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Summer course on hydrological modelling

by SMHI International Consulting Services  (Aug. 21, 2014)

SMHI provides pan-European water information based on their hydrological model system, E-HYPE (European HYdrological Predictions for the Environment). During the summer, 20 people from six European countries gathered at SMHI to find out more about the model results. The course focused on hydrological modelling of continental Europe and the ...

A hydrological network for open source codes under development

by SMHI International Consulting Services  (Nov. 12, 2013)

Considerable interest is being shown in hydrological models with open source codes, which users are free to continue developing. The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute’s (SMHI) hydrological model HYPE is being developed with open source codes so that researchers all over the world will be able to develop models in cooperation. ...

New paper in Groundwater highlights carbon sequestration relating to climate change

by National Ground Water Association (NGWA)  (Mar. 17, 2015)

The National Ground Water Association’s flagship technical journal, Groundwater®, has just published a review paper focusing on carbon sequestration in saline aquifers to mitigate climate change. Though not scheduled to appear until the May-June 2015 issue, the 19-page paper can be accessed now via Wiley Online Library, the database ...

Prize to article in Hydrology Research

by SMHI International Consulting Services  (Oct. 3, 2012)

Researchers at SMHI received the award for the best article in the journal Hydrology Research. The article describes how information from climate simulations can be adapted to develop scenarios for water flow and water balance in a future climate. The journal "Hydrology Research" is the official journal of the Nordic Association for ...

Global Climate in 2014 marked by extreme heat and flooding

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 23, 2015)

Record ocean heat, high land-surface temperatures and devastating flooding were some of the defining characteristics of the global climate in 2014, which was nominally the warmest year on record, although by a very small margin, according to a detailed analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMO Statement on the ...

Global Climate in 2014 marked by extreme heat and flooding

by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)  (Mar. 23, 2015)

Record ocean heat, high land-surface temperatures and devastating flooding were some of the defining characteristics of the global climate in 2014, which was nominally the warmest year on record, although by a very small margin, according to a detailed analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMO Statement on the ...

AMCOMET holds a successful session

by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)  (Feb. 18, 2015)

Ministers responsible for meteorology in Africa have renewed their commitment to National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) and endorsed a roadmap to strengthen service delivery. The Third Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET-3) was hosted by the government of Cabo Verde, in Praia, from 13th -14th ...

We must do a better job at managing our water – UN Report

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 20, 2015)

The planet will face a 40% shortfall in water supply by 2030 unless we dramatically improve how we manage this precious resource. This is the key conclusion of the 2015 United Nations World Water Development Report, “Water for a Sustainable World” which outlines the urgency of the need for change in how we use and manage water. ...

McGurk Hydrologic joins as an Affiliate Member

by KISTERS group  (Jun. 15, 2012)

KISTERS North America, Inc., a leading provider of advanced hydrological data management tools, announces the addition of McGurk Hydrologic as a key affiliate of KISTERS North America.  McGurk Hydrologic provides runoff forecasting, hydrologic simulation modeling, environmental review, and water and land management services to a wide range of ...

Responsible water stewardship in the mining sector

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 24, 2015)

The International Council on Metals (ICMM) has published a comprehensive new approach to managing water around mining and metals operations, in guidance that details the priorities of all water users throughout the water catchment, as well as the water usage of the operation itself. The new Practical guide to catchment-based water management sets ...

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