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© Prof. Harry Vereecken

Vereecken, Harry

Prof. Dr., Institute of Bio- and Geosciences IBG-3 Agrosphere, Forschungszentrum Jülich


Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Institute of Bio- and Geosciences
IBG-3 Agrosphere
52428 Jülich


Fon: +49 2461 61 6392

Research topics

  • Hydrogeophysics: Development and use of ground-based geophysical methods (ERT, EMI, GPR)
  • Soil physics: Flow and Transport in soils and groundwater
  • Integrated modelling of terrestrial systems: Modelling of hydrological and biogeochemical processes from the lab to the regional scale

Resources and technologies

  • Data assimilation techniques


  • Vanderlinden K., H. Vereecken, H. Hardelauf, M. Herbst, G. Martinez, M. Cosh, and Y. and Pacheksy (2012): Temporal stability of soil water contents: A review of data and analyses. Vadose Zone J., 11,4, doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0178
  • Vereecken H., L. Weihermueller, F. Jonard, C. Montzka, et al. (2012): Characterization of crop canopies and water stress related phenomena using microwave remote sensing methods: A review. Vadose Zone J., 11(2), doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0138ra
  • Zacharias S., H. Bogena, L. Samaniego, M. Mauder, R. Fuss, T. Puetz, M. Frenzel, M. Schwank, C. Baessler, K. Butterbach-Bahl, O. Bens, E. Borg, A. Brauer, P. Dietrich, I. Hajnsek, G. Helle, R. Kiese, H. Kunstmann, S. Klotz, J. C. Munch, H. Papen, E. Priesack, H. P. Schmid, R. Steinbrecher, U. Rosenbaum, G. Teutsch, H. Vereecken, (2011): A Network of Terrestrial Environmental Observatories in Germany. Vadose Zone J., 10, 3,955-973
  • Weynants M., H. Vereecken, M. Javaux (2009): Revisting Vereecken Pedotransfer Functions: Introducing a Closed-Form Hydraulic Model, Vadose Zone J., 8, 86–95, doi:10.2136/vzj2008.0062
  • Vereecken H., J. A. Huisman, H. J. Hendricks Franssen, N. Brüggemann, H. R. Bogena, S. Kollet, M. Javaux, J. van der Kruk, J. Vanderborght (2015): Soil hydrology: Recent methodological advances, challenges, and perspectives. Water Resources Research, 51(4), 2616–2633