Modeling and Mitigation Measures for Managing Extreme Hydrometeorological Events Under a Warming Climate

Modeling and Mitigation Measures for Managing Extreme Hydrometeorological Events Under a Warming Climate

1st Edition - February 1, 2023

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  • Editors: Kasiviswanathan KS, Soundharajan Dr., Sandhya Patidar, Jianxun He, C.S.P. Ojha
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780443186400

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Description

Modeling and Mitigation Measures for Managing Extreme Hydrometeorological Events Under a Warming Climate focuses on existing knowledge by providing the current status of the most recent computational tools, modeling frameworks, and critical data analysis. Extreme climate events, primarily floods and droughts, have had major consequences in terms of loss of life and property around the world. The worst aspect is that, as a result of recent climate change consequences, the severity and frequency of extreme events is increasing. Managing extreme occurrences, reducing their effects, and establishing adaption strategies require significant policy and planning improvements. The development of computer models for this project is intended to provide a variety of solutions as well as several scenario analyses. Modeling and Mitigation Measures for Managing Extreme Hydrometeorological Events Under a Warming Climate relates the state of the art of the literature, recent advanced modeling approaches, and fundamental ideas and concepts to deliver more comprehensive information. This also outlines the way forward to conduct further research.

Key Features

  • Discusses impacts of climate change on the management of water resources
  • Provides flood and drought adaption measures or strategies
  • Covers latest research carried out in the modeling of extreme hydrometeorological variables

Readership

Academics, Engineers, Urban developers, Ph.D. scholars, and to some extent, policymakers who work in extreme hydrological modeling, analyzing the response of water cycle to climate change, Researchers in hydrology/hydrometeorology, experts in mitigation policies, Water Resources Planning and Management, Stochastic Hydrology

Table of Contents

  • 1. Detailed modeling of evaporation loss and operating rules for improved reservoir management
    2. Characterizing extreme events in monsoon Asia using remote sensing and land surface model data products
    3. D-SciMAP: Integrating drought science, management, and policy in water-scarce areas
    4. Application of machine learning approaches for climate change mitigation
    5. Non-stationarity analyses of design rainfall using Bayesian approaches
    6. Time-varying hydro-climatological extremes and its modeling
    7. Water security implications of climate and socio-economic stressors for river basin management
    8. Water resources management under climate change and extreme hydrological events
    9. Changes in drought characteristics and coping strategies in monsoonal climates
    10. Assessment of drought using standardized precipitation index (SPI) - A case study of Tiruchirappalli district (Tamil Nadu)
    11. Machine Learning for improving near real-time satellite rainfall estimates useful for flood modeling
    12. Using models to understand changing hydrological extremes as a result of climate change: impacts in urban areas
    13. Modeling the non-stationarity in the reservoir operation

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2023
  • Published: February 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780443186400

About the Editors

Kasiviswanathan KS

Dr. Kasiviswanathan K S is an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee's Department of Water Resources Development and Management. Quantification of uncertainty in hydrological models was the focus of his PhD thesis. Reservoir operation, flood forecasting, geographic data analysis, multi-objective optimization, uncertainty, and risk quantification are among his current research interests at IIT Roorkee. He has received numerous prestigious awards, including the American Geophysical Union's Berkner Fellowship, the International Association of Hydrological Sciences' Sivapalan Young Scientist Award, the Department of Science and Technology's Early Career Research Award, and the University of Calgary's Eyes High Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Water Resources Development and Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India

Soundharajan Dr.

Dr. Soundharajan is an Associate Professor of Water Resources Management at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Civil Engineering Department. His research focuses on water resources system analysis, planning, and management, as well as the behavior of water supply reservoirs and the creation of effective reservoir management and planning tools. Dr. Soundharajan has worked on water resources projects in Asia, Europe, and Africa for over ten years.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India

Sandhya Patidar

Dr. Sandhya Patidar is an Associate Professor at Heriot-Watt University's Institute for Infrastructure and Environment's School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure, and Society (EGIS). Her primary research focus is on the inter-disciplinary applications of mathematical/statistical tools to real-world problems, particularly in the fields of climate change, the built environment, energy, severe events, and flood risk management. Hidden-Markov Modelling, Stochastic Processes, Time series modeling, Uncertainty and Data Analysis, Complex Networks, Non-Linear Dynamical Systems, Bifurcation Analysis, and Chaos are some of the multidisciplinary research projects she has led and contributed to. She has won numerous awards, including the Best Paper Award in Climate Change, the Best Presentation Award, and the Sir David Wallace Prize for Best Presentation at Loughborough University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Institute for Infrastructure and Environment School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society (EGIS) Heriot-Watt University, UK

Jianxun He

Dr. Jianxun (Jennifer) He is an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary's Schulich School of Engineering's Department of Civil Engineering. Climate change implications on surface water resources, sustainable urban water resource management, surface water quality monitoring and assessment/modeling, flood modeling and forecasting, and hydrological extremes are just a few of Dr. He’s research interests. Her research focuses on field monitoring, statistical analysis, and both physically based and data-driven modeling to improve understanding of physical mechanisms.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada

C.S.P. Ojha

Dr. Chandra Shekhar Prasad Ojha is a Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee's Department of Civil Engineering. Water Resources Management under Climate Change, Environmental & Fluvial Hydraulics, Surface Water and Ground Water Hydrology, and Flow and Contaminant Transport are among Prof Ojha's research interests. He has been awarded a number of research fellowships, including the Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship Award, the Japan Society for Promotion of Science Invitation Fellowship, and the Common Wealth Research Scholarship Award. He is a visiting professor at Purdue University in Indiana, United States of America.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India

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