Don't miss the following meetings....

Topical subjects such as what will be the final form of the RES Directive (Renewable Energy Certificate System) will be on the agenda at Eurelectric¹s seminar on the development of a renewable electricity market in Europe (6 March, Brussels). Contact Elena Peresso on tel: +32 2 5151015, Email

The British Hydrological Society will be hosting a meeting about holistic hydrology on 28 March at Loughborough University. Talks will cover the prospects for seasonal river flow forecasting in the UK and hydro-ecological variability within a groundwater-dominated river. Contact Dr Paul Wood on tel: +44 1509 223012, Email

Later in the year, the International Conference on Conflict Assessment & Resolution for Reservoir Systems (3-5 September, Wien, Austria) will be held as part of Unesco¹s international-hydrological-programme. Papers will investigate the environmental and socio-economic effects of reservoirs and risk-related conflict. Contact Professor KV Rao at City University, London on tel: +44 207 6082431. Email

the-british-dam-society¹s 12th biennial conference will be held at Trinity College Dublin (4-8 September 2002). Technical visits will include dams belonging to ESB and Bohernabreena reservoirs, where the Dublin Corporation is due to start major remedial works. Contact the society on tel: +44 207 665 2234. Email