Department Water Resources and Drinking Water

Water Resources & Drinking Water

Our research concentrates on physical and chemical processes in groundwater, surface water and drinking water. We conduct basic and applied research on water resources, water contaminants, and water treatment to contribute to sustainable water management from local to nationwide scales.

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Podgorski, J.; Berg, M.; Kipfer, R. (2019) Isotope mapping of groundwater pollution and renewal, IAEA Bulletin, 60(1), 31-32, Institutional Repository
Hiranuma, N.; Adachi, K.; Bell, D. M.; Belosi, F.; Beydoun, H.; Bhaduri, B.; Bingemer, H.; Budke, C.; Clemen, H.-C.; Conen, F.; Cory, K. M.; Curtius, J.; DeMott, P. J.; Eppers, O.; Grawe, S.; Hartmann, S.; Hoffmann, N.; Höhler, K.; Jantsch, E.; Kiselev, A.; Koop, T.; Kulkarni, G.; Mayer, A.; Murakami, M.; Murray, B. J.; Nicosia, A.; Petters, M. D.; Piazza, M.; Polen, M.; Reicher, N.; Rudich, Y.; Saito, A.; Santachiara, G.; Schiebel, T.; Schill, G. P.; Schneider, J.; Segev, L.; Stopelli, E.; Sullivan, R. C.; Suski, K.; Szakáll, M.; Tajiri, T.; Taylor, H.; Tobo, Y.; Ullrich, R.; Weber, D.; Wex, H.; Whale, T. F.; Whiteside, C. L.; Yamashita, K.; Zelenyuk, A.; Möhler, O. (2019) A comprehensive characterization of ice nucleation by three different types of cellulose particles immersed in water, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(7), 4823-4849, doi:10.5194/acp-19-4823-2019, Institutional Repository
Burri, N. M.; Weatherl, R.; Moeck, C.; Schirmer, M. (2019) A review of threats to groundwater quality in the anthropocene, Science of the Total Environment, 684, 136-154, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.236, Institutional Repository
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July 23, 2019

A team of ten female cyclists is currently undertaking the hardest ride of their lives, riding all stages of this year’s Tour de France route—albeit one day ahead of the men’s race. Amongst the cyclists is Sara Beck, a postdoc in the Environmental Microbiology department. Read more

Research Projects

The project investigates what measures are most effective in influencing a river corridor so that river restoration and groundwater flow systems can help to mitigate the effects of floods and droughts.
This project facilitates the exchange of data, maps and information on geogenic contaminants (focussing on arsenic and fluoride) via the web-based Groundwater Assessment Platform (GAP)