Publications

Refereed Journal Articles | Editorial | Book Chapters | Coference Proceedings| Presentations| Reports/Theses

Student co-authors underlined

Refereed Journal Articles 2013-2014 |2010-2012 | 2005-2009

    2013 - 2014

    2010 - 2012

    2005 - 2009

Editorial
  1. Muste, M., Merwade, V., Kim, D., Maidment, D., and Whiteaker, T., Vision and Progress: Data Models for Multi-dimensional Representation of the River Processes, Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 48(4), Suppl. 4, pp. 58-59. (2010)
  2. Merwade, V., Cyberinfrastructure for Hydrology, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Water Management, Vol. 63(1), pp. 1-2, (2010).

Book Chapters

  1. Muste, Marian, Kim D., and Merwade V., Modern Digital Instruments and Techniques for Hydrodynamic and Morphologic Characterization of Streams, Chapter 7 in Gravel Bed Rivers 7: Developments in Earth Surface Processes, edited by Ashmore P., Bergeron N., Biron P., Buffin-Bélanger T., Church M., Rennie C. Roy A.M., Wiley, New York, NY.
  2. Maidment, D.,Robyo, O., Merwade, V., Hydrologic Modeling, Chapter 14 in GIS Spatial Analysis and Modeling, edited by David J. Maguire, Michael F. Goodchild and Michael Batty, ESRI press, Redlands, CA, 2005.
  3. Merwade, V., and Maidment, D., Hydrologic Modeling, Chapter 8 in Arc Hydro: GIS for Water Resources, edited by David R. Maidment, ESRI press, Redlands, CA, 2002.
  4. Maidment, D., Merwade, V., Whiteaker, T., Blongewicz, M., and Arctur, D., Time Series, chapter 7 in Arc Hydro: GIS for Water Resources, edited by David R. Maidment, ESRI press, Redlands, CA, 2002.

Conference Proceedings (referred articles)

Conference Proceedings (posters/abstracts)

  1. Merwade V., L. Zhao, and C. Song, Enabling computational modeling and geospatial data analysis through HUBZero, presentation at HUBBUB 2013, The 2013 HUBZero Conference, Indianapolis, IN, September 2013.
  2. Ahn, Kuk-Hyun, and V. Merwade, Quantifying the relative impacts from climate variables and landuse on streamflow, Abstract H51E-1396 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.
  3. Merwade, V., B. Ruddell, C. Manduca, S. Fox and K. Kirk, Cyber Enabled Collaborative Environment for Data and Modeling Driven Curriculum Modules for Hydrology and Geoscience Education, Abstract ED21C-0727 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.
  4. Merwade, V., L. Zhao, C. Song, and S. Zhe, WaterHUB – Enabling hydrological exploration, modeling and collaboration, presentation at HUBBUB 2012, The 2012 HUBZero Conference, Indianapolis, IN, September 2013.
  5. Meunier, B., and V. Merwade, Development and Application of a Framework for Prioritizing Levee Improvements, Presentation at the Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management 2012 Conference, Nashville, IN, September 2012.
  6. Wilkerson, J., and V. Merwade, Incorporating surface storage and slope to estimate hydrographs, Presentation at the Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management 2012 Conference, Nashville, IN, September 2012.
  7. Merwade, V., and N. Sangwan, Delineating floodprone areas in Indiana using SSURGO and DEM, Presentation at the Indiana Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management 2012 Conference, Nashville, IN, September 2012.
  8. Tarboton, D., and the HydroShare team, An online, collaborative environment for sharing of hydrologic data and models, Presentation at the CUAHSI 2012 Biennial Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, July 2012.
  9. Kumar, S., P. Dirmeyer, V. Merwade, D. Niyogi, T. DelSole, and J. Adams, Land Use Change Impacts in CMIP5 Climate Simulations – a New Methodology and 21st Century Challenges, Poster, Proceedings of the CUAHSI 2012 Biennial Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, July 2012.
  10. Han, Eunjin, V. Merwade and G. C. Heathman, Using GIS for HRU-level SWAT analysis for soil moisture data assimilation studies, Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association 2012 Spring Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources VII, New Orleans, LA, March 2012.
  11. Kumar, Sanjiv, V. Merwade, B. Pijanowski and S. Rao, Use of GIS for Investigation of Land Cover Change Determinants in the United States, Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association 2012 Spring Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources VII, New Orleans, LA, March 2012.
  12. Merwade, V., Jin Ryong Kim, Lan Zhao, Carol Song, Amjad Assi, Ben Ruddell, and Rabi H. Mohtar, WaterHUB for Publishing and Sharing of Hydrologic Models, Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association 2012 Spring Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources VII, New Orleans, LA, March 2012.
  13. Merwade, V., B. L. Ruddell, C. Song, L. Zhao, J. R. Kim, and A. Assi, Publishing and sharing of hydrologic models through WaterHUB, Abstract IN33B-1467 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.
  14. Han Eunjin, V. Merwade, G. C. Heathman, Implementation of Surface Soil Moisture Data Assimilation with Watershed Scale Hydrological Model (SWAT), Abstract A33A-0186 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.
  15. Kumar, S.,V. Merwade, D. Niyogi and P. Dirmeyer, Evaluation of hydroclimatic variables from IPCC-AR5 climate models using observation, reanalysis, and land data assimilation system, In Proceedings of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Meeting, Denver, CO, October 24-28, 2011.
  16. Merwade, V., J. Kim, L. Zhao, C. Song, A. Assi, B. Ruddell and R. Mohtar, Application of WaterHUB for sharing hydrologic models, CUAHSI conference on Hydrologic Data and Information Systems, Logan, UT, 22-24 June, 2011.
  17. Ruddell, Ben, and V. Merwade, A community initiative for developing data and modeling driven curriculum modules for hydrology education. Abstract ED23B-0718 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 December, 2010.
  18. Merwade, V., B. Ruddell, C. Song, S. Brophy, R. Mohtar and A. Yerrrammilli, Water-HUB - A community cyberinfrastructure for hydrology education and research. Abstract H43B-1238 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 December, 2010.
  19. Han, Eunjin, V. Merwade and G. Heathman, Effect of Soil Moisture Assimilation on SWAT Model Output. Abstract H13A-0945 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 December, 2010.
  20. Kang, Kwangmin and V. Merwade, Role of simulation time in grid based distributed hydrologic simulations. Abstract H43F-1326 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 December, 2010.
  21. Kumar, Sanjiv, V. Merwade and N. Pijanowski, Future Water Resources Scenarios for USA: Effects of Land Use/Land Cover Change, Climate Change and Human Disturbance. Abstract H43F-1319 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 December, 2010.
  22. Issacson, Kelly, J. Coonrod, V. Merwade and J. Stormont, Modeling Riparian Groundwater Depth as a Function of River Flow for the Rio Grande in Albuquerque, NM, Proceedings of the 2010 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference, Philadelphia, PA, November 2010.
  23. Han, Eunjin, V. Merwade, and G. Heathman, Surface soil moisture assimilation with Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Proceedings of the 6th International SWAT Conference, Seoul, Korea, August 2010.
  24. Kumar, Sanjiv and V. Merwade, Evaluation of NARR and CLM3.5 outputs for surface water and energy budgets in the Mississippi River Basin, Proceedings of the CUAHSI 2010 Biennial Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, July 2010.
  25. Jung, Younghun and V. Merwade, Flood inundation mapping by using satellite images and geographic information system, Proceedings of the 31st Annual IWRA Spring Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, May 2010.
  26. Kumar, Sanjiv, V. Merwade, S. Fall, and D. Niyogi, Effects of land cover on hydrology of Indiana, Proceedings of the 31st Annual IWRA Spring Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, May 2010.
  27. Han, Eunjin, V. Merwade and G. Heathman, Application of Data Assimilation with Root Zone Water Quality Model for Soil Moisture Profile Estimation, Proceedings of the 31st Annual IWRA Spring Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, May 2010.
  28. Kang, Kwangmin, and V. Merwade, Improving the accuracy of radar rainfall estimate for hydrologic simulation, Proceedings of the 31st Annual IWRA Spring Symposium, West Lafayette, IN, May 2010.
  29. Ruddell, Benjamin, V. Merwade and T. Wagener, A Pilot Cyberinfrastructure for Hydrology Cyberlearning, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 12, EGU2010-14963, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, May 2010.
  30. Coonrod, Julie, K. Issacson and V. Merwade, Using GIS to Assess Climate Change Impacts on the Rio Grande and Its Riparian Forest, Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association 2010 Spring Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources VI, Orlando, FL, March 2010.
  31. Jung, Younghun and V. Merwade, Quantifying Uncertainty in Flood Inundation Mapping, Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association 2010 Spring Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources VI, Orlando, FL, March 2010.
  32. Kang, Kwangmin and V. Merwade, GIS Based Hydrologic Modeling Using Object Oriented Approach, Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association 2010 Spring Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources VI, Orlando, FL, March 2010.
  33. Kumar, S., and V. Merwade, Evaluation of Evapotranspiration Component in Global Climate Model, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H51B-0767, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2009.
  34. Kang, K., and V. Merwade, Effects of rain gage density on correcting radar precipitation and its influence on hydrologic model simulation, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H41F-0957, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2009.
  35. Han, E., V. Merwade, and G.C. Heathman, Point-scale Estimation of Soil Moisture Profile through Data Assimilation with Root Zone Water Quality Model, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H33A-0845, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2009.
  36. Merwade V., Climate Change and Flood Risk Assessment, Symposium on Advances in Atmospheric Modeling, Climate Change, and Geospatial/Visualization Technologies, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, July 30-31, 2009.
  37. Kumar, S., W. Lee, V. Merwade, L. Zhao, and C. Song. Using TeraGrid to explore Historical Hydro-Climatic changes in U.S. Midwest Region. Proceedings of the TeraGrid 2009 Conference, Arlington, VA, June 2009.
  38. Kumar, S., and V. Merwade, CCSM Modeling for studying the impact of drainage on hydro-climatology of the U.S. Midwest. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 90(22), Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract H12B-07, AGU Spring Assembly, Toronto, Canada, May 2009.
  39. Heathman, Gary, E. A. Pappas, D. R. Smith, V. Merwade, E. Han and C. Huang, Field Scale Monitoring and Modelling of Water and Chemical Transfer in the Vadose Zone, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-1418, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2009.
  40. Kumar S., Merwade V., Bain, D. J., Hydro-climatological Impact of Century Long Drainage in Midwestern United States. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 89(53), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H11F-0828, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2008.
  41. Basu N., Rao P. C., Winzeler H. E., Owens P., Kumar S., Merwade V., Green T., Maringati C., and Chaubey I. C., Multi-scale Modeling of Water and Chemicals Loads in Midwestern Watersheds using the TELM Approach. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 89(53), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H33D-1044, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2008.
  42. Olivera F., and V. Merwade, Uncertainty in Flood Inundation Mapping, Severe Storm Prediction and Global Climate Impact on the Gulf Coast Conference, Rice University, Houston, TX, October 2008.
  43. S. Kumar, V. Merwade, L. Zhao and C. Song, Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Data and Modeling (Student poster competition winner), Proceedings of the TeraGrid 2008 Conference, Las Vegas NV, June 2008.
  44. Cook A. and Merwade V., Comparison of one-dimensional HEC-RAS with two-dimensional FESWMS in flood inundation mapping. Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association 2008 Spring Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources V, San Mateo, CA, March 2008.
  45. Merwade V., Olivera F., and Edleman S., Uncertainty in Flood Inundation Mapping Process. Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association 2008 Spring Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources V, San Mateo, CA, March 2008.
  46. Merwade V., Kumar S., Song C., Zhao L., Govindaraju R., and Niyogi D., Cyberinfrastructure for End-to-End Environmental Explorations. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 88(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H13A-0985, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2007.
  47. Kumar S., Kam J., Thurner, K., and Merwade, V., Exploring the Link Between Streamflow Trends and Climate Change in Indiana, USA. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 88(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract GC33A-0953, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2007.
  48. Govindaraju, R., B. Engel, D. Ebert, B. Fossum, M. Huber, C. Jafvert, V. Merwade, D. Niyogi, L. Oliver, S. Prabhakar, G. Rochon, C. Song, L. Zhao, "Cyberinfrastructure for End-to-End Environmental Explorations (C4E4)", poster presented at the Joint Workshop for WATERS Network Test Beds and CUAHSI Hydrologic Information Systems, Austin, TX, November 14-17, 2006.
  49. Rivas-Casado M., White S., Bellamy P., Booker D., Dunbar M., Merwade V., and Maddock, I., The relevance of spatial pattern, temporal scale and the scaling concept when defining sampling strategies for hydromorphological parameters in river restoration projects (Abstract). Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 8, 03841, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2006.
  50. Rivas-Casado M., White S., Bellamy P., Booker D., Dunbar M., and Merwade V., Guidelines for depth data collection in rivers when applying interpolation techniques (kriging) for river restoration (Poster). Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 8, 10735, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2006.
  51. Merwade V. M., and Maidment, D. R., Automatic Delineation of River Banks Using Aerial Photographs. Proceedings of the twenty-fifth annual ESRI International User Conference, San Diego, CA, August 2005.
  52. Martinez, S., Merwade V., Carvalho, A., Maidment, D., and Pathak, C., Optimizing Water Level Monitoring Station Networks Using GIS. Proceedings of the twenty-fifth annual ESRI International User Conference, San Diego, CA, August 2005.
  53. Rivas-Casado, M., Bellamy, P., White, S., and Merwade, V., Scaling of river depth data from mesoscale to macroscale using geostatistical techniques (Poster). Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 09530, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2005.
  54. Merwade, V. M., and Maidment, D. R., A Three-Dimensional Description of River Channels Using Two-Dimensional NHD Reaches (Abstract). In AWRA’s 2004 Spring Specialty Conference “Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Water Resources III.” Nashville, TN, March 2004.
  55. Merwade V. M. and Maidment D. R., A GIS Framework for Describing River Channel Bathymetry (Abstract). Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 84(46), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H321-08, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2003.

Seminars and Workshop Presentations (unpublished abstracts)

  1. Merwade, V., Cyberinfrastructure for Hydrology, Workshop on efficient management of rivers, K-Water, Daejeon City, Korea, May 2012. (Invited)
  2. Merwade, V., GIS tools for analyzing and modeling river channel data, Workshop on efficient management of rivers, K-Water, Daejeon City, Korea, May 2012. (Invited)
  3. Merwade, V., Uncertainty Quantification in Flood Inundation Mapping, International Water Resources Research Institute, Chungnam National University, Daejeon City, Korea, May 2012. (Invited)
  4. Merwade, V., and C. Song, Scientific collaboration and information sharing through HUB cyberinfrastructure, presentation at the Qatar Energy and Environmental Research Institutue, Doha, Qatar, January 2012. (Invited)
  5. Merwade, V., Hydrologic and hydro-climatic modeling of Great Lakes watersheds, GIS Day 2011: GIS Modeling Symposium at University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, December 2011. (Invited)
  6. Merwade, V., Using GIS for Hydrology, OSEP Teachers Workshop, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, November 2011. (Invited)
  7. Merwade, V., Impact of GIS Datasets and Modeling Tools on Flood Inundation Mapping, Catedra De Ingeieria Civil “Emilio Rosenblueth”,Universidad Autonoma De Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico, October 2010. (Invited – Keynote Speech)
  8. Merwade, V., Uncertainty Quantification in Flood Inundation Mapping, IUPUI Earth Sciences Colloquium Series, Indianapolis, IN, April 2010. (Invited)
  9. Merwade V., Effect of GIS Datasets and Modeling approach on Flood Inundation Mapping, Indiana Geological Survey Seminar, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, November 2009. (Invited)
  10. Merwade V., Effect of topography, geometric configuration and modeling approach on flood inundation mapping, Environmental Hydrology and Hydraulics Seminar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, November 2008. (Invited)
  11. Merwade V., GIS and Hydrology Research at Purdue University, Trent Lott Geospatial and Visualization Research Center, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, October 2008. (Invited)
  12. Merwade V., GIS tools and techniques for analyzing and modeling river channel data, IIHR Seminar, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 09 May 2008. (Invited)
  13. Merwade, V., C. Song, L. Zhao, S. Kumar, R.S. Govindaraju, and D. Niyogi. Cyberinfrastructure for environmental data and modeling. Poster presented at the NSF WATERS Test Beds Planning Meeting, Baltimore, October 22-23, 2007.
  14. Merwade V. M., and C4E4 Group, Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Data and Modeling, Presentation at Purdue Booth at Supercomputing 07 conference, Reno, NV, November 2007.
  15. Merwade V. M., Water availability and public health issues in developing countries, Wabash Area Lifetime Learning Association (WALLA) lecture, West Lafayette, IN, October 2007. (Invited)
  16. Merwade V. M., GIS Modeling. Interdisciplinary modeling of aquatic ecosystems curriculum development workshop, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 2005. (Invited)
  17. Merwade V. M., and Maidment, D. R., Collaborative inter-institutional teaching. Interdisciplinary modeling of aquatic ecosystems curriculum development workshop, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 2005. (Invited)
  18. Merwade V. M., and Maidment D. R., Geospatial Representation of River Channels. Integrated Watersheds Sciences Symposium, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, November 2003. (Invited)
  19. Merwade V. M., Fish Habitat Modeling Using ArcGIS. Austin ArcGIS users meeting, Austin, TX, August 2003. (Invited)
  20. Merwade V. M., Analysis of River Morphology in GIS. Pre-conference seminar at ESRI's International Users Conference, San Diego, CA, July 2002.
  21. Merwade V. M., Hydrologic Modeling in Arc Hydro. Pre-conference seminar at ESRI's International Users Conference, San Diego, CA, July 2001.
  22. Merwade V. M., and Whiteaker, T., Time Series in Arc Hydro. Pre-conference seminar at ESRI's International Users Conference, San Diego, CA, July 2001.

Technical Reports and Theses

  1. Merwade, V., and S. Kumar. Analysis of INDOT Current Hydraulic Policies. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2011/14. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2011. doi: 10.5703/1288284314628.
  2. Wilkerson, J. L., and V. M. Merwade. Determination of Unit Hydrograph Parameters for Indiana Watersheds. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2010/05. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2010. doi: 10.5703/1288284314266.
  3. Merwade V., Strassberg G., Goodall J., Maidment D., Ruddell B., and Kumar, P., Digital Watershed for the Neuse Basin, Chapter 8," in Hydrologic Information System Status Report, Version 1, Edited by D. R. Maidment, p.148-162, http://www.cuahsi.org/docs/HISStatusSept15.pdf.
  4. Scanlon B. R., Tachovsky J. A., Reedy R., Nicot J. P., Keese K., Slade R.M., Merwade V., Howard T., Wells G. L., Mullins G. J., and Ortiz D. M., Groundwater—Surface Water Interactions in Texas: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, final report prepared for Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 2005.
  5. Merwade V. M., Geospatial Description of River Channels in Three Dimensions, Ph. D. Dissertation, Department of Civil Architectural and Environmental Engineering. University of Texas at Austin, 2004.
  6. Merwade V. M., Evaluation of Methods for Estimating River Mass Loads, M. Sc. Thesis, Department of Engineering Hydrology, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2000.