Dr. Markus Meinhardt

Research Associate

Contact

  • Mail: meinhardt(at)em.uni-frankfurt.de
  • Phone: +49 (0)69-798-40220
  • Room: Geozentrum, 3.215

Office hours

  • By appointment
Dr. Markus Meinhardt

Key research areas

  • Hydrological Modeling & model development
  • Participatory methods, integration of stakeholder knowledge
  • Decision support
  • Earth Surface Process Monitoring

Project Coordinator

Society Membership

  • Member of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)
  • Refereeing activities for the Journal of Mountain Science, Geomorphology, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment

Curriculum vitae

Since 12/2017 Research Associate at the Hydrology Group, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
12/2013 - 11/2017 Research assistant at the GIScience Group, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
10/2009 - 11/2013 Student assistant at the GIScience Group, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
05/2017 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at Friedrich Schiller University Jena Thesis title: "Effects of climate change on the hydrology in the upper Zambezi: A process-based spatially distributed modelling approach to quantify hydrological changes and annual inundation”
10/2011 - 11/2013 Study of M.Sc. Geoinformatics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena Master Thesis: “GIS based methods for automated landslide susceptibility analysis in central Vietnam”
10/2008 - 09/2011 Study of B.Sc. Geography at the Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena BachelorThesis: “GIS based methods to estimate the distribution of permafrost in the area of the Nam Co in Tibet with consideration of climate change”

 

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Publications

Meinhardt, M., Fleischer, M., Fink, M., Kralisch, S., Kenabatho, P., De Clercq, W., Zimba, H., Phiri, W. & Helmschrot, J. (2018). Semi-arid Catchments under Change: Adapted Hydrological Models to Simulate the Influence of Climate Change & Human Activities on Rainfall-runoff Processes in Southern Africa. Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL). Singapore: Springer (under review).

Zimba, H., Kawawa, B., Chabala, A., Phiri, W., Selsam, P., Meinhardt, M. & Nyambe, I. (2018). Assessment of trends in inundation extent in the Barotse Floodplain, upper Zambezi River Basin: A remote sensing-based approach. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies 15, 149-170.

Fink, M., Fischer, C., Laux, P., Tünschel, H. & Meinhardt, M. (2017). Distributed Assessment of Sediment Dynamics in Central Vietnam. In: Nauditt, A., Ribbe, L. (Eds.), Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam: LUCCi, pp. 189-200. Singapore: Springer.

Mongi, H. & Meinhardt, M. (2016). Integrated ICTs for Water Basins Management in Southern Africa: Systematic Review and Meta-analyses for Perceived Relevance Criteria. AGRIS on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics 8, 103-110.

Fleischer, M., Kenabatho, P., Kralisch, S., Fink, M., Helmschrot, J., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D., Meinhardt, M. & Parida, B.P. (2016). Assessing the hydrological impact of human activities in the Gaborone Dam catchment, Botswana. Full paper (under review) & oral presentation at 17th WaterNet/WRFSA/GWPSA Symposium, 26 - 28 October 2016, Gaborone.

Meinhardt, M., Fink, M., & Tünschel, H. (2015). Landslide susceptibility analysis in central Vietnam based on an incomplete landslide inventory: Comparison of a new method to calculate weighting factors by means of bivariate statistics. Geomorphology 234, 80-97.

Mück, M., Helmschrot, J., Zimba, H., Wallner, M., Hipondoka, M., Nyambe, I.A., Mufeti, P. & Meinhardt, M. (2015). Remote sensing applications for assessing water-related risks and its interdependencies with land cover change and biodiversity in southern Africa. Global Land Project News 12, 57-61.

Babkin, A.V., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D., Göhmann, H., & Meinhardt, M. (2015). Hidden periodicities and long range prediction of river runoff in Northern and Western Europe. Materialien zum wissenschaftlichen Seminar der Stipendiaten der Programme "Michail Lomonosov III" und "Immanuel Kant III" 2014/2015. DAAD - Ministerium für Bildung und Wissenschaft der Russischen Föderation.

Conference Contributions

Meinhardt, M., Kralisch, S., Fink, M., Zimba, H., Helmschrot, J., Fleischer, M., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D., Phiri, W., Chabala, A. & Nyambe, I. (2017). Climate change impact assessment on floodplain dynamics in the upper Zambezi using a process-based distributed modelling approach. Oral presentation at IAHS 2017 Scientific Assembly, 10 - 14 July 2017, Port Elizabeth.

Meinhardt, M., Kralisch, S., Fink, M., Fleischer, M., Zimba, H., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D., Phiri, W., Chabala, A., Trautmann, T., Helmschrot, J., & Nyambe, I. (2016). Process-based distributed hydrological modelling of annual floods in the Upper Zambezi using the Desert Flood Index. Poster at European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU), 17 - 22 April 2016, Vienna.

Meinhardt, M., Kralisch, S., Fink, M., Trautmann, T., Fleischer, M., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D., Fischer, C., Brenning, A., Helmschrot, J., Phiri, W., Chabala, A., Zimba, H., Kawawa, B. & Nyambe, I. (2015). Quantifying the effects of climate and landuse changes on the hydrology in the subtropical Africa: A process-based distributed modelling approach. Oral presentation at International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), 22 June - 2 July 2015, Prague.

Meinhardt, M., Kralisch, S., Fink, M., Helmschrot, J., Phiri, W., Chabala, A., Zimba, H., Kawawa, B. & Nyambe, I. (2015). Quantifying the effects of climate and landuse changes on the hydrology in the subtropical Africa: A process-based distributed modelling approach - Towards a J2000 floodplain model. Oral presentation at Zambia Water Forum and Exhibition (ZAWAFE), 2 - 3 November 2015, Lusaka.

Fleischer, M., Kenabatho, P., Kralisch, S., Meinhardt, M., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D. & Helmschrot, J. (2015). Evaluating the impact of changing land use and farm dams on the Gaborone dam catchment: a process-based distributed modelling approach. Poster at International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), 22 June - 2 July 2015, Prague.

Butchart-Kuhlmann, D., Kralisch, S., Zander, F., Fleischer, M. & Meinhardt, M. (2015). Structure and initial application of a decision support system for hydrological systems analysis in southern Africa. Poster at Symposium und Expo für Angewandte Geoinformatik (AGIT), 8 - 10 July 2015, Salzburg.

Göhmann, H., Steudel, T., Kralisch, S., Baumberg, V., Meinhardt, M. & Flügel, W.A. (2015). Modeling of Okavango sub-catchments with JAMS in different spatiotemporal resolutions. Poster at International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), 22 June - 2 July 2015, Prague.

Zimba, H., Banda, K., Nyambe, I., Phiri, W., Chabala, A., Meinhardt, M. & Selsam, P. (2015). Spatial and Temporal Variability Assessment of Inundation in the Upper Zambezi Basin: A Satellite Based Based Apporach. 16th WaterNet&WRFSA/GWPSA Symposium, 28 - 30 October 2015, Mauritius.

Fleischer, M., Kralisch, S., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D. & Meinhardt, M. (2015). Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) - Integrated River Basin Assessment & Data Management. Oral presentation at Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Subsaharisches Afrika, 27 - 28 November 2015, Cologne.

Fleischer, M., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D., Meinhardt, M. & De Clercq, W. (2015). Use and Management of Land and Water in the Verlorenvlei, South Africa. Oral presentation at Jahrestagung der Afrikagruppe deutscher Geowissenschaftler (AdG), 26 - 27 June 2015, Frankfurt.

Fleischer, M., Kralisch, S., Fink, M., Pfennig, B., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D., Meinhardt, M. & De Clercq, W. (2016). Water Use and Management in Semiarid Regions - A Distributed Modelling Approach in the Verlorenvlei Catchment, South Africa. PICO at European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU), 17 - 22 April 2016, Vienna.

Butchart-Kuhlmann, D., Kralisch, S., Fleischer, M., Meinhardt, M. & Brenning, A. (2017). Structure and initial application of a decision support system for hydrological systems analysis. Poster at European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU), 23 - 28 April 2017, Vienna.

Helmschrot, J., Meinhardt, M., Fleischer, M., Fink, M. & Kralisch, S. (2017). Semi-arid Catchments under Change: Adapted Hydrological Models to Simulate the Influence of Climate Change & Human Activities on Rainfall-runoff Processes in Southern Africa. Oral presentation at Zambia Water Forum and Exhibition (ZAWAFE), 12-13 June 2017, Lusaka.

Fleischer, M., Kralisch, S., Kenabatho, P., Pfennig, B., Fink, M., Helmschrot, J., Butchart-Kuhlmann, D. & Meinhardt, M. (2017). Representing the impact of agricultural water use on hydrology in semiarid regions - A distributed modelling approach in Southern African catchments. Oral presentation at IAHS 2017 Scientific Assembly, 10 - 14 July 2017, Port Elizabeth.