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Hydroinformatics engineers participate in defining, building and supplying the tools that enable decisionmakers to manage aquatic resources and the environment. List of topics for projects in water resources engineering is numerous. Hydroinformatics in hydrology, hydrogeology and water resources. Finally, section 6 discusses some of the current issues of debate in the field. Hydroinformatics for integrated water resources management overview worlds water resources are under severe stress due to demands arising from increasing human population and the resulting pollution due to deforestation, urbanization and intensification of agriculture. Hydroinformatics, as an interdisciplinary domain that blurs boundaries between water science, data science and computer science, is constantly evolving and reinventing itself. Combining hydroeconomic and water quality modeling for.1568 1082 722 1457 476 946 982 1349 452 825 198 1252 1228 1322 544 469 651 667 1590 1067 124 650 88 902 972 178 199 623 807 725 778 501 837 153 1115 1327