International German Summer School on Hydrology: “Groundwater and Agriculture”
Bochum, Germany, 14 – 28 September 2016
The aim of these yearly summer schools is enhancing knowledge and technical capabilities of early and mid-career professionals and academics on hydrology-related environmental issues.
In 2016, 21 participants from 17 different countries were selected out of 168 applicants. Most participants were from Africa, Asia and South America. Among others, this year’s lectures covered topics relating to nutrients in groundwater, the use of GIS, hydrogeochemical modelling, heavy metals and other trace contaminants, groundwater management, and the rural water sector under climate change.