Grad Students

Mu Xiao



Contact Information

Email    muxiao at ucla.edu
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Fields of Study

Multi-model Ensemble Forecast, Application of Parameter Optimizing in Hydrology

Degrees

M.S.E., Civil Engineering, 2014, Univeristy of Washington, Seattle, WA

B.S., Mathematics, 2012, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

Publications

Xiao M., A. Koppa, Z. Mekonnen, B.R. Pagn, S. Zhan, Q. Cao, A. Aierken, H. Lee and D.P. Lettenmaier, 2017: How much groundwater did California lose during the 2012-2016 drought?Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/2017GL073333.

Wanders N., A. Bachas, X.G. He, H. Huang, A. Koppa, Z.T. Mekonnen, B.R. Pagán, L.Q. Peng, N. Vergopolan, K.J. Wang, M. Xiao, S. Zhan, D.P Lettenmaier and E.F. Wood, 2016: Forecasting the hydroclimatic signature of the 2015-16 El Niño event on the western U.S., Journal of Hydrometeorology. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-16-0230.1.

Mote, P.W., D.E. Rupp, S. Li, D.J. Sharp, F. Otto, P.F. Uhe, M. Xiao, D.P. Lettenmaier, H. Cullen, M.R. Allen, 2016: Perspectives on the causes of exceptionally low 2015 snowpack in the western United States, Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/2016GL069965

Xiao, M., B. Nijssen, and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2016: Drought in the Pacific Northwest, 1920-2013, Journal of Hydrometeorology. doi:10.1175/JHM-D-15-0142.1

Tao, Y., Q. Duan, A. Ye, W. Gong, Z. Di, M. Xiao, and K. Hsu, 2014: An evaluation of post-processed TIGGE multimodel ensemble precipitation forecast in the Huai river basin, Journal of Hydrology. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.04.040

Liu, Y., Q. Duan, L. Zhao, A. Ye, Y. Tao, C. Miao, M. Xiao, and J. C. Schaake, 2013: Evaluating the predictive skill of post‐processed NCEP GFS ensemble precipitation forecasts in China's Huai river basin, Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9496

Presentations

Xiao M., A. Koppa, Z. Mekonnen, B.R. Pagn, S. Zhan, Q. Cao, A. Aierken, H. Lee and D.P. Lettenmaier, Estimating Central Valley groundwater loss during the 2012-2016 droughtAmerican Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, Apr 2017

Wander N., E.F. Wood, D.P. Lettenmaier and M. Xiao, Forecasting the hydroclimatic signature of 2015-16 El Nino event on the western U.SAmerican Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Jan 2017

Xiao M., K.C. Mo and D.P. Lettenmaier, Global Characteristics of Flash Drought, American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Jan 2017 (poster)

Xiao M., D.P. Lettenmaier and B.H. Udall, Exploring the causes of Colorado River streamflow declines in recent years, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 2016 (poster)

Xiao M., P. Mote and D.P. Lettenmaier, Evaluation of the changes in long-term Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) trends in the Western US, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 2015 (poster)

Xiao M., E. Bair, Y. Mao, J. Dozier, D.P. Lettenmaier and K. Rittger, Reconstructing the Space-time Variability of California Snow Water Equivalent (SWE), American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference, Irvine, CA, Apr 2015 (poster)

Xiao M. and D.P. Lettenmaier, Drought in the Pacific Northwest: 1920-2013, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 2014

Xiao M., B. Nijssen, Y. Mao and D.P. Lettenmaier, A High Resolution Drought Monitoring and Prediction System for the Pacific Northwest Region, 4th Annual Hydrophiles Water Research Symposium, Corvallis, OR, May 2014

Xiao M., B. Nijssen, S. Shukla and D.P. Lettenmaier, Coping with drought: A High Resolution Drought Monitoring System for the Pacific Northwest, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 2013 (poster)