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Rogier WesterhoffGeophysics and Remote Sensing Scientist


Hydrogeology and Geophysics

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  • PhD, Physics / Earth Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Geophysics: Seismic wave propagation
  • Geophysics: Seismic tomography
  • Geophysics: Depth conversion of seismic data
  • Geophysics: Data processing
  • Geophysics: Field data collection
  • Geophysics: Depth Imaging of seismic data
  • Geophysics: Hydrogeology
  • Geophysics: Seismic Reflection
  • Geophysics: Exploration Geophysics
  • Geophysics: Seismic Scattering
  • Geophysics: Near-surface wave propogation effects
  • Geophysics: Resistivity
  • Geophysics: Infra-red
  • Geophysics: Seismic interpretation
  • Geophysics: Shallow water geophysics
  • Business Development: Remote Sensing
  • Geophysics: Remote sensing
  • Geophysics: Airborne EM Interpretation
  • Business Development: Environmental management
  • Geophysics: Electrical resistivity tomography
  • Geophysics: Resistivity Interpretation
  • Business Development: Groundwater-surface water interaction
  • Geophysics: Electromagnetic Methods
  • Business Development: Data fusion
  • Business Development: Groundwater modeling
  • Geophysics: Airborne Geophysical surveying

Major Publications

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  • Westerhoff, R.S.; McDowell, R.; Brasington, J.; Hamer, M.; Muraoka, K.; Alavi, M.; Lovett, A.; Ruru, I.; Miller, B.; Hudson, N.; Lehmann, M.; Herpe, M.; King, J.; Moreau, M.; Ausseil, O. 2022. Towards implementation of robust monitoring technologies alongside freshwater improvement policy in Aotearoa New Zealand, Environmental Science & Policy 132: p. 1-12. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2022.01.020.
  • Mourot, F.; Westerhoff, R.S.; White, P.A.; Cameron, S.G. 2022. Climate change and New Zealand’s groundwater resources : a methodology to support adaptation, Journal of Hydrology : Regional Studies 40: article 101053. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrh.2022.101053.
  • Westerhoff, R.S.; White, P.A.; Rawlinson, Z.J. 2018. Incorporation of satellite data and uncertainty in a nationwide groundwater recharge model in New Zealand, Remote Sensing 10(1): article no. 58. DOI: 10.3390/rs10010058.
  • Westerhoff, R.S.; White, P.A.; Miguez-Macho, G. 2018. Application of an improved global-scale groundwater model for water table estimation across New Zealand, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22(12): p. 6449-6472. DOI: 10.5194/hess-22-6449-2018.
  • Westerhoff, R.S. 2015. Using uncertainty of Penman and Penman-Monteith methods in combined satellite and ground-based evapotranspiration estimates, Remote sensing of environment 169: p. 102-112. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.07.021.
  • Pozzi, W.; Sheffield, J.; Stefanski, R.; Cripe, D.; Pulwarty, R.; Vogt, J.V.; Heim Jr, R.R.; Brewer, M.J.; Svoboda, M.; Westerhoff, R.S.; Van Dijk, A.I.J.M.; Lloyd-Hughes, B.; Pappenberger, F.; Werner, M.; Dutra, E.; Wetterhall, F.; Wagner, W.; Schubert, 2013. Toward global drought early warning capability: Expanding international cooperation for the development of a framework for monitoring and forecasting, Natural hazards 94(6): p. 776-785. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-012-0317-z.
  • Westerhoff, R.S.; Kleuskens, M.P.H.; Winsemius, H.C.; Huizinga, H.J.; Brakenridge, G.R.; Bishop, C. 2013. Automated global water mapping based on wide-swath orbital synthetic-aperture radar, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17: p. 651-663. DOI: 10.5194/hess-17-651-2013.

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