Hydrology News

  • Hydrological drought amplifies wildfires in Borneo’s humid tropics

    The area of wildfires in Borneo during drought years turns out to be ten times larger than during non-drought years, an international research team reports in Nature Climate Change of this week. The fires recurrently affecting Borneo’s humid tropical ecosystems have negative influence on the biodiversity and lead to large CO2 emissions, affecting atmospheric composition and regional climate ...

  • FTS Launches New Website

    We are happy to announce we have launched our new website. As our company has grown to include not only Fire Weather, but also Hydrology and Meteorology we wanted our website to reflect our strengths in each of our markets, as well as make it easy for people to browse our website by their industry. We have also made it easier to view our website on all devices. We hope you like ...


    By FTS

  • KISTERS Hires New Sales and Support Specialist in Canada

    Steve Elgie recently joined the KISTERS North American team in Canada as a sales and support specialist. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Geography (focus on geomatics and hydrology) and a Master of Science in Geography (focus on hydrology) from the University of Guelph. His thesis focus was assessing the effects of pollutant reduction strategies using a hydrologic model integrated into ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Summer course on hydrological modelling

    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 participants learned about the assumptions behind ...

  • European Meteorological Institutes gather in Norrköping

    The Eumetnet is a collaboration between the national weather institutes in order to become more effective, including sharing costs and manage common issues within Europe. The cooperation is related to both observations, forecasting and climate services. It is approximately 45 representatives of Eumetnet who meet in Norrköping April 7-9, in working groups focusing on scientific & ...

  • A hydrological network for open source codes under development

    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. A network has also been built around the source ...

  • Tri-Tech Holding Wins $1.42 Million Flash Flood Forecasting and River Hydrologic Monitoring Contracts

    Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), which provides turn-key water resources management, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control solutions, announced today that it has secured contracts for flash flood early warning and small river hydrologic monitoring projects in two provinces in China. The projects total approximately $1.42 ...


    By Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

  • WaterML 2.0 adopted as an official OGC standard

    The results of a public voting process have confirmed that the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has decided to adopt WaterML 2.0 as an official OGC standard for hydrological time series encoding. KISTERS has been actively involved in the OGC Hydrology Domain Working Group ( ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • 2012 CWRA NASH workshop recap

    KISTERS recently wrapped up a successful week at the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) national conference in beautiful Banff, Alberta.  KISTERS staff helped organize the event's exhibitors and sponsors, as well as participated in workshops and gave presentations on topics related to hydrologic data management. One workshop, held by the North American Stream Hydrographers (NASH) ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Successful start for Hydrological Open Source Community

    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 hydrological calculation model HYPE. So far around ...

  • Tri-Tech Holding Wins $5.26 Million Flash Flood Early Warning and River Hydrologic Monitoring System Contracts

    Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), which provides turn-key water resources management, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control solutions, announced today that it has secured contracts for flash flood early warning and small river hydrologic monitoring projects in three ...


    By Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

  • Fundamentals of stable isotopes in hydrogeology subject of April NGWA Webinar

    The National Ground Water Association will offer a Webinar on oxygen-18 and deuterium in precipitation and groundwater on April 12 at 11 a.m. ET.   This Webinar is part of the “Tuesdays with Ian, A Practitioner’s Guide to Isotope Hydrology” series presented by Ian Clark, Ph.D., professor of isotope hydrology, University of Ottawa, Canada.   Stable isotopes are ...

  • World-leading spatial experts meet in Sydney

    The OGC is an international non-profit standards development organisation delivering standards that help make spatial information accessible and usable for a wide variety of purposes within sectors such as: geoscience, aviation, meteorology, oceanography and defence. These sectors require spatial data to be easily transferrable within and between organisations. This week, the OGC will be holding ...

  • Latest hydrologic software release provides new innovations for the water monitoring industry

    Aquatic Informatics Inc. released the latest version of their acclaimed hydrologic software product, AQUARIUS™. Helping federal, state, provincial and municipal governments across the globe meet their standards for monitoring data; AQUARIUS hydrologic software gives water industry professionals the necessary tools to work more efficiently and effectively with large volumes of data – ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • Mr. Eron Dodak of Integral Consulting coauthors paper in Journal of Hydrologic Engineering

    Mr. Eron Dodak, R.G., L.H.G., of Integral Consulting has coauthored a paper titled “Numerical Study of Bromide as a Tracer for Aquifer Macrodispersivity Tests: Comparing Conservative Behavior to Mildly Nonlinear Adsorption.” This paper demonstrates that aquifer macrodispersivity can be accurately estimated in natural gradient tracer tests using a groundwater tracer exhibiting weakly nonlinear ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • AUS$20 million to boost water information

    More than 100 new projects will share in US$20 million to improve the collection, management and sharing of water information across Australia, Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, said today. “As we tackle climate change and deal with the effects of drought, the availability of robust and reliable information about our water supplies is hugely important,” Senator Wong said. ...

  • SonTek/YSI Announces Location of 2007 International Users Conference

    (San Diego, California): SonTek/YSI, in partnership with Qualitas Instruments, has announced plans to host its third annual international users conference, January 24-26, 2007 in the vibrant city of Barcelona, Spain. The 2007 International Water Resources User Forum will feature presentations from respected practitioners of acoustic Doppler techniques from around the world. It is an event ...


    By SonTek - A Xylem Brand

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