Yeliz Yilmaz

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Room 326A
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Analysis of satellite products to understand total water storage and snowpack changes
  • Regional water budget projections and water management
  • Regional climate modeling focusing on the combined hydroclimatic effects of land cover change and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Extreme value theory application on precipitation, maximum and minimum temperatures


2019 – present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo

2019: Ph.D. Earth System Sciences, Istanbul Technical University Eurasia Institute of Earth Sciences

2012: M.Sc. Computational Science and Engineering, Istanbul Technical University Informatics Institute

2009: B.Sc. Mathematics, Pamukkale University


Yilmaz, Y.A., Sen, O.L., and Turuncoglu, U.U. (2019), Modeling the hydroclimatic effects of local land use and land cover changes on the water budget in the upper Euphrates – Tigris basin, Journal of Hydrology, 576, pp. 596-609, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.06.074

Yilmaz, Y.A., Aalstad, K., and Sen, O.L. (2019), Multiple remotely sensed lines of evidence for a depleting seasonal snowpack in the Near East, Remote Sens., 11 (5), 483, DOI:10.3390/rs11050483

Langendijk GS, Aubry-Wake C, Osman M, Gulizia C, Attig-Bahar F, Behrens E, Bertoncini A, Hart N, Indasi VS, Innocenti S, van der Linden EC, Mamnun N, Rasouli K, Reed KA, Ridder N, Rivera J, Ruscica R, Ukazu BU, Walawender JP, Walker DP, Woodhams BJ and Yilmaz YA (2019), Three Ways Forward to Improve Regional Information for Extreme Events: An Early Career Perspective, Front. Environ. Sci, 7:6, DOI:10.3389/fenvs.2019.00006

Yilmaz, Y. and Sen, O.L. (2018), Detecting the effects of irrigation on regional temperature extremes, Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Climate Informatics (CI2018), NCAR Technical Note NCAR/TN-550+PROC, 151 pp, DOI:10.5065/D6BZ64XQ

    Tags: Climate, Hydroclimatology, Climate change, Land surface modelling, extreme events
    Published June 5, 2019 10:52 AM - Last modified Jan. 17, 2020 11:53 AM