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International Union of Geodesy and GeophysicsEuropean Geosciences UnionDepartment DICAM - University of Bologna Panta RheiItalian Hydrological Society

Evolving Water Resources Systems - Understanding, Predicting and Managing Water - Society Interactions

The Peter Loucks Lecture

The Peter Loucks Lecture was established by the International Commission on Water Resources Systems (ICWRS) of IAHS and will be delivered in any edition of the IAHS International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management. The lecture is given by scientists who provided outstanding contributions to the field of water resources assessment and management. Lecturership is attributed by the ICWRS on proposal of its members.

The Lecture takes the name of Daniel Peter Loucks, who currently teaches and directs research at Cornell University in the development and application of economics, ecology and systems analysis methods to the solution of environmental and regional water resources problems. Peter Loucks has written numerous articles and co-authored books on these topics, including two widely used text books on water resources planning and management. He has held positions of Department chair and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Engineering. During periods of leave from Cornell, Loucks has taught at other universities in the US, Europe, and Australia, served as an economist at the World Bank, as research associate at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria, and as a consultant to numerous governmental and international agencies and consulting companies. The contribution that Peter Loucks is giving to water resources management is enormous and very relevant to society and enginering. Peter Loucks

The first Peter Loucks Lecture will be given in Bologna (see the scientific programme for more details on scheduling). The ICWRS and the Bologna2014 Team are honoured to announce that the Lecture will be given by Peter Loucks himself. More details on the lecture title and abstract will be given in this page in January, 2014.