Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

  1. Ishtiaq, K.S. and Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2014). “Relative linkages of canopy-level CO2 fluxes with the climatic and environmental variables for US deciduous forests.” Environmental Management, DOI: 10.1007/s00267-014-0437-1. PDF
  2. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. and Al-Amin, S. (2014). “Climate, land use and
    hydrologic sensitivities of stormwater quantity and quality in a complex
    coastal-urban watershed.” Urban Water Journal, DOI: 10.1080/1573062X.2014.991328. PDF
  3. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. and Ishtiaq, K.S. (2014). “Robust Empirical Modeling of Dissolved Oxygen in Small Rivers and Streams: Scaling by a Single Reference Observation.” Journal of Hydrology, 511: 648–657. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.02.022. PDF
  4. Al-Amin, S. and Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2013). “Challenges in mechanistic and empirical modeling of stormwater: Review and perspectives.” Irrigation and Drainage,  62: 20–28. doi: 10.1002/ird.1804. PDF
  5. Huang, S., Young, C., Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Dahal, D., Feng, M. and Liu, S. (2013). “Simulating water budget of a Prairie Potholes complex from LiDAR and
    hydrological models in North Dakota, USA.”  Hydrological Sciences Journal, 58 (7), 1–11. PDF
  6. Dorner, B., Holt, K.R., Peterman, R.M., Jordan, C., Larsen, D.P., Olsen, A.R.,  and Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2013). “Evaluating alternative methods for monitoring and estimating responses of salmon productivity in the North Pacific to future climatic change and other processes: a simulation study”. Fisheries Research, 147, 10 – 23.
  7. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Mantua, N.J. and Myers, K.W. (2011). “Potential climate change impacts on thermal habitats of Pacific salmon in the North Pacific Ocean and adjacent seas.” Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 68:1660-1680. DOI:10.1139/F2011-079. PDF
  8. Wu, Y., Liu, S. and Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2011). “Hydrological effects of the increased CO2 and climate change in the Upper Mississippi River Basin using a modified SWAT.” Climatic Change, 110 (3-4): 977-1003, DOI 10.1007/s10584-011-0087-8PDF
  9. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Wilson, B.N. and Gulliver, J. S. (2010). “Two-zone model for stream and river ecosystems.” Hydrobiologia, 638 (1): 85-107, doi: 10.1007/s10750-009-0011-7. PDF
  10.  Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Wilson, B.N. and Gulliver, J. S. (2007). “An extended stochastic harmonic analysis (ESHA) algorithm: Application for dissolved oxygen.” Water Resources Research, 43(8): W08417, doi: 10.1029/2006WR005530. PDF
  11.  Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Wilson, B.N. and Gulliver, J. S. (2007). “Calibration and validation of an empirical dissolved oxygen model.” Journal of Environmental Engineering, 133(7): 698-710. PDF
  12.  Abdul-Aziz, O.I. and Burn, D. H. (2006). “Trends and variability in the hydrological regime of the Mackenzie River Basin.” Journal of Hydrology, 319(1-4): 282-294. PDF
  13. Burn, D. H., Abdul-Aziz, O.I. and Pietroniro, A. (2004). “A comparison of trends in hydrological variables for two watersheds in the Mackenzie River Basin.” Canadian Water Resources Journal, 29(4): 283-298. PDF

Presentations, Abstracts, and Conference Proceedings:

  1. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. and Ishtiaq, K.S. (2014) (INVITED). “Empirical modeling and predictions of greenhouse gas fluxes from coastal wetlands: A data-analytics approach.” Presented at the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting 2014, Portland, Oregon, May 18-23.
  2. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. and Ishtiaq, K.S. (2013). “Relative linkages of climatic and environmental drivers with net ecosystem exchanges of six diverse terrestrial ecosystems.” American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-12.Ishtiaq, K.S. and Abdul-Aziz, O.I.  (2013). “Quantitative linking of dominant environmental drivers and fluxes with vertical CO2 fluxes of eight deciduous forests.” American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-12.
  3. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Wilson, B.N. and Ishtiaq, K.S. (2013). “Application of scaling in ecological engineering.” Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, August 4-9.
  4. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. and Ishtiaq, K.S. (2012). “Scaling for Robust Assessment and Predictions of Aquatic Ecosystem Health.” American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 3-7.
  5. Al-Amin, S. and Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2012). “Responses of Stormwater Runoff to Climate Variability and Urban Land Uses.” AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 3-7.
  6. Ishtiaq, K.S. and Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2012). “Application of Scaling for Robust Modeling of Dissolved Oxygen in Streams and Rivers.” AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 3-7.
  7. Byrd, K., Ratliff, J., Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Bliss, N., Wein, A., Sleeter, B. and Sohl, T. (2012). “Quantifying Maximum Wetland Carbon Sequestration Potential in the Great Plains for Three Greenhouse Gas Emission Scenarios”. 9th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference: Wetlands in a Complex World, Orlando, FL, June 3-8.
  8. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2012). “Ecological-Hydrological Engineering: Towards Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure.” Abtsract, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2012, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 20-24.
  9. Abdul-Aziz et al. (2011). “Biogeochemical Modeling of Wetland Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gas Emission Factors for the U.S. Temperate Prairie Ecoregions.” Abtsract, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 5-9.
  10. Liu, S., Li, Z., Liu, J., Chen, M., Gleason, R., Grangaard, L, Young, C.J., Schmidt, G., Oeding, J., Davis, B., Zhu, Z.,Dahal, D., Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Sohl, T.L., Hawbaker, T.J. and Sleeter, B.M. (2011). “Impacts of Disturbances, Management and Climate Change on Carbon Dynamics and N2O and CH4 Emissions from 1992 to 2050 in the US Great Plains.” Abtsract, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 5-9.
  11. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Mantua, N.J., Myers, K.W. and Mitchell, T. (2011). “Scenarios for Climate Change Impacts on Thermal High Seas Habitats of Pacific Salmon in the North Pacific Ocean and Adjacent Seas.” American Fisheries Society 141st Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, September 4-8.
  12. Huang, S., Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Young, C.J., Dahal, D. and Liu, S. (2011). “Simulating spatio-temporal water dynamics of landscape wetland complex for ecosystem services evaluation in Prairie Pothole Region, USA.” South Dakota Water Conference, Rapid City, SD, April 28.
  13. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Liu, S., Young C.J. and Huang, S. (2010). “Regional-scale biogeochemical modeling of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from wetland ecosystems.” Presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.
  14. Huang, S., Liu, S., Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Young, C., Dahal, D., Feng, M., Rover, J., Ji, L. and Wu, Y. (2010). “Monitoring and predicting spatial-temporal water surface dynamics of topographic depressions in the Prairie Pothole Region from remote sensing and hydrologic models.” Presented at the A Community on Ecosystem Services (ACES) Conference, December 6-9, Phoenix, Arizona.
  15. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Mantua,  N.J. and Myers, K.W. (2010). “Climate change impacts on the ocean distributions of Pacific salmon.” Presented at the International Symposium on Climate Change Effects on Fish and Fisheries, Sendai, Japan, April 26-29.
  16. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Mantua,  N.J. and Myers, K.W. (2010). “Potential climate change impacts on the ocean thermal habitat area and ranges of Pacific salmon.” Presented at the AGU’s Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, February 22-26.
  17. Abdul-Aziz et al. (2008). “Future stream temperature projections for the US Pacific
    Northwest: Potential implications for salmon habitat.” Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 15-19.
  18. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Wilson, B.N. and Gulliver, J. S. (2008). “Food web models for stream ecosystems.” Proc.,  ASCE EWRI World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 12-16. 
  19. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Wilson, B.N. and Gulliver, J. S. (2007). “Ecohydrological modeling of food webs in stream ecosystems.” Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 10-14.
  20. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., Wilson, B.N. and Gulliver, J. S. (2007). “Comparative
    parameterization of dissolved oxygen by an extended stochastic harmonic analysis (ESHA) algorithm.” Proc.,  ASCE EWRI World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Tampa, Florida, May 15-19.
  21. Abdul-Aziz, O.I., and Wilson, B.N. (2006). “Dissolved oxygen (DO) interpolation and extrapolation.” Presented at the 14th National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop: Measuring Project and Program Effectiveness, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 24-28.
  22. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2004). “Climate change impacts and flood risk analysis in the Mackenzie River basin: A modeling based comparative study considering and not considering trends in hydrologic variable.” Proc., 6th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Singapore, June 21-24.
  23. Burn, D. H., Abdul-Aziz, O.I. and Pietroniro, A. (2004). “Trends in hydrological variables for two watersheds in the Mackenzie River basin.” Water and Climate Change: Knowledge for Better Adaptation, Proc., 57th Canadian Water Resources Association Annual Congress, Montréal, Qc, June 16-18.
  24. Aziz, O.I.A. (2004). “Developing control rules in operating single reservoir system: Use of micro-genetic algorithm.” Proc., 2nd BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 2-4.

Invited Talks/Seminars at Other Institutions/Departments:

  1. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2014). “Climate, Land Use and Hydrologic Sensitivities of Stormwater Quantity and Quality in a Complex Coastal-urban Watershed.” Presented at the FIU-USAID Study Tour for the Ghana Community Water and Sanitation Agency, FIU, Miami, FL, September 9.
  2. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2012). “Ecological Engineering at Local to Global Scales: Approaches for Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure.” Presented at the South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL, October 3.
  3. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2012). “Ecological Engineering for Sustainable Water Resources at Variable Scales.” Presented at the Broward County Environmental Lab, Devi, FL, July 17.
  4. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2012). “Sustainable Developments for Coastal Communities under the Changing Environment.” Presented at the Department of Ocean & Mechanical Engineering, SeaTech, Florida Atlantic University, February 14.
  5. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2012). “Ecological Engineering for Sustainable Water Resources: A Trans-disciplinary Approach.” Presented at the Department of Earth & Environment, Florida International University, January 18.
  6. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2012). “Ecological Engineering for Sustainable Water Resources.” Presented at the CNR-Princeton workshop series: Next Frontiers in Hydrology conference, Miami, FL, January 9-11.
  7. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2011). “Ecological-Hydrological Engineering at Local to Global Scales: Approaches for Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructures.” Presented at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Florida International University, April 27 and September 2.
  8. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2010). “Ecological Engineering: Platform for a Holistic Approach Towards Sustainable Water Resources and Green Watershed Infrastructures.” Presented at the Department of Bioresources Engineering, University of Delaware, May 13.
  9. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2010). “Ecohydrology of unit river ecosystems.” Presented at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Sioux Falls, SD, March 16.
  10. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2010). “Large-scale Biogeochemical Modeling of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) from Wetland Ecosystems.” Presented at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), University of California, Santa Barbara, March 25.
  11. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2009). “Ecohydrology and ecological engineering: Concepts towards obtaining sustainable water structures and watershed infrastructures.” Presented at the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, October 21.
  12. Abdul-Aziz, O.I. (2009). “Biogeochemical modeling: A tool for guidance under changing climate, population, land use, etc.” Presented to the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Sioux Falls, SD, October 29.