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"Panta Rhei-Everything Flows": Change in hydrology and society-The IAHS Scientific Decade 2013-2022

A. Montanari 1 G. Young 2 H. H. G. Savenije 3 D. Hughes 4 Thibaut Wagener 5 L. L. Ren 6 D. Koutsoyiannis 7 Christophe Cudennec 8 E. Toth 1 S. Grimaldi 9 G. Bloeschl 10 M. Sivapalan 11 K. Beven 12, 13 H. Gupta 14 M. Hipsey 15 B. Schaefli 16 B. Arheimer 17 E. Boegh 18 S. J. Schymanski 19 G. Di Baldassarre 20 B. Yu 21 P. Hubert 22 Yue Huang 23 A. Schumann 24 D. A. Post 25 V. Srinivasan 26 C. Harman 27 S. Thompson 28 M. Rogger 10 A. Viglione 10 H. Mcmillan 29 G. Characklis 30 Z. Pang 31 V. Belyaev 32
Abstract : The new Scientific Decade 2013-2022 of IAHS, entitled "Panta Rhei-Everything Flows", is dedicated to research activities on change in hydrology and society. The purpose of Panta Rhei is to reach an improved interpretation of the processes governing the water cycle by focusing on their changing dynamics in connection with rapidly changing human systems. The practical aim is to improve our capability to make predictions of water resources dynamics to support sustainable societal development in a changing environment. The concept implies a focus on hydrological systems as a changing interface between environment and society, whose dynamics are essential to determine water security, human safety and development, and to set priorities for environmental management. The Scientific Decade 2013-2022 will devise innovative theoretical blueprints for the representation of processes including change and will focus on advanced monitoring and data analysis techniques. Interdisciplinarity will be sought by increased efforts to connect with the socio-economic sciences and geosciences in general. This paper presents a summary of the Science Plan of Panta Rhei, its targets, research questions and expected outcomes.
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A. Montanari, G. Young, H. H. G. Savenije, D. Hughes, Thibaut Wagener, et al.. "Panta Rhei-Everything Flows": Change in hydrology and society-The IAHS Scientific Decade 2013-2022. Hydrological Sciences Journal, Taylor & Francis, 2013, 58 (6), pp.1256-1275. ⟨10.1080/02626667.2013.809088⟩. ⟨hal-01209128⟩



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