Water Sustainability and Climate

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54. Hossain, F., A. Alwash, S. Minocha, S., & H. Eldardiry. (2023). Restoring the Mesopotamian rivers for future generations: A practical approach. Water Resources Research, vol. 59, e2023WR034514. https://doi.org/10.1029/2023WR034514

53. Hossain, F., T. Ahmed, B.A. Hoque, S. Khanam, N. K. Biswas, M. S. K. Khan and M. Katagami (2022) Impact Evaluation of an Operational Satellite-based Integrated Rice Advisory System in Northeastern Bangladesh, International Journal of Irrigation and Water Management,  ISSN 2756-3804 Vol. 9 (1), pp. 001-011, January, 2022. Download paper.

52. Manuel Marcaida, Y. Farhat, E-Nieng Muth, C. Cheythyrith, L. Hok, G. Holtgrieve, F. Hossain, R. Neumann, Soo-Hyung Kim (2021), A spatio-temporal analysis of rice production in Tonle Sap floodplains in response to changing hydrology and climate, Agricultural Water Management, Vol 258, 107183, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2021.107183

51. Pielke Sr., R.A.,  J. Adegoke, F. Hossain, D. Niyogi (2021) Environmental and Social Risks to Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health – A Bottom-Up, Resource-Focused Assessment Framework, Earth, (In press)

51. Eldardiry*, H. and F. Hossain (2021) The Value of Long-term Streamflow Forecasts in Adaptive Reservoir Operation: The Case of High Aswan Dam in the Transboundary Nile River Basin, Journal of Hydrometeorology, Vol. 22(5), pp. 1099–1115, https://doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-20-0241.1

50. Biswas*, N. and F. Hossain (2022) A Multi-decadal Analysis of Reservoir Storage Change in Developing RegionsJournal of Hydrometeorology, Vol. 21(1), pp 71-85.

49. Bose*, I, F. Hossain, H. Eldardiry, S. Ahmad, N. K. Biswas, H. Lee, M. Aziz and M.S. Kamal (2021) Integrating Gravimetry Data with Thermal Infra-red Data from Satellites to Improve Efficiency of Operational Irrigation Advisory in South Asia, Water Resources Research, vol. 57(4), DOI:10.1029/2020WR028654), Download paper.

48. Ahmad*, S., F. Hossain, G. Holt, S. Galelli, and T. Pavelsky (2020) Predicting the likely thermal impact of current and future dams around the world,  Earth’s Future, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EF001916, Download paper

47. Ahmad*, S. and F. Hossain (2020) Realizing Ecosystem-safe Hydropower from Dams, Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar .doi:10.1186/s40807-020-00060-9Download paper.

46. Eldardiry*, H., and F. Hossain (2021) Evaluating the Hydropower Potential of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.  Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy , Vol. 13(2), DOI: 10.1063/5.0028037, Download paper.

45. Eldardiry*, H., and F. Hossain (2020) A Blueprint for Adapting High Aswan Dam Operation in Egypt to Challenges of Filling and Operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 598. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.125708 . Download paper.

44. Ahmad*, S. and F. Hossain (2020). Forecast-Informed Hydropower Optimization at Long and Short-time scales for a Multiple Dam Network, J of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 12,  DOI: 10.1063/1.5124097. Download paper.

43. Ahmad*, S. and F. Hossain (2019). A Web-Based Decision Support System for Smart Dam Operations Using Weather Forecasts,  J. Hydroinformatics (doi: 10.2166/hydro.2019.116). Download paper.

42. Ahmad*, S and F. Hossain (2020). Maximizing Energy Production from Hydropower Dams using Short-Term Weather Forecasts ,  Renewable Energy,   vol.146, pp.1560-1577, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.07.126 0960-1481/). Download paper.

41. Chen*, X. and F. Hossain (2019). Understanding Future Safety of Dams in a Changing Climate, Bulletin of American Meteorological Society,  August 2019, pp. 1395-1403 (doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0150.1  Download paper.

40. Sikder*, S., S. Ahmad, F. Hossain, A. Gebregiorgis, and H. Lee (2019). Case Study: A Rapid Urban Inundation Forecasting Technique Based On Quantitative Precipitation Forecast For Houston And Harris County Flood Control District ,  ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering,  vol. 24(8) (https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001807). 

39. Ahmad*, S and F. Hossain (2019). A Generic Data-driven Technique for Forecasting of Reservoir Inflow: Application for Hydropower Maximization,  Env. Mod. Soft, vol. 119, pp. 147-165, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.06.008). Download paper.

38. Sikder*, S. and F. Hossain (2018) Improving Operational Flood Forecasting in Monsoon Climates with Bias-corrected Quantitative Forecasting of Precipitation, International Journal of River Basin Management (doi: 10.1080/15715124.2018.1476368). Download paper

37. Chen*, X. F. Hossain and R. Leung. (2017) Probable Maximum Precipitation in the US Pacific Northwest in a Changing Climate, Water Resources Research, 53. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017WR021094, Download paper.

36. Hossain, F., S. Sikder*, N. Biswas*, H. Lee*, N.D Luong*, N.H. Hiep*, B. D. Duong* and D. Long* (2017) Predicting Water Availability of the Regulated Mekong River Basin Using Satellite Observations and a Physical Model Asian Journal of Water and Environmental Pollution, 14(3), pp. 39-48.

35. Sikder*, S., and F. Hossain (2018) Sensitivity of Initial Condition and Cloud Microphysics to Forecasting of Monsoon Rainfall in South Asia, Meteorological Applications , pp. 1–18, (doi.org/10.1002/met.1716), Download paper

34. Chen*, X., and F. Hossain (2018) Understanding model-based Probable Maximum Precipitation Estimation as a Function of Location and Season from Atmospheric Reanalyses, J. Hydrometeorology , (DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-17-0170.1), Download paper

33. Sikder*, S., and F. Hossain (2016) Assessment of the Weather Research and Forecasting Model Generalized Parameterization Schemes for Advancement of Precipitation Forecasting in Monsoon-Driven River Basins,Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (AGU) , vol. 8 (doi:10.1002/2016MS000678), Download paper.

32. Chen*, X., and F. Hossain (2016) Revisiting extreme storms of the past 100 years for future safety of large water management infrastructures Earth’s Future (AGU) (doi:10.1002/2016EF000368). Download paper.

31. Miao*, Y., X. Chen* and F. Hossain. (2016) Maximizing Hydropower Generation with Numerical Modeling of the Atmosphere, J. Hydrologic Engineering (ASCE) (http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001405), Download paper.

30. Yigzaw*, W. and F. Hossain. (2016) Water-Sustainability Of Large Cities In The US From The Perspectives Of Population Increase, Anthropogenic Activities, And Climate Change Earth’s Future, vol. 4, (doi:10.1002/2016EF000393), Download paper

29. Chen*, X., F. Hossain, R. Leung. (2017) Establishing a Numerical Modeling Framework for Hydrologic Engineering Analyses of Extreme Storm Events ASCE J Hydrologic Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001523, Download paper.

28. Winchester, J., R. Mahmood, W. Rodgers, F. Hossain, E. Rappin, J. Durkee, T. Chronis. (2017), A Model-Based Assessment of Potential Impacts of Man-Made Reservoirs on Precipitation, vol. 21(9), Earth Interactions, Download paper..

27. Hossain, F. Z. H. Khan and CK Shum (2015). Reply to Auerback et al.(2015) on Tidal River Management, Nature Climate Change. vol. 5, June 2015, Download paper.

26. Yigzaw*, W. and F. Hossain (2015). Inferring Anthropogenic Trends from Satellite Data for Water-sustainability of US Cities near Artificial Reservoirs, Global and Planetary Change.vol. 133, pp. 330–345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.09.013 Download paper.

25. Yigzaw*, W. and F. Hossain (2014). Land Use Land Cover Impact on Probable Maximum Flood and Sedimentation for Artificial Reservoirs: A Case Study in Western US, J. Hydrologic Engineering (ASCE). (doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001287),Download paper.

24. Houssos, E.E. T. Chronis, A. Fotiadi, F. Hossain (2015). Atmospheric Circulation Characteristics Favoring Dust Storm Outbreaks over the Solar Village, Monthly Weather Review . vol. 143, pp. 3263–3275, (doi:10.1175/MWR-D-14-00198.1).Download paper.

23. Sikder*, S. X. Chen, F. Hossain, J. Roberts, F. Robertson, CK Shum and J. Turk (2016). Are General Circulation Models Ready for Operational Streamflow Forecasting at Seasonal scales in South Asia? Journal of Hydrometeorology, vol. 17, pp. 195-210, Paper Link.

22. Woldemichael*, A.T. F. Hossain and R.A. Pielke (2014). Evaluation of surface properties and atmospheric disturbances caused by post-dam alterations of land-use/land-cover.Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss. vol. 11, pp. 5037-5075 (doi:10.5194/hessd-11-5037-2014).

21. Stratz*, S.A. and F. Hossain (2014). Probable Maximum Precipitation in a Changing Climate: Implications for Dam Design, ASCE Hydrologic Engineering, (doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001021), Download paper.

20. Woldemichael*, A.T., F. Hossain, and R. A. Pielke Sr. (2014). Impacts of Post-Dam Land-use/Land-Cover Changes on Modification of Extreme Precipitation in Contrasting Hydro-climate and Terrain Features, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 15(2): 777-800 (doi:10.1175/JHM-D-13-085.1), Download paper.

19. Hossain, F. and A. Kalyanapu (2012). Cities, Dams and Extreme Weather, ASCE Magazine Civil Engineering Dec 2012 issue. Download paper.

18. Pizarro, R., P. Garcia-Chevesich, R. Valdez, F. Dominguez, F. Hossain, C. Olivares, C. Morales and F. Balocchi (2012). Inland water bodies in Chile can locally increase rainfall intensity, Journal of Hydrology, vol. 481(25): 56-63.

17. Durkee, J. A.M. Degu*, F. Hossain, R. Mahmood, J. Winchester and T. Chronis (2014). Impact of Land Between the Lakes on Storm Patterns, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, vol. 53(6): 1506-1524, (doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-13-088.1). Download paper.

16. Kalyanapu, A., A.K.M.A Hossain, J. Kim, W. Yigzaw, F. Hossain and C.K. Shum (2013). Towards a Methodology to Investigate the Downstream Flood Hazards on the American River due to Changes in Probable Maximum Flood due to Effects of Artificial Reservoir Size and Land-Use/Land-Cover Patterns, Earth Interactions (AGU-AMS-AAG), vol. 17(24), (doi:10.1175/2012EI000496.1).

15. Yigzaw*, W. F. Hossain and A. Kalyanapu (2013). Comparison of PMP-driven PMFs with Flood Magnitudes from Increasingly Urbanized Catchments: The Case of American River Watershed, Earth Interactions (AGU-AMS-AAG), vol. 17(8), (doi:10.1175/2012EI000497.1), Download paper.

14. Akanda, A. S. and F. Hossain (2012). Climate-Water-Health Nexus in Emerging Megacities, EOS (AGU) Sept 11, 2012.

13. Yigzaw*, W., F. Hossain, and A. Kalyanapu (2012). Impact of Artificial Reservoir Size and Land Use/Land Cover Patterns on Estimation of Probable Maximum Flood: The Case of Folsom Dam on American River, ASCE J. Hydrologic Engineering, (doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000722), Download paper.

12. Hossain, F. A.T. Woldemichael*, W. Yigzaw*, A. Degu*, C. Mitra and J.M. Shepherd.(2012). Water resources vulnerability in the Context of Rapid Urbanization of Dhaka City (A South Asian mega city), Book chapter in Climate Encyclopedia (Water Resources) (doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-384703-4.00540-2), Download paper.

11. Hossain, F. A. M. Degu*, W. Yigzaw*, D. Niyogi, S. Burian, J.M. Shepherd, R. Pielke Sr.(2012). Climate Feedback-based Considerations to Dam Design, Operations and Water Management in the 21st Century, ASCE J. Hydrologic Engineering, vol. 17(8), pp. 837-850, (doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000541). Download paper.

10. Pielke, R. Sr., R. Wilby, D. Niyogi, F. Hossain, K. Dairuku, J. Adegoke, G. Kallos, T. Seastedt and K. Suding. (2011). Dealing with Complexity and Extreme Events Using a Bottom-up, Resource-based Vulnerability perspective. AGU Monograph, (doi:10.1029/2011GM001086), Download paper

9.Woldemichael*, A.T., F. Hossain, R.A. Pielke Sr., A. Beltrán-Przekurat. (2012). Understanding the Impact of Dam-triggered Land-Use/Land-Cover Change on the Modification of Extreme Precipitation, Water Resources Research, (doi:10.1029/2011WR011684), Download paper.

8. Pielke, Sr. et al. and F. Hossain(2011). Land use Land cover changes and past Climate changes, Wiley Interdisciplinary Review (WIRE) on Climate Change-INVITED Contribution with 10 leading experts on climate and led by Roger Pielke Sr. (Hossain’s part is on land cover change and rainfall patterns).

7. Hossain, F., D. Niyogi, J. Adegoke, G. Kallos, and R. Pielke Sr. (2011). Making sense of the Water resources that will be available for future use, EOS Forum, vol. 92(17). Download paper.

6. Degu*, A.M., F. Hossain, D. Niyogi, R. Pielke Sr., J.M. Shepherd, N. Voisin and T. Chronis. (2011). The Influence of Large Dams on Surrounding Climate and Precipitation Patterns, Geophysical Research Letters (doi:10.1029/2010GL046482), Download paper

5. Degu*, A. M. and F. Hossain (2012). Investigating the Mesoscale Impact of Artificial Reservoirs on Frequency of Rain. Water Resources Research, (doi:10.1029/2011WR010966) Download paper.

4. Hossain, F. (2010). On the Empirical Relationship between the Presence of Large Dams the Alteration in Extreme Precipitation, Natural Hazards Review, (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000013), Download paper.

3. Hossain, F., I. Jeyachandran* and R. Pielke, Sr.(2009). Have Large Dams altered Extreme Precipitation?, EOS-AGU, vol. 90(48), pp. 453-454 Download paper.

2. Hossain, F., I. Jeyachandran*. and R. Pielke Sr. (2010). Dam Safety Effects due to Human Alteration of Extreme Precipitation, Water Resources Research, 46, W03301, (doi:10.1029/2009WR007704) Download paper.

1. Gebregiorgis*, A.S. and F. Hossain(2011).Hydrological risk assessment of old dams: A case study on Wilson dam of Tennessee River basin. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Download paper

Edited Books or Book Chapters

3. Hossain F. and co-authors (2012). Effects of Human-induced Land Cover Change on Hydrology, Encyclopedia of Natural Resources ed. Dr. Yeqiao (Y.Q.) Wang, Taylor and Francis.

2. Hossain F. (2013). Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources – Water Volume (Editor) (released in May 2013)

1. Hossain F., and D. Alsdorf. (2010). Understanding Surface Water Flow and Storage Changes Using Satellites: Emerging Opportunities for Bangladesh, In Chapter 5 of Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia (Ed-Rattan Lal) , Springer Publishers (doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-9516-9_5), Download chapter.