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Xingyuan Chen

Atmospheric Measurement & Data Sciences
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-24
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Dai H, M Ye, AP Walker, and X Chen. 2017. "A new process sensitivity index to identify important system processes under process model and parametric uncertainty." Water Resources Research 53(4):3476-3490.  doi:10.1002/2016WR019715
  • Dai H, X Chen, M Ye, X Song, and JM Zachara. 2017. "A Geostatistics-Informed Hierarchical Sensitivity Analysis Method for Complex Groundwater Flow and Transport Modeling." Water Resources Research 53(5):4327-4343.  doi:10.1002/2016WR019756
  • Bisht G, M Huang, T Zhou, X Chen, H Dai, G Hammond, W Riley, JL Downs, Y Liu, and JM Zachara. 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(12):4539-4562.  doi:10.5194/gmd-10-4539-2017
  • Gao Z, E Russell, JE Missik, M Huang, X Chen, CE Strickland, RE Clayton, EV Arntzen, Y Ma, and H Liu. 2017. "A novel approach to evaluate soil heat flux calculation: An analytical review of nine methods." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 122(13):6934-3649.  doi:10.1002/2017JD027160
  • Johnson TC, G Hammond, and X Chen. 2017. "PFLOTRAN-E4D: A parallel open source PFLOTRAN module for simulating time-lapse electrical resistivity data." Computers & Geosciences 99:72-80.  doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2016.09.006
  • Song HS, DG Thomas, JC Stegen, M Li, C Liu, X Song, X Chen, JK Fredrickson, JM Zachara, and TD Scheibe. 2017. "Regulation-structured dynamic metabolic model provides a potential mechanism for delayed enzyme response in denitrification process." Frontiers in Microbiology 8:1866.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.01866
  • Stegen JC, CG Anderson, B Bond-Lamberty, AR Crump, X Chen, and NJ Hess. 2017. "Soil respiration across a permafrost transition zone: spatial structure and environmental correlates." Biogeosciences 14(18):4341-4354.  doi:10.5194/bg-14-4341-2017
  • Wan H, K Zhang, PJ Rasch, B Singh, X Chen, and J Edwards. 2017. "A new and inexpensive non-bit-for-bit solution reproducibility test based on time step convergence (TSC1.0)." Geoscientific Model Development 10(2):537-552.  doi:10.5194/gmd-10-537-2017


  • Zachara JM, X Chen, CJ Murray, and G Hammond. 2016. "River Stage Influences on Uranium Transport in a Hydrologically Dynamic Groundwater-Surface Water Transition Zone." Water Resources Research 52(3):1568-1590.  doi:10.1002/2015WR018009
  • Stegen JC, AH Hurlbert, B Bond-Lamberty, X Chen, CG Anderson, RK Chu, F Dini-Andreote, SJ Fansler, NJ Hess, and MM Tfaily. 2016. "Aligning the Measurement of Microbial Diversity with Macroecological Theory." Frontiers in Microbiology 7:Article No. 1487.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01487


  • Scheibe TD, X Yang, X Chen, and GE Hammond. 2015. "A Hybrid Multiscale Framework for Subsurface Flow and Transport Simulations." Procedia Computer Science 51:1098-1107.  doi:10.1016/j.procs.2015.05.276
  • Johnson TC, R Versteeg, JN Thomle, GE Hammond, X Chen, and JM Zachara. 2015. "Four-dimensional electrical conductivity monitoring of stage-driven river water intrusion: Accounting for water table effects using a transient mesh boundary and conditional inversion constraints." Water Resources Research 51(8):6177-6196.  doi:10.1002/2014WR016129
  • Scheibe TD, EM Murphy, X Chen, AK Rice, KC Carroll, BJ Palmer, AM Tartakovsky, I Battiato, and BD Wood. 2015. "An Analysis Platform for Multiscale Hydrogeologic Modeling with Emphasis on Hybrid Multiscale Methods." Ground Water 53(1):38-56.  doi:10.1111/gwat.12179


  • Freedman VL, X Chen, SA Finsterle, MD Freshley, I Gorton, LJ Gosink, E Keating, C Lansing, WAM Moeglein, CJ Murray, GSH Pau, EA Porter, S Purohit, ML Rockhold, KL Schuchardt, C Sivaramakrishnan, VV Vesselinov, and SR Waichler. 2014. "A high-performance workflow system for subsurface simulation." Environmental Modelling & Software 55:176-189.  doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.01.030


  • Chen X, GE Hammond, CJ Murray, ML Rockhold, VR Vermeul, and JM Zachara. 2013. "Applications of Ensemble-based Data Assimilation Techniques for Aquifer Characterization using Tracer Data at Hanford 300 Area." Water Resources Research 49:1-13.  doi:10.1002/2012WR013285
  • Over M, Y Yang, X Chen, and Y Rubin. 2013. "A strategy for improved computational efficiency of the method of anchored distributions." Water Resources Research 49(6):3257-3275.  doi:10.1002/wrcr.20182
  • Stegen JC, X Lin, JK Fredrickson, X Chen, DW Kennedy, CJ Murray, ML Rockhold, and A Konopka. 2013. "Quantifying Community Assembly Processes and Identifying Features that Impose Them." The ISME Journal 7:2069-2079.  doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.93


  • Chen X, GR Miller, Y Rubin, and D Baldocchi. 2012. "A statistical method for estimating wood thermal diffusivity and probe geometry using in situ heat response curves from sap flow measurements." Tree Physiology 32(12):1458-1470.  doi:10.1093/treephys/tps100
  • Chen X, H Murakami, MS Hahn, GE Hammond, ML Rockhold, JM Zachara, and Y Rubin. 2012. "Three-Dimensional Bayesian Geostatistical Aquifer Characterization at the Hanford 300 Area using Tracer Test Data." Water Resources Research 48:Article No. W06501.  doi:10.1029/2011WR010675

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