• Jiang, C.Parteli, E. J. R.; Shao, Y.
    A model for continental-scale water erosion and sediment transport and its application to Yellow River Basin.
    Submitted (2024).

  • Carvalho, A. M.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Araújo, A. D.; Ellis, J. T.; Pinheiro, L. S.; Sousa, H. H. F.; Bae, J.; Zhang, P.; Swann, C.; Moro, M. F.; Sherman, D.
    "Wild donkeys" on the process of dunes and deflation plain stabilization along the Jericoacoara National Park/Northeastern Brazil.
    Preprint (2024).

  • Wu, R.; Dong, Z.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Wei, T.; Yan, Y.; Li, F.; Jiao, X.; Qin, X.; Shao, Y.  
    Zn isotope tracing unveils primary anthropogenic Zn sources in glacial cryoconite of the High Asia mountains.
    Submitted (2024).

  • Dong, Z.; Wei, T.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Liu, X.; Ren, J.; Shao, Y.
    Using Iron Stable Isotopes to Quantify the Origins of the Cryoconite Iron Materials in Western China and Exploring Controlling Factors.
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, accepted (2024).

  • Eghtedarnejad, M.; Malekinejad, H.; Rafiei-Sardooi, E.; Parteli, E. J. R.
    A regional model for soil moisture concentration from remote sensing data and its application for agricultural drought hazard mapping.
    Submitted (2024).

  • Wei, T.; Dong, Z.W.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Zong, C.; Kang, S.; Shao, Y.; Qin, X.
    Weathering controls on the iron isotopic variability of Tibetan Plateau surface dust: Implications for the iron biogeochemical cycle.
    Submitted (2024).

  • Rafiei-Sardooi, E.; Ghazanfarpour, H.; Azareh, A.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Faryabi, M.
    An integrated modeling framework for groundwater contamination risk assessment in arid, data-scarce environments.
    Submitted (2024).

  • Jiang, C.Parteli, E. J. R.; Xia, Q.; Shao, Y.
    Evaluation of Precipitation Reanalysis Products for Regional Hydrological Modelling in the Yellow River Basin.
    Theoretical and Applied Climatology 155, 2605–2626 (2024).



  • Angelidakis, V.; Blank, M.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Roy, S.; Schiochet Nasato, D.; Xiao, H.; Pöschel, T.
    DEM simulation of the powder application in powder bed fusion.
    Submitted (2023).

  • Jiang, C. 
    A model for continental-scale water erosion and sediment transport and its application to the Yellow River Basin.
    Doctoral Thesis, University of Cologne (2023).

  • Tholen, K.; Pähtz, T.; Kamath, S.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Kroy, K.
    Anomalous scaling of Aeolian sand transport reveals coupling to bed rheology.
    Physical Review Letters 130, 058204 (2023).

  • Kahlert, P.
    Setting up a case: Towards a CFD simulation of a turbulent wind field above Gale Crater, Mars.
    Bachelor Thesis, University of Duisburg-Essen (2023).

  • Alcántara-Ayala, I.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Pradhan, B.; Cuomo, S.; Vieira, B. C.
    Editorial: Physics and Modelling of Landslides.
    Frontiers in Physics 11, 1146166 (2023).

  • Dong, Z.W.; Shao, Y.; Xiaju, J.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Weijun, L.; Marcelli, A.; Ting, W.; Xiang, Q.
    Iron Particle Variability Reveals the Interface Effects of Aerosol-Pollutant Interactions on the Glacier Surface of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 128, e2022JD038232 (2023).



  • Parteli, E. J. R.
    Predicted expansion of sand deserts.
    Nature Climate Change 12, 967-968 (2022).

  • Jiang, C.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Xia, Q.; Yin, X.; Shao, Y.
    A Regional Hydrological Model for Arid and Semi-Arid River Basins with Consideration of Irrigation.
    Environmental Modelling & Software 157, 105531 (2022).

  • Kamath, S.; Shao, Y.; Parteli, E. J. R.
    Scaling laws in Aeolian sand transport under low sand availability.
    Geophysical Research Letters 49, e2022GL097767 (2022).

  • Parteli, E. J. R.
    Physics and Modeling of Wind-Blown Sand Landscapes.
    In: Shroder, J. J. F. (Ed.), Treatise on Geomorphology (Second Edition), vol. 8. Elsevier, Academic Press, Chapter 7.03, pp. 20–52 (2022).

  • Di, J.; Dong, Z.W.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Wei, T.; Marcelli, A.; Chen, S.; Ren, J.; Qin, X.
    Insight into atmospheric deposition and spatial distribution of bioavailable iron in the glaciers of northeastern Tibetan Plateau.
    Science of the Total Environment 825, 153946 (2022).

  • Jiang, C.-W.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Dong, Z.B.; Zhang, Z.; Qian, G.; Luo, W.; Lu, J.; Xiao, F.; Mei, F.
    Wind-tunnel experiments of Aeolian sand transport reveal a bimodal probability distribution function for the particle liftoff velocities.
    Catena 217, 106496 (2022).

  • Rafiei-Sardooi, E.; Azareh, A.; Joorabian-Shooshtari, S.; Parteli, E. J. R.
    Long-term assessment of land use and climate change on water scarcity in arid and semiarid regions: The case of Halil River Basin.
    Ecological Modelling 467, 109934 (2022).

  • Jiao, X.; Dong, Z.W.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Brahney, J.; Wei, T.; Marcelli, A.; Nie, J.; Ren, J.; Qin, X.
    Uranium isotopic composition and constraints on the provenance of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau's surface dust.
    Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 127, e2021JF006480 (2022).

  • Jiao, X.; Dong, Z.W.; Brahney, J.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Li, F.; Marcelli, A.; Wei, T.
    Uranium isotopes of aeolian dust deposited in northern Tibetan Plateau glaciers: Implications for tracing aeolian dust provenance.
    Fundamental Research, 2(5), 716-726 (2022).

  • Parteli, E. J. R.
    Wie stoppt man eine Wanderdüne?
    Physik Journal 21 (Nr. 2), 16-17 (2022).



  • Kruss, M.; Salzmann, T.; Parteli, E. J. R.;  Jungmann, F.; Teiser, J.; Schönau, L.; Wurm, G.
    Lifting of tribocharged grains by Martian winds.
    Planetary Science Journal 2, 238 (2021).

  • Elekes, F.; Parteli, E. J. R.
    An expression for the angle of repose of dry cohesive granular materials on Earth and in planetary environments.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2021).

  • Parteli, E. J. R.
    Elektrisierende Turbulenz.
    Physik Journal 20 (Nr. 3), 22-23 (2021).

  • Kamath, S.; Parteli, E. J. R.
    Toward a large-scale particle-based parallel simulator of Aeolian sand transport, including a model for mobile sand availability.
    European Physical Journal Web of Conferences 249, 13004 (2021).

  • Rafiei Sardooi, E.; Azareh, A.; Mesbahzadeh, T.; Sardoo, F. S.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Pradhan, B.
    A hybrid model using data mining and multi-criteria decision-making methods for landslide risk mapping at Golestan Province, Iran.
    Environmental Earth Sciences 80, 487 (2021).

  • Yin, X.; Huang, N.; Jiang, C.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Zhang, J.
    Splash function for the collision of sand-sized particles onto an inclined granular bed, based on discrete-element-simulations.
    Powder Technology 378, 348-358 (2021).


Earlier publications from our group - as Computational Geosciences group @ University of Cologne:



  • Lima, I. A.Parteli, E. J. R.; Shao, Y.; Andrade, J. S.; Herrmann, H. J.; Araújo, A. D.
    CFD Simulation of the wind field over a terrain with sand fences: Critical spacing for the wind shear velocity.
    Aeolian Research 43, 100574 (2020).

  • Schmidt, J.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Uhlmann, N.; Wörlein, N.; Wirth, K.-E.; Pöschel, T.; Peukert, W.
    Packings of micron-sized spherical particles - insights from bulk density determination, X-ray microtomography and discrete element simulations
    Advanced Powder Technology 31, 2293-2304(2020).

  • Binnie, A.; Binnie, S. A.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Dunai, T. J.
    The implications of sampling approach and gemorphological processes for cosmogenic 10Be exposure dating of marine terraces.
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 467, 130-139 (2020).



  • Bourke, M.; Balme, M. R.; Lewis, S. R.; Lorenz, R.; Parteli, E. J. R. 
    Planetary Aeolian Geomorphology.
    In: Livingstone, I.; Warren, A. (Eds.), Aeolian Geomorphology: A New Introduction. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chapter 11, pp. 261–286 (2019).

  • Pöschel, T.; Nasato, D. S.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Gallas, J. A. C.; Müller, P.
    Ping-pong ball cannon: Why do barrel and balls fly in the same direction?
    American Journal of Physics 87(4), 255-263(2019).
  • Determann, M.
    Morphodynamic modelling of aeolian sediment landscapes under consideration of seasonal vegetation cover dynamics.
    Master Thesis, University of Cologne (2019).



  • Telfer, M. W.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Radebaugh, J.; Beyer, R. A.; Bertrand, T.; Forget, F.; Nimmo, F.; Grundy, W. M.; Moore, J. M.; Alan Stern, S.; Spencer, J.; Lauer, T. R.; Earle, A. M.; Binzel, R. P.; Weaver, H. A.; Olkin, C. B.; Young, L. A.; Ennico, K.; Runyon, K.; New Horizons Geology, Geophysics and Imaging Science Theme Team 
    Dunes on Pluto.
    Science (AAAS) 360(6392), 992-997 (2018).

  • Hezel, D.; Parteli, E. J. R. 
    The spatial origin of chondrules in individual chondrites: constraints from modeling chondrule mixing.
    The Astrophysical Journal 863(1), 54(2018).

  • Zhang, Z.; Dong, Z.; Hu, G.; Parteli, E. J. R.
    Migration and morphology of asymmetric barchans in the Central Hexi Corridor of Northwest China.
    Geosciences 8(6), 204 (2018).

  • Gabarrou, S.; Le Cozannet, G.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Pedreros, R.; Guerber, E.; Millescamps, B.; Mallet, C.; Oliveros, C.
    Modelling the retreat of a coastal dune under changing winds.
    Journal of Coastal Research 85(10085), 166-170 (2018).

  • Elekes, F.
    Diskrete-Elemente-Simulation polydispersiver Granulate auf der Mondoberfläche unter Berücksichtigung kohäsiver Kräfte.
    Bachelor Thesis, University of Cologne (2018).

  • Parteli, E. J. R.
    Wind in den Dünen.
    Physik Journal 17(7), 18-19 (2018).



  • Fan, F.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Pöschel, T.
    Origin of granular capillarity revealed by particle-based simulations.
    Physical Review Letters 118(21), 218001 (2017).

  • Lima, I. A.; Araújo, A. D.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Andrade, J. S.; Herrmann, H. J.
    Optimal array of sand fences.
    Scientific Reports 7(1), 45148 (2017).



  • Tsoar, H.; Parteli, E. J. R.
    Bidirectional winds, barchan dune asymmetry and formation of seif dunes from barchans: a discussion.
    Environmental Earth Sciences 75, 1237 (2016).

  • Kryger, M.
    Investigation of linear dune morphology under the influence of vegetation and multimodal wind systems: Combining morphodynamic simulation and digital elevation data.
    Master Thesis, University of Cologne (2016).

  • Pourtavakoli, H.; Parteli, E. J. R.; Pöschel, T.
    Granular dampers: Does particle shape matter?
    New Journal of Physics 18, 073049 (2016).

  • Schiochet Nasato, D.; Pöschel, T.; Parteli, E. J. R.
    Effect of vibrations applied to the transport roller in the quality of the powder bed during additive manufacturing
    ICAT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Additive Technologies 6, 260-265 (2016).
  • Parteli, E. J. R.; Pöschel, T.
    Particle-based simulation of powder application in additive manufacturing.
    Powder Technology 288, 96-102 (2016).
  • Parteli, E. J. R.
    Rätsel der Mars-Wüsten.
    Physik Journal 15(8/9), 22-23 (2016).


More publications, including earlier publications by Dr. Eric Parteli

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