Jun. Prof. Dr. Eva Kröner

Head (Geophysics)
Consultation Hour: by arrangement
Contact
Building I, Room 3.29

Research areas

  • Plant-soil interactions
  • Soil physics
  • Vadose zone hydrology
  • Numerical modeling of coupled systems

 

Academic history and education

  • Since April 2016: Junior Professor in Geophysics at University of Koblenz-Landau
  • Oct. 2012- Feb. 2016: PhD in Soil Hydrology at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen under supervision of Andrea Carminati and co-supervision of Hannes Flühler and Marco Bittelli: “Water dynamics in the rhizosphere: How mucilage affects water flow in soils”
  • July 2012: Diploma in Physics at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg under supervision of Kurt Roth: “Investigation of effective parametrizations of hydraulic properties of heterogeneous porous media”
  • 2006-2012: Studies of Physics at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

  

Publications

Under Review

  • Brax, Mathilde, Kroener, Eva, Schaumann, Gabriele, Köhne, Maximilian. Potential of NMR relaxometry to unravel the properties of mucilage in several model soils. Submitted to Geoderma.

2018

15. Kröner, Axel, Kröner, Eva, Kröner, Heiko. Finite element approximation of level set motion by powers of the mean curvature. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, accepted.

2017

14. Kroener, Eva, Holz, Maire, Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen, Ahmed, Mutez, Carminati, Andrea. Effects of mucilage on rhizosphere hydraulic functions depend on soil particle size. Vadose Zone Journal. doi: 10.2136/vzj2017.03.0056.

13. Kroener, Eva, Campbell, Gaylon, Bittelli, Marco. Estimation of thermal instabilities in soils around underground electrical power cables. Vadose Zone Journal. doi:10.2136/vzj2017.04.0082.

12. Ahmed, Mutez A., Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen, Ahmadi, Katayoun, Kroener, Eva, Kostka, Stanley,Kaestner, Anders, Carminati, Andrea. Engineering rhizosphere hydraulics: pathways to improve plant adaptation to drought. Vadose Zone Journal. doi:10.2136/vzj2016.09.0090

2016

11. Kroener, Eva, Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen, Bittelli, Marco, Carminati, Andrea. Simulation of root water uptake under consideration of non-equilibrium dynamics in the rhizosphere. Water Resources Research. 52 (8),5755-5770.

10. Carminati, Andrea, Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen, Kroener, Eva, Ahmed, Mutez, Holz, Maire. Biophysical rhizosphere processes affecting root water uptake. Annals of Botany. 118(4), 561-571.

9. Carminati, Andrea, Kroener, Eva, Ahmed, Mutez, Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen, Holz, Maire, Ghezzehei, Teamrat. Water for carbon, carbon for water. Vadose Zone Journal. 15 (2):

8. Oclon, Pawel, Bittelli, Marco, Cisek, Piotr, Kroener, Eva, Pilarczyk, Marcin, Taler, Dawid, Rao, Venkata, Vallati, Andrea. The performance analysis of a new thermal backfill material for underground power cable system. Applied Thermal Engineering. 108, 233-250.

7. Benard, Pascal, Kroener, Eva, Vontobel, Peter, Kaestner, Anders, Carminati, Andrea. Water percolation through the root-soil interface. Advances in Water Resources. 95, 190-198.

6. Ahmed, Mutez, Kroener, Eva, Benard, Pascal, Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen, Kaestner, Anders, Carminati, Andrea. Drying of mucilage causes water repellency in the rhizosphere of maize: measurements and modelling. Plant and Soil. 407 (1-2), 161-171.

2015

5. Kroener, Eva, Ahmed, Mutez, Carminati, Andrea. Roots at the percolation threshold. Physical Review E. 91 (4): 042706.

2014

4. Kroener, Eva, Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen, Kaestner, Anders, Carminati, Andrea. Nonequilibrium water dynamics in the rhizosphere: How mucilage affects waterflow in soils. Water Resources Research. 50 (8): 6479-6495.

3. Kroener, Eva, Vallati, Andrea, Bittelli, Marco. Numerical simulation of coupled heat, liquid water and water vapor in soils for heat dissipation of underground electrical power cables. Applied Thermal Engineering. 70 (1): 510-523.

2. Ahmed, Mutez, Kroener, Eva, Holz, Maire, Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen, Carminati, Andrea. Mucilage exudation facilitates root water uptake in dry soils. Functional Plant Biology. 41 (11): 1129-1137.

1. Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen, Kroener, Eva, Kaestner, Anders, Carminati, Andrea. Visualization of root water uptake: Quantiøcation of deuterated water transport in roots using neutron radiography and numerical modeling. Plant physiology. 166 (2): 487-499.

 

Teaching

  • Wintersemester 2018/19: Experimentalphysik 3 (Atom- und Quantenphysik), Vorlesung
  • Wintersemester 2018/19: Experimentalphysik 3 (Atom- und Quantenphysik), Übung -> Jonas Bentz
  • Wintersemester 2018/19: Experimentalphysik 3, Mathematik für Physik 3, Seminar
  • SoSe 2018: Application of Transport Modeling Tools, Seminar
  • SoSe 2018: Experimentalphysik 4 (Festkörper-, Teilchen- und Kernphysik), Seminar/Übung/Praktikum -> Yannik Ott, Jonas Bentz
  • SoSe 2018: Experimentalphysik 4 (Festkörper-, Teilchen- und Kernphysik), Vorlesung
  • Wintersemester 2017/18: Experimentalphysik 3 (Atom- und Quantenphysik), Vorlesung
  • Wintersemester 2017/18: Experimentalphysik 3 (Atom- und Quantenphysik), Übung -> Jonas Bentz
  • Wintersemester 2017/18: Experimentalphysik 3, Mathematik für Physik 3, Seminar
    • SoSe 2017: Application of Transport Modeling Tools, Seminar
    • SoSe 2017: Experimentalphysik 4 (Festkörper-, Teilchen- und Kernphysik), Seminar/Übung/Praktikum
    • SoSe 2017: Experimentalphysik 4 (Festkörper-, Teilchen- und Kernphysik), teilweise Vorlesungsvertretung
    • Wintersemester 2016/17: Experimentalphysik 3: Mathematik für Physik 3, Seminar
    • SoSe 2016: Application of Transport Modeling Tools, Seminar
    • SoSe 2016: Experimentalphysik 4 (Festkörper-, Teilchen- und Kernphysik), Seminar/Übung/Praktikum
    • SoSe 2016: Theoretische Physik 2 (Quantentheorie), Übung

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