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Dr. Ting Tang joined the Water Program (WAT) at IIASA in November 2017, as a Research Scholar. Her main task at IIASA is water quality modeling towards integrated assessment of global water resources and the associated solution options. She contributes to the development of the Community Water Model (CWatM), especially to the incorporation of water quality components into the CWatM.
Dr. Tang obtained her PhD degree in October 2017, jointly from Vrije Universiteit Brussel and University of Antwerp in Belgium. Her PhD focused on the characterization and modeling of pesticide use, behaviors and transport in urban environments. She developed the first catchment-scale spatially-distributed model that accounts for pesticide physico-chemical behaviors on urban artificial surfaces. Prior and during her PhD studies, she had multiple research stays at academic organizations including Capital Normal University (China) and Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Switzerland), where she worked on water quality modeling. Dr. Tang has a background in environmental science and obtained a Master’s degree in Ecohydrology in 2012 jointly from University of Algarve (Portugal) and IHE-Delft Institute for Water Education (Netherlands).
Her current main interest is spatially-distributed water quality modeling embedded in integrated modeling systems at various spatial scales (catchment, regional and global), with a focus on nutrients, salinity, pesticides among others. Other research interests include nature-based solutions for water quality issues and Remote Sensing applications in water quality.
Last update: 30-APR-2019
Wang M, Tang T , Burek P , Havlik P, Krisztin T, Kroeze C, Leclere D, Strokal M, et al. (2019). Increasing nitrogen export to sea: A scenario analysis for the Indus River. Science of the Total Environment 694: e133629. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133629.
Kahil T , Albiac J, Fischer G, Strokal M, Tramberend S , Greve P, Tang T , Burek P , et al. (2019). A nexus modeling framework for assessing water scarcity solutions. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 40: 72-80. DOI:10.1016/j.cosust.2019.09.009.
Tang T , Wang M, Strokal M, Burek P , Leclere D, Krisztin T, Kroeze C, Langan S , et al. (2019). Impacts of Climate Change and Socio-economic Development on Future Nitrogen Export: a Comparative Study of Three Large River Basins. In: Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS), 28 July-2 Aug. 2019, Singapore.
Strokal M, Spanier J, Kroeze C, Koelmans A, Flörke M, Franssen W, Hofstra N, Langan S , et al. (2019). Global multi-pollutant modelling of water quality: scientific challenges and future directions. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 36: 116-125. DOI:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.11.004.
Harrison JA, Beusen A, Fink G, Tang T , Strokal M, Bouwman AF, Metson G, & Vilmin L (2019). Modeling phosphorus in rivers at the global scale: recent successes, remaining challenges, and near-term opportunities. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 36: 68-77. DOI:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.10.010.
Tang T , Strokal M, van Vliet MTH, Seuntjens P, Burek P , Kroeze C, Langan S , & Wada Y (2019). Bridging global, basin and local-scale water quality modeling towards enhancing water quality management worldwide. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 36: 39-48. DOI:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.10.004.
Tang T , Strokal M, Burek P , Leclere D, Kroeze C, Havlik P, Langan S , & Wada Y (2018). Increasing future human-induced nitrogen exports to rivers and sea in the Zambezi river basin. In: AGU Fall Meeting, 10-14 December 2018, Washington DC,USA.
Palazzo A , van Dijk M, Willaarts B , Magnuszewski P, Mayor Rodriguez B, Burek P , Kahil T , Tang T , et al. (2018). Integrated solutions for water, energy, and land nexus management the Zambezi Basin: stakeholder engagement and modeling. In: 3rd Zambezi Basin Stakeholders’ forum: Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus for Socio-Economic Benefits in the Zambezi River Basin, 8-9 October 2018, Lilongwe, Malawi.
Tang T , Strokal M, Wada Y , Burek P , Kroeze C, van Vliet M, & Langan S (2018). Sources and export of nutrients in the Zambezi River basin: status and future trend. In: International Conference Water Science for Impact, 16-18 October 2018, Wageningen, Netherlands.
Tang T , Seuntjens P, Bronders J, & van Griensven A (2018). Pesticide use on urban hard surfaces potentially leads to long-term exposure in urban aquatic environment. In: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, 9-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria.
Tang T , Wada Y , Strokal M, Burek P , & Langan S (2018). Bridging global and basin scale water quality modeling towards enhancing global water quality modeling and management. In: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, 9-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria.
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