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  • Hydrogeology Journal Editors meet in Spain

    Our Hydrogeology Journal editorial team met for several days in April to discuss the journal’s current status and to plan its development. The meeting was held in Barcelona at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC), to which we extend our thanks. The Institute also hosted a workshop... read the story...

  • 2nd Atlas Georesources International Congress – Tunisia

    The 2nd Atlas Georesources International Congress took place in March 2019, organised by LGR, our Tunisian national chapter and the Tunisian Committee of Hydrogeology at the Association Eau et Développement. The congress was held in Hammamet and focused on novel advances and case studies concerning Applied Geosciences for Groundwater. As... read the story...

  • USA chapter presents 2018 “International Service Award”

    Dr Wendy Robertson of Central Michigan University was the worthy recipient of the US Chapter’s “International Service Award” for 2018. The Award recognises the efforts of hydrogeologists based in the United States who have shown an outstanding commitment to assisting the international community with groundwater-related needs. Wendy received the Award... read the story...

  • Hydro’2018, Turkey

    In September 2018 over 180 participants from universities, governmental organizations, private sector and non-governmental organizations assembled in Ankara to attend the symposium on “Hydrogeology and Water Resources-Hydro-2018”. The event was organised jointly by the Turkish National Chapter of IAH, The Turkish Association of Hydrogeologists and Water Resources Research and the... read the story...

  • “Groundwater and Climate Change” at GeoBonn 2018

    The joint DGGV, DMG, and DVGeo 2018 conference took place at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn from 2-6 September. During the conference the German Fachsektion Hydrogeologie and the German Chapter of IAH held a“Groundwater and Climate Change” session (following the great response to an earlier, similar session held at the FH-DGGV meeting... read the story...

  • UN-HLPF:Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies

    Callist Tindimugaya, IAH Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa, was invited to address the high-level political forum on sustainable development, which took place in July at UNHQ in New York. Dave Kreamer, IAH VP for Science and Programme, was also present for one session, and met with Callist. The overall theme... read the story...

  • KARST 2018 “Expect the Unexpected”

    In early June 2018, the symposium Karst 2018 “Expect the unexpected” was organised to honour of 80th Anniversary of Petar T. Milanović’s birth. It was held in Trebinje, eastern Bosnia & Herzegovina, located on the northern rim of one of the spectacular Dinaric karst poljes – Popovo polje in the... read the story...

  • Alpine Hydrogeology: The Critical Role of Groundwater in Sourcing the Headwaters of the World

    In May 2018 our Japanese Chapter and the Japanese Association of Groundwater Hydrology (JAGH) co-hosted a joint seminar “Alpine Hydrogeology: The Critical Role of Groundwater in Sourcing the Headwaters of the World” at the College of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University, Tokyo. Ninety-seven participants attended. The seminar featured guest speakers... read the story...

  • Climate Justice Fund: Water Futures Programme sponsors 50 new members in Malawi

    The Climate Justice Fund: Water Futures Programme at the University of Strathclyde has sponsored 50 groundwater experts membership to IAH, to encourage discussion about sustainable groundwater management in Malawi, facilitate international networking, promote leadership and pursue the creation of the IAH Malawi Chapter. Through the Groundwater Division of the MoAIWD,... read the story...

  • Contaminated Sites Workshop

    In April 2018 a workshop entitled “Practical experience from contaminated sites remediation – II” was organised at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. It focused on the legislation in the area of contaminated sites, environmental loads and remediation, and also on principles of risk assessment in the process of risk analysis... read the story...

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