Dr Bentje Brauns

Dr Bentje Brauns

Hydrogeologist

Location: BGS Wallingford

Tel: 01491 69 2331

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Biography

  • 2017 – ongoing : Hydrogeologist, British Geological Survey
  • 2016 –2017 : Postdoc, Technical University of Denmark
  • 2012 –2016 : PhD, Technical University of Denmark & Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 –2011 : MSc University of Gottingen, Hydrogeology & Environmental Sciences
  • 2005 –2008 : BSc Brandenburg Tech. Univ., Environmental & Resource Management

Current projects and collaboration

  • 2017 – ongoing : Groundwater recharge processes and urban surface water-groundwater interactions as part of UPSCAPE project (Newton-Babba funded)
  • 2017 – ongoing : Study of the hyporheic zone in areas of groundwater-surface water connectivity in the Skerne Catchment. EA-BGS collaboration

Research interests

  • Surface water-groundwater interactions and hyporheic zone processes
  • Tracer tests
  • Water management (especially in developping countries)
  • Water resources in Asia - recharge, water quality, impacts from agricultural activies