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  • EU WATCH and World Water Week, Stockholm 5-11 September 2010 WATCH sponsored the side event titled: Impacts of Climate Change on Water Quantity and Quality, during this World Water Week in Stockholm.
    WATCH Secretary, September 23, 2010

  • WATCH paper on Streamflow trends in Europe published in HESS-D for discussion The WATCH paper "Streamflow trends in Europe: evidence from a dataset of near-natural catchments" is now published in HESS-D and open for Interactive Public Discussion until 11 October 2010.
    WATCH Secretary / K. Stahl, H. Hisdal, J. Hannaford, L. M. Tallaksen, H. A. J. van Lanen, E. Sauquet, S. Demuth, M. Fendekova, and J. Jódar, August 17, 2010

  • WATCH and WaterMIP workshop on global scale modelling held in Wageningen, NL The WATCH and WaterMIP workshop on global scale modelling took place in June 2010 in Wageningen, the Netherlands.
    WATCH Secretary, June 25, 2010

  • "Watching water dry" New satellite data and sophisticated computer models are transforming our understanding of the water cycle. WATCH member Eleanor Blyth explains in Planet Earth how insights into evaporation could improve our ability to predict the climate of the future.
    Planet Earth, May 31, 2010

  • WATCH Research in Correspondence in Nature Geoscience WATCH members Dolman and De Jeu from the Department of Earth Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, have published in Correspondence in Nature Geoscience the article "Evaporation in focus". Reference: doi:10.1038/ngeo849.
    Nature Geoscience / A. J. Dolman & R. A. M. de Jeu, May 20, 2010

  • WATCH Paper accepted in Journal of Geophysical Research Article from WATCH members Miralles et al., with title "Global canopy interception from satellite observations" has been accepted Journal of Geophysical Research".
    WATCH Secretary / Miralles, Gash, Holmes, De Jeu, Dolman, May 18, 2010

  • Paper published in Journal of Hydrology: Virtual water content of temperate cereals and maize: Present and potential WATCH member Dieter Gerten (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research) contributed to the paper: "Virtual water content of temperate cereals and maize: Present and potential". This is about the knowledge of the virtual water content (VWC) of crops and especially its possible future developments, which is helpful for improvements in water productivity and water management.
    Journal of Hydrology / Marianela Fader, Stefanie Rost, Christoph Müller, Alberte Bondeau and Dieter Gerten, April 22, 2010

  • PhD position on Soil Moisture Remote Sensing Estellus (partner of WATCH-member organisation LMD) is a very young spin-up emerging from public research institutes in Paris, France, in the field of satellite remote sensing of Earth’s surface and atmosphere. Estellus is offering a PhD position on Soil Moisture Remote Sensing.
    Estellus, March 09, 2010

  • Training course: Classifications in atmospheric sciences and their applications, University of Augsburg, 12-16 April 2010 The objective of this course is to give the students an introduction to classification methods, with emphasis on classifications of tropospheric circulation patterns, and their applications in the atmospheric sciences, and to provide a basis to understand the various classification methods applied to describe atmospheric circulation. Deadline for applications is 28 February. This event will contribute to the Milestone M4.1-8 "Workshop on climate drivers" that contribute to Task 4.1.6.
    WATCH Secretary, January 18, 2010

  • WATCH General Assembly 2009 in Potsdam succesfully held The General Assembly of the EU FP6 WATCH programme was being held in the German city of Potsdam between November 2-6, 2009.
    WATCH Secretary, November 03, 2009