Başak Güven

Office: 
HKC-318
e-mail: 
basak.guven@boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
+90 212 359 4626
Interest Areas: 

Environmental systems modeling

Risk analysis and mapping

Modeling contaminant fate & transport

GIS applications in watershed  modeling

Modeling of water quality and hydrology

Education: 

Ph.D., Department of Geography,University of Reading, GB, 2006

B.S., Environmental Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, TR, 2000

 

Academic Career: 

Associate Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, 2017-Present

Assistant Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, 2007-2017

Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Reading, 2006-2007

Researcher, Department of Geography, University of Reading, 2002-2006

Recent Projects: 
  1. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): Application of a model to predict algal behaviour in rivers at Ömerli Reservoir, Turkey” 2014-2016.
  2. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Modeling antibiotic transport and mapping the environmental risk in the Marmara Region by using ArcGIS”, 2010.
  3. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Modeling the effect of climate change on river morphology”, 2008-2010.
  4. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Modeling antibiotic transport and mapping the environmental risk in the Marmara Region by using ArcGIS”, 2010.
  5. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Modeling the effect of climate change on river morphology”, 2008-2010.
Selected Publications: 
  1. Küçükdogan A., Güven B., Balcıoglu I. 2015. Mapping the Environmental Risk of Antibiotic Contamination by Using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water, 43 (9): 1316-1326.
  2. Guven B. 2013. Uncertainty analysis of a hydrodynamic sediment transport model: A case study from the Göksu River, Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 8(1): 127-138.
  3. Guven B., Howard A. 2011. Sensitivity analysis of a cyanobacterial growth and movement model under two different flow regimes, Environmental Modeling and Assessment,  16(6):577-589. 
  4. Guven B., Howard A. 2007. Identifying the critical parameters of a cyanobacterial growth and movement model by using generalized sensitivity analysis, Ecological Modelling, 207(1):11-21. 
  5. Guven B., Howard A. 2006. Modeling the growth and movement of cyanobacteria in river systems", Science of The Total Environment, 368(2-3):898-908.