ZOOMing into the Age of Digital Collaborations

ZOOMing into the Age of Digital Collaborations

Contributed by Bart van Osnabrugge, Antara Dasgupta, Louise Arnal, Rebecca Emerton and Shaun Harrigan Are physical meetings strictly necessary to foster effective collaborations?  The Context Hearing the laments about online conferences, limited interactions and zoom fatigue, it seems easy to go with the answer “yes they are”. Yes, meeting in person is fun and makes connecting a lot easier. There is no rivalling going out for dinner or partying after a full day of presentations. However, the virtual world also offers…

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EGU 2023 is on its way

EGU 2023 is on its way

Happy New Year to all HEPEXers and EC-HEPEXers! We start early this year with the good news that EGU 2023 is on its way! Our community will soon meet to disseminate and exchange knowledge, and discuss the scientific and operational progress in hydrological forecasting. The EGU 2023 Annual General Assembly will take place on 23–28 April 2023 in Vienna. This year the Hydrological Forecasting sub-division (HS4) received 8 proposed sessions focusing on topics such as: Forecasting hydrological extremes: (flash) floods,…

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HEPEX @ AMOS2022

HEPEX @ AMOS2022

Contributed by James Bennett, Nick Loveday and Rob Taggart Guns n’ Roses were in town, and so was HEPEX. For many of us AMOS2022 was the first in-person conference we’d attended since the advent of the pandemic. This alone made it an amazing event – it was wonderful to see old and new faces and feed off the energy of others’ work. Like Slash returning to complete the original lineup, it felt like sinking into your favourite chair. AMOS is…

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In memoriam Ad de Roo

In memoriam Ad de Roo

Contributed by Jutta Thielen, Maria-Helena Ramos and the HEPEX co-chairs It is with great sadness that we share the news that Ad de Roo passed away on 26 September 2022 after having lost his month-long battle against serious illness. Ad  studied physical geography, environmental science and tropical soil science and obtained a PhD from the University of Utrecht in 1993. He has developed much of his professional career at the European Commission Joint Research Centre where he started in 1997…

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The HEPEX community contributing to EGU22 and IAHS22 – What not to miss!!!

The HEPEX community contributing to EGU22 and IAHS22 – What not to miss!!!

It is finally happening! Soon the community will meet in Vienna and Montpellier and discuss the scientific and operational progress in hydrological forecasting. If you are planning to go and want to meet HEPEX and EC-HEPEX people, here are some tips on the sessions that might interest you. If unfortunately you cannot be there in person, do not worry since we are now in the era of hybrid events. You can simply register and attend the sessions online. Just browse…

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