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PhD-defence: A look into the data foundation of water flow and nitrate leaching simulations

During his studies, Kim Madsen van’t Veen investigated the nitrate transport and water flow in an arable landscape.

Photo: Foto: Kim Madsen van't Veen

Hydrological, soil and geophysical observations is the foundation for simulating water flow and nitrate transport. Kim Madsen van’t Veen studied how to optimize the design of a geophysical method and apply soil and hydrological data for simulations of small-scale nitrate leaching and large-scale water flow. This research can also contribute to future hydrological investigations by improving the data collection on which they depend.

The PhD study was completed at Department of Agroecology, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Aarhus University.

This résumé is prepared by the PhD student

Time:  Thursday 2 June 2022 at 14.15
Place: Building 8814, room 3075, Lecture Theatre, Foulum, Aarhus University, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele.
Title of PhD thesis: Exploring the data foundation for calculating water flow and nitrate leaching
Contact information: Kim Madsen van’t Veen, e-mail: km@agro.au.dk, tel.: +45 42995426

Members of the assessment committee:

Professor Viacheslav Adamchuk, Department of Bioresource Engineering, McGill University, Canada
Professor Simon Stisen, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Denmark
Associate Professor Lars Elsgaard (Chair), Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, Denmark

Main supervisor:
Senior Researcher Christen Duus Børgesen, Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, Denmark

Co-supervisor:
Associate Professor Bo Vangsø Iversen, Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, Denmark

Emeritus, Associate Professor Steen Christensen, Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, Denmark

Language: The PhD dissertation will be defended in English

The defence is public.
The PhD thesis is available for reading at the Graduate School of Technical Sciences/GSTS,

Katrinebjergvej 89F, building 5132, 8200 Aarhus N.