can be found under:

So feel free to join, discuss and contribute! See you in Koblenz!

PhD Seminary Oberstdorf


Since a couple of years, Uni Stuttgart’s IWS-LHG, Garmisch-based IMK-IFU (plus parts of Uni Augsburg’s geography department) and TU Dresden’s IHM hold a joint PhD seminary. This year, the seminary takes place at Oberstdorf. As always, a fine opportunity for scientific exchange and discussion…

Guess where…

Going through a bunch of rather old photographs (…yeah, I do believe that digital data will get lost faster than mankind will be able to securely store them away), I found this one:


Guess where it was taken? By the way: The white patches are remainders of the snowpack; picture was taken in May, 2005.

It was taken in the Cévennes, Southern France, in vicinity of Mont Lozère: