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Water Resources Research

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December 2013

Volume 49, Issue 12

Pages 7841–8617

  1. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Research Articles
    4. Technical Notes
    5. Corrections
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      Editorial: Toward 50 years of Water Resources Research (pages 7841–7842)

      Alberto Montanari, Günter Blöschl, Ximing Cai, D. Scott Mackay, Anna M. Michalak, Harihar Rajaram and Graham Sander

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014986

  2. Research Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Research Articles
    4. Technical Notes
    5. Corrections
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      Global patterns in base flow index and recession based on streamflow observations from 3394 catchments (pages 7843–7863)

      Hylke E. Beck, Albert I. J. M. van Dijk, Diego G. Miralles, Richard A. M. de Jeu, L. A. (Sampurno) Bruijnzeel, Tim R. McVicar and Jaap Schellekens

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013918

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      Key Points

      • We trained neural networks to estimate baseflow index and recession rate
      • Streamflow observations from 3394 catchments were used for the training
      • First global maps of baseflow index and recession rate
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      Pricing of water: Optimal departures from the inverse elasticity rule (pages 7864–7873)

      Yiğit Sağlam

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013921

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      Key Points

      • I model a dynamic water pricing problem with resource and revenue constraints
      • Depending on degree of water scarcity, the solution is divided into 3 regions
      • When water is scarce, the optimal prices deviate from the Ramsey pricing rule
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      Panel regression techniques for identifying impacts of anthropogenic landscape change on hydrologic response (pages 7874–7886)

      Scott Steinschneider, Yi-Chen E. Yang and Casey Brown

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013818

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      Key Points

      • Panel regression can handle heterogeneity between watersheds
      • Panel models can help alleviate co-linearity between regressors
      • Results don't suggest a relationship between urbanization and runoff
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      The impact of floods on infiltration rates in a disconnected stream (pages 7887–7899)

      Wenfu Chen, Chihchao Huang, Minhsiang Chang, Pingyu Chang and Hsuehyu Lu

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013762

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      Key Points

      • A clogging layer will be quickly formed during the flooding event
      • The infiltration rates were also low during the flooding season
      • The hydraulic conductivity of the streambed was not constant
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      A portable borehole extensometer and tiltmeter for characterizing aquifers (pages 7900–7910)

      David B. Hisz, Lawrence C. Murdoch and Leonid N. Germanovich

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/wrcr.20500

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      Key Points

      • Wells deform in 3d during pumping tests
      • Developed instrument for measuring axial displacement and tilt
      • The device has been field tested and the resulting data appear useful
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      Probabilistic collocation method for strongly nonlinear problems: 1. Transform by location (pages 7911–7928)

      Qinzhuo Liao and Dongxiao Zhang

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014055

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      Key Points

      • UQ methods may give bad results duo to strong nonlinearity and non-Gaussianity
      • A new method is developed in case of strong nonlinearity and non-Gaussianity
      • The xTPCM yields accurate statistics and produces reasonable realizations
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      Upscaling lacustrine groundwater discharge rates by fiber-optic distributed temperature sensing (pages 7929–7944)

      Theresa Blume, Stefan Krause, Karin Meinikmann and Jörg Lewandowski

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2012WR013215

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      Key Points

      • Lacustrine groundwater discharge (LGD) is spatially highly variable
      • DTS is feasible for upscaling of point measurements of LGD rates
      • Upscaling can be based on sediment temperature profiles or hydraulic gradients
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      Hybrid modeling of heterogeneous geochemical reactions in fractured porous media (pages 7945–7956)

      Delphine Roubinet and Daniel M. Tartakovsky

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013999

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      Key Points

      • Multi-process multi-scale hybrid model
      • Pore-scale/continuum-scale modeling
      • Geochemical reactions and porosity modification
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      Depth-based regional index-flood model (pages 7957–7972)

      H. Wazneh, F. Chebana and T. B. M. J. Ouarda

      Version of Record online: 5 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013523

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      Key Points

      • Introduce the similarity in index-flood model using depth function
      • Optimize the performance of the index-flood model
      • Compare quantiles estimation models (traditional vs. depth-based)
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      1-D steady state runoff production in light of queuing theory: Heterogeneity, connectivity, and scale (pages 7973–7991)

      M.-A. Harel and E. Mouche

      Version of Record online: 5 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013596

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      Key Points

      • We study steady state runoff on random infiltrability one-dimensional slope
      • The link between infiltrability and runoff distributions is investigated
      • Runoff statistics and connectivity are studied theoretically and numerically
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      Evolution of soil wetting patterns preceding a hydrologically induced landslide inferred from electrical resistivity survey and point measurements of volumetric water content and pore water pressure (pages 7992–8004)

      Peter Lehmann, Francesca Gambazzi, Barbara Suski, Ludovic Baron, Amin Askarinejad, Sarah M. Springman, Klaus Holliger and Dani Or

      Version of Record online: 5 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014560

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      Key Points

      • A rapid landslide was triggered in a controlled sprinkling experiment
      • Hydrologic state of the slope before failure was monitored with ERT and TDR
      • Before failure wetting patterns became more homogeneous
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      Retention and remobilization of colloids during steady-state and transient two-phase flow (pages 8005–8016)

      Qiulan Zhang, S. M. Hassanizadeh, N. K. Karadimitriou, A. Raoof, Bing Liu, P. J. Kleingeld and A. Imhof

      Version of Record online: 6 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014345

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      Key Points

      • At lower saturations, more colloids were retained
      • Colloids on the SWIs were remobilized by the moving FWSCs during imbibition
      • Remobilization of colloids was simulated
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      Blending neighbor-based and climate-based information to obtain robust low-flow estimates from short time series (pages 8017–8025)

      Pierre Nicolle, Vazken Andréassian and Eric Sauquet

      Version of Record online: 6 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2012WR012940

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      Key Points

      • Low-flow estimates obtained from short records can be biased
      • Combining climate- and neighbor-based info yields reliable low-flow estimates
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      Calibrating discharge, bed friction, and datum bias in hydraulic models using water level and surface current observations (pages 8026–8038)

      Julian A. Simeonov, K. Todd Holland, Joseph Calantoni and Steven P. Anderson

      Version of Record online: 6 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014474

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      Key Points

      • Remotely sensed surface currents are exploited to calibrate discharge
      • Combination of water level and surface velocity is used to calibrate datum
      • Composite metrics give higher sensitivity for datum and friction calibration
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      Inference of long-term groundwater flow transience using environmental tracers: A theoretical approach (pages 8039–8052)

      Arash Massoudieh

      Version of Record online: 6 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014548

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      Key Points

      • Relationship between steady state and transient RTD is derived
      • Multiple sampling of age-tracers can be used to infer the temporal flow pattern
      • The uncertainty is evaluated using Bayesian approach
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      Approximating snow surface temperature from standard temperature and humidity data: New possibilities for snow model and remote sensing evaluation (pages 8053–8069)

      Mark S. Raleigh, Christopher C. Landry, Masaki Hayashi, William L. Quinton and Jessica D. Lundquist

      Version of Record online: 9 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013958

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      Key Points

      • The dew point approximates snow surface temperature in a variety of climates
      • Frequency of clear sky and stable conditions explained approximation errors
      • Dew point temperature may help detect bias in the surface energy balance
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      CRDEMO: Combined regionalization and dual entropy-multiobjective optimization for hydrometric network design (pages 8070–8089)

      Jos Samuel, Paulin Coulibaly and Joshua Kollat

      Version of Record online: 9 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014058

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      Key Points

      • Evaluate and design hydrometric networks
      • Compare existing and proposed hydrometric networks in 2 basins
      • Examine the degree of importance of the need of new stations in each study basin
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      Simulated unsaturated flow processes after wildfire and interactions with slope aspect (pages 8090–8107)

      Brian A. Ebel

      Version of Record online: 9 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014129

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      Key Points

      • Wildfire impacts on hydrology were simulated with an unsaturated flow model
      • Transpiration and canopy interception loss after wildfire led to wetter soils
      • Simulated bottom boundary flux from the soil was greater in fire-affected plots
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      Comparison of ensemble filtering algorithms and null-space Monte Carlo for parameter estimation and uncertainty quantification using CO2 sequestration data (pages 8108–8127)

      Reza Tavakoli, Hongkyu Yoon, Mojdeh Delshad, Ahmed H. ElSheikh, Mary F. Wheeler and Bill W. Arnold

      Version of Record online: 9 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013959

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      Key Points

      • First time comparison of ensemble-based and null space Monte Carlo algorithms
      • Results are compared based on integration of CO2 sequestration data
      • Both categories provide similar quality of uncertainty in prediction
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      The impact of aquifer heterogeneity on the performance of aquifer thermal energy storage (pages 8128–8138)

      Wijb Sommer, Johan Valstar, Pauline van Gaans, Tim Grotenhuis and Huub Rijnaarts

      Version of Record online: 9 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013677

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      Key Points

      • Aquifer heterogeneity decreases the thermal recovery of ATES
      • Aquifer heterogeneity results in uncertainty in ATES performance
      • Thermal interference between ATES wells can be influenced by heterogeneity
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      An adaptive multiscale approach for modeling two-phase flow in porous media including capillary pressure (pages 8139–8159)

      M. Wolff, B. Flemisch and R. Helmig

      Version of Record online: 10 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013800

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      Key Points

      • Multi-scale modeling of two-phase flow, if capillary pressure is significant
      • Combination of an adaptive grid method with numerical upscaling techniques
      • Suitable grid-adaptation strategies to account for important small-scale effects
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      Potential impacts of climate and environmental change on the stored water of Lake Victoria Basin and economic implications (pages 8160–8173)

      J. L. Awange, R. Anyah, N. Agola, E. Forootan and P. Omondi

      Version of Record online: 10 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014350

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      Key Points

      • Precipitation conditions have not changed much during 1998-2012
      • Impact of ENSO and IOD on LVB water, over 2003-2013, is quantified
      • Significant influence of large scale forcing on stored water noticed
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      Evaluation of the successive V6 and V7 TRMM multisatellite precipitation analysis over the Continental United States (pages 8174–8186)

      Sheng Chen, Yang Hong, Jonathan J. Gourley, George J. Huffman, Yudong Tian, Qing Cao, Bin Yong, Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, Junjun Hu, Jill Hardy, Zhe Li, Sadiq I. Khan and Xianwu Xue

      Version of Record online: 10 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2012WR012795

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      Key Points

      • Quantified error structures of the latest two-version TRMM products over CONUS
      • The 3B42V7 effectively improves upon Version-6 products over the CONUS
      • The 3B42V6 has systematic gauge-adjustment issues in central CONUS
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      Clustering flood events from water quality time series using Latent Dirichlet Allocation model (pages 8187–8199)

      A. H. Aubert, R. Tavenard, R. Emonet, A. de Lavenne, S. Malinowski, T. Guyet, R. Quiniou, J.-M. Odobez, P. Merot and C. Gascuel-Odoux

      Version of Record online: 10 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014086

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      Key Points

      • Flood water-chemistry studied with the LDA method (no assumptions, many events)
      • LDA is a promising new pattern-extraction method for hydrologists
      • Time distribution of flood patterns explained by hydrological processes
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      Multiresponse, multiobjective calibration as a diagnostic tool to compare accuracy and structural limitations of five coupled soil-plant models and CLM3.5 (pages 8200–8221)

      Thomas Wöhling, Sebastian Gayler, Eckart Priesack, Joachim Ingwersen, Hans-Dieter Wizemann, Petra Högy, Matthias Cuntz, Sabine Attinger, Volker Wulfmeyer and Thilo Streck

      Version of Record online: 10 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014536

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      Key Points

      • Over-simplification of soil-root processes result in biased simulations
      • Soil moisture, plant development, & heat flux data are required for calibration
      • A dynamic consideration of the root system formation is particularly important
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      A phenomenological closure model of the normal dispersive stresses (pages 8222–8233)

      Sharon Moltchanov and Uri Shavit

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014488

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      Key Points

      • Normal dispersive stresses are highly significant in canopy entry regions
      • Normal dispersive stresses are modeled by the square of the local mean velocity
      • The closure model parameters represent the wake area and reverse flow
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      Timing, duration, and magnitude of peak annual water-levels during ice breakup in the Mackenzie Delta and the role of river discharge (pages 8234–8249)

      Lance F. W. Lesack, Philip Marsh, Faye E. Hicks and Donald L. Forbes

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2012WR013198

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      Key Points

      • First study of river-ocean interface hydrology in a ice-covered Arctic river
      • Peak water levels in large lake-rich delta are now 8 days earlier than in 1964
      • Earlier water peaks are a result of more rapid melting and breakage of river ice
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      Effect of wetness patchiness on evaporation dynamics from drying porous surfaces (pages 8250–8262)

      Peter Lehmann and Dani Or

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013737

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      Key Points

      • Pore clustering reduces evaporation rate compared to uniformly distributed pores
      • Evaporation from clustered small pores is similar to evaporation from large pore
      • We define general scaling relations for evaporative fluxes from patchy surfaces
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      On the observed ecohydrologic dynamics of a semiarid basin with aspect-delimited ecosystems (pages 8263–8284)

      Hugo A. Gutiérrez-Jurado, Enrique R. Vivoni, Colin Cikoski, J. Bruce J. Harrison, Rafael L. Bras and Erkan Istanbulluoglu

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014364

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      Key Points

      • Topography modulated energy fluxes control ET-soil moisture dynamics
      • Vegetation acts as second order control on ET-soil moisture at growing season
      • Opposing slopes follow opposite seasonal water balance trajectories in the year
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      Water management strategies for run-of-river power plants: Profitability and hydrologic impact between the intake and the outflow (pages 8285–8298)

      G. Lazzaro, S. Basso, M. Schirmer and G. Botter

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014210

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      Key Points

      • Profitability and hydrologic impact of water management strategies are compared
      • Run-of-river plant capacity is optimized under the natural flow variability
      • We set up a framework to trade between economic and environmental needs
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      Diffusivity of dissolved silica in rock pore water at 25°C as characterized by through-diffusion experiments (pages 8299–8309)

      Tadashi Yokoyama

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013794

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      Key Points

      • Diffusivity of dissolved Si in pore water was evaluated for three rocks
      • Effective diffusion coefficients of Si were smaller than those of K+ and Cl-
      • Effective diffusion coefficients of Si did not differ between pH 6 and 11
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      Hydraulic fracturing in faulted sedimentary basins: Numerical simulation of potential contamination of shallow aquifers over long time scales (pages 8310–8327)

      Claire Gassiat, Tom Gleeson, René Lefebvre and Jeffrey McKenzie

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014287

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      Key Points

      • Hydraulic fracturing leads to the transport of contaminants along the fault
      • Contaminants might reach the shallow aquifer in less than 1000 years
      • Contaminant potential controlled proximity of hydrofracturing to fault
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      Bivariate frequency analysis of floods using a diffusion based kernel density estimator (pages 8328–8343)

      D. Santhosh and V. V. Srinivas

      Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2011WR010777

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      Key Points

      • Diffusion based kde addresses problems of conventional kdes
      • Diffusion based kde is effective in modeling bimodal data
      • Selection of optimum number of bins is critical with the method
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      A mixed discrete-continuous variable multiobjective genetic algorithm for targeted implementation of nonpoint source pollution control practices (pages 8344–8356)

      Mehdi Ahmadi, Mazdak Arabi, Dana L. Hoag and Bernard A. Engel

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013656

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      Key Points

      • Mixed variable optimization identified more effective and flexible solutions
      • Mixed variable optimization is a computationally more demanding task
      • Hybridization substantially improved efficiency of mixed-variable optimization
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      Field experiment on alternate bar development in a straight sand-bed stream (pages 8357–8369)

      J. P. C. Eekhout, A. J. F. Hoitink and E. Mosselman

      Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014259

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      Key Points

      • Geometry development of alternate bars is obtained from a field experiment
      • A declining channel slope sharply defines the regime change of alternate bars
      • Bar theory offers qualitative information on the likeliness of bar appearance
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      An improved pore-scale biofilm model and comparison with a microfluidic flow cell experiment (pages 8370–8382)

      Youneng Tang, Albert J. Valocchi, Charles J. Werth and Haihu Liu

      Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013843

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      Key Points

      • Adding
      • The simulated results agree well with the experimental data
      • The interactions among flow, biofilm, and solute transport are important
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      Nested sampling algorithm for subsurface flow model selection, uncertainty quantification, and nonlinear calibration (pages 8383–8399)

      A. H. Elsheikh, M. F. Wheeler and I. Hoteit

      Version of Record online: 16 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2012WR013406

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      Key Points

      • Bayesian evidence is used to select from models of different complexities
      • Nested Sampling algorithm is utilized for evaluating the Bayesian evidence
      • Nested sampling can also sample from the posterior distribution for UQ
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      A stochastic model for high-resolution space-time precipitation simulation (pages 8400–8417)

      Athanasios Paschalis, Peter Molnar, Simone Fatichi and Paolo Burlando

      Version of Record online: 16 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014437

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      Key Points

      • We develop a high-resolution space-time precipitation model (STREAP)
      • STREAP reproduces all essential statistical properties of precipitation
      • STREAP has a reproducible calibration procedure for use with radar data
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      An efficient framework for hydrologic model calibration on long data periods (pages 8418–8431)

      Saman Razavi and Bryan A. Tolson

      Version of Record online: 16 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2012WR013442

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      Key Points

      • Develop an efficient and robust framework for calibration on long data periods
      • Define representative short calibration periods as surrogates of full data
      • Establish a relationship between model performances on surrogate and full data
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      Evaporation from porous surfaces into turbulent airflows: Coupling eddy characteristics with pore scale vapor diffusion (pages 8432–8442)

      E. Haghighi and D. Or

      Version of Record online: 16 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2012WR013324

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      Key Points

      • Physically based model for coupling surface evaporation with turbulent airflow
      • Simplifying turbulent flows into tractable discrete eddy-surface interactions
      • Consideration of flux nonlinearities due to changes in surface water content
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      Effect of land cover and use on dry season river runoff, runoff efficiency, and peak storm runoff in the seasonal tropics of Central Panama (pages 8443–8462)

      Fred L. Ogden, Trey D. Crouch, Robert F. Stallard and Jefferson S. Hall

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013956

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      Key Points

      • In the humid seasonal tropics, land use/cover effect hydrologic response
      • Old secondary forests produce more dry season stream flow
      • Flood peaks from forested catchments are 1.4 times smaller
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      Anisotropic statistical scaling of vadose zone hydraulic property estimates near Maricopa, Arizona (pages 8463–8479)

      A. Guadagnini, S. P. Neuman, M. G. Schaap and M. Riva

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014286

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      Key Points

      • Hydraulic parameters show heavy tailed distributions and nonlinear scaling
      • Such behavior is typically attributed to multifractals
      • We show it consistent with random fields subordinated to truncated fBm or fGn
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      Coupled hydrogeophysical inversion of time-lapse surface GPR data to estimate hydraulic properties of a layered subsurface (pages 8480–8494)

      Sebastian Busch, Lutz Weihermüller, Johan A. Huisman, Colby M. Steelman, Anthony L. Endres, Harry Vereecken and Jan van der Kruk

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013992

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      Key Points

      • The coupled hydrogeophysical inversion illustrates the suitability of surface GPR to characterize the soil hydraulic parameters
      • The inversion approach for time-lapse surface GPR data was successfully applied to synthetic and field time-lapse GPR data
      • The inversion results clearly showed the importance of an appropriate model conceptualization using coupled inversion is shown
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      Mapping evapotranspiration trends using MODIS and SEBAL model in a data scarce and heterogeneous landscape in Eastern Africa (pages 8495–8510)

      J. K. Kiptala, Y. Mohamed, M. L. Mul and P. Van der Zaag

      Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014240

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      Key Points

      • High heterogeneity and data scarce
      • ET at good scales, longer time series
      • Broad validation
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      Influence of porosity structures on mixing-induced reactivity at chemical equilibrium in mobile/immobile Multi-Rate Mass Transfer (MRMT) and Multiple INteracting Continua (MINC) models (pages 8511–8530)

      J.-R. de Dreuzy, A. Rapaport, T. Babey and J. Harmand

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013808

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      Key Points

      • Equivalent MRMT and MINC models have also the same concentration variance
      • Immobile porosity structures control reactivity at high concentration gradients
      • MRMT can model chemical reactions in the absence of high concentration gradients
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      Quantitative determination of molecular propagator distributions for solute transport in homogeneous and heterogeneous porous media using lattice Boltzmann simulations (pages 8531–8538)

      Jianhui Yang, John Crawshaw and Edo S. Boek

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013877

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      Key Points

      • We present a new LBM-based method for flow and transport in porous media
      • We study solute transport in real reservoir rocks with different heterogeneity
      • We quantify the heterogeneity by integrating molecular propagator distributions
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      Kinematics of age mixing in advection-dispersion models (pages 8539–8551)

      Paolo Benettin, Andrea Rinaldo and Gianluca Botter

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014708

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      Key Points

      • Bridging previous theories of age in advection-dispersion models
      • Analytical derivation of catchment-scale mixing functions
      • Random Sampling mixing schemes are dominant for high dispersion
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      Temporal scaling of groundwater discharge in dual and multicontinuum catchment models (pages 8552–8564)

      Anna Russian, Marco Dentz, Tanguy Le Borgne, Jesus Carrera and Joaquin Jimenez-Martinez

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014255

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      Key Points

      • Revisiting and extending classical recharge models
      • Derivation of multicontinuum models to understand anomalous discharge dynamics
      • Relate anomalous scaling of frequency transfer function to media heterogeneity
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      Estimating bootstrap and Bayesian prediction intervals for constituent load rating curves (pages 8565–8578)

      Olga Vigiak and Ulrike Bende-Michl

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013559

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      Key Points

      • Predictive intervals were estimated by bootstrap and Bayesian inference
      • Predictive intervals of three constituents were compared to benchmark loads
      • Intervals accounted for uncertainty on model formulation and regression data
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      A tree-ring based reconstruction of Logan River streamflow, northern Utah (pages 8579–8588)

      Eric B. Allen, Tammy M. Rittenour, R. Justin DeRose, Matthew F. Bekker, Roger Kjelgren and Brendan M. Buckley

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014273

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      Key Points

      • Reconstructed Logan River flows show variability over the last 400 years
      • Demonstrated use of Rocky Mountain juniper for dendroclimatology
      • Northern Utah-western Wyoming exhibit apparent hydroclimatic coherence
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      Water use signature patterns for analyzing household consumption using medium resolution meter data (pages 8589–8599)

      Rachel Cardell-Oliver

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014458

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      Key Points

      • WUSPs describe patterns of household water consumption
      • WUSP require (only) medium resolution (hourly) meter readings
      • WUSP can identify behaviors that are promising targets for water conservation
  3. Technical Notes

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Research Articles
    4. Technical Notes
    5. Corrections
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      Effective retardation factor for transport of reactive solutes in highly heterogeneous porous formations (pages 8600–8604)

      Mahdi Maghrebi, Igor Jankovic, Aldo Fiori and Gedeon Dagan

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014429

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      Key Points

      • The effective retardation factor (ERF) of porous formations is investigated
      • The proper averaging method for estimation of ERF is arithmetic averaging
      • The result is valid regardless of formation heterogeneity level
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      Aquifer-scale flow equations as generalized linear reservoir models for strip and circular aquifers: Links between the Darcian and the aquifer scale (pages 8605–8615)

      Gerrit H. de Rooij

      Version of Record online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014873

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      Key Points

      • A non-Darcian aquifer-scale flow equation is derived
      • Small aquifers can behave like linear reservoirs; large probably won't
      • An aquifer's reservoir constant has three asymptotic values
  4. Corrections

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Research Articles
    4. Technical Notes
    5. Corrections
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      Correction to “Impacts of nonuniform flow on estimates of vertical streambed flux” (page 8616)

      Mark Cuthbert and Rae Mackay

      Version of Record online: 16 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013WR015083

      This article corrects:

      Impacts of nonuniform flow on estimates of vertical streambed flux

      Vol. 49, Issue 1, 19–28, Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2013

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