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Dear friends of the World’s Large Rivers Conference,


In the context of the ongoing global situation regarding COVID-19 we have made the decision to carry out the 4th World’s Large Rivers Conference as an

online event from 3rd – 6th of August 2021


This means that the conference can be attended easily virtually online. Since the health and safety of our attendees is of utmost importance to us, we believe that this solution guarantees that every participant can attend the way he or she wants.



We would like to thank all the participants, authors and colleagues for their support and warm encouragement during the last year and we are looking so much forward to seeing you digitally at the conference in August!



With the best wishes and stay healthy,


Helmut Habersack

Chair of International Scientific Committee (ISC)


Nikolay Kasimov, Sergey Dobroliubov, Natalia Frolova & Sergey Chalov

Co-Chairs of Local Organizing Committee (LOC)



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The conference will be organised by MSU - Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, and


BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria.





Local Co-Organisers are

the Russian Geographical Society


the Pan-Eurasian Experiment



the Russian Hydrometeorological Society



the Russian National Committee IHP

and Geography, Environment, Sustainability




This conference series is supported by


UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

IAHR International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research

IAHS International Association of Hydrological Sciences

WASER World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research

IAG International Association of Geomorphologists

SIL International Society of Limnology














V.I. Vernadsky Nongovernmental Ecological Foundation

Fund for Protection of Lake Baikal

Clean Handy, Clean Rivers

Institute of Environmental Survey, Planning & Assessment



















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