Dr. Anthony Kiem is a hydroclimatologist and Associate Professor in the Centre for Water, Climate and Land (CWCL) within the Faculty of Science at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
His major research focus is on understanding the drivers and impacts of climate variability and change in the Asia-Pacific region. He has more than 13 years' experience working in Asia including countries like: Japan, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, India, Sri Lanka, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Uzbekistan, Iran.
Of particular interest are hydrological extremes and how these may change in the future. Dr. Kiem has extensive experience in characterizing impacts of climate variability and change, seasonal/interannual forecasting, extreme event (e.g. flood, drought, bushfire, etc.) risk analysis, hydrological modeling, stochastic modeling, and water resources management.
Dr. Kiem is also involved in a wide range of consulting projects where insights into the impacts of climate variability and change are used to enable stakeholders from a range of public and private sector organizations to better assess their climate-related risk — which therefore enables more informed climate adaptation and mitigation strategies to be developed.