Gabriel Rau

Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Gabriel Rau

Curriculum vitae and work areas

  • Passive characterization of subsurface hydro-geomechanical properties
  • Exchange between ground water and surface water/ocean
  • Mass and heat transport in natural porous media
  • Groundwater recharge in arid areas
  • Field and laboratory tests

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Latest publications

Global climate-driven trade-offs between the water retention and cooling benefits of urban greening
Cuthbert, M. O.; Rau, G. C.; Ekström, M.; O’Carroll, D. M.; Bates, A. J.
2022. Nature Communications, 13 (1), 518. doi:10.1038/s41467-022-28160-8
Comparing Methods and Defining Practical Requirements for Extracting Harmonic Tidal Components from Groundwater Level Measurements
Schweizer, D.; Ried, V.; Rau, G. C.; Tuck, J. E.; Stoica, P.
2021. Mathematical geosciences, 53 (6), 1147–1169. doi:10.1007/s11004-020-09915-9
Runoff and focused groundwater recharge response to flooding rains in the arid zone of Australia
Acworth, R. I.; Rau, G. C.; Cuthbert, M. O.; Leggett, K.; Andersen, M. S.
2021. Hydrogeology journal, 29 (2), 737–764. doi:10.1007/s10040-020-02284-x
Technical note: Disentangling the groundwater response to Earth and atmospheric tides to improve subsurface characterisation
Rau, G. C.; Cuthbert, M. O.; Acworth, R. I.; Blum, P.
2020. Hydrology and earth system sciences, 24 (12), 6033–6046. doi:10.5194/hess-24-6033-2020
On the Limitations and Implications of Modeling Heat Transport in Porous Aquifers by Assuming Local Thermal Equilibrium
Gossler, M. A.; Bayer, P.; Rau, G. C.; Einsiedl, F.; Zosseder, K.
2020. Water resources research, 56 (10), Art.Nr.e2020WR027772. doi:10.1029/2020WR027772
Groundwater flow system analysis in the regolith of Dodowa on the Accra Plains, Ghana
Foppen, J. W.; Lutterodt, G.; Rau, G. C.; Minkah, O.
2020. Journal of hydrology / Regional studies, 28, Article: 100663. doi:10.1016/j.ejrh.2020.100663
Future-proofing hydrogeology by revising groundwater monitoring practice
Rau, G.; Cuthbert, M.; Post, V.; Schweizer, D.; Acworth, R. I.; Andersen, M.; Blum, P.; Carrara, E.; Rasmussen, T.; Ge, S.
2020. Hydrogeology journal, 28 (8), 2963–2969. doi:10.1007/s10040-020-02242-7
Unlocking a Treasure Trove for Subsurface Characterization
McMillan, T.; Rau, G.
2019. Eos, 100, Article no: 126909. doi:10.1029/2019EO126909