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Forecasts of Water Variables – interview with Ilias Pechlivanidis

I can’t exactly remember the first time I met Ilias, but I can remember that every time we have the opportunity to sit together, we end up having great talks about hydrology, modelling and Greece (including its food/drink specialities and … Continue reading

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HEPEX 2017 Year in Review

The Hepex Portal published 28 posts in 2017. Here below the year in review, with its highlights. First of all, two important events for Hepex coming soon: Just a few weeks more to submit your abstract(s) to EGU 2018 (deadline: … Continue reading

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History of Hydrology Wiki – Interview with Keith Beven

Have you seen the wiki “History of Hydrology“? It was created by Professor Keith Beven,┬áProfessor Emeritus in the Lancaster Environment Centre, in 2016, and we have recently interviewed him to learn more about it: What was your motivation behind creating … Continue reading

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Hydropower management in Brazil and water forecasts – Interview with Alberto Assis dos Reis

Alberto is an engineer and hydrologist at Cemig, a Brazilian power company headquartered in Belo Horizonte, the capital of the state of Minas Gerais, and is currently starting a PhD work at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). His … Continue reading

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Hydrological Forecasting at EGU 2018: time to write your abstract

You can contribute to advance hydrological predictions and forecasting systems through the presentation of your recent scientific developments, applications and approaches in the operation of hydrologic forecasting systems at the EGU Assembly in 2018. Why should I go to EGU … Continue reading

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Ensemble prediction: past, present and future

Contributed by Fredrik Wetterhall and Roberto Buizza, ECMWF The work of producing meteorological ensemble forecasts started 25 years ago at ECMWF and NCEP, and it sparked a revolution in both weather forecasts and its many applications. To celebrate this occasion, … Continue reading

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Final call for abstracts: 2018 HEPEX workshop in Melbourne, Australia

As you may have heard, the 2018 HEPEX workshop in Melbourne is coming up soon (Feb 6-8, 2018). Abstracts are due for submission on Sep 30, 2017. The workshop will feature both oral and poster presentations. The theme for the … Continue reading

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End-To-End Probabilistic Impact Based Early Warning Systems for Community Resilience

Contributed by Dr. Bapon Fakhruddin, New Zealand Recently I attended the Fourth Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) and Second Pacific Meteorological Ministers Meeting (PMMM), which was held in Honiara, Solomon Islands, from 14 to 17 August. Reaching communities and ensuring that … Continue reading

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Quiz: Can you guess the city by looking at its river from space?

Contributed by Calum Baugh, Maria-Helena Ramos and Florian Pappenberger Here are eight cities (and their rivers) seen from Google Earth. Can you recognize them? Since nobody seems to have guessed the quiz we had in a previous post, we provide … Continue reading

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Quiz: Can you guess the river from the space?

Contributed by Calum Baugh, Maria-Helena Ramos and Florian Pappenberger Here are four rivers seen from Google Earth. Can you recognize them? River 1: River 2: River 3: River 4:  

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