Dr. -Ing. Jie Yang

Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 235 1069

Foto Jie Yang

Research Topics

  • Catchment hydrogeology
  • Groundwater flow and solute transport modelling
  • Surface-subsurface interaction
  • Transit time dynamics
  • Variable density flow

Curriculum Vitae

Since 06/2016

Scientist at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Department of Hydrogeology

02/2015 - 11/2015

Post-Doc, Leibniz Universität Hannover

04/2011 - 02/2015

PhD student in Civil Engineering (Bauingenieurwesen), Leibniz Universität Hannover

09/2008 - 11/2010

MSc. of  Applied Environmental Geoscience, University of Göttingen



Xie, Y., Crosbie, R., Yang, J., Wu, J., Wang, W. (2018). Usefulness of soil moisture and actual evapotranspiration data for constraining potential groundwater recharge in semi-arid regions. Water Resources Research. 10.1029/2018WR023257. In press.

Yang, J., Heidbüchel, I., Musolff, A., Reinstorf, F., & Fleckenstein, J. H. (2018). Exploring the dynamics of transit times and subsurface mixing in a small agricultural catchment. Water Resources Research, 54. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017WR021896

Yang J, H. Zhang, X. Yu, T. Graf, H.A. Michael (2018): Impact of hydrogeological factors on groundwater salinization due to ocean-surge inundation, Advances in Water Resources, 111, pp. 423-434. Doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.11.017.

X. Yu, Yang, J., T. Graf, M. Koneshloo, MA. O'Neal, H.A. Michael (2016): Impact of topography on groundwater salinization due to ocean surge inundation. Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1002/2016WR018814

Yang J., T. Graf, T. Ptak (2015b): Impact of Climate Change on Freshwater Resources in a Heterogeneous Coastal Aquifer of Bremerhaven, Germany: A Three-dimensional Modelling Study. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2015.03.014.

Yang J., T. Graf, T. Ptak (2015a): Sea level rise and storm surge effects in a coastal heterogeneous aquifer: a 2D modelling study in northern Germany. Grundwasser. doi: 10.1007/s00767-014-0279-z.

Yang, J., T. Graf, M. Herold, T. Ptak (2013): A fully coupled surface-subsurface approach to simulate flow dynamics in coastal aquifers. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 149, pp. 61-75. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2013.03.002.