Sophie Duchesne

Training openings for students or interns

Areas of expertise

Hydrology and urban infrastructure , Hydraulic , Modelization , Water Management , Water quality




Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre

490 rue de la Couronne
Québec City, Quebec  G1K 9A9

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Hafdhi., S., S. Duchesne et A. St-Hilaire (2020). Hydraulic modeling of sedimentation basins downstream of harvested peatlands for the assessment of their performanceMires and Peat, 26: Article 07, 19pp. DOI: 10.19189/MaP.2019.JSP.StA.1789.

Doghri, M., S. Duchesne, A. Poulin et J.-P. Villeneuve (2020). Comparative study of pressure control modes impact on water distribution system performance. Water Resources Management, 34(1): 231-244. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-019-02436-z.

Shishegar, S., S. Duchesne et G. Pelletier (2019). An optimization and rule-based approach for predictive real time control of urban stormwater management systems. Journal of Hydrology, 577: 124000. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124000.

El-Housni, H., S. Duchesne et A. Mailhot (2019). Predicting the individual hydraulic performance of sewer pipes in the context of climate change. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 145(11): 04019051. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0001127. 

Vaillancourt, C., S. Duchesne et G. Pelletier (2019). Hydrological performance of permeable pavement as an adaptive measure in urban areas: case studies near Montreal, Canada. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 24(8): 05019020. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001812.

Garneau, C., S. Duchesne et A. St-Hilaire (2019). Comparison of modelling approaches to estimate trapping efficiency of sedimentation basins on mined peatland sites. Ecological Engineering, 133: 60-68. DOIi: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2019.04.025.

Bilodeau, K., G. Pelletier et S. Duchesne (2019). Real-time control of stormwater detention basins as a climate change adaptation measure in mid-size cities. Urban Water, 15(9): 858-867. DOI: 10.1080/1573062X.2019.1574844.

Jean, M.-E., S. Duchesne G. Pelletier et M. Pleau (2018). Selection of rainfall information as input data for the design of combined sewer overflow solutionsJournal of Hydrology,565: 559-569. DOI: 10.1016/j.hydrol.2018.08.064.

Shishegar, S., S. Duchesne et G. Pelletier (2018). Optimization methods applied to stormwater management problems: a reviewUrban Water Journal, 15(3): 276-286. DOI: 10.1080/1573062X.2018.1439976.

El-Housni, H., M. Ouellet et S. Duchesne (2018). Identification of most significant factors for modeling deterioration of sewer pipesCanadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 45(3): 215-226. DOI: 10.1139/cjce-2015-0293.

Ouellet, M. et S. Duchesne (2018). A method to take replaced pipes into account in the modeling of sewer pipes deteriorationUrban Water Journal15(4): 392-397. DOI: 10.1080/1573062X.2018.1455883.

Huit articles de la Revue des Sciences de l’eau, 31(3), sur le projet “Vietnam” (2018).

Pourcel, F., I.E. Smith et S. Duchesne (2017). Slug flow simulation, a way to improve air scouring of water mains? Procedia Engineering, 186: 601-608. DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2017.03.276.

Ha, P.T.T., N. Kokutse, S. Duchesne, J.-P. Villeneuve, A. Bélanger, H.N. Hien, B. Toumbou et D.N. Bach (2017). Assessing and selecting interventions for river water quality improvement within the context of population growth and urbanization: a case study of the Cau River basin in Vietnam. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 19(5): 1701-1729. DOI: 10.1007/s10668-016-9822-7.

Hoang, K.H., M. Bernier, S. Duchesne et M. Y (2016). Rice mapping using RADARSAT-2 dual- and quad-pol data in a complex land-use watershed: Cau River basin (Vietnam). IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 9(7): 3082 – 3096. DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2586102.

Duchesne, S., B. Toumbou et J.-P. Villeneuve (2016). Validation and comparison of different statistical models for the prediction of water main pipe breaks in a municipal network of Québec, Canada. Journal of Water Science, 29(1): 11-24. DOI: 10.7202/1035713ar.

St-Hilaire, A., S. Duchesne et A.N. Rousseau (2016). Floods and water quality in Canada – A review of the interactions with urbanization, agriculture and forestryCanadian Water Resources Journal, 41(2) :273-287. DOI:10.1080/07011784.2015.1010181.

Thériault, A. et S. Duchesne (2015). Quantifying the fecal coliform loads in urban watersheds by hydrologic/hydraulic modeling: case study of the Beauport River watershed in QuebecWater, 7 (2) : 615-7633. DOI:10.3390/w7020615.

Duchesne, S., K. Bouchard, B. Toumbou et J.-P. Villeneuve (2014). Assessing the impact of renewal scenarios on the global structural state of sewer pipes networks. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 41 (8) : 761-768. DOI:10.1139/cjce-2014-0037.

Toumbou, B., J.-P. Villeneuve, G. Beardsell and S. Duchesne (2014). A general model for water distribution pipe breaks: Development, methodology and application to a small city in Quebec, Canada. Journal of Pipeline Systems – Engineering and Practice, 5(1). DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)PS.1949-1204.0000135.

Duchesne, S., N. Chahid, N. Bouzida et B. Toumbou (2013). Probabilistic modeling of cast iron water distribution pipes corrosion. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA, 62(5): 279-287. DOI:10.2166/aqua.2013.125.

Duchesne, S., G. Beardsell, J.-P. Villeneuve, B. Toumbou et K. Bouchard (2013). A survival analysis model for sewer pipe structural deteriorationComputer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Journal, 28(2): 146-160. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8667.2012.00773.x.

Duchesne S., Bouzida N. et Villeneuve J.P. (2011). Performance estimation of a Remote Field Eddy Current method for the inspection of water distribution pipesJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 137 (521) : 1943-5452. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000136.

Mailhot A. et Duchesne S. (2010). Design criteria of urban drainage infrastructures under climate changeJournal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 136 (2) : 201-208. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000023.

Huard D., Mailhot A. et Duchesne S. (2010). Bayesian estimation of intensity–duration–frequency curves and of the return period associated to a given rainfall eventStochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 24 (3) : 337-347.
DOI: 10.1007/s00477-009-0323-1.

* Huit articles de la Revue des Sciences de l’eau, 31(3), sur le projet “Vietnam” (2018).