Journal Publications

  1. Arabi, M., Foy, J. Ramirez, and A. Pina, Effects of climate change on the hydrological response of headwater basins in Colorado, in review.
  2. Aliyari, F., A. Tasdighi, A. Dozier, K. Zeiler, M. Arabi, and R. Bailey, Coupled SWAT-MODFLOW model for large-scale mixed agro-urban river basins, in review.
  3. Dozier, A., Arabi, C. Goemans, and D. Manning, Combating loss of agriculture in rapidly urbanizing semi-arid regions with institutional change, infrastructure, and conservation, in review.
  4. Maas A, C. Goemans, D. Manning, and Arabi, Complements of the House: Demand-side Linkages of Residential Water and Electricity, in review.
  5. Tasdighi A., Arabi, D. Harmel, and D. Line, A Bayesian total uncertainty estimation framework for assessing the effects of water quality control strategies, Environmental Modeling & Software, in press, 2018.
  6. Tasdighi A., Arabi, and D. Harmel, A probabilistic appraisal of rainfall-runoff modeling approaches within SWAT in mixed land use watersheds, Journal of Hydrology, in press, 2018.
  7. Wei, X., R. Bailey, Records, T. Wible, and M. Arabi, Comprehensive simulation of nitrate transport in coupled surface-subsurface hydrologic systems using the linked SWAT-MODFLOW-RT3D model, Environmental Modeling & Software, in press, 2018.
  8. Duru, U., M. Arabi, and E. Wohl, Modeling stream flow and sediment yield using the SWAT model: a case study of Ankara River basin, Turkey, Physical Geography 39 (3), 264-289, 2018.
  9. Bolson, J., M. Sukop, Arabi, G. Pivo, and A. Lanier, A stakeholder-science based approach to analyzing the state of urban water sustainability in the U.S., Water Resources Research, 54 (5), 3453-3471, 2018.
  10. Motallebi, M., D. Hoag, Tasdighi, M. Arabi, D. Osmond, and R. Boone, The impact of relative demand for ecosystem services on stacking ecosystem credits, Ecosystem Services, 29: 137-144, 2018.
  11. Havel A., Arabi, and A. Tasdighi, Assessing the hydrologic response to wildfires using watershed modeling, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22 (4), 2527, 2018.
  12. Sharvelle, S., Dozier, M. Arabi, and B. Reichel, A geospatially-enabled web tool for urban water demand forecasting and assessment of alternative urban water management strategies, Environmental Modelling & Software, 97, 213-228, 2017.
  13. Dozier, A., Arabi, B. Wostoupal, C. Goemans, Y. Zhang, and K. Paustian, Water management tradeoffs and targets for the agricultural sector in rapidly urbanizing semi-arid regions, Environmental Research Letters, 12 (2017) 085005, 2017.
  14. Maas, A., D. Manning, C. Goemans, S. Kroll, and Arabi, Evaluating the effect of conservation motivations on residential water demand, Journal of Environmental Management, 196(1): 394-401, 2017.
  15. Hoag, D., Arabi, D. Osmond, M. Ribaudo, M. Motallebi, and A. Tasdighi, Finding a pollution credit trading utopia for nutrients? JAWRA, 53(3): 514-520, 2017.
  16. Marzieh Motallebi, Tasdighi, D. Hoag, M. Arabi, and D. Osmond, An economic inquisition of water quality trading programs, with a Case Study of Jordan Lake, NC, Journal of Environmental Management, 193(15): 483–490, 2017.
  17. Tasdighi, A., Arabi, and D. L. Osmond, The Relationship between Land Use and Vulnerability to Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution in an Urban Watershed, Journal of Environmental Quality, 46(1):113-122, 2017.
  18. Dozier, A., Arabi, B. Wostoupal, C. Goemans, Y. Zhang, and K. Paustian, Water management tradeoffs and targets for the agricultural sector in rapidly urbanizing semi-arid regions, Environmental Research Letters, 12 (2017) 085005, 2017.
  19. Garner, E., J. Wallace, G.A. Argoty, C. Wilkinson, N. Fahrenfeld, L. Heath, L. Zhang, Arabi, D. Aga, and A. Pruden, Metagenomic profiling of historic Colorado Front Range flood impact on distribution of riverine antibiotic resistance genes, Sci. Rep. 6, 38432; doi: 10.1038/srep38432, 2016.
  20. Bailey, Wible, T., M. Arabi, R. Records, and J. Ditty, Assessing regional scale spatiotemporal patterns of groundwater–surface water interactions using a coupled SWAT-MODFLOW model, Hydrological Processes, in press, 2016.
  21. Records, R., E. Wohl, and Arabi, Phosphorus in the river corridor, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 158, Pages 65–88, 2016.
  22. Dozier, A., David, M. Arabi, W. Lloyd, and Y. Zhang, A minimally invasive model data passing interface for integrating legacy environmental system models, Environmental Modelling & Software, 80, 265280. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.02.031, 2016.
  23. Hill, M., D. Kavetski, M. Clark, M. Ye, M. Arabi, D. Lu, L. Foglia, and S. Mehl, Practical use of computationally frugal model analysis methods, Groundwater, 54(2):159-70.
  24. Kipka, H., T. Green, David, L. Garcia, J. Ascough, and M. Arabi, Development of the Land-use and Agricultural Management Practice web-Service (LAMPS) for generating crop rotations in space and time, Soil and Tillage Research, 155:233–249, 2016.
  25. Arnold, J., M. Youssef, Yen, M. White, A. Sheshukov, A. Sadeghi, D. Moriasi, J. Steiner, D. Amatya, R. Skaggs, E. Haney, J. Jeong, M. Arabi, and P. Gowda, Hydrological processes and model representation: Impact of soft data on calibration, Transactions of the ASABE, 58 (6), 1637-1660, 2015.
  26. Bailey, R., Ahmadi, T. Gates, and M. Arabi, Spatially distributed influence of agro-environmental factors governing nitrate fate and transport in an irrigated stream–aquifer system, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4859-4876, 2015.
  27. Wallace, C., R. Bailey, and Arabi, Rainwater catchment system design using simulated future climate data, Journal of Hydrology, 529 (3): 1798–1809, 2015.
  28. Lloyd, W., S. Pallickara, O. David, Arabi, T. Wible, and J. Ditty, Demystifying the Clouds: Harnessing resource utilization models for cost effective infrastructure alternatives, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1, doi:10.1109/TCC.2015.2430339, 2015.
  29. Bartlett, A., A. Andales, M. Arabi, and T. Bauder, A smartphone app to extend use of a cloud-based irrigation scheduling tool, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 111, 127-130.
  30. Yen, H., M. White, J. Jeong, Arabi, and J. Arnold, Evaluation of Alternative Surface Runoff Accounting Procedures Using the SWAT Model, Int. J. Agric. & Biol. Eng., 2015 8(1), 2015.
  31. Foy, C., Arabi, H. Yen, and J. Gironas, A multi-site assessment of hydrologic processes in snow-dominated mountainous watersheds in Colorado, J. Hydrol. Eng., 20 (10), 04015017, 2015.
  32. Records, R.M., Arabi, S. Fassnacht, W.G. Duffy, M. Ahmadi, and K.C. Hegewisch, Climate change and wetland loss impacts on a Western river’s water quality, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 4509-4527, doi:10.5194/hess-18-4509-2014, 2014.
  33. Yen, H., J. Jeong, W. Tseng, M. Kim, Records, and M. Arabi, Computational procedure for evaluating sampling techniques on watershed model calibration, J. Hydrol. Eng., 20(7), 04014080, 2014.
  34. Ahmadi, M., Arabi, J. Ascough, D. Fontane, and B. Engel, Toward improved calibration of watershed models: Multisite many-objective measures of information, Environmental Modelling & Software, 59:135-145, 2014.
  35. Ahmadi, M., Arabi, D. G. Fontane, and B. Engel, Application of multi criteria decision analysis with a priori knowledge to identify optimal type and placement of conservation practices, Water Resour. Plann. Manage., 141(2), 04014054, 2014.
  36. Ahmadi, M., J. C. Ascough II, K. C. DeJonge, and Arabi, Multisite-multivariable sensitivity analysis of distributed watershed models: enhancing the perceptions from computationally frugal methods, Ecological Modelling, 279 (2014) 54–67, 2014.
  37. Sanadhya, P., J. Gironás, and Arabi, Global sensitivity analysis of hydrologic processes in major snow-dominated mountainous river basins in Colorado, Hydrological Processes, 28(9): 3404–3418. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9896, 2014.
  38. Ahmadi, M., Records, and M. Arabi, Impact of climate change on diffuse pollutant fluxes at the watershed scale, Hydrological Processes, 28(4) 1962-1972, 2014.
  39. Yen, H., X. Wang, D. Fontane, D. Harmel, and Arabi, A framework for propagation of uncertainty contributed by parameterization, input data, model structure, and calibration/validation data in watershed modeling, Environmental Modelling & Software. 54(2014) 211-221, 2014.
  40. Williams, R., Arabi, J. Loftis, and K. Elmund, Monitoring design for assessing compliance with numeric nutrient standards for rivers and streams using geospatial variables, Journal of Environmental Quality, 43(5):1713-1724, 2014.
  41. Yen, H., Bailey, M. Arabi, M. Ahmadi, M. White, and J. Arnold, The role of interior watershed processes in improving parameter estimation and performance of watershed models, Journal of Environmental Quality, 43(5):1601-1613, 2014.
  42. Ahmadi, M., Arabi, D. Hoag, and B. Engel, A mixed discrete-continuous variable multiobjective genetic algorithm for targeted implementation of nonpoint source pollution control practices, Water Resources Research, 49(12) 8344-8356, 2013.
  43. Lloyd, W., S. Pallickara, O. David, J. Lyon, Arabi, and K. Rojas, Performance implications of multi-tier application deployments on Infrastructure-as-a-Service clouds: Towards performance modeling, Future Generation Computer Systems, 29(5) 1254-1264, 2013.
  44. Son, J.H., Cowley, S. Goodwin, M. Arabi, and K. Carlson, Relative phosphorus load inputs from wastewater treatment plants in a northern Colorado watershed, Journal of Environmental Quality, 42(2) 497-506, 2013.
  45. DeJonge, K.C., J.C. Ascough, A.A. Andales, N.C. Hansen, L.A. Garcia, and Arabi, Improving evapotranspiration simulations in the CERES-Maize model under limited irrigation, Agricultural Water Management, 115:92-103, 2012.
  46. Pruden, A., Arabi, and H.N. Storteboom, Correlation of upstream human activities with riverine antibiotic resistance genes, Environmental Science and Technology, 46 (26): 11541-11549, 2012.
  47. Osmond, D., D. Meals, D. Hoag, Arabi, A. Luloff, G. Jennings, M. McFarland, J. Spooner, A. Sharpley, and D. Line, Improving conservation practices programming to protect water quality in agricultural watersheds: Lessons learned from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture–Conservation Effects Assessment Project, Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 67 (5):122-127, 2012.
  48. DeJonge, K.C., J. Ascough II, Ahmadi, A. Andales, and M. Arabi, Global sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of a dynamic agroecosystem model under different irrigation treatments, Ecological Modelling, 231:113-125, 2012.
  49. Hidalgo, I., D. Fontane, Arabi, J.G. Lopez, J. Andrade, and L. Ribeiro, Evaluation of optimization algorithms to adjust efficiency curves for hydroelectric generating units, ASCE Journal of Energy Engineering, 138(4):172–178, 2012.
  50. Maringanti, C., I. Chaubey, Arabi, and B. Engel, Application of a multi-objective optimization method to provide least cost alternatives for NPS pollution control, Journal of Environmental Management, 48:448-461, 2011.
  51. Ruark, M.D., J.D. Niemann, B.P. Greimann, and Arabi., A Method for Assessing Impacts of Parameter Uncertainty in Sediment Transport Modeling Applications, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 137(6):623-636, 2011.
  52. Storteboom, H.N., Arabi, J.G. Davis, B. Crimi, and A. Pruden, Identification of antibiotic-resistance-gene molecular signatures suitable as tracers of pristine river, urban, and agricultural sources, Environ. Sci. Technol., 44(6):1947-1953, 2010.
  53. Storteboom, H.N., Arabi, J.G. Davis, B. Crimi, and A. Pruden, Tracking antibiotic resistance genes in the South Platte River Basin using molecular signatures of urban, agricultural, and pristine sources, Environ. Sci. Technol., 44(19):7397-7404, 2010.
  54. Sharvelle, S., Arabi, E. McLamore, and K. Banks, Mathematical model for a biotrickling filter treatment of graywater and waste gas: Part I., Journal of Environmental Engineering, 134(10): 813, 2008.
  55. Sharvelle, S., Arabi, K. Banks, and F. Mannering, Model sensitivity analysis for biotrickling filter treatment of graywater and waste gas: Part II, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 134(10):826, 2008.
  56. Arabi, M., J.R. Frankenberger, B. Engel, and J.G. Arnold, Representation of agricultural management practices with SWAT, Hydrological Processes, 22:3042-3055, 2008.
  57. Merwade, V., F. Olivera, Arabi, and S. Edleman, Uncertainty in flood inundation mapping – Current issues and future directions, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 13(7):608-620, 2008.
  58. Thomas, M.A., B. A. Engel, Arabi, T. Zhai, R. Farnsworth, and J. Frankenberger, Evaluation of nutrient management plans using an integrated modeling approach, Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 23(6):747-755, 2007.
  59. Engel, B., D. Storm, M. White, J. Arnold, and Arabi, A hydrologic/water quality model application protocol, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 43(5):1223-1236, 2007.
  60. Arabi, M., R.S. Govindaraju, B. Engel, and M. Hantush, Multiobjective sensitivity analysis of sediment and nutrient processes with a watershed model, Water Resources Research, 43, W06409, 2007.
  61. Arabi, M., R.S. Govindaraju, and M. Hantush, A probabilistic approach for analysis of uncertainty in evaluation of watershed management practices, Journal of Hydrology, 333:459-471, 2007.
  62. Arabi, M., R.S. Govindaraju, and M. Hantush, and B. Engel, Role of watershed subdivision on evaluation of long-term impact of best management practices on water quality, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 42(2): 513-528, 2006.
  63. Arabi, M., J.S. Schmidt, and R.S. Govindaraju, A process-based transfer function approach to model tile drain hydrographs, Hydrological Processes, 20:3105-3117, 2006.
  64. Arabi, M., R.S. Govindaraju, and M. Hantush, Cost-effective allocation of watershed management practices using a genetic algorithm, Water Resources Research, 42, W10429, 2006.
  65. Bracmort, K., Arabi, J.R. Frankenberger, B. Engel, and J.G. Arnold, Modeling long-term water quality impact of structural BMPs, Transactions of the ASABE, 49(2):367-374, 2006.
  66. Shirmohammadi, A., I. Chaubey, R.D. Harmel, D.D. Bosch, R. Muñoz-Carpena, C. Dharmasri, A. Sexton, Arabi, M.L. Wolfe, J. Frankenberger, C. Graff, and T.M. Sohrabi, Uncertainty in TMDL Models, Transactions of the ASABE, 49(4):1033-1049, 2006.


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