Roland Hesse

Roland Hesse

Address
Hamburg University of Technology
Wasserbau
Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 3 (E)
21073 Hamburg
Office
Building E
Room 0.083
Phone
+49 40 42878 2472
+49 40 42878 2802
Email
roland.hesse(at)tuhh.de

At the institute since

November 2014

Projects

  • Event based morphodynamics in the Weser Estuary – Studies on dynamics of cohesive sediments in the Weser within the reach of Blexer Bodgen and Nordenham (MorphoWeser - Dynamic of cohesive sediments)
  • Wedel: Studies on the morphological development of a beach and a harbour/ pontoon in the Elbe at  Wedel (field measurements, numerical modelling)

Dissertation topic

Transport behaviour of cohesive sediments in estuaries

Teaching

  • Modelling of Flow in Rivers and Estuaries (exercises)

  • Interaction Water - Environment in Fluvial Areas (problem based learning)

Supervised student work

  • Pauline Kaminski (2018): Empirical studies of the spatial salinity gradi-ent variability in the tidal Elbe (project work, external supervision T. Strotmann, HPA)
  • Dulal, Bipin (2018):Analysis of disposal strategies in the Weser estuary using a numerical sediment transport model (Master work, external supervison: Dr A.Zorndt, BAW)
  • Eken, Cafer (2017): Comparative study on present concepts and formulations to model the settling velocity of cohesive sediments (bachelor thesis)
  • Dulal, Bipin (2017): Set-up of a process-based morphodynamic model of the Weser estuary on the macroscale (project work, external supervison: Dr A.Zorndt, BAW)
  • Hagemann, Anne (2017): Tidal characteristic values analysis of time series of modelled and measured variables with tidal reference (project work)

Conferences

  • International cohesive sediment dynamics meetings (INTERCOH) - 14th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport, Uruguay, Montevideo, 13.11-17-11.2017, Contribution: Modelling net-deposition of cohesive sediments within the ETM of the Weser Estuary
  • Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas Conference (PECS), Netherlands, The Haag, 09.-17.10.2016, Contribution: Modelling net-deposition of cohesive sediments within the ETM
  • Chinese-German Joint (CG Joint) -  8. Symposium on Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, 18.-14.09.2016, Contribution: Modelling Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Dynamics and Net-Deposition at the ETM

Publication

  • Hesse R.F., Zorndt A. und Fröhle P. (2019): Modelling dynamics of the estuarine turbidity maximum and local net deposition, Ocean Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s10236-019-01250-w

    https://rdcu.be/boCMj (read only)

  • Hesse R.F (2016): Modelling Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Dynamics and Net-Deposition at the ETM, Proceeding of 8th Chinese-German Joint Symposium on Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering