In this volume, scientists present contributions to stochastic and statistical modelling of groundwater and surface water systems. The philosophy of probabilistic modelling in the hydrological sciences is put into proper perspective and the importance of stochastic differential equations in the environmental sciences is explained and illustrated. The new research ideas put forward in groundwater modelling will assist decision makers in tackling challenging problems such as controlling pollution of underground aquifers and obtaining adequate water supplies. Additionally, different types of stochastic models are used in modelling a range of interesting surface water problems. Other topics covered in this volume include stochastic optimization, moment analysis, carbon dioxide modelling and rainfall prediction. Volume 2 should be of interest to researchers, teachers, students and practitioners who wish to be at the leading edge of stochastic and statistical modelling in the environmental sciences.
General Issues, S.J. Burges, P.E. Kloeden, M.A. Tumeo. Groundwater, A.W. Heemink, H.F.P. van den Boogaard, L.R. Bentley, D. Thiery, A.I. Ali, U. Lall, M. de Gee, J. Grasman, O.A. van Herwaarden, C.J. van der Hoek, J.J.A. van Kooten, G. Dagan, H. Yasuda, R. Berndtsson, A. Bahri, H. Persson, A. Gullberg, K. Jinno, T. Nakao, M. Fujita, D.E. Barbe, J.F. Cruise, V.P. Singh, Y. Xiang, N.R. Thomson, J.F. Sykes, Y.M. Gusev. Surface Water, P.A. Zielinski, K. Ponnambalam, P.A. Blokland, A.W. Heemink, R.C. Curi, T.E. Unny, K.W. Hipel, Karmeshu, V.B. Lal, M. Fujita, N. Shinohara, T. Nakao, M. Kudo, D. Fox, Y. Zarmi, A. Zemel. Stochastic Optimization, D.S. Yakowitz, L.F.R. Reis, F.H. Chaudhry. Moment Analysis, K. Ponnambalam, D. Thangaraj, C. Thamayanthi, G.L. Greig. Other Topics, W.F. Curi, K. Ponnambalam, E.A. McBean, T. Takasao, M. Shiiba, E. Nakakita, J.M. Angulo, A.S. Azari, R.H. Shumway, Z.T. Yucel.