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Final Stakeholder Workshop for Upscaling Catchment Processses for Sustainable Water Management in Peninsular India (UPSCAPE) project held during 23rd October, 2019

8x12-40-copiesMeeting held during 23rd to 25th September, 2019 on ” Towards-smart and Nutrition-sensitive Food Systems in India”

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Monsoon School held during 5th-10th August, 2019

Interdisciplinary Center for Water Research (ICWaR), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore organised a one-week Monsoon School on Urban Floods during 05 – 10 August, 2019. The School was sponsored by the Knowledge Societies Division of UNESCO, Paris and is partially supported by the research project entitled, “Urban Flood Model for Bangalore“, funded by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India.

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National Workshop on Urban Climate Network held on 2nd and 3rd August, 2019

This workshop was funded by DST and was held in ICWaR on 2nd and 3rd August, 2019.

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Project Steering Meeting for the project “National Supercomputing Mission_Urban” held in ICWaR on 1st August, 2019

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Annual Progress Meet for the project “Urban Floods Model for Bangalore City” in “School of Ancient Wisdom” on 23rd April, 2019

The Urban flood Model Team from IISc and KSNDMC visited the School of Ancient Wisdom on 23rd April, 2019. A progress meet was being held at the venue where the project partners from BBMP, BDA, Geokno, Spatika, CStep and KSCST were present.

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Project Meet on Upscaling Catchment Processses for Sustainable Water Management in Peninsular India (UPSCAPE)  was held during12-14 March, 2019

A project consortium meeting for the collaborative UPSCAPE project with CEH, ATREE, BGS, University of Dundee, ICRISAT etc., was conducted on 12th, 13th and 14th March, 2019 in ICWaR, IISc.

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Advisory Committee Meeting on “Urban Floods Model for Bangalore City” was conducted on 12th February, 2019

The first Advisory Committee meeting on the project “Urban Flood Model for Bangalore City” was being held on 12th March, 2019, in ICWaR. The members of Advisory Committee for the project are: Sri SV Ranganath, Former Chief Secretary, GoK; Sri Manjunath Prasad, Commissioner, BBMP; Dr. RK Dave, Founder, RESPECT, Ex. Sr. Specialist (Policy and Plans), NDMA; Dr. Veena Srinivasan, Fellow convener-Centre for Environment and Development, ATREE; Prof. BS Murty, Professor, IIT Madras; Sri S Vishwanath, Water Conservation Expert, Founder and director, Biome Solutions.

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Project Meet on Accompanying The adaptation of irrigated agriculture to climate CHAnge (ATCHA) was held during  26th November to 1st December, 2018

III ANR ATCHA project meeting was held in ICWaR on 26Nov-1Dec, 2018.

Group photo1-1The ATCHA project aims to accompany the adaptation of farming systems to climate change by combining an integrated biophysical model with a participatory approach in a network of experimental watersheds in the Karnataka state. The ATCHA project is based on (1) the strong partnership initiated with the International Joint Laboratory IFCWS (Indo-French Cell for Water Sciences, involving the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) which allowed to build an extensive database in the Berambadi experimental watershed (Critical Zone Observatory, ORE BVET) and (2) a specific Indo-French project (CEFIPRA AICHA, 2013-2016) in which an integrated model combining hydrology (AMBHAS), agronomy (STICS), economy (MoGire) and farmer decision (Namaste) models was developed.


Project Meet on Coupled Human and Natural System Environment (CHANSE) for water management under uncertainty in the Indo-Gangentic plain was held during12-14 September, 2018

A project review meeting in ICWAR for the collaborative project with Imperial College London, British Geological Survey, IIT Bombay, University of Exeter UK, ATREE etc., was conducted on 12th, 13th and 14th September, 2018.

Group_photoThe overarching aim of the research is to improve mapping and quantification of dominant interactions and feedbacks between human activities and the hydro-meteorological system of the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP).


International Workshop on Urban Floods conducted in ICWaR during June 27-29, 2018

Please find the link here to the “Urban Flood Model for Bangalore city”

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Workshop on Hydrological Outlook conducted during June 04-05, 2018

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COSMOS soil moisture sensor installed by CEH toward collaborative research in the Kabini basin (AMBHAS)

Installed COSMOS soil moisture sensor in AMBHAS site.

Installed COSMOS soil moisture sensor in AMBHAS site.

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Live feed (updated daily) of the COSMOS data.


Indo-UK Workshop on “Water Quality – Source Protection” conducted during 30 March – 1 April, 2016

Indo UK workshop on water qualityThe workshop is intended to develop ideas for future scientific and  technological collaborations between the UK and India which will address key knowledge gaps in our understanding of water resources management and source protection.

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An Indo-French workshop on “Remote Sensing for Water and Agriculture: Current and Future Possibilities” conducted on November 17, 2015

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 An Indo-UK workshop on “Water Security” conducted during April 13-14, 2015

Participants of the Indo-UK workshop on Water Security

Participants of the Indo-UK workshop on Water Security