August 14, 2017
Comments Off on INARCH Report Included in GEWEX News
A report on INARCH activities, focusing particularly on the 2nd Annual Workshop hosted by the Institut des Géosciences de l’Environnement in Grenoble, was included in the latest edition of GEWEX News (article).
The concluding comments from the workshop, which informed the article, are available here.
August 14, 2017
Comments Off on Masaki Hayashi to give Darcy Lectures on Mountain Groundwater
Each year, the U.S. National Ground Water Association (NGWA) selects a groundwater scientist to tour the world as the Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecturer.
The NGWA has recently announced that in 2018 this prestigious post will be filled by INARCH member Professor Masaki Hayashi, of the University of Calgary, who will focus on groundwater in alpine environments.
If you would be interested in hosting a Darcy Lecture at your university or research institute, please submit a request form to NGWA using the link above.
August 14, 2017
Comments Off on INARCH Proposes Mountain Hydrology Session at 2018 GEWEX Open Science Conference
INARCH has proposed a session on mountain hydrology at next year’s GEWEX Open Science Conference, which will be held in the Canadian Rockies in early May 2018.
The session is titled Observing and modelling the mountain water cycle using alpine research catchments.
More information is available on the GEWEX web-site.
November 1, 2016
Comments Off on 2nd Annual Workshop Report Published
Details of the second annual INARCH workshop, kindly hosted by the Laboratoire de Glaciologie et de Géophysique de l’Environnement (LGGE) at the University of Grenoble in France from 17th to 19th October 2016, have now been posted on the INARCH website.
The material available includes the full programme, together with abstracts and presentation content, as well as a photo gallery covering the main workshop sessions and the field trip to the massifs of Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles Rouges and other points of local hydrological interest. As a first step to absorbing this veritable cornucopia of information, please follow this link.
August 24, 2016
Comments Off on ESSD Special Issue on Mountain Hydrometeorology Data
Dr John Pomeroy (University of Saskatchewan) and Danny Marks (U.S. Agricultural Research Service) are guest-editing a special issue of Earth System Science Data, covering Hydrometeorological data from mountain and alpine research catchments.
The aims of the issue are as follows:
This ESSD special issue responds to an international need to improve the understanding and modelling of mountain snow and ice hydrological processes.
Data sets contributed to the special issue should support and promote research on the effects of mountain snowpacks and glaciers on water supply as well as study of variations in energy and water exchange amongst different high-altitude regions.
This initiative arises from a new GEWEX Hydroclimatology Panel cross-cut project – the International Network for Alpine Research Catchment Hydrology (INARCH).
The guest editors invite contributions of openly available detailed meteorological and hydrological observational archives from long-term research catchments at high temporal resolution (at least 5 years of continuous data with hourly sampling intervals for meteorological data, daily precipitation and streamflow, and regular snow and/or glacier mass balance surveys) in well-instrumented mountain regions around the world.
Contributors and researchers will use this mountain hydrology data publication special issue for the benefit of global alpine hydrological research.
More detail on the submission process is available here. The final deadline is 30 September 2017.
For additional information please contact Drs Pomeroy or Marks.
June 13, 2016
Comments Off on INARCH at CORDEX 2016
INARCH was well represented at WCRP’s International Conference on Regional Climate – CORDEX 2016 in Stockholm over 17-20 May 2016, by Richard Essery (UK), Ethan Gutmann (USA) and Kabir Rasouli (Canada).
An overall INARCH presentation by Richard Essery and co-authored by J Pomeroy (Canada), E Gutmann (USA), V. Vionnet (France) and A Winstral (Switzerland) reviewed current thinking on observations and downscaling for alpine hydrological modelling. The presentation is available as a PDF (2.5 Mb).
More information about the meeting is available here.
May 16, 2016
Comments Off on INARCH participates in the 6th Third Pole Environment Workshop
INARCH was well represented at the 6th Third Pole Environment Workshop, held at Ohio State University in Columbus, USA, from the 16th to the 18th of May, 2016.
- Dr Anil Mishra of UNESCO-IHP gave an opening address, mentioning INARCH and IHP. IHP was a major sponsor of the workshop.
- Dr Joseph Shea, Dr Walter Immerzeel, Dr Maxime Litt and colleagues from ICIMOD gave important scientific talks at the workshop.
- Dr Peter van Oevelen of GEWEX gave a talk on how TPE might link to GEWEX and WCRP.
- Dr John Pomeroy presented on INARCH to the TPE group, strengthening links to this important initiative.
More information about the workshop is available here.
February 12, 2016
Comments Off on Senior Opportunities in the ICIMOD Cryosphere and Atmosphere Programme
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), based in Kathmandu, is searching for two new senior staff in the Cryosphere and Atmosphere Programme:
- Regional Programme Manager of the Cryosphere and Atmosphere Programme
- Coordinator of the Cryosphere Initiative
Please apply through ICIMOD’s online application system: the application deadline is 28th February 2016.
Inquiries about these positions may be directed to Human Resources Associate Prerana Dhakhwa.
February 5, 2016
Comments Off on WMO Opportunity: Global Cryosphere Watch Project Manager
A new two-year position has been created at WMO (in Geneva) as Project Manager of Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW).
The Project Manager should have experience in Polar, high mountain and/or cryospheric observations, research and services, in managing observing networks and systems, including data management, design and evolution of observing systems, measurement technology, the development of the best/standard observing practices, and development of user-required products.
Full details are available in this PDF (164 kb). The application deadline is 4th March 2016.
January 30, 2016
Comments Off on GEWEX GHP Meeting Minutes Published
The minutes of the GEWEX Global Hydrology Panel’s meeting held in Entebbe, Angola in November 2015 have now been published, and are available for download here.