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Sustainable Watershed Management

1st Edition

Edited by I. Ethem Gonenc, John P. Wolflin, Rosemarie C. Russo

CRC Press

230 pages

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This proceedings volume contains papers and extended abstracts presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Watershed Management (SuWaMa 2014). The Conference was the second in a series of Sustainable Watershed Management Conferences. The objective of the Conference Series was to present and discuss advanced environmental models and contemporary decision support tools for the sustainable use and development of watersheds.

Contributions cover the following topics: sound watershed management practices (case studies and examples from various countries including lessons learned from implementation of both successful and deficient management scenarios), decision support tools (such as monitoring, GIS, ecological economics, cost/benefit analysis and decision making models), integrated environmental model applications for management (including watershed, air-shed, coastal, and living resource models), trans-boundary environmental issues (air pollution, climate change, coastal oceans at regional, continental, and global scales) and global watershed sustainability. This multidisciplinary volume will benefit natural and social scientists, engineers, managers and other professionals as well as stakeholders with an interest in water resources and their management.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Keynotes

An emerging multi-level SPSI for sustainable management of the Romanian watersheds

A. Vadineanu, M.M. Bucur & N.A. Geamana

Chehalis river basin management studies

R.Walton, D. Curtis, D. Eggers, L. Karpack, P. Schlenger & R. Montgomery

Managing interfaces in catchment modelling

R. Neves, D. Brito, F. Braunschweig, P.C. Leitão, E. Jauch & F. Campuzano

Regional risk assessment for climate change impacts on marine coastal water

J. Rizzi, S. Torresan, A. Critto, A. Marcomini, A. Zabeo, D. Brigolin, R. Pastres & S. Carniel

Groundwater and dependent ecosystems: A review on process and measurement methods

B. Kløve

Innovative group decision making framework for managing regional hydro-systems

B. Srdjevic, Z. Srdjevic & B. Blagojevic

Participatory decision-making methodology for water quality management in the Brazilian water basin

Y.D.P. Medeiros, C.J.F. Torres, L. Ceccato, A.P.D. Damasceno, Z.B. Pessôa & A.S. Fontes

Agricultural water demand management in the south-eastern Anatolia region (Turkey)

S. Burak

Section 2: Good watershed management

Towards water sustainability by 2030 in the Rio Bravo/Grande Region, Mexico

I. Velasco

Integrated and participatory approach based on river basin management in Turkey

N. Çiçek, S. Degirmencioglu & G. Can

Critical analysis of the environmental licensing of hydropower plants in Brazil

F.A.B. Giusti, J.P.S. Azevedo & M.A.V. Freitas

Designing a framework for sustainable land use planning

S.A.R. Mousavi, H. Arzani, M. Farahpour & S. Pourhossein

Section 3: Modelling

Models for the water framework directive – Using RIBASIM and WFD Explorer

F.G.Wortelboer, J.C. van de Roovaart, Y. Karaaslan, M. Erdemli & B.F. Çankaya

Modeling antibiotic transport and mapping the environmental risk in the Marmara Region by using Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

A. Küçükdogan, B. Güven & I. Balcıoglu

WEAP model as a tool for integrated water resources management in Merguellil watershed (central Tunisia)

I. Oueslati, Z.L. Chabaane, M. Shabou, M. Zribi, D. Glafassi, K. Rathwell, H. Hoff & C. Pizzigalli

Comparative analysis of Darlık river watershed hydrology: WEAP and SWAT model

G. Cüceloglu, A. Ertürk & Ö. Güngör

Climate change impact assessment on river basin: Sarisu-Eylikler river, Turkey

A. Ozdemir & U.M. Leloglu

Review of drought contingency plans for Army Corps of Engineers projects

K. Fagot, E. Alemu, R. Vermeeren, D. Raff & R.Walton

Flood risk modelling for Ergene basin

O. Ince, S. Kabdasli, O.E. Varol, O. Bora, H. Girgin, M. Balcin & E.G. Ozbayram

Approach to optimizing sustainable reservoir operation with uncertain inflow

C.X. Yu, Z.F. Yang & X.A. Yin

Efficiency of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) in intelligent estimation of flood hydrograph for Shirindarreh reservoir dam in comparison with Adaptive Neuro–Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS)

H. Pahlevani, A.R. Bahremand, A. Sadoddin &A.A. Dehghani

Effects of nitrogen loads from municipal wastewaters on Bothnian Bay coastal waters

K. Savolainen, S. Tammela & B. Kløve

Estimation of nutrient loads at boreal catchments in case of limited availability of observed discharge and concentration data

J.O. Akanegbu, S. Tammela, H. Marttila & B. Kløve

Implementation of DRASTIC method on a coastal lagoon watershed for planning purposes

A. Ekdal, M. Gürel, A. Ertürk, N. Karakaya & E. Gönenç

Section 4: Decision support tools

Drinking water protection studies in Turkey

N. Çiçek, Ç. Özonat & A. Er

Management of river basins by remote sensing and GIS: Küçük Menderes basin

S.T. Rahmanlar

Sefid-Rud watershed management and agricultural sustainable challenges downstream of Sefid-Rud dam in Iran

M. Hemmati & M. Maleki

Analysis of policy network and institutional networks cohesion in sustainable management of watersheds, case study: Taleghan region, northern Iran

M. Ghorbani & M. Dehbozorgi

GIS based participative decision making model for Krivaja watershed in Serbia

Z. Srdjevic, B. Srdjevic, B. Blagojevic & R. Bajcetic

An experience on increasing the awareness level and participation of local societies (Case study: Iran, Hablehroud watershed)

M.J.S. Daloi & M.B. Rassouli

Introduction of an integrated approach for watershed management through participatory preparation and implementation of land use plan (Case study, Hablehroud watershed)

H. Karimipour & H. Jazi

Network analysis and social cohesion in watershed co-management, case study: Taleghan region, northern Iran

M. Ghorbani & M. Dehbozorgi

Land use effects to surface water quality of some watersheds in north Finland and north Turkey

A. Celebi, T. Saarinen, B. Kløve & B. Sengörur

Effect of land use change on soil degradation and land use optimization

F.H. Fashi

Sustainable watershed management through applying appropriate level of soil amendments

S.H.R. Sadeghi, Z. Hazbavi & H. Younesi

The relationship between vegetation management and reduction the risk of wind erosion

R.D. Bidgoli

The study on water erosion in Amameh watershed using observed sediment data and EPM

M. Maleki

Assessing water quality in small islands. The Santa Cruz (Galapagos) case study

J. Rizzi, V. Re, C. Tuci, E. Giordano &A. Marcomini

Economic value of water in arid regions: Greenhouse culture application

I. Islami &A. Sadoddin

Indices rate determines effective measures for economic evaluation of watershed projects

P. Garshasebi, M. Shafaghati & H. Djazi

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply