Recent publications (ISI)


Kaeser, D., Brunner P, Graf T., Cochand F., McLaren R., Therrien R. 2013 Channel representation in models coupling groundwater and stream ow. accepted, Ground Water

Kurtz, W., Hendricks Franssen, H.J., Brunner, P., Vereecken, H. 2013 The role of zonation of river bed conductivities on state-parameter updates with the ensemble Kalman Filter Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17 (10), 3795-3813.

Partington, D., Brunner, P., Frei, S., Simmons, C.T., Werner, A.D., Therrien, R., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C., Fleckenstein J.H. 2013 Interpreting stream ow generation mechanisms from integrated surface-subsurface ow models of a riparian wetland and catchment accepted, Water Resources Research

Xie,Y., Cook, P.G., Brunner, P., Irvine, D., Simmons, C.T. 2013 Can inverted water tables occur beneath streams? accepted, Ground Water.

Lamontagne, S., Taylor, A.R., Cook ,P.G., Crosbie, R.S., Brownbill, R., Williams, R.M., Brunner, P. 2013 Field assessment of surface water - groundwater connectivity in a semi-arid river basin (Murray-Darling, Australia) in press, Hydrological Processes, DOI:  10.1002/hyp.9691


Shanafield, M., Cook, P.G., Brunner, P., McCallum, J., Simmons, C.T. 2012 Aquifer Response to Surface Water Transience in Disconnected Streams. Water Resources Research, VOL. 48, W11510, 8 PP., doi:10.1029/2012WR012103

Partington, D., Brunner, P., Simmons, C.T., Therrien, R. 2012 Evaluation of outputs from automated base ow separation methods against simulated base ow from a physically based, surface water-groundwater ow model. Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 458-459, pp. 28-39, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.06.029

Brunner, P., Doherty, J., Simmons, C.T. 2012 Integrated models: Uncertainty assessment and implications for data acquisition. Water Resources Research, VOL. 48, W07513, 18 PP., 2012 doi:10.1029/2011WR011342

Brunner, P., Simmons, C.T. 2012 HydroGeoSphere: A Fully Integrated, Physically Based Hydrological Model. Ground Water. 50(2)170-176. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2011.00882.x.

Irvine, D., Brunner, P., Hendricks Franssen, H., Simmons, C.T. 2012 Importance of streambed heterogeneity in surface water - groundwater interaction. Journal of Hydrology, 424-425(0):16-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.11.051

Doble, R., Brunner, P., McCallum, J., Cook, P.G. 2012 An Analysis of River Bank Slope and Unsaturated Flow Eects on Bank Storage. Ground Water, 50(1):77-89. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2011.00821.x.


Banks, E., Brunner, P., Simmons, C. 2011 Vegetation controls on variably saturated processes between surface water and groundwater and their impact on the state of connection. Water Resources Research 47(11)W11517 doi: 10.1029/2011WR01054.4.

Brunner, P., Cook, P.G., Simmons, C.T. 2011 Disconnected Surface Water and Groundwater: From Theory to Practice, 49:460467. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2010.00752.x.

Partington, D., Brunner, P., Simmons, C.T., Werner, A., Dandy, G.C., Maier, H.R. Therrien, R. 2011 A hydraulic mixing-cell (HCM) method to quantify base ow within physically distributed, fully coupled surface-water groundwater models. Environmental Modelling and Software, 26(7): 886-898, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.02.007.


McCallum, J.L., Cook, P.G., Brunner, P., Berhane, D. 2010 Solute Dynamics During Bank Storage Flows, and Implications for Chemical Base ow Separations. Water Resour. Res., 46, W07541, doi:10.1029/2009WR008539.


Brunner, P., Cook, P. Simmons, C.T., Therrien, R. 2010 Modeling Losing Streams With MODFLOW: Some Considerations. Ground Water, 48(2): 174-180, doi: 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2009.00644

Brunner, P., Cook, P., Simmons, C. 2009 Spatial and temporal aspects of the transition from groundwater connection to disconnection for rivers and lakes. Journal of Hydrology, Volume 376, Issues 1-2, Pages 159-169, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.07.023.

Li, H.T., Brunner, P., Kinzelbach, W., Li, W.P., Dong, X.G. 2009 Calibration of a groundwater model using pattern information from remote sensing data. Journal of Hydrology, 377(1-2): 120-130.

Brunner, P., Cook, P.G. Simmons, C.T. 2009 Hydrogeologic controls on the disconnection between surface water- and groundwater. Water Resour. Res, 45, W01422, doi:10.1029/2008wr006953,2009.


Brunner, P., Li, H.T., Li, W.P., Dong, X.G., Kinzelbach, W. 2008 Extracting phreatic evaporation from remotely sensed maps of evapotranspiration. Water Resources Research, 44, W08428, doi:10.1029/2007WR006063.

Cook, P.G., Wood, C., White, T., Simmons, C.T., Brunner, P. 2008 Groundwater In ow to a Shallow, Poorly- Mixed Wetland Estimated from a Mass Balance of Radon. Journal of Hydrology, 354(1): 213-226.

Franssen, H.J.H., Brunner, P., Makobo, P., Kinzelbach, W. 2008 Equally likely inverse solutions of a groundwater ow problem including pattern information from remote sensing images. Water Resour. Res., 44, W01419, doi:10.1029/2007WR006097.


Brunner, P., Li, H.T., Li, W.P., Kinzelbach, W. 2007 Generating electrical conductivity maps of soil by integrating measurements on the ground and remote sensing data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 28(15), 3341-3361.

Brunner, P., Kinzelbach, W., Hendricks-Franssen, H., Kgotlhang, L. 2007 How Can Remote Sensing Contribute in Groundwater Modeling? Hydrogeology Journal, 15(1),5-18.


Brunner, P., Bauer, P., Eugster, M., Kinzelbach, W. 2004 Using remote sensing to regionalize local precipitation recharge rates obtained from the Chloride Method. Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 294 No.4 (241-250).

Bauer, P., Brunner, P., Alberich, C.M., Kinzelbach, W. 2004 The use of remote sensing data in water resources management: some examples from Africa and China. Geo-Observateur No.13, (13,24).

Kinzelbach, W., Bauer, P., Siegfried, T., Brunner, P. 2003 Sustainable Groundwater Management - Problems and Scientific Tools. Episodes, Vol. 26, No. 4.