Papers Listed by Session
 Managing climate variability and climate change: where to next for modelling?
Convener: Mark Howden T.I. Harrold and R.N. Jones
Generation of localscale rainfall scenarios using changes in GCM rainfall: a refinement of the perturbation method  S.M. Howden, H. Meinke, B. Power and G.M. McKeon
Risk management of wheat in a nonstationary climate: frost in Central Queensland  N.R. Viney, B.C. Bates, S.P. Charles, I.T. Webster, M. Bormans and S.K. Aryal
Impacts of climate variability on riverine algal blooms  A. Cole, A. Parshotam, H. Roth, R. Webby and N. Botha
Modelling human adaptation to climate variability with the aid of an influence matrix  S.M. Howden, P.J. Reyenga and H. Meinke
Managing the quality of wheat grain under global change  A. Hood, B. Cechet, H. Hossain and K. Sheffield
Options for Victorian agriculture in a “new” climate: pilot study linking climate change and land suitability modelling  I. Moffatt and A. Parnell
Global climate change and regional simulation modelling: preliminary results from Scotland, 19702100  AB. Baums, T. Grünwald and C. Bernhofer
Modelling net ecosystem carbon exchange (NEE) of a forest ecosystem in Middle Europe  S.M. Saunders and Y. Ma
Development and preliminary results of an explicit West Australian tropospheric photochemical model  P. Kathirgamanathan, R. McKibbin and R.I. McLachlan
Inverse modelling for identifying the origin and release rate of atmospheric pollution – an optimisation approach  M. Azzi and H. Duc
Trend analysis of ozone and nitrogen oxides in Sydney using a long range dependence time series model  H. Duc, M. Azzi and S. Quigley
Extent of photochemical smog reaction in the Sydney metropolitan areas
 T.I. Harrold and R.N. Jones
 Understanding hydroclimate variability: modelling, forecasting and simulation for decision making
Convener: Ashish Sharma T.I. Harrold, A. Sharma and S. Sheather
Generation of synthetic daily rainfall for 13 locations in Australia using a nonparametric approach  R. Srikanthan, A. Sharma and T. A. McMahon
Stochastic generation of monthly rainfall data using a nonparametric approach  R. Mehrotra, A. Sharma and I. Cordery
Stochastic downscaling of rainfall for use in hydrologic studies  F.H.S. Chiew and M.J. Leahy
Interdecadal pacific oscillation modulation of the impact of El Nino/Southern Oscillation on Australian rainfall and streamflow  R. Srikanthan, T.I. Harrold, A. Sharma and T. A. McMahon
Comparison of two approaches for generation of daily rainfall data  J.E. Ruiz, A. Sharma and I. Cordery
Upper ocean temperatures as predictors of Australian rainfall  A. Sharma and U. Lall
Using model averaged probabilistic forecasts for water resources management  D.T. Owens, N.M. Clarkson and J.F. Clewett
Persistence of Australian streamflow and its application to seasonal forecasts
 T.I. Harrold, A. Sharma and S. Sheather
 Modelling water in the climate system
Convener: Jason Evans J.J. Sharples and M.F. Hutchinson
On the horizontal scale of topographic dependence of monthly Australian precipitation  S. Chumchean, A. Seed and A. Sharma
Effect of storm types on radar rainfall estimates  J. Evans, R. Smith and R. Oglesby
Precipitation processes in the Middle East  T.G. Chapman
Estimation of evaporation in rainfallrunoff models  F.H.S. Chiew, T.I. Harrold, L. Siriwardena, R.N. Jones and R. Srikanthan
Simulation of climate change impact on runoff using rainfall scenarios that consider daily
patterns of change from GCMs  H. Richter, A. Western and F. Chiew
Comparisons of soil moisture simulations from the VB95 land surface model against observations  V.K. Arora and G.J. Boer
An analysis of simulated runoff and surface moisture fluxes in the CCCMA coupled
atmosphere land surface hydrological model
 J.J. Sharples and M.F. Hutchinson

Groundwater modelling
Convener: Vince Bidwell A.D. Barr, C. Xu and R.P. Silberstein
Construction of a vertical flux model manager for the Swan Coastal Plain  C. Xu, R. Silberstein and A. Barr
Estimates of groundwater recharge beneath Banksia woodland on the Swan Coastal Plain using a vertical flux model (waves): sensitivity analysis  D. Rassam and M. Littleboy
Identifying the lateral component of drainage flux in hill slopes  M. Littleboy, N. Herron and P. Barnett
Applying unsaturated zone modelling to develop recharge maps for the MurrayDarling Basin in New South Wales, Australia  J. Pollacco, and P.F. Quinn
Constructing and optimising a parsimonious groundwater recharge model using neutron probe data  TS. Tsay, SH. Ju and CC. Huang
Analysis of drip irrigation uniformity by numerical simulation  K.L. Bristow, P.B. Charlesworth, K. Narayan, L.K. Stewart, F.J. Cook and J.W. Hopmans
A framework for improving water management in the Lower Burdekin  F.J. Cook, P. Fitch, P. Thorburn, P.B. Charlesworth and K.L. Bristow
Modelling trickle irrigation: comparison of analytical and numerical models for estimation of wetting front position with time  L. Stewart, P.B. Charlesworth and K.L. Bristow
Estimating nitrate leaching under a sugarcane crop using APSIMSWIM  K.A. Narayan, C. Schleeberger, P.B. Charlesworth and K.L. Bristow
Effects of groundwater pumping on saltwater intrusion in the Lower Burdekin Delta, North Queensland  C.C. Daamen and G.P. Hoxley
Linking soil water and groundwater models to investigate salinity management options  K. David and S. Khan
Experimental and numerical studies to quantify groundwater salinity distribution within the saturated zone under highly saline irrigation systems  Y.F. Luo, S. Khan, Y.L. Cui, R. Beddek and Y. Baozhong
Understanding transient losses from irrigation supply systems in the Yellow River Basin using a surfacegroundwater interaction model  V.J. Bidwell
Realistic forecasting of groundwater level, based on the eigenstructure of aquifer dynamics  T.G. Chapman
Steady rechargeinduced groundwater flow over a plane bed: nonlinear and linear solutions  D.S. Jeng, B.R. Seymour, H.T. Teo, D.A. Barry and L. Li
New approximation for tideinduced water table fluctuations at a sloping beach  H.S. Lee, C.J. Matthews, R.D. Braddock, G.C. Sander and F. Gandola
A MATLAB method of lines template for evolution equations  W.S. Verwoerd and G.D. Kulasiri
Solute dispersion by 1D stepped velocity fluctuations  W.S. Verwoerd
Scaledependent dispersivity: a velocity fluctuation model
 A.D. Barr, C. Xu and R.P. Silberstein
 Stream pollutant modelling
Convener: Lachlan Newham M. Matthies, J. Berlekamp, S. Lautenbach, N. Graf and S. Reimer
Decision support system for the Elbe River water quality management  M.J.M. De Souza, R.E. White and B. Malcolm.
Modelling Chlorophyll a and Phosphorus movement to avoid eutrophication in an agricultural catchment 
C. Dougall, K. Rohde, C. Carroll, G. Millar and S. Stevens
An assessment of land management practices that benchmark water quality targets set at a neighbourhood catchment scale using the SWAT model  C.J. Smith, J.B. Field, A.J. Jakeman and R.A.Letcher
Targeting gully erosion at a catchment scale  S. Jha, R.B. Grayson and I.D. Rutherfurd
Estimating catchmentscale sediment yield from bank erosion using simple distributed variables: an example from Victoria, Australia  L.T.H. Newham, I.P. Prosser and A.J. Jakeman
Testing output quantities and spatial patterns of a catchmentscale stream pollutant model against collateral studies  B. Sivakumar
Dynamics of sediment transport in the Mississippi River Basin: a temporal scaling analysis  W.E. Bardsley
Application of stochastic methods to creating models of contaminant transport and dispersion in rivers and groundwater  V. Jegatheesan, G. Kastl, I. Fisher, J. Chandy and M. Angles
Water quality modelling for drinking water distribution systems  F.A.M. Verdonck, D.P.L. Rousseau, D. Bixio, C. Thoeye and P.A. Vanrolleghem
Added value of concentrationdurationfrequency curves of wastewater treatment plant effluent and river water quality  G.A. Jenkins
Modelling the hydraulic characteristics of artificial wetlands  L. Lymburner, P.B. Hairsine, A.A. Held and J.P. Walker
Indices for assessing the spatial distribution and functions of riparian buffer zones  A.J. Davidson and I. Salbe
Further development of an instream salt transport model for IQQM  R. Beecham, P. Arranz, J. Boddy, M. Burrell, R. Gilmore, A. Javam, J. Martin, R. O’Neill
and I. Salbe
Implementing daily salinity models in the NSW Murray Darling basin tributaries
 M. Matthies, J. Berlekamp, S. Lautenbach, N. Graf and S. Reimer
 Interactions between fieldbased monitoring and modelling
Conveners: Jeffrey McDonell and Markus Weiler K. Umakhanthan and J.E. Ball
The importance of rainfall models in catchment simulation  J.F. Costelloe, R.B. Grayson, T.A. McMahon and R.M. Argent
Landscape controls on runoff and streamflow in large arid zone catchments  J.P. Walker, N. Ursino, R.B. Grayson and P.R. Houser
Australian root zone soil moisture: assimilation of remote sensing observations  C. Rudiger, R. Davidson, M. Hemakumara, J. Walker, J. Kalma, G. Willgoose and P. Houser
Catchment monitoring for scaling and assimilation of soil moisture and streamflow  J. Ticehurst, B.F.W. Croke, J.M. Spate and A.J. Jakeman
Development of a simple cascading bucket model for hillslope hydrology  M. Weiler, T. Uchida and J. McDonnell
Connectivity due to preferential flow controls water flow and solute transport at the hillslope scale  K.T. Bjornsson, B. Ostendorf and F. Recknagel
Using wetland nutrient modelling to estimate River Murray and floodplain wetland water exchange  C.J. Ocampo, M. Sivapalan, and C.E. Oldham
Perceptual model of coupled hydrological and biogeochemical responses based on reconciliation of multiscale, multicomponent observations  S. Wealands, R. Grayson and J. Walker
Hydrologic model assessment from automated spatial pattern comparison techniques  J.M. Spate, B.F. Croke and A.J. Jakeman
Data mining in hydrology
 K. Umakhanthan and J.E. Ball
 The challenge of linking meso and macroscale basin approaches: concepts, modelling strategies and related global initiatives
Convener: WolfgangAlbert Flügel J.S. Wallace
HELP bridging scales in water science, management and policy  WA. Flügel and F. Rijsberman
The challenge program “Water and Food” for river basin scale water resources assessment  M. Märker, M. Flörke, S. Vassolo and J. Alcamo (Presenter: K. Bongartz)
Preliminary assessment of IPCCSRES scenarios on future water resources using the WaterGAP 2 model  C.J. Vörösmarty, E. M. Douglas, P. A. Green and C. Revenga
A geospatial approach to assessing water stress in Africa  K. Scipal, W. Wagner, A. Ceballos, J. MartínezFernández and C. Scheffler
The potential of scatterometer derived soil moisture for catchment scale modelling  K. Bongartz, W.A. Flügel, P. Krause and U. Taddei
Geoinformatics toolset for integrated river basin management (IRBM) in the Saale River, Thueringia, Germany
 J.S. Wallace
 Terrain analysis and spatial processes
Convener: John Gallant J.C. Aguero, A. Feuer and G. Goodwin
Terrain modelling via triangular regular networks  H. Farabi
A risk based approach using terrain attributes to control water quality impacts caused by forest roads  H. Lu, C.J. Moran and I.P. Prosser
Modelling sediment delivery ratio over Murray Darling Basin  Z. Paydar and J. Gallant
Applying a spatial modelling framework to assess land use effects on catchment hydrology  G. Summerell, J. Vaze, N.K. Tuteja, R. Grayson and T.I. Dowling
Development of an objective terrain analysis based method for delineating the major landforms of catchments  B. Murphy, G. Geeves, M. Miller, G. Summerell, P. Southwell and M. Rankin
The application of pedotransfer functions with existing soil maps to predict soil hydraulic properties for catchmentscale hydrologic and salinity modelling  N.K. Tuteja, J. Vaze, G.T.H. Beale, G. Summerell and M.Miller
Spatial disaggregation of catchment scale fluxes
 J.C. Aguero, A. Feuer and G. Goodwin
 Scaling up and down in natural resource management
Convener: John Gross P. Perez, A. Dray, I. White, C. LePage and T. Falkland
Atollscape: simulating freshwater management in Pacific Atolls. Spatial processes and time dependence issues  J.N. Park, D.H. Cobon and D.G. Phelps
Modelling pasture growth in the Mitchell Grasslands  A.C. Liedloff, J.A. Ludwig and M.B. Coughenour
Simulating overland flow and soil infiltration using an ecological approach  D.D. Kandel, A.W. Western and R.B. Grayson
A scaling approach to capture subtimestep rainfall variability in rainfallrunoff and erosion modelling  N. Gupta, R. Rudra, G. Parkin and H.R. Whiteley
Fractal behavior of soil physical and hydraulic properties
 P. Perez, A. Dray, I. White, C. LePage and T. Falkland
 Adaptive planning and management frameworks for coastal waterways
Convener: Paul Lawrence T.G. Nguyen and J.L. de Kok
Application of sensitivity and uncertainty analyses for the validation of an integrated systems
model for coastal zone management  E.J. McLean, B.L. McPherson and J.B. Hinwood
A decision support tool for prioritising remediation works in a catchment/estuarine bay system  P.A. Lawrence, J.C. Bennett, and D. Barchiesi
An adaptive management framework to support regional resource planning
 T.G. Nguyen and J.L. de Kok
 Landuse change in tropical systems
Convener: Meine van Noordwijk B.J.P. Verbist, A. Widayati and M. Van Noordwijk
The link between land and water prediction of sediment point sources in a previously forested watershed in Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia  T.K. Manik and R.C. Sidle
Rainfall spatial distribution in Sumber Jaya watershed, Lampung, Indonesia  M. Van Noordwijk, A. Farida, D. Suyamto, B. Lusiana and N. Khasanah
Spatial variability of rainfall governs river flow and reduces effects of land use change at landscape scale: GenRiver and SpatRain simulations  G. Parkin, J. Pollacco and S. Birkinshaw
Predicting the impact of afforestation or deforestation on recharge using only time series soil moisture and hydrometeorological data  D. Suprayogo, Widinto, W.G. Cadisch and M. Van Noordwijk
A pedotransfer resource database (PTFRDB) for tropical soils: test with the water balance of WaNuLCAS  A. KinseyHenderson, I. Prosser and D. Post
SubNet – predicting sources of sediment at subcatchment scale using SedNet  J. Vaze, G.T.H. Beale, P. Barnett and N.K. Tuteja
Predicting the spatial and temporal effects of landuse change using the CATSALT modelling framework  R.C. Sidle and A.S. Dhakal
Recent advances in the spatial and temporal modeling of shallow landslides  D. Suyamto, M. Van Noordwijk, D.P. Hadi and B. Lusiana
FALLOW model: assessment tool for landscape level impact of farmer land use choices
 B.J.P. Verbist, A. Widayati and M. Van Noordwijk
 Natural hazard and risk modelling
Convener: Andre Zerger S. Wooldridge and T. Done
The use of bayesian belief networks to aid in the understanding and management of largescale coral bleaching  X.G. Lin
Statistical modelling of severe wind gust  J. Savioli, M. Britton, S. Szylkarski and C. Pederson
Tropical cyclones modelling for natural disaster risk management  A. Zerger and G. MacLaren
Floodbank: an internet based architecture for distributing spatial flood data  C. Fernández, G. Carbonell, J.V.Tarazona
Probabilistic approximation to risk assessment of basins by ecotoxicological evaluation  S. Liu, L. Leslie, M. Speer and R. Bunker
Predicting forest fire danger using improved model derived soil moisture and antecedent precipitation  A. Siqueira, A. Zerger, I. Bishop and S. Jones
The influence of climatic anomalies on hotspots occurence in the Brazilian Amazon region  S. Sangawongse, P. Pinkantayonk and W. Nawapramote
Use of remote sensing, GIS and field survey techniques for forest fire mapping in the Upper Nan Watershed, Northern Thailand
 S. Wooldridge and T. Done
 GIS and environmental modelling
Convener: David Pullar N. Herron and P. Peterson
A simplified GISbased approach to prioritise salinity investment at the propertyscale  M. Matthies and J.Klasmeier
Georeferenced stream pollution modelling and aquatic exposure assessment  M. Puotinen
Modelling tropical cyclone disturbance of the Great Barrier Reef using GIS  A.D. Simms, C.D. Woodroffe and B.G. Jones
Application of RUSLE for erosion management in a coastal catchment, Southern NSW  L. Adair and A. Rahman
Identification of erosion potential in an urban river in North Australia using GIS and hydrodynamic model  W. Cartwright, B. Williams and C. Pettit
Geographical visualization using rich media and enhanced GIS  S.J. Kininmonth, T. Donovan and S. Edgar
Fusing scientific modelling with knowledge management systems  L. Zhang, T. Dowling, M. Hocking, J. Morris, G. Adams, K. Hickel, A. Best and R. Vertessy
Modelling the effects of largescale plantation on streamflow and water allocation: a case study for the GoulburnBroken Catchments  S.W. Laffan, H. Silcock, O. Nielsen and M. Hegland
A new approach to analysing spatial data using sparse grids  K. Krivoruchko and C.A. Gotway
Using spatial statistics in GIS
 N. Herron and P. Peterson
 Beyond metapopulations: macroecological modelling
Convener: Sean Connelly W.J. Chivers, R.D. Herbert and W. Gladstone
Heterogeneous resource partitioning in a generalised individualbased model of multispecies interaction  T. Sakata, K. Tainaka, Y. Ito and J. Yoshimura
Stability of specialists feeding on a generalist  J. Yoshimura, H. Amagai, T. Suzuki, T. Togashi and T. Miyazaki
Population dynamics of some mutualistic relationships  T. Togashi, A. Kaide, T. Miyazaki, T. Suzuki, N. Nakagiri, J. Yoshimura, J.L. Bartelt and P.A. Cox
Simulation of mating behavior of Gametes and the evolution of anisogamy in marine green algae: isogamy, slight anisogamy and marked anisogamy  T. Miyazaki, K. Takeya, T. Togashi, N. Nakagiri, T. Suzuki and J. Yoshimura
Effects of Ammonium concentration and dilution on the competition between the Cyanobacterium Microsystis Novacekii and the green alga Scenedesmus Quadricuada  B.J. Cairns and P.K. Pollett
Evaluating persistence times in populations that are subject to local catastrophes  T. D’heygere, P. Goethals, A. Dedecker and N. De Pauw
Development of a monitoring network to model the habitat suitability of macroinvertebrates in the Zwalm River Basin (Flanders, Belgium)  S. Shanmuganathan, P. Sallis and J. Buckeridge
Ecological modelling with selforganising maps
 W.J. Chivers, R.D. Herbert and W. Gladstone
 Information in ecosystems – theory and models about functional releance
of inter and intraspecific information in ecosystems
Convener: Markus Knoflacher A.L. Mayer, C.W. Pawlowski, H. Cabezas and N.T. Hoagland
Estimating sustainability of a simple human society and its associated ecosystem using resilience and fisher information  O.A. Voie
Information indexing in a Bayesian network for risk assessment of landuse decisions on threatened species  H.M. Knoflacher
Functional roles of information in ecosystems – a theoretical approach
 A.L. Mayer, C.W. Pawlowski, H. Cabezas and N.T. Hoagland
 Natural computing methods for modelling water resources and hydrology
Convener: Holger Maier G.J. Bowden, J.B. Nixon, H.R. Maier, G.C. Dandy and M. Holmes
Forecasting Chlorine residuals in a water distribution system using a general regression neural network  M.S. Gibbs, N. Morgan, H.R. Maier, G.C. Dandy, M. Holmes and J.B. Nixon
Use of artificial neural networks for modelling Chlorine residuals in water distribution systems  A.C. Zecchin, H.R. Maier, A.R.Simpson, A. Roberts, M.J. Berrisford and M. Leonard
Maxmin Ant system applied to water distribution system optimisation  N. Siriwardene and B.J.C. Perera
Selection of genetic algorithm operators for urban drainage model parameter optimisation  H.R. Maier, L. Radbone, T. Finkemeyer, T. Hume, M. Butchart and P. Goonan
Optimising the mutual information of ecological data clusters using genetic algorithms  N. Horrigan and F. Recknagel
Generic artificial neural network framework for habitat assessment and prediction of Australian stream systems  U. Yadav
Runoff generation using soil moisture and neural network models  G.B. Kingston, H.R. Maier and M.F. Lambert
Understanding the mechanisms modelled by artificial neural networks for hydrological prediction  L. Marshall, A. Sharma and D. Nott
Efficient Bayesian model selection in hydrological modelling  G.B. Kingston, M.F. Lambert and H.R. Maier
Development of stochastic artificial neural networks for hydrological prediction  C. Rajanayaka, D. Kulasiri and S. Samarasinghe
A comparative study of parameter estimation in hydrology modelling: artificial neural networks and curve fitting approaches
 G.J. Bowden, J.B. Nixon, H.R. Maier, G.C. Dandy and M. Holmes
 Surface water modelling
Convener: Neil Viney M.C. Peel, F.G.R. Watson and R.A. Vertessy
Modelling impacts of land use change on low flows in the North Esk River using the Macaque Model  H. Koivusalo, T. Kokkonen, A. Laurén, M. Ahtiainen, T. Karvonen, H. Mannerkoski, S. Penttinen,
P. Seuna, M. Starr, P. Vakkilainen and L. Finér
Parameterization and application of a hillslope model to assess hydrological impacts of forest harvesting  A. Best, L. Zhang, T. McMahon and A. Western
Development of a model for predicting the changes in flow duration curves due to altered land use conditions  A. Longobardi, P. Villani, R.B. Grayson and A.W. Western
On the relationship between runoff coefficient and catchment initial conditions  B.M. Watson, S. Selvalingam and M. Ghafouri
Evaluation of SWAT for modelling the water balance of the Woady Yaloak River Catchment, Victoria  P.W. Carlile, B.F.W. Croke and A.J. Jakeman
Identifying evapotranspiration relationships for input into rainfallrunoff models using the SWIM model  J. Charalambous, A. Rahman and D. Carroll
Application of Monte Carlo simulation technique with URBS model for design flood estimation of large catchments  O.P. Droop and W.C. Boughton
Integration of WBNM into a continuous simulation system for design flood estimation  B.G. Anderson, I. Rutherfurd and A. Western
An analysis of the influence of riparian vegetation on the propagation of flood waves  T. Shoji and Y. Fukui
Estimating freshwater fish habitat using the Phabsim system  M.J. McMaster, D.G. Provis, R.B. Grayson and W.A. Bishop
Calibration and testing of a hydrodynamic model of the Gippsland Lakes  R. Silberstein
Why collect data when we can model it?  C. Zammit, M. Sivapalan, N.R. Viney and M. Bari
Improvement of physical basis of conceptual model, LASCAM, with explicit inclusion of withincatchment heterogeneity of landscape attributes  B. Sivakumar
Evidence of lowdimensional determinism in river flow dynamics: examples from predictions  J.G. Chanat and J.P. Norton
Interpreting hydrologic response using transfer function models with timevarying parameters: an example from the Virginia Blue Ridge  J.P. Norton and J.G. Chanat
Assessing rainfallrunoff records for time invariance using transfer function models with
timevarying parameters
 M.C. Peel, F.G.R. Watson and R.A. Vertessy
 Regionalscale enironmentaleconomic systems
Convener: Romy Greiner A. Sadoddin, R.A. Letcher and A.J. Jakeman
A Bayesian decision network approach for salinity management in the Little River Catchment, NSW  T. Graham, B. White and D.J. Pannell
Preliminary research from a spatial and dynamic hydrology/economic model for dryland salinity  B. Yu, J. Tisdell, G. Podger, and I. Salbe
A hydrologic and economic model for water trading and reallocation using linear programming techniques  P.L.M. Goethals, J.J. Bouma, D. François, T. D’heygere, A. Dedecker, V. Adriaenssens and N. De Pauw
Coupling ecosystem valuation methods to the waeco decision support system in the Zwalm Catchment (Belgium)  R. Monypenny
Regional scale development issues  S. Kwonpongsagoon, T.D. Waite and S.J. Moore
Use of information from substance flux analysis for human health risk assessment at regional scales: Cadmium as a case study in Australia  N. Tangsubkul, S. Moore and T.D. Waite
Toxic substance accumulation prediction: a useful addition to conventional life cycle assessment
when comparing water recycling technology  A. Herr, N. Stoeckl and R. Greiner
Modelling the adoption of environmental management practices by farmers  J. Gross, R. McAllister, N. Abel, D.M. StaffordSmith, and Y. Maru
Australian rangelands as complex adaptive systems: a conceptual model and preliminary result
 A. Sadoddin, R.A. Letcher and A.J. Jakeman
 Modelling ecological and economic systems to measure ecological and environmental impacts from natural resource use
Convener: Jackie Robinson R. Mathevet, R. Lifran, A. Mauchamp, G. Lefebvre and B. Poulin
ReedSim: simulating ecological and economical dynamics of Mediterranean reedbeds  L. Chapman and L. Cao
An agent based bioeconomic model of a fishery with input controls  O. Thebaud and JC. Soulie
Simulating the shortterm response of fisheries to regulatory controls: a multi agent approach  L. Cao and K. Lawson
A spatiotemporal bioeconomic model for marine reserve design  J. Hamilton and S. Clark
An economic analysis of a climatic prediction rule to trigger drought management strategies  R. Greiner, A. Smajgl and C. Mayocchi
Modelling the implications of water reform on sugar cane farms in the Lower Burdekin Region  T. TumanengDiete, S. Karabut, S. Cottier and M. Ferguson
Integrating biophysical and socioeconomic models to achieve triple bottom line outcomes on Queensland State Forests  D.B. MagcaleMacandog and C.D. Predo
Environmental and economic impacts of landuse change in imperata areas: a bioeconom modelling approach  H. Purnomo and P. Guizol
Governing forest plantation to reduce poverty and improve forest landscape: a multiagent imulation approach  A. Bah, I. Touré and C. Le Page
An agentbased model for understanding the multiple uses of land and resources around drilling sites in Sahel  S. Shanmuganathan, P. Sallis and J. Buckeridge
Selforganising map methods in integrated modelling of environmentaleconomic systems
 R. Mathevet, R. Lifran, A. Mauchamp, G. Lefebvre and B. Poulin
 Modelling in energy markets
Convener: Clinton Watkins K. Fatai, L. Oxley and F.G. Scrimgeour
Energy efficiency and the New Zealand economy: a dynamic CGE analysis  C.A. Baloi, J.A. Belward and M. Bulmer
Genetic unit commitment model in a deregulated power energy environment  C.A. Baloi, J.A. Belward, M. Bulmer and C. Tintos
Multi – area unit commitment in the national electricity market  R. Ramalinga and S.V.L. Narasimham
Energy conservation in domestic sector for better utilization of power – Indian context
 K. Fatai, L. Oxley and F.G. Scrimgeour
 Greenhouse gas emissions markets, policy and impacts
Convener: Clinton Watkins T. Islam and J. Kennedy
Transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources by the north and the south  K. Fatai, L. Oxley and F.G. Scrimgeour
Modelling economies of scale and imperfect competition using CGE: a comparative application
to the energy sector of New Zealand, Canada, Singapore and Mozambique  T. Okano, T. Kusakawa, T. Saijo and A. Suzuki
Agentbased simulation of emissions trading: evaluation of noncompliance penalty and
commitment period reserve  K. Fujime
Assessment of market systems for CO2 emissions trading as environmental policy options, with special emphasis on evaluation of intertemporal trading  C. Watkins
Climate change and trade relations between Australia and Japan
 T. Islam and J. Kennedy
 Tourism, hospitality management and environmental modelling
Convener: Christine Lim R. Shareef
Small island tourism economies: a bird’s eye view  R.M. Itami
RBSim3: agentbased simulations of human behaviour in GIS environments using hierarchical spatial reasoning  J. Gnoth, C. Lim and R.S. Toh
Tourism rejuvenation in Australia  R. Shareef
Small island tourism economies: a snapshot of country risk ratings  A. O’Connor, A. Zerger and B. Itami
Building better agents: geotemporal tracking and analysis of tourist behavior  R. Greiner, N. Stoeckl and C. Mayocchi
Improving benefits from tourism to communities in Australia’s tropical savannas  C. Lim and G.W. Pan
An econometric analysis of inbound tourism for China
 R. Shareef
 Modelling intellectual property
Convener: Dora Marinova F. Chan, D. Marinova and M. McAleer
Modelling the asymmetric volatility of antipollution technology patents in the USA  T. Tomita
A comparative analysis of domestic patent applications of Southeast Asian Countries using HarschmanHerfindahl Index  K. Smith and D. Marinova
Bibliometric modelling and policy making  D. Marinova and M. McAleer
Antipollution innovation strengths indicators based on US patents  T. Tomita
International patent cartels and patent statistics between World War I and World War II  D. Marinova and M. McAleer
International rankings of industrial property  K. Smith and D. Marinova
Academic publishing in the Australian changing funding environment: an analysis of journal ranking in the geosciences  T. Tomita
An heuristic analysis of long life leading companies in orders of patent applications
 F. Chan, D. Marinova and M. McAleer
 The analysis of high frequency financial data and market microstructure issues
Convener: Dave Allen S. Peiris, D. Allen and W. Yang
Some statistical models for durations and their applications in finance  M. Aitken, D.E. Allen and W.J. Yang
Some evidence on the information content of undisclosed limit orders on the ASX  D.E. Allen and V. Soucik
Some evidence on the performance benchmarking of Australian fixed interest funds
 S. Peiris, D. Allen and W. Yang
 Risk analysis and modelling
Convener: Suhejla Hoti
 Time series analysis
Convener: Colin McKenzie H. Yamada
Some monte carlo evidence on the hypothesis testing for the mean of stationary vector autoregressive process  W.S. Chan and S.H. Cheung
A bivariate threshold time series model for analyzing Australian interest rates  K. Sato
Real interest rate linkages in the AsianPacific Region: a timevarying parameter approach  L.K. Lim
Multicountry currency unions in East Asia  M.D. Craine, Y.W. Cheng and J. Prescott
A catch rateenvironment time series approach to the prediction of catches taken from the Esperance Southern Rock Lobster Fishery  B.G. Lewis, R.D. Herbert and R.D. Bell
The application of fourier analysis to forecasting the inbound call time series of a call centre
 H. Yamada

Modelling in finance
Convener: John Sequeira
 Empirical finance and financial management
Convener: Peter Verhoeven H. Gatfaoui
How does systematic risk impact stocks? A study on the French financial market  S. d’Addona and P. Brighi
An empirical investigation of the Italian Stock Market based on the Three Factors Model  C.K.Y. Leung, W.L. Law, and Y.F. Chow
Company investors versus individual investors in the Hong Kong property market
 H. Gatfaoui
 Modelling conditional and stochastic volatility
Convener: Felix Chan F. Chan and M. McAleer
Statistical properties of STARGARCH models: an empirical evaluation  M. Kobayashi and M. McAleer
Testing the elasticity of volatility with respect to the level of an integrated process  P. Verhoeven and M. McAleer
Detecting local outliers in financial time series  K. Radalj and M. McAleer
Speculation and destabilization  C. Watkins and M. McAleer
Correlation in volatility among related commodity markets
 F. Chan and M. McAleer
 Economic growth and development
Convener: Baiding Hu L.T. Van Trinh, J. Gibson and L. Oxley
Measuring the stock of human capital in New Zealand  MH. Chien
A human resource management model designed for Chinese business processes  MH. Chien
A study to improve organizational citizenship behaviors  H. Yuen
A ClusterBased Approach for identifying East Asian Economies: A foundation for monetary integration  B. Hu and M. McAleer
Estimation of Chinese agricultural production efficiencies with panel data  B. O’Regan and R. Moles
The dynamics of relative attractiveness: minerals exploration in the developing world
 L.T. Van Trinh, J. Gibson and L. Oxley
 Econometric modelling
Convener: Michael McAleer K. Hitomi
Empirical likelihood, exponential tilting, and GMM estimators with a number of moment conditions  Y. Nishiyama
Bootstrap bandwidth and kernel order selection for density weighted averages  M. Fukushige and I. Miyara
Statistical hypothesis testing for returns to scale using data envelopment analysis  K. Oya
Properties of estimators of count data model with endogenous switching  K. Sato, Z. Zhang and M. McAleer
Shocking aspects of East Asian monetary integration: an optimum currency area approach  K. Nawata and M. Ii
Estimation of the labor participation and wage equation model of Japanese married women by the simultaneous maximum likelihood method  B. Hu and M. McAleer
Time series analysis of aggregate consumption in China  M. McAleer and J.C. Wei Nam
Testing for monetary integration and contagion in ASEAN exchange rates
 K. Hitomi
 Corporate finance
Convener: Colin McKenzie CT. Lin
A generalized capital asset pricing model  V.I. Tian, E.Y.L. Keung and Y.F. Chow
Economic value added in the Hong Kong listed companies: a preliminary evidence  CT. Lin
Dividend policies, legal regimes and market systems in the Asia Pacific region  J.C.Y. How, C.X. Huang and P. Verhoeven
Information asymmetry surrounding earnings and dividend announcements: an intraday analysis  S. Takaoka and C.R. McKenzie
The impact of competition in the Japanese underwriting market  C.R. McKenzie and S. Takaoka
The impact of Japanese deregulation on the EuroYen bond market
 CT. Lin
 Economic modelling
Convener: Les Oxley R.D Herbert and G.D. Leeves
Optimal control of unemployment in a general equilibrium job search model  R. McAllister and M. Bulmer
Genetic algorithms and stochastic forest property rights enforcement  R.D. Herbert, P.J. Stemp and W.E. Griffiths
An evaluation of alternative approaches to solving largescale macroeconomic models  E. Aiyoshi and A. Maki
A simulation of the noncooperative Nash equilibrium model  A. Gelan
Commuting, migration, and rural development  Y. Sato
City structure, search and workers’ job acceptance behavior  T. Fukiharu
General equilibrium analysis on arms exports to developing countries in conflict  D. Marsh and L. Oxley
Modelling innovation activity in the New Zealand biotechnology sector
 R.D Herbert and G.D. Leeves
 Modelling and simulation of agricultural systems
Convener: David White M. Rivington, K.B. Matthews and K. Buchan
Quantifying the uncertainty in spatially explicit landuse model predictions arising from the use of substituted climate data  K.B. Matthews, K. Buchan and A. Dalziel
Evaluating labour requirements within a multiobjective landuse planning tool  B.P. Marchant, E. Audsley, J.E. Annetts, K.R. Pearn and M.Rounsevell
Simulating agricultural decision making to project future land use  D.L. Liu, M.K. Conyers and K.R. Helyar
Simulation of the changes in soil pH of various acidic soils through lime applications  D. Singh, V. Rao, S. Singh and R. Singh
Testing the performance and application of BRASSICA model  L.J. Erakovic, A. Subic, B. AbuHijleh and D. McLaren
Modelling and simulation of Chilean Needle Grass spread during slashing  P. DeVoil, W. Rossing and G.L. Hammer
Exploring profit – sustainability tradeoffs in cropping systems using evolutionary algorithms  D.G. Mayer, B.P. Kinghorn and A.A. Archer
“Simple” differential evolution for beef model optimisation  L.C. McArthur, J.W. Boland and F. Tiver
Parameter estimation for stagestructured projection models using real data  P.M. Pepper, A.J. Swain and M. LyndalMurphy
Using simulation techniques to investigate methods to determine resistance of helminths to anthelmintic treatment  A.E. McKinnon, S.T. Bell and A.R. Sykes
Using a model of magnesium dynamics in cows to predict the risk of tetany in dairy herds  F. Guerrin and J.M. Paillat
Modelling biomass fluxes and fertility transfers: animal wastes management in the Reunion Island  A.J. Clark and B. Forester
A prototype dynamic model of the Australian sheep flock
 M. Rivington, K.B. Matthews and K. Buchan
 Integrative modelling for sustainable water allocation
Convener: Sergei Schreider D.H. White, N. Beynon and O. Kingma
Opportunities for achieving water savings throughout the Murray Darling Basin  L.E. Brennan, S.N. Lisson, P.L. Poulton, P.S. Carberry, K.L. Bristow and S. Khan
Assessing the economic and environmental benefits and risks of investing in recycled water for irrigation on the Darling Downs, Australia  E. Xevi and S. Khan
A multiobjective optimization approach to water management  A. Hafi
Investment in refurbishment of irrigation channels – a case study of the Stanbridge system in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area  B.J.C. Perera, B. James, and M.D.U. Kularathna
Computer software tool for sustainable water allocation and management – REALM  J.K. Gilmour, R.A. Letcher and A.J. Jakeman
Sensitivity analysis of an integrated model approach for assessing land and water policy options  K.M. Hyde, H.R. Maier and C.B. Colby
The applicability of robustness measures to water resources decision making  K. Saifuk and S. Ongsomwang
A decision support framework for catchment based natural resource management  R.A. Letcher and P. Aluwihare
Development of a decision support system for the Namoi and Gwydir Valleys  G.M. Bazzani
A DSS for an integrated analysis of irrigation at farm and catchment level: DSIRR
 D.H. White, N. Beynon and O. Kingma
 Sensitivity analysis and applications
Convener: Roger Braddock S. Schreider, B. James, M. Seker and E. Weinmann
Sensitivity and error propagation analysis for the Goulburn simulation model built by REALM  J.P. Norton, R. Nathan, G. Podger and R. Vertessy (presenter: R. Argent)
Sensitivity assessment needs of complex simulation models for integrated catchment management  T. Suzuki, N. Nakagiri, KI. Tainaka, T. Togashi, T. Miyazaki and J. Yoshimura
A role of a lowdensity species on the community outcomes in a model ecosystem  Y. Itoh, S. Gotoh, N. Nakagiri, T. Sakata and KI. Tainaka
Perturbation experiment and extinction processes in a preypredator lattice system  C.A. Baloi, J.A. Belward and M. Bulmer
Sensitivity analysis of the National electricity market  N. Nakagiri, KI. Tainaka, T. Togashi, T. Miyazaki and J. Yoshimura
Parameter sensitivity in a lattice ecosystem with intraguild predation  J. Whitcombe, R. Cropp, R. Braddock and I. Agranovski
The use of sensitivity analysis and genetic algorithms for the management of catalyst emissions from oil refineries
 S. Schreider, B. James, M. Seker and E. Weinmann
 Geostatistical developments and applications
Convener: Peter Brooker
 Integrated modelling environments – analysis, design and implementation
Conveners: Ralf Denzer and Rob Argent R.M. Argent, R.A. Vertessy, J.M. Rahman, S.M. Cuddy, G.M. Podger and D.R. Perry
Building a modelling toolkit for prediction of catchment behaviour  R. Grayson, R. Argent, R. Vertessy, P. Hairsine and G. Podger
An “Integration Blueprint” to underpin the development of the catchment modelling toolkit  J.M. Rahman, S.P. Seaton, JM. Perraud, H. Hotham, D.I. Verrelli and J.R. Coleman
It’s TIME for a new environmental modelling framework  JM. Perraud, G. Podger, J.M. Rahman and R.A. Vertessy
A new rainfallrunoff software library  R. Denzer, R. Güttler, T. Hell and M. Villa
Integration of heterogeneous software components in a pesticide decision support system  A. Jolma and A. Rizzoli
A review of interoperability techniques for models, data, and knowledge in environmental software  E. Post
Designing and implementing computer simulation models for portability and reuse  R. Denzer, R. Güttler, S. Schlobinski and J. Williams
A decision support system for marine applications  W. Dar Lin
Using dynamic processing of web site usage to examine consumer behavior
 R.M. Argent, R.A. Vertessy, J.M. Rahman, S.M. Cuddy, G.M. Podger and D.R. Perry
 Industrial modelling and optimisation
Convener: Lou Caccetta M.I. Ali, P.A. Schneider and N. Hudson
Assessing nutrient recovery from piggery effluents  C.J. Barnes, D. Kulawiec, P. Marsh and R. Solomon
Developing a management model for a complex business system  L. Caccetta, S. Kostova and V.G. Rumchev
Positive linear dynamic model of mobile source air pollution and related problems  L. Caccetta and B. Wattananon
Project networks with mixedtime constraints  A.H. Dekker
Using agentbased modelling to study organisational performance and cultural differences  G. Kastl, I.H. Fisher, A. Sathasivan, P. Chen and J.A. Van Leeuwen
Modelling water quality from source water to tap by integration of process models  V. Jegatheesan and S. Vigneswaran
Mathematical modelling of deep bed filtration  S.K. Lim and F.T. Mavondo
The structure of strategic capabilities, implications for organisational agility and superior performance: a conceptual framework  D.S. Liu, E. Post, D. Kulasiri, and R.A. Sherlock
Optimisation of a complex simulation model  O. Montes de Oca, C.K.G Dake, A.E. Dooley and D. Clark
A dairy supply chain model of the New Zealand dairy industry  B.J. Mullins, R.D. Braddock and I.E. Agranovski
Fibre wetting processes in wet filtration  J. Van Leeuwen, M. Holmes, C. Heidenreich, R. Daly, I. Fisher, G. Kastl, A. Sathasivan
and D. Bursill
Modelling the application of inorganic coagulants and pH control reagents for removal of organic matter from drinking waters  P. Welgama and R. Oyston
Study of options to increase the throughput of the Hunter Valley coal chain  D. Wilson and R. Laney
The use of simulation for clothing manufacturing executives; a case study
 M.I. Ali, P.A. Schneider and N. Hudson
 Mathematical and statistical techniques
Convener: Mal Heron KC. Chiou
A study of imputing censored observations for 2parameter weibull distribution based on random censoring  M.D. Smith
Using copulas in statistical models of switching regimes  P.K. Pollett and V.T. Stefanov
A method for evaluating the distribution of the total cost of a random process over its lifetime  R. Sabbadin
Approximating spatial markov decision processes for environmental management  A.A. Bartolucci, A.D. Bartolucci and K.P. Singh
Sample size requirements for stratified random sampling of pond water with cost considerations using a bayesian methodology  T.P. Hancock, D.H. Coomans and Y.L. Everingham
Supervised hierarchical clustering using CART  M.A. Shahin, H.R. Maier, M.B. Jaksa
Neural and neurofuzzy techniques applied to modelling settlement of shallow foundations on granular soils
 KC. Chiou
 Virtual simulation systems and their applications
Convener: Toshio Nakanishi N. Mukai, Y. Sakaguchi and M. Kosugi
A method for generating texture images used on landscape simulation  C. Stock and I.D. Bishop
Development of an envisioning system for rural communities  R. Kohashi
The management of consumer’s community on a website bulletinboard service  Z. Li and R. Sitte
Modelling unsynchronized motion dynamics for truthful VR visualizations  K. Tatur and R. Sitte
Modeling flexibility with spline approximations for fast VR visualizations  B. AbuHijleh, J. Tu, A. Subic and L. Fostineo
Effect of inlet/outlet fillets on the clearance flow in rotorcasing assembly
 N. Mukai, Y. Sakaguchi and M. Kosugi
 Integrated modelling of the growth of cities and megacities
Convener: Tad Soroczynski S. Egger
The sustainability of cities: determining an appropriate model  D. Pullar and C. Pettit
Improving urban growth forecasting with cellular automata: a case study for Hervey Bay  A. Gelan
Trade policy and megacities in LDCs: a general equilibrium model with numerical simulations  S. Egger
Globalisation and the sustainability of cities: a methodology for determining their relationship
 S. Egger
 Statistical modelling in health and biomedical sciences
Convener: Karan Singh M. Tsuji, W. Suzuki, and F. Taoka
An empirical analysis of the economic assessment of the telehealth system by the CVM method  N. Yatawara, J. Piek and H. Lin
An analysis of the development of motor coordination of infants through transfer function models  K.P. Singh, J.T. Wulu, Jr, S. Bae, A.A. Bartolucci and F. Trevino
Modeling hospital discharge counts across zip code areas  B. Berg, G. La Penna, V. Minicozzi, S. Morante and G.C. Rossi
Multicanonical algorithms for folding processes  M. Bulmer and K. Fleetwood
Estimation issues in allometric scaling models  D. Carey, S. Bae, R. Shanmugam, A.A. Bartolucci and K.P. Singh
Assessing therapeutic equivalence of three proportions using weighted likelihood ratio and equivalence cube
 M. Tsuji, W. Suzuki, and F. Taoka
 Simulation of traffic control systems
Convener: Toshio Nakanishi S. Yaskawa
High fidelity realtime railroad simulation its necessity, advantages, and results  Y. Hibiya, K. Chiba,T. Fujikura, I. Miyoshi and T. Nakanishi
GPSbased mobile information board system  H. Itoh, M. Numano and E. Pedersen
Modeling and simulation of sea traffic and a visualizationbased collision avoidance support system  M. Numano, H. Itoh, J. Fukuto and Y. Niwa
Simulation study on sea traffic control at an intersection utilizing information sharing with
automatic identification system (AIS)  M. Takahashi, M. Kaneko, Y. Futatsuishi, I. Watanabe and T. Nakanishi
A study of the scheduling simulation system of Ushaped production line with multiworkers using\ eMPlant  M. Namekawa, H. Mori, A. Satoh and T. Nakanishi
Synchronization method for continuousevent parallel simulation
 S. Yaskawa
 Modelling and analysis of transport systems
Convener: Lal Wadhwa J. Taplin
Modelling the choice of second and subsequent trip destinations as a Markov process: behavioural implications  A.E. Rizzoli, N. Casagrande, A.V. Donati, L.M. Gambardella, D. Lepori, R. Montemanni,
P. Pina and M. Zaffalon
Planning and optimisation of vehicle routes for fuel oil distribution  Y. Tsubota, N. Hirao and H. Kawashima
The evaluation of road pricing for the Tokyo metropolitan area with respect to environment  U. Vandebona and P. Thananupappaisan
Modelling of composition of baggage screening systems at airports  E. Kozan
Container transfer logistics at multimodal container terminals
 J. Taplin
 Modelling and simulation in geomechanical systems
Convener: Karu Karunasena K. Johnson, P. Lemcke, W. Karunasena and N. Sivakugan
Modelling the response of deep foundations under oblique loading  K.J. Rankine, K.S. Rankine and N. Sivakugan
Quantitative validation of scaled modelling of hydraulic mine drainage using numerical modelling  K. Johnson, M. Christensen, N. Sivakugan and W. Karunasena
Simulating the response of shallow foundations using finite element modelling
 K. Johnson, P. Lemcke, W. Karunasena and N. Sivakugan