Are potential increases in groundwater recharge from changing rainfall distributions offset by increased ET? Can we define sustainable groundwater abstraction under non-stationary hydrological conditions?
Are potential increases in groundwater recharge from changing rainfall distributions offset by increased ET?
Can we define sustainable groundwater abstraction under non-stationary hydrological conditions?
What are the key constraints to the representation of groundwater flow and storage in climate models?
What aspects of groundwater flow and storage are most important to hydrological simulations and where?
On the basis of currently available information, what methodologies can be used to improve the next generation of climate models?
UNESCO addressing hydrological extremes: knowledge base and capacity for prediction, adaptation and mitigation
IFI: International Flood Initiative
International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM) (Tsukuba, Japan)
Initial Partners and Lead
Education and Training
Flood Risk Management
Multi - hazard analysis
IAHS ICAHRM UNESCO WMO
IAHS UNESCO FRIEND
WMO, IAHS UNESCO FRIEND
WMO, IAHS UNESCO FRIEND
Data for risk assessment
IAHR, IAHS UNESCO FRIEND ICHARM
IAHR, IAHS, UNESCO FRIEND ICHARM
IAHR, IAHS, UNESCO FRIEND ICHARM, ISDR
IAHR, ISDR, IAHS UNESCO
Hydrologic, hydraulic and economic modeling
IAHR, IAHS ICHARM UNESCO
IAHR, WMO IAHS, ICHARM UNESCO
IAHR , WMO IAHS, ICHARM UNESCO
IAHR, WMO, IAHS UNESCO
Flood hazard mapping
WMO, IAHS ICHARM
Structural and non-structural measures
IAHR, IIHP ICHARM
IAHR, IHP, WMO ICHARM
Governance and participation
Developing stakeholder processes
Flood activities of FRIEND regional groups
Flood forecasting hydrological processes linked with heavy rains
Techniques for extreme rain fall and flood runoff estimate
Methodologies for reliable inundation mapping" through flood risk maps and vulnerability maps.
Stochastic modelling of heavy precipitation for runoff forecasting
Enhanced understanding forecasting and management of flash floods in urban areas
Tools for warning and forecasting in ungauged basins
UNESCO-IHE Activities on Flood Risk Management
Partners:UNESCO-IHP Jakarta office and ICHARM and HTC
Established in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam
Sedimentation problems are matter of global concern
Are the sediment loads of the world’s rivers currently changing in response to these components of global change?