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)


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.


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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