Research Output 1976 2020

2011

Assessment of Illinois corn yields in a unique wet and cool growing season

Changnon, S. A., 2011, In : Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science. 103, 3&4, p. 131--140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

growing season
cold season
corn
rain
temperature

A unique solution to Chicago's water pollution: tunnels and reservoirs

Changnon, S. A., 2011, In : Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science. 103, 3&4, p. 119--124

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water pollution
tunnel
lake
flooding
water

El Niño/Southern Oscillation behaviour since 1871 as diagnosed in an extended multivariate ENSO index (MEI.ext)

Wolter, K. & Timlin, M. S., 2011, In : International Journal of Climatology. 31, 7, p. 1074--1087

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Southern Oscillation
El Nino-Southern Oscillation
spacing
index
sea surface temperature

Evaluation of a conjunctive surface-subsurface process model (CSSP) over the contiguous U.S. at regional-local scales

Yuan, X. & Liang, X-Z., 2011, In : Journal of Hydrometeorology. 12, 4, p. 579--599

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

common land
evaluation
soil temperature
water table
hydrology

Illinois' twelve most damaging storms

Changnon, S. A., 2011, In : Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science. 103, 3&4, p. 125--129

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

loss

Improving cold season precipitation prediction by the nested CWRF-CFS system

Yuan, X. & Liang, X-Z., 2011, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 38, 2, p. L02706

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

weather
climate
prediction
downscaling
orographic effect

Major damages in northern Illinois from a record-setting rainstorm in 2010

Changnon, S. A., 2011, In : Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science. 104, 3&4, p. 119--126

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rainstorm
dairy farming
damage
train
aid

Measuring efficiency of crop cleaners by image analysis

Wang, J., Eaton, F. E., Sammis, T. W. & Gebremichael, M. K., Dec 1 2011, In : International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 4, 4, p. 34-41 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cleaners
Chile
purity
Image analysis
Crops

MercNet: A national monitoring network to assess responses to changing mercury emissions in the United States

Schmeltz, D., Evers, D. C., Driscoll, C. T., Artz, R., Cohen, M., Gay, D. A., Haeuber, R., Krabbenhoft, D. P., Mason, R., Morris, K. & Wiener, J. G., Oct 1 2011, In : Ecotoxicology. 20, 7, p. 1713-1725 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
Monitoring
monitoring
emission control
Emission control

Mercury trends in fish from rivers and lakes in the United States, 1969-2005

Chalmers, A. T., Argue, D. M., Gay, D. A., Brigham, M. E., Schmitt, C. J. & Lorenz, D. L., 2011, In : Environmental monitoring and assessment. 75, 1-4, p. 175--191

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lake
fish
river
wet deposition
mercury

Mercury trends in fish from rivers and lakes in the United States, 1969-2005

Chalmers, A. T., Argue, D. M., Gay, D. A., Brigham, M. E., Schmitt, C. J. & Lorenz, D. L., Apr 1 2011, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 175, 1-4, p. 175-191 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fish
Lakes
Rivers
lake
fish
wet deposition
atmospheric deposition
monitoring
ion
air

Monitoring long-term trends of acidic wet deposition in US precipitation: results from the National Atmospheric Deposition Program

Lehmann, C. M. B. & Gay, D. A., 2011, In : Power Plant Chemistry. 13, 7, p. 378--385

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wet deposition
atmospheric deposition
monitoring
ion
air

Observations of the cross-lake cloud and snow evolution in a lake-effect snow event

Barthold, F. E. & Kristovich, D. A. R., 2011, In : Monthly Weather Review. 139, 8, p. 2386--2398

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

snow
lake
boundary layer
water content
effect

Observations of the cross-lake cloud and snow evolution in a lake-effect snow event

Barthold, F. E. & Kristovich, D. A. R., Aug 1 2011, In : Monthly Weather Review. 139, 8, p. 2386-2398 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

snow
lake
boundary layer
water content
effect

Online support and resources for small system operators

Wilson, S., Larson, B. & Wilson, J., Dec 1 2011, American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition 2011, ACE 2011. p. 824-842 19 p. (American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition 2011, ACE 2011).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

resource
resources

Optimizing the placement of best management practices (BMPs) in agriculturally-dominated watersheds in Illinois

Bekele, E. G., Demissie, M. & Lian, Y., Jul 21 2011, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. p. 2890-2900 11 p. (World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

best management practice
watershed
constructed wetland
pollutant source
nutrient

Passive ammonia monitoring in the United States: Comparing three different sampling devices

Puchalski, M. A., Sather, M. E., Walker, J. T., Lehmann, C. M. B., Gay, D. A., Mathew, J. & Robarge, W. P., Nov 1 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 13, 11, p. 3156-3167 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonia
sampler
ammonia
Sampling
Costs and Cost Analysis

Performance modeling of storm water best management practices with uncertainty analysis

Park, D., Loftis, J. C. & Roesner, L. A., 2011, In : Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 16, 4, p. 332--344

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uncertainty analysis
Water management
uncertainty analysis
best management practice
modeling

Precipitation in the Land of Lincoln

Angel, J. R., 2011

Research output: Other contribution

Predicting soybean rust incursions into the North American continental interior using crop monitoring, spore trapping, and aerobiological modeling

Isard, S. A., Barnes, C. W., Hambleton, S., Ariatti, A., Russo, J. M., Tenuta, A., Gay, D. A. & Szabo, L. J., Nov 1 2011, In : Plant disease. 95, 11, p. 1346-1357 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soybean rust
trapping
spores
integrated pest management
monitoring

Predicting the seasonal shift in mosquito populations preceding the onset of the West Nile virus in central Illinois

Westcott, N. E., Hilberg, S. D., Lampman, R. L., Alto, B. W., Bedel, A., Muturi, E. J., Glahn, H., Baker, M., Kunkel, K. E. & Novak, R. J., Sep 1 2011, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 92, 9, p. 1173-1180 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

West Nile virus
mosquito
regional climate
temperature

September 2008 heavy rains in northeast Illinois: meteorological analysis and impacts

Changnon, S. A., 2011, In : Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science. 104, 1&2, p. 17--33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

loss
rain
analysis

Severe winter weather in 2009-2010

Changnon, S. A., 2011, In : Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science. 103, 3&4, p. 131--140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

snow
weather
winter

Temporal distribution of weather catastrophes in the USA

Changnon, S. A., 2011, In : Climatic Change. 106, 2, p. 129--140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

temporal distribution
thunderstorm
weather
hurricane
tornado

The impacts of orbital parameters on summer precipitation over China in the Holocene

Huang, J-B., Wang, S-W., Wen, X-Y., Zhou, T-J., Zhu, J-H., Yang, B. & Ren, G-Y., 2011, In : Journal of Tropical Meteorology. 17, 2, p. 103--112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Holocene
summer
plateau
atmosphere
precession

The prolonged 1954 Midwestern U.S. Heat wave: Impacts and responses

Westcott, N., Jul 1 2011, In : Weather, Climate, and Society. 3, 3, p. 165-176 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat
water resource
energy resource
well water
repair

Ultrathin polymer membranes for high throughput CO2 capture

Spadaccini, C. M., Mukerjee, E. V., Letts, S. A., Maiti, A. & O'Brien, K. C., Jan 1 2011, In : Energy Procedia. 4, p. 731-736 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Throughput
Membranes
Polymers
Carbon capture
Vapor deposition

Windstorms in the United States

Changnon, S. A., 2011, In : Natural Hazards. 59, 2, p. 1175--1187

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

severe weather
coast
tornado
winter
thunderstorm
2010

Analysis of the structure of the temperature field in relation to the persistent snowy and cold weather in south China in early 2008

Zeng, M., Lu, W., Liang, X-Z., Wu, H., Pu, M. & Yin, D., 2010, In : Acta Meteorologica Sinica. 24, 4, p. 510--520

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

freezing
Temperature distribution
Rain
Freezing
weather

An economic analysis of Midwestern US criteria pollutant emissions trends from 1970 to 2000

Tao, Z., Hewings, G. J. D. & Donaghy, K., 2010, In : Ecological Economics. 69, 8, p. 1666--1674

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

economic analysis
structural change
economics
pollution
regional economy

Anthropogenic-induced changes in twenty-first century summertime hydroclimatology of the Northeastern US

Anderson, B. T., Hayhoe, K. & Liang, X-Z., 2010, In : Climatic Change. 99, 3, p. 403--423

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

twenty first century
relative humidity
soil moisture
regional climate
fossil fuel
precipitation (chemistry)
atmospheric deposition
Monitoring
air
Air

Comparison of TOMS retrievals and UVMRP measurements of surface spectral UV radiation in the United States

Xu, M., Liang, X-Z., Gao, W. & Krotkov, N., 2010, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 10, 18, p. 8669--8683

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TOMS
ultraviolet radiation
clear sky
aerosol
comparison

Dispersion of a tracer on the East Pacific Rise (9N to 10N), including the influence of hydrothermal plumes

Jackson, P. R., Ledwell, J. R. & Thurnherr, A. M., 2010, In : Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 57, 1, p. 37--52

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrothermal plume
tracer
plume
hydrothermal vent
trough

Ecohydrological responses of dense canopies to environmental variability: 1. Interplay between vertical structure and photosynthetic pathway

Drewry, D. T., Kumar, P., Long, S., Bernacchi, C., Liang, X-Z. & Sivapalan, M., 2010, In : Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 115, 4, p. art. no. G04022

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canopy
vegetation
water use efficiency
root system
acclimation

Geographical distribution of weather catastrophes in the United States

Changnon, S. A., 2010, In : Physical Geography. 31, 1, p. 29--39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geographical distribution
weather
loss
catastrophe
storm damage

Impacts of climate change and human activities on surface runoff in the Dongjiang River basin of China

Liu, D., Chen, X., Lian, Y. & Lou, Z., May 1 2010, In : Hydrological Processes. 24, 11, p. 1487-1495 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human activity
river basin
runoff
low flow
climate change

Improved terrestrial hydrologic representation in mesoscale land surface models

Choi, H. I. & Liang, X-Z., 2010, In : Journal of Hydrometeorology. 11, 3, p. 787--809

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land surface
runoff
common land
hydraulic conductivity
phreatic zone

Improving HSPF modeling accuracy from FTABLES: Case study for the illinois river basin

Lian, Y., Chan, I. C., Xie, H. & Demissie, M., Aug 1 2010, In : Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 15, 8, p. 642-650 9 p., 005008QHE.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catchments
river basin
Rivers
Hydraulics
Hydraulic models

Major growth in some business related uses of climate informaton

Changnon, D. & Changnon, S. A., 2010, In : Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 49, 3, p. 325--331

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

weather
climate
insurance industry
severe weather
economic geography

Nature vs. historic preservation: killer tornadoes alter lives and landscape

Changnon, S. A., 2010, In : Historic Illinois. 33, 1, p. 8--10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nontornadic convective wind fatalities in the United States

Black, A. W. & Ashley, W. S., 2010, In : Natural Hazards. 54, 2, p. 355--366

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vulnerability
boating
tornado
thunderstorm
aircraft

Observed diurnal cycle climatology of planetary boundary layer height

Liu, S. & Liang, X-Z., 2010, In : Journal of Climate. 23, 21, p. 5790--5809

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climatology
boundary layer
ocean
sodar
ice

Overlap of solar and infrared spectra and the shortwave radiative effect of methane

Li, J., Curry, C. L., Sun, Z. & Zhang, F., 2010, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 67, 7, p. 2372--2389

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methane
climate modeling
atmosphere
warming
radiative transfer

Phosphorus speciation in stream bed sediments from an agricultural watershed: Solid-phase associations and sorption behavior

Machesky, M. L., Holm, T. R. & Slowikowski, J. A., May 6 2010, In : Aquatic Geochemistry. 16, 4, p. 639-662 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stream bed
Watersheds
sorption
Phosphorus
phosphorus

Prediction of water table under stream-aquifer interactions over an arid region

Xie, Z. & Yuan, X., 2010, In : Hydrological Processes. 24, 2, p. 160--169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arid region
water table
aquifer
prediction
river discharge

Prediction of weekly nitrate-N fluctuations in a small agricultural watershed in Illinois

Markus, M., Hejazi, M. I., Bajcsy, P., Giustolisi, O. & Savic, D. A., 2010, In : Journal of Hydroinformatics. 12, 3, p. 251-261 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watersheds
Nitrates
watershed
nitrate
data mining

Projections of Wind Changes for 21st Century in China by Three Regional Climate Models

Jiang, Y., Luo, Y., Zhao, Z., Shi, Y., Xu, Y. & Zhu, J., 2010, In : Chinese Geographical Science. 20, 3, p. 226--235

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

twenty first century
regional climate
projection
climate modeling
climate

Recent increases in U.S. heavy precipitation associated with tropical cyclones

Kunkel, K. E., Easterling, D. R., Kristovich, D. A., Gleason, B., Stoecker, L. & Smith, R., Dec 1 2010, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 37, 24, L24706.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cyclones
tropical cyclone
extreme event
tropical cyclone event
stations