Annual Meeting 2017

The FloodNet Annual General Meeting is an opportunity to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and water resource managers from all levels of government and the private sector to discuss the current progress of the NSERC Canadian FloodNet research program. Click on the links below to access the Scientific Program and Registration. 

The 2017Annual Meeting was held on June 27-28 2017 at McGill Universities New Residence Hall in Montreal, Québec. The program abstract and presentations can be found below.

 

 

FloodNet Annual General Meeting 2017 Scientific Program

FloodNet Annual General Meeting 2017 Book of Abstracts

Note: Some presentations were made at the AGM but are not posted here because they are initial results or under consideration for publication.

 

 


Theme 1 - Flood Regimes in Canada: Learning from the Past and Preparing for the Future

Project 1.1 - Update of Current Flood and Storm Quantiles

Donald H. Burn

 

 

Project 1.1 - Investigating Techniques for Flood Quantile Estimation in Canada

Shabnam Mostofi & Donald H. Burn

 

 

Project 1.1 - Improved Homogenous Group Formation for Regional IDF Estimation

Zhe (Emma) Yang & Donald H. Burn

 

 

Project 1.2 - Spatial and Temporal Variation of Extreme Events: Research Update

Fahim Ashkar

 

Project 1.2 - Changes in Flood Regimes as Inferred from Long Record Gauging Stations

Donald H. Burn and Paul Whitfield

 

 

Project 1.2 - Discrimination Between Statistical Distributions for Hydro-Meteorological Frequency Modeling

Ismaila Ba & Fahim Ashkar

 

Project 1.2 - Model Selection Methods for Hydrological Frequency Analysis

Ismaila Ba & Fahim Ashkar

 

Project 1.2 - Extracting Peaks Over Threshold (POT) Data from Daily Discharge Records and Presenting them in an Informative Manner

Babacar Dieng & Fahim Ashkar

 

Project 1.2 - Intervalles de Confiance du Quantile D'Order P D'une LOI GPD

Mounada Gbadamassi & Fahim Ashkar

 

Project 1.2 - Seasonal Frequency Analysis of Floods in Canada

Bakary Simpara & Fahim Ashkar

 

 

Project 1.3 - Analysis and Applicability of Future Extreme Events in Regional and Local Context

Hussein Wazneh, Altaf Arain & Paulin Coulibaly

 

 

 

Project 1.3 - Future Evolution of Hydrological Processes in Southern Ontario: Example of the BIg Creek Watershed

Olivier Champagne, Altaf Arain & Paulin Coulibaly

 

Project 1.3 - Assessing Nonstationarity in Rainfall Extremes and Changes in Future Design Rainfall in NA-CORDEX Regional Climate Models Across Southern Ontario

Poulomi Ganguli & Paulin Coulibaly

 

Project 1.4 - Development of New Methods for Updating IDF Curves in Canada

Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen & Research Team

 

Project 1.4 - SMEx Rain: Statistical Modeling of Extreme Rainfall Processes in the Context of Climate Change

Truong-Huy Nguyen & Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen

 

 

Project 1.4 - Stochastic Modeling of Daily Rainfall Process in a Non-Stationary Context

Sarah El Outayek & Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen

 

Project 1.5 - Spatial Changes to Flood Prone Areas in Urban Environments

Andrew Binns, Yiping Guo, Slobodan Simonovic, Zihao Zhang & Tommy Kokas

 

 

Project 1.6 - Development of New Flood Estimation Manual for Canada

Donald H. Burn

 

 

Project 1.6 - Development of New Flood Estimation Manual for Canada

Martin Durocher & Donald H. Burn

 

 

Project 1.6 - Best-fit Statistical Distribution and Regionalization Techniques for Flood Frequency Analsyis in Canada

Ziyang Zhang, Donald H. Burn, Tricia A. Stadnyk & Peter F. Rasmussen

 

 

Theme 2 - Quantifying and Reducing the Predictive Uncertainty of Floods

Project 2.1 - Comparison of Ensemble Forecast Methods for Operational Streamflow Forecasting Based on a Single Model

Bryan Tolson

 

 

Project 2.1 - Canadian Surface Prediction Archive  (CaSPAr)

Juliane Mai, Kurt C. Kornelsen, Bryan Tolson, Paulin Coulibaly, François Anctil, Vincent Fortin, Michael Leahy & Brent Hall

 

 

Project 2.2 & 2.4 - Update on Projects 2.2 and 2.4

François Anctil

 

Project 2.2 - Hydrological Post-Processing of Streamflow Forecasts Issued from Multi-Model Ensemble Predictions Systems

Jing Xu & François Anctil

 

Project 2.2 - A Multimodel Data Assimilation Framework for Hydrology

Antoine Thiboult & François Anctil

 

 

Project 2.4 - Water Level Forecasting and Flood Warning: Hydraulic Model of Cahudiere River: Calibration/Validation and Parametric Uncertainty Analysis

Mohamed Amine Bessar, François Anctil & P. Matte

 

Project 2.5 - Optimal multi-reservoir Operation Based on a Combination of Short-Term and Mid-Term Forecasts

Amaury Tilmant, Hajar Ashouri, François Anctil & Bryan Tolson

 

 

 

Theme 3 - Development of the Canadian Adaptive Flood Forecasting and Early Warning System (CAFFEWS)

Project 3.1 - Evaluation of Flood Forecasting and Warning Systems Across Canada

Trish Stadnyk & Paulin Coulibaly

 

 

Project 3.1 - Uncertainty in Streamflow Simulation: Hydrological Analysis of the Upper Assiniboine River Basin

Ammer Muhammad, Paulin Coulibaly & Trish Stadnyk

 

Project 3.2 - Real-time Spatial Information Evaluation and Processing

Aaron Berg, Tracy Rowlandson, Elene Ueckermann, Elizabeth Wrona, William Woodley, Manoj Nambiar, Matthew Williamson, Erica Tetlock

 

Project 3.2 - Characterizing Runoff Ratios over Canadian Watersheds using Satellite Derived Soil Moisture

Elene Ueckermann, Aaron Berg & Catherine Champagne

 

Project 3.2 - Trends and Variability of Snow Water Equivalent in the Northern Hemisphere

Hester Scheepers & Thian Yew Gan

 

 

Project 3.3 - Enhanced Information Communication Systems - Project Update

Wei Song & Weihua Zhuang

 

 

Project 3.3 - Token-Based Adaptive MAC for Two-Hop Device-to-Device Communications

Weihua Zhuang & Qiang Ye

 

 

Project 3.3 - Collaborative Message Distribution via Device-to-Device Communications

Jianguo Xie, Wei Song & Xi Tao

 

 

Project 3.3 - Device-to-Device (D2D) Data Dissemination with Power Budget Constraints

Yiming Zhao & Wei Song

 

 

Project 3.4 - Canadian Adaptive Flood Forecasting and Early Warning System (CAFFEWS) - Project Update

Paulin Coulibaly

 

Project 3.4 - Uncertainty Estimation through Bayesian Forecasting System (BFS)

Shasha Han, Daniela Biondi & Paulin Coulibaly

 

 

 

Project 3.4 - Sensitivity and Parameter Variability of SWMM5 Model in Semi-Urban Distributed Watershed

Frezer S. Awol & Paulin Coulibaly

 

 

Project 3.4 - Geo-statistical Approach to Compare Radar Estimated Precipitation Data and Conventional Surface Rain Gauge Measurements - A Case Study for Humber Watershed

Dayal Wijayarathne & Paulin Coulibaly

 

Project 3.4 - Evaluation of SNODAS Snow Depth and Snow Water Equivalent Estimates for Eastern Canadian Watersheds: Ontario

Zahra Zahmatkesh, James Leach, Paulin Coulibaly & Trish Stadnyk

 

 

Project 3.4 - Evaluation of Snowmelt Estimation Techniques for Enhanced Peak Flod Prediction using Mac-HBV

Jetal Agnihotri, Tara Razavi, Paulin Coulibaly & Dominique Tapsoba

 

 

Project 3.4 - Assessing Reliability of 6-hourly and Disaggregated 1-hourly Canadian Precipitation Analysis (CaPA) Data

Pedram Darbandari, Tara Razavi & Paulin Coulibaly

 

Project 3.4 - Multi-objective Optimization of Don River PCSWMM/SWMM5 Model

Tara Razavi & Paulin Coulibaly

 

 

 

Project 3.4 - Interdependence of Hydrological Model Parameters and Precipitation

Kurt C. Kornelsen & Paulin Coulibaly

 

 

Project 3.4 - Data Assimilation of Soil Moisture and Snow Water Equivalent into Hydrologic Model of an Urban Basin

James Leach, Kurt C. Kornelsen & Paulin Coulibaly

 

 

Theme 4 - Risk Analysis of Physical, Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Floods

Project 4.1 - Role of Floods on Aquatic Ecosystem Condition

Marguerite Xenopoulos, Elena Bennett, Sarah D'Amario, Ceara Talbot, Christina Fasching, Jim Rusak, Henry Wilson, Nicole Armstrong, Aisha Chaindet, Michael Paterson & Robert Metcalfe

 

 

Project 4.1 - Changes in the Export of Nutrients and Carbon During Extreme Climate Events Across Landscapes

Marguerite A. Xenopoulos & Sarah C. D'Amario

 

Project 4.1 - Nutrient Budgets Calculated in Floodwaters using a Whole-Ecosystem Experimental Manipulation

Ceara J. Talbot, Michael J. Paterson & Marguerite Xenopoulos

 

 

Project 4.1 - Hydrology and Land Use Control DOM and Nutrient Patterns in Stream

Christina Fasching, Henry F. Wilson, Sarah D'Amario & Marguerite Xenopoulos

 

Project 4.3 - Modeling Based Integrated Assessment of Flood Impacts

Kamrul Hossain & Amin Elshorbagy

 

 

Project 4.3 - Impacts of Land Use and Climate Change on the Drainage of the Davis Creek Subwatershed

Jun Wang & Yiping Guo

 

 

Project 4.5 - Assessing and Planning for the Socioeconomic Impacts of Floods

Niko Yiannakoulias, Amin Elshorbagy, Darren Scott and Marguerite Xenopoulos

 

Project 4.5 - A Method to Assess the Impact of Flooding on Traffic Flows in Hamilton

Nosheen Alamgir & Darren M. Scott