List of contributors. Preface; M. Beniston, et al. Changes in the mean and extremes of the hydrological cycle in Europe under enhanced greenhouse gas conditions in a global time-slice experiment; W. May, et al. Investigation of the hydrologic cycle stimulated by the Canadian Regional Climate Model over the Quebec/Labrador territory; A. Frigon, et al. Major influences on precipitation in the Canary Islands; D. Gallego Puyol, et al. High resolution simulations of precipitation over the Alps with the perspective of coupling to hydrological models; O. Brasseur, et al. Heavy precipitation occurrence in Scandinavia investigated with a Regional Climate Model; O. Bossing Christensen, et al. Testing of NAO and ENSO signals in the precipitation field in Europe; C. Mares, et al. Water vapor vertical profile by Raman lidar in the free troposphere from the Jungfraujoch Alpine Station; I. Balin, et al. A qualitative assessment of the sources of uncertainty in climate change impacts assessment studies; D. Viner. The GLOWA Volta project: Integrated assessment of feedback mechanisms between climate, landuse, and hydrology; N. van de Giesen, et al. Glowa Danube: A research concept to develop integrative techniques, scenarios and strategies regarding global changes of the water cycle; W. Mauser, R. Ludwig. Climate change and water resources in Sweden -- analysis of uncertainties; M. Gardelin, et al. Hydrological cycle changes in China's large river basin: The Yellow River drained dry; C. Liu, H. Zheng. Floods in the context of climate change and variability; Z.W. Kundzewicz. Climate change impacts on river flooding: A modelling study of three meso-scale catchments; L. Menzel, et al. Impact of climate change and higher CO2 on hydrological processes and crop productivity in the state of Brandenburg, Germany; V. Krysanova, F. Wechsung. Local climate and water availability changes due to landscape modifications: A numerical experiment in Southeastern Spain; N. Hasler, et al. Trends in drought in Swiss forested ecosystems; B. Zierl, H. Lischke. Feedback between structured vegetation and soil water in a changing climate: A simulation study; H. Lischke, B. Zierl. Water control and property rights: An analysis of the Middle Eastern situation; U. Luterbacher, E. Wiegandt. Exploratory economic assessments of climate change impacts in Israel: Agriculture; M. Shechter, N. Yehoshua. Changing climate and increasing costs -- Implications for liability and insurance; L.M. Bouwer, P. Vellinga. Scenario analyses in global change assessment for water management in the lower Rhine delta; H. Middelkoop, et al. Climate change and water resources in an arid continent: Managing uncertainty and risk in Australia; R.N. Jones, A.B. Pittock.