Markus Pahlow

Senior LecturerMarkus Pahlow

Civil Mechanical Engineering Rm E418
Internal Phone: 92053
My work aims at developing and maintaining resilient and sustainable water resources systems.


Research Interests

Current specific research efforts include
(i) Mapping of the baseflow index across New Zealand,
(ii) methodological developments in hydrological modeling,
(iii) flood modeling and flood protection,
(iv) hydropower system management,
(v) water-food-energy-ecosystem-climate nexus and
(vi) groundwater recharge assessment.

Recent Publications

  • Multsch S., Krol MS., Pahlow M., Assunção ALC., Barretto AGOP., de Jong van Lier Q. and Breuer L. (2019) Assessment of potential implications of agricultural irrigation policy on surface water scarcity in Brazil. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions : 1-28.
  • Singh SK., Pahlow M., Booker DJ., Shankar U. and Chamorro A. (2019) Towards baseflow index characterisation at national scale in New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology 568: 646-657.
  • Kelley J., Higgins CW., Pahlow M. and Noller J. (2017) Mapping Soil Texture by Electromagnetic Induction: A Case for Regional Data Coordination. Soil Science Society of America Journal 81(4): 923-931.
  • Multsch S., Alquwaizany AS., Alharbi OA., Pahlow M., Frede HG. and Breuer L. (2016) Water-saving strategies for irrigation agriculture in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Water Resources Development 37(2): 292-309.
  • Multsch S., Pahlow M., Ellensohn J., Michalik T., Frede HG. and Breuer L. (2016) A hotspot analysis of water footprints and groundwater decline in the High Plains aquifer region, USA. Regional Environmental Change 16(8): 2419-2428.