Designing a monitoring system to detect signals to adapt to uncertain climate change

Haasnoot, M., van ’t Klooster, S. & van Alphen, J. Designing a monitoring system to detect signals to adapt to uncertain climate change. Glob. Environ. Chang. 52, 273–285 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2018.08.003 Adaptive plans aim to anticipate uncertain future changes by combining low-regret short-term actions with long-term options to adapt, if necessary. Monitoring…

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Including robustness considerations in the search phase of Many-Objective Robust Decision Making (2018)

Eker S & Kwakkel JH (2018). Including robustness considerations in the search phase of Many-Objective Robust Decision Making. Environmental Modelling & Software 105: 201-216. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.03.029. Many-Objective Robust Decision Making (MORDM) is a prominent model-based approach for dealing with deep uncertainty. MORDM has four phases: a systems analytical problem formulation, a search phase to generate candidate solutions, a trade-off analysis where different strategies…

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Incorporating stakeholder perspectives into model-based scenarios: Exploring the futures of the Dutch gas sector (2017)

Eker S, van Daalen E, & Thissen W (2017). Incorporating stakeholder perspectives into model-based scenarios: Exploring the futures of the Dutch gas sector. Futures 93: 27-43. DOI:10.1016/j.futures.2017.08.002. Several model-based, analytical approaches have been developed recently to deal with the deep uncertainty present in situations for which futures studies are conducted. These approaches focus on…

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Computational design optimization of concrete mixtures: A review (2018)

Citation: DeRousseau, M, J Kasprzyk, W Srubar III “Computational design optimization of concrete mixtures: A review” Cement and Concrete Research 109: 42-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2018.04.007 Abstract: A comprehensive review of optimization research concerning the design and proportioning of concrete mixtures is presented herein. Mixture design optimization is motivated by an ever-increasing need for designers and decision-makers to…

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Diagnostic Assessment of Preference Constraints for Simulation Optimization in Water Resources (2018)

Citation: Clarkin, T, W Raseman, J Kasprzyk, J Herman. “Diagnostic Assessment of Preference Constraints for Simulation Optimization in Water Resources” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 144(8): 04018036. Abstract: Simulation-optimization frameworks, such as multiobjective evolutionary algorithms (MOEAs), are increasingly used for real-world water resources problems. Constraints in MOEA optimization commonly…

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Examining values and influences affecting public expectations of future urban mobility: A Singapore case study

Kurniawan, J. H., Ong, C., & Cheah, L. (2018). Examining values and influences affecting public expectations of future urban mobility: A Singapore case study. Transport Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2017.12.014 This paper presents a qualitative study of two focus group discussions on Singapore’s state of current and future urban mobility. The findings of this study,…

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Strategic adaptation pathway planning to manage sea-level rise and changing coastal flood risk (2018)

Ramm, TD, Watson, CS & White, CJ 2018, ‘Strategic adaptation pathway planning to manage sea-level rise and changing coastal flood risk’, Environmental Science & Policy, vol. 87, pp. 92-101. Communities around the world are already committed to future sea-level rise. Long-term adaptation planning to manage associated coastal flood impacts is,…

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Real‐options water supply planning: Multistage scenario trees for adaptive and flexible capacity expansion under probabilistic climate change uncertainty (2018)

Erfani T., K. Pachos, and J. Harou. (2018), Real‐options water supply planning: Multistage scenario trees for adaptive and flexible capacity expansion under probabilistic climate change uncertainty, Water Resour. Res.. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017WR021803 Planning water supply infrastructure includes identifying interventions that cost‐effectively secure an acceptably reliable water supply. Climate change is a source…

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