During the IAHS Bureau held in Delft on October 23, 2012 it was approved to establish a new IAHS Award promoted and managed by the International Commission on Statistical Hydrology (ICSH-IAHS).
The name of the award is:
STAHY Best Paper Award of ICSH-IAHS
The award consists in the IAHS Award Certificate and in the economical support (registration fee and accommodation) for one of the author that will be invited lecture during the ICSH topical conference.
The first award will be assigned during the STAHY'13 Conference - Kos, Greece, 17-19 October 2013.
In the following procedure and requirements are described:
The only requirement is that the paper is included in one of the ICSH reference collection lists.
Until now 5 lists are available:
Regional Frequency Analysis,
Entropy function in hydrology,
Long memory and parametric modelling.
In the first or second call of papers of ICSH topical conference it will be announced the award selection and fixed the deadlines for the paper evaluation. After the deadline all papers present in the ICSH topic reference lists and included the evaluation period will be collected. The evaluation period will be 3 years starting from 5 years before the ICSH topical conference year (for instance if the conference will be on 2013 the evaluation period will 2009-2011).
All collected papers will be ordered by citations present in Scopus database (excluding self citations of all authors) at the deadline.
The first 20 papers will be evaluated by the ICSH officers.
Follow the progress of the 2013 Award : STAHY Best Paper Award 2013