WHH 2014: The 2014 International Conference on
Water Resources, Hydraulics & Hydrology

Santorini Island, Greece, July 18-20, 2014

About the Conference

* The 2014 International Conference on Water Resources, Hydraulics & Hydrology is an international forum for scientists and engineers to present their latest research and development results in all areas of Water Resources, Hydraulics & Hydrology and their possible advanced applications in real life. The Conference has a distinguished Organizing Committee, Steering and Program Committee with extensive academic qualifications, ensuring that the conference maintains high scientific standards and has a broad international coverage.  All the papers are subject to peer, thorough, strict review by committees' members or 2 or 3 additional reviewers.
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* The Proceedings of the Conference will be published in CD-ROM and Hard-Copy (as book) with all the accepted and registered papers of the conferences and will be indexed in: ISI (Thomson Reuters), ELSEVIER, SCOPUS, Zentralblatt MATH, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS - American Chemical Society, EI Compendex, Engineering Village, DoPP, GEOBASE, Biobase, TIB|UB - German National Library of Science and Technology, American Mathematical Society (AMS), Inspec - The IET, Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, Scholar Google.

* As in all the Previous Conferences, extended versions of all the accepted papers will be promoted to various Journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc) for publication as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer).
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Special Session 1

Workshop

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Paper Submission

Papers must be written in the correct format:  MS Word.doc  or LaTeX  or LaTeX2   and must be uploaded using the following form as .doc, or .pdf file. As in all the Previous Conferences, all the accepted and registered Papers will be indexed as peer-reviewed publications in ISI and SCOPUS and will be published in CD-ROM and Book (hard-copy). As in all the Previous Conferences, extended versions of accepted papers will be distributed to various Journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc) for publication as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer). Only full papers will be promoted to reviewers for peer thorough review. Abstracts will be rejected by default. For the review process only active scholars with many recent publications in ISI and/or SCOPUS will be used and the list with their names will be published in the Proceedings: Hard-Copy and CD-ROM as in all our previous conferences.  The deadline for paper submission expired. We do not accept papers any longer.

Organizing Committee

General Chairs (Editors of the Proceedings)

  1. Prof. Nikolaos Markatos, National
    Technical University of Athens,
    Greece
  2. Prof. Marc A. Rosen,
    University of Ontario
    Institute of Technology, Canada
  3. Prof. Roy Perryman,
    University of East London, UK
  4. Prof. Ottavia Corbi,
    University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Senior Program Chair

  1. Prof. Stephen Dodds,
    University of East London, UK

Program Chairs

  1. Prof. Francesco Muzi,
    University of LAquila , ITALY
  2. Prof. E.Baltas
    National Technical University
    of Athens, Greece
  3. Prof. A. Stamou,
    National Technical University
    of Athens, Greece

Tutorials Chair

  1. Prof. M.Mimikou
    National Technical University
    of Athens, Greece

Special Session Chair

  1. Prof. Vladimir Sokolov,
    University of Karlsruhe,
    Karlsruhe, Germany

Workshops Chair

  1. Prof. Hyung Hee Cho, ASME Fellow,
    Yonsei University (and National
    Academy of Engineering of Korea),
    Korea

Local Organizing Chair

  1. Dr. Claudio Guarnaccia, University of Salerno, Italy

Publication Chair

  1. Prof. Marcin Kaminski,
    Department of Structural Mechanics,
    Al. Politechniki 6, 90-924 Lodz, Poland

Publicity Committee

  1. Prof. Alexander Kuzmin,
    St. Petersburg State University,
    Russia
  2. Prof. Haris Catrakis,
    University of California,
    Irvine, CA, USA

International Liaisons

  1. Prof. Fotios Rigas,
    School of Chemical Engineering,
    National Technical University of Athens,
    Greece.
  2. Prof. Agis Papadopoulos,
    Aristotle University Thessaloniki,
    Greece
  3. Prof. Christopher G. Provatidis,
    National Technical University of Athens,
    Zografou, Athens, Greece

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Aida Bulucea, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Prof. Zoran Bojkovic, Univ. of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Prof. Reinhard Neck, Klagenfurt University, Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Prof. Imre Rudas, Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary

Program Committee

  • Prof. Laszlo Garbai, Technical University of Budapest, HUNGARY
  • Prof. Dorde Kozic, Univ. of Belgrade, SERBIA and MONTENEGRO
  • Prof. Darko Goricanec, Univ. of Maribor, SLOVENIA
  • Prof. A. C. Benim, Duesseldorf University of Applied Sciences, Duesseldorf, Germany
  • Prof. Abul-Fazal M. Arif, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, SAUDI ARABIA
  • Prof. Agis Papadopoulos, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, GREECE
  • Prof. Ahmed Hassan, Assuit University, Assuit, EGYPT
  • Prof. Ahmed Mohammadein ,Aswan Faculty of Science, EGYPT
  • Prof. Alexander Kuzmin, St. Petersburg State University, RUSSIA
  • Prof. Ali J. Chamkha, The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training, Shuweikh, KUWAIT
  • Prof. Aly Elshamy, Menoufia University, EGYPT
  • Prof. Ana Sirviente, University of Michigan, USA
  • Prof. Andrei G. Fedorov, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Prof. Aroudam El hassan, Dept. of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Tetouan, MAROCCO
  • Prof. Asad Salem, University of Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio, UNITED STATES
  • Prof. Aura L. Lopez de Ramos, Universidad Simon Bolivar. VENEZUELA
  • Prof. Aydin Misirlioglu, Istanbul Technical University, TURKEY
  • Prof. Beghidja Abdelhadi, Noisy le Grand, FRANCE
  • Prof. Bodo Ruck, University of Karlsruhe, GERMANY
  • Prof. Boris Ushakov, Head of department, State Metallurgical Univ. in Moscow, RUSSIA
  • Prof. Bouhadef Khedidja, Laboratoire des Transports Polyphasiques et Milieux Poreux, ALGERIA
  • Prof. Bouhadef Malek, Universite des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene, Alger, ALGERIA
  • Prof. Bozidar, Liscic, President of IFHTSE, Zagreb, CROATIA,
  • Prof. C. J. Ho, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National, Cheng Kung University, Tainan, TAIWAN
  • Prof. C. Treviño, Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM, MEXICO
  • Prof. C.W. Leung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HONG KONG
  • Prof. Chang Kyun Choi, Seoul National University, KOREA
  • Prof. Chin-Hsiang Cheng, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tatung University, Taipei, TAIWAN
  • Prof. Chun-I Chen, I-Shou University, TAIWAN
  • Prof. Claudia del Carmen Gutierrez-Torres, National Polytechnic Institute, MEXICO
  • Prof. David Katoshevski, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, ISRAEL
  • Prof. Domenico Guida, Universita di Salerno, ITALY
  • Prof. Dragoljub Mirjanic, University of Banja Luka, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
  • Prof. Falin Chen, Institute of Applied Mechanics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, TAIWAN
  • Prof. Federico Mendez, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, MEXICO
  • Prof. Fereydoun Sabetghadam, Azad University, Tehran IRAN
  • Prof. Florin Popescu, University "Dunarea de Jos" of Galati, Galati ROMANIA
  • Prof. Fotis Sotiropoulos, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Prof. Francoise Daumas-Bataille, INSA - Centre de Thermique de Lyon, Villeurbanne Cedex, FRANCE
  • Prof. Gareth Thomas, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Prof. Gennaro Cardone, University of Naple (Napoli), ITALY
  • Prof. Günter K.F., Bärwolff Inst. of Mathematics, Berlin, GERMANY
  • Prof. H.S. Takhar, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Prof. Hany Mohamed, Assiut University, EGYPT
  • Prof. Haris Catrakis, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
  • Prof. Henar Herrero, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, SPAIN
  • Prof. Hossein Shokouhmand, University of Tehran, IRAN
  • Prof. Hyung Hee Cho, Chairman of the School of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, KOREA
  • Prof. Ivan Kazachkov, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, SWEDEN
  • Prof. Jean-Christophe Robinet, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers - CER Paris, FRANCE
  • Prof. Jeong-se Suh Gyeongsang, National University, KOREA
  • Prof. Jing Liu, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing , P. R. CHINA
  • Prof. Joakim Wren, Linköping University, SWEDEN
  • Prof. Joseph T. C. Liu, Brown University, Providence RI, USA
  • Prof. Junjie Gu, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, CANADA
  • Prof. K. P. Sandeep, North Carolina State University, USA
  • Prof. Kadir Bilen, Ataturk University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Erzurum,TURKEY
  • Prof. Kai H. Luo, School of Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
  • Prof. Khaled Alhussan, King Abdulaziz City for Science and technology, SAUDI ARABIA
  • Prof. Krish Thiagarajan, The University of Western Australia, AUSTRALIA
  • Prof. Luis Cortez, Cidade Universitaria Zeferino Vaz, Campinas, Sao Paolo, BRAZIL
  • Prof. M. Abu-Zaid, Faculty of Eng. , Mutah University, JORDAN
  • Prof. Mahmoud Jamiolahmady, Heriot-watt University, Edinburgh, UK
  • Prof. Mario Misale, Universitat degli Studi di Genova, ITALY
  • Prof. Md Anwar, Hossain University of Dhaka, BANGLADESH
  • Prof. Mehdi Azhdary Moghaddam, Civil Eng. Dept., University of Sistan & Baluchestan, Zahedan, IRAN
  • Prof. Mehmet C. Ece, Trakya Universitesi, Edirne, TURKEY
  • Prof. Michiharu Narazaki, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Tochgi, JAPAN,
  • Prof. Mohd Al-Nimr, Jordan University of Science and Technology, JORDAN
  • Prof. Mostafa Mahmoud, Benha University , EGYPT
  • Prof. Muthukumaran Packirisamy, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, CANADA
  • Prof. Nabil Moussa, American University in Cairo, EGYPT
  • Prof. Nicolas Galanis, Université de Sherbrooke, CANADA
  • Prof. Oh-hyun Rho, Seoul National University, KOREA
  • Prof. Oleg V. Vasilyev, University of Colorado, USA
  • Prof. Olga Mazhorova, Russia Academy of Science, Moscow, RUSSIA
  • Prof. Omar Abdel-hafez, Assiut University, EGYPT
  • Prof. P V S N Murthy, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal, INDIA
  • Prof. Pablo S. Casas, Depto. de Matemática Aplicada I, E.T.S. de Ingenieros Industriales de Barcelona, SPAIN
  • Prof. Pascal Roubides, University of Miami, Florida, UNITED STATES
  • Prof. Pavel Krukovsky, Head of the dept. Ukran. Nat. Academy of Sciences, Kiev, UKRAINE
  • Prof. Pradip Majumdar, Northern Illinois University, USA
  • Prof. Pradipta Panigrahi, German Aerospace(DLR), Goettingen, GERMANY
  • Prof. Rafael Royo, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, SPAIN
  • Prof. Ramil Sharafutdinov, Bashkir State University, Bashkortostan RUSSIA
  • Prof. Roger Grimshaw, Loughborough University, UK
  • Prof. Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, AGH University of Science and Technology, POLAND
  • Prof. Serkan Ozgen, Middle East technical University, Ankara, TURKEY
  • Prof. Shabaan Abdallah, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  • Prof. Shoaib Usman, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA
  • Prof. Siavash Sohrab, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
  • Prof. Slawomir Smolen, Hochschule Bremen University, GERMANY
  • Prof. Somchai Wongwises, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, THAILAND
  • Prof. Sujoy Kumar, Saha Bengal Engineering College, INDIA
  • Prof. Suman Chakraborty, Indian Insititute of Technology, Kharagpur INDIA
  • Prof. Tahira Haroon, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, PAKISTAN
  • Prof. Tamas Reti, Polytechnic of Budapest, Dept. of Materials and Technology, HUNGARY,
  • Prof. Tatsuo Inoue, Head of the Department at Kyoto University, Kyoto, JAPAN
  • Prof. Valeri Bubnovich, Universidad de Santiago, CHILE
  • Prof. Viorel Stoian, University of Craiova, ROMANIA
  • Prof. Vitoriano Ruas, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), FRANCE
  • Prof. Yinping Zhang, Tsinghua University, P.R. CHINA
  • Prof. Yizhen Huang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, CHINA

Topics of Interest

Water Resources Management, Range of effort levels, Defining adaptive management, Components, Benefits and Costs, Design, Implementation and Monitoring. Evaluation, Measurement tools, Riparian corridor restoration, Wetland creation and restoration, Watershed planning, management and restoration, Operation of dams and other infrastructure to meet competing use needs including aquatic habitat, Agriculture conservation practices and programs, Quantifying water resource parameters, Adverse, beneficial and cumulative impact assessment, Performance-based alternatives. Mitigation of water resources, Predicting future environmental conditions, Public involvement, Socioeconomic considerations, Data requirements, Existing data available, Models (hydrologic, hydraulic, water quality), Estimation tools and techniques, Geographic Information Systems (GISs), Environmental Management Systems (EMSs), Wetland and stream functional assessment, River flow variation impact analysis, Endangered species habitat assessment, Water and sediment budgeting, Non-point source pollution quantification, Integrating basin hydrologic components, Integrating land and water use management, Mitigation banking-wetland, stream, storm water management ponds, Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs), Watershed-based NPDES permitting, Water quality credit trading, Endangered species habitat conservation, Policy and Legal Considerations. Agency frameworks and guidelines, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Clean Water Act and adaptive management, Alternatives analysis using adaptive management Water pollution control and water systems. Computational hydraulics. Simulation and modern computer methods for Hydraulics. Water quality and receiving waters, from precipitation processes,, Runoff, pollutant build-up, wash off, surcharging pipe networks, water distribution systems, Hydrologic and Coastal Processes, Hydrological Pathway from Terrestrial to Coastal Ecosystems, Large River Engineering and Management, Fluvial Processes and Sedimentation, Flood Control and Disaster Assessment, Surface and Ground Water Interaction in Coastal Regions, Fresh Water Resources and Saltwater Intrusion, Eutrophication and Hypoxia in Coastal Waters, Coastal Erosion, Coastal Wetlands and Floodplains, Coastal Wetland Restoration, GIS Applications in Coastal Hydrology Studies, Extreme Weathers, Socioeconomic Impacts of Extreme Weathers, Potential Global Change Effects on Coastal Water Resources, Coastal Water Quality and TMDLs, Educational Topics on Hydrology, Hydraulics, Water Resources, Special Topics, Others

Location and Venue

Conference Publications

Accepted Papers are going to be published in

(a) Book, Hard-Copy Proceedings (will be sent to the following indexes: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
(b) CD-ROM Proceedings (will be sent to the following indexes: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
Review Procees for Book and CD-ROM:
Papers will undergo thorough peer review by 3 international experts. Reviewers have always proper academic qualifications (recent publications in SCOPUS and ISI). You will receive comments from those 3 reviewers and your paper might be
* a) accepted as it is (unaltered)
* b) accepted after minor revision
* c) accepted after major revision
* d) rejected
We cannot guarantee acceptance for cases b) and c), if the reviewers are not satisfied by your response and your (minor or major) modifications to your conference paper.


(c) After new peer thorough review of their extended versions in well-known and reputable international scientific journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer).
Review Process for Extended Version in collaborating journals:
Extended Versions of high-quality journals will undergo again thorough peer review by 3 international experts. You will receive comments from other reviewers and your extended paper might be
* a) accepted as it is (unaltered)
* b) accepted after minor revision
* c) accepted after major revision
* d) rejected
We cannot guarantee acceptance for cases b) and c), if the reviewers are not satisfied by your response and your (minor or major) modifications to your extended paper.

(d) E-Library with free access for all (no username, no password).