Water Program Publications

Willaarts B , Lechón Y, Mayor B, de la Rúa C, & Garrido A (2020). Cross-sectoral implications of the implementation of irrigation water use efficiency policies in Spain: A nexus footprint approach. Ecological Indicators 109: no.105795. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105795.

Andrade Furtado GCd, Amarante Mesquita AL, Morabito A, Hendrick P, & Hunt J (2020). Using hydropower waterway locks for energy storage and renewable energies integration. Applied Energy 275: e115361. DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115361.

Sadri S, Pan M, Wada Y , Vergopolan N, Sheffield J, Famiglietti JS, Kerr Y, & Wood E (2020). A global near-real-time soil moisture index monitor for food security using integrated SMOS and SMAP. Remote Sensing of Environment 246: e111864. DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2020.111864.

Hunt J , Zakeri B, Lopes R, Barbosa P, Nascimento A, Castro N, Brandão R, Schneider P, et al. (2020). Existing and new arrangements of pumped-hydro storage plants. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 129: e109914. DOI:10.1016/j.rser.2020.109914.

Parkinson S & Hunt J (2020). The economic potential for rainfed agrivoltaics in groundwater stressed regions. Environmental Science & Technology Letters DOI:10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00349. (In Press)

Konapala G, Mishra AK, Wada Y , & Mann ME (2020). Climate change will affect global water availability through compounding changes in seasonal precipitation and evaporation. Nature Communications 11 (1): e3044. DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-16757-w.

Telteu C-E, Müller Schmied H, Thiery W, Leng G, Burek P , Liu X, Boulange JES, Seaby LP, et al. (2020). Similarities and differences among fifteen global water models in simulating the vertical water balance. DOI:10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-7549. In: European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2020, 4-8 May 2020, Vienna, Austria.

Liu X, Tian Z, Sun L, Liu J, Wu W, Xu H, Sun L, & Wang C (2020). Mitigating heat-related mortality risk in Shanghai, China: system dynamics modeling simulations. Environmental Geochemistry and Health DOI:10.1007/s10653-020-00556-9. (In Press)

Chagas CCM, Pereira MG, Rosa LP, da Silva NF, Freitas MAV, & Hunt JD (2020). From Megawatts to Kilowatts: A Review of Small Wind Turbine Applications, Lessons From The US to Brazil. Sustainability 12 (7): e2760. DOI:10.3390/su12072760​.

Do HX, Zhao F, Westra S, Leonard M, Gudmundsson L, Boulange JES, Chang J, Ciais P, et al. (2020). Historical and future changes in global flood magnitude evidence from a model-observation investigation. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 24 (3): 1543-1564. DOI:10.5194/hess-24-1543-2020.

Gleeson T, Wang-Erlandsson L, Zipper SC, Porkka M, Jaramillo F, Gerten D, Fetzer I, Cornell SE, et al. (2020). The Water Planetary Boundary: Interrogation and Revision. One Earth 2 (3): 223-234. DOI:10.1016/j.oneear.2020.02.009.

Eker S & Ilmola-Sheppard L (2020). Systems Thinking to Understand National Well-Being from a Human Capital Perspective. Sustainability 12 (5): e1931. DOI:10.3390/su12051931.

Strokal M, Kahil T , Wada Y , Albiac J, Bai Z, Ermolieva T, Langan S, Ma L, et al. (2020). Cost-effective management of coastal eutrophication: A case study for the yangtze river basin. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 154: e104635. DOI:10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.104635.

Zhou F, Bo Y, Ciais P, Dumas P, Tang Q, Wang X, Liu J, Zheng C, et al. (2020). Deceleration of China’s human water use and its key drivers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences DOI:10.1073/pnas.1909902117.

Couasnon A, Eilander D, Muis S, Veldkamp T, Haigh I, Wahl T, Winsemius H, & Ward P (2020). Measuring compound flood potential from river discharge and storm surge extremes at the global scale. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions 20 (2): 489-504. DOI:10.5194/nhess-20-489-2020.

Hunt J , Byers E , Wada Y , Parkinson S, Gernaat DEHJ, Langan S , van Vuuren DP, & Riahi K (2020). Global resource potential of seasonal pumped hydropower storage for energy and water storage. Nature Communications 11 (1): e947. DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-14555-y.

Tramberend S , Burtscher R, Burek P, Kahil T, Fischer G, Mochizuki J, Kimwaga R, Nyenje P, et al. (2020). East African Community Water Vision. Regional Scenarios for Human - Natural Water System Transformations. SSRN Electronic Journal DOI:10.2139/ssrn.3526896. (Submitted)

Chen S, Long H, Chen B, Feng K, & Hubacek K (2020). Urban carbon footprints across scale: Important considerations for choosing system boundaries. Applied Energy 259: e114201. DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.114201.

Hagemann N, van der Zanden EH, Willaarts B , Holzkämper A, Volk M, Rutz C, Priess JA, & Schönhart M (2020). Bringing the sharing-sparing debate down to the ground—Lessons learnt for participatory scenario development. Land Use Policy 91: e104262. DOI:10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104262.

Fischer G (2020). IIASA’s Food, Land and Water Research. In: IIASA Honorary Symposium, 30 January 2020, Laxenburg.

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