IAHR Document Library

« Back to Library Homepage

Proceedings of the 40th IAHR World Congress (Vienna, 2023)

  • ISSN Online: L 2521-7119
  • ISSN Print:
  • ISBN: 978-90-833476-1-5
  • Publisher: IAHR
  • Editor(s): Helmut Habersack; Michael Tritthart; Lisa Waldenberger
  • Related:

The 40th World Congress of IAHR (International Association of Hydro-Environmental Engineering and Research) was held in Vienna, Austria, from August 21 to 25, 2023.

The Organisers of the Congress have been IAHR and the University of Natural Resources, Vienna (BOKU). The Congress was supported by “Spain Water”, the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR), as well as the City of Vienna, other local entities, and more than 10 sponsors.

Thereby the Congress focused on “Rivers - Connecting Mountains and Coasts". The program comprised 148 technical and special sessions, four High-Level Panels (HLPs), four Industry Stream Events, and two master classes. Seven keynote lectures on diverse topics enriched the program ranging from “Large Rivers and Humans” over “Machine learning for earth and climate sciences” to “Climate change impacts on African Hydro-environments”.


The International Scientific Committee (ISC) and the Advisory Board provide counsel and support to the Local Organizing Commmittee for the scientific and technical coordination of the congress.

Revision process

The papers included in this volume were part of the 40th IAHR World Congress which took place in Vienna, Austria, from from August 21 to 25, 2023. Papers were selected and subjected to review by the Editor and the International Scientific Committee and followed a revision process with the following steps: (1) The committees involved in the organisation of the Congress established a set of technical criteria for the committee in charge of the revision. (2) Submitted papers were sent to one or two experts in the field. (3) Authors were asked to include the necessary amendments and follow the reviewers´ comments, and (4) Their work was reviewed until the final version was approved by the Editor.

Publications Ethics and Malpractice Statement

The monitoring of publishing ethics is a major aspect of editorial and peer-review publications. IAHR is a well-established and long-standing organization whose primary mission is to foster knowledge exchange amongst its community and stakeholder base. Accordingly, IAHR takes its policies on ethics seriously.

The Proceedings of the the 40th IAHR World Congress has been published under the IAHR Publications Ethics and Malpractice Statement.

The 40th IAHR World Congress proceedings are long-term preserved following the IAHR Policy of digital preservation archives



Front matter 


Table of contents 

Theme 1: River research and management

Theme 2: Deltas and coastal engineering

Theme 3: Sediment transport and morphodynamics

Theme 4: Integrated management of extremes, climate change

Theme 5: Environment and society

Theme 6: Urban water and water industry

Theme 7: Hydraulic engineering and water management

Theme 8: Computational and experimental methods

Author index


ID Title Authors Year
29424 Computational Study on Submerged Large Wood Behavior in a Reservoir
Ichiro Kimura
29425 Providing Alternative Migration Corridors and Micro-Habitat in Pool-Weir Fish Pass
Mehmet Salih Turker; Serhat Kucukali
29426 Vertical Jet Generation During a Sudden Flow Deceleration
Gerald Muller
29427 Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Turbulent Flow over Standard 90 Deg and Modified 45 Deg Spillways Towards Efficient Downstream Fish Passage Conditions
Sedem Kumahor; Haitham Ghamry; Christos Katopodis; Mark F. Tachie
29428 Assessment of Fluvial Sediment Supply in Light of Geomorphological Evolution
Ryoukei Azuma; Kohei Watanabe
29429 A User's Perspective on Bedload Sampler's Field Deployment
Gordon Gilja; Antonija Harasti; Robert Fliszar
29430 Climate Change Impact on Stream Temperature Due to Differences in Geological Conditions
Hiroaki Suzuki; Makoto Nakatsugawa; Nobuo Ishiyama
29431 Assessing River Environments for Aquatic Habitats and Recreational Use
Masayuki Nitta; Muneyuki Aoki; Mitsuru Ohira
29432 Influence of Staircase Design on Flood Characteristics in Underground Spaces
Chen Liang; Mingfu Guan
29433 The Flow Characteristic in Channel Bend Downstream of Negative Step
Daiuske Kobayashi; Tatsuhiko Uchida

Copyright © 2024 International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research. All rights reserved. | Terms and Conditions