Hydrological Processes

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Edited By: Professor Doerthe Tetzlaff

Impact Factor: 3.014

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 11/88 (Water Resources)

Online ISSN: 1099-1085

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Hydrological Processes is an international journal devoted to the publication of original scientific and technical papers in hydrology. The aim and focus of these communications is to enhance our understanding of hydrological processes.

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Congratulations to Hydrological Processes editor David Boutt who was awarded the 2018 Birdsall-Dreiss lecture from the GSA Hydrogeology division


Many congratulations to Keith Beven, Editor of Hydrological Processes, who has been elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society: https://royalsociety.org/people/keith-beven-13379/


MG Anderson Award for Outstanding Paper of the Year 2017


Many congratulations to the winners of the 2017 MG Anderson Award Outstanding Paper of the Year: Pedro Hervé-Fernández, Carlos Oyarzún, Christophe Brumbt, Dries Huygens, Samuel Bodé, Niko Verhoest, and Pascal Boeckx.

For their paper: Assessing the ‘two water worlds’ hypothesis and water sources for native and exotic evergreen species in south-central Chile.

Click here for more information on our awards and previous winners.

Latest Invited Commentaries:

Not all riparian zones are wetlands: Understanding the limitation of the “wetland bias” problem
Philippe G. Vidon

A question of uncertainty
Arthur J. Horowitz

On the connection between terrestrial and riparian vegetation: the role of storage partitioning in water-limited catchments
Saúl Arciniega-Esparza, José Agustín Breña-Naranjo and Peter A. Troch

Water resources sustainability in a globalizing world: who uses the water?
Megan Konar, Tom P. Evans, Morgan Levy, Christopher A. Scott, Tara J. Troy, Charles J. Vörösmarty and Murugesu Sivapalan

Hydrology needed to manage droughts: the 2015 European case
Henny A.J. Van Lanen et al.

Time-lapse animation of hillslope groundwater dynamics details event-based and seasonal bidirectional stream–groundwater gradients | View the full article here.

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HP Special Issues

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South American Hydrology

HP Volume to Honor Keith Beven

Canadian Geophysical Union 2016