Employee Information

Prof. Karthe, Daniel

Vice-Rector Research


70232089 (int.115)


2017     Habilitation in Geography, Göttingen University, Germany Habilitation thesis: Water in Central Asian drylands: major challenges, recent developments, and management options 

2010     Dr.rer.nat. in Physical Geography, Göttingen University, Germany

Doctoral thesis: Geographical Determinants of Malaria transmission: a case study from Kossi Province, Burkina Faso

2002     M.Sc. in Geography, M.A. in English, Mannheim University, Germany

Since 2017     Professor of Environmental Engineering, German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology

2010 – 2017     Scientist, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research, Magdeburg, Germany

2006 - 2017     Assignments as a lecturer at the universities of Göttingen and Münster, Germany and the German Kazakh University, Almaty 

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in Central Asia: Model Region Mongolia, BMBF Germany, 2010 – 2018
  • Development of a Concentration and Detection System for Pathogens in Raw and Drinking Water, BMBF Germany, 2013 – 2017
  • Monitoring and Modelling of Water Quantity and Quality in the Selenga-Baikal Basin, BMBF Germany, 2013-2017
  • Management of Transboundary Rivers between Ukraine, Russia and the EU, Volkswagen Foundation, 2016-2018
  • Urban water bodies in Göttingen/Germany, Robert Bosch Foundation/ Deutsche Telekom Foundation / Körber Foundation, 2009-2010
  • Water Resources Management: Hydrology, water quality, water microbiology
  • Environment and Health: Effects of environmental pollution on human health
  • Hydrology and water management
  • Soil science
  • Geoecology / Landscape Ecology, Ecosystem Management
  • Energy Resources and Efficiency
  • Cartography
  • Geographical information systems (GIS)
  • Medical Geography
  • Regional Development
  • Geography didactics