Modelling Aspects of Water Framework Directive Implementation

Volume 1


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Publication Date: 30/04/2010

Pages: 260

Binding: Paperback

ISBN13: 9781843392231

eISBN: 9781780401676

Categories: Policy & governance

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Modelling Aspects of Water Framework Directive Implementation: Volume 1 is a concrete outcome from the Harmoni-CA concerted action as part of a 4-volume series of Guidance Reports that guide water professionals through the implementation process of the Water Framework Directive, with a focus on the use of ICT-tools (and in particular modelling). They are complementary to the Guidance Documents produced by the EU Directorate General for Environment.

Water resources planning and management and the development of appropriate policies require methodologies and tools that are able to support systematic, integrative and multidisciplinary assessments at various scales. It also requires the quantification of various uncertainties in both data and models, and the incorporation of stakeholders participation and institutional mechanisms into the various tools and risk assessment methodologies, to help decision makers understand and evaluate alternative measures and decisions.

The other three volumes in the Water Framework Directive Series are:
Water Framework Directive: Model supported Implementation - A Water Manager’s Guide edited by Fred Hattermann and Zbigniew W Kundzewicz
Integrated Assessment for WFD implementation: Data, economic and human dimension - Volume 2, edited by Peter A. Vanrolleghem.
Decision support for WFD implementation - Volume 3, edited by Peter A. Vanrolleghem.


Quality assurance in model-based water management: Better modelling practices, Huub Scholten and Jens Christian Refsgaard
Model calibration and validation in model-based water management, Henrik Madsen, Ann van Griensven and Anker Lajer Højberg
Review of sensitivity analysis methods, Veronique Vandenberghe, Marco Ratto and Florian Pappenberger
Uncertainty analysis in model-based water management, Jens Christian Refsgaard, Jeroen P. van der Sluijs, Anker Lajer Højberg and Peter A. Vanrolleghem

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