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Ss33 Water Security Issue And Adaptive Management To Climate Change

Author(s): Special Session 33: China's Water Resource Management
World Water Congress 2015 Edinburgh Scotland
Special session 33: China's Water Resource Management
Author(s): Jun XIA
Chair Professor & Dean, The Research Institute for Water Security (RIWS),
Wuhan University,
Distinguished Professor, Key Lab. of Water Cycle & Related Land Surface Processes,
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Past President, International Water Resources Association(IWRA)




1. Water Security has become the most important issue on Global Water Strategies
2. Water Security in China
3. Impact of climate change & Adaptation
  • Climate change will be an important issue on water security. Hydrologic Science will play a key role on understanding & reduce risk under climate change.
  • Water resources vulnerability & adaptive management will address a new challenges on modifying current water project planning and water management to changing environment.
  • Thus, it is need to be further studies and practices on both methodologies and tools to ensure water security in China.


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