Bio: Markus Pahlow holds a MSE degree in Civil Engineering from Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany, a MSE and a PhD in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. Upon completion of his PhD in 2003 he joined the Environmental Technology Laboratory at NOAA in Boulder, USA. From 2004 to 2011 he was on the faculty of the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, in the department of Hydrology and Water Resources Management. He has carried out and coordinated a number of research projects in the areas of remote sensing, integrated water resources management, flood risk management, the development of decision support tools and renewable energy. Pahlow has taught a variety of subjects, including statistics, fluid mechanics, hydrology, water resources management, open channel hydraulics and geographic information systems. He also worked as consultant in water and wind energy related projects. At present Pahlow works at University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, as postdoctoral researcher. His research focus lies on water footprint sustainability assessment and response formulation. In addition he is facilitating water footprint training courses.
The Water-Energy Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities
link to report:
The report identifies six strategic pillars that will serve as the foundation for coordinating R&D:
1. Optimize the freshwater efficiency of...
Sensitivity and uncertainty in crop water footprint accounting: a case study for the Yellow River basin
Abstract. Water Footprint Assessment is a fast-growing field of research, but as yet little attention has been paid to the uncertainties involved. This study investigates the sensitivity of and...
GSI and CTA have formed an alliance to incorporate water footprint data of 311 watersheds into the Colombian National Water Study 2014
Water footprint data is formally incorporated in the national water study in Colombia. The water footprint component of the Colombian National Water Study 2014 is...