Prof. Dr. Nick van de Giesen

Country of current residence

Netherlands

Profession

Hydrologist

2010

Annor, F., N. van de Giesen and J. Liebe. 2010..  2010.  Monitoring of Small Reservoirs Storage Using ENVISAT ASAR and SPOT Imagery in the Upper East Region of Ghana.  In: UNESCO/IHP (eds.): Application of satellite remote sensing to support water resources management in Africa. IHP-VII Technical Documents in Hydrology 85: 119-123.  119-123. 
Van der Giesen, N., J. Liebe and G. Jung.  2010.  Adapting to climate change in the Volta Basin, West Africa.  Current Science, 98 (8) : 1033-1037 . Further Information

2008

Faulkner, J., T. Steenhuis, N. van de Giesen, M. Andreini, and J. Liebe,.  2008.  Water use and productivity of two small reservoir irrigation schemes in Ghana’s Upper East Region.  Irrigation and Drainage, 57 : 151-163 .

2007

Bagayoko, F., S.Yonkeu, J.Elbers and N. van de Giesen.  2007.  Energy partitioning over the West African savanna: Multi-year evaporation and surface conductance measurements in Eastern Burkina Faso.  Journal of Hydrology, 334 : 545-559 .
Craswell, E., M.Bonnell, D.Bossio, S.Demuth and N.van de Giesen.  2007.  Integrated Assessment of Water Resources and Global Change --A North-South Analysis.  Springer.

2006

Laube, W. and N. van de Giesen.  2006.  Ghanaian Water Reforms, Institutional and Hydrological Perspectives.  In: J. Wallace, P. Wouters (eds.): Hydrology and Water Law – Bridging the Gap. IWA Publishing.  159-197. 
Oguntunde, P., J.Friesen, N.van de Giesen and H.H.G.Savenije.  2006.  Hydroclimatology of the Volta River Basin in West Africa: Trends and Variability from 1901 to 2002.  Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 31 : 1180-1188 .
Oguntunde, P., N. van de Giesen and H.H.G. Savenije.  2006.  Measurement and modelling of transpiration of a rain-fed citrus orchard under subhumid tropical conditions.  Agricultural Water Management, 87 : 200-208 .
Oguntunde, P.G., A.E. Ajayi and N. van de Giesen.  2006.  Tillage and surface moisture effects on bare-soil albedo of a tropical loamy sand.  Soil and Tillage Research, 85 : 107-114 .
Poolman, M. and N.C. van de Giesen.  2006.  Participation: rhetoric and reality. The importance of understanding stakeholders based on a case study in Upper East Ghana.  International Journal of Water Resources Development, 22(4) : 561-573 .
Schüttemeier, D., A.F. Moene, A.A.M. Holtslag, H.A.R. de Bruin and N. van de Giesen.  2006.  Surface fluxes and characteristics of drying semi-arid terrain in West Africa.  Boundary-Layer Meteorology, .
Taylor, J., N. van de Giesen and T.S. Steenhuis.  2006.  West Africa: Volta discharge data quality assessment and use.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 42(4) : 1113-1126 .
van de Giesen, N., T. Berger, M. Iskandarani, S. Park and P. Vlek.  2006.  Integrative Water Research: GLOWA Volta.  In: E. Ehlers, T. Krafft (eds.): Earth System Science in the Anthropocen. Springer Verlag-Heidelberg.  169. 

2005

Amisigo, B.A. and N.C. van de Giesen.  2005.  Using a spatio-temporal dynamic state-space model with the EM algorithm to patch gaps in daily riverflow series, with examples from the Volta Basin, West Africa.  Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 9 : 209-224 .
Martin,N. and N.C. van de Giesen.  2005.  Spatial Distribution of Groundwater Production and Development Potential in the Volta River basin of Ghana and Burkina Faso.  Water International, 30(2) : 239-249 .
Mata, L.J., and N. van de Giesen.  2005.  Persistence in Precipitation Time Series From the ECHAM4 General Circulation Model for Historical and Future Time Slices.  Special Issue of Climatic Change, .
Oguntunde, P.G. and N. van de Giesen.  2005.  Water flux measurement and prediction in young cashew trees using sap flow data.  Hydrological processes, 19 : 3235-3248 .
van de Giesen, N., Rodgers, C. and P. Vlek.  2005.  The GLOWA Volta Project: Interdisciplinary analysis of the impact of global change on a river basin in West Africa.  JRBM, 5 (1) .
van de Giesen, N., Rodgers, C. and P. Vlek.  2005.  The GLOWA Volta Project: Interdisciplinary analysis of the impact of global change on a river basin in West Afric.  JRBM, 5 (1) . Further Information

2004

Andah, W., N. van de Giesen, A. Huber-Lee and C.A. Biney.  2004.  Can We Maintain Food Production Without Losing Hydropower? The Volta Basin (West Africa).  In: J.C.J.H. Aerts and P. Droogers (eds.): Climate Change in Contrasting River Basins. Adaptation Strategies for Water, Food and Environment. CABI Publishing.  181-194. 
Bagayoko, F., N. v.d. Giesen and S. Yonkeu.  2004.  Corrélation entre les flux de chaleur sensible et latente avec la longueur de rugosité de surface. Influence sur la disponibilité des ressources en eau sur les terres intensivement exploitées de l”Est du Burkina Faso.  Sud Sciences & Technologies, 12 : 31-39 .
Bouwer, L.M., J. Aerts, G.M. van de Coterlet, N. van de Giesen, A. Gieske and C. Mannaerts.  2004.  Evaluating Downscaling Methods for Preparing Global Circulation Model (GCM) Data for Hydrological Impact Modelling.  In: J.C.J.H. Aerts and P. Droogers (eds.): Climate Change in Contrasting River Basins. Adaptation Strategies for Water, Food and Environment. CABI Publishing.  25-47. 
Oguntunde, P.G. and N. van de Giesen.  2004.  Crop growth and development effects on surface albedo for maize and cowpea fields in Ghana, West Africa.  International Journal of Biometeorology, 49 : 106-112 .
Oguntunde, P.G., M. Fosu, A.E. Ajayi and N. van de Giesen.  2004.  Effects of charcoal production on maize yield, chemical properties and texture of soil.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, 39(4) : 295-299 .
Oguntunde, P.G., N. van de Giesen, P.L.G. Vlek and H. Eggers.  2004.  Water flux in a cashew orchard during a wet-to-dry transition period: analyses of sap flow and eddy correlation measurements.  Earth Interactions, Vol 8 : Paper 15 .
van de Giesen, N., T.J. Stomph and N. de Ridder.  2004.  Surface Runoff Scale Effects in West African Watersheds: Modeling and Management Options.  Agricultural Water Management, 72 (2) : 109-130 .
van de Giesen, N., T.S. Steenhuis and J.-Y. Parlange.  2004.  Short- and long-time behavior of aquifer drainage after slow and sudden recharge according to the linearized Laplace equation.  Advances in Water Resources, 28(10) : 1122-1132 .

2003

Briët, O.J.T., J. Dossou-Yovo, E. Akodo, N. van de Giesen and T.M. Teuscher.  2003.  The relationship between Anopheles gambiae density and rice cultivation in the savannah zone and forest zone of Côte d’Ivoire.  Tropical Medicine and International Health, Vol 8(5) : 439-448 .
Masiyandima, M.C., N. van de Giesen, S. Diatta, P.N. Windmeijer and T.S. Steenhuis.  2003.  The Hydrology of Inland Valleys in the Sub-Humid Zone of West Africa: Runoff Processes in the M’bé Experimental Watershed.  Hydrological Processes, Vol 17 : 1213-1225 .

2002

Stomph, T.J., N. de Ridder and N. van de Giesen.  2002.  A flowmeter for low discharges from laboratory flumes.  Transactions American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Vol 45(2) : 345-349 .
Stomph, T.J., N. de Ridder, T.S. Steenhuis and N.C. van de Giesen.  2002.  Scale effects of Hortonian overland flow and rainfall-runoff dynamics: Laboratory validation of a process based model.  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Vol 27(8) : 847-855 .

2001

Andreini, M. and N. van de Giesen.  2001.  The GLOWA Volta Project: Sustainable Water Use in the Volta Basin.  IHDP Update, 1/01 : 10 .
Berger, T., S. Park, F. Vescovi, P.L.G. Vlek and N. van de Giesen.  2001.  Sustainable water use under changing land use, rainfall reliability, and water demands in the Volta basin.  LUCC Newsletter, 6 : 14-16 .
Kleinschmidt, I. J. Omumbo, O. Briët, N. van de Giesen, N. Sogoba , N. Kumasenu Mensah, P. Windmeijer, M. Moussa and T. Teuscher.  2001.  An empirical malaria distribution map for West Africa.  Tropical Medicine and International Health, 6(10) : 779-786 .
Stomph, T.J., N. de Ridder and N. van de Giesen.  2001.  A Flume Design for the Study of Slope Length Effects on Runoff.  Earth surface processes and landforms, 26 (6) : 647-655 .
van de Giesen, N.  2001.  Characterization of West African shallow flood plains with L- and C-Band radar.  IAHS Publication 267: Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000, : 365-367 .
van de Giesen, N., L.J. Mata, P. Döll, A. Hoekstra, M. Pfeffer and J.A. Ramirez.  2001.  Modeling Water Availability: Scaling Issues.  In: E. Ehlers and T. Krafft (eds.): Understanding the Earth System: Compartments, Processes and Interactions. Springer Verlag.  245-255. 
van de Giesen, N., M. Andreini, A. van Edig and P. Vlek.  2001.  Competition for water resources of the Volta Basin.  IAHS Publication 268, IAHS Press, : S.199-205 .
van Edig, A. and N. van de Giesen.  2001.  Efficient institutions as a precondition for sustainable water use.  ZEF news, 7 : 3 .
van Edig, A., W. Laube and N. van de Giesen.  2001.  Internationale und nationale Wasserkonflikte: Institutionelle und rechtliche Hintergründe der Wassernutzung des Voltaflusses am Beispiel Ghanas.  IHP/OHP Berichte, Sonderheft 12: Hydrological Challenges in Transboundary Water Resources Management, .

2000

Van de Giesen, N.  2000.  Wasser und Landschaftserosion.  In: B. Busch and L. Förster (eds.): Wasser. Wienand Verlag.  417-425. 
van de Giesen, N., L.J. Mata, P. Doell, A. Hoekstra, M. Pfeffer and J. Ramirez.  2000.  Modelling Water Availability: Scaling Issues.  In: Ehlers, E. and T. Krafft (eds.): Understanding the Earth System. Springer Verlag.  245-253. 
van de Giesen, N., T.J. Stomph and N. de Ridder.  2000.  Scale Effects on Hortonian Overland Flow and Rainfall-Runoff Dynamics in a West African Catena Landscape.  Hydrological Processes, 14(1) : 165-175 .

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Former Senior Fellow

Former Department:
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management