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June 28 to July 2, 2021 - Montpellier, France

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  • IM2E Social Sciences Seminar

    Friday 14 December from 10am to 12.30pm at IRSTEA (Confluence Building), Mosson Room.

    Participation and technical objects related to water: lessons from applied research

    Published 11/12/2018
  • The WATER TECH HACKATHON 2018 - 24 HOURS CHRON'EAU will take place in Montpellier on 14 and 15 December 2018.

    This first edition focuses on the theme "Water and leisure": water recreation activities, tourism, fun, sports ... in connection with fresh water in all its forms. 12 Challenges have been selected and we need you to build the teams that will take care of them. The catalog of the challenges and the link for the registrations are on line on the site: https://www.hackwater.org/

    Registrations are open until December 08 but do not wait to register as space is limited.

    Published 20/11/2018
  • The IHP Secretariat has launched a call for applications for two Senior Consultant posts

    to coordinate the activities of the Working Group to Formulate the IHP-IX Strategy, in consultation with the UNESCO Water Family and relevant partners. The consultants must work for a cumulative period of 2 months over an overall period of 2 years. You will find the details of the call on https://fr.unesco.org/careers/temporary.

    Published 20/11/2018
  • As part of the transversal action 'IMPACTCC' MISTRALS program, we organize a spring school from 1 to 5 April 2019 in Banyuls-sur-Mer.

    This school aims to train the participants on the entire modeling chain needed to conduct climate change impact studies: from climate and its modeling, scale change and bias correction methods, to the modeling of climate change. impacts in different areas taking into account the uncertainties of this type of approach.

    This training is intended for PhD students, post-docs and teacher-researchers, it combines courses / seminars and practical work under R, for the handling of tools and methods.

    Information on how to participate is available here: http://www.impactcc-mistrals.org/spip.php?article21

    Published 20/11/2018
  • The MAREMA project is organizing a "discovery of active pedagogies in training" workshop.

    This workshop targets the presentation and implementation of active pedagogy, an innovative method for teachers and trainers.

    This training represents a real opportunity, primarily for people wishing to teach in the South.

    At the moment, we still have a quota of 6 places available which could interest members of the KIM WATERS community. We invite you to contact Valérie Borrell Estupina before November 16th if you are interested. For more information contact her directly (06 15 04 65 02).

    The workshop will take place in Montpellier from 03 to 07 December 2018 on the Saint Charles Site.

    Training program

    Published 20/11/2018
  • Some media coverage of the PLINIUS conference

    TV news France 3 Languedoc-Roussillon yesterday afternoon https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/emissions/jt-1213-languedoc-roussillon see from 7'25


    Philippe Drobinski, participant of the conference was also interviewed by France 3 in their studio this morning at 11:30 (so we will have to watch the news today)

    Midi Libre also came to interview scientists at the conference venue.

    Published 10/10/2018
  • The next IM2E Social Science Seminar will be held on Wednesday 24 October from 9.30am to 12pm at the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (room to be confirmed).
    We will have the pleasure of welcoming two researchers from Potsdam (Germany) who are working on the economic evaluation of consequences and adaptations to floods. The exact titles of the presentations will be communicated to you later.

    For more information »

    Published 27/09/2018
  • Session 1 of the MOOC !"Sustainable Development Goals - Together, let's meet the challenge!!" organized by the UVED, will start on 3 September 2018 on the FUN platform (free training).

    The MOOC "ODD" mobilizes a team of 33 national and international experts, from the North as from the South, from both academic and non-academic worlds.

    It is scientifically drived by Maria Snoussi, a professor at Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco, and Jean-Paul Moatti, IRD President and CEO, and expert of the group of independent scientists in charge of writing, for 2019, report on global progress in the implementation of the 17 SDGs.

    For more information »

    Published 21/08/2018
  • The House of Human Sciences South (MSH Sud) launches its second call for projects to support interdisciplinary research.

    The call for projects concerns all disciplines, humanities and social sciences (SHS) and other sciences. It is intended to bring out exploratory and cross-cutting research with strong innovative and structuring potential.

    This COP is organized into three subsections:

    • COP White (undirected)
    • COP Health-Environment
    • COP The (new) territories of activism

    The deadline for submitting projects for this call is October 20, 2018.

    Download the deposit form

    Published 17/07/2018
  • The 43rd Scientific Days, organized by the GFHN in collaboration with CREAF will be held in Barcelona from 19 to 21 November 2018 on the theme.

    Degradation and restoration of natural, agricultural and urban soils in arid and semi-arid climates: measurement, characterization and modeling of water processes.

    For more information »

    Published 17/07/2018
  • The IM2E was present at the 2018 General Assembly of the Aqua-Valley cluster

    see the video »

    Published 09/07/2018
  • URGENT: Hiring a contract agent

    Job Title: WATERS Key Initiative Project Manager (M / F)

    For more information »

    Published 09/07/2018
  • The G2 colloquium will take place this year in Montpellier from 12 to 14 November.

    G2 2018 will focus on the theme "New Instrumentation and Combination of Geophysical Observations"

    For more information »

    Published 26/06/2018
  • Call of papers contributions for the 1st Territorial Meetings of the Agro-ecological Transition and Sustainable Food (February 2019, Montpellier, Le Corum)

    For more information »

    Published 21/06/2018
  • Vidéo : « Garder l’eau en préservant la vie »

    Published 06/04/2018

    IAHS are pleased to announce the recipients of the International Hydrology Prize (Dooge medal and Volker medal) for 2018

      The 2018 recipients of the IAHS-UNESCO-WMO International Hydrology Prize are:

    • Dooge medal - Howard Wheater, at the University of Saskatchewan Canada
    • Volker medal - Andreas Schumann, at the Ruhr University in Bochum Germany

    Learn more »

    Published 12/03/2018
  • Following the workshop in Montpellier last October about climate change impacts in the Mediterranean region, a special issue in the journal "Regional Environmental Changes" (Springer, 2016 Impact factor = 2.9) is now open to contributions.


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    Published 26/01/2018
  • The Region answers questions from researchers wishing to submit a project

    a booklet presenting regional arrangements to support research and higher education is now available.

    Download the booklet »

    Published 26/01/2018
  • Water resources on Thau: the DEM'Eaux program launches the first investigations

    Launched last July by the BRGM and its scientific partners, the State, the Rhône Méditerranée Corse Water Agency, the Occitanie Region, the Thau Basin Joint Union and the Balaruc-les-Bains commune, the program Dem'eaux Thau (* 1), starts. 1st equipment, 1st drilling and 1st acquisitions of geophysical data will allow to better know the functioning of an essential water resource for the territory: the karst of the Thau basin belonging to the West fold of Montpellier.

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    Published 20/11/2017
  • In the face of increased pressures on water resources, global changes and the specificities of the Mediterranean region, what do we know today about the behavior of Mediterranean watersheds? Through an analysis of 140 studies, French and Lebanese researchers, including 3 from Irstea, decipher recent trends and question the modeling approaches used to manage water resources in order to optimize them. An innovative work, distinguished by the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (AISH) Tison Prize 2017.

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    Published 01/09/2017
  • IM2E is awarded IAHS 2021 conference organization

    The IM2E application was selected to organize the next "Scientific Assembly" of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences from June 28th to July 2nd, 2021, in Montpellier

    IAHS international jury, a panel of about fifteen people, was particularly receptive to the quality of the global offer proposed by IM2E (quality of the research teams, multidisciplinarity, recognized training, interactions with the global south, proximity between laboratories and businesses, etc.). It was this set of assets that made the difference with the competing Canadian case.

    Published 18/07/2017
  • A collective book entitled "Integrated groundwater management" just published by Springer, co-edited with Australian colleagues (ANU), American (USGS) and French (BRGM and UMR G-EAU), after almost 5 years of gestation. This book of 29 chapters (including several by IM2E members) is open access.

    Download book (pdf, 13124 kb) »


  • Yves Tramblay HDR defense
    Mediterranean hydrological risks in the context of climate change

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  • CIHEAM-IAMM scientific administrator job offer - Economy / modeling applied to rural territories

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  • Post doc offer of 6.5 months at the EMA

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  • Job offers for professors and researchers at polytechnic universities worldwide

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  • Antoine Colmet-Daage PhD defense - Climate change impacts on the extreme rainfall and flooding of Mediterranean mesoscale watersheds

    Friday, June 22, 2018 at 2 pm

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