Recent Publications

Listed below are recent publications by IWF researchers, students and affiliates.

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Colloff, M. J., Grafton, R. Q., & Williams, J. (2021). Scientific integrity, public policy and water governance in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. Australasian Journal of Water Resources, 1-20.

Derepasko, D., Guillaume, J. H., Horne, A. C., & Volk, M. (2021). Considering scale within optimization procedures for water management decisions: balancing environmental flows and human needs. Environmental Modelling & Software, 104991.

Iwanaga, T., Sun, X., Wang, Q., Guillaume, J. H., Croke, B. F., Rahman, J., & Jakeman, A. J. (2021). Property-based Sensitivity Analysis: An approach to identify model implementation and integration errors. Environmental Modelling & Software, 139, 105013.

Louder E., Wyborn C., Cvitanovic C. & Bednarek A. T. (2021) A synthesis of the frameworks available to guide evaluations of research impact at the interface of environmental science, policy and practice. Environmental Science and Policy 116: 258–265 URL

Razavi, S., Jakeman, A., Saltelli, A., Prieur, C., Iooss, B., Borgonovo, E., ... & Maier, H. R. (2021). The Future of Sensitivity Analysis: An essential discipline for systems modeling and policy support. Environmental Modelling & Software, 137, 104954.

Wyborn, C., Louder, E., Harfoot, M., & Hill, S. (2021). Engaging with the science and politics of biodiversity futures: a literature review. Environmental Conservation, 1–8.

Zare, F., Guillaume, J. H., ElSawah, S., Croke, B., Fu, B., Iwanaga, T., ... & Jakeman, A. J. (2021). A formative and self-reflective approach to monitoring and evaluation of interdisciplinary team research: An integrated water resource modelling application in Australia. Journal of Hydrology, 596, 126070.


Abebe, F., Zuo, A., Ann Wheeler, S., Bjornlund, H., van Rooyen, A., Pittock, J., ... & Chilundo, M. (2020). Irrigators’ willingness to pay for the adoption of soil moisture monitoring tools in South-Eastern Africa. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 1-22.

Bjornlund, H., van Rooyen, A., Pittock, J., Parry, K., Moyo, M., Mdemu, M., & de Sousa, W. (2020). Institutional innovation and smart water management technologies in small-scale irrigation schemes in southern Africa. Water International, 1-30.

Bouckaert, F. W., Vasconcelos, V. V., Wei, Y., Empinotti, V. L., Daniell, K. A., & Pittock, J. (2020). A diagnostic framework to assess the governance of the São Francisco River Basin Committee, Brazil. World Water Policy, 6(1), 8-37.

Chen, Y., Colloff, M. J., Lukasiewicz, A., & Pittock, J. (2020). A trickle, not a flood: environmental watering in the Murray–Darling Basin, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Clifford, K. R., Yung, L., Travis, W. R., Rondeau, R., Neely, B., Rangwala, I., ... & Wyborn, C. (2020). Navigating Climate Adaptation on Public Lands: How Views on Ecosystem Change and Scale Interact with Management Approaches. Environmental management, 66(4), 614-628.

Douglas-Smith, D., Iwanaga, T., Croke, B. F., & Jakeman, A. J. (2020). Certain trends in uncertainty and sensitivity analysis: An overview of software tools and techniques. Environmental Modelling & Software, 124, 104588.

Dumaresq, D., van Nguyen, K., Pittock, J., Oo, M., Sok, K., van Hieu, T., & Blessington, L. (2020). The paradoxical values of traditional deep water floating rice systems. Global Food Security, 26, 100391.

Elsawah, S., Filatova, T., Jakeman, A. J., Kettner, A. J., Zellner, M. L., Athanasiadis, I. N., ... & Janssen, M. A. (2020). Eight grand challenges in socio-environmental systems modeling. Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling, 2, 16226-16226.

Elsawah, S., Hamilton, S., Jakeman, T., Rothman, D., Schweizer, V., Trutnevyte, E., ... & Guivarch, C. (2020). Scenario processes for socio-environmental systems analysis of futures: A review of recent efforts and a salient research agenda for supporting decision making. Science of the Total Environment, 138393.

Fu, B., Guillaume, J. H., Jakeman, A. J., & Asher, M. J. (2020). A bricolage-style exploratory scenario analysis to manage uncertainty in socio-environmental systems modeling: investigating integrated water management options. Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling, 2, 16227-16227.

Fu, B., Horsburgh, J. S., Jakeman, A. J., Gualtieri, C., Arnold, T., Marshall, L., ... & Rashleigh, B. (2020). Modeling water quality in watersheds: From here to the next generation. Water Resources Research, 56(11), e2020WR027721.

Gallagher, L., Kopainsky, B., Bassi, A. M., Betancourt, A., Buth, C., Chan, P., ... & Bréthaut, C. (2020). Supporting stakeholders to anticipate and respond to risks in a Mekong River water-energy-food nexus. Ecology and Society, 25(4), 29.

Hamilton, S. H., Merritt, W. S., Das, M., Rahman, M. W., Bhuiya, S. S., Carter, L., ... & Syme, G. J. (2020). Integrated Assessment—How Does It Help Unpack Water Access by Marginalized Farmers?. Water, 12(12), 3444.

Iwanaga, T., Partington, D., Ticehurst, J., Croke, B. F., & Jakeman, A. J. (2020). A socio-environmental model for exploring sustainable water management futures: Participatory and collaborative modelling in the Lower Campaspe catchment. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 28, 100669.

Iwanaga, T., Wang, H.-H., Hamilton, S.H., Grimm, V., Koralewski, T.E., Salado, A., Elsawah, S., Razavi, S., Yang, J., Glynn, P., Badham, J., Voinov, A., Chen, M., Grant, W.E., Peterson, T.R., Frank, K., Shenk, G., Barton, C.M., Jakeman, A.J., Little, J.C., 2020. Socio-technical scales in socio-environmental modeling: managing a system-of-systems modeling approach. Environmental Modelling & Software 104885.

Kahan, G., Colloff, M., & Pittock, J. (2020). Using an ecosystem services approach to re-frame the management of flow constraints in a major regulated river basin. Australasian Journal of Water Resources, 1-12.

Koo, H., Iwanaga, T., Croke, B. F., Jakeman, A. J., Yang, J., Wang, H. H., ... & Chen, M. (2020). Position paper: Sensitivity analysis of spatially distributed environmental models-a pragmatic framework for the exploration of uncertainty sources. Environmental modelling & software, 104857.

Lal, A., Lucas, R. M., & Slatyer, A. (2020). Water access as a required public health intervention to fight COVID-19 in the Pacific Islands. The Lancet Regional Health-Western Pacific, 1.

Louder, E., & Wyborn, C. (2020). Biodiversity narratives: stories of the evolving conservation landscape. Environmental Conservation, 47(4), 251-259.

Montana, J., Elliott, L., Ryan, M., & Wyborn, C. (2020). The need for improved reflexivity in conservation science. Environmental Conservation, 1-3.

Packett, E., Grigg, N., Wu, J., Cuddy, S., Wallbrink, P., & Jakeman, A. (2020). Mainstreaming gender into water management modelling processes. Environmental Modelling & Software, 104683.

Pittock, J., Bjornlund, H., & van Rooyen, A. (2020). Transforming failing smallholder irrigation schemes in Africa: a theory of change. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 1-19.

Walsh, P., Jakeman, A., & Thompson, C. (2020). The effects of selective timber harvesting in buffer strips along headwater channels using best management practices on runoff, turbidity and suspended sediment yield in an intensively cut eucalypt forest in southeastern Australia. Forest Ecology and Management, 458, 117812.

Xu, H., & Pittock, J. (2020). Policy changes in dam construction and biodiversity conservation in the Yangtze River Basin, China. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Zare, F., Guillaume, J. H., Jakeman, A. J., & Torabi, O. (2020). Reflective communication to improve problem-solving pathways: Key issues illustrated for an integrated environmental modelling case study. Environmental Modelling & Software, 126, 104645.

Zhu, R., Croke, B. F., & Jakeman, A. J. (2020). Diffuse groundwater recharge estimation confronting hydrological modelling uncertainty. Journal of Hydrology, 584, 124642.

Zhu, R., Zheng, H., Croke, B. F., & Jakeman, A. J. (2020). Quantifying climate contributions to changes in groundwater discharge for headwater catchments in a major Australian basin. Science of The Total Environment, 138910.