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Master of Engineering

Gaochao Cai

Ph.D. Student in B4

 

FZ Jülich
Institute of Bio- & Geosciences
Agrosphere (IBG-3)

52425 Jülich
Germany

 

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Gaochao Cai

SFB/TR32 - Project affiliations

X1 - B4

MGK - Integrated Research Training Group (IRTG) – all doctoral students

Doctoral research topic

Project start date: 09/2012

Add the title PhD: The impact of soil water distribution on root water uptake and root development

Advisor: Jan Vanderborght

Other doctoral committee members: Harry Vereecken,

Sarah Garre(Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Brussels Area, Belgium)

Scientific interests

  • 1st: root growth model
  • 2nd: root water uptake model
  • 3rd : the relation between soil hydraulic properties and canopy status

Education

2009-2012: Master´s degree, Huazhong Agricultural University,Hubei,China

Thesis title: Research of Rural Domestic Sewage Treatment by Constructed Wetlands in Southern Region of China

Fieldwork / Research assignments

  • 1st:Conducting the field scale experiment
  • 2nd:Monitoring,analysis of data,and modelling
  • 3rd:Interpretation of field data and thesis writing

Appointments

(past jobs)

Professional memberships

TR32

Conference contributions

Author(s), year. Title, Conference name, dates and location, abstract published where?, type of presentation (Poster/Oral presentation)

Publications

Cai, G., Vanderborght, J., Klotzsche, A., van der Kruk, J., Neumann, J., Hermes, N., & Vereecken, H. (2016). Construction of Minirhizotron Facilities for Investigating Root Zone Processes.Vadose Zone Journal,15(9).

Cai,G. Hu,R.and Liu, S. 2013. An apparatus of treatment system for southern rural domestic sewage. China, Patent., CN102491520 B

Links

The impact of soil water distribution on root water uptake and root development
The impact of soil water distribution on root water uptake and root development
A system based on constructed wetland for domestic sewage treatment in south China
CN102491520 B

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