Benjamin Mewes


Dr. Benjamin Mewes

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Research Interests

  • scientific research aimed at developing new approaches of GIS-based hydrological modeling

Professional career

  • until October 2009 - September 2012 study  of Geography  at Ruprechts-Karls-University Heidelberg
  • until October 2012 - April 2015 study of Hydrology at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
  • since June 2015 research assistant at Institute of Hydrology, Water Resources Management and Environmental Engineering at Ruhr-University Bochum



  • Mewes, B., Hilbich, C., Delaloye, R., Hauck, C. (2017): Resolution capacity of geophysical monitoring regarding permafrost degradation induced by hydrological processes. The Cryosphere, 11, 1-18.
  • Mewes, B., Oppel, H., Schumann, A. (2017): A comparative analysis of machine learning tools for hydrograph separation. Journal of hydrology, under review.



  • Mewes, B., Schumann, A. (2017): Agent-based model of soil water dynamics. EGU 2017, 23.-28.4.2017, Vienna, Austria.
  • Plöger, L., Mewes, B., Schumann, A. (2017): Increasing process integrity in global scale water balance models. EGU 2017, 23.-28.4.2017, Vienna, Austria.