Environmental Sustainability Lab



Developing a landscape of urban building energy use with improved spatiotemporal representations in a cool-humid climate

Building and Environment Li, W., Yuyu Zhou*, Cetin, K.S., Yu, S., Wang, Y., & Liang, B.

Evapotranspiration-dominated biogeophysical warming effect of urbanization in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, China

Climate Dynamics Zhao, G., Dong, J., Cui, Y., Liu, J., Zhai, J., He, T., Yuyu Zhou, & Xiao, X.

Roles of wind and solar energy in China's power sector: Implications of intermittency constraints

Applied Energy Sheng Zhou, Yu Wang,Yuyu Zhou*,Leon Clarke, James Edmonds

Effects of long-term climate change on global building energy expenditures

Energy Economics Leon Clarke, Jiyong Eom, Elke Hodson Marten, Russell Horowitz, Page Kyle, Robert Link, Bryan K Mignone, Anupriya Mundra,Yuyu Zhou

A new method to quantify surface urban heat island intensity

Science of The Total Environment Huidong Li,Yuyu Zhou,Xiaoma Li, Lin Meng, Xun Wang, Sha Wu, Sahar Sodoudi

Monitoring growth condition of spring maize in Northeast China using a process-based model

International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation Peijuan Wang,Yuyu Zhou*,Zhiguo Huo, Lijuan Han, Jianxiu Qiu, Yanjing Tan, Dan Liu

Modeling urban building energy use: A review of modeling approaches and procedures

Energy Wenliang Li,Yuyu Zhou*,Kristen Cetin, Jiyong Eom, Yu Wang, Gang Chen, Xuesong Zhang

The role of protected areas in land use/land cover change and the carbon cycle in the conterminous United States

Global Change Biology Xiaoliang Lu,Yuyu Zhou*,Yaling Liu,Le Page Yannick

Remote sensing of night-time light

International Journal of Remote Sensing Xi Li,Christopher Elvidge, Yuyu Zhou, Timothy Warner

Exploring the performance of spatio-temporal assimilation in an urban cellular automata model

International Journal of Geographical Information Science Xuecao Li,Hui Lu, Yuyu Zhou, Ty Hu, Lu Liang, Xiaoping Liu, Guohua Hu, Le Yu

Characterizing spatiotemporal dynamics in phenology of urban ecosystems based on Landsat data

Science of The Total Environment Xuecao Li, Yuyu Zhou*, Ghassem Asrar, Lin Meng

The surface urban heat island response to urban expansion: A panel analysis for the conterminous United States

Science of The Total Environment Xiaoma Li, Yuyu Zhou*, Ghassem Asrar, Marc Imhoff, Xuecao Li

Impacts of land use and socioeconomic patterns on urban heat Island

International Journal of Remote Sensing Junmei Tang, Liping Di, Jingfeng Xiao, Dengsheng Lu, Yuyu Zhou

Temporal Downscaling of Crop Coefficients for Winter Wheat in the North China Plain: A Case Study at the Gucheng Agro-Meteorological Experimental Station

Water Peijuan Wang, Jianxiu Qiu, Zhiguo Huo, Martha C Anderson, Yuyu Zhou, Yueming Bai, Tao Liu, Sanxue Ren, Rui Feng, Pengshi Chen

Urban mapping using DMSP/OLS stable night-time light: a review

International Journal of Remote Sensing Li, X, Yuyu Zhou*

Global scenarios of urban density and its impacts on building energy use through 2050

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Güneralp, Burak, Yuyu Zhou, Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana , Gupta, Mukesh , Yu, Sha , Patel, Pralit L. , Fragkias, Michail , Li, Xiaoma and Seto, Karen C.

Global urban signatures of phenotypic change in animal and plant populationsa

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Alberti, M., C. Correa, J. M. Marzluff, A. P. Hendry, E. P. Palkovacs, K. M. Gotanda, V. M. Hunt, T. M. Apgar, Yuyu Zhou

Influences of Leaf-Specular Reflection on Canopy BRF Characteristics: A Case Study of Real Maize Canopies With a 3-D Scene BRDF Model

IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing D. Xie, W. Qin, P. Wang, Y. Shuai, Yuyu Zhou and Q. Zhu

Response of vegetation phenology to urbanization in the conterminous United States

Global Change Biology Li, X., Yuyu Zhou*, G. R. Asrar, J. Mao, X. Li & W. Li

California Drought Increases CO2 Footprint of Energy

Sustainable Cities and Society E Hardin, A AghaKouchak, MJA Qomi, K Madani, B Tarroja, Yuyu Zhou, T Yang, S Samuelsen

A large-scale methane model by incorporating the surface water transport

Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences Xiaoliang Lu, Qianlai Zhuang, Yaling Liu, Yuyu Zhou, Amir Aghakouchak

The impacts of wind technology advancement on future global energy

Applied Energy Xiaochun Zhang, Chun Ma, Xia Song, Yuyu Zhou, Weiping Chen

Comment on" Analysis of High-Resolution Utility Data for Understanding Energy Use in Urban Systems"

Journal of Industrial Ecology Kevin Gurney, Risa Patarasuk, Igor Razlivanov, Yang Song, Darragh O'Keeffe, Jianhua Huang, Yuyu Zhou, Preeti Rao

An integrated assessment of the potential of agricultural and forestry residues for energy production in China

GCB Bioenergy Ji Gao, Aiping Zhang, Shu Kee Lam, Xuesong Zhang, Allison M Thomson, Erda Lin, Kejun Jiang, Leon E Clarke, James A Edmonds, Page G Kyle, Sha Yu, Yuyu Zhou, Sheng Zhou

Calculating impacts of energy standards on energy demand in US buildings with uncertainty in an integrated assessment model

Energy Michael J Scott, Don S Daly, John E Hathaway, Carina S Lansing, Ying Liu, Haewon C McJeon, Richard H Moss, Pralit L Patel, Marty J Peterson, Jennie S Rice, Yuyu Zhou

21st century United States emissions mitigation could increase water stress more than the climate change it is mitigating

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Mohamad I Hejazi, Nathalie Voisin, Lu Liu, Lisa M Bramer, Daniel C Fortin, John E Hathaway, Maoyi Huang, Page Kyle, L Ruby Leung, Hong-Yi Li, Ying Liu, Pralit L Patel, Trenton C Pulsipher, Jennie S Rice, Teklu K Tesfa, Chris R Vernon, Yuyu Zhou

The integrated Earth system model version 1: formulation and functionality

Geoscientific Model Development WD Collins, AP Craig, JE Truesdale, AV Di Vittorio, AD Jones, B Bond-Lamberty, KV Calvin, JA Edmonds, SH Kim, AM Thomson, P Patel, Yuyu Zhou, J Mao, X Shi, PE Thornton, LP Chini, GC Hurtt

A Comprehensive View of Global Potential for Hydro-generated Electricity

Energy & Environmental Science Yuyu Zhou, Mohamad Hejazi, Steven J. Smith, Jae A Edmonds, Hong-Yi Li, Leon Clarke, Katherine Calvin, Allison Thomson

Impacts of rising air temperatures and emissions mitigation on electricity demand and supply in the United States: a multi-model comparison

Climatic Change James McFarland,Yuyu Zhou, Leon Clarke, Patrick Sullivan, Jesse Colman, Wendy S Jaglom, Michelle Colley, Pralit Patel, Jiyon Eom, Son H Kim, G Page Kyle, Peter Schultz, Boddu Venkatesh, Juanita Haydel, Charlotte Mack, Jared Creason

Terrestrial lidar remote sensing of forests: Maximum likelihood estimates of canopy profile, leaf area index, and leaf angle distribution

Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Kaiguang Zhao, Mariano García, Shu Liu, Qinghua Guo, Gang Chen, Xuesong Zhang, Yuyu Zhou, Xuelian Meng

A global map of urban extent from nightlights

Environmental Research Letters Yuyu Zhou, Steven J Smith, Kaiguang Zhao, Marc Imhoff, Allison Thomson, Ben Bond-Lamberty, Ghassem R Asrar, Xuesong Zhang, Chunyang He, Christopher D Elvidge

Water demands for electricity generation in the U.S.: Modeling different scenarios for the water–energy nexus

Technological Forecasting and Social Change Lu Liu, Mohamad Hejazi, Pralit Patel, Page Kyle, Evan Davies, Yuyu Zhou, Leon Clarke, James Edmonds

Correcting Incompatible DN Values and Geometric Errors in Nighttime Lights Time-Series Images

IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing N Zhao, Yuyu Zhou*, E.L. Samson

On linking an Earth system model to the equilibrium carbon representation of an economically optimizing land use model

Geoscientific Model DevelopmentB Bond-Lamberty, K Calvin, AD Jones, J Mao, P Patel, XY Shi, A Thomson, P Thornton, Yuyu Zhou

Technology and US emissions reductions goals: results of the EMF 24 modeling exercise

Energy Journal LC Clarke, AA Fawcett, JP Weyant, J McFarland, V Chaturvedi, Yuyu Zhou

The impacts of wind technology advancement on future global energy

International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation Jinshui Zhang, Chunyang He, Yuyu Zhou, Shuang Zhu, Guanyuan Shuai

A cluster-based method to map urban area from DMSP/OLS nightlights

Remote Sensing of Environment Yuyu Zhou, Steven J Smith, Christopher D Elvidge, Kaiguang Zhao, Allison Thomson, Marc Imhoff

Evaluating Sub-National Building-Energy Efficiency Policy Options under Uncertainty: Efficient Sensitivity Testing of Alternative Climate, Technological, and Socioeconomic Futures in a Regional Integrated-Assessment Model

Energy Economics Michael J Scott, Don S Daly, Yuyu Zhou, Jennie S Rice, Pralit L Patel, Haewon C McJeon, G Page Kyle, Son H Kim, Jiyong Eom, Leon E Clarke

Scenarios of building energy demand for China with a detailed regional representation

Energy Sha Yu, Jiyong Eom, Yuyu Zhou, Meredydd Evans, Leon Clarke

The effects of climate sensitivity and carbon cycle interactions on mitigation policy stringency

Climatic Change Katherine Calvin, Ben Bond-Lamberty, James Edmonds, Mohamad Hejazi, Stephanie Waldhoff, Marshall Wise, Yuyu Zhou

Modeling the effect of climate change on U.S. state-level buildings energy demands in an integrated assessment framework

Applied Energy Yuyu Zhou, L. Clarke, J. Eom, P. Kyle, P. Patel, S. H. Kim, J. Dirks, E. Jensen, Y. Liu, J. Rice, L. Schmidt & T. Seiple

Estimation of net primary productivity using a process-based model in Gansu Province, Northwest China

Environmental Earth Sciences Peijuan Wang, Donghui Xie, Yuyu Zhou, E Youhao, Qijiang Zhu

Model evaluation and hindcasting: An experiment with an integrated assessment model

EnergyVaibhav Chaturvedi, Sonny Kim, Steven J. Smith, Leon Clarke, Yuyu Zhou, Page Kyle, Pralit Patel

Spatial and temporal patterns of global onshore wind speed distribution

Environmental Research Letters Yuyu Zhou, Steven Smith

Implications of uncertainty on regional CO2 mitigation policies for the U.S. onroad sector based on a high-resolution emissions estimate

Energy Policy Daniel Mendoza, Kevin Robert Gurney, Sarath Geethakumar, Vandhana Chandrasekaran, Yuyu Zhou, Igor Razlivanovb

Quantification of fossil fuel CO2 emissions at the building/street scale for a large US city

Environmental Science & TechnologyKevin R Gurney, Igor Razlivanov, Yang Song, Yuyu Zhou, Bedrich Benes, Michel Abdul-Massih

Evaluation of Global Onshore Wind Energy Potential and Generation Costs

Environmental Science & TechnologyYuyu Zhou, Patrick Luckow, Steven Smith, Leon Clarke

Estimation of the relationship between remotely sensed anthropogenic heat discharge and building energy use

ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote SensingYuyu Zhou, Qihao Weng, Kevin R. Gurney, Yanmin Shuai, Xuefei Hu
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Modeling watershed rainfall–runoff relations using impervious surface-area data with high spatial resolution

Hydrogeology JournalYuyu Zhou, Yeqiao Wang, Arthur J Gold, Peter V August

Modeling energy consumption and CO2 emissions at the urban scale: Methodological challenges and insights from the United States

Energy PolicyLily Parshall, Kevin Gurney, Stephen A Hammer, Daniel Mendoza, Yuyu Zhou, Sarath Geethakumar

Remote sensing of land-cover change and landscape context of the National Parks: A case study of the Northeast Temperate Network

Remote sensing of environmentYeqiao Wang, Brian R Mitchell, Jarunee Nugranad-Marzilli, Gregory Bonynge, Yuyu Zhou, Gregory Shriver

High resolution fossil fuel combustion CO2 emission fluxes for the United States

Environmental science & technologyKevin R Gurney, Daniel L Mendoza, Yuyu Zhou, Marc L Fischer, Chris C Miller, Sarath Geethakumar, Stephane de la Rue du Can

An assessment of impervious surface areas in Rhode Island

Northeastern NaturalistYuyu Zhou, YQ Wang

Observation and simulation of net primary productivity in Qilian Mountain, western China

Journal of environmental managementYuyu Zhou, Q Zhu, JM Chen, YQ Wang, J Liu, R Sun, S Tang

Measurements and simulation of forest leaf area index and net primary productivity in Northern China

Journal of Environmental ManagementP Wang, R Sun, J Hu, Q Zhu, Yuyu Zhou, L Li, JM Chen

LAI inversion algorithm based on directional reflectance kernels

Journal of Environmental ManagementS Tang, JM Chen, Q Zhu, X Li, M Chen, R Sun,Yuyu Zhou, D Xie

Principle and application of three-band gradient difference vegetation index

Science in China Series D: Earth SciencesShihao Tang, Qijiang Zhu, Jindi Wang,Yuyu Zhou, Feng Zhao

Spatial distribution of net primary productivity and evapotranspiration in Changbaishan Natural Reserve, China, using Landsat ETM+ data

Canadian journal of remote sensingRui Sun, JM Chen, Qijiang Zhu, Yuyu Zhou, J Liu, Jiangtao Li, Suhong Liu, Guangjian Yan, Shihao Tang/span>