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Research Theme: Terrestrial Hydrosphere

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Terrestrial Hydrosphere
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Water is central to life on land, and this research covers the properties, processes, chemistry, and quality that pertains to it in whatever form it takes: solid, liquid, or gaseous; surface water or groundwater.

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Yao, F.-F., Wang, J., Kehan Yang, Wang, C., Walter, B. A., Cretaux, J.-F. 2018: Lake storage variation on the endorheic Tibetan Plateau and its attribution to climate change since the new millennium. Environmental Research Letters, 13(6): article 064011. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aab5d3

Cohen, S., Robert BrakenridgeAlbert J. Kettner, Bates, B., Nelson, J., McDonald, R., Huang, Y.-F., Munasinghe, D., Zhang, J. 2018: Estimating floodwater depths from flood inundation maps and topography. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 54(4): 847-858. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12609

Creed, I. F., Bergstrom, A.-K., Trick, C. G., Grimm, N. B., Hessen, D. O., Karlsson, J., Kidd, K. A., Kritzberg, E., Diane M. McKnight, Freeman, E. C., Senar, O. E., Andersson, A., Ask, J., Berggren, M., Cherif, M., Giesler, R., Hotchkiss, E. R., Kortelainen, P., Palta, M. M., Vrede, T., Weyhenmeyer, G. A. 2018: Global change-driven effects on dissolved organic matter composition: Implications for food webs of northern lakes. Global Change Biology, 24(8): 3692-3714. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14129

Bowles, T. M., Atallah, S. S., Campbell, E. E., Gaudin, A. C. M., Will Wieder, Grandy, A. S. 2018: Addressing agricultural nitrogen losses in a changing climate. Nature Sustainability, 1: 399-408. DOI: 10.1038/s41893-018-0106-0

Richter, D. D., Billings, S. A., Groffman, P. M., Kelly, E. F., Lohse, K. A., McDowell, W. H., White, T. S., Suzanne Anderson, Baldocchi, D. D., Banwart, S., Brantley, S., Braun, J. J., Brecheisen, Z. S., Cook, C. W., Hartnett, H. E., Hobbie, S. E., Gaillardet, J., Jobbagy, E., Jungkunst, H. F., Kazanski, C. E., Krishnaswamy, J., Markewitz, D., O'Neill, K., Riebe, C. S., Schroeder, P., Siebe, C., Silver, W. L., Thompson, A., Verhoef, A., Zhang, G. 2018: Ideas and perspectives: Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks. Biogeosciences, 15(15): 4815-4832. DOI: 10.5194/bg-15-4815-2018

Li-Ling Chang, Ravindra Dwivedi, John Knowles, Yuan-Hao Fang, Guo-Yue Niu, Jon D. Pelletier, Craig Rasmussen, Matej Durcik, Greg A. Barron-Gafford, Thomas Meixner 2018: Why do large-scale land surface models produce a low ratio of transpiration to evapotranspiration?. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123(17): 9109-9130. DOI: 10.1029/2018JD029159

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