Zhulu Lin Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Zhou, D., J. Xu, L. Wang, Z. Lin, and L. Liu (2015). Identifying and managing risk factors for salt-affected soils: A case study in a semi-arid region in northwest China.Environmental Monitoring and Assessment187: 421.
Zhou, D., J. Xu, L. Wang, and Z. Lin (2015). Assessing urbanization quality using structure and function analyses: A case study of the urban agglomeration around Hangzhou (UAHB), China.Habitat International49:165-176
Lin, Z., M.J. Anar, H. Zheng (2015). Hydrologic and water-quality impacts of agricultural land use changes incurred from bioenergy policies.Journal of Hydrology525:429-440.
M.M. Rahman, Z. Lin, X. Jia, D. Steele, and T. DeSutter (2014). Impact of subsurface drainage on streamflows in the Red River of the North basin, Journal of Hydrology511:474-483.
Zhou, D., Z. Lin, L. Liu, and D. Zimmermann (2013). Assessing secondary soil salinization risk based on the PSR sustainability framework.Journal of Environmental Management128:642-654.
Jia, X., T.M. DeSutter, Z. Lin, W.M.Schuh, D.D. Steele (2012). Subsurface drainage and subirrigation effects on water quality in southeast North Dakota.Transactions of ASABE.55(5):1757-1769.
Zhou, D. Z. Lin, and L. Liu (2012). Regional land salinization assessment and simuation using cellular-Markov model and spatial pattern analysis,Science of the Total Environment439:260-274.
Lin, Z. and M.B.Beck (2012). Accounting for Structural Error and Uncertainty in a Model: An Approach Based on Model Parameters as Stochastic Processes,Environmental Modelling and Software 27-28: 97-111.
Lin, Z. (2011). Estimating Water Budgets and Vertical Leakages for Karst Lakes in North-Central Florida (USA) via Hydrological Modeling.Journal of American Water Resources Association(JAWRA) 47(2): 287-302
Beck, M.B., F. Jiang, F. Shi, R Villarroel Walker, O.O. Osidele, Z. Lin, I. Demir, and J.W. Hall (2010). Re-engineering Cities as Forces for Good in the Environment.Engineering Sustinability163:31-46.
Radcliffe, D.E., Z. Lin, L.M. Risse, J.J. Romeis, and C.R. Jackson (2009). Modeling phosphorus in the Lake Allatoona watershed using SWAT: I. Developing phosphorus parameter values.Journal of Environmental Quality, 38:111-120.
Lin, Z., D.E. Radcliffe, L.M. Risse, J.J. Romeis, and C.R. Jackson (2009). Modeling phosphorus in the Lake Allatoona watershed using SWAT: II. Effect of landuse change.Journal of Environmental Quality, 38:121-129.
Lin, Z., D.E. Radcliffe, M.B. Beck, and L.M. Risse (2007). Modeling phosphorus in the upper Etowah River basin: Identifying sources under uncertainty.Water Science and Technology, 56 (6): 29–37.
Lin, Z. and M.B. Beck (2007). On the identification of model structure in hydrological and environmental systems.Water Resources Research43 : W02402, doi:10.1029/2005WR004796.Abstract
Lin, Z. and M.B. Beck (2007). Understanding complex environmental systems: a dual approach.Environmetrics, 18 (1): 11–26.Abstract
Zeng, X., T.C. Rasmussen, M.B. Beck, A.K. Parker, and Z. Lin (2006). A biogeochemical model for metabolism and nutrient cycling in a southeastern piedmont impoundment.Environmental Modeling and Software, 21 (8): 1073–1095.Abstract
Lin, Z. and D.E. Radcliffe (2006). Automatic calibration and predictive uncertainty analysis of a semi-distributed watershed model.Vadose Zone Journal, 5 : 248-260. Abstract
Lin, Z. and M. B. Beck (2006). Towards a synthesis of data-based and theory-based models of environmental systems.Water Science and Technology, 53 (1): 101–108. Abstract
Ciavatta, S., R. Pastres, Z. Lin, M.B. Beck, C. Badetti, and G. Ferrari (2004). Fault detection in a real-time monitoring network for water quality in the lagoon of Venice (Italy),Water Science & Technology, 50 (11): 51–58. Abstract
Beck, M. B. and Z. Lin (2002). Transforming data into information.Water Science and Technology, 47 (2): 43–51. Abstract
Wang, Y., F. Lin, Z. Lin, Z. Xu, and Y. Tang (1999). Photolysis of anthracene and chrysene in aquatic systems.Chemosphere, 38 (6): 1273–1277.pdf
Tang, Y., Y. Wang, Z. Lin, F. Lin, and Z. Xu, (1999). Study on photolysis kinetics of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (anthracene and chrysene).China Environmental Science, 19 (3): 262–265 (Chinese).
Lin, Z. and Z. Sheng (1998). Enhancing nitrification in a conventional activated sludge system by adding porous floating biomass-supporting materials.Environmental Science, 19 (1): 62–65 (Chinese).
Lin, Z., Y. Wang, and Y. Tang (1998). Cleansing exhausted gas from tar dehydration using cooling process.Shanghai Environmental Science, 17 (7): 31–33 (Chinese).
Sheng, Z. and Z. Lin (1997). Application of suspended carrier activated sludge systems.Urban Environment and Ecology, 10 (2): 4–7 (Chinese).
Beck, M.B., Z. Lin, and J.D. Stigter (2011). Model Structure Identification and the Growth of Knowledge. In: Wang, L., and Garnier, H. (Eds.),System Identification, Environmenal Modelling and Control Systems. Springer (in press).
Radcliffe, D.E. and Z. Lin (2006). Modeling phosphorus with Hydrologic Simulation Program – Fortran (Chapter 8). InModeling Phosphorus in the Environment, David E. Radcliffe and Miguel L. Cabrera (eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Lin, Z. (2009).Survey of Conceptual and Computaional Methods for Handling Structural Error/Uncertainty in Models with Illustrative Results, a background paper prepared for NSF and EPA White Paper on "Handling Uncertainty in Models at the Science-Policy Interface" as a result of the Trans-Atlantic Uncertainty Colloquium.
Huang, X., Z. Lin, and Y. Jia (2007).Estimating the spatial distribution of stormwater best management practices in the St Johns River Water Management District, Special Publication SJ2007-SP20, St. Johns River Water Management District, Palatka, FL.
Conference Proceedings and Presentations
D. Zhou, Z. Lin and L. Liu (2012). Developing a composite risk index for secondary soil salinization based on the PSR sustainability framework.Proceedings of the 2012 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software Society(iEMSs), R. Seppelt, A.A. Voinov, S. Lange, D. Bankamp (eds.), Leipzig, Germany.
Lin, Z., D. Zhou and L. Liu (2012). Regional-scale assessment and simulation of land salinization using cellular automata-Markov model. ASABE Section Meeting Paper No. RRV12110, St. Joseph, Mich.: ASABE.
Lin, Z., and M.B. Beck (2011). A Numerical Study of Accounting for Structural Error and Uncertainty in Environmental Models.Proceedings of the 58th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistics Institute(ISI), August 21-26, 2011, Dublin, Ireland (invited).
Lin, Z., A.P. Kirilenko, and M. M. Rahman (2011).Coping with Uncertainty in Assessing Climate Change Impacts on Streamflows,Proceedings of AWRA 2011 Spring Specialty Conference, April 18-20, 011, Baltimore, MD.
Lin, Z., and M.B. Beck (2009). Error and Uncertainty in the Structure of aModel: Propagating into Forecasts. EOS Transactions. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H23L-07. December 14-8, 2009, San Francisco, CA (abstract).
Beck, M.B., and Z. Lin (2009). Error and Uncertainty in the Structure of a Model: A Philosophical Perspective. EOS Transactions. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H23L-04. December 14-18, 2009, San Francisco, CA (abstract, invited.
Lin, Z., D. Clapp, and T.H. Jobes (2009). Modeling Hydrologic Interactions Betwen Karstic Aquifer and Lakes in Florida using HSPF. AWRA 2009 Annual Water Resources Conference, November 9-12, 2009, Seattle, WA (abstract).
Jian, F., F. Shi, R. Villarroel Walker, Z. Lin, and M. B. Beck (2009). Incremental infrastructure transitions towards cities as forces for good in the environment.Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2009),October 11-14, 2009, San Antonio, TX.
Lin, Z., D.E. Radcliffe, M.B. Beck, and L.M. Risse (2007). Modeling phosphorus in the upper Etowah River basin: Identifying sources under uncertainty.Proceedings of the7th International IWA Symposium on Systems Analysis and Integrated Assessment, 7-9 May 2007, Washington DC.
Risse, L.M., Z. Lin, D.E. Radcliffe, J.J. Romeis, and C.R. Jackson (2007). A framework for trading phosphorus credits in the Lake Allatoona watershed.Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Watershed management to Meet Water Quality and TMDLS Issues: Solutions and Impediments to Watershed Management and TMDLS, 11-13 March 2007, San Antonio, TX.
Radcliffe, D.E., Z. Lin, L.M. Risse, and J.J. Romeis (2007). Modeling phosphorus loading to Lake Allatoona.Proceedings of the 2007 Georgia Water Resources Conference,Todd C. Rasmussen (ed.), 27-29 March 2007, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.
Lin, Z. and D.E. Radcliffe (2006). Modeling phosphorus transport in the Upper Etowah River Basin: Uncertainty assessment.AGU Fall Meeting, 11-15 December 2006, San Francisco, CA.
Lin, Z. and M.B. Beck (2006). Reconciling data and theories for environmental systems via synoptic uses of data-based and theory-based models.NSF Environmental Observatories Modeling Workshop on “Grand Challenges of the Future for Environmental Modeling,”16-17 May 2006, Tucson, AZ.
Lin, Z. and D.E. Radcliffe (2006). Phosphorus credits trading within the Lake Allatoona watershed: estimating phosphorus loads using SWAT.Workshop on Watershed Modeling and Nutrient Trading, 4 April 2006, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
Lin, Z. and D.E. Radcliffe (2005). Automatic calibration and predictive uncertainty analysis of a semi-distributed watershed model.Proceedings of the 2005 Georgia Water Resources Conference,Kathryn J. Hatcher (ed.), 25-27 April 2005, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.
Lin, Z., D.E. Radcliffe, and J. Doherty (2004). Two-stage automatic calibration and predictive uncertainty analysis of a semi-distributed watershed model.Eos Transactions, AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H43E-0406, 13-17 December 2004, San Francisco, CA (abstract).
Lin, Z. and M.B. Beck (2004). Towards a synthesis of data-based and theory-based models of environmental systems.Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on System Analysis and Integrated Assessment in Water Management, Jining Chen (ed), 3-5 November 2004, Beijing, China.
Lin, Z. and M.B. Beck (2004). Coping with model structure uncertainty: identification of DO dynamics in a small impoundment.Proceedings of the 2004 American Water Resources Association Annual Conference, Stephan J. Nix (ed), 1-4 November 2004, Orlando, FL (abstract).
Lin, Z. and M.B. Beck (2003). Modeling and detection of structural changes in the dynamics of DO in a southeastern piedmont impoundment.Proceedings of the 2003 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Kathryn J. Hatcher (ed), 23-24 April 2003, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
Lin, Z. and M.B. Beck (2002). Identification of algal photosynthesis and respiration in an aquaculture Pond.Proceedings of the 2002 American Water Resources Association Annual Conference, Welty Claire (ed), 3-7 November 2002, Philadelphia, PA (abstract).
Lin, Z. and M.B. Beck (2001). Observing and understanding the dynamics of algal photosynthesis and respiration.Proceedings of the 2001 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Kathryn J. Hatcher (ed), 26-27 March 2001, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 449–452.
Lin, Z., Y. Wang, F. Lin, and Z. Xu (1998). Study and modeling on self-purification mechanism of PAHs in suspended solids in natural water.Proceedings of the 5 th Across Taiwan Strait Environmental Protection Conference, 26-30 May 1998, Nanjing, China, 1258–1261 (Chinese).
Lin, F., Y. Wang, Z. Xu, and Z. Lin (1998). Study on photolysis of anthracene and chrysene in aqueous solution.Proceedings of the 5 th Across Taiwan Strait Environmental Protection Conference, 26-30 May 1998, Nanjing, China, 1262–1267 (Chinese).
Wang, Y., Y. Tang, F. Lin, Z. Xu, and Z. Lin (1998). Study on mechanism of adsorption and desorption for chrysene on the sediments of Huangpu River.Proceedings of the 5 th Across Taiwan Strait Environmental Protection Conference, 26-30 May 1998, Nanjing, China, 13–18 (Chinese).
Lin, Z., 2003.Modeling environmental systems under uncertainty: towards a synthesis of data-based and theory-based models. PhD thesis, Warnell School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, USA.