Civil and Environmental EngineeringWestern Engineering


Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  1. Najafi M.R., Zwiers F., Gillett N., "Attribution of observed streamflow changes in key British Columbia drainage basins", Geophysical Research Letters4411,01211,020, 2017.

  2. Najafi M.R., Zwiers F., Gillett N., “Attribution of the Observed Snowpack Decline in British Columbia to Anthropogenic Climate Change”, Journal of Climate, vol. 30, no. 11, 2017.

  3. Fernández A., Najafi M.R., Durand M., Mark B., Moritz M., Neal J, Shastry A., Laborde S., Phang S., Hamilton I., Xiao N., “Testing the skill of numerical hydraulic modeling to simulate spatiotemporal flooding patterns in the Logone floodplain, Cameroon”, Journal of Hydrology, 539, 265-280, 2016.

  4. Najafi M.R., Zwiers F., Gillett N., “Attribution of the Spring Snow Cover Extent Decline in the Northern Hemisphere, Eurasia and North America to Anthropogenic Influence”, Climatic Change, 136, 571-586, 2016.

  5. Najafi M.R., Moazami S., “Trends in Total Precipitation and Magnitude-Frequency of Extreme Precipitation in Iran, 1969-2009”, International Journal of Climatology, 36, 1863-1872, 2016.

  6. Najafi M.R., Moradkhani, H., “Multi-Model Ensemble Analysis of the Runoff Extremes for Climate Change Impact Assessments”, Journal of Hydrology, 525, 352-361, 2015.

  7. Najafi M.R., Zwiers F., Gillett N., “Attribution of Arctic Temperature Change to Greenhouse Gas and Aerosol Influences”, Nature Climate Change, 5, 246-249, 2015.
    (Featured as a Research Highlight in Nature 518, 140–141, 2015).

  8. Najafi M.R., Moradkhani H., “Ensemble Combination of Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001250, 2015.

  9. Najafi M.R., Moradkhani, H., “A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach for the Analysis of Climate Change Impact on Runoff Extremes”, Hydrological Processes, 28(26), 6292–6308, 2014.

  10. Najafi M.R., Moradkhani, H., “Analysis of Runoff Extremes using Spatial Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling”, Water Resources Research, 49(10), 6656-6670, 2013.

  11. Halmstad A., Najafi M.R., Moradkhani H., “Analysis of Precipitation Extremes with the Assessment of Regional Climate Models over the Willamette River Basin-US”, Hydrological Processes, 27(18), 2579-2590, 2013.

  12. Najafi M.R., Roshan, R., Kavianpour, M.R., Zarrati, A.R., “Controlling Rooster Tail Development in Gated Tunnels”, International Journal on Hydropower and Dams, Volume 20, Issue 1, 60-65, 2013.

  13. Najafi M.R., Moradkhani, H., Piechota, T., “Ensemble Streamflow Prediction: Climate Signal Weighting Methods vs. Climate Forecast System Reanalysis”, Journal of Hydrology, 442-443, 105-116, 2012.

  14. Najafi M.R., Kavianpour Z., Najafi B., Kavianpour M.R., Moradkhani H., “Air Demand in Gated Tunnels, a Bayesian Approach to Merge Various Predictions”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 14(1), 152–166, 2012.

  15. Najafi M.R., Nabipour, M., “The Effects of Steps on the Hydraulic Characteristics of the Subcritical Free Surface Flow in Long-Distance Conveyance Tunnels”, Tunneling and Underground Space Technology, 28, 212-217, March 2012.

  16. Najafi M.R., Moradkhani H., Jung, I.W., "Assessing the Uncertainties of Hydrologic Model Selection in Climate Change Impact Studies", Hydrological Processes, 25(18), 2814-2826, 2011.

  17. Najafi M.R., Moradkhani H., Wherry, S., "Statistical Downscaling of Precipitation using Machine Learning with Optimal Predictor Selection", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 16(8), 650-664, 2011.

  18. Najafi M.R., Zarrati A.R., “Numerical Simulation of Air-Water Flow in Gated Tunnels”, Journal of Water Management, 163(6), 289 –295, 2010.

  19. Kavianpour M.R., Najafi M.R., “A Fuzzy Genetic Method to Predict Air Demand Downstream of Bottom Outlet Gates”, Amirkabir Journal of Science and Technology, Civil Engineering, 19(69-C), 123-130, 2009.