The MAELIA Multi-Agent Platform for Integrated Analysis of Interactions Between Agricultural Land-Use and Low-Water Management Strategies

  • Benoit Gaudou
  • Christophe Sibertin-Blanc
  • Olivier Therond
  • Frédéric Amblard
  • Yves Auda
  • Jean-Paul Arcangeli
  • Maud Balestrat
  • Marie-Hélène Charron-Moirez
  • Etienne Gondet
  • Yi Hong
  • Romain Lardy
  • Thomas Louail
  • Eunate Mayor
  • David Panzoli
  • Sabine Sauvage
  • José-Miguel Sánchez-Pérez
  • Patrick Taillandier
  • Nguyen Van Bai
  • Maroussia Vavasseur
  • Pierre Mazzega
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8235)

Abstract

The MAELIA project is developing an agent-based modeling and simulation platform to study the environmental, economic and social impacts of various regulations regarding water use and water management in combination with climate change. It is applied to the case of the French Adour-Garonne Basin, which is the most concerned in France by water scarcity during the low-water period. An integrated approach has been chosen to model this social-ecological system: the model combines spatiotemporal models of ecologic (e.g. rainfall and temperature changes, water flow and plant growth) and socio-economic (e.g. farmer decision-making process, management of low-water flow, demography, land use and land cover changes) processes and sub-models of cognitive sharing among agents (e.g. weather forecast, normative constraints on behaviors).

Keywords

Social-ecological systems Water management Integrated assessment and modeling Agent-based model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benoit Gaudou
    • 1
  • Christophe Sibertin-Blanc
    • 1
  • Olivier Therond
    • 2
  • Frédéric Amblard
    • 1
  • Yves Auda
    • 3
  • Jean-Paul Arcangeli
    • 1
  • Maud Balestrat
    • 2
    • 3
  • Marie-Hélène Charron-Moirez
    • 2
  • Etienne Gondet
    • 3
  • Yi Hong
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
  • Romain Lardy
    • 2
  • Thomas Louail
    • 1
  • Eunate Mayor
    • 1
  • David Panzoli
    • 6
  • Sabine Sauvage
    • 4
    • 5
  • José-Miguel Sánchez-Pérez
    • 4
    • 5
  • Patrick Taillandier
    • 7
  • Nguyen Van Bai
    • 3
  • Maroussia Vavasseur
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pierre Mazzega
    • 3
    • 8
  1. 1.UMR 5505 IRIT, CNRSUniversity of ToulouseToulouseFrance
  2. 2.UMR 1248 AGIR, INRA-INPTCastanet-TolosanFrance
  3. 3.UMR 5563 GET, IRD-UPS-CNRS-CNES, OMPToulouseFrance
  4. 4.INP, UPS; EcoLabUniversité de ToulouseCastanet TolosanFrance
  5. 5.CNRSEcoLabToulouseFrance
  6. 6.Centre Universitaire Jean-François ChampollionAlbiFrance
  7. 7.UMR 6266 IDEES, CNRSUniversity of RouenRouenFrance
  8. 8.Joint Mixt Laboratory OCE, UnB/IRD, LAGEQUniversidade de BrasíliaBrasíliaBrazil

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