CSDI aims to develop and disseminate sustainable and Innovation of technologies in water related areas, including stormwater management, urban hydrology, urban flooding, water pollution control, water friendly environment, hydropower and renewable energy, and new materials; develop new and strengthen the existing collaboration networks between Norway, Europe with China and other countries in the world. Our goal is to develop CSDI a R&I centre and multidisciplinary exchange base for advanced and young professionals in water-related areas. The goal will be achieved through research and innovation projects, dissemination, networking, training and exchange activities. CSDI collaborates closely with universities, research institutes, public and industrial sectors.

Latest publications:

1) Assessment Standard for Sponge City Effects has been published by IWA publishing.

2) Factors affecting the ability of extensive green roofs to reduce nutrient pollutants in rainfall runoff. Science of The Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139248.

3) A Review of Hydrological Models Applied in the Permafrost-Dominated Arctic Region. Geosciences 2020, 10(10), 401;  https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences10100401.