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Teklu Tesfa

Teklu Tesfa

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Tesfa T.K., L. Leung, and S.J. Ghan. 2020. "Exploring topography-based methods for downscaling subgrid precipitation for use in Earth System Models." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 125, no. 5:Article No. e2019JD031456. PNNL-SA-146636. doi:10.1029/2019JD031456


  • Tan Z., L. Leung, H. Li, and T.K. Tesfa. 2018. "Modeling sediment yield in land surface and Earth system models: Model comparison, development and evaluation." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 10, no. 9:2192-2213. PNNL-SA-133207. doi:10.1029/2017MS001270
  • Zhang Z., N. Bugosh, T.K. Tesfa, M.J. Mcdonald, and J. Kretzmann. 2018. "CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR HYDROLOGY - BASED GEOMORPHIC EVAPOTRANSPIRATION COVERS FOR RECLAMATION OF MINE LAND." Journal of The American Society of Mining and Reclamation 7, no. 2:61 - 88. PNNL-SA-132816. doi:10.21000/JASMR18020061


  • Luo X., H. Li, L. Leung, T.K. Tesfa, A. Getirana, F. Papa, and L.L. Hess. 2017. "Modeling surface water dynamics in the Amazon Basin using MOSART-Inundation v1.0: impacts of geomorphological parameters and river flow representation." Geoscientific Model Development 10, no. 3:1233-1259. PNNL-SA-119428. doi:10.5194/gmd-10-1233-2017
  • Tan Z., L. Leung, H. Li, T.K. Tesfa, M. Vanmaercke, J. Poesen, and X. Zhang, et al. 2017. "A global data analysis for representing sediment and particulate organic carbon yield in Earth System Models." Water Resources Research 53, no. 12:10674-10700. PNNL-SA-130974. doi:10.1002/2017WR020806
  • Tesfa T.K., and L. Leung. 2017. "Exploring New Topography-based Subgrid Spatial Structures for Land Surface Modeling." Geoscientific Model Development 10, no. 2:873-888. PNNL-SA-118783. doi:10.5194/gmd-10-873-2017
  • Voisin N., M.I. Hejazi, L.R. Leung, L. Liu, M. Huang, H. Li, and T.K. Tesfa. 2017. "Effects of spatially distributed sectoral water management on the redistribution of water resources in an integrated water model." Water Resources Research 53, no. 5:4253-4270. PNNL-SA-109215. doi:10.1002/2016WR019767


  • Ren H., Z. Hou, M. Huang, J. Bao, Y. Sun, T.K. Tesfa, and L.R. Leung. 2016. "Classification of hydrological parameter sensitivity and evaluation of parameter transferability across 431 US MOPEX basins." Journal of Hydrology 536. PNNL-SA-105598. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.02.042


  • Hejazi M.I., N. Voisin, L. Liu, L.M. Bramer, D.C. Fortin, J.E. Hathaway, and M. Huang, et al. 2015. "21st Century United States Emissions Mitigation Could Increase Water Stress more than the Climate Change it is Mitigating." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, no. 34:10635-10640. PNNL-SA-105956. doi:10.1073/pnas.1421675112
  • Li H., L.R. Leung, T.K. Tesfa, N. Voisin, M.I. Hejazi, L. Liu, and Y. Liu, et al. 2015. "Modeling stream temperature in the Anthropocene: An earth system modeling approach." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 7, no. 4:1661-1679. PNNL-SA-109347. doi:10.1002/2015MS000471


  • Tesfa T.K., H. Li, L.R. 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, no. 3:947-963. PNNL-SA-94632. doi:10.5194/gmd-7-947-2014
  • Tesfa T.K., L.R. Leung, M. Huang, H. Li, N. Voisin, and M.S. Wigmosta. 2014. "Scalability of grid- and subbasin-based land surface modeling approaches for hydrologic simulations." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 119, no. 6:3166-3184. PNNL-SA-96701. doi:10.1002/2013JD020493


  • Copping A.E., Z. Yang, N. Voisin, J. Richey, T. Wang, R.Y. Taira, and M. Constans, et al. 2013. Integrated Modeling and Decision-Support System for Water Management in the Puget Sound Basin: Snow Caps to White Caps. PNNL-23078. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Integrated Modeling and Decision-Support System for Water Management in the Puget Sound Basin: Snow Caps to White Caps
  • Voisin N., L. Liu, M.I. Hejazi, T.K. Tesfa, H. Li, M. Huang, and Y. Liu, et al. 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. No. 11:4555-4575. PNNL-SA-94642. doi:10.5194/hess-17-4555-2013


  • Tesfa T.K., D.G. Tarboton, D.W. Watson, K.A. Schreuders, M.M. Baker, and R.M. Wallace. 2011. "Extraction of Hydrological Proximity Measures from DEMs using Parallel Processing." Environmental Modelling & Software 26, no. 12:1696-1709. PNNL-SA-76955. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.07.018


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