Professor Thorsten Wagener

BSc(Siegen), MSc(Delft), PhD(Imperial)

  • BS8 1TR

20012020

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Research interests

Hydrology analyses the movement and storage of water in complex environmental systems in which humans are important actors. A systems approach is needed to adequately understand this dynamic physical and socio-economic system with the goal to provide water security for people and nature. My group develops and applies systems methods to advance hydrologic theory, and to build and evaluate predictive models for sustainable water management. Particular current interests are predictions in ungauged basins, uncertainty and sensitivity analysis, catchment classification, and the integrated assessment of change impacts.

A basic assumption in all my efforts is that education and research are inherently related and cannot be treated separately. Current educational interests include the development of freely available teaching material for hydrologists worldwide.

I am always looking for highly motivated graduate students and postdocs to join my group. If any of the above topics (both research and education) interest you, then please contact me.

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • Cabot Institute Water Research
  • Cabot Institute Natural Hazards and Disasters Research
  • Cabot Institute Environmental Change Research

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Projects

Floods and Droughts Scoping Phase

Wagener, T.

1/05/2031/07/21

Project: Research

HyFLOOD: SHEAR II

Neal, J., Wagener, T., Pianosi, F., Hawker, L. P., Smith, A. & Tshimanga, R.

16/10/1831/03/21

Project: Research

  • Research Output

    CAMELS-GB: Hydrometeorological time series and landscape attributes for 671 catchments in Great Britain

    Coxon, G., Freer, J. E., Woods, R., Wagener, T., Lane, R. A. & Howden, N. J. K., 28 Feb 2020, (Submitted) In : Earth System Science Data.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Developing observational methods to drive future hydrological science: Can we make a start as a community?

    Beven, K., Asadullah, A., Bates, P., Blyth, E., Chappell, N., Child, S., Cloke, H., Dadson, S., Everard, N., Fowler, H. J., Freer, J., Hannah, D. M., Heppell, K., Holden, J., Lamb, R., Lewis, H., Morgan, G., Parry, L. & Wagener, T., 30 Jan 2020, In : Hydrological Processes. 34, 3, p. 868-873 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Datasets

    Lane_et_al_Benchmark_FUSE_GB

    Freer, J. (Creator), Coxon, G. R. (Creator), Lane, R. A. (Creator) & Wagener, T. (Contributor), University of Bristol, 2 Jul 2019

    Dataset

    Prizes

    American Geophysical Union (AGU) Outstanding Student Paper Award

    Wagener, Thorsten (Recipient), 1999

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

    ASCE Walter L. Huber Engineering Research Prize

    Wagener, Thorsten (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Best Paper Award of the Journal Environmental Modeling and Software

    Wagener, Thorsten (Recipient), 2009

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

    Activities

    • 2 Editorial activity

    Hydrological Processes (Journal)

    Thorsten Wagener (Editor)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Water Resources Research (Journal)

    Thorsten Wagener (Editor)

    20192023

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Supervised Work

    Simulating the risk of liver fluke infection in the UK through mechanistic hydro-epidemiological modelling

    Author: Beltrame, L., 23 Jan 2020

    Supervisor: Wagener, T. (Supervisor) & Morgan, E. R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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    Uncertainty in modelling and optimising operations of reservoir systems

    Author: Dobson, B., 19 Mar 2019

    Supervisor: Pianosi, F. (Supervisor) & Wagener, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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    Understanding the sensitivity of karst groundwater recharge to climate and land cover changes at a large-scale

    Author: Sarrazin, F., 25 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Pianosi, F. (Supervisor) & Wagener, T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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