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Nordic Association for Hydrology


The Nordic Association for Hydrology (NHF) is an independent body which aims at promoting hydrology as a science and at increasing the understanding of hydrology and of hydrological methods within applied sciences and water planning in the North. It has currently approximately 200 members.

NHF membership is open to all individuals and institutions/companies actively interested in hydrological work or research. The statutes of NHF allow for members of the Board to represent other countries than the Nordic ones, but out of a maximum of eight board members, a minimum of five shall represent the Nordic countries. At present all the three Baltic countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, are also represented in the Board of NHF.

Best student presentation and poster NHC 2016

The NHF's prize for the best student presentation was awarded to Mateusz Szcześniak from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland. The prize for the best student poster was awarded to Jolanta Jekabsone from the University of Latvia. Congratulations.

Winners of the best paper in Hydrology Research 2014-2016

The NHF’s large prize for 2014-2016 was awarded to Hong Li, Stein Beldring and Chong-Yu Xu for the contribution "Implementation and testing of routing algorithms in the distributed Hydrologiska Byråns Vattenbalansavdelning model for mountainous catchments. The paper is published in Hydrology Research Journal Vol. 45(3), 322-333. Congratulations.

Welcome to the General Assembly 2016

NHF General Assembly is being held every even year in one of the member countries in connection with the Nordic Hydrology Conference. The issues to be attended to the General Assembly are regulated by the statutes. Matters to be included on the agenda of the General Assembly shall be sent to the Board of the Association 30 days before the Assembly at the latest.

The next General Assembly will be held on Monday 8 August 2016, at 15:10. Place: Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania. See the agenda and list of candidates for further information. Meeting documents: Biennial report from the Chair, Biennial report from the Publicity Committee, Annual closing 2014 and 2015, Budget 2017-2018

Nordic Hydrological Conferences through history

Summary of NHCs with links to abstracts etc.


A shortcut to the updated strategy (2014)