HS
Hydrological Sciences

Conference highlights

Chatting about science and hydrology at EGU GA 2020

Chatting about science and hydrology at EGU GA 2020

We all woke up that Monday morning 4 May 2020 (at home rather than in Vienna) with mixed feelings about what to expect from this year’s exceptional EGU GA: Sharing Geoscience Online. For some of us, it was the first time we were entering a chat room and, for many, the first time we were going to chat about our scientific work online. If you were an author, a convener or a curious attendee, that mo ...[Read More]

Meeting and networking outside the EGU GA: feedback on the 2019 EGU Leonardo conference

Meeting and networking outside the EGU GA: feedback on the 2019 EGU Leonardo conference

In order to encourage cohesion and sustained dialogue among researchers outside the GA in Vienna, the EGU hosts a number of conference series, targeted at a specific disciplinary or interdisciplinary group within the Union. Closely related to the HS Division is the Leonardo Conference series on Earth’s Hydrological Cycle. These meetings are organized by members of the division. They usually ...[Read More]

Quality through Equality – tackling gender issues in hydrology

Quality through Equality – tackling gender issues in hydrology

Quality through Equality – tackling gender issues in hydrology Results of a 1-day workshop organised by the University of Bristol’s Water Engineering Group “Science has a diversity problem” (Nature, 2019), and hydrology and the water sciences are no exception. For example, overall only 36% of all EGU medal awardees are female. With 31% of all nominations going to female researchers (Ka ...[Read More]

EGU is a bit like a music festival: first time experience of an ECS in hydrology

EGU is a bit like a music festival: first time experience of an ECS in hydrology

EGU is a bit like a music festival. Maybe not as crowded as the Donauinselfest, but you’ll definitively experience some of this type of event classic features: dilly-dallying a lot about what to see next, losing your friends and setting up more or less detailed meeting points, buying overpriced food and beverages. And if in the right place at the right time, you might even see some actual “rock st ...[Read More]