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Water and adaptation to climate change – CPWC cleaned up reports and DVDs

The Co-operative Programme on Water and Climate (CPWC) has cleaned up its stock. All reports and DVDs are now out of stock! But...

 
SamSamWater to work on safe and reliable water for all

A new Dutch non-profit organization just started: SamSamWater. The SamSamWater Foundation supports water projects in developing countries. ‘sam sam’ means ‘together’ or ‘to equallty share together’.

 
IAHS Newsletter 98 (December 2010) is out

The latest newsletter (number 98) of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) has just been finalized. Cate Gardner, IAHS Press, again did an excellent job!

 
2nd Istanbul International Water Forum

3–5 May 2011, Istanbul • The 2nd Istanbul International Water Forum is promising a broad field of study and a diverse range of subjects. The Forum will primarily focus on the water-related problems of Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. The domestic water-related problems (drought, floods etc.) of Turkey will also be discussed in detail.

 
Ghislain de Marsily receives IAH Award

Early December 2010 the President’s Award of the International Association of Hydrgeologists (IAH) was presented to Professor Ghislain de Marsily.

 
New LinkedIn group on pumping test analysis

Dr C.J. (Kick) Hemker recently opened a new LinkedIn group on groundwater pumping test analysis. He writes: »A group for all hydrologists interested in pumping test analysis (aquifer test analysis) and similar analytical (inverse) well flow modelling problems, with a focus on computer-based techniques in general and the MLU for Windows software in particular. MLU for Windows is an analytical groundwater modeling tool to compute heads and drawdowns, analyze a variety of aquifer test data and design well fields in layered aquifer systems«.

 
UNESCO to identify groundwater and alleviate water shortages in Iraq

The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched a scientific survey of Iraq’s groundwater in an effort to improve government capacity to address water scarcity in the country.

 
United Nations and Pakistan organize International Conference on Climate Change and Development

On 21–22 October 2010, the Ministry of Environment of Pakistan, in collaboration with One UN Joint Programme on Environment, held an International Conference on Climate Change and Development in Islamabad, Pakistan. The conference was meant to take stock of the effects of climate change in the South Asian region, with a focus on Pakistan.

 
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