News & Press Archive

Artificial intelligence as a solution

Andreas Wunsch and Dr. Andreas Abecker from Disy-Informationssysteme gave an interview to the Badische Neueste Nachrichten. Here they both talk about the goals and chances of the research project Nitrate Monitoring 4.0 - Intelligent Systems for Sustainable Reduction of Nitrate in Groundwater.

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Neural networks for nitrate prediction in groundwater

An article about our project "Nitrate Monitoring 4.0" was published on the platform

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Global Groundwater Sustainability: A call to action

The statement is meant to raise awareness of the global importance of groundwater, encourage future international action-oriented initiatives and build momentum towards the 2022 UN World Water Day. Fellow scientists, practitioners and experts are invited to sign on their own behalf.
"Der tropfende Wasserhahn ist nicht so schlimm"

Prof. Dr. Nico Goldscheider gave an interview at Zeit Online, where he talks about the importance of groundwater in Germany.

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"Are we facing a shortage of drinking water?"

Prof. Dr. Nico Goldscheider gave Radio-Bremen a live interview on the subject of water shortage.

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Karst hydrogeology, speleology and the world karst map

Nico Goldscheider in an article about karst hydrogeology, speleology and the world karst map (WOKAM) in the science programme LOGO of NDR (from minute 17'35 to 20'05)

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Advanced training - tracer methods in hydrogeology

On October 15, the FH-DGGV advanced training course on tracer methods in hydrogeology will be held in cooperation with the Department of Hydrogeology of the KIT.

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Karlsruhe Karst Lectures no. 26 & 27

Multi -methodological approach to investigate karst aquifers
Prof. Dr. Bartolomé Andreo

Characterization of flow and transport in Mediterranean karst systems: appl ication to case studies in Lebanon
Prof. Dr. Joanna Doumma

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Mysterious caves - how we discover the world under our feet

On Tuesday evening, 12.03.2019 at 9 pm, the WDR broadcast the Quarks programme about caves. In the program Prof. Dr. Nico Goldscheider and Dr. Zhao Chen performed. Our topics in the article "Cave Groundwater" are research in the Blauhöhle and the Blautopf, and the World Karstaquifer Map (WOKAM).

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New world map shows karst aquifers

At KIT, the "World Karst Aquifer Map" has been developed in an international project. The uniform map is to improve the protection and management of karst aquifers.

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20 years of marking experiments in Stuttgart mineral water

Nico Goldscheider and Nadine Göppert report on their research work in Germany's largest mineral water system

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Campus report on 06.02.2018

The world drinks from this source - International network of hydrologists produces the first world map of water veins in karst areas

Campus radio interview with Prof. Dr. Goldscheider

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Young talents - science and music

As part of the event series Young Talents - Science and Music, Dominik Richter presented the research projects KaWaTech and KaWaTech Solutions for the development of a sustainable drinking water supply in the UNESCO Global Geopark Dong Van, North Vietnam on 16.01.2020.

Unchecked into the anhydrite

New findings on the Staufen damage case (with an assessment by Prof. N. Goldscheider)

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 Bettina Waibel
Arcadis Price

Anna Ender receives the Arcadis Prize for Geo- and Environmental Research

Photo: Bettina Waibel (IWG, KIT) 2018

Savings Banks Environmental Award 2017

Julian Xanke is awarded the Sparkassen Environmental Prize 2017 for his dissertation "Managed aquifer recharge into a karst groundwater system at the Wala reservoir, Jordan".

Young Karst Researcher Prize

Zhao Chen has been awarded the "Young Karst Researcher Prize" for his contribution "Modeling water fluxes and storages in an Alpine karst catchment in the context of climate change" at this year's meeting of the IAH (International Association of Hydrogeologists) from 25 to 29 September in Dubrovnik.

Groundwater - Man - Ecosystems

25th meeting of the Hydrogeology Section of the DGGV 2016

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

13 - 17 April 2016

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Arcadis Prize 2016

Markus Merk is awarded the Arcadis Prize 2016 for Geo- and Environmental Research.

Markus Merk has been awarded the Arcadis Prize for Geo- and Environmental Research for his master's thesis "Quantification of the exchange dynamics between ground and surface water following a dike relocation".