Nico Goldscheider

portrait Prof. Nico Goldscheider

Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften
Kaiserstr. 12
DE-76131 Karlsruhe

Phone: +49 (0) 721 608 45465
E-mail: goldscheider(at)
URL Institution:
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Phone: +49 (0) 721 608 45465
E-mail: goldscheider(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Chairman of the IAH Karst Commission

Associate Editor of the Journal of Hydrology

Key Publications of Nico Goldscheider (up to ten) :
Hartmann A, Goldscheider N, Wagener T, Lange J, Weiler M (2014) Karst water resources in a changing world: Review of hydrological modeling approaches. Reviews of Geophysics, 52(3): 218–242.
Chen Z, Goldscheider N (2014) Modeling spatially and temporally varied hydraulic behavior of a folded karst system with dominant conduit drainage at catchment scale, Hochifen-Gottesacker, Alps. Journal of Hydrology, 514: 41-52.
Lauber U, Ufrecht W, Goldscheider N (2014) Spatially resolved information on karst conduit flow from in-cave dye-tracing. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18(2): 435-445.
Goldscheider N, Mádl-Szönyi J, Eröss A, Schill E (2010) Review: Thermal Water Resources in Carbonate Rock Aquifers. Hydrogeology Journal, 18(6): 1303-1318.
Goldscheider N, Meiman J, Pronk M, Smart C (2008) Tracer tests in karst hydrogeology and speleology. International Journal of Speleology, 37(1): 27-40.
Göppert N, Goldscheider N (2008) Solute and colloid transport in karst conduits under low- and high-flow conditions. Ground Water, 46(1): 61-68.
Pronk M, Goldscheider N, Zopfi J (2007) Particle-size distribution as indicator for fecal bacteria contamination of drinking water from karst springs. Environmental Science & Technology, 41(24), 8400-8405.
Goldscheider N, Drew D (Eds.) (2007) Methods in Karst Hydrogeology. International Contributions to Hydrogeology, 26. London, Taylor & Francis, 264 pp.
Goldscheider N, Hunkeler D, Rossi P (2006) Review: microbial biocenoses in pristine aquifers and an assessment of investigative methods. Hydrogeology Journal, 14(6): 926-941.
Goldscheider N (2005) Fold structure and underground drainage pattern in the alpine karst system Hochifen-Gottesacker. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 98 (2005): 1-17.

Expertise of Nico Goldscheider:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
ScopeProcess Studies
Impact of Change
Topic HydrosphereHydrogeology (Groundwater)
Topic CryosphereGlaciers
Topic PedosphereGeology / Sediments
Topic LithosphereGeochemical Processes
Topic Integrated SystemsHydrogeochemical Cycle
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseWater
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementPrevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Local / Community
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology
PolarHigh Altitude

Specialties of Nico Goldscheider:
karst hydrogeology, alpine hydrogeology, tracing techniques, groundwater quality, groundwater contamination, groundwater protection

Last update: 3/28/17
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