April 2019

IGRAC groundwater quality presentation during World Bank Water Week

From April 2 to 4 2019, the flagship event of the World Bank Water Global Practice took place in Washington DC at its headquarters: The World Bank Water Week. This year, the event focused on promoting global learning and dialogue designed around the Water Global Practice’s three strategic pillars of Sustaining Water Resources, Delivering Services, and Building Resilience.

Advanced modelling and GIS training for specialists from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

From 25-29 March 2019, IGRAC and UNESCO-IHP organised a 5-day advanced training on modelling and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to groundwater specialists from the Republics of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. This training was held in Delft, the Netherlands, in the framework of the GGRETA project and with special emphasis on the Pretashkent Transboundary Aquifer. 

IGRAC contribution to GCOS meeting in Marrakech, Morocco

From 18 to 22 March 2019, the Global Climate Observation System (GCOS) held the Joint Panels Meeting in Marrakech, Morocco. This included the 24th session of the Atmospheric Observation Panel for Climate (AOPC-24), the 22nd session of the Ocean Observations Panel for Physics and Climate (OOPC-22), the 21st session of the Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate (TOPC-21), the 8th Session of the WCRP Data Advisory Council (WDAC-8) and the 10th session of the Joint CEOS-CGMS Working Group on Climate (WGClimate-10).