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An overview of current applications, challenges, and future trends in distributed process-based models in hydrology

Simone Fatichi, Enrique R. Vivoni, Fred L. Ogden, Valeriy Y. Ivanov, Benjamin Mirus, David Gochis, Charles W. Downer, Matteo Camporese, Jason H. Davison, Brian Ebel, Norm Jones, Jongho Kim (+7 others)
2016 Journal of Hydrology  
Avenues for the future of process-based hydrological models are presented suggesting their use as virtual laboratories, for design purposes, and with a powerful treatment of uncertainty.  ...  Abstract Process-based hydrological models have a long history dating back to the 1960s.  ...  Figure 3: A watershed scaleurban flood simulation with a coupled hydrologic and hydrodynamic model, tRIBS-VEGGIE-FEaST for a 'thousand-year' flood event in early May 2010, Nashville (TN).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.03.026 fatcat:zljc34gr2jb4pcqf5jsfzm447i

Emulation of 2D Hydrodynamic Flood Simulations at Catchment Scale Using ANN and SVR

Saba Mirza Alipour, Joao Leal
2021 Water  
Two-dimensional (2D) hydrodynamic models are one of the most widely used tools for flood modeling practices and risk estimation.  ...  The 2D models provide accurate results; however, they are computationally costly and therefore unsuitable for many real time applications and uncertainty analysis that requires a large number of model  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to acknowledge the help of Ghali Yakoub in the Python coding of ANN and SVR algorithms. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w13202858 fatcat:uqrqhniiqfbvxaz532va7z3gby

Understanding flood regime changes in Europe: a state of the art assessment

J. Hall, B. Arheimer, M. Borga, R. Brázdil, P. Claps, A. Kiss, T. R. Kjeldsen, J. Kriaučiūnienė, Z. W. Kundzewicz, M. Lang, M. C. Llasat, N. Macdonald (+17 others)
2013 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
The paper finishes with a call for a joint European flood change research network.  ...  For example, observation biases, the merging of different data sources and accounting for nonlinear drivers and responses. The second approach consists of modelled scenarios of future floods.  ...  for flood frequency estimation, grant ES0901.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hessd-10-15525-2013 fatcat:uttauqaqfzfankclu7rblsaoji

Understanding flood regime changes in Europe: a state-of-the-art assessment

J. Hall, B. Arheimer, M. Borga, R. Brázdil, P. Claps, A. Kiss, T. R. Kjeldsen, J. Kriaučiūnienė, Z. W. Kundzewicz, M. Lang, M. C. Llasat, N. Macdonald (+17 others)
2014 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
The paper finishes with a call for a joint European flood change research network.</p>  ...  For example, observation biases, the merging of different data sources and accounting for nonlinear drivers and responses. The second approach consists of modelled scenarios of future floods.  ...  for flood frequency estimation, grant ES0901.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-18-2735-2014 fatcat:a4kqcgdwxjd4zcda6koeewdkoa

A Parsimonious Framework of Evaluating WSUD Features in Urban Flood Mitigation

W. Lu, X. S. Qin, C. Jun
2018 Journal of Environmental Informatics  
A two-dimensional (2D) hydrological-hydraulic simulation model, PCSWMM, was adopted to simulate the rainfall-runoff process and inundation scenarios, and the flood damages was evaluated based on inundated  ...  In this study, a parsimonious framework for supporting Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) was proposed to seek a tradeoff between investment of WSUD features and mitigation of urban flood damage.  ...  The model fully integrates hydrologic and hydraulics functions and is specialized in modeling multifarious flow regimes and 2D flood routing, which can be useful for a reliable assessment of urban flood  ... 
doi:10.3808/jei.201700373 fatcat:hl5zoomuircwtkrkijvdmrw6xa

Coping with variability and change: Floods and droughts

Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Saisunee Budhakooncharoen, Axel Bronstert, Holger Hoff, Dennis Lettenmaier, Lucas Menzel, Roland Schulze
2002 Natural resources forum (Print)  
This article presents the current situation of coping with extreme hydrological events within the pressure-state-response framework.  ...  Floods and droughts are natural phenomena for which the risks of occurrence are likely to continue to grow.  ...  Useful, constructive comments made by an anonymous referee of Natural Resources Forum are gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1477-8947.00029 fatcat:rqsqblm5wfdkjiebpghgjiqk6y

Environmental Flows in a Human-Dominated System: Integrated Water Management Strategies for the Rio Grande/Bravo Basin

B. A. Lane, S. Sandoval-Solis, E. C. Porse
2014 Rivers Research and Applications: an international journal devoted to river research and management  
Coupling a regional groundwater model with the BB Model could provide further insight into water management opportunities and limitations.  ...  Hydraulic-rating methods use basic hydraulic parameters (e.g. depth, velocity, wetted perimeter) as a surrogate for habitat factors believed limit target biota (Tharme 2003) .  ... 
doi:10.1002/rra.2804 fatcat:f2mtyl4iszha3my6h72t2z365m

Interpreting historical, botanical, and geological evidence to aid preparations for future floods

Bruno Wilhelm, Juan Antonio Ballesteros Cánovas, Neil Macdonald, Willem H.J. Toonen, Victor Baker, Mariano Barriendos, Gerardo Benito, Achim Brauer, Juan Pablo Corella, Rhawn Denniston, Rüdiger Glaser, Monica Ionita (+10 others)
2018 WIREs Water  
These different archives are here reviewed with a particular focus on the recording mechanisms of flood information, the historical development of the methodological approaches and the type of information  ...  These studies provide a wealthy dataset of hundreds of historical and palaeoflood series, whose analysis reveals a noticeable dominance of records in Europe.  ...  Secondly, in gorges or canyons, slackwater deposit elevation serves as a high-water mark such that a minimum flood magnitude can be estimated using the slope-area method and/or hydraulic modeling (Benito  ... 
doi:10.1002/wat2.1318 fatcat:fwhk2pxwivf5pgybmygh6uey3e

Toward Urban Water Security: Broadening the Use of Machine Learning Methods for Mitigating Urban Water Hazards

Melissa R. Allen-Dumas, Haowen Xu, Kuldeep R. Kurte, Deeksha Rastogi
2021 Frontiers in Water  
However, the effective implementation of such an approach requires the collection and curation of large amounts of disparate data, and reliable methods for modeling processes that may be co-evolutionary  ...  Due to the complex interactions of human activity and the hydrological cycle, achieving urban water security requires comprehensive planning processes that address urban water hazards using a holistic  ...  to re-train the model for a new task of flood water detection.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frwa.2020.562304 fatcat:4g4x5qsljva63fzfibqyjhsdsi

Assessment and management of risk in subsurface hydrology: A review and perspective

Daniel M. Tartakovsky
2013 Advances in Water Resources  
The review is concluded with a brief discussion of ways to communicate results of uncertainty quantification and risk assessment.  ...  Uncertainty plagues every effort to model subsurface processes and every decision made on the basis of such models.  ...  ., importance sampling and Latin hypercube sampling) coupled with surrogate techniques (e.g., kriging, neural-network surrogates, and response matrix approaches), and (ii) stochastic differential dynamic  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.04.007 fatcat:4rmf5dur35hvndmp567lizmegy

On the value of soil moisture measurements in vadose zone hydrology: A review

H. Vereecken, J. A. Huisman, H. Bogena, J. Vanderborght, J. A. Vrugt, J. W. Hopmans
2008 Water Resources Research  
1] We explore and review the value of soil moisture measurements in vadose zone hydrology with a focus on the field and catchment scales.  ...  We highlight and review the state of the art in using soil moisture measurements for (1) estimation of soil hydraulic properties, (2) quantification of water and energy fluxes, and (3) retrieval of spatial  ...  Recent developments combining Kalman Filters with Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods to simultaneously estimate state variable and system parameters seem promising. [70] For estimation of soil hydraulic  ... 
doi:10.1029/2008wr006829 fatcat:r3evrhoryzcpzbw737qh67odcq

Understanding epistemic uncertainty in large-scale coastal flood risk assessment for present and future climates

Michalis I. Vousdoukas, Dimitrios Bouziotas, Alessio Giardino, Laurens M. Bouwer, Lorenzo Mentaschi, Evangelos Voukouvalas, Luc Feyen
2018 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
In light of this, we examine key sources of epistemic uncertainty in the coastal flood risk (CFR) modelling chain: (i) the inclusion and interaction of different hydraulic components leading to extreme  ...  </strong> An upscaling of flood risk assessment frameworks beyond regional and national scales has taken place during recent years, with a number of large-scale models emerging as tools for hotspot identification  ...  Alessandra Bianchi is gratefully acknowledged for her help in producing some of the maps shown in the illustrations. Edited by: Hessel Winsemius Reviewed by: two anonymous referees  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-18-2127-2018 fatcat:5kwwgwuqofcn5j3bxzcbfdpxo4

Recent insights on uncertainties present in integrated catchment water quality modelling

Franz Tscheikner-Gratl, Vasilis Bellos, Alma Schellart, Antonio Moreno-Rodenas, Manoranjan Muthusamy, Jeroen Langeveld, Francois Clemens, Lorenzo Benedetti, Miguel Angel Rico-Ramirez, Rita Fernandes de Carvalho, Lutz Breuer, James Shucksmith (+2 others)
2019 Water Research  
First it briefly discusses the current state of knowledge on uncertainties in sub-models of integrated catchment models and the existing frameworks for analysing uncertainty.  ...  Full terms of use are available: a b s t r a c t This paper aims to stimulate discussion based on the experiences derived from the QUICS project (Quantifying Uncertainty in Integrated Catchment Studies  ...  Acknowledgements This research was conducted as part of the Marie Curie ITN e Quantifying Uncertainty in Integrated Catchment Studies (QUICS) project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.watres.2018.11.079 fatcat:3mkmh46ptbbizfk5ipoutkdyki

Enabling Stakeholder Decision-Making With Earth Observation and Modeling Data Using Tethys Platform

E. James Nelson, Sarva T. Pulla, Mir A. Matin, Kiran Shakya, Norm Jones, Daniel P. Ames, W. Lee Ellenburg, Kel N. Markert, Cédric H. David, Benjamin F. Zaitchik, Patrick Gatlin, Riley Hales
2019 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
Implementation of the Tethys framework has significantly improved the Application Readiness Level metric for several NASA projects and the potential impact of Tethys to replicate and scale other applied  ...  software for data and computationally intensive modeling.  ...  to drive hydrologic and hydraulic models.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2019.00148 fatcat:pmbukyuxgzbyjdpw54wu7nqjum

A simple hydrologic framework for simulating wetlands in climate and earth system models

Ying Fan, Gonzalo Miguez-Macho
2010 Climate Dynamics  
We present a simple hydrologic framework for simulating wetlands based on water table depth. A synthesis of hydrologic controls on wetlands highlights the key role that groundwater plays.  ...  The low requirement of forcing and computation make the framework easy to adopt in climate and earth system models for simulating wetland responses to climate and sea level change for the present, paleo  ...  water resources and for maintaining a state-of-art national database.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00382-010-0829-8 fatcat:2rhj7rphevfofa7epaolxhkezm
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