IIASA's Water Security Group Leader Dr Taher Kahil interviewed for Die Press

Die Presse's Veronica Schmidt made the astute comparison between identifying biomarkers for disease and the work of the SOS Water project, which is pursuing a similar goal, but for water systems. The SOS Water project aims to identify the limits (biomarkers in nature) of healthy water systems. 

We are developing a holistic approach as a sustainability concept: We need values ​​that indicate when we are getting too close to dangerous tipping points

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Glitter awards background

03 February 2023

Exceptional young scientists awarded

IIASA is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) awards. The awards provide financial support for three exceptional young scientists to return to IIASA for an additional three months of research.
Hands catching clean water from a natural source

03 October 2022

Towards a safe operating space for water resources in a changing climate and society

The SOS-Water Project, funded under the Horizon Europe scheme and coordinated by IIASA, will create a holistic and participatory assessment framework of a Safe Operating Space (SOS) for the entire water resources system to inform global and regional water management policies and pathways.