Coastal Processes: Waves, currents, sediment transport, coastal protection, integrated coastal planning and management, impact of climate change, development of numerical models.
Climate Change: Climate variability vs. change, adaptation strategies, impact assessments (hydropower production forecasting, agriculture, ground-water regeneration, water balance & nutrients in the Baltic Sea).
Flows in the Environment
Flows in the Environment: Hydrodynamics of surface waters, transport processes & spreading of pollutants, mixing mechanisms, jets & plumes, technical solutions for pollution discharge, stratification.
Hydro-Meteorology: Coupling between climate and hydrological models, hydrological downscaling, forecasting seasonal to decadal climate services.
Hydrodynamics: Free-surface flow, unsteady flow, boundary layers, flow around structures, nearshore circulation, water-sediment interaction, pipe flow,
jets & mixing processes.
Subsurface Hydrology: Soil water and groundwater movement, arid soil management, measurement techniques, dielectric properties of soil and other porous materials, solute transport, macropore flow, soil salinity.
Urban Hydrology: Climate change effects on stormwater systems, green roofs, snowmelt in urban environments, stormwater in low income peri-urban areas, intense rains, open storm water management, green-blue infrastructure, sustainable cities.
Water Resources: Arid-zone hydrology, irrigation, desalination, integrated water resources/river basin management, infrastructure adaptation, river rehabilitation & protection, hydrosolidarity, artficial recharge systems, EU flood directive.