Theme 1

Project 1-1

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

Wazneh, H., Arain, A. & P. Coulibaly (2017) Historical spatial and temporal climate trends in southern Ontario, Canada. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 56(12), pp. 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.

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. & 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 Science 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 2-5

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.

Theme 3

Project 3-2

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.

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

Rahimi Malekshan, K.,  Zhuang, W. & Y. Lostanlen (2016) Coordination-based medium access control with space-reservation for wireless ad hoc network. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 15(2), pp. 1617-1628.

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.

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

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.

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.

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 4-4

Elshorbagy, A., Lakhanpal, A., Raja, B., Ceola, S., Montanari, A., & K.-E. Lindenschmidt (2016) Topography- and nightlight-based national flood risk assessment in Canada. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21(4), pp. 2219-2232.