Projects

1. On-line DA and ensemble forecasting groundwater and soil moisture
Source: TNO
Started in: 2003
Type: PhD project (Schuurmans)
PI: Bierkens

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

3. AQUATERRA – Understanding river-sediment-soil-groundwater interactions for support of management of waterbodies (river basin & catchment areas)
Source: EU FP6
Started in: 2004
Type: PhD project (Visser)
Utrecht PI: Bierkens

4. Summerschool Climate and the hydrological cycle – COM07
Source: BSIK program Climate Changes Spatial Planning
Started in: 2005
Type: Money to organize summer school and publish book.
PI: Bierkens

5. DYNAQUAL – Dynamics of groundwater and surface water quality
Source: TNO
Started in: 2006
Type : PhD Project (Rozemeijer)
PI: van Geer

6. 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)

7. 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

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

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

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

11. Nested modelling of the discharge from large catchments using hydromorphological units
Source: Scholarship Thailand
Started: 2009
Type: Phd Project (Vannametee)
PI: Karssenberg

12. 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

13. Anthropogenic land use change triggers climate-vegetation shift during Roman Classical period
Source: UU Research Focus Earth and Sustainability
Started in: 2009
Type; PhD project (Dermody)
PI: Dekker (Environmental Sciences)

14. Design and implementation of a life cycle management system supporting model component construction and integration for modelling coupled spatio-temporal systems
Source: VITO
Started in: 2009
Type: PhD project (Schmitz)
PI: Karssenberg

15. 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

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

17. 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

18. Monitoring Strategy for Hydrogeological parameters
Source: TNO
Started in: 2011
Type: PhD project (Lourens)
PI: van Geer

19. ASIMUD – Remote sensing data assimilation in modelling urban dynamics
Source: Belgian Science Policy Office (Belspo), contract SR/00/138 through VITO
Started in: 2011
Type: short cooperative project (3rd stream)
PI UU: Karssenberg

20. Quantification of uncertainty in radiological risk assessement after radiological and nuclear accidents
Source: RIVM, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Started in: 2012
Type: small model building contract (3rd stream)
PI: Karssenberg

21. 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

22. 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)

23. The effect of mega-nourishments on freshwater reserves, salt water intrusion and fresh water outflow (Part of project S5 Hydrology and Geochemistry of  NatureCoast – an STW Perspectives program on Nature-driven nourishment of coastal systems)
Source: NWO/STW
Started in: 2013
Type: PhD (Huizer)
PI S5: Bierkens.