International research programme for analyzing hydrological data: 7th Conference
The 7th Global FRIEND-Water Conference (FRIEND-Water2014) is scheduled to take place in Montpellier (France), from 7 to 10 October 2014 under the theme: “Hydrology in a Changing World: Environmental and Human Dimensions”.
The conference is organized by UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme (IHP), the German IHP/HWRP Hydrological Committee, the IRD (Institut de recherche pour le développement), Hydrosciences Montpellier, and the UNESCO Office in Jakarta (Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific).
Conference topics include:
• Hydrological databases: how to cope with future questions
• Trends in hydrological regimes and extremes
• Changes in ecological flows and coastal ecohydrology
• Erosion and sediment transport processes and trends
• Regional observational-hydrological modelling frameworks
• Water resources and prospective scenarios
Papers are invited which address one of the six topics of the conference. Participants intending to present a paper or poster are requested to complete the attached provisional registration form and send an extended abstract in English or French of 300 words to the conference secretariat.
Abstracts must reach the conference secretariat by 15th of April 2013. Authors should identify whether the paper is submitted for oral presentation or as a poster and state the topic number that the paper is submitted to.
Papers will be selected following a review of submitted abstracts and will be pre-published in the IAHS conference publication series (Red Books). Papers may be submitted and presented in English.
The third circular/call for papers, including the provisional registration form and all related information are available on the UNESCO IHP website.