Dr. Christian Siebert

Hydrogeologe

Totes Meer

Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research, UFZ
Dept. Catchment Hydrology

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Areas of interest

Application of hydrochemical parameter: rare earth elements incl. Y, stable isotopes (δ18O, δ2H, δ34S, δ13C), radioactive isotopes (tritium, radiocarbon), major- and trace elements (Cs, Rb, U, Br) to identifiy temporal and spatial dynamic of:

  • Groundwater-resources under semiarid and arid climate conditions
  • interaction of surface- and groundwater bodies
  • interaquifer-flow
  • vulnerability of water bodies in respect to geogene and anthropogene contaminants
  • water-rock-interaction
  • geo-bio-interactions in groundwater systems


 

Academic education

1995 – 2002 Study of Geology and Geosciences at Friedrich–Schiller–University Jena (focus: Hydrogeology)
2001 – 2002 Diploma-Thesis „Untersuchung des hydraulisch–hydrochemischen Verhaltens eines Kalkstein-Karstgrundwasserleiters am Beispiel der Mühltalquellen bei Jena“
2002 – 2006 PhD at Freie Universität Berlin and Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ: „Saisonale chemische Variationen des See Genezareth, seiner Zuflüsse und deren Ursachen.” (summa cum laude)

since Jan 2006 Researcher Position at Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research
 

Scientific work

2000 – 2001 EU COST-Action 620 subproject „Kartierung der Grundwasserver-
schmutzungsempfindlichkeit eines Muschelkalk-Grundwasserleiter am Beispiel des Einzugsgebietes der Mühltalquellen bei Jena, Thüringen.“
2002 – 2005 „German-Israeli-Jordanian-Palestinian Joint Research Project: Water Resources Evaluation for a Sustainable Development in the Jordan Rift Basin”. (BMBF grant-code: 02WT0250).
2006 – 2009 IWRM-Project in the Lower Jordan Rift Valley:
SMART- Sustainable Management of Available Water Resources with Innovative Technologies”, BMBF grant-code 02WM0801), multilateral (D, ISR, PLA, JO)
Leader of WP: DAISY - data and information system
2009 – 2013 IWRM-Project in the Lower Jordan Rift Valley:
SMART 2- Sustainable Management of Available Water Resources with Innovative Technologies”, BMBF, multilateral (D, ISR, PLA, JO)
Leader of WP: DAISY - data and information system of SMART
2007-2012 IWRM-project Helmholtz Dead Sea:
“Sustainable Management of Water Resources (Quantity and Quality) in the Dead Sea Area (SUMAR)”, BMBF grant-code: 02WM0848, multilateral (D, ISR, PLA, JO)
leader WP: Hydrochemistry and co-project management
Since 2010 IWAS Regional project Middle East: Quantification of Resources within the Upper-Mega-Aquifer in Kingdom of Saudi-Arabia and Sultanate of Oman. Project manager

2011 Successful Application for “PAMIR-water: Integrated study on water resources in Western Tibet and their potential climate-induced changes.”, BMBF.

2012 start of Helmholtz-Virtual Institute DEad SEa Research VEnue "DESERVE".
 

Index:

Articles in ISI listed journals (25)
Articles in other journals (not listed in ISI) (1)
Book chapters (10)
Qualification assignments (1)
Conference contributions (27)

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Articles in ISI listed journals (25)

  • Hillel, N., Geyer, S., Licha, T., Khayat, S., Laronne, J.B., Siebert, C., (2015):
    Water quality and discharge of the Lower Jordan River
    J. Hydrol. 527 , 1096 - 1105
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  • Kraushaar, S., Ollesch, G., Siebert, C., Vogel, H.-J., Fuchs, M., (2015):
    Long-term sediment export estimates from northern Jordan using Roman cisterns as sediment traps
    Geoarchaeology 30 (4), 369 - 378
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  • Kraushaar, S., Schumann, T., Ollesch, G., Schubert, M., Vogel, H.-J., Siebert, C., (2015):
    Sediment fingerprinting in northern Jordan: element-specific correction factors in a carbonatic setting
    J. Soils Sediments 15 (19), 2155 - 2173
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  • Magri, F., Inbar, N., Siebert, C., Rosenthal, E., Guttman, J., Möller, P., (2015):
    Transient simulations of large-scale hydrogeological processes causing temperature and salinity anomalies in the Tiberias Basin
    J. Hydrol. 520 , 342 - 355
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  • Michelsen, N., Reshid, M., Siebert, C., Schulz, S., Knöller, K., Weise, S.M., Rausch, R., Al-Saud, M., Schüth, C., (2015):
    Isotopic and chemical composition of precipitation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Chem. Geol. 413 , 51 - 62
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  • Schulz, S., Horovitz, M., Rausch, R., Michelsen, N., Mallast, U., Köhne, M., Siebert, C., Schüth, C., Al-Saud, M., Merz, R., (2015):
    Groundwater evaporation from salt pans: Examples from the eastern Arabian Peninsula
    J. Hydrol. 531 (Part 3), 792 - 801
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  • Häusler, S., Weber, M., Siebert, C., Holtappels, R., Noriega-Ortega, B.E., de Beer, D., Ionescu, D., (2014):
    Sulfate reduction and sulfide oxidation in extremely steep salinity gradients formed by freshwater springs emerging into the Dead Sea
    FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 90 (3), 956 - 969
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  • Kraushaar, S., Herrmann, N., Ollesch, G., Vogel, H.-J., Siebert, C., (2014):
    Mound measurements — quantifying medium-term soil erosion under olive trees in Northern Jordan
    Geomorphology 213 , 1 - 12
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  • Mallast, U., Gloaguen, R., Friesen, J., Rödiger, T., Geyer, S., Merz, R., Siebert, C., (2014):
    How to identify groundwater-caused thermal anomalies in lakes based on multi-temporal satellite data in semi-arid regions
    Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 18 (7), 2773 - 2787
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  • Rödiger, T., Geyer, S., Mallast, U., Merz, R., Krause, P., Fischer, C., Siebert, C., (2014):
    Multi-response calibration of a conceptual hydrological model in the semiarid catchment of Wadi al Arab, Jordan
    J. Hydrol. 509 , 193 - 206
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  • Seegert, J., Berendonk, T.U., Bernhofer, C., Blumensaat, F., Dombrowsky, I., Fuehner, C., Grundmann, J., Hagemann, N., Kalbacher, T., Kopinke, F.-D., Liedl, R., Leidel, M., Lorz, C., Makeschin, F., Markova, D., Niemann, S., Röstel, G., Schanze, J., Scheifhacken, N., Schuetze, N., Siebert, C., Stefan, C., Strehlitz, B., Teutsch, G., Weigelt, C., Weiß, H., Kolditz, O., Borchardt, D., Krebs, P., (2014):
    Integrated water resources management under different hydrological, climatic and socio-economic conditions: results and lessons learned from a transdisciplinary IWRM project IWAS
    Environ. Earth Sci. 72 (12), 4677 - 4688
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  • Siebert, C., Möller, P., Geyer, S., Kraushaar, S., Dulski, P., Guttman, J., Subah, A., Rödiger, T., (2014):
    Thermal waters in the Lower Yarmouk Gorge and their relation to surrounding aquifers
    Chem. Erde-Geochem. 74 (3), 425 - 441
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  • Siebert, C., Rödiger, T., Mallast, U., Gräbe, A., Guttman, J., Laronne, J.B., Storz-Peretz, Y., Greenman, A., Salameh, E., Al-Raggad, M., Vachtman, D., Zvi, A.B., Ionescu, D., Brenner, A., Merz, R., Geyer, S., (2014):
    Challenges to estimate surface- and groundwater flow in arid regions: The Dead Sea catchment
    Sci. Total Environ. 485-486 , 828 - 841
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  • Gräbe, A., Rödiger, T., Rink, K., Fischer, T., Sun, F., Wang, W., Siebert, C., Kolditz, O., (2013):
    Numerical analysis of the groundwater regime in the western Dead Sea escarpment, Israel + West Bank
    Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 571 - 585
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  • Mallast, U., Schwonke, F., Gloaguen, R., Geyer, S., Sauter, M., Siebert, C., (2013):
    Airborne thermal data identifies groundwater discharge at the north-western coast of the Dead Sea
    Remote Sens. 5 (12), 6361 - 6381
    full text (url)
  • Mallast, U., Siebert, C., Wagner, B., Sauter, M., Gloaguen, R., Geyer, S., Merz, R., (2013):
    Localisation and temporal variability of groundwater discharge into the Dead Sea using thermal satellite data
    Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 587 - 603
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  • Odeh, T., Geyer, S., Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., Schirmer, M., (2013):
    Groundwater chemistry of strike slip faulted aquifers: the case study of Wadi Zerka Ma'in aquifers, north east of the Dead Sea
    Environ. Earth Sci. 70 (1), 393 - 406
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  • Schulz, S., Siebert, C., Rödiger, T., Al-Raggad, M., Merz, R., (2013):
    Application of the water balance model J2000 to estimate groundwater recharge in a semi-arid environment - a case study in the Zarqa River catchment, NW-Jordan
    Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 605 - 615
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  • Ionescu, D., Siebert, C., Polerecky, L., Munwes, Y.Y., Lott, C., Häusler, S., Bižić-Ionescu, M., Quast, C., Peplies, J., Glöckner, F.O., Ramette, A., Rödiger, T., Dittmar, T., Oren, A., Geyer, S., Stärk, H.-J., Sauter, M., Licha, T., Laronne, J.B., de Beer, D., (2012):
    Microbial and chemical characterization of underwater fresh water springs in the Dead Sea
    PLoS One 7 (6), e38319
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  • Möller, P., Siebert, C., Geyer, S., Inbar, N., Rosenthal, E., Flexer, A., (2012):
    Relationship of brines in the Kinnarot basin, Jordan-Dead Sea Rift Valley
    Geofluids 12 (2), 166 - 181
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  • Siebert, C., Rosenthal, P., Möller, P., Rödiger, T., Meiler, M., (2012):
    The hydrochemical identification of groundwater flowing to the Bet She’an-Harod multiaquifer system (Lower Jordan Valley) by rare earth elements, yttrium, stable isotopes (H, O) and tritium
    Appl. Geochem. 27 (3), 703 - 714
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  • Mallast, U., Gloaguen, R., Geyer, S., Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., (2011):
    Derivation of groundwater flow-paths based on semi-automatic extraction of lineaments from remote sensing data
    Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 15 (8), 2665 - 2678
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  • Khayat, S., Möller, P., Geyer, S., Marei, A., Siebert, C., Abu Hilo, F., (2009):
    Hydrochemical variation in the springs water between Jerusalem-Ramallah Mountains and Jericho Fault, Palestine
    Environ. Geol. 57 (8), 1739 - 1751
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  • Möller, P., Geyer, S., Siebert, C., Guttman, J., Rosenthal, E., (2008):
    Localisation of groundwater sources by combining δ18O, δD and Rare Earths studies
    Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 72 (12 Suppl.), A643
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  • Siebert, C., Möller, P., Geyer, S., Berger, D., (2005):
    The dynamic hydrochemical environment of Lake Tiberias, Israel
    Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 69 (10 Suppl.), A424
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Articles in other journals (not listed in ISI) (1)

  • Möller, P., Siebert, C., Geyer, S., (2011):
    REE in groundwater as indicator of catchment lithology in semi arid regions
    Mineralogical Magazine 75 (3), 1488 - 1488
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Book chapters (10)

  • Siebert, C., Mallast, U., Rödiger, T., Strey, M., Ionescu, D., Häusler, S., Noriega, B., Pohl, T., Merkel, B., (2014):
    Submarine groundwater discharge at the Dead Sea
    In: Wiederhold, H., Michaelsen, J., Hinsby, K., Nommensen, B., (eds.)
    SWIM 2014 : 23rd Salt Water Intrusion Meeting; Programme and Proceedings
    Leibniz-Institut für Angewandte Geophysik, Hannover, p. 366 - 370
  • Mallast, U., Siebert, C., Schwonke, F., Wagner, B., Rödiger, T., Geyer, S., Gloaguen, R., Sauter, M., Kühn, F., Merz, R., (2012):
    Application of thermal data for groundwater studies in arid regions at the example of the Dead Sea
    In: Rausch, R., Schüth, C., Himmelsbach, T., (eds.)
    Hydrogeology of arid environments : proceedings ; [results of the Conference "Hydrogeology of Arid Environments", March 2012 in Hannover (Germany)]
    Borntraeger, Stuttgart, p. 84 - 88
  • Rödiger, T., Meier, A., Siebert, C., Königer, F., Kallioras, A., Forestier, P., Fuest, T., Schüth, C., Rausch, R., Al-Saud, M., Dietrich, P., (2012):
    Identification of potential groundwater recharge using 3D-spatial soil moisture observations in the Ad-Dahna Desert, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    In: Rausch, R., Schüth, C., Himmelsbach, T., (eds.)
    Hydrogeology of arid environments : proceedings ; [results of the Conference "Hydrogeology of Arid Environments", March 2012 in Hannover (Germany)]
    Borntraeger, Stuttgart, p. 129 - 132
  • Siebert, C., Rödiger, T., Rausch, R., Döhler, J, Michelsen, N., Al-Saud, M., (2012):
    The upper mega aquifer system on the Arabian Peninsula – delineation of sub-aquifer interaction using hydrochemical and REE+Y pattern
    In: Rausch, R., Schüth, C., Himmelsbach, T., (eds.)
    Hydrogeology of arid environments : proceedings ; [results of the Conference "Hydrogeology of Arid Environments", March 2012 in Hannover (Germany)]
    Borntraeger, Stuttgart, p. 154 - 158
  • Odeh, T., Geyer, S., Schirmer, M., Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., Gloaguen, R., (2011):
    Development of groundwater salinity in the Wadi Zerka Ma'in catchment area, Dead Sea, Jordan
    GQ10: Groundwater quality management in a rapidly changing world. Proceedings 7th International Groundwater Quality Conference held in Zurich, Switzerland, 13-18 June 2010
    IAHS Publ. 342
    IAHS Press, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, p. 487 - 490
  • Odeh, T., Gloaguen, R., Schirmer, M., Geyer, S., Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., (2010):
    Investigation of catchment areas migrations through a sinstral and dextral strike slip faults: the case study of Zerka Ma'in and Al Hasa catchment areas, east of the Dead Sea in Jordan
    In: Schmitter, E.D., Mastorakis, N., (eds.)
    4th IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Geology and Seismology (GES '10), Cambridge, UK, February 20-25, 2010
    Energy and Environmental Engineering Series
    World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS), Athens, p. 120 - 126
    full text (url)
  • Siebert, C., Geyer, S., Möller, P., Rödiger, T., Rosenthal, E., (2010):
    The multiaquifer system of Bet Shean-Harod (Israel): resources seperation by REE+yttrium and stable isotopes
    In: Hoppe, A., Röhling, H.-G., Schüth, C., (eds.)
    GeoDarmstadt 2010: Geowissenschaften sichern Zukunft / Geoscience secure the future. Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften (DGG) 10.–13. Oktober 2010, Darmstadt
    Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 68
    Schweizerbart, Stuttgart,
  • Odeh, T., Gloaguen, R., Schirmer, M., Geyer, S., Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., (2009):
    Exploration of Wadi Zerka Ma'in rotational fault and its drainage pattern, Eastern of Dead Sea, by means of remote sensing, GIS and 3D geological modeling
    In: Michel, U., (ed.)
    SPIE Europe's International Symposium on Remote Sensing (ERS09), 31 August to 3 September 2009, Berlin, Germany
    Proceedings / SPIE 7478
    SPIE, Bellingham, WA,
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  • Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., Krause, P., (2009):
    Linkage of a finite element flow model with a soil moisture model: challanges under semiarid conditions
    In: Christodoulou, S., (ed.)
    Water resources conservancy and risk reduction under climatic instability : proceedings ; [European Water Resources Association, 7th International Conference, Limassol, Cyprus, 25 – 27 June 2009]
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  • Siebert, C., Möller, P., Geyer, S., (2004):
    Untersuchung der Versalzungsmechanismen im Dead Sea Graben am Beispiel des See Genezaret (Sea of Galilee), Israel
    In: Jacobs, F., Röhling, H.-G., Uhlmann, O., (Hrsg.)
    Geoleipzig 2004 - Geowissenschaften sichern Zukunft. Gemeinschaftstagung der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft und der Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 29.09.-01.10.2004 in Leipzig. Kurzfassungen der Vorträge und Poster
    Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 34
    Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, S. 319
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Qualification assignments (1)

  • Siebert, C., (2006):
    Saisonale chemische Variationen des See Genezareth, seiner Zuflüsse und deren Ursachen
    Dissertation, Freie Universität Berlin
    PhD Dissertation 1/2006
    Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Leipzig, 180 S.
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Conference contributions (27)

  • Inbar, N., Al-Raggad, M., Magri, F., Yellin-Dror, A., Rosenthal, E., Möller, P., Siebert, C., Salameh, E., Guttman, J., (2014):
    New structural/tectonical model and its implication on hydrological thinking and groundwater management – the Lake Tiberias, Jordan Rift Valley
    EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April–02 May 2014
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 16
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2014-10007
  • Kraushaar, S., Schumann, T., Ollesch, G., Siebert, C., Vogel, H.-J., (2014):
    Sediment fingerprinting in Northern Jordan - approaching sediment comparability
    EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April–02 May 2014
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 16
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2014-841-1
  • Magri, F., Guttman, J., Inbar, N., Raggad, M., Siebert, C., (2014):
    Simulations of coupled fluid transport processes in faulted systems: an example based on the groundwater hydrology of the Tiberias Basin, Jordan Valley
    Computational Methods in Water Resources 2014. XX. international conference. 10-13 June 2014, Stuttgart
  • Magri, F., Inbar, N., Guttman, J., Rosenthal, E., Yellin-Dror, A., Kühn, M., Möller, P., Raggad, M., Salameh, E., Siebert, C., (2014):
    Potential salinization mechanisms of drinking water due to large-scale flow of brines across faults in the Tiberias Basin
    EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April–02 May 2014
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 16
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2014-8236
  • Siebert, C., Mallast, U., Rödiger, T., Ionescu, D., Schwonke, F., Hall, J.K., Sade, A.R., Pohl, T., Merkel, B., (2014):
    Multiple sensor tracking of submarine groundwater discharge: concept study along the Dead Sea
    EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April–02 May 2014
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 16
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2014-11217
  • Siebert, C., Möller, P., Rosenthal, E., Salameh, E., Guttman, J., Yellin-Dror, A., Inbar, N., Al-Raggad, M., Magri, F., (2014):
    Distribution of Upper Pliocene brines in the northern Jordan Rift Valley, Israel and Jordan
    EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April–02 May 2014
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 16
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2014-11053-1
  • Horovitz, M., Schulz, S., Köhne, J.M., Rausch, R., Siebert, C., Michelsen, N., Schüth, C., (2013):
    Estimation of Sabkha evaporation as an important sink of groundwater on the Arabian Peninsula
    EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria, 07–12 April 2013
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 15
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2013-12647
  • Ionescu, D., Haeusler, S., Siebert, C., Noriega, B., Adeboyejo, F., Dittmar, T., de Beer, D., (2013):
    Oases of life in the Dead Sea
    SAME13 Aquatic Microbial Ecology. Stresa, Italy
  • Kraushaar, S., Ollesch, G., Siebert, C., Vogel, H.-J., (2013):
    Olive mounds, Roman cisterns, erosion pins - potential to characterize erosion in a Mediterranean catchment in north Jordan
    EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria, 07–12 April 2013
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 15
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2013-11187
  • Kraushaar, S., Schumann, T., Wilkinson, S., Ollesch, G., Siebert, C., Vogel, H.-J., (2013):
    Measurements, fingerprint, modeling - Compiling a sediment budget in a data scarce catchment in NW Jordan
    EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria, 07–12 April 2013
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 15
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2013-11998
  • Kraushaar, S., Wilkinson, S., Ollesch, G., Siebert, C., Vogel, H.-J., (2013):
    Understanding erosion better in a data scarce catchment in NW Jordan - A multiple response approach
    Proceedings 8th IAG International Conference on Geomorphology, Paris 2013
    p. 482 - 482
  • Mallast, U., Siebert, C., Schwonke, F., Gloaguen, R., Rödiger, T., Geyer, S., Sauter, M., Merz, R., (2013):
    Airborne thermal data reveal groundwater discharge at the north-western coast of the Dead Sea
    EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria, 07–12 April 2013
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 15
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2013-5586
  • Schulz, S., Rausch, R., Siebert, C., Michelsen, N., Kolditz, O., Al-Saud, M., Schüth, C., (2013):
    3D groundwater modeling of the Upper Mega Aquifer System (Arabian Peninsula) using OpenGeoSys
    EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria, 07–12 April 2013
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 15
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2013-12435
  • Siebert, C., Rödiger, T., Geyer, S., Subah, A., Guttman, Y., (2013):
    Using multi-component hydrochemical pattern for water balance calculations of intricate water resources in semi-arid regions – a case study in Wadi Al Arab, Jordan
    EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria, 07–12 April 2013
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 15
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2013-12126
  • Wilske, C., Siebert, C., Geyer, S., Rödiger, T., Merkel, B., (2013):
    Investigating Western Dead Sea spring systems and their origin by application of hydrogeochemical patterns
    EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria, 07–12 April 2013
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 15
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2013-12633
  • Wilske, C., Siebert, C., Rödiger, T., Geyer, S., Merkel, B., (2013):
    Characterisation of the aquifer system along the NW Dead Sea using stable isotope signatures and strontium isotope ratios
    Isotope Workshop XII organised by the European Isotope Research ESIR, 24.-27.07.2013 Freiberg
  • Knoche, M., Ebert, C., Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., Geyer, S., Weise, S., Gloaguen, R., Merz, R., (2012):
    Precipitation downscaling and spatial trends in the Pamirs
    EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22–27 April 2012
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 14
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2012-10892
  • Mallast, U., Siebert, C., Gloaguen, R., Wagner, B., Schwonke, F., Rödiger, T., Geyer, S., Krieg, R., Sauter, M., Kühn, F., Merz, R., (2012):
    Remote sensing application possibilities on groundwater characterization in arid regions at the example of the Dead Sea
    EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, 22–27 April 2012
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 14
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2012-5273
  • Mallast, U., Schwonke, F., Siebert, C., Maraschek, U., Kemper, G., Geyer, S., Kühn, F., (2011):
    Hochauflösende flugzeuggestützte Thermalfernerkundung zur Kartierung submariner und terrestrischer Grundwasserquellen in der hochsalinaren Uferzone des Toten Meeres. Erste Ergebnisse von Befliegungskampagnen am Westufer des Toten Meeres im Januar 2011
    In: Seyfert, E., (Hrsg.)
    Geodaten – eine Ressource des 21. Jahrhunderts. Vorträge 31. Wissenschaftlich-Technische Jahrestagung der DGPF, 13. - 15. April 2011 in Mainz
    Publikationen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung und Geoinformation e.V. 20
    Geschäftsstelle der DGPF, Münster, S. 1 - 10
  • Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., Geyer, S., Krause, P., (2010):
    Development of a hydrological trans-boundary model for the Lower Jordan Valley, Israel, Palestine, Jordan
    Transboundary Aquifers: Challenges and New directions. ISARM2010 International Conference; 6-8 December 2010; UNESCO Paris, France
    UNESCO, Paris, p. 703 - 705
  • Siebert, C., Geyer, S., Knöller, K., Rödiger, T., Weise, S.M., Dulski, P., Möller, P., Guttman, Y., Subah, A., (2010):
    Ajloun and Golan – a transboundary groundwater resource?
    Transboundary Aquifers: Challenges and New directions. ISARM2010 International Conference; 6-8 December 2010; UNESCO Paris, France
    UNESCO, Paris, p. 129 - 134
  • Siebert, C., Herrmann, B., Geyer, S., Rödiger, T., Subah, A., Al-Hadidi, K., Inbar, N., Yellin-Dror, A., Khayat, S., Guttman, Y., Toll, M., Werz, H., Margane, A., (2009):
    The multidisciplinary and multinational data- and information system DAISY – the key for an IWRM-project in the Lower Jordan Valley (Israel-Jordan-Palestine)
    In: Christodoulou, S., (ed.)
    Water resources conservancy and risk reduction under climatic instability. Proceedings European Water Resources Association, 7th International Conference, Limassol, Cyprus, 25–27 June 2009
  • Geyer, S., Khayat, S., Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., (2008):
    Anthropogenic influence on groundwater quality in Jericho and adjoining Wadis (Lower Jordan Valley, Palestine)
    American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2008
    Abstract H13G-1009
  • Rödiger, T., Siebert, C., Krause, P., (2008):
    Linkage of a finite element flow model with a soil moisture model: challanges under semiarid conditions
    American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2008
    Abstract H12D-06
    full text (url)
  • Siebert, C., Geyer, S., Knöller, K., Weise, S., Rödiger, T., Dulski, P., Möller, P., Guttman, J., (2008):
    Golan Heights groundwater systems: separation by REE+Y and stable isotopes
    American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2008
    Abstract H12D-02
    full text (url)
  • Siebert, C., Möller, P., Geyer, S., (2008):
    Tracking flow-paths by REE+Y and stable isotopes: the Golan Heights
    EGU General Assembly 2008, Vienna, Austria, 13–18 April 2008
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 10
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2008-A-00000
  • Siebert, C., Möller, P., Geyer, S., Guttman, Y., Berger, D., (2004):
    Tracing saline water entries in Lake Kinneret
    In: Chatzipetros, A., Pavlides, S., (eds.)
    5th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, Thessaloniki/Greece, 14-20 April 2004
    p. S7 - 16
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closed supervised works:

Greenman, Anat (2010): Report on Isotopic composition of Groundwater discharge from the Western side of the Dead Sea. (MSc-student from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 8 weeks stay within the YSEP program).

Wernicke, Jakob (2010): Sinkholes as an indicator for groundwater flow: A remote sensing supported sedimentological study from the West Coast of the Dead Sea. Diploma Thesis at University Leipzig. 113 p.

Meier, Andreas (2011): Estimation of Water Infiltration into Dune Sands of Saudi Arabia by Using Large Scale TDR Sensors. Diploma Thesis at Technical University Dresden. 61 p.

Schulz, Stephan (2011): Groundwater recharge estimation using the hydrological model J2000g in the Zarqa River Catchment, NW-Jordan. Diploma-Thesis. TU Bergakademie Freiberg. 52 p.

Odeh, Taleb (2011): Structural control on groundwater chemistry, recharge and flow – Integrated approach using remote sensing, GIS and modelling: The case study of Wadi Zerka Ma’in catchment area (Jordan). PhD-Thesis. TU Bergakademie Freiberg. 147 p.

Schuhmann, Thomas (2012): Sediment fingerprinting of the recent Wadi Al-Arab dam reservoir sediments
(N.W. Jordan). MSc-Thesis. University Leipzig.

Madi, Raneem (2012): Scenario-based simulation of infiltration at a test site in Ad-Dahna desert in Saudi Arabia. MSc-Thesis. TU Dresden. 60 p.

current supervised works:

Gräbe, Agnes (PhD-student): Water balance of the Western Dead Sea Catchment by integrated modelling hydrological and groundwater flow conditions in a structural complex environment. TU Dresden (2008- )

Kraushaar, Sabine (PhD-student): Analysis and quantification of erosion processes and the resulting qualitative consequences in the transition zone of the Mediterranean to the semi-arid zone in northern Jordan. (2010-2015)

Mallast Ulf (PhD-student): A new approach to combine remote sensing and hydrochemistry to calculate ground- and surface water discharge to the Dead Sea. TU Bergakademie Freiberg (2009-2013)

Schulz, Stephan (PhD-student): 3D groundwater modelling of the Upper Mega Aquifer (Arabian Peninsula) by using Open Geosys and advanced tracer technologies. TU Darmstadt (2011- )

Wilske, Cornelia (PhD-student): Application of a combined REE, stable isotopes and organic components approach to evaluate the groundwater flow system between Jerusalem/Ramallah and the Dead Sea. TU Bergakademie Freiberg (2011- )

Strey, Matthias (MSc-student): 2d-numerical modelling of groundwater flow through the Dead Sea Group. TU Bergakademie Freiberg (2013-2014).

Braun, Mascha (MSc-student): Modellierung der Abflusshydraulik in einem semiariden Kalksteineinzugsgebiet (Wadi Al Arab, Jordanien). TU Braunschweig (2013-2014).