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Warmte-Koudeopslag (WKO): energiebalans

Laatst vroeg een vriend of ik eens wilde kijken naar de energiebalans met betrekking tot de koude-warmte-opslag die hij voor zijn werkgever beheert. Het bedrijf moet periodiek rapporteren aan het (door de provincie ingehuurde) agentschap “Omgevingsdienst Haaglanden”. Het agentschap gebruikt … Continue reading

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“Predictive uncertainty” seminar – April 1, 2015, Faculty of TPM

The future is uncertain. Forecasting reduces this uncertainty but cannot eliminate it. Residual uncertainty remains. Risk management requires that these residual uncertainties are adequately characterised. Techniques for characterisation vary from probabilistic forecasting to scenario based forecasting, depending on the nature … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,400 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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“Mount Ruapehu about to burst”

Wednesday update: there has been an eruption alright… of neighbouring Tongariro! A few years ago my partner and I hiked a six-day tour of Mt Ruapehu. This is a beautiful mountain, probably best known outside of New Zealand for its … Continue reading

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Streamflow prediction in River Rhine (my talk at EGU2012)

Today I’m giving a presentation at EGU2012. My talk is titled “Streamflow prediction in River Rhine: Exploring combinations of bias-correcting forcing ensembles and bias-correcting streamflow ensembles”. Slides can be downloaded from here.

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Hoogwater op de Maas, januari 2012

Lelystad, kwart voor vijf ’s ochtends op een koude zaterdag in januari. Het is stil op straat als ik de parkeergarage bij het Apollohotel uit rij. Zó stil, dat ik tot aan mijn bestemming geen andere weggebruikers tegenkom. Pas bij … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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