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Maoyi Huang

Earth Systems Analysis & Modeling
Earth Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-30
Richland, WA 99352


Dr. Huang joined PNNL in January 2010. Prior to joining PNNL, she was a research assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 2008-2009, and a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Global Ecology at Carnegie Institution for Science from 2005-2008. She earned her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2005 from the University of California at Berkeley, with a focus on surface water hydrology and land surface modeling.

Her research interest lies in the study of carbon, water, and energy budgets at the regional scale in the context of land-use and climate change using earth system science approaches. She developed an ecosystem model that was designed specifically to quantify changes in carbon storage and fluxes following forest disturbance in humid tropical forests and applied it to investigate the impacts of selective logging on carbon budgets in the tropical forests over Brazilian Amazon. She also developed software to synthesize the measurements from eddy-covariance flux towers and other ground-based instruments in tropical regions such as Hawaii and SE Asia. These measurements are combined with remote sensing measurements and models to assessing the dynamics and consequences of alien tree invasion, rubber tree plantation, and climate change in those regions. While at Berkeley, she worked on the development of land surface models and/or hydrological models, and the applications of these models at watershed/regional scales offline or within coupled land-atmosphere systems. She implemented a dynamic representation of surface- and groundwater interactions into the Variable Infiltration Capacity land surface model (VIC-ground), developed two subsurface flow parameterizations for land surface models, and coupled VIC-ground to the regional climate model MM5.

Research Interests

  • Land-atmosphere interactions
  • Surface water hydrology
  • Ecosystem modeling
  • Regional climate modeling

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., 2005,Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Berkeley
  • M.S., 2001, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Berkeley
  • M.S. (equivalent), 2000, Atmospheric Sciences, Peking University
  • B.S., 1996, Economic Geography and Urban and Regional Planning, Zhongshan (Sun Yat-sen) University

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • American Geophysical Union, Member since 2001
  • American Meteorological Society, Member since 2002

Awards and Recognitions

  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Fellowship, 2001, 2004.
  • Berkeley Atmospheric Science Center Fellowship, 2003.
  • International Lee Fellowship, UC-Berkeley, 2000.
  • Xie Yibing Scholarship, Peking University, 1997
  • First-class, Second-class, and Guanghua Scholarships, Zhongshan (Sun Yat-sen) University, 1993-1996

PNNL Publications


  • Chen M., C.R. Vernon, M. Huang, K.V. Calvin, and I.P. Kraucunas. 2019. "Calibration and analysis of the uncertainty in downscaling global land use and land cover projections from GCAM using Demeter (v1.0.0)." Geoscientific Model Development 12, no. 5:17531764. PNNL-SA-143284. doi:10.5194/gmd-12-1753-2019
  • Fan Y., M.P. Clark, D.M. Lawrence, S.C. Swenson, L.E. Band, S.L. Brantley, and P. Brooks, et al. 2019. "Hillslope Hydrology in Global Change Research and Earth System Modeling." Water Resources Research 55, no. 2:1737-1772. PNNL-SA-138869. doi:10.1029/2018WR023903
  • Gao Z., H. Liu, J.E. Missik, J. Yao, M. Huang, X. Chen, and E.V. Arntzen, et al. 2019. "Mechanistic links between underestimated CO2 fluxes and non-closure of the surface energy balance in a semi-arid sagebrush ecosystem." Environmental Research Letters 14, no. 4:Article Number 044016. PNNL-SA-142139. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab082d
  • Graham E.B., J.C. Stegen, M. Huang, X. Chen, and T.D. Scheibe. 2019. "Subsurface biogeochemistry is a missing link between ecology and hydrology in dam-impacted river corridors." Science of the Total Environment 657. PNNL-SA-132468. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.414
  • Missik J.E., H. Liu, Z. Gao, M. Huang, X. Chen, E.V. Arntzen, and D.P. McFarland, et al. 2019. "Groundwater-River Water Exchange Enhances Growing Season Evapotranspiration and Carbon Uptake in a Semiarid Riparian Ecosystem." Journal of Geophysical Research. Biogeosciences 124, no. 1:99-114. PNNL-SA-142097. doi:10.1029/2018JG004666
  • Qiu J., Q. Yang, X. Zhang, M. Huang, J.C. Adams, and K. Malek. 2019. "Implications of water management representations for watershed hydrologic modeling in the Yakima River Basin." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 23, no. 1:35-49. PNNL-SA-135306. doi:10.5194/hess-23-35-2019
  • Shah H.L., T. Zhou, M. Huang, and V. Mishra. 2019. "Strong Influence of Irrigation on Water Budget and Land Surface Temperature in Indian Subcontinental River Basins." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 124, no. 3:1449-1462. PNNL-SA-133951. doi:10.1029/2018JD029132
  • Shuai P., X. Chen, X. Song, G. Hammond, J.M. Zachara, P.D. Royer, and H. Ren, et al. 2019. "Dam Operations and Subsurface Hydrogeology Control Dynamics of Hydrologic Exchange Flows in a Regulated River Reach." Water Resources Research 55, no. 4:2593-2612. PNNL-SA-138598. doi:10.1029/2018WR024193
  • Wang M., L. Du, Y. Ke, M. Huang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhao, and X. Li, et al. 2019. "Impact of Climate Variabilities and Human Activities on Surface Water Extents in Reservoirs of Yongding River Basin, China, from 1985 to 2016 Based on Landsat Observations and Time Series Analysis." Remote Sensing 11, no. 5:Article Number 560. PNNL-SA-142043. doi:10.3390/rs11050560
  • Yang Q., X. Zhang, J.E. Almendinger, M. Huang, G. Leng, Y. Zhou, and K. Zhao, et al. 2019. "Improving the SWAT forest module for enhancing water resource projections: A case study in the St. Croix River Basin." Hydrological Processes 33, no. 5:864-875. PNNL-SA-137109. doi:10.1002/hyp.13370


  • Bao J., T. Zhou, M. Huang, Z. Hou, W.A. Perkins, S.F. Harding, and P. Titzler, et al. 2018. "Modulating factors of hydrologic exchanges in a large-scale river reach: Insights from three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics simulations." Hydrological Processes 32, no. 23:3446-3463. PNNL-SA-123673. doi:10.1002/hyp.13266
  • Ma H., S.A. Klein, S. Xie, C. Zhang, S. Tang, Q. Tang, and C.J. Morcrette, et al. 2018. "CAUSES: On the role of surface energy budget errors to the warm surface air temperature error over the Central United States." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 123, no. 5:2888-2909. PNNL-SA-126060. doi:10.1002/2017JD027194
  • Morcrette C.J., K. Van Weverberg, H. Ma, M. Ahlgrimm, E. Bazile, L.K. Berg, and A. Cheng, et al. 2018. "Introduction to CAUSES: Description of weather and climate models and their near-surface temperature errors in 5-day hindcasts near the Southern Great Plains." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 123, no. 5:2655-2683. PNNL-SA-126058. doi:10.1002/2017JD027199
  • Van Weverberg K., C.J. Morcrette, J.C. Petch, S.A. Klein, H. Ma, C. Zhang, and S. Xie, et al. 2018. "CAUSES: Attribution of Surface Radiation Biases in NWP and Climate Models near the U.S. Southern Great Plains." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 123, no. 7:3612-3644. PNNL-SA-126059. doi:10.1002/2017JD027188
  • Vernon C.R., Y.L. Le Page, M. Chen, M. Huang, K.V. Calvin, I.P. Kraucunas, and C.J. Braun. 2018. "Demeter A land use and land cover change disaggregation model." Journal of Open Research Software 6, no. 1:Article No. 15. PNNL-SA-131044. doi:10.5334/jors.208
  • Xiao H., L.K. Berg, and M. Huang. 2018. "The Impact of Surface Heterogeneities and Land-Atmosphere Interactions on Shallow Clouds Over ARM SGP Site." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 10, no. 6:1220-1244. PNNL-SA-131778. doi:10.1029/2018MS001286
  • Yang Q., J.E. Almendinger, X. Zhang, M. Huang, X. Chen, G. Leng, and Y. Zhou, et al. 2018. "Enhancing SWAT simulation of forest ecosystems for water resource assessment: A case study in the St. Croix River basin." Ecological Engineering 120. PNNL-SA-128496. doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.06.020
  • Zhou Q., G. Leng, and M. Huang. 2018. "Impacts of future climate change on urban flood volumes in Hohhot in northern China: benefits of climate change mitigation and adaptations." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22, no. 1:305-316. PNNL-SA-119623. doi:10.5194/hess-22-305-2018
  • Zhou T., J. Bao, M. Huang, Z. Hou, E.V. Arntzen, X. Song, and S.F. Harding, et al. 2018. "Riverbed Hydrologic Exchange Dynamics in a Large Regulated River Reach." Water Resources Research 54, no. 4:2715-2730. PNNL-SA-123666. doi:10.1002/2017WR020508
  • Zhou T., N. Voisin, G. Leng, M. Huang, and I.P. Kraucunas. 2018. "Sensitivity of regulated flow regime to climate change in the Western United States." Journal of Hydrometeorology 19, no. 3:499-515. PNNL-SA-126508. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-17-0095.1


  • Bisht G., M. Huang, T. Zhou, X. Chen, H. Dai, G. Hammond, and W. Riley, et al. 2017. "Coupling a Three-Dimensional Subsurface Flow and Transport Model with a Land Surface Model to Simulate Stream-Aquifer-Land Interactions (CP v1.0)." Geoscientific Model Development 10, no. 12:4539-4562. PNNL-SA-123895. doi:10.5194/gmd-10-4539-2017
  • Fang Y., A.M. Michalak, C.R. Schwalm, D. Huntzinger, J. Berry, P. Ciais, and S. Piao, et al. 2017. "Global land carbon sink response to temperature and precipitation varies with ENSO phase." Environmental Research Letters 12, no. 6:Article No. 064007. PNNL-SA-127177. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa6e8e
  • Gao Z., E. Russell, J.E. Missik, M. Huang, X. Chen, C.E. Strickland, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2017. "A novel approach to evaluate soil heat flux calculation: An analytical review of nine methods." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 122, no. 13:6934-3649. PNNL-SA-127368. doi:10.1002/2017JD027160
  • Gu D., A.B. Guenther, J.E. Shilling, H. Yu, M. Huang, C. Zhao, and Q. Yang, et al. 2017. "Airborne observations reveal elevational gradient in tropical forest isoprene emissions." Nature Communications 8. PNNL-SA-128460. doi:10.1038/ncomms15541
  • Huntzinger D., A.M. Michalak, C. Schwalm, P. Ciais, A.W. King, Y. Fang, and K. Schaefer, et al. 2017. "Uncertainty in the response of terrestrial carbon sink to environmental drivers undermines carbon-climate feedback predictions." Scientific Reports 7. PNNL-SA-127594. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-03818-2
  • Jiao Y., H. Lei, D. Yang, M. Huang, D. Liu, and X. Yuan. 2017. "Impact of vegetation dynamics on hydrological processes in a semi-arid basin by using a land surface-hydrology coupled model." Journal of Hydrology 551. PNNL-SA-127005. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.05.060
  • Lee K., H. Gao, M. Huang, J. Sheffield, and X. Shi. 2017. "Development and Application of Improved Long-Term Datasets of Surface Hydrology for Texas." Advances in Meteorology 2017. PNNL-SA-124850. doi:10.1155/2017/8485130
  • Leng G., and M. Huang. 2017. "Crop yield response to climate change varies with crop spatial distribution pattern." Scientific Reports 7. PNNL-SA-125055. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-01599-2
  • Leng G., L. Leung, and M. Huang. 2017. "Significant impacts of irrigation water sources and methods on modeling irrigation effects in the ACME Land Model." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 9, no. 3:1665 - 1683. PNNL-SA-122834. doi:10.1002/2016MS000885
  • Ren H., J. Ray, Z. Hou, M. Huang, J. Bao, and L.P. Swiler. 2017. "Bayesian Inversion of Seismic and Electromagnetic Data for Marine Gas Reservoir Characterization Using Multi-chain Markov Chain Monte Carlo Sampling." Journal of Applied Geophysics 147. PNNL-SA-121160. doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2017.10.004
  • Schwalm C.R., W. Anderegg, A.M. Michalak, J. Fisher, F. Biondi, G. Koch, and M. Litvak, et al. 2017. "Global patterns of drought recovery." Nature 548, no. 7666:202-205. PNNL-SA-127341. doi:10.1038/nature23021
  • Voisin N., M.I. Hejazi, L.R. Leung, L. Liu, M. Huang, H. Li, and T.K. Tesfa. 2017. "Effects of spatially distributed sectoral water management on the redistribution of water resources in an integrated water model." Water Resources Research 53, no. 5:4253-4270. PNNL-SA-109215. doi:10.1002/2016WR019767
  • Xia Y., D. Mocko, M. Huang, B. Li, M. Rodell, K. Mitchell, and X. Cai, et al. 2017. "Comparison and Assessment of Three Advanced Land Surface Models in Simulating Terrestrial Water Storage Components over the United States." Journal of Hydrometeorology 18, no. 3:625-649. PNNL-SA-118565. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-16-0112.1
  • Zhao F., T. Veldkamp, K. Frieler, J. Schewe, S. Ostberg, S. Willner, and B. Schauberger, et al. 2017. "The critical role of the routing scheme in simulating peak river discharge in global hydrological models." Environmental Research Letters 12, no. 7:Article No. 075003. PNNL-SA-127305. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7250
  • Zhou T., M. Huang, J. Bao, Z. Hou, E.V. Arntzen, R.D. Mackley, and A.R. Crump, et al. 2017. "A New Approach to Quantify Shallow Water Hydrologic Exchanges in a Large Regulated River Reach." Water 9, no. 9:703. PNNL-SA-123562. doi:10.3390/w9090703


  • Giambelluca T., R. Mudd, W. Liu, A. Ziegler, N. Kobayashi, T. Kumagai, and Y. Miyazawa, et al. 2016. "Evapotranspiration of Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) Cultivated at Two Plantation Sites in Southeast Asia." Water Resources Research 52, no. 2:660-679. PNNL-SA-106078. doi:10.1002/2015WR017755
  • Hoffman F.M., C.D. Koven, G. Kappel-Aleks, D.M. Lawrence, W. Riley, J.T. Randerson, and A. Ahlstrom, et al. 2016. International Land Model Benchmarking (ILAMB) Workshop Report, Technical Report DOE/SC-0186. PNNL-26550. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. International Land Model Benchmarking (ILAMB) Workshop Report, Technical Report DOE/SC-0186
  • Huang M., J. Ray, Z. Hou, H. Ren, Y. Liu, and L.P. Swiler. 2016. "On the Applicability of Surrogate-based Markov Chain Monte Carlo-Bayesian Inversion to the Community Land Model: Case Studies at Flux Tower Sites." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 121, no. 13:75487563. PNNL-SA-113356. doi:10.1002/2015JD024339
  • Ito A., M. Inatomi, D. Huntzinger, C.R. Schwalm, A.M. Michalak, R.B. Cook, and A.W. King, et al. 2016. "Decadal trends in the seasonal-cycle amplitude of terrestrial CO2 exchange resulting from the ensemble of terrestrial biosphere models." Tellus Series B, Chemical and Physical Meteorology 68. PNNL-SA-118566. doi:10.3402/tellusb.v68.28968
  • Leng G., M. Huang, N. Voisin, X. Zhang, G.R. Asrar, and L.R. Leung. 2016. "Emergence of new hydrologic regimes of surface water resources in the Conterminous United States under future warming." Environmental Research Letters 11, no. 11:Article No. 114003. PNNL-SA-117644. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/11/114003
  • Leng G., X. Zhang, M. Huang, G.R. Asrar, and L. Leung. 2016. "The Role of Climate Covariability on Crop Yields in the Conterminous United States." Scientific Reports 6. PNNL-SA-116570. doi:10.1038/srep33160
  • Leng G., X. Zhang, M. Huang, Q. Yang, R. Rafique, G.R. Asrar, and L.R. Leung. 2016. "Simulating County-Level Crop Yields in the Conterminous United States Using the Community Land Model: the Effects of Optimizing Irrigation and Fertilization." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 8, no. 4:19121931. PNNL-SA-116300. doi:10.1002/2016MS000645
  • Qian Y., H. Yan, L.K. Berg, S.M. Hagos, Z. Feng, B. Yang, and M. Huang. 2016. "Assessing impacts of PBL and surface layer schemes in simulating the surface-atmosphere interactions and precipitation over the tropical ocean using observations from AMIE/DYNAMO." Journal of Climate 29, no. 22:8191-8210. PNNL-SA-114620. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0040.1
  • Ren H., Z. Hou, M. Huang, J. Bao, Y. Sun, T.K. Tesfa, and L.R. Leung. 2016. "Classification of hydrological parameter sensitivity and evaluation of parameter transferability across 431 US MOPEX basins." Journal of Hydrology 536. PNNL-SA-105598. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.02.042
  • Thomas R.T., I.C. Prentice, H. Graven, P. Ciais, J. Fisher, D.J. Hayes, and M. Huang, et al. 2016. "Increased light-use efficiency in northern terrestrial ecosystems indicated by CO2 and greening observations." Geophysical Research Letters 43, no. 21:11,339-11,349. PNNL-SA-123311. doi:10.1002/2016GL070710
  • Wu H., M. Huang, Q. Tang, D.B. Kirschbaum, and P. Ward. 2016. "Hydrometeorological Hazards: Monitoring, Forecasting, Risk Assessment and Socioeconomic Responses." Advances in Meteorology 2016. PNNL-SA-119933. doi:10.1155/2016/2367939
  • Zhao C., M. Huang, J.D. Fast, L.K. Berg, Y. Qian, A. Guenther, and D. Gu, et al. 2016. "Sensitivity of biogenic volatile organic compounds to land surface parameterizations and vegetation distributions in California." Geoscientific Model Development 9, no. 5:1959-1976. PNNL-SA-114880. doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1959-2016


  • Bao J., Z. Hou, M. Huang, and Y. Liu. 2015. "On Approaches to Analyze the Sensitivity of Simulated Hydrologic Fluxes to Model Parameters in the Community Land Model." Water 7, no. 12:6810-6826. PNNL-SA-115624. doi:10.3390/w7126662
  • Berg L.K., L.D. Riihimaki, Y. Qian, H. Yan, and M. Huang. 2015. "The Low-Level Jet over the Southern Great Plains Determined from Observations and Reanalyses and Its Impact on Moisture Transport." Journal of Climate 28, no. 17:6682-6706. PNNL-SA-105597. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00719.1
  • Dirks J.A., W.J. Gorrissen, J.E. Hathaway, D.C. Skorski, M.J. Scott, T.C. Pulsipher, and M. Huang, et al. 2015. "Impacts of Climate Change on Energy Consumption and Peak Demand in Buildings: A Detailed Regional Approach." Energy 79. PNNL-SA-94630. doi:10.1016/
  • Hejazi M.I., N. Voisin, L. Liu, L.M. Bramer, D.C. Fortin, J.E. Hathaway, and M. Huang, et al. 2015. "21st Century United States Emissions Mitigation Could Increase Water Stress more than the Climate Change it is Mitigating." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, no. 34:10635-10640. PNNL-SA-105956. doi:10.1073/pnas.1421675112
  • Kraucunas I.P., L.E. Clarke, J.A. Dirks, J.E. Hathaway, M.I. Hejazi, K.A. Hibbard, and M. Huang, et al. 2015. "Investigating the Nexus of Climate, Energy, Water, and Land at Decision-Relevant Scales: The Platform for Regional Integrated Modeling and Analysis (PRIMA)." Climatic Change 129, no. 3-4:573-588. PNNL-SA-93553. doi:10.1007/s10584-014-1064-9
  • Kumagai T., R. Mudd, T. Giambelluca, N. Kobayashi, Y. Miyazawa, T. Lim, and W. Liu, et al. 2015. "How do Rubber (Hevea Brasiliensis) Plantations Behave Under Seasonal Water Stress in Northeastern Thailand and Central Cambodia?." Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 213. PNNL-SA-104704. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.06.011
  • Leng G., M. Huang, Q. Tang, and L.R. Leung. 2015. "A modeling study of irrigation effects on global surface water and groundwater resources under a changing climate." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 7, no. 3:1285-1304. PNNL-SA-105104. doi:10.1002/2015MS000437
  • Leng G., Q. Tang, M. Huang, and L.R. Leung. 2015. "A comparative analysis of the impacts of climate change and irrigation on land surface and subsurface hydrology in the North China Plain." Regional Environmental Change 15, no. 2:251-263. PNNL-SA-96424. doi:10.1007/s10113-014-0640-x
  • Leng G., Q. Tang, M. Huang, Y. Hong, and L.R. Leung. 2015. "Projected Changes in Mean and Interannual Variability of Surface Water over Continental China." Science China. Earth Sciences 58, no. 5:739-754. PNNL-SA-97291. doi:10.1007/s11430-014-4987-0
  • Li H., L.R. Leung, A. Getirana, M. Huang, H. Wu, Y. Xu, and J. Guo, et al. 2015. "Evaluating Global Streamflow Simulations by a Physically-based Routing Model Coupled with the Community Land Model." Journal of Hydrometeorology 16, no. 2:948-971. PNNL-SA-101748. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0079.1
  • Mao J., W. Fu, X. Shi, D.M. Ricciuto, D.M. Ricciuto, J.B. Fisher, and R. Dickinson, et al. 2015. "Disentangling climatic and anthropogenic controls on global terrestrial evapotranspiration trends." Environmental Research Letters 10, no. 9:Article No. 094008. PNNL-SA-117647. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094008
  • Ray J., Z. Hou, M. Huang, K. Sargsyan, and L.P. Swiler. 2015. "Bayesian Calibration of the Community Land Model using Surrogates." SIAM/ASA Journal on Uncertainty Quantification 3, no. 1:199233. PNNL-SA-101091. doi:10.1137/140957998
  • Schwalm C.R., D. Huntingzger, J.B. Fisher, A.M. Michalak, K. Bowman, P. Cias, and R.B. Cook, et al. 2015. "Toward “optimal” integration of terrestrial biosphere models." Geophysical Research Letters 42, no. 11:4418-4428. PNNL-SA-110543. doi:10.1002/2015GL064002
  • Tian H., C. Lu, J. Yang, K. Banger, D.N. Huntzinger, C.R. Schwalm, and A.M. Michalak, et al. 2015. "Global patterns and controls of soil organic carbon dynamics as simulated by multiple terrestrial biosphere models: Current status and future directions." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29, no. 6:775792. PNNL-SA-106113. doi:10.1002/2014GB005021
  • Xia Y., C. Peter-Lidard, M. Huang, H. Wei, and M. Ek. 2015. "Improved NLDAS-2 Noah-simulated Hydrometeorological Products with an Interim Run." Hydrological Processes 29, no. 5:641-816. PNNL-SA-89561. doi:10.1002/hyp.10190


  • Ali M., S. Ye, H. Li, M. Huang, L.R. Leung, A. Fiori, and M. Sivapalan. 2014. "Regionalization of subsurface stormflow parameters of hydrologic models: Up-scaling from physically based numerical simulations at hillslope scale." Journal of Hydrology 519, no. Part A:683-698. PNNL-SA-98573. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.018
  • Cai X., Z. Yang, Y. Xia, M. Huang, H. Wei, L.R. Leung, and M. Ek. 2014. "Assessment of simulated water balance from Noah, Noah-MP, CLM, and VIC over CONUS using the NLDAS test bed." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 119, no. 24:13,75113,770. PNNL-SA-108379. doi:10.1002/2014JD022113
  • Fang Y., C. Liu, M. Huang, H. Li, and L.R. Leung. 2014. "Steady state estimation of soil organic carbon using satellite-derived canopy leaf area index." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 6, no. 4:1049-1064. PNNL-SA-101823. doi:10.1002/2014MS000331
  • Gao Y., L.R. Leung, J. Lu, Y. Liu, M. Huang, and Y. Qian. 2014. "Robust Spring Drying in the Southwestern U.S. and Seasonal Migration of Wet/Dry Patterns in a Warmer Climate." Geophysical Research Letters 41. PNNL-SA-100352. doi:10.1002/2014GL059562
  • Hagos S.M., L.R. Leung, Y. Xue, A. Boone, F. de Sales, N. Neupane, and M. Huang, et al. 2014. "Assessment of Uncertainties in the Response of the African Monsoon Precipitation to Land Use change simulated by a regional model." Climate Dynamics 43, no. 9-10:2765-2775. PNNL-SA-96599. doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2092-x
  • Lei H., D. Yang, and M. Huang. 2014. "Impacts of Climate Change and Vegetation Dynamics on Runoff in the Mountainous Region of the Haihe River Basin in the Past Five Decades." Journal of Hydrology 511. PNNL-SA-95859. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.02.029
  • Lei H., M. Huang, L.R. Leung, D. Yang, X. Shi, J. Mao, and D.J. Hayes, et al. 2014. "Sensitivity of Global Terrestrial Gross Primary Production to Hydrologic States Simulated by the Community Land Model Using Two Runoff Parameterizations." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 6, no. 3:658-679. PNNL-SA-97292. doi:10.1002/2013MS000252
  • Leng G., M. Huang, Q. Tang, H. Gao, and L.R. Leung. 2014. "Modeling the Effects of Groundwater-fed Irrigation on Terrestrial Hydrology over the Conterminous United States." Journal of Hydrometeorology 15, no. 3:957972. PNNL-SA-94649. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-13-049.1
  • Liu Z., R.P. Bambha, J.P. Pinto, T. Zeng, J. Boylan, M. Huang, and H. Lei, et al. 2014. "Toward Verifying Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions with the CMAQ Model: Motivation, Model Description and Initial Simulation." Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association 64, no. 4:419-435. PNNL-SA-92981. doi:10.1080/10962247.2013.816642
  • Tesfa T.K., H. Li, L.R. Leung, M. Huang, Y. Ke, Y. Sun, and Y. Liu. 2014. "A Subbasin-based framework to represent land surface processes in an Earth System Model." Geoscientific Model Development 7, no. 3:947-963. PNNL-SA-94632. doi:10.5194/gmd-7-947-2014
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  • Fang Y., M. Huang, C. Liu, H. Li, and L.R. Leung. 2013. "A Generic Biogeochemical Module for Earth System Models: Next Generation BioGeoChemical Module (NGBGC), Version 1.0." Geoscientific Model Development 6, no. 6:19771988. PNNL-SA-95159. doi:10.5194/gmd-6-1977-2013
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  • Huang M., Z. Hou, L.R. Leung, Y. Ke, Y. Liu, Z. Fang, and Y. Sun. 2013. "Uncertainty Analysis of Runoff Simulations and Parameter Identifiability in the Community Land Model Evidence from MOPEX Basins." Journal of Hydrometeorology 14. PNNL-SA-90792. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-12-0138.1
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  • Ke Y., L.R. Leung, M. Huang, and H. Li. 2013. "Enhancing the Representation of Subgrid Land Surface Characteristics in Land Surface Models." Geoscientific Model Development 6. PNNL-SA-93753. doi:10.5194/gmd-6-1609-2013
  • Kumagai T., R. Mudd, Y. Miyazawa, W. Liu, T. Giambelluca, N. Kobayashi, and T. Lim, et al. 2013. "Simulation of Canopy CO2/H2O Fluxes for a Rubber (Hevea Brasiliensis) Plantation in Central Cambodia: The Effect of the Regular Spacing of Planted Trees." Ecological Modelling 265. PNNL-SA-93480. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2013.06.016
  • Leng G., M. Huang, Q. Tang, W.J. Sacks, H. Lei, and L.R. Leung. 2013. "Modeling the Effects of Irrigation on Land Surface Fluxes and States over the Conterminous United States: Sensitivity to Input Data and Model Parameters." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 118, no. 17:97899803. PNNL-SA-93449. doi:10.1002/jgrd.50792
  • Li H., M.S. Wigmosta, H. Wu, M. Huang, Y. Ke, A.M. Coleman, and L.R. Leung. 2013. "A Physically Based Runoff Routing Model for Land Surface and Earth System Models." Journal of Hydrometeorology 14, no. 3:808-828. PNNL-SA-84830. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-12-015.1
  • Qian Y., M. Huang, B. Yang, and L.K. Berg. 2013. "A Modeling Study of Irrigation Effects on Surface Fluxes and Land-Air-Cloud Interactions in the Southern Great Plains." Journal of Hydrometeorology 14, no. 3:700721. PNNL-SA-90494. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-12-0134.1
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  • Sun Y., Z. Hou, M. Huang, F. Tian, and L.R. Leung. 2013. "Inverse Modeling of Hydrologic Parameters Using Surface Flux and Runoff Observations in the Community Land Model." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17. PNNL-SA-94605. doi:10.5194/hess-17-4995-2013
  • Voisin N., H. Li, D.L. Ward, M. Huang, M.S. Wigmosta, and L.R. Leung. 2013. "On an improved sub-regional water resources management representation for integration into earth system models." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17, no. 9:3605-3622. PNNL-SA-93513. doi:10.5194/hess-17-3605-2013
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  • Hou Z., M. Huang, L.R. Leung, G. Lin, D.M. Ricciuto, and D.M. Ricciuto. 2012. "Sensitivity of Surface Flux Simulations to Hydrologic Parameters Based on an Uncertainty Quantification Framework Applied to the Community Land Model." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 117. PNNL-SA-85130. doi:10.1029/2012JD017521
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  • Li H., H. Wu, M. Huang, and L.R. Leung. 2012. "Representing natural and manmade drainage systems in an earth system modeling framework." Irrigation & Drainage Systems Engineering 1, no. 2:Article No. e107. PNNL-SA-90216.
  • Wu H., J.S. Kimball, H. Li, M. Huang, L.R. Leung, and R.F. Adler. 2012. "A New Global River Network Database for Macroscale Hydrologic modeling." Water Resources Research 48. PNNL-SA-87400. doi:10.1029/2012WR012313


  • Li H., M. Huang, M.S. Wigmosta, Y. Ke, A.M. Coleman, L.R. Leung, and A. Wang, et al. 2011. "Evaluating runoff simulations from the Community Land Model 4.0 using observations from flux towers and a mountainous watershed." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 116. PNNL-SA-79456. doi:10.1029/2011JD016276


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