Scientific programme

The participating commissions, associations and working groups mentioned the following topics related to hydrological extreme events in historic and prehistoric times:

S1 - Past hydrological events and periods related to global change

S2 - Development of refined global and regional chronologies on hydrological events and periods

S3 - Historical perspectives of current hazards

S4 - Interpreting human impact

S5 - Estimation of previous damage and loss

S6 - Relevance of Pleistocene hydrological events for the presence and future

S7 - Drought analysis - an underestimated problem and future challenge

S8 - Implications of long term research in relation to forecasts and prognoses for the future

S9 - New techniques and methods of investigation

S10 - Extreme wave events in the past and future

S11 - Extraterrestrial flow and floods