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E-HypeWeb: Service for Water and Climate Information - and Future Hydrological Collaboration across Europe?

  • Berit Arheimer
  • Patrik Wallman
  • Chantal Donnelly
  • Karin Nyström
  • Charlotta Pers
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 359)

Abstract

The hydrological scientific and operational communities are faced with new challenges. There is a demand for detailed water information for large regions and new environmental issues to deal with, which request advanced technical infrastructure merged with up-dated hydrological knowledge. Traditionally, the hydrological community is disaggregated. In this paper we suggest a collaborative approach and invite both researchers and operational agencies to participate in the development of a common European core service providing free access to water information. We present the idea of starting from the new E-HYPE model and its advanced technological infrastructure and open source cod, using a bottom-up approach.

Keywords

catchment hydrology modeling pan-European technical infrastructure open source community E-HYPE 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Berit Arheimer
    • 1
  • Patrik Wallman
    • 1
  • Chantal Donnelly
    • 1
  • Karin Nyström
    • 1
  • Charlotta Pers
    • 1
  1. 1.Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological InstituteNorrköpingSweden

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