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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
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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.

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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
29344 Analysis of Water Quality Index in Lake Zirahuen, Michoacen, Mexico
Rosalva Mendoza Ramirez; Karina Suarez Alcantara; Rodolfo Silva Casarin; Ramon Dominguez Mora; Anibal Sol Benitez; Eliseo Carrizosa Elizondo
29345 Effect of Geometric Shapes on Vegetated Lateral Cavities
Luiz Eduardo Domingos De Oliveira; Carlo Gualtieri; Johannes Gerson Janzen
29346 Turbulence Dissipation Near Water Surface in a Channel Confluence
Jiawei Lin; Sauyu Yuan; Yunqiang Zhu; Yuchen Zheng
29347 Non-Hydrostatic Galerkin Model with Linear/Quadratic Weighted Average Pressure Profile
Lucas Calvo; Diana De Padova; Michele Mossa; Gisselle Guerra
29348 Tilting Manhole Covers
Niels Van De Meulenhof; Arris Tijsseling; Jose Vasconcelos; Qingzhi Hou; Zafer Bozkus
29349 Practical Considerations of Conducting River Hydrokinetic Energy Resource Assessments
Katelyn Kirby; Colin D. Rennie; Julien Cousineau; Sean Ferguson; Ioan Nistor
29350 Flow Characteristics Around Consecutively Assembled Boulders at Slit-Type Check Dam
Youichi Yasuda; Nozomi Fuchino; Wang Jiayu
29351 Desilting Efficiency Improvement Using a Dredged Channel in a Reservoir
Fong-Zuo Lee; Siang-Ying Chen; Jihn-Sung Lai; Yih-Chi Tan; Hwa-Lung Yu
29352 Effect of Rigid Vegetation on Equilibrium Bed Morphology
Stefano Pagliara; Homayoon Ganji; Michele Palermo
29353 Formation of Refuge Able Areas Around Different Gravel Mounts' Designs
Pietro Beretta Piccoli; Youichi Yasuda

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