Prof. Dr. Lars Ribbe

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Prof. Dr. Lars Ribbe

Campus Deutz
Betzdorfer Straße 2
50679 Köln
Raum ZO 4-24 Postanschrift

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  • DekanIn
  • Senatsmitglied
  • Chair of Working Group "Academic Capacity Developement" of German Water Partnership
  • Co-Chair Working Group "Sustainable Water Energy Food Nexus" of Sustainable Water Future Program (Future Earth)


  • PolyUrbanWaters
    Acronym: Polyurbwater - Fördervolumen: 200.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: BMBF - Förderzeitraum: 2019-2025
  • Universities as knowledge brokers in the governance of climate resilience
    Acronym: Knowledge Brokers - Fördervolumen: 8.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: Rockefeller Foundation - Förderzeitraum: 2019-2020
  • ViWaT-Mekong-Planning - Planning support tools for integrated water and land use planning
    Acronym: ViWaT - Fördervolumen: 303.767€ - Drittmittelgeber: BMBF - Förderzeitraum: 2018-2021
  • Water Security and Climate Extremes: Bringing big data to action
    Acronym: WaterSec - Förder volumen: 334.000 € - Drittmittelgeber: MIWFT - Förderzeitraum: 2017 - 2020
  • Multilateral University Cooperation on the Management of Human Impacted Droughts in Tropical Catchments
    Acronym: TropiSeca - Fördervolumen: 279.369€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD - Förderzeitraum: 2016-2019
  • Environmental Monitoring with Smartphones
    Fördervolumen: 56.680€ - Drittmittelgeber: Rhein-Energie-Stiftung - Förderzeitraum: 2016-2017
  • Water-Energy and Food Security Nexus in the Indus Basin (National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad und Global Change Impact Studies Center, Pakistan)
    Acronym: WEF-Indus - Förder volumen: 79.767€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD - Förderzeitraum: 2016-2017
  • Hochschulexzellenz in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (Exceed): Centers for Natural Resources and Development
    Acronym: CNRD-Exceed - Fördervolumen: 4.250.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD/BMZ - Förderzeitraum: 2015-2019
  • Education and Research for the Water Energy Food Security Nexus at River Basin level (Germany-Chile)
    Acronym: EDUNEXUS - Fördervolumen: 198.208€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD/BMZ - Förderzeitraum: 2015-2018
  • Sustainability of Engineered Rivers in Arid Lands (Symposium)
    Acronym: SERIDAS - Fördervolumen: 60.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: VW foundation - Förderzeitraum: 2015
  • Developing capacities in the field of monitoring and the assessment of water resources (Vietnam, Bangladesh, Brazil)
    Acronym: CapWater - Fördervolumen: 321.120€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD/BMZ - Förderzeitraum: 2013-2016
  • Water Monitoring and Governance at Micro-Watershed Level (Brazil-Rio de Janeiro)
    Acronym: INTECRAL (Teilantrag Wassermanagement – WP4) - Fördervolumen 314.000€ (Gesamtvolumen 1.590.000€) - Drittmittelgeber: BMBF/CLIENT - Förderzeitraum: 2013-2016
  • Hochschulpartnerschaft mit Unis in Amman, Khartoum, Addis Abeba „Enquiry Based Learning for the Water-Land Nexus in postgraduate curricula”
    Acronym EBL Nexus - Fördervolumen: 269.135€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD/BMZ - Förderzeitraum: 2013-2016
  • Alumniseminar 2013 in Köln
    Acronym: Alumni Köln 2013 - Fördervolumen: 60.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD/AA - Förderzeitraum: 2013
  • Master Programm „Environment and Resources Management“ mit Mexico (Phase 2)
    Acronym: ENREM 2 - Fördervolumen: 1.160.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD/BMZ/BMBF - Förderzeitraum: 2012-2015
  • Master Programm „Integrated Water Resources Management“ mit Jordanien (Phase 2)
    Acronym: IWRM 2 - Fördervolumen: 740.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD/BMZ - Förderzeitraum: 2012-2014
  • Master programm „Technology and Resources Management“ mit Vietnam (Phase 2)
    Acronym: TERMA VN 2 - Fördervolumen: 120.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD/BMBF - Förderzeitraum: 2012-2014
  • Water Use Efficiency in Northern Central Chile
    Acronym: WEIN - Fördervolumen : 137,000€ - Drittmittelgeber: BMBF/KMU Innovativ - Förderzeitraum: 2012-2014
  • Web based River Basin Information system to support drought management in Northern-Central Chile
    Acronym: WebRIS - Fördervolumen: 35,000€ - Drittmittelgeber: BMBF/IB Anbahnungsprojekt - Förderzeitraum: 2012-2014
  • Forschungsschwerpunkt NEXUS
    Acronym: FSP Nexus - Fördervolumen: 248.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: FH Struktur MIWFT NRW - Förderzeitraum: 2012-2014
  • Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam
    Acronym: LUCCI - Fördervolumen: 1,620,000€ - Drittmittelgeber: BMBF/Nachhaltiges Landmanagement - Förderzeitraum: 2010-2015
  • Exceed – Center for Natural Resources and Development
    Acronym: CNRD - Fördervolumen: 4.800.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD/BMZ - Förderzeitraum: 2009-2014
  • Hochschulpartnerschaft Chile (Valparaiso und La Serena
    Acronym: Trilat HP Chile - Fördervolumen: 85.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD- Förderzeitraum: 2008-2011
  • DIES Partnerschaft mit Vietnam – Aufbau des Regional Training Centre in Hanoi
    Acronym: DIES VN - Fördervolumen: 73.000€ - Drittmittelgeber: DAAD - Förderzeitraum: 2008 - 2011
  • Combining satellite-based rainfall data with rainfallrunoff modelling to simulate low flows in a Southern Andean catchment
    Hann H., Nauditt A., Zambrano-Bigiarini M., Thurner J., McNamara I., Ribbe L., Journal of Natural Resources and Development 11, pp. 1-19, 2021
    doi: 10.18716/ojs/jnrd/2021.11.02
  • "Assessing the interaction of land cover/land use dynamics, climate extremes and food systems in Uganda"
    Lunyolo L.D., Khalifa M., Ribbe L., Science of the Total Environment 753, art. no. 142549, 2021
    doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142549
  • "Water Resources and Water Security in the MENA Region"
    Ribbe, L., Dehnavi, S., Standing up to Climate Chance, pp 29-40, 2020
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-50684-1_2
  • "Assessing water security in water-scarce cities: Applying the integrated urban water security index (IUWSI) in Madaba, Jordan"
    Aboelnga, H.T., El-Naser, H., Ribbe, L., Frechen, F.-B., Water 12(5), art. no. 1299, 2020
    doi: 10.1080/02626667.2020.1711911
  • "Drought impacts on water quality and potential implications for agricultural production in the Maipo River Basin, Central Chile"
    Peña-Guerrero, M.D., Nauditt, A., Muñoz-Robles, C., Ribbe, L., Meza, F., Hydrological Sciences Journal 65(6), pp. 1005-1021, 2020
    doi: 10.1080/02626667.2020.1711911
  • "RF-MEP: A novel Random Forest method for merging gridded precipitation products and ground-based measurements"
    Baez-Villanueva, O.M., Zambrano-Bigiarini, M., Beck, H.E., McNamara, I., Ribbe, L., Nauditt, A., Birkel, C., Verbist, K., Giraldo-Osorio, J.D., Xuan Thinh, N., Remote Sensing of Environment 239, art. no. 111606, 2020
    doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2019.111606
  • "Evaluation of Five Rainfall Estimate Products over Different Climatic Zones in the Zayandehrud River Basin"
    Abbasi, N., Opp, C., Ribbe, L., Baez-Villanueva, O.M., Besalatpour, A.A., Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (M2GARSS), Mediterranean and Middle-East, pp. 265-268, art. no. 9105306, 2020
    doi: 10.1109/M2GARSS47143.2020.9105306
  • "Exploring socio-hydrological determinants of crop yield in under-performing irrigation schemes: pathways for sustainable intensification"
    Khalifa, M., Elagib, N.A., Ahmed, B.M., Ribbe, L., Schneider, K., Hydrological Sciences Journal 65(2), pp. 153-168, 2020
    doi: 10.1080/02626667.2019.1688333
  • "Harmonization of landsat and sentinel 2 for crop monitoring in drought prone areas: Case studies of Ninh Thuan (Vietnam) and Bekaa (Lebanon)"
    Nguyen, M.D., Baez-Villanueva, O.M., Bui, D.D., Nguyen, P.T., Ribbe, L., Remote Sensing 12(2), art. no. 281, 2020
    doi: 10.3390/rs12020281
  • "Modelling water resources for planning irrigation development in drought-prone southern Chile"
    McNamara, I., Nauditt, A., Zambrano-Bigiarini, M., Ribbe, L., Hann, H., International Journal of Water Resources Development, pp. 1-26, 2020
    doi: 10.1080/07900627.2020.1768828
  • "Changing dynamics of livelihood dependence on ecosystem services at temporal and spatial scales: An assessment in the southern wetland areas of Bangladesh"
    Huq, N., Pedroso, R, Bruns, A., Ribbe, L, Huq, S., Ecological Indicators 110, art. no. 105855, 2020
    doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105855
  • "Participatory approaches for disaster risk governance? Exploring participatory mechanisms and mapping to close the communication gap between population living in flood risk areas and authorities in Nova Friburgo Municipality, RJ, Brazil"
    Bustillos Ardaya, A., Evers, M., Ribbe, L., Land Use Policy 88, art. no. 104103, 2019
    doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104103
  • "Socioeconomic, agricultural, and individual factors influencing farmers’ perceptions and willingness of compost production and use: an evidence from Wadi al-Far’a Watershed-Palestine"
    Al-Madbouh, S.Al-Khatib, I.A. , Al-Sari, M.I. , Salahat, J.I. , Jararaa, B.Y.A. , Ribbe, L., Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 191(4), 2019
    doi: 10.1007/s10661-019-7350-2
  • "Interactions between freshwater ecosystem services and land cover changes in southern Bangladesh: A perspective from short-term (seasonal) and long-term (1973–2014) scale"
    Huq, N., Bruns, A, Ribbe, L., Science of the Total Environment 650(1), pp. 132-143, 2019
    doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.430
  • "Urban water security: Definition and assessment framework"
    Aboelnga, H.T. Ribbe, L., Frechen, F.-B., Saghir, J., Resources 8(4), 2019
    doi: 10.3390/resources8040178
  • "Integrated hydrological modeling for assessment of water demand and supply under socio-economic and IPCC climate change scenarios using WEAP in Central Indus Basin"
    Asghar, A., Iqbal, J., Amin, A. , Ribbe, L., Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - AQUA 68(2), pp. 136-148, 2019
    doi: 10.2166/aqua.2019.106
  • "The Performance of Satellite-Based Actual Evapotranspiration Products and the Assessment of Irrigation Efficiency in Egypt"
    Ayyad, S, Al Zayed, I S, Ha, V T H, Ribbe, L., Water 11(9), art. no. 1913, 2019
    doi: 10.3390/w11091913
  • "Exploring management approaches for water and energy in the data-scarce Tekeze-Atbara Basin under hydrologic uncertainty"
    Basheer, M., Sulieman, R., Ribbe, L., International Journal of Water Resources Development 37(2), pp. 1360-0648, 2019
    doi: 10.1080/07900627.2019.1591941
  • "Water Security in Rio de Janeiro State"
    Ribbe, L., Formiga-Johnsson, R.M., Ramirez Duval, J. L., Strategies and Tools for a Sustainable Rural Rio de Janeiro, pp. 223-236, Springer Series on Environmental Management, 2019
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-89644-1_15
  • "An integrated approach for choosing suitable pumping strategies for a semi-arid region in Jordan using a groundwater model coupled with analytical hierarchy techniques"
    Alkhatib, J., Engelhardt, I., Ribbe, L., Sauter, M., Hydrogeology Journal 27, pp. 1143-1157, 2019
    doi: 10.1007/s10040-019-01925-0
  • "A Tool to Assess Land Use Impacts on Surface Water Quality: Case Study from the Guapi-Macacu River Basin in Rio de Janeiro"
    Penedo, S., Künne, A., Bary Prado, R., Ribbe, L., Strategies and Tools for a Sustainable Rural Rio de Janeiro, pp. 295-309, Springer Series on Environmental Management, 2019
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-89644-1_19
  • "Integrated Participatory Methodologies for Disaster Risk Reduction: Tools to Analyze Complex Systems Through Participatory Processes in Brazil"
    Bustillos Ardaya, A., Evers, M., Ribbe L., Strategies and Tools for a Sustainable Rural Rio de Janeiro, pp. 361-376, Springer Series on Environmental Management, 2019
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-89644-1_23
  • "Temporal and spatial evaluation of satellite rainfall estimates over different regions in Latin-America"
    Baez-Villanueva, O. M., Zambrano-Bigiarini, M., Ribbe, L., Nauditt, A., Giraldo-Osorio, J. D., Xuan Thinh, N., Atmospheric Research 213, pp. 34-50, 2018
    doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2018.05.011
  • "Catchment response to climate and land use changes in the Upper Blue Nile sub-basins, Ethiopia"
    Woldesenbet, T.A., Elagib, N.A., Ribbe, L., Heinrich, J., Science of the Total Environment 644, pp. 193-206, 2018
    doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.198
  • "Challenges of multi-level water governance at micro-watershed level – A case from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil"
    Buriti, R., Al-Saidi, M., Ribbe, L., IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 191(1), art. no. 012120, 2018
    doi: 10.1088/1755-1315/191/1/012120
  • "Component analysis for optimal leakage management in Madaba, Jordan"
    Aboelnga, H. , Saidan, M. , Al-Weshah, R., Sturm, M., Ribbe, L., Frechen, F., Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA 67(4), pp. 384-396, 2018
    doi: 10.2166/aqua.2018.180
  • "Analysis of Current and Future Water Demands in the Upper Indus Basin under IPCC Climate and Socio-Economic Scenarios Using a Hydro-Economic WEAP Model"
    Amin, A., Iqbal, J., Asgar, A., Ribbe, L., Water 10(5), art. no. 537, 2018
    doi: 10.3390/w10050537
  • "Quantifying and evaluating the impacts of cooperation in transboundary river basins on the Water-Energy-Food nexus: The Blue Nile Basin"
    Basheer, M., Wheeler, Kevin G., Ribbe, L., Majdalawi, M., Abdo G., Zagona, Edith A., Science of the Total Environment 630, pp. 1309-1323, 2018
    doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.249
  • "Quantifying human impacts on hydrological drought using a combined modelling approach in a tropical river basin in central Vietnam"
    Firoz, A.B.M., Nauditt, A., Fink, M., Ribbe, L., Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22(1), pp. 547-565, 2018
    doi: 10.5194/hess-22-547-2018
  • "Spatio-temporal variations in climate, primary productivity and efficiency of water and carbon use of the land cover types in Sudan and Ethiopia"
    Khalifa, M., Elagib, N.A., Ribbe, L., Schneider, K., Science of the Total Environment 624, pp. 790-806, 2018
    doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.090
  • "Performance assessment of commercial principles in water services provision"
    Telfah, D.B., Halasheh, M., Ribbe, L., Roth, G., WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 220, pp. 25-36, 2017
    doi: 10.2495/WRM170031
  • "Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam: LUCCi"
    Nauditt, A., Ribbe, L., Springer Book Series: Water Resources and Development, 2017
    doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-2624-9
  • "Integrated River Basin Management in the Vu Gia Thu Bon Basin"
    Ribbe, L, Viet T.Q. , Firoz ABM, Nguyen A.T., Nguyen Uyen and Nauditt A., Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam: LUCCi, pp. 153-170, 2017
    doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-2624-9_10
  • "Biophysical and Socio-economic Features of the LUCCi—Project. Region: The Vu Gia Thu Bon River Basin"
    Viet, QT, Nauditt, A. Ribbe, L Firoz, A.B.M., Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam: LUCCi, pp. 5-20, 2017
    doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-2624-9_2
  • "Hydrological drought risk assessment in an anthropogenically impacted tropical catchment"
    Nauditt, A., Firoz, ABM, Viet, T. Q., Fink, M., Stolpe, H., Ribbe, L., Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam: LUCCi, pp. 223-240, 2017
    doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-2624-9_14
  • "The Role of Trust-building in Fostering Cooperation in the Eastern Nile Basin: A Case of Experimental Game Application"
    Motlagh, M., Bhaduri A., Bogardi J., Ribbe L., Journal of Natural Resources and Development 7, pp. 73-83, 2017
    doi: 10.5027/jnrd.v7i0.09
  • "Using synoptic tracer surveys to assess runoff sources in an Andean headwater catchment in central Chile"
    Nauditt A., Soulsby C., Birkel C., Rusman A., Schüth C., Ribbe L., Álvarez P., Kretschmer N., Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 189(9), art. no. 440, 2017
    doi: 10.1007/s10661-017-6149-2
  • "Mainstreaming ecosystem services based climate change adaptation (EbA) in Bangladesh: Status, challenges and opportunities"
    Huq N., Bruns A., Ribbe L., Huq S., Sustainability 9(6), art. no. 926, 2017
    doi: 10.3390/su9060926
  • "What influences disaster risk perception? Intervention measures, flood and landslide risk perception of the population living in flood risk areas in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil"
    Bustillos Ardaya A., Evers M., Ribbe L., International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 25, pp. 227-237, 2017
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.09.006
  • "Spatio-temporal drought characteristics of the tropical Paraiba do Sul River Basin and responses to the Mega Drought in 2014-2016"
    Nauditt, A. Metzke, D., Ribbe, L., Geophysical Research Abstracts 19, EGU2017-18124-2, 2017
  • "Cropping systems in the Vu Gia Thu Bon river basin, Central Vietnam: On farmers’ stubborn persistence in predominantly cultivating rice"
    Pedroso, R., Tran, D.H., Thi, M.H.N., Le, A.V., Ribbe, L., Dang, K.T., Le, K.P., NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences 80, pp. 1-13, 2017
    doi: 10.1016/j.njas.2016.11.001
  • "Conceptual modelling to assess the influence of hydro-climatic variability on runoff processes in data scarce semi-arid Andean catchments"
    Nauditt, A., Birkel, C., Soulsby, C., Ribbe, L., Hydrological Sciences Journal 62(4), pp. 515 -532, 2017
    doi: 10.1080/02626667.2016.1240870
  • "Regional groundwater flow model for sustainable groundwater resource management in a south Asian Megacity Dhaka, Bangladesh"
    Islam, M B. Firoz, ABM, Foglia, L, Marandi, A, Rahman Khan A, Schüth, C, Ribbe, L., Hydrogeology Journal: published Online, 2017
    doi: 10.1007/s10040-016-1526-4
  • "Design and Application of an Adaptive Time Delay Model for Flow Routing in Prismatic Trapezoidal Geometry River Reach"
    Nguyen, L.D., Karimanzira, D., Rauschenbach, T., Ribbe, L., Water Resources Management, pp. 1-12, 2016
  • "Quantifying bias in hydromorphological monitoring: an evaluation of the German LAWA-OS method"
    Lamberty, G., Zumbroich, T., Ribbe, L., Souvignet, M., Environmental Earth Sciences, 75 (22), art. no. 1435, 2016
  • "Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus in the Eastern Nile Basin: Assessing the Potential of Transboundary Regional Cooperation. Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Theories and Practices"
    Al-Saidi, M., Elagib, N.A., Ribbe, L., Schellenberg, T., Roach, E., Oezhan, D., AGU Wiley Books, (Accepted), 2016, Hg.: Salam et al.
  • "Temporal and spatial evaluation of satellite-based rainfall estimates across the complex topographical and climatic gradients of Chile"
    Zambrano-Bigiarini, M., Nauditt, A., Birkel, C., Verbist, K., and Ribbe, L., Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2016
    doi: 10.5194/hess-2016-453, accepted for publication
  • "A procedure for approximating a complex hydrodynamic model by the adaptive time delay method (2016)"
    Nguyen, L.D., Karimanzira, D., Rauschenbach, T., Ribbe, L., World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, pp. 1-11, 2016
    World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2016: Professional Development, Innovative Technology, International Perspectives, and History and Heritage - Papers from Sessions of the Proceedings of the 2016 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, doi: 10.1061/9780784479841.001
  • "Hydrological responses to land use/cover changes in the source region of the Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia"
    Woldesenbet, T.A., Elagib, N.A., Ribbe, L, Heinrich, J., Science of The Total Environment., 2016
    pii: S0048-9697(16)32054-X. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.09.124.
  • "Transdisciplinary research in support of land and water management in China and Southeast Asia: evaluation of four research projects"
    Siew, T.F., Aenis, T., Spangenberg, J. H., Nauditt A., Döll, P. Frank,S. Ribbe, L. Rodriguez-Labajos, B., Rumbaur, C., Settele, J., Wang, J., Sustainability Science, Volume 11, Issue 5, pp 813-829, 2016
    doi: 10.1007/s11625-016-0378-0
  • "Gap filling and homogenization of climatological datasets in the headwater region of the Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia"
    Woldesenbet, T.A. , Elagib N., Ribbe, L., Heinrich, J., International Journal of Climatology, 2016
    doi: 10.1002/joc.4839
  • "Satellite-based evapotranspiration over Gezira Irrigation Scheme, Sudan: A comparative study"
    Al-Zayed, I.S., Elagib, N.A., Ribbe L., Heinrich, J., Agricultural Water Management 177, 66 - 76, 2016
    doi: 10.1016/j.agwat.2016.06.027
  • "Sowing date determinants for Sahelian rainfed agriculture in the context of agricultural policies and water management"
    Bussmann A, Elagib N, Fayyad M, Ribbe L, Land Use Policy 52:316–328, 2016
    doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.12.007
  • "Spatio-temporal performance of large-scale Gezira Irrigation Scheme, Sudan"
    Al Zayed, I.S., Elagib, N.A., Ribbe, L., Heinrich, J., Agricultural Systems 133, 131 – 142, 2015
    doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2014.10.009
  • "Gewässerstrukturkartierung in Deutschland: Variabilität der Bewertungsergebnisse (Stream habitat survey in Germany: Variability of assessment results)"
    Meier G., Ribbe L., Zumbroich T., Poster session presented at: Tag der Hydrologie, 19-20 March 2015, Bonn, Germany
  • "Dynamics in lake area at Er Roseires Dam as extracted from satellite images"
    Al Zayed, I.S. Elagib, N.A., Ribbe, L., December 8 -9, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014
    The Second New Nile Conference "New Nile Opportunities: Scientific advances towards Prosperity in the Eastern Nile Basin"
  • "Cost of environmental flow during water scarcity in the arid Huasco River basin, northern Chile"
    Wagnitz, P., Nunez, J., Ribbe, L., Hydrological Sciences Journal 59 (3-4): 700-712, 2014
    doi: 10.1080/02626667.2014.892599
  • "The MSc Integrated Water Resources Management: A German-Jordanian Master’s Program" In: "Global Perspectives on International Joint and Double Degree Programs"
    Ribbe L., Fayyad, M., Trappe, J., New York, Institute of International Education, pp. 87-94, 2014, Hg.: Kuder, M
  • "Supporting the Development of Efficient and Effective River Basin Organizations in Africa: What Steps Can Be Taken to Improve Transboundary Water Cooperation Between the Riparian States of the Nile?" In: "Nile River Basin: Ecohydrological Challenges"
    Ribbe L., Morbach M., Pedroso R., Climate Change and Hydropolitics: S.597 ff. Springer Verlag, 2013
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-02720-3_30
  • "Analysis of irrigation efficiency using comparative performance indicators: a case study of Gezira scheme, Sudan"
    Al Zayed, I.S. Elagib, N.A., Ribbe, L., Heinrich, J., UNESCO-IHE publishing, 2013
    International conference on: New Nile Perspectives - Scientific advances in the Eastern Nile Basin 6-8 May 2013 Grand Holiday Villa Hotel, Khartoum, Sudan.
  • "Water Harvesting and Flashflood Mitigation-Wadi Watier Case Study (South Sinai, Egypt)"
    Al Zayed, I.S., Ribbe, L., Al Salhi, A., International Journal of Water Resources and Arid Environments 3(2): 102-109, 2013
    ISSN 2079-7079.
  • "Internationale Hochschulkooperationen im 21. Jahrhundert" in "Die Wissenschaft von der Praxis denken"
    Ribbe L., Verlag der Universitätsdruckerei H. Schmidt, Mainz, 2013, Hg.: Becker K., Eckardt B., Heuchemer S., Kaminski W., Küchler R., Schwartmann R.
  • "Recent climatic trends and linkages to river discharge in Central Vietnam"
    Souvignet, M., Laux, P., Freer, J., Cloke, H., Thinh, D.Q., Thuc, T., Cullmann, J., Nauditt, A., Flügel, W.-A., Kunstmann, H., Ribbe, L., Hydrological Processes 28 (4): 1587-1601, 2013
    doi: 10.1002/hyp.9693
  • "Setting up regional climate simulations for Southeast Asia. High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering 2012 - Transactions of the High Performance Computing Center"
    Laux, P., Phan, V.T., Lorenz, C., Thuc, T., Ribbe, L., Kunstmann, H., Stuttgart, HLRS 2012, pp. 391-406, 2013
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-33374-3_29
  • "Mobile Devices for Community-Based REDD+ Monitoring: A Case Study for Central Vietnam"
    Pratihast AK, Herold M, Avitabile V, de Bruin S, Bartholomeus H, Souza Cm, Ribbe L., Sensors 13: 21-38, 2013
    doi: 10.3390/s130100021
  • "Lake Chad restoration: Communities attitude and expectations ASABE"
    Adeyemo, A.O.S., Ribbe, L., Schuelter, S., pp. 13-26, 2012
    21st Century Watershed Technology Conference and Workshop 2012: Improving Water Quality and the Environment doi: 10.13031/2013.41404
  • "Application of mobile devices for community based forest monitoring. Proceedings. Sensing a Changing World"
    Pratihast AK, Souza Jr CM, Herold M, Ribbe L., 2012
  • "Analysis of water footprints of rainfed and irrigated crops in Sudan"
    Ahmed SM, Ribbe L., Journal of Natural Resources and Development. 1(3):21-30, 2011
    doi: 10.5027/jnrd.v1i0.03
  • "Review of Water Quality Monitoring for the Guapi-Macacu River Basin Management, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil"
    Ake J, Alfaro de la Torre C, Ribbe L, Penedo S., XIVth IWRA World Water Congress. 25-29.09.2011. Porto de Galinhas, Brazil, 2011
  • "Preliminary work of mangrove ecosystem carbon stock mapping in small island using remote sensing: above and below ground carbon mapping on medium resolution satellite image"
    Wicaksono P, Hartono H, Danoedoro P, Nehren U, Ribbe L., Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XIII, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8174, 2011
    81741B-1, doi: 10.1117/12.897926.
  • "Implementation of a Hydro-climatic Monitoring Network in the Guapi-Macacu River Basin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil"
    Penedo, S., Künne, A., Bardy Prado, R., Schuler, A., Roehrig, J., Ribbe, L., XIVth IWRA World Water Congress. 25-29.09.2011. Porto de Galinhas, Brazil.2011
  • "Statistical downscaling of precipitation and temperature in north-central Chile: an assessment of possible climate change impacts in an arid Andean watershed"
    Souvignet, M., Gaese, H., Ribbe, L., Kretschmer, N., Oyarzun, R., Hydrological Sciences Journal 55(1), 41-57, 2010
    doi: 10.1080/02626660903526045
  • "Climate Change Impacts on Water Availability in the Semiarid Elqui Valley, Chile"
    Souvignet M, Gaese H, Ribbe L, Oyarzún R, Kretschmer N., World Water Congress, Montpellier 2008
  • "Nitrate pollution of surface water induced by agricultural non-point pollution in the Pocochay watershed, Chile"
    Ribbe L, Delgado P, Salgado E, Flügel WA., Desalination 226:13-20, 2008
    doi: 10.1016/j.desal.2007.01.232
  • "Best Practices in Institutional Development in the Danube River Basin" in: "MRC/GTZ. 2008. Proceedings of Regional Consultation Meeting on Watershed Management in the Lower Mekong Basin"
    Ribbe L., Vientiane November 5-7, 2007. MRC/GTZ/InWent/DAAD.Vientiane, Laos, 2008
  • "Water Science and Technology"
    Ribbe, L, Penedo S, Nauditt A., 108 Seiten, ITTrms Köln, 2007
    Reader als Vorbereitung zum Masterkurs Integriertes Wasserressourcenmanagement
  • "Transboundary Water Management in the Nile River Basin"
    Ribbe L, Ahmed S., Technology Resource Management and Development 4: 13-27, 2006
  • "Transboundary Water Management in the Lower Mekong River Basin" (Abstract)
    Ribbe L., Technology Resource Management and Development 4:47, 2006
  • "The European Water Framework Directive and its potential relevance for water management in the Lower Mekong Basin"
    Ribbe L, Nehren U, Nauditt A, Kretschmer N, Alfonso de Nehren S, Hann A., GTZ, Frankfurt, 2006
  • "Assessing the Impact of Irrigated Agriculture on Water Quality - Methodology and First Results"
    Ribbe L, Salgado E., Technology Resource Management and Development 3:143 - 152, 2004
  • "Soil physical properties under two irrigation systems in the Upper Aconcagua Valley of Chile"
    Salgado E, Ahumada R ,Ribbe L, Gaese H., Journal of Applied Irrigation Sciences 39 (1): 93-102, 2004
  • "Approach for the development of a GIS as a tool for the integrative assessment of natural resources and sustainable rural development in the Mata Atlântica, Brazil"
    Kretschmer N, Ribbe L, Gaese H, Roehrig J., Book of Abstracts and Proceedings, Deutscher Tropentag, Universität Göttingen, 2003
  • "Water Management Issues of the Aconcagua Watershed, Chile"
    Ribbe L, Gaese H., Technology Resource Management and Development, 2: 79-100, 2002
  • "Wastewater Reuse in Agriculture"
    Kretschmer N, Ribbe L, Technology Resource Management and Development, 2: 35 – 60, 2002
  • "Wasserressourcenmanagement in Chile"
    Nauditt A, Ribbe L., Technology Resource Management and Development, 2: 61-78, 2002
  • "Watershed Based Water Quality Monitoring Systems - The Case of the Aconcagua River in Chile”
    Ribbe L., Book of Abstracts and Proceedings, University of Bonn, Germany, 2001
    Deutscher Tropentag 2001. Conference on International Agricultural Research
  • Operational Reservoir and Dam Monitoring and Forecasting System using Multi-Basin Model And Space Techniques in the Greater Mekong Region
    LTT Du, H Lee, DD Bui, S Do, R Capell, K Yum, A Large, P Willems, L. Ribbe, 2022, Hg.: AGU Fall Meeting
  • Sustainability of engineered rivers in arid lands challenge and response


  • "Streaming Tears of The Middle East - How to Clean The Euphrates and Tigris Basins?"
    Dehnavi S., Khalifa M., Babker Z., Ribbe L., Water is life, pp 73-111 2021
    ISBN: 978-3-9823205-0-2
  • Towards Water Secure Societies: Coping with Water Scarcity and Quality Challenges
    H. K. Biesalski, Sudeh Dehnavi, Mukand Babel, Andreas Haarstrick, Lars Ribbe, 2021, Hg.: Springer
    ISBN: 978-3-030-50652-0
  • Sustainability of engineered rivers in arid lands challenge and response
    Nauditt A., Sycz J., Ribbe L., 2021, Hg.: Cambridge University Press
    pp 152-163, ISBN: 978-1-108-41703-7
  • Integrated Information Dissemination System for Coastal Agricultural Community
    Lars Ribbe; Aaron Firoz; Nazmul Huq; Lars Ribbe, 2021, Hg.: Springer
    pp 735–747, Print ISBN: 978-3-319-54611-7, Online ISBN: 978-3-319-54612-4
  • Role of Citizen Science in Safe Drinking Water in Nepal: Lessons on Water Quality Monitoring from Brazil
    Lars Ribbe; A. Gautam; J. Ramirez; L. Ribbe; K. Schneider; S. Panthi; M. Bhattarai, 2021, Hg.: Springer
    pp 775–786, Print ISBN: 978-3-319-54611-7, Online ISBN: 978-3-319-54612-4

Journal Article

  • Using Open-Access Data to Determine Potential Rainwater Harvesting Sites in the Blue Nile Basin, Sudan and Ethiopia
    Samah Saif, Lars Ribbe, Bernd Frechen Franz, 2022, Hg.: Journal of Natural Resources and Development
  • Farmers’ Perceptions on an Irrigation Advisory Service: Evidence from Tunisia
    Mohamed Allani, Aymen Frija, Rabiaa Nemer, Lars Ribbe, Ali Sahli, 2022, Hg.: MDPI
  • Remote sensing assessment of available green water to increase crop production in seasonal floodplain wetlands of sub-Saharan Africa
    Lars Ribbe; Saher Ayyad; Poolad Karimi; Matthias Langensiepen; Lars Ribbe; Lisa-Maria Rebelo; Mathias Becker, 2022
  • University-Based Researchers as Knowledge Brokers for Climate Policies and Action
    Lars Ribbe; David Lewis; M. Feisal Rahman; Revocatus Twinomuhangi; Shababa Haque; Nazmul Huq; Saleemul Huq; Lars Ribbe; Asif Ishtiaque, 2022
  • Urban water security: A comparative assessment and policy analysis of five cities in diverse developing countries of Asia
    Chapagain K., Tolba Aboelnga H., Babel M. S., Ribbe L., Shinde V. R., Sharma D., Nguyen D., 2022
  • Evaluating tropical drought risk by combining open access gridded vulnerability and hazard data products
    Nauditt, A., Stahl, K., Rodriguez, E. A., Birkel, C., Formiga Johnsson, R. M., Kallio M., Ribbe L., 2022
  • Towards Good Water Governance: An Analysis of Jordan’s National Water Strategy
    Daoud, I.Y.H., Dehnavi, S., Ribbe, L., 2022
  • University-Based Researchers as Knowledge Brokers for Climate Policies and Action
    Lars Ribbe; David Lewis; M. Feisal Rahman; Revocatus Twinomuhangi; Shababa Haque; Nazmul Huq; Saleemul Huq; Lars Ribbe; Asif Ishtiaque, 2022
  • On the selection of precipitation products for the regionalization of hydrological model parameters
    Baez-Villanueva, O.M., Zambrano-Bigiarini, M., Mendoza, P.A., McNamara, I., Beck, H.E., Thurner, J., Nauditt, A., Ribbe, L., Thinh,, 2021
    Hydrlogy and Earth System Sciences
  • How well do gridded precipitation and actual evapotranspiration products represent the key water balance components in the Nile Basin
    Lars Ribbe; Ian McNamara; Oscar Manuel Baez-Villanueva; Ali Zomorodian; Saher Ayyad; Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini; Modathir Zaroug; Azeb Mersha; Alexandra Nauditt; Milly Mbuliro, 2021
  • Water Scenarios Modelling for Renewable Energy Development in Southern Morocco
    Lars Ribbe; Sibel R. Ersoy; Julia Terrapon-Pfaff; Lars Ribbe; Ahmed Alami Merrouni, 2021
    pp. 1-28


  • Increasing cropping options in seasonal floodplain wetlands of sub-Saharan Africa: A remote-sensing approach for assessing available green water for cultivation
    Lars Ribbe; Saher Ayyad; Poolad Karimi; Matthias Langensiepen; Lars Ribbe; Lisa-Maria Rebelo; Mathias Becker, 2022
  • Global Conference „G-WADI more than a decade enhancing water and sustainable development for arid regions.”
    Foreign Experts Building Beijing, Beijing, China; Water security and climate extremes – bringing big data into action.
  • Seventh Graduate College Annual Conference 2016
    University of Khartoum - Research for Sustainable Resources Management in Africa (The Knowledge to Action Cycle)
  • Advances in Water Resources Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas: a G-WADI Approach
    Water Research Centre of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Khartoum in collaboration with the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO - Water efficiency and accounting in arid and semi-arid areas
  • Auftaktveranstaltung: „Globale Partnerschaft – Nordrhein-Westfalen für eine internationale nachhaltige Entwicklung – Status Quo und Perspektiven“
    Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, St. Augustin - Herausforderung der internationalen und interdisziplinären Forschung.
  • „Egypt’s Lifeline: Managing Water Consumption and Nile Conservation” 35th Cairo Climate Talks
    Deutsche Botschaft Kairo - Role of Information in Integrated River Basin Management
  • Symposium on “Economical, Ecological and Social Aspects of Water Resources Management in Iran”
    Abbaspour College of Engineering- River Basin Assessment and Management - International and German experience.
  • International Conference on Drought: Research and Science-Policy Interfacing
    Universität Politécnica de València, Spanien- Assessment of runoff generation in high elevation Andean catchments to improve drought management in Central Chile. (L. Ribbe, A. Nauditt, P. Alvarez, N. Kretschmer, C. Soulsby, R. Becker)
  • Vorträge zu aktuellen wasserbaulichen Themen
    Technische Universität München - Lehrstuhl und Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau und Wasserwirtschaft - Integriertes Wassermanagement in Flusseinzugsgebieten: Nil und Zentralvietnam
  • Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus
    Global Water System Project, International Project Office, Bonn - “Addressing the Water-Energy-Food-Security Nexus in postgraduate Education”
  • Veranstaltungsreihe des Ibero-Club Bonn e.V.
    Ibero-Club Bonn e.V. in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Lateinamerikazentrum Bonn e.V. und dem ITT, Köln.- „Zu wenig Wasser – zu viel Wasser? Wasserknappheit in Peru und Chile, Überflutungen in Brasilien und Bolivien.“ Status quo und Szenarien.
  • Planning Workshop on Sustainability of Engineered Rivers in Arid Lands (SERIDAS): Outlook to 2060
    University of Texas, Austin - 1. „Nile“ 2. IT support for basin agencies: research/decisions
  • International Water Problems
    Hochschule Ruhr_West - “Transboundary River Basin Management“
  • 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES 2013), Dubrovnik, Croatia
    “Water, food and energy security in shared river systems – case study Eastern Nile Basin” (plenary keynote)
  • Workshop Pan African University (PAU)
    BMZ - „Center for Natural Resources and Development”
  • 7th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC), Marrakesch, Marokko
    „Teaching Natural Resources Management in International University Networks“
  • Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance
    Global Water System Project, International Project Office, Bonn - 1. The Nexus of Water, Energy and Food Security in the Eastern Nile Basin ("The Eastern Nile Basin: Overview and WEF Nexus"). 2. The Energy-Water Nexus in River Basins across the Developing World ("Impacts of Hydropower Development on Water Uses in Vu Gia Thu Bon River Basin, Vietnam"
  • Nachhaltiges Landmanagement – Statuskonferenz 2013
    FONA (BMBF) - 1.”Impact of Hydropower Development on water and land resources in the VGTB river basin, Central Vietnam” 2.” Developing stakeholder platforms in the VGTB to support system analysis and management.” 3. “Land and water resources development scenarios in the VGTB river basin, Vietnam.”
  • Joint actions for clean water – Water Management Policy Forum of the project PRESTO, Minsk
    Union of Baltic Cities, Finland- Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Desarrollo sustentable y cambio climático, los retos de la implementación de estrategias de adaptación y mitigación
    Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Postsí, Mexiko - „Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus”
  • EZ trifft Wissenschaft
    GIZ, Eschborn- Der Nexus „Wasser-, Energie- und Ernährungssicherheit“
  • The Water, Energy and Food Nexus
    UNESCO-IHE, Delft - The Water, Energy and Food Nexus
  • Sommerakademie „Wasser und Nachhaltigkeit“
    Umwelt- und Verbraucherschutzamt Universität zu Köln - The Water, Energy, Food Security Nexus
  • KUBRI (Euro Arab Career & Education Fair)
    EuroArab Centre for Education OHG, München - Experiences in designing and running joint or double degree programmes
  • GWP- Jahreskonferenz 2012
    GWP, Berlin - Kooperationspotenziale zwischen Hochschulen und Unternehmen in den Fokusländern von German Water Partnership
  • DIES-Seminar “Joint Degrees: A Catalyst or a Challenge in Quality Assurance?”
    DAAD und ANQAHE, Cairo - Experiences in designing and running joint or double degree programmes
  • Fachtagung “Schutz der Umwelt und des kulturellen Erbes in Mesopotamien – Euphrat & Tigris: die Lebensadern Iraks“
    Ost-westlicher Diwan e.V. Köln- Problematik der Flüsse im Nahen Osten
  • International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management “Management of Water in a Changing World: Lessons Learnt and Innovative Perspectives” Special Session of DWA: Capacity Development for Water Management
    DWA, Dresden - Experiences from the bilateral IWRM Master Courses – fresh brains for new ways
  • Summer School zum Thema “Water and International Relations”
    TU Braunschweig - Transboundary Waters of the Middle East: The Case of Euphrates and The Case of Nile”
  • Alumniportal Deutschland
    DAAD, Bonn - Hochschule der Zukunft (Podiumsdiskussion)
  • DAAD-Konferenz „Higher education cooperation – A key factor for development“
    DAAD, Berlin - Ensuring sustainability – the example of the environment
  • DWA-Bundestagung
    DWA, Bonn - Einsatz von e-learning in der internationalen Masterausbildung
  • Fachhochschule goes international - 40. Jahrestagung des Bad Wiesseer Kreises
    Centre for Natural Resources