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

 

Teaching

  • 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

     

    Publications

    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.

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