PD Dr. Abdallah Alaoui

Senior Research Scientist

Land Resources Cluster

Telefon
+41 31 631 54 44
E-Mail
abdallah.alaoui@cde.unibe.ch
Büro
262
Postadresse
PD Dr. Abdallah Alaoui
Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)
Universität Bern
Mittelstrasse 43
CH-3012 Bern

Areas of professional focus at CDE

  • Natural Hazards (erosion, landslide and floods)
  • Soil management and soil protection in forest and agricultural lands
  • Management of Irrigation and Infiltration
  • Evaluation of the impact of land use and climate changes on soil and flow processes 
  • Importance of soils for agriculture and forestry, and for ecosystems functions

Projects

Field experience

Switzerland, Slovakia, Ethiopia

Languages

French, English, German, Arabic
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2019

Barão, Lúcia; Alaoui, Abdallah; Ferreira, Carla; Basch, Gottlieb; Schwilch, Gudrun; Geissen, Violette; Wijnand, Sukkel; Lemesl, Julie; Garcia-Orenes, Fuensanta; Morugán-Coronado, Alicia; Mataix-Solera, Jorge; Kosmas, Costas; Glavan, Matjaž; Pintar, Marina; Tóth, Brigitta; Hermann, Tamás; Vizitiu, Olga Petruta; Lipiec, Jerzy; Reintam, Endla; Xu, Minggang; ... (2019). Assessment of promising agricultural management practices. Science of the total environment, 649(1), pp. 610-619. Elsevier 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.257

2018

Alaoui, Abdallah; Diserens, Etienne (2018). Mapping soil compaction – A review. Current opinion in environmental science & health, 5, pp. 60-66. Elsevier 10.1016/j.coesh.2018.05.003

Alaoui, Abdallah (April 2018). Impacts of land use changes on floods: A hydrodynamic perspective. In: European Geosciences Union, General Assembly. Vienna, Austria. 8-13 April 2018.

Fercher, Mathias; Mueller, Matthias H.; Alaoui, Abdallah (2018). Modelling the impact of land use changes on peak discharge in the Urseren Valley, Central Swiss Alps. Catena, 163, pp. 321-331. Elsevier 10.1016/j.catena.2017.12.032

Alaoui, Abdallah; Rogger, Magdalena; Peth, Stephan; Blöschl, Günter (2018). Does soil compaction increase floods? A review. Journal of hydrology, 557, pp. 631-642. Elsevier 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.12.052

Alaoui, Abdallah; Schwilch, Gudrun; Geissen, Violette; Fleskens, Luuk (2018). Impacts of agricultural management practices on soil quality in Europe and China - insights from the EU iSQAPER project. In: European Geosciences Union, General Assembly. Vienna, Austria. 8-13 April 2018.

2017

Alaoui, Abdallah (2017). Mapping soil vulnerability to floods under varying land use and climate. In: Pereira, Paulo; Brevik, Eric C.; Munoz-Rojas, Miriam; Miller, Bradley A. (eds.) Soil Mapping and process modeling for sustainable land use management (pp. 365-373). Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/B978-0-12-805200-6.00012-8

Rogger, M.; Agnoletti, M.; Alaoui, Abdallah; Bathurst, J.C.; Bodner, G.; Borga, M.; Chaplot, V.; Gallart, F.; Glatzel, G.; Hall, J.; Holden, J.; Holko, L.; Horn, R.; Kiss, A.; Kohnová, S.; Letinger, G.; Lennartz, B.; Parajka, J.; Perdigao, R.; Peth, S.; ... (2017). Land use change impacts on floods at the catchment scale: Challenges and opportunities for future research. Water resources research, 53(7), pp. 5209-5219. American Geophysical Union 10.1002/2017WR020723

Alaoui, Abdallah; Schwilch, Gudrun; Barão, Lúcia; Basch, Gottlieb; Sukkel, Wijnand; Lemesle, Julie; Ferreira, Carla; Garcia-Orenes, Fuensanta; Morugan, Alicia; Mataix, Jorge; Kosmas, Costas; Glavan, Matjaž; Tóth, Brigitta; Petrutza Gate, Olga; Lipiec, Jerzy; Reintam, Endla; Xu, Minggang; Di, Jiaying; Fan, Hongzhu and Geissen, Violette (2017). Impacts of agricultural management practices on soil quality in Europe and China – an assessment within the framework of the EU iSQAPER project. Geophysical research abstracts, 19. Copernicus Publications

Alaoui, Abdallah; Schwilch, Gudrun (2017). Assessing the impact of agricultural management practices on soil quality – insights from the EU iSQAPER project (Unpublished). In: Jahrestagung Boderkundliche Gesellschaft der Schweiz. Universität Bern, Bern, Schweiz. 9-10 Februar 2017.

Barão, Lúcia; Basch, Gottlieb; Alaoui, Abdallah; Schwilch, Gudrun; Tamás, Hermann; Geissen, Violette; Sukkel, Wijnand; Lemesle, Julie; Ferreira, Carla; Garcia-Orenes, Fuensanta; Morugán-Coronado, Alicia; Mataix-Solera, Jorge; Kosmas, Costas; Glavan, Matjaž; Tóth, Brigitta; Petruta Vizitiu, Olga; Lipiec, Jerzy; Reintam, Endla; Xu, Minggang; Di, Jiaying; ... (2017). Innovative Soil Management Practices (SMP) Assessment in Europe and China (Unpublished). In: European Geosciences Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria. 23-28 April 2017.

2016

Alaoui, Abdallah; Schwilch, Gudrun (2016). A promising new device to assess key soil hydraulic properties. Geophysical research abstracts, 18, p. 9524. Copernicus Publications

Alaoui, Abdallah; Spiess, Pascal; Beyeler, Marcel (2016). Mapping soil vulnerability to floods under varying land use and climate: A new approach. Geophysical research abstracts, 18, p. 9408. Copernicus Publications

2015

Battiato, Andrea; Alaoui, Abdallah; Diserens, Etienne (2015). Impact of normal and shear stresses due to wheel slip on hydrological properties of an agricultural clay loam: Experimental and new computerized approach. Journal of agricultural science, 47(4), pp. 1-19. Canadian Center of Science and Education 10.5539/jas.v7n4p1

Alaoui, Abdallah (2015). Modelling susceptibility of grassland soil to macropore flow. Journal of hydrology, 525, pp. 536-546. Elsevier 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.04.016

Leimer, Sophia; Willimann, Elias; Alaoui, Abdallah; Trachte, Katja; Wilcke, Wolfgang (2015). Element export from a small catchment in the tropical montane forest of Ecuador responds to climate change (Unpublished). In: EGU General Assembly. Vienna, Austria. 12.04.-17.04.2015.

Leimer, Sophie; Willimann, Elias; Alaoui, Abdallah; Trachte, Katja; Wilcke, Wolfgang (2015). Element export from a small catchment in the tropical montane forest of Ecuador responds to climate change. Geophysical research abstracts, 17(5297). Copernicus Publications

2014

Alaoui, Abdallah (October 2014). Soil compaction effect on surface runoff generation: Processes, controling factors and consequences for floods (Unpublished). In: ERC Symposium "Land use change impacts on floods". Vienna, Austria. 21.-22.10. 2014.

Mueller, Matthias H.; Alaoui, Abdallah; Kuells, Christoph; Leistert, Hannes; Meusburger, Katrin; Stumpp, Christine; Weiler, Markus; Alewell, Christine (2014). Tracking water pathways in steep hillslopes by d18O depth profiles of soil water. Journal of hydrology, 519(Pt. A), pp. 340-352. Elsevier 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.031

Alaoui, Abdallah; Willimann, Elias; Jasper, K.; Felder, Guido; Herger, F.; Magnusson, J.; Weingartner, Rolf (2014). Modelling the effects of land use and climate changes on hydrology in the Ursern Valley, Switzerland. Hydrological processes, 28(10), pp. 3602-3614. Wiley 10.1002/hyp.9895

Horel, Agota; Alaoui, Abdallah; Czachor, Henryk; Nagy, Viliam; Tóth, Eszter (2014). Transport of iodide in structured clay–loam soil under maize during irrigation experiments analyzed using HYDRUS model. Biologia, 69(11), pp. 1531-1538. Versita 10.2478/s11756-014-0465-6

2013

Alaoui, Abdallah; Weingartner, Rolf (2013). Modeling the effects of land use and climate changes on hydrology in the Ursern Valley: final report Bern: Selbstverlag

2012

Alaoui, Abdallah; Spiess, P.; Beyeler, M.; Weingartner, Rolf (2012). Up-scaling surface runoff from plot to catchment scale. Hydrology research, 43(4), pp. 531-546. London: IWA Publishing 10.2166/nh.2012.057

2011

Diserens, Etienne; Alaoui, Abdallah (2011). Contact Area of Agricultural Tyres, Estimation. In: Glinski, Jan; Horabik, Jozef; Lipiec, Jerzy (eds.) Encyclopedia of Agrophysics (pp. 148-153). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag

Alaoui, Abdallah; Goetz, Bernt; Diserens, Etienne (2011). Hydrodynamic Comparison between Soil under Barley and Grassland. In: Elfson, Steven B. (ed.) Barley: Production, Cultivation and Use (pp. 217-231). New York: Nova Science Publishers

Diserens, Etienne; Défossez, Pauline; Duboisset, Arnaud; Alaoui, Abdallah (2011). Prediction of the contact area of agricultural traction tyres on firm soil. Biosystems engineering, 110(2), pp. 73-82. London: Academic Press 10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2011.06.008

Alaoui, Abdallah; Diserens, Etienne (2011). Changes in soil structure following passage of a tracked heavy machine. Geoderma, 163(3-4), pp. 283-290. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science 10.1016/j.geoderma.2011.04.023

Alaoui, Abdallah; Caduff, Ursin; Gerke, Horst H.; Weingartner, Rolf (2011). Preferential Flow Effects on Infiltration and Runoff in Grassland and Forest Soils. Vadose zone journal, 10(1), pp. 367-377. Madison, Wis.: Soil Science Society of America SSSA 10.2136/vzj2010.0076

Alaoui, Abdallah; Lipiec, Jerzy; Geerke, Horst (2011). A review of the changes in the soil pore system due to soil deformation: A hydrodynamic perspective. Soil & tillage research, 115-116, pp. 1-15. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.still.2011.06.002

2009

Alaoui, Abdallah; Weingartner, Rolf (2009). Caractérisation hydrodynamique des principaux types de sol Bern: Bundesamt für Umwelt (BAFU)

2008

Alaoui, Abdallah; Goetz, B. (2008). Dye tracer and infiltration experiments to investigate macropore flow. Geoderma, 144(1-2), pp. 279-286. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science 10.1016/j.geoderma.2007.11.020

2006

Alaoui, Abdallah; Helbling, Andreas (2006). Evaluation of soil compaction using hydrodynamic water content variation: Comparison between compacted and non compacted soil. Geoderma, 134(1-2), pp. 97-108. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science 10.1016/j.geoderma.2005.08.016

2005

Alaoui, Abdallah (2005). Évaluation de la compaction des sols par la méthode TDR: Manuel d'utilisation Bern, Schweiz: Office fédéral de l'environnement, des forêts et du paysage

2004

Alaoui, Abdallah; Eugster, Werner (2004). Dual-porosity modeling of groundwater recharge: testing a quick calibration using in situ moisture measurements, Areuse River Delta, Switzerland. Hydrogeology journal, 12(4), pp. 464-475. Verlag Heinz Heise 10.1007/s10040-003-0288-y