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GA 2012 GIFT Workshop - Water!

Sunday, 22 April 2012

  • Guided Tour of the Vienna Museum of Natural History and ice breaker reception
    Herbert Summesberger and Mathias Harzhauser
    Vienna Museum of Natural History
    Vienna, Austria

Monday, 23 April 2012

  • Welcome!
    Donald Bruce Dingwell and Günter Blöschl
    President and President-Elect of EGU
  • Practical Instructions for the workshop
    Carlo Laj
    EGU Committee on Education
    Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement (LSCE)
    Gif-sur-Yvette cedex, France
  • Water Cycle, freshwater availability and distribution: the major challenges for water in the next 100 years
    Alberto Montanari
    University of Bologna
    Bologna, Italy
    Presentation (PDF, 10.7 MB)
  • Water, a key molecule for living: water in metabolism and biodiversity
    Gilles Boeuf
    Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris and
    Laboratoire Arago, Banyuls-sur-Mer, France
    Presentation (PDF, 23.5 MB)
  • Water, water everywhere, not a drop to drink!
    Murugesu Sivapalan
    University of Illinois
    Urbana Illinois, USA
    Presentation (PDF, 3.5 MB)
  • Floods in a changing World
    Günter Blöschl
    Centre for Water Resource Systems
    Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) Vienna, Austria
    Presentation (PDF, 28.7 MB)
  • Low-cost and Easy Experiments about the Water in the Atmosphere
    Marcel Costa Vilas
    IES Castellar, Castellar des Vallès, Spain
  • Fresh Water Ecosystems – a case of a suburban water stream
    Anastasios Alevisos and Grigorios Zygouras
    Chalandri and Melissia Lyceums, Greece
    Presentation (PDF, 21.9 MB)
  • Telling and measuring urban floods: event reconstruction by means of public-domain media
    Stefano Macchia
    Istituto Comprensivo “G. Arpino”, Sommariva del Bosco
    Cuneo, Italy
    Presentation (PDF, 17.2 MB)
  • Origin and fate of atmospheric moisture over continents
    Hubert Savenije
    Delft University of Technology
    Delft, The Netherlands
    Presentation (PDF, 8.2 MB)
  • Information on the Educational Programs of EGU
    Carlo Laj
    Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l’Environnement (LSCE)
    Gif-sur-Yvette cedex, France
  • Instructions for the poster session EOS2
    Eve Arnold
    Department of Geological Sciences
    Stockholm University
    Stockholm, Sweden

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

  • Earth observation from space: quantifying water resources to better manage them
    Pierre-Philippe Mathieu
    European Space Agency (ESRINEOP/SE)
    Frascati, Italy
    Presentation (PDF, 23.3 MB)
    Presentation (PDF, 737.6 KB)
  • Hydrology of Yucatan: an exemple of large scale freshwater reservoir
    Mario Rebolledo
    Unidad de Ciencia del Agua, CICY
    Merida, Yucatan,
    Mexico
    Presentation (PDF, 31.2 MB)
  • Monitoring Climate, Droughts and Floods: The trans-African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory
    Nick van de Giesen
    Delft University of Technology
    Delft, The Netherlands
    Presentation (PDF, 6.7 MB)
  • Piezometric mapping, simulation and Modeling underground water (second group)
    François TILQUIN
    High School Marie CURIE, Echirolles
    Grenoble, France
  • Water footprint – education of sustainable development in class
    Annegret Schwarz,
    Head Gymnasium an der Stadtmauer
    Bad Kreuznach, Germany
  • Hands-on activities – water
    Phil Smith
    Coordinator, Teacher Scientist Network (TSN)
    Norwich, UK

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

  • How much water do we have and where – using naturally occurring isotopes to understand the water cycle and map groundwater resources
    Pradeep Aggarwal
    Isotope Hydrology Section
    International Atomic Energy Agency
    Vienna, Austria
    Presentation (PDF, 14.8 MB)
  • Visit of the Isotope Hydrology Laboratory

  • Visit to the Vienna Water Treatment Plant

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