OPTIMA: Optimisation   for Sustainable
Water Resources Management

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Becker, N. and Friedler, E. (2007)
The Alexander-Zeimar stream - Hydro-economic model (OPTIMA).
Invited presentation at: MOnitoring and Restoration of Transboundary Streams. Israel-Palestinian bi-national workshop. Amman, Jordan, May 2007.
on-line paper
Becker, N. and Friedler, E. (submitted)
Alexander river restoration - A cost benefit analysis to find the social value of a clean river
Submitted to: WATMED-2, Marrakesh, Morocco, November 2005.
on-line abstract
Benhachmi, M.K., Abdallah, E.M., Mouckchane, M. (submitted)
Simulation of Water Demand/Supply Scenarios in the Martil River Basin, Morocco
Accepted for presentation at: WATMED 3, November 1-3, 2006, Beirut, Lebanon.
on-line abstract (MS Word)
Cetinkaya, C.P., Fistikoglu, O., Fedra, K. and Harmancioglu, N. (2007)
Optimisation Methods Applied for Sustainable Management of Water-Scarce Basins.
Journal of Hydroinformatics (in press).
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Cetinkaya, C. and Harmancioglu, N (2006)
Optimisation Methods Applied to River Basin Management.
In: Topping, B,H,V., Montero, G., and Montenegro, R. [eds.], Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology; Civil Comp. Press, Stirlingshire.
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Fedra, K., Kubat, M. and Zuvela-Aloise, M. (2007)
Web-based water resources management: economic valuation and participatory multi-criteria optimization.
Proceedings of the Second IASTED International Conference WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT August 20-22, 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN Hardcopy: 98-0-88986-679-9 CD: 978-0-88986-680-5
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Fedra, K. (in print)
Coastal zone resource management: tools for a participatory planning and decision making process.
15 pp., In: R. Krishnamurthy [ed]: Integrated Coastal Zone Management - The Global Challenge. Research Publishing Services, Singapore.
on-line paper   (PDF)
Fedra, K. (2006)
Embedded GIS in environmental management. 22-16 pp., GIS Development, Vol. 10/2
Fedra, K. (2005)
Water Resources Modelling at the River Basin Scale. Tutorial presentation at IASTED/SMO 2005, Oranjestad, Aruba, August 2005.
on-line description     Tutorial Slide Show
Fedra, K. (2005)
Water Resources Simulation and Optimization: a web based approach.
IASTED/SMO 2005, Oranjestad, Aruba, August 2005.
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Fedra, K. and Harmancioglu, N. (2005)
A web-based water resource simulation and optimization system
In: Savic, D., Walters, G., King, R., and Khu, A-T. [eds], Proceeding of CCWI 2005, Water management for the 21st Century. Volume II, 167-172, Center of Water Systems, University of Exeter.
on-line abstract
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Friedler, E. and Becker, N. (2007)
Combination of catchment basin modelling and economic analysis to determine optimal rehabilitation strategies for multiple use trans-boundary streams.   International Scientific Symposium: Balancing Water Scarcity and Growing Demands in Agriculture. Organised by MARD (Multinational Agricultural Research and Development). Dead Sea, Jordan, June 2007.
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Gasparino U., Del Corpo, B. (2007)
Perceived Diversity of Water Management in Mediterranean Watersheds: A case study.
Presented at WATMED III, 1-3 November 2006, Tripoli, Lebanon.
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Gasparino U., Del Corpo B., Pinelli D. (2006)
Perceived Diversity of Complex Environmental Systems: Multidimensional Measurement and Synthetic Indicators FEEM Working Paper No. 49.2006
Presented at the Marie Curie EURODIV 2006, Milan, Italy, January 2006.
on-line abstract: http://www.feem.it/NR/exeres/597977EE-390A-474D-A5A1-3CBFAE947814.htm?WP_Page=1
on-line paper (PDF): http://www.feem.it/NR/rdonlyres/597977EE-390A-474D-A5A1-3CBFAE947814/1977/4908.pdf
Gemini, G., Parolin, M., Sachero, V. (2006)
Participative Approach in Water Resource Planning within Mediterranean Region.
Proceedings of B+V First International Congress - Water and Green: Resources for the built environment May 25th-26th, Milano Italy.
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Harmancioglu, N. Fedra, K., and Barbaros, F.(2008)
Analysis of Sustainability in Management of Water Scarce Basins:
the case of the Gediz River Basin in Turkey.
Desalination, 226(2008), pp. 175-182.
on-line paper (PDF)
Khawlie, M., and Abdallah, C. (submitted)
Standardizing remote sensing and GIS data for optimizing water resources management.
Submitted to: 15th International Symposium on Remote Sensing and Co-Systems, Damascus, September 18-21, 2006.
on-line abstract (MS Word)
Khoury, R., Doummar,J., Khawlie, M., Doumit, A., Shaban, A., Abdallah, C. (accepted)
Using the Water Resources Model (WRM) for Optimization: The Lebanon Lower Litani River Case Study
Submitted to: WATMED-3, Tripoli, Lebanon, November 2006.
on-line paper (MS Word)
Khoury, R., Khawlie, M., Shaban, A., Abdallah, C. and Kayal, R. (accepted)
Relieving Water Stress: Optimizing Water Resources Management: Lower Litani River, Lebanon.
Submitted to: WATMED-2, Marrakesh, Morocco, November 2005.
on-line abstract (MS Word)
Shatanawi, M., and Naber, S. (submitted)
Watershed Management of Zarqa River Basin in Jordan.
Submitted to: WATMED-2, Marrakesh, Morocco, November 2005.
on-line abstract (MS Word)
Shatanawi, M., Naber, S. (2006)
Status of Gender Involvement in Water and Irrigation Activities in Jordan.
Presented at the kick-off meeting of the GEWAMED project, February 20-23, IAMB, Bari, Italy.
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Spiteri, A, and De Ketelaere, D. (2006)
Engaging Stakeholders and Endusers in EU funded research projects on land and water resources management in the Mediterranean.
Presented at ECOLLAW 2006, 4-7 January 2006, Cairo, Egypt
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