Pyarali, Karim

Doctoral Researcher

Profile
  • Karim Pyarali
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-FLORES
    OFFICE:
    UNU-FLORES, Ammonstrasse 74, Dresden, 01067, Germany
    E-MAIL:
    pyarali@unu.edu
    NATIONALITY:
    Pakistani

    Research Interests

    • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
    • Ecosystem Services
    • Hydrological modeling and water resources management
    • Remote sensing and GIS

    Education

    • MSc, Water Resource Management and WEF Nexus, Technical University of Munich, Germany (2021)
    • BSc, Environmental Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey (2017)

    Appointments

    • Research Assistant, UNU-FLORES
    • Student Research Assistant, Technical University of Munich
    • Field Supervisor, WWF Pakistan

    Biographical Statement

    Karim Pyarali is a Doctoral Researcher at UNU-FLORES and TU Dresden. His work primarily focuses on understanding the impact of climate change on environmental indicators across different river basins, assessing the status quo of ecosystem services, estimating the vulnerability of these services to climate change scenarios, and developing resilience through land management.

    Karim started his career as a Field Supervisor at WWF-Pakistan, where he managed a survey on the feasibility of solar power in Sindh (Pakistan), conducted a threat analysis for Indus river dolphins, and prepared a restoration plan for the Manchar lake. After moving to Munich, Karim worked as a student research assistant at TU Munich, where he prepared an R script for the generation of synthetic flow using the ARIMA model. Most recently, he worked at UNU-FLORES as a research assistant aiming to evaluate ecosystem services across Germany.