Modeling / Computational Science is one of more than 16 discipline tags that we use to categorize and aggregate our interdisciplinary information within and across CZOs. Much of our information has been tagged with 2-3 disciplines.
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Environmental Energy and Mass Transfer
Conceptual framework for CZ structure evolution based on nonequilibrium thermodynamics.
Semi-Distributed Hydrologic Model
Semi-distributed hydrological model called hsB-SM (hillslope storage Boussinesq-Soil Moisture)
2018 (In Press)
Why Do Large‐Scale Land Surface Models Produce a Low Ratio of Transpiration to Evapotranspiration?. Chang L.-L., Dwivedi R., Knowles J.F., Fang Y.-H., Niu G.-Y., Pelletier J.D., Rasmussen C., Durcik M., Barron‐Gafford G.A., Meixner T. (2018): Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (online)
Controlled Experiments of Hillslope Coevolution at the Biosphere 2 Landscape Evolution Observatory: Toward Prediction of Coupled Hydrological, Biogeochemical, and Ecological Change. Volkmann T.H.M., Sengupta A., Pangle L.A., Dontsova K., Barron-Gafford G.A., Harman C.J., Niu G.-Y., Meredith L.K., Abramson N., Meira Neto A.A., Wang Y., Adams J.R., Breshears D.D., Bugaj A., Chorover J., Cueva A., DeLong S.B., Durcik M., Ferre T.P.A., Hunt E.A., Huxman T.E., Kim M., Maier R.M., Monson R.K., Pelletier J.D., Pohlmann M., Rasmussen C., Ruiz J., Saleska S.R., Schaap M.G., Sibayan M., Tuller M., van Haren J.L.M., Zeng X. and Troch P.A. (2018): in: Hydrology of Artificial and Controlled Experiments (eds. Jiu-Fu Liu and Wei-Zu Gu), IntechOpen, pp. 25-74
Expanding the role of reactive transport models in critical zone processes. Li Li, Kate Maher, Alexis Navarre-Sitchler, Jenny Druhan, Christof Meile, Corey Lawrence, Joel Moore, Julia Perdrial, Pamela Sullivan, Aaron Thompson, Lixin Jin, Edward W. Bolton, Susan L. Brantley, William E. Dietrich, K. Ulrich Mayer, Carl I. Steefel, Albert Valocchi, John Zachara, Benjamin Kocar, Jennifer Mcintosh, Benjamin M. Tutolo, Mukesh Kumar, Eric Sonnenthal, Chen Bao, Joe Beisman (2017): Earth-Science Reviews, 165:280-301 Cross-CZO
Asymmetry of weathering-limited hillslopes: the importance of diurnal covariation in solar insolation and temperature. Pelletier J.D. and Swetnam T.L. (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 42(9): 1408–1418
Quantifying the effects of vegetation structure on snow accumulation and ablation in mixed-conifer forests. Broxton P. D., Harpold A. A., Biederman J. A., Troch P. A., Molotch N. P., and Brooks P. D. (2015): Ecohydrology 8(6): 1073-1094 Cross-CZO
Scaling Critical Zone analysis tasks from desktop to the cloud utilizing contemporary distributed computing and data management approaches: A case study for project based learning of Cyberinfrastructure concepts. Pelletier J., Swetnam T., Merchant N., Callahan N., Lyons E. (2015): Abstract IN43B-1730 presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
Quantifying Topographic and Vegetation Effects on the Transfer of Energy and Mass to the Critical Zone. Rasmussen C., Pelletier J.D., Troch P.A., Swetnam T.L., and Chorover J. (2015): Vadose Zone Journal 14 (11)
Quantification of Model Uncertainty in Modeling Mechanisms of Soil Microbial Respiration Pulses to Simulate Birch Effect. Elshall A., Ye M., Niu G-Y., Barron-Gafford G. (2014): Abstract IN43B-3695 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec.
Representing surface and subsurface hydrology at hyperresolution for Earth system models: Development of a hybrid 3-D approach. Hazenberg P., Broxton P., Brunke M., Gochis D., Lawrence D., Niu G-Y., Pelletier J., Troch P., Zeng X. (2014): Abstract GC33A-0497 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec.
A Terrestrial Integrated Modeling System (TIMS) at a catchment scale – implications for Earth System Modeling. Niu G-Y., Fang Y., Wu R., Mathias A., Paniconi C., Troch P., Zeng X., Chorover J., Monson R. (2014): Abstract H53J-05 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec.
An integrated modelling framework of catchment-scale ecohydrological processes: 1 Model description and tests over an energy-limited watershed. Niu G.-Y., Paniconi C., Troch P.A., Scott R.L., Durcik M., Zeng X., Huxman T. and Goodrich D.C. (2014): Ecohydrology 7(2): 427–439
An integrated modelling framework of catchment-scale ecohydrological processes: 2 The role of water subsidy by overland flow on vegetation dynamics in a semi-arid catchment. Niu G.-Y., Troch P.A., Paniconi C., Scott R.L., Durcik M., Zeng X., Huxman T. Goodrich D.C., and Pelletier J. (2014): Ecohydrology 7(2): 815–827
Flow and transport modeling of a tracer isotope experiment at B2 LEO using integrated and distributed multisensor observation data. Scudeler C., Pangle L., Pasetto D., Niu G-Y., Paniconi C., Putti M., Troch P. (2014): Abstract H13E-1165 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec.
Application of Metabolic Scaling Theory to reduce error in local maxima tree segmentation from aerial LiDAR. Swetnam T.L. and Falk D.A. (2014): Forest Ecology and Management 323: 158–167
Estimating individual tree mid- and understory rank-size distributions from airborne laser scanning in semi-arid forests. Swetnam T.L., Falk D.A., Lynch A.M., and Yool S.R. (2014): Forest Ecology and Management 330: 271-282
Progress on relationships between horizontal and vertical dust flux: Mathematical, empirical and risk-based perspectives. Whicker J.J., Breshears D.D. and Field J.P. (2014): Aeolian Research 14: 105-111
Reactive Transport Modelling of Mineral Evolution in the Biosphere 2 Hillslope Experiment. Wu R., Niu G-Y., Steefel C., Paniconi C., Chorover J., Dontsova K., Troch P. (2014): Abstract H53A-0843 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec. Cross-CZO
Assessing five evolving microbial enzyme models against field measurements from a semiarid savannah—What are the mechanisms of soil respiration pulses?. Zhang X., Niu G.-Y., Elshall A.S., Ye M., Barron-Gafford G.A., and Pavao-Zuckerman M. (2014): Geophysical Research Letters 41(18): 6428–6434
Modeling the “Birch Effect” Using a Microbial Enzyme Based Soil Organic Carbon Decomposition and Gas Transport Model. Niu G., Zhang X., Barron-Gafford G., Pavao-zuckerman M. (2013): Abstract B33C-0496 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec.
Climate-vegetation-soil interactions and long-term hydrologic partitioning: signatures of catchment co-evolution. Troch P.A., G. Carrillo, M. Sivapalan, T. Wagener, and K. Sawicz (2013): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17: 2209–2217
The master transit time distribution of variable flow systems. Heidbüchel I., Troch P.A., Lyon S.W., and Weiler M. (2012): Water Resources Research 48(6): W06520
Thermodynamic constraints on effective energy and mass transfer and catchment function. Rasmussen C. (2012): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 16(3): 725-739,
Determining Controls on Variable Response Times from Nested Sub-catchments. I. Heidbuechel, Troch, P.A. (2011): AGU Fall Meeting Presentations Abstract H43N-05.
Breakdown of hydrologic patterns upon model coarsening at hillslope scales and implications for experimental design . Mahmood T.H., and Vivoni E.R. (2011): Journal of Hydrology 411 (3-4): 309-321
Modeling moisture fluxes using artificial neural networks: can information extraction overcome data loss?. Neal A.L., Gupta H. V., Kurc S. A., and Brooks P.D. (2011): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 15: 359-368
Calibration and testing of upland hillslope evolution models in a dated landscape: Banco Bonito, New Mexico, USA . Pelletier J.D., McGuire L.A., Ash J.L., Engelder T.M., Hill L.E., Leroy K.W., Orem C.A., Rosenthal W.S. Trees M.A. Rasmussen C., and Chorover J. (2011): Journal of Geophysical Research, 116: F04004,
Strong climate and tectonic control on plagioclase weathering in granitic terrain. Rasmussen C., Brantley S., Richter D.D., Blum A., Dixon J., and White A.F. (2011): Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 301(3-4): 521-530, Cross-CZO
Can Landscape Heterogeneity Buffer or Exacerbate Changes in Mountain Hydrology under Different Climatic Conditions?. Broxton, P.D., Troch, P.A., Brooks, P.D. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting (Poster) Abstract H33C-1143.
Tracking Varying Mean Transit Time in a Semi-Arid Catchment . Heidbuechel, I., Troch, P.A., Lyon, S.W. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting (Poster) Abstract H11C-0813.
Transition of spatial controls on distributed soil moisture and runoff simulations at multiple model resolutions . Mahmood T.H., Vivoni E.R. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting (Poster) Abstract H41F-1133.
Coevolution of topography, hydrology, soil development, and vegetation in sky islands of the southwestern United States. Pelletier, J.D., Rasmussen, C., Breshears, D.D., Brooks, P.D., Chorover, J., Huxman, T.E., Lohse, K.A., Meixner, T., McIntosh, J.C., Kurc, S.A., Schaap, M.G., Swetnam, T., Troch, P.A. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting Abstract EP42A-03.
Application of thermodynamics to quantify the energetics of pedogenesis and critical zone evolution. Rasmussen, C., Troch, P.A., Brooks, P.D., Pelletier, J.D., Chorover, J. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting (Invited) Abstract H52B-03.
Influence of temporal variation in the vertical distribution of soil moisture on the surface radiation budget: Implications for semiarid land-atmosphere interactions. Sanchez, Z.M., Kurc, S.A. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting (Poster) Abstract B11D-0390.
Environmental Energy and Mass Transfer: Key to Understanding Catchment Evolution. Troch, P.A., Rasmussen, C., Broxton, P.D., Heidbuechel, I. (2010): AGU Fall Meeting (Invited) Abstract H32B-01.
On the role of aspect to quantify water transit times in small mountainous catchments. Broxton P. D., Troch P. A., and Lyon S. W. (2009): Water Resources Research 45: W08427
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13 Mar 2015 - PhD Student, Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona.
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01 Oct 2011 - The European Geosciences Union (EGU) has awarded the John Dalton Medal to Peter A. Troch for his seminal contributions to hydrology in the areas of...
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