Water Resources Management and Policy in a Changing World I

Wednesday, 16 December 2015: 13:40-15:40
3002 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Kaveh Madani, Imperial College London, London, SW7, United Kingdom
Conveners:  Greogory W Characklis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States, Patrick M Reed, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States and Casey M Brown, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United States
Chairs:  Joseph R Kasprzyk, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States and Patrick M Reed, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Kaveh Madani, Imperial College London, London, SW7, United Kingdom
Vulnerability and risk assessment for the management of changing water resources (Invited) (59987)
Howard S. Wheater, University of Saskatchewan, Global Institute for Water Security, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Climate and Humans as Amplifiers of Hydro-Ecologic Change: Science and Policy Implications for Intensively Managed Landscapes (Invited) (61590)
Efi Foufoula-Georgiou1,2, Jonathan A Czuba1,2, Patrick Belmont3, Peter R Wilcock3, Karen B Gran4 and Praveen Kumar5, (1)University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering, Minneapolis, MN, United States, (2)St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Minneapolis, MN, United States, (3)Utah State University, Department of Watershed Sciences, Logan, UT, United States, (4)Univ Minnesota, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Duluth, MN, United States, (5)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States
A New Global Metric of Water Scarcity Accounting for the Role of Storage (Invited) (61314)
Jim W Hall1, Franziska Gaupp1 and Simon J Dadson2, (1)University of Oxford, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford, United Kingdom, (2)University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Crop Insurance Increases Water Withdrawals for Irrigation in Agriculture (63513)

Megan Konar1, Tatyana Deryugina2 and Xiaowen Lin1, (1)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Urbana, IL, United States, (2)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Department of Finance, Urbana, IL, United States
Scientific Insights for Managing Droughts in California (84911)
Josue Medellin-Azuara1, Jay R Lund1, Richard E Howitt1 and Duncan MacEwan2, (1)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (2)ERA Economics, Davis, CA, United States
A Screening-Level Approach for Comparing Risks Affecting Aquatic Ecosystem Services over Socio-Environmental Gradients (59349)
Thomas C Harmon1, Daniel Conde2, Sandra R Villamizar1, Brian Reid3, Jaime Escobar4, James Rusak5, Natalia Hoyos4, Facundo Scordo6, Gerardo M Perillo6,7, M. Cintia Piccolo6,7, Mariana Zilio8, Maria Velez9 and The SAFER Project Team, (1)University of California Merced, School of Engineering, Merced, CA, United States, (2)Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay, (3)Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosystemas de la Patagonia, Universidad Austral de Chile, Coyhaique, Chile, (4)Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, (5)Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Dorset Environmental Science Centre, Dorset, ON, Canada, (6)Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca, Argentina, (7)Instituto Argentino de Oceanografía, Bahía Blanca, Argentina, (8)Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales del Sur UNS-CONICET, Bahía Blanca, Argentina, (9)University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada
Windows of Opportunity for Groundwater Management (66134)
Timothy Foster1, Nicholas Brozovic1 and Adrian P Butler2, (1)Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, United States, (2)Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Modeling and managing urban water demand through smart meters: Benefits and challenges from current research and emerging trends (72726)
Andrea Cominola1, Matteo Giuliani1, Andrea Castelletti1, Dario Piga2 and Andrea Emilio Rizzoli3, (1)Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, (2)IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Lucca, Italy, (3)The Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence Research, Lugano, Switzerland
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