Improving Computational Efficiency in Modeling Complex Environmental Systems (with Uncertainty) II

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Saman Razavi1, Hoshin Vijai Gupta2, George Shu Heng Pau3 and Howard S Wheater1, (1)University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada(2)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States(3)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Saman Razavi, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Co-conveners:  George Shu Heng Pau, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, Howard S Wheater, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada and Ye Zhang, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Saman Razavi, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
Dynamic emulation modelling for the optimal operation of water systems: an overview
Andrea Castelletti1, Stefano Galelli2 and Matteo Giuliani1, (1)Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, (2)Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore, Singapore
8:15 AM
Simplifying and upscaling water resources systems models that combine natural and engineered components
Neil McIntyre and Greg Keir, University of Queensland, Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
8:30 AM
Does optimal complexity that is required to model a basin depend on its hydrologic characteristics?
Mohamadmehdi Moayeri and Saket Pande, Delft University of Technology, Delft, 5612, Netherlands
8:45 AM
Implicit sampling for data assimilation
Xuemin Tu1, Alexandre J Chorin2 and Matthias Morzfeld2, (1)University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, United States, (2)University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
9:00 AM
Reduced-Order Models Based on POD-Tpwl for Compositional Subsurface Flow Simulation
Louis J Durlofsky1, Jincong He2 and Larry Zhaoyang Jin1, (1)Stanford University, Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford, CA, United States, (2)Chevron Energy Technology Company, Houston, TX, United States
9:15 AM
Modeling CO2 Migration at Sleipner Using Models of Varying Complexity
Karl Bandilla, Michael A Celia, Evan Leister and Bo Guo, Princeton University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton, NJ, United States
9:30 AM
Improving Computational Efficiency of Model Predictive Control Genetic Algorithms for Real-Time Decision Support
Barbara S Minsker1, Andrea L Zimmer1, Avi Ostfeld2 and Arthur Schmidt1, (1)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Urbana, IL, United States, (2)Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
9:45 AM
A New Selection Metric for Multi-Objective Hydrologic Model Calibration
Bryan Tolson1, Masoud Asadzadeh2 and Donald H Burn1, (1)University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, (2)Environment Canada Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
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