Rosberg & Rodda (2019) IAHS history of hydrology

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Rosbjerg, D. and Rodda, J.: IAHS: a brief history of hydrology, Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 109–118,, 2019.


After describing the hydrological cycle and defining hydrology in the introduction, the early historical development of hydrology is briefly presented in the second section. Then the incorporation of hydrology within the IUGG and the subsequent development of the association are described chronologically. This description is organized into five sections corresponding to five different periods, focused on the scientific and organizational development of the association during each period. Finally, in the conclusions, the present state of the association is discussed together with an outlook for the future.



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