Position/s

Strategic Professor Hydro(geo)logy
School of the Environment

Biography

Okke Batelaan is Strategic Professor in Hydrogeology and Dean of the School of the Environment, Flinders University. Formerly he was for more than 20 years faculty member at the Free University Brussels and the KU Leuven, Belgium. Professor Batelaan has a broad experience in teaching groundwater hydrology, groundwater modelling, GIS and remote sensing for hydrological applications. He has extensive research experience and a publication record in shallow groundwater hydrology and modeling, recharge-discharge estimation and modeling, urban hydrology and distributed modelling, ecohydrology and impacts of landuse and climate change on groundwater systems. He coordinated and participated in a large number of projects in Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. Presently, he leads a large project on the groundwater resources of the Adelaide plains, funded by the Goyder Institute. He is editor-in-chief of Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies as well as from MDPI-Hydrology.

Qualifications

PhD in Engineering (Free University Brussels); MSc Hydrogeology (Free University Amsterdam)

Honours, awards and grants

  • Honorable medal of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (2010)
  • (Co-)Promotor of more than 100 research and educational national and international projects
  • Research leader for Goyder Institute for Water Research funded project: 'Assessment of Adelaide Plains Groundwater Resources'. See interview: ABC TV - Groundwater study with Professor Okke Batelaan

Teaching interests

I am coordinator of the Master of Science Water Resources Management, see for details: Water Resources Management postgraduate program

Research expertise

  • Environmental science and management
  • Other earth sciences

Research interests

Hydrogeology; Regional groundwater modelling; Recharge-discharge estimation; Groundwater-surface water interaction; Distributed hydrological modelling; GIS and remote sensing for hydrological modelling; ecohydrology; scientific and educational cooperation.

Supervisory interests

  • Catchment hydrology
  • GIS
  • Groundwater dependent ecosystems
  • Groundwater hydrology
  • Groundwater modelling
  • Groundwater rechange
  • Groundwater/surface water interaction
  • Hydrology
  • Remote sensing

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Groundwater/hydrology (PhD) (15) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Groundwater/hydrology (MSc) (143) ; Groundwater/hydrology (PhD) (11) ;

Associate supervisor : Groundwater/hydrology (PhD) (2) ;

Publications

  • Willems, P., Batelaan, O., Hughes, D. and Swarzenski, P. (2014). Editorial for Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 1 pp. A1-A5.
    [10.1016/j.ejrh.2014.06.004] [Scopus]
  • Batelaan, O., Hughes, D., Swarzenski, P., Willems, P., Bardossy, A., Charlet, L., et al. (2013). Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies. Journal of Hydrology, 507 pp. A1-A2.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.10.023] [Scopus]
  • Gokman, M., van der Tol, C., Vekerdy, Z., Verhoef, W., Batelaan, O. and Sarikaya, H.Z. (2012). Towards an improved mapping of evapotranspiration in semi-arid regions. In CMU Neale & MH Cosh, ed. Proceedings of a Symposium organized by the International Commission on Remote Sensing of IAHS. Jackson Hole, USA: International Association of Hydrological Sciences. Remote Sensing and Hydrology Symposium. Jackson Hole, USA. Sep 2010, pp. 149-153.
  • Rogiers, B., Mallants, D., Batelaan, O., Gedeon, M., Huysmans, M. and Dassargues, A. (2012). The usefulness of CPTs for deterministic, spatially heterogeneous, large-scale aquitard parameterisation. In SE Oswald, O Kolditz & S Attinger, ed. Models - Repositories of Knowledge. Leipzig, Germany: International Association of Hydrological Sciences. ModelCARE2011. Leipzig, Germany. Sep 2011, pp. 41-47.
  • Anibas, C., Buis, K., Getatchew, A., Batelaan, O., Verhoeven, R. and Meire, P. (2008). Determination of groundwater fluxes in the Belgian Aa River by sensing and simulation of streambed temperatures. In C Abesser, T Wagener & G Nuetzmann, ed. Groundwater-surface water interaction: Process understanding, conceptualization and modelling. Wallington, UK: International Association of Hydrological Sciences. International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XXIV General Assembly. Perugia, Italy. Jul 2007, pp. 46-53.
  • Batelaan, O., Asefa, T., Van Rossum, P. and De Smedt, F.H. (2003). Groundwater flow modelling of three wetland ecosystems in river valleys in Flanders, Belgium. In N Verhoest, J Hudson, R Hoeben & F De Troch, ed. Monitoring and modelling catchment water quantity and quality. Paris, France: UNESCO. 8th Conference of the European Network of Experimental and Representative Basins (ERB) Ghent, Belgium. Sep 2000, pp. 1-7.
    [Web Link]
  • Batelaan, O., De Smedt, F.H., Valle, M.N.O. and Huybrechts, W. (1993). Development and application of a groundwater model integrated in the GIS GRASS. In HP Nachtnebel & K Kovar, ed. Application of Geographic Information Systems in Hydrology and Water Resources Management. Oxfordshire, UK: IAHS. HydroGIS 93. Vienna, Austria. Apr 1993, pp. 581-589.
  • Guzman, P., Batelaan, O., Huysmans, M. and Wyseure, G. (2015). Comparative analysis of baseflow characteristics of two Andean catchments, Ecuador. Hydrological Processes, 29(14) pp. 3051-3064.
    [10.1002/hyp.10422] [Scopus]
  • El-Rawy, M., Batelaan, O. and Zijl, W. (2015). Simple Hydraulic Conductivity Estimation by the Kalman Filtered Double Constraint Method. Groundwater, 53(3) pp. 401-413.
    [10.1111/gwat.12217] [Scopus]
  • Berezowski, T., Nossent, J., Chormanski, J. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Spatial sensitivity analysis of snow cover data in a distributed rainfall-runoff model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19 pp. 1887-1904.
    [10.5194/hess-19-1887-2015] [Scopus]
  • Berezowski, T., Chormanski, J. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Skill of remote sensing snow products for distributed runoff prediction. Journal of Hydrology, 524 pp. 718-732.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.03.025]
  • Baranzelli, C., Vandecasteele, I., Barranco, R., Rivero, I., Pelletier, N., Batelaan, O., et al. (2015). Scenarios for shale gas development and their related land use impacts in the Baltic Basin, Northern Poland. Energy Policy, 84 pp. 80-95.
    [10.1016/j.enpol.2015.04.032]
  • Ampe, E., Raymaekers, D., Hestir, E., Jansen, M., Knaeps, E. and Batelaan, O. (2015). A Wavelet-Enhanced Inversion Method for Water Quality Retrieval From High Spectral Resolution Data for Complex Waters. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53(2) pp. 869-882.
    [10.1109/TGRS.2014.2330251] [Scopus]
  • Yang, Y., Long, D., Guan, H., Liang, W., Simmons, C.T. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Comparison of three dual-source remote sensing evapotranspiration models during the MUSOEXE-12 campaign: Revisit of model physics. Water Resources Research, 51(5) pp. 3145-3165.
    [10.1002/2014WR015619]
  • Ronchi, B., Barão, L., Clymans, W., Vandevenne, F., Batelaan, O., Govers, G., et al. (2015). Factors controlling Si export from soils: A soil column approach. Catena, 133 pp. 85-96.
    [10.1016/j.catena.2015.05.007] [Scopus]
  • Salvadore, E., Bronders, J. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Hydrological modelling of urbanized catchments: A review and future directions. Journal of Hydrology, 529(Part 1) pp. 62-81.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.06.028]
  • Vandersteen, G., Schneidewind, U., Anibas, C., Schmidt, C., Seuntjens, P. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Determining groundwater-surface water exchange from temperature-time series: Combining a local polynomial method with a maximum likelihood estimator. Water Resources Research, 51(2) pp. 922-939.
    [10.1002/2014WR015994] [Scopus] [Scopus]
  • Verheyen, D., Van Gaelen, N., Ronchi, B., Batelaan, O., Struyf, E., Govers, G., et al. (2015). Dissolved phosphorus transport from soil to surface water in catchments with different land use. Ambio, 44(2 Suppl) pp. 228-240.
    [10.1007/s13280-014-0617-5] [Scopus]
  • Yang, Y., Guan, H., Long, D., Liu, B., Qin, G., Qin, J., et al. (2015). Estimation of Surface Soil Moisture from Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing Using an Improved Trapezoid Method. Remote Sensing, 7 pp. 8250-8270.
    [10.3390/rs70708250]
  • Possemiers, M., Huysmans, M. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Application of multiple-point geostatistics to simulate the effect of small-scale aquifer heterogeneity on the efficiency of aquifer thermal energy storage. Hydrogeology Journal, 23(5) pp. 971-981.
    [10.1007/s10040-015-1244-3]
  • Grygoruk, M., Batelaan, O., Miroslaw-Swiatek, D., Szatylowicz, J. and Okruszko, T. (2014). Evapotranspiration of bush encroachments on a temperate mire meadow - A nonlinear function of landscape composition and groundwater flow. Ecological Engineering, 73 pp. 598-609.
    [10.1016/j.ecoleng.2014.09.041] [Scopus]
  • Elsawwaf, M., Feyen, J., Batelaan, O. and Bakr, M. (2014). Groundwater-surface water interaction in Lake Nasser, Southern Egypt. Hydrological Processes, 28(3) pp. 414-430.
    [10.1002/hyp.9563] [Scopus]
  • Dujardin, J., Anibas, C., Bronders, J., Jamin, P., Hamonts, K., Dejonghe, W., et al. (2014). Combining flux estimation techniques to improve characterization of groundwater-surface-water interaction in the Zenne River, Belgium. Hydrogeology Journal, 22(7) pp. 1657-1668.
    [10.1007/s10040-014-1159-4] [Scopus]
  • Bresciani, E., Miraldo Ordens, C., Werner, A., Batelaan, O., Guan, H. and Post, V. (2014). Spatial variability of chloride deposition in a vegetated coastal area: Implications for groundwater recharge estimation. Journal of Hydrology, 519 pp. 1177-1191.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.08.050] [Scopus]
  • Batubara, B., Batelaan, O. and Quevauviller, P. (2014). Science-policy interfacing on the issue of groundwater and groundwater-dependent ecosystems in Europe: implications for research and policy. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 1(6) pp. 561-571.
    [10.1002/wat2.1041]
  • Ampe, E., Hestir, E., Bresciani, M., Salvadore, E., Brando, V., Dekker, A., et al. (2014). A Wavelet Approach for Estimating Chlorophyll-A From Inland Waters With Reflectance Spectroscopy. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE, 11(1) pp. 89-93.
    [10.1109/LGRS.2013.2247021] [Scopus]
  • Huysmans, M., Orban, P., Cochet, E., Possemiers, M., Ronchi, B., Lauriks, K., et al. (2014). Using Multiple-Point Geostatistics for Tracer Test Modeling in a Clay-Drape Environment with Spatially Variable Conductivity and Sorption Coefficient. Mathematical Geosciences, 46(5) pp. 519-537.
    [10.1007/s11004-013-9502-1] [Scopus]
  • Vansteenkiste, T., Tavakoli, M., Van Steenbergen, N., De Smedt, F., Batelaan, O., Pereira, F., et al. (2014). Intercomparison of five lumped and distributed models for catchment runoff and extreme flow simulation. Journal of Hydrology, 511 pp. 335-349.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.01.050]
  • Vansteenkiste, T., Tavakoli, M., Ntegeka, V., De Smedt, F., Batelaan, O., Pereira, F., et al. (2014). Intercomparison of hydrological model structures and calibration approaches in climate scenario impact projections. Journal of Hydrology, 519(Part A) pp. 743-755.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.062]
  • Vandecasteele, I., Bianchi, A., Batista e Silva, F., Lavalle, C. and Batelaan, O. (2014). Mapping current and future European public water withdrawals and consumption. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18(2) pp. 407-416.
    [10.5194/hess-18-407-2014] [Scopus]
  • Tam, V., Batelaan, O., Le, T. and Nhan, P. (2014). Three-dimensional hydrostratigraphical modelling to support evaluation of recharge and saltwater intrusion in a coastal groundwater system in Vietnam. Hydrogeology Journal, 22(8) pp. 1749-1762.
    [10.1007/s10040-014-1185-2] [Scopus] [Scopus]
  • Rogiers, B., Winters, P., Huysmans, M., Beerten, K., Mallants, D., Gedeon, M., et al. (2014). High-resolution saturated hydraulic conductivity logging of borehole cores using air permeability measurements. Hydrogeology Journal, 22(6) pp. 1345-1358.
    [10.1007/s10040-014-1144-y] [Scopus]
  • Rogiers, B., Vienken, T., Gedeon, M., Batelaan, O., Mallants, D., Huysmans, M., et al. (2014). Multi-scale aquifer characterization and groundwater flow model parameterization using direct push technologies. Environmental Earth Sciences, 72(5) pp. 1303-1324.
    [10.1007/s12665-014-3416-1]
  • Possemiers, M., Huysmans, M. and Batelaan, O. (2014). Influence of Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage on groundwater quality: A review illustrated by seven case studies from Belgium. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 2 pp. 20-34.
    [10.1016/j.ejrh.2014.08.001] [Scopus]
  • Albhaisi, M., Brendonck, L. and Batelaan, O. (2013). Predicted impacts of land use change on groundwater recharge of the upper Berg catchment, South Africa. Water SA, 39(2) pp. 211-220.
    [10.4314/wsa.v39i2.4] [Scopus]
  • Dams, J., Dujardin, J., R, R., Bashir, I., Canters, F. and Batelaan, O. (2013). Mapping impervious surface change from remote sensing for hydrological modeling. Journal of Hydrology, 485 pp. 84-95.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.09.045] [Scopus]
  • Essa, W., van der Kwast, J., Verbeiren, B. and Batelaan, O. (2013). Downscaling of thermal images over urban areas using the land surface temperature-impervious percentage relationship. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 23 pp. 95-108.
    [10.1016/j.jag.2012.12.007] [Scopus]
  • Gokmen, M., Vekerdy, Z., Lubczynski, M., Timmermans, J., Batelaan, O. and Verhoef, W. (2013). Assessing Groundwater Storage Changes Using Remote Sensing-Based Evapotranspiration and Precipitation at a Large Semiarid Basin Scale. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 14(6) pp. 1733-1753.
    [10.1175/JHM-D-12-0156.1] [Scopus]
  • Vansteenkiste, T., Tavakoli, M., Ntegeka, V., Willems, P., De Smedt, F. and Batelaan, O. (2013). Climate change impact on river flows and catchment hydrology: a comparison of two spatially distributed models. Hydrological Processes, 27(25) pp. 3649-3662.
    [10.1002/hyp.9480] [Scopus]
  • Verbeiren, B., Van de Voorde, T., Canters, F., Binard, M., Cornet, Y. and Batelaan, O. (2013). Assessing urbanisation effects on rainfall-runoff using a remote sensing supported modelling strategy. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 21 pp. 92-102.
    [10.1016/j.jag.2012.08.011] [Scopus]
  • Tsakiris, G., Nalbantis, I., Vangelis, H., Verbeiren, B., Huysmans, M., Tychon, B., et al. (2013). A System-based Paradigm of Drought Analysis for Operational Management. Water Resources Management, 27(15) pp. 5281-5297.
    [10.1007/s11269-013-0471-4] [Scopus]
  • Ronchi, B., Clymans, W., Barão, A.L.P., Vandevenne, F., Struyf, E., Batelaan, O., et al. (2013). Transport of Dissolved Si from Soil to River: A Conceptual Mechanistic Model. Silicon, 5(1) pp. 115-133.
    [10.1007/s12633-012-9138-7] [Scopus]
  • Rogiers, B., Beerten, K., Smeekens, T., Mallants, D., Gedeon, M., Huysmans, M., et al. (2013). The usefulness of outcrop-analogue air-permeameter measurements for analysing aquifer heterogeneity: testing outcrop hydrogeological parameters with independent borehole data. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17 pp. 5155-5166.
    [10.5194/hess-17-5155-2013] [Scopus]
  • Rogiers, B., Beerten, K., Smeekens, T., Mallants, D., Gedeon, M., Huysmans, M., et al. (2013). Derivation of flow and transport parameters from outcropping sediments of the Neogene aquifer, Belgium. Geologica Belgica, 16(3) pp. 129-147.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Gokmen, M., Vekerdy, Z., Verhoef, W. and Batelaan, O. (2013). Satellite-based analysis of recent trends in the ecohydrology of a semi-arid region. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17(10) pp. 3779-3794.
    [10.5194/hess-17-3779-2013] [Scopus]
  • Tâm, V.T., Batelaan, O. and Lê, T.T. (2013). Áp dung phuong pháp chi tiet hóa thong kê và "máy" tao thoi tiet lars-wg de dánh giá các dai luong mua cuc tri theo các kich ban khí hau cho vùng dong bang ven bien huyen gio linh tinh quang tri. Journal of Sciences of the Earth, 35(1) pp. 217-222.
  • Ampe, E., Hamel, I., Salvadore, E., Dams, J., Bashir, I., Demarchi, L., et al. (2012). Impact of urban land-cover classification on groundwater recharge uncertainty. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 5(6) pp. 1859-1867.
    [10.1109/JSTARS.2012.2206573] [Scopus]
  • Anibas, C., Verbeiren, B., Buis, K., Chormanski, J., De Doncker, L., Okruszko, T., et al. (2012). A hierarchical approach on groundwater-surface water interaction in wetlands along the upper Biebrza River, Poland. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16(7) pp. 2329-2346.
    [10.5194/hess-16-2329-2012] [Scopus]
  • Berezowski, T., Chormanski, J., Batelaan, O., Canters, F. and Van de Voorde, T. (2012). Impact of remotely sensed land-cover proportions on urban runoff prediction. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 16 pp. 54-65.
    [10.1016/j.jag.2011.11.007] [Scopus]
  • Dams, J., Salvadore, E., Van Dael, T., Ntegeka, V., Willems, P. and Batelaan, O. (2012). Spatio-temporal impact of climate change on the groundwater system. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16(5) pp. 1517-1531.
    [10.5194/hess-16-1517-2012] [Scopus]
  • Essa, W., Verbeiren, B., van der Kwast, J., Van de Voorde, T. and Batelaan, O. (2012). Evaluation of the DisTrad thermal sharpening methodology for urban areas. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 19 pp. 163-172.
    [10.1016/j.jag.2012.05.010] [Scopus]
  • Ghilain, N., Arboleda, A., Sepulcre-Canto, G., Batelaan, O., Ardo, J. and Gellens-Meulenberghs, F. (2012). Improving evapotranspiration in a land surface model using biophysical variables derived from MSG/SEVIRI satellite. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16(8) pp. 2567-2583.
    [10.5194/hess-16-2567-2012] [Scopus]
  • Gokmen, M., Vekerdy, Z., Verhoef, A., Verhoef, W., Batelaan, O. and van der Tol, C. (2012). Integration of soil moisture in SEBS for improving evapotranspiration estimation under water stress conditions. Remote Sensing of Environment, 121 pp. 261-274.
    [10.1016/j.rse.2012.02.003] [Scopus]
  • Possemiers, M., Huysmans, M., Peeters, L., Batelaan, O. and Dassargues, A. (2012). Relationship between sedimentary features and permeability at different scales in the Brussels Sands. Geologica Belgica, 15(3) pp. 156-164.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Rogiers, B., Mallants, D., Batelaan, O., Gedeon, M., Huysmans, M. and Dassargues, A. (2012). Estimation of Hydraulic Conductivity and Its Uncertainty from Grain-Size Data Using GLUE and Artificial Neural Networks. Mathematical Geosciences, 44(6) pp. 739-763.
    [10.1007/s11004-012-9409-2] [Scopus]
  • Witte, J., Runhaar, J., van Ek, R., van der Hoek, D., Bartholomeus, R., Batelaan, O., et al. (2012). An ecohydrological sketch of climate change impacts on water and natural ecosystems for the Netherlands: bridging the gap between science and society. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16(11) pp. 3945-3957.
    [10.5194/hess-16-3945-2012] [Scopus]
  • Chormanski, J., Okruszko, T., Ignar, S., Batelaan, O., Rebel, K. and Wassen, M. (2011). Flood mapping with remote sensing and hydrochemistry: a new method to distinguish the origin of flood water during floods. Ecological Engineering, 37(9) pp. 1334-1349.
    [Scopus]
  • Djuradin, J., Batelaan, O., Canters, F., Boel, S., Anibas, C. and Bronders, J. (2011). Improving surface-subsurface water budgeting using high resolution satellite imagery applied on a brownfield. Science of The Total Environment, 409(4) pp. 800-809.
    [Scopus]
  • Chormanski, J. and Batelaan, O. (2011). Application of the WetSpa distributed hydrological model for catchment with signifi cant contribution of organic soil. Upper Biebrza case study. Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW Land Reclamation, 43(1) pp. 25-35.
    [10.2478/v10060-008-0090-6]
  • Anibas, C., Buis, K., Verhoeven, R., Meire, P. and Batelaan, O. (2011). A simple thermal mapping method for seasonal spatial patterns of groundwater-surface water interaction. Journal of Hydrology, 397(1-2) pp. 93-104.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.11.036] [Scopus]
  • Grygoruk, M., Miroslaw-Swiatek, D., Okruszko, T., Batelaan, O. and Szatylowicz, J. (2011). Szacowanie Ewapotranspiracji Rzeczywistej Zakrzaczen Brzozowych Na Torfowisku Niskim Na Podstawie Dobowych Zmian Stanów Wód Podziemnych. Woda-Srodowisko-Obszary Wiejskie, 11(4) pp. 121-136.
  • Rogiers, B., Lermytte, J., De Bie, E. and Batelaan, O. (2011). Evaluating the impact of river restoration on the local groundwater and ecological system: a case study in NE Flanders. Geologica Belgica, 14(3-4) pp. 265-276.
    [Web Link]
  • Tam, V. and Batelaan, O. (2011). A multi-analysis remote sensing supported approach for mapping groundwater resources in the karstic Meo Vac Valley, Vietnam. Hydrogeology Journal, 19(2) pp. 275-287.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Peeters, L., Fasbender, D., Batelaan, O. and Dassargues, A. (2010). Bayesian data fusion for water table interpolation: Incorporating a hydrogeological conceptual model in kriging. Water Resources Research, 46(8) pp. W08520.
    [10.1029/2009WR008822] [Scopus]
  • Aish, A.M., Batelaan, O. and De Smedt, F. (2010). Distributed Recharge Estimation for Groundwater Modeling Using Wetspass Model, Case Study - Gaza Strip, Palestine. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 35(1B) pp. 155-163.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Poelmans, L., Van Rompaey, A. and Batelaan, O. (2010). Coupling urban expansion models and hydrological models: How important are spatial patterns? LAND USE POLICY, 27(3) pp. 965-975.
    [10.1016/j.landusepol.2009.12.010] [Scopus]
  • Struyf, E., Smis, A., Van Damme, S., Garnier, J., Govers, G., Van Wesemael, B., et al. (2010). Historical land use change has lowered terrestrial silica mobilization. Nature Communications, 1(8) pp. 129.
    [10.1038/ncomms1128] [Scopus]
  • Rojas, R., Kahunde, S., Peeters, L., Batelaan, O., Feyen, L. and Dassargues, A. (2010). Application of a multimodel approach to account for conceptual model and scenario uncertainties in groundwater modelling. Journal of Hydrology, 394(3-4) pp. 416-435.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.09.016] [Scopus]
  • Rojas, R., Feyen, L., Batelaan, O. and Dassargues, A. (2010). On the value of conditioning data to reduce conceptual model uncertainty in groundwater modeling. Water Resources Research, 46(8) pp. W08520.
    [10.1029/2009WR008822] [Scopus]
  • Rojas, R., Batelaan, O., Feyen, L. and Dassargues, A. (2010). Assessment of conceptual model uncertainty for the regional aquifer Pampa del Tamarugal - North Chile. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 14 pp. 171-192.
    [10.5194/hess-14-171-2010] [Scopus]
  • Nyenje, P.M. and Batelaan, O. (2009). Estimating the effects of climate change on groundwater recharge and baseflow in the upper Ssezibwa catchment, Uganda. HYDROLOGICAL SCIENCES JOURNAL-JOURNAL DES SCIENCES HYDROLOGIQUES, 54(4) pp. 713-726.
    [10.1623/hysj.54.4.713] [Scopus]
  • Nel, J., Xu, Y., Batelaan, O. and Brendonck, L. (2009). Benefit and Implementation of Groundwater Protection Zoning in South Africa. Water Resources Management, 23(14) pp. 2895-2911.
    [10.1007/s11269-009-9415-4] [Scopus]
  • Mohammed, G.A., Zijl, W., Batelaan, O. and De Smedt, F. (2009). Comparison of Two Mathematical Models for 3D Groundwater Flow: Block-Centered Heads and Edge-Based Stream Functions. Transport in Porous Media, 79(3) pp. 469-485.
    [10.1007/s11242-009-9336-y] [Scopus]
  • Anibas, C., Fleckenstein, J.H., Volze, N., Buis, K., Verhoeven, R., Meire, P., et al. (2009). Transient or steady-state? Using vertical temperature profiles to quantify groundwater-surface water exchange. Hydrological Processes, 23(15) pp. 2165-2177.
    [10.1002/hyp.7289] [Scopus]
  • van Loon, A.H., Schot, P.P., Griffioen, J., Bierkens, M.F.P., Batelaan, O. and Wassen, M.J. (2009). Throughflow as a determining factor for habitat contiguity in a near-natural fen. Journal of Hydrology, 379(1-2) pp. 30-40.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.09.041] [Scopus]
  • Kooistra, L., Wamelink, W., Schaepman-Strub, G., Schaepman, M., van Dobben, H., Aduaka, U., et al. (2008). Assessing and predicting biodiversity in a floodplain ecosystem: Assimilation of net primary production derived from imaging spectrometer data into a dynamic vegetation model. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112(5) pp. 2118-2130.
    [10.1016/j.rse.2007.10.010] [Scopus]
  • De Roeck, E.R., Verhoest, N.E.C., Miya, M.H., Lievens, H., Batelaan, O., Thomas, A., et al. (2008). Remote Sensing and Wetland Ecology: a South African Case Study. Sensors, 8(5) pp. 3542-3556.
    [10.3390/s8053542] [Scopus]
  • Dams, J., Woldeamlak, S.T. and Batelaan, O. (2008). Predicting land-use change and its impact on the groundwater system of the Kleine Nete catchment, Belgium. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 12 pp. 1369-1385.
    [10.5194/hess-12-1369-2008] [Scopus]
  • Chormanski, J., Van de Voorde, T., De Roeck, T., Batelaan, O. and Canters, F. (2008). Improving Distributed Runoff Prediction in Urbanized Catchments with Remote Sensing based Estimates of Impervious Surface Cover. Sensors, 8(2) pp. 910-932.
    [10.3390/s8020910] [Scopus]
  • Roets, W., Xu, Y., Raitt, L., El-Kahloun, M., Meire, P., Calitz, F., et al. (2008). Determining discharges from the Table Mountain Group (TMG) aquifer to wetlands in the Southern Cape, South Africa. Hydrobiologia, 607(1) pp. 175-186.
    [10.1007/s10750-008-9389-x] [Scopus]
  • Woldeamlak, S., Batelaan, O. and De Smedt, F. (2007). Effects of climate change on the groundwater system in the Grote-Nete catchment, Belgium. Hydrogeology Journal, 15(5) pp. 891-901.
    [10.1007/s10040-006-0145-x] [Scopus]
  • Batelaan, O. and De Smedt, F. (2007). GIS-based recharge estimation by coupling surface-subsurface water balances. Journal of Hydrology, 337(3-4) pp. 337-355.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.02.001] [Scopus]
  • Cools, J., Meyus, Y., Woldeamlak, S., Batelaan, O. and De Smedt, F. (2006). Large-scale GIS-based hydrogeological modeling of Flanders: a tool for groundwater management. ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY, 50(8) pp. 1201-1209.
    [10.1007/s00254-006-0292-3]
  • Liu, Y., Batelaan, O., De Smedt, F., Huong, N. and V.T, T. (2005). Test of a distributed modelling approach to predict flood flows in the karst Suoimuoi catchment in Vietnam. ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY, 48(7) pp. 931-940.
    [10.1007/s00254-005-0031-1]
  • Dahdouh-Guebas, F., Hettiarachchi, S., Lo Seen, D., Batelaan, O., Sooriyarachchi, S., Jayatissa, L., et al. (2005). Transitions in Ancient Inland Freshwater Resource Management in Sri Lanka Affect Biota and Human Populations in and around Coastal Lagoons. Current Biology, 15(6) pp. 579-586.
    [10.1016/j.cub.2005.01.053]
  • Tam, V., De Smedt, F., Batelaan, O., Hung, L. and Dassargues, A. (2005). Study of cavernous underground conduits in Nam La (Northwest Vietnam) by an integrative approach. Hydrogeology Journal, 13(5-6) pp. 675-689.
    [10.1007/s10040-005-0452-7]
  • Batelaan, O. and De Smedt, F. (2004). SEEPAGE, a new MODFLOW DRAIN Package. Ground Water, 42(4) pp. 576-588.
    [10.1111/j.1745-6584.2004.tb02626.x]
  • Feyen, L., Dessalegn, A., De Smedt, F., Gebremeskel, S. and Batelaan, O. (2004). Application of a Bayesian Approach to Stochastic Delineation of Capture Zones. Ground Water, 42(4) pp. 542-551.
    [10.1111/j.1745-6584.2004.tb02623.x]
  • Tam, V., De Smedt, F., Batelaan, O. and Dassargues, A. (2004). Characterization of a cavern conduit system in Vietnam by time series correlation, cross-spectrum and wavelet analyses. HYDROLOGICAL SCIENCES JOURNAL-JOURNAL DES SCIENCES HYDROLOGIQUES, 49(5) pp. 879-900.
    [10.1623/hysj.49.5.879.55140]
  • Tam, V., De Smedt, F., Batelaan, O. and Dassargues, A. (2004). Study on the relationship between lineaments and borehole specific capacity in a fractured and karstified limestone area in Vietnam. Hydrogeology Journal, 12(6) pp. 662-673.
    [10.1007/s10040-004-0329-1]
  • Batelaan, O., De Smedt, F. and Triest, L. (2003). Regional Groundwater Discharge: phreatophyte mapping, groundwater modelling and impact analysis of land-use change. Journal of Hydrology, 275(1-2) pp. 86-108.
    [10.1016/S0022-1694(03)00018-0]
  • Hung, L., Dinh, N., Batelaan, O., Tam, V. and Lagrou, D. (2002). Remote sensing and GIS-based analysis of cave development in the Suoimuoi Catchment (Son La - NW Vietnam) JOURNAL OF CAVE AND KARST STUDIES, 64(1) pp. 23-33.
  • Tam, V.T., Vu, T.M.N. and Batelaan, O. (2001). Hydrogeological characteristics of a karst mountainous catchment in the Northwest of Vietnam. ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA-ENGLISH EDITION, 75(3) pp. 260-268.
    [10.1111/j.1755-6724.2001.tb00529.x]
  • Wang, Z., Batelaan, O. and De Smedt, F. (1996). A distributed model for water and energy transfer between soils, plants and atmosphere (WetSpa) Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 21(3) pp. 189-193.
    [10.1016/S0079-1946(97)85583-8]
  • Adar, E., Rosenthal, E., Issar, A. and Batelaan, O. (1992). Quantitative assessment of the flow pattern in the southern Arava Valley (Israel) by environmental tracers and a mixing cell model. Journal of Hydrology, 136(1-4) pp. 333-352.
  • Rosenthal, E., Adar, E., Issar, A. and Batelaan, O. (1990). Definition of groundwater flow patterns by environmental tracers in the multiple aquifer system of Southern Arava Valley, Isreal. Journal of Hydrology, 117(1-4) pp. 339-368.
  • Ampe, E., Raymaekers, D., Hestir, E., Jansen, M., Knaeps, E. and Batelaan, O. (2015). A Wavelet-Enhanced Inversion Method for Water Quality Retrieval From High Spectral Resolution Data for Complex Waters. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53(2) pp. 869-882.
    [10.1109/TGRS.2014.2330251] [Scopus]
  • Baranzelli, C., Vandecasteele, I., Barranco, R., Rivero, I., Pelletier, N., Batelaan, O., et al. (2015). Scenarios for shale gas development and their related land use impacts in the Baltic Basin, Northern Poland. Energy Policy, 84 pp. 80-95.
    [10.1016/j.enpol.2015.04.032]
  • Berezowski, T., Chormanski, J. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Skill of remote sensing snow products for distributed runoff prediction. Journal of Hydrology, 524 pp. 718-732.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.03.025]
  • Berezowski, T., Nossent, J., Chormanski, J. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Spatial sensitivity analysis of snow cover data in a distributed rainfall-runoff model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19 pp. 1887-1904.
    [10.5194/hess-19-1887-2015] [Scopus]
  • Yang, Y., Long, D., Guan, H., Liang, W., Simmons, C.T. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Comparison of three dual-source remote sensing evapotranspiration models during the MUSOEXE-12 campaign: Revisit of model physics. Water Resources Research, 51(5) pp. 3145-3165.
    [10.1002/2014WR015619]
  • Guzman, P., Batelaan, O., Huysmans, M. and Wyseure, G. (2015). Comparative analysis of baseflow characteristics of two Andean catchments, Ecuador. Hydrological Processes, 29(14) pp. 3051-3064.
    [10.1002/hyp.10422] [Scopus]
  • Possemiers, M., Huysmans, M. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Application of multiple-point geostatistics to simulate the effect of small-scale aquifer heterogeneity on the efficiency of aquifer thermal energy storage. Hydrogeology Journal, 23(5) pp. 971-981.
    [10.1007/s10040-015-1244-3]
  • Salvadore, E., Bronders, J. and Batelaan, O. (2015). Hydrological modelling of urbanized catchments: A review and future directions. Journal of Hydrology, 529(Part 1) pp. 62-81.
    [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.06.028]
  • Yang, Y., Guan, H., Long, D., Liu, B., Qin, G., Qin, J., et al. (2015). Estimation of Surface Soil Moisture from Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing Using an Improved Trapezoid Method. Remote Sensing, 7 pp. 8250-8270.
    [10.3390/rs70708250]
  • El-Rawy, M., Batelaan, O. and Zijl, W. (2015). Simple Hydraulic Conductivity Estimation by the Kalman Filtered Double Constraint Method. Groundwater, 53(3) pp. 401-413.
    [10.1111/gwat.12217] [Scopus]

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