About Daniel Karthe

Associate Expert - UNU Flores

Daniel Karthe — Associate Expert at UNU Flores
  • Nov 20 – Present Head of Programme – Resource Nexus for Sustainability Transformations, United Nations University – Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES), Dresden, Germany
  • Aug 17 – Oct 20 Professor of Environmental Engineering and Vice Rector for Research, German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology (GMIT), Nalaikh, Mongolia
  • Oct 10 – Aug 17 Researcher, Department Aquatic Ecosystem Analysis and Management, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Magdeburg, Germany
  • Habilitation in Geography (2017), Georg-August University, Götttingen, Germany
  • Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Medical  Geography (2010), Georg-August University, Götttingen, Germany
  • Master’s degree (MSc)  in Geography and English (2002), Mannheim University, Germany
  • Karthe, D.; Chalov, S. & Borchardt, D. (2015): Water Resources and Their Managementn Central Asia in the Early 21st Century: Status, Challenges, and Future Prospects. Environmental Earth Sciences 73(2):487-499. doi:10.1007/s12665-014-3789-1 Link here
  • Karthe, D.; Heldt, S.; Houdret, A. & Borchardt, D. (2015): IWRM in a country under rapid transition: lessons learned from the Kharaa River Basin, Mongolia. Environmental Earth Sciences 73(2):681-695. doi:10.1007/s12665-014-3435-y Link here
  • Karthe, D.; Rehkopp, N.; Reeh, T. & Faust, H. (2016): Regional Disparities of Microbiological Drinking Water Quality: Assessment of Spatial Pattern and Potential Sociodemographic Determinants. Urban Water Journal 14(6):621-629 doi: 10.1080/1573062X.2016.1240809.Link here
  • Kaus; Schäffer, M.; Karthe, D.; Büttner, O.; von Tümpling, W.; Borchardt, D. (2016): Regional patterns of heavy metal concentrations in water, sediment and five consumed fish species of the Kharaa River basin, Mongolia. Regional Environmental Change 17(7):2023-2037. doi:10.1007/s10113-016-0969-4 Link here
  • Karthe, D. (2017): Environmental Changes in Central and East Asian Drylands and their Effects on Major River-Lake Systems. Quaternary International 475:91-100. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2017.01.041 Link here
  • Heldt, S.; Rodriguez, J.C.; Dombrowsky, I.; Feld, C. & Karthe, D. (2017): Is the EU WFD suitable to support IWRM Planning in non-European countries? Lessons Learnt from the Introduction of IWRM and River Basin Management in Mongolia. Environmental Science and Policy 75:27-37. doi 10.1016/j.envsci.2017.05.009 Link here
  • Batbayar, G.; Pfeiffer, M.; von Tümpling, W.; Kappas, M. & Karthe, D. (2017): Chemical water quality gradients of the sub catchments of the Mongolian Selenga River basin. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 189:420. doi:10.1007/s10661-017-6123-z Link here
  • Krengel, F.; Bernhofer, C.; Chalov, S.; Efimov, V.; Efimova, L.; Gorbachova, L.; Habel, M.; Helm, B.; Kruhlov, I.; Nabyvanets, Y.; Osadcha, N.; Osadchyi, V.; Pluntke, T.; Reeh, T.; Terskii, P. & Karthe, D. (2018): Challenges for Transboundary River Management in Eastern Europe – Three Case Studies. Die Erde 149(2-3):101-116. doi: 10.12854/erde-2018-389  Link here
  • Ma, W.; Wei, F.; Zhang, J.; Karthe, D. & Opp, C. (2021): Green water appropriation of the cropland ecosystem in China. Science of the Total Environment 806(Pt 2):150597. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150597. Link here
  • Kolli, M.K.; Opp, C.; Karthe, D. & Pradhan, B. (2022): Automatic extraction of large-scale aquaculture encroachment areas using Canny Edge Otsu algorithm in Google Earth Engine – the case study of Kolleru Lake, South India. Geocarto International. DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2022.2046872 Link here

Resource Nexus, Water Resources Management; Water quality; Environmental Education; Sustainability Transformations