Pictures and Presentations from the 4th International SWAT Conference
Wednesday, July 4, 2007 Plenary Session
Convener: Ann van Griensven/Cole Green
09:15 – 10:00 Welcoming at UNESCO - IHE
Rector Richard A. Meganck, director of the UNESCO-IHE
10:00 – 12:00 Keynote lectures
10:00 – 10:20 Prof. R. K. Price
Professor of Hydroinformatics, UNESCO-IHE
10:20 – 10:40 Break
10:40 – 11:10 Dr. Ghassem Asrar
USDA ARS Deputy Administrator
11:10 – 11:40 Dr. C. Allan Jones
Director, Water Resources Institute and Assistant Vice Chancellor
11:40 – 12:00 Dr. Jeff Arnold (USDA-ARS) and Dr. R. Srinivasan (Texas A&M Univ.)
Session 1: Agricultural management (1A)
Convener: Daniel Moriasi
14:00 – 14:20 Isabelle Baudin
SWAT: A tool for BMP implementation
14:20 – 14:40 Jos van Orshoven
Possibilities and limitations of AVSWAT2000 for the assessment of the environmental impacts of farming practices
14:40 – 15:00 Vinay Pandey
Development of effective management plan for a small watershed using AVSWAT
15:00 – 15:20 Manoj Jha
Optimal placement of conservation practices in Iowa watersheds using Genetic Algorithm with SWAT
Session 2: Sediment modelling (1B)
Convener: Sue White
14:00 – 14:20 Jari Koskihao
Assessment of Hydrology and Sediment Transport and Prospects of Simulating Agri-Environmental Measures with SWAT
14:20 – 14:40 Yiannis Panagopoulos
LAND Use Change Effects on River Sediment Yields in Western Greece
14:40 – 15:00 P.M. Ndomba
Sediment Yield Modelling using SWAT model at Larger and Complex Catchment: Issues and Approaches. A Case of Pangani River Catchment, Tanzania
15:00 – 15:20 Peter Allen
Rapid Geomorphic Assessment of Watershed Sediment Budgets for Water Supply Reservoirs Using SWAT and Sub-Bottom Acoustical Profiling
Session 3: Climate change (1A)
Convener: Valentina Krysanova
15:50 – 16:10 Claudia Hiepe
Modelling soil erosion in a sub-humid tropical environment at the regional scale considering land use and climate change
16:10 – 16:30 Faith W. Githui
Assessment of impacts of climate change on runoff: River Nzoia catchment, Kenya
16:30 – 16:50 Mike Winchell
Modeling the Impacts of Municipal Consumption Rates, Outflow Regulation, and Climate Change on a Small Water Supply in North-Central Vermont
Session 4: Agricultural management (1B)
Convener: Ali Saleh
15:50 – 16:10 Nina Omani
Modeling of a River Basin Using SWAT Model and GIS
16:10 – 16:30 Hiroaki Somura
Application of the SWAT Model to the Hii River Basin, Shimane Prefecture, Japan
16:30 – 16:50 M.P. Tripathi
Management scenario for the critical sub-watersheds of Chhokranala watershed in Chhattisgarh
Thursday, July 5, 2007 Session 5: Integrated modelling (1A)
Convener: Roland Price
08:30 – 08:50 Chris George
MWSWAT: free GIS support for SWAT
08:50 – 09:10 Pierluigi Cau
The WEB BASHYT DSS: A Web Based Decision Support System For Water Resources Management
09:10 – 09:30 Ali Saleh
Application of environmental models SWAT and APEX and Farm Economic Model using SWAPP program to evaluate BMBs at the field and watershed levels.
09:30 – 09:50 Jan Cools
Modelling the impact of emission reduction measures with SWAT: a tool to set up river basin restoration plans
Session 6: Soil water (1B)
Convener: Ashvani Gosain
08:30 – 08:50 Shaeban Ali Gholami
An estimate on soil moisture in different soil horizons of plants root zones by the SWAT model (A case study on L ATIAN Emameh Watershed)
08:50 – 09:10 Daniel Moriasi
Incorporation of Hooghoudt's and Kirkham Tile Equations into SWAT2005
09:10 – 09:30 Jane Frankenberger
Estimation of Nitrate Leaching from A Tile Drained Watershed Using SWAT
09:30 – 09:50 B. Sohrabi
The effect of the operation time of sprinkler irrigation system on the cotton yield
Session 7: Hydrological processes (1A)
Convener: Stefan Uhlenbrook
10:20 – 10:40 Stefan Julich
Distributed model structures in catchment scale modeling
10:40 – 11:00 Claire Baffaut
SWAT in Karst or how SWAT behaves in a river basin characterized by karst hydrology
11:00 – 11:20 Brett Watson
Modification of SWAT to simulate saturation excess runoff
11:20 – 11:40 Peter Vanrolleghem
Toward an Improvement of the Hydrological Performance of the SWAT Model Under Snow Cover and During Snowmelt
Session 8: Ecological and water quality processes (1B)
Convener: Nicola Fohrer
10:20 – 10:40 Ann van Griensven
Modelling mitigation measures for pesticide pollution control using SWAT
10:40 – 11:00 Veronique Vandenberghe
Use of catchment models for pesticide risk assessment: application of SWAT in the Nil catchment.
11:00 – 11:20 Ian Holman
Using SWAT to support the Habitats Directive in the UK- a case study from the east of England
11:20 – 11:40 Philip Gassman
An Alternative Approach for Analyzing Wetlands in SWAT for the Boone River Watershed in North Central Iowa
11:40 – 12:00 Anthony Lehmann
Building a spatial framework for the analysis of benthic fauna along the river network of Switzerland
Session 9: Nutrient modelling (1A)
Convener: Martin Volk
14:00 – 14:20 Ashvani Kumar Gosain
Reaction kinetics for modeling non-point source pollution of nitrate with SWAT
14:20 – 14:40 Valentina Krysanova
Identification of point and diffuse sources contribution and role of retention processes in large river basins: comparison of three approaches
14:40 – 15:00 Matjaz Glavan
Using SWAT to assess nutrient reduction measures in the Axe catchment, UK
Session 10: Semi-Arid regions/Water resources (1B)
Convener: Willy Bauwens
14:00 – 14:20 Monireh Faramarzi
Application of SWAT to Quantify Internal Renewable Water Resources in Iran
14:20 – 14:40 S. Boroomand Nasab
Irrigation main alternative for solving of global water crisis
14:40 – 15:00 Amardeep Singh
Water Allocations using GIS based Hydrological Modelling
15.10 – 16.30 Plenary Session on Model Developments
Convener: Jeff Arnold
Friday, July 6, 2007 Session 11: Water quality modelling (1A)
Convener: Peter Vanrolleghem
08:50 – 09:10 Karim Abbaspour
Application of SWAT to Modelling Hydrology and Water Quality in the prealpine/alpine Thur Watershed in Switzerland
09:10 – 09:30 Nicola Fohrer
Modelling German lowland catchments with SWAT – experiences and challenges
09:30 – 09:50 Valentina Krysanova
Water Quality Modelling in a Highly Regulated Lowland Catchment
09:50 – 10:10 Stefan Liersch
How Realistic is the Implementation of the European Water Framework Directive in River Basins Dominated by Agriculture? The Example of the Upper Ems River Basin (Germany)
Session 12: Data and modelling (1B)
Convener: Raghavan Srinivasan
08:50 – 09:10 Francisco Olivera
Importance of the Spatial Variability of the Hydrologic System and Spatial Resolution of the Data when Modeling Small Watersheds with SWAT
09:10 – 09:30 Ann van Griensven
Catchment Modelling using Internet based Global Data
09:30 – 09:50 Jόrgen Schuol
Taking the step from a large-scale hydrological model (West-Africa) to a continental model (Africa)
09:50 – 10:10 Mustafa Gφkmen
Evaluation of the SWAT Model Setup Process Through A Case Study in Roxo Catchment, Portugal
Session 13: Land use (1A)
Convener: Antonio Loporto
10:40 – 11:00 Alejandra Stehr
Modelling stream flows under different land use conditions using SWAT: Preliminary results from a Chilean case study
11:00 – 11:20 Kassa Tadele
Impacts of Land use/cover dynamics on streamflow: The case of Hare watershed, Ethiopia
11:20 – 11:40 M. Rafee Majid
SWAT in Land Use Planning: Simulating Impacts of Density and Physical Layout of Residential Subdivisions on the Hydrology of an Urbanizing Watershed
11:40 – 12:00 Jos van Orshoven
DEFINITION of HRU using Area Fraction Images derived from Spectral Unmixing
Session 14: Sensitivity and uncertainty (1B)
Convener: Veronique Vandenberghe
10:40 – 11:00 Xianglian Li
Sensitivity Analysis of SWAT and an Application to the Yellow River Basin
11:00 – 11:20 Michael Rode
Impact of Point Rainfall Data Uncertainties on SWAT Simulations
11:20 – 11:40 R. Daren Harmel
Consideration of Measurement Uncertainty in the Evaluation of Goodness-of-Fit in Hydrologic and Water Quality Modeling
11:40 – 12:00 Mazdak Arabi
Sensitivity analysis of sediment processes with SWAT
Session 15: Integrated modelling (1A)
Convener: Karim Abbaspour
14:00 – 14:20 Il Moon Chung
Integrated Modeling of Surface Water and Groundwater by Using Combined SWAT-MODFLOW Model
14:20 – 14:40 Jiri Nossent
Comparing SWAT and WETSPA on the river Grote Laak, Belgium
14:40 – 15:00 Pedro Leitγo
Integration of MOHID model and tools with SWAT model
15:00 – 15:30 Hamed Rouhani
Improved Rainfall-Runoff Modeling Combining a Semi-Distributed Model with Artificial Neural Networks
Session 16: Model Calibration (1B)
Convener: Mazdak Arabi
14:00 – 14:20 Willem Vervoort
Uncertainties in calibrating SWAT for a semi-arid catchment in NSW (Australia)
14:20 – 14:40 Shimelis Gebriye
Calibration and Validation of SWAT2005/ArcSWAT in Anjeni Gauged Watershed, Northern Highlands of Ethiopia
14:40 – 15:00 Karim Abbaspour
SWAT-CUP, calibration and Uncertainty Programs for SWAT
15:00 – 15:30 Peter Droogers
Spatial calibration of a distributed hydrological model using Remote Sensing derived evapotranspiration in the Upper Bhima catchment, India
Session 17: Water quality (1A)
Convener: Ann van Griensven
15:50 – 16:10 James Almendinger
Problems and Solutions in Applying SWAT in the Upper Midwest United States
16:10 – 16:30 Roberta Salvetti
Application of SWAT Model on Three River Basins within the Venice Lagoon Watershed (Italy): Source Apportionment And Scenario Analysis
16:30 – 16:50 Cole Green
Evaluation of Phosphorus Transport Methods in the Soil and Water Assessment Tool
Session 18: Forest modelling (1B)
Convener: Fred Hatterman
15:50 – 16:10 Pedro Leitγo
Simulating Nothofagus forests in the Chilean Patagonia: a test and analysis of tree growth and nutrient cycling in SWAT
16:10 – 16:30 Gordon Putz
Evaluating the role of shrub, grass and forb growth after harvest in forested catchment water balance using SWAT coupled with the ALMANAC model
16:30 – 16:50 Martin Wattenbach
Hydrological impact assessment of afforestation and change in tree-species composition – a regional case study for the federal state of Brandenburg (Germany)

Poster Presentations

Fethi Abdelli
Use of SWAT-WH for assessing the effects of land use changes in the arid Oum Zessar watershed, southeast Tunisia
Ou Yang Wei
Landscape transformations and impacts on regional non point source pollution load by upper Yellow River basin
S. Boroomand Nasab
Variations of Soil Infiltration Rate under Different Tillage Operations
Jirν Kadlec
Simulation of extreme rainfall-runoff events using SWAT 2005
Henning Busche
Modelling hydrological processes in a semi-arid, mountainous environment at the regional scale
Manuel Reyes
SWAT Stream Flow Predictions in the Upper Haw River Watershed of North Carolina
Peter Droogers
Spatial calibration of a distributed hydrological model using Remote Sensing derived evapotranspiration in the Upper Bhima catchment, India
A.D. Khan
Gis Based Hydrological Modeling Of Upper Indus Basin
Kittiwet Kuntiyawichai
Application of the SWAT model in the Chi river basin, Thailand, and application of different land use scenarios
Pengtao Yu
Influence of Afforestation on Water Resources in Northern China
A. Jaleh, A. Jalalian , K. C. Abbaspour, and M. Afyouni
Sediment and Runoff Estimation Using SWAT Model in Mountainous Watershed in Iran (a Case Study: Vanak, West Iran)
Armen Kemanian
Evaluation of the incorporation of a simple carbon model into SWAT2005
Samaneh S. Ghasemi
Effect of Climate Change on Streamflow in Zayanderoud in Iran
R. Rostamian (Jalalian)
Application of SWAT Model to Estimate Runoff and Sediment in a Mountainous Watershed (Case Study: Beheshtabad, Central Iran)
Nam Won Kim
On the Characteristics of Flow Duration Curve According to the Operation of Multi-purpose Dams in Han-River Basin
Flora Umuhire
Modelling Tile Drainage for Modelling Nutrient Transport in the Pike River Watershed using SWAT.
Didier Haguma
Development of a hydrologic model of Kagera River basin using remote sensing data
Ali Sadeghi
Comparison of SWAT and AnnAGNPS applications to a sub-watershed within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Maryland
Elke Verbeeten
The Impacts Of Climate Change On Hydrological Services Provided By Dry Forest Ecosystems In West Africa
Ian Holman
Application of SWAT in a mountainous arid catchment in United Arab Emirates
K. Schneider
Does it runoff when it rains? - Challenges in model calibration in a semi-arid catchment in northern China
Jim Kiniry
Simulating Bermudagrass, Bahiagrass, and Native Range Species on Diverse Sites in Texas
Cole Green
Evaluation of Phosphorus Transport Methods in the Soil and Water Assessment Tool