Noticias 2016

Final block of training in Water Resources Modelling for ARA-Sul and ARA-Norte

During the weeks of 21 November through 2 December, Wilco Terink and Sonu Khanal from FutureWater provided the final block of training in Water Resources Modelling to ARA-Sul and ARA-Norte in Pemba, Mozambique. This training was funded by NUFFIC’s Tailor-Made Training Programme, which is part of the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP II), and is specifically…

Fruitful kick-off meeting of the System-Risk project in Potsdam

The System-Risk kick-off meeting hosted by the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences took place from 10-14 October in the Potsdam. The 1st day of the meeting started with presentations about challenges imposed at different levels of flood risk chain assessment by the lead scientist from each Work Package, followed by a short research plan…

New publication on the impacts of climate change on the upper Indus basin

The Indus is one of the most meltwater-dependent rivers on Earth, and hosts a large, rapidly growing population and the world’s largest irrigation scheme. Understanding the hydrology of the upper Indus basin is challenging. The Hindu Kush, Karakoram and Himalayan mountain ranges are difficult to access, hampering field measurements of meteorological, glaciological and hydrological processes….

IMPREX partners kick off the second project year in Crete

Text adopted from IMPREX.eu Time flies when you’re passionate is an apt saying to describe the three intense and productive days of the IMPREX General Assembly. The meeting was hosted by the project partners from the Technical University of Crete and took place from 26-28 September in the scenic landscapes of the Crete island. The…

FutureWater trains national experts in Armenia on climate change, water and crops

FutureWater provides a training program to technical staff of relevant institutes and organizations in Armenia, on using simulation models for assessing vulnerability and planning of climate adaptation measures, with emphasis on water and agriculture. This week (17-Oct until 22-Oct 2016) a 1-week training is given, on using AquaCrop for assessing water-related and climate change-driven impacts…

InfoSequía.es: Un servicio climático e interactivo para el seguimiento de la sequía en la España peninsular

FutureWater rediseña el portal InfoSequía.es mediante la inclusión de mejoras de visualización y consulta interactiva. InfoSequía posibilita el seguimiento semanal de las sequías y sus efectos mediante la publicación de boletines, mapas e series históricas de índices satelitales que complementan los índices de sequía hidrológicos publicados por las Confederaciones Hidrográficas y el Observatorio Nacional de…

FutureWater awards two young scientists at the BioHydrology2016 International Conference

FutureWater attended the 4th Biohydrology International Conference “Walking on drylands” and awarded a prize to the best oral communication by a young scientist. For taking the end-decision, members of the Scientific Committee and of FutureWater scored all the candidates according to three main fields: Scientific relevance for the management and planning of water resources Applicability…

ThirdEye presented as innovative technology in Mozambique

From August 29 to September 4 the International Trade Fair FACIM took place in Maputo, Mozambique. On this fair the Dutch Embassy organized a Holland pavilion where several Dutch organisations presented themselves to the Mozambican market. On Wednesday August 31 this pavilion was market by the FACIM WATER EVENT ‘The adaptation of innovative technologies in the Mozambican…

FutureWater Co-Convenes Session at the World Water Week

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), FutureWater and Statkraft convene a session on Mountains, glaciers, and hydropower in a changing climate at the World Water Week, organized in Stockholm 28 August – 2 September. This session will highlight the role of mountains in providing water, food, and energy for sustainable growth using examples…

First week of successful training in Water Resources Modeling for ARA-Sul and ARA-Norte, Mozambique

During the week of 11-15 July, training in Water Resources Modeling (using SPHY) was provided to ARA-Sul and ARA-Norte (water boards) in Mozambique. This training was funded by NUFFIC’s Tailor-Made Training Programme, which is part of the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP II), and is specifically meant to enhance the overall functioning of an organization by…

FutureWater co-organiza una reunión de coordinación del proyecto IMPREX en el Joint Research Centre de la UE

Los socios del proyecto IMPREX involucrados en el paquete de trabajo “Agricultura y Sequía” se reunieron durante los días 27 y 28 de junio en las instalaciones de Joint Research Centre (JRC) en Ispra (Italia). A lo largo de la reunión, co-organizada por FutureWater e investigadores del Instituto de Medio Ambiente y Sostenibilidad del JRC…

FutureWater en la reunión inicial del proyecto BRIGAID

Durante los días 12 y 13 de mayo se celebró en la Universidad Técnica de Delft (Holanda) la reunión inicial del proyecto europeo BRIGAID «BRIdging the GAp for Innovations in Disaster resilence». BRIGAID tiene como objetivo apoyar la inserción exitosa en el mercado de innovaciones-prototipo mediante el desarrollo e implementación de herramientas estandarizadas que permitan…

PhD position: Development of Future Weather techniques for flood risk assessment

We are delighted that you consider joining the ETN System-Risk as an Early Stage Research (ESR) fellow. System-Risk is a Marie-Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network which aims on developing and implementing a systems approach for large-scale flood risk assessment and management and provides a framework for training and career development of 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs). The network brings…

FutureWater obtiene el Premio al mejor trabajo en “Agricultura de precisión”

La comunicación titulada “Respuesta espectral y fisiológica de cítricos regados con agua regenerada salina y estrategias de riego deficitario”, liderada por Cristina Romero (CEBAS-CSIC) como resultado de la colaboración entre el CEBAS-CSIC y FutureWater, ha sido premiada como la mejor contribución presentada en el panel temático «Agricultura de precisión» del II Simposio Nacional de Ingeniería Hortícola celebrado…

InfoSequía en el XII Maratón Científico de la Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas

El portal InfoSequía fue presentado en el XII Maratón Científico organizado por la Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas (EEZA-CSIC) y celebrado el pasado 5 de febrero en el Campus Universitario de Almería. Durante estos eventos, que se repiten anualmente desde el 2005, diferentes investigadores y personal científico-técnico presentan a través de miniconferencias sus últimos avances o ideas de innovación. La…

FutureWater desarrolla un modelo 3D para el glaciar de Langtang en Nepal

FutureWater desarrolló un modelo 3D para el glaciar de Langtang en Nepal. El modelo fue realizado a partir de datos obtenidos con un avión no tripulado. También puede visualizarse a través de la aplicación Google Cardboard.

Documental sobre el cambio climático en los Himalayas

El Sistema de los Himalayas es considerado como la gran torre de agua de Asia. A pesar de su importancia a nivel regional, aún existe importante lagunas de conocimiento sobre cómo funciona el ciclo del agua a estas grandes altitudes. FutureWater, la Univerisdad de Utrecht y el Centro Internacional para el Desarrollo Integral de las Montañas (ICIMOD) han…