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IAHS: a brief history of hydrology

Rosbjerg, Dan; Rodda, John. 2019 IAHS: a brief history of hydrology [in special issue: The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics: from different spheres to a common globe] History of Geo- and Space Sciences, 10 (1). 109-118. https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-109-2019

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Abstract/Summary

After describing the hydrological cycle and defining hydrology in the introduction, the early historical development of hydrology is briefly presented in the second section. Then the incorporation of hydrology within the IUGG and the subsequent development of the association are described chronologically. This description is organized into five sections corresponding to five different periods, focused on the scientific and organizational development of the association during each period. Finally, in the conclusions, the present state of the association is discussed together with an outlook for the future.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-109-2019
CEH Sections/Science Areas: CEH Fellows
ISSN: 2190-5010
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: Open Access paper - full text available via Official URL link.
NORA Subject Terms: Hydrology
General > History of Science
Date made live: 23 Apr 2019 15:09 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/522983

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