Peer-reviewed Journals

Crop growth and soil water fluxes at erosion-affected arable sites: A model inter-comparison based on weighing-lysimeter observations

Four lysimeters with different soil types were used that cover the range of soil variability in an erosion-affected hummocky …

Modelling climate change impacts on maize yields under low nitrogen input conditions in sub‐Saharan Africa

We evaluated the impact of varying [CO2], temperature and rainfall conditions on maize yield, for different nitrogen (N) inputs (0, 80, …

A quantitative analysis for determining socio-economic factors conferring crop drought vulnerability

we linked maize drought vulnerability index to socioeconomic factors conferring droughts at country level and tried to identify which …

Reducing computational costs of automatic calibration of rainfall-runoff models: Meta-models or high-performance computers?

We compared the performance of the two approaches applied to overcome the computational costs of automatic calibration of the HEC-HMS …

Spatial assessment of maize physical drought vulnerability in sub-Saharan Africa: Linking drought exposure with crop failure

Crop yields exhibit known responses to droughts. However, quantifying crop drought vulnerability is often not straightforward, because …

Drought vulnerability assessment of maize in Sub-Saharan Africa: Insights from physical and social perspectives

Drought as a slow-onset phenomenon inflicts important losses to agriculture where the degree of vulnerability depends not only on …

Adaption to climate change: a case study of two agricultural systems from Kenya

This study contributes to a better understanding of climate change adaptation by investigating different farming systems and by …

Assessing the Uncertainty of Multiple Input Datasets in Prediction of Water Resources Components

A large number of local and global databases for soil, land use, crops, and climate are now available from different sources, which …

A toolkit for climate change analysis and pattern recognition for extreme weather conditions e Case study: California-Baja California Peninsula

This paper describes the development of a Climate Change Toolkit (CCT) to perform tasks needed in a climate change study plus …

Multilevel Drought Hazard Assessment under Climate Change Scenarios in Semi-arid Regions - A Case Study of the Karkheh River Basin in Iran

To highlight drought regional differences at multiple levels of hydrological cycle, we utilized historic and future of meteorological, …

Modelling the effect of riparian vegetation restoration on sediment transport in a human-impacted Brazilian catchment

We used the Soil andWater Assessment Tool (SWAT) to simulate river discharge and sediment exports in a typical human impacted Brazilian …

Uncertainty-based auto-calibration for crop yield – the EPIC+ procedure for a case study in Sub-Saharan Africa

Process-based crop models are increasingly used to assess the effects of different agricultural management practices on crop yield. …

Identification of spatiotemporal patterns of biophysical droughts in semi-arid region – a case study of the Karkheh river basin in Iran

In this paper, fuzzy set theory has been used to combine different objective functions and convert the multi-objective model to a …

Automatic Calibration of Conceptual HEC-HMS Using Multi-Objective Fuzzy Optimal Models

In this paper, fuzzy set theory has been used to combine different objective functions and convert the multi-objective model to a …

Automatic Calibration of HEC-HMS Using Single-objective and Multi-objective PSO Algorithms

This study presents single‐objective and multi‐objective particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithms for automatic calibration of …

Uncertainty-based automatic calibration of HEC-HMS model using sequential uncertainty fitting approach

This study presents the application of an uncertainty-based technique for automatic calibration of the well-known HEC-HMS hydrologic …