Research funding

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
Guest scientist

Dept. Monitoring and Exploration Technologies
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ
Permoserstraße 15 | 04318 Leipzig | Germany
edoardo.martini@ufz.de
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Ongoing projects

Since Jun 2018

"Process-based hydrological modeling by integrating pedology, geophysics and soil hydrology" - Research grant funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), 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

Nov 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)
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)
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)

Awards

2020 Winner of the logo contest for the SMART-WaterDomain project, UNU-FLORES, Dresden, Germany.
2014 Presentation award, HIGRADE Spring Conference held on 18 March 2014, Leipzig, Germany.
2011 "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

2015 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
2011 Leonardo da Vinci” program, European Commission (Portugal, May - July 2011)

Research funding

Funding received
2018 - 2021 Research grant, individual proposal Process-based hydrological modeling by integrating pedology, geophysics and soil hydrology, German Research Fundation (DFG), project MA 7936/1-1
Ongoing applications
evaluation phase
(2nd round)
Sub-project (PI), part of the Research Unit proposal Fast and invisible: conquering subsurface stormflow through an interdisciplinary multi-site approach, German Research Fundation (DFG), project FOR 5288/0

Scientific commitment

Professional affiliations

European Geosciences Union (EGU); American Geophysical Union (AGU); German Hydrological Society (DHG); Italian Hydrological Society (SII); German Soil Science Society (DBG); Italian Soil Science Society (SISS)

Journal reviewer

Journal of Hydrology; Vadose Zone Journal; Geoderma; Catena; Journal of Soils and Sediments; Water; Precision Agriculture

Responsibilities

2021-2022 Board member of the Young Hydrologic Society

Creative work

Since 2020, member of the creative team of ConciliARTe

List of publications

Peer-reviewed journal publications

Data sets

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

Virtual attendance

  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Bittelli M., Tomei F., Werban U., Zacharias S., and Roth K. -  Hillslope-scale mapping and numerical representation of the subsurface heterogeneity towards an improved process-based hydrological modelling. EGU General Assembly 2021, Online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-2848, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-2848
  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Bittelli M., Tomei F., Werban U., Zacharias S., and Roth K. - Process-based hydrological modeling: accounting for subsurface heterogeneity by integrating pedology, geophysics and soil hydrology. EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4-8 May 2020, EGU2020-9894, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-9894

Talks

  • Martini E., Wollschläger U., Bittelli F., Tomei F., Werban U., Zacharias S., and Roth K. - Process-based hydrological modeling by integrating pedology, geophysics and soil hydrology. Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 21, EGU2019-3960, 2019 - EGU General Assembly, 7-12 April 2019 - 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 - 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

  • Reiss M., Blume T., Maerker K., Hopp L., van Meerveld I., Gräff T., Gronz O., Hartmann, A., Kohl B., Martini E., Reinhardt-Imjela C., Rinderer M., Chifflard P. - The young scientists network" Subsurface Stormflow" - Initial findings on investigation, modelling and validation. Geophysical Research Abstracts - Vol. 20, EGU2018-4571, 2018 - EGU General Assembly, 8-13 April 2018 - Vienna, Austria.
  • 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.