Ingenieurhydrologie und Wassermengenwirtschaft

Publications (2011-now)

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Blöschl, G. (2022) Flood generation: process patterns from the raindrop to the ocean, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 2469–2480

Blöschl, G. (2022) Three hypotheses on changing river flood hazards, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 5015-5033

Blöschl, G., H. Stiefelmeyer, T. Hlatky und J. Waser (2022) HORA – Richtige Naturgefahrenkommunikation schafft Risikobewusstsein (Targeted natural hazard communication enhances risk awareness). Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 74, 134–143

Blöschl, G., J. Waser, A. Buttinger-Kreuzhuber, D. Cornel, J. Eisl, M. Hofer, Z. Horváth, J. Komma, A. Konev, J. Parajka, N. Pfeifer, A. Reithofer, J. Salinas, P. Valent, A. Viglione, M. H. Wimmer and H. Stiefelmeyer (2022). HOchwasserRisikozonierung Austria 3.0 (HORA 3.0) (Flood risk zoning Austria 3.0 (HORA 3.0)). Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft 74, 212–223

Buttinger-Kreuzhuber, A., A. Konev, Z. Horváth, D. Cornel, I. Schwerdorf, G. Blöschl, J. Waser (2022) An integrated GPU-accelerated modeling framework for high-resolution simulations of rural and urban flash floods. Environmental Modelling & Software 156, 105480

Buttinger Kreuzhuber, A., J. Waser, D. Cornel, Z. Horváth, A. Konev, M. H. Wimmer, J. Komma and G. Blöschl (2022) Locally Relevant High Resolution Hydrodynamic Modeling of River Floods at the Regional Scale. Water Resources Research, 58, e2021WR030820

Chagas, V. B., P. L. Chaffe and G. Blöschl (2022) Process Controls on Flood Seasonality in Brazil. Geophysical Research Letters, 49(5), e2021GL096754

Chagas, V.B.P., P.L.B. Chaffe and G. Blöschl (2022) Climate and land management accelerate the Brazilian water cycle. Nature Communications 13, Article number: 5136, 1-10

Di Mauro, C., R. Hostache, P. Matgen, R. Pelich, M. Chini, P. J. van Leeuwen, N. Nichols and G. Blöschl (2022) A tempered particle filter to enhance the assimilation of SAR derived flood extent maps into flood forecasting models. Water Resources Research, e2022WR031940

Eder, A., G. Weigelhofer, M. Pucher, A. Tiefenbacher, P. Strauss, M. Brandl and G. Blöschl (2022) Pathways and composition of dissolved organic carbon in a small agricultural catchment during base flow conditions. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology 22, 96-112

Kreibich, H., A.F. Van Loon, K. Schröter, P. J. Ward, … G. Blöschl, G. Di Baldassarre (2022) The challenge of unprecedented floods and droughts in risk management. Nature, 608, 80-86

Merz, B., S. Basso, S. Fischer, D. Lun, G. Blöschl, R. Merz, B. Guse, A. Viglione, S. Vorogushyn, E. Macdonald, L. Wietzke and A. Schumann (2022) Understanding heavy tails of flood peak distributions. Water Resources Research, e2021WR030506

Pande, S., M. Haeffner, G. Blöschl, M. F. Alam, C. Castro, G. Di Baldassarre, F. Frick-Trzebitzky, R. Hogeboom, H. Kreibich, J. Mukherjee, A. Mukherji, F. Nardi, M. Nüsser, F. Tian, P. van Oel and M. Sivapalan (2022) Never Ask for a Lighter Rain but a Stronger Umbrella. Frontiers in Water, 3, 822334, doi: 10.3389/frwa.2021.822334

Tong, R., J. Parajka, B. Széles, I. Greimeister-Pfeil, M. Vreugdenhil, J. Komma, P. Valent and G. Blöschl (2022) The value of satellite soil moisture and snow cover data for the transfer of hydrological model parameters to ungauged sites, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 1779–1799

Vereecken, H., W. Amelung, S. L. Bauke, H. Bogena, N. Brüggemann, C. Montzka, J. Vanderborght, M. Bechtold, G. Blöschl, A. Carminati, M. Javaux, A. G. Konings, J. Kusche, I. Neuweiler, D. Or, S. Steele-Dunne, A. Verhoef, M. Young and Y. Zhang (2022) Soil hydrology in the Earth system. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 1-15, ISSN 2662-138X

Wang, S., B. Szeles, C. Krammer, E. Schmaltz, K. Song, Y. Li, Z. Zhang, G. Blöschl and P. Strauss (2022) Agricultural intensification vs. climate change: what drives long-term changes in sediment load?, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 3021–3036

Zabolotnia, T., J. Parajka, L. Gorbachova, B. Széles, G. Blöschl, O. Aksiuk, R. Tong and J.Komma (2022) Fluctuations of Winter Floods in Small Austrian and Ukrainian Catchments. Hydrology, 9(2), 38, 1-15

Zhang, Y., A. Viglione and G. Blöschl (2022) Temporal scaling of streamflow elasticity to precipitation: a global analysis. Water Resources Research, 58(1), e2021WR030601


Bertola, M. A. Viglione, S. Vorogushyn, D. Lun, B. Merz and G. Blöschl (2021) Do small and large floods have the same drivers of change? A regional attribution analysis in Europe. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 25, 1347-1364

Bonanno, E. G. Blöschl and J. Klaus (2021) Flow directions of stream-groundwater exchange in a headwater catchment during the hydrologic year. Hydological Processes, 35 (8), e14310

Breinl, K., D. Lun, H. Müller-Thomy and G. Blöschl (2021) Understanding the relationship between rainfall and flood probabilities through combined intensity-duration-frequency analysis. Journal of Hydrology, 602, 126759

Di Mauro, C., R. Hostache, P. Matgen, R. Pelich, M. Chini, P.J. van Leeuwen, N. Nichols and G. Blöschl (2021) Assimilation of probabilistic flood maps from SAR data into ahydrologic-hydraulic forecasting model: a proof of concept. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25 (7), 4081-4097

Dorigo, W., I. Himmelbauer, D. Aberer, L. Schremmer, I. Petrakovic, L. Zappa, W. Preimesberger, A. Xaver, F. Annor, J. Ardö, D. Baldocchi, M. Bitelli, G. Blöschl, H. Bogena, .. (2021) The International Soil Moisture Network: serving Earth system science for over a decade. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25, 5749–5804.

Haslinger, K., M. Hofstätter, W. Schöner and G. Blöschl (2021) Changing summer precipitation variability in the Alpine region: on the role of scale dependent atmospheric drivers. Climate Dynamics, 57, 1009–1021

Lun, D., A. Viglione, M. Bertola, J. Komma, J. Parajka, P. Valent and G. Blöschl (2021) Characteristics and process controls of statistical flood moments in Europe–a data based analysis. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 25, 5535-5560

Merz, B., G. Blöschl, S. Vorogushyn, F. Dottori, J.C.J.H. Aerts, P. Bates, M. Bertola, M. Kemter, H. Kreibich. U. Lall, E. Macdonald (2021) Causes, impacts and patterns of disastrous river floods. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 2, 592–609

Pavlin, L., B. Széles, P. Strauss, A.P. Blaschke and G. Blöschl (2021) Event and seasonal hydrologic connectivity patterns in an agricultural headwater catchment. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 25, 2327-2352

Persiano, S., J.L. Salinas, J.R. Stedinger, W.H. Farmer, D. Lun, A. Viglione, G. Blöschl and A. Castellarin (2021) A comparison between generalized least squares regression and top-kriging for homogeneous cross-correlated flood regions. Hydrological Sciences Journal 66, 565-579

Széles, B., J. Parajka, P. Hogan, R. Silasari, L. Pavlin, P. Strauss and G. Blöschl (2021) Stepwise prediction of runoff using proxy data in a small agricultural catchment. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics 69, 65-75

Tong, R., J. Parajka, A. Salentinig, I. Greimeister-Pfeil, J. Komma, B. Széles, M. Kubáň, P. Valent, M. Vreugdenhil, W. Wagner, G. Blöschl (2021) The value of ASCAT soil moisture and MODIS snow cover data for calibrating a conceptual hydrologic model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25 (2021), 3; S. 1389 - 1410


Bertola, M., A. Viglione, D. Lun, J. Hall, G. Blöschl (2020) Flood trends in Europe: are changes in small and big floods different?, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 24, 1805-1822 

Blöschl, G., A. Kiss, A. Viglione et al. (2020) Current European flood-rich period exceptional compared with past 500 years. Nature, 583, pp. 560–566.

Breinl, K., H. Müller-Thomy, G. Blöschl (2020) Space-time characteristics of areal reduction factors and rainfall processes, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 21, 671-689

Carr, G., M.H. Barendrecht, L. Debevec, L. Kuil and G. Blöschl (2020) People and water: understanding integrated systems needs integrated approaches. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – Aqua, 69, pp. 819-832.

Chen, X., J. Parajka, B. Széles, P. Strauss and G. Blöschl (2020) Spatial and temporal variability of event runoff characteristics in a small agricultural catchment. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 65, pp. 2185-2195.

Chen, X., J. Parajka, B. Széles, P. Strauss, G. Blöschl (2020) Controls on event runoff coefficients and recession coefficients for different runoff generation mechanisms identified by three regression methods, Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 68, 155-169

Chen, X., J. Parajka, B. Széles, P. Valent, A. Viglione, G. Blöschl (2020) Impact of Climate and Geology on Event Runoff Characteristics at the Regional Scale, Water, 12, 3457-3474

Duethmann, D., G. Blöschl, J. Parajka (2020) Why does a conceptual hydrological model fail to correctly predict discharge changes in response to climate change?, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 24, 3493-3511

Galloway, G. G. Seminara, G. Blöschl, M. Garcia, A. Montanari and L. Solari (2020) Reducing the flood risk of art cities: the case of Florence. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 146, 02520001.

Ghotbi, S., D. Wang, A. Singh, G. Blöschl and M. Sivapalan (2020) A new framework for exploring process controls of flow duration curves. Water Resources Research, 56, e2019WR026083.

Hogan, P., J. Parajka, L. Heng, P. Strauss and G. Blöschl (2020) Partitioning evapotranspiration using stable isotopes and Lagrangian dispersion analysis in a small agricultural catchment. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 68, pp. 134-143.

Hogan, P., J. Parajka, L. Heng, P. Strauss, G. Blöschl (2020) High-Frequency Stable-Isotope Measurements of Evapotranspiration Partitioning in a Maize Field, Water, 12(11), 3048 - 3063

Horváth, Z., A. Buttinger-Kreuzhuber, A. Konev, D. Cornel, J. Komma, G. Blöschl, S. Noelle, J. Waser (2020) Comparison of Fast Shallow-Water Schemes on Real-World Floods, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering - ASCE, 146, 1- 6

Johannsen, L. L., N. Zambon, P. Strauss, T. Dostal, M. Neumann, D. Zumr, T. A. Cochrane, G. Blöschl and A. Klik (2020) Comparison of three types of laser optical disdrometers under natural rainfall conditions. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 65, pp. 524-535.

Kemter, M., B. Merz, N. Marwan, S. Vorogushyn, G. Blöschl (2020) Joint Trends in Flood Magnitudes and Spatial Extents Across Europe, Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (7), 1-8

Lun, D., S. Fischer, A. Viglione, G. Blöschl (2020) Detecting Flood‐Rich and Flood‐Poor Periods in Annual Peak Discharges Across Europe, Water Resources Research, 56, 1-22

Müller-Thomy, H. (2020) Temporal rainfall disaggregation using a micro-canonical cascade model: possibilities to improve the autocorrelation, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 24, 169-188

Quinn, Q., G. Blöschl, A. Bárdossy, A. Castellarin, M. Clark and C. Cudennec (2020) Invigorating hydrological research through journal publications. Water Resources Research, 56.

Széles, B., J. Parajka, P. Hogan, R. Silasari, L. Pavlin, P. Strauss, G. Blöschl (2020) The Added Value of Different Data Types for Calibrating and Testing a Hydrologic Model in a Small Catchment, Water Resources Research, 56 (10), 1-29

Szolgay, J., G. Blöschl, Z. Gribovszki, J. Parajka (2020) Hydrology of the Carpathian Basin: interactions of climatic drivers and hydrological processes on local and regional scales - HydroCarpath Research, Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 68 (2), 128-133 

Tarasova, L., R. Merz, A. Kiss, S. Basso, G. Blöschl, B. Merz, A. Viglione, S. Plötner, B. Guse, A. Schumann, S. Fischer, B. Ahrens, F. Anwar, A. Bárdossy, P. Bühler, U. Haberlandt, H. Kreibich, A. Krug, D. Lun, H. Müller-Thomy, R. Pidoto, C. Primo, J. Seidel, S. Vorogushyn, L. Wietzke (2019) Causative classification of river flood events, WIREs Water, e1353

Tong, R., J. Parajka, J. Komma and G. Blöschl (2020) Mapping snow cover from daily collection 6 MODIS products over Austria. Journal of Hydrology, 590, 125548.


Barendrecht, M., Viglione, A., Kreibich, H., Merz, B., Vorogushyn, S., Blöschl, G. (2019) The value of empirical data for estimating the parameters of a sociohydrological flood risk model. Water Resources Research, 55, 1312-1336

Bertola, M., Blöschl, G., Viglione, A. (2019) Informed attribution of flood changes to decadal variation of atmospheric,catchment and river drivers in Upper Austria. Journal of Hydrology, 577, 1-12

Blöschl, G. et al. (2019) Twenty-three Unsolved Problems in Hydrology (UPH) – a community perspective, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 64, pp. 1141-1158, doi: 10.1080/02626667.2019.1620507

Blöschl, G., J. Hall, A. Viglione, R. A. Perdigão, J. Parajka, B. Merz, ... and M. Boháč (2019) Changing climate both increases and decreases European river floods. Nature, 573 (7772), pp. 108-111.

Buttinger-Kreuzhuber, A. Horváth, Z., Noelle, S., Blöschl, G., Waser, J. (2019) A fast second-order shallow water scheme on two-dimensional structured grids over abrupt topography. Advances in Water Resources, 127, 89-108

Di Baldassarre, G., Sivapalan, M., Cudennec, C., Garcia, M., Kreibich, H., Blöschl, G. (2019) Sociohydrology: Scientific challenges in addressing the sustainable development goals. Water Resources Research, 55, 6327-6355

Haslinger, K, M. Hofstätter, C. Kroisleitner, W. Schöner, G. Laaha, F. Holawe and G. Blöschl (2019) Disentangling drivers of meteorological droughts in the European Greater Alpine Region during the last two centuries. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124.

Haslinger, K., Holawe, F., Blöschl, G. (2019) Spatial characteristics of precipitation shortfalls in the Greater Alpine Region - a data-based analysis from observations. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 136, 717-731

Hofstätter, M., Blöschl, G. (2019) Vb cyclones synchronized with the Arctic-/North Atlantic Oscillation. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 124, 3259-3278

Kuil L., G. Carr, A. Prskawetz, J. Salinas, A. Viglione and G. Blöschl (2019) Learning from the Ancient Maya: Exploring the Impact of Drought on Population Dynamics. Ecological Economics, 157, 1-16

Müller-Thomy, H., Sikorska-Senoner, A. (2019) Does the complexity in temporal precipitation disaggregation matter for a lumped hydrological model?, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 64 (12), 1453-1471

Picciafuoco, T., R. Morbidelli, A. Flammini, C. Saltalippi, C. Corradini, P. Strauss and G. Blöschl (2019) A pedotransfer function for field-scale saturated hydraulic conductivity of a small watershed. Vadose Zone Journal 18, 190018. doi:10.2136/vzj2019.02.0018

Picciafuoco, T., R. Morbidelli, A. Flammini, C. Saltalippi, C. Corradini, P. Strauss and G. Blöschl (2019) On the estimation of spatially representative plot scale saturated hydraulic conductivity in an agricultural setting. Journal of Hydrology 570, pp. 106–117.

Stadler, Ph., G. Blöschl, L. Nemeth, M. Oismüller, M. Kumpan, J. Krampe, A. H. Farnleitner and M. Zessner (2019) Event-transport of beta-D-glucuronidase in an agricultural headwater stream: Assessment of seasonal patterns by on-line enzymatic activity measurements and environmental isotopes. Science of the Total Environment, 662, pp. 236–245.

Tarasova, L., R. Merz, A. Kiss, S. Basso, G. Blöschl, B. Merz, ... and S. Fischer (2019) Causative classification of river flood events. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, e1353.


Alaoui A., M Rogger, St. Peth and G. Blöschl (2018) Does soil compaction increase floods? A review. Journal of Hydrology, 557 (2018), S. 631 - 642.

Blöschl G., A. P. Blaschke, K. Haslinger, M. Hofstätter, J. Parajka, J. Salinas and W. Schöner (2018) Auswirkungen der Klimaänderung auf Österreichs Wasserwirtschaft – ein aktualisierter Statusbericht. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 70 (2018), 9-10; S. 462 - 473.

Blöschl G., J. Komma, Th. Nester, M Rogger, J. Salinas and A. Viglione (2018) Die Wirkung des Waldes auf Hochwässer (The effect of forests on floods). Wildbach- und Lawinenverbau, 181 (2018), S. 288 - 296.

Carr, G., D.P. Loucks and G. Blöschl (2018) Gaining insight into interdisciplinary research and education programmes: A framework for evaluation. Research Policy, 47 (2018), S. 35 - 48

Düthmann D. and G. Blöschl (2018) Why has catchment evaporation increased in the past 40 years? A data-based study in Austria. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22 (2018), S. 5143 - 5158.

Gaoa M., H.Y. Lib, D. Liuc, J. Tangd, X Chene, X. Chena, G. Blöschl and L.R. Leunge (2018) Identifying the dominant controls on macropore flow velocity in soils: A meta-analysis. Journal of Hydrology, 576 (2018), S. 590 - 604.

Hall J. and G. Blöschl (2018) Spatial patterns and characteristics of flood seasonality in Europe. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22 (2018), S. 3883 - 3901.

Haslinger K., F. Holawe and G. Blöschl (2018) Spatial characteristics of precipitation shortfalls in the Greater Alpine Region-a data-based analysis from observations. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 134 (2018), S. 1 - 15.

Kuil L., T. Evans, P.F. McCord, J. Salinas and G. Blöschl (2018) Exploring the Influence of Smallholders' Perceptions Regarding Water Availability on Crop Choice and Water Allocation Through Socio‐Hydrological Modeling. Water Resources Research, 54 (2018), 4; S. 2580 - 2604.

Müller-Thomy, H., Wallner, M., Förster, K. (2018) Influence of spatial consistence in disaggregated rainfall time series on simulated runoff statistics, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22, 5259-5280

Pfeil I., M. Vreugdenhil, S. Hahn, W. Wagner, P. Strauss and G. Blöschl (2018) Improving the Seasonal Representation of ASCAT Soil Moisture and Vegetation Dynamics in a Temperate Climate. Remote Sensing, 10 (2018), 11; S. 1788-1 - 1788-23.

Pugliese A., S. Persiano, St. Bagli, P. Mazzoli, J. Parajka, B. Arheimer, R. Capell, A. Montanari, G. Blöschl and A. Castellarin (2018) A geostatistical data-assimilation technique for enhancing macro-scale rainfall-runoff simulations. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22 (2018), 9; S. 4633 - 4648.

Quinn N., G. Blöschl, A. Bárdossy, A. Castellarin, M. Clark, C. Cudennec, D. Koutsoyiannis, U. Lall, Lubomir Lichner, J. Parajka, Ch. D. Peters-Lidard, G. Sander, H. Savenije, K. Smettem, H. Vereecken, A. Viglione, P. Willems, A. Wood, R. Woods, Ch.Y. Xu and E. Zehe (2018) Invigorating hydrological research through journal publications"; Hydrological Sciences Journal, 63 (2018), 8; S. 1113 - 1117.

Rahmati M., G. Blöschl, P. Strauss et al (2018) Development and analysis of the Soil Water Infiltration Global database. Earth System Science Data, 10 (2018), S. 1237 - 1263.

Reszler Ch., J. Komma, H. Stadler, E. Strobl and G. Blöschl (2018) A propensity index for surface runoff on a karst plateau. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22 (2018), 12; S. 6147 - 6161.

Srinivasan V., M. Sanderson, M. Garcia, M. Konar, G. Blöschl and M. Sivapalan (2018) Moving socio-hydrologic modelling forward: unpacking hidden assumptions, values and model structure by engaging with stakeholders: reply to "What is the role of the model in socio-hydrology?". Hydrological Sciences Journal, 63 (2018), 9; S. 1444 - 1446.

Széles B., M. Broer, J. Parajka, P. Hogan, A. Eder, P. Strauss and G. Blöschl (2018) Separation of scales in transpiration effects on low flows: A spatial analysis in the Hydrological Open Air Laboratory. Water Resources Research, 54 (2018), 9; S. 6168 - 6188.

Viglione A., M Rogger, H. Pirkl, J. Parajka and G. Blöschl (2018) Conceptual model building inspired by field-mapped runoff generation mechanisms. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics"; Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 66 (2018), 3; S. 303 - 315.

Vorogushyn S., P.D. Bates, Bruijn, A. Castellarin, H. Kreibich, S. Priest, K. Schröter, St. Bagli, G. Blöschl, A. Domeneghetti, B. Gouldby, F. Klijn, R. Lammersen, J.C. Neal, N. Ridder, W. Terink, Ch. Viavattene, A. Viglione, St. Zanardo and B. Merz (2018) Evolutionary leap in large‐scale flood risk assessment needed. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 5 (2018), 2; 7 S.


Barendrecht, M. H., A. Viglione and G. Blöschl (2017) A dynamic framework for flood risk. Water Security, 1, 3-11,

Blöschl, G. (2017) Debates – Hypothesis testing in hydrology: Introduction. Water Resources Research, 53, 1767–1769, doi:10.1002/2017WR020584.

Blöschl, G., J. Hall, J. Parajka, R.A.P. Perdigão, B. Merz, B. Arheimer, G.T. Aronica, A. Bilibashi, O. Bonacci, M. Borga, I. Čanjevac, A. Castellarin, G. Chirico, P. Claps, K. Fiala, N. Frovola, L. Gorbachova, A. Gül, J. Hannaford, S Harrigan, A. Kiss, T.R. Kjeldsen, S. Kohnová, J.J. Koskela, O. Ledvinka, N. Macdonald, M. Mavrova-Guirguinova, L. Mediero, R. Merz, P. Molnar, A. Montanari, C. Murphy, M. Osuch, V. Ovcharuk, I. Radevski, M Rogger, J. Salinas, E. Sauquet, M. Šraj, J. Szolgay, A. Viglione, E. Volpi, D. Wilson, K. Zaimi, N. Zivković (2017) Changing climate shifts timing of European floods. Science, 357 (2017), 6351; S. 588 - 590

Cárdenas Gaudry, M.M., D. Gutknecht, J. Parajka, R.A.P. Perdigão and G. Blöschl (2017) Seasonality of runoff and precipitation regimes along transects in Peru and Austria. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 65 (4), 347-358.

Carr, G., A.R. Blanch, A. P. Blaschke, R. Brouwer, C. Bucher, A.H. Farnleitner, A. Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, D.P. Loucks, E. Morgenroth, J. Parajka, N. Pfeifer, H. Rechberger, W. Wagner, M. Zessner and G. Blöschl (2017) Emerging outcomes from a cross-disciplinary doctoral programme on water resource systems. Water Policy, 19, 463–478, doi: 10.2166/wp.2017.054

Cervi, F., G. Blöschl, A. Corsini, L. Borgatti, A. Montanari (2017) Perennial springs provide information to predict low flows in mountain basins. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 62 (2017), S. 2469 - 2481

Galloway, G., G Seminara, G. Blöschl, M. Garcia, A. Montanari, L. Solari (2017) Saving a World Treasure: Protecting Florence from Flooding. Firenze University Press, Florenz, Italien, 2017, ISBN: 978-88-6453-677-4; 156 S.

Haslinger, K., G. Blöschl (2017) Space-time patterns of meteorological drought events in the European Greater Alpine Region over the past 210 years. Water Resources Research, 53 (11); S. 9807 - 9823

Hofstätter M., G. Blöschl et al. (2017) Large-scale heavy precipitation over central Europe and therole of atmospheric cyclone track types. International Journal of Climatology, 1 (2017), 21 S.

Krajci, P., R. Kirnbauer, J. Parajka, J. Schöber and G. Blöschl (2017) The Kühtai data set: 25 years of lysimetric, snow pillow, and meteorological measurements. Water Resources Research, 53, 5158-5165, doi:10.1002/2017WR020445.

Rogger, M., G. B. Chirico, H. Hausmann, K. Krainer, E. Brückl, P. Stadler and G. Blöschl (2017) Impact of mountain permafrost on flow path and runoff response in a high alpine catchment. Water Resources Research, 53, 1288–1308, doi:10.1002/2016WR019341.

Rogger, M., M. Agnoletti, A. Alaoui, J.C. Bathurst., G. Bodner, M. Borga, V. Chaplot, F. Gallart, G. Glatzel, J. Hall, J. Holden, L. Holko, R. Horn, A. Kiss, S. Kohnova, G. Leitinger, B. Lennartz, J. Parajka, R. Perdigão, S. Peth, L. Plavcová, J.N. Quinton, M. Robinson, J.L. Salinas, A. Santoro, J. Szolgay, S. Tron, J.J.H. van den Akker, A. Viglione and G. Blöschl (2017) Land-use change impacts on floods at the catchment scale: Challenges and opportunities for future research. Water Resources Research, 53, 5209–5219, doi:10.1002/2017WR020723.

Silasari, R., J. Parajka, C. Ressl, P. Strauss and G. Blöschl (2017) Potential of time-lapse photography for identifying saturation area dynamics on agricultural hillslopes. Hydrological Processes, 31, 3610–3627, doi: 10.1002/hyp.11272

Sivapalan, M. and G. Blöschl (2017) The growth of hydrological understanding: Technologies, ideas, and societal needs shape the field. Water Resources Research, 53, 8137–8146, doi: 10.1002/2017WR021396

Srinivasan, V., M. Sanderson, M. Garcia, M. Konar, G. Blöschl and M. Sivapalan (2017) Panta Rhei Opinions: Prediction in a Socio-hydrological World. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 62, 338–345,

Wang, W., H.-Y. Li, L. R. Leung, W. Yigzaw, J. Zhao, H. Lu, Z. Deng, Y. Demisie and G. Blöschl (2017) Nonlinear filtering effects of reservoirs on flood frequency curves at the regional scale. Water Resources Research, 53, 8277–8292, doi: 10.1002/2017WR020871


Archfield, S.A., R. M. Hirsch, A. Viglione, G. Blöschl (2016) Fragmented patterns of flood change across the United States. Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (2016), 19; S. 10232 - 10239.

Blöschl, G. (2016) Recent advances in flood hydrology - contributions to implementing the Flood Directive. Acta Hydrotechnica, 29 (2016), 50; S. 13 - 22.

Blöschl, G.,  A. Blaschke, M. Broer, C. Bucher, G. Carr, X. Chen, A. Eder, M. Exner-Kittridge, A.H. Farnleitner, A. Flores-Orozco, P. Haas, P. Hogan, A. Kazemi Amiri, M. Oismüller, J. Parajka, R. Silasari, P. Stadler, P. Strauss, M. Vreugdenhil, W. Wagner, M. Zessner (2016) The Hydrological Open Air Laboratory (HOAL) in Petzenkirchen: a hypothesis-driven observatory. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20 (2016), 1; S. 227 - 255.

Blöschl, G., P. Rutschmann (2016) Effect of river training on flood retention of the Bavarian Danube. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 64 (2016), 4; S. 349 - 356.

Blöschl, G., J. Szolgay, J. Parajka, S. Kohnová, P. Miklánek (2016) Thematic Issue on Floods in the Danube basin - processes, patterns, predictions. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 64 (2016), 4; S. 301 - 303.

Ceola, S., A. Montanari, T. Krueger, F. Dyer, H. Kreibich, I. Westerberg, G. Carr, Ch. Cudennec, A. Elshorbagy, H. Savenije, P. Van Der Zaag, D. Rosbjerg, H. Aksoy, F. Viola, G. Petrucci, K. MacLeod, B. Croke, D. Ganora, L. Hermans, M. J. Polo, Z. Xu, M. Borga, J. Helmschrot, E. Toth, R. Ranzi, A. Castellarin, A. Hurford, M. Brilly, A. Viglione, G. Blöschl, M. Sivapalan, A. Domeneghetti, A. Marinelli, G. Baldassarre (2016) Adaptation of Water Resources Systems to Changing Society and Envi-ronment - A statement by the International Association of Hydrological Sciences. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 61 (2016), 16; S. 2803 - 2817.

Exner-Kittridge, M., P. Strauss, G. Blöschl, A. Eder, E. Saracevic, M. Zessner (2016) The seasonal dynamics of the stream sources and input flow paths of water and nitrogen of an Austrian headwater agricultural catchment. Science of the Total Environment, 542 (2016), S. 935 - 945.

Grames, J., A. Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, D. Grass, A. Viglione, G. Blöschl (2016) Modeling the interaction between flooding events and economic growth. Ecological Economics, 129 (2016), S. 193 - 209.

Grillakis, M., A. Koutroulis, J. Komma, I. Tsanis, W. Wagner, G. Blöschl (2016) Initial soil moisture effects on flash flood generation - A comparison between basins of contrasting hydro-climatic conditions. Journal of Hydrology, 541, Part A (2016), S. 206 - 217.

Hofstätter, M., B. Chimani, A. Lexer, G. Blöschl (2016) A new classification scheme of European cyclone tracks with relevance to precipitation. Water Resources Research, 52 (2016), S. 7086 - 7104.

Koutsoyiannis, D. , G. Blöschl, A. Bárdossy, C. Cudennec, D.A. Hughes, A. Montanari, I. Neuweiler, H. Savenije (2016) Joint editorial: Fostering innovation and improving impact assessment for journal publications in hydrology. Water Resources Research, 52 (2016), S. 2399 - 2402.

Koutsoyiannis, D., G. Blöschl, A. Bárdossy, C. Cudennec, D.A. Hughes, A. Montanari, I. Neuweiler, H. Savenije (2016) Joint editorial: Fostering innovation and improving impact assessment for journal publications in hydrology. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 61 (2016), 7; S. 1170 - 1173.

Koutsoyiannis, D. , M. Acreman, A. Castellarin, H.H.G. Savenije, C. Cudennec, G. Blöschl, G. Young, A. Montanari, F. Watkins (2016) Should auld acquaintance be forgot? Comment on "Farewell, HSJ!-address from the retiring editor" by ZW Kundzewicz. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 61 (2016), 5; S. 803 - 804.

Krajčí, P., L. Holko, J. Parajka (2016) Variability of snow line elevation, snow cover area and depletion in the main Slovak basins in winters 2001–2014. J. Hydrol. Hydromech., 64, 1, 12–22. doi: 10.1515/johh-2016-0011.

Kuil, L., G. Carr, A. Viglione, A. Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, G. Blöschl (2016) Conceptualizing socio-hydrological drought processes: The case of the Maya collapse. Water Resources Research, 52 (2016), 8; S. 6222 - 6242.

Laaha, G., K. Haslinger, D. Koffler, J. Parajka, W. Schöner, A. Viglione, G. Blöschl (2016) Ein Drei-Standbeine-Ansatz zur Ermittlung zukünftiger Niederwasserabflüsse in Österreich. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 68 (2016), 1; S. 54 - 57.

Laaha, G., J. Parajka, A. Viglione, D. Koffler, K. Haslinger, W. Schöner, J. Zehetgruber, G. Blöschl (2016) A three-pillar approach to assessing climate impacts on low flows. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20 (2016), 9; S. 3967 - 3985.

Nester, Th., J. Komma, G. Blöschl (2016) Real time flood forecasting in the Upper Danube basin. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 64 (2016), 4; S. 404 - 414.

Parajka, J., A. Blaschke, G. Blöschl, K. Haslinger, G. Hepp, G. Laaha, W. Schöner, H. Trautvetter, A. Viglione, M. Zessner (2016) Uncertainty contributions to low-flow projections in Austria. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20 (2016), S. 2085 - 2101.

Salinas, J., A. Kiss, A. Viglione, R. Viertl, G. Blöschl (2016) A fuzzy Bayesian approach to flood frequency estimation with imprecise historical information. Water Resources Research, 52 (2016), 9; S. 6730 - 6750.

Parajka J., A. P. Blaschke, G Blöschl, K. Haslinger, G. Hepp, G. Laaha, W. Schöner, H. Trautvetter, A. Viglione, and M. Zessner (2016) Uncertainty contributions to low-flow projections in Austria. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2085–2101, doi:10.5194/hess-20-2085-2016

Šraj, M., A. Viglione, J. Parajka, G. Blöschl (2016) The influence of non-stationarity in extreme hydrological events on flood frequency estimation. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 64 (2016), 4; S. 426 - 437.

Stadler, Ph., G. Blöschl, W. Vogl, J. Koschelnik, M. Epp, M. Lackner, M. Oismüller, M. Kumpan, L. Nemeth, P. Strauss, R. Sommer, G. Ryzinska-Paier, A.H. Farnleitner, M. Zessner (2016) Real-time monitoring of beta-D-glucuronidase activity in sediment laden streams: A comparison of prototypes. Water Research, 101 (2016), S. 252 - 261.

Szolgay, J., L. Gaál, T. Bacigál, S. Kohnová, K. Hlavčová, R. Výleta, J. Parajka, G. Blöschl (2016) A regional comparative analysis of empirical and theoretical flood peak-volume relationships. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 64 (2016), 4; S. 367 - 381.

Viglione, A., B. Merz, N. V. Dung, J. Parajka, Th. Nester, G. Blöschl (2016) Attribution of regional flood changes based on scaling fingerprints. Water Resources Research, 52 (2016), S. 5322 - 5340.



Blöschl, G., L. Gaál, J. Hall, A. Kiss, J. Komma, T. Nester, J. Parajka, R. A. P. Perdigão, L. Plavcová, M. Rogger, J. L. Salinas  and A. Viglione (2015) Increasing river floods: fiction or reality? Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1079

Blöschl G., Z. Horváth, A. Kiss, J. Komma, T. Nester, R. A. P. Perdigão, A. Viglione, J. Waser (2015) Neue Methoden für das Hochwasserrisikomanagement. ÖIAZ - Österreichische Ingenieur- und Architektenzeitschrift, 160 (2015), 1-12; S. 1 - 13.

Blöschl, G. (2015)  Veränderungen von  Hochwässern im Zeichen  des Globalen Wandels. GFZ Lectures. Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam – Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ

Ceola, S., Arheimer, B., Baratti, E., Blöschl, G., Capell, R., Castellarin, A., Freer, J., Han, D., Hrachowitz, M., Hundecha, Y., Hutton, C., Lindström, G., Montanari, A., Nijzink, R., Parajka, J., Toth, E., Viglione, A., and Wagener, T. (2015) Virtual laboratories: new opportunities for collaborative water science, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2101-2117, doi:10.5194/hess-19-2101-2015

Di Baldassarre, G., A. Viglione, G. Carr, L. Kuil, K. Yan, L. Brandimarte, and G. Blöschl (2015), Debates— Perspectives on socio-hydrology: Capturing feedbacks between physical and social processes, Water Resour. Res., 51, 4770–4781, doi:10.1002/ 2014WR016416.

Eder, A., Blöschl, G., Feichtinger, F., Herndl, M., Klammler, G., Hösch, J., Erhart, E. and  Strauss, P. (2015). Indirect nitrogen losses of managed soils contributing to greenhouse emissions of agricultural areas in Austria: results from lysimeter studies. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 101(3), 351-364.

Gaál, L., J. Szolgay, S. Kohnová, K. Hlavcová, J. Parajka, A. Viglione, R. Merz & G. Blöschl (2015) Dependence between flood peaks and volumes: a case study on climate and hydrological controls, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 60:6, 968-984, DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2014.951361

Horváth, Z, J. Waser, R. A. P. Perdigão, A. Konev, G. Blöschl (2015) A two-dimensional numerical scheme of dry/wet fronts for the Saint-Venant system of shallow water equations. Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids, 77, 159–182.

Mediero, L., T.R. Kjeldsen, N. Macdonald, S. Kohnova, B. Merz, S. Vorogushyn, D. Wilson, T. Alburquerque, G. Blöschl, E. Bogdanowicz, A. Castellarin, J. Hall, M. Kobold, J. Kriauciuniene, M. Lang, H. Madsen, G. Onusluel Gül, R.A.P. Perdigão, L.A. Roald, J.L. Salinas, A.D. Toumazis, N. Veijalainen, Óðinn Þórarinsson (2015) Identification of coherent flood regions across Europe by using the longest streamflow records. Journal of Hydrology. 528, 341-360. 

Merz, B., S. Vorogushyn, U. Lall, A. Viglione and G. Blöschl (2015) Charting unknown waters - On the role of surprise in flood risk assessment and management. Water Resources Research, 51, doi: 10.1002/2015WR017464.

Mutema, M., V. Chaplot, G. Jewitt1, P. Chivenge1, G. Blöschl (2015) Annual water, sediment, nutrient, and organic carbon fluxes in river basins: A global meta-analysis as a function of scale. Water Resources Research, 51 (2015), 11; S. 8949 - 8972.

Parajka, J., R. Merz, J. O. Skøien, A. Viglione (2015) The role of station density for predicting daily runoff by top-kriging interpolation in Austria. J. Hydrol. Hydromech., 63, 2015, 3, 228–234, DOI: 10.1515/johh-2015-0024.

Rajaram, H., J.M. Bahr, G. Blöschl, X. Cai, D.S. Mackay, A.M. Michalak, A. Montanari, X. Sanchez-Villa, G. Sander (2015) A reflection on the first 50 years of Water Resources Research. Water Resources Research, 51 (2015), 10; S. 7829 - 7837.

Savio, D., L. Sinclair, U. Ijaz, J. Parajka, G. Reischer, P. Stadler, A. Blaschke, G. Blöschl, R.L. Mach, A.K.T Kirschner, A.H. Farnleitner, A. Eiler (2015) Bacterial diversity along a 2600 km river continuum. Environmental Microbiology, 17 (2015), 12; S. 4994 - 5007.

Sivapalan, M., G. Blöschl (2015) Time scale interactions and the coevolution of humans and water. Water Resources Research, 51 (2015), 9; S. 6988 - 7022.

Van Loon, A. F., S. W. Ploum, J. Parajka, A. K. Fleig, E. Garnier, G. Laaha, H. A. J. Van Lanen (2015) Hydrological drought types in cold climates: quantitative analysis of causing factors and qualitative survey of impacts. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1993–2016

Ye, S., H.-Y. Li, S. Li, L.R. Leung, Y. Demissie, Q. Ran, G. Blöschl (2015) Vegetation regulation on streamflow intra-annual variability through adaption to climate variations. Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (2015), S. 10307 - 10315.



Blöschl, G., T. Nester, J. Parajka and J. Komma (2014) Hochwasserprognosen an der österreichischen Donau und Datenassimilation (Flood forecasting on the Austrian Danube and data assimilation). – Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung 58 (2), 64–72; DOI: 10.5675/HyWa_2014,2_1

Blöschl, G., A. B_ Bárdossy, D. Koutsoyiannis, Z. W. Kundzewicz, I. Littlewood, A. Montanari, and H. Savenije (2014) On the future of journal publications in hydrology, Water Resour. Res., 50, 2795–2797, doi:10.1002/2014WR015613.

Derx, J., A.H. Farnleitner, G. Blöschl, J. Vierheilig and A.P. Blaschke (2014) Effects of riverbank restoration on the removal of dissolved organic carbon by soil passage during floods – A scenario analysis. Journal of Hydrology 512, 195–205.

Doubková, M., A. Dostálová, A. I. J. M. van Dijk, G. Blöschl, W. Wagner, D. Fernández-Prieto (2014) How do spatial scale, noise, and reference data affect empirical estimates of error in ASAR-Derived 1 km resolution soil moisture? IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. Vol. 7, no. 9, 3888-3891, 10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2324657

Eder, A., M. Exner-Kittridge, P. Strauss and G. Blöschl (2014) Re-suspension of bed sediment in a small stream – results from two flushing experiments. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 18, 1043–1052, doi:10.5194/hess-18-1043-2014

Ehret, U., Gupta, H. V., Sivapalan, M., Weijs, S. V., Schymanski, S. J., Blöschl, G., Gelfan, A. N., Harman, C., Kleidon, A., Bogaard, T. A., Wang, D., Wagener, T., Scherer, U., Zehe, E., Bierkens, M. F. P., Di Baldassarre, G., Parajka, J., van Beek, L. P. H., van Griensven, A., Westhoff, M. C., and Winsemius, H. C. (2014) Advancing catchment hydrology to deal with predictions under change, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 649-671, doi:10.5194/hess-18-649-2014.

Gupta, H.V., C. Perrin, R. Kumar, G. Blöschl, M. Clark, A. Montanari, and V. Andréassian (2014) Large-sample hydrology: a need to balance depth with breadth. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 463-477, doi:10.5194/hess-18-463-2014.

Hall, J., B. Arheimer, M. Borga, R. Brázdil, P. Claps, A. Kiss, T. R. Kjeldsen, J. Kriauciuniene, Z. W. Kundzewicz, M. Lang, M. C. Llasat, N. Macdonald, N. McIntyre, L. Mediero, B. Merz, R. Merz, P. Molnar, A. Montanari, C. Neuhold, J. Parajka, R. A. P. Perdigão, L. Plavcová, M. Rogger, J. L. Salinas, E. Sauquet, C. Schär, J. Szolgay, A. Viglione and G. Blöschl (2014) Understanding Flood Regime Changes in Europe: A state of the art assessment.  Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18, 2735-2772, doi:10.5194/hess-18-2735-2014.

He, Z. H., J. Parajka, F. Q. Tian and G. Blöschl (2014) Estimating degree-day factors from MODIS for snowmelt runoff modeling. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 4773–4789, doi:10.5194/hess-18-4773-2014

Holländer, H. M., H. Bormann, T. Blume, W. Buytaert, G. B. Chirico, J.-F. Exbrayat, D. Gustafsson, H. Hölzel, T. Krauße, P. Kraft, S. Stoll, G. Blöschl, and H. Flühler (2014) Impact of modellers' decisions on hydrological a priori predictions. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18, 2065-2085, doi:10.5194/hess-18-2065-2014

Krajcí, P., L. Holko, R.A.P. Perdigão, J. Parajka (2014) Estimation of regional snowline elevation (RSLE) from MODIS images for seasonally snow covered mountain basins. Journal of Hydrology 519 (2014) 1769–1778.

Laaha, G., J.O. Skøien and G. Blöschl (2014) Spatial prediction on river networks: comparison of top-kriging with regional regression. Hydrological Processes, 28, 315–324, doi: 10.1002/hyp.9578

Leibundgut, Ch., G. Blöschl, D. Borchardt, U. Bundi, B. Hansjürgens, B. Merz, F. Nobilis (2014) Nachhaltige Wassernutzung in der Schweiz. Gesamtsynthese: NFP61 weist Wege in die Zukunft. Aqua & Gas, 11, pp. 10-16.

Merz, B., J. Aerts, K. Arnbjerg-Nielsen, M. Baldi, A. Becker, A. Bichet, G. Blöschl, L.M. Bouwer, A. Brauer, F. Cioffi, J.M. Delgado, M. Gocht, F. Guzzetti, S. Harrigan, K. Hirschboeck, C. Kilsby, W. Kron, H.-H. Kwon, U. Lall, R. Merz, K. Nissen, P. Salvatti, T. Swierczynski, U. Ulbrich, A. Viglione, P.J. Ward, M. Weiler, B. Wilhelm, M. Nied (2014) Floods and climate: emerging perspectives for flood risk assessment and management. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14, 1921-1942, doi: 10.5194/nhess-14-1921-2014

Perdigão, R. A. P., and G. Blöschl (2014) Spatiotemporal flood sensitivity to annual precipitation: Evidence for landscape-climate coevolution, Water Resour. Res., 50, S. 5492-­5509, doi:10.1002/ 2014WR015365.

Skøien, J. O., G. Blöschl, G. Laaha, E. Pebesma, J. Parajka, A. Viglione (2014) rtop: an R package for interpolation of data with a variable spatial support, with an example from river networks. Computers & Geosciences, 67, 180–190.

Surer, S., Parajka, J., and Akyurek, Z. (2014) Validation of the operational MSG-SEVIRI snow cover product over Austria, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 763-774, doi:10.5194/hess-18-763-2014.

Szolgayova, E., J. Parajka, G. Blöschl, and C. Bucher (2014) Long term variability of the Danube River flow and its relation to precipitation and air temperature. Journal of Hydrology, 519, 871-880.

Szolgayova, E., G. Laaha, G. Blöschl and C. Bucher (2014) Factors influencing long range dependence in streamflow of European rivers. Hydrological Processes, 28, 1573–1586, doi: 10.1002/hyp.9694

Szolgayová, E., J. Arlt, G. Blöschl, J. Szolgay (2014) Wavelet based deseasonalization for modelling and forecasting of daily discharge series considering long range dependence. J. Hydrol. Hydromech., 62, 1, 24–32, DOI: 10.2478/johh-2014-0011

Viglione, A., G. Di Baldassarre, L. Brandimarte, L. Kuil, G. Carr, J. L. Salinas, A. Scolobig and G. Blöschl (2014) Insights from socio-hydrology modelling on dealing with flood risk - roles of collective memory, risk-taking attitude and trust. Journal of Hydrology, 518, Part A, 71-82, doi:

Yeshaneh, E., A. Eder and G. Blöschl (2014) Temporal variation of suspended sediment transport in the Koga Catchment, North Western Ethiopia and environmental implications. Hydrological Processes, 28, 5972–5984 , DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10090 



Blöschl, G., T. Nester, J. Komma, J. Parajka, and R. A. P. Perdigão (2013) The June 2013 flood in the Upper Danube basin, and comparisons with the 2002, 1954 and 1899 floods. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17, 5197-5212

Blöschl, G., Th. Nester, J. Komma, J. Parajka and R.A.P. Perdigão (2013) Das Juni-Hochwasser 2013 – Analyse und Konsequenzen für das Hochwasserrisikomanagement (The June 2013 flood – analysis and implications for flood risk management). Österreichische Ingenieur- und Architekten-Zeitschrift, 158, 141–152

Blöschl, G., A. Viglione and A. Montanari (2013) Emerging approaches to hydrological risk management in a changing world. In: Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources. Elsevier Inc., Academic Press, pp. 3–10.

Derx, J., A. P. Blaschke, A. H.  Farnleitner, L. Pang, G. Blöschl and J. F. Schijven (2013) Effects of fluctuations in river water level on virus removal by bank filtration and aquifer passage - A scenario analysis. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 147. 34-44   DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2013.01.001

Di Baldassarre, G. D., A. Viglione, G. Carr, L. Kuil, J.L Salinas and G. Blöschl, G. (2013) Socio-hydrology: conceptualising human-flood interactions. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17, 3295–3303, doi:10.5194/hess-17-3295-2013

Hrachowitz, M., H.H.G. Savenije, G. Blöschl, J.J. McDonnell, M. Sivapalan, J.W. Pomeroy, B. Arheimer, T. Blume, M.P. Clark, U. Ehret, F. Fenicia, J.E. Freer, A. Gelfan, H.V. Gupta, D.A. Hughes, R.W. Hut, A. Montanari, S. Pande, D. Tetzlaff, P.A. Troch, S. Uhlenbrook, T. Wagener, H.C. Winsemius, R.A. Woods, E. Zehe and C. Cudennec (2013) A decade of Predictions in Ungauged Basins (PUB) - a review. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 58, 1198-1255, doi: 10.1080/02626667.2013.803183

Laaha G., J. O. Skøien, F. Nobilis and G. Blöschl (2013) Spatial prediction of stream temperatures using top-kriging with an external drift. Environ Model Assess (2013) 18, pp. 671–683 DOI 10.1007/s10666-013-9373-3

Montanari, A., G. Blöschl, X. Cai, D. S. Mackay, A. M. Michalak, H. Rajaram, and G. Sander (2013), Editorial : Toward 50 years of Water Resources Research, Water Resour. Res., 49, doi:10.1002/2013WR014986.

Montanari, A., G. Young, H.H.G. Savenije, D. Hughes, T. Wagener, L. L. Ren, D. Koutsoyiannis, C. Cudennec, S. Grimaldi, G. Blöschl, M. Sivapalan, K. Beven, H. Gupta, B. Arheimer, Y. Huang, A. Schumann, D. Post, V. Srinivasan, E. Boegh, P. Hubert, C. Harman, S. Thompson, M. Rogger, M. Hipsey, E. Toth, A. Viglione, G. Di Baldassarre, B. Schaefli, H. McMillan, S.J. Schymanski, G. Characklis, B. Yu, Z. Pang and V. Belyaev (2013) Panta Rhei – Everything Flows”: Change in hydrology and society – The IAHS Scientific Decade 2013–2022. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 58, 1256-1275, doi: 10.1080/02626667.2013.809088

Parajka, J., A. Viglione, M. Rogger, J. L. Salinas, M. Sivapalan and G. Blöschl (2013) Comparative assessment of predictions in ungauged basins; Part 1: Runoff hydrograph studies. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17, 1783-1795.

Reischer, G. H., J.E. Ebdon, J. M. Bauer, N. Schuster, W. Ahmed, J. Åström, A.R. Blanch, G. Blöschl, D. Byamukama, T. Coakley, C. Ferguson, G. Goshu, G. Ko, A.M. de Roda Husman, D. Mushi, R. Poma, B. Pradhan, V. Rajal, M.A. Schade, R. Sommer, H. Taylor, E.M. Toth, V. Vrajmasu, S. Wuertz, R.L. Mach and A.H. Farnleitner (2013) Performance assessment of qPCR assays targeting human- and ruminant-associated Bacteroidetes for microbial source tracking across sixteen countries on six continents. Environmental Science and Technology. 47, 8548-8556, doi: 10.1021/es304367t.

Ribicic, H., J. Waser, R. Fuchs, G. Blöschl and E. Gröller (2013) Visual analysis and steering of flooding simulations. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 19 (6) 1062-1075   DOI: 10.1109/TVCG.2012.175

Rogger, M., A. Viglione, J. Derx and G. Blöschl (2013) Quantifying effects of catchments storage thresholds on step changes in the flood frequency curve. Water Resources Research. 49, 6946–6958, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20553.

Salinas, J.L., G. Laaha, M. Rogger, J. Parajka, A. Viglione, M. Sivapalan and G. Blöschl (2013) Comparative assessment of predictions in ungauged basins; Part 2: Flood and low flow studies. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17, 2637-2652, doi: 10.5194/hess-17-2637-2013

Thompson, S. E., M. Sivapalan, C. J. Harman, V. Srinivasan, M. R. Hipsey, P. Reed, A. Montanari and G. Blöschl (2013) Developing predictive insight into changing water systems: use-inspired hydrologic science for the Anthropocene. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17, 5013-5039

Viglione, A., J. Parajka, M. Rogger, J. L. Salinas, G. Laaha, M. Sivapalan and G. Blöschl (2013) Comparative assessment of predictions in ungauged basins; Part 3: Runoff signatures in Austria. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17, 2263-2279.

Viglione, A., R. Merz, J. S. Salinas and G. Blöschl (2013) Flood frequency hydrology: 3. A Bayesian analysis, Water Resources Research, 49, doi:10.1029/2011WR010782

Wagner, W. S. Hahn, R. Kidd,  T. Melzer,  Z. Bartalis,  S. Hasenauer,  J. Figa-Saldana,  P. de Rosnay,  A. Jann,  S. Schneider,  J. Komma,  G. Kubu,  K. Brugger,  C. Aubrecht,  J. Zuger,  U. Gangkofner,  S. Kienberger,  L. Brocca,  Y. Wang,  G. Bloschl,  J. Eitzinger,  K. Steinnocher,  P. Zeil and  F. Rubel (2013) The ASCAT soil moisture product: A review of its specifications, validation results, and emerging applications. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 22, 5-33, doi: 10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0399

Yeshaneh, E., W. Wagner, M. Exner-Kittridge, D. Legesse and G. Blöschl (2013) Identifying land use/cover dynamics in the Koga Catchment, Ethiopia, from multi-scale data and implications for environmental change. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 2(2), 302-323.



Blöschl, G., G. Carr, C. Bucher, A. H. Farnleitner, H. Rechberger, W. Wagner and M. Zessner (2012) Promoting interdisciplinary education ­ the Vienna Doctoral Programme on Water Resource Systems. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 457­472, doi:10.5194/hess-16-457-2012.

Carr, G., Blöschl, G. and Loucks, D.P. (2012) Evaluating participation in water resource management: A review. Water Resources Research, 48, W11401   DOI: 10.1029/2011WR011662.

Derx, J., A. H. Farnleitner,M. Zessner, L. Pang, J. Schijven, A. P. Blaschke (2012) Evaluating the effect of temperature induced water viscosity and density fl uctuations on virus and DOC removal during river bank fi ltration – a scenario analysis. River Systems 20/3–4, p. 169–183.

Doubková, M., A. I.J.M. Van Dijk, D. Sabel, W. Wagner, G. Blöschl (2012) Evaluation of the predicted error of the soil moisture retrieval from C-band SAR by comparison against modelled soil moisture estimates over Australia, Remote Sensing of Environment, 120, pp. 188­196, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.09.031.

Gaál, L., J. Szolgay, S. Kohnová, J. Parajka, R. Merz, A. Viglione and G. Blöschl (2012) Flood timescales: Understanding the interplay of climate and catchment processes through comparative hydrology, Water Resources Research, 48, W04511, doi:10.1029/2011WR011509.

Kovacs, A., M. Honti, A. Eder, M. Zessner, A. Clement and G. Blöschl (2012) Identification of phosphorus emission hotspots in agricultural catchments. Science of the Total Environment, 433, 74­88.

Nester, T., J. Komma, A. Viglione and G. Blöschl (2012) Flood forecast errors and ensemble spread - a case study, Water Resources Research, 48, W10502, 19 pp doi:10.1029/2011WR011649.

Nester, T., R. Kirnbauer, J. Parajka, G. Blöschl (2012) Evaluating the snow component of a flood forecasting model. Hydrology Research, 43, pp. 762- 779.

Parajka, J., L. Holko, Z. Kostka and G. Blöschl (2012) MODIS snow cover mapping accuracy in a small mountain catchment ­ comparison between open and forest sites, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, pp. 2365-2377.

Parajka, J., P. Haas, R. Kirnbauer, J. Jansa, G. Blöschl (2012) Potential of time-lapse photography of snow for hydrological purposes at the small catchment scale. Hydrological Processes, 26, 3327­3337.

Rogger, M., B. Kohl, H. Pirkl, A. Viglione, J. Komma, R. Kirnbauer, R. Merz and G. Blöschl (2012) Runoff models and flood frequency statistics for design flood estimation in Austria - Do they tell a consistent story?, Journal of Hydrology, 456-457, pp. 30-43, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.05.068.

Rogger, M., H. Pirkl, A. Viglione, J. Komma, B. Kohl, R. Kirnbauer, R. Merz and G. Blöschl (2012) Step changes in the flood frequency curve: Process controls, Water Resources Research, 48, W05544, doi:10.1029/2011WR011187.

Salazar, S., Francés, F., Komma, J., Blume, T., Francke, T., Bronstert, A., and Blöschl, G. (2012) A comparative analysis of the effectiveness of flood management measures based on the concept of "retaining water in the landscape" in different European hydro-climatic regions, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 3287-3306, doi:10.5194/nhess-12-3287-2012, 2012.

Sivapalan, M., H.H.G. Savenije, G. Blöschl (2012) Socio-hydrology: A new science of people and water. Hydrological Processes, 26, (8) 1270-1276.

Vierheilig, J., Farnleitner, A.H., Kollanur, D., Blöschl, G. and Reischer, G.H. (2012) High abundance of genetic Bacteroidetes markers for total fecal pollution in pristine alpine soils suggests lack in specificity for feces. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 88(3), 433-435.

Viglione, A., A. Castellarin, M. Rogger, R. Merz and G. Blöschl (2012) Extreme rainstorms: Comparing regional envelope curves to stochastically generated events. Water Resources Research, 48, W01509, 16 pp., doi:10.1029/2011WR010515.



Blaschke, A. P., R. Merz, J., Parajka, J. Salinas und G. Blöschl (2011) Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf das Wasserdargebot von Grund - und Oberflächenwasser. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 63, (1-2), 31-41.

Blöschl, G., A. Viglione, R. Merz., J. Parajka, J. Salinas und W. Schöner (2011) Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf Hochwasser und Niederwasser. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 63, (1-2), 21- 30.

Blöschl, G., W. Schöner, H. Kroiß, A. P. Blaschke, R. Böhm, K. Haslinger, N. Kreuzinger, R. Merz, J. Parajka, J. L. Salinas, A. Viglione (2011) Anpassungsstrategien an den Klimawandel für Österreichs Wasserwirtschaft - Ziele und Schlussfolgerungen der Studie für Bund und Länder. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 63, (1-2), 1-10.

Blöschl, G., W. Schöner, H. Kroiß, W. Schimon, L. Lutz (2011) Editorial - Anpassungsstrategien an den Klimawandel für Österreichs Wasserwirtschaft. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 63, (1-2), a19-a20.

Borga, M., E.N. Anagnostou, G. Blöschl and J.-D. Creutin (2011) Flash flood forecasting, warning and risk management: the HYDRATE project. Environmental Science & Policy,14, 834-844.

Bormann H, H. M. Holländer, T. Blume, W. Buytaert, G. B. Chirico, Exbrayat, J.F., D. Gustafsson, H. Hölzel, P. Kraft, T. Krauße, A. Nazemi, C. Stamm, S. Stoll, G. Blöschl, H. Flühler (2011) Modellkonzept vs. Modellierer - wer oder was ist wichtiger? Vergleichende Modellanwendung am Hühnerwasser-Einzugsgebiet. KW Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft (4), 9, pp. 487-491.

Castiglioni, S., A. Castellarin, A. Montanari, J. O. Skøien, G. Laaha and G. Blöschl (2011) Smooth regional estimation of low-flow indices: physiographical space based interpolation and top-kriging. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15, 715-727.

Holko, L., Parajka, J., Kostka, Z., Škoda, P. and G. Blöschl (2011) Flashiness of mountain streams in Slovakia and Austria. Journal of Hydrology 405 (2011) 392–401 

Merz, R., J. Parajka and G. Blöschl (2011) Time stability of catchment model parameters: Implications for climate impact analyses. Water Resources Research, 47, W02531, doi:10.1029/2010WR009505. 

Nester, T., R. Kirnbauer, D. Gutknecht and G. Blöschl (2011) Climate and catchment controls on the performance of regional flood simulations. Journal of Hydrology, 402, 340-356.

Peel, M.C. and G. Blöschl (2011) Hydrologic modelling in a changing world. Progress in Physical Geography, 35 (2) 249-261

Rogger, M. B. Kohl, H. Pirkl, M. Hofer, R. Kirnbauer, R. Merz, J. Komma, A. Viglione, G. Blöschl (2011) HOWATI - HochWasser Tirol - Ein Beitrag zur Harmonisierung von Bemessungshochwässern in Österreich. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 63, (7-8), 153-161.

Waser, J., H. Ribicic, R. Fuchs, C. Hirsch, B. Schindler, G. Blöschl, E. Gröller (2011) Nodes on Ropes: A Comprehensive Data and Control Flow for Steering Ensemble Simulations, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 17 (12), 1872-1881, pp. doi:10.1109/TVCG.2011.225

Western A. W., Anderson B., Siriwardena L., Chiew, FHS, Seed, A., Blöschl, G. (2011) The within-day behaviour of 6 minute rainfall intensity in Australia. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15 (8), 2561-2579   DOI: 10.5194/hess-15-2561-2011

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