LIST OF PUBLICATIONS for Chong-Yu Xu
 
 
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1. Peer-reviewed Journal papers


2018

Yang, X., Magnusson, J., *Xu, C-Y, 2018. Transferability of regionalization methods under changing climate. Journal of Hydrology, in press.

Li, H., Haugen, J.E., Xu, C-Y, 2018. Precipitation pattern in the Western Himalayas revealed by four datasets. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22, 5097-5110.

Zhang, X.Q., Liu, P., Xu, C-Y, Guo, S.L., Gong, Y., Li, H., 2018. Derivation of hydropower rules for multi-reservoir systems and its application for optimal reservoir storage allocation. ASCE's Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, in press.

Wang, X.Y., Yang, T., Xu, C-Y, Yong, B., Shi, P.F., 2018. Understanding the discharge regime of a glacierized alpine catchment in the Tianshan Mountains using an improved HBV-D hydrological model. Global and Planetary Change, DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.09.017

Xie, S.P., Du, J.K., Zhou, X.B., Zhang, X.L., Feng, X.Z., Zheng, W.L., Li, Z.G., Xu, C-Y, 2018. A progressive segmented optimization algorithm for calibrating time-variant parameters of the Snowmelt Runoff Model (SRM). Journal of Hydrology, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.09.030.

Jiang, S.H., *Ren, L.L., Xu, C-Y, Yong, B., Yuan, F., Liu, Y., Yang, X.L., 2018. Statistical and hydrological evaluation of the latest Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) over a midlatitude humid basin in South China. Atmospheric Research 214, 418-429.

Zhou, Y.L., Guo, S.L., Chang, F-J, Xu, C-Y, 2018. Boosting hydropower output of mega cascade reservoirs using an evolutionary algorithm with successive approximation. Applied Energy 228, 1726-1739.

Wang, H.M., Chen, J., Cannon, A.J., Xu, C-Y, Chen, H., 2018. Transferability of climate simulation uncertainty to hydrological climate change impacts. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22, 3739-3759.

Zhou, Z.H., Jia, Y.W., Qiu, Y.Q., Liu, J.J., Wang, H., Xu, C-Y, Li, J., Liu, L., 2018. Simulation of Dualistic Hydrological Processes Affected by Intensive Human Activities Based on Distributed Hydrological Model. ASCE's Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 144(12): 04018077.

Zeng, Q., *Chen, H., *Xu, C-Y, Jie, M.X., Chen, J., Guo, S.L., Liu, J., 2018. The effect of rain gauge density and distribution on runoff simulation using a lumped hydrological modelling approach. Journal of Hydrology 563, 106-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.05.058

Zhang, Z.X., Chang, J., Xu, C-Y, Zhou, Y., Wu, Y.H., Chen, X., Jiang, S.S., Duan, Z., 2018. The response of lake area and vegetation cover variations to climate change over the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau during the past 30 years. Science of the Total Environment 635, 443-451.

Wang, J.L., Chen, H., Xu, C-Y, Zeng, Q., Wang, Q.J., Kim, J-S, Chen, J., Guo, S.L., 2018. Tracking the error sources of spatiotemporal differences in TRMM accuracy using error decomposition method. Hydrology Research, in press, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2018.191.

Ren, W.W., Yang, T., Shi, P.F., Xu C-Y, Zhang, K., Zhou, X.D., Shao, Q.X., Ciais, P., 2018. A probabilistic method for streamflow projection and associated uncertainty analysis in a data sparse alpine region. Global and Planetary Change, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.03.011

Li, Z.Y., Yang, T*, Huang, C-S, Xu C-Y, Shao, Q.X., Shi, P.F., Wang, X.Y., Cui, T., 2018.An improved approach for water quality evaluation: TOPSIS-based informative weighting and ranking (TIWR) approach. Ecological Indicators 89, 356-364.

Xiong. B., Xiong, L.H., Chen, J., Xu C-Y, Li, L.Q., 2018. Multiple Causes of Nonstationarity in the Weihe Annual Low Flow Series. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22, 1525-1542.

Cheng, Q.B., Chen, X., Xu C-Y, Zhang, Z.C., Reinhardt-Imjela, C., 2018. Using maximum likelihood to derive various distance-based goodness-of- fit indicators for hydrologic modeling assessment. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 32, 949-966.

Xiong, L.H., Yang, H., Zeng, L., Xu C-Y, 2018. Evaluating consistency between the remotely sensed soil moisture and the hydrological model-simulated soil moisture in Qujiang Catchment of China. Water, 10(3), 291; doi:10.3390/w10030291.

Reynolds, J.E., Halldin, S., Seibert, J., Xu C-Y, 2018. Definitions of climatological and discharge days. Do they matter in hydrological modelling? Hydrological Sciences Journal, DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2018.1451646.

Zhuan, M.J., Chen, J., Shen, M.X., Xu C-Y, XChen, H., Xiong, L.H., 2018. Timing of human-induced climate change emergence from internal climate variability for hydrological impact studies. Hydrology Research 49(2), 421-437, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2018.059.

Hui, Y., Zhang, Q., Xu C-Y, Xiong, L.H., Xie, P., 2018. Vegetation's role in controlling long-term response of land surface temperature to precipitation change in a semi-arid region. Journal of Arid Environments 152, 83-86.

Yang, X., Magnusson, J., Rizzi, J., *Xu C-Y, 2018. Runoff prediction in ungauged catchments in Norway: comparison of regionalization approaches. Hydrology Research 49(2), 487-505.

Ye, X.C., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Q., Yao, J., Li, X.H., 2018. Quantifying the human induced water level decline of China's largest freshwater lake from the changing underlying surface in the lake region. Water Resources Management 32, 1467-1482.

Jie MX, Chen H, *Xu C-Y, Zeng Q, Chen J, Kim J-S, Guo SL, Guo FQ, 2018. Transferability of conceptual hydrological models across temporal resolutions: approach and application. Water Resources Management 32, 1367-1381.

Cui, T., Yang, T., Xu, C-Y, Shao, Q.X., Wang, X.Y., Li, Z.Y., 2018. Assessment of the impact of climate change on flow regime at multiple temporal scales and potential ecological implications in an alpine river. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-017-1475-z.

Chen, Y., Chen, X.W., Xu, C-Y,, Zhang, M.F., Liu, M.B., Gao, L., 2018. Toward Improved Calibration of SWAT Using Season-Based Multi-Objective Optimization: a Case Study in the Jinjiang Basin in Southeastern China. Water Resources Management 32, 1193-1207. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-017-1862-8

Shen, MX, Chen, J, Zhuan MJ, Chen H, Xu, C-Y, Xiong LH, 2018. Estimating uncertainty and its temporal variation related to global climate models in quantifying climate change impacts on hydrology. Journal of Hydrology 556, 10-24, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.11.004. (Among the most downloaded articles in Journal of Hydrology)

Liu, Z.J., Guo, S.L., Xiong, L.H., Xu, C-Y, 2018. Hydrologic uncertainty processor based on copula function. Hydrological Science Journal, 63, 74-86, DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2017.1410278.

Zhang, X.Q., Liu, P., Xu, C-Y, Ming, B., Xie, A., Femg, M.Y., 2018. Conditional value-at-risk (CVaR) for non-stationary streamflow and its application for derivation of the adaptive reservoir flood limited water level. ASCE's Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 144(3).

Ma, Q.M., Xiong, L.H., Li, Y., Li, S., Xu C-Y, 2018. Partitioning multi-source uncertainties in simulating nitrogen loading in stream water using a coherent, stochastic framework: Application to a rice agricultural watershed in subtropical China. Science of the Total Environment 618, 1298-1313.

Ye XC, Xu C-Y, Li XH, Zhang Q, 2018. Comprehensive evaluation of multiple methods for assessing water resources variability of a lake-river system under the changing environment. Hydrology Research 49(2), 332-343.

Lai, C.G., Chen, X.H., Wang, Z.L., Xu C-Y, Yang, B., 2018. Rainfall-induced landslide susceptibility assessment using random forest weight at basin scale. Hydrology Research, in press DOI: 10.2166/nh.2017.044.

Ye XC, Xu C-Y, Li XH, Zhang Q, 2018. Investigation of the complexity of streamflow fluctuations in a large heterogeneous lake catchment in China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, in press. DOI 10.1007/s00704-017-2126-5

Li, J., Zhou, Z.H., Wang, H., Liu, J.J., Jia, Y.W., Hu, P., Xu, C-Y, 2018. Development of WEP-COR model to simulate land surface water and energy budgets in a cold region. Hydrology Research, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2017.032.

Jiang, S.H., Ren, L.L., Xu, C-Y, Liu, S.Y., Yuan, F., Yang, X.L., 2018. Quantifying multi-source uncertainties in multi-model predictions using the Bayesian Model Averaging scheme. Hydrology Research, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2017.272.

2017
Shi, P.F., Yang, T., Xu, C-Y, Yong, B., Shao, Q.X., Li, Z.Y., Wang X.Y., Zhou, X.D., Li, S., 2017. How do the multiple large-scale climate oscillations trigger extreme precipitation? Global and Planetary Change 157, 48-58.

Yang, T., Cui, T., Xu C-Y, Ciais, P., Shi, P.F., 2017. Assessing the impacts of climate change on flow regime alteration in an African river using a new IHA method Global and Planetary Change 156, 68-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.07.006

Hou, Y.K., *Chen, H., *Xu, C-Y, Chen, J., Guo, S.L., 2017. Coupling a Markov Chain and Support Vector Machine for at-site downscaling of daily precipitation Journal of Hydrometeorology 18, 2385-2406, DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-16-0130.1.

Fuentes D., Beven K., Halldin S., Xu C-Y, Reynolds J.E., Di Baldassarre G., 2017. Reproducing an extreme flood with uncertain post-event information. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21, 3597-3618. (Among the most commented papers in HESS )

Yan, L., Xiong, L.H., Guo, S.L., Xu C-Y, Xia, J., Du, T., 2017. Comparison of four nonstationary hydrologic design methods for changing environment, Journal of Hydrology 551, 132-150. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.06.001

Bian, G.D., Du, J.K., Song, M.M., Xu, Y.P., Xie, S.P., Zheng, W.L., Xu C-Y, 2017. A procedure for quantifying runoff response to spatial and temporal changes of impervious surface in Qinhuai River basin of southeastern China, Catena 157, 268-278.

Reynolds J.E., Halldin S., Xu C-Y, Seibert J., Kauffeldt A., 2017. Sub-Daily Runoff Predictions using Parameters Calibrated on the basis of Data with a Daily Temporal Resolution. Journal of Hydrology 550, 399-411.

Jiang C, Xiong LH, Guo SL, Xia J, Xu C-Y, 2017. A process-based insight into nonstationarity of the probability distribution of annual runoff. Water Resources Research 53(5), 4214-4235, doi: 10.1002/2016WR019863.

Chen XH, Shao QX, Xu C-Y, Zhang JM, Zhang LJ, Ye CQ, 2017. Comparative Study on the Selection Criteria for Fitting Flood Frequency Distribution Models with Emphasis on Upper-Tail Behavior. Water 9(5), 320; doi:10.3390/w9050320.

Yang, G., Guo, S.L., Liu, P., Li, L.P., Xu, C-Y, 2017. Multi-objective reservoir operating rules based on cascade reservoir input variable selection method. Water Resources Research 53(4), 3446-3463, DOI: 10.1002/2016WR020301

Fuentes D., Beven K., Kauffeldt A., Xu C-Y, Halldin S., Di Baldassarre G., 2017. Event and model dependent rainfall adjustments to improve discharge predictions. Hydrological Sciences Journal 62, 232-245, DOI:10.1080/02626667.2016.1183775

Yan, L., Xiong, L.H., Liu, D.D., Hu, T.S., Xu C-Y, 2017. Frequency analysis of nonstationary annual maximum flood series using the time-varying two-component mixture distributions, Hydrological Processes 31, 69-89. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10965

Ye, X-C, Xu, C-Y, Li, Y-L, Li, X-H, Zhang, Q., 2017. Change of annual extreme water levels and correlation with river discharges in the middle-lower Yangtze River: characteristics and possible affecting factors. Chin. Geogra. Sci. 27(2), 325-336. doi: 10.1007/s11769-017-0866-x.

2016
Zhang, Z.X., Jin, Q., Chen, X., Xu, C-Y, Chen, S., Moss, E.M., Huang, Y.H., 2016. Evaluation of TRMM Multisatellite Precipitation Analysis in the Yangtze River Basin with a Typical Monsoon Climate. Adances in Metworology, Article ID7329765.

Du, JK, Zheng, DP, Xu, YP, Hu, SF, Xu C-Y, 2016. Evaluating Functions of Reservoirs' Storage Capacities and Locations on Daily Peak Attenuation for Ganjiang River Basin Using Xinanjiang Model. Chin. Geogra. Sci. 26(6), 789-802.

Yin YX, *Xu C-Y, Chen HS, Li L, Xu HL, Li H, Jain SK, 2016. Trend and concentration characteristics of precipitation and the related climatic teleconnections from 1982 to 2010 in the Beas River basin, India. Global and Planetary Change 145, 116-129.

Zhang, Z.X., Huang, Y.H., Xu, C-Y, Chen, X., Moss, E.M., Jin, Q., Bailey, A.M., 2016. Analysis of Poyang Lake water balance and its indication of river-lake interaction. SpringerPlus, DOI 10.1186/s40064-016-3239-5.

Xu, HL, Xu*, C-Y, Chen SD, Chen H, 2016. Similarity and difference of global reanalysis datasets (WFD and APHRODITE) in driving lumped and distributed hydrological models in a humid region of China. Journal of Hydrology 542, 343-356, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169416305613

Li, X.H., Yao, J., Li, Y.L., Zhang. Q., Xu C-Y, 2016. A modeling study of the influences of Yangtze River and local catchment on the development of floods in Poyang Lake, China, Hydrology Research 47(S1), 102-119. DOI: 10.2166/nh.2016.198 (Among the most read papers in Hydrology Research )

Zhang, Z.X., Jin, Q., Chen, X., Xu C-Y, Jiang S.S., 2016. On the linkage between the extreme drought and pluvial patterns in China and the large-scale atmospheric circulation, Advances in Meteorology, Article ID 8010638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8010638

Hegdahl T.J., Tallaksen L.M., Engeland K., Burkhart J.F., Xu C-Y, 2016. Discharge sensitivity to snowmelt parameterization: a case study for Upper Beas basin in Himachal Pradesh, India. Hydrology Research 47(4), 683-700. DOI: 10.2166/nh.2016.047.

Nevil Wyndham Quinn; Chong-Yu Xu; Emma Gulseven; Geoff Petts; Nigel Goody; Bob Sargent; Andrew Black, 2016. Editorial. Hydrology Research, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2016.000.

Yang XL, Chen HL, Wang YL, Xu C-Y, 2016. Evaluation of the effect of land use/cover change on flood characteristics using an integrated approach coupling land and flood analysis. Hydrology Research 47(6), 1161-1171, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2016.108. (Among the most read papers in Hydrology Research )

Ye XC, Li XH, Xu C-Y, Zhang Q, 2016. Similarity, difference and correlation of meteorological and hydrological drought indices in a humid climate region - the Poyang Lake catchment in China. Hydrology Research 47(6), 1211-1223, DOI: 10.2166/nh.2016.214. (Among the most read papers in Hydrology Research ) (Among the most cited papers in Hydrology Research )

Zhou YL, Guo SL, Liu P, Xu C-Y, Zhao XF, 2016. Derivation of water and power operating rules for multi-reservoirs. Hydrological Sciences Journal 61, 359-370. DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2015.1035656.

Zhou YL, Guo SL, Xu C-Y, Chen H, Guo JL, Lin KR, 2016. Probabilistic prediction in ungauged basins (PUB) based on regional parameter estimation and Bayesian model averaging. Hydrology Research 47(6), 1087-1103, DOI:10.2166/nh.2016.058. (Among the most read papers in Hydrology Research )

Lai CG, Wang ZL, Chen XH, Xu C-Y, Yang B, Meng QQ, Huang B, 2016. A procedure for assessing the impacts of land-cover change on soil erosion at basin scale. Hydrology Research 47(5), 903-918. DOI: 10.2166/nh.2015.094. (Among the most read papers in Hydrology Research )

Tao XE, Chen H, Xu C-Y, Hu YK, Jie MX, 2016. Analysis and prediction of reference evapotranspiration with climate change in Xiangjiang River Basin, China. Water Science and Engineering, DOI:10.1016/j.wse.2015.11.002.

Wan H., Xia J., Zhang LP, Zhang WH, Xiao Y., Gippel CJ, She DX, Xu C-Y, 2016. A generalized concentration curve (GCC) method for storm flow hydrograph prediction in a conceptual linear reservoir-channel cascade. Hydrology Research 47(5), 932-950. DOI: 10.2166/nh.2015.065. (Among the most read papers in Hydrology Research )

Li H, *Xu C-Y, Beldring S, Tallaksen TM, Jain SK, 2016. Water Resources under Climate Change in Himalayan basins. Water Resources Management 30:843-859. DOI:10.1007/s11269-015-1194-5.

Zeng Q, Chen H, *Xu C-Y, Jie MX, Hou YK, 2016. Feasibility and uncertainty of using conceptual rainfall runoff models in design flood estimation. Hydrology Research 47(4), 701-717. doi: 10.2166/nh.2015.069.

Jie MX, Chen H, Xu C-Y, Zeng Q, Tao XE, 2016. A comparative study of different objective functions to improve the flood forecasting accuracy. Hydrology Research 47(4), 718-735. doi:10.2166/nh.2015.078. (Among the most read papers in Hydrology Research )

Yin YX, Chen HS, *Xu C-Y, Xu WC, Chen CC, Sun SL, 2016. Spatio-temporal characteristics of the extreme precipitation by L-moments-based index-flood method in the Yangtze River Delta region, China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 124, 1005-1022, DOI:10.1007/s00704-015-1478-y.

2015
Zeng X, Hu TS, Xiong LH, Cao ZX, Xu C-Y, 2015. Derivation of operation rules for reservoirs in parallel with joint water demand. Water Resources Research 51, 9539-9563, doi:10.1002/2015WR017250.

Zhou YL, Guo SL, Xu C-Y, Liu DD, Chen L, Wang D, 2015. Integrated optimal allocation model for complex adaptive system of water resources management (II): Case study. Journal of Hydrology 531, 977-991. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.10.043.

Zhou YL, Guo SL, Xu C-Y, Liu DD, Chen L, Ye YS, 2015. Integrated optimal allocation model for complex adaptive system of water resources management (I): Methodologies. Journal of Hydrology 531, 964-976.

Zhang Q, GU XH, Singh VP, Xu C-Y, Kong DD, Xiao MZ, Chen XH, 2015. Homogenization of precipitation and flow regimes across China: changing properties, causes and implications. Journal of Hydrology 530, 462-475, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.09.041.

Xiong LH, Jiang C, Xu C-Y, Yu K-X, Guo SL, 2015. A framework of change-point detection for multivariate hydrological series. Water Resources Research 51(10), 8198-8217. doi: 10.1002/2015WR017677.

Zhang Q, Miao MZ, Singh VP, Liu L, Xu C-Y, 2015. Observational evidence of summer precipitation deficit-temperature coupling in China. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 120(19). 10040-10049, doi: 10.1002/2015JD023830

Ma N, Zhang YS, Xu C-Y, Szilagyi J, 2015. Modeling actual evapotranspiration with routine meteorological variables in the data-scarce region of the Tibetan Plateau: Comparisons and implications. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 120(8), 1638-1657, doi: 10.1002/2015JG003006

Liu P, Li LP, Guo SL, Xiong LH, Zhang W, Zhang JW, Xu C-Y, 2015. Optimal design of seasonal flood limited water levels and its application for the Three Gorges Reservoir. Journal of Hydrology 527, 1045-1053, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.05.055. (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Ye XC, Li YL, Xu C-Y, Zhang Q, 2015. Investigation of the variability and implications of meteorological dry/wet in the Poyang Lake catchment, China during the period 1960-2010. Advances in Meteorology, Article ID 928534, 11 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/928534.

Li H, Xu* C-Y, Beldring S, 2015. How much can we gain with increasing model complexity with the same model concepts? Journal of Hydrology 527, 858-871, DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.05.044.

Li L, Diallo I, Xu C-Y, Stordal F, 2015. Hydrological projections under climate change in the near future by RegCM4 in Southern Africa using a large-scale hydrological model. Journal of Hydrology 528, 1-16, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.05.028. (The most downloaded articles (No.10) from ScienceDirect in the season)
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Li H, Beldring S, Xu* C-Y, Huss M, Melvold K, 2015. Integrating a glacier retreat model into a hydrological model -- case studies on three glacierised catchments in Norway and Himalayan region. Journal of Hydrology 527, 656-667. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.05.017. (The most downloaded articles (No.13) from ScienceDirect in the season)

Du T, Xiong LH, Xu C-Y, Gippel CJ, Guo SL, Liu P, 2015. Return Period and Risk Analysis of Nonstationary Low-flow Series under Climate Change. Journal of Hydrology 527, 234-250, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.04.041.

Kauffeldt A, Halldin S, Pappenberger F, Wetterhall F, Xu, C-Y, Cloke HL, 2015. Imbalanced land-surface water budgets in a numerical weather prediction system. Geophysical Research Letters 42(11), 4411-4417, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL064230.

Li, B.D., Zhang, X-H, Xu C-Y, Zhang, H, Song, J-X, 2015. Water balance between surface water and groundwater in the withdrawal process: a case study of the Osceola watershed. Hydrology Research 46, doi:10.2166/nh.2015.137. (Among the most cited papers in Hydrology Research )

Xiong LH, Du T, Xu C-Y, Guo SL, Jiang C, Gippel CJ, 2015. Non-Stationary Annual Maximum Flood Frequency Analysis Using the Norming Constants Method to Consider Non-Stationarity in the Annual Daily Flow Series. Water Resources Management 29:3615-3633, DOI:10.1007/s11269-015-1019-6.

Zhang YG, Su FG, Hao ZC, Xu C-Y, Yu ZB, Lu W, Tong K, 2015. Impact of projected climate change on the hydrology in the headwaters of the Yellow River Basin Hydrol. Process. 29, 4379-4397, doi:10.1002/hyp.10497.

Zhou YL, Guo SL, Xu C-Y, Liu P, Qin H, 2015. Deriving joint optimal refill rules for cascade reservoirs with multi-objective evaluation. Journal of Hydrology 524, 166-181. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.02.034.

Jiang C, Xiong LH, Wang DB, Liu P, Guo SL, Xu C-Y, 2015. Separating the impacts of climate change and human activities on runoff using the Budyko-type equations with time-varying parameters. Journal of Hydrology 522, 326-338. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.12.060.
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Xu, HL, Xu*, C-Y, Zhou B, Saelthun, N-R, Chen H, 2015. Entropy theory based multi-criteria resampling of rain gauge networks for hydrological modelling - a case study of humid area in southern China. Journal of Hydrology 525, 138-151. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.03.034

Zhang ZX, Chen X, Xu C-Y, Hong Y, Hardy J, Suan ZH, 2015. Examining the influence of river-lake interaction on the drought and water resources in the Poyang Lake basin. Journal of Hydrology 522, 510-521.

Xu, HL, Xu*, C-Y, Saelthun, N-R, Zhou, B., Xu, Y.P., 2015. Evaluation of reanalysis and satellite-based precipitation datasets in driving hydrological models in a humid region of Southern China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment 29:2003-2020, DOI: 10.1007/s00477-014-1007-z.

Zhang Q, Miao MZ, Singh VP, Xu C-Y, Li JF, 2015. Variations of annual and seasonal runoff in Guangdong Province, south China: spatiotemporal patterns and possible causes. Meteorol Atmos Phys 127, 273-288. DOI 10.1007/s00703-014-0360-2

Li, X.H., Zhang, Q., Xu C-Y, Ye, X.C., 2015. The changing patterns of floods in Poyang Lake, China: characteristics and explanations. Natural Hazards 76, 651-666. DOI 10.1007/s11069-014-1509-5

Zhou B, Vogt RD, Xu C-Y, Lu XQ, Zhu L, Xu HL, Xing MN, 2015. Relative importance analysis of a refined multi-parameter phosphorus index employed in a strongly agricultural influenced watershed. Water Air Soil Pollut 226:25. DOI 10.1007/s11270-014-2218-0

Li, H., Beldring, S, Xu*, C-Y, 2015. Stability of model performance and parameter values on two catchments facing changes in climatic conditions. Hydrological sciences Journal 60(7-8), 1317-1330, DOI:10.1080/02626667.2014.978333.

Jiang C, Xiong LH, Xu C-Y, Guo SL, 2015. Bivariate frequency analysis of nonstationary low-flow series based on the time-varying copula. Hydrological Processes 19, 1521-1434, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10288.

Zhang Q, Gu XH, Singh VP, Xiao MZ, Xu C-Y, 2015. Flood frequency under the influence of trends in the Pearl River basin, China: changing patterns, causes and implications. Hydrological Processes 29(6), 1406-1417, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10278.

Ngongondo, C., Xu, C-Y, Tallaksen, L., Alemaw, B., 2015. Observed and simulated changes in the water balance components over Malawi during 1971-2000. Quaternary International 369, 7-16.

2014
Chen QB, Chen X, Xu C-Y, Reinhadrt-Imjele C, Schulte A, 2014. Improvement and comparison of likelihood functions for model calibration and parameter uncertainty analysis within a Markov chain Monte Carlo scheme. Journal of Hydrology, 519, 2202-2214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.10.008.

Zhang Q, Singh VP, Miao MZ, Xu C-Y, 2014. Stationarity of annual flood peaks during 1951-2010 in the Pearl River basin, China. Journal of Hydrology 519, 3263-3274. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.10.028.

Zhou B, Vogt RD, Xu C-Y, Lu XQ, Xu HL, Bishnu JB, Zhu L, 2014. Establishment and Validation of an Amended Phosphorus Index: Refined Phosphorus Loss Assessment of an Agriculture Watershed in Northern China. Water Air Soil Pollut (2014) 225:2103. DOI 10.1007/s11270-014-2103-x

Zhou YL, Guo SL, Liu P, Xu C-Y, 2014. Joint operation and dynamic control of flood limiting water levels for mixed cascade reservoir systems. Journal of Hydrology 519, 248-257.

Westerberg I.K., L. Gong, K. J. Beven, J. Seibert, A. Semedo, Xu C-Y, and S. Halldin, 2014. Regional water-balance modelling using flow-duration curves with observational uncertainties. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2993-3013.

Zhang Q, Ye XC, Werner AD, Li YL, Yao J, Li XH, Xu C-Y, 2014. An investigation of enhanced recessions in Poyang Lake: Comparison of Yangtze River and local catchment impacts. Journal of Hydrology 517, 425-434. (The most downloaded articles from ScienceDirect in the season) (Top 1% of highly cited paper) (Most cited paper in JOH)

Ye XC, Li XH, Liu J, Zhang Q, Xu C-Y, 2014. Variation of reference evapotranspiration and its contributing climatic factors in the Poyang Lake catchment, China. Hydrological Processes 28, 6151-6162. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10117.

Li, L, Xu, C-Y, 2014. The comparison of sensitivity analysis of hydrological uncertainty estimates by GLUE and Bayesian method under the impact of precipitation errors. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 28(3),491-504.

Zhang, Q., Peng, J.T., Xu, C-Y, Singh, V.P., 2014. Spatiotemporal variations of precipitation regimes across Yangtze River Basin, China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 115, 703-712.

Li, L, Xu*, C-Y, Zhang, Z, Jain, SK, 2014. Validation of a new meteorological forcing data in analysis of spatial and temporal variability of precipitation in India. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 28(2), 239-252.

Li, XH, Zhang, Q, Xu, C-Y, 2014. Assessing the performance of satellite-based precipitation products and its dependence on topography over Poyang Lake basin. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 115, 713-729.

Li, H., Beldring, S, Xu*, C-Y, 2014. Implementation and testing of routing algorithms in the distributed HBV model for mountainous catchments. Hydrology Research 45(3), 322-333. (The best paper award) (Among the most cited papers in Hydrology Research )

Littlewood, IG, Xu, C-Y, 2014. Editorial: New category of Invited Papers. Hydrology Research 45(1), 1-1.

2013


Guerreroa, J-L, Westerberga, IK, Halldin, S, Lundin, L-C, Xu, C-Y, 2013. Exploring the hydrological robustness of model-parameter values with alpha shapes. Water Resources Research, VOL. 49, 1-16, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20533.

Li JF, Zhang Q, Chen YD, Xu C-Y, Singh VP, 2013. Changing spatiotemporal patterns of extreme precipitation regimes extremes in China during 2071-2100 based on Earth system models. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 118(22), 12537-13555.
Xu, C-Y, Cloke, HL, Hannah, DM, Rosbjerg, D., 2013. Large-scale hydrology: observations and modelling (Editorial). Hydrology Research 44(5), 747-747.

Xu, HL, Xu, C-Y, Chen, H., Zhang, ZX., Li, L., 2013. Assessing the influence of rain gauge density and distribution on hydrological model performance in a humid region of China. Journal of Hydrology 505, 1-12. (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season)
(The most downloaded articles from ScienceDirect in the season)

Huang, J., Zhang, J.C., Zhang, Z.X., Xu, C-Y, 2013. Spatial and temporal variations in rainfall erosivity during 1960-2005 in the Yangtze River basin. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 27:337-351.

Chen, X., Yang, T., Yang X.Y., Xu, C-Y, Yu, Z.B., 2013. Uncertainty intercomparison of different hydrological models in simulating extreme flows. Water Resources Management 27, 1393-1409.

Xu, C-Y, Chen, H., Guo, S.L., 2013. Hydrological Modeling in a Changing Environment: Issues and Challenges. Journal of Water Resources Research, 2, 85-95. DOI:10.12677/JWRR.2013.22013. (In Chinese with English Abstract)

Kauffeldt, A., Halldin, S., Rodhe, A., Xu, C-Y, Westerberg, I.K., 2013. Disinformative data in large-scale hydrological modelling. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 2845-2857.

Shi, PF, Chen, X, Yu, ZB, Acharyad, K, Xu, C-Y, 2013. Urban water consumption in a rapidly developing flagship megacity of South China: prospective scenarios and implications. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 27(6), 1359-1370.

Chen XH, Zhang LJ, Xu, C-Y, Zhang JM, Ye CQ, 2013. Hydrological design of non-stationary flood extremes and durations in Wujiang river, South China: Changing properties, causes and impacts. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Article ID 527461, 10 pages. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/mpe/2013/527461/

Eregno, FE, Xu, C-Y, Kitterod, N-O, 2013. Modeling Hydrological Impacts of Climate Change in Different Climatic Zones. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 5(3). (Highly Commended Paper Award)

Ye XC, Zhang Q, Liu J, Li XH, Xu, C-Y, 2013. Distinguishing the relative impacts of climate change and human activities on variation of streamflow in the Poyang Lake catchment, China. Journal of Hydrology 494, 83-95. (Top 1% of highly cited paper) (Among the most cited papers in Journal of Hydrology since 2012 )

Ngongondo, C., Li, L., Gong, L.B., Xu, C-Y, 2013. Flood frequency under changing climate in the upper Kafue River basin, southern Africa: a large scale hydrological model application Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment 27:1883-1898.

Du JK, Rui HY, Zuo TH, Li Q, Zheng DP, Chen AL, Xu YP, Xu*, C-Y, 2013. Hydrological simulation by SWAT model with fixed and varied parameterization approaches under land use change. Water Resources Management, 27(8), 2823-2838.

Zhang Q, Li JF, Singh VP, Xu C-Y, Deng JY, 2013. Influence of ENSO on precipitation in the East River basin, South China. Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 118, 1-13, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50279.

Li, L., Xu, C-Y, Engeland, K., 2013. Development and comparison in uncertainty assessment based Bayesian modularization method in hydrological modeling. Journal of Hydrology 486, 384-394.

Zhou, F., Xu, Y.P., Chen, Y., Xu, C-Y, Gao, Y.Q., Du, J.K., 2013. Hydrological Response to Urbanization at Different Spatio-temporal Scales simulated by coupling of CLUE-S and the SWAT model in the Yangtze River Delta region. Journal of Hydrology, 485, 113-125. (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season)

Chen, H, Guo, J.L., Zhang, Z.X., Xu, C-Y, 2013. Prediction of temperature and precipitation in Sudan and South Sudan by using LARS-WG in future. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 133: 363-375.

Zhao, LL, Xia, J, Xu, C-Y, Wang, ZG, Sobkowiak, L, Long, CR, 2013. Evapotranspiration estimation methods in hydrological models. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 23(2), 359-369.

Zhan C.S., Niu C.W., Song, S.M., Xu, C-Y, 2013.The impacts of climate variability and human activities on streamflow in Bai River basin, northern China. Hydrology Research 44(5), 875-885. (Among the most cited papers in Hydrology Research )

Li, M., Xia, J., Chen, Z., Meng D.J., Xu C-Y, 2013. Variation analysis of precipitation during past 286 years in Beijing area, China, using non-parametric test and wavelet analysis. Hydrological Processes 27, 2934-2943.

Ngongondo, C., Xu, C-Y, Tallaksen, LM., Alemaw, B., 2013. Evaluation of the FAO Penman-Montheith, Priestly-Taylor and Hargreaves models for estimating reference evapotranspiration in southern Malawi. (Among the most cited papers in Hydrology Research ) Hydrology Research, 44(4), 706-722.

Kizza, M., Guerrero, J-L, Rodhe, A., Xu, C-Y, Ntale, H.K., 2013. Modelling catchment inflows into Lake Victoria: Regionalisation of the parameters of a conceptual water balance model. Hydrology Research 44(5), 789-808. (Among the most cited papers in Hydrology Research )

Zhang, Q., Li. JF, Singh, VP, Xu, C-Y, 2013. Copula-based spatio-temporal patterns of precipitation extremes in China. International Journal of Climatology, 33: 1140-1152.

Li, L., Ngongondo, CS, Xu, C-Y, Gong, L, 2013. Comparison of the global TRMM and WFD precipitation datasets in driving a large-scale hydrological model in Southern Africa. Hydrology Research 44(5), 770-788. (Among the most cited papers in Hydrology Research )

Li, ZL, Shao QX, Xu, ZX, Xu C-Y,, 2013. Uncertainty issues of a conceptual water balance model for a semi-arid watershed in north-west of China. Hydrological Processes, 27, 304-312. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9258.

Zhang Q, Singh VP, Xu C-Y, Chen XH, 2013. Abrupt behaviours of streamflow and sediment load variations of the Yangtze River basin, China. Hydrological Processes, 27, 444-452 DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9278.

Wu, X-L, Xiang, X-H, Wang, C-H, Chen, X, Xu, C-Y, Yu, Z-B, 2013. A Coupled Hydraulic and Kalman Filter Model for Real Time Correction of Flood Forecast in the Three Gorges Interzone of Yangtze River, China. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 18(11), 1416-1425.

2012
Du, JK, Li, Q, Rui, HY, Zuo, TH, Zheng, DP, Xu, YP, Xu*, C-Y, 2012. Assessing the effects of urbanization on annual runoff and flood events using an integrated hydrological modelling system for Qinhuai River basin, China. Journal of Hydrology, 464-465: 127-139. (Among the most cited papers in Journal of Hydrology since 2012 )

Littlewood, IG, Xu, C-Y, 2012. Editorial: Professor Dan Rosbjerg stands down as Editor (NHF) Hydrology Research. Hydrology Research 43(5), 547-547.

Guerreroa, J-L, Westerberga, IK, Halldin, S, Xu, C-Y, Lundin, L-C, 2012. Temporal variability in stage-discharge relationships. Journal of Hydrology, Vol446-447, Pp90-102. (Most downloaded in JoH 2012)

Zhang, ZX, Xu, C-Y, Ying, B, Hu, JJ, Sun, ZH, 2012. Understanding the changing characteristics of droughts in Sudan and the corresponding components of the hydrologic cycle. Journal of Hydrometeorology 13, 1520-1535. 0.1175/JHM-D-11-0109.1.

Chen, H, Xu, C-Y, Guo, S.L., 2012. Comparison and evaluation of multiple GCMs, statistical downscaling and hydrological models in the study of climate change impacts on runoff. Journal of Hydrology, 434-435, 36-45. (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season (No.15)!) (Also Most downloaded in JoH 2012)

Zhang Q, Xu C-Y, Chen XH, Lu XX, 2012. Abrupt changes in the discharge and sediment load of the Pearl River, China . Hydrological Processes, 26(10): 1495-1508 DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8269.

Li, XH, Zhang, Qi, Xu, C-Y, 2012. Suitability of the TRMM satellite rainfalls in driving a distributed hydrological model for water balance computations in Xinjiang catchment, Poyang lake basin. Journal of Hydrology, vol 426-427, 28-38. (Top 1% of highly cited paper) (Among the most cited papers in Journal of Hydrology since 2012 )

Chen, H, Xiang T, Zhou, X, Xu, C-Y, 2012. Impacts of climate change on the Qingjiang Watershed's runoff change trend in China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment 26:847-858. DOI 10.1007/s00477-011-0524-2.

Gao, G, Xu, C-Y, Chen, DL and Singh, VP., 2012. Spatial and temporal characteristics of actual evapotranspiration over Haihe River basin in China estimated by the complementary relationship and the Thornthwaite water balance model. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 26:655-669.

Yang T, Li HH, Wang WG, Xu C-Y, Yu ZB, 2012. Statistical downscaling of extreme daily precipitation, evaporation, and temperature and construction of future scenarios. Hydrological Processes 26, 3510-3523. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8427.

Yang T, Xu C-Y, Zhang Q, Yu Z-B, Baron A, Wang X-Y, Singh VP, 2012. DEM-based numerical modelling of runoff and soil erosion processes in the hilly-gully loess regions. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment 26(4), 581-597. DOI 10.1007/s00477-011-0515-3.

Zhang, ZX, Xu*, C-Y, El-Haj El-Tahir, M, Cao, J and Singh, VP., 2012. Spatial and temporal variation of precipitation in Sudan and their possible causes during 1948-2005. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 26:429-441.

Yang T, Hao XB, Shao QX, Xu C-Y, Hao ZC, 2012. Multi-model ensemble projections in temperature and precipitation extremes of the Tibetan Plateau in the 21st century. Global and Planetary Change, Vol 80-81: 1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2011.08.006.

Liu, JT, Chen, X, Wu, JC, Zhang, XN, Feng, DZ, Xu, C-Y, 2012. Grid-parameterization of a conceptual distributed hydrologic model through integration of sub-grid topographic index: the necessarity and practicability Hydrological Sciences Journal, 57 (2), 282-297.

Zhang Q, Li J.F., Singh V.P., Xu C-Y, Bai Y.G., 2012. Changing structure of the precipitation process during 1960-2005 in Xinjiang, China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 110, 229-244.

El Haj El Tahir, M., Wang, W.Z., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Y.J., Singh, VP, 2012. Comparison of methods for estimation of regional actual evapotranspiration in data scarce regions: The Blue Nile region-Eastern Sudan. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 17(4), 578-589. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000429.

Guo, J., Chen, H., Xu, C-Y, Guo S.L., Guo, J.L., 2012. Prediction of variability of precipitation in the Yangtze River Basin under the climate change conditions based on automated statistical downscaling (ASD). Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 26:157-176.

2011
Morawietz M, Xu C-Y, Gottschalk L, Tallaksen LM 2011. Systematic evaluation of autoregressive error models as post-processors for a probabilistic streamflow forecast system. Journal of Hydrology 407, 58-72.

Yang T, Wang XY, Zhao CY, Chen X, Yu ZB, Shao QX, Xu C-Y, Xia J, Wang WG, 2011. Changes of climate extremes in a typical arid zone: observations and multi-model ensemble projections. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 116, D19106, doi:10.1029/2010JD015192.

Westerberg IK, Guerrero JL, Younger PM, Beven KJ, Seibert J, Halldin S, Freer JE, and Xu C-Y, 2011. Calibration of hydrological models using flow-duration curves. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15, 2205-2227.

Gong, L., Halldin, S., Xu, C-Y, 2011. Large-scale runoff generation - parsimonious parameterisation using high-resolution topography. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15, 2481-2494.

Ngongondo, C., Xu, C-Y, Tallaksen, LM., Alemaw, B., Chirwa, T., 2011. Regional frequency analysis of rainfall extremes in Southern Malawi using the index rainfall and L-moments approaches. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 25:939-955. (Pupolar article in SERRA!)

Zhang, ZX, Chen, X, Xu, C-Y, Yuan, LF, Yong, B, Yan, SF, 2011. Evaluating the non-stationary relationship between Precipitation and Streamflow in Nine Major Basins of China during the past 50 years. Journal of Hydrology 409, 81-93.

Li, L., Xu, C-Y, Xia, J., Engeland, K., Reggiani, P., 2011. Uncertainty estimates by Bayesian method with likelihood of AR (1) &Normal model and AR (1) &Multi-normal model in different time-scales hydrological models. Journal of Hydrology, 406, 54-65

Kizza, M., Rodhe, A., Xu, C-Y, Ntale, H.K., 2011. Modelling catchment inflows into Lake Victoria: Uncertainties in rain-runoff modelling for Nzoia River. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 56(7), 1210-1226.

Gong, L., Halldin, S., Xu, C-Y, 2011. Global-scale river routing - An efficient time-delay algorithm based on HydroSHEDS high-resolution hydrography. Hydrologicl Processes, 25, 1114-1128.

Ngongondo, C., Xu, C-Y, Gottschalk, L., Alemaw, B., 2011. Evaluation of Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of Rainfall in Malawi, a case of data scarce region. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 106:79-93. (Once a most downloaded articles in TAC)!)

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Chen, X.H., 2011. Reference evapotranspiration changes in China: natural processes or human influences? Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 103:479-488.

Huang, J., Zhang, J.C., Zhang, Z.X., Xu, C-Y, Wang B.L., Yao, J., 2011. Estimation of future precipitation change in the Yangtze River basin by using statistical downscaling method. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 25: 781-792.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Chen, Y.D., Ren, L.L., 2011. Comparison of evapotranspiration variations between the Yellow River and Pearl River basin, China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 25, 139-150. (Once a most downloaded articles in SERRA)!)

Morawietz, M., Xu, C-Y, Gottschalk, L., 2011. Reliability of autoregressive error models as post-processors for probabilistic streamflow forecasts. Advances in Geosciences, 29, 109-118.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Chen, X.H., & Zhang, Z.X., 2011. Statistical behaviours of precipitation regimes in China and their links with atmospheric circulation 1960-2005. International Journal of Climatology, 31: 1665-1678.

2010
Xu, C-Y*, Zhang, Q., M. El Hag El Tahir, Zhang, Z., 2010. Statistical properties of the temperature, relative humidity and net solar radiation in the Blue Nile-Eastern Sudan region. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 101, 397-409.

Li, L., Xia, J., Xu, C-Y, Singh, VP, 2010. Evaluation of the subjective factors of the GLUE method and comparison with the formal Bayesian method in uncertainty assessment of hydrological models. Journal of Hydrology 390, 210-221. (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season (No.13)!)

Chu, J.T., Xia, J., Xu, C-Y, & Singh, V.P., 2010. Statistical downscaling of daily mean temperature, pan evaporation and precipitation for climate change scenarios in Haihe River of China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 99:149-161. (Once a most downloaded articles in TAC)!)

El Haj El Tahir, M., Kaab, A., Xu, C-Y, 2010. Identification and mapping of soil erosion areas in the Blue Nile-Eastern Sudan using multispectral ASTER and MODIS satellite data and the SRTM elevation model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 14(7), 1139-1194.

Chen, D., Qu, T., Gong, L., Xu, C-Y, et al., 2010. Spatial interpolation of daily precipitation in China: 1951-2005. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 27(6), 1221-1232.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Z.X., Chen, Y.D., 2010. Changes of atmospheric water vapor budget in the Pearl River basin and possible implications for hydrological cycle. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 102:185-195

Jin, X-L, Xu, C-Y*, Zhang, Q., Singh, VP., 2010. Parameter and modeling uncertainty simulated by GLUE and a formal Bayesian method for a conceptual hydrological model. Journal of Hydrology, 383, 147-155. (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season) (Most cisted articles in JoH since 2010) (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y., Chen, YD, 2010. Variability of water levels and impacts from streamflow changes and human activities within the Pearl River Delta, China. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 55(4), 512-525.

Chu, J.T., Xia, J., Xu, C-Y, Li, L., Wang, Z.G.,, 2010. Spatial and temporal variability of daily precipitation in Haihe River basin, 1958-2007. Journal of Geographical Sciences 20(2), 248-260.

Yang, T., Shao, Q., Hao, Z-C., Chen, X., Zhang, Z., Xu, C-Y, Sun, L., 2010. Regional frequency analysis and spatio-temporal pattern characterization of rainfall extremes in the Pearl River Basin, China, Journal of Hydrology 380, 386-405. (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Westerberg, I., Walther,A., Guerrero, J-L, Coello, Z., Halldin, S., Xu, C-Y, Chen, D., Lundin, L-C., 2010. Precipitation data in a mountainous catchment in Honduras: quality assessment and spatiotemporal characteristics. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 101, 383-396.

Chen, Xi., Chen, Y.D., Smettem, K., Xu, C-Y, 2010. Simulating the integrated effects of topography and soil properties on runoff generation in hilly forested catchments, south China. Hydrological Processes, 24, 714-725.

Chen, Y.D., Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, LU, X.X., Zhang, S., 2010. Multiscale streamflow variations of the Pearl River basin and possible implications for the water resource management within the Pearl River Delta, China. Quaternary International, 226, 44-53.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Tao, H., Jiang, T., Chen, Y.D., 2010. Climate changes and their impacts on water resources in the arid regions: a case study of the Tarim River basin, China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 24, 349-358.

Chen, H., Guo, J., Xiong, W., Guo, S-L, Xu, C-Y*, 2010. Downscaling of daily precipitation from GCMs predictions in Hanjiang Basin using Smooth Support Vector Machine. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 27, 274-284.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Z.X., Chen, X., Han, Z., 2010. Precipitation extremes in a karst region: a case study in the Guizhou Province, southwest China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 101, 53-65..

Zhang, Q., Yu, Z-G, Xu, C-Y, & Anh, V., 2010. Multifractal analysis of measure representation of flood/drought grade series in the Yangtze Delta, China, during the past millennium and their fractal model simulation. International Journal of Climatology, 30, 450-457.

Yang, T., Xu, C-Y, Shao, Q.X., Chen, X., Lu, G-H, Hao, Z-C, 2010. Temporal and spatial patterns of low-flow changes in the Yellow River in the last half century, Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 24, 297-309

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Chen, Y.D., 2010. Wavelet-based characterization of water level behaviors in the Pearl River estuary, China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 24, 81-92.

Yang, T., Xu, C-Y, Shao, Q.X., Chen, X., 2010. Regional flood frequency and spatial patterns analysis in the Pearl River Delta region using L-moments approach, Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 24, 165-182.

Yang, T., Xu, C-Y, Chen, X., Singh, V.P., Shao, Q.X., Hao, X., Tao, X., 2010. Assessing the impact of human activities on hydrological and sediment changes (1953/2000) in nine major catchments of the loess plateau, China. River Research and Application, 26: 322-340.

Chen, Y.D., Yang, T., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Q., Chen, X., 2010. Hydrologic alteration along the Middle and Upper East River (Dongjiang) Basin, South China: A Visually Enhanced Mining on the results of RVA method. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 24, 9-18.

2009
Widen-Nilsson, E., Gong, L., Halldin, S. and Xu, C-Y, 2009 Model performance and parameter behavior for varying time aggregations and evaluation criteria in the WASMOD-M global water-balance model, Water Resources Research, 45, W05418, doi:10.1029/2007WR006695.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Chen, Y.D., Jiang, J., 2009. Abrupt behaviors of the streamflow of the Pearl River basin and implications for hydrological alterations across the Pearl River Delta, China. Journal of Hydrology, 377, 274-283.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Becker, S., Zhang, Z.X., Chen, Y.D., and M. Coulibaly, 2009. Trends and abrupt changes of precipitation maxima in the Pearl River basin, China. Atmospheric Science Letters, 10: 132-144.

Gong, L, Widen-Nilsson, E., Halldin, S. and Xu, C-Y, 2009. Large-scale runoff routing with an aggregated network-response function. Journal of Hydrology, 368, 237-250.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Z.X., 2009. Observed changes of drought/wetness episodes in the Pearl River basin, China, using the Standardized Precipitation Index and Aridity Index. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 98, 89-99. (Popular Paper within TAC journal)

Du,JK, Xie, H., Hu, YJ., Xu, YP, and Xu, C-Y, 2009. Development and testing of a new storm runoff routing approach based on time variant spatially distributed travel time method. Journal of Hydrology, 369, 44-54. (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season (No.12)!)

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Singh, V.P., Yang, T., 2009. Multiscale variability of sediment load and streamflow of the Lower Yangtze River basin: possible causes and implications. Journal of Hydrology, 368, 96-104.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Chen, Y.D., Yang, T., 2009. Spatial assessment of hydrologic alteration across the Pearl River Delta, China, and possible underlying causes. Hydrological Processes, 23, 1565-1574.

Jin, X-L, Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Q., Chen, Y.D., 2009. Regionalization study of a conceptual hydrological model in Dongjiang Basin, south China. Quaternary International, 208, 129-137.

Wetterhall, F., Bardossy, A., Chen, D., Halldin, S. and Xu, C-Y, 2009. Statistical downscaling of daily precipitation over Sweden using GCM output. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 96:95-103.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Z.X., Chen, Y.D., 2009. Changes of temperature extremes for 1960-2004 in Far-West China.Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 23, 721-735.

Zhang, Z.X., Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Liu, C-L., Jiang, T., 2009. Atmospheric moisture budget and floods in the Yangtze River Basin, China Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 95:331-340.

Kizza, M., Rodhe, A., Xu, C-Y, Ntale, H.K., Halldin, S., 2009. Temporal rainfall variability in the Lake Victoria Basin in East Africa during the Twentieth Century. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 98, 119-135.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Z., Chen, Y.D., and Liu, C-L., 2009. Spatial and temporal variability of precipitation during 1951-2005 over China. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 95: 53-68. (Popular Paper within TAC journal)

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Gemmer, M., Chen, Y.D., Liu, C-L., 2009. Changing properties of precipitation concentration in the Pearl River basin, China. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 23:377-385. (Pupolar article in SERRA!)

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Yang, T., Liu, C-L., 2009. Scaling properties of the runoff variations in the arid and semi-arid regions of China: a case study of the Yellow River basin. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 23:1103-1111.

Yang, T., Chen, X., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, Z-H., 2009. Spatio-temporal changes of hydrological processes and underlying driving forces in Guizhou region, Southwest China. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 23:1071-1087.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Yang, T., 2009. Variability of water resource of the Yellow River basin of past 50 years, China. Water Resources Management, 23, 1157-1170.

Chen, Y.D., Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Yang, T., 2009. Change-point alterations of extreme water levels and underlying causes in Pearl River Delta, China. River Research and Application, 25, 1153-1168.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Chen, Y.Q., Yu, Z., Liu, C-L., 2009. Multifractal analysis of streamflow records of the East River basin (Pearl River), China. Physica A, 388: 927-934.

Li, Z.; Shao, Q.; Xu, Z.X.; Xu, C-Y., 2009. Estimating parameter uncertainty in hydrological models using the bootstrap method. IAHS Publ. 335, 105-110.

Chen, H., Guo, J., Guo, S.L., Xu, C-Y., Singh, V.P.2009. Analysis of climate change impact on precipitation in Danjiangkou reservoir basin by using statistical downscaling method IAHS Publ. 335, 291-299.

Li, Lu; Xia, Jun; Xu, Chong-Yu; Chu, Jianting; Wang, Rui., 2009. Analyse the sources of equifinality in hydrological model using GLUE methodology. IAHS-AISH publ. Volum 331. s. 130-138

Zhang, Q., Chen, G.Y., Xu, C-Y, Xu, Y.P., Liu, C.L., Jiang, T., 2009. Periodic characters of sediment load and runoff changes in the Yangtze River basin in the past 40 years. Advances in Water Science, 29(1), 80-85.

Liu, J., Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, ZX, 2009. Characteristics of Runoff Variation of Poyang Lake Watershed in the Past 50 Years. Tropical Geography, 29(3), 213-218.

ZHANG, Q., XU, C-Y, CHEN, Y.D, Liu, C-L, 2009, 2009. Extreme Value Analysis of Annual Maximum Water Levels in the Pearl River Delta, China. Frontiers of Earth Science in China, vol.3 no.2, pp.154-163.

ZHANG, Q., XU, C-Y, Tao, H., 2009. Variability and stability of water resource in the arid regions of China: a case study of the Tarim River basin. Frontiers of Earth Science in China, vol.3 no.4, pp.381-388.

2008
Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Chen,YQ. & Yu, Z. 2008. Multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis of streamflow series of the Yangtze River basin, China. Hydrological Processes, 22, 4997-5003.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Zhang, ZX. and Ren, GY, 2008. Climate change or variability? The case of Yellow river as indicated by extreme maximum and minimum air temperature during 1960-2004. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 93, 35-43.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Chen, Y.D., 2008. Spatial and temporal variability of extreme precipitation during 1960-2005 in the Yangtze River basin and possible association with large-scale circulation. Journal of Hydrology, 353, 215-227, 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.11.023. (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season (No.2)!) (Also Most cited Articles in JoH) (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Zhang, Q., Chen, Q., Su, B., Disse, M., Jiang, T., Xu, C-Y, 2008. Periodicity of sediment load and runoff in the Yangtze River basin and possible impacts from climatic changes and human activities. Hydrological Science Journal, 53(2), 457-465.

Yang, T., Zhang, Q., Chen, Y.D., Tao, X., Xu, C-Y, Chen, X,, 2008. A spatial assessment of hydrologic alteration caused by dam construction in the middle and lower Yellow River, China Hydrol. Process. 22, 3829-3843.

Chu, JT, Xia, J., and Xu, C-Y, 2008. Statistical downscaling the daily precipitation in Hai River Basin under the climate change. Journal of Natural Resources, 23(6): 1068-1077.

Chen, H., Guo, J., Xiong, W.,Guo, SL and Xu, C-Y, 2008. Application of Smooth Support Vector Machine to Predict Precipitation Change in Hanjiang River Basin. JOURNAL OF YANGTZE RIVER SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE, 25(6), 28-32. (in Chinese with English abstract).

Chu, JT, Xia, J. and Xu, C-Y, 2008. Stability analysis of SDSM model in the Hai River Basin. Resources Science, 30(12), 1825-1832. (in Chinese with English abstract).

2007
Gao, G., Chen, DL, Xu, C-Y, Simelton, E., 2007. Trend of estimated actual evapotranspiration over China during 1960-2002. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, VOL. 112, D11120, doi:10.1029/2006JD008010, 2007 .

Chen, H, Guo, S.L., Xu, C-Y, Singh, V.P., 2007. Historical temporal trends of hydro-climatic variables and runoff response to climate change and their relevance in water resource management in the Hanjiang basin. Journal of Hydrology, 344, 171-184. (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season (No.17)!)
(Also Most cited Articles in JoH) (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Chen, D, Gong, L.B., Xu, C-Y, Halldin, S., 2007. A high-resolution, gridded dataset for monthly temperature normals (1971-2000) in Sweden. Geografiska Annaler. Series A, Physical Geography, 89 A(4), 249-261.

Jiang, T., Chen, Y.D., Xu, C-Y*, Chen, X.H., Chen, X., Singh, V.P.,2007. Comparison of hydrological impacts of climate change simulated by six hydrological models in the Dongjiang Basin, South China. Journal of Hydrology, 336, 316-333 (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season (No.13)!)

(Also Most cited Articles in JoH) (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Du, J.K, Xie, S.P., Xu, Y.P. and Xu, C-Y*, V.P. Singh, 2007. Development and testing of a simple physically-based distributed rainfall-runoff model for storm runoff simulation in humid forested basins. Journal of Hydrology, 336, 334-346 (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season (No.25)!)

Wetterhall, F., Halldin, S., Xu, C-Y, 2007. Seasonality properties of four statistical-downscaling methods in central Sweden. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 87, 123-137. DOI 10.1007/s00704-005-0223-3.

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Jiang, T. and Wu, Y.J., 2007. Possible influence of ENSO on annual maximum streamflow of Yangtze River, China. Journal of Hydrology 333, 265-274.

Widen, E., Halldin, S. and Xu, C-Y, 2007. Global water-balance modelling with WASMOD-M: Parameter estimation and regionalisation. Journal of Hydrology, 340, 105-118.

Chen, X., Chen Y.D. and Xu, C-Y, 2007. A Distributed Monthly Hydrological Model for Integrating Spatial Variations of Basin Topography and Rainfall. Hydrological Processes. 21, 242-252.

Du, J.K, Xie, H., Hu, Y.J., Xu, Y.P., Zhou, Y.K. and Xu, C-Y, 2007. Storm runoff simulation based on the spatially distributed runoff curve number and time variant routing methods. IAHS Publ. 311, 186-193.

2006
Chen Y.D., Huang G., Shao, Q.X. and Xu, C-Y, 2006. Regional low flow frequency analysis using L-moments for Dongjiang Basin in China. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 51(6), 1051-1064). <

Zhang, Q., Xu, C-Y, Becker, S., Jiang, T., 2006. Sediment and runoff changes in the Yangtze River basin during past 50 years. Journal of Hydrology 331, 511-523. (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Gong, L., Xu, C-Y* Chen, D., Halldin, S. and Chen, Y.D., 2006. Sensitivity analyses of the Penman-Monteith reference evapotranspiration estimates in Changjiang (Yangtze River) catchment and its sub-regions. Journal of Hydrology 329, 620-629. (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Xu, C-Y* , Gong, L., Jiang, T. and Chen, D., 2006. Decreasing reference evapotranspiration in a warming climate - a case of Changjiang (Yangtze River) catchment during 1970-2000. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 23(4), 513-520.

Wetterhall, F., Bardossy, A., Chen, D., Halldin, S. and Xu, C-Y, 2006. Daily precipitation downscaling techniques in different climate regions in China. Water Resources Research, 42, W11423, doi:10.1029/2005WR004573.

Xu, C-Y* , Gong, L., Jiang, T., Chen, D. and Singh, VP, 2006. Analysis of spatial distribution and temporal trend of reference evapotranspiration in Changjiang (Yangtze River) catchment. Journal of Hydrology 327, 81-93. (This article is one of the TOP 10 cited Articles within J Hydrol!) (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Xu, C-Y*, Tunemar, L., Chen, Y.D. and Singh, V.P., 2006. Evaluation of seasonal and spatial variations of conceptual hydrological model sensitivity to precipitation data errors. Journal of Hydrology 324, 80-93.

Zhang, Q., Liu, C., Xu, C-Y, Xu, Y-P and Jiang, T., 2006. Observed trends of water level and streamflow during past 130 years in the Yangtze River basin, China. Journal of Hydrology 324, 255-265. (This article is one of the TOP 10 cited Articles within J Hydrol!) (Top 1% of highly cited paper)

Chen, Y.D., Chen X., Xu, C-Y, and Shao, QX, 2006. Downscaling of Daily Precipitation with a Stochastic Weather Generator for the Subtropical Region in South China. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 3, 1-39, 2006.

Du, J-K, Xie, S-P, Xu, Y-P, Xu, C-Y, 2006. Development and application of a physically-based distributed rainfall-runoff Model. Advances in Water Science 17(5): 637-644. (in Chinese with English abstract).

Wang, J.Y., Jiang,T., Xu, C-Y, 2006. Spatial-temporal change of 20 cm pan evaporation over the Yangtze River basin. Advances in Water Science Vol.17 No.6 P.830-833. (in Chinese with English abstract)

2005 (from April 2005 work at University of Oslo)
Xu, C-Y*, Widen, E. and Halldin, S., 2005. Modelling hydrological consequences of climate change - progress and challenges. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 22(6), 789-797. (Among Top downloaded in 2012)

Chen, D., Gao, G., Xu, C-Y, Guo, J. and Ren G., 2005. Comparison of Thorthwaite method and Pan data with the standard Penman-Monteith estimates of potential evapotranspiration for China. Climate Research 28: 123-132.

Xu, C-Y* and D Chen, 2005. Comparison of seven models for estimation of evapotranspiration and groundwater recharge using lysimeter measurement data in Germany. Hydrological Processes, 19, 3717-3734.

Wetterhall, F., Halldin, S., Xu, C-Y, 2005. Statistical precipitation downscaling in central Sweden with the Analogue Method. Journal of Hydrology, 306, 174-190.

Xu, C-Y* and V P Singh, 2005. Evaluation of three complementary relationship evapotranspiration models by water balance approach to estimate actual regional evapotranspiration in different climatic regions. Journal of Hydrology, 308: 105-121. (ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles of the season (No.15)!)

Kolbjøn Engeland, Xu, C-Y and Lars Gottschalk, 2005. Assessing Uncertainties in a Conceptual Water Balance Model using Bayesian Methodology. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 50(1), 45-63.

Qin, NX, Jiang, T, Xu, C-Y, 2005. Trends and abruption analysis of the discharge in the Yangtze Basin. Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Basin, 14(5), 589-594. ISSN 1004-8227 CN 42-1320/X (in Chinese)

Wang, YJ, Jiang, T, Xu, C-Y, 2005. Observed Trends of Pan Evaporation and Its Impact Factors over the Yangtze River Basin between 1961 and 2000. Journal of Natural Resources, 20(6): 864-870. (in Chinese)

Wang, YJ, Jiang, T, Xu, C-Y, Shi, YF, 2005. Trends of Actual Evapotranspiration in the Yangtze River Basin in 1961-2000. Advances in Climate Change Research, 1 (3): 99-105. (in Chinese with English abstract).

1994 - 2004 (worked at Uppsala University)
Xu, C-Y* and V P Singh, 2004. Review on regional water resources assessment models under stationary and changing climate. Water Resources Management, 18(6), 591-612. (This article is one of the Most viewed articles within WARM (No.2)!)

Xu, C-Y*, 2003. Testing the transferability of regression equations derived from small sub-catchments to large area in central Sweden. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 7(3), 317-324.

Muller-Wohlfeil, D-I, Xu, C-Y and Iversen, H. L., 2003. Estimation of monthly river discharge from Danish catchments. Nordic Hydrology 34(4), 295-320.

Xu, C-Y* and Singh, V.P., 2002. Cross-comparison of mass-transfer, radiation and temperature based evaporation models. Water Resources Managment 16, 197-219.

Xu, C-Y* and Singh, V.P., 2001. Evaluation and generalisation of temperature-based equations for calculating evaporation. Hydrological Processes 15, 305-319.

Xu, C-Y, 2001. Statistical analysis of a conceptual water balance model, methodology and case study, Water Resources Management 15: 75-92.

Xu, C-Y, 2000. Modelling the effects of climate change on water resources in central Sweden, Water Resources Management 14: 177-189.

Xu, C-Y* and Singh, V.P., 2000. Evaluation and generalisation of radiation-based equations for calculating evaporation. Hydrological Processes 14, 339-349.

Xu, C-Y, 1999. Operational testing of a water balance model for predicting climate change impacts, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 98-99(1-4): 295-304.

Xu, C-Y, 1999. Estimation of parameters of a conceptual water balance model for ungauged catchments, Water Resources Management 13(5): 353-368.

Xu, C-Y, 1999. Climate change and hydrologic models: a review of existing gaps and recent research developments. Water Resources Management 13(5): 369-382.

Xu, C-Y, 1999. From GCMs to river flow: a review of downscaling techniques and hydrologic modeling approaches. Progress in Physical Geography 23(2): 229-249.

Xu, C-Y*, J. Seibert and S. Halldin, 1999. Regional water balance modelling in the NOPEX area: documented dataset on appended CD, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Vol 98-99(1-4).

Haidu, I., Xu, C-Y, 2000. The concept model for liquid plus solid precipitations - runoff. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Geographia, Vol XLV, 45-50. (In Romanian)

Haidu, I., Xu, C-Y, 1998-99. Modeling the water balance of the basins at monthly scale. Geography Review, Vol XLV-XLVI, 61-69.

Xu, C-Y* and Singh, V P, 1998. A review on monthly water balance models for water resources investigation and climatic impact assessment. Water Resources Management 12: 31-50.

Xu, C-Y* and Singh, V.P., 1998. Dependence of evaporation on meteorological variables at different time scales and intercomparison of estimation methods, Hydrological Processes 12: 429-442.

Singh, V P and C-Y Xu*, 1997. Evaluation and generalization of 13 mass-transfer equations for determining free water evaporation, Hydrological Processes Vol.11: 311-323.

Singh, V P and C-Y Xu*, 1997. Sensitivity of mass-transfer-based evaporation equations to errors in daily and monthly input data. Hydrological Processes Vol.11: 1465-1473.

Xu, C-Y* and S. Halldin, 1997. The Effect of climate change on river flow and snow cover in the NOPEX area simulated by a simple water balance model. Nordic Hydrology, Vol.28 (4/5): 273-282.

Xu, C-Y, 1997. Application of water balance models to different climatic regions in China for water resources assessment, Water Resources Management 11: 51-67.

Xu, C-Y*, J. Seibert and S. Halldin, 1996. Regional water balance modelling in the NOPEX area: development and application of monthly water balance models, Journal of Hydrology 180: 211-236.

Xu, C-Y* and Vandewiele, G.L., 1995. Parsimonious Monthly Rainfall-runoff Models for Humid Basins with Different Input Requirements, Advances in Water Resources, 18: 39-48.

1991 - 1994 (studied and worked at Free University Brussels)
Xu, C-Y* and Vandewiele, G.L., 1994. Sensitivity of Monthly Rainfall-Runoff Models to Input Errors and Data Length, Hydrological Science Journal, 39(2): 157-176.

Vandewiele, G.L., Xu, C.-Y. and Ni-Lar-Win, 1992. Methodology and Comparative Study on Monthly Water Balance Models in Belgium, China and Burma, Journal of  Hydrology, 134: 315-347.

Vandewiele, G.L., Xu, C.-Y. and Huybrechts, W., 1991. Regionalization of  Physically-based Water Balance Models in Belgium-Application to Un-gauged Catchments, Water Resources Management 5: p199-208.

2. Other Publications (Textbooks, Book chapters, Conference proceedings, etc) are not listsed.


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