Archive Project News


  • COP15, the future decided now The climate meeting in Copenhagen in December 2009 is a crucial step in a process dating back to 1992 and the UN's 'Earth Summit' in Rio de Janeiro. Called 'COP15' for short, it will be the most important global climate change meeting ever. Watch an introduction film.
    European Commission, October 15, 2009

  • New WATCH Technical report released Technical Report number 19 about Drought analysis for the Upper-Metuje and Upper-Sázava catchments (Czech Republic) using the hydrological model HBV (ca 15Mb).
    WATCH, September 24, 2009

  • WATCH and HighNoon projects unite WATCH has two test regions, the first one is Europe and the second selected test region is the Northern Indian subcontinent. A planning and open science workshop was held from 13 – 15 May 2009 in New Delhi, India, which included the kick-off meeting of the HighNoon project plus the starting point for the collaborative work of WATCH with Indian and Nepalese partners.
    WATCH Secretary, June 29, 2009

  • Links & Associates WATCH is now endorsed by the GWSP and is benefiting from the increased exposure of being associated with this project.
    WATCH Secretary, June 22, 2009

  • WATCH in China From 24 to 26 November 2008 CEH organised a workshop on "Climate Change and Global water" in Beijing, China. Our hosts were from the MAIRS project located in the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (Chinese Academy of Science). This event brought together 45 representatives from the climatological, hydrological and water policy sectors.
    WATCH Secretary, June 22, 2009

  • WATCH Summer Schools Within WATCH we are dedicated to training and the project has a specific work package dealing with training activities alone. Two WATCH summer schools were held in June 2008 hosted by the ICTP in Trieste, Italy.
    WATCH Secretary, June 22, 2009

  • Water MIP Progress Water-MIP is the WATCH-GWSP Model Intercomparison Project. The land surface hydrology models and global hydrology models involved in WaterMIP all make use of the WATCH forcing data. The models deliver simulation results in a common format. The initial phase has been completed and we are now moving into the testing phase.
    WATCH Secretary, June 19, 2009

  • WATCH Planned Activities 2009 Overview table (next 18 months) WATCH meetings or meetings where WATCH will be referred to.
    WATCH, May 12, 2009

  • Open Science Seminar: Future of Water Resources in India under a Changing Climate The EU FP7 project HighNoon, together with the EU FP6 project WATCH, organises an open Science Seminar, called Future of Water Resources in India under a Changing Climate. This will be held at The Energy and Resources Institute in New Delhi, India on May 13 and 14, 2009
    WATCH and HighNoon project, May 01, 2009

  • A WATCH/GEWEX symposium on Global Evaporation at CEH, UK A symposium on Global Evaporation on 13 - 15 July 2009, Wallingford.
    WATCH, April 16, 2009