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Broere, S. (author), van Emmerik, Tim (author), González-Fernández, Daniel (author), Luxemburg, W.M.J. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Cózar, Andrés (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Plastics originating from land are mainly transported to the oceans by rivers. The total plastic transport from land to seas remains uncertain because of difficulties in measuring and the lack of standard observation techniques. A large focus in observations is on plastics floating on the water surface. However, an increasing number of...
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de Villiers, D.J. (author), Schleiss, M.A. (author), ten Veldhuis, Marie-claire (author), Hut, R.W. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
A new type of rainfall sensor (the intervalometer), which counts the arrival of raindrops at a piezo electric element, is implemented during the Tanzanian monsoon season alongside tipping bucket rain gauges and an impact disdrometer. The aim is to test the validity of the Poisson hypothesis underlying the estimation of rainfall rates using an...
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Kaandorp, C. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Abraham, E. (author)
Sustainable energy systems can only be achieved when reducing both carbon emissions and water use for energy generation. Although the water use for electricity generation has been well studied, integrated assessments of the water use by low-carbon heat systems are lacking. In this paper we present an analysis of the water use of scenarios for...
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van Ramshorst, Justus G.V. (author), Coenders-Gerrits, Miriam (author), Schilperoort, B. (author), van de Wiel, B.J.H. (author), Izett, J.G. (author), Selker, J.S. (author), Higgins, Chad W. (author), Savenije, Hubert (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Near-surface wind speed is typically only measured by point observations. The actively heated fiber-optic (AHFO) technique, however, has the potential to provide high-resolution distributed observations of wind speeds, allowing for better spatial characterization of fine-scale processes. Before AHFO can be widely used, its performance needs...
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Zhou, C. (author), van Nooijen, R.R.P. (author), Kolechkina, A.G. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
In this paper, a method based on Approximate Empirical likelihood ratio and a Deviance function combined with bootstrapping (AED-BP) is proposed to construct a confidence curve for the location of a change point. The method is compared with a method based on parametric Profile Likelihood and a Deviance function combined with Monte Carlo...
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Yu, M. (author), Wood, Paul (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Liu, X. (author), Li, Qiongfang (author), Wang, Guoqing (author), Zhang, Jianyun (author)
River regulation by the construction of reservoirs represents one of the greatest challenges to the natural flow regime and ecological health of riverine systems globally. The Danjiangkou (DJK) Reservoir is the largest reservoir on the Hangjiang River and commenced operations in 1967. The reservoir was upgraded in 2012 to provide water...
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Lu, S. (author), ten Veldhuis, Marie-claire (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
In this paper, a methodology is proposed to quantitatively evaluate precipitation products for multiple purposes. Evaluation mainly focuses on rainfall characteristics relevant to hydrological or agricultural ap-plications: spatial distribution pattern, effect of aggregation over time, the capture of small-scale variability and seasonality,...
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Chang, Ni Bin (author), Hossain, Uzzal (author), Valencia, Andrea (author), Qiu, Jiangxiao (author), Zheng, Qipeng P. (author), Kaandorp, C. (author), Abraham, E. (author), ten Veldhuis, Marie-claire (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
The Food-Energy-Water (FEW) nexus for urban sustainability needs to be analyzed via an integrative rather than a sectoral or silo approach, reflecting the ongoing transition from separate infrastructure systems to an integrated social-ecological-infrastructure system. As technology hubs can provide food, energy, water resources via...
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Chang, Ni Bin (author), Hossain, Uzzal (author), Valencia, Andrea (author), Qiu, Jiangxiao (author), Zheng, Qipeng P. (author), Kaandorp, C. (author), Abraham, E. (author), ten Veldhuis, Marie-claire (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
The Food-Energy-Water (FEW) nexus for urban sustainability needs to be analyzed via an integrative rather than a sectoral or silo approach, reflecting the ongoing transition from separate infrastructure systems to an integrated social-ecological-infrastructure system. As technology hubs can provide food, energy, water resources via...
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Mrad, Assaad (author), Katul, Gabriel G. (author), Levia, Delphis F. (author), Guswa, Andrew J. (author), Boyer, Elizabeth W. (author), Bruen, Michael (author), Carlyle-Moses, Darryl E. (author), Coyte, Rachel (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Irrigated agriculture contributes 40% of total global food production. In the US High Plains, which produces more than 50 million tons per year of grain, as much as 90% of irrigation originates from groundwater resources, including the Ogallala aquifer. In parts of the High Plains, groundwater resources are being depleted so rapidly that they...
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Wang, Z. (author), Hut, R.W. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Particle filters are non-Gaussian filters, which means that the assumption that the error distribution of the ensemble should be Gaussian is unnecessary. Like the ensemble Kalman filter, particle filters are based on the Monte Carlo approximation to represent the distribution of model states. It requires a substantial number of particles to...
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Tariq, Muhammad Atiq Ur Rehman (author), Farooq, Rashid (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
All over the world, probability-based flood protection designs are the ones most commonly used. Different return-period design floods are standard criteria for designing structural measures. Recently, risk-based flood management has received a significant appraisal, but the fixed return period is still the de facto standard for flood...
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Lu, S. (author), ten Veldhuis, Marie-claire (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Heemink, A.W. (author), Verlaan, M. (author)
Satellite and reanalysis precipitation products perform poorly over regions with low-density ground observation networks. In order to improve space-dependent parameterization of precipitation estimation models in data-scarce environments, the delineation boundaries of precipitation regimes should be accurately identified. Existing approaches...
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Tariq, Muhammad Atiq Ur Rehman (author), Farooq, Rashid (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Modern-day flood management has evolved into a variety of flood management alternatives. The selection of appropriate flood measures is crucial under a variety of flood management practices, approaches, and assessment criteria. Many leading countries appraise the significance of risk-based flood management, but the fixed return period is still...
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Honingh, D.F. (author), van Emmerik, Tim (author), Uijttewaal, W.S.J. (author), Kardhana, Hadi (author), Hoes, O.A.C. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Plastic debris in water systems is a major challenge for our ecosystem, because it is extremely persistent in the environment. Apart from the importance of reducing the amount of plastic entering the ocean, clearing the rivers from debris is important for societal concerns, such as flood risks. Plastic waste accumulation at trash racks leads...
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Tariq, Muhammad Atiq Ur Rehman (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Janjua, Shahmir (author), Shahid, Muhammad Laiq Ur Rahman (author), Farooq, Rashid (author)
Water sharing within the states/provinces of a country and cross-border is unavoidable. Conflicts between the sharing entities might turn more severe due to additional dependency on water, growing population, and reduced availability as a result of climate change at many locations. Pakistan, being an agricultural country, is severely water...
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Guswa, Andrew J. (author), Tetzlaff, Doerthe (author), Selker, John S. (author), Carlyle-Moses, Darryl E. (author), Boyer, Elizabeth W. (author), Bruen, Michael (author), Cayuela, Carles (author), Creed, Irena F. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Grasso, Domenico (author)
Nature-based solutions for water-resource challenges require advances in the science of ecohydrology. Current understanding is limited by a shortage of observations and theories that can further our capability to synthesize complex processes across scales ranging from submillimetres to tens of kilometres. Recent developments in environmental...
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Levia, Delphis F. (author), Creed, Irena F. (author), Hannah, David M. (author), Nanko, Kazuki (author), Boyer, Elizabeth W. (author), Carlyle-Moses, Darryl E. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Grasso, Domenico (author), Guswa, Andrew J. (author)
Land-use and land-cover changes are accelerating. Such changes can homogenize the water cycle and undermine planetary resilience. Policymakers and practitioners must consider water–vegetation interactions in their land-management decisions.
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Ssenyunzi, Richard Cliffe (author), Oruru, Bosco (author), D'ujanga, Florence Mutonyi (author), Realini, Eugenio (author), Barindelli, Stefano (author), Tagliaferro, Giulio (author), von Engeln, Axel (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
The accuracy of surface meteorological measurements is vital to derive accurate Global Positioning System (GPS) Precipitable Water Vapour (PWV) data. However, in absence of surface meteorological data, data from Numerical Weather Prediction Models (NWP) are used. The accuracy of these models varies depending on the model, region, season and...
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Dembele, Moctar (author), Schaefli, Bettina (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), Mariéthoz, Grégoire (author)
<p>This study evaluates the ability of different gridded rainfall datasets to plausibly represent the spatio-temporal patterns of multiple hydrological processes (i.e. streamflow, actual evaporation, soil moisture and terrestrial water storage) for large-scale hydrological modelling in the predominantly semi-arid Volta River basin (VRB) in...
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