Miao Jing


Miao Jing
PhD Student

Department Computational Hydrosystems (CHS)
Department Environmental Informatics (ENVINF)
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstraße 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
Phone: +49 341 235 1885
Mobile: +49 157 3362 4794

Miao Jing

Research interests

  • Improve the groundwater representation by the coupling of two open-source models: the mesoscale Hydrologic Model (mHM) and the OpenGeoSys (OGS)
  • Catchment Travel Time Distribution (TTD)


since 11/2014

PhD student at UFZ, Leipzig
Research on subsurface hydrology and geostatistics in Department CHS and ENVINF

09/2011 - 06/2014

Master of Engineering in civil engineering and geomechanics
Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IRSM-CAS), Beijing and Wuhan, China

09/2007 - 06/2011

Bachelor of Engineering in civil engineering
Central South University (CSU), Changsha, China


  • Jing, M., Heße, F., Kumar, R., Kolditz, O., Kalbacher, T., and Attinger, S.: Influence of input and parameter uncertainty on the prediction of catchment-scale groundwater travel time distributions, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 171-190, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-171-2019, 2019. 
  • Jing, M., Heße, F., Kumar, R., Wang, W., Fischer, T., Walther, M., Zink, M., Zech, A., Samaniego, L., Kolditz, O., and Attinger, S.: Improved regional-scale groundwater representation by the coupling of the mesoscale Hydrologic Model (mHM v5.7) to the groundwater model OpenGeoSys (OGS), Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 1989-2007, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1989-2018, 2018
  • Jing, M., Kumar, R., Heße, F., Thober, S., Rakovec, O., Samaniego, L., and Attinger, S.: Assessing the response of groundwater quantity and travel time distribution to 1.5, 2 and 3 degrees global warming in a mesoscale central German basin, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2019-9, in review, 2019.
  • Wenbin Fei, Qi Li, Xiaochen Wei, Ranran Song, Miao Jing, Xiaochun Li. Interaction Analysis for CO2 Geological Storage and Underground Coal Mining in Ordos Basin, China. Engineering Geology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2015.07.017
  • Qi Li, Wenbin Fei, Xuehao Liu, Xiaochen Wei, Miao Jing, Xiaochun Li. Challenging combination of CO2 geological storage and coal mining in Ordos basin, China. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology 08/2014; 4(4):10.1002/ghg.1408. https://doi.org/10.1002/ghg.1408
  • Qi Li, Miao Jing. Thermo-poroelastic coupling analysis of rock damage around wellbore due to CO2 injection. Stake Key Laboratory of Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Journal: Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, Year 2013 , Issue 11 , Page 2205-2213

Book chapters

  • Peche, A., Graf, T., Fuchs, L., Neuweiler, I., Maßmann, J., Huber, M., Vassolo, S., Stoeckl, L., Lindenmaier, F., Neukum, C. and Jing, M., 2018. HH Processes. In Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Processes in Fractured Porous Media: Modelling and Benchmarking (pp. 125-144). Springer, Cham.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-68225-9_5


  • Jing, Miao, Heße, Falk, Kumar, Rohini, Wang, Wenqing, Fischer, Thomas, Walther, Marc, … Attinger, Sabine. (2018, May 16). mHM#OGS v1.0: the coupling interface between the mesoscale Hydrologic Model (mHM) and the groundwater model OpenGeoSys (OGS) (Version 1.0). Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1248005

Conference Presentations

  • Simulation of groundwater circulation considering geological heterogeneity with the truncated pluri-gaussian model: An application in a small sedimentary basin in central Germany. Miao Jing, Thomas Fischer, Alraune Zech, Marc Walther, Falk Hesse, Olaf Kolditz, Sabine Attinger, EGU2016, Vienna, Austria; 17-22 April 2016
  • Characterization of Aquifer Heterogeneity through Pumping Test. Miao Jing, Alraune Zech, Lennart Schüler, Sabine Attinger, Cargese summer school: July 20th - August 1st 2015, Flow and Transport in Porous and Fractured Media - Cargese, France
  • Improved regional scale groundwater representation by the coupling of the mesoscale Hydrologic Model (mHM) to the groundwater model OpenGeoSys (OGS). Miao Jing, HIGRADE Conference 2018, 20 March 2018, Leipzig, Germany