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Publications created as a part of the Nevada Climate Change Project, or relating to the topic of climate change, are organized by the format or purpose of the document. The following categories contain all documents produced by, for, or related to the project and its interests.

2012

Journal Articles

Anderson, DP, MG Turner, SM Pearson, TP Albright, RK Peet, A Wieben. Predicting Microstegium vimineum invasion in natural plant communities of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA, Biological Invasions, 2012, [online] DOI 10.1007/s10530-012-0361-3.

Jayet Bray, L. C., Anumandla, S. R., Thibeault, C. M., Hoang, R. V., Goodman, P. H., Dascalu, S. M., Bryant, B. D., and Harris, F. C. (2012). Real-time human-robot interaction underlying neurorobotic trust and intent recognition. Neural Networks, 32, 130-137.

Jayet Bray, L. C., Barker, E. R., Ferneyhough, G. B., Hoang, R. V., Bryant, B. D., Dascalu, S. M., and Harris, F. C. (2012). Goal-related navigation of a neuromorphic virtual robot. BMC Neuroscience, 13 (suppl. 2), O3.

Chakrabarty, R., M. Garro, E. M. Wilcox, and H. Moosmüller, Strong Radiative Heating due to Wintertime Black Carbon Aerosols in the Brahmaputra River Valley. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L09804, doi:10.1029/2012GL051148, 2012.

Cheek, J.W., F. Biondi, J.S. Sibold, and R. Tausch. Fuel analysis and potential fire behavior in mixed conifer woodlands of the Great Basin, Nevada, USA. 2012. Physical Geography 33(3): 205–228

Culbert, PD, VC Radeloff, V St-Louis, CH Flather, CD Rittenhouse, TP Albright, & AM Pidgeon, Modeling broad-scale patterns of avian species richness across the Midwestern United States with measures of satellite image texture, Remote Sensing of Environment, 2012, 140-150, 118, DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2011.11.004.

Dawadi, S., & Ahmad, S. (2012). Changing climatic conditions in the Colorado River Basin: Implications for water resources management. Journal of Hydrology, 430-431, 127-141. Doi://10.1016/j.hydrol.2012.02.010.

Dawadi, S., & Ahmad, S. (in press). Evaluating the impact of demand-side management on water-resources under changing climatic conditions and increasing population. Journal of Environmental Management.

Mejia, JF.; Huntington, J; Hatchett, B; Koracin, D; Niswonger,RG, Linking Global Climate Models to an Integrated Hydrologic Model: Using an Individual Station Downscaling Approach, Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education, 2012, 17-27, 147.

S. Mensing S. Strachan, J. Arnone, L. Fenstermaker, F. Biondi, D. Devitt, B. Johnson, B. Bird, and E. Fritzinger (2012). A Network for Observing Great Basin Climate Change. Eos, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). 94 (11), 105-106.

Miller, W.P.; Butler, R.A;, Piechota, T; Prairie, J; Grantz, K; & DeRosa, G. Water Management Decisions Using Multiple Hydrologic Models within the San Juan River Basin under Changing Climate Conditions. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 2012, 102.138 :412-420.

Morton, C. G., J. L. Huntington, G. M. Pohll, R. G. Allen, K. C. McGwire and S. D. Bassett. Accepted. Assessing calibration uncertainty and automation for estimating evapotranspiration from agricultural areas using METRIC. Journal of the American Water Resources Association.

Rittenhouse, CD, AM Pidgeon, TP Albright, PD Culbert, MK Clayton, CH Flather, JG Masek, & VC Radeloff. Land Cover Change and Avian Diversity in the conterminous United States, Conservation Biology, 26(5)821-829, 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01867.x.

Safi A.,W. Smith Jr. and Z. Liu., Rural Nevada and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Beliefs, and Risk Perception, Risk Analysis, 2012, 32: 579–582, DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2012.01835.x.

Saito L, Loucks DP, Grayman WM, Road to 2050: visions for a more sustainable future, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 2012, 1-2, 138.

Salas, J.D.; Rajagopalan, B.; Saito, L.; & Brown, C. Special Section on Climate Change and Water Resources: Climate Nonstationarity and Water Resources Management. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 2012, 102.138 : 385-388. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000279.

E. Sharifahmadian and S. Latifi (2012). Cognitive congestion control for data portals with variable link capacity,” International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 5 No. 8, August, 2012, pp. 481-489.

Strachan, S.; Biondi, F.; Leising, J., A 550-year reconstruction of streamflow variability in Spring Valley, Nevada, USA., Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 2012, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000180.

Wilcox, E. M., Direct and semi-direct radiative forcing of smoke aerosols over clouds. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 139-149, doi: 10.5194/acp-12-139-2012, 2012.

Cheek, J.W., F. Biondi, J.S. Sibold, and R. Tausch. 2012. Fuel analysis and potential fire behavior in mixed conifer woodlands of the Great Basin, Nevada, USA. Physical Geography, 33:205-228.

Strachan, S., F. Biondi, and J. Leising. 2012. A 550-year reconstruction of streamflow variability in Spring Valley, Nevada, USA. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 138:326-333.

Published Book(s) or Other One-time Publication(s):

Boyle, D. P., C. Barth and S. Bassett. In press. Towards improved hydrologic model predictions in ungauged snow-dominated watersheds utilizing a multi-criteria approach and SNODAS estimates of SWE. Predictions in Ungauged Basins: Putting PUB into Practice, edited by J. Pomeroy, C. Spence, and P. Whitfield, a Monograph to be published by the Canadian Water Resources Association in collaboration with the International Association of Hydrological Sciences

Gibbs, I. 2012. Usability Studies for the Nevada Climate Change Portal. 2012 Annual Nevada State Climate Change Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. Poster.

Okamoto, S. and Dascalu, S. 2012. SUNPRISM: A Software Framework for Climate Change Research. 2012 Annual Nevada State Climate Change Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. Poster.

Okamoto, S., Hoang, R.V., Dascalu, S.M., Harris, F.C., Jr., and Belkhatir, N. 2012. SUNPRISM: An Approach and Software Tools for Collaborative Climate Change Research. . Proceedings of the International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS-2012), Denver, CO. Peer reviewed conference paper in conference proceedings (8 pages).

Saito, L. S., Fiedler, F., Cosens, B., Kauneckis, D. 2012. Interdisciplinary Graduate Education in Water and Environmental Resources in 2050. . Toward a Sustainable Water Future. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers. Book Chapter.

Sharifahmadian, E. and Latifi, S. 2012. Cognitive Congestion Control for Data Portal. 2012 Annual Nevada State Climate Change Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. Poster.

Vesco, J.M., Gilgen, K., Paine, A., Owens, M., Nussbaum, E.M., Sinatra, G.M., Ahmad, S., Crippen, K.J., Dascalu, S.M., and Harris, F.C., Jr. 2012. Losing the Lake: Development and Deployment of an Educational Game. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers and Their Applications (CATA-2012), Las Vegas, NV. Peer reviewed conference paper in conference proceedings (6 pages).

Conference Presentations

F. Biondi (2012). Informing tree-ring reconstructions with automated dendrometer data: the case of single-leaf pinyon (Pinus monophylla) from Great Basin National Park, Nevada, USA. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA.

Fenstermaker, L.F.; Jasoni, R.L.; Arnone, J.A. III, & Devitt, D.A. Impact of pixel versus footprint approaches on empirically derived ET estimates from Landsat TM. Remote Sensing and Hydrology (Proceedings of a symposium held at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA, September 2010) (IAHS Publ. 352, 2012).

Fritzinger, E., Dascalu, S. M., Ames, D. P., Benedict, K., Gibbs, I., McMahon, M., and Harris, F. C. (2012). The Demeter Framework for Model and Data Interoperability. Proceedings of the International Congress on Environmental Modeling & Software (iEMSs-2012), Leipzig, Germany, July 2012, pp. 1535-1543.

D. Kauneckis and J. Stramer (2012). Assessing the importance of governance institutions in climate vulnerability assessments: moving beyond simple metrics. International Studies Association. Pasadena, CA.

D. Koracin, B. Hatchett, C.E. Dorman, I. Cerovecki, J. Jiang, R. Vellore, J.F. Mejia, and T. McCord (2012). Air-sea Interaction over the Kuroshio Current during a Cold-air Outbreak. Boundary Layer Processes in the Climate System. San Francisco, CA.

B. G. Johnson, R.L. Jasoni, and J. A. Arnone III (2012). Simulated climate change effects of snowpack manipulations on soil temperature and moisture in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. American Geophysical Union (AGU). San Francisco, CA.

B. G. Johnson, S. Strachan, R.L. Jasoni, and J. A. Arnone III (2012). Quantifying environmental controls on sap flow in Great Basin tree species and their significance for mountain groundwater recharge. Mountain Climate Research Conference. Estes Park, CO.

J. Mejia and N. Perryman (2012). Climatological Impact of Atmospheric River Based on NARCCAP and DRI-RCM Datasets. Findings From Climate Change Assessments: Posters From the US National Climate Assessment and the North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program. San Francisco, CA.

Patel, J., Okamoto, S., Dascalu, S. M., and Harris, F. C. (2012). Web-Enabled Toolkit for Data Interoperability Support. Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE-2012), Los Angeles, CA, June 2012, pp. 161-166.

Jordan, N. M., Perry, K. B., Narala, N., Bray, L. J., Dascalu, S. M., and Harris, F. C. (2012). Design and Implementation of an NCS-NeuroML Translator. Procs. of the Intl. Conf. on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE-2012), Los Angeles, CA, June 2012, pp. 13-19.

S. Mensing, S. Strachan, F. Biondi, D. Devitt, L. Fenstermaker, J. Arnone, L. Saito, B. Bird, B. Lyles, G. McCurdy, N. Lancaster, and T. Piechota (2012). Introducing NevCAN: The Nevada Climate-ecohydrological Assessment Network of Real-Time Very High Resolution Environmental Data in the Great Basin. MTNCLIM 2012. Estes Park, CO.

Okamoto, S., Hoang, R. V., Dascalu, S. M., Harris, F. C., and Belkhatir, N. (2012). SUNPRISM: An Approach and Software Tools for Collaborative Climate Change Research. Proceedings of the 13th Intl. Conf. on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS-2012), May 2012, Denver, CO, pp. 583-590.

S.H. Priest, H. Neill, and G. Young (2012). Weighing Environmental Versus Economic Risks, Costs, Benefits & Values: Predicting Home Energy Upgrade Program Participation. Society for Risk Analysis Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

C.M. Steele, A. Rango, and J.F. Mejia (2012). Application of the Snowmelt Runoff Model to explore the effects of climate warming on streamflow in the headwaters of the Upper Rio Grande. Diagnosing Modeling Deficiencies and the Recent Advances in Monitoring, Measuring, and Modeling Snow Processes. San Francisco, CA.

S. Strachan, J. Arnone, F. Biondi, D. Devitt, L. Fenstermaker, and L. Saito (2012). Measuring Climate and Environmental Response in the Great Basin – the NevCAN long-term monitoring sites. EPSCoR Tri-State Western Consortium. Sun Valley, Idaho.

S. Strachan, F. Biondi, and B. G. Johnson (2012). Instrumenting the Conifers: A Look at Daily Tree Growth and Locally Observed Environmental Conditions Across Four Mountain Sites in the Central Great Basin, USA. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA.

S. Strachan, B. Lyles, B. Bird, G. McCurdy, D. Slater (2012). Welcome to the Future: Status of the NV-EPSCoR Remote Environmental Monitoring Transect Stations, Snake and Sheep Ranges, Nevada. Annual State NSF EPSCoR Climate Change Conference. Las Vegas, NV.

S. Strachan, D. Slater, B. Lyles, K. Smith, and M. McMahon (2012). Critical Infrastructure: Design of Interdisciplinary Remote Environmental Monitoring Stations. MTNCLIM 2012. Estes Park, CO.

G. Tang and J. A. Arnone III (2012). Trends in surface air temperature and temperature extremes in the Great Basin during 1901-2010. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Vesco, J. M., Gilgen, K., Paine, A., Owens, M., Nussbaum, E. M., Sinatra, G. M., Ahmad, S., Crippen, K. J., Dascalu, S. M., & Harris, F. C., Jr. (2012). Losing the Lake: Development and deployment of an educational game. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications (pp. 101-107). Las Vegas, NV: ISCA.

F. Vine (2012). Clark Climate Change Curriculum. Science Educator PD Session. Las Vegas, Nevada.

F. Vine (2012). STEM Stars / Climate Change Community. National Science Teachers Association Regional Meeting. Phoenix, AZ.

Thesis/Dissertations

Gibbs, I.. Workflow Job Manager for NCCP. (2012). University of Nevada, Reno.

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