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Xuesong Zhang

Terrestrial Processes & Adaptation

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  • Thomson AM, GP Kyle, X Zhang, V Bandaru, TO West, MA Wise, RC Izaurralde, and KV Calvin. 2014. "The contribution of future agricultural trends in the US Midwest to global climate change mitigation." Global Environmental Change 24:143-154.  doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.11.019
  • Zhang X, R Sahajpal, D Manowitz, K Zhao, SD LeDuc, M Xu, W Xiong, A Zhang, RC Izaurralde, AM Thomson, TO West, and WM Post. 2014. "Multi-scale geospatial agroecosystem modeling: a case study on the influence of soil data resolution on carbon budget estimates." Science of the Total Environment 479:138-50.  doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.01.099


  • Bandaru V, RC Izaurralde, DH Manowitz, RP Link, X Zhang, and WM Post. 2013. "Soil Carbon Change and Net Energy Associated with Biofuel Production on Marginal Lands: A Regional Modeling Perspective." Global Change Biology Bioenergy 42(6):1802-1814.  doi:10.2134/jeq2013.05.0171
  • Egbendewe-Mondzozo A, S Swinton, RC Izaurralde, DH Manowitz, and X Zhang. 2013. "Maintaining environmental quality while expanding biomass production: Sub-regional U.S. policy simulations." Energy Policy 57:518-531.  doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2013.02.021
  • Gelfand I, R Sahajpal, X Zhang, RC Izaurralde, KL Gross, and GP Robertson. 2013. "Sustainable bioenergy production from marginal lands in the US Midwest." Nature 493(7433):514-517.  doi:10.1038/nature11811
  • Zhang X, RC Izaurralde, J Arnold, JR Williams, and R Srinivasan. 2013. "Modifying the Soil and Water Assessment Tool to Simulate Cropland Carbon Flux: Model Development and Initial Evaluation." Science of the Total Environment 463-464:810-822.  doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.06.056
  • Zhao K, D Valle, S Popescu, X Zhang, and B Malick. 2013. "Hyperspectral remote sensing of plant biochemistry using Bayesian model averaging with variable and band selection." Remote Sensing of Environment 132:102-119.  doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.12.026


  • Zhang X, and K Zhao. 2012. "Bayesian Neural Networks for Uncertainty Analysis of Hydrologic Modeling: A Comparison of Two Schemes." Water Resources Management 26(8):2365-2382.  doi:10.1007/s11269-012-0021-5
  • Zhang X. 2012. "Precipitation Estimate Using NEXRAD Ground-Based Radar Images: Validation, Calibration and Spatial Analysis." Chapter 12 in Multiscale Hydrological Remote Sensing: Perspectives and Applications, ed. NB Chang and Y Hong, pp. 271-302.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 
  • Izaurralde RC, X Zhang, R Sahajpal, and DH Manowitz. 2012. National Geo-Database for Biofuel Simulations and Regional Analysis of Biorefinery Siting Based on Cellulosic Feedstock Grown on Marginal LandsPNNL-21283, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Izaurralde RC, X Zhang, R Sahajpal, and DH Manowitz. 2012. National Geo-Database for Biofuel Simulations and Regional AnalysisPNNL-21284, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Surendran Nair S, S Kang, X Zhang, F Miguez, RC Izaurralde, WM Post, M Dietze, LR Lynd, and SD Wullschleger. 2012. "Bioenergy crop models: Descriptions, data requirements and future challenges." Global Change Biology Bioenergy 4(6):620-633.  doi:10.1111/j.1757-1707.2012.01166.x
  • Zong Z, J Job, X Zhang, M Nijim, and X Qin. 2012. "Case study of visualizing global user download patterns using Google Earth and NASA World Wind." Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 6(1):Article No. 061703. 


  • Zhang X, F Liang, B Yu, and Z Zong. 2011. "Explicitly integrating parameter, input, and structure uncertainties into Bayesian Neural Networks for probabilistic hydrologic forecasting." Journal of Hydrology 409 (3-4):696-709.  doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.09.002
  • Nichols JA, S Kang, WM Post, D Wang, V Bandaru, DH Manowitz, X Zhang, and RC Izaurralde. 2011. "HPC-EPIC for High Resolution Simulations of Environmental and Sustainability Assessment." Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 79(2):112-115.  doi:10.1016/j.compag.2011.08.012
  • Shi P, C Chen, R Srinivasan, X Zhang, T Cai, X Fang, S Qu, X Chen, and Q Li. 2011. "Evaluating the SWAT Model for Hydrological Modeling in the Xixian Watershed and A Comparison with the XAJ Model." Water Resources Management 25(10):2595-2612.  doi:10.1007/s11269-011-9828-8
  • Standart GD, KR Stulken, X Zhang, and Z Zong. 2011. "Geospatial Visualization of Global Satellite Images with Vis-EROS." Environmental Modelling & Software 26(7):980-982.  doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.02.012
  • Xie H, X Zhang, B Yu, and H Sharif. 2011. "Performance evaluation of interpolation methods for incorporating rain gauge measurements into NEXRAD precipitation data: A case study in the Upper Guadalupe River Basin." Hydrological Processes 25(24):3711-3720.  doi:10.1002/hyp.8096
  • Zhang X, R Srinivasan, JG Arnold, RC Izaurralde, and D Bosch. 2011. "Simultaneous calibration of surface flow and baseflow simulations: a revisit of the SWAT model calibration framework." Hydrological Processes 25(14):2313-2320.  doi:10.1002/hyp.8058
  • Zhang X, RC Izaurralde, JG Arnold, NB Sammons, DH Manowitz, AM Thomson, and JR Williams. 2011. "Comment on "Modeling Miscanthus in the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) to Simulate Its Water Quality Effects As a Bioenergy Crop"." Environmental Science & Technology 45(14):6211-6212. 


  • Sexton AM, AM Sadeghi, X Zhang, R Srinivasan, and A Shirmohammadi. 2010. "USING NEXRAD AND RAIN GAUGE PRECIPITATION DATA FOR HYDROLOGIC CALIBRATION OF SWAT IN A NORTHEASTERN WATERSHED." Transactions of the ASABE 53(3):1501-1510. 
  • Srinivasan R, X Zhang, and JG Arnold. 2010. "SWAT UNGAUGED: HYDROLOGICAL BUDGET AND CROP YIELD PREDICTIONS IN THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER BASIN ." Transactions of the ASABE 53(5):1533-1546. 
  • Zhang X, and R Srinivasan. 2010. "GIS based Spatial Precipitation Estimation using Next Generation Radar and Raingauge Data." Environmental Modelling & Software 25(12):1781-1788. 
  • Zhang X, R Srinivasan, and M Van Liew. 2010. "On the use of multi-algorithm, genetically adaptive multi-objective method for multi-site calibration of the SWAT model." Hydrological Processes 24(8):955-969. 
  • Zhang X, RC Izaurralde, DH Manowitz, TO West, WM Post, AM Thomson, VP Bandaru, J Nichols, and JR Williams. 2010. "An Integrative Modeling Framework to Evaluate the Productivity and Sustainability of Biofuel Crop Production Systems." Global Change Biology Bioenergy 2(5):258-277.  doi:10.1111/j.1757-1707.2010.01046.x


  • Zhang X, S Raghavan, and D Bosch. 2009. "Calibration and uncertainty analysis of the SWAT model using Genetic Algorithms and Bayesian Model Averaging." Journal of Hydrology 374(3-4):307-317.  doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.06.023

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