2015 Italy SWAT Conference Material

June 24

Inaugural Session

Welcome Address Dott. Luigi Filippini, CRS4, Italy
Welcome Address Dott. Roberto Deidda, University of Cagliari, Italy
Model Development Dr. Jeffrey G. Arnold, USDA-ARS, USA
Closing Dr. Raghavan Srinivasan, Texas A&M University, USA

Session A1: Large Scale Applications

Amita Mehta Building Capacity in Utilizing NASA Remote Sensing Observations in SWAT for Water Resources and Agricultural Management Applications
Peter Stone Catchment experiences from the UK – ground based and aerial survey methods
José Monteiro Comparison of CFSR and WFDEI weather reanalysis precipitation data with data from meteorological stations in Brazil: Application in river discharge modelling of the Tocantins Basin
Mike White CEAP 2 – A National Scale Model to Support USDA Conservation Policy and Planning.

Session A2: Climate Change Applications

Antonio Lo Porto Hydrological and water resource responses to climate change for a temporary river
David Bosch Changing Hydrology under a Changing Climate for a Coastal Plain Watershed
Marino Marrocu Reducing hydrological budget modeling uncertainty related to climate induced change.
Monica Piras Climate change effects in a medium-sized Mediterranean basin using the tRIBS hydrologic model

Session A3: Environmental Applications

Eugenio Molina-Navarro Synergistic effects of climate and land use changes on water flow, nutrient exports and trophic state in a Mediterranean limno-reservoir
Odile Leccia Modelling lixiviated nitrate by coupling agro-hydrological (SWAT) and hydro-geological (MARTHE) models: an application to the agricultural Boutonne watershed (SW France)
Paul D. Wagner Reflecting the interdependence of land use and hydrology in SWAT modeling studies
Suria Darma Tarigan Impact of Oil Palm Expansion on Water Yied and Water Quality in Merangin Tembesi Watershed, Jambi Provinces

Session A4: Hydrology

Claudia Canedo Analysis of Flash floods in the Andean highlands
Jens Hartwich The impact of woody biomass production on the water balance of the North German Lowlands - A hydrological modelling with SWAT
John Obiero Determining the Effect of Land Use Change on Streamflow Using Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT)
Tatenda Lemann Assessing the impact of precipitation and temperature on hydrological responses in three small-scale catchments in the Ethiopian Highlands

Session B1: SWAT Applications Incorporating Rice Production

Philip Gassman Simulation of rice paddy systems in SWAT: current methods, improved modified approaches and recommendations for developing a rice paddy simulation module
Jaehak Jeong Progresses in developing national scale model for agricultural NPS assessment in South Korea: Phase I – rice paddies
Tasuku Kato SWAT model improvement for discharge process in paddy fields
Balaji Narasimhan Development of an improved irrigation subroutine in SWAT to simulate the hydrology of rice paddy grown under submerged conditions

Session B2: Database and GIS Application and Development

Ann van Griensven Inter-comparison and Assimilation of Remote Sensing Evapotranspiration into a Physically Distributed Hydrological model (SWAT), Upper Blue Nile Basin
Daniel Fuka Brokering as a framework for hydrological model repeatability
Mauro Di Luzio Development of Soil Model Parameter Repositories for Modeling in CEAP
Michael Strauch On HRU aggregation and its effect on SWAT model output

Session B3: BMPs

James Almendinger Spatial scaling of phosphorus export coefficients and load reductions due to agricultural best management practices
Nicola Fohrer Field data-based implementation of land management and terraces on the catchment scale for SWAT in the Three Gorges Region, China
Olga Vigiak A new R-SWAT Decision Making Framework for the Spatial Identification of BMP Related to Freshwater Management
Raghavan Srinivasan Evaluating the impact of implemented BMPs in Richard Chambers Watershed of Texas

Session B4: Sediment, Nutrients, and Carbon

Amal Markhi Assessment of solid load and siltation potential of dams reservoirs in the High Atlas of Marrakech (Moorcco) using SWAT Model
Amita Mehta Assessing Water Quality Sensitivity to Decadal Climate Variability in the Missouri River Basin based on SWAT Simulations
Michael Winchell Application of a coupled SWAT-BATHTUB model to evaluate phosphorus critical source areas and land management alternatives on the water quality of Lake Prespa, Macedonia
Pratiksha Jain GIS based Distributed Process oriented Soil Erosion Modelling using Modified Morgan-Morgan Finney Model in Indian Region

Session C1: Environmental Applications

Jan Gregar Model SWAT as an integrated management tool in water catchment Švihov
Stefan Julich Application of the new grid-based SWAT landscape model in a small mountainous watershed in Germany
Wang Me Applying treated municipal wastewater to a forested catchment: Modelling effects on stream discharge, sediment and nutrient loads

Session C2: Climate Change Applications

Abelardo Montenegro Climate change impacts in a Brazilian semiarid catchment: forecasts, and management perspectives using SWAT model
Dennis Trolle Preparing for the future: simulating agricultural practices, hydrology and nutrient exports under future climates
Eugenio Molina-Navarro Hydrological impact assessment of the Guadalupe River Basin (Mexico) under climate change scenarios.
Farzad Emami Evaluating the impacts of climate change on streamflow and water resources management: Aharchai River, Iran, case study

Session C3: EPIC/APEX Modeling System

Abebe Chukalla Effect of fertilizer strategies on the grey water footprint in rain-fed and irrigated agriculture
Claire Baffaut Success and challenges met during the calibration of APEX on large plots
Luca Doro Climate Change impact assessment on Mediterranean natural pasture
Norman Manyowa Meki Drought induced nitrogen and phosphorus credits in corn/soybean rotations in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
Jim Kiniry Derivation of Crop Parameter Attributes for Cropping Systems Modeling

Session C4: Sensitivity Calibration and Uncertainty

Ann van Griensven A two-step global sensitivity analysis of a SWAT model, using simple screening methods and advanced quantitative methods
Katrin Bieger Using expert knowledge of the hydrological system to constrain multi-objective calibration of SWAT models
Latif Kalin Parameter Transferability against Altered Land Use Dataset on Model Predictions Using SWAT
Ann van Griensven Inter-comparison of Physically Distributed Hydrological Model (SWAT) and Climate Change Impact Investigation on Kleine Nete River Basin, Belgium

June 25

Session D1: Global SWAT Modeling

Feras Ziadat Soil information to support environmental modelling and sustainable soil management - within the context of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) and the International Year of Soils
Feras Ziadat Launching the Soil–Landscape Estimation and Evaluation Program (SLEEP) to support soil-related environmental modeling
Raghavan Srinivasan Global SWAT Modeling

Session D2: Climate Change Applications

Bahareh Kamali Assessing drought vulnerability of agricultural production systems in the context of agro-hydrological modeling-A case study of Karkheh River Basin
Valentina Krysanova Intercomparison of regional-scale hydrological models for climate impact assessment in 12 large river basins worldwide
Vikram Mehta High-resolution Simulations of Decadal Climate Variability Impacts on Water and Crop Yields in the Missouri River Basin with the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT)

Session D3: Large Scale Applications

Gabriele Lamparter Application of the land use update function in the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) for two macro-catchments at the Amazonian agricultural frontier in Brazil
Olga Vigiak Impact of current conservation practices on sediment load reduction in the Danube River Basin
Santhi Chinnasamy Modeling Sediment and Nutrient Loads Input to the Great Lakes and Effects of Conservation Practices on Water Quality

Session D4: Biofuel and Plant Growth

Cibin Raj SWAT Bioenergy Applications for the U.S. Corn Belt region Part 1: SWAT model improvements to simulate bioenergy crops production
Indrajeet Chaubey SWAT Bioenergy Applications for the U.S. Corn Belt region Part 2: Application of improved SWAT model for bioenergy production scenarios in Indiana Watersheds
Philip Gassman SWAT Bioenergy Applications for the U.S. Corn Belt region Part 3: Assessment of Scenarios for the Boone River Watershed in North Central Iowa
Yiannis Panagopoulos SWAT Bioenergy Applications for the U.S. Corn Belt Region Part 4: Assessment of Large-Scale Scenarios for the Upper Mississippi and Ohio-Tennessee River Basins

Session E1: Model Development

Javier Osorio Leyton C-SWAT: A Modified Revision of SWAT Using Consolidated Input Files
Shenglan Lu A macrophyte growth module for the SWAT model - impact of climate change and management on stream ecology
Younggu Her Comparison of hydrologic simulation outputs between SWAT2012 and the new modular SWAT code

Session E2: Hydrology

Anna Malagò Karst SWAT hydrological modeling at large and regional scale: the case study of the island of Crete
Nana Mulyana Aplication SWAT Model for Hydrological Study of Artificial Recharge Through Infiltration Pond in The Water Replenishment, at Jubel Spring Mojokerto Indonesia
Vinicius Louzada Impacts of Land Use Change on Southeast Amazonia Basin Streamflow

Session E3: Sensitivity Calibration and Uncertainty

David Radcliffe PRISM Climate Data Effect on Flow Calibration and Uncertainty of a SWAT Model Including Septic Systems
Laurie Boithias Does the use of fine climate stations grid and sub-basins delineation improve the modelling of river discharge and sediments fluxes at hourly time-step? Application of the SWAT model to Mediterranean flash floods
Vincent Roth Assessment of uncertainty in SWAT using variable spatial data resolution and sensitivity calibration in a meso-scale watershed in the Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

Session F1: Regional Water Issues and Challenges for the Past, Present, and Future

Antonio Lo Porto How SWAT and hydrological modeling can help in dealing with water resources and land management in Italy and in the EU
Pierluigi Cau Assessment of the water resources of the Sardinian Island using SWAT
Karim Abbaspour Using SWAT in two mega-scale watershed projects: Challenges and Results
Raghavan Srinivasan Trans-boundary Water Conflicts: Tigris River basin case study

Session F2: EPIC/APEX Modeling System

Robin Taylor Effect of Physical Catchment Characteristics on River Flow: The Case of Ribb and Gumara Rivers in Upper Blue Nile, Ethiopia
Candiss Williams Modeling Dynamic Soil Properties in APEX for U.S. Soil Survey
Tom Gerik Update on research at the Texas A&M AgriLife center at Blackland
Robin Taylor Changes in the fate of pesticides used in cotton production systems under potential climate change

Session G1: Poster

Salam Abbas Stream Flow Modelling of Flat Watershed under Conditions of Limited Data in Semi-arid Region: Case Study of Euphrates River in Kufa Basin, Iraq
Talal Alharbi Quantification of the partitioning of precipitation over the Almadinah watershed, Saudi Arabia using SWAT model
Hans Estrup Andersen A SWAT model for Denmark
Sangsoo Baek Application of the SWAT model for estimating Discharge and Water Quality from rice paddy site in the Yeongsan watershed, Korea
Andreas Bauwe Hydrologic evaluation of the curve number and Green and Ampt methods in a tile-drained catchment using SWAT
Laurie Boithias Modelling river discharge at sub-daily time-step: comparison of the performances of the conceptual SWAT model and the process-oriented MARINE model
Laurie Boithias Modelling river discharge and sediments fluxes at sub-daily time-step: Insight into the CRUE-SIM project devoted to Mediterranean coastal flash floods
Laurie Boithias Hydrological modelling of the Bafing River (Senegal River basin): towards better management of the Manantali multipurpose dam
Laurie Boithias Simulating potassium load from a dairy farming watershed with the modified SWAT Model
Sbaa Boubeker Hydrological modeling in a semi-arid area with SWAT, Case of Wadi Wahrane (Algeria)
Paweł Burandt Application of the MIKE 11 Ecolab Modeling System in Assesment of Spatial and Temporal Changes of Conductivity - A Case Study Drweca River Northen Poland
Alberto Carletti The SWAT model to assess hydrological processes in arid environment (SE Tunisia), in the frame of WADIS-MAR project
Emil Dimitrov Simulation of Soil Water Regime in Sofia Region Using SWAT and Newhall Models
Marta Dobrovodska Water retention assessment in traditional agricultural landscape (case study Liptovská Teplička, Slovakia)
Jorge Enoch Furquim Werneck Lima Preliminary results of the SWAT model application in an experimental rural catchment of the Brazilian savanna
Jorge Enoch Furquim Werneck Lima Appraisal of possible climate change impacts on the sediment yield in a rural catchment of the Brazilian savanna
Juan Manuel Garcia Diaz Hydrological modelling: River runoff modelling of large River basins in Estonia
Isabel Grijalvo Diego Modelling Pesticide Contamination Under Baseline Conditions in Two Small Agricultural Catchments
Youen Grusson Hydrological modelling in highly anthropized basins: example from the Garonne basin using the SWAT model
Joanna Gudowicz Effects of GIS data quality on SWAT model stream flow and sediment simulations in a lowland watershed (NW Poland)
Yumei Huang Impacts of water resources management on food security in China
Muhammad Shahid Iqbal Evaluating floods in the Kabul River basin of Pakistan with the SWAT model
Hagen Koch Potential impacts of climate change on hydropower generation in the Tagus River Basin using an ensemble of climate scenarios
Odile Leccia Assessing the effectiveness of Best Management Practices with the SWAT-GENLU modeling framework.
Ronalton Machado Identification of Environmentally Sensitive Areas and subsidies to a Management Plan for Watershed through techniques of modeling and GIS
Antenor Oliveira Aguiar Netto Hydrological Modeling River Tributaries San Francisco, The Brazilian Semiarid
Antenor Oliveira Aguiar Netto Effects of Variability Scenarios of Land Use on the Dynamics of Flow and Sediment in Jacaré River, Brazil
Melissa Peraza Castro Assessment of heavy metal fluxes in a forest watershed in Basque Country (Northen Spain) using SWAT model
Christiane Pinto Comparative analysis of physical parameters sensitivity in two different geomorphologically watershed, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Monica Piras Assessment of climate change effects in a Mediterranean basin with different hydrologic models
Celso Bandeira de Melo Ribeiro Effects of Global and Measured Weather Datasets on Amazon Basin Streamflow SWAT simulation
David Rivas Preliminary Hydrological Water Resources Assessment of CEGA-ERESMA-ADAJA watershed using SWAT model
Sabine Sauvage Evaluation of Climate Forecast System Reanalysis weather data driving hydrological model for the Yangtze River basin in China
Sabine Sauvage How hydrological descriptors from SWAT model may help to understand recent shifts in the distribution of the semi-aquatic mammal species Galemys pyrenaicus
Sabine Sauvage Modeling sediment dynamic in the Amazon-Andean basin of the Ucayali River, using the SWAT model
Sabine Sauvage A tool to evaluate the impact of nutrient inputs to the eutrophication of the Itaipu Reservoir (Paraguay shore) : A multi catchment approach by modelling using SWAT model.
Sabine Sauvage Long term environmental research in the ITAIPU Catchment : SWAT Simulation of Flow and Water Quality in the Carapa River Basin-Paraguay.
Sabine Sauvage Combining interpolation of daily gauge and satellite rainfall data to evaluate an hydrological model (SWAT)
Praveen Shakya Hydrological modelling for khushkhera-bhiwadi-neemrana investment region (KBNIR) Rajasthan, India using ArcSWAT
Slawomir Sitek Estimating groundwater recharge in post-mining and urban area using SWAT and FEFLOW models, case study from Poland.
José Miguel Sánchez Pérez Glyphosate concentration in the Basin of Monday River: Modeling of river transport with SWAT model
Jose Miguel Sanchez-Perez Long term environmental research in the ITAIPU Catchment : SWAT Simulation of Flow and Water Quality in the Carapa River Basin-Paraguay.
José Miguel Sánchez-Pérez Sediment yield modeling using SWAT model in the Cañete basin (Peru).
José Miguel Sánchez-Pérez Land use change impact on hydrology over Southern Peruvian Amazonas.
Sitarrine Thongpussawal Erosion and Runoff Evaluation using the SWAT-Terrace Model
Salvatore Gonario Pasquale Virdis Assessment of the impact of land use and land cover change on runoff characteristics of Lake Chini Catchment (Malaysia) using SWAT: a preliminary study
Carolyne Wanessa Lins de Andrade Estimation of Input Parameters of SWAT Model Through Geoprocessing
Nina Zarrineh Searching for synergies in crop rotation management – A simulation-optimization approach using SWAT
Amin Zettam Modeling of the hydrology and nitrogen fluxes in a regulated semi-arid catchment using SWAT model: TheTafna River (North-West Algeria)

June 26

Session H1: Overview of Recent SWAT Development at Temple, TX

Katrin Bieger, Hendrik Rathjens and Jeff Arnold Introduction to the new modular SWAT input file structure and data sets for testing
Javier Osorio An Editor for the SWAT modular code

Session H2: Model Development

Josicleda Galvincio Impacts of Spatial and Temporal Rainfall Variability in Water Balance in Watershed of the Paraiba State-Brasil
Josiclêda Galvincio Impacts of Spatial Variation of Soil in Water Balance of Watershed of Paraiba State-Brasil
Zachary Easton Improving the spatial representation of soil properties and hydrology using topographically derived initialization processes by invoking a data brokering system

Session H3: Landscape Processes and Landscape / River Continuum

Andrew Sommerlot Coupling the Short-Term Global Forecast System Weather Data With Disturbed Watershed Models: Implication for Landscape Management
Grzegorz Durlo Impacts of deforestation on water balance components of a watershed on the Silesian Beskid
Kazi Rahman Comparing SWAT and InVEST models for water yield estimation in two mountain regions

Session H4: Hydrology

Befekadu Taddesse Woldegiorgis Improved Solution Methods for Instream Water Quality Simulations in SWAT
Minjeong Kim Imputation for Missing Baseflows using the SWAT and Machine Learning Models in Taehwa River, Korea
Shenglan Lu Simulating pesticide transport to tile drains via macropores using the SWAT model

Session I1: Environmental Applications

Li-Chi Chiang Evaluation of the impact of organic farming and climate change on water quality in a tea planting reservoir watershed of Taiwan
Lingfeng Zhou A Heavy Metal Module Coupled in SWAT Model and Its Application in Liuyang River Upstream Basin in China
Sebastian Arnhold Land use and land cover change in mountainous watersheds: Consequences for ecosystem services of water yield and water quality

Session I2: Sensitivity Calibration and Uncertainty

Eduardo Mario Mendiondo Upstream Verification with Field Evidences: Necessity, Methodology, and Study Case
Nora Herdiana Pandjaitan Utilization of Soil and Water Assessment Tools in Indonesia
Nicola Fohrer Diagnostic tools to understand hydrological processes in the SWAT model

Session I3: Model Development

Billy Johnson Advances in the modeling of Watershed and Riverine Fate and Transport of Contaminants
Gregory Espitalier Noel An automated procedure for SWAT-LUD to be applied at Catchment scale.
Ryan Bailey Comprehensive simulation of surface-subsurface hydrologic and water quality processes in watershed systems using linked SWAT-MODFLOW-RT3D model

Session I4: Biofuel and Plant Growth

Allan Jones Simulation of Terrestrial Biomes and Ecoregions with SWAT
Lorenzo Di Lucia Biofuel impacts on ecosystem services, biodiversity and human well-being – the contribution of SWAT modelling to integrated land use governance
Thayse Aparecida Dourado Hernandes The effects of the short-term Brazilian sugarcane expansion in stream flow: Monte Mor basin case study

Session J1: Database and GIS Application and Development

Dharmendra Saraswat Cloud Computing for Dynamically Creating Land Use Update file for SWAT
Filipa Tavares Wahren Combining digital soil mapping and hydrological modeling in a data scarce watershed in north-central Portugal.
Meledje N'diaye Hermann Dynamics of Water Erosion of Bia Transboundary Watershed (Ghana-Cote D’ivoire)
Pier Andrea Marras SIDRO: a Web-GIS interface for SWAT model

Session J2: Climate Change Applications

Etienne Brulebois Sensitivity of water quality of three contrasted north-eastern French watersheds to climate change (2006-2100) using SWAT model
Fred Fokko Hattermann After the flood is before the flood: impacts of climate change on flood hazard and risk in Germany
Juan Jesús Gomiz Pascual Future river projections for a steep, rapid responding, catchment on the west coast of the UK
Marjolein Vogels Food security and water availability in data-poor regions: Towards optimizing land use and ecosystem services

Session J3: Hydrology

Arunbabu Elangovan Evaluation and focusing of Soil and Water Conservation measures using SWAT model in Krishnagiri Reservoir Catchment area, South India
Raghavan Srinivasan SWAT Hourly Calibration using SWAT-CUP for a Large Watershed in Southeast Brazil and Flooding Applications
Jaroslaw Chormanski Integration and Validation of Remote Sensing derived Interception Storage into distributed Rainfall-Runoff model
Youen Grusson An experiment on the temporal transposability of the SWAT model on a large contrasted watershed.
Dorsaf Ben Othman Study of the hydrological functioning of the Béjà river watershed, in the northwest of Tunisia, using the SWAT model

Session J4: EPIC/APEX Modeling System

Jaehak Jeong Recovery of salt contaminated soils using halophytic plants for sustainable agriculture and water resources
Javier Osorio Leyton Integrated Decision Support System: A framework that facilitates the integration of biophysical and economic models.
Roberto Izaurralde Biogeochemical Modeling with APEX
Susan Wang Impact of climate change and agroecosystem model configuration on simulated uncertainty of cotton production and water quality

Session K1: Environmental Applications

José Monteiro Modelling the effect of riparian vegetation restoration on sediment transport in a human-impacted Brazilian catchment
Ganga Ram Maharjan Impact of best management practices to improve water quality from mountainous catchment: Haean catchment in South Korea
Rafal Ulanczyk SWAT model as a part of the integrated monitoring and modeling system for the Goczalkowice Reservoir basin
Xiaoling Sun Assessment of surface water - groundwater exchanges and shallow aquifer denitrification in alluvial floodplain at catchment scale using SWAT model

Session K2: Climate Change Applications

Joseph White Permafrost thaw affects mass soil erosion with potential for eutrophication of the Arctic Ocean under continued climate change
Majid Taie Semiromi Modeling the Impacts of Climate Change on Groundwater Recharge in the Gharehsoo Watershed, Iran, from an Ensemble of Global Climate Model Projections
Marina Bolado Penagos A Methodology to Assess the Role of the River Discharges to the Gulf of Cadiz on the Nutrient Supply to the Alboran Sea
Mayzonee Ligaray Assessment on Hydrologic Response by Climate Change in the Chao Phraya River basin, Thailand

Session K3: Large Scale Applications

Hagen Koch Climate and land-use change impacts in the São Francisco Basin, Brazil
Mikołaj Piniewski A large-scale and fine resolution SWAT model for an assessment of isolated climate change impact on unaltered flow regimes in Central Eastern Europe
Nina Zarrineh Large scale water quality modeling in Lithuania: parameterization, calibration and validation using PAIC-SWAT tool
Raghavan Srinivasan A global SWAT model

Session K4: Urban Processes and Management

Roger Glick Advancements In SWAT Urban Simulation Capabilities To Evaluate Green Stormwater Infrastructure In An Urban Catchment
Younggu Her Effectiveness of decentralized green infrastructure for urban stormwater management
János Tamás Evaluation of surface runoff conditions by high resolution terrestrial laser scanner in an intensive apple orchard
Mateusz Szcześniak The role of daily precipitation interpolation for the SWAT model performance across different spatial and temporal scales