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Ss4 International Catchment Management Science And Application - Global Developments In Integrated Flood Management

Author(s): Special Session at IWRA World Water Congress XV – Edinburgh, 25-29 May 2015
World Water Congress 2015 Edinburgh Scotland
Special session 4: Transboundary aquifer systems
Author(s): Giacomo Teruggi Scientific Officer
Climate and Water Department
WMO
Giacomo Teruggi
Scientific Officer, Climate and Water Department, WMO (World Meteorological Organization)

Oral:

Abstract
  • What is WMO?
  • WMO objectives
  • WMO Hydrology and Water Resource Programme
  • WMO and IWRM
  • WHYCOS World Hydrological Cycle Observing System
  • IWRM and extreme events
  • Integrated Flood Management: Objectives
  • Impact of flood losses on development
  • River Basin as a planning unit
  • Water cycle to be considered as a whole
  • Towards a sustainable development
  • Integrated Flood Management: from theory to practice
  • Basin Level Flood Management and Transboundary issues
  • Integrated Flood Management HelpDesk
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