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WASER Co-organized Session on ‘Sediment Transportation and Geo-hazard Mitigation’ held in Beijing during the SiDRR Conference

The World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research (WASER) and Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR, CAS) successfully co-organized a session on ‘Sediment Transportation and Geo-hazard Mitigation’ during the International Conference on Silk-roads Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development (SiDRR, which was held on May 11-12, 2019 in Beijing, China, to promote the international cooperation and collaboration on hazard mitigation and sustainable development in countries along the Silk Roads.


Experts from Canada, Italy, United Kingdom and China attended the session and shared their views and research progress focusing on the session theme. Eleven presentations (including six invited talks) were made during the session, with topics covering sediment connectivity, hazards and management in mountain basins; hydro-sediment-morphodynamic models and applications; sky rivers; and fluvial processes of incised rivers.


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