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Dr. rer.-nat.

Head of the Research Area "Regional Impacts and Adaptation"

within the Department "Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities"

Co-head of the Flagship Project "Improving Robustness of Regional Assessments"

Associate Editor of Hydrological Sciences Journal

Coordinator of the EU project "H2020_Insurance"

Phone : +49-331-288-2649
Fax : +49-331-288-2695
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Address : Telegrafenberg A62, 14473 Potsdam, Germany
Curriculum vitae


Research topics:

  • Impacts of climate and land use changes on water resources and vegetation at the regional and continental scale;
  • Hydro-climatic extremes;
  • Options for adaptation to climate change in water and land use management (Integrated Water Resources Management, Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive);
  • Approaches to water quality and wetland modeling in large river basins;
  • Impact model inter-comparison;
  • Coupling of climate and eco-hydrological models for climate impact assessment at the regional to continental scale.

Main projects:

1)     EU

  • H2020_Insurance - Cross sector climate services through collaboration between the insurance sector, academia and research:
  • IMPRESSIONS - Impacts and risks from high-end scenarios: Strategies for innovative solutions.
  • SIM4NEXUS - Sustainable Integrated Management FOR the NEXUS of water-land-food-energy-climate for a resource-efficient Europe
  • CIREG - Climate Information to support integrated Renewable Electricity Generation in West-Africa:

2)      German

  • INNOVATE - Interplay among multiple uses of water reservoirs via innovative coupling of substance cycles in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.
  • Trans-SEC - Innovating Strategies to safeguard Food Security using Technology and Knowledge Transfer: A people-centred Approach.

3)      Climate-KIC (European Institute of Innovation and Technology)

  • CACHES - Climate Adapted Crop Health Expert System.
  • OASIS - Open Access Catastrophe Model (OASIS).


 4)      PIK internal projects

  • Flagship project RIAS-LDC: Comparative Regional Impact Studies for Less Developed Countries
  • Global-Regional Integration of Impact Studies (GRI)


Selected former projects

  • DEWFORA – Improved Drought Early Warning and Forecasting to strengthen the preparedness and adaptation to droughts in Africa
  • AFROMAISON - Africa at meso-scale: Adaptive and integrated tools and strategies on natural resources management
  • IMPACT2C - Quantifying projected impacts under 2°C warming
  • WETwin - Enhancing the role of wetlands in integrated water resources management for twinned river basins in EU, Africa and South-America in support of EU Water Initiatives;
  • WasserMed - Water Availability and Security in Southern EuRope and the Mediterranean;
  • HABIT-CHANGE - Adaptive management of climate-induced changes of habitat diversity in protected areas;
  • CarpathCC Preparatory action on climate in the Carpathian region - Framework contract for in-depth assessments of vulnerability of environmental resources and ecosystem-based adaptation measures
  • PROGRESS - Potsdamer Forschungs- und Technologieverbund zu Naturgefahren, Klimawandel und Nachhaltigkeit;
  • UBA - Deutschlandstudie - Climate change vulnerability study for Germany;
  • GDV - Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf die Schadenssituation der deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft;
  • Ethiopia - Climate Change and Adaptation in Ethiopia - Auswertiges Amt



Peer reviewed


Hattermann, F.F., Wortmann, M., Liersch, S., Toumi, R., Sparks, N., Genillard, C., Schröter, K., Steinhausen, M., Gyalai-Korpos, M., Máté, K., Hayes, B., del Rocío Rivas López, M., Rácz, T., Nielsen, M.R., Kaspersen, P.S., Drews, M. 2018. "Simulation of flood hazard and risk in the Danube basin with the Future Danube Model", Climate Services, 12, pp. 14-26.

Hattermann, F.F., Vetter, T., Breuer, L., Su, B., Daggupati, P., Donnelly, C., Fekete, B., Florke, F., Gosling, S.N., Hoffmann, P., Liersch, S., Masaki, Y., Motovilov, Y., Muller, C., Samaniego, L., Stacke, T., Wada, Y., Yang, T. & Krysnaova, V. 2018. "Sources of uncertainty in hydrological climate impact assessment: A cross-scale study". Environmental Research Letters, vol. 13, no. 1

Huang, S. & Hattermann, F.F. 2018, "Coupling a global hydrodynamic algorithm and a regional hydrological model for large-scale flood inundation simulations", Hydrology Research, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 438-449.

Koch, H., Selge, F., de Azevedo, J.R.G., Souza da Silva, G.N., Siegmund-Schultze, M. & Hattermann, F.F. 2018, "Reservoir operation and environmental water demand: Scenarios for the Sub-Middle and Lower São Francisco River basin, Brazil", Ecohydrology, vol. 11, no. 8.

Koch, H., Silva, A.L.C., de Azevedo, J.R.G., de Souza, W.M., Köppel, J., Junior, C.B.S., de Lima Barros, A.M. & Hattermann, F.F. 2018, "Integrated hydro- and wind power generation: a game changer towards environmental flow in the Sub-middle and Lower São Francisco River Basin?", Regional Environmental Change, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 1927-1942.

Krysanova, V., Donnelly, C., Gelfan, A., Gerten, D., Arheimer, B., Hattermann, F. & Kundzewicz, Z.W. 2018, "How the performance of hydrological models relates to credibility of projections under climate change", Hydrological Sciences Journal, vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 696-720.

Liersch, S., Tecklenburg, J., Rust, H., Dobler, A., Fischer, M., Kruschke, T., Koch, H. & Hattermann, F.F. 2018, "Are we using the right fuel to drive hydrological models? A climate impact study in the Upper Blue Nile", Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 2163-2185.

Lobanova, A., Liersch, S., Nunes, J.P., Didovets, I., Stagl, J., Huang, S., Koch, H., Rivas López, M.D.R., Maule, C.F., Hattermann, F. & Krysanova, V. 2018, "Hydrological impacts of moderate and high-end climate change across European river basins", Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, vol. 18, pp. 15-30.

Reinhardt, J., Liersch, S., Abdeladhim, M.A., Diallo, M., Dickens, C., Fournet, S., Hattermann, F.F., Kabaseke, C., Muhumuza, M., Mul, M.L., Pilz, T., Otto, I.M. & Walz, A. 2018, "Systematic evaluation of scenario assessments supporting sustainable integrated natural resources management: Evidence from four case studies in Africa", Ecology and Society, vol. 23, no. 1.

Siegmund-Schultze, M., do Carmo Sobral, M., Alcoforado de Moraes, M.M.G., Almeida-Cortez, J.S., Azevedo, J.R.G., Candeias, A.L., Cierjacks, A., Gomes, E.T.A., Gunkel, G., Hartje, V., Hattermann, F.F., Kaupenjohann, M., Koch, H. & Köppel, J. 2018, "The legacy of large dams and their effects on the water-land nexus", Regional Environmental Change, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 1883-1888.

2016 - 2017

Hattermann, F.F., Krysanova, V., Gosling, S.N., Dankers, R., Daggupati, P., Donnelly, C., Flörke, M., Huang, S., Motovilov, Y., Buda, S., Yang, T., Müller, C., Leng, G., Tang, Q., Portmann, F.T., Hagemann, S., Gerten, D., Wada, Y., Masaki, Y., Alemayehu, T., Satoh, Y., Samaniego, L. (2017) Cross‐scale intercomparison of climate change impacts simulated by regional and global hydrological models in eleven large river basins. Climatic Change, 141 (3), pp. 561-576.

König, H.J., Graef, F., Schindler, J., Fasse, A., Mutabazi, K.D., Lambert, C., Ngwenya, P., Uckert, G., Mahoo, H., Hattermann, F.F., Sieber, S. (2017) Combining participatory, qualitative and quantitative methods for impact assessment of food value chains into an integrated framework. Food Security, pp. 1-13. Article in Press.

Frieler, K., Lange, S., Piontek, F., Reyer, C.P.O., Schewe, J., Warszawski, L., Zhao, F., Chini, L., Denvil, S., Emanuel, K., Geiger, T., Halladay, K., Hurtt, G., Mengel, M., Murakami, D., Ostberg, S., Popp, A., Riva, R., Stevanovic, M., SuzGBRi, T., Volkholz, J., Burke, E., Ciais, P., Ebi, K., Eddy, T.D., Elliott, J., Galbraith, E., Gosling, S.N., Hattermann, F.F. et al. (2017) Assessing the impacts of 1.5ĝ€°C global warming - Simulation protocol of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISIMIP2b). Geoscientific Model Development, 10 (12), pp. 4321-4345.

Krysanova, V., Vetter, T., Eisner, S., Huang, S., Pechlivanidis, I., Strauch, M., Gelfan, A., Kumar, R., Aich, V., Arheimer, B., Chamorro, A., Van Griensven, A., Kundu, D., Lobanova, A., Mishra, V., Plötner, S., Reinhardt, J., Seidou, O., Wang, X., Wortmann, M., Zeng, X., Hattermann, F.F. (2017) Intercomparison of regional-scale hydrological models and climate change impacts projected for 12 large river basins worldwide - A synthesis Environmental Research Letters, 12 (10).

Liersch, S., Koch, H., Hattermann, F.F. (2017) Management scenarios of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and their impacts under recent and future climates. Water 9 (10).

Aich, V., Akhundzadah, N.A., Knuerr, A., Khoshbeen, A.J., Hattermann, F.F., Paeth, H., Scanlon, A., Paton, E.N. (2017) Climate change in Afghanistan deduced from reanalysis and coordinated regional climate downscaling experiment (CORDEX)-South Asia simulations. Climate, 5 (2).

Lobanova, A., Liersch, S., Tàbara, J.D., Koch, H., Hattermann, F.F., Krysanova, V. (2017) Harmonizing human-hydrological system under climate change: A scenario-based approach for the case of the headwaters of the Tagus River. Journal of Hydrology, 548, pp. 436-447.

Krysanova, V., Hattermann, F.F. (2017) Intercomparison of climate change impacts in 12 large river basins: overview of methods and summary of results. Climatic Change, 141 (3), pp. 363-379.

Wang, X., Yang, T., Wortmann, M., Shi, P., Hattermann, ,FF., Lobanova, A., Aich, V. (2017) Analysis of multi-dimensional hydrological alterations under climate change for four major river basins in different climate zones. Climatic Change, 141 (3), pp. 483-498.

Vetter, T., Reinhardt, J., Flörke, M., van Griensven, A., Hattermann, F.F., Huang, S., Koch, H., Pechlivanidis, I.G., Plötner, S., Seidou, O., Su, B., Vervoort, R.W., Krysanova, V. (2017) Evaluation of sources of uncertainty in projected hydrological changes under climate change in 12 large-scale river basins. Climatic Change, 141 (3), pp. 419-433.

Gosling, S.N., Zaherpour, J., Mount, N.J., Hattermann, F.F., Dankers, R., Arheimer, B., Breuer, L., Ding, J., Haddeland, I., Kumar, R., Kundu, D., Liu, J., van Griensven, A., Veldkamp, T.I.E., Vetter, T., Wang, X., Zhang, X. (2017) A comparison of changes in river runoff from multiple global and catchment-scale hydrological models under global warming scenarios of 1 °C, 2 °C and 3 °C. Climatic Change, 141 (3), pp. 577-595.

Kundzewicz, Z.W., Krysanova, V., Dankers, R., Hirabayashi, Y., Kanae, S., Hattermann, F.F., Huang, S., Milly, P.C.D., Stoffel, M., Driessen, P.P.J., Matczak, P., Quevauviller, P., Schellnhuber, H.-J. (2017) Differences in flood hazard projections in Europe–their causes and consequences for decision making. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 62 (1), pp. 1-14.

Hattermann, F.F., Huang, S., Burghoff, O., Hoffmann, P., and Kundzewicz, Z. W. (2016) Brief Communication: An update of the article "Modelling flood damages under climate change conditions – a case study for Germany", Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1617-1622, doi:10.5194/nhess-16-1617-2016.

Lobanova, A., Koch, H., Liersch, S., Hattermann, F.F., Krysanova, V. (2016) Impacts of changing climate on the hydrology and hydropower production of the Tagus River basin. Hydrological Processes, 30 (26), pp. 5039-5052.

Aich, V., Liersch, S., Vetter, T., Fournet, S., Andersson, J.C.M., Calmanti, S., van Weert, F.H.A., Hattermann, F.F., Paton, E.N. (2016) Flood projections within the Niger River Basin under future land use and climate change. Science of the Total Environment, 562, pp. 666-677.

Stagl, J.C., Hattermann, F.F. (2016) Impacts of Climate Change on Riverine Ecosystems: Alterations of Ecologically Relevant Flow Dynamics in the Danube River and Its Major Tributaries. Water , 8 (12).

Aich, V., Koné, B., Hattermann, F.F., Paton, E.N. (2016) Time series analysis of floods across the Niger River Basin. Water, 8 (4), art. no. 165.

2014 - 2015

Hattermann, F. F., Huang, S., Burghoff, O., Hoffmann, P., and Kundzewicz, Z. W. (2015): Brief Communication: An update of the article "Modeling flood damages under climate change conditions – a case study for Germany", - Natural Hazards Earth System Sciences Discussion, 3, 7231-7245

Hattermann, F. F., Huang, S., Koch, H. (2015): Climate change impacts on hydrology and water resources in Germany. - Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 24(2), 201 - 211 (

Hattermann, F. F., Huang, S., Burghoff, O., Willems, W., Österle, H., Bchner, M., Kundzewicz, Z. W. (2014): Modelling flood damages under climate change conditions - a case study for Germany. - Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14, 12, 3151-3168 (

Gerstengarbe, F. -W., Hattermann, F. F., Graefe, P. (2015): German climate change impact study. - Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 24, 2, 121-122

Vetter, T., Huang, S., Aich, V., Yang, T., Wang, X., Krysanova, V., Hattermann, F. F. (2015): Multi-model climate impact assessment and intercomparison for three large-scale river basins in three continents. - Earth System Dynamics, 6, 17-43

Koch, H., Vögel, S., Hattermann, F. F., Huang, S. (2015): The impact of climate change and variability on the generation of electrical power. - Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 24, 2, 173-188

Aich, V., Liersh, S., Vetter, T., Andersson, J. C. M., Mueller, E. N., Hattermann, F. F. (2015): Cliimate or land use? – Attribution of changes in river flooding in the Sahel zone. - Water, 7, 6, 2796-2820

Lobanova, A., Stagl, J., Vetter, T., Hattermann F. F. (2015): Discharge alterations of the Mures river, Romania under ensembles of future climate projections and sequential threats to aquatic ecosystem by the end of the century. - Water, 7, 2753-2770

Stagl, J., Hattermann, F. F. (2015): Impacts of climate change on the hydrological regime of the Danube river and its tributaries using an ensemble of climate scenarios. – Water, 7, 11, 6139-6172

Stagl, J., Hattermann, F. F., Vohland, K. (2014 (Online first)): Exposure to climate change in Central Europe: What can be gained from regional climate projections for management decisions of protected areas?. - Regional Environmental Change 15(7), 1409-1419. DOI 10.1007/s10113-014-0704-y.

Gornott, C., Hattermann, F. F., Wechsung, F. (2015): Yield gap analysis for Tanzania – The impacts of climate, management, and socio-economic impacts on maize yields, - Procedia Environmental Sciences, 29, 231

Aich, V., Liersch, S., Vetter, T., Huang, S., Tecklenburg, J., Hoffmann, P., Koch, H., Fournet, S., Krysanova, V., Mller, E. N., Hattermann, F. F. (2014): Comparing impacts of climate change on streamflow in four large African river basins. - Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18, 4, 1305-1321

Huang, S., Krysanova, V., Hattermann, F. F. (2014): Does bias correction increase reliability of flood projections under climate change? A case study of large rivers in Germany. - International Journal of Climatology, 34, 14, 3780-3800

Huang, S., Krysanova, V., Hattermann, F. F. (2014 (Online first)): Projections of climate change impacts on floods and droughts in Germany using an ensemble of climate change scenarios. - Regional Environmental Change

Koch, H., Vögele, S., Hattermann, F., Huang, S. (2014): Hydro-climatic conditions and thermoelectric electricity generation ? Part II: Model application to 17 nuclear power plants in Germany. - Energy, 69, 700-707

Koch, H., Vögele, S., Hattermann, F. F., Huang, S. (2014 (Accepted August)): Sensitivity of electricity generation in Germany to climate change and variability. - Meteorologische Zeitschrift

Krysanova, V., Hattermann, F. F., Huang, S., Hesse, C., Vetter, T., Liersch, S., Koch, H., Kundzewicz, Z. W. (2014 (Online first)): Modelling climate and land use change impacts with SWIM: lessons learnt from multiple applications. - Hydrological Sciences Journal

Volkholz, J., Grossmann-Clarke, S., Hattermann, F. F., Böhm, U. (2014): Evaluation of water balance components in the Elbe river catchment simulated by the regional climate model CCLM. - Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 23, 5, 511-525

2012 - 2013

Hattermann, F. F., Kundzewicz, Z. W., Huang, S., Vetter, T., Gerstengarbe, F.-W., Werner, P. C. (2013): Climatological drivers of changes in flood hazard in Germany. - Acta Geophysica, 61, 2, 463-477

Conradt, T., Roers, M., Schröter, K., Elmer, F., Hoffmann, P., Koch, H., Hattermann, F. F., Wechsung, F. (2013): Vergleich der Extremhochwässer 2002 und 2013 im deutschen Teil des Elbegebiets und deren Abflusssimulation durch SWIM-live. - Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 57, 5, 241-245

Cools, J., Johnston, R., Hattermann, F. F., Douven, W., Zsuffa, I. (2013): Tools for wetland management: Lessons learnt from a comparative assessment. - Environmental Science & Policy, 34, 138-145

Huang, S., Hattermann, F. F., Krysanova, V., Bronstert, A. (2013): Projections of climate change impacts on river flood conditions in Germany by combining three different RCMs with a regional eco-hydrological model. - Climatic Change, 116, 3-4, 631-663

Huang, S., Krysanova, V., Hattermann, F. F. (2013): Projection of low flow conditions in Germany under climate change by combining three RCMs and a regional hydrological model. - Acta Geophysica, 61, 1, 151-193

Koch, H., Liersch, S., Hattermann, F. F. (2013): Integrating water resources management in eco-hydrological modelling. - Water Science and Technology, 67, 7, 1525-1533

Liersch, S., Cools, J., Kone, B., Koch, H., Diallo, M., Reinhardt, J., Fournet, S., Aich, V., Hattermann, F. F. (2013): Vulnerability of rice production in the Inner Niger Delta to water resources management under climate variability and change. - Environmental Science & Policy, 34, 18-33

Conradt, T., H. Koch, F. Hattermann, F. Wechsung (2012), Spatially differentiated management-revised discharge scenarios for an integrated analysis of multi-realisation climate and land use scenarios for the Elbe River basin, Regional Environmental Change 12(3), 633-648.

Conradt, T., F. Wechsung, A. Bronstert (2012), Three Perceptions of the Evapotranspiration landscape: Comparing spatial patterns from a distributed hydrological model, remotely sensed surface temperatures, and subbasin water balances - Part one: Theoretical background, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, to be submitted.

Koch, H., S. Liersch, F. F. Hattermann (2012), Integrating water resources management in eco-hydrological modelling, Water Science and Technology, submitted.

Reyer, C., J. Bachinger, R. Bloch, F. F. Hattermann, P. Ibisch, S. Kreft, P. Lasch, W. Lucht, C. Nowicki, P. Spathelf, others (2012), Climate change adaptation and sustainable regional development: a case study for the Federal State of Brandenburg, Germany, Regional Environmental Change 12(3), 523-542.

Volkholz, J., S. Grossman-Clarke, U. Böhm, F. F. Hattermann (2012), Quality of CCLM in reproducing components of the near-surface water balance in the Elbe river catchment, in prozess.



Hattermann, F., M. Weiland, S. Huang, V. Krysanova, Z. Kundzewicz (2011), Model - supported impact assessment for the water sector in Central Germany under climate change - a case study, Water resources management 25(13), 3113-3134.

Huang, S., V. Krysanova, H. Österle, F. Hattermann (2010), Simulation of spatiotemporal dynamics of water fluxes in Germany under climate change, Hydrological Processes 24(23), 3289-3306.

Kundzewicz, Z. W., F. F. Hattermann, V. Krysanova (2010), Model-supported implementation of the Water Framework Directive, Water 21 - Magazine of the International Water Association 4, 24-25.

Poulter, B., F. F. Hattermann, E. Hawkins, S. Zaehle, S. Sitch, N. Restrepo-Coupe, U. Heyder, W. Cramer (2010), Robust dynamics of Amazon dieback to climate change with perturbed ecosystem model parameters, Global Change Biology 16(9), 2476-2495.



Huang, S., C. Hesse, V. Krysanova, F. Hattermann (2009), From meso-to macro-scale dynamic water quality modelling for the assessment of land use change scenarios, Ecological Modelling 220(19), 2543-2558

Hattermann, F. F., V. Krysanova, C. Hesse (2008), Modelling wetland processes in regional applications, Hydrological sciences journal 53(5), 1001-1012.

Hattermann, F. F., J. Post, V. Krysanova, T. Conradt, F. Wechsung (2008), Assessment of water availability in a Central - European River Basin (Elbe) under climate change, Advances in Climate Change Research 4, 42-50.

Carl, P., K. Gerlinger, F. F. Hattermann, V. Krysanova, C. Schilling, H. Behrendt (2008), Regularity-based functional streamflow disaggregation: 2. Extended demonstration, Water Resour. Res 44, 19 pp.

Hesse, C., V. Krysanova, J. Päzolt, F. Hattermann (2008), Eco-hydrological modelling in a highly regulated lowland catchment to find measures for improving water quality, Ecological Modelling 218(1-2), 135-148.

Krysanova, V., H. Buiteveld, D. Haase, F. Hattermann, K. Van Niekerk, K. Roest, P. Martinez-Santos, M. Schlüter (2008), Practices and lessons learned in coping with climatic hazards at the river-basin scale: floods and droughts, Ecology and Society 13(2), 32.

Krysanova, V., F. F. Hattermann, S. Huang, C. Hesse, A. Voß (2008), Water Quality Modelling in Mesoscale and Large River Basins, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems 2, 1-13.

Krysanova, V., T. Vetter, F. Hattermann (2008), Detection of change in drought frequency in the Elbe basin: comparison of three methods, Hydrological sciences journal 53(3), 519-537.

Post, J., T. Conradt, F. Suckow, V. Krysanova, F. Wechsung, F. Hattermann (2008), Integrated assessment of cropland soil carbon sensitivity to recent and future climate in the Elbe River basin, Hydrological sciences journal 53(5), 1043-1058.

Post, J., F. F. Hattermann, V. Krysanova, F. Suckow (2008), Parameter and input data uncertainty estimation for the assessment of long-term soil organic carbon dynamics, Environmental Modelling & Software 23(2), 125-138.



Hattermann, F. F., H. Gömann, T. Conradt, M. Kaltofen, P. Kreins, F. Wechsung (2007), Impacts of global change on water-related sectors and society in a trans-boundary central European river basin? Part 1: project framework and impacts on agriculture, Advances in Geosciences 11, 85-92.

Hattermann, F.F., V. Krysanova, A. Habeck and A. Bronstert 2006. Integrating wetlands and riparian zones in river basin modelling. Ecological Modelling,199, 379–392.

Conradt, T., M. Kaltofen, M. Hentschel, F. F. Hattermann, F. Wechsung, others (2007), Impacts of global change on water-related sectors and society in a trans-boundary central European river basin? Part 2: from eco-hydrology to water demand management, Advances in Geosciences 11, 93-99.

Conradt, T., Z. W. Kundzewicz, F. F. Hattermann, F. Wechsung (2007), Measured effects of new lake surfaces on regional precipitation / Mesures de l'impact de nouveaux lacs sur les précipitations régionales, Hydrological Sciences Journal 52(5), 936-955.

Krysanova, V., F. F. Hattermann, F. Wechsung (2007), Implications of complexity and uncertainty for integrated modelling and impact assessment in river basins, Environmental Modelling & Software 22(5), 701-709.

Lindenschmidt, K.-E., F. F. Hattermann, V. Mohaupt, B. Merz, Z. W. Kundzewicz, A. Bronstert (2007), Large-scale hydrological modelling and the Water Framework Directive and Floods Directive of the European Union - 10th Workshop on Large-Scale Hydrological Modelling, Adv Geosci 11, 1-6.

Post, J., V. Krysanova, F. Suckow, W. Mirschel, J. Rogasik, I. Merbach (2007), Integrated eco-hydrological modelling of soil organic matter dynamics for the assessment of environmental change impacts in meso-to macro-scale river basins, Ecological modelling 206(1), 93-109.

Wattenbach, M., M. Zebisch, F. Hattermann, P. Gottschalk, H. Goemann, P. Kreins, F. Badeck, P. Lasch, F. Suckow, F. Wechsung (2007), Hydrological impact assessment of afforestation and change in tree-species composition-A regional case study for the Federal State of Brandenburg (Germany), Journal of Hydrology 346(1-2), 1-17.

Hattermann, F. F., V. Krysanova, A. Habeck, A. Bronstert (2006), Integrating wetlands and riparian zones in river basin modelling, Ecological modelling 199(4), 379-392.

Krysanova, V., Z. W. Kundzewicz, I. Pińskwar, A. Habeck (2006), Regional socio-economic and environmental changes and their impacts on water resources on example of Odra and Elbe Basins, Water resources management 20(4), 607-641.



Hattermann, F. F., M. Wattenbach, V. Krysanova, F. Wechsung (2005), Runoff simulations on the macroscale with the ecohydrological model SWIM in the Elbe catchment - validation and uncertainty analysis, Hydrological Processes 19(3), 693-714.

Habeck, A., V. Krysanova, F. F. Hattermann (2005), Integrated analysis of water quality in a mesoscale lowland basin, Advances in Geosciences 5, 13-17.

Krysanova, V., F. F. Hattermann, A. Habeck (2005), Expected changes in water resources availability and water quality with respect to climate change in the Elbe River basin (Germany), Nordic hydrology 36(4-5), 321-333.

Krysanova, V., F. F. Hattermann, F. Wechsung (2005), Development of the ecohydrological model SWIM for regional impact studies and vulnerability assessment, Hydrological processes 19(3), 763-783.

Wattenbach, M., F. F. Hattermann, R. Weng, F. Wechsung, V. Krysanova, F. Badeck (2005), A simplified approach to implement forest eco-hydrological properties in regional hydrological modelling, Ecological Modelling 187(1), 40-59.

Zaehle, S., S. Sitch, B. Smith, F. F. Hattermann (2005), Effects of parameter uncertainties on the modeling of terrestrial biosphere dynamics, Global Biogeochemical Cycles 19(3), GB3020.

Before 2005


Hattermann, F.F., Z.W. Kundzewicz (eds.)(2010), Water framework directive: model supported implementation: a water manager's guide, Iwa Publishing (International Water Association), London, New York , 282 pp.

Kundzewicz, Z.W., F.F. Hattermann (eds.)(2006), Natural systems and global change, RCAFE, Poznan , 173 pp.

Lindenschmidt, K.-E., F.F. Hattermann, A. Bronstert (eds.)(2007), Large-scale hydrological modelling and the European Union water policies, Advances in Geosciences, Copernicus Publications, Katlenburg - Lindau, Germany , 130 pp.



Stagl, J., Mayr, E., Koch, H., Hattermann, F.F., Huang, S. (2014): Effects of climate change on the hydrological cycle in Central and Eastern Europe. In: Rannow, S. and Neubert, M. (eds.), Managing protected area in Central and Eastern Europe under climate change. Advances in global change research 58, pp 31-43

Hattermann, F. F., Huang, S., Koch, H., Krysanova, V. (2013): Auswirkungen auf Deutschlands Wasserhaushalt. - In: Gerstengarbe, F.-W., Welzer, H. (Eds.), Zwei Grad mehr in Deutschland, Forum für Verantwortung. Frankfurt a.M. : Fischer, 81-99

Conradt, T., Hattermann, F. F., Koch, H., Wechsung, F. (2013): Klima- und Landnutzungsszenarien in ihren Wirkungen auf den Wasserabfluss. - In: Wechsung, F., Hartje, V., Kaden, S., Venohr, M., Hansjrgens, B., Gr„fe, P. (Eds.), Die Elbe im globalen Wandel, Konzepte fr die nachhaltige Entwicklung einer Flusslandschaft , 9. Berlin : Weißensee Verl., 177-209

Conradt, T., Koch, H., Hattermann, F. F., Wechsung, F. (2013): Validierung von Lokalkorrekturen der Verdunstung bei den Simulationen des Wasserabflusses. - In: Wechsung, F., Hartje, V., Kaden, S., Venohr, M., Hansjrgens, B., Gräfe, P. (Eds.), Die Elbe im globalen Wandel, Konzepte fr die nachhaltige Entwicklung einer Flusslandschaft , 9. Berlin : Weißensee Verl., 211-231

Stagl, J., Mayr, E., Koch, H., Hattermann, F. F., Huang, S. (2014): Effects of Climate Change on the Hydrological Cycle in Central and Eastern Europe. - In: Rannow, S., Neubert, M. (Eds.), Managing Protected Areas in Central and Eastern Europe under Climate Change, Advances in Global Change Research , 58. Dordrecht : Springer, 31-43

Hattermann, F. F., Z. W. Kundzewicz, H. S., T. Vetter, W. Kron, O. Burghoff, Y. Hauf, V. Krysanova, F.-W. Gerstengarbe, P. Werner, B. Merz, A. Bronstert (2012), Flood risk in holistic perspective - observed changes in Germany. In: Changes of flood risk in Europe, IAHS Press, Wallingford, 212-237.

McCartney, m.p., g. forkour, a. sood,  b. amisigo, F.F. hatterman, L. muluwatte (submitted) The water resource implications of changing climate in the Volta River Basin. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI Research Report) pp.  ?doi: ?

Hattermann, F. F. (2008), Klimawandel und Wasserressourcen. In: Pinnekamp, J. (eds.), Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft im Zeichen des Klimawandels, Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Siedlungswasserwirtschaft an der RWTH Aachen e. V. , 1-12.

Hattermann, F. F., V. Krysanova, J. Post, T. Dworak, M. Wrobel, S. Kadner, A. Leipprand (2008), Understanding Consequences of Climate Change for Water Resources and Water-related Sectors in Europe. In: Timmerman, J., C. Pahl-Wostl, J. Möltgen (eds.), The adaptiveness of IWRM: Analysing European IWRM research, Intl Water Assn , 89-112.

Hattermann, F. F., Z. W. Kundzewicz (2006), Model - supported integrated river basin management - methodological framework. In: Kundzewicz, Z. W., F. F. Hattermann (eds.), Natural Systems and Global Change, RCAFE , Poznan, 65-74.

Hattermann, F. F., Z. W. Kundzewicz, V. Krysanova, F. Wechsung (2006), Integrated Modeling of global change impacts in the German Elbe river basin - the GLOWA - Elbe project. In: Kundzewicz, Z. W., F. F. Hattermann (eds.), Natural Systems and Global Change, RCAFE , Poznan, 88-100.

Hattermann, F. F., Willems, P, Z. W. Kundzewicz (2010), Modelling, a Primer for Practitioners. In: Hattermann, F. F., Z. W. Kundzewicz (eds.), Water Framework Directive: Model Supported Implementation. A Water Manager`s Guide, IWA (International Water Association) Publishing , 55-86.

Becker, A., A. Castelletti, D. Gooch, F. F. Hattermann, S. Kaden, Z. W. Kundzewicz, Y. Laurans, S. Muhar, R. Soncini-Sessa, P. Stalnacke, P. Willems (2010), Practical experiences from existing case studies and pilot river basins. In: Hattermann, F. F., Z. W. Kundzewicz (eds.), Water Framework Directive: Model Supported Implementation. A Water Manager`s Guide, IWA (International Water Association) Publishing , 99-222.

Becker, A., R. Soncini-Sessa, A. Castelletti, F. F. Hattermann, P. Willems, P. Stalnacke, Y. Laurans, W. J. de Lange (2010), How can models help in implementing the Water Framework Directive?. In: Hattermann, F. F., Z. W. Kundzewicz (eds.), Water Framework Directive: Model Supported Implementation. A Water Manager`s Guide, IWA (International Water Association) Publishing , 11-54.

Kundzewicz, Z. W., A. Becker, F. F. Hattermann (2010), Introduction. In: Hattermann, F. F., Z. W. Kundzewicz (eds.), Water Framework Directive: Model Supported Implementation. A Water Manager`s Guide, IWA (International Water Association) Publishing , 5-7.

Kundzewicz, Z. W., F. F. Hattermann (2006), Introduction - Bridging the gap. In: Kundzewicz, Z. W., F. F. Hattermann (eds.), Natural Systems and Global Change, RCAFE , Poznan, 1-10.

Kundzewicz, Z. W., F. F. Hattermann (2008), Integrated River Basin Management: Harmonised Modelling Tools and Decision-Making Process. In: Quevauviller, P., U. Borchers, T. Thompson, C.and Simonart (eds.), The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring, Wiley Online Library , 181-194.

Kundzewicz, Z. W., V. Krysanova, I. Pinkswar, A. Habeck, F. F. Hattermann (2006), Regional socio-economic and environmental changes and their impacts on water resources in selected areas of Central and Eastern Europe. In: Kundzewicz, Z. W., F. F. Hattermann (eds.), Natural Systems and Global Change, RCAFE , Poznan, 75-87.

de Lange, W. J., J. Plyson, P. Willems, T. Vansteenkiste, F. Provost, F. Hatterman, G. Vaes, P. Swartenbroeckx (2009), WISE-RTD - A Portal for Science & Technology Transfer to Policy Making & Implementation in Integrated Water Resources Management. In: Quevauviller, P. (eds.), Water System Science and Policy Interfacing, RSC Publishing , 310-332.



Prange, S., Vohland, K., Conradt, T., Hattermann, F. F. (2013): Klimabedingte Veränderungen der Abflussdynamik von ausgewählten deutschen Fließgewässern und ihre naturschutzfachliche Bedeutung In: Vohland, K.; Badeck, F.; Böhning-Gaese, K.; Ellwanger, G.; Hanspach, J.; Ibisch, P. L.; Klotz, S.; Kreft, S.; Khn, I.; Schröder, E.; Trautmann, S.; Cramer, W. (Ed.) Schutzgebiete Deutschlands im Klimawandel - Risiken und Handlungsoptionen. Bonn-Bad Godesberg : Bundesamt für Naturschutz, 55-69

Weisz, H., Koch, H., Lasch, P., Walkenhorst, O., Peters, V., Vögele, S., Hattermann, F. F., Huang, S., Aich, V., Bchner, M., Gutsch, M., Pichler, P.-P., Suckow, F. (2013): Methode einer integrierten und erweiterten Vulnerabilit„tsbewertung: Konzeptuell-methodische Grundlagen und exemplarische Umsetzung für Wasserhaushalt, Stromerzeugung und energetische Nutzung von Holz unter Klimawandel Berlin

Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit, Umweltforschungsplan Des Bundesministeriums für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit : Klimawandel und Anpassung. 251 p.. Förderkennzeichen (UFOPLAN) 3709 41 123

Hattermann, F. F. (2009), Klimawandel und Wasserverfügbarkeit in Deutschland, LandInForm, Heft Dezember.

Hattermann, F. F., F. Wechsung (2008), Changement climatique et ressources en eau dans l`Est de l`Allemagne: le projet GLOWA - Elbe, Science Allemagne 10, 17-19.

Hattermann, F. F., T. Conradt, A. Bronstert (2007), Berechnung großskaliger Verdunstung unter den Bedingungen des globalen Wandels. In: Forum für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 231-247.

Hattermann, F. F., S. Huang, H. Koch (2011), Simulation der Wirkung von Klimaänderungen und Klimamodellunsicherheit auf den Wasserhaushalt für deutsche Flusseinzugsgebiete. In: , Scientific Technical Reports (STR) des Deutschen GeoForschungszentrums (GFZ).

Habeck, A. (2005), Integrated river basin modelling including wetlands and riparian zones in the German Elbe River basin. In: Dynamics and biogeochemistry of river corridors and wetlands: proceedings of the International Symposium on Dynamics and Biogeochemistry of River Corridors and Wetlands (S4): held during the Seventh Scientific Assembly of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, 93.

Wattenbach, M., P. Gottschalk, F. Hattermann, C. Rachimow, M. Flechsig, P. Smith (2006), A framework for assessing uncertainty in ecosystem models. In: Proceedings of the iEMSs Third Biennial Meeting: Summit on Environmental Modeling and Software, iEMSs, Burlington, VT, USA.

Organized events:

  • Model Developers Workshop: SWAT and SWIM, October 2006, Potsdam
  • Workshop "Großskalige Modellierung in der Hydrologie" November 2006, Potsdam
  • German EU Presidency Symposium "Climate Change and the European Water Dimension: Vulnerability – Impacts – Adaptation", February 12-14 2007, Berlin
  • Harmoni-CA final conference September 2007, Brussels
  • SWAT conference, November 2007, Delft


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