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Wuhan Symposium on Ecohydrology and Water Security

Posted: 2013-11-13  Type: News

Wuhan_Water_IWRAThe International Symposium on Ecohydrology and Water Security was held on Oct.18-22, 2013 in Wuhan and Yichang, China, sponsored by Wuhan University, IWRA, IAHS, and GWSP, and co-sponsored by the Research Institute of Water Security (RIWS), and China Three Gorges University. Prof. Jun Xia, Dean of the RIWS and former IWRA President, presided over the opening ceremony.

The Symposium had four topics: water cycle and eco-hydrological processes under changing environment, the mechanism of flood and drought disasters and the response of ecosystem, water quality management and pollution control, and water security for ecological civilization construction and governance. Over 80 academic representatives attended the meeting, while 35 experts gave presentations, including 17 people from outside China. 

In addition to Prof. Xia, IWRA Executive Board members attending included Ngai Weng Chan and James E. Nickum (Vice-Presidents) and Henning Bjornlund and Naim Haie (Directors).The International Symposium on Ecohydrology and Water Security was held on Oct.18-22, 2013 in Wuhan and Yichang, China, sponsored by Wuhan University, IWRA, IAHS, and GWSP, and co-sponsored by the Research Institute of Water Security (RIWS), and China Three Gorges University. Prof. Jun Xia, Dean of the RIWS and former IWRA President, presided over the opening ceremony.

The Symposium had four topics: water cycle and eco-hydrological processes under changing environment, the mechanism of flood and drought disasters and the response of ecosystem, water quality management and pollution control, and water security for ecological civilization construction and governance. Over 80 academic representatives attended the meeting, while 35 experts gave presentations, including 17 people from outside China. 

In addition to Prof. Xia, IWRA Executive Board members attending included Ngai Weng Chan and James E. Nickum (Vice-Presidents) and Henning Bjornlund and Naim Haie (Directors).

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