6 WRHC – program | 18 June 2015

Overview – open space workshops

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08:30 – 09:30 General meeting of the / Mitgliederversammlung Water Science Alliance eV
09:30 – 10:15 Introduction to open space workshops


Quick coffee and change of rooms
10:30 – 12:30
Scientific rigor for sampling at terrestrial and aquatic water interfaces?
(dt. Zusammenfsg.)
moderated by
Univ. Potsdam
in coop. with
TU Braunschweig Univ. Jena
BTU Cottbus
Artificial light at night – a need for regulation?
moderated by
IGB Berlin
in coop. with
BfN Bonn
GFZ Potsdam
Future of hydro systems – societal and scientific challenges
outcomes paper
(engl. summary)
moderated by
TU Dresden / IOER
Univ. Lüneburg
in coop. with
IGB Berlin
Univ. Potsdam

data scarcity
in Sub-Sahara Africa

moderated by

in coop. with
IGB Berlin
TU Dresden
12:30 –
Lunch break
13:30 –
How can we estimate evapotranspiration from local to regional scales?

moderated by
Univ. Hohenheim
in coop. with
MPI Jena
BoKu Vienna
et al.
Perspectives and limits for the development of a sustainable aquaculture
moderated by
IGB Berlin
in coop. with
Water resources and health
moderated by
UBA Berlin
in coop. with
ZEF, Univ. Bonn
TU Darmstadt
TU Dresden
Water scarcity in Middle East North Africa: challenges and opportunities for water science cooperation
outcomes paper
(engl. summary)
presentations by
W. Zubari, AGU
R. Merz, UFZ
A. Thiel, HUB


15:30 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 –
Outcomes of the workshops
16:45 –
Follow up aims, outlook and closure of the conference