‘Using R in Hydrology’ workshop, EGU (April 2018)

We’re delighted to announce that the ‘Using R in Hydrology’ workshop will be running again (for a second year) at EGU 2018!

Session SC1.19/HS12.4 – Using R in Hydrology (co-organized)


Convener: Louise Slater
Co-Conveners: Shaun Harrigan, Tobias Gauster, Alexander Hurley, Guillaume Thirel.

Wondering why or how to use R in hydrology? You’re in the right place! In this short course, you will learn how R is applied in a range of hydrological research settings from a number of guest lecturers.

Topics for 2018 include:
– Recent R updates and packages
– Statistical analysis of hydroclimatic time-series
– Data visualisation
– An introduction to the ‘lfstat’ (low flow statistics) package
– Hydrological modelling (airGR) and teaching modelling (airGRteaching)

This session is aimed at researchers who are interested in hearing more about R as well as those who are advanced R programmers wanting to discuss recent developments in an open environment.

This session is organised in cooperation with the Young Hydrologic Society (YHS; https://younghs.com/)


EGU 2017

I’m delighted to have obtained funding from the British Hydrological Society to give two talks at the European Geosciences Union in Vienna in April:

  • Slater, L.J.. An early career researcher’s perspective on presenting flood risk research to the media (solicited)PICO on Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017 at 13:46 in this session (HS1.10 How my water research made the news, by invitation only).
  • Slater, L.J. and Villarini, G. Statistical-dynamical long-range seasonal forecasting of streamflow with the North-American Multi Model Ensemble (NMME)Oral on Friday, 28 Apr 2017 at 11:30 in this session (HS4.6/CL3.02;From sub-seasonal forecasting to climate projections: predicting hydrologic extremes and servicing water managers).