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Five days, July 5-9, 2021, two hours for each day, with an additional 40 minutes on the final day.  The core time slots are:

·         Coordinated Universal Time (UTC): 8:00-10:00

·         West Africa Time (WAT): 9:00-11:00

·         Central Africa Time (CAT) / Central European Summer Time (CEST): 10:00-12:00

·         Eastern European Summer Time (EEST): 11:00-13:00

·         China Standard Time (CST): 16:00-18:00

Chairpersons: Prof. Des. Walling and Prof. Manfred Spreafico

Technical Supporters: Prof. Cheng Liu and Prof. Gaohu Sun

Day 1: Welcome; Lecture-1; Collecting sediment data for studying sediment-based ecological problems (Prof. Dr. Mengzhen XU)

Day 2: Lecture-2; Sediment Measurement for the Three Gorges Project (Prof. Dr. Guanglei DUAN)

Day 3: Lecture-3; Online monitoring of suspended sediment at the Zhicheng Gauging Station on the Yangtze River (Dr. Dibing XU)

Day 4: Lecture-4; Field survey and monitoring methods for river flow, sediment transport and river beds in mountain regions (Dr. Zhiwei LI)

Day 5: Lecture-5; Measuring erosion and sediment yields on slopes and in small catchments (Prof. Dr. Baoyuan LIU & Dr. Yaxian HU) ;

Perspective Lecture; Measurement and monitoring techniques concerning suspended load and bedload (Prof. Helmut Habersack); Closing.