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Hong-Yi Li

Hong-Yi Li

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-6914

PNNL Publications


  • Kraucunas IP, LE Clarke, JA Dirks, JE Hathaway, MI Hejazi, KA Hibbard, M Huang, C Jin, MCW Kintner-Meyer, K Kleese van Dam, LYR Leung, H Li, RH Moss, MJ Peterson, JS Rice, MJ Scott, AM Thomson, N Voisin, and TO West. 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(3-4):573-588.  doi:10.1007/s10584-014-1064-9
  • Li H, LYR Leung, A Getirana, M Huang, H Wu, Y Xu, J Guo, and N Voisin. 2015. "Evaluating Global Streamflow Simulations by a Physically-based Routing Model Coupled with the Community Land Model." Journal of Hydrometeorology 16(2):948-971.  doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0079.1
  • Yang X, C Liu, Y Fang, R Hinkle, H Li, VL Bailey, and B Bond-Lamberty. 2015. "Simulations of Ecosystem Hydrological Processes Using a Unified Multi-Scale Model." Ecological Modelling 296:93-101.  doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.10.032


  • Ali M, S Ye, H Li, M Huang, LYR 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(Part A):683-698.  doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.018
  • Fang Y, C Liu, M Huang, H Li, and LYR Leung. 2014. "Steady state estimation of soil organic carbon using satellite-derived canopy leaf area index." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 6(4):1049-1064.  doi:10.1002/2014MS000331
  • Getirana A, E Dutra, M Guimberteau, J Kam, H Li, B Decharme, ZJ Zhang, A Ducharne, A Boone, G Balsamo, M Rodell, A Mounirou Toure, Y Xue, CD Peters-Lidard, SV Kumar, KR Arsenault, G Drapeau, LYR Leung, J Ronchail, and J Sheffield. 2014. "Water balance in the Amazon basin from a land surface model ensemble." Journal of Hydrometeorology 15(6):2586-2614.  doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0068.1
  • Guo J, H Li, LYR Leung, S Guo, P Liu, and M Sivapalan. 2014. "Links Between Flood Frequency and Annual Water Balance Behaviors: A Basis for Similarity and Regionalization." Water Resources Research 50(2):937-953.  doi:10.1002/2013WR014374
  • Li H, and M Sivapalan. 2014. "Functional approach to exploring climatic and landscape controls on runoff generation. 2. Timing of runoff storm response." Water Resources Research 50(12):9323-9342.  doi:10.1002/2014WR016308
  • Li H, M Sivapalan, F Tian, and C Harman. 2014. "Functional approach to exploring climatic and landscape controls of runoff generation. 1. Behavioral constraints on runoff volume." Water Resources Research 50(12):9300-9322.  doi:10.1002/2014WR016307
  • Tesfa TK, H Li, LYR 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(3):947-963.  doi:10.5194/gmd-7-947-2014
  • Tesfa TK, LYR 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(6):3166-3184.  doi:10.1002/2013JD020493
  • Wu H, RF Adler, Y Tian, G Huffman, H Li, and J Wang. 2014. "Real-time Global Flood Estimation using Satellite-based Precipitation and a Coupled Land Surface and Routing Model." Water Resources Research 50(3):2693-2717.  doi:10.1002/2013WR014710
  • Ye S, H Li, M Huang, M Ali, G Leng, LYR Leung, S Wang, and M Sivapalan. 2014. "Regionalization of subsurface stormflow parameters of hydrologic models: Derivation from regional analysis of streamflow recession curves." Journal of Hydrology 519(Part A):670-682.  doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.017


  • Fang Y, M Huang, C Liu, H Li, and LYR Leung. 2013. "A Generic Biogeochemical Module for Earth System Models: Next Generation BioGeoChemical Module (NGBGC), Version 1.0." Geoscientific Model Development 6(6):1977-1988.  doi:10.5194/gmd-6-1977-2013
  • Ke Y, LYR Leung, M Huang, and H Li. 2013. "Enhancing the Representation of Subgrid Land Surface Characteristics in Land Surface Models." Geoscientific Model Development 6:1609-1622.  doi:10.5194/gmd-6-1609-2013
  • Li H, MS Wigmosta, H Wu, M Huang, Y Ke, AM Coleman, and LYR Leung. 2013. "A Physically Based Runoff Routing Model for Land Surface and Earth System Models." Journal of Hydrometeorology 14(3):808-828.  doi:10.1175/JHM-D-12-015.1
  • Voisin N, H Li, DL Ward, M Huang, MS Wigmosta, and LYR Leung. 2013. "On an improved sub-regional water resources management representation for integration into earth system models." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17(9):3605-3622.  doi:10.5194/hess-17-3605-2013
  • Voisin N, L Liu, MI Hejazi, TK Tesfa, H Li, M Huang, Y Liu, and LYR Leung. 2013. "One-way coupling of an integrated assessment model and a water resources model: evaluation and implications of future changes over the US Midwest ." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 17(No. 11):4555-4575.  doi:10.5194/hess-17-4555-2013


  • Ke Y, LYR 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(6):1341-1362.  doi:10.5194/gmd-5-1341-2012
  • Li H, H Wu, M Huang, and LYR Leung. 2012. "Representing natural and manmade drainage systems in an earth system modeling framework." Irrigation & Drainage Systems Engineering 1(2):Article No. e107. 
  • Wu H, JS Kimball, H Li, M Huang, LYR Leung, and RF Adler. 2012. "A New Global River Network Database for Macroscale Hydrologic modeling." Water Resources Research 48:W09701.  doi:10.1029/2012WR012313
  • Ye S, TP Covino, M Sivapalan, N Basu, H Li, and S Wang. 2012. "Dissolved Nutrient Retention Dynamics in River Networks: A Modeling Investigation of Transient Flow and Scale Effects ." Water Resources Research 48:Article No. W00J17.  doi:10.1029/2011WR010508


  • Li H, and M Sivapalan. 2011. "Effect of Spatial Heterogeneity of Runoff Generation Mechanisms on the Scaling Behavior of Event Runoff Responses in a Natural River Basin." Water Resources Research 47:Article No. W00H08.  doi:10.1029/2010WR009712
  • Li H, M Huang, MS Wigmosta, Y Ke, AM Coleman, LYR Leung, A Wang, and DM Ricciuto. 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:Article No. D24120.  doi:10.1029/2011JD016276


  • Li H, M Sivapalan, F Tian, and D Liu. 2010. "Water and Nutrient Balances in a Large Tile-Drained Agricultural Catchment: A Distributed Modeling Study." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 14(11):2259-2275.  doi:10.5194/hess-14-2259-2010

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