Contact

Postal address:  
Institute of Environmental Physics, INF 229
University of Heidelberg
D-69120 Heidelberg
GERMANY
 
Visit: Im Neuenheimer Feld 229
Room: 502
Voice: (+49) 6221 54-6517
FAX: (+49) 6221 54-6405
E-mail: emartini@iup.uni-heidelberg.de

Ongoing projects

Since Jun 2018

"Process-based hydrological modeling by integrating pedology, geophysics and soil hydrology" - Research grant funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) through project MA 7936/1-1.

Since Oct 2016

Part of the DFG-funded scientific network "Subsurface Stormflow – A well-recognized but still challenging process in catchment hydrology research"

Education

Aug 2011 - Aug 2016 PhD (Hydrology)
University of Freiburg, Germany
Thesis title “Integrated observation of spatial and temporal patterns of soil moisture at the hillslope scale
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Markus Weiler (Chair of Hydrology, University of Freiburg, Germany) and Prof. Dr. Kurt Roth (Institute of Environmental Physics, University of Heidelberg, Germany)
Doctoral examination: 9 Nov 2016 (Mark: Magna cum laude)
Oct 2008 – Dec 2010 MSc (Applied and Environmental Geology)
University of Turin, Italy
Thesis title “Development of geophysical-pedological combined survey techniques for precision viticulture
Supervisors: Dr. Cesare Comina (University of Turin, Italy) and Dr. Edoardo A.C. Costantini (CRAE Florence, Italy)
Final examination: 16 Dec 2010 (Mark: 110/110 with merit)
Oct 2004 – Apr 2008 BSc (Geological Sciences)
University of Siena, Italy
Thesis title “The soils of the Val d’Orcia badlands
Supervisor: Dr. Edoardo A.C. Costantini (CRAE Florence, Italy)
Final examination: 27 Apr 2008 (Mark: 106/110)

Awards

  • 3rd position for best oral presentation, HIGRADE Spring Conference held on 18 March 2014, Leipzig, Germany
  • "Premio Ballatore" for best master thesis on Soil Science in the years 2009-2010 and 2010-2011, conferred by the Italian Soil Science Society (SISS).

Grants and fellowships

  • Research grant for the project "Process-based hydrological modeling by integrating pedology, geophysics and soil hydrology", Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), MA 7936/1-1.
  • PACE Travel Grant”, European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE), First Conference on Proximal Sensing Supporting Precision Agriculture, Near Surface Geoscience 2015, 6-10 September 2015, Turin, Italy
  • Leonardo da Vinci” program, European Commission (Portugal, May - July 2011)

Peer-reviewed journal publications

Book chapters

  • Martini E., Priori S. (2013) Electrical tomography of the soils in the experimental sites. In: Costantini E.A.C., Beyond zoning - A three years study at Castello di Brolio. Florence, Edizioni Polistampa, ISBN: 978-88-596-1224-7.
  • Priori S., Martini E. (2013) Proximal mapping with the electromagnetic induction sensor (EM38-MK2). In: Costantini E.A.C., Beyond zoning - A three years study at Castello di Brolio. Florence, Edizioni Polistampa, ISBN: 978-88-596-1224-7.
  • Priori S., Martini E. (2013) Clustering for vineyard zoning. In: Costantini E.A.C., Beyond zoning - A three years study at Castello di Brolio. Florence, Edizioni Polistampa, ISBN: 978-88-596-1224-7.

Conferences

Talks

  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Kögler S., Behrens T., Dietrich P., Reinstorf F., Schmidt K., Weiler M., Werban U., and Zacharias S. - Repeated electromagnetic induction measurements for mapping soil moisture at the field scale: comparison with data from a wireless soil moisture monitoring network - Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 18, EGU2016-852, 2016 - EGU General Assembly, 17-22 April 2016 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Kögler S., Behrens T., Dietrich P., Reinstorf F., Schmidt K., Weiler M., Werban U., and Zacharias S. - Temporal changes of spatial soil moisture patterns: controlling factors explained with a multidisciplinary approach - Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 18, EGU2016-845, 2016 - EGU General Assembly, 17-22 April 2016 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Martini E., Werban U., Zacharias S., Pohle M., Dietrich P. and Wollschläger U. - On the use of repeated EMI measurements for mapping soil moisture and implications for soil mapping - First Conference on Proximal Sensing Supporting Precision Agriculture, Near Surface Geoscience 2015, 6-10 September 2015, Turin, Italy.
  • Martini E., Kögler S., Grau T., Wollschläger U., Behrens T., Schmidt K., Werban U., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. - Spatial and temporal variability of hillslope-scale soil moisture patterns - Jahrestagung der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, 7-12 September 2013 - Rostock, Germany.
  • Martini E., Comina C., Priori S., and Costantini E.A.C. - Development of geophysical-pedological combined survey techniques for precision viticulture - Proceedings to 30th National Congress GNGTS, 14-17 November 2011 - Trieste, Italy.

Posters

  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Zacharias S., Werban U., Kögler S., DietrichP. Bittelli M., Tomei F., and Roth K. - An integrated approach for assessing soil moisture dynamics at the hillslope scale - Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 19, EGU2017-15470, 2017 - EGU General Assembly, 23-28 April 2017 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Kögler S., Behrens T., Dietrich P., Reinstorf F., Schmidt K., Weiler M., Werban U., and Zacharias S. - Repeated electromagnetic induction measurements for mapping soil moisture at the field scale: comparison with data from a wireless soil moisture monitoring network - AGU Fall Meeting, 14-18 December 2015 - San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Kögler S., Behrens T., Dietrich P., Reinstorf F., Schmidt K., Weiler M., Werban U., and Zacharias S. - Innovative sensing techniques and data analysis for characterizing the spatial and temporal dynamics of soil moisture patterns at the hillslope scale - Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 17, EGU2015-11804, 2015 - EGU General Assembly, 12-17 April 2015 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Martini E., Kögler S., Wollschläger U., Werban U., Behrens T., Schmidt K., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. - Improved understanding of hillslope-scale hydrological processes using high-resolution soil moisture measurements - Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 16, EGU2014-4062, 2014 - EGU General Assembly, 27 April – 2 May 2014 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Kögler S., Werban U., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. - Investigation of hillslope scale soil moisture spatial and temporal variability - AGU Fall Meeting, 9-13 December 2013 - San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Martini E., Kögler S., Grau T., Wollschläger U., Werban U., Behrens T., Schmidt K., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. - Combining geophysical methods for monitoring of soil water dynamics at the hillslope-scale - 73. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft, 4-7 March 2013 - Leipzig, Germany.
  • Martini E., Kögler S., Grau T., Wollschläger U., Werban U., Behrens T., Schmidt K., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. - Implementation of a wireless sensor network for monitoring the long term soil water dynamics at the hillslope-scale - Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 15, EGU2013-8705, 2013 - EGU General Assembly, 7-12 April 2013 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Martini E., Kögler S., Dierke C., Wollschlaeger U., Werban U., Behrens T., Schmidt K., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. - Combining geophysical methods for the observation of hydrological processes at the hillslope scale - AGU Fall Meeting, 3-7 December 2012 - San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Martini E., Dierke C., Pohle M., Wollschläger U., Werban U., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. - Combining geophysical methods for the observation of hydrological processes at the hillslope scale - 2nd International Conference on Hydropedology, 22-27 July 2012 - Leipzig, Germany.
  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Werban U., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. - Combining distributed soil moisture monitoring and geophysical measurements for studying hillslope hydrological processes - 4th International Congress EUROSOIL, 2-6 July 2012 - Bari, Italy.
  • Martini E., Dierke C., Wollschläger U., Werban U., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. - Combining geophysical measurements: a preliminary study along a hillslope for the installation of a soil moisture sensor network - 72. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft, 5-8 March 2012 - Hamburg, Germany.

Coauthored contributions

  • Schrön M., Rakovec O., Zink M., Rosolem R., Zacharias S., Oswald S., Baroni G., Schröter I., Wollschläger U., Reinstorf F., Martini E., and Samaniego L. - Assimilation of Cosmic-Ray Neutron Data to Improve Soil Moisture in the Distributed Hydrological Model mHM - Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 17, EGU2015-11804, 2015 - EGU General Assembly, 12-17 April 2015 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Wollschläger U., Vogt C., Kögler S., and Martini E. - Hillslope-scale hydrological and snow cover dynamics derived from a wireless soil moisture and temperature monitoring network and time-lapse digital photography - Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 17, EGU2015-1237, 2015 - EGU General Assembly, 12-17 April 2015 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Wollschläger U., Schröter I., Martini E., Werban U., Paasche H., Kögler S., Pohle M., Dietrich P., and Zacharias S. – The added value of time series measurements for model conceptualization - International Conference on Soil Modeling, 29 March – 1 April 2015, Austin, Texas, USA.
  • Kögler S., Schmidt F., Martini E., Bumberger J., Zacharias S., and Wollschläger U. - Comparison of two calibration approaches for low-cost soil moisture sensors - Proceedings 7. CMM Conference „Innovative Feuchtemessung in Forschung und Praxis“, 24 September 2013, Weimar, Germany.
  • Brodic B., Feskova T., Martini E., Zacharias S., Pohle M., Kögler S., and Dietrich P. - Combining interpretation of geophysical data for characterization of the cover layer along a hillslope - Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 15, EGU2013-6886, 2013 - EGU General Assembly, 7-12 April 2013 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Priori S., Martini E., Biagi M., Andrenelli M.C., Magini S., Agnelli A., Natarelli L., Bucelli P., Comina C., Pellegrini S., Costantini E.A.C. - Improving wine quality through a harvest zoning based upon the combined use of proximal and remote sensing - Proceedings to 2nd Global Workshop on Proximal Soil Sensing, 15–17 May 2011 - Montreal, Canada.
  • Priori S., Martini E., Costantini E.A.C. - Three proximal sensors for mapping skeletal soils in vineyards - Proceedings to 19th World Congress of Soil Science, 1-6 August, 2010 - Brisbane, Australia.
  • Priori S., Costantini E.A.C., Agnelli A., Pellegrini S., Martini E. - Three proximal sensors to estimate texture, skeleton and soil water storage in vineyards - Proceedings to 8th International Terroir Congress, 14–18 June, 2010 – Soave, Italy.