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Mengqi Zhao

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-7157

PNNL Publications


  • Zhao M., Z. Khan, K.R. Dorheim, and C.R. Vernon. 2024. "helios: An R package to process heating and cooling degrees for GCAM." Journal of Open Source Software 9, no. 94:Art. No. 6033. PNNL-SA-188047. doi:10.21105/joss.06033


  • Abeshu G.W., F. Tian, T.B. Wild, M. Zhao, S.W. Turner, A. Chowdhury, and C.R. Vernon, et al. 2023. "Enhancing the representation of water management in global hydrological models." Geoscientific Model Development 16, no. 18:5449-5472. PNNL-SA-189980. doi:10.5194/gmd-16-5449-2023
  • Ou Y., G.C. Iyer, H.C. McJeon, R. Cui, A. Zhao, K. O'Keefe, and M. Zhao, et al. 2023. "State-by-state energy-water-land-health impacts of the US net-zero emissions goal." Energy and Climate Change 4. PNNL-SA-181046. doi:10.1016/j.egycc.2023.100117


  • Zhang Y., M.T. Binsted, G.C. Iyer, S.H. Kim, T. Wild, and M. Zhao. 2022. "Long-term basin-scale hydropower expansion under alternative scenarios in a global multisector model." Environmental Research Letters 17, no. 11:Art. No. 114029. PNNL-SA-176400. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ac9ac9

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