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Ss33 Water Security Issue And Adaptive Management To Climate Change

Author(s): Special Session 33: China's Water Resource Management
World Water Congress 2015 Edinburgh Scotland
Special session 33: China's Water Resource Management
Author(s): Jun XIA
Jun XIA
Chair Professor & Dean, The Research Institute for Water Security (RIWS),
Wuhan University,
Distinguished Professor, Key Lab. of Water Cycle & Related Land Surface Processes,
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Past President, International Water Resources Association(IWRA)
http://en.whu.edu.cn/

Oral:

Abstract

Content

1. Water Security has become the most important issue on Global Water Strategies
2. Water Security in China
3. Impact of climate change & Adaptation
 
Conclusions
  • Climate change will be an important issue on water security. Hydrologic Science will play a key role on understanding & reduce risk under climate change.
  • Water resources vulnerability & adaptive management will address a new challenges on modifying current water project planning and water management to changing environment.
  • Thus, it is need to be further studies and practices on both methodologies and tools to ensure water security in China.

 

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