Mirja Kattelus

Doctoral student, M.Sc. (Tech)

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Main research interest:

  • Transboundary rivers
  • Integrated approaches to water management
  • Water-energy-food nexus
  • Geographic focus: Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna basins; Myanmar


Ongoing projects:

PhD project: The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in a transboundary context: Development pressures and regional cooperation in South Asia and Myanmar


Selected publications:

Kattelus, M., Rahaman, M. M. and Varis, O. 2015. Hydropower Development in Myanmar and its implications on regional energy cooperation, International Journal of Sustainable Society 7(1): 42-66.

Kattelus, M., Kummu, M., Keskinen, M., Salmivaara, A. and Varis, O. 2015. China’s southbound transboundary river basins: a case of asymmetry, Water International 40(1): 113-138. DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2014.980029

Kattelus, M., Rahaman, M.M., and Varis, O. 2014. Myanmar under reform: Emerging pressures along the water – energy – food nexus. Natural Resources Forum 38(2): 85-98. DOI: 10.1111/1477-8947.12032.

Kattelus, M. 2011. [Book review]. Impacts of megaconferences on the water sector by Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada. International Journal of Sustainable Society, Vol.3, No.3, pp. 345-348.

Kattelus, M. 2009. [Book review]. Integrated water resources management in practice: Better water management for development by Roberto Lenton and Mike Muller. Natural Resources Forum, Vol.33, Issue 4, pp. 339-340. DOI: 10.1111/j.1477-8947.2009.01248.x

Kattelus, M., Rahaman, M.M., and Varis, O. 2009. [Conference paper]. Sustainable water resources management of Myanmar: Role of agriculture and hydropower. In: Kovar, P., Maca, P. & Redinova, J. (Eds.) Proceedings of Water Policy 2009 “Water as a Vulnerable and Exhaustable Resource”, pp. 288-293, 23-26 June 2009, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague.

Kattelus, M. 2009. [Master’s thesis]. Planning and management of water resources in Myanmar: Role of agriculture and hydropower. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology. [pdf]