PhD in Environmental Engineering and Science, University of Washington, 1991
MS in Geology, University of Washington, 1983
BS in Geology, University of Washington, 1981 (cum laude)
Awards and Recognitions
Department of Energy Global Change Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship
Howard A. Coombs Scholarship
McGetchin Volcano Fund
Sun N, R Skaggs, MS Wigmosta, A Coleman, MH Huesemann, and SJ Edmundson. 2020. "Growth Modeling to Evaluate Alternative Cultivation Strategies to Enhance National Microalgal Biomass Production." Algal Research 49. PNNL-SA-145175. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2020.101939
Xu H, U Lee, A Coleman, MS Wigmosta, N Sun, TR Hawkins, and MQ Wang. 2020. "Balancing Water Sustainability and Productivity Objectives in Microalgae Cultivation: Siting Open Ponds by Considering Seasonal Water-Stress Impact Using AWARE-US." Environmental Science & Technology 54, no. 4:2091-2102. PNNL-SA-145174. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b05347
Yan H, N Sun, MS Wigmosta, L Leung, Z Hou, A Coleman, and RL Skaggs. 2020. "Evaluating next-generation intensity-duration-frequency curves for design flood estimates in the snow-dominated western United States." Hydrological Processes 34, no. 5:1255-1268. PNNL-SA-143219. doi:10.1002/hyp.13673
Chen X, L Leung, MS Wigmosta, and MC Richmond. 2019. "Impact of Atmospheric Rivers on Surface Hydrological Processes in Western U.S. Watersheds." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 124, no. 16:8896-8916. PNNL-SA-141431. doi:10.1029/2019JD030468
Chen X, Z Duan, L Leung, and MS Wigmosta. 2019. "A Framework to Delineate Precipitation-Runoff Regimes: Precipitation vs. Snowpack in the Western U.S." Geophysical Research Letters 46, no. 22:13044-13053. PNNL-SA-141385. doi:10.1029/2019GL085184
Hou Z, H Ren, N Sun, MS Wigmosta, Y Liu, L Leung, and H Yan, et al. 2019. "Incorporating Climate Non-stationarity and Snowmelt Processes in Intensity-Duration-Frequency Analyses with Case Studies in Mountainous Areas." Journal of Hydrometeorology 20, no. 12:2331-2346. PNNL-SA-132327. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-19-0055.1
Khawam G, P Waller, S Gao, SJ Edmundson, MS Wigmosta, and KL Ogden. 2019. "Model of temperature, evaporation, and productivity in elevated experimental algae raceways and comparison with commercial raceways." Algal Research 39. PNNL-SA-144965. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2019.101448
Perkins WA, Z Duan, N Sun, MS Wigmosta, MC Richmond, X Chen, and L Leung. 2019. "Parallel Distributed Hydrology Soil Vegetation Model (DHSVM) using Global Arrays." Environmental Modelling & Software 122. PNNL-SA-141147. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.104533
Ren H, Z Hou, MS Wigmosta, Y Liu, and L Leung. 2019. "Impacts of Spatial Heterogeneity and Temporal Non-Stationarity on Intensity-Duration-Frequency Estimates - A Case Study in a Mountainous California-Nevada Watershed." Water 11, no. 6:Article No. 1296. PNNL-SA-141612. doi:10.3390/w11061296
Sun N, H Yan, MS Wigmosta, L Leung, R Skaggs, and Z Hou. 2019. "Regional Snow Parameters Estimation for Large-Domain Hydrological Applications in the Western United States." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 124, no. 10:5296-5313. PNNL-SA-134653. doi:10.1029/2018JD030140
Xu H, U Lee, A Coleman, MS Wigmosta, and MQ Wang. 2019. "Assessment of algal biofuel resource potential in the United States with consideration of regional water stress." Algal Research 37. PNNL-SA-138253. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2018.11.002
Yan H, N Sun, MS Wigmosta, L Leung, Z Hou, R Skaggs, and A Coleman. 2019. "Enhancing Hydrologic Design by Next-Generation Intensity-Duration-Frequency Curves Considering Snowmelt and Climate Nonstationarity." In World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2019: Groundwater, Sustainability, Hydro-Climate/Climate Change, and Environmental Engineering, May 19-23, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA, edited by GF Scott and W Hamilton, 278-286. Reston, Virginia:American Society of Civil Engineers. PNNL-SA-140569. doi:10.1061/9780784482346.028
Yan H, N Sun, MS Wigmosta, R Skaggs, L Leung, A Coleman, and Z Hou. 2019. "Observed Spatiotemporal Changes in the Mechanisms of Extreme Water Available for Runoff in the Western United States." Geophysical Research Letters 46, no. 2:767-775. PNNL-SA-138215. doi:10.1029/2018GL080260
Yan H, N Sun, MS Wigmosta, R Skaggs, Z Hou, and L Leung. 2019. "Next-Generation Intensity-Duration-Frequency Curves to Reduce Errors in Peak Flood Design." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 24, no. 7:04019020. PNNL-SA-135099. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001799
Chen X, L Leung, Y Gao, Y Liu, MS Wigmosta, and MC Richmond. 2018. "Predictability of Extreme Precipitation in Western U.S. Watersheds Based on Atmospheric River Occurrence, Intensity, and Duration." Geophysical Research Letters 45, no. 21:11693-11701. PNNL-SA-136740. doi:10.1029/2018GL079831
Huesemann MH, AR Chavis, SJ Edmundson, DK Rye, SJ Hobbs, N Sun, and MS Wigmosta. 2018. "Climate-Simulated Raceway Pond Culturing: Quantifying the Maximum Achievable Annual Biomass Productivity of Chlorella sorokiniana in the Contiguous USA." Journal of Applied Phycology 30, no. 1:287-298. PNNL-SA-124328. doi:10.1007/s10811-017-1256-6
Judi DR, CL Rakowski, SR Waichler, Y Feng, and MS Wigmosta. 2018. "Integrated Modeling Approach for the Development of Climate-Informed, Actionable Information." Water 10, no. 6:Article No. 775. PNNL-SA-134615. doi:10.3390/w10060775
Sun N, MS Wigmosta, T Zhou, J Lundquist, SE Dickerson-Lange, and N Cristea. 2018. "Evaluating the Functionality and Streamflow Impacts of Explicitly Modelling Forest-Snow Interactions and Canopy Gaps in a Distributed Hydrologic Model." Hydrological Processes 32, no. 13:2128-2140. PNNL-SA-131081. doi:10.1002/hyp.13150
Yan H, N Sun, MS Wigmosta, R Skaggs, Z Hou, and L Leung. 2018. "Next-Generation Intensity-Duration-Frequency Curves for Hydrologic Design in Snow-Dominated Environments." Water Resources Research 54, no. 2:1093-1108. PNNL-SA-126849. doi:10.1002/2017WR021290
Fang Y, L Leung, Z Duan, MS Wigmosta, RM Maxwell, JQ Chambers, and J Tomasella. 2017. "Influence of landscape heterogeneity on water availability to tropical forests in an Amazonian catchment and implications for modeling drought response." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 122, no. 16:8410-8426. PNNL-SA-125270. doi:10.1002/2017JD027066
Huesemann MH, T Dale, AR Chavis, BJ Crowe, S Twary, A Barry, and DC Valentine, et al. 2017. "Simulation of outdoor pond cultures using indoor LED-lighted and temperature-controlled raceway ponds and Phenometrics photobioreactors." Algal Research 21. PNNL-SA-117542. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2016.11.016
Wigmosta MS, A Coleman, E Venteris, and R Skaggs. 2017. "Microalgae Feedstocks for Aviation Fuels." In Green Aviation: Reduction of Environmental Impact Through Aircraft Technology and Alternative Fuels, edited by ES Nelson and DR Reddy. Boca Raton, Florida:CRC Press. PNNL-SA-129394.
Huesemann MH, BJ Crowe, P Waller, AR Chavis, SJ Hobbs, SJ Edmundson, and MS Wigmosta. 2016. "A Validated Model to Predict Microalgae Growth in Outdoor Pond Cultures Subjected to Fluctuating Light Intensities and Water Temperatures." Algal Research 13. PNNL-SA-111707. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2015.11.008
Huesemann MH, MS Wigmosta, BJ Crowe, P Waller, AR Chavis, SJ Hobbs, and SJ Edmundson, et al. 2016. "Estimating the Maximum Achievable Productivity in Outdoor Ponds: Microalgae Biomass Growth Modeling and Climate Simulated Culturing." In Microalgal Production for Biomass and High-Value Products, edited by SP Slocombe and JR Benemann. 113-137. Boca Raton, Florida:CRC Press. PNNL-SA-105694. doi:10.1201/b19464-6
Langholtz M, AM Coleman, L Eaton, MS Wigmosta, CM Hellwinckel, and CC Brandt. 2016. "Potential Land Competition Between Open-Pond Microalgae Production and Terrestrial Dedicated Feedstock Supply Systems in the U.S." Renewable Energy 93. PNNL-SA-91459. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2016.02.052
Moore BC, AM Coleman, MS Wigmosta, R Skaggs, and E Venteris. 2015. "A High Spatiotemporal Assessment of Consumptive Water Use and Water Scarcity in the Conterminous United States." Water Resources Management 29, no. 14:5185-5200. PNNL-SA-111026. doi:10.1007/s11269-015-1112-x
Coleman AM, J Abodeely, R Skaggs, W Moeglein, DT Newby, ER Venteris, and MS Wigmosta. 2014. "An Integrated Assessment of Location-Dependent Scaling for Microalgae Biofuel Production Facilities." Algal Research 5. PNNL-SA-98336. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2014.05.008
Davis R, D Fishman, ED Frank, MC Johnson, SB Jones, C Kinchin, and R Skaggs, et al. 2014. "Integrated Evaluation of Cost, Emissions, and Resource Potential for Algal Biofuels at the National Scale." Environmental Science & Technology 48, no. 10:6035-6042. PNNL-SA-100181. doi:10.1021/es4055719
Tesfa TK, LR Leung, M Huang, H Li, N Voisin, and MS Wigmosta. 2014. "Scalability of grid- and subbasin-based land surface modeling approaches for hydrologic simulations." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 119, no. 6:3166-3184. PNNL-SA-96701. doi:10.1002/2013JD020493
Venteris ER, MS Wigmosta, AM Coleman, and R Skaggs. 2014. "Strain selection, biomass to biofuel conversion, and resource colocation have strong impacts on the economic performance of algae cultivation sites." Frontiers in Energy Research 2. PNNL-SA-103615. doi:10.3389/fenrg.2014.00037
Venteris ER, R McBride, AM Coleman, R Skaggs, and MS Wigmosta. 2014. "Siting algae cultivation facilities for biofuel production in the United States: trade-offs between growth rate, site constructability, water availability, and infrastructure." Environmental Science & Technology 48, no. 6:3559-3566. PNNL-SA-98419. doi:10.1021/es4045488
Venteris ER, R Skaggs, MS Wigmosta, and AM Coleman. 2014. "A National-Scale Comparison of Resource and Nutrient Demands for Algae-Based Biofuel Production by Lipid Extraction and Hydrothermal Liquefaction." Biomass & Bioenergy 64. PNNL-SA-95364. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2014.02.001
Venteris ER, R Skaggs, MS Wigmosta, and AM Coleman. 2014. "Regional Algal Biofuel Production Potential in the Coterminous United States as Affected by Resource Availability Trade-offs." Algal Research 5. PNNL-SA-98390. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2014.02.002
Li H, MS Wigmosta, H Wu, M Huang, Y Ke, AM Coleman, and LR 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
Tidewell V, J Gasper, R Goldstein, J Macknick, G Sehlke, M Webber, and MS Wigmosta. 2013. "Integrated Energy-Water Planning in the Western and Texas Interconnections." In AMSE 2013 Power Conference, July 29 - August 1, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, 2, V002T10A009; Paper No. POWER2013-98319. New York, New York:ASME. PNNL-SA-95572. doi:10.1115/POWER2013-98319
Venteris ER, R Skaggs, AM Coleman, and MS Wigmosta. 2013. "A GIS COST MODEL TO ASSESS THE AVAILABILITY OF FRESHWATER, SEAWATER, AND SALINE GROUNDWATER FOR ALGAL BIOFUEL PRODUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES." Environmental Science & Technology 47, no. 9:4840-4849. PNNL-SA-91131. doi:10.1021/es304135b
Voisin N, H Li, DL Ward, M Huang, MS Wigmosta, and LR 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
Yan Y, YK Demissie, MS Wigmosta, VC Tidwell, CW King, and MA Cook. 2013. "POTENTIAL DROUGHT IMPACTS ON ELECTRICITY GENERATION IN TEXAS." In ASME 2013 Power Conference, July 29 - August 1, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, V002T10A008; Paper No. POWER2013-98318. New York, New York:ASME. PNNL-SA-95847. doi:10.1115/POWER2013-98318
Ke Y, LR Leung, M Huang, AM Coleman, H Li, and MS Wigmosta. 2012. "Development of High Resolution Land Surface Parameters for the Community Land Model." Geoscientific Model Development 5, no. 6:1341-1362. PNNL-SA-91361. doi:10.5194/gmd-5-1341-2012
Venteris ER, R Skaggs, AM Coleman, and MS Wigmosta. 2012. "An Assessment of Land Availability and Price in the Coterminous United States for Conversion to Algal Biofuel Production." Biomass & Bioenergy 47. PNNL-SA-85839. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.09.060
Li H, M Huang, MS Wigmosta, Y Ke, AM Coleman, LR 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
Wigmosta MS, AM Coleman, R Skaggs, and MH Huesemann. 2011. "National Microalgae Biofuel Production Potential and Resource Demand." Water Resources Research 47, no. 3:Article No. W00H04. PNNL-SA-73040. doi:10.1029/2010WR009966
Wigmosta MS, AM Coleman, R Skaggs, MH Huesemann, and LJ Lane. 2011. "National Microalgae Biofuel Production Potential and Resource Demand." Water Resources Research 47. PNNL-SA-74865. doi:10.1029/2010WR009966
Skaggs R, MS Wigmosta, and AM Coleman. 2009. "A National Resource Availability Assessment for Microalgae Biofuel Production." In AIChE 2009 Spring National Meeting, April 27-30, 2009, Tampa, Florida. New York, New York:AiChE. PNNL-SA-65250.
Wigmosta MS, LJ Lane, JD Tagestad, and AM Coleman. 2009. "Hydrologic and Erosion Models To Assess Land Use and Management Practices Affecting Soil Erosion." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 14, no. 1:27-41. PNNL-SA-53368.
Coleman AM, MS Wigmosta, LJ Lane, JD Tagestad, and D Roberts. 2008. "A GIS-based Adaptive Management Decision Support System to Develop a Multi-Objective Framework: A case study utilizing GIS technologies and physically-based models to archieve improved decision making for site management." Journal of Map & Geography Libraries 4, no. 2:269 - 284. PNNL-SA-50845.
Wigmosta MS, MK Gill, AM Coleman, R Prasad, and LW Vail. 2007. "A Distributed Modeling System for Short-Term to Seasonal Ensemble Streamflow Forecasting in Snowmelt Dominated Basins." In Proceedings of the 75th Annual Western Snow Conference, April 16-19, 2007, Kona, HI, edited by R Julander, 187-194. Soda Springs, California:Western Snow Conference. PNNL-SA-56074.
Wigmosta MS, and R Prasad. 2006. "Upscaling and Downscaling - Dynamic Models." In Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences, edited by MG Anderson, et al. Hoboken, New Jersey:John Wiley & Sons. PNNL-SA-44511. doi:10.1002/0470848944.hsa010
Waichler SR, BC Wemple, and MS Wigmosta. 2005. "Simulation of Water Balance and Forest Treatment Effects at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest." Hydrological Processes 19, no. 16:3177-3199. PNWD-SA-5745.
Waichler SR, and MS Wigmosta. 2004. "Application of Hydrograph Shape and Channel Infiltration Models to an Arid Watershed." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 9, no. 5:433-439. PNNL-SA-37392.
Waichler SR, and MS Wigmosta. 2003. "Development of Hourly Meteorological Values From Daily Data and Significance to Hydrological Modeling at H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest." Journal of Hydrometeorology 4, no. 2:251-263. PNWD-SA-5703.
Wigmosta MS, and LR Leung. 2003. "Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Streamflow and Flooding in Snow Dominated Forest Basins." In Environmental Change and Geomorphic Hazards in Forests: IUFRO Research Series, No. 9, edited by R.C Sidle. 7-24. Wallingford:CABI Publishing. PNNL-SA-31837.
Wigmosta MS, B Nijssen, and P Storck. 2002. "The Distributed Hydrology Soil Vegetation Model." In Mathematical Models of Small Watershed Hydrology and Applications, edited by VP Singh, and DK Frevert. 7-42. Highlands Ranch, Colorado:Water Resources Publications. PNNL-SA-36347.
Petrie GM, JD Tagestad, KL Steinmaus, MS Wigmosta, and C Read. 2001. "Multidata analysis for automatic river extraction." In International Symposium on Remote Sensing and Hydrology, edited by Owe, M., 267, 427-432. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, :IAHS. PNWD-SA-4683.
Wigmosta MS, and SJ Burges. 2001. Land Use and Watersheds: Human Influence on Hydrology and Geomorphology in Urban and Forest Areas. Water Science and Application Series. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Geophysical Union. PNNL-SA-31836.
Wigmosta MS and WA Perkins. 2001. "Simulating the effects of forest roads on watershed hydrology." In Land Use and Watersheds: Human Influence on Hydrology and Geomorphology in Urban and Forest Areas, AGU Water Science and Application Series, edited by M.S. Wigmosta and S.J. Burges, 2, 127-143. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Geophysical Union. PNWD-SA-4684.
Wigmosta MS and WA Perkins. 2001. "Simulating the effects of forest roads on watershed hydrology." In Land Use and Watersheds: Human Influence on Hydrology and Geomorphology in Urban and Forest Areas, Water Science and Applications Series, edited by MS Wigmosta and SJ Burges. 127-143. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Geophysical Union. PNNL-SA-43007.
Wogman NA, MS Wigmosta, DW Swindle, PW Krey, and PW Krey. 2001. "Wide-Area Aquatic Sampling and Analysis for the Detection of Nuclear Proliferation." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 248, no. No. 3 (2001):611-615. PNNL-SA-32775-Rev 1.
Leung LR and MS Wigmosta. 2000. "The roles of subgrid topography on land-atmosphere interactions." In 15th Conference On Hydrology, 194-197. Boston, Massachusetts:American Meteorological Society. PNNL-SA-31707.
Leung LR and MS Wigmosta. 1999. "Potential climate change impacts on mountain watersheds in the Pacific Northwest." Journal of the American Water Resources Association 35, no. 6:1463-1471. PNNL-SA-31708.
Wigmosta MS and DP Lettenmaier. 1999. "A comparison of simplified methods for routing topographically driven subsurface flow." Water Resources Research 35, no. 1:255-264. PNNL-SA-31709.
Burges SJ, MS Wigmosta, and JM Meena. 1998. "Hydrological Effects of Land-Use Change in a Zero-Order Catchment." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 3, no. 2:86-97. PNNL-SA-31838. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)1084-0699(1998)3:2(86)