Seminars and presentations

Invited seminars, talks, and panel discussions

2015

  • 09/02/2015. UNESCO, Paris. Assessing the vulnerability of water resources to environmental change. Keynote talk on the Science-Policy workshop "Addressing Water Security: Climate Impacts and Adaptation responses in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe".

2014

  • 23/10/2014. Flemish Environment Agency workshop on water data infrastructure, Brussels, Belgium. Environmental Modelling Services
  • 30/05/2014. National Polytechnic University, Quito, Ecuador. Analysing the impact of climate change on the water resources of the Tropical Andes.

2013

  • 21/10/2013. Sainsbury's Joint annual lecture. The growing challenge of water stewardship. Discussion panel member.
  • 21-22/03/2013. World Bank PRAA project workshop, La Paz, Bolivia. Keynote speaker and scientific adviser, with talks on "State of the art of hydrological research in the Tropical Andes", "Monitoring and data availability for hydrological studies in the Andean region", "Impacts of Climate Change on the hydrology of the tropical Andes", and "Perspectives, requirements and dissemination of hydrological research in the Tropical Andes".
  • 18/03/2013. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá Managing water resources in the tropical Andes under climate change conditions.

2012

  • 13/11/2012. Andean Community of Nations, Lima, Peru. "The role of participatory data collection and modelling in water resources management"
  • 08/11/2012. Swiss Development Cooperation / Forest Trends / Consortium for the Sustainable Development of the Andean Ecoregion, Lima, Peru. Invited seminar on "Data needs for rural planning in the Andes"
  • 31/10/2012. Oxford Student Union Panel member in a discussion on "Climate mitigation and adaptation"
  • 13/09/2012. Shell UK "Energie" Meeting Panel member in a discussion on “Water and Energy”
  • 19/04/2012. Mountain Research Initiative, Aeschi, Switzerland Hydrology and water resources in tropical mountain regions.
  • 05/03/2012. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Hydrometeorological feedbacks and changes in water storage and fluxes in Northern India: Modelling challenges.

2011

  • 15/09/2011. University of Cuenca Numerical modelling of the impact of climate change on water resources in the Paute river basin.
  • 21/07/2011. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Water resources management and poverty alleviation under conditions of climate change.
  • 03/03/2011. British Embassy Bogota, UK Trade and Investment section Prediction, impact and attribution of inundations. Experiences from the UK and the Andes.
  • 15/02/2011. University of Sussex Managing water and other ecosystem services in the tropical Andes under conditions of global change.
  • 10/02/2011. University of Birmingham Managing water and other ecosystem services in the tropical Andes

2010

  • 13/10/2010. University of Edinburgh Unravelling the carbon and water cycle of tropical mountain areas
  • 11/11/2010. University of Reading On the role of simulation for ecosystem services management: Case studies from the tropical Andes
  • 10/06/2010. Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory Hydrological aspects of sugar cane production for biofuels.
  • 29/03/2010. Oxford University (Hydra meeting) Water Science in South America.
  • 02/03/2010. National Science Foundation A UK Virtual Observatory. Modelling objectives.

2009

  • 01/12/2009. King's College London. Climate change impacts on water resources in tropical mountain regions.
  • 27/09/2009. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego. Integrated climate change impact assessment: challenges and opportunities.
  • 16/09/2009. Mountain Research Initiative, University of Bern. Climate change impacts on water resources in the Andes.
  • 18/06/2009. Worldbank, Washington. Water resources and environmental change in the tropical Andes: A scientific perspective.
  • 04/06/2009. University of Giessen, Germany. As the condor flies: An overview of integrated water resources management in the Andes.
  • 02/06/2009. University of Cottbus, Germany. Hydrological modelling with Topmodel (and other creatures).
  • 09/02/2009. Newcastle University, UK. Predicting climate change impacts on water resources (with uncertainty): A case study from the Andes.

2008

  • 06/09/2008. CONDESAN, Ecuador. Páramos y agua.
  • 24/06/2008. University of Delft, The Netherlands. Hydrological prediction in non-stationary conditions.
  • 19/06/2008. Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Sustainable water management in the tropical Andes.
  • 03/03/2008. Keele University, UK. The art of modelling.
  • 17/02/2008. University of Cuenca, Ecuador. Páramos, agua y cambio climático.

Conference presentations

2016

  • Zulkafli, Z., Buytaert, W., Manz, B., Véliz Rosas, C., Willems, P., Lavado-Casimiro, W., Guyot, J.-L., Santini, W., 2016. Projected increases in the annual flood pulse of the western Amazon. EGU General Assembly, 17 – 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria
  • Manz, B., Buytaert, W., Zulkafli, Z., Onof, C., 2016. TRMM- and GPM-based precipitation analysis and modelling in the Tropical Andes. EGU General Assembly, 17 – 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria
  • Blair, P., Buytaert, W., 2016. A system dynamics model of human-water interaction in anthropogenic droughts. EGU General Assembly, 17 – 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria
  • De Stercke, S., Mijic, A., Buytaert, W., 2016. The Role of End-Use in Integrated Urban Energy and Water System Dynamics. EGU General Assembly, 17 – 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria
  • Appel, M., Lahn, F., Pebesma, E., Buytaert, W., Moulds, S., 2016. Scalable Earth-observation Analytics for Geoscientists: Spacetime Extensions to the Array Database SciDB. EGU General Assembly, 17 – 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria
  • Invited presentation Buytaert W., and the Mountain-EVO team. Citizen science and water resources management: Potential for transdisciplinary research. The 2nd SWAN International Conference on Open Knowledge: Bridging Perspectives to Address Water Challenges, February 16-17, 2016; Tucson, USA.

2015

  • De Bièvre, B., Ochoa-Tocachi, B., and the iMHEA team. Monitoring the effectiveness of water conservation measures through a participatory monitoring network in Andean ecosystems. Perth III: Mountains of Our Future Earth. 4-8 October 2015, Perth, Scotland.
  • Ochoa-Tocachi, B., Buytaert, W., De Bièvre, and the iMHEA team. Regionalization of land-use impacts on the hydrological response using a monitoring network of paired catchments. Perth III: Mountains of Our Future Earth. 4-8 October 2015, Perth, Scotland.
  • Buytaert, W., Zulkafli, Z., Ochoa-Tocachi, B. A citizen science approach to managing freshwater resources in the tropical Andes. Our Common Future under Climate Change, Paris, 7-10 July 2015
  • Buytaert, W., Vega, A., Villacis, M., Moulds, S. Developing hydrological monitoring networks with Arduino. EGU General Assembly, 12 – 17 April 2015, Vienna, Austria
  • Buytaert, W., Ochoa Tocachi, B., De Bièvre, B., Zulkafli, Z. A mountain environmental virtual observatory (Mountain-EVO) to support participatory monitoring in a network of Andean catchments. EGU General Assembly, 12 – 17 April 2015, Vienna, Austria
  • Vitolo, C., Fry, M., Buytaert, W. RNRFA: an R package to interact with the UK National River Flow Archive. EGU General Assembly, 12 – 17 April 2015, Vienna, Austria
  • Bergin, E., Buytaert, W., Kwok-Pan, C., Turner, A., Chawla, I., Mujumdar, P. Using satellite products to evaluate statistical downscaling with generalised linear models. EGU General Assembly, 12 – 17 April 2015, Vienna, Austria
  • Zulkafli, Z., Buytaert, W., Karpouzoglou, T., Dewulf, A., Gurung, P., Regmi, S., Pandeya, B., Isaeva, A., Mamadalieva, Z., Perez, K., Alemie, T., C., Grainger, S., Clark, J., Hannah, D. M., and the Mountain-EVO Team. Mobilizing citizen science to build human and environmental resilience: a synthesis study of four remote mountain communities. EGU General Assembly, 12 – 17 April 2015, Vienna, Austria
  • O’Keeffe J., Buytaert W., Mijic A., Brozović N., 2015. The Use of Semi-structured Interviews for the collection of Qualitative and Quantitative Data in Hydrological Studies. EGU General Assembly. Vienna, Austria. 12 - 17 April 2015

2014

  • Zulkafli, Z., Buytaert, W., Veliz., C., 2014. Climate Change-Induced Shifts in the Hydrological Regime of the Upper Amazon Basin and Its Impacts on Local Eco-Hydrology. AGU Fall Meeting, 15 - 19 December, San Francisco.
  • Invited presentation. Buytaert, W., Ochoa, T., 2014. Regionalisation of Hydrological Indices to Assess Land-Use Change Impacts in the Tropical Andes. AGU Fall Meeting, 15 - 19 December, San Francisco.
  • Invited presentation. Buytaert., W., Zulkafli, Z., Vitolo, C., 2014. Toward Transparent and Reproducible Science: Using Open Source "Big Data" Tools for Water Resources Assessment. AGU Fall Meeting, 15 - 19 December, San Francisco.
  • Manz., B., Buytaert, W., Tobon, C., Villacis, M., Garcia, F., 2014. A Precipitation Satellite Downscaling & Re-Calibration Routine for TRMM 3B42 and GPM Data Applied to the Tropical Andes. AGU Fall Meeting, 15 - 19 December, San Francisco.
  • Vitolo, C., Buytaert, W., 2014. HDDTOOLS: an R package serving Hydrological Data Discovery Tools. AGU Fall Meeting, 15 - 19 December, San Francisco.
  • Moulds, S., Buytaert, W., 2014. Land Use Change Modelling in R. AGU Fall Meeting, 15 - 19 December, San Francisco.
  • O'Keeffe, J., Buytaert, W., Mijic, A., Brozovic, N., 2014. Declining groundwater levels in North India: Understanding sources of irrigation inefficiency. AGU Fall Meeting, 15 - 19 December, San Francisco.
  • Buytaert, W., and the Mountain-EVO team, 2014. New technologies for participatory ecosystem services monitoring and citizen science. ESPA 2014 Annual Science Meeting, 16 - 17 November 2014, Delhi.
  • Paudel, D., and the Mountain-EVO team, 2014. Mainstreaming of citizens knowledge in climate adaptive governance through virtual observatory: a case study of Upper Kaligandaki Basin, Mustang, Nepal. ESPA 2014 Annual Science Meeting, 16 - 17 November 2014, Delhi.
  • Alemie, T. C., Zulkafli, Z., TIlahun, S., Steenhuis, T., Buytaert, W., 2014. Understanding the relationships between ecosystem services, poverty alleviation and environmental sustainability in the Ethiopian highlands. ESPA 2014 Annual Science Meeting, 16 - 17 November 2014, Delhi.
  • Manz, B., Buytaert, W., Rodriguez-Sanchez, J.P., and Maksimovic, C., 2013. Evaluation of Satellite Precipitation Estimates for Flood Modelling. International Conference on Flood Resilience. 5-7 September 2013, Exeter, United Kingdom.
  • Invited presentation. Buytaert, W., Zulkafli, Z., Dewulf, A., Hannah, D., Clark, J., De Bievre, B., Acosta, L., 2014. Citizen science for water resources management and poverty alleviation: experiences from data scarce mountain regions. 12th British Hydrological Society National Symposium, 2 - 4 September 2014, Birmingham.
  • O’Keeffe J., Buytaert W., Butler A., Mijic A., Brozović N., 2014. Variability of irrigation water use in a data-scarce region of North India. 6th IAHS-EGU International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management. Bologna, Italy. 4th – 6th June 2014
  • Manz, B., Buytaert, W., Onof, C., 2014. Optimization of TRMM 2A25 Extreme Rainfall Rate and Probability. EGU General Assembly, 27 April - 2 May 2014, Vienna, Austria
  • Tsarouchi, GM, Buytaert, W., 2014. Comparing land use change and climate change as drivers of hydrological change in the Upper Ganges basin, India. EGU General Assembly, 27 April - 2 May 2014, Vienna, Austria
  • Moulds, S., Mijic, A., Buytaert, W., 2014. Modelling land use change in the Ganga basin. EGU General Assembly, 27 April - 2 May 2014, Vienna, Austria
  • Straatsma, M., Droogers, P., Brandsma, J., Buytaert, W., Karssenberg, D., Van Beek, R., Wada, Y., Sutanudjaja, E., Vitolo, C., Schmitz, O., Meijer, K., Van Aalst, M., Bierkens, M., 2014. Bridging the climate-induced water gap in the twenty-first century: adaptation support based on water supply, demand, adaptation and financing. EGU General Assembly, 27 April - 2 May 2014, Vienna, Austria
  • O'Keeffe, J., Buytaert, W., Butler, A., Brozović, N., Mijic, A., 2014. Regional variability of farmer decision making and irrigation water use: insights from a data-scarce region of North India. EGU General Assembly, 27 April - 2 May 2014, Vienna, Austria

2013

  • Moulds, S., Tsarouchi G.-M., Mijic, A., Buytaert, W., 2013. Modelling land cover change in the Ganga basin. AGU General Assembly, 9 - 13 December 2013. San Francisco.
  • Tsarouchi, G.-M., Mijic, A., Buytaert W., 2013. Effects of seasonal and inter-annual land cover changes on the hydrology of the Upper Ganges basin, India. AGU General Assembly, 9 - 13 December 2013. San Francisco.
  • Mijic, A., Georgia-Marina Tsarouchi; Ila Chawla; Simon Moulds; Jimmy O'Keeffe; Andrew G. Turner; Charles J. Williams; Arindam Chakraborty; Jonathan D. Mackay; Andrew McKenzie; Christopher R. Jackson; Muddu Sekhar; Rahul Garg; Bhanu Neupane; Rajiv Sinha; Chandra S. Ojha; Adrian P. Butler; Wouter Buytaert; Pradeep Mujumdar, 2013. Hydrological feedbacks in groundwater dominated systems: approaches, challenges and projections of future change. 2013. AGU General Assembly, 9 - 13 December 2013. San Francisco.
  • Almeida, S., Nataliya Bulygina; Neil McIntyre; Thorsten Wagener; Wouter Buytaert, 2013. The value of regionalised information for hydrological modelling. AGU General Assembly, 9 - 13 December 2013. San Francisco.
  • O'Keeffe, J., Buytaert. W., Butler, A., Brozovic, N., Mijic, A., 2013. Agricultural practices and irrigation water demand in Uttar Pradesh. AGU General Assembly, 9 - 13 December 2013. San Francisco.
  • Invited presentation. Buytaert, W., Dewulf. A., De Bièvre, B., Acosta, L., Tovar, C., Veliz, C. Adaptive governance of mountain ecosystem services for poverty alleviation enabled by environmental virtual observatories. INTECOL Symposium, 8-23 August 2013, London.
  • Keynote presentation. Buytaert, W., Vitolo, V., Reaney, S., Beven, K.. Environmental virtual observatories: managing catchments with wellies, sensors and smartphones. IAHS IAPSO IASPEI Joint Assembly, 22 – 26 July 2013, Gothenburg.
  • Invited presentation. Buytaert, W., Breuer, L., Water-quality in South America: pollutants, sources and trends. IAHS IAPSO IASPEI Joint Assembly, 22 – 26 July 2013, Gothenburg.
  • Arnillas C.-A., Tovar C., Buytaert W., Cadotte M. W., 2013. From patches to richness: assessing the potential impact of landscape transformation on biodiversity. 98th ESA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, August 4 - 9, 2013.
  • Tsarouchi G-M., Mijic A., Moulds S., Chawla I., Mujumdar P., Buytaert W., 2013. Quantifying the impact of land use change on hydrological responses in the Upper Ganga Basin, India. EGU General Assembly, 7 - 12 April 2013, Vienna.
  • Vitolo, C., Buytaert W., 2013. Data Mining of Hydrological Model Performances. EGU General Assembly, 7 - 12 April 2013, Vienna.
  • Buytaert, W., De Bièvre, B., Assessing climate change impacts on water resources in remote mountain regions. EGU General Assembly, 7 - 12 April 2013, Vienna.
  • Zulkafli Z., Buytaert W., Onof C., Lavado W., Guyot J.-L., 2013. Improving rainfall representation for large-scale hydrological modelling of tropical mountain basins. EGU General Assembly, 7 - 12 April 2013, Vienna.
  • Straatsma, M., Droogers, P., Brandsma J., Buytaert W., Karssenberg, D., Meijer K., van Aalst M., van Beek R., Wada Y., Bierkens M., 2013. Water2Invest: Global facility for calculating investments needed to bridge the climate-induced water gap. EGU General Assembly, 7 - 12 April 2013, Vienna.
  • Tsarouchi G.-M., Buytaert W., 2013. Monitoring land use changes in the Upper Ganga Basin, India by using Remote Sensing and GIS techniques on Landsat 5 TM data. EGU General Assembly, 7 - 12 April 2013, Vienna.
  • Tsarouchi, G.-M., Buytaert, W., 2013. Quantifying the impact of land use change on hydrological responses in the Upper Ganges Basin, India. BHS Peter Wolf Early Career Hydrologist Event, March 2013, London.

2012

  • Invited presentation Buytaert W., Vitolo C., Reayney S.M., Beven K. Hydrological models as web services: Experiences from the Environmental Virtual Observatory project. AGU Fall meeting, 3 - 7 December 2012, San Francisco.
  • Buytaert W., De Bièvre B. Water scarcity in the tropical Andes: population growth outweighs climate change. AGU Fall meeting, 3 - 7 December 2012, San Francisco.
  • Vitolo C., Buytaert W., El-Khatib Y., Gemmell A.L., Reaney SM., Beven K. Cloud-enabled Web Applications for Environmental Modelling. AGU Fall meeting, 3 - 7 December 2012, San Francisco.
  • Bulygina N., Almeida S., Wagener T., Buytaert W., McIntyre N. Trading Space for Time in Bayesian Framework. AGU Fall meeting, 3 - 7 December 2012, San Francisco.
  • Almeida S, Bulygina N, McIntyre N, Wagener T, Buytaert W, 2012. Importance of prior distributions for regionalisation. PUB symposium "Completion of the IAHS decade on Prediction in Ungauged Basins and the way ahead", 23 - 24 October 2012, Delft.
  • Invited presentation Buytaert, W., Cuesta, F., De Biève, B., 2012. Climate change and ecosystem services of tropical alpine environments. International Conference on Vulnerable Islands in the Sky: Science and Management of Tropical Island Alpine and Sub-Alpine Ecosystems. University of Hawaii, 4 - 7 August 2012. Hawaii.
  • Buytaert W., Szaleniec, V., 2012. Cost Analysis of Water Transport for Climate Change Impact Assessment. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, 22 – 27 April 2012.
  • Buytaert W., De Bievre, B. 2012. Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources in the Tropical Andes. Planet Under Pressure Conference, London, 26 - 29 March 2012
  • Buytaert W., Vitolo C., Baez S., Veliz Rosas C., 2012. Web services for ecosystem services management and poverty alleviation. Planet Under Pressure Conference, London, 26 - 29 March 2012
  • Buytaert, W., Baez, S., Bustamante, M, Dewulf, A. 2012. Web-based environmental simulation: bridging the gap between scientific modelling and decision-making. Planet Under Pressure Conference, London, 26 - 29 March 2012

2011

  • Invited presentation Buytaert, W., Reusser, D., 2011. Hydrological analysis in R: Topmodel and beyond. AGU Fall Meeting, 5 - 9 December 2011, San Francisco
  • Gurney, R., Emmett, B., McDonald, A., Blair, G., Buytaert, W., Freer, J.E., Haygarth, P., Rees, G., Tetzlaff, D., 2011. The Environmental Virtual Observatory: A New Vision for Catchment Science. AGU Fall Meeting, 5 - 9 December 2011, San Francisco
  • Buytaert, W., Baez, S., Veliz Rosas, C., 2011. Web services for ecosystem services management and poverty alleviation. AGU Fall Meeting, 5 - 9 December 2011, San Francisco
  • Invited presentation Buytaert, W., Gordon Blair, Bridget Emmett, Jim Freer, Robert Gurney, Phil Haygarth, Adrian McDonald, Gwyn Rees, Doerthe Tetzlaff, 2011. A UK Environmental Virtual Observatory Pilot. Model Fusion conference, London, 27 - 28 November, 2011.
  • Keynote Buytaert W. 2011. Managing the ecosystem services and risks of the water cycle in the tropical Andes. International conference on geomatics. Bogota, Colombia, 8 - 12 August 2011
  • Almeida, S., Bulygina, N., Sawicz, K., McIntyre, N., Wagener, T., Buytaert, W., 2011. A Bayesian Framework for PUB. EGU General Assembly. 3 - 8 April 2011, Vienna.
  • Buytaert, W., Cuesta, F., De Bièvre, 2011. Climate Change versus Demographic Change: Impacts on Future Water Resources. EGU General Assembly. 3 - 8 April 2011, Vienna.
  • Buytaert, W., Baez, S., Veliz, C., 2011. Towards a virtual observatory for ecosystem services and poverty alleviation. EGU General Assembly. 3 - 8 April 2011, Vienna.

2010

  • Invited presentation Buytaert, W., Vuille, M., Karmalkar, A.V., Urrutia, R., Celleri, R., 2010. Climate change impacts on water resources in tropical mountain regions: an Andean perspective. AGU fall meeting, 13 - 17 December 2010, San Francisco.
  • Ward, E., Buytaert, W., Wheater, H., 2010. A Comparison of Rainfall Measurement Methods in Ecuador. Proceedings of the British Hydrological Society Third International Symposium. Role of Hydrology in Managing Consequences of a Changing Global Environment. 19 - 22 July 2010.
  • Buytaert, W., Tovar Ingar, C., Arnillas, C-A., 2010. A regional assessment of climate change impact on water resources in the tropical Andes. Proceedings of the British Hydrological Society's Third International Symposium. Role of Hydrology in Managing Consequences of a Changing Global Environment. 19 - 22 July 2010.
  • Buytaert, W., Baéz, S., Cuesta, F., Celiz Rosas, C., 2010. Towards a virtual observatory for ecosystem services and poverty alleviation. AGU fall meeting 2010, San Francisco, 13 - 17 December 2010.
  • Gurney, R.J., Tetzlaff, D., Freer, J.E., Emmett, B., Mcdonald, A., Rees, G., Buytaert, W., Blair, G., Haygarth, P., 2010. A virtual observatory in a real world: building capacity for an uncertain future - the UK pVO. AGU fall meeting 2010, San Francisco, 13 - 17 December 2010.
  • Clark, J.M., Ballard, C.E., Ireson, A. M.; Buytaert, W., Wheater, H.S., Rose R., 2010. Uncertainty in Estimates of the Apparent Temperature Sensitivity of Peatland Dissolved Organic Carbon Fluxes under Changing Hydrologic Conditions. AGU fall meeting 2010, San Francisco, 13 - 17 December 2010.
  • Ward, E., Buytaert, W., Wheater, H., 2010. Spatial variability of rainfall in a tropical, data sparse, mountainous region. Proceedings of the international conference on Global Change and the World's Mountains. Perth, Scotland. 26-30 September 2010.
  • Buytaert, W., Beven, K., 2010. Models as multiple working hypotheses: Hydrological simulation of neotropical alpine wetlands. International Interdisciplinary Conference on predictions for Hydrology, Ecology and Water Resources Management. 19 - 23 September 2010, Prague.
  • Buytaert, W., Peaver, L., 2010. Evaluation of different precipitation products for hydrological prediction in mountainous areas. EGU General Assembly. 2 - 7 May 2010, Vienna.
  • Blair, G., Buytaert, W., Emmett, B., Freer, J., Gurney, R., Haygarth, P., McDonald, A., Rees, G., Tetzlaff, D., 2010. A virtual observatory in a real world: building capacity for an uncertain future. EGU General Assembly.
  • Reusser, D., Buytaert, W. 2010. RHydro - Hydrological models and tools to represent and analyze hydrological data in R. EGU General Assembly. 2 - 7 May 2010, Vienna.
  • Buytaert., W., Schumann, G., Worbe, S., 2010. Modelling water and carbon budgets of tropical alpine regions with satellite rader data. EGU General Assembly. 2 - 7 May 2010, Vienna.

2009

  • Buytaert, W., Schumann, G., Worbe, S., 2009. Modelling water and carbon budgets of tropical alpine regions with satellite radar data. Joint IAHS & IAH International Convention. Hyderabad, India, 6 - 12 September 2009.
  • Buytaert, W., Celleri, R., Timbe, L., 2009. Predicting climate change impacts on water resources: The impact of GCM uncertainty. Joint IAHS & IAH International Convention. Hyderabad, India, 6 - 12 September 2009.
  • Buytaert, W., Monitoreo de los procesos de páramo Una visión integrada. 2do Congreso Mundial de Páramos, 21 - 25 June 2009, Loja, Ecuador.
  • Buytaert, W., Cuesta, F., Tobón, 2009. El impacto del cambio climático sobre los servicios ambientales de los páramos. 2do Congreso Mundial de Páramos, 21 - 25 June 2009, Loja, Ecuador.
  • Buytaert, W., Schumann, G., 2009. Identifying tropical mountain wetlands with Asymmetric Synthetic Aperture Radar. 19 - 24 April 2009. Vienna, Austria.
  • Vanegas, P., De Bieève, B., Jerves, L., Lazo, P., Buytaert, W., Cisneros, F., 2009. Artificial Neural Networks for Real Time Inflow Forecasting in the Paute River Reservoir. 19 - 24 April 2009. Vienna, Austria.
  • Buytaert., W., Dussaillant, A., Maturrana, O., Arias, M., 2009. Characterisation of the hydrological regime of Patagonian river systems. 19 - 24 April 2009. Vienna, Austria.
  • Dussaillant, A., Benito, G., Buytaert, W., Carling, P., Gonzalez, F., Link, O., Meier, C., 2009. Repeated Glacial-Lake Outburst Floods in Patagonia: An Increasing Hazard? 19 - 24 April 2009. Vienna, Austria.
  • Dussaillant, A., Maturana, O., Arias, M., Meier, C., Buytaert, W., 2009. Catchment similarity and classification in high gradient regions: the case of Chilean Patagonia. EGU General Assembly. 19 - 24 April 2009. Vienna, Austria.
  • Buytaert, W., 2009. Integration of environmental models using R. 8th International Conference on Hydroinformatics. Universidad de Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile, 12 - 16 January 2009.

2008

  • Buytaert, W., Schumann, G., Winsemius, H., 2008. Using remotely sensed data for water management in the tropics. Water Unifies - International Conference on Water Scarcity, Global Changes and Groundwater Management Responses. Irvine, CA, 1 - 5 December 2008.
  • Buytaert, W., Célleri, R, 2008. Climate change impacts on water supply in the tropical Andes. 4th Alexander von Humboldt International Conference - The Andes: Challenge for Geosciences. Santiago de Chile, Chile, 24 - 28 November 2008.
  • Buytaert, W; Beven, K; De Bièvre, B, 2008. Global change in tropical mountain environments. EGU General Assembly. 13 - 18 April 2008. Vienna, Austria.
  • Buytaert, W; Beven, K, 2008. A learning framework for regionalisation. EGU General Assembly. 13 - 18 April 2008. Vienna, Austria.
  • Buytaert, W; De Bièvre, B; Cuesta, F, 2008. A blueprint for participatory environmental monitoring. EGU General Assembly. 13 - 18 April 2008. Vienna, Austria.
  • Buytaert, W, 2008. Integrated environmental modelling - an R approach. EGU General Assembly. 13 - 18 April 2008. Vienna, Austria.

2007

  • Buytaert, W., Beven K., 2007. Model transferability within an uncertainty framework. Proceedings of the IUGG General Assembly. 2 - 13 July 2007. Perugia, Italy.
  • Buytaert, W., Beven K., 2007. The feasibility of the "models of everywhere" concept. Proceedings of the IUGG General Assembly. 2 - 13 July 2007. Perugia, Italy.
  • Buytaert, W., De Bièvre, B., 2007. Securing water supply in the tropical Andes. EGU General Assembly. 15 - 20 April 2007. Vienna, Austria.
  • Krause, S., Buytaert, W., Krueger, T., 2007. The carbon footprint of academic travelling - assessing the sustainability of different ways of travelling to the EGU Assembly. EGU General Assembly. 15 - 20 April 2007. Vienna, Austria.

2006 and earlier

  • Buytaert, W., Célleri, R., De Bièvre, B., 2006. The impact of pine plantations on water yield: a case study from the Ecuadorian Andes. Third International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management. 26 - 28 September 2006. Bochum, Germany.
  • Célleri, R., Buytaert, W., De Bièvre, B. 2006. Integrated water management in the Andean páramo: vulnerability and management options. Third International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management. 26 - 28 September 2006. Bochum, Germany.
  • Buytaert, W., Celleri, R., De Bièvre, B. 2006. The impact of spatial variability on areal rainfall estimation in small mountainous catchments. Proceedings of the Eleventh Biennal conference of the Euromediterraneal network of experimental and representative basins, Luxembourg, 19 - 22 September 2006.
  • Buytaert, W., Poyck, S., Iñiguez, V., De Bièvre, B., 2006. Hill slope flow in organic soils, a case study from the Ecuadorian páramo ecosystem. EGU General Assembly. 02 - 07 April 2006. Vienna, Austria.
  • Buytaert, W., Celleri, R., Iñiguez, V., De Bièvre, B., 2006. The impact of climate change on the water supply of the Andean highlands. EGU General Assembly. 02 - 07 April 2006. Vienna, Austria.
  • Buytaert, W., Celleri, R., De Bièvre, B., Deckers, J., Wyseure, G., 2005. Sustainable management and use of the Andean páramo ecosystem in view of climate change. Open Science Conference: Global Change in Mountain Regions. 2 - 6 October 2005. Perth, UK.
  • Buytaert, W., Iñiguez, V., Celleri, R., De Bièvre, B., Wyseure, G, 2005. Analysis of the water balance of small páramo catchments in south Ecuador. Headwater Control VI: Hydrology, Ecology and Water Resources in Headwaters. 20 - 23 June 2005. Bergen, Norway.
  • Buytaert, W., Celleri, R., De Bièvre, B., 2006. Forestation and sustainable water resources management. A case study from the Andean highlands Bangkok. Proceedings of the 3th 3rd APHW Conference on Wise Water Resources Management Towards Sustainable Growth and Poverty Reduction, 16-18 October 2006, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • De Bièvre B., Iñiguez V., Buytaert W., Celleri R., 2004, Evaluación del Efecto del Cambio de Uso del Suelo en la Hidrología del Páramo, IX Congreso Ecuatoriano, I Congreso Binacional de la Ciencia del Suelo Ecuador-Peru, Loja, Ecuador, 6-8 Oct. 2004, CD-ROM.
  • Buytaert W., 2004. El impacto humano sobre la hidrologia del páramo en el Austro Ecuatoriano. Proyecto Páramo Andino - CONDESAN. Electronic publication at the "III foro electronico sobre páramos. 10 May - 9 July 2004" workshop at http://www.condesan.org/infoandina/foros/paramo2004/WBuytaert1.htm
  • Buytaert, W., R. Celleri, B. De Bièvre, J. Deckers, G. Wyseure, 2004. Characterizing the hydrological response of small mountainous catchments in the Ecuadorian páramo. International conference on the hydrology of mountain environments. 27 sept - 01 Oct 2004. Berchtesgaden, Germany.
  • Buytaert, W., R. Celleri, B. De Bièvre, J. Deckers, G. Wyseure, 2004. Comparison of the runoff ratio of cultivated and non-cultivated mountainous microcatchments in the Ecuadorian páramo. International conference on the hydrology of mountain environments. 27 Sept - 01 Oct 2004. Berchtesgaden, Germany.
  • Buytaert W., J. Deckers, 2004. On the crossroads between Andosols, Histosols, Podzols and Umbrisols in South Ecuador. Soil Classification 2004 international conference and field workshop. 3 - 8 August. Petrozavodsk, Russia.
  • Buytaert W., H. Duyck, G. Dercon, G. Wyseure, J. Deckers, 2003. Parent material, climate and volcanism as major soil forming factors in the Ecuadorian high Andes region. Abstracts of the EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, 06-11 April 2003. Nice, France.
  • Buytaert, W., R. Celleri, B. De Bièvre, J. Deckers and G. Wyseure, 2003. Modelizacion del comportamiento hidrologico de microcuencas de paramo en el sur del Ecuador usando TOPmodel, III Congreso Latinoamericano de manejo de cuencas hidrograficas, 8-13 june, Arequipa, Peru, Abstract p. 238, full version CD-ROM, FAO.
  • Buytaert W., B. De Bièvre, G. Wyseure, J. Deckers, 2002. Using the linear reservoir concept to assess impact of land use changes on the hydrology of the Ecuadorian Andes. Abstracts of the symposium on land use change and geomorphic, soil and water processes in tropical mountain environments, 16 - 21 december, 2002. Quito-Cuenca, Ecuador.
  • Buytaert, W., B. De Bièvre, J. Deckers and G. Dercon, 2000. Influence of land use on the hydrological properties of volcanic soils: the case of catchments providing water to Andean cities. Food and Agriculture organisation of the United Nations, Rome, Italy. Electronic publication at the "Land-Water Linkages in Rural Watersheds" workshop