The first ICSH Award will be assigned during the STAHY'13 ICSH topical Conference that will be held in Kos, Greece on October 2013.
The first step of the procedure is concluded (on April 30, 2013)
The 238 papers present in our ICSH website (published in 2009-2010-2011) were extracted from the SCOPUS database and ordered by citations (excluding self citations).
The first 20 papers, eligible for the STAHY Best Paper Award, are:
Kao, S.-C., Govindaraju, R.S. A copula-based joint deficit index for droughts (2010) Journal of Hydrology, 380 (1-2), pp. 121-134. Cited 33 times.
Petrow, T., Merz, B. Trends in flood magnitude, frequency and seasonality in Germany in the period 1951-2002. (2009) Journal of Hydrology, 371 (1-4), pp. 129-141. Cited 28 times
Villarini, G., Smith, J.A., Serinaldi, F., Bales, J., Bates, P.D., Krajewski, W.F. Flood frequency analysis for nonstationary annual peak records in an urban drainage basin (2009) Advances in Water Resources, 32 (8), pp. 1255-1266. Cited 26 times.
Khaliq, M.N., Ouarda, T.B.M.J., Gachon, P., Sushama, L., St-Hilaire, A. Identification of hydrological trends in the presence of serial and cross correlations: A review of selected methods and their application to annual flow regimes of Canadian rivers (2009) Journal of Hydrology, 368 (1-4), pp. 117-130. Cited 24 times
*Serinaldi, F., Bonaccorso, B., Cancelliere, A., Grimaldi, S. Probabilistic characterization of drought properties through copulas (2009) Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 34 (10-12), pp. 596-605. Cited 24 times.
Mailhot, A., Duchesne, S. Design criteria of urban drainage infrastructures under climate change (2010) Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 136 (2), art. no. 009002QWR, pp. 201-208. Cited 23 times.
Villarini, G., Serinaldi, F., Smith, J.A., Krajewski, W.F. On the stationarity of annual flood peaks in the continental United States during the 20th century (2009) Water Resources Research, 45 (8), art. no. W08417, . Cited 19 times.
Xu, K., Milliman, J.D., Xu, H. Temporal trend of precipitation and runoff in major Chinese Rivers since 1951 (2010) Global and Planetary Change, 73 (3-4), pp. 219-232. Cited 18 times.
Ruddell, B.L., Kumar, P. Ecohydrologic process networks: 1. Identification (2009) Water Resources Research, 45 (3), art. no. W03419, . Cited 16 times.
Mishra, A.K., Özger, M., Singh, V.P. An entropy-based investigation into the variability of precipitation (2009) Journal of Hydrology, 370 (1-4), pp. 139-154. Cited 15 times.
López-Moreno, J.I., Vicente-Serrano, S.M., Angulo-Martínez, M., Beguería, S., Kenawy, A. Trends in daily precipitation on the northeastern Iberian Peninsula, 1955-2006 (2010) International Journal of Climatology, 30 (7), pp. 1026-1041. Cited 15 times.
Laio, F., Di Baldassarre, G., Montanari, A. Model selection techniques for the frequency analysis of hydrological extremes (2009) Water Resources Research, 45 (7), art. no. W07416, . Cited 15 times.
Micevski, T., Kuczera, G. Combining site and regional flood information using a Bayesian Monte Carlo approach (2009) Water Resources Research, 45 (4), art. no. W04405, . Cited 15 times.
Wong, G., Lambert, M.F., Leonard, M., Metcalfe, A.V. Drought analysis using trivariate copulas conditional on climatic states (2010) Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 15 (2), pp. 129-141. Cited 15 times.
Sang, H., Gelfand, A.E. Continuous spatial process models for spatial extreme values (2010) Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 15 (1), pp. 49-65. Cited 15 times.
Song, S., Singh, V.P. Meta-elliptical copulas for drought frequency analysis of periodic hydrologic data (2010) Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 24 (3), pp. 425-444. Cited 14 times.
AghaKouchak, A., Bárdossy, A., Habib, E. Conditional simulation of remotely sensed rainfall data using a non-Gaussian v-transformed copula (2010) Advances in Water Resources, 33 (6), pp. 624-634. Cited 13 times.
Khaliq, M.N., Ouarda, T.B.M.J., Gachon, P. Identification of temporal trends in annual and seasonal low flows occurring in Canadian rivers: The effect of short- and long-term persistence (2009) Journal of Hydrology, 369 (1-2), pp. 183-197. Cited 13 times.
Serinaldi, F. Copula-based mixed models for bivariate rainfall data: An empirical study in regression perspective (2009) Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 23 (5), pp. 677-693. Cited 13 times.
Cong, Z., Zhao, J., Yang, D., Ni, G. Understanding the hydrological trends of river basins in China (2010) Journal of Hydrology, 388 (3-4), pp. 350-356. Cited 13 times.
*this paper will be excluded from the evaluation procedure since one of the authors is part of the Committee.
Next steps of the award procedure are the following:
May 31, 2013
Deadline for evaluating the first 20 papers of the ordered list.
June 15, 2013
Deadline for announcing to Conference Organizers who will be the winner. The ICSH Award Winner will be included as invited speaker at the Conference.