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Hydrology Publications

Categories of publications related to Hydrology

  •  Technical Regulations
  •  Guide to Hydrological Practices
  •  Manual on hydrology and water resources
  •  Guidance material: guidelines in hydrology and water resources
  •  Technical reports

Technical Regulations

This volume contains definitions of technical terms, a classification of hydrological observing stations, and guidance on the establishment of networks of these stations, their identification, observing programmes, equipment and methods of observation. It also contains a chapter on meteorological services for hydrology.

Technical regulation vol III

Technical Regulations, Volume III: Hydrology 
WMO - No. 49, 2006 & Supplement 1 (2008) , Volume III: Hydrology

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Guide to Hydrological Practices

This comprehensive guide provides practicing hydrologists with handy access to state-of-the-art and reliable information on hydrological practices, from simple discharge measurement to modeling complex hydrological systems. It was first published in 1965 and has been regularly updated since to reflect the evolving needs of, and practices employed by, the National Hydrological Services and other professionals working in water related fields.

Guide to Hydrological Practices, Volume I: Hydrology – From Measurement to Hydrological Information

Guide to Hydrological Practices, Volume I: Hydrology – From Measurement to Hydrological Information

WMO No. 168, 2008

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Guide to Hydrological Practices, Volume II Hydrology – Management of Water Resources and Applications of Hydrological Practices

Guide to Hydrological Practices, Volume II: Management of Water Resources and Applications of Hydrological Practices

WMO- No. 168, 2009

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Manuals

FF&W

Manual on flood forecasting and warning
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, 2011 (WMO, No. 1072 )
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Manuel sur la prévision et l'annonce des crues
Organisation météorologique mondiale (OMM, No. 1072)
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Streamgauging

Manual on Stream Gauging, Vol. I: Fieldwork
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, 2010 (WMO, No. 1044 )
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Manual on Stream Gauging, Vol. II: Computation of discharge
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, 2010 (WMO, No. 1044 )
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PMP

Manual on estimation of Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP)
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, 2009 (WMO, No. 1045 )

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Low flow

Manual on Low-flow Estimation and Prediction
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, 2008 (WMO, No. 1029 )

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Guidance material: guidelines in hydrology and water resources

Guidelines NHSs

Guidelines for the Assessment of Uncertainty for Hydrometric Measurement
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, 2017 (WMO-No. 1097 )

Guidance on Environmental Flows, Integrating E-flow Science with Fluvial Geomorphology to Maintain Ecosystem Services
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, 2019 (WMO, No. 1235 )

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Guidelines for Hydrological Data Rescue
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, 2014 (WMO, No. 1146 )

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Guidelines NHSs

Guidelines on the role, operation and management of National Hydrological Services
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, 2006 (WMO, No. 1003 )

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Technical reports

Climate and Meteorological information requirements for water management

Climate and Meteorological information requirements for water management
Technical Report Series No.1 - WMO 2012 (WMO, No. 1094)

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Water resources assessment

Technical Material for Water Resources Assessment
Technical Report Series No.2 - WMO 2012 (WMO, No. 1095)

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Planning of Water Quality monitoring systems
Technical Report Series No.3 - WMO 2013 (WMO, No. 1113)

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International Glossary of Hydrology

International Glossary of Hydrology

International Glossary of Hydrology
World Meteorological Organization - WMO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2012 (WMO, No. 385)

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International Glossary of Hydrology International Glossary of Hydrology (online version - 2nd Edition 1992) [More information]

Technical reports in hydrology and water resources

OHR Hydrology

Operational hydrology reports (OHR, series discontinued since 2009)

Use of weirs and Flumes in stream gauging
Technical Note No.117 - WMO 1971 (WMO, No. 280)

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