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Dr.  Amol Patil, PhD

Dr. Amol Patil, PhD

group: Regional Climate and Hydrology
room: 046 Campus Alpin
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Research fields

  • Hydrological modelling
  • Soil moisture data assimilation
  • Coupled land-surface - atmospheric modelling
  • Remote sensing and GIS applications in hydrology
  • Error characterization, error correction of satellite precipitation

Research project

Cosmic sense: investigating the exchange of water between atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere and its dynamic feedback mechanism (DFG)

Models and Tools

  • SWAT, Noah-MP, WRF-Noah-MP-Hydro
  • Data Assimilation Research Testbed (DART)


Selected publications

Patil A. A. and R. Ramsankaran, 2018. Improved Streamflow Simulations by Coupling SMAR in EnKFbased Hydrological Data Assimilation Framework, Advances in Water Resources, 121, pp. 173-188. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2018.08.010

Patil A. A. and R. Ramsankaran, 2017. Improving Streamflow Simulations and Forecasting Performance of SWAT Model by Assimilating Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture Observations, Journal of Hydrology, 555, pp. 683-696. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.10.058