WATCH General Assembly at KNAW, Amsterdam NL (Oct 31-Nov 4)

Starting from October 31th until November 4th, the General Assembly of WATCH will be held in Amsterdam at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The agenda is: 

  • Sunday 31 October
    12:00 onwards rooms booked for individual Work block meetings (to be planned by the work
    block leaders) WB1+2 ; WB 3 ; WB5 ; WB6 (Note: WB 4 will meet 4 November)
  • Monday 1 November
    09:00 - 10:00 Work Block 1 progress presentation
    10:00 - 10:30 Work Block 2 progress presentation
    10:30 - 11:00 coffee/tea break
    11:00 - 11:30 Work Block 2 progress presentation (cont.)
    11:30 - 12:30 Work Block 3 progress presentation
    12:30 - 13:30 LUNCH
    13:30 - 14:30 Work Block 4 progress presentation
    14:30 – 14:50 GEWEX and WATCH partnership: Peter van Oevelen
    14:50 - 15:30 Work Block 5 progress presentation
    15:30 - 16:00 tea/coffee break
    16:00 - 17:00 Work Block 6 progress presentation
    Poster Session: 17:00-18:00
  • Tuesday 2 November
    09:00 - 9.20 General Assembly
    2 parallel sessions
    • (i) Test Basins (09:20-10:30: Extremes, 11:00-12:30: Water Resources)
    • (ii) Irrigation & India
  • 12:30 - 13:30 LUNCH
    13:30 - 16:30 WATCH outputs: Multi-Model Analysis using large-scale data
    • Methodologies to assess the spatio-temporal development of large-scale drought
    • Multi-model analysis of global drought
    • A comparison of spatial and temporal methodologies for the analysis of European drought
    • Seasonal evaluation of a multi-model ensemble to observed spatially distributed streamflow
    • How well do large-scale models reproduce regional hydrological extremes in Europe?
    • Future droughts and large-scale floods (special invitation to large-scale modellers (GHM and LSM) and partners generating large-scale forcing data (20th and 21st C) of Extremes
      Impact of climate change on global drought
    • General discussion
  • 16:30 - 18:00 PSG meeting
  • Wednesday 3 November
    09:00 - 12:30: 10 science talks on selected Highlights of WATCH outcomes
    12:30 - 13:30 LUNCH
    Afternoon: Water Global Modelling and Water MIP meeting (to include WB4 members)
  • Thursday 4 November
    2 parallel Morning sessions:
    • Work Block 4
    • Water MIP (all day event: to be planned by WaterMIP/GWSP open to those involved in WaterMIP)
  • Friday 5 November
    Morning session only for WaterMIP / GWSP / GSWP members

How to find the KNAW? More information about the programme on the intranet.

WATCH Secretary
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Monday 25 October 2010