Mario Schirmer

Prof. Mario Schirmer
Research Group Hydrogeology
Wasserressourcen und Trinkwasser, W+T
Überlandstrasse 133
CH-8600 Dübendorf

Phone: +41 (0) 58 765 53 82
Phone2: +41 (0) 58 765 54 77
Fax: +41 (0) 58 765 50 28
E-mail: mario.schirmer(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Member of the Swiss Hydrological Commission (CHy) within the Geosciences Platform of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT)

Key Publications of Mario Schirmer (up to ten) :
  • Schirmer, M., Leschik, S., Musolff, A. 2013. Current research in urban hydrogeology – A review. Advances in Water Resources 51, 280–291.
  • Schmidt, C., Conant Jr., B., Bayer-Raich, M., Schirmer, M. 2007. Evaluation and field-scale application of an analytical method to quantify groundwater discharge using mapped streambed temperatures. Journal of Hydrology, 347(3-4), 292-307.
  • Schirmer, M., Dahmke, A. Dietrich, P. Dietze, M. Gödeke, S., Richnow, H. H., Schirmer, K., Weiß, H., Teutsch, G. 2006. Natural attenuation research at the contaminated megasite Zeitz. Journal of Hydrology, 328(3-4), 393-407.
  • Kalbus, E., Reinstorf, F., Schirmer, M. 2006. Measuring methods for groundwater – surface water interactions: a review. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 10, 873-887, 2006.
  • Schirmer, M., Molson, J. W., Frind, E. O., Barker, J. F. 2000. Biodegradation modelling of a dissolved gasoline plume applying independent laboratory and field parameters. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 46(3-4), 339-374.

    Expertise of Mario Schirmer:
    Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
    Expert TypeExpert Type
    Scientific / Fundamental Research
    Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
    Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
    Topic LithosphereLithosphere
    Geochemical Processes
    Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
    Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
    Hydrogeochemical Cycle
    Economic Cycle
    Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
    Topic TechnologyTechnology
    Technical Environmental Protection
    Topic HealthHealth
    Topic SustainabilitySustainability
    Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
    Mountain / Highland
    Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
    Global / Hemispheric
    Local / Community
    Time FrameTime Frame
    Recent / Today
    Data Collection - Measurement
    Data Collection - Documents, Archives
    Data Analysis
    Applied Research / Technology
    Integrated Assessment
    Program Coordination / Management

    Specialties of Mario Schirmer:
  • Urban and alpine water cycle
  • Numerical flow and reactive transport modelling
  • Modelling of water cycle
  • Scaling of parameters
  • Hydrogeological investigation and monitoring methods
  • Passive and depth-discrete groundwater sampling
  • Field experiments incl. tracer, slug and pumping tests
  • Geothermal heat transport in groundwater
  • Water in arid and semi-arid areas

    Last update: 11/28/19
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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