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Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Water System Operations (Beijing, 2018)

The temporally and spatially uneven distribution of water resources is rather common all over the world. Hydraulic engineering is one of the most important infrastructures to address such problems since it can deal with flood defense, water supply, irrigation, and hydropower etc.

There are a large number of reservoirs all over the world, and China alone has over 98,000 of them. The existence of these reservoirs has greatly changed the natural runoff processes, leading to a lot of difficulties in optimal reservoir operation. In addition, inter-basin water diversion project, although ecologically controversial, is an important measure to alleviate the water crisis. Up to now, more than 350 water diversion projects have been built in at least 40 countries and regions around the world. Many hydro-solar-wind multi-energy systems along the reservoirs and inter-basin water diversion systems are planned and constructed.

It is now clear that, compared with the earlier generation of water projects, new and/or additional sources of water are becoming scarce, more expensive to develop, require more expertise and technological know-how for planning, design, implementation and operation, and often could result in more social and environmental disruptions. Not surprisingly, there is an increasing realization that scientific understanding of water systems operations is essential and necessary for efficiently and effectively manage the existing water projects, which help for future human welfare.

The goal of this symposium is to bring together researchers of academia and practitioners to share latest scientific advancements, emerging technologies, and directions in issues relevant to water system operations. This conference will provide opportunities to present novel research results and networking for future activities.

This event coincides with many other events in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the host institute, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR). In this respect, we are liaising with many other international association such as ICOLD, ICID-CIID, others. Participants of this symposium will enjoy discounted or free access to the 60th anniversary technical events.

For more details, please visit the website of this symposium.

ID Title Authors Year
20270 The Trend and Influencing Factors of Potential Evapotranspiration in the Yellow River
Yanyu Dai; Fan Lu; Kui Zhu; Xinyi Song; Yiran Xu
20271 Review on Riverbank Soil Collapse
Linjuan Xu; Yuanjian Wang; Wanjie Zhao; Enhui Jiang
20272 Emergy Analysis of Ecological Water Resources in Tarim River Tail Region
Xiangping Zhang; Yuanjian Wang; Enhui Jiang; Junhua Li
20273 Review and Prospect About Water Resources Operation Research
Yu Wang; Bojun Liu; Shaoming Peng; Siyu Cai; Dawei Zhang
20274 Regional Flood Risk Management Modeling and Application
Bojun Liu; Jinliang Zhang; Libin Yang; Siyu Cai; Dawei Zhang; Fusheng Li
20275 Short-Term Runoff Forecasting Based on Hydrological Factors at Nanchang Section of Ganjiang River, China
Bojun Liu; Xiaohui Lei; Siyu Cai; Shaoming Peng; Dawei Zhang
20276 Research on Short-Term Multi-Objective Optimization Scheduling Oriented Peak Regulation of Power Network
Mo Li; Yongqiang Wang; Xinwen Gao; Shen Qin
20277 Quantifying the Impact of Release Operations and Weather Conditions on the Flow and Temperature Dynamics in the Cascade-Reservoir System
Gang Chen; Yue Zhai; Hui Fan; Xing Fang; Chuanhai Wang
20278 Radar Based Rainfall Nowcasting and Its Characteristic Prediction Based on Spatially Correlated Random Field, Normalized Duration Line and Kalman Filter Algorithm
Ting He; Chao Zhang; Yi Zhang
20279 Water Demand Forecast Model of Least Squares Support Vector Machine Based on Particle Swarm Optimization
Kun Yan; Min-Zhi Yang

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