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Sessions, Panels and Side Events

Session at the AGU Fall Meeting 2018 // Frontiers in Hydrology: Paths Toward the Next Century in Water Research

Although humans have studied and managed water resources for millennia, hydrology has evolved immensely in the last century. The field continues to grow more integrated, while tackling complex issues across wide spatial and temporal scales. Big data, cross-disciplinary collaborations, novel data collection and analytical methods can help address the major questions of our time in the face of increasing uncertainties, such as: How do we manage the Food-Water-Energy nexus under climate change? Can we find a unifying framework for our knowledge across wide spatiotemporal scales? How will increasing anthropogenic stressors affect our water resources?

The conveners invite members of all experience levels to share their vision on where hydrology is heading and how to tackle the issues of the 21st century in the form of 5-minute lightning pitches. Presentations should attempt to go beyond one’s research to address broader issues of an interdisciplinary nature.

Where and when

Washington DC
USA

10-14 Dec 2018

Conveners

  • Frederick Cheng
  • Qina Yan
  • Sina Khatami

More information

Conference website

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

Nexus Event // Dialogue on “The Status of Water-Energy-Food Nexus in South Africa”

The Water Research Commission (WRC) has identified the WEF nexus as one of its focus “lighthouse” areas and invites to a dialogue on status of the WEF Nexus in South Africa on the 22. February 2019.

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Hydropower

Conference // Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa

The connection of energy and water is most obvious in electricity generation through hydropower. Plus dams have an important impact on the environemtn, on water availability upstream and downstream, and thus on food production and food security. The AFRICA 2019 conference will bring together industry professionals in Namibia, a country with a variety of dams, to discuss water and energy issues relevant to Africa.

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Hydropower

Session at EGU General Assembly 2019 // Hydropower and Other Renewable Energy Sources: Integration and Planning amid the Water-Energy Nexus

The transition to a low-carbon economy and programs of nuclear power phase-out will require the development of innovative methods to integrate renewable sources of energy while minimizing the additional pressure on closely connected ecosystems. This session at the EGU General Assembly 2019 solicits contributions that describe, characterize, or model distributed renewable energy sources at different spatial and temporal scales that are relevant for the electricity systems, their interactions,...

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