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Dipl.-Ing.(FH), M.Sc.

Katrin Huber

Ph.D. Student in B4

 

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

52425 Jülich
Germany

 

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Katrin Huber

SFB/TR32 - Project affiliations

B4 - Upscaling of local C02, water and heat fluxes to the field scale from observed spatio-temporal patterns using an integrative 3-D mechanistic process model

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

Doctoral research topic

Project start date: 05/2011

The role of soil heterogeneity on field scale evapotranspiration: 3D integrative modelling and upscaling of root water uptake

Advisor: Prof. J. Vanderborght

Other doctoral committee members: Prof. H. Vereecken, Prof. F. Ewert

Scientific interests

  • Root Soil Interaction
  • Plant / Root Growth Modeling
  • Plant Responses to Stress Situations
  • Natural Hazards

Education

2008-2010: Master´s degree, University of Freiburg, Germany

Thesis title: 2D-Modeling of Landslide Initiation by Artificial Rainfall at the Laboratory Scale

Professional memberships

  • Member of American Geophysical Union
  • Member of the European Geophysical Union

Conference contributions

Huber, K., Koebernick, N., Kerkhofs, E., Vanderborght, J., Javaux, M., Vetterlein, D. , Vereecken, H., 2014. Measuring and modeling three-dimensional water uptake of a growing faba bean (Vicia faba) within a soil column, EGU General Assembly, May 2014, Vienna - Austria, Oral Presentation

Huber, K., Vanderborght, J., Javaux, M. Schroder, N., Vereecken, H., 2012. Modeling of root water uptake responses for non-uniformly distributed soil moisture, DBG Komission 1 - Workshop, November 2012, Leipzig - Germany, Oral Presentation

Huber, K., Vanderborght, J., Javaux, M. Schroder, N., Vereecken, H., 2012. Simulating the impact of hormonal signaling and non-uniform soil water distribution on plant transpiration, 7th International Conference on Functional-Structural Plant Models, June 2013, Saariselkä - Finland, Poster

Huber, K., Schroder, N., Vanderborght, J., Javaux, M. Vereecken, H., 2012. Simulating water and solute flow from soil to leaf, Soil Systems and Critical Zone Processes, April 2013, Monte Verita (Ascona) - Switzerland, Poster

Huber, K., Vanderborght, J., Javaux, Schroder, N., M. Vereecken, H., 2012. Simulating root water uptake regulation in soils with non-uniform water distribution, AGU, December 2012, San Francisco - USA, Poster

Huber, K., Vanderborght, J., Javaux, M. Schroder, N., Vereecken, H., 2012. Modeling of root water uptake responses in relation to soil water content, ISRR, June 2012, Dundee - UK, Poster

Publications

Huber, K., et al. (2014). "Modelling the impact of heterogeneous rootzone water distribution on the regulation of transpiration by hormone transport and/or hydraulic pressures." Plant and Soil: 1-20.

Koebernick, N., Weller, U., Huber, K., Schlüter, S., Vogel, H., Jahn, R., Vereecken, H.,Vetterlein, D. (2014). "In Situ Visualization and Quantification of Three-Dimensional Root System Architecture and Growth Using X-Ray Computed Tomography." Vadose Zone J.(8).

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