Sandesh Kamath et al., AGU Fall Meeting 2020, Paper 725394

Particle-scale models

  • Discrete-Element-Methods: particle models, physics of inter-particle interactions, granular flows

  • DFG grant 348617785
    Particle-based simulation of dust emission

  • We participate in the NSF grant 2027064 (led by Douglas Sherman, University of Alabama), Electrostatics in wind-blown sand

Bedform-scale simulation

  • From particles to bedforms: Computational Fluid Dynamic simulation of turbulent ABL flows over complex topography, agent-based and continuum models for bedform dynamics, physics of biogenic and anthropogenic feedbacks

  • DFG grant 280821821
    Model for dune morphodynamics under consideration of multidirectional winds, vegetation and biogenic crusts

  • DFG grant 386788973
    Optimization of soil erosion control with sand fences

NASA

Regional Modelling

  • Hydrological-Land Surface Simulation, upscaling models for Climatic-Geomorphologic Circulation (with Yaping Shao within SFB1211), natural hazards, landslide risk assessment

Ariane Binnie et al., doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2019.12.017

Computational Geochronology

  • Numerical simulation of cosmogenic nuclide concentration in rocks under consideration of complex exposure histories (description)
ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)

Applications in the Planetary Science

  • Accretion models for planetesimal formation, Planetary Geomorphology

  • DFG Grant 403438892
    Wind systems and dune formation in Gale Crater, Mars

Eric Parteli & Thorsten Pöschel, doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2015.10.035

Applications in the Engineering Science

  • Powder application in additive manufacturing (with Thorsten Pöschel within SFB814), granular pipe flows, particle separation in microfluidic devices, percolation and transport phenomena in porous media, among many other applications