Ali, Dr. Faran

Dr. Faran Ali
PhD (University of Saskatchewan), MSc (IHE, Delft), BSc (UET, Lahore) Assistant Professor, Geography and Engineering
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Website: Office:
  • Prince George

Research and Expertise

  • Sediment transport in large rivers
  • Spatially distributed modeling of surface runoff, erosion rates, and sediment yields
  • Construction of sediment budgets in high mountainous environments
  • Implications of climate change on hydrologic regimes and sediment dynamics of large drainage basins
  • Impacts of natural and anthropogenic forest disturbance on flow patterns and sediment transport in BC
  • Characterizing hyporheic flow and exchange rates in BC gravel-bed rivers using largescale flume simulation

Research Fields:
  • Climate Change
  • Earth Science
  • Environment
  • Geography
  • Natural Hazards
  • Natural Resources
Areas of Expertise:

Hydrology, Sediment Transport, Fluvial Geomorphology, Erosion Modelling, Climate Change

Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available to supervise graduate students
Supervises in:
  • MSc NRES Geography
  • MSc NRES Environmental Science

Selected Publications