Thomas Kalbacher

Dr. Thomas Kalbacher

Deputy Head of Department

Department of Environmental Informatics
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

phone +49 341 235 - 1093


Publications: [arranged in alphabetical order]

  • Chen, C., Sawarieh, A., Kalbacher, T., Beinhorn, M., Wang, W., Kolditz, O., (2005):
    A GIS based 3-D hydrosystem model application of the Zarqa Ma'in-Jiza areas in Central Jordan
    Journal of Environmental Hydrology 13 , paper 4
  • Delfs, J.-O., Singh, A.K., Kalbacher, T., Wang, W., Kolditz, O., (2013):
    Simultaneous flow of water and air across the land surface during runoff
    In: Idelsohn, S., Papadrakakis, M., Schrefler, B., (eds.)
    Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering - COUPLED PROBLEMS 2013
    CIMNE, Barcelona, p. 949 - 956
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  • Delfs, J.-O., Wang, W., Kalbacher, T., Singh, A.K., Kolditz, O., (2013):
    A coupled surface/subsurface flow model accounting for air entrapment and air pressure counterflow
    Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 395 - 414
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  • Grathwohl, P., Rügner, H., Wöhling, T., Osenbrück, K., Schwientek, M., Gayler, S., Wollschläger, U., Selle, B., Pause, M., Delfs, J.-O., Grzeschik, M., Weller, U., Ivanov, M., Cirpka, O.A., Maier, U., Kuch, B., Nowak, W., Wulfmeyer, V., Warrach-Sagi, K., Streck, T., Attinger, S., Bilke, L., Dietrich, P., Fleckenstein, J.H., Kalbacher, T., Kolditz, O., Rink, K., Samaniego, L., Vogel, H.-J., Werban, U., Teutsch, G., (2013):
    Catchments as reactors: a comprehensive approach for water fluxes and solute turnover
    Environ. Earth Sci. 69 (2), 317 - 333
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  • He, W., Beyer, C., Fleckenstein, J.H., Jang, E., Kalbacher, T., Naumov, D., Shao, H., Wang, W., Kolditz, O., (2015):
    Reactive transport modeling in the subsurface environment with OGS-IPhreeqc
    EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 12–17 April 2015
    Geophysical Research Abstracts 17
    European Geosciences Union (EGU), p. EGU2015-9785
  • He, W., Beyer, C., Fleckenstein, J.H., Jang, E., Kolditz, O., Naumov, D., Kalbacher, T., (2015):
    A parallelization scheme to simulate reactive transport in the subsurface environment with OGS#IPhreeqc 5.5.7-3.1.2
    Geosci. Model Dev. 8 (10), 3333 - 3348
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  • He, W., Poonoosamy, J., Kosakowski, G., Van Loon, L.R., Mäder, U., Kalbacher, T., (2016):
    Reactive transport
    In: Kolditz, O., Görke, U.-J., Shao, H., Wang, W., Bauer, S., (eds.)
    Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in fractured porous media: Modelling and benchmarking. Benchmarking initiatives
    Terrestrial Environmental Sciences
    Springer, p. 179 - 197
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  • He, W., Shao, H., Kolditz, O., Wang, W., Kalbacher, T., (2015):
    Comments on "A mass conservative switching algorithm for modeling fluid flow in variably saturated porous media, K. Sadegh Zadeh, Journal of Computational Physics, 230 (2011)"
    J. Comput. Phys. 295 , 815 - 820
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  • Jang, E., He, W., Savoy, H., Dietrich, P., Kolditz, O., Rubin, Y., Schüth, C., Kalbacher, T., (2017):
    Identifying the influential aquifer heterogeneity factor on nitrate reduction processes by numerical simulation
    Adv. Water Resour. 99 , 38 - 52
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  • Kalbacher, T., Chen, X., Dai, Y., Hesser, J., Wang, X., Wang, W., (2015):
    Richards flow
    In: Kolditz, O., Shao, H., Wang, W., Bauer, S., (eds.)
    Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in fractured porous media: Modelling and benchmarking. Closed-form solutions
    Terrestrial Environmental Sciences
    Springer, p. 121 - 130
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  • Kalbacher, T., Delfs, J.-O., Shao, H., Wang, W., Walther, M., Samaniego, L., Schneider, C., Kumar, R., Musolff, A., Centler, F., Sun, F., Hildebrandt, A., Liedl, R., Borchardt, D., Krebs, P., Kolditz, O., (2012):
    The IWAS-ToolBox: software coupling for an integrated water resources management
    Environ. Earth Sci. 65 (5), 1367 - 1380
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  • Kalbacher, T., Mettier, R., McDermott, C., Wang, W., Kosakowski, G., Taniguchi, T., Kolditz, O., (2007):
    Geometric modelling and object-oriented software concepts applied to a heterogeneous fractured network from the Grimsel rock laboratory
    Comput. Geosci. 11 (1), 9 - 26
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  • Kalbacher, T., Schneider, C.L., Wang, W., Hildebrandt, A., Attinger, S., Kolditz, O., (2011):
    Modeling soil-coupled water uptake of multiple root systems with automatic time stepping
    Vadose Zone J. 10 (2), 727 - 735
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  • Kalbacher, T., Schneider, C.L., Wang, W., Hildebrandt, A., Attinger, S., Kolditz, O., (2010):
    Computational efficient modelling of soil-coupled 3D root water uptake for multiple root systems
    In: Carrera, J., Sánchez-Vila, X., Fernández-García, D., Bolster, D., (eds.)
    Proceedings of the XVIII International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources (CMWR 2010), June 21 to 24, 2010, Barcelona, Spain
    CIMNE, Barcelona, p. 1261 - 1268
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  • Kalbacher, T., Walther, M., Wang, W., (2015):
    Appendix B: Coupled hydrosystems. OGS#mHM
    In: Sachse, A., Rink, K., He, W., Kolditz, O., (eds.)
    OpenGeoSys-Tutorial. Computational hydrology I: groundwater flow modeling
    SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences
    Springer International Publishing, Cham, p. 100 - 101
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  • Kalbacher, T., Wang, W., McDermott, C., Kolditz, O., Taniguchi, T., (2005):
    Development and application of a CAD interface for fractured rock
    Environ. Geol. 47 (7), 1017 - 1027
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  • Kalbacher, T., Wang, W., Watanabe, N., Park, C.-H., Taniguchi, T., Kolditz, O., (2008):
    Parallelization concepts and applications for THM coupled finite element problems
    Journal of Environmental Science for Sustainable Society 2 , 35 - 46
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  • Kalbus, E., Kalbacher, T., Kolditz, O., Krüger, E., Seegert, J., Röstel, G., Teutsch, G., Borchardt, D., Krebs, P., (2012):
    Integrated Water Resources Management under different hydrological, climatic and socio-economic conditions
    Environ. Earth Sci. 65 (5), 1363 - 1366
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  • Kolditz, O., Bauer, S., Beyer, C., Böttcher, N., Dietrich, P., Görke, U.-J., Kalbacher, T., Park, C.-H., Sauer, U., Schütze, C., Shao, H., Singh, A., Taron, J., Wang, W., Watanabe, N., (2012):
    A systematic benchmarking approach for geologic CO2 injection and storage
    Environ. Earth Sci. 67 (2), 613 - 632
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  • Kolditz, O., Bauer, S., Bilke, L., Böttcher, N., Delfs, J.O., Fischer, T., Görke, U.J., Kalbacher, T., Kosakowski, G., McDermott, C.I., Park, C.H., Radu, F., Rink, K., Shao, H., Shao, H.B., Sun, F., Sun, Y.Y., Singh, A.K., Taron, J., Walther, M., Wang, W., Watanabe, N., Wu, Y., Xie, M., Xu, W., Zehner, B., (2012):
    OpenGeoSys: an open-source initiative for numerical simulation of thermo-hydro-mechanical/chemical (THM/C) processes in porous media
    Environ. Earth Sci. 67 (2), 589 - 599
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  • Kolditz, O., Kalbacher, T., Wang, W., (2010):
    Programm- und Softwareentwicklung für die Grundwassermodellierung
    Grundwasser 15 (3), 145 - 145
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  • Kolditz, O., Rink, K., Shao, H., Kalbacher, T., Kunkel, R., Zacharias, S., Dietrich, P., (2012):
    Erratum to: International viewpoint and news: data and modelling platforms in environmental Earth sciences
    Environ. Earth Sci. 67 (6), 1859
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  • Kolditz, O., Rink, K., Shao, H., Kalbacher, T., Zacharias, S., Dietrich, P., (2012):
    International viewpoint and news
    Environ. Earth Sci. 66 (4), 1279 - 1284
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  • Miles, B., Kalbacher, T., Kolditz, O., Chen, C., Gronewold, J., Wang, W., Peter, A., (2007):
    Development and parameterisation of a complex hydrogeological model based on high-resolution direct-push data
    Environ. Geol. 52 (7), 1399 - 1412
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  • Rink, K., Kalbacher, T., Kolditz, O., (2012):
    Visual data eploration for hydrological analysis
    Environ. Earth Sci. 65 (5), 1395 - 1403
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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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  • Singh, A.K., Pilz, P., Zimmer, M., Kalbacher, T., Görke, U.-J., Kolditz, O., (2012):
    Numerical simulation of tracer transport in the Altmark gas field
    Environ. Earth Sci. 67 (2), 537 - 548
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  • Steefel, C.I., Appelo, C.A.J., Arora, B., Jacques, D., Kalbacher, T., Kolditz, O., Lagneau, V., Lichtner, P.C., Mayer, K.U., Meeussen, J.C.L., Molins, S., Moulton, D., Shao, H., Šimůnek, J., Spycher, N., Yabusaki, S.B., Yeh, G.T., (2015):
    Reactive transport codes for subsurface environmental simulation
    Comput. Geosci. 19 (3), 445 - 478
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  • Sun, F., Shao, H., Kalbacher, T., Wang, W., Yang, Z., Huang, Z., Kolditz, O., (2011):
    Groundwater drawdown at Nankou site of Beijing Plain: model development and calibration
    Environ. Earth Sci. 64 (5), 1323 - 1333
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  • Zehner, B., Bilke, L., Kalbacher, T., Kalbus, E., Rink, K., Rausch, R., Kolditz, O., (2012):
    Mixed 2D/3D visualization of a large scale groundwater study in a virtual reality centre
    In: Oswald, S.E., Kolditz, O., Attinger, S., (eds.)
    Models - repositories of knowledge : proceedings of ModelCARE2011 held in Leipzig, Germany, September 2011
    IAHS Publ. 355
    International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), Wallingford, Oxfordshire, p. 127 - 132
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