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Droogte in Nederland goed te zien op nieuw Droogteportaal van FutureWater

Op 11 mei 2020 heeft FutureWater een nieuwe online droogteportaal gelanceerd: DroogteNL! In dit interactieve droogteportaal kan het relatieve bodemvochtgehalte in heel Nederland worden bekeken op verschillende niveaus, zowel op een kaart als in een grafiek. Er zijn duidelijke pieken en dalen in het relatieve bodemvocht zichtbaar, zo was februari 2020 extreem nat, maar april […]

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FutureWater presents added value of Flying Sensors at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) conference

FutureWater, in collaboration with TUDelft and the TWIGA project, has participated in the Precipitation and Urban Hydrology session of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) conference which is held from 4-8 May. In response the ongoing coronavirus pandemic the EGU has gone completely virtual and hosted the EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online. This event will offer all […]

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FutureWater launches APSAN-Vale Flying Sensor Portal

Today FutureWater launched a portal for flying sensor imagery taken in Mozambique as part of the APSAN-Vale project. The project, which started in 2018, is piloting innovations to increase the water productivity and food security for climate resilient smallholder agriculture in the Zambezi valley of Mozambique. It will demonstrate what the best combinations are of […]

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FutureWater and HiView present at the GrowCongo! conference

At the GrowCongo! conference, organized by NABC, FutureWater and HiView conducted a pitch for a delegation from Republic of Congo including Prime Minister Clément Mouamba. Prime Minister Mouamba was accompanied by several ministers of his government, amongst which the Minister of Agriculture. The governmental team was present at the conference to promote agricultural business between […]

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Advanced cloud computing for water resources management in Myanmar

FutureWater, together with HKV and Yangon Technological University, have successfully organized a symposium on Advanced cloud computing for water resources management in Myanmar on 13th of December 2019. The symposium was organized under the framework of the Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program, which is funded by NUFFIC, the Dutch organization for internationalization in education. […]

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Watertorens van de wereld gerangschikt op kwetsbaarheid

Wereldwijd zijn er 78 watersystemen waarvan gletsjers en sneeuw de voornaamste zoetwaterbron zijn. Deze systemen worden dan ook de watertorens van de wereld genoemd. Hiervan zijn 1,9 miljard mensen afhankelijk – ongeveer een kwart van de wereldbevolking. Een groot internationaal onderzoeksteam, geleid door de Universiteit Utrecht in samenwerking met National Geographic, heeft in kaart gebracht […]

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Kennisbehoefte in de Nederlandse watersector is gericht op neerslagverwachtingen, extreme buien, verdamping en droogte

Afgelopen week is een door FutureWater geschreven STOWA-rapport gepubliceerd, wat de kennisbehoefte van Nederlandse waterbeheerders ten aanzien van weers- en klimaatdata vaststelt. Op basis van deze behoefte worden in het rapport concrete aanbevelingen gedaan die voorsorteren op een STOWA-onderzoeksprogramma meteorologie. De resultaten van de studie zijn tijdens de Bijeenkomst Netwerk Weer & Waterbeer op 31 […]

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Hands-on training with Google Earth Engine in Myanmar

From 4 till 15 November, FutureWater and HKV gave a hands-on training at Yangon Technological University on using the Google Earth Engine cloud computing platform for satellite-derived data analyses for water resources management in Myanmar. The 8-day training was organized under the framework of the Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program, which is funded by […]

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Publication of Mekong State Of the Basin Report with substantial FutureWater contribution

Last week, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) released the latest Mekong State Of the Basin Report (SOBR), which is MRC’s flagship knowledge and impact monitoring product. The SOBR provides information on the current status and trends of water and related resources in the Mekong Basin. Key strategic recommendations are provided for uptake in the MRC […]

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Scientific field campaign to estimate evapotranspiration at field scale in Ghana

During the last week of August, FutureWater and HiView joined TU Delft and local partners for a scientific field campaign at Nyankpale-Tamale in the northern part of Ghana. This was possible as part of the Horizon 2020 project TWIGA, Transforming Weather Water data into value-added Information services for sustainable Growth in Africa. Hosted by the […]

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