Theme 1

Project 1-1

Ba, I., & F. Ashkar (2017) Discrimination between a group of three-parameter distributions for hydro metereological frequency modeling. Canadian Jounral of Civil Engineering, 45(5), 1–45.

Burn, D.H. & P.H. Whitfield (2017) Changes in cold region flood regimes inferred from long record reference gauging stations. Water Resources Research 53(4), pp. 2643–2658.

Burn, D.H., Whitfield, P.H. & M. Sharif (2016) Identification of changes in floods and flood regimes in Canada using a peaks over threshold approach. Hydrological Processes 30(18), pp. 3303-3314.

Burn, D.H. & P.H. Whitfield (2016) Changes in floods and flood regimes in Canada. Canadian Water Resources Journal 41(1-2), pp. 139-150.

Project 1-2

Ashkar, F. & I. Ba (2017) Selection between the generalized Pareto and kappa distributions in peaks-over-threshold hydrologic frequency modeling. Hydrological Sciences Journal  62(7), pp. 1167-1180.

Ashkar, F. & S-E. El Adlouni (2015) Adjusting for small-sample non-normality of design event estimators under a generalized Pareto distribution. Journal of Hydrology 530, pp. 384-391.

Project 1-3

Ganguli, P. & P. Coulibaly (2017) Does Nonstationarity in Rainfall Requires Nonstationary Intensity- Duration-Frequency Curves ? Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21, 1–31.

Jiang, R., Gan, T. ., Xie, J., Wang, N. & C.-C.Kuo (2017) Historical and potential changes of precipitation and temperature of Alberta subjected to climate change impact: 1900–2100. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 127(3–4), 725–739. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 

Kuo, C.-C. & T. Gan (2015) Risk of Exceeding Extreme Design Storm Events under Possible Impact of Climate Change. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 20(12), 4015038. 

Wazneh, H., Arain, A. & P. Coulibaly (2017) Historical spatial and temporal climate trends in Southern Ontario, Canada. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 56(10), 2767–2787.

Project 1-4

Herath, S.M., Sarukkalige, P.R. & V-T-V. Nguyen (2016) A spatial temporal downscaling approach to development of IDF relations for Perth airport region in the context of climate change. Hydrological Sciences Journal 61(11), pp. 2061-2070.

Khalili, M. & V-T-V. Nguyen (2017) An efficient statistical approach to multi-site downscaling of daily precipitation series in the context of climate change. Climate Dynamics 49(7-8), pp. 2261-2278.

Nguyen, T-H., El Outayek, S., Lim, S-H. & V-T-V. Nguyen (2017) A systematic approach to selecting the best probability models for annual maximum rainfalls – A case study using data in Ontario (Canada). Journal of Hydrology 553 pp. 49-58.

Nguyen, V-T-V. & T-H. Nguyen (2016) Statistical modeling of extreme rainfall processes (SMExRain): A decision support tool for extreme rainfall frequency analyses. Procedia Engineering 154 pp. 624-630.

Ranzi R., Nalder G., Ahmed A., Ball J., De Costa G.S., Galvao, C., Jia Y., Kim Y.O., Kolokytha, E., Lee S., Nakakita E., Nguyen, V-T-V., Paquier A., Pate, P. & R. Teegavarapu (2015) Summary of recommendations for policy makers on adaptation to climate change in water engineering. Hydrolink (3), pp. 93-95.

Yeo M-H. & V-T-V. Nguyen (2014) A statistical approach to downscaling of daily rainfall process at an ungauged site (Chapter 20). Gourbesville, P. et al., Advances in Hydroinformatics, DOI:10.1007/978-981-287-615-7.: 285-298, Springer Water Publ.

Project 1-5

Kokas, T., Simonovic, S.P. & A. Binns (2016) Flood risk management in Canadian urban environments: A comprehensive framework for water resources modeling and decision-making. University of Western Ontario Water Resources Research Report No: 095.

Project 1-6

Durocher, M., Zadeh, S., Burn, D., & F. Ashkar (2018) Comparison of automatic procedures for selecting flood peaks over threshold based on goodness-of-fit tests. Hydrological Processes.


Theme 2

Project 2-1

Liu, H., Tolson, B. A., Craig, J. R. and M. Shafii (2016) A priori discretization error metrics for distributed hydrologic modeling applications. Journal of Hydrology 543B, pp. 873-891.

Project 2-2

Abaza, M., Anctil, F., Fortin, V. & L. Perreault (2017) On the incidence of meteorological and hydrological processors: Effect of resolution, sharpness and reliability of hydrological ensemble forecasts. Journal of Hydrology 555, pp. 371-384.

Abaza, M., Anctil, F., Fortin, V., & L. Perreault (2017) Hydrological Evaluation of the Canadian Meteorological Ensemble Reforecast Product. Atmosphere - Ocean, 55(3), 195–211

Abaza, M., Anctil F., Fortin, V. & R. Turcotte (2015) Exploration of sequential streamflow assimilation in snow dominated watersheds. Advances in Water Resources 80, pp. 79-89.

Abaza, M., Garneau, C. & F. Anctil (2015) Comparison of sequential and variational streamflow assimilation techniques for short-term hydrological forecasting. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 20(2), 04014042.

Abaza, M., Anctil, F., Fortin, V. & R. Turcotte (2014) Sequential streamflow assimilation for short-term hydrological ensemble forecasting. Journal of Hydrology 519, pp. 2692-2706.

Gaborit, E., Fortin, V., Xu, X., Seglenieks, F., Tolson, B.A., Fry, L., Hunter, T., Anctil, F., & A. Gronewold (2017) A hydrological prediction system based on the SVS land-surface scheme: Efficient calibration of GEM-Hydro for streamflow simulation over the Lake Ontario basin. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21(9), pp. 4825–4839.

Thiboult, A., F. Anctil & M.-A. Boucher (2016) Accounting for three sources of uncertainty in ensemble hydrological forecasting. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences 20(5), pp. 1809-1825.

Thiboult, A. & F. Anctil (2015) On the difficulty to optimally implement the Ensemble Kalman filter: An experiment based on many hydrological models and catchments. Journal of Hydrology 259(3), pp. 1147-1160.

Thiboult, A. & F. Anctil (2015) Assessment of a multimodel ensemble against an operational hydrological forecasting system. Canadian Water Resources Journal 40(3), pp. 272-284.

Xu, X., Tolson, B. A., Li, J. & B. Davison (2017) Assimilation of synthetic remotely-sensed soil moisture in Environment Canada's MESH model. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 10(4), pp. 1317-1327.

Project 2-4

Thiboult, A., Anctil, F. & M. Ramos (2017) How does the quantification of uncertainties affect the quality and value of flood early warning systems? Journal of Hydrology, 551, 365–373.

Project 2-5

Pina J., Tilmant, A. & F. Anctil (2017) Horizontal approach to assess the impact of climate change on water resources systems. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 143(4):  04016081-1 - 04016081-11.

Pina, J., Tilmant, A., & P. Côté (2017) Optimizing Multireservoir System Operating Policies Using Exogenous Hydrologic Variables. Water Resources Research, 53(11), 9845–9859.


Theme 3

Project 3-1

Muhammad, A., Stadnyk, T., Unduche, F. & P. Coulibaly (2018) Multi-model approaches for improving seasonal ensemble streamflow prediction scheme with various statistical post-processing techniques in the Canadian Prairie Region. Water 10(11), 1604.

Muhammad, A., Evenson, G.R., Stadnyk, T., Boluwade, A., Jha, S. & P. Coulibaly (2018) Assessing the importance of potholes in the Canadian Prairie Region under future climate change scenariosWater  10(11), 1657.

Jha, S., Shrestha, D., Stadnyk, T. & P. Coulibaly (2018) Evaluation of ensemble precipitation forecasts generated through post-processing in a Canadian catchment. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22(3), 1957–1969.

Project 3-2

Ambadan, J., Berg, A., Merryfield, W., & W. Lee (2017) Influence of snowmelt on soil moisture and on near surface air temperature during winter–spring transition season. Climate Dynamics, 0(0), 1–15

Champagne, C., Rowlandson, T., Berg, A., Burns, T., L’Heureux, J., Tetlock, E., Adams, J.R., McNairn, H., Toth, B. & D. Itenfisu (2016) Satellite surface soil moisture from SMOS and Aquarius: Assessment for applications in agricultural landscapes. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 45B, pp. 143-154.

Gherboudj, I., Magagi, R., Berg, A.A. & B. Toth (2017) Characterization of the spatial variability of in-situ soil moisture measurements for upscaling at the spatial resolution of RADARSAT-2. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 10(5), pp. 1813-1823.

Gizaw, M.S. & T.Y. Gan (2016) Possible impact of climate change on future extreme precipitation of the Oldman, Bow and Red Deer River Basins of Alberta. International Journal of Climatology 36(1), pp. 208-224.

Hachborn, E., Berg, A., Levison, J. & J. Ambadan (2017) Sensitivity of GRACE-derived estimates of groundwater-level changes in southern Ontario, Canada. Hydrogeology Journal, 2391–2402.

Kuo, C. C., Gan, T. Y. & M. Gizaw (2015) Potential impact of climate change on intensity duration frequency curves of central Alberta. Climatic Change 130(2), pp. 115-129.

Roy, A., Toose, P., Williamson, M., Rowlandson, T., Derksen, C., Royer, A., Berg, A., Lemmetyinen, J. & L. Arnold (2017) Response of L-Band brightness temperatures to freeze/thaw and snow dynamics in a prairie environment. Remote Sensing of Environment 191, pp. 67-80.

Tan, X., Gan, T. Y. & D. Shao (2016) Wavelet analysis of precipitation extremes over Canadian ecoregions and teleconnections to large-scale climate anomalies. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121, pp. 14,469-14,486.

Tan, X. & T.Y. Gan (2015) Contribution of human and climate change impacts to changes in streamflow of Canada. Scientific Reports 5:17767, pp. 1-10.

Tan, X. & T.Y. Gan (2015) Nonstationary analysis of annual maximum streamflow of Canada. Journal of Climate 28, pp. 1788-1805.

Williamson, M., Adams, J.A., Berg, A.A., Derksen, C., Toose, P. & A. Walker (2017) Plot-scale assessment of soil freeze/thaw detection and variability with impedance probes: Implications for remote sensing validation networks. Hydrology Research 48(6), pp. 1-16.

Project 3-3

Li, P., Miyazaki, T., Wang, K., Guo, S., & W. Zhuang (2017) Vehicle-Assist Resilient Information and Network System for Disaster Management. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, 5(3), 438–448.

Malekshan, K., & W. Zhuang (2017) Joint Scheduling and Transmission Power Control in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 16(9), 5982–5993.

Malekshan, K., Zhuang, W., & Y. Lostanlen (2016) Coordination-based Medium Access Control with Space-reservation for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 15(2), 1617–1628.

Song, W., Zhao, Y. & W. Zhuang (2018) Stable Device Pairing for Collaborative Data Dissemination with Device-to-Device Communications. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 4662(c), 1–1

Song, W. & W. Zhuang (2016) Packet assignment under resource constraints with D2D communications. IEEE Network 30(5), pp. 54-60.

Ye, Q.  & W. Zhuang (2017) Distributed and adaptive medium access control for Internet-of-Things-enabled mobile networks. IEEE Internet of Things Journal 4(2), pp. 446-460.

Ye, Q., & Zhuang, W. (2017). Token-based adaptive mac for a two-hop internet-of-things enabled manet. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 4(5), 1739–1753.

Zhou, Y. & W. Zhuang (2017) Opportunistic cooperation in wireless ad hoc networks with interference correlation. Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications 10(1), pp. 238-252.

Zhou, Y. & W. Zhuang (2016) Performance analysis of cooperative communication in decentralized wireless networks with unsaturated traffic. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 15(5), pp. 3518–3530.

Project 3-4

Awol, F., Coulibaly, P. & B. Tolson (2018) Event-based model calibration approaches for selecting representative distributed parameters in semi-urban watersheds. Advances in Water Resources, 118, 12–27.

Han, S. & P. Coulibaly (2017) Bayesian flood forecasting methods: A review. Journal of Hydrology 551, pp. 340-351.

Keum, J. & P. Coulibaly (2017) Sensitivity of entropy method to time series length in hydrometric network design. ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 22(7), pp. 04017009-1 - 04017009-13.

Keum, J. & P. Coulibaly (2017) Information theory-based decision support system for integrated design of multivariable hydrometric networks. Water Resources Research 53(7), pp. 6239–6259.

Keum, J., Coulibaly, P., Razavi, T., Tapsoba, D., Gobena, A., Weber, F. & A. Pietroniro (2018) Application of SNODAS and hydrologic models to enhance entropy-based snow monitoring network design. Journal of Hydrology, 561, 688–701.

Keum, J., Kornelsen, K., Leach, J. & P. Coulibaly (2017) Entropy Applications to Water Monitoring Network Design: A Review. Entropy, 19(11), 613.

Leach, J., Kornelsen, K. & P. Coulibaly (2018) Assimilation of near-real time data products into models of an urban basin. Journal of Hydrology, 563, 51–64.

Razavi, T., Switzman, H., Arain, A. & P. Coulibaly (2016) Regional climate change trends and uncertainty analysis using extreme indices: A case study of Hamilton, Canada. Climate Risk Management 13, pp. 43-63.

Razavi, T. & P. Coulibaly (2017) An evaluation of regionalization and watershed classification schemes for continuous daily streamflow prediction in ungauged watersheds. Canadian Water Resources Journal, 42(1), 2–20.

Switzman, H., Razavi, T., Traore, S., Coulibaly, P., Burn, D.H., Henderson, J., Fausto, E. & R. Ness (2017) Variability of future extreme rainfall statistics: A comparison of multiple IDF projections. ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 22(10), pp. 04017046-1 -  04017046-20.

Werstuck, C.A. & P. Coulibaly (2017) Assessing spatial scale effects on hydrometric network design using entropy and multi-objective methods. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 53(6), pp. 1-12.

Werstuck, C.A. & P. Coulibaly (2017) Hydrometric network design using dual entropy multi-objective optimization in the Ottawa River Basin. Hydrology Research 48(6), pp. 1639-1651.


Theme 4

Project 4-1

Talbot, C., Bennett, E., Cassell, K., Hanes, D., Minor, E., Paerl, H., Raymond, P., et al. (2018) The impact of flooding on aquatic ecosystem services. Biogeochemistry, 1–23.

Project 4-4

Elshorbagy, A., Lakhanpal, A., Raja, B., Ceola, S., Montanari, A. & K.-E. Lindenschmidt (2017) Topography- and nightlight-based national flood risk assessment in Canada. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21(4), pp. 2219-2232.

Project 4-5

Yiannakoulias, N., Darlington, J. C., Elshorbagy, A. & B. Raja (2018) Meta-analysis based predictions of flood insurance and flood vulnerability patterns in Calgary, Alberta. Applied Geography, 96, 41–50.