News Update August 5, 2014

International research 
Yanping Li, GIWS member, was successful in securing a $15,000 grant from AUCC (Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada) to establish research collaborations with the University of Chile. The project is titled “Using Elqui Valley Basin as an Example to Assess the Water Resources Vulnerability of the Andes Western Slope Under Climate Change Background”

Announcements - AGU Session on 'Rain on Snow Floods'
John Pomeroy and Danny Marks are organising a session at AGU 2014 Fall Meeting in San Francisco on “Rain on Snow Floods”.  Please consider submitting an abstract to this session – it is not geographically limited and all rain on snow issues from water management to hydrology to atmospheric science and surface measurements/remote sensing are of interest.