Dr. Alraune Zech

Vening Meineszgebouw A
Princetonlaan 8a
Kamer 3.86
3584 CB Utrecht

Dr. Alraune Zech

Assistant Professor
Hydrogeology
+31 30 253 7464
a.zech@uu.nl

Publications

2023

Scholarly publications

Di Dato, M., Bellin, A., Cvetkovic, V., Dagan, G., Dietrich, P., Fiori, A., Teutsch, G., Zech, A., & Attinger, S. (2023). Baseflow Statistics in Aggregated Catchments. Water Resources Research, 59(12), Article e2023WR035894. https://doi.org/10.1029/2023WR035894
Leer, M. D. V., Zaadnoordijk, W. J., Zech, A., Buma, J., Harting, R., Bierkens, M. F. P., & Griffioen, J. (2023). Dominant factors determining the hydraulic conductivity of sedimentary aquitards: A random forest approach. Journal of Hydrology, 627(Part B), 1-8. Article 130468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2023.130468
Lei, C., Samari-Kermani, M., Aslannejad, H., & Zech, A. (2023). Prediction of pore-scale clogging using artificial intelligence algorithms. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 37(12), 4911-4919. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-023-02551-9
van Leer, M. D., Zaadnoordijk, W. J., Zech, A., Griffioen, J., & Bierkens, M. F. P. (2023). Estimating hydraulic conductivity correlation lengths of an aquitard by inverse geostatistical modelling of a pumping test. Hydrogeology Journal, 31(6), 1617-1626. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-023-02660-3
Barcala, V., Zech, A., Osté, L., & Behrends, T. (2023). Transport-limited kinetics of phosphate retention on iron-coated sand and practical implications. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 255, Article 104160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jconhyd.2023.104160
Zech, A., Attinger, S., Bellin, A., Cvetkovic, V., Dagan, G., Dietrich, P., Fiori, A., & Teutsch, G. (2023). Evidence Based Estimation of Macrodispersivity for Groundwater Transport Applications. Groundwater, 61(3), 346-362. https://doi.org/10.1111/gwat.13252
Zech, A., & de Winter, M. (2023). A Probabilistic Formulation of the Diffusion Coefficient in Porous Media as Function of Porosity. Transport in Porous Media, 146(1-2), 475-492. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11242-021-01737-5

2022

Scholarly publications

Müller, S., Schüler, L., Zech, A., & Heße, F. (2022). GSTools v1.3: A toolbox for geostatistical modelling in Python. Geoscientific Model Development, 15(7), 3161-3182. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-3161-2022
Hanckmann, W., Sweijen, T., & Zech, A. (2022). Complex wave propagation from open water bodies into aquifers: A fast analytical approach. Journal of Hydrology X, 15, 1-8. Article 100125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hydroa.2022.100125
Mueller, S., Leven, C., Dietrich, P., Attinger, S., & Zech, A. (2022). How to Find Aquifer Statistics Utilizing Pumping Tests? Two Field Studies Using welltestpy. Groundwater, 60(1), 137-144. https://doi.org/10.1111/gwat.13121

Professional publications

de Kievit, F., Sweijen, T., Zech, A., de Groot, K., & van der Stoel, A. E. C. (2022). Waterglasinjectie als grondverbeteringstechniek: Wat is de invloed van organisch stof in de bodem? Geotechniek, 2022(1), 27-31. https://www.vakbladgeotechniek.nl/pdf-archief/jaargang-26-2022-nummer-1

2021

Scholarly publications

Zech, A., Dietrich, P., Attinger, S., & Teutsch, G. (2021). A field evidence model: how to predict transport in heterogeneous aquifers at low investigation level. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1-2021
Zech, A., Attinger, S., Bellin, A., Cvetkovic, V., Dagan, G., Dentz, M., Dietrich, P., Fiori, A., & Teutsch, G. (2021). A Comparison of Six Transport Models of the MADE-1 Experiment Implemented With Different Types of Hydraulic Data. Water Resources Research, 57(5), 1-20. Article e2020WR028672. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR028672
Mueller, S., Zech, A., & Hesse, F. (2021). ogs5py: APython-APIfor theOpenGeoSys5 Scientific Modeling Package. Groundwater, 59(1), 117-122. https://doi.org/10.1111/gwat.13017
Mueller, S., Hesse, F., Attinger, S., & Zech, A. (2021). The extended generalized radial flow model and effective conductivity for truncated power law variograms. Advances in Water Resources, 156, Article 104027. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2021.104027

2020

Scholarly publications

Sobieski, W., Raoof, A., & Zech, A. (2020). Time consumption in calculations of the hydraulic and geometrical tortuosity in granular beds. Technical Sciences, 23(1), 25-51. https://doi.org/10.31648/ts.5449
Dekker, J. M., Sweijen, T., & Zech, A. (2020). Groundwater flow below construction pits and erosion of temporary horizontal layers of silicate grouting. Hydrogeology Journal, 28(8), 2821-2832. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-020-02246-3

2019

Scholarly publications

Zech, A., Attinger, S., Bellin, A., Cvetkovic, V., Dietrich, P., Fiori, A., Teutsch, G., & Dagan, G. (2019). A Critical Analysis of Transverse Dispersivity Field Data. Groundwater, 57(4), 632-639. https://doi.org/10.1111/gwat.12838

2018

Scholarly publications

Jing, M., Hesse, F., Kumar, R., Wang, W., Fischer, T., Walther, M., Zink, M., Zech, A., Samaniego, L., Kolditz, O., & Attinger, S. (2018). Improved regional-scale groundwater representation by the coupling of the mesoscale Hydrologic Model (mHM v5.7) to the groundwater model OpenGeoSys (OGS). Geoscientific Model Development, 11(5), 1989-2007. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1989-2018
Zech, A., D'Angelo, C., Attinger, S., & Fiori, A. (2018). Revisitation of the dipole tracer test for heterogeneous porous formations. Advances in Water Resources, 115, 198-206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2018.03.006

2016

Scholarly publications

Fiori, A., Cvetkovic, V., Dagan, G., Attinger, S., Bellin, A., Dietrich, P., Zech, A., & Teutsch, G. (2016). Debates-Stochastic subsurface hydrology from theory to practice: The relevance of stochastic subsurface hydrology to practical problems of contaminant transport and remediation. What is characterization and stochastic theory good for? Water Resources Research, 52(12), 9228-9234. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015WR017525
Zech, A., & Attinger, S. (2016). Technical note: Analytical drawdown solution for steady-state pumping tests in two-dimensional isotropic heterogeneous aquifers. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20(5), 1655-1667. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-1655-2016
Zech, A., Attinger, S., Cvetkovic, V., Dagan, G., Dietrich, P., Fiori, A., Rubin, Y., & Teutsch, G. (2016). Reply to comment by S. Neuman on "Is unique scaling of aquifer macrodispersivity supported by field data?". Water Resources Research, 52(5), 4203-4205. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016WR018812
Zech, A., Mueller, S., Mai, J., Hesse, F., & Attinger, S. (2016). Extending Theis' solution: Using transient pumping tests to estimate parameters of aquifer heterogeneity. Water Resources Research, 52(8), 6156-6170. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015WR018509
Zech, A., Zehner, B., Kolditz, O., & Attinger, S. (2016). Impact of heterogeneous permeability distribution on the groundwater flow systems of a small sedimentary basin. Journal of Hydrology, 532, 90-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.11.030

2015

Scholarly publications

Zech, A., Attinger, S., Cvetkovic, V., Dagan, G., Dietrich, P., Fiori, A., Rubin, Y., & Teutsch, G. (2015). Is unique scaling of aquifer macrodispersivity supported by field data? Water Resources Research, 51(9), 7662-7679. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015WR017220
Zech, A., Arnold, S., Schneider, C., & Attinger, S. (2015). Estimating parameters of aquifer heterogeneity using pumping tests - implications for field applications. Advances in Water Resources, 83, 137-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.05.021

2012

Scholarly publications

Zech, A., Schneider, C. L., & Attinger, S. (2012). The Extended Thiem's solution: Including the impact of heterogeneity. Water Resources Research, 48. https://doi.org/10.1029/2012WR011852

2010

Scholarly publications

Quapp, W., & Zech, A. (2010). Transition State Theory with Tsallis Statistics. Journal of Computational Chemistry, 31(3), 573-585. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcc.21349