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Dr. Sophie Biskop
Senior Project Coordinator and Postdoctoral Researcher at the Geographic Information Science group, Department of Geography at Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Sophie, a geographer, directs her research towards quantifying and assessing the effects of climate change on hydrology in regions most threatened by and vulnerable to climate change, such Southern Africa and high mountain regions. She accomplishes this by combining hydrological modeling with climate modeling output and remote sensing data to evaluate how these changes affect water supply and hydrological extremes such as floods and droughts. Her work is significant in improving our comprehension of hydrological patterns and water balance changes at a catchment-to-regional level, allowing for sustainable management and planning of water demands in a changing environment.

Phone: +49 3641 94-8852
Mail: sophie.biskop@uni-jena.de

Selected Publications:

Günther, F., Thiele, A., Biskop, S., Mäusbacher, R., Yao, T. and Gleixner, G.: Late Quaternary hydrological changes at Tangra Yumco, Tibetan Plateau: a compound specific isotope-based quantification of lake level changes. Journal of Paleolimnology, 55: 369. doi:10.1007/s10933-016-9887-1, 2016.

Biskop, S., Maussion, F., Krause, P. and Fink, M.: Differences in the water-balance components of four lakes in the south-central Tibetan Plateau. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 209-225, doi:10.5194/hess-20-209-2016, 2016.

Biskop, S., Krause, P., Helmschrot, J., Fink, M. and Flügel, W.-A.: Assessment of data uncertainty and plausibility over the Nam Co region, Tibet. Adv. Geosci., 31, 57-65, doi:10.5194/adgeo-31-57-2012, 2012.

Krause, P., Biskop, S., Helmschrot, J., Flügel, W.-A., Kang, S. and Gao, T.: Integrated system analysis and modelling of Nam Co basin. Adv. Geosci., 27, 29-36, doi:10.5194/adgeo-27-29-2010, 2010.