The Journal of Hydrology publishes original research papers and comprehensive reviews in all the subfields of the hydrological sciences including water based management and policy issues that impact on economics and society. These comprise, but are not limited to the physical, chemical, biogeochemical, stochastic and systems aspects of surface and groundwater hydrology, hydrometeorology and hydrogeology. Relevant topics incorporating the insights and methodologies of disciplines such as climatology, water resource systems, hydraulics, agrohydrology, geomorphology, soil science, instrumentation and remote sensing, civil and environmental engineering are included. Social science perspectives on hydrological problems such as resource and ecological economics, environmental sociology, psychology and behavioural science, management and policy analysis are also invited. Multi-and interdisciplinary analyses of hydrological problems are within scope. The science published in the Journal of Hydrology is relevant to catchment scales rather than exclusively to a local scale or site.

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Editorial board


  • E.N. Anagnostou
    Dept. of Civil and Environ. Eng., University of Connecticut, 261 Glenbrook Road, U-2037, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
  • A. Bárdossy
    Inst. für Wasserbau, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 61, 70569, Stuttgart, Germany
  • M. Borga
    Dept. of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry AGRIPOLIS, Università degli Studi di Padova, via dell'Università, 16, IT 35020, Legnaro (PD), Italy
  • L. Charlet
    Observatory for Earth and Planetary Sciences, Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble I), BP 53, F-38041, Grenoble, France
  • C. Corradini
    Fac. di Ingegneria di Perugia, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Via Duranti 93, 06125, Perugia, Italy
  • K.P. Georgakakos
    Hydrologic Research Center, 12555 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, California, CA 92130, USA
  • P.K. Kitanidis
    Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, Jerry Yang & Akiko Yamazaki Environment & Energy Building, Stanford University, 473 Via Ortega, Room 314, m/c 4020, Stanford, California, 94305-4020, USA
  • T.R. McVicar
    Land and Water, CSIRO (The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization), GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • G. Syme
    Edith Cowan University, 12 Virginia Court, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, 7005, Australia

Associate Editors

  • K. Abbaspour
    Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology (EAWAG), Dübendorf, Switzerland
  • A. AghaKouchak
    University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
  • S.H. Alemohammad
    Columbia University, Columbia, New York, USA
  • V. Andréassian
    Cemagref, Antony, France
  • B. Andreo
    University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain
  • S. Arumugam
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  • H.M. Azamathulla
    University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
  • O. Batelaan
    Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • P. Bhattacharya
    KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • H. Bormann
    Jade University of Applied Sciences, Oldenburg, Germany
  • A. Bronstert
    University of Potsdam, Potsdam-Golm, Germany
  • M. Bruen
    University College Dublin, Belfield, Ireland
  • P. Brunner
    University of Neuchatel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • J.N. Callow
    University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • A. Cancelliere
    University of Catania, Catania, Italy
  • F.-J. Chang
    National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
  • F. Chebana
    Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Québec, Quebec, Canada
  • G.S. Constantinescu
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
  • C.J.G. Darnault
    Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA
  • F.P.J. de Barros
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • J-R de Dreuzy
    Université de Rennes 1, Rennes Cédex, France
  • P.J. Depetris
    Universidad Nacional de Cordoba (Argentina), Cordoba, Argentina
  • G. Destouni
    Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
  • A. Domeneghetti
    University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • J.G. Duan
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
  • S. Dutta
    Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT Guwahati), North Guwahati, India
  • S. Eslamian
    Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
  • A.-C. Favre
  • T. Ferre
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
  • A. Fiori
    University of Rome Tre, Roma, Italy
  • F. Francés
    Polytechnical University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • A.P. Georgakakos
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • J.V. Giraldez
    Universidad de Cordoba, Córdoba, Spain
  • N. Goldscheider
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
  • R.S. Govindaraju
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
  • N. Gratiot
    LTHE, IRD/Université de Grenoble, Grenoble Cedex 9, France
  • H. Guan
    Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
  • U. Haberlandt
    Leibniz University Hannover, Hannover, Germany
  • D.M. Han
    Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China
  • A. Hartmann
    University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
  • M. Hayashi
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • J.-S. Jean
    National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
  • E. Kahya
    Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • K. Kibler
    University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • P.-E. Kirstetter
    National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Norman, Oklahoma, USA
  • T. Kozaki
    Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
  • C. Külls
    Lübeck University of Applied Sciences, Lübeck, Germany
  • M. Laba
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • V. Lakshmi
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
  • P. Lane
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
  • A. Langousis
    University of Patras, Patras, Greece
  • J.R. Larsen
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • D. Le Maitre
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa
  • X. Li
    Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Lanzhou, China
  • Q. Liang
    The University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • N. Linde
    University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • W.C. Lo
    National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • D. Long
    Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • J. Luo
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • F. Maggi
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • V. Maggioni
    George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
  • B.J. Mahler
    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Austin, Texas, USA
  • G. Mannina
    University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
  • F. Marra
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • J. Mateo Lázaro
    University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
  • S.A. Mathias
    Durham University, Durham, England, UK
  • R. Merz
    Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Halle (Saale), Germany
  • A.K. Mishra
    Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA
  • P. Molnar
    Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • H. Moradkhani
    Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • R. Morbidelli
    University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
  • R. Moussa
    French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), Montpellier Cedex 2, France
  • A. Mukherjee
    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
  • B. Nath
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • P.C. Nayak
    National Institute of Hydrology, Kakinada, India
  • P. Negrel
    BRGM, Orleans Cedex 01, France
  • R.M. Neupauer
    University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • E.I. Nikolopoulos
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
  • W. Nowak
    University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
  • A. O'Grady
    CSIRO, Hobart Tas, Australia
  • D. Penna
    University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  • R. Pérez López
    Universidad de Huelva, Huelva, Spain
  • T.C. Rasmussen
    University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
  • S. Razavi
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • F. Rezanezhad
    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • M. Rolle
    Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby, Denmark
  • N. Romano
    University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
  • J.M. Sánchez-Pérez
    French National Centre for Scientific Research, Auzeville-Tolosane, France
  • N. Schuetze
    Technische Universität Dresden, Tharandt, Germany
  • G. Schumann
    University of Bristol, Clifton, Bristol, UK
  • A. Seed
    Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • E. Shamir
    Hydrologic Research Center, San Diego, California, USA
  • A. Sharma
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • X. Shen
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
  • M. Sherif
    United Arab Emirates (UAE) University, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
  • R. Silberstein
    Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
  • E. Silvester
    La Trobe University, Wodonga, Victoria, Australia
  • C.T. Simmons
    Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • J. Simunek
    University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California, USA
  • B. Sivakumar
    University of New South Wales, Australia
  • B.D. Smerdon
  • H. Smith
    Cranfield Water Sciences Institute, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, UK
  • P.K. Srivastava
    NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA and IESD, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
  • J. Szilagyi
    University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
  • Y. Tachikawa
    Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  • G. Tayfur
    Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey
  • M. Thullner
    Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
  • M. Toffolon
    University of Trento, Trento, Italy
  • C. Tournassat
    BRGM, Orléans, France
  • I.K. Tsanis
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • S.M. Vicente-Serrano
    Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología (CSIC), Zaragoza, Spain
  • M.T. Walter
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • H. Wang
    Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • J. Wang
    California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento, California, USA
  • S. Wang
    North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China
  • A. Werner
    Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • S. Worthington
    Worthington Groundwater, Dundas, Ontario, Canada
  • C-Y. Xu
    University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
  • D. Yang
    Environment Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • D. Yang
    Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Y. YANG
    CSIRO Land and Water, Canberra, New South Wales, Australia
  • M. Ye
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
  • H-D. Yeh
    National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • S. Yue
    South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
  • Q. Zhang
    Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
  • Y. Zhang
    University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA
  • Y.Q. Zhang
    CSIRO Land and Water, Black Mountain, Australian Capital Territory, Australia