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The HEPEX community contributing to EGU22 and IAHS22 – What not to miss!!!

The HEPEX community contributing to EGU22 and IAHS22 – What not to miss!!!

It is finally happening! Soon the community will meet in Vienna and Montpellier and discuss the scientific and operational progress in hydrological forecasting. If you are planning to go and want to meet HEPEX and EC-HEPEX people, here are some tips on the sessions that might interest you. If unfortunately you cannot be there in person, do not worry since we are now in the era of hybrid events. You can simply register and attend the sessions online. Just browse…

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Exploring the interfaces between meteorology & hydrology: submit your abstract at EMS 2022!

Exploring the interfaces between meteorology & hydrology: submit your abstract at EMS 2022!

Contributed by Fatima Pillosu, session convenor at EMS2022 In order to provide useful forecasts for extreme, complex natural hazards, it is imperative to understand the interactions between the Earth’s atmosphere and its land surface. For example, when a flood forecast is issued, previous soil moisture conditions and future rainfall must be considered as they can modulate the intensity of a flood event. Likewise, vegetation and the moisture available for evaporation must be considered when providing temperature forecasts as they can…

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Hydrological forecasting & more at EGU 2022

Hydrological forecasting & more at EGU 2022

Happy New Year! We’ve got a new year resolution for you: submit an abstract to EGU22! The EGU 2022 Annual General Assembly will take place from 3–8 April 2022. To adapt to the COVID-19 situation, this event will be hybrid with remote and in-person elements. It will be a great opportunity to find out about the latest scientific advances and to socialize with friends and colleagues virtually and in Vienna. This year again, the EGU HS Hydrological Forecasting subdivision is…

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Getting the early career HEPEX initiative off the ground

Getting the early career HEPEX initiative off the ground

On 7 May 2021, 32 early career scientists and young professionals from 17 different countries met online for the kick-off meeting of a new early-career initiative: EC-HEPEX! EC-HEPEX is part of the wider HEPEX community and aims to bring together people in the early stages of their careers related to hydrological prediction, working as a space for communication, collaboration and the sharing of ideas. Learn more about the initial vision in our first blog post. To be part of the…

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HEPEX @ MODSIM 2021

HEPEX @ MODSIM 2021

MODSIM is coming around again this year from 5-9 December and very excitingly you can now attend remotely or in person (!!!). So there are options for everyone! For those who aren’t aware, MODSIM is the biannual conference of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, and attracts >700 delegates from all corners of the globe and all walks of modelling. The HEPEX sessions at MODSIM have a brief but eventful history: they began in 2015 and…

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