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Toward building a transparent statistical model for improving crop yield prediction: Modeling rainfed corn in the U.S

Li, Y., Guan, K., Yu, A., Peng, B., Zhao, L., Li, B. & Peng, J., Mar 15 2019, In : Field Crops Research. 234, p. 55-65 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

statistical models
crop yield
maize
prediction
corn

Using Information Theory to Evaluate Directional Precipitation Interactions Over the West Sahel Region in Observations and Models

Liu, B. Y., Zhu, Q., Riley, W. J., Zhao, L., Ma, H., Van Gordon, M. & Larsen, L., Feb 16 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 124, 3, p. 1463-1473 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sahel
information theory
Information theory
Rain
rain
2018

Global lake evaporation accelerated by changes in surface energy allocation in a warmer climate

Wang, W., Lee, X., Xiao, W., Liu, S., Schultz, N., Wang, Y., Zhang, M. & Zhao, L., Jun 1 2018, In : Nature Geoscience. 11, 6, p. 410-414 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surface energy
evaporation
lake
climate
hydrological response

Interactions between urban heat islands and heat waves

Zhao, L., Oppenheimer, M., Zhu, Q., Baldwin, J. W., Ebi, K. L., Bou-Zeid, E., Guan, K. & Liu, X., Mar 1 2018, In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 3, 034003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infrared Rays
heat island
Climate
Hot Temperature
climate

Urban growth and climate adaptation

Zhao, L., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature Climate Change. 8, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

urban climate
urban growth
climate change
climate
urban development
2017

A wedge strategy for mitigation of urban warming in future climate scenarios

Zhao, L., Lee, X. & Schultz, N. M., Jul 27 2017, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 17, 14, p. 9067-9080 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

roof
mitigation
warming
heat island
climate
2016

Assessing the use of subgrid land model output to study impacts of land cover change

Schultz, N. M., Lee, X., Lawrence, P. J., Lawrence, D. M. & Zhao, L., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 121, 11, p. 6133-6147 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land cover
land use
Fluxes
soil column
energy flux

Influence of Leaf Area Index on the Radiometric Resistance to Heat Transfer

Zhao, L., Lee, X., Suyker, A. E. & Wen, X., Jan 1 2016, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 158, 1, p. 105-123 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leaf area index
heat transfer
sensible heat flux
surface energy
energy balance

Urban heat islands in China enhanced by haze pollution

Cao, C., Lee, X., Liu, S., Schultz, N., Xiao, W., Zhang, M. & Zhao, L., Aug 23 2016, In : Nature communications. 7, 12509.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat islands
haze
pollution
China
Pollution
2014

Strong contributions of local background climate to urban heat islands

Zhao, L., Lee, X., Smith, R. B. & Oleson, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Nature. 511, 7508, p. 216-219 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate
Hot Temperature
Temperature
Convection
North America
2013

Correcting surface solar radiation of two data assimilation systems against FLUXNET observations in North America

Zhao, L., Lee, X. & Liu, S., Sep 16 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 118, 17, p. 9552-9564 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

assimilation
solar radiation
Solar radiation
data assimilation
Energy balance
2011

Observed increase in local cooling effect of deforestation at higher latitudes

Lee, X., Goulden, M. L., Hollinger, D. Y., Barr, A., Black, T. A., Bohrer, G., Bracho, R., Drake, B., Goldstein, A., Gu, L., Katul, G., Kolb, T., Law, B. E., Margolis, H., Meyers, T., Monson, R., Munger, W., Oren, R., Paw U, K. T., Richardson, A. D. & 4 others, Schmid, H. P., Staebler, R., Wofsy, S. & Zhao, L., Nov 17 2011, In : Nature. 479, 7373, p. 384-387 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conservation of Natural Resources
Climate
Biophysical Phenomena
Temperature
Ice Cover