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    Descriptive info: With the support of the.. Greek Committee for.. Water Resources Management.. Search.. WATERinfo.. gr.. for:.. or.. use.. the advanced search page.. Last up.. date: February.. 20.. 1.. 3.. PRESS RELEASE.. Centre for the Assessment of Natural Hazards and Proactive Planning.. National Technical University of Athens.. Athens, 22-2-2013, 11:30 a.. m.. F.. rom dawn on Friday 22 February 2013, Attica,Viotia, Evoia and the surrounding areas were hit by persistent intense storms reaching very high amounts of rainfall.. It is estimated that after six hour pouring rain a total amount of 60-80 mm of rain was recorded in the area of Athens and the north eastern suburbs of Athens.. Even at Ellinikon station of the National Meteorological Service a 58 mm rain depth was recorded for a 3 hour duration (from 8:00-11:00/22-2-2013) which is considered extreme figure.. Roads were flooded, subway passages gathered quantities of water of several meters depth, public transport, communication systems and electricity networks were disrupted.. According to the Centre for the Assessment of Natural Hazards and Proactive Planning of the National Technical University of Athens, the storm event is characterized as an event happening in one of twenty-thirty years in average for the affected area.. WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT JOURNAL.. The Impact Factor for WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT.. The impact factors of the journals for 2011 were released by Thomson-Reuters in July 2012.. The journal of WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT achieved an impact factor of 2.. 054 consolidating its position among the lead journals in the field of Water Resources.. It is the third consecutive year in which the IF of the journal remains above 2.. It is interesting to note that the impact of the journal is steadily increasing as it is observed from the total number of cites which were increased from 1818 in 2010 to 2305 in 2011.. ΠΕΡΙ.. ΑΞΙΟΛΟΓΗΣΗΣ ΤΩΝ.. ΜΕΛΩΝ.. ΔΕΠ.. Opinion (in Greek).. by G.. Tsakiris.. Article.. (.. pdf, 79 KB).. THE EDITORS IN FRONT OF THE SYNDROME PUBLISH OR PERISH.. Editorial.. pdf, 14 KB).. 8.. th National Conference.. of the Greek Committee for Water Resources Management.. ΕΕΔΥΠ.. ).. Details on the Conference may be found at the site of the Committee:.. http://www.. waterinfo.. gr/eedyp/.. as well as at the.. Greek section of WATERinfo.. :.. gr/.. greek.. (Information in Greek).. VI INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF EWRA.. ‘Water Engineering and Management in a Changing Environment’.. (Catania, Sicily, 29 June – 2 July 2011).. Selection of papers for the special issue of Water Resources Management.. The list of papers selected for the special issue of Water Resources Management derived from the EWRA Symposium in Catania are presented in the following table:.. Title.. Authors.. Cost Benefit analysis of the use of reclaimed water in agriculture.. Alcon F.. , Martin-Ortega J.. , Pedrero F.. , De Miguel M.. D.. Alarcon J.. J.. 2.. Solution of release history recovery problems of groundwater pollution sources using Harmony Search Optimization Algorithm.. Ayvaz M.. T.. Large scale probabilistic drought characterization in Europe.. Bonaccorso B.. , Peres D.. , Cancelliere A.. Rossi G.. 4.. A numerical model of the wave that overtopped the Vajont dam in 1963.. Bosa S.. Petti M.. 5.. Urban water distribution network performance under intermittent water supply conditions.. Christodoulou S.. , Agathokleous A.. Charalambous B.. 6.. Water supply network protection from malicious attacks by sectorization.. Di Nardo A.. , Di Natale M.. , Guida M.. Musmarra D.. 7.. Meteorological information in regional rainfall frequency analysis.. Gabriele S.. Chiaravalloti F.. Sustainability issues in water management.. Harmancioglu N.. B.. 9.. Assessing the economic feasibility of water reuse projects for environmental restoration.. Hernández-Sancho F.. , Molinos-Senante M.. Sala-Garrido R.. 10.. Dimming/brightening in Athens: trends in sunshine duration, cloud cover and reference evapotranspiration.. Kitsara G.. , Papaioannou G.. , Papathanasiou A.. Retalis A.. 11.. Methods to assess costs of drought damages and policies for drought mitigation and adaptation: review and recommendations.. Logar I.. Van Den Bergh J.. C.. M.. 12.. Laboratory experiments of dam break flows down an inclined channel.. Marra D.. , Earl T.. Ancey C.. 13.. Diagnosing causes of water scarcity in complex water resources systems and identifying risk management actions.. Martin-Carrasco F.. , Garrote L.. , Iglesias A.. 14.. Water management of irrigation dams considering climate variation: case study of Zayandeh-Rud reservoir, Iran.. Moghaddasi M.. , Araghinejad S.. Morid S.. 15.. Disproportionate costs in the Water Framework Directive: the case of a Mediterranean river basin.. Molinos-Senante M.. , Hernández-Sancho F.. 16.. Detecting impacts of a changing climate on drought characteristics in Iran.. Raziei T.. , Bordi I.. , Pereira L.. S.. Sutera A.. 17.. Multiobjective simulation-optimization approach in pollution spill response management model in reservoirs.. Saadatpour M.. Afshar A.. 18.. Water costs allocation using a cooperative game theory approach.. Sechi G..  ...   management and technologies, macro-engineering and environmental governance, proactive planning and crisis management, sustainable development, urban water supply systems, water losses, water shortage and water reuse, water pollution, and risk assessment.. It will be our pleasure to have you join us for this event.. On behalf of the Organizing Committee,.. Dr.. Symeon Christodoulou (Conference Host and Chair).. ·.. The University of Cyprus also welcomes the SMART Research Consortium for their scientific coordination meeting on Sustainable Management of Available Water Resources with Innovative Technologies (SMART) to be held during EWRA2009.. iwrm-smart.. org.. Brochure.. pdf, 121 KB).. Further information can be found at the conference’s website.. eng.. ucy.. ac.. cy/EWRA2009.. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM.. WATER SHORTAGE MANAGEMENT.. Friday, 20 June 2008.. The International Symposium Water Shortage Management , organised by the Centre for the Assessment of Natural Hazards and Proactive Planning, will take place at the ATExcelixi Conference Centre (El.. Venizelou 154 Romylias, Kastri - N.. Erythraia, Athens) on the 20 June 2008.. Information:.. ntua.. gr/hazard.. pdf, 849 KB).. A NOTE ON NATURAL HAZARDS.. (In Greek).. pdf, 100 KB).. WATER PROBLEMS IN EASTERN CRETE.. pdf, 137 KB).. SEMINAR.. WATER CONSERVATION IN URBAN WATER SYSTEMS.. Friday, 23 November 2007.. The Seminar entitled Water Conservation in Urban Water Systems , organised by the Centre for the Assessment of Natural Hazards and Proactive Planning, will take place at the National Technical University of Athens (School of Rural and Surveying Engineering - Veis Building) on the 23 November 2007.. pdf, 352 KB).. 6th National Conference.. as well as at the site of the Conference:.. eedyp.. enveng.. tuc.. A NOTE ON DROUGHT MANAGEMENT PLANS.. pdf, 93 KB).. WATER SCARCITY MANAGEMENT.. An Introduction.. pdf, 23 KB).. FORTH-COMING EVENTS OF THE.. EUROPEAN WATER RESOURCES ASSOCIATION.. Symposia and the 7th International Conference.. Call for papers and general information.. pdf, 300 KB).. CENTRE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF NATURAL HAZARDS.. AND PROACTIVE PLANNING.. Information regarding the Centre.. pdf, 386 KB).. Give Water, Give Life, Give £2 a month.. Water donation advertisement.. The Guardian weekly.. Greek Committee for Water Resources Management.. 6th National Conference Announcements.. The opening ceremony of the Centre for the Assessment of Natural Hazards and Proactive Planning took place at the School of Rural Surveying Engineering on the 27th of January 2005.. The Centre is established at the premises of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) at Zografou Campus in the buildings of the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering.. The Centre is operating on three different locations, namely: Central Offices Geoinformatics Laboratories at Labadario’s Building and the Dionyssos Satellite Observatory at the NTUA Annex.. The main subjects of the Centre are: storms, strong winds, extreme temperatures, floods, landslides, droughts, forest fires, desertification, sea level elevation, sea intrusion in groundwater aquifers, earthquakes, and submarine landslides.. Under the auspices of the Centre all the laboratories of the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering are participating serving among others the following activities: Remote Sensing, Satellite General Geodesy, Photogrammetry, Chartography, GIS, Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, Foresight, Geomechanics, Water Resources Management, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Hydrography, Environmental Issues, Urban and Regional Planning, Spatial Analysis and Cadastre.. European Workshop Risks and Hazards in the Coastal Areas”.. On the 27.. th.. January 2005 the workshop “Risks and Hazards in the Coastal Areas” took place at the National Technical University of Athens.. The workshop was convened in the framework of the Interreg IIIB European project CADSEALAND.. The organiser of the workshop was the Laboratory of Reclamation Works and Water Resources Management.. Among the topics presented were tsunami hazard, climate change, dam break risks, sea water intrusion, satellite monitoring of the coastal area, sea level analysis, etc.. The main list of presentations at the Workshop.. is attached.. pdf, 52 KB).. Tsunami impact.. Before and after.. pps, 1163 KB).. EWRA Symposium - Water Resources Management:.. Risks and Challenges for the 21st Century.. Izmir, Turkey - 2-4 September 2004.. A note from the chairman Prof.. N.. B.. Harmancioglu and the titles of the presented papers as well as the executive summary are available through the site.. Note and papers.. Executive Summary.. pdf, 284 KB) (.. pdf, 38 KB).. Groundwater Management in Transboundary River Basins.. Climate Change, Water and Wetland.. s.. Building linkages for their integrated management.. -.. SUMMARY.. more.. Safeguarding Water: Getting down to work.. The world's freshwater resources are under siege.. Water tables are.. declining; many rivers no longer reach the sea.. Dialogue on Effective Water Governance.. The water crisis is mainly a crisis of governance.. [.. News.. ] [.. Calendar.. New publications.. Who is who in Europe.. European Union Directives.. ].. National reports.. E.. W.. R.. A.. I.. H.. S.. Links.. Data.. Greek section.. EWRA Conference.. Water crossing care.. Safeguarding water.. Dialogue on effective Water Governance.. © WATER.. i.. nfo.. gr 2004..

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  • Title: WATERinfo.gr ID
    Descriptive info: What is WATERinfo.. gr?.. gr is a site on the Internet covering international news and information on the water sector and the environment.. Who can use WATERinfo.. All people interested in any aspect of water can find interesting information in WATERinfo.. Scientists, Engineers, Water Managers, Politicians, Journalists and Students will have some benefit by using WATERinfo.. When WATERinfo.. gr will be operational?.. gr site is under construction.. Its first stage official operation will take place by the end of January 2002.. What can you find in WATERinfo.. You can find  ...   on a series of items for an international audience.. Who may contribute to WATERinfo.. The main contributors of WATERinfo.. gr are from:.. The European Water Resources Association (EWRA).. The National Technical University of Athens (Lab.. Of Reclamation Works and Water Resources Management).. The Greek Committee for Water Resources Management (EEDYP).. Any member of the above associations can also contribute to WATERinfo.. Other interested scientists can become contributors after filling the registration form attached to this note at zero charge.. All contributions enter the site after being edited by the editorial staff..

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    Descriptive info: PRESS RELEASE.. NEWS @ waterinfo.. Outlook.. Clean water is a human right.. John Vidal.. on the failure of privatisation to improve access to a vital resource.. The Guardian Weekly - March 24-30, 2006.. Read the article.. pdf, 371 KB).. UN pleads for aid as millions of Kenyans face starvation.. Western tourists still oblivious to looming disaster in east Africa.. By Inigo Gilmore and Anthony Mitchell.. The Guardian Weekly - March 10-16, 2006.. pdf, 525 KB).. Fair exchange for a fairer world.. A current tax could be the best way to raise cash for developement, says.. Larry Elliot.. pdf, 445 KB).. Environment - White elephant made of cotton.. Greece's highest court last month blocked plans for the diversion of the river Acheloos for the third time.. Thessaly Politicians are adamant that the project should go ahead.. By Maria Kagkelidou.. Athens News - July 8, 2005.. pdf, 476 KB).. International News - UK News - Comment Analysis.. Things grow better with Coke.. Tap water proves it can sparkle.. Climate change - Hot investment.. By Derek Brown and other journalists.. The Guardian Weekly - November 5-11, 2004.. pdf, 576 KB).. Kyoto wins key vote in Russian Parliament.. Global warming pact will take effect after Moscow ratification.. By Steven Lee Myers.. International Herald Tribune - October 23-24, 2004.. pdf, 958 KB).. Climate fear as CO.. soars.. Scientists bewildered as carbon levels rise sharply for second year running.. By Paul Brown.. The Guardian Weekly - October 15-21, 2004.. pdf, 692 KB).. Bangladesh suffers in silence.. A million children face illness or death after double flooding washes away harvest.. By Lucy Ward.. The Guardian Weekly - October 8-14, 2004.. pdf, 1.. 10 MB).. Putin clears the way for Russia to ratify Kyoto.. Politicians, industry leaders and environment groups across the world welcomed the news last week that Russia had rejuvenated international efforts to combat climate change by moving towards ratification of the Kyoto protocol.. President Vladimir Putin's decision isolates the United States, and brings Russia closer economic and political ties with the EU.. The treaty, which commits 30 industrialised countries to legally binding greenhouse gas reduction targets, will kickstart a multibillion-dollar carbon trading market, boost the transfer of clean technologies to developing nations and promote joint ventures with countries in the former Soviet bloc.. It is a blow to President George Bush, who repudi ated the treaty on taking office and tried to persuade Mr Putin to do the same.. Russia's move means that US business will be cut out of the new carbon trading markets set up in London.. Countries and companies in the scheme have targets to cut carbon dioxide emissions.. If they exceed their targets, they can sell the extra carbon saved to other countries or companies that have failed to do so.. The market is expected to be worth tens of billions a year.. Carbon trading and incentives to install renewables and other clean technologies in the treaty give European companies a financial advantage in joint trading agreements with former eastern bloc and developing countries.. Because of the collapse of Russia's economy in the early 1990s, London traders estimated that Mr Putin's government has $10bn of carbon credits to sell on the international markets to countries that cannot meet their own targets.. International excitement about Kyoto began after the Russian cabinet announced that it had prepared the papers to ratify the treaty and was forwarding them to the Russian parliament, or Duma, for ratification.. Since Mr Putin's United Russia party controls two-thirds of the Duma, and he directed the cabinet to act, ratification is seen as a virtual certainty.. Outlook article.. pdf, 663 KB).. High and Dry.. Water Wars, Drought, Flood, Folly and the Politics of Thirst.. Water  ...   days.. Many villages have been isolated and two trains were blocked for hours on the trucks.. In the floods of the stream Diakoniaris, which crosses Patras, two people were reported lost.. High damages in houses and shops in the central part of Patras have been reported.. The northern airports of the country remained closed for at least 2 days and ships remained in ports due to high wind over Aegean.. EXTREME WEATHER PHENOMENA OVER GREECE.. The long lasting persistent Ω - blocking system in the upper atmosphere ( 500 HPA ) over Europe caused intense weather phenomena in Greece, as heavy rainfall, thunderstorms mainly over sea, snowfall over mainland as well as extremely low temperatures.. Here are some data :.. WEATHER STATION.. PRECIPITATION /12 hr.. MIN.. TEMPERATURE.. MILOS.. 53 mm.. SKIATHOS.. 67 mm.. ARAXOS.. 50 mm.. LARISA.. -20.. KASTORIA.. -23.. Height of snow reported at north Greece : ( About 2,00 meters).. NOTICE : The water snow equivalent is: 1cm fresh snow =1 mm water.. NIANIOS.. National Meteorological Service/Hydrology.. FLOODS IN AEGEAN ISLANDS (GREECE).. Extreme weather conditions have been reported in the area of Aegean over the period 28, 29 and 30 of November.. Samos, Ikaria, Naxos, Rhodes and other islands were hit by heavy rainfall events.. Significant Rainfall Amount Over Samos Island.. A low pressure system in the upper atmosphere from W parts of Greece moving rapidly eastwards (28, 29 November 2001) caused serious amount of rainfall over east Aegean Greek islands, mainly Samos island.. Probably due to orographic effect (Kerketefs mountain, halt.. 1450 m) high rainfall amount has been recorded in the met.. station at Samos airport.. Point rainfall and intensity rate as well as historical data are as follows:.. a.. 12 hours period (28 Nov/20.. 00 UTC T till 29 Nov/8.. 00 UTC) rainfall amount 128 mm.. b.. 1 hour max.. intensity 38.. 00 mm.. c.. Max ever recorded 12 hours rainfall: 176 mm (Sept.. 1978).. d.. Mean monthly November rainfall: 113 mm.. Serious havoc has been reported regarding livestock and olive trees.. Is to be taken into account the one week before rainfall in the island causing the earth saturation which may have reduced the infiltration rate.. NOTICE: Generally the most wet month over Greece is November.. National.. Meteorological.. Service/Hydrology.. Greek Daily Kathimerini's report on Floods in Samos island.. Schools remained close on Samos on Friday in the aftermath of the worst floods to have hit the eastern Aegean island in decades.. Hundreds of houses and shops were flooded on Thursday, following torrential rain.. Opposition leader Costas Karamanlis visited the island, as well as Aegean Minister Nikos Sifounakis, who promised financial aid for flood victims.. FLOODS IN ATTICA (GREECE).. Extreme rainfall depth (more than 220 mm in some areas) within the period of three consecutive days 2, 3 and 4 November (about 72 hours) was recorded in Attica (greece) causing floods in many parts of the region.. Two people died and severe losses of property were reported mainly in the eastern part of the region.. The main causes of these damaging floods are due to the extreme total rainfall depth with return period well above 50 years.. The maximum rainfall depth for 24 hour duration was more than 80 mm corresponding to a return period of about 30 years.. According to scientists, the damages were kept rather low due to the small uniform intensity of rainfall and the high infiltrability of the soil resulting from a long lasting drought.. The flood risk in various areas of Attica is rather high due to the high inperviousness of large parts (urbanisation) of the area.. On top of that some severe fires destroyed substantial parts of forests on the mountains around Athens during the last decade..

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    Descriptive info: 1 - 12 October 2006.. Overexploitation and Contamination of Shared Groundwater Resources.. Management, (Bio)technological, and Political Approaches to Avoid Conflicts.. Venue:.. Varna, Bulgaria.. Organisers:.. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Advanced Study Institute.. Secretariat (e-mail):.. elraf@meteo.. bg.. Web site:.. nato-groundwater.. org/.. 18 - 19 October 2006.. Bulaqua 2006.. 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Water Resources, Technologies and Services.. Sofia, Bulgaria.. Bulgarian Water Association (BWA).. bawk@mail.. prosoft.. bg.. bawk-bg.. com/index_en.. html.. 28 - 30 October 2006.. Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations.. IWA Speciality Conference: 1.. st.. International Symposium.. Herakleion, Greece.. International Water Association (IWA).. angelak@nagref-her.. ;.. kostabelivanis@aol.. com.. nagref.. gr/Symposium/contact.. htm.. 23 - 26 November 2006.. Watertech 2006 Aqua 2006.. 3rd International Exposition Conference.. Technologies for Water Environment.. Athens, Greece.. LeaderExpo.. leader_expo@otenet.. info@leaderexpo.. 4 - 6 December 2006.. Man and River Systems II.. Interactions among Rivers, their Watershed and the Social system.. Paris, France.. Interdisciplinary Research Programme on the River Seine Environment (PIREN-Seine), France.. CEREVE.. Sisyphe.. BIOEMCO.. mrs2@cereve.. enpc.. fr.. sisyphe.. upmc.. fr/internet/piren/mr2/.. mr2_frame.. 7 - 9 February 2007.. AquaTerra.. World Forum on Delta Coastal Development.. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.. Amsterdam RAI.. aquaterra@rai.. nl.. aquaterra-forum.. 14 - 17.. February 2007.. Water Saving in Mediterranean Agriculture and Future Research Needs’.. International Conference.. Valenzano, Italy.. International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (CIHEAM-IAMB), Italy.. wasamed@iamb.. it.. http://wasamed.. iamb.. it/conference/.. 19 - 23 March 2007.. International Conference on Secure and Sustainable Living.. Social and Economic Benefits of Weather, Climate and Water Services.. Madrid, Spain.. World Meteorological Organization (WMO).. Spanish Ministry of Environment, Spain.. lcmadrid2007@inm.. es.. wmo.. int/Madrid07/.. 27 - 28 March 2007.. Climate Change and Hydrology Congress.. Congrès de la Société Hydrotechnique de France.. Lyon, France.. French Hydrotechnical Society (SHF), France.. biton@shf.. asso.. shf.. fr/upload/.. manifestation_programme69.. pdf/.. 11 - 13 April 2007.. WAPO.. International Conference on WAter POllution in natural POrous  ...   pdf.. 14 - 16 June 2007.. Water Resources Management: New Approaches and Technologies.. Chania, Greece.. Department of Environmental Engineering Technical University of Crete.. ewra@enveng.. ewra.. 2 - 13 July 2007.. IUGG.. XXIV 2007.. Perugia, Italy.. International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG).. International Association of Geodesy (IAG).. International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA).. International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS).. International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS).. International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO).. International Association of Seismology amd Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI).. International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI).. Italian National Research Council (CNR).. Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection - CNR.. University of Perugia.. Ministry of Environment and Land Protection.. Umbria Region.. Province of Perugia.. City of Perugia.. Research Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics.. Regional Tourist Board.. Umbria Fiere S.. p.. a.. it.. service@iugg2007perugia.. iugg2007perugia.. 1 - 4 August 2007.. River Sedimentation.. Moscow, Russia.. International Research and Training Center on Erosion and Sedimentation (IRTCES).. World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research (ASER).. hydroden@isrs10.. hydro-msu.. ru.. http://isrs10.. ru/en/index.. 9 - 13 September 2007.. ModelCARE2007.. International Conference on Calibration and Reliability in Groundwater Modelling:.. Credibility of Modelling.. Copenhaguen, Denmark.. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Copenhagen, Denmark.. Geological Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.. Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (MNP), Bilthoven, The Netherlands.. mia@miacon.. dk.. polytec.. dk/modelcare2007/.. 17 - 19 September 2007.. 14th German Dam Symposium.. Dams in Europe – Tasks and Challenges.. Freising, Bavaria, Germany.. German National Committee on Large Dams.. International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).. talsperre@conventus.. de.. conventus.. de/talsperreen/.. 14 June -.. 14 September 2008.. Expo Zaragoza 2008.. Water and sustainable development.. Zaragoza, Spain.. CAI.. ENDESA.. IberCaja.. Secretariat:.. Expo Zaragoza 2008.. Paseo Independencia,34.. Entresuelo.. 50004 Zaragoza - SPAIN.. Tel.. : +34 976 70 20 08.. Fax: +34 976 20 40 09.. expozaragoza2008.. es..

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    Descriptive info: New Book Announcement.. Water Resources Management III.. Edited by: M.. DE CONCEICAO CUNHA, University of Coimbra, Portugal and C.. BREBBIA, Wessex Institute of Technology, UK.. Billerica, MA.. - WIT Press announces the availability of Water Resources Management III.. This book contains the proceedings of the Third International Conference on Water Resources Management, held in Algarve, Portugal, April 11-13, 2005.. The conference presented the recent technological and scientific developments associated with the management of surface and sub-surface water resources.. The 67 individual papers are divided under the headings: Hydrological modelling; Groundwater flow and remediation; Reservoirs and lakes; Coastal and estuarial problems; Water quality; Pollution control; River basin management; Water management and planning; Wastewater treatment and management; Irrigation problems; Residential water management; Sustainable water use; Arid region problems.. Water Resources Management III is Volume 80 in WIT Press's WIT Transactions on Ecology the Environment book series.. A post-conference report for the WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 2005 conference is available at:.. uk/conferences/2005/waterresources05/index.. Full contents details on the book can be found at.. witpress.. com/acatalog/0071.. The book is available from:.. WIT Press, Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7AA, UK.. Phone: 44 (0) 238 029 3223.. Fax: 44 (0) 238 029 2853.. E-mail:.. marketing@witpress.. ;.. and in North America from.. Computational Mechanics, Inc.. , 25 Bridge Street,  ...   during the Conference as well as the abstracts of the papers accepted for poster presentation.. The.. abstracts.. of all the papers are available at this site.. The book can be obtained from the publishers bookstore at the following address:.. SYMETRIA PUBLICATIONS.. 80, IOANNOY THEOLOGOY,.. ZOGRAFOU, 15773, ATHENS.. GREECE.. Fax: +30 10 7710581.. : +30 10 7707114.. ISBN : 960-87345-1-7.. Pages : 12 + 591.. Price : 30 € + postage.. In case of difficulty please contact the EWRA Secretariat.. Other Interesting Titles.. Spatial Patterns in catchment Hydrology: Observations and Modelling.. By R.. Crayson and G.. Bloesch (Eds).. Cambridge University Press.. ISBN 0-521-63316-8 Price: US$ 95.. Guidelines for Cloud Seeding to Augment Precipitation.. By the Committees on Weather Modification and Climate and Weather Change of the Irrigation and Drainage DivisionModification.. (ASCE).. M.. Kahan et al (Eds).. Sustainable Mountain Agriculture.. Johda,M.. Banskota and Tej Partap (Eds).. New Delhi: Oxford and IBH Pub.. Co.. (c1992) Two volumes, illustrations.. Air-Sea Interaction: Laws and Mechanism.. By G.. T.. Csanady.. Cambridge University Press (2001).. 239 pages, illustrations.. Glaciers and Environmental Change.. By A.. Nesje and S.. V.. Dahl, Arnold Publishers, London (2000).. ISBN: 0-340-70634-1 Price: 40 English Pounds.. Titles Information:.. Nianios.. Hellenic National Meteorological Service.. International Journal.. Water Resources Management.. at Springer on line.. View the latest issue..

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  • Title: Who is who in Europe
    Descriptive info: WHO is WHO in Europe.. PRINZ, Dieter.. Profession:.. Professor at the University of Karlsruhe,.. Head of the Section of Rural Engineering within the Institute of.. Water Resources Management, Hydraulic and Rural Engineerin.. g.. Year of birth:.. 1943.. Nationality:.. German.. JAMIESON, Derek George.. Civil Engineer.. 1941.. British.. THOMSEN, Thorkild..  ...   Engineer in charge of the Operation and.. Maintenance (Water Supply Projects) Division of the.. Water Development Department of Cyprus.. Cypriot.. TSAKIRIS, George.. Professor in Water Resources Management.. School of Surveying and Rural Engineerin.. 1951.. Greek.. CRETU,.. Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Hydrotechnics,.. Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania.. 1967.. Rumanian..

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  • Title: National Reports
    Descriptive info: IMPORTANT NOTE.. Interested scientists are invited to send to this section of.. waterinfo.. gr.. reports covering special national case studies, which may be of interest to the international audience of.. Also, National Reports on water resources status from distinguished institutions and scientists are welcomed.. The Contributors are kindly requested to provide their full name and address including telephone and fax numbers and e-mail as well as their speciality, for further contact..

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  • Title: IAHS
    Descriptive info: Introducing IAHS.. The International Association of Hydrological Sciences.. Starting point.. From its launch in 1922, the activities of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences have helped to solve the pressing problems of water resources existing in many parts of the world.. This Association -the oldest and most distinguished international learned society in the water field-.. serves the needs of humanity through the promotion of science and the stimulation of its applications.. IAHS has accomplished this by acting as a catalyst for international cooperation and sound management in the development and use of water resources.. Basic to these endeavours is the pursuit of the science of hydrology.. This is the science which “.. deals with the waters above and below the land surfaces of the Earth, their occurrence, circulation and distribution, both in space and time, their biological, chemical and physical properties, their reaction with the environment, including their relations to living things.. The forums of the Association provide for discussion, comparison and publication of the results of research, and initiate, facilitate and coordinate research into those hydrological problems that require international cooperation.. They offer a firm scientific basis for the optimal use of water resources systems.. This includes educational outreach and the transfer of knowledge on planning, engineering, management and the economic aspects of applied hydrology and water resources.. In a changing world, where diminishing water resources and the hazards of floods, droughts and pollution play an ever increasing role, what could be more important than to improve and disseminate knowledge and understanding of these fields through the science of hydrology?.. IAHS today.. IAHS is a nonprofit-making non-governmental scientific organisation dedicated to the improvement of the well-being of every man, woman and child on this planet through the motivation of the community of scientists and engineers involved in the study and application of hydrology and water resources.. The Association is widely known for the vitality of its activities, particularly for its scientific meetings -assemblies, symposia and workshops- and for its publications and research projects.. It now has a membership of over 3700 globally, drawn from 129 countries.. As there is no membership fee (unlike most other scientific bodies), the Association is accessible to any professionally-interested person worldwide, including many in developing countries and in those countries where the economy is in transition.. But IAHS is not a rich organisation: it has no dedicated benefactors.. Its main source of income comes from the sales of its publications:.. Hydrological Sciences Journal.. , the proceedings of symposia, and special publications, to libraries, IAHS members and.. other.. interested parties, worldwide.. Governance.. The Association is run for its members by its members.. Every four years there are elections at the General Assembly for the honorary officers of the Association, elections which are conducted in a fair and open fashion, in accordance with its Statutes and Bylaws.. The President, Secretary General, Treasurer, Editor and other officers of the Association form the Bureau, which manages the affairs of IAHS between General Assemblies.. IAHS is one of seven autonomous bodies that together make up the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) founded in 1919.. IUGG is one of the members of the International Council for Science (formerly ICSU) with its secretariat in Paris.. The Association is a leading member of the International Water Associations Liaison Committee, the committee established to bring together the dozen or so water-orientated international non-governmental organisations.. IAHS is an elected member of the World Water Council Board of Governors and collaborates closely with UNESCO, WMO and IAEA through their respective programmes in water.. This collaboration, in the case of UNESCO, WMO and IAEA, dates back to the 1960s: IAHS was one of the founders of the International Hydrological Decade (1965-1974) that led to the current International Hydrological Programme in UNESCO.. These different links provide a wider stage over which the Association operates, the links to the agencies of the United Nations being particularly important.. Scientific Commissions.. The activities of the Association are initiated primarily by its nine Scientific Commissions, which deal either with specific aspects of hydrology or with themes that cut across several or all aspects of hydrology.. They are the International Commissions on:.. Surface Water, ICSW.. Groundwater, ICGW.. Continental Erosion, ICCE.. Snow and Ice, ICSI.. Water Quality, ICWQ.. Water Resources Systems, ICWRS.. Remote Sensing, ICRS.. Atmosphere-Soil-Vegetation Relations, ICASVR.. Tracers, ICT.. The officers of each Commission are elected from the IAHS membership, by the members, every four years.. Each Commission has contributed a review of their activities and current work in their field for this publication.. Programme.. The Association’s activities span a four-year cycle between General Assemblies.. Recent Assemblies have been at Birmingham, UK, 1999, and Boulder, USA, 1995; the next will be in Sapporo, Japan, in July 2003.. Each year the Association and its Commissions organise symposia and workshops in different parts of the world, often in cooperation with UNESCO and WMO.. For example, in 2003 the Association is organising and co-sponsoring meetings at Stellenbosch,  ...   to contribute to hydrological research, improve understanding of their water resources and manage them more effectively.. It has accomplished this since 1991 by distributing the Journal and other publications to more than 70 libraries and institutes in some 50 countries free of charge.. The aim is to provide scientists and engineers in these countries access to the most recent hydrological literature, so long as this literature is made widely available inside and outside the recipient organisation.. The TFDC has also been successful in obtaining funds from outside bodies to support the attendance of members from developing countries at IAHS symposia and assemblies.. These funds have been generously donated since 1991 by UNESCO, WMO, UNEP, IAEA, Rotary International, IUGG and ICSU, as well as by a number of private trusts and organisations and by government agencies, including those in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA.. The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has been very supportive of the Association for a number of years.. The future.. The six billion or more people on this planet now depend on the world’s finite supply of freshwater, but before 2050 there will be two or three million more with even greater needs.. Water for drinking, food production, sanitation, power, navigation and a host of other purposes is the basis of civilisation.. But at present more than one billion only have water unsafe to drink, and over two billion lack proper sanitation.. Hundreds of millions live in places where water is very scarce, a contested resource and where the recurring dangers of floods and droughts may be exacerbated by climate change.. The equitable and sustainable allocation of water resources and the prediction and mitigation of the impacts of extreme events must be based on the comprehensive understanding of these resources gained through cooperation amongst hydrologists and others professionally involved, and through cooperation and solidarity amongst nations.. IAHS is a prime medium for maintaining this cooperation.. Contacts.. Information about IAHS and the IAHS Commissions is available from the IAHS web site:.. For information about IAHS contact:.. Dr Pierre Hubert.. , Secretary General IAHS, Ecole des Mines de Paris, F-77305 Fontainebleau, France.. iahs@ensmp.. fr, tel +33 1 64694740, fax +33 1 64694703,.. For information about IAHS International Commissions contact their Secretaries:.. ICSW, Surface Water.. Prof.. Siegfried Demuth.. , Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg,.. Fahnenbergplatz, D-79098 Freiburg, Germany.. siegfried.. demuth@hydrology.. uni-freiburg.. tel +49 761 2033538, fax +49 761 2033594.. de/hydrology/icsw.. ICGW, Groundwater.. Dr Norio Tase.. , Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba,.. lbaraki 305-8571, Japan.. tase@atm.. geo.. tsukuba.. jp.. tel +81 298 534244, fax +81 298 519764.. envr.. jp/~icgw.. ICCE, Continental Erosion.. Dr Dirk de Boer.. , Department of Geography,.. University of Saskatchewan,.. 9 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A5, Canada.. deboer@duke.. usask.. ca.. tel +1 306 9665671, fax +1 306 9665680.. http://duke.. ca/~deboer/icce/.. ICSI, Snow and Ice.. Dr Georg Kaser.. , Geographical Department, University of Innsbruck,.. Innrain 52, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria.. georg.. kaser@uibk.. at.. tel +43 512 5075407, fax +43 512 5072895.. http://geowww.. uibk.. at/research/icsi.. ICWQ, Water Quality.. Bruce Webb.. , School of Geography and Archaeology, University of Exeter,.. Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RJ, UK.. w.. webb@exeter.. tel +44 1392 263334, fax +44 1392 263342.. ex.. uk/~bwwebb/icwq.. ICWRS, Water Resources Systems.. Dr Andreas Schumann.. , Ruhr University Bochum, Institute for Hydrology and Water Resources Management,.. D-44780 Bochum, Germany.. andreas.. schumann@ruhr-uni-bochum.. tel +49 234 7002688, fax +49 234 3214153.. ruhr-uni-bochum.. de/iahs-icwrs.. ICRS, Remote Sensing.. Dr Alain Pietronlro.. , National Water Research Institute,.. 11 Innovation Blvd, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 3H5, Canada.. al.. pietroniro@ec.. gc.. tel +1 306 9754394, fax +1 306 9755143.. http://hydrolab.. arsusda.. gov/~jritchie/.. ICASVR, Atmosphere-Soil-Vegetation Relations.. Dr Jirka Simunek.. , US Salinity Laboratory, USDA,.. ARS, 450 W.. Big Springs Road, Riverside, California 92507, USA.. jsimunek@ussl.. ars.. usda.. gov.. tel +1 909 3694865, fax +1 909 3424964.. ICT, Tracers.. Chris Loibundgut.. chris.. leibundgut@hydologyuni-freiburg.. tel +49 761 2033531, fax +49 761 2033594.. lgih.. ulg.. be/ict.. IAHS Elections Sapporo 2003.. The Nomination Panel (for the Bureau and for ICSW, ICGW, ICWQ, ICWRS, ICASVR and ICT) and the Nominations Groups of ICSI, ICCE and ICRS have now completed their work and N.. J.. Peters, Chairman of the Nomination Panel, has established the following table, containing the current list of nominees with nomination panel/group endorsement.. Bureau.. or Commission.. Office.. Nominee.. Country.. IAHS Nomination Panel (.. Ϊ.. )/ Commission Nomination Group (.. IAHS.. President.. Askew.. Australia.. Secretary.. Loaiciga.. USA.. Hubert.. France.. VP.. Leibundgut.. Germany.. Xia.. P.. China.. Rubin.. Heathwaite.. UK.. ICASVR.. Franks.. Boegh.. Denmark.. ICCE.. Bogen.. Norway.. de Boer.. Canada.. Horowitz.. Olley.. Golosov.. Russia.. Summer.. Austria.. Laronne.. Israel.. ICGW.. Hill.. Fiori.. Italy.. Secretary.. Christensen.. Ashour.. Eygpt.. Barker.. Bellin.. ICRS.. Pietroniro.. Owe.. Koike.. Japan.. Sandholt.. Cluckie.. ICSI.. Kaser.. Jansson.. Sweden.. Hagen.. Goto-Azuma.. Steffen.. Hasnain.. India.. ICSW.. Demuth.. Hisdal.. Hughes.. South Africa.. Servat.. Shrestha.. Nepal.. ICT.. Gibson.. Rodhe.. Lorenz.. Soulsby.. VP.. Tanaka.. ICWQ.. Webb.. Heininger.. Vengosh.. Krysanova.. Germany/Russia.. Sharma.. ICWRS.. Savenije.. Netherlands.. Schumann.. Blφschl.. Mariρo.. Gφrgens.. Kojiri..

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