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Welcome to the International Conference on the Status and Future of the World‘s Large Rivers website!


The 2nd World's Large Rivers Conference took place in



Manaus / Amazonas / Brazil from 21-25 July 2014

HOTEL Tropical Manaus (www.tropicalmanaus.com.br)




UFAM - Universidade Federal do Amazonas

BOKU - The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna


This conference was organised by Naziano Filizola

(UFAM Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil)

and Helmut Habersack

(BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria).




Special Information: it is also planned to produce Special Issues with conference contributions in the Journals “Hydrological Processes” (HP), “Hydrobiologia”, “Environmental Science and Pollution Research” (ESPR) and “River Systems”. Interested authors will be kindly asked to extend their conference contributions to journal papers (for more details click here).




Out of more than 500 submitted abstracts, 200 were chosen for a presentation at the conference.

The detailed conference programme is available here [pdf]








21.-25.07.2014 - Conference held successfully


03.07.2014 - Detailed Conference Programme published


20.02.2014 - Preliminary Conference Programme published


20.02.2014 - Online Registration opened

20.02.2014 - Notification of Abstract Acceptance


31.01.2014 - End of Online Abstract Submission


01.08.2013 - Information about Conference Fees online

11.04.2013 - Online Abstract Submission opened

28.01.2013 - Homepage-Update - Manaus Information online







The conference is supported by


UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

IAHR International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research

IAHS International Association of Hydrological Sciences

WASER World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research

IAG International Association of Geomorphologists

IRD Institut de recherche pour le développement

ORE HYBAM Observatoire de Recherche en Environnement




International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research






(c) 2014 World's Large Rivers Conference
(webpage hosted by BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)