System dynamics modelling (SDM) and agent-based modelling (ABM) are two potentially powerful methods for simulating dynamics in complex systems, such as the food-energy-water nexus.
1. System Dynamics Modelling (NEXUS and non-NEXUS topics)
Ahamd, S., et al. (2016). "Application of system dynamics approach in electricity sector modelling: A review." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews5: 29-37. Cheng, L. (2010). "System dynamics model of Suzhou water resources carrying capacity and its application." Water Science and Engineering 3: 144-155. Chhippi-Shrestha, G., et al. (2017). "Water–energy–carbon nexus modeling for urban water systems: system dynamics approach." Journal for Water Resource Planning and Management 143: 04017016. Coyle, G. (2000). "Qualitative and quantitative modelling in system dynamics: some research questions." System Dynamics Review 16: 225-244. Duggan, J. (2016). System Dynamics Modeling with R. Switzerland, Springer. Dyner, I., et al. (1995). "System dynamics modelling for residential energy efficiency analysis and management." Journal of the Operational Research Society 46: 1163-1173. Feng, M., et al. (2016). "Modeling the nexus across water supply, power generation and environment systems using the system dynamics approach: Hehuang Region, China." Journal of Hydrology 543: 344-359. Feng, Y. Y., et al. (2013). "System dynamics modeling for urban energy consumption and CO2 emissions: A case study of Beijing, China." Ecological Modelling 252: 44-52. Forrester, J. W. (1994). "System dynamics, systems thinking, and soft OR." System Dynamics Review 10: 245-256. Guo, H., et al. (2016). "System dynamics-based evaluation of interventions to promote appropriate waste disposal behaviors in low-income urban areas: A Baltimore case study." Waste Management 56: 547-560. Hovmand, P. S. (2014). Community Based System Dynamics. Heidelberg, Germany, Springer. Hussien, W. A., et al. (2017). "An integrated model to evaluate water-energy-food nexus at a household scale." Environmental Modelling & Software 93: 366-380. Jeong, H. and J. Adamowski (2016). "A system dynamics based socio-hydrological model for agricultural wastewater reuse at the watershed scale." Agricultural Water Management 171: 89-107. Kollikkathara, N., et al. (2010). "A system dynamic modeling approach for evaluating municipal solid waste generation, landfill capacity and related cost management issues." Waste Management 30: 2194-2203. Larsen, M. A. D. and M. Drews (2019). "Water use in electricity generation for water-energy nexus analyses: The European case." Science of the Total Environment 651: 2044-2058. Morcillo, J. D., et al. (2018). "Simulation of demand growth scenarios in the Colombian electricity market: An integration of system dynamics and dynamic systems." Applied Energy 216: 504-520. Mutingi, M., et al. (2017). "System dynamics approaches to energy policy modelling and simulation." Energy Procedia 141: 532-539. Newell, B., et al. (2011). "Enhancing the resilience of the Australian national electricity market: Taking a systems approach in policy development." Ecology and Society 16: 15. Park, S., et al. (2014). "Simulation methods of a system dynamics model for efficient operations and planning of capacity expansion of activated-sludge wastewater treatment plants." Procedia Engineering 70: 1289-1295. Park, S., et al. (2015). "A system dynamics computer model to assess the effects of developing an alternate water source on the water supply systems management." Procedia Engineering 119: 753-760. Qi, C. and N.-B. Chang (2011). "System dynamics modeling for municipal water demand estimation in an urban region under uncertain economic impacts." Journal of Environmental Management 92: 1628-1641. Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2013). "Understanding the dynamics of electricity generation capacity in Canada: A system dynamics approach." Energy 59: 285-294. Sufian, M. A. and B. K. Bala (2006). "Modelling of electrical energy recovery from urban solid waste system: The case of Dhaka city." Renewable Energy 31: 1573-1580. Sukholthaman, P. and A. Sharp (2016). "A system dynamics model to evaluate effects of source separation of municipal solid waste management: A case of Bangkok, Thailand." Waste Management 52: 50-61. Vafa-Arani, H., et al. (2014). "A system dynamics modeling for urban air pollution: A case study of Tehran, Iran." Transportation Research D 31: 21-36. Wei, T., et al. (2016). "A system dynamics urban water management model for Macau, China." Journal of Environmental Sciences 50: 117-126. Winz, I., et al. (2009). "The use of system dynamics simulation in water resources management." Water Resources Management 23: 1301-1323. Xi, X. and K. L. Poh (2013). "Using system dynamics for sustainable water resources management in Singapore." Procedia Computer Science 16: 157-166.
Yearworth, M. and S.E. Cornell (2016) "Contested modelling: a critical examination of expert modelling in sustainability." Systems Research and Behavioral Science33 (1): 45-63. Zarghami, M. and S. Akbariyeh (2012). "System dynamics modeling for complex urban water systems: Application to the city of Tabriz, Iran." Resources, Conservation and Recycling 60: 99-106.
2. Agent-based modelling (NEXUS and non-NEXUS topics)
Ali, A. M., et al. (2017). "Agent-based modeling to simulate the dynamics of urban water supply: Climate, population growth, and water shortages." Sustainable Cities and Society 28: 420-434. Du, E., et al. (2017). "Evaluating the impacts of farmers’ behaviors on a hypothetical agricultural water market based on double auction." Water Resources Research 53: 4053-4072. Elsawah, S., et al. (2015). "A methodology for eliciting, representing, and analysing stakeholder knowledge for decision making on complex socio-ecological systems: From cognitive maps to agent-based models." Journal of Environmental Management 151: 500-516. Groeneveld, J., et al. (2017). "Theoretical foundations of human decision-making in agent-based land use models - A review." Environmental Modelling & Software 87: 39-48. Khan, H. F., et al. (2017). "A coupled modeling framework for sustainable watershed management in transboundary river basins." Hydrology and Earth System Science 21: 6275-6288. Koutiva, I. and C. Makropoulos (2016). "Modelling domestic water demand: An agent based approach." Environmental Modelling & Software 79: 35-54. Macal, C. M. (2016). "Everything you need to know about agent-based modelling and simulation." Journal of Simulation 10: 144-156. Macal, C. M. and M. J. North (2010). "Tutorial on agent-based modelling and simulation." Journal of Simulation 4: 151-162. Siebers, P. O., et al. (2010). "Discrete-event simulation is dead, long live agent-based simulation!" Journal of Simulation 4: 204-210. Tesfatsion, L., et al. (2017). "An agent-based platform for the study of watersheds as coupled natural and human systems." Environmental Modelling & Software 89: 40-60.
3. Other NEXUS modelling (NEXUS topics only)
Bazilian, M., et al. (2011). "Considering the energy, water and food nexus: Towards an integrated modelling approach." Energy Policy 39: 7896-7906. Bieber, N., et al. (2018). "Sustainable planning of the energy-water-food nexus using decision making tools." Energy Policy 113: 584-607. Brouwer, F., et al. (2018). "Energy modelling and the Nexus concept." Energy Strategy Reviews 19: 1-6. Daher, B. T. and R. H. Mohtar (2015). "Water–energy–food (WEF) Nexus Tool 2.0: guiding integrative resource planning and decision-making." Water International 40: 748-771. Fang, D. and B. Chen (2017). "Linkage analysis for the water–energy nexus of city." Applied Energy 189: 770-779. Kaddoura, S. and S. El Khatib (2017). "Review of water-energy-food Nexus tools to improve the Nexus modelling approach for integrated policy making." Environmental Science & Policy 77: 114-121. Karan, E. and S. Asadi (2018). "Quantitative modeling of interconnections associated with sustainable food, energy and water (FEW) systems." Journal of Cleaner Production 200: 86-99. Martinez-Hernandez, E., et al. (2017). "Understanding water-energy-food and ecosystem interactions using the nexus simulation tool NexSym." Applied Energy 206: 1009-1021. Zhang, X. and V. V. Vesselinov (2017). "Integrated modeling approach for optimal management of water, energy and food security nexus." Advances in Water Resources 101: 1-10.
4. Water-food-energy NEXUS (non-modelling papers)
Allan, T., et al. (2015). "The water–food–energy nexus: an introduction to nexus concepts and some conceptual and operational problems." International Journal of Water Resources Development 31: 301-311. Artioli, F., et al. (2017). "The water-energy-food nexus: An integration agenda and implications for urban governance." Political Geography 61: 215-223. Bhaduri, A., et al. (2015). "Sustainability in the water–energy–food nexus." Water International 40: 723-732. Biggs, E. M., et al. (2015). "Sustainable development and the water–energy–food nexus: A perspective on livelihoods." Environmental Science & Policy 54: 389-397. Daher, B., et al. (2019). "Toward creating an environment of cooperation between water, energy, and food stakeholders in San Antonio." Science of the Total Environment 651: 2913-2926. Endo, A., et al. (2017). "A review of the current state of research on the water, energy, and food nexus." Journal of Hydrology : Regional Studies11: 20-30. Gulati, M., et al. (2013). "The water-energy-food security nexus: Challenges and opportunities for food security in South Africa." Aquatic Procedia 1: 150-164. Halbe, J., et al. (2015). "Governance of transitions towards sustainable development – the water-energy-food nexus in Cyprus." Water International 40: 877-894. Liu, J., et al. (2017). "Challenges in operationalizing the water–energy–food nexus." Hydrological Sciences Journal 62: 1714-1720. Machell, J., et al. (2015). "The water energy food nexus – challenges and emerging solutions." Environmental Science : Water Research & Technology 1: 15-16. Mohtar, R. and B. Daher (2016). "Water-Energy-Food Nexus Framework for facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogue." Water International 41: 655-661. Rasul, G. and B. Sharma (2016). "The nexus approach to water–energy–food security: an option for adaptation to climate change." Climate Policy 16: 682-702. Shannak, S., et al. (2018). "Moving from theory to practice in the water–energy–food nexus: An evaluation of existing models and frameworks."Water-Energy Nexus 1: 17-25. Smajgl, A., et al. (2016). "The water–food–energy Nexus – Realising a new paradigm." Journal of Hydrology 533: 533-540. Wichelns, D. (2017). "The water-energy-food nexus: Is the increasing attention warranted, from either a research or policy perspective?" Environmental Science & Policy 69: 113-123. Zhang, C., et al. (2018). "Water-energy-food nexus: Concepts, questions and methodologies." Journal of Cleaner Production 195: 625-638.