Project Events

Future activities: WATCH meetings or meetings where WATCH will be referred to
Period: January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010

Future
activities

Type

Type of audience

Countries addressed

Size of audience

Partner involved

28 Nov – 3 Dec 2010

Study course on CC, floods and drought, Thimphu, Bhutan

Higher education

International

~20

NVE,WUR,UiO, NERC-CEH

Nov. 2010

COST733 Final Conference, Vienna

COST733 members and invited scientists

International

~60

UiO,

Nov. 2010

WATCH General Assembly

Scientific community

International

~75

WATCH partners

November 2010

GA Watch, Lisbon, Portugal

Scientific community/higher education

International

~200

VUA

25-29 Oct. 2010

Sixth World FRIEND Conference, Fez, Morocco

Scientific community

International

~50

UiO, WUR, UC, NERC-CEH

September 2010

IAHS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Conference, Jackson Hole, US

Scientific community/higher education

International

~250

VUA

5-11 September 2010

2010 World Water Week in Stockholm: The Water Quality Challenge

Researchers, water managers, policy-makers

International

~250

 

12.-17 Sept. 2010

XXXVIII IAH Congress, Krakow, Poland

Scientific community

International

~100

UC

Jul 2010

British Hydrological Society – Fifth International Conference, Newcastle. Presentation on flood and drought catalogues.

Researchers, water managers, policy-makers

International

 

NERC-CEH

July 2010

IGARSS Remote Sensing Conference, Hawaii, US

Scientific community/higher education

International

~100

VUA

5-7 July 2010

Water 2010 Hydrology, Hydraulics and Water Resources in an Uncertain Environment, Quebec city, Canada

Scientific community

International

~75

UC, NERC-CEH

8-11 June 2010

NUFU annual project meeting, Oslo

Scientific community/ Higher education

International

~20

UiO/

8-10 June

HyMex 4th Workshop CNR Bologna

Scientific

Regional modelling

International

~20

ICTP

6-12 June 2010

International Summer School on Water in the Anthropocene (pdf)

Higher Education

International

40

ICTP,NERC-CEH,MPI

25-29 May 2010

4th International Conference on Water Observation and Information System for Decision Support Balwois 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia

Scientific community/ Higher education

International

~50

UC

3-7 May 2010

Conference: EGU, Vienna. Download list WATCH members presenting (pdf)

Scientific community/ Higher education

International

~50

UiO, WUR

12-16 April 2010

Training course on Classifications in atmospheric sciences and their applications, University of Augsburg, Germany

Scientific community/ Higher education

International

~25

NERC-CEH, WUR

19-20 April 2010

XEROCHORE Project Review Meeting, Wageningen, the Netherlands

Policy makers, scientific community

International

~20

UiO, WUR, TGM-WRI, NERC-CEH

End of March 2010

Publication on Evaluation of regional climate modelling results over India from four RCMs by Lucas-Picher et al.

Scientific Community

International

 

MPI-M, DMI, UKMO, UniF,

March 2010

Grand Challenge of Hydrology, Princeton, USA

Scientific community/higher education

International

15

CEH

22-25 Feb. 2010

XEROCHORE Conference on

Ways to Support Drought Management Policy in Europe, Brussels, Belgium

Water managers, policy makers, scientific community

International

~75

UiO, WUR, TGM-WRI, NERC-CEH

15-17 Feb. 2010

WATCH-WB4 meeting on large-scale modelling, Oslo

WB4 partners

International

~15

UiO/

Jan. 2010

Oral presentation:  Haerter, J.O., P. Berg, C. Piani, J. H. Christensen, S. Hagemann: Heavy rain intensity distributions on short timescales and the ClausiusClapeyron relation. AOPP Seminar, Oxford University, UK,

Scientific Community

UK

 

MPI-M, DMI, ICTP (WB1 activity)

Previous Events (until April 16, 2010)

Meetings

  • WB4 planning meeting, incl. extension of the European Drought Centre, 22-27 Nov 2009, Oslo, Norway (UiO, WUR).
  • 12 November 2009: Uncertainty Workshop, London, UK 
  • WATCH – WB4 8th meeting, 3-6 November 2009: WATCH General Assembly meeting; Potsdam, Germany
  • 2-3 November 2009: WaterMIP workshop, Potsdam, Germany
  • WATCH – WB4 7th meeting, 30th September – 2nd October 2009, University of Oslo, Isegran, Norway (WB4 partners)
  • 25-28 August 2009 GEWEX/iLeaps, Melbourne Australia – Oral and Poster Presentation by WB5 representative
  • 24-25 August 2009 LandFlux meeting, Melbourne, Australia – Oral presentation by WB5 leader
  • 15-17 June 2009: XEROCHORE workshop on Drought and the Natural System, Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands
  • WaterMIP, PSG meeting and WB4 planning meeting, 27-29 May 2009 Wallingford, UK (WATCH partners)
  • 12-15 May 2009: WATCH/HighNoon Workshop; New Delhi, India (read article and download the presentations) (WATCH, HighNoon partners plus EU and embassy delegates)
  • Field visit WATCH Test Basin Upper-Glomma, visit university, 10-19 May 2009, Oslo, Norway (WUR, UiO)
  • 4 April 2009, Prague, Czech Republic (UC, WUR, TGM-WRI)
  • Field visit Upper-Nitra catchment (Slovakia), Sazava catchment (Czech Republic) and WB4 planning meeting, 29 March (click on picture gallery)
  • WATCH Workshop Test Basins, 16-17 March 2009, Wageningen, the Netherlands (WB4 and WB6 partners)
  • WB4 planning meeting, incl. extension of the European Drought Centre, 11-14 Jan 2009, Oslo, Norway (UiO, WUR)
  • ESA/GEWEX Frascati Italy – Oral Presentation
  • WATCH General Assembly, Bratislava, Slovakia, 3-7 November 2008 (click on picture gallery)
  • Field visit and project meeting, study basin Glomma, Røros, September 15-18 2008 (click on picture gallery)
  • Field visit Upper-Guadiana basin, Spain, 12-14 March 2008
  • Project meeting to finalize research plan for the Upper-Guadiana basin, Ciudad Real, Spain, 10-11 March 2008
  • Project meeting to finalize research plan for the Glomma basin, Oslo, Norway, 4-8 February 2008
  • Project meeting to finalize research plan for the Upper-Elbe and Nitra basins, Prague, Czech Republic, 20-21 February 2008
  • Field visit Metuje and Sázava sub-basins, Czech Republic, 20-21 February 2008

    Courses / Lecturing

    • Kundzewicz, Z.W. (2009) Climate change and freshwater resources, Guest lectures delivered at China Meteorological Administration in Shanghai on 21 April 2009 and in Beijing, 22 April 2009.
    • Kundzewicz, ZW. (2009) A set of four 90-minute guest lectures delivered at the International Seminar on Climate System and Climate Change (ISCS) China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, P. R. China, 23-24 July 2009 (Climate change impact on water resources, Adaptation to climate change and its impacts, Climate change track: detection and attribution, Climate change and extreme events).
    • Kundzewicz, Z.W. (2009) A set of four 180-minute lectures on „Climate change: impacts, adaptation and mitigation”, Training modules in EC DGT (Sections: English and Polish), Luxembourg, 6-7 October 2009.
    • Kundzewicz, Z.W. (2009) Open public lecture: Zmiany klimatu i ich skutki: przeciwdziałania i adaptacja. Spotkania z Nauką, pod patronatem Marka Woźniaka – Marszałka Województwa Wielkopolskiego, Poznań, 27 Nov. 2009.
    • Tallaksen, L.M. (2009) Base flow separation. Lecture given at the International short course on groundwater modelling 08-11 June 2009, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Organised by the UNESCO Chair in Hydrogeology in Collaboration with the Norwegian Programme for Development, Research and Education (NUFU)
    • International Summer School on Coping with Climate Change in Integrated Water Management, Rolduc, the Netherlands, 30 June-9 July 2008
    • WATCH International Summer School on Hydrological Drought and Global Change, Trieste, Italy, 22-27 June 2008 (picture)
    • Intensive International Training Program on Disaster Prevention and Reduction with emphasis on floods and droughts, Prague, Czech Republic, 18-27 June 2008
    • WATCH International Summer School on Climate Change and the Water Cycle, Trieste, Italy, 1-8 June 2008