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Event Organiser: British Hydrological Society

Innovation in UK Hydrology conference and AGM, online

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  • 07 September 2021
  • 10:00 - 15:50
Innovation in UK Hydrology conference and AGM, online

About this event

The online British Hydrological Society conference includes six presentations addressing the topic of innovation in UK hydrology and is organised in three sessions (programme given below). The meeting includes a panel discussion on future hydrological research needs in the UK and a virtual poster exhibition. Poster submissions are welcomed (details shared with those registering).

The 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Society is also included.

Current non-members are most welcome to participate after first joining BHS (£30/yr with concessions available)


10:00-10:10 Welcome by current BHS President (Nick Chappell) and BHS Hon Secretary (Lucy Barker)

Session 1: Chair – Peter Ede

10:10-10:30 Talk 1 (Geoff Darch, Anglian Water Services: Better incorporation of drought risk and climate change projections into water resources planning)

10:30-10:50 Talk 2 (Chris Soulsby, University of Aberdeen: Integrating tracers in hydrological models: understanding the celerity-velocity paradox)

10:50-11:00 Break

Session 2: Chair – Kate Heppell

11:00-11:20 Talk 3 (Andrew Johnson, UKCEH: Why hydrology ‘rules’ when it comes to assessing the impacts of chemical contaminants in rivers)

11:20-11:40 Talk 4 (Chris Evans, UKCEH: The role of hydrology in sustainable peatland management)

11:40-12:10 AGM (BHS President, Hon Secretary and Hon Treasurer)

12:10-13:00 Lunch break

13:00-14:00 Panel discussion: Future of UK hydrology research (Keith Beven & BHS WG). Please read briefing note prior to meeting

14:00-15:00 Virtual poster exhibition with online Q&A, including afternoon break. Details of how to submit a poster tbc

Session 3: Chair – Hayley Fowler

15:00-15:20 Talk 5 (Helena Soteriou, Catchment Initiatives Programme Manager, Thames Water: Value of embedding the public, landowners and environmental NGOs into whole catchment planning)

15:20-15:40 Talk 6 (Katie Muchan and Lucy Barker, UKCEH: Embracing the future of hydrometric data archiving and hydrological analysis)

15:40-15:50 Meeting close by new BHS President (Hayley Fowler)

Event venue

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United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Nick Chappell

e: [email protected]