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Interesting information / DHI - MIKE Forum
« on: October 27, 2018, 01:09:27 AM »
Dear all


DHI India has created a MIKE FORUM for MIKE users in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.

Link to the forum

Announcements / Commonwealth PhD Scholarships
« on: October 26, 2018, 10:05:18 PM »
Dear all


Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are for candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time doctoral study at a UK university.

Scholarships are offered under six themes:

1) Science and technology for development
2) Strengthening health systems and capacity
3) Promoting global prosperity
4) Strengthening global peace, security and governance
5) Strengthening resilience and response to crises
6) Access, inclusion and opportunity

All applications must be submitted by 16:00 (GMT) on 19 December 2018 at the latest

For more details

Announcements / Post-Doc position
« on: October 23, 2018, 12:45:46 PM »
Dear All


Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University.  These positions will support collaborative research between Purdue University and the Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Energy, Water, and the Environment in Arequipa, Peru.  Application review will begin immediately with appointments starting as early as January 2019.  Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required.

Position 1: The successful candidate will quantify groundwater - surface water interactions across spatial scales in the Arequipa region of Peru extending from the Coropuna Ice Cap to basin agricultural regions.  Candidates with experience in the analysis of stable isotopes, age-dating isotopes, and aqueous geochemistry are preferred.  Candidates should contact Lisa Welp ( or Marty Frisbee ( for more information.

Position 2: The successful candidate will investigate sources of nitrate and sulfate aerosol pollution in the atmosphere and coordinate a regional rain sampling network to better understand atmospheric processes in the Arequipa region of Peru.  Candidates with experience in the analysis of stable isotope tracers, atmospheric transport modeling, or geospatial data analysis are preferred.  Candidates should contact Lisa Welp or Greg Michalski ( for more information.

Dear all

Pls visit

Last date for application: 28 October 2018

Announcements / DST Women Scientist Scheme-B (WOS-B)
« on: October 20, 2018, 08:27:00 PM »
Dear All


Under Women Scientist Scheme-B (WOS-B), proposals are invited from women scientists and technologists who wish to utilize their scientific knowledge and temperament for the benefit of society.

WOS-B focuses on projects leading to S&T based solutions of societal issues & challenges for social benefits. Such projects should deliver possible solutions by way of development of viable technology/technique and/or lab-to-land technology transfer, its adaptation and scaling up.

The project is tenable for a maximum period of three (3) years. Basic research proposals
will not be entertained under WOS-B.

Thematic Areas in which proposals could be submitted (indicative only):

Agriculture and Allied Sciences (AAS)
Health, Food and Nutrition (HFN)
Engineering and Technology Development (ETD)


Women having qualifications in science & technology areas and in the age group of 27-57 years with break in their career but interested in addressing a well-defined/identified societal challenge through viable S&T interventions are eligible to apply. Women working as regular/permanent employees are not eligible to apply in this scheme.


The fellowship amount under the scheme is:

Rs. 55,000/- per month (pm) for Ph.D. or equivalent (total project cost not exceeding Rs.30 lakh)
Rs. 40,000/- pm for M.Phil./M.Tech or equivalent (total project cost not exceeding Rs.25 lakh)
Rs. 30,000/- pm for M.Sc. or equivalent (total project cost not exceeding Rs.20 lakh).
Total project cost includes above fellowship of Principal Investigator (PI), consumables, travel, contingencies and minor equipments but excluding overheads.

Last date for proposal submission November 5, 2018

For more details, visit

Models / Re: Anybody working with VIC model
« on: October 15, 2018, 11:08:16 AM »
Kindly provide sufficient information while posting your query. So that people can try to address it.

Post your question/information / Re: Research topic suggestions
« on: September 27, 2018, 11:41:23 AM »

You may follow this post in this forum written by Dr. Arpita,368.msg1228.html#msg1228
She has given some good guidelines for initial stage research scholar. Hope this will help you.
Best wishes.

Dear Friends

Department of Applied Mechanics and hydraulics, NITK will be organizing 5 day GIAN course titled " Approaches and Tools for Sensitivity Analysis of Earth and Environmental Systems Models" during 19th to 23rd November, 2018. Please consider to apply if it is relevant to your area of interest or work. For more information please find the below link to course brochure

Models / Re: Anybody working with VIC model
« on: August 26, 2018, 05:55:04 PM »
Yes. It can simulate snowmelt but model needs to be run with energy balance computation. You can further evaluate with other output flux called Snow Water Equivalent (SWE)

Study material / Machine Learning study materials
« on: July 18, 2018, 11:46:50 AM »
Dear all


Some useful study materials for machine learning is available at

Announcements / PhD Position
« on: July 13, 2018, 12:07:24 AM »
Dear all


Three well-paid and exciting PhD projects are available within the Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources Group, University of Melbourne.

1) Modelling shoreline vegetation to inform operations of Lake Victoria, NSW.

2) Understanding and managing climate risks to waterway health in unregulated river systems.

3) Improving flow-ecology models to improve environmental water management in a changing climate.

Last date by 29th July 2018

Announcements / NITK-Temporary Faculty Position for ODD Sem_2018-19
« on: July 05, 2018, 03:35:39 PM »
Dear all


Appointment of Temporary Faculty on semester basis in various departments will be held on 13th July, 2018 (friday) in the Institute premises. Eligibility is Ph.D/ M.E./ M.Tech Degree.
For more details:

Announcements / Position: Project Assistant
« on: June 13, 2018, 03:23:48 PM »
Dear all


Three project scientist/assistant positions available at Prof. Dhanya's research group (IIT Delhi) ( Highly motivated students with good research aptitude and knowledge in hydrological modeling, stochastic hydrology, mathematical modeling are encouraged to apply. Prefer ME/M.Tech degree (in Water Resources Engg./Agricultural) holders. Mail to with their CV and Skype ID, as early as possible.

Dear all


Call for proposals under this scheme will be open from 1st May to 30th June, 2018. Eligible researchers are encouraged to submit their proposals through online system (

To know more about the scheme, kindly visit the link below:

Dear all


The India-UK Water Centre is inviting applications from Indian and UK water scientists to participate in a workshop on Advancing Drought Monitoring, Prediction, and Management Capabilities to be held in Lancaster, UK 18th – 20th September 2018.

Last date for application: 17 May 2018

For more details;

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