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Mittelbach, Heidi

Heidi Mittelbach

ETH Zürich
Heidi Mittelbach
Institut f. Atmosphäre und Klima
CHN N 12.3
Universitätstrasse 16
8092 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 632 80 77
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Land-Climate Dynamics Group
ESA CCI soil moisture project
SwissSMEX - Soil moisture network in Switzerland

Research interests

Publications

Mittelbach, H., Henschel, F., Waldner, P., Schneiter, G., and S.I. Seneviratne: Soil moisture dynamics over grassland and nearby forest sites in Switzerland, submitted.

Brocca, L., Zucco, G., Mittelbach, H., Moramarco, T., and S.I. Seneviratne, 2014: Absolute versus temporal anomaly and percent of saturation soil moisture spatial variability for six networks worldwide. Water Resour Res, doi:10.1002/2014WR015684

Mittelbach, H., and S.I. Seneviratne, 2012: A new perspective on the spatio-temporal variability of soil moisture: temporal dynamics versus time invariant contributions. Hydr. Earth Syst. Sci., doi:10.5194/hess-16-2169-2012 PDF(1.2MB)

Mittelbach, H., Lehner I., and S.I. Seneviratne, 2012: Comparison of four soil moisture sensor types under field conditions in Switzerland. J. Hydrol., doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.01.041 PDF(1MB)

Mittelbach, H., Casini F., Lehner I., Teuling A.J., and S.I. Seneviratne, 2011: Soil moisture monitoring for climate research: Evaluation of a low cost sensor in the framework of the SwissSMEX campaign. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JD014907 PDF(1.5MB)

Viviroli, D., Mittelbach H., Gurtz J. and R. Weingartner, 2009: Continuous simulation for flood estimation in ungauged mesoscale catchments of Switzerland – Part II: Parameter regionalisation and flood estimation results, J. Hydrol., doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.08.022 PDF(1.6MB)

Thesis

Mittelbach, H., 2011: Soil Moisture in Switzerland: Analyses from the Swiss Soil Moisture Experiment. PhD Thesis, Diss. ETH No. 20114. Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. PDF

Presentations

Posters

Short CV

Jan 2012 - present Postdoc in the Land-Climate Dynamics group (Prof. Sonia Seneviratne), Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science (IAC), ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Jun 2008 - Dec 2011 PhD student in the Land-Climate Dynamics group (Prof. Sonia Seneviratne), Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science (IAC), ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Topic: Soil Moisture in Switzerland: Analyses from the Swiss Soil Moisture Experiment
May 2006 - May 2008 Teaching and Research Assistant, Institute for Environmental Engineering (IfU), ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Dec 2004 – May 2005 Internship, Ingenieurbüro für Wasser und Boden, Possendorf, Germany
Focus: Preliminary planning of a concept for flood prevention, collaboration in hydrological studies, channel survey
Sep 2003 – Oct 2003 Internship, Ingenieurgesellschaft für Umwelttechnik und Bauwesen mbH Dr. Eisele in Rottenburg, Germany
Focus: Performance of hydraulic tests
Oct 2000 - Apr 2006 Diploma programme, Institure of Hydrology and Meteorology, TU Dresden, Germany.
Thesis: Thesis: “Kalibrierung und Regionalisierung des flächendifferenzierten hydrologischen Modellsystems PREVAH für ausgewählte Einzugsgebiete der Schweiz“
   
   
 

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