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Hydrological history improves understanding

by WaterLink International  (Dec. 7, 2010)

Once lost in the mists of time, the colonial hydrology of the northeast US has been reconstructed by a team of geoscientists, biological scientists and social scientists. The findings provide a new way of uncovering the hydrology of the past and will lead to a better understanding of hydrologic systems now and in the future, the scientists say. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Aquatic Informatics joins OGC domain working groups on hydrology and oceanography & meteorology

by Aquatic Informatics Inc  (Oct. 12, 2011)

Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for water data management and analysis, today announced that it is working with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to create the next generation of standards for hydrologic data exchange.  In particular, AI is working in the following areas: The Domain ...

Aquatic Informatics Joins OGC Domain Working Groups on Hydrology and Oceanography & Meteorology

by Aquatic Informatics Inc  (Oct. 11, 2011)

Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for water data management and analysis, today announced that it is working with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to create the next generation of standards for hydrologic data exchange. In particular, Aquatic Informatics is working in the following areas: -- ...

Farming practices have large-scale hydrological impacts

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Mar. 3, 2008)

A recent study using 100 years of archive data on the Mississippi river from water treatment plants found startling results: both the hydrology and chemistry of the river have changed and the most likely cause is changes in farming practices. Most worryingly, the data show an increase in the volume of water discharged into the Gulf of Mexico from ...

Successful start for Hydrological Open Source Community

by SMHI International Consulting Services  (Jan. 17, 2012)

The HYPE Open Source Community is now open to anyone interested in hydrology, for cooperative code development. The community was successfully launched recently. The international community for developing hydrological computational models is gaining momentum, and several teams from around the world have also chosen to use SMHI’s ...

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. ...

WMO signs agreement to establish monitoring centre for hydrology of lakes and rivers

by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)  (Jun. 24, 2008)

The creation and subsequent operation of an international data centre on the hydrology of lakes and reservoirs has for a long time been expected by the international scientific community. For example, longterm, highquality data from lakes, such as water levels, and freeze and breakup dates, provide a valuable indicator for regional climate ...

Prince Sultan Prize recognizes Prof. Wheater’s 25 years of hydrological endeavour

by ACE Event Management  (Jun. 14, 2007)

Integrated and sustainable management of water resources requires two main capabilities: • appropriate scientific understanding of the hydrology that determines the availability of surface and groundwater resources; and • use of appropriate modelling tools to support assessment of water resource sustainability and the development and ...

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