Refereed journal publications

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(2015) Ranking sources of uncertainty in flood damage modelling: a case study on the cost-benefit analysis of a flood mitigation project in the Orb Delta. Saint-Geours, N., Lavergne, C., Bailly, J.-S. and Grelot, F. Journal of Flood Risk Management, 8 (2), 161–176. full text | author version

(2015) Editorial. Tarantola, S. & Saint-Geours, N., Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 134 239-240. DOI: 10.1016/j.ress.2014.08.012. full text

(2014) Simulating polygon uncertainty using geometric dissimilarity metrics. Laurent, V., Saint-Geours, N., Bailly, J.-S., submitted to Journal of Spatial Statistics. author version

(2014) Satellite image mosaicking in natural colors using harmonization in decorrelated color space. Cresson, R. & Saint-Geours, N., submitted to IEEE Journal of selected topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing. author version

(2014) Multi-scale spatial sensitivity analysis of a flood damage assessment model. Saint-Geours, N., Bailly, J.-S., Grelot, F. and Lavergne, C., Environmental Modelling & Software, 60 153-166. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.06.012. full text

(2014) Computing first-order sensitivity indices with Contribution to the Sample Mean plot. Saint-Geours, N., Tarantola, S., Kopustinskas, V. and Bolado-Lavin, R., Journal of Statistical Computing and Simulation, S.I. MASCOT-SAMO 2013, DOI: 10.1080/00949655.2014.932358. full text | author version

(2012) Potential of space-borne LiDAR sensors for global bathymetry in coastal and inland waters. Abdallah, H., Bailly, J.-S., Baghdadi, N., Saint-Geours, N. and Fabre, F. IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl., 6(1) 202-216. full text

(2012) Change of support in variance-based spatial sensitivity analysis. Saint-Geours, N., Lavergne, C., Bailly, J.-S. and Grelot, F. Mathematical Geosciences, 44(8) 945-958. full text

(2011) Analyse de sensibilité de Sobol d’un modèle spatialisé pour l’évaluation économique du risque d’inondation. Saint-Geours, N., Lavergne, C., Bailly, J.-S. and Grelot, F. Journal de la Société Française de Statistique, 152(1), 24-46. full text

(2009) Sensibilité d’une analyse coût-bénéfice : enseignements pour l’évaluation des projets d’atténuation des inondations. Grelot, F., Bailly, J.-S., Blanc, C., Erdlenbruch, K., Meriaux, P., Saint-Geours, N. and Tourment, N. Ingénieries Eau-Agriculture-Territoires, Spécial inondations, 95-108. full text

Technical reports

(2012) Guide méthodologique pour la prise en compte des incertitudes dans les ACB appliquées aux projets de prévention du risque d’inondation. Grelot, F., Saint-Geours, N., and Bailly, J.-S.

(2012) Programme d'actions de prévention des inondations sur les bassins versants de l'Orb et du Libron : compléments à l'étude ACB de 2007. Grelot, F.; Enjalbert, P.; Agenais, A.; Bailly, J.; Brémond, P.; Langer, T. & Saint-Geours, N. IRSTEA, Syndicat Mixte Béziers - La Mer

Conferences (with proceedings paper)

(2014) Hazard-asset spatial overlays and induced uncertainty in natural risk assessments. Saint-Geours, N., Langer, T., Bailly, J.-S. and Grelot, F. in Accuracy 2014, 11th international Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Ressources and Environmental Sciences, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, July 8-11 2014. Shortridge, A.; Messina, J.; Kravchenko, S. & Finley, A. (Eds.), 226-230. abstract

(2014) Local urban sprawl accuracy from image segmentation uncertainties simulation. Laurent, V., Saint-Geours, N., Bailly, J.-S. and Chery, J.-P. in Accuracy 2014, 11th international Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Ressources and Environmental Sciences, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, July 8-11 2014. Shortridge, A.; Messina, J.; Kravchenko, S. & Finley, A. (Eds.), 146-150. abstract

(2014) Simulating geometric uncertainties of impervious areas based on image segmentation accuracy metrics. Laurent, V., Saint-Geours, N., Bailly, J.-S. and Chery; J.-P. in GEOBIA 2014, Advancements, trends and challenges, 5th Geographic Object-Based Images Analysis Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, May 21-24. C. Gitas, I.; Mallinis, G.; Patias, P.; Stathakis, D. & Zalidis, G. (Eds.) South-Eastern European Journal of Earth Observation and Geomatics, 3, 37-40. full text

(2014) Sensitivity analysis and uncertainty quantification for environmental models
Cartailler, T., Guaus, A., Janon, A., Monod, H., Prieur, C. and Saint-Geours, N. in ‘ESAIM: Proceedings’, 44 (Journées MAS 2012), pp. 300-321. full text

(2013) Flood level spatial uncertainty simulation from expert knowledge: methods, limits and impacts. Bailly, J.-S., Saint-Geours, N., Grelot, F. and Langer, T. in Union, E. G. (Ed.) Facets of Uncertainty 2013: 5th EGU Leonardo Conference, Hydrofractals'13, Stahy'13, , 2013, 38-39

(2013) Estimation of variance-based sensitivity indices from the Contribution to the Sample Mean. Saint-Geours, N., Tarantola, S., Kopustinskas, V. and Bolado-Lavin, R. in SAMO 2013, 7th International Conference on Sensitivity Analysis of Model Output, Nice, France, July 2-4. full text

(2013) Identifying optimal classification rules for Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis. Arvor, D., Saint-Geours, N., Dupuy, S., Andrés, S. and Durieux, L. in XVI SBSR Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, April 13-18. full text

(2011) Analyse de sensibilité globale d’un modèle d’évaluation économique du risque d’inondation. Saint-Geours, N., Lavergne, C., Bailly, J.-S. and Grelot, F. in 43ème Journées de Statistique de la SFdS, Gammarth, Tunisia, May 23-27. full text

(2011) Sensitivity analysis of spatial models using geostatistical simulation. Saint-Geours, N., Lavergne, C., Bailly, J.-S. and Grelot, F. (2011), in Proceedings of IAMG 2011 conference, Salzburg, Austria, September 5-9, pp. 178-189. full text

(2010) Latin Hypercube Sampling of Gaussian random field for Sobol global sensitivity analysis of models with spatial inputs and scalar output. Saint-Geours, N., Bailly, J.-S., Grelot, F. and Lavergne, C. in Ninth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Leicester, UK, pp. 81-84. full text

(2010) Comparison of three spatial sensitivity analysis techniques. Saint-Geours, N. and Lilburne, L. in Ninth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Leicester, UK, pp. 421-424. full text

Conferences (no proceedings paper)

(2012) Cost-benefit analysis of a flood mitigation policy: an uncertainty and sensitivity analysis. Saint-Geours, N., Lavergne, C., Bailly, J.-S. and Grelot, F. in EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria, April 19-24.

(2012) A methodology for determining optimal feature subset for classification in object-based image analysis. Arvor, D., Wiefels, A., Saint-Geours, N., Almeida, C., Ose, K., Durieux, L. in XV Symposium SELPER, Cayenne, French Guiana, November 19-23.

(2010) Sensitivity analysis of simulated LIDAR waveforms according to sensor and water parameters variability. Abdallah, H., Bailly, J.-S., Baghdadi, N. and Saint-Geours, N. in 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 13-17.

(2009) Validity of cost-benefit analysis for flood prevention projects: insights from sensitivity analysis. Grelot, F., Bailly, J.-S. and Saint-Geours, N. in EGU General Assembly 2009, Vienna, Austria, April 19-24. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11.

Other talks, workshops, seminars

(2014) Spatial sensitivity analysis. in ASPEN workshop (Sensitivity Analysis & Uncertainty Propagation in Environmental Modelling), Les Houches, France, May 6th.

(2014) Analyse de sensibilité par décomposition de variance pour modèles spatialisés, in Journées math-info de l'INRA - MIA, Lyon, France, March 17th. program

(2013) Spatial sensitivity analysis. in ASPEN workshop (Sensitivity Analysis & Uncertainty Propagation in Environmental Modelling), Les Houches, France, April 9th. slides

(2013) in ‘EDF R&D, Animation scientifique du groupe FCMI’, Châtoux, Feb 05, oral presentation.

(2013) in ‘Café des sciences of the INRA/BioSP group’, Avignon, Jan 28, oral presentation.

(2012) in ‘CERTU workshop on Spatial Data Quality’, Lyon, Sep, oral presentation.

(2012) in ‘UMR TETIS Post-grad day’, Montpellier, Jan 3, oral presentation.

(2011) in ‘DOCTISS Post-graduate school day’, Montpellier, May 19, poster abstract.

(2011) [pdf] in ‘MASCOT NUM Workshop’, Villard-de-Lans, March 23, oral presentation. (Best student talk award)

(2011) in ‘Seminar of Statistics of Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann’, Grenoble, Feb 3, oral presentation.

(2011) in ‘Seminar on IPEF post-graduate training’, Marne-la-Vallée, Jan 27, oral presentation.

(2010) in ‘Journées d’étude inter-Zones Ateliers : risque d’inondation, vulnérabilité et résilience: regards croisés Loire Rhône’, Blois, Dec 3, oral presentation.

(2010) in ‘UMR TETIS Post-grad day’, Montpellier, Dec 2, oral presentation.

(2010) in ‘Seminar on statistical and computer tools for post-grad students in Agronomy and Environment of Languedoc-Roussillon’, April 28, oral presentation.

(2010) in ‘GDR MASCOT-NUM Workshop’, Avignon, March 18, poster abstract.