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Ali Fallah

Visiting researcher, Member of the research group: Hydrology-Biosphere-Climate Interactions
room: C3.002b (tower)
phone: +49 3641 576215
email: afallah(at)

Research Interests:

  • Hydroclimatology and Hydrology
  • Extreme events: drought and flood
  • Spatial and temporal analysis
  • Data assimilation


  • Evaluation and bias correction of reanalysis, satellite and interpolated precipitation dataset considering ground-based gauge observations over Karun basin, southwestern Iran

Publication and conference:

  • Fallah A., Rakhshandehroo G.R., Berg P., O S. and Orth R. Evaluation of precipitation datasets against local observations in Southwestern Iran. International Journal of Climatology, in press, doi: 10.1002/joc.6445.
  • Fallah A., Rakhshandhroo.G.R., Berg P., Orth R., Dehghani M. Intercomparison of precipitation data from interpolated, reanalysis and satellite datasets using ground-based gauge observations over Karun Basin, South-Western Iran (2019).EGU Conference, Austria
  • Fallah A., O S. and Orth R. Climate-dependent propagation of precipitation uncertainty into the water cycle (Under review, HESS, doi: 10.5194/hess-2019-660).

Academic background

  • Visiting researcher, in the Department of Hydrology-Biosphere-Climate Interactions at MPI for BGC; Feb 2019- Present
  • Visiting researcher, in hydrology group at SMHI; Sep 2018- Jan 2019

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