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  • In memory of Professor Jan Dowgiałło (1932 – 2019)

    We are sad to report the passing of Professor Jan Dowgiallo, who died on 15th May at the age of 87. Prof. Dowgiałło was one of the greatest Polish hydrogeologists and also well-known internationally. Specialising in mineral, thermal and therapeutic waters, during his career Prof. Dowgiałło published nearly 150 scientific... read more...

  • Groundwater in Sub-Saharan Africa

    We are delighted to announce that all articles in Hydrogeology Journal’s May (2019) issue have free access until the end of June. This special issue focuses on the generally under-utilized groundwater resources in Sub-Saharan Africa, and highlights the urgent need to use groundwater to address a range of socio-economic problems.... read more...

  • Updates and early birds for IAH’s 46th Congress, Malaga

    Organisation for this year’s congress in Malaga continues apace. The abstract review process continues thanks to the efforts of the scientific committee. The team has kindly just offered to accept very late requests for poster presentations up until the 30th June, to tie in with the early bird registration deadline.... read more...

  • Your opinion counts – 2019 IAH survey

    We are currently undertaking a survey to seek opinions about how we’re doing and ideas for new benefits and services IAH might provide to its members and supporters. Can you spare a few minutes to give your feedback and suggestions? The survey will be open until the end of August... read more...

  • Applied Hydrogeology Award 2019 – call for nominations

    We are pleased to call for nominations for the 2019 ‘Applied Hydrogeology Award’. A panel appointed by IAH Council will be particularly interested to receive nominations for practising hydrogeologists who have made an outstanding contribution to the application of hydrogeology and an increase in living standards ideally in developing countries... read more...

  • A new website for our Netherlands Chapter

    Our Netherlands chapter is proud to announce their new website, https://netherlands.iah.org. On the website you will find information about the committee, which includes Ane Wiersma (secretary and treasurer) and Niels Hartog (President). Both are fairly new to their roles, working together with Michael van der Valk. The website also has... read more...

  • “We live in uncertain times…”

    The author W. Somerset Maugham is often quoted (in the UK, at least…) when times get difficult. The quote from which the title of this news piece is taken is “We live in uncertain times and our all may yet be taken from us”. We’re certainly not in that situation,... read more...

  • IAH-BGID Book Call 2019 – Groundwater, resilient livelihoods and equitable growth

    With this book, IAH aims to provide a comprehensive evidence base for how groundwater has contributed to reducing poverty, increasing resilience to climate and environmental change and helping to develop equitable growth. Groundwater plays a fundamental, although often underestimated, role in poverty alleviation, but case studies and examples are lacking... read more...

  • Investigating Groundwater, new in IAH’s book series

    We are delighted to announce a new book title Investigating Groundwater by Ian Acworth, Emeritus Professor at University of New South Wales. It is the latest in IAH’s International Contributions to Hydrogeology (ICH/blue book) series. Investigating Groundwater provides an integrated approach to the challenges associated with locating groundwater. It provides... read more...

  • IAH Mentoring Scheme – registration open

    Registration to IAH’s mentoring scheme is now open! In 2012 IAH took first steps to establish a mentoring scheme, undertaking an initial trial and producing guidance notes etc. under the advice of a mentoring/career development expert. Since then we have made a number of further calls for participation; we are... read more...

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