Kashif Noor

M.Sc. Hydrology and Water Resources
Doctoral Researcher
Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering

Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Technology

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Kashif Noor has started his research in the specialization of cold climate hydrology in Pallas, the subarctic region in Finland. He focusses on a detail investigation of hydrological processes, involving the understanding of snow Precipitation-accumulation-melting mechanisms, snowpack characteristics, runoff generation, evaluation of different sources of water, surface and subsurface flow mechanisms and the response of stream water to snow melting in the seasonally snow-dominated Catchment. Kashif is exploiting a well-established stable water isotope technique to unravel the spatiotemporal variations in hydrological processes. The isotope approach is particularly useful for answering the following research questions:

1) How do snow accumulation and snow melting influence the runoff generation in Nordic environments?

2) Where does the Meltwater go when snow melts?

3) What type of flow mechanism is dominant in subarctic conditions?

4) What does happen to the liquid content in the snowpack and how do isotopic compositions vary with the change in temperature?

5) How does snowmelt influence the plant-water uptake mechanism?

Research interests

Researcher information

7

peer reviewed publications in international journals

32

most cited publications

60

publications citations in total

4.00

publication h-index (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Nyx-_owAAAAJ&hl=en)

Contact information

E-mail

Kashif.Noor@oulu.fi

Phone number

+358 44 9590501

Postal address

Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering
P.O. Box 4300
90014 University of Oulu
Finland