Graduate Institute of Hydrological and Oceanic Sciences

Organization profile

Organization profile

The Institute of Hydrological and Oceanic Sciences has seven full-time and eight adjunct faculty members. The IHOS offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in three major areas: hydrologic cycles in the land-ocean-atmosphere system, hydro-environmental sciences, and hydro informatics. Pursuing research excellence in hydrologic and oceanic sciences, the institute emphasizes interdisciplinary research topics in the areas of flood/drought prediction and water resources management, interactions of hydrologic cycles and biota, hydro-environment monitoring and modeling, tsunami simulation, coastal observation, remote sensing applications in aquatic environment, and multiphase flow in porous media.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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