Publications


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2013

Carr, G and Potter, R.B. 2013. Towards effective water reuse: drivers, challenges and strategies shaping the organisational management of reclaimed water in Jordan.  The Geographical Journal, 179 (1), 61-73. 

 

Carr, G., Loucks, D.P. and Bloeschl, G. 2013. An Analysis of Public Participation in the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Study.  Chapter 4 in Gover, V.I. and Kratzenberg, G. (eds), Water Co-mangement. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA.

 

Baldassarre, G. D., Viglione, A., Carr, G., Kuil, L., Salinas, J. L. and Blöschl, G. (2013) Socio-hydrology: conceptualising human-flood interactions. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 10(4), 4515-4536. (Accepted for HESS)

 

Billmaier, M. and Bucher, C. (2013) System identification based on selective sensitivity analysis: a case-study, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 332(11), 2627-2642.

Carr, G and Potter, R.B. (2013) Towards effective water reuse: drivers, challenges and strategies shaping the organisational management of reclaimed water in Jordan.  The Geographical Journal, 179 (1), 61-73. 

 

Carr, G., Loucks, D.P. and Bloeschl, G. (2013) An Analysis of Public Participation in the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Study.  Chapter 4 in Gover, V.I. and Kratzenberg, G. (eds), Water Co-mangement. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA.

 

Derx, J., Farnleitner, A. H., Zessner, M., Pang, L., Schijven, J. and Blaschke, A. P. (2013) Evaluating the effect of temperature induced water viscosity and density fluctuations on virus and DOC removal during river bank filtration – a scenario analysis. River Systems, 20(3-4), 169 – 184. doi: 10.1127/1868-5749/2012/0059.

Derx, J., Blaschke, A. P., Farnleitner, A. H., Pang, L., Blöschl, G. and Schijven, J. F. (2013) Effects of fluctuations in river water level on virus removal by bank filtration and aquifer passage - A scenario analysis. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 147, 34-44.

 

Egle, L., Rechberger, H. and Zessner, M. (2013) Möglichkeiten der Phosphornutzung aus Abwasser und Klärschlamm. ÖWAV-Seminar Flussgebietsmanagement und Nährstoffe, Vienna, Austria. 06.03.2013 - 07.03.2013. In: Kreuzinger, N. and Zessner, M. (eds.) Wiener Mitteilungen, 228, 133 - 156.

Exner-Kittridge, M., Niederreiter, R., Eder, A. and Zessner, M. (2013) A simple and flexible field tested device for housing water monitoring sensors at point discharges.  Water Science and Technology, 67(5), 1026-1033.

 

Exner-Kittridge, M., Salinas, J. L. and Zessner, M. (Submitted) Streambank flux analytical methods evaluation and conntection to end-member mixing models.  Hydrology and Earth System Science

Haslinger, K., Anders, I. and Hofstätter, M. (2013) Regional climate modelling over complex terrain: an evaluation study of COSMO-CLM hindcast model runs for the Greater Alpine Region. Climate Dynamics, 40, 511–529.

 

Kirschner, A. K. T., Kavka, G. G., Reischer, G. H., Sommer, R., Blaschke, A. P., Vierheilig, J., Stevenson, M., Mach, R. L. and Farnleitner, A. H. (2013) Microbial Quality of the River Danube: Satus Quo and Future Perspectives. In: Liska, I. and Slobodnik, J. (eds.) Hand book of Environmental chemistry, special volume "The Danube River Basin". Spring Verlag, Berlin, Germany. (In press)

 

Parajka, J., Viglione, A., Rogger, M., Salinas, J. L., Sivapalan, M. and Blöschl, G. (2013) Comparative assessment of predictions in ungauged basins – Part 1: Runoff hydrograph studies, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 10, 375-409, doi:10.5194/hessd-10-375-2013.

 

Reischer, G. H., Ebdon, J. E., Bauer, J. M., Schuster, N., Ahmed, W., Åström, J., Blanch, A. R., Blöschl, G., Byamukama, D., Coakley, T., Ferguson, C., Goshu, G., Ko, G., de Roda Husman, A. M., Mushi, D., Poma, R., Pradhan, B., Rajal, V., Schade, M. A., Sommer, R., Taylor, H., Toth, E. M., Vrajmasu, V., Wuertz, S., Mach, R. L. and Farnleitner, A. H. (2013) Performance assessment of qPCR assays targeting human- and ruminant-associated Bacteroidetes for microbial source tracking across sixteen countries on six continents. Environmental Science and Technology. doi: 10.1021/es304367t.

 

Salinas, J. L., Castellarin, A., Kohnová, S. and Kjeldsen, T. R. (2013) On the quest for a pan-European flood frequency distribution: effect of scale and climate. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 10, 6321-6358. doi:10.5194/hessd-10-6321-2013

Salinas, J. L., Laaha, G., Rogger, M., Parajka, J., Viglione, A., Sivapalan, M. and Blöschl, G. (2013). Comparative assessment of predictions in ungauged basins – Part 2: Flood and low flow studies. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 10, 411-447.
 

Sobantka, A. and Rechberger, H. (2013) Extended statistical entropy analysis (eSEA) for improving the evaluation of Austrian wastewater treatment plants. Water Science and Technology, 67 (5), 1051-1057.

Szolgayova, E., Laaha, G., Blöschl, G. and Bucher, C. (2013) Factors influencing long range dependence in streamflow of European rivers. Hydrological Processes. doi:10.1002/hyp.9694.
 

Thaler, S., Zessner, M., Schilling, K. and Kroiss, H. (2013) How human diet impacts on waters and resources. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. (In press)

 

Vierheilig, J., Frick, C., Mayer, R., Kirchner, A., Reischer, G. H., Derx, J., Mach, R., Sommer, R. and Farnleitner, A. H. (2013) The indicator Bacterium Clostridium perfringens Hardly Occurs in Feces of Ruminant Wilflife but is Associated with Excreta from Non-Herbivorous Animals and Human Sweage. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. (In press)

Viglione, A., Merz, R., Salinas, J. L. and Blöschl, G. (2013) Flood frequency hydrology: 3. A Bayesian analysis. Water Resources Research, 49, 1-18. doi:10.1029/2011WR010782.

Viglione, A., Parajka, J., Rogger, M., Salinas, J. L., Laaha, G., Sivapalan, M. and Blöschl, G. (2013). Comparative assessment of predictions in ungauged basins-Part 3: Runoff signatures in Austria. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 10, 449-485.

Vreugdenhil, M., de Jeub, R. A. M. and Walker, J. P. (2013) Identification of clay pans from AMSR-E passive microwave observations.  International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34(14), 5201–5212.  doi: 10.1080/01431161.2013.788801.

 

Wagner, W., Hahn, S., Kidd, R., Melzer, T., Bartalis, Z., Hasenauer, S., Figa-Saldaña, J., de Rosnay, P., Jann, A., Schneider, S., Komma, J., Kubu, G., Brugger, K., Aubrecht, C., Züger, J., Gangkofner, U., Kienberger, S., Brocca, L., Wang, Y., Blöschl, G., Eitzinger, J. and Steinnocher, K. (2013) The ASCAT Soil Moisture Product: A Review of its Specifications, Validation Results, and Emerging Applications. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 22(1), 5–33. doi: 10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0399.

 

Wolff, S. and Bucher, C. (2013) Asynchronous collision integrators: Explicit treatment of unilateral contact with friction and nodal restraints. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. (In press)

 

Wolff, S. and Bucher, C. (2013) On continuous assumed gradient elements of second order. International Journal for Computational Methods, 10(1), 149-173. doi: 10.1142/S0219876213400094.

 

Wolff, S. and Bucher, C. (2013) Asynchronous variational integration using continuous assumed gradient elements. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 255, 158-166. doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2012.11.004.

 

Wolff, S. and Bucher, C. (2013) Distance fields on unstructured grids: Stable interpolation, assumed gradients, collision detection and gap function. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 259, 77-92. doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2013.02.015.

 

Yeshaneh, E., Wagner, W., Exner-Kittridge, M., Legesse, D. and Blöschl, G. (2013)   Identifying Land Use/Cover Dynamics in the Koga Catchment, Ethiopia, from Multi-Scale Data, and Implications for Environmental Change.  ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2(2), 302-323.  doi:10.3390/ijgi2020302

 

Ziegler, F. and Kazemi Amiri, A. (2013) Bridge vibrations effectively damped by means of tuned liquid column gas dampers. Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Building and Housing), 14(1), 1-16.

 

2012

 

Bamer, F. and Bucher, C.  2012. Application of the proper orthogonal decomposition for linear and nonlinear structures under transient excitations.  Acta Mech, 223, 2549–2563.

 

Blöschl, G., Carr, G., Bucher, C., Farnleitner, A. H., Rechberger, H., Wagner, W. and Zessner, M. 2012.  Promoting interdisciplinary education – the Vienna Doctoral Programme on Water Resource Systems.  Hydrology and Earth Systems Science, 16, 457-472

Carr, G., Loucks, D.P. and Bloeschl, G. 2012. Evaluating participation in water resource management: A review.  Water Resources Research, 48, W11401, doi:10.1029/2011WR011662.

Doubková, M., Van Dijk, A.I.J.M., Sabel, D., Wagner, W. and Blöschl, G. 2012. Evaluation of the predicted error of the soil moisture retrieval from C-band SAR by comparison against modelled soil moisture estimates over Australia. Remote Sensing of Environment, 120, 188–196

Kovacs, A., Fulop, B. and Honti, M.  2012.  Detection of hot spots of soil erosion and reservoir siltation in ungauged Mediterranean catchments. Energy Procedia, 18, 934 – 943.

Kovacs, A., Honti, M., Zessner, M., Eder, A., Clement, A. and Blöschl, G.  2012.  Identification of phosphorus emission hotspots in agricultural catchments. Science of the Total Environment, 433, 74–88. 

Rogger, M., Kohl, B., Pirkl, H., Viglione, A., Komma, J., Kirnbauer, R., Merz, R. and Blöschl, G. 2012.   Runoff models and flood frequency statistics for design flood estimation in Austria – Do they tell a consistent story?  Journal of Hydrology, 456-457, 30-43.

Rogger, M., Pirkl, H., Viglione, A., Komma, J., Kohl, B., Kirnbauer, R., Merz, R. and Blöschl, G. 2012.   Step changes in the flood frequency curve: Process controls. Water Resources Research, 48, W05544, doi:10.1029/2011WR011187.

Schilling, K., Bletterie, U., Kroiss, H. and Zessner, M. 2012.  Adapting the Austrian Edict on wastewater emissions for tanneries as consequence of foam formation on surface waters.  Environmental Science and Policy, 23, 68-73.

Sivapalan, M., Savenije, H.H.G. and Blöschl, G.  2012. Socio-hydrology: A new science of people and water.  Hydrological Processes, 26 (8), 1270-1276

Sobantka, A., Zessner, M. and Rechberger, H. 2012. The extension of statistical entropy analysis to chemical compounds. Entropy, 14, 2413-2426. 

Thaler, S., Zessner, M., Bertran De Lis, F., Kreuzinger, N. and Fehringer, R. 2012.  Considerations on methodological challenges for water footprint calculations.  Water Science & Technology, 65 (7), 1258 – 1264.

Vierheilig, J., Farnleitner, A.H., Kollanur, D., Blöschl, G. and Reischer, G.H. 2012. High abundance of genetic Bacteroidetes markers for total fecal pollution in pristine alpine soils suggests lack in specificity for feces.  Journal of Microbiological Methods, 88 (3) 433-435.

 

Wolff, S. and Bucher, C. 2012. Some aspects when applying continuous assumed gradient methods to explicit dynamics. Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE), 138, 910 - 913. 


2011

Farnleitner A.H., Reischer, G. H., Stadler, H. Kollanur, D., Sommer, R.,Blöschl, G., Barrella, K. M., Truesdale, J. A., Casarez, E. A. and Di Giovanni,  G. D. 2011. Agricultural and Rural Watersheds. Chapter 18 in: Hagedorn, C., Haarwood, J., Blanch A. (eds.). Microbial Source Tracking: Methods, Applications and Case Studies. Springer, US. 


Merz, R., Parajka, J. and Blöschl, G. 2011. Time stability of catchment model parameters: Implications for climate impact analyses. Water Resources Research, 47, W02531, doi:10.1029/2010WR009505. 

Reischer, G.H., Kollanur, D., Vierheilig, J., Wehrspaun, C., Mach, R.L., Sommer, R., Stadler, H., Farnleitner, A.H. 2011. Hypothesis-Driven Approach for the Identification of Fecal Pollution Sources in Water Resources. Environmental Science & Technology, 45(9), 4038–4045.

Ryzinska-Paier, G., Sommer, R.., Haider, J.M., Knetsch,  S.,  Frick, C. , Kirschner, A.K.T. and Farnleitner, A.H. 2011.  Acid phosphatase test proves superior to standard phenotypic identification procedure for Clostridium perfringens strains isolated from water.  Journal of Microbial Methods, 87(2):189-94.

Schilling, C., Zessner, M., Kovacs, A., Hochedlinger, G., Winhofer, G., Gabriel, O., Thaler, S., Parajka, J., Natho, S.  2011.  Stickstoff- und Phosphorbelastungen der Fliessgewässer Österrichs un Möglichkeiten zu deren Reduktion.  ÖWAW, 5-6/2011, 105- 116.

Schilling, K., Zessner, M. 2011. Foam in the aquatic environment. Water Research, 45, 4355-4366. 

Stalder, G.L., Sommer, R., Walzer, C., Mach, R.L., Beiglböck, C., Blaschke, A.P., Farnleitner, A.H. 2011.  Gefährdungs- und risikobasierende Konzepte zur Bewertung der mikrobiologishen Wasserqualität – Tiel 1.  Vet. Med. Austria, 98, 9-24.

Thaler, S., Zessner, M., Mayr, M.M., Haider, T., Kroiss, H., Wagner, K.H., Ruzicka, K. 2011.  Der Einfulss von Ernährungsgewohnheiten auf die Nährstoffbilanz Österreichs.  ÖWAW, 5-6/2011, 117-128.

Vetter, M., Höfle, B., Rutzinger, M., Mandlburger, G. 2011. Estimating changes of riverine landscapes and riverbeds by using airborne LiDAR data and river cross-sections. In: Pfeifer, N., Roncat, A., Stötter, J., Becht, M.: Laser Scanning Applications in Geomorphology. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie/Annals of Geomorphology 55(2), 51-65.

 

Wolff, S. and Bucher, C. 2011. A finite element method based on C0-continuous assumed gradients. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 86(7), 876 - 914.

Wuertz, S., Wang, D., Reischer G., Farnleitner. A.H 2011. Library Independent Bacterial Source Tracking Methods, Chapter 4 in: Hagedorn, C., Haarwood, J., Blanch A. (eds.). Microbial Source Tracking: Methods, Applications and Case Studies. Springer, US. 

Zessner, M, Kovacs, A., Schilling, C., Hochedinger, G., Gabriel, O., Matho, S., Thaler, S., Windhofer, G.  2011.  Enhancement of the MONERIS Model for application in Alpine Catchments in Austria.  International Review of Hydrobiology.  96, 541-560. 

Zessner, M., Helmich, K., Thaler, S., Weigl, M., Wagner, K.H., Mayer, M.M., Heigl, S. 2011.  Ernährung und Flächennutzung in Österrich.  ÖWAW, 5-6/2011, 95-104.

Zessner, M., Steinmüller, H., Wagner, K.H., Krachler, M.M., Thaler, S., Fazeni, K., Helmich, K., Weigl, M., Rutzicka, K., Heigl, S., Kroiss, H. 2011.  Gesunde Ernährung und Nachhaltigkeit – Grundlagen, Methodik und Erkenntnisse eines Forshungsprojiktes in Rahmen des proVISION Programmes des BMWF.  ÖWAW, 5-6/2011, 87-94.

 

2010

Derx, J., Blaschke, A.P., Blöschl, G. 2010. Three-dimensional flow patterns at the river–aquifer interface — a case study at the Danube.  Advances in Water Resources 33, 1375-1387.

 

Eder, A., Strauss, P., Krueger, T., Quinton, J.N. 2010. Comparative calculation of suspended sediment loads with respect to hysteresis effects (in the Petzenkirchen catchment, Austria).  Journal of Hydrology 389, 168–176.

Farnleitner, A.H., Ryzinska-Paier, G., Reischer, G.H., Burtscher, M.M. Knetsch, S., Rudnicki, S., Dirnböck, T., Kuschnig, G., Mach, R.L., Sommer R. 2010. Escherichia coli and enterococci are sensitive and reliable indicators for human, livestock, and wild life faecal pollution in alpine mountainous water resources. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 109(5), 1599-608.

Honti, M., Istvánovics, V., Kovács, A.S. 2010. Balancing between retention and flushing in river networks — optimizing nutrient management to improve trophic state.  Science of the Total Environment 408, 4712-4721.

Rutzinger, M., Höfle, B., Vetter, M., Pfeifer, N. 2010. Digital terrain models from airborne laser scanning for the automatic extraction of natural and anthropogenic linear structures. In: Smith, M. J., Paron, P. and Griffiths, J. S. (eds):  Geomorphological Mapping: a professional handbook of techniques and applications. Developments in Earth Surface Processes (Shroder, J.). Elsevir.

Wagner, W. 2010. Radiometric calibration of small-footprint full-waveform airborne laser scanner measurements: Basic physical concepts. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 65, 505–513.

Zessner, M., Thaler, S., Ruzicka, K., Natho, S., Kroiss, H. 2010. Considerations on the importance of nutrition habits for the national nitrogen balance of Austria. Water Science and Technology 62(1), 21-27.


2009

Höfle, B., Vetter, M., Pfeifer, N., Mandlburger, G., Stötter, J. 2009. Water surface mapping from airborne laser scanning using signal amplitude and elevation data. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 34(12), 1635-1649.

 

Merz, R. and Blöschl, G. 2009. A regional analysis of event runoff coefficients with respect to climate and catchment characteristics in Austria. Water Resources Research, 45, W01405, doi:10.1029/2008WR007163

Parajka, J., Kohnová, S., Merz, R., Szolgay, J., Hlavcová, K. and Blöschl, G. 2009. Comparative analysis of the seasonality of hydrological characteristics in Slovakia and Austria. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 54(3) 2009, 456-473.

Parajka, J., Naeimi, V., Blöschl, G. and Komma, J.  2009. Matching ERS scatterometer based soil moisture patterns with simulations of a conceptual dual layer hydrologic model over Austria. Hydrology and Earth System Science, 13, 259-271, 2009.

Szolgay, J., Parajka, J. Kohnová, S. and Hlavcová, K. 2009. Comparison of mapping approaches of design annual maximum daily precipitation. Atmospheric Research, 92 (3), 7th International Workshop on Precipitation in Urban Areas, May 2009, pp. 289-307, ISSN 0169-8095, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2009.01.009.

Vetter, M., Höfle, B., Rutzinger, M. 2009. Water classification using 3D airborne laser scanning point clouds. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Vermessung & Geoinformation, 97(2), 227-238.