China

UNESCO Chair in Hydroinformatics for Ecohydrology (928), established in 2011 at the Capital Normal University (China)

Fields/Disciplines

Sustainable water management.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • increase the skills, capacity, networks and potential leaders and prospective water managers and policy makers, through a coordinated suite of hydroinformatic modules addressing key issues in integrated water resource management using the ecohydrology approach;
  • strengthen and sustain institutional capacity by providing a platform for collaboration and institutional development via professional courses, student exchanges, professional internships and flexible learning;
  • develop tools, case studies and insights on ecohydrology that extend global knowledge and support integrated water resources management.

Host Institution

Capital Normal University (China)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Office in Beijing

Contacts:

Professor Gong Huili, UNESCO Chairholder

Capital Normal University
No 105 West 3rd Ring Road North

Haidian District

Beijing 100048

P.R. China

Phone/Fax: +86-010-6890 2280

E-mail: gonghl(at)263.net

 

Professor Demin Zhou, Co-Chairholder

College of Resources, Environemnt and Tourism

Capital Normal University
No 105 West 3rd Ring Road North

Haidian District

Beijing 100048

P.R. China

E-mail: zhoudemin(at)neigae.ac.cn ; deminzhou(at)yahoo.com