Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

    2017

  1. Hao, Z., Y. Xia, L. Luo, VP. Singh, W. Ouyang, F. Hao (2017), Towards a categorical drought prediction system based on US Drought Monitor (USDM) and climate forecast. J. Hydrol. (in press) doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.06.005
  2. Luo, L., D. Apps, S. Arcand, H. Xu, M. Pan, and M. Hoerling (2017), Contribution of temperature and precipitation anomalies to the California drought during 2012–2015, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 1–9, doi:10.1002/2016GL072027.
  3. Xu, J., P. N. Tan, J. Zhou, and L. Luo (2017), Online Multi-task Learning Framework for Ensemble Forecasting. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 29(6) 1-13. doi:10.1109/TKDE.2017.2662006.
  4. 2016

  5. Xu, J., J. Zhou, P. N. Tan, X. Liu, and L. Luo (2016), WISDOM: Weighted Incremental Spatio-Temporal Multi-Task Learning via Tensor Decomposition, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data.
  6. Schultze, S.R., Sabbatini, P. and Luo, L. (2016) Effects of a warming trend on cool cliamte viticulture in Michigan, USA. SpringerPlus, 5(1), 1-15. doi:10.1186/s40064-016-2777-1
  7. Yang, W., D. W. Hyndman, J. A. Winkler, A. Viña, J. M. Deines, F. Lupi, L. Luo, Y. Li, B. Basso, C. Zheng, D. Ma, S. Li, X. Liu, H. Zheng, G. Cao, Q. Meng, Z. Ouyang and J. Liu. 2016. Urban water sustainability: framework and application. Ecology and Society 21 (4):4. http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol21/iss4/art4/
  8. Huntington, T. G., W. M. Balch, G. R. Aiken, J. Sheffield, L. Luo, C. S. Roesler, and P. Camill (2016), Climate change and dissolved organic carbon export to the Gulf of Maine, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 121, doi:10.1002/2015JG003314.
  9. Schultze, S. R., P. Sabbatini, L. Luo (2016), Interannual effects of early season growing degree day accumulation and frost in the cool climate viticulture of Michigan. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, doi:10.1080/24694452.2016.1171129
  10. Xu, J., P. N. Tan, L. Luo, and J. Zhou (2016), GSpartan: a Geospatio-Temporal Multi-task Learning Framework for Multi-location Prediction, Proceedings of the 2016 SAIM International Conference on Data Mining, 657-665.
  11. Xia, Y., B. A. Cosgrove, K. E. Mitchell, C. D. Peters-Lidard, M. B. Ek, M. Brewer, D. Mocko, S. V. Kumar, H. Wei, J. Meng, and L. Luo (2016), Basin-scale assessment of the land surface water budget in the National Centers for Environmental Prediction operational and research NLDAS-2 systems, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 2750–2779, doi:10.1002/2015JD023733.
  12. 2015

  13. Tang, Y., S. Zhong, L. Luo, J. Winkler, X. Bian, and W.E. Heilman (2015), The Potential Impact of Regional Climate Change on Fire Weather in the United States, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 105:1, 1-21, doi:10.1080/00045608.2014.968892.
  14. Whitney, J. W., G.N. Breit, S.E. Buckingham, R.L. Reynolds, R.C. Bogle, L. Luo, H.L. Goldstein, J.M. Vogel (2015), Aeolian Responses to Climate Variability during the Past Century on Mesquite Lake Playa, Mojave Desert. Geomorphology,230,13-25. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.10.024
  15. 2014

  16. J. Xu, P. N. Tan and L. Luo, "ORION: Online Regularized Multi-task Regression and Its Application to Ensemble Forecasting" 2014 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, Shenzhen, 2014, pp. 1061-1066. doi: 10.1109/ICDM.2014.90
  17. Pei, L., N. Moore, S. Zhong, L. Luo, D.W. Hyndman, W.E. Heilman, and Z. Gao (2014), WRF Model Sensitivity to Land Surface Model and Cumulus Parameterization under Short-term Climate Extremes over the Southern Great Plains of the United States. J. of Climate, 27, 7703-7724.
  18. Zhang, Y., J. A. Smith, L. Luo, Z. Wang, and M. L. Baeck (2014), Urbanization and Rainfall Variability in the Beijing Metropolitan Region, J. of Hydrometeo., 15, 2219-2235.
  19. Yu, Z., Fu, X., L. Luo, H. Lü, Q. Ju, D. Liu, Dresden A. Kalin, D. Huang, C. Yang, and L. Zhao(2014), One-dimensional soil temperature simulation with Common Land Model by assimilating in situ observations and MODIS LST with ensemble particle filter, Water Resources Research, 50, 6950–6965, doi:10.1002/2012WR013473.
  20. Tang, W., Z. Lin, C, Yang, and L. Luo (2014), Evaluation of a hydrological simulation over the Huaihe River Basin using a coupled land surface and hydrologic model system and its uncertainty analysis. Climatic and Environmental Research (in Chinese), 19 (4): 463−476. doi:10.3878/j.issn.1006-9585.2013.13066
  21. Lang, Y., A. Ye, W. Gong, C. Miao, Z. Di, J. Xu, Y. Liu, L. Luo, and Q. Duan (2014), Evaluating skill of seasonal precipitation and temperature predictions of NCEP CFSv2 forecasts over 17 hydroclimatic regions in China, J. of Hydrometeo., 15(4), 1546-1559. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-13-0208.1
  22. Yu, Z., X. Fu, H. Lü, L. Luo, D. Liu, Q. Ju, L. Xiang, and Z. Wang (2014). On evaluating ensemble Kalman, particle and ensemble particle filters through the soil temperature prediction. J. Hydrol. Eng., 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000976
  23. Fu X., Z. Yu, L. Luo, H. Lü, D. Liu, Q. Ju, T. Yang, F. Xu, H. Gu, C. Yang, J. Chen, and T. Wang (2014), Investigating soil moisture sensitivity to precipitation and evapotranspiration errors using SiB2 model and ensemble Kalman filter. Stoch. Environ. Res. Risk Assess. doi:10.1007/s00477-013-0781-3
  24. Baustian M.M., G. Mavrommati, E.A. Dreelin, P. Esselman, S.R. Schultze, L. Qian, T. Gim Aw, L. Luo, and J.B. Rose (2014), A one hundred year review of the socioeconomic and ecological systems of Lake St. Clair, North America, Journal of Great Lakes Research. Volume 40, Issue 1, March 2014, Pages 15–26, doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2013.11.006
  25. 2013

  26. Luo, L., Y. Tang, S. Zhong, X. Bian, W. E. Heilman (2013), Will future climate favor more erratic wildfires in the western United States? Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 52, 2410- 2417. doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0317.1
  27. Tang, W., Z. Lin, and L. Luo (2013), Assessing the Seasonal Predictability of Summer Precipitation over the Huaihe River Basin with Multiple APCC Models. Atmos. Oceanic Sci. Lett., 6(4), 185-190, doi: 10.3878/j.issn.1674-2834.13.0025.
  28. Xia, Y., M. Ek, J. Sheffield, B. Livneh, H. Wei, S. Feng, L. Luo, J. Meng and E. Wood (2013), Validation of Noah-Simulated Soil Temperature in the North American Land Data Assimilation System Phase 2. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 52, 455– 471. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-12-033.1.
  29. Luo, L., W. Tang, Z. Lin, and E. F. Wood (2013), Evaluation of summer temperature and precipitation predictions from NCEP CFSV2 retrospective forecast over China. Climate Dynamics, 41, 2213-2230, DOI 10.1007/s00382-013-1927-1
  30. 2012

  31. Luo, L. and Y. Zhang (2012), Did we see the 2011 summer heat wave coming? Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L09708, doi:10.1029/2012GL051383.
  32. Xia, Y., K. Mitchell, M. Ek, B. Cosgrove, J. Sheffield, L. Luo, C. Alonge, H. Wei, J. Meng, B. Livneh, Q. Duan, and D. Lohmann (2012), Continental-scale water and energy flux analysis and validation for North American Land Data Assimilation System project phase 2 (NLDAS-2): 2. Validation of model-simulated streamflow, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D03110, doi:10.1029/2011JD016051
  33. Xia, Y., K. Mitchell, M. Ek, J. Sheffield, B. Cosgrove, E. F. Wood, L. Luo, C. Alonge, H. Wei, J. Meng, B. Livneh, D. P. Lettenmaier, V. Koren, Q. Duan, K. Mo, Y. Fan, D. Mocko (2012), Continental-scale water and energy flux analysis and validation for the North American Land Data Assimilation System project phase 2 (NLDAS-2): 1. Intercomparison and application of model products. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D03109, doi:10.1029/2011JD016048.
  34. 2011

  35. Koster, R.D., S.P.P. Mahanama, T.J.Yamada, Gianpaolo Balsamo, A. A. Berg, M. Boisserie, P. A. Dirmeyer, F. J. Doblas-Reyes, G. Drewitt, C.T, Gordon, Z. Guo, J-H. Jeong, W-S. Lee, Z. Li, L. Luo, S. Malyshev, W.J. Merryfield, S. I. Seneviratne, T. Stanelle, B. J. J. M. van den Hurk, F. Vitart and E. F. Wood (2011), The second phase of the Global Land-Atmosphere Coupling Experiment: Soil moisture contribution to subseasonal forecast skill. J. of Hydrometeo. 12, 805-822, doi: 10.1175/2011JHM1365.1.
  36. Yuan, X., E. F. Wood, L. Luo, and M. Pan (2011), A first look at Climate Forecast System version 2 (CFSv2) for hydrological seasonal prediction, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L13402, doi:10.1029/2011GL047792.
  37. 2010

  38. Schaake J.,J. Pailleux, J. Thielen, R. Arritt, T. Hamill, L. Luo, E. Martin, D. McCollor and F. Pappenberger (2010), Summary of recommendations of the first workshop on Postprocessing and Downscaling Atmospheric Forecasts for Hydrologic Applications held at Meteo-France, Toulouse, France, 15-18 June 2009, Atmospheric Science Letters, 11, 59-63, doi: 10.1002/asl.267
  39. Koster, R. D., S. P. P. Mahanama, T. J. Yamada, Gianpaolo Balsamo, A. A. Berg, M. Boisserie, P. A. Dirmeyer, F. J. Doblas-Reyes, G. Drewitt, C. T. Gordon, Z. Guo, J.-H. Jeong, D. M. Lawrence, W.-S. Lee, Z. Li, L. Luo, S. Malyshev, W. J. Merryfield, S. I. Seneviratne, T. Stanelle, B. J. J. M. van den Hurk, F. Vitart, and E. F. Wood (2010), Contribution of land surface initialization to subseasonal forecast skill: First results from a multi-model experiment, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L02402, doi:10.1029/2009GL041677.
  40. 2009

  41. Lavers, D., L. Luo, and E. F. Wood (2009), A multiple model assessment of seasonal climate forecast skill for applications, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L23711, doi:10.1029/2009GL041365.
  42. Pan, M., E. F. Wood, D. McLaughlin, D. Entekhabi, and L. Luo (2009), A multiscale ensemble filtering system for hydrologic data assimilation: Part I, implementation and synthetic experiment, J. of Hydrometeo., 10(3), 794-806, DOI:10.1175/2009JHM1088.1.
  43. Li, H., L. Luo, E. F. Wood, and J. Schaake (2009), The role of initial conditions and forcing uncertainties in seasonal hydrologic forecasting, J. Geophy. Res., 114, D04114, doi:10.1029/2008JD010969.
  44. 2008

  45. Luo, L. and E. F. Wood (2008), Use of Bayesian merging techniques in a multi-model seasonal hydrologic ensemble prediction system for the Eastern U.S. J. Hydrometeo., 5, 866-884
  46. Li, H., L. Luo, and E. F. Wood (2008), Seasonal hydrologic predictions of low-flow conditions over eastern USA during the 2007 drought. Atmospheric Science Letters, 9 (2), 61-66, doi: 10.1002/asl.182
  47. 2007

  48. Luo, L., and E. F. Wood (2007), Monitoring and predicting the 2007 U.S. drought. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L22702, doi:10.1029/2007GL031673.
  49. Luo, L., E. F. Wood, and M. Pan (2007), Bayesian merging of multiple climate model forecasts for seasonal hydrological predictions. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D10102, doi:10.1029/2006JD007655.
  50. 2006

  51. Hayhoe, K., C. Wake, T. Huntington, L. Luo, M. D. Schwartz, J. Sheffield, E. F. Wood, B. Anderson, J. Bradbury, A. DeGaetano, T. J. Troy, and D. Wolfe (2006), Past and future changes in climate and hydrological indicators in the U.S. Northeast. Climate Dynamics,doi:10.1007/s00382-006-0187-8
  52. Luo, L., and E. F. Wood (2006), Assessing the idealized predictability of precipitation and temperature in the NCEP Climate Forecast System. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L04708, doi:10.1029/2005GL025292.
  53. 2004

  54. Lohmann, D., K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. C. Schaake, A. Robock, B. A. Cosgrove, J. Sheffield, Q. Duan, L. Luo, W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, and J. D. Tarpley (2004), Streamflow and water balance intercomparisons of four land surface models in the North American Land Data Assimilation System project, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D07S91, doi:10.1029/2003JD003517.
  55. Mitchell, K. E., D. Lohmann, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. C. Schaake, A. Robock, B. A. Cosgrove, J. Sheffield, Q. Duan, L. Luo, R. W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, J. D. Tarpley, D. P. Lettenmaier, C. H. Marshall, J. K. Entin, M. Pan, W. Shi, V. Koren, J. Meng, B. H. Ramsay, and A. A. Bailey (2004), The multi-institution North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS): Utilizing multiple GCIP products and partners in a continental distributed hydrological modeling system, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D07S90, doi:10.1029/2003JD003823.
  56. Schaake, J. C., Q. Duan, V. Koren, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, A. Robock, D. P. Lettenmaier, D. Lohmann, B. A. Cosgrove, J. Sheffield, L. Luo, R. W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, and J. D. Tarpley (2004), An intercomparison of soil moisture fields in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS), J. Geophys. Res., 109, D01S90, doi:10.1029/2002JD003309.
  57. 2003

  58. Cosgrove, B. A., D. Lohmann, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. C. Schaake, A. Robock, J. Sheffield, Q. Duan, L. Luo, R. W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, and J. D. Tarpley (2003), Land surface model spin-up behavior in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS), J. Geophys. Res., 108(D22), 8845, doi:10.1029/2002JD003316.
  59. Sheffield, J., M. Pan, E. F. Wood, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, J. C. Schaake, A. Robock, D. Lohmann, B. Cosgrove, Q. Duan, L. Luo, R. W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, J. Dan Tarpley, and Bruce H. Ramsay (2003), Snow process modeling in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS): 1. Evaluation of model-simulated snow cover extent, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D22), 8849, doi:10.1029/2002JD003274.
  60. Pan, M., P. Ming, J. Sheffield, E. F. Wood, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, J. C. Schaake, A. Robock, D. Lohmann, B. Cosgrove, Q. Duan, L. Luo, R. W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, and J. D. Tarpley (2003), Snow process modeling in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS): 2. Evaluation of model simulated snow water equivalent, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D22), 8850, doi:10.1029/2003JD003994.
  61. Robock, A., L. Luo, E. F. Wood, F. Wen, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, J. C. Schaake, D. Lohmann, B. Cosgrove, J. Sheffield, Q. Duan, R. W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, J. D. Tarpley, J. B. Basara, and K. C. Crawford (2003), Evaluation of the North American Land Data Assimilation System over the southern Great Plains during the warm season, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D22), 8846, doi:10.1029/2002JD003245.
  62. Pinker, R. T., J. D. Tarpley, I. Laszlo, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. C. Schaake, A. Robock, D. Lohmann, B. A. Cosgrove, J. Sheffield, Q. Duan, L. Luo, and R. W. Higgins (2003), Surface radiation budgets in support of the GEWEX Continental-Scale International Project (GCIP) and the GEWEX Americas Prediction Project (GAPP), including the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) project, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D22), 8844, doi:10.1029/2002JD003301.
  63. Cosgrove, B. A., D. Lohmann, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. Schaake, A. Robock, C. Marshall, J. Sheffield, L. Luo, Q. Duan, R. T. Pinker, J. D. Tarpley, R. W. Higgins, and J. Meng (2003), Real-time and retrospective forcing in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) project, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D22), 8842, doi:10.1029/2002JD003118.
  64. Luo, L., A. Robock, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. C. Schaake, D. Lohmann, B. A. Cosgrove, F. Wen, J. Sheffield, Q. Duan, R. W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, and J. D. Tarpley (2003), Validation of the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) retrospective forcing over the southern Great Plains, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D22), 8843, doi:10.1029/2002JD003246.
  65. Roads, J., R. Lawford, E. Bainto, E. Berbery, S. Chen, B. M. Fekete, K. Gallo, A. Grundstein, W. Higgins, M. Kanamitsu, W. Krajewski, V. Lakshmi, D. Leathers, D. P. Lettenmaier, L. Luo, E. Maurer, T. Meyers, D. Miller, K. E. Mitchell, T. Mote, R. Pinker, T. Reichler, D. Robinson, A. Robock, J. Smith, G. Srinivasan, K. Vinnikov, T. Vonder Haar, C. J. Vorosmarty, S. Williams, and E. Yarosh (2003), GCIP Water and Energy Budget Synthesis (WEBS). J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D16), 8609, doi:10.1029/2002JD002583.
  66. Luo, L., A. Robock, K.Y. Vinnikov, C.A. Schlosser, A.G. Slater, A. Boone, H. Braden, P. Cox, P. de Rosnay, R.E. Dickinson, Y.J. Dai, Q.Y. Duan, P. Etchevers, A. Henderson-Sellers, N. Gedney, Y.M. Gusev, F. Habets, J. W. Kim, E. Kowalczyk, K. Mitchell, O.N. Nasonova, J. Noilhan, A.J. Pitman, J. Schaake, A.B. Shmakin, T.G. Smirnova, P. Wetzel, Y.K. Xue, Z.L. Yang, Q.C. Zeng (2003), Effects of frozen soil on soil temperature, spring infiltration, and runoff: Results from the PILPS 2(d) experiment at Valdai, Russia.J. Hydrometeo., 4, 334-351.
  67. 2000

  68. Srinivasan, G., A. Robock, J.K. Entin, L. Luo, K. Y. Vinnikov, P. Viterbo, and Participating AMIP Modeling Groups (2000), Soil moisture simulations in revised AMIP models. J. Geophys. Res., 105, 26,635-26,644.

Book and Book Chapters

  • Eric F Wood, Xing Yuan, Joshua K Roundy, Ming Pan, and Lifeng Luo, 2016: Seasonal Drought Forecasting on the Example of the USA. Handbook of Hydrometeorological Ensemble Forecasting. Qingyun Duan, Florian Pappenberger, Jutta Thielen, Andy Wood, Hannah L. Cloke, and John C. Schaake (eds), Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN: 978-3-642-40457-3
  • Xia, Y., B. Cosgrove, M. B. Ek, J. Sheffield, L. Luo, E. F. Wood, K. Mo, and NLDAS team, 2013: Overview of the North American Land Data Assimilation System, Chapter 11 in Land Surface Observation, Modeling and Assimilation, S. Liang, X. Li, and X. Xie (eds.), World Scientific, 492pp.
  • Sheffield, J., Y. Xia, L. Luo, E. F. Wood, M. Ek, and K. E. Mitchell, 2012: North American Land Data Assimilation System, Chapter 10 in Remote Sensing of Drought: Innovative Monitoring Approaches, B. Wardlow, M. Anderson and J. Verdin (eds.), CRC Press. 484pp.

Non-Refereed Publications

  • Heilman, WE. Y Tang, L. Luo, S. Zhong, J. Winkler, X. Bian (2015), Potential climate change impacts on fire weather in the United States. Fire Management Today. 74(3): 22-27.
  • Hoerling et al. (2013), An Interpretation of the Origins of the 2012 Central Great Plains Drought. Assessment Report from NOAA Drought Task Force.
  • Ek, M., Y. Xia, E. Wood, J. Sheffield, L. Luo, D. Lettenmaier, B. Livneh, D. Mocko, B. Cosgrove, J. Meng, H. Wei, V. Koren, J. Schaake, K. Mo, Y. Fan, Q. Duan, and K. Mitchell (2011) North American Land Data Assimilation System Phase 2 (NLDAS-2): Development and Applications, GEWEX News, 21,No 2, 6-7.
  • Michael Ek, Youlong Xia, and the NLDAS team (2010), NCEP/EMC NLDAS Support for drought monitoring and seasonal prediction, NWS Science & Technology Infusion Climate Bulletin.
  • Luo, L., J. Sheffield and E. F. Wood (2008), Towards a global drought monitoring and forecasting predictability, NWS Science & Technology Infusion Climate Bulletin.
  • The Northeast Climate Impacts Assessment (NECIA): Climate Change in the U.S. Northeast - A report of the Northeast Climate Impacts Assessment, October 2006.
  • Déry S. J., L. Luo, J. Sheffield, and E. F. Wood (2005), Do dynamical models pick up pan- arctic teleconnections? GEWEX News, 15, 12-13.