Experience from the development of decision support systems for the management of large-scale hydrosystems of Greece

D. Koutsoyiannis, and A. Efstratiadis, Experience from the development of decision support systems for the management of large-scale hydrosystems of Greece, Proceedings of the Workshop "Water Resources Studies in Cyprus", edited by E. Sidiropoulos and I. Iakovidis, Nikosia, 159–180, Water Development Department of Cyprus, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, 2003.

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Decision support systems (DSS), in combination with human judgment and experience, may guide to rational decisions in a variety of ill-structured technological problems. Optimal management of water recourse systems constitutes a typical field for application of DSS. The complexity of the water resource management raises the need for a holistic approach, based on systems theory and making use of advanced mathematical techniques. The paper presents the experience gained in developing of DSS for the management of large-scale hydrosystems in Greece. Specifically, it describes the route to an integrated methodological framework, comprising innovative models for stochastic analysis, simulation and optimisation. This framework, which is progressively improved and evolved, has been recently implemented operationally for the support of the supervision and management of the exceptionally complex water supply system of Athens. In the near future, the generalisation and enhancement of the mathematical models and computer tools is scheduled, in order to make a comprehensive tool for the sustainable management of hydrosystems of a wide range of scales.

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