Multi-scenario multi-objective robust optimization under deep uncertainty: A posteriori approach

Babooshka Shavazipour, Jan H. Kwakkel, Kaisa Miettinen,Multi-scenario multi-objective robust optimization under deep uncertainty: A posteriori approach,Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 144, 2021, 105134, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2021.105134. Abstract: This paper proposes a novel optimization approach for multi-scenario multi-objective robust decision making, as well as an alternative way for scenario discovery and identifying vulnerable…

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DMDU GOES MAINSTREAM (McKINSEY)

Warren Walker, Delft University of Technology DMDU GOES MAINSTREAM (McKINSEY) Warren Walker (Delft University of Technology) and Vincent Marchau (Radboud University) In November, 2020, McKinsey & Co. published an article entitled “When nothing is normal: Managing in extreme uncertainty”[1]. It makes many recommendations for private companies that DMDU’ers have been…

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Accounting for multisectoral dynamics in supporting equitable adaptation planning: A case study on the rice agriculture in the Vietnam Mekong Delta (2021)

Jafino, B. A., Kwakkel, J., Klijn, F., Dung, N. V., van Delden, H., Haasnoot, M., & Sutanudjaja, E. (2021). Accounting for multisectoral dynamics in supporting equitable adaptation planning: A case study on the rice agriculture in the Vietnam Mekong Delta. Earth’s Future, 9, e2020EF001939. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EF001939 Abstract: The need for explicitly considering equity in climate change adaptation planning is increasingly being recognized….

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Focusing on differences across scenarios could lead to bad adaptation policy advice (2021)

Full citation: Jafino, B.A., Hallegatte, S. & Rozenberg, J. Focusing on differences across scenarios could lead to bad adaptation policy advice. Nat. Clim. Chang. (2021). URL: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-021-01030-9 Abstract: As development and adaptation are closely intertwined, assessing the benefits of adaptation by focusing only on how it reduces climate impacts could lead to…

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PhD opportunities: Developing model-based tools for the resilience of water resources

The Australian National University is offering two exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary researchers with skills in mathematical or computational modelling to undertake PhD programs at the Fenner School of Environment and Society. PhD 1: Developing and testing model-based resilience metrics PhD 2: Model-based resilience metrics in integrated catchment models To find…

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