Citizen Observatories, crowdsourcing, and innovative sensing techniques are used increasingly in water resources monitoring, especially when dealing with natural hazards. These innovative opportunities allow scientists to benefit from citizens’ involvement, by providing key local information for the identification of natural phenomena. In this way new knowledge for monitoring, modelling, and management of water resources and their related hazards is obtained.

This session is dedicated to multidisciplinary contributions, especially those that are focused on the demonstration of the benefit of the use of Citizen Observatories, crowdsourcing, and innovative sensing techniques for monitoring, modelling, and management of water resources.

The research presented might focus on, but not limited to, innovative applications of Citizen Observatories, crowdsourcing, innovative and remote sensing techniques for (i) water resources monitoring; (ii) hazard, exposure, vulnerability and risk mapping; (iii) development of disaster management and risk reduction strategies. Research studies might also focus on the development of technology, modelling tools, and digital platforms within research projects.

The session aims to serve a diverse community of research scientists, practitioners, end users, and decision makers. Submissions that look into issues related to the benefits and impacts of innovative sensing on studies of climate change, anthropogenic pressure, as well as ecological and social interactions are highly desired. Early stage researchers are strongly encouraged to present their research.

Convener: Linda See | Co-conveners: Thaine H. Assumpção, Wouter Buytaert, Serena Ceola, Maurizio Mazzoleni
| Attendance Mon, 08 Apr, 16:15–18:00
Hall A

Attendance time: Monday, 8 April 2019, 16:15–18:00 | Hall A

Chairperson: Linda See
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Barbara Strobl, Simon Etter, Ilja van Meerveld, and Jan Seibert
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Simon Etter, Barbara Strobl, Jan Seibert, and H.J. Ilja van Meerveld
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Björn Weeser, Philipp Kraft, Mariana Rufino, and Lutz Breuer
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Robert Schima, Mathias Paschen, Peter Dietrich, and Tobias Goblirsch
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Phung Quang Phuoc, Paolo Paron, Ioana Popescu, and Silviu Covaliov
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Simon Jirka, Matthes Rieke, Christian Malewski, Christian Förster, Thomas Tscheu, and Carsten Hollmann
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Raed Fehri, Kim Mens, Slaheddine Khlifi, and Marnik Vanclooster
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Daniela Biondi, Francesco Cruscomagno, Graziella Emanuela Scarcella, and Pasquale Versace