Research Center

Center for Water and Atmospheric Research

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Center for Water and Atmospheric Research (CenWAR) conducts integrated research on two broad thematic areas, water and air. CenWAR’s primary aim is to provide a scientific basis for the sustainable management and development of Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region’s atmospheric, fresh water systems and associated resources.  It is also aimed at advancing and coordinating water and atmosphere related research at Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences while promoting and facilitating substantive collaboration with national and international institutions.

Current Projects:

  1. Satellite rainfall estimation and validation in the Central Himalayan Region (CHR)
  2. Setup of a hydrological modeling framework for Dudh Koshi Basin
  3. Assessment of Drought Occurrence in Western, Central and Eastern part of Nepal
  4. Development of satellite based drought monitoring and forecasting tool for Nepal
  5. Assessing the state of air quality and its impact on surrounding environment in Kathmandu, Nepal

Funding Source:

 

Collaborators: 

Center for Water and Atmospheric Research Team

Dr. Hemu Kafle
Dr. Hemu Kafle
DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH

Stuti Shakya
Stuti Shakya
Program Manager

Nischal Karki
Nischal Karki
Research Assistant
Jasmita Khadgi
Jasmita Khadgi
Research Assistant
Megh Daniel Lama
Megh Daniel Lama
Research Intern
Areena Maharjan
Areena Maharjan
Research Assistant