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CHR Symposium ‘The River Rhine in a future climate: Changes from headwaters to lowlands’


ARTE Seminar- und Konferenzhotel
Riggenbachstrasse 10
4600 Olten

Presenting results from the CHR project on snow and glacier melt components (ASG2) of streamflow of the River Rhine under climate change and implications for operational water management.

Luftbild Rhein
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Climate change will strongly affect the hydrology and the water management along the River Rhine. With its headwaters in the Alps and several major tributaries from other central European mountain ranges, the hydrological regime is particularly influenced by changes in glaciers and snow. The international Commission for the Hydrology of the Rhine Basin (CHR) has therefore initiated a project with the aim to analyse and simulate the changes in the streamflow components of the Rhine from glacierized and non-glacierized parts of the basins together. The results of this project will be presented and discussed during this Symposium.


  • Hydrology
  • Snow


Participation in the symposium and the conference dinner are free of charge. The number of participants is limited. Registrations will be considered in the order in which they are received.
Languages: English