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Eva Sinha

Global Atmospheric Modeling
Earth Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-24
Richland, WA 99352

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. Earth System Science, Stanford University, CA
  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
  • BTech. Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • American Geophysical Union, Member since 2012

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Student Paper Award, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (December 2018)

PNNL Publications


  • Sinha E., B. Bond-Lamberty, K.V. Calvin, B.A. Drewniak, G. Bisht, C. Bernacchi, and B. Blakely, et al. 2023. "The Impact of Crop Rotation and Spatially Varying Crop Parameters in the E3SM Land Model (ELMv2)." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 128, no. 3:Art. No. e2022JG007187. PNNL-SA-177430. doi:10.1029/2022JG007187
  • Sinha E., K.V. Calvin, B. Bond-Lamberty, B. Drewniak, D.M. Ricciuto, D.M. Ricciuto, and K. Sargsyan, et al. 2023. "Modeling perennial bioenergy crops in the E3SM land model (ELMv2)." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 15, no. 1:e2022MS003171. PNNL-SA-164323. doi:10.1029/2022ms003171


  • Cheng Y., M. Huang, D.M. Lawrence, K.V. Calvin, D. Lombardozzi, E. Sinha, and M. Pan, et al. 2022. "Future bioenergy expansion could alter carbon sequestration potential and exacerbate water stress in the United States." Science Advances 8, no. 18:Art. No. eabm8237. PNNL-SA-166393. doi:10.1126/sciadv.abm8237

Selected Publications


  • Sinha E., A. Michalak, K. Calvin, and P. Lawrence. 2019. "Societal choices about climate mitigation will have dramatic impacts on eutrophication in the 21st century." Nature Communications 10, no. 1:939. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-08884-w


  • Del Giudice D., Y. Zhou, E. Sinha, and A. Michalak. 2018. "Long-Term Phosphorus Loading and Springtime Temperatures Explain Interannual Variability of Hypoxia in a Large Temperate Lake." Environmental Science & Technology 52, no. 4:2046-2054. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04730


  • Sinha E., A. Michalak, and V. Balaji. 2017. "Eutrophication will increase during the 21st century as a result of precipitation changes." Science 357, no. 6349:405-408. doi:10.1126/science.aan2409


  • Sinha E., and A. Michalak. 2016. "Precipitation Dominates Interannual Variability of Riverine Nitrogen Loading across the Continental United States." Environmental Science & Technology 50, no. 23:12874-12884. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b04455


  • Li C., E. Sinha, D. Horton, N. Diffenbaugh, and A. Michalak. 2014. "Joint bias correction of temperature and precipitation in climate model simulations." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 119, no. 23:13153-13162. doi:10.1002/2014JD022514


  • Sinha E., and B. Minsker. 2007. "Multiscale Island Injection Genetic Algorithm for Ground Water Remediation." Advances in Water Resources 30, no. 9:1933-1942. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2007.03.006

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