Session 1. Complexity, Uncertainty and Sensitivity Issues in Integrated Environmental Models Editors: Jaroslav Mysiak, Holger Maier, Jim Ascough, James Brown, Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Marcela Brugnach,
Miquel Sànchez-Marrè, Ignasi R.-Roda, Richard S. Sojda, Jean Philippe Steyer, Peter Struss,
Guy R. Larocque, Jagtar Bhatti, Andrew M. Gordon, Nancy Luckai, and Jinxun Liu
Sensitivity Analysis of Historical Aerial Photography: A Case Study of Barrier Island Marshes.
Jakin Ravalico, Graeme Dandy, Holger Maier
Rank-Equivalence method for Sensitivity Analysis of an Integrated Model of a River Catchment.
Bryan Tolson, Christine Shoemaker
Using Optimization for Environmental Simulation Model Calibration Uncertainty Analysis.
Dirk J.W. De Pauw, Peter A. Vanrolleghem
Avoiding the finite difference sensitivity analysis deathtrap by using the complex-step derivative approximation technique.
James C. Ascough II
Practical Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis Techniques Applied to Agricultural System Models.
Alexander Komarov, Pavel Grabarnik, Alexey Mikhaylov, Oleg Chertov
Improving the Use of Data for Quantifying Uncertainty in Parameters and Predictions of Forest Dynamic Models by Bayesian Approach.
Guy R. Larocque, David Parè, Robert Boutin, Valèrie Lacerte
Using the Monte Carlo method to quantify uncertainty in predictions of a soil carbon cycle model in balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.) and black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) B.S.P.) forest ecosystems in the boreal forest.
Thomas White, Werner Kurz, Graham Stinson
Quantifying uncertainties associated with estimates of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from Canada's managed forests.
Jinxun Liu, Shuguang Liu, Linda S. Heath, Thomas R. Loveland, Larry L. Tieszen
Impacts of Forest Disturbances on the Carbon Cycle in the Laurentian Plains and Hills of the United States.
Harbin Li, Changsheng Li, Carl Trettin
Uncertainty analysis of WETLAND-DNDC: Errors and critical parameters for predicting carbon dynamics in wetland ecosystems.
Darius Semmens, William Kepner, David Goodrich, Mariano Hernandez
A Retrospective Analysis of Model Uncertainty for Forecasting Hydrologic Change.
Parameter, data input and structural uncertainty propagating through coupled models in a river water quality modelling system.
Application of an Artificial Neural Network and Stochastic Conditional Simulation at the Schuyler Falls Landfill, NY.
Urmila Diwekar, Yogendra Shastri
Forecasting and managing sustainable systems: A framework based on optimal control and options theory.
Durga Lal Shrestha, Dimitri Solomatine (not attending)
A method to estimate model uncertainty based on the model errors.
Session 2. Water Quality Modelling and Decision Support Editors: Michael Matthies, Nigel Quinn, Jeff Chanat and Lachlan Newham
Michael Matthies, Juergen Berlekamp, Neil Graf, Sven Lautenbach
Application of the Elbe-DSS to water quality issues.
Bottom-up decision support system development: a managed wetland application for salt management in California's San Joaquin Valley.
Ping Wang, Lewis Linker
Use of surface analysis of water quality model outputs to assess tradeoff of nitrogen and phosphorus control.
Erica Gaddis, Alexey Voinov
Landscape Modeling and Spatial Optimization of Management Practices to Restore Water Quality in the St. Albans Bay Watershed, Vermont.
Stefan Kaden, Michael Kaltofen
Water resources management and water availability in the Elbe river basin under conditions of global change.
Hamed Assaf, Mark Saadeh
Development of an Integrated Decision Support System for Water Quality Control in the Upper Litani Basin, Lebanon.
Lorenzo Benedetti, Davide Bixio, Filip Claeys, Peter A. Vanrolleghem
Tools to support a model-based methodology for benefit/cost/risk analysis of wastewater treatment system.
Modeling of water pollution in urban areas with GIS and multivariate statistical methods.
Philip Heilman, Robert Malone, Liwang Ma, Jerry Hatfield, Lajpat Ahuja, James Ayen, Kevin Boyle, Ramesh Kanwar
Decision Support for Nitrogen Management in Tile-Drained Agriculture.
Vadose-zone Leaching and Saturated-zone Mixing Model in Heterogeneous Layers.
Michela Robba, Riccardo Minciardi, Roberto Sacile, Vasco Silva
Impacts of agriculture and dairy farming on groundwater quality: an optimization problem.
Luis Leon, Ralph Smith, Jose Romero
Lake Erie Hypoxia Simulations with ELCOM-CAEDYM.
L.T.H. Newham, T.R. Weber, B.F.W. Croke, R. Bridgart, S.C. Baker-Finch, J. C. Rutherford
and D.A. Post
Case study applications of the Riparian Particulate Model in tropical andsub-tropical Australia.
Anne Kinsey-Henderson, David A. Post
Evaluation of the scale dependence of a spatially explicit hillslope sediment delivery ratio model.
Sangam Shrestha, Futaba Kazama
Estimation of organic matter and nutrient loadings from point and non point sources into the Fuji River, Japan: Export coefficient modeling approach.
Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt, Jan Rauberg
Quasi 2-D approaches in modelling the transport of contaminated sediments in flood plains during river flooding - model coupling and uncertainty analysis.
Zhiqiang Li, Donna Rizzo, Nancy Hayden
Utilizing Artificial Neural Networks to Backtrack Source Location.
Lance Besaw, Donna Rizzo, Paula Mouser
Application of an Artificial Neural Network for Analysis of Subsurface Contaminationat the Schuyler Falls Landfill, NY.
Paul Conrads, Edwin Roehl, William Martello, Edward Saxon
The Role of Artificial Neural Network Models in Developing a Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant for Beaufort, SC, USA.
Greg McMaster, James C. Ascough II, Debora Edmunds, Larry Wagner, Fred Fox
Multi-crop plant growth modeling from field to watershed for water quality and management.
Jessica Clark, W. Cully Hession, Donna Rizzo, Jeffrey Laible
Two-Dimensional Hydraulic Modeling Approach to Linking Stream Morphology and Aquatic Habitat Quality.
Application of MesoCASiMiR: assessment of Baetis rhodani habitat suitability.
Paola Agostini, Elena Semenzin, Antonio Marcomini, Andrea Critto, Christian Micheletti, Paulo Augusto Nunes, Andrea Ghermandi, Silvio Giove, Stefania Gottardo, Dick de Zwart, Werner Brack
Decision Support System for the assessment and evaluation of ecological impacts on aquatic ecosystem
Session 3. Integrated Models for Prediction, Forecasting, and Future Scenario Assessments of Human and Environmental
Conditions Editors: Denis White and Ruth Waldick
Roberto San Jose, Juan L. Pèrez, Rosa M. Gonzàlez
UPM a Tool to Evaluate the Air Quality Impact of Industrial emissions (TEAP) by Using MM5-CMAQ: Spain Case.
Ulrike Bende-Michl, Manfred Fink, Sven Kralisch, Wolfgang-Albert Fluegel, Peter Krause
Current development and application of the modular Java based model JAMS to meet the targets of the EU-WFD in Germany.
Donald Nute, Mark Twery, Julian Bishop, Zhiyuan Cheng, David Bucugnani, Walter D Potter, David Loftis, Scott Thomasma, Peter Knopp
Interleaving Growth and Regeneration Models in the NED-2 Decision Support System for Forest Ecosystems.
Donald Nute, Mark Twery, Zhiyuan Cheng, Arlo Lyle, Cy Routh
Managing for Visual Goals in the NED-2 Decision Support System for Forests Ecosystems.
Modeling Total Maximum Daily Load Information Collection Decisions with Bayesian Networks.
Thania Rendon, Miquel Sànchez-Marrè
Simulating scenarios for decision-making in river basin systems through a Multi-Agent system.
Wolfgang Reiher, Lutz Breuer, Bernd Weinmann, Thorsten Pohlert, Martin Bach, Rolf-A. Düring, Stefan Gäth, Hans-Georg Frede
the integrated model network ITE2M: model set-up and assessment of agricultural land use and management options.
Brenda Rashleigh, Craig Barber, Mike Cyterski, John Johnston, Yusuf Mohamoud, Rajbir Parmar
Watershed Health Assessment Tools-Investigating Fisheries (WHAT-IF): a modeling toolkit for watershed and fisheries management.
Brett Bryan, John Ward, Neville Crossman
Modelling farmer decision making for natural resource management outcomes.
SADA: a Freeware Decision Support Tool Integrating GIS, Sample design, Spatial Modeling, and Risk Assessment.
Carmel Pollino, Barry Hart
Bayesian decision networks - going beyond expert elicitation for parameterisation and evaluation of ecological endpoints.
Paula A. Silva, Paula Antunes, Daniel Borrego, Jojo Rocha, Nuno Videira, Rui Santos
A Dynamic Model for Sustainable River Basin Management.
Ruediger Schaldach, Joseph Alcamo, Maik Heistermann
The multiplescale land use change model LandShift: a scenario analysis of land use change and environmental consequences in Africa.
Ruth Waldick, David Brunckhorst, Ian Campbelld, Jeff Carmichael
Future Solutions: Integrated Models for SEA and other Land-Use Decision-Making.
David W. Hulse
Contrasting Citizen and Expert-driven Approaches to Creating Scenarios
Session 4. Optimization in Environmental Modeling Editor: Stefan Reis
An Efficient Algorithmic Framework for Environmental Modeling.
Dirk J.W. De Pauw, Peter A. Vanrolleghem
Nesting genetic algorithms to solve a robust optimal experimental design problem.
Xavier Flores Alsina, Joaquim Comas, Laureano Jiménez, Rene Bañares-Alcántara, Ignasi Rodríguez Roda
Multiobjective Optimization Procedure for Control Strategies In Environmental Processes.
Prescriptive Treatment Optimization Using a Genetic Algorithm: a Tool for Forest Management.
J.C.J. Groot, Walter Rossing, Andrè Jellema, M.K. van Ittersum
Landscape design and agricultural land-use allocation using Pareto-based multi-objective Differential Evolution.
Yanxin Duan, Philip Heilman, Phillip Guertin
Optimization of Grazing Management for Watershed Sediment Control
Michela Robba, Riccardo Minciardi, Roberto Sacile, Massimo Paolucci
Solid Waste Management in Urban areas: a multiobjective approach
Dimitri Solomatine (not attending)
Experiences in using evolutionary and non-evolutionary optimization methods in models calibration.
Session 5. Integrated software solutions for environmental problems - architecture, frameworks and data structures (ISESS) Editors: Dave Swayne and Robert Argent
Werner Geiger, Rainer Weidemann
Experience Gained from the Use of Environmental Information Systems for the Public in the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Mauro Cislaghi, Gaia Corbetta,Roberto Mazzilli, Fabio Scanzani, Maurizio Caselli, Livia Trizio, Claude Derognat, Rafal Dunal, Krisztof Klejnowski, Agata Bucko-Serafin
E2SP (Environmental Enterprise Service Provider): the Business case of an Environmental Information and Decision Support System in ASP mode.
Josef Fiala, Jan Ministr, Jiri Hrebicek, Jaroslav Racek
The Use of Information and Communication Technology in Company Environmental Awareness Amplification
Jaroslav Racek, Jiri Hrebicek, Tomas Pitner
Process Analysis of Environmental Reporting.
Daryl H. Hepting, Timothy Maciag
Opening Access to Environmental Software Systems.
Virginia Brilhante, Antonio Ferreira, Joyce Marinho, Janaina Pereira
Information Integration through Ontology and Metadata for Sustainability Analysis.
Robert Argent, Peter Gijsbers, Jean-Michel Perraud, Geoff Podger
A conceptual software system for water allocation, planning and catchment management
Marcello Donatelli, Frits Van Evert, Andrea Di Guardo, Myriam Adam, Kamal Kansou
A component to simulate agricultural management.
William Booty, David Lam, Craig McCrimmon
Integrated Modeling: Examining the Fate and Transport of Contaminants in Canadian Lakes and Rivers.
S. Mazzoleni, F. Giannino, M. Mulligan, D. Heathfield, M. Colandrea, M. Nicolazzo, M. d'Aquino
A new raster-based spatial modelling system: 5D environment.
Edwin Roehl, Ruby Daamen, Paul Conrads, Wiley Kitchens
Integrating 3D Hydrodynamic Transport and Ecological Plant Models of the Savannah River Estuary Using Artificial Neural Network Models.
Filip Claeys, Dirk J.W. De Pauw, Lorenzo Benedetti, Ingmar Nopens, Peter A. Vanrolleghem
Tornado: a versatile and efficient modelling & virtual experimentation kernel for water quality systems.
Petra Claeys, Peter Vanrolleghem
Intelligent configuration of numerical solvers of environmental DAE models using machine learning techniques.
Ferdinando Villa, Marcello Donatelli, Andrea Emilio Rizzoli, Peter Krause, Sven Kralisch, Frits K. van Evert
Declarative modelling for architecture independence and data/model integration: a case study.
Jiri Hrebicek, Jan Pesl
Current Trends In Environmental Modelling With Uncertainty.
Ioannis Athanasiadis, Andrea-Emilio Rizzoli, Marcello Donatelli, Laura Carlini
Enriching software model interfaces using ontology-based tools.
Ayalew Kassahun, Huub Scholten
A knowledge base system for multidisciplinary model-based water management.
Sven Kralisch, Peter Krause
JAMS - a Framework for Natural Resource Model Development and Application.
Cell-DEVS Modeling of Environmental Applications
Denis Havlik, Gerald Schimak, Ralf Denzer, Thomas Usländer
From proprietary Environmental Software Systems to Interoperable Components.
Application of Test-Driven Development Framework for Environmental Software: A Case Study in Long-Term Photosynthetic Process Simulation.
Paradigm shift in computer aided policy support.
Jaroslav Racek, Jiri Jarkovsky, Danka Nemethova, Petr Brabec
Assessment of Ecological State of Surface Waters in ARROW Project: Robust Multivariate Predictive Models.
Creating Advanced Fire-Spreading Models Using the CD++ Toolkit.
Environmental modeling in an event-driven multitasking network environment.
Vimal Sharma, David Swayne, David Lam, William Schertzer
Auto-Calibration of Hydrological Model Using High Performance Computing.
David Swayne, Vimal Sharma, Paul Huang, Markiyan Sloboda
Experiences in Sharing Environmental Models in Distributed Environments.
Chris Pyke, Thomas Johnson, Jack Kittle, John Imhoff, Mark Gray
The Climate Assessment Tool for the BASINS modeling system: new capabilities for evaluating the vulnerability of hydrologic end points to climate variability and change.
Luis Leon, David Lam, William Schertzer, David Swayne
A 3D Hydrodynamic Lake Model: Simulation on Great Slave Lake.
Session 7. Order-, Fuzzy-set- and Graph Theoretical Tools and Software for Risk Assessment Editor: Kristina Voigt
Sensitivity Analysis for Monitoring Environmental Networks.
Judith Janssen, Jean-Luc de Kok, Arjen Hoekstra
Incorporating qualitative indicators to support river managers; application of fuzzy sets.
Nicolas Knaak, Sven Kruse, Bernd Page
An Agent-based Simulation Tool for Modelling Sustainable Logistics Systems.
Quantitative property/property relationships (QPPRs) and molecular-similarity methods for estimating flash points of Si-Organic and Ge-organic compounds.
Rainer Brüggemann, Guillermo Restrepo, Kristina Voigt (paper presented by Guillermo Restrepo)
Structure-Fate-Relationships of Organic Chemicals.
Guillermo Restrepo, Rainer Brüggemann
Ranking regions using cluster analysis, Hasse diagram technique and topology
Kristina Voigt, Stefan Pudenz, Rainer Brueggemann
ProRank - a Software Tool used for the Evaluation of Environmental Databases.
Session 8. Beyond growth? Integrated models, simulations and scenarios of the future shape urban-rural regions Editors: Dagmar Haase, Ralf Seppelt
S. Kabisch, A. Haase, D. Haase
Beyond growth – urban development in shrinking cities: Approaches to analyse and explain the consequences of non-growth for the development of cities and city regions in Europe.
T. Filatova, A. v.d.Veen
Microeconomic motives of land use change in coastal zone area: agent based modelling approach.
A model for investment decision support based on multi-criteria analysis.
Urban Growth and Simon Process: Japanese Case.
M. Hessenflow, D. Halsing
A simulation model of land-use change in the Lake Tahoe Basin of California and Nevada, as used in a decision-support syste
D. Dominguez, W. Gujer, B. Truffer
Driving forces in the long range development of wastewater treatment plants.
B. McIntosh, F. di Pierro, P. Jeffrey, S.-T. Khu, C. Fox, D. Savic, M. Sewell, H. Tran
Taking account of water supply infrastructure in land-use-planning: an integrated supply-demand approach.
V. Perminov, M. Kornilina (not attending)
Modeling short-term epidemics and intervention strategies in cities.
Session 9. "Scale-elevators": Scaling
indicators and Scaling Issues in Quantitative Analysis of Land and Resource Management Editors: Martin Volk, Herman van Keulen and Frank Ewert
Martin Volk, Boris Schroeder, Karsten Schulz
Model-based identification and scaling indicators of landscape processes: a review.
Frank A. Ewert, H. van Keulen, M.K. van Ittersum, K.E. Giller, P.A. Leffelaar, R. Roetter
Multi-scale analysis and modelling of natural resource management.
C. Kjeldsen, T. Dalgaard, P. K. Bocher
A GIS-based framework to model farm and landscape scale indicators for sustainablerural development.
Spatial and Temporal Model Validation: Representing Landscape Properties and Processes across Scales.
Sven Lautenbach, Erica J. Gaddis, Alexey Voinov, Ralf Seppelt
Localisation effects of land use change measures on hydrological models.
Hoanh Chu Thai, Phong Ngo Dang, John W. Gowing, Tuong To Phuc, Hien Nguyen Xuan, Dat Nguyen Dinh
Upscaling impacts of water management in coastal zones by hydraulic and salinity modelling.
Edwin Roehl, John Risley, Jana Stewart, Matthew Mitro
Numerically Optimized Empirical Modeling of Highly Dynamic, Spatially Expansive, and Behaviorally Heterogeneous Hydrologic Systems with Examples
Rosa Lasaponara, Antonio Lanorte
Multiscale fueltype characterization for the Mediterranean ecosystems of Southern Italy by using remote sensing data.
Ulrich Leopold, Peter Finke, R. Roetter
Problems and errors in up- and down-scaling in environmental modelling for thepolicy scale.
Nick van de Giesen, Marc Andreini, Annette Huber-Lee, Aidan Senzanje, Jens Liebe, Lineu Rodrigues, Philippe Cecchi, Winston Andah, Eline Boelee, Tonya Schuetz
Impact assessment of ensembles of small reservoirs in semi-arid regions.
Holger Meinke, Mark Howden, Rohan Nelson
Integrated assessments of climate variability and change for Australian agriculture - connecting the islands of knowledge.
Session 10. Bridging the gaps between design
and use: developing appropriate tools for environmental management and
policy Editors: Carlo Giupponi, Brian S. McIntosh, Sean Wang, Alexey Voinov
Bridging the design-use gap for DSS in environmental policy and practice.
Noha Gaber, Pasky Pascual
Development of a Protocol for the Development, Evaluation and Application of Environmental Models in Decision Making.
Neville Crossman, Brett Bryan
Challenges encountered during integrated modelling across multiple catchments.
Hedwig van Delden, Guy Engelen
Combining participatory approaches and modelling: lessons from two practical cases of policy support.
Michael Monticino, Miguel Acevedo, Baird Callicott
Applying a Multi-Agent Model to Evaluate Effects of Development Proposals and Growth Management Policies on Suburban Sprawl.
Peter Verweij, Stefan Sieber, Jan-Erik Wien, Klaus Müller
SIAT, a Sustainable Impact Assessment Tool for Understanding the drivers in integrated impact assessment
Patrick Wäger, Lorenz Hilty, Peter Arnfalk, Lorenz Erdmann, James Goodman
Experience with a system dynamics model in a prospective study evaluating the future impact of ICT on environmental sustainability.
Martin van Ittersum, Frank Ewert, Johanna Alkan Olsson, Erling Andersen, Irina Bezlepkina, Floor Brouwer, Marcello Donatelli, Guillermo Flichman, Thomas Heckelei, Lennart Olsson, et al.
Integrated assessment of agricultural and environmental policies – towards a computerized framework for the EU (SEAMLESS-IF)
Rien Kolkman, Anne van der Veen
Without a common mental model a DSS makes no sense (a new approach to frame analysis using mental models)
Jean-Luc de Kok, Sebastian Kofalk
Towards a User-Oriented Design of a DSS for Integrated River-Basin Management: the Elbe Prototype DSS.
Edwin Roehl, Ruby Daamen, Paul Conrads
Features ofAdvanced Decision Support Systems for Environmental Studies, Management, and Regulation.
Andrea Sulis, Antonio Manca, Giovanni M. Sechi, Paola Zuddas
Scenario Analysis In Water Resources Management Under Data Uncertainty.
Yanxin Duan, Philip Heilman, Phillip Guertin
A Web-Based Tool for Economic Analysis of Sediment Control on Rangeland Watersheds
Carmen de Jong, Khalid Makroum, George Leavesley
Developing an oasis-based irrigation management tool for a large semi-arid mountainous catchment in Morocco
Darius Semmens, William Kepner, David Goodrich, Phillip Guertin, Mariano Hernandez, Scott Miller
From research to management: a suite of GIS-based watershed modeling, assessment and planning tools
Web-based Open Source GIS Decision Support Tools - Explaining the Stack.
Huub Scholten, Ayalew Kassahun
Supporting Multidisciplinary Model-Based Water Management Projects: A User Perspective
Jaroslav Mysiak, Carlo Giupponi
Towards effective water governance: putting the Integrated Water Resource Management in force.
Anne Gunkel, Christoph Külls
Towards agent-based modeling of stakeholder behavior - a pilot study on drought vulnerability of decentral water supply in NE Brazil. Ms AnneGunkel. University of Freiburg
Xavier Flores Alsina, Manel Poch, Laureano Jiménez, Rene Bañares-Alcántara, Ignasi Rodríguez Roda
Identification of Alternatives Strengths and Weaknesses during the Conceptual Design of Environmental Systems
Francesco Frombo, Riccardo Minciardi, Michela Robba, Fulvia Rosso, Roberto Sacile
A Decision Support System for energy production from renewable resources: logistics aspects of sustainable forest biomass collection
Tim Peterson, Robert Argent, Francis Chiew
Validation of Multiple Stable States and Thresholds Within the Goulburn Catchment.
Session 11. Modelling and simulating
dangerous phenomena for hazard mapping Editors: Giulio Iovine, Salvatore Di Gregorio, Hideaki Miyamoto, and Michael Sheridan
Paolo Fiorucci, Francesco Gaetani, Riccardo Minciardi
Optimal RegionalPartitioning for Wildfire Risk Characterization.
Felipe Ip, James Dohm, Victor Baker, R. Brakenridge, Ashley Davies
Near Real-TimeDetection And Monitoring of Floods: ASE Flood Sensorweb.
Kim-Seong Tan, Francis Chiew, Rodger Grayson
Stochastic Simulation of Daily Spatial Rainfall for Regional Flood Risk Assessment.
Coupling Process Models And Probabilistic Approaches for Flood Hazard Assessment.
Gianluca Groppelli, Maria Luisa Damiani, Gianluca Norini, Barbara Aldighieri, Sauro Borgonovo, Elisa Bertino, Federica Comoglio, Giorgio Pasquari
Modelling Lava Flow To Assess Hazard On Mount Etna (Italy). From Geological Data to a Preliminary Hazard Map.
William Spataro, Maria Vittoria Avolio, Salvatore Di Gregorio, Gino Mirocle Crisci, Donato D`Ambrosio, Rocco Rongo, Giulio Iovine, Valeria Lupiano
Surface Flows Modelling: Cellular Automata Simulations of Lava Flows, Debris Flows and Pyroclastic Flows.
Modeling Debris Flows With Two-Fluid Models - the TITAN-DF Toolkit.
Gabriel Legorreta Paulin, Marcus Bursik
Logisnet: a Tool for Multimethod, Multilayer Slope Stability Analysis.
W. Reiher a, L. Breuera, B. Weinmannb, T. Pohlerta, M. Bacha, R.-A. Düringa, S. Gätha, H.-G. Fredea
The integrated model network ITE
2M: model set-up and assessment of agricultural land use and management options.
Donato D'ambrosio, Salvatore Di Gregorio, William Spataro, Giuseppe A. Trunfio
A Model for the Simulation of Forest Fire Dynamics Using Cellular Automata.
Stefano De Luca, Marco Balsi, Delia Maggio
An Integrated Environmental Decisional Support System Framework Using Earth Observation, Cellular Automata And Multi-Agent System.
Paolo Fiorucci, Francesco Gaetani, Riccardo Minciardi, and Antonio Sgorbissa
An Operational Scheme for Dynamic Resource Management In Case of Natural Disaster Events.
Environmental Cartographic Models for the Region of Bregare Paleoseismic Phenomena, Moesian Platform (Bulgaria).
Luigi Monte, Lars Håkanson, Dmitry Hofman, John Brittain, Eduardo Gallego, Antonio Jimenez, Giacomo Angeli
MOIRA-PLUS: a Decision Support System for the Management of Complex Fresh Water Ecosystems Contaminated By Radionuclides and Heavy Metals.
Use of Space Technology for Natural Disaster Management.
Alessandro Guerricchio, Valeria Biamonte, Maurizio Ponte, Alessandro Guerricchio, Rosario De Salvo
High Precision GPS Satellite Monitoring Project Applied To the Deep Seated Gravitational Slope Deformations In San Lucido (Calabria Region, Southern Italy).
Modelling the Role of Vegetation In Slope Stability.
Filippo Catani, Samuele Segoni, Giacomo Falorni
Modeling Soil Depth for Distributed Applications.
Giulio Barbieri, Stefano Barbieri, Paolo Cambuli
Reliability of Landslide Hazard Mapping Using Neural Networks in an Unstable Area of Sardinia (Italy).
Michele Calvello, Giuseppe Sorbino, Leonardo Cascini
Modelling Rainfall-Triggered Landslides Along Reactivated Slip Surfaces.
Nina Belaya (not attending)
Estimation of Monthly Distribution of Debris-Flow Events for the Territory of the USA (using the Distribution Model for Periods of Debris-Flow Danger)
Session 12. Developing new hydrological
models - towards merging top-down and bottom-up approaches Editors: Barry Croke, David Post, Ian Littlewood, John Pomeroy
Rudi van den Bos, Laurent Pfister, Patrick Matgen
Conceptual modelling of individuals as a trade-off between bottom-up and top-down modelling, a case study
Pablo Dornes, John Pomeroy, Alain Pietroniro, Sean Carey, William Quinton
The Use of Inductive and Deductive Reasoning to Model Snowmelt Runoff from Northern Mountain Catchments
Pierre Martin, Erik Braudeau, Rabi H. Mohtar
Modeling Soil-Water Dynamics for Diverse Environmental Needs
Enli Wang, Klaus Hickel, Hamish Cresswell, Lu Zhang
Comparison of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Models for Simulation of Water Balance as affected by Seasonality, Vegetation Type and Spatial Land Use
K.N. Dulal, S. Shrestha, K. Takeuchi, H. Ishidaira
Evaluation of a physically based distributed hydrological model, BTOPMC, for different physiographic zones of Nepal
Lucio Flavio Ferreira Moreira, Antonio Marozzi Righetto, Victor Moises Araujo Medeiros
Uncertainty analysis associated with Rainfall Spatial Distribution in an Experimental Semiarid Watershed, Northeastern Brazil
Ian Littlewood, Robin Clarke, Walter Collischonn, Barry Croke
Hydrological characterisation of four Brazilian catchments using a simple rainfall-streamflow model
Thorsten Wagener, Paul Dornsife , Martyn Clark
Consistency versus Optimality in Environmental Model Identification under Uncertainty
Paul Whitifeld, Paola Allamano, David Hutchinson
Preliminary Indications of the Transferability of IHACRES Model Parameters in Mountainous Rainfall Driven Rivers
Antoine Hreiche, Claude Bocquillon, Wajdi Najem
River Flow Simulation within Ungauged Catchments in Lebanon using a semi-distributed rainfall-runoff model
Wendy Welsh, David Barratt, Kema Ranatunga, Lucy Randall
Development of a National, Landuse-Based Water Balance Model for Australia
Richard M. Anderson, Jonathan L. Goodall
Regionalization of IHACRES Model Parameters for In-tegrated Assessment across the Lake Erie, northern Ohio USA basin
Julian Reichl, Francis Chiew, Andrew Western
Model averaging, equifinality and uncertainty estimation in the modelling of ungauged catchments.
Barry Croke, Ian Littlewood, David Post
Rainfall - streamflow - air temperature datasets (and catchment information) available internationally to assist with PUB Decade top-down modelling
David Post, Anne Kinsey-Henderson, Rebecca Bartley, Aaron Hawdon
Deriving a spatially-explicit hillslope sediment delivery ratio model based on the travel time of water across a hillslope
Workshop 4. Creative and Rigorous Model Development and Evaluation
Jakeman, A.J., Letcher, R.A, Norton, J.P.
Ten Iterative Steps In Development and Evaluation of Environmental Models
Neil Crout, Glen Cox, James Gibbons
Systematic Simplification of Mechanistic Models
Ten Interactive Steps in Model Development Applied to Process-Based Modelling of Estuarine Biogeochemistry
James Gibbons, Glen Cox, Neil Crout, Andy Wood, Jim Craigon, Stephen Ramsden
Applying Bayesian Model Averaging to Mechanistic Models
Glen Cox, James Gibbons, Jim Craigon, Stephen Ramsden, Andy Wood, Neil Crout
Towards parsimony: generating alternative model formulations for assessment by model selection criteria.
Good Hydrological Modelling Practices in Data-poor Regions
The development of a farming systems model (APSIM) a disciplined approach.
Andrew Gronewold, Robert Wolpert, Kenneth Reckhow
Simple Models for Supporting Shellfish Resource Area Management Decisions
Data-adaptive reduction of complex process-based models
Teemu Kokkonen, Harri Koivusalo, Tony Jakeman, John Norton
Construction of a degree-day snow model in the light of the ten iterative steps in model development
Water Balance Modelling in Bowen, Queensland, and the Ten Iterative Steps In Model Development and Evaluation
Lachlan Newham, Tony Jakeman
Ten interactive steps in model development: the construction, application and ongoing development of the CatchMODS water quality model
Four models for resource management: which mathematical method is more appropriate?
Valery Perminov (not attending)
On questions arising for any model simplification process
Yakov Pachepsky, Andrey Guber, Rien van Genuchten, Thomas Nicholson, Ralph Cady, Jirka Simunek, Timothy Gish, Diederik Jacques
Model Abstraction In Hydrologic Modeling
Workshop 7. Data Mining as a Tool for Environmental Scientists
J.M. Spate, K. Gibert, M. Sànchez-Marrè, E. Frank, J. Comas, I. Athanasiadis and Rebecca Letcher
Data Mining as a Tool for Environmental Scientists
Kyoko Fukuda, Phillip Pearson
Data mining and image segmentation approaches for classifying defoliation in aerial forest imagery
Alfredo Vellido, Joaquim Comas, Raul Cruz, Eugenia Marte
Finding relevant features for the characterization of the ecological status of human altered streams using a constrained mixture model
Javier Aroba, M. Luisa De la Torre
Application of Data Mining Techniques to Obtain Qualitative Models for Agricultural Contaminants in Ground Waters
Xavier Flores Alsina, Joaquim Comas, Karina Gibert, Miquel Sànchez-Marrè, Ignasi Rodriguez Roda
A Data Mining Approach to Enhance Knowledge Extraction in Environmental Databases
Kris Villez, Dae Sung Lee, Christian Rosen, Peter Vanrolleghem
Comparison of linear and non-linear PLS methods for soft-sensing of an SBR for nutrient removal
Terence A. Etchells, Alfredo Vellido, Eugenia Marti, Paulo J.G. Lisboa, Joaquim Comas
On the prediction of the ecological status of human-altered streams and its rule-based interpretation
Saara Hyvonen, Heikki Junninen, Lauri Laakso, Miikka Dal Maso, Tiia Gronholm, Boris Bonn, Petri Keronen, Pasi Aalto, Veijo Hiltunen, Toivo Pohja, Samuli Launiainen, Peter Tunved, H.C. Hansson, Pertti Hari, Heikki Mannila, Markku Kulmala
Data mining approaches to explaining aerosol formation
Joaquin Izquierdo, Rafael Perez, P. Amparo Lopez, Pedro L. Iglesias
Neural identification of fuzzy anomalies in pressurized water systems
Alexander Campbell, Binh Pham, Yu-Chu Tian
A framework for spatio-temporal data analysis and hypothesis exploration
Priscilla Minotti, Ana Scopel, Fernando Ruiz Selmo
Data mining approaches for monitoring and modeling the invasion of honeylocust tree (Melia azedarach) in El Palmar Nacional Park
Dimitri Solomatine (not attending)
Optimal Modularization of Learning Models in Forecasting Natural Phenomena
Workshop 8. TIAS workshop - Complexity and uncertainty and a new role for models
Marcela Brugnach (organizer),
Jočo Carlos Marques,
Claudia Pahl-Wostl (organizer),
Peter van der Keur,
Anne van der Veen,
Complexity and uncertainty and a new role for models
Pedro Anastacio, Tiago Verdelhos, Jojo Carlos Marques, Miguel Pardal
A validated population dynamics model for Scrobicularia plana (Molusca, Bivalvia) in the Mondego Estuary (Portugal)
Tatiana Filatova, Anne van der Veen
Questions and methods to model emergence of land use patterns in coastal zone area
Issues of uncertainty, complexity, scale and transferability in river water quality modelling with a focus on the Saale River, Germany
Peter van der Keur, Marcela Brugnach, Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Jens-Christian Refsgaard
Identification of major sources of uncertainty in IWRM and current approaches for including them in IWRM
Georg Holtz, Claudia Pahl-Wostl
The role of models in transition research
Exploring regionalisation of hydrological behaviour within a model averaging framework
Workshop 9. State of the art in methods and software for the identification, resolution and apportionment of contamination sources
Roma Tauler, Pentti Paatero and Philip Hopke with the assistance of Ronald C. Henry, Cliff Spiegelman, Eun Sug Park, and Richard L. Poirot
State of the art in methods and software for the identification, resolution and apportionment of contamination sources
Cliff Spiegelman, Eun Sug Park, Byron Gajewski
Jackknife uncertainty estimation for receptor modeling
Mar Viana, Jon Zabalza, Xavier Querol, Andres Alastuey, Jesus Miguel Santamaria, Jose Inaki Gil, Marina Menendez, Philip K. Hopke
Comparative analysis of PMF and PCA-MLRA results for PM2.5 at an industrial site in Northern Spain
Richard Poirot, Rudolf Husar
Combined Aerosol Trajectory Tools (CATT) for Regional Air Pollution Source Apportionment
Roma Tauler, Emma Pera-Trepat
Application of Multivariate Curve Resolution Alternating Least Squares (MCR-ALS) to the analysis of environmental monitoring data sets
Nonparametric Regression for Air Quality Source Apportionment
Pentti Paatero, Shelly Eberly, Philip K. Hopke
Suggestions for optimized planning of multivariate monitoring of atmospheric pollution
Philip K. Hopke, Pentti Paatero, Shelly Eberly
The US EPA Implementation of Positive Matrix Factorization and a New Approach to Uncertainty Estimation
Workshop 10. Uncertainty Management, Spatial and Temporal Reasoning, and Validation of Intelligent Environmental Decision Support Systems
Miquel Sànchez-Marrè, Karina Gibert, Rick Sojda, Jean Philippe Steyer, Peter Struss, Ignasi Rodríguez-Roda
Uncertainty Management, Spatial and Temporal Reasoning and Validation of Intelligent Environmental Decision Support Systems
Jordi Dalmau, Ignasi Rodriguez-Roda, Jean-Phillippe Steyer, Joaquim Comas, Manel Poch
Risk Assessment Module of the IWA/COST simulation benchmark: Validation and extension proposal
Edwin Roehl, Terry Murray
Non-Linear, Multivariate Forecasting of Hydrologic and Anthropogenic Responses to Meteorological Forcing With Case Studies
Experiences on Empirical Assessment of Rule-based AI Systems for Ecological Modelling
Claudia Turon, Joaquim Comas, Ulises Cortes, Manel Poch
Addressing the Evaluation of EDSS maintenance
Xavier Flores Alsina, Joaquim Comas, Karina Gibert, Miquel Sànchez-Marrè, Ignasi Rodriguez Roda
Comparing Different Cluster Algorithms In Environmental Databases Using Gesconda
Using Multi-Agent Systems for decision-making at river basin scale
Workshop 11. Scenario Development and Analysis For Integrated Environmental Assessment Studies
T. Wagener, Y. Liu, S. Stewart, H. Hartman and M. Mahmoud
Imagine - Scenario Development for Environmental Impact Assessment Studies
Roger B. Street (Technical Director, UKCIP), Michelle Colley and Richard Westaway (UK Climate Impacts Programme, Oxford University Centre for the Environment (UKCIP), Oxford, UK (www.ukcip.org.uk))
Climate and Socio-economic Scenarios: Lessons Learned Through Stakeholder Engagement and Use
Larry Winter (Deputy Director, NCAR
Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geoscience, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, CO 80305)
Comparing Scenarios Through Model Output
Steven Stewart with Holly Hartmann, Yuqiong Liu, Thorsten Wagener, Mohammed Mahmoud
Scenario development for semi-arid regions: a multi-disciplinary example
Thania Rendon, Miquel Sanchez-Marre
Multi-Agent systems to simulate scenarios for decision-making in river basin systems
George Leavesley, Jimmie Chew, Roland Viger, Christine Turner, William Romme, Mark Miller, George San Miguel, Neil Cobb, Lisa Floyd-Hanna
A Modular Modeling Approach to Integrating Adaptive Modeling Systems with Resource Management in the FRAME Project
Helena Vladich, Alexey Voinov
Use of High resolution Lidar Data for Targeting and Prioritization Methodology of Residential Stormwater BMPs
Nikolai Bobylev (not attending)
Integrated Environmental Assessment of Urban Underground Infrastructure Development Policies
Workshop 15. Dealing with uncertainty and sensitivity issues in process-based models of carbon and nitrogen cycles in northern forest ecosystems
G.R. Larocque, J.S. Bhatti, A.M. Gordon, N. Luckai, J. Liu, S. Liu, P. A. Arp, C.-F. Zhang, A. Komarov, P. Grabarnik, M. Wattenbach, C. Peng, Jianfeng Sun, T. White
Dealing with uncertainty and sensitivity issues in process-based models of carbon and nitrogen cycles in northern forest ecosystems
Changhui Peng, Xiaolu Zhou, Jianfeng Sun
Modelling carbon exchange of Canadian boreal forests: Model development, validation, and sensitivity analysis
Paul Arp, Jagtar Bhatti, Chengfu Zhang
Performance evaluation of organic matter decomposition models based on carbon, nitrogen and matter dynamics in litterbags
Shuguang Liu, Jinxun Liu, Zhengpeng Li, Thomas R. Loveland, Mingshi Chen, Larry L. Tieszen
Upscaling Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics From Sites to Regions With Uncertainty Measures: The GEMS Experience
Martin Wattenbach, Pia Gottschalk, Pete Smith
A framework for assessing uncertainty in ecosystem models
Workshop 16. Model-data fusion: applications to carbon-climate-human and other systems
G. A. Alexandrov, D. Chan, M. Chen, K. Gurney, K. Higuchi, A. Ito, C. D. Jones, A. Komarov, K. Mabuchi, D. M. Matross, F. Veroustraete, W. W. Verstraeten
Model-data fusion in the studies of terrestrial carbon sink
Kazuo Mabuchi, Hideji Kida
On-Line Climate Model Simulation of The Global Carbon Cycle And Verification Using the in Situ Observation Data
State-Parameter Estimation of Ecosystem Models Using a Smoothed Ensemble Kalman Filter
Getting global pattern of plant productivity through combining observations and a process model
Daniel Matross, Arlyn Andrews, Christoph Gerbig, Steven Wofsy, Pathmathevan Mahadevan
A receptor-oriented modeling approach to estimate regional carbon exchange in New England and Quebec by combining atmospheric, ground-based, and satellite data
Development of an ecosystem model using observational data for making semi-real-time prediction of forest fires
Frank Veroustraete, Willem Verstraeten
The ratio of anthropogenic carbon emissions to net ecosystem carbon uptake: A hot issue for emission traders?
Mingshi Chen, Shuguang Liu, Larry Tieszen
State-Parameter Estimation of Ecosystem Models Using a Smoothed Ensemble Kalman Filter
Douglas Chan, Misa Ishizawa, Kaz Higuchi
Using Regional Biospheric Model to Constrain CO2 Inversion
Nonlinear Effects In Ecosystem Models Of Elements Dynamics At Local Level
Alexey Mikhaylov, Andrey Martynkin, Alexander Komarov
Forest and soil dynamics at different silvicultural regimes and forest fires: simulation modelling