Profile of HIGRADE participants

profile_photo_Johannes Brenner
Name: Johannes Brenner (Germany)

Department Computational Hydro Systems

Flag Germany
Research topic

Model verification with CRNS proximal sensing in semi-arid regions

At UFZ since

August 2016

How did you learn about the UFZ?

During my studies in Potsdam a Ph.D. student from the UFZ showed how to measure subsurface water flow with tracer hydrology - I thought woow

Why did you come to the UFZ?

I read about the Ph.D. position in research gate, googled the CHS group and I knew that's it...

What do you like about the city you live in?

the lakes around Leipzig, die Sachsen! And it is just off the Elbsandstein

How do you like it at the UFZ / in HIGRADE?

Topp! From 11pm there is sun in my office ;) - the institute's atmosphere, I am looking forward to embrace all the opportunities I will have here as a Ph.D. student

Your own links (e.g. homepage, publications)

GitHub: Orcid for publications:


being outside - moving through the world by fair means - (Alpine) climbing, planschen, cycling, padeln. sitting inside - preferable if it is raining and drinking café, reading, cooking, playing cards...