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Imagination is more important than knowledge. (Albert Einstein, Physicist, 1879-1955)
Imagination is more important than knowledge. (Albert Einstein, Physicist, 1879-1955)

Welcome to the Chair of Hydrology and Water Resources Management

The Chair of Hydrology and Water Resources Management has been established in January 1997, by appointment of its present holder Prof. Paolo Burlando.

Its focus is on teaching and research activities in the field of surface water hydrology and of water resources analysis, planning and management. Key activities are the analysis and modelling of hydrological processes, their space-time variability and their interactions, with the aim of providing the basis for modern water resources assessment and sustainable planning and management.Read more

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08.03.2016

New step-pool stream model in EsurfD Discussion

Matteo Saletti developed a new particle-based reduced-complexity model (CAST) to simulate sediment transport and channel morphology in steep streams as part of his PhD. The paper is now in open discussion in the EGU journal Earth Surface Dynamics. Read more 

04.02.2016

Optimizing Environmental Flow Releases under Future Hydropower Operation (HydroEnv)

The HydroEnv project, which is part of the NRP 70 “Energy Turnaround” joint project Hydropower and geo-energy, is Weekly Spotlight on the pages of the ETH Zurich Energy Science Center. Read more 

30.11.2015

The 10th International Workshop on Precipitation in Urban Areas

The International Workshop on Precipitation in Urban Areas took place in December 2015 in St. Moritz.   Read more 

 
 
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