Category Archives: Unclassified

EGU Twitter page

This week, the HEPEX traveling circus will descend on Vienna, home of the annual convention of the European Geosciences Union. HEPEX-ers will be tweeting their way through the conference – and these Tweets will be assembled in below Twitter stream. … Continue reading

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High-resolution flood forecasting in Sweden: a status update

Contributed by Jonas Olsson (SMHI), member of the SMHI Guest Columnist Team Traditionally, hydrological activities (observations, modelling, forecasting) at SMHI have mainly focused on Sweden’s large rivers. The largest ones are Göta River with a catchment size of ~50 000 km² and … Continue reading

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A never-ending struggle – Improving spring melt runoff forecast via snow information

Contributed by David Gustafsson (SMHI), member of the SMHI Guest Columnist Team As long as we can remember, the Swedish hydropower hydrologists have tried to improve the spring melt runoff predictions by integrating snow measurements in their forecast models. Various … Continue reading

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Live from workshop on seasonal hydrological forecasting, Sweden

You can follow a live report of the Seasonal Hydrological Forecasting Workshop in Norrkoping, Sweden, here.  All Tweets that include the #hepex hashtag will be displayed on this page. Feel free to contribute by Tweeting what you see and hear! … Continue reading

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Devastating flooding in Myanmar/ Burma and Bangladesh

Contributed by Jutta Thielen, Annett Wania, Vera Thiemig, Xeni Kechagioglou, Ionut-Lucian, Peter Salamon, and Beatriz Revilla-Romero Following a period of unusually heavy monsoon precipitation that started in mid-July and continued into August, Myanmar/Burma and (to a lesser degree) Bangladesh experienced … Continue reading

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HEPEX site outage

Returning visitors may have found the HEPEX site apparently “down” in the last few days. While direct links to posts have been properly working all along, the portal’s front page showed an error message. As it turned out, one of … Continue reading

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Please unsubscribe!

If you get an email regarding this blog post, please unsubscribe using the button at the bottom of this email! In the beginning the HEPEX website had a subscribe button, which we removed due to spamming issues. Some of you … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to GloFAS!

Contributed by Liz Stephens and Florian Pappenberger The Global Flood Awareness System celebrates its 3rd birthday today; it began running on a pre-operational basis at ECMWF on July 4th 2011. While the system hasn’t had much focussed developmental support since … Continue reading

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Live from HEPEX@10-year Workshop US

At the 10th Anniversary HEPEX Workshop, our dedicated team of HEPEX enthusiasts will give a live report of the meeting (and follow online via webinar). All Tweets that include the #hepex hashtag will be displayed on this page. Feel free … Continue reading

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