Delta Alliance News and Events Archive

Publication: Ecosystem Services for Well-Being in Deltas This book answers key questions about environment, people and their shared future in deltas. It develops a systematic and holistic approach for policy-orientated analysis for the future of these regions. It does so by focusing on ecosystem services in the world’s largest, most populous and most iconic delta region, that of the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta in Bangladesh.
Springer, Monday 9 July 2018
Visiting researcher Lisa Watkins joins Delta Alliance
WUR, Sunday 1 July 2018
Pavel Kabat receives Austrian Cross of Honor Pavel Kabat, chair of the Delta Alliance Governing Board, receives Austrian Cross of Honor.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat, Tuesday 26 June 2018
Vacancy: Professor of Delta Urbanism (TU Delft) The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at TU Delft invites applications for the post of Professor of Delta Urbanism. This is a new position in a field where the University has built a strong reputation. The post offers a unique opportunity for an outstanding candidate to develop research and education that addresses the urgent challenge to create more sustainable, and resilient deltas respecting the critical relations between urbanization, flood defence, water management, agriculture and ecosystems.
TU Delft, Monday 18 June 2018
Flood risk in the Ciliwung catchment (thesis research proposal) Thesis research proposal: Exploration of the possibilities of recent high frequency rainfall-runoff measurements for a flood risk assessment for the city of Jakarta
WUR, Wednesday 6 June 2018
Future Deltas Summer School (27-31 August 2018) Are you working on river flooding, coastal dynamics, land subsidence, salt water intrusion, livelihoods, governance or land use, environmental or water law? In this course an opportunity is offered to further explore your specific working field, framed within a broader context of natural and social processes affecting delta systems and delta life. With an interdisciplinary team of teachers, researchers, students, professionals and practitioners. Drivers of change in deltas, impacts of these changes, and sustainable management solutions, by means of lectures, working group sessions, sharing experiences, and excursions in the Rhine-Meuse delta (NL) will be explored.
Utrecht University, Thursday 24 May 2018
Delta Alliance at Adaptation Futures 2018 Delta Alliance and its partners are present at Adaptation Futures with a stand and side event. The partners of the DA organise several sessions.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat, Monday 14 May 2018
Report published: The Geography of Future Water Challenges The publication, established in collaboration with Deltares, Utrecht University, Wageningen University and Research, VU University Amsterdam, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Clingendael Institute and Blueland, expresses our current knowledge concerning global water-related challenges in relation to predominantly demographic, economic and climate changes.
PBL, Thursday 26 April 2018
World Water Forum 8: World Water Atlas gathers compelling stories on urgent water issues Presentation of the World Water Atlas in the Netherlands Pavilion at the World Water Forum 8, attended by Dutch special water envoy Henk Ovink. He is also a member of the Delta Alliance International Governing Board. Cees van de Guchte, Deltares and partner Delta Aliance, showed the first stories that have now been entered. So far eight organisations, including the International Water Association and KWR City Blueprint, shared their stories.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat, Tuesday 27 March 2018
Pavel Kabat, chair DA International Governing Board, appointed as new chief scientist and research director at WMO Pavel Kabat, chair Delta Alliance International Governing Board, has been appointed by WMO as its first chief scientist and research director. He will lead the overall strategic direction of the WMO science, and its underlying research activities, including the World Climate Research Programme, the World Weather Research Programme and WMO’s Global Atmosphere Watch, which monitors greenhouse gas concentrations, air quality and the ozone layer.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat, Thursday 22 March 2018
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