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From 11-20 July 2016 in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, a training course was held on “Application of Satellite Remote Sensing to Support Water Resources Management in Latin America and the Caribbean”. The course was organized locally by the International Hydroinformatics Center, a...
Professor Mike Edmunds 1941 – 2015
The UNESCO water community mourns the passing of Professor Mike Edmunds, a professor at Oxford University and one of the founders of G-WADI. He died after a short illness. Among his many contributions to the...
The Latin American Flood and Drought Monitor, created by Princeton University's Terrestrial Hydrology Research Group with assistance by UNESCO-IHP's G-WADI program, is a regional product based on advanced land surface modeling driven by satellite and atmospheric model data. It...
On February 17th – 18th, 2016 in Khartoum, Sudan, G-WADI held a Training Workshop on “Advances in Water Resources Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas”. The workshop was organized by the Water Research Centre of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Khartoum, in...
All of Namibia’s perennial rivers are border rivers and have their origin outside of the country. In the northeast, the Kunene, Kavango and Kwando Rivers originate in Angola, and the Zambezi River in Zambia; while in the south, the Orange River originates in Lesotho. Water...
The cohort of UNESCO’s International Hydrological Program (IHP) and the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS, http://chrs.web.uci.edu) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), have been freely providing real-time high...
Experts from the Center for Hydrometeorology & Remote Sensing (CHRS), at the University of California Irvine, participate in a capacity building workshop in Bangkok, Thailand. Professor Kuolin Hsu and postdoctoral scholar Phu D. Nguyen trained participants on the use of the...
In November 2014, the Latin American and Caribbean Flood and Drought Monitor was launched to identify current and future flood and drought hazards occurring in the Region.
The objective of the Latin American Drought Monitor is to provide an assessment tool of current...
New brochures available for 'Latin American Flood and Drought Monitor' and 'Latin American and Caribbean Drought Atlas'2015-09-30
Technical training session on PERSIANN held during Thai Hydrologist Association's (THA) 2015 conference2015-01-29
About 50 water scientists and engineers attended a technical training session on “Satellite-based Rainfall (PERSIANN) for Planning and Management for Natural Disasters in Monsoon Asia”. The session was held on 29 January...