Current Research Projects

Ministerium für Innovation Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen Future Water

As part of the "Future Water" progress summit, the contribution options of population models for the development of water resources that are compatible with water are being analyzed at remaining transversal structures in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Emschergenossenschaft und Lippeverband The Emscher near Dortmund-Deusen - Scientific monitoring and assessment of the development of an ecological improvement

In a project funded by the Emscher Genossenschaft / Lippeverband, the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management, in close cooperation with the Department of Aquatic Ecology of the University of Duisburg-Essen (Prof. Dr. Daniel Hehring), investigates the different morphological conversion measures and their ecological effects in an 2 km long section of the Emscher at Dortmund-Deusen.

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Closed Research Projects

BMWi, MKULNV Feasibility of an Underground Pumped Storage

With the expiry of the coal industry in 2018, the mining industry leaves behind an extensive infrastructure. In a second phase of the project, the feasibility of an underground pumped storage at the Prosper-Haniel mine will be investigated.

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Europäische Komission DESSIN

Demonstrate Ecosystem Services Enabling Innovation in the Water Sector (DESSIN)

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Land NRW, EU Underground pumped storage

With the expiry of the coal industry in 2018, the mining industry leaves an extensive infrastructure. Shaft depths of up to 1,200 meters, numerous extensions at depth and a large-scale drainage system may open up prospects for subsequent use as an underground pumped storage facility.

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Assimilation of Remote Sensing Data into a Conceptual Rainfall-Runoff Model for Hydrological Forecasting Applications

Remote sensing information has extensively developed over the past few years and spatially distributed data for hydrological applications has now become available at high resolution.

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Short-Term Reservoir Optimization by Stochastic Optimization for Mitigation Downstream Flood Risks

An important objective of the operation of multi-purpose reservoirs is the mitigation of flood risks in downstream river reaches.

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Application of Chance Constrained Stochastic Optimization for Mitigating Downstream Flood Risks

Ensemble forecasting is a growing field in the operation of multi-purpose reservoirs and mitigation of flood risks in downstream river reaches.

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