WaterWorld (English)

In addition to the video-based training below practical exercises for delivering training courses in WaterWorld are available, here

WaterWorld (and Co$tingNature) Presentation

Presentation:Comparison of ES tools (0h1m13s)
    Making Science accessible - advantages and objectives of WW /CN (0h5m35s)
WaterWorld Scientific principles and processes (0h10m30s)
    WW v2.7 Scientific principles and processes (0h12m36s)
    Step 1: Define area (0h13m55s)
    Step 2: Prepare data (0h16m1s)
    Step 3: Start Simulation (0h16m54s)
    Step 4: Policy Exercises : Climate change scenarios (0h18m1s)
    Step 5: Results maps - options - GIS (0h18m56s)
    Step 6: Time series and Step 7: Narrative (0h21m14s)
    Documentation and training (0h22m34s)
    Summary of Functions, Outputs, Scenarios and Interventions (0h23m14s)

Demonstration. User-level: hyperuser. Language: English (Focus area: Cauca Valley).  Prepared for Millennium ecosystem assessment sub-global assessment network
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.

SGA Network webinar 4: Assessing current ecosystem services and impacts using Co$ting Nature and WaterWorld from UNEP WCMC on Vimeo.


Demonstration. User-level: scientist. Language: English (focus area: Colombia)
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.
Step 1 Define area (0m22s)
Step 2 Prepare data (2m52s)
Step 3 Start simulation (5m35s)
    Step 5 Results maps list (6m42s)
    The map view window (7m26s)
    View map by region (eg watershed, protected area) (7m47s)
    Viewing in Google maps/Earth (8m50s)
    Query points on a map and viewing the component inputs of a map (9m30s)
    Examining water balance (10m37s)
    Examining water quality (11m5s)
    Examining runoff (11m54s)
Step 4 Climate change scenarios (13m4s)
Step 6 and 7 Results maps and timeseries (23m57s)
Step 4 Policy Land use change scenario (24m46s)


Demonstration. User-level: hyperuser. Language: English  (focus area Colombia)  [including Co$ting Nature]
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.

WaterWorld - Step 1 Define area (brief) (0h55m42s)
Demo Step 2: Prepare data (brief) (0h57m16s)
    Mask by Watersheds of points (0h58m15s)
    WW Documentation and Help (1h0m5s)
Step 3: Start Simulation - write maps option - default is annual outputs for quicker runtime (1h3m22s)
    Manage simulations (1h4m28s)
Step 5: WW Results list: monthly maps view and download (1h5m50s)
    examining water balance. View by function (1h8m41s)
    POIs ROIs and ZOIs (1h11m10s)
    Other options - Analyse map - scatterplot and stats (1h12m54s)
Step 4: Policy Exercises - Climate Change (1h14m53s)
Step 4: Policy Exercises - Show baseline and scenario, List alternative workspace data and compare to baseline (1h17m9s)
Step 4: Policy Exercises - Land Cover and Land Use Change (1h20m57s)
Step 4: Policy Exercises - Land and Water Management, bench terraces, scenario by uploading your own maps (1h27m27s)
Step 4: Policy Exercises - Replace input maps (1h28m7s)
Step 4: Policy Exercises - extractive Scenarios for mining concessions and Oil and Gas. (1h29m15s)
Step 4: Policy Exercises - Population growth and urbanisation scenarios (1h29m54s)
Step 5: Results of climate change scenarios: changes from baseline (1h32m29s)
Free version and licensed features (1h36m15s)

Demonstration. User-level: hyperuser. Language: English (focus area Madagascar)  [including Co$ting Nature]
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.
WaterWorld Demonstration - Step 1 - Madagascar 1Km resolution (1h20m4s)
    Manage Simulations: deleting old simulations to free up space (1h20m55s)
Demo Step 2: Prepare data - (1h23m26s)
    Masking data (1h23m56s)
    Examining the input data, for example Landsat 2000 Treecover (1h27m14s)
Demo Step 3: Start Simulation - write maps option (1h28m40s)
    WW Documentation and Help (1h29m37s)
    Running the model over multiple tiles and combining using ArcMap and ArcHydro or SagaGIS (1h32m36s)
    Run times in new areas (1h38m43s)
Step 5: Outputs - Citation information (1h39m5s)
Step 5: Results list (1h40m8s)
    View by function using sub-basins (1h41m17s)
    Threshold by function (1h45m19s)
    Masking output maps (1h46m43s)
    Permalink for export google maps (1h48m29s)
    Analyse map - scatterplot and stats (1h49m39s)
Step 6 Results time series (1h51m41s)
Step 7 Results narrative (1h52m31s)
Step 4: Policy Exercises - Land and Water Management options (1h53m18s)
Step 4: Change input maps (for more detail please refer to CN demo) (1h54m10s)
Step 4: Extractives (licensed only), and population change, migration (1h54m25s)
Climate Change scaenarios in WaterWorld - looking at a previously saved run. Looking at monthly impacts (1h55m31s)
Climate Change results - looking at the change from baseline (2h2m57s)

Demonstration. User-level: megauser (commercial). Language: English. (Focus area: Peru 1km resolution)
Note that the menus and functions used at this user level may thus be different to those available at other levels of access.


Step 1 Define area (0m40s)
Step 2 Prepare data (1m58s)
    Masking an area by a region of interest (ROI) (2m28s)
    Investigating input maps - show workspace data (6m33s)
Step 3 Start simulation (7m31s)
    Write monthly output maps option (7m44s)
    Selecting previous runs and managing simulations (8m45s)
Step 5 Results maps list (9m29s)
    Examining the water balance output map (11m8s)
    Query input components for a map at a point (12m40s)
    View by function (14m8s)
    Define Regions of Interest (ROIs ) (14m37s)
    Change image (scales and colours) (15m20s)
    Example - Runoff - downloading maps and visulaising in Google Earth (17m33s)
Step 4 Policy exercises (19m17s)
    Setting up Extractives (mining and oil and gas) scenario (20m3s)
Step 5 Examining the results of scenario (26m30s)

Demonstration. User-level: megauser . Language: English. (Focus area: Colombia 1km resolution). Progressive (deforestation) scenarios


Step 1 Define area (0h0m1s)
Step 2: Prepare data: Use alternative SIMTERRA input maps (0h0m40s)
Step 2: Prepare data: Define (and mask by) watersheds of points (Regions of interest) (0h2m37s)
Step 4: Policy exercises - run land use change model (including multiple deforestation monitoring products and management effectiveness) (0h6m55s)
Step 5: Results maps - Regions of interest (copy/paste points of interest and show on output maps) (0h18m30s)
Step 4: Policy exercises - Run progressive scenarios e.g. progressive deforestation (0h21m45s)
Step 5: Results maps - Compare alternatives (compares baseline and multiple alternatives for a given map) (0h27m12s)

Demonstration. User-level: hyperuser . Language: English. (Focus area: Peru 1km resolution). Using the WaterWorld-WEAP Link

Get started - unzip the tool (0h0ms)
Run WaterWorld-WEAP: prepare schematic (0h1ms)
Run baseline in WaterWorld (0h4ms)
Prepare data: define WEAP control points (0h4ms)
Start simulation: write monthly outputs (0h10ms)
Results maps - prepare output for WEAP (0h11ms)
Copy data for use in WEAP (0h12ms)

Demonstration. User-level: hyperuser . Language: English. (Focus area: Madagascar 1km resolution). Using your own land use maps in WaterWorld and Co$ting Nature



Upload AOI through Step 2: prepare data (0h1m36s)
Set your own land use data for baseline using % values (0h4m49s)
Set your own land use data for baseline using system values (-) (0h11m46s)
Set your own land use data for scenario through Step 4: policy exercise (0h13m57s)

Demonstration. User-level: hyperuser . Language: English. (Focus area: Madagascar 1km resolution). Stacked scenarios for combined land use and climate change in WaterWorld and Co$tingNature.


Using the QUICKLUCC land use change model, projecting forward deforestation for 50 years from GFC (0h1m7s)
Comparing deforestation datasets (0h3m12s)
Target a scenario to occur outside of protected areas (0h5m10s)
Check what has changed in a scenario that you have built (0h6m52s)
Use stack scenario option (0h8m32s)
Set up climate change mean of all models scenario for RCP4.5 (0h8m51s)