IUKWC Webinar Series 2020: check out the newly added set of talks!

IUKWC is hosting a brand new series of webinars, brought to you by members of our Open Network of water scientists. Each webinar will be approximately 1 hour in length and will focus on a range of topics.

Upcoming talks

Wednesday 19th August 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) -Water Resource Planning Under Future Climate and Socioeconomic Uncertainty in the Cauvery River Basin in Karnataka, India presented by Dr Ajay Bhave, Newcastle University, UK and Prof. Suraje Dessai, University of Leeds, UK. Click here for more details.

Wednesday 2nd September 2020 (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) - Threats to Human Health from Water- Associated Diseases: How Can Remote Sensing Help? presented by Dr Shubha Sathyendranath (Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK), Dr Nandini Menon N (Nansen Environmental Research Centre India), Dr Anas Abdulaziz (CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, India), and Dr Grinson George (ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, India). Click here for more details.

Wednesday 16th September 2020  (1300 hrs BST/1730 hrs IST) -Restoration of urban lakes: a case study of Bengaluru, India presented by Prof. Laurence Carvalho, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Dr Priyanka Jamwal, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India. Registrations will open on 16th August 2020.

Past Webinars

Occurrence of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the aqueous environment and a comparative estimation of pharmaceutical contamination in India and the United Kingdom presented by Dr Akanksha Singh Kachhawaha, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, India. Click here for more details.

The latest phase of global climate models for end user-how confident are we in using them for risk analysis and decision support presented by Dr Chadra Rupa Rajulapathi, Centre for Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Click here for more details.

Developing an interactive web-application to aid drought decision making in Maharashtra State presented by Dr Rajendra Pandey, National Institute of Hydrology, India; Dr Simon Parry and Mr Thomas Chitson, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology;  Click here for more details.

Understanding River System and Pollution Management: A case study of Water Quality of the Ganga River around Patna due to Lockdown, a natural remedy? presented by Prof. Ramkar Jha, National Institute of Technology Patna, India. Click here for more details.

Informing catchment management decisions based on ecosystem services modelling in the Himalayas presented by Dr Andrea Momblanch, Cranfield Water Science Institute, Cranfield University, UK and Dr Sumit Sen, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. Click here for more details.

Sustainable provision and access to drinking and irrigation water in rural communities, even during times of pandemic – such as with Covid-19, and the effect of lockdown presented by Dr David Jenkins, University of Plymouth and Dr. Shivaraju Puttaiah, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research (JSSAHER). Click here for more details.