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ENVSOFT
2007
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Automated estimation and analyses of meteorological drought characteristics from monthly rainfall data
The paper describes a new software package for automated estimation, display and analyses of various drought indices – continuous functions of precipitation that allow quantitat...
V. U. Smakhtin, D. A. Hughes
ENVSOFT
2007
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River model calibration, from guidelines to operational support tools
Numerical modelling is now used routinely to make predictions about the behaviour of environmental systems. Model calibration remains a critical step in the modelling process and ...
Jean-Philippe Vidal, Sabine Moisan, Jean-Baptiste ...
ENVSOFT
2007
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Assessment of erosion hotspots in a watershed: Integrating the WEPP model and GIS in a case study in the Peruvian Andes
This paper presents a case study in assessment of erosion hotspots in an Andean watershed. To do this, we made use of an interface called Geospatial Modelling of Soil Erosion (GEM...
Guillermo A. Baigorria, Consuelo C. Romero
ENVSOFT
2007
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A distributed model of water balance in the Motueka catchment, New Zealand
A distributed water balance model is used to simulate the soil moisture regime of the Motueka catchment. The model is a major simplification of the Distributed HydrologyeVegetati...
Robbie M. Andrew, John R. Dymond
ENVSOFT
2007
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Resampling-based software for estimating optimal sample size
The SISSI program implements a novel approach for the estimation of the optimal sample size in experimental data collection. It provides avisual evaluation system of sample size d...
Roberto Confalonieri, Marco Acutis, Gianni Bellocc...
ENVSOFT
2007
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Fuzzy expert systems and GIS for cholera health risk prediction in southern Africa
Cholera (Vibrio cholerae) is endemic in southern Africa and frequently breaks out in epidemics along the eastern seaboard. Extensive resources are directed at combating cholera ye...
Gavin Fleming, Marna van der Merwe, Graeme McFerre...
ENVSOFT
2007
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The implications of complexity for integrated resources management
: Integrated environmental resources management is a purposeful activity with the goal to maintain and improve the state of an environmental resource affected by human activities. ...
C. Pahl-Wostl
ENVSOFT
2007
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Coupled human and natural systems: A multi-agent-based approach
A major force affecting many forest ecosystems is the encroachment of residential, commercial and industrial development. Analysis of the complex interactions between development ...
Michael Monticino, Miguel F. Acevedo, Baird Callic...
ENVSOFT
2007
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A multi-model approach to analysis of environmental phenomena
Abstract: This paper introduces a novel data-driven methodology named Evolutionary Polynomial Regression (EPR), which permits the multi-purpose modelling of physical phenomena, thr...
Orazio Giustolisi, Angelo Doglioni, D. A. Savic, B...
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