Academic

Professor Chris Soulsby Professor Chris Soulsby
Professor of Hydrology
Director of the Northern Rivers Institute
email: c.soulsby@abdn.ac.uk
   
Professor Doerthe Tetzlaff Professor Doerthe Tetzlaff
Professor of Hydrology and Landscape Ecology
Founding member of the Northern Rivers Institute
email: d.tetzlaff@abdn.ac.uk
   
  Dr Jean-Christophe Comte
Lecturer
email: jc.comte@abdn.ac.uk
   
  Dr Josie Geris
Lecturer
email: j.geris@abdn.ac.uk

Post Docs

PhD students

  • Ross Glover: "Detailed long-term study of a Scottish Atlantic salmon population across multiple life-stages suggests no discernible benefit of conservation stocking".
  • Jesus Mezquita: "Hydrogeophysical approaches for characterising flow and storage in weathered/fractured aquifers".
  • Jessica Fennell: ''Evaluating nature based strategies in rural landscapes for managing low flows and stream temperatures".
  • Katya Dimitrova Petrova: "Integrating novel water storage and flow sensing techniques to improve hydrological models/predictions".
  • Joel Blackburn: "Understanding stream-aquifer interactions and their influence on flow regimes and fluvial processes in a newly restored ephemeral stream".
  • Thea Piovano: "Advancing spatially distributed hydrological models to understand water storage, flux and age dynamics"
  • Samson Oiro: "Impact of climate change and human activities on groundwater resources in the Nairobi and Tiwi aquifers: two strategic Kenyan aquifers under high pressure".
  • Aaron Neill: "Linking small scale hydrological flow paths, connectivity and microbiological transport to protect remote private water supplies"
  • Rupert Houghton: "Barriers to acting now to protect the future: American crayfish invasion of Scotland as a paradigm". 

Recently Completed PhD students

  • Bernhard Scheliga: "Surface water and groundwater interactions in northern landscapes"
  • Luca Fabris: "Modelling the effects of flows and temperatures on Atlantic salmon; opportunities for Atlantic salmon".
  • Bas Buddendorf: "Multiscale modelling to assess to impacts on flows and ecology in regulated rivers".
  • Baptiste Marteau: "Hydromorphological and ecological response of a freshwater pearl mussel  river to the reconnection of a tributary in north western England"
  • Maria Blumstock: "Connectivity and storage in riparian zones"
  • Claire Tunaley "Integrating high-frequency DOC data, isotopes and modelling to assess flow path, connectivity and water age"
  • Jonathan Dick: "High frequency data to connect hydrology and biogeochemistry in peatland catchments"
  • Emma Quinlan: "Assessing the morphological adjustment and ecological response of the River Ehen to the re-alignment of Ben Gill, West Cumbria".
  • Cristina Buendia Fores: "Assessing the impact of fine sediments on river invertebrate communities"
  • Scott McGrane: "Effects of climate change on hydrological functioning of upland catchments"
  • Rene Capell: "Sustaining river flow under climate change – influence of landscape evolution on groundwater resourcesModelling dominant runoff processes using tracers and landscape organisation in larger catchments"
  • Christian Imholt: "Influence of climate and riparian management on the hydrological and thermal regimes of streams".
  • Mark Speed: "Isotope hydrology of a large river basin"
  • Christian Birkel: "Enhancing methodologies for capturing hydrological data in a changing environment"
  • Steve Addy: "Influence of base level change on river channels and catchment dynamics"
  • Jane Grant: "Hydro-ecology of groundwater - surface water interactions in complex hydro-geological environments"
  • Annie Truscott: "Integrating ecological and hydrological approaches to the distribution of riparian plant species"
  • Atul Haria: "Riparian surface-groundwater interactions and stream flow generation in upland catchments – implications for water quality"
  • Heather Jackson: "Influence of river regulation on macro- invertebrate communities"