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Ms. Qurat-ul-Ain Ahmad

Designation: Senior Scientific Officer,Water Resources and Glaciology section

Education: PhD in Progress (Water Resources and Food Production in the Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputra River Basins of HKH)

Email:quratuetian29@gmail.com, q.u.r.a.t.ahmad@vu.nl

Phone: +92-331 4556070 

Publications in conferences:
  1. Qurat-ul-Ain Ahmad, Biemans. Hester, Moors. Eddy “Impact of weather extremes on irrigation water use and crop yields in South Asia”, during Science-Policy Conference on Climate Change (SP3C), held by GCISC, MoCC, Govt. of Pakistan from 18-20 December, 2017
  2. Qurat ul Ain Ahmad, Hester Biemans, Christian Siderius, Eddy Moors, “Critical periods for adaptation in Asia; irrigation demand by crop linked to water supply by source”, during 4th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference in Rotterdam, Netherlands from 10 -13 May 2016
  3. Qurat ul Ain Ahmad “Assessment of changing climate to ascertain future water availability in Hunza River, HKH region, Northern Pakistan using SWAT Hydrological Model” (http://www.apcc21.org/eng/acts/op/japcc0206_viw.jsp)
  4. Qurat ul Ain Ahmad, Ghazanfar Ali, Dr Arshad M. Khan, “Assessment of Future Water Availability in Hunza River Originating from Highly Glacierised Karakorum Mountains using SWAT Hydrological Model”, accepted for presentation at International Conference on Climate Change Innovation and Resilience for Sustainable Livelihood, 12-14 January 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal http://climdev15.org/agenda/d1_1430_1445a.html
  5. Qurat ul Ain Ahmad, Muhammad Zia Hashmi and Ghazanfer Ali, “Reliability Testing of the Daily Observed Precipitation Records and Detection of Extreme Events’ Trends for the Assessment of Climate Change Impacts in the Upper Indus Basin and Surrounds”, for Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study (MAIRS) Open Science Conference – Future Earth in Asia, April 7-10, 2014, Beijing, China
  6. Qurat ul ain Ahmad, “Introduction to MODIS satellite imageries and hands-on training on Image Processing with MRT/MST Tools” during inception meeting workshop of PN project “Runoff Scenario and Water Based Adaptation Strategies in South Asia” Kathmandu, Nepal from 24-26 November 2013
  7. Ghazanfar Ali, Qurat ul ain Ahmad, Muhammad Zia Hashmi, “Pakistan Water Resources: Challenges With Special Focus on Indus Delta Mangroves” in an International Conference on Plants, People & Climate Organised by Pakistan Council of Science and Technology, at NUST Islamabad;  05 – 07 November 2013
  8. Ghazanfar Ali, Qurat ul ain Ahmad, Dr Arshad M. Khan  “A study of Annual and Seasonal trends of IRS Rivers Flow and Temperature and Precipitation Trends in the UIB Region: Some Preliminary Conclusions”, Ev-K2-CNR Scientific Operational Meeting (SOM), Marriott Hotel, Islamabad, 29 – 30 April 2013
  9. Qurat ul ain Ahmad, Jaepill Cho, “Assessment of changing climate to ascertain future water availability in Hunza River, HKH region, Northern Pakistan using SWAT Hydrological Model”, Young Scientist Support Program (YSSP) 2012, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Busan Korea, 26 December 2012
  10. Qurat ul ain Ahmad, Jeeban Panthi, “Changing Climate-melting: Water Resource Management in South Asia”, 3rd APN South Asia Sub-Regional Cooperation (SA-SRC) Meeting and Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW), from 16-19 January 2012, Paro, Bhutan
  11. Qurat ul ain Ahmad, “Climate Change Impacts on Flow Regime of Highly Glacierized Basin, Western Karakoram: Case Study of Hunza Basin (Interim Results APN ARCP2008-16NMY-Shrestha)” at University of Newcastle, UK, from November 05, 2010 to November 28, 2010

GCISC Staff (click for details)

Mr. Muhammad Adnan

Ms. Qurat-ul-Ain Ahmad

Dr. Shaukat Ali

Mr. Muhammad Amjad

Mr. M. Arif Rashid Goheer

Mr. Muhammad Ijaz

Mr. Aftab Ahmad Khan

Dr. Amjad Masood

Mr. Shahbaz Mehmood

Mr. Kaleem Anwar Mir

Ms. Nadia Rehman

Ms. Nuzba Shaheen

Ms. Qudsia Zafar
Adminstrative Staff