Topic 1: Biohydrological Processes at Various Scales
Conveners: Lubomir Lichner, Andreas Lorke, Erik Cammeraat
- 1-1 THE ROLE OF PLANTS IN BIOHYDROLOGICAL INTERACTIONS
Nadezhda Nadezhdina (Keynote) "Role of trees for homogenizing soil moisture in the rhizosphere"
Doris Vetterlein (Keynote) "Root water uptake - new insight"
- 1-2 BIOTA AS HYDRAULIC ENGINEERS
Paul Hallett (Solicited talk) "Bioengineering soil sustainability: hydrological, mechanical and structural properties of soil altered by microbes, seeds and roots"
- 1-3 LANDSCAPE HYDROLOGY
Christian Körner (Keynote) "Hydrological consequences of land use change in mountain watersheds"
- 1-4 BIOHYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES AT VARIOUS SCALES
Eckart Priesack (Keynote) "Modelling single tree transpiration based on 3D plant architecture"
Topic 2: Food and Water Security, Biodiversity and Climate Change
Conveners: Paul Hallett, Stefan Doerr, Horst Gerke
- 2-1 WATER SCARCITY
Arnon Dag (Keynote) "Transition of world olive cultivation from extensive rain-fed to intensive irrigated: how water quantity and quality influence crop physiology and productivity"
- 2-2 CLIMATE CHANGE, BIODIVERSITY AND FOOD SECURITY
Marie-Noelle Keijzer & Walter Jehne (Solicited talk) "Restoring microbial drivers of the earth's hydrological dynamics, climate and our future"
- 2-3 LAND USE AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Norbert Kamjunke (Keynote) "Dynamics of dissolved organic carbon in drinking water reservoirs: hydrological control, ecological processing, and effects on water quality"
- 2-4 INTERACTION BETWEEN BIODIVERSITY AND BIOHYDROLOGY
Topic 3: Coupled Land-Water Ecosystems
Conveners: Gerrit deRooij, Ralf Schäfer, Villiam Novak
- 3-1 BIOHYDROLOGY: CROSSING BORDERS
- 3-2 WATER-TO-LAND EFFECTS
John S. Richardson (Keynote) "Resource exchanges across freshwater-terrestrial boundaries and feedback processes between adjacent ecosystems"
- 3-3 LAND-WATER SYSTEMS
Uwe Ehret (Solicited talk) "Maximum Power as an optimality principle for dynamics of (bio)hydrological systems?"
- 3-4 LAND-WATER INTERACTIONS
Topic 4: The Role of Biogeochemical Interfaces in Hydrology
Conveners: Gabriele E. Schaumann, Jörg Bachmann, Markus Weitere
- 4-1 BIOFILMS AND HYDROLOGY
Markus Weitere (Solicited talk) "The functional role of biofilms in aquatic ecosystems"
- 4-2 SOIL BIOGEOCHEMICAL INTERFACES CONTROL HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES
Dani Or (Keynote) "Biophysical processes shaping bacterial life in soils - an unexplored universe under our feet"
- 4-3 PROPERTIES OF BIOGEOCHEMICAL INTERFACES
Kai-Uwe Totsche (Solicited talk) "Biogeochemical Interfaces in natural porous media and their role for fluid flow and transport"