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ASG-Rhine Synthesis report
February 27, 2017
 - Quantified daily fractions  of the rain, snowmelt, and glaciers ice melt components of streamflow from 1901-2006 of the entire Rhine basin are available. The synthesis report is published, see I-serie (CHR reports).
Rhine-exhibition in the Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
November 2, 2016
Online-Map of Switzerland - annual & actual data
August 18, 2016
 - Ideal basis for applications of economy, science, adminstration and for the public  
Heavy rain and floods in Rhineland-Palatinate in May/June 2016
August 10, 2016
 - Water level prediction in small river catchments is still a challenge
Final report ASG-Rhine available for download (08/2016 - in German)
July 8, 2016
 - The first phase of the project 'The snow and glacier melt components of streamflow of the river Rhine and its tributaries considering the influence of climate change' (ASG Rhine) that has been initiated by the CHR, has been finished. The final report (08/2016 - only in German) is available for download. The English version will be available later this year.
Annual reports 2014 and 2015 available for Download
July 7, 2016
 - The annual reports of the CHR with a meteorological and hydrological description of the years 2014 and 2015 in the Rhine basin have been uploaded to the website. You'll find the reports under Publications.
Glaciers melting faster than ever
August 7, 2015
 - University of Zurich domiciling the World Glacier Monitoring Service compiled more than 120 years on glacier changes.
An interactive Rhine Atlas online
August 7, 2015
 - Maps showing flood danger and flood risk from the Alps to the outlet into the North Sea
World Water Forum in South-Korea
April 17, 2015
 - Translating policies into actions: the case of the Elbe River
River Basins 2015 from 24-25 June at KIT Karlsruhe, Germany
February 18, 2015
 - The forthcoming meeting will focus on Monitoring, Modelling and Management of Pollutants.
Workshop on modelling mixed-sediment river morphodynamics 27-29 May 2015
February 18, 2015
 - From abrading particles to river profile concavity...
Lenght of the Rhine (Update 2015)
January 9, 2015
 - During the 65th meeting of the CHR in May 2010 the question of the real lenght of the Rhine was disussed as a result of the publication by Bruno P. Kremer 'Der Rhein - von den Alpen bis zur Nordsee'.
Conferences, workshops, events
November 21, 2014
 - CHR organises on a regular basis international scientific events.   Since 2014 CHR organises its so called Spring Seminars.
CHR meetings
November 21, 2014
 - The 74th meeting of the CHR took place in Brig/Switzerland on 17 and 18 September 2014.
Changes in the organization of the CHR
November 21, 2014
 - Mr Henri Hansen of the Administration de la gestion de l'eau participated in the 70th meeting of the CHR as the new representative of Luxembourg. Mr Hansen succeeds Mrs Cristine Bastian.
Main themes of the previous meeting
November 21, 2014
 - Brig, Switzerland - 17 and 18 September 2014
ICPR wins River Prize
September 25, 2014
 - Europe's River Rhine has been declared the winner of the 2014 Thiess International Riverprize during a gala ceremony in Canberra.
IAHR World Congress 28 June-3 July 2015
August 13, 2014
 - "Deltas of the future and what happens upstream" in The Hague, The Netherlands
Publications and PR
August 12, 2013
 - CHR reports are published in two series. Series I (the blue series) contains reports for which CHR is responsible. In series II (the green series) CHR publishes reports for which the author is responsible. Since 2013 all official CHR publications are available for download in pdf format. Some reports can be ordered as hard copy as well.