IRDR’s Vice Chair Kuni Takeuchi Received the 2012 International Hydrology Prize
08 January 2013 01:54

The International Hydrology Prize is awarded annually jointly by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) to an individual in recognition of his/her outstanding contributions to hydrology.

IAHS President, Dr Gordon Young, presented the award and said “Professor Takeuchi has a world reputation as an exceptional scientist, charismatic teacher and influential leader based on his outstanding contributions to hydrological research, particularly in the field of water resources management, his role in educating young researchers through establishing both national and international academic programmes, his international leadership in the field of water sciences, especially related to UNESCO IHP and his extraordinary contributions to hydrological sciences as President of IAHS, especially for launching the international decade of Prediction in Ungauged Basins (PUB).”

IRDR would like to congratulate Dr Takeuchi for receiving this prize.

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