Dr. LATIF KALIN

 

Associate Professor, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences

Associate Director, Center for Forest Sustainability

Auburn University

Auburn, AL 36849-5418, USA

Ph: (334) 844-4671, Fax: (334) 844-1084

 E-mail: latif@auburn.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2011 -          : Associate Professor, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

  • 2010 -          : Adjunct Professor, Biosystems Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

  • 2006 -2011   : Assistant Professor, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

  • 2002 - 2006  : Postdoctoral Researcher, U.S. EPA - National Risk Management and Research Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH

  • 1998 - 2002  : Research/Teaching Assistant, Purdue University, Civil Engineering

  • 1997 - 1998  : Graduate Student, Purdue University, Civil Engineering

  • 1996 - 1997  : Water Resources Engineer, SU-YAPI Engineering and Consulting, Turkey

  • 1995 - 1996  : Quality Control Engineer, Koyluoglu Inc., Turkey

 

RESEARCH INTEREST:

  • Urbanization, Climate Variability/Change: Impacts on Hydrology and Water Quality

  • Uncertainty/Sensitivity Analysis and Scale Impacts

  • Erosion and Sediment Transport

  • Watershed Scale Water Quality and Hydrologic Modeling

  • Nutrient Cycling in Bottom Sediments

  • Wetland nutrients Cycling

 

TEACHING:

  • Advances in Forest Hydrology - FORY 7550 (100%)

  • Non-Point Source Pollution Modeling / Watershed Modeling - BSEN 7320/4520 (50%)

  • Multipurpose Environmental Analysis System - FORY 7970 (100%)

  • Field and Laboratory Techniques For Water Quality Testing - FORY 7930 (100%)

 

FUNDED PROJECTS:

  1. “Impact of Forest to Urban Conversion on Human Health”, USDA Forest Service, 2012-2014, $239,507 (Co-PI).

  2. “Forecasting Streamflows in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin Using Ensemble Streamflow Predictions”, NOAA, 2012-2014, $363,854 (Co-PI).

  3. “Wetland Nutrients and Carbon Cycling Modeling”, EPA, 2012-2013, $58,500 (single PI).

  4. “Determining the Role of Headwater Wetlands for Water Quality Improvements in Coastal Alabama”, NOAA Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant (MASG), 2012-2014, $211,536 (Co-PI).

  5. “Identifying Flood Generating Areas in 8-Mile Creek Watershed through a Novel Approach”, NOAA Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant (MASG), 2010-2012, $269,705 (PI)

  6. “Quantifying the Effect of Urbanization on Water Quantity and Quality of Coastal Alabama”, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, 2010-2012, $49,638 (single PI)

  7. “Reducing Drought Risks in the Southeast USA: Quantification of Drought Information Value, Development of Drought Indices, and Communication of Drought Information”, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2010-2012, $286,935 (Co-PI)

  8. An Interdisciplinary Assessment of Population Growth and Development Impacts on the Fish River Basin Coastal Community, NOAA Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant (MASG), 2008-2010, $281,833 (PI)

  9. “Influence of Forested Landscapes and Land Use Change on Water Resources in the Southeastern USA", US Forest Service, $40,000 (Co-PI)

  10. Applying Multiple Models to Inform Watershed Management and Land Use Planning in a Coastal Community, Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Environmental Technology (CICEET), 2007-2009, $235,336 (Co-PI)

  11. Watershed and Water Quality Modeling Services, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), 2007-2009, $79,100 (single PI)

  12. Assessment of the Impacts of Natural and Economic Activities on the Land Use/Cover and Hydrological Patterns of Dauphin Island, Auburn University Center of Forest Sustainability (CFS), 2008-2011, $75,600 (Co-PI)

  13. Impact of Human Activities and Climate Change on Water Resources and Ecosystem Health in Wolf Bay Basin: A Coastal Diagnostic and Forecast System (CDFS) for Integrated Assessment, Auburn University Water Resources Center, 2008-2010, $750,000 (Co-PI)

  14. Bridging the Gap between Science, People and Policy for Sustainable Watershed Management in the Tallapoosa River Basin and Beyond, Auburn University Water Resources Center, 2008-2010, $750,000 (Co-PI)

  15. Reducing the Attractiveness of Airport Stormwater Retention Facilities to Birds, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 2008-2011, $800,000 (Co-PI)

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles ( *: student or post-doc )

  1. Wang*, R., L. Kalin, W. Kuang, H. Tian (2013), “Individual and Combined Effects of Land Use/Cover and Climate Change on Wolf Bay Watershed Streamflow in Southern Alabama”, Hydrological Processes (accepted).

  2. Niraula*, R., L. Kalin, P. Srivastava, C. Anderson (2013), "Identifying Critical Source Areas of Nonpoint Source Pollution with SWAT and GWLF", Ecological Modeling, 268:123-133. [PDF]

  3. Kara, F., L. Kalin, E. Loewenstein (2013), "Sediment Dynamics Following Active Management of a Stream Buffer Zone: A Case Study", Journal of Soil and Water Conservation (accepted).

  4. Barksdale, F., C. Anderson, L. Kalin (2013), "The Influence of Watershed Runoff on the Hydrology, Forest Floor Litter and Soil Carbon of Headwater Wetlands", Ecohydrology, doi:10.1002/eco.1404. [PDF]

  5. Rezaeianzadeh*, M., H. Tabari, A Yazdi, S. Isik, L. Kalin (2013). "Flood Flow Forecasting Using ANN, ANFIS and Regression Models". Neural Computing and Applications , doi:10.1007/s00521-013-1443-6. [PDF]

  6. Sharifi*, A., L. Kalin, M.M. Hantush, S. Isik*, T. Jordan (2013), "Carbon Export and Dynamics from Flooded Wetlands: A Modeling Approach", Ecological Modeling, 263:196-210. [PDF]

  7. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush, S. Isik*, A. Yucekaya*, T. Jordan (2013), "Nutrient Dynamics in Flooded Wetlands: II. Model Application", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000750. [PDF]

  8. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin, S. Isik*, A. Yucekaya* (2013), "Nutrient Dynamics in Flooded Wetlands: I. Model Development", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000741. [PDF]

  9. Isik*, S., L. Kalin, J. Schoonover, P. Srivastava, B.G. Lockaby (2013), "Modeling Effects of Changing Land Use/Cover on Daily Streamflow: An Artificial Neural Network and Curve Number based Hybrid Approach", Journal of Hydrology, 485:103-112. [PDF]

  10. Sharma, S., S. Isik*, P. Srivastava, L. Kalin (2013), “Deriving Spatially-Distributed Precipitation Data Using the Artificial Neural Network and Multi-Linear Regression Models”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 18(2):194-205. [PDF]

  11. Sharma, S., P. Srivastava, X. Fang, L. Kalin (2012), “Incorporating Climate Variability for Point Source Discharge Permitting in a Complex River System”, Transactions of ASABE,55(6):2213-2228. [PDF]

  12. Sharda, V., P. Srivastava; L. Kalin, K. Ingram, M. Chelliah (2012), “Development of a Community Water Deficit Index (CWDI) - A Drought Forecasting Tool for Small- to Mid-Size Communities of the Southeastern United States”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000733. [PDF]

  13. Sharifi*, A., L. Kalin, M. Tajrishy (2012), "A system Dynamics Approach for Hydropower Generation Assessment in Developing Watersheds: A Case Study of Karkheh River Basin, Iran", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412312.098. [PDF]

  14. Kara, F., E.F. Loewenstein, and L. Kalin (2012), "Changes in Sediment and Water Yield Downstream on a Small Watershed", Ekoloji, 21(84):30-37. [PDF]

  15. Sen, S., P. Srivastava, P.A. Vadas, and L. Kalin (2012), “Watershed-level Comparison of Predictability and Sensitivity of Two Phosphorus Models”. Journal of Environmental Quality, doi:10.2134/jeq2011.0242. [PDF]

  16. Niraula*, R., L. Kalin, R. Wang*, and P. Srivastava (2012), " Determining Nutrient and Sediment Critical Source Areas with SWAT Model: Effect of Lumped Calibration”, Transactions of ASABE, 55(1):137-47. [PDF]

  17. Bhattarai*, N., M. Dougherty, L. Marzen, and L. Kalin (2012), "Validation of Evaporation Estimates from a Modified Surface Energy Balance Algorithm for Land Model in the Southeastern US", Remote Sensing Letters, 3(6): 511-519.

  18. Sharda, V., P. Srivastava, K. Ingram, and L. Kalin (2011), "Quantification of El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Impact on Precipitation and Stream Flows for Improved Management of Water Resources in Alabama", Journal of Soil and Water Conservation , 67(3):158-172.

  19. Nagy, C., B.G. Lockaby, L. Kalin, and C. Anderson (2011), “Effects of Urbanization on Stream Hydrology and Water Quality: The Florida gulf Coast”, Hydrological Processes. 26:2019-2030. [PDF]

  20. Ardiclioglu, M., O. Genc, L. Kalin, N. Agiralioglu (2011), "Investigation of flow Properties in Natural Streams by Entropy Concept", Water and Environment Journal. DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-6593.2011.00270.x. [PDF]

  21. Mondal, P., P. Srivastava, L. Kalin, S.N. Panda (2011), “Ecologically-Sustainable Surface Water Withdrawal for Cropland Irrigation through Incorporation of Climate Variability”, Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 66(4):221-232. [PDF]

  22. Nagy, C., B.G. Lockaby, B. Helms, L. Kalin, and D. Stoeckel (2011), “Relationships between Forest Conversion and Water Resources in a Humid Region: The Southeastern United States”, Journal of Environmental Quality, 40(3):867-878. [PDF]

  23. Wang*, R., and L. Kalin (2011), “Modeling Effects of Land Use/Cover Changes under Limited Data”, Eco-Hydrology, 4(2):265-276. [PDF]

  24. Singh*, H.V., L. Kalin, and P. Srivastava (2011), “Effect of Soil Data Resolution on Identification of Critical Source Areas of Sediment”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 16(3):253-263. [PDF]

  25. Srivastava, P., A.K. Gupta, and L. Kalin (2010), An Ecologically-Sustainable Surface Water Withdrawal Framework for Cropland Irrigation – A Case Study in Alabama. Environmental Management, 46:302-313. [PDF]

  26. Kalin, L., S. Isik*, J.E. Schoonover, and B.G. Lockaby (2010), “Predicting Water Quality in Unmonitored Watersheds Using Artificial Neural Networks”, Journal of Environmental Quality, 39(4):1429-1440. [PDF]

  27. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2009), "An Auxiliary Method to Reduce Potential Adverse Impacts of Projected Land Developments: Subwatershed Prioritization”, Environmental Management, 43(2), 311-325. [PDF]

  28. Isik*, S., E. Dogan, L. Kalin, M. Sasal, N. Agiralioglu (2008), "Effects of Anthropogenic Activities on the Lower Sakarya River", Catena, 75(2):172-181. [PDF]

  29. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin (2008), “Stochastic residual-error analysis for estimating hydrologic model predictive uncertainty”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 13(7):585-596. [PDF]

  30. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2006), “Hydrologic modeling of an Eastern Pennsylvania watershed with NEXRAD and raingauge data”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 11(6):555-569. [PDF]

  31. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2006), “Comparative Assessment of two distributed watershed models with application to a small watershed”, Hydrological Processes, 20(11):2285-2307. [PDF]

  32. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin (2005), “Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of runoff and sediment yield in a small agricultural watershed with kineros2”, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 50(6): 1151-1172. [PDF]

  33. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju, M.M. Hantush (2004), “Development and application of a methodology for sediment source identification: I. A modified unit sedimentograph approach”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 9(3):184-193. [PDF]

  34. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju and M.M. Hantush (2004), “Development and application of a methodology for sediment source identification: II. Optimization approach”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 9(3):194-207. [PDF]

  35. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju, M.M. Hantush (2003), “Effect of geomorphologic resolution on runoff hydrograph and sedimentograph”, Journal of Hydrology, 276:89-111. [PDF]

  36. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju, J.Y. Parlange (2000), “Steady state analysis of water movement in a semi-infinite unconfined aquifer under constant accretion”, Transport in Porous Media, 40(2):165-169. [PDF]

 

Book Chapters

  1. Hantush, M.M., Kalin, L., Govindaraju (2011), “Groundwater / surface water interaction modeling”, in ASCE/EWRI Groundwater Quantity and Quality Management, edited by M.M. Aral and S.W. Taylor, ASCE, Reston ,VA, 573 pp.

  2. Kalin, L., P. Srivastava (2009), “Soil and water conservation”, in Handbook for Biosystems Engineering, Editor: A. Nag, McGraw Hill Professional. 544 pp.

  3. Srivastava, P., L. Kalin (2009), “Watershed-scale geographic information systems”, in Handbook for Biosystems Engineering, Editor: A. Nag, McGraw Professional. 544 pp.

  4. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2006), “Effect of Urbanization on Sustainability of Water Resources in the Pocono Creek Watershed”, In: V.P. Singh and Y.J. Xu (ed.) Coastal Hydrology and Processes, Water Resources Publications, LLC, pg. 59-70.

 

Conference Proceedings

  1. Kalin, L., S. Isik, M Hantush (2013), “Effect of Likelihood Measures on Sensitivity and Uncertainty of a Wetland Nutrient Cycling Model”, 6th International Perspective on Water Resources & the Environment conference (IPWE 2013), January 7-9, 2013, Izmir, Turkey.

  2. Isik, S., L. Kalin, G. Lockaby, P. Srivastava (2013), “Streamflow Prediction in Ungauged Watersheds Using ANN and MLR models”, 6th International Perspective on Water Resources & the Environment conference (IPWE 2013), January 7-9, 2013, Izmir, Turkey.

  3. Noori, N., L. Kalin, P. Srivastava, C. LeBleu (2012), “Effects of Initial Abstraction Ratio in SCS-CN Method on Modeling the Impacts of Urbanization on Peak Flows”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 20-24, 2012, Albuquerque, NM.

  4. Kara, F., E.F. Loewenstein, L. Kalin (2012). “Sediment Yield along an Actively Managed Riparian Buffer”, Proceedings of 16th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference. February 14-17, 2011. Charleston, SC. Pg:165-168.

  5. Sharifi, A., L. Kalin (2010), “Effect of Land Use Uncertainty on Watershed modeling”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 16-20, 2010, Providence, RI.

  6. Kalin, L., S. Isik (2010), “Prediction of Water Quality Parameters Using an Artificial Neural Networks Model”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 16-20, 2010, Providence, RI.

  7. Ardiclioglu*, M., S. Ozdin, E. Gemici, and L. Kalin (2010), “Determination of Flow Properties in Shallow Flow River”, Dryland Hydrology: Global Challenges, Local Solutions, Sep 1-4, 2010, Tuscon, AZ.

  8. Mondal, P., P. Srivastava, L. Kalin, and S.N. Panda (2009), “Ecologically-sustainable surface water withdrawal for cropland irrigation through incorporation of climate variability”. The Thirteenth International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Integrated Watershed Management, DIPCON 2009, International Water Association, October 2009, Seoul, South Korea.

  9. Singh, H.V., L. Kalin, Lockaby, B.G., (2009), “Studying the impact of land use/cover changes on the water quality of Weeks Bay, AL: model vs. regression”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 17-21, 2009, Kansas City, MO.

  10. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin, R.S. Govindaraju (2009), “Predictive uncertainty in hydrologic and water quality modeling: approaches, applications to environmental management, and future challenges”, International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society, 12-16 January 2009, New Delhi, India.

  11. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2007), “Predictive uncertainty and parameter sensitivity of a sediment-flux model: nitrogen flux and sediment oxygen demand”. World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 15-19, 2007, Tampa, FL.

  12. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2003), “Assessment of Two Physically-Based Watershed Models Based on Their Performances of Simulating Water and Sediment Movement”, 1st Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds (ICRW), Benson, AZ, October27-30, 2003, 316-322.

  13. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin (2003), “Modeling Uncertainty of Runoff and Sediment Yield Using a Distributed Hydrologic Model”, 1st Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds (ICRW), Benson, AZ, October 27-30, 2003, 325-331.

  14. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2003), “Probabilistic modeling of sediment yield in a small agricultural watershed using Kineros-2”, AWRA Specialty Conference: Agricultural Hydrology and Water Quality, Kansas City, MO, May 12-14, 2003. CD-ROM.

  15. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju, and M.M. Hantush (2002). “Identification of Sediment Source Areas within a Watershed.” Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Ocean Engineering-HYDRO 2002, Dec. 16-17, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 145-150.

  16. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju (2001), “Influence of GIS resolution on response in the stream”, World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2001. Don Phelps, Gerald Sehlke - Editors, May 20–24, 2001, Orlando, Florida, USA.

 

Reports (peer reviewed)

  1. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin (2007), “Impact of Urbanization on the Hydrology of the Pocono Creek Watershed: A Model Study”, EPA Report No. EPA/600/R-07/006, USEPA-NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH, 57 pg. URL: <PDF>

  2. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2003), “Evaluation of sediment transport models and comparative application of two watershed models”. EPA Report No. EPA/600/R-03/139, USEPA-NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH, 81 pg. URL: <PDF>

 

Conference Presentations

  1. L. Kalin (2013), Sustainable Urbanization from the Water Resources and Water Quality Perspective”, May 23-25, 2013, Tirana, Albania.

  2. L. Kalin, A. Morrison, H. Singh, B.G. Lockaby (2012), “Land Use/Cover and Water Quality/Quantity Linkeages in Coastal Alabama, USA”, IUFRO 7.01.08 Hydroecology Conference: Forest-Water Interactions with respect to Air Pollution and Climate Change, Kahramanmaras, Turkey, Sep 3-6, 2012.

  3. Noori, N., L. Kalin, C. LeBleu, P. Srivastava (2012), Changes in Flow Volumes and Peak Flows in Response to Land Conversions in the Eight Mile Creek Watershed: A Modeling Approach, Sep 5-7, 2012, Orange Beach, AL.

  4. Mirhosseini, G., P. Srivastava, X. Fang, L. Kalin, K. Ingram (2012), “Evaluating the Impact of Climate Change on Rainfall Intensity-Duration-Frequency Curves (IDF Curves) in Alabama”, Sep 5-7, 2012, Orange Beach, AL.

  5. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin, A. Yucekaya, S. Isik (2012), “Phosphorus Dynamics in Flooded Wetlands: I. Model Development and Sensitivity Analysis”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 20-24, 2012, Albuquerque, NM.

  6. L. Kalin, Hantush, M.M., S. Isik, A. Yucekaya, T. Jordan (2012), “Phosphorus Dynamics in Flooded Wetlands: II. Application to a Restored Wetland”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 20-24, 2012, Albuquerque, NM.

  7. Sharifi, L. Kalin, M. Hantush (2012), “A physically based numerical model for simulating dissolved organic carbon (DOC) export from natural and constructed wetlands”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 20-24, 2012, Albuquerque, NM.

  8. Noori, N., L. Kalin, P. Srivastava, C. LeBleu (2012), “Effects of Initial Abstraction Ratio in SCS-CN Method on Modeling the Impacts of Urbanization on Peak Flows”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 20-24, 2012, Albuquerque, NM.

  9. Sharda, V., P. Srivastava, K. Ingram, L. Kalin, M. Chelliah (2011), “Community Water Deficit Index (CWDI) -A Tool for Forecasting Drought in the Southeastern U.S.”, South East Climate Consortium Fall Planning Meeting, Nov 2-4, 2011, Tallahassee, FL.

  10. Sharda, V., P. Srivastava, K. Ingram, L. Kalin, X. Fang (2011), “Development of Community Water Deficit Index (CWDI) for small to mid-size communities of Southeastern United States”, 25th Annual Alabama Water Resources Conference and Symposium, September 7-9, 2011, Orange Beach, Alabama.

  11. Sharma, S., P. Srivastava, L. Kalin, X. Fang (2011), “Incorporating El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) for Point Source Discharge Permitting in a Complex River System”, 25th Annual Alabama Water Resources Conference and Symposium, September 7-9, 2011, Orange Beach, Alabama.

  12. L. Kalin, R. Wang, and P. Srivastava (2011), “Land Use/Cover Change Effects on Hydrology and Water Quality in Coastal Alabama”, 25th Annual Alabama Water Resources Conference and Symposium, September 7-9, 2011, Orange Beach, Alabama.

  13. Kara, F., Loewenstein, E.F., Kalin, L. (2011). Sediment Yield along an Actively Managed Riparian Buffer. 16th Biennial Southern Silviculture Research Conference. February 14-17, 2011. Charleston, SC.

  14. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin, A. Yucekaya, S. Isik (2011), "Modeling Wetland Nitrogen Dynamics: I. Model development and sensitivity analysis", ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 22-26, 2011, Palm Springs, CA.

  15. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush, A. Yucekaya, T. Jordan (2011), "Modeling Wetland Nitrogen Dynamics: II. Application and Uncertainty Analysis", ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 22-26, 2011, Palm Springs, CA.

  16. Srivastava, P., V. Sharda, K. Ingram, M. Chelliah, L. Kalin (2010), “Quantification of El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Impact on Precipitation and Stream Flows for Improved Management of Water Resources in Alabama”. Alabama-Mississippi Bays & Bayous Symposium, Dec 1-3, Mobile, AL.

  17. Kalin, L., A. Morrison, H. Singh, S. Pan, C. LeBlue, R. Retzlaff (2010), “Water Quality Response to Changes in Land Use/Cover in the Fish River Watershed: A Modeling and Monitoring Synthesis”, Alabama-Mississippi Bays & Bayous Symposium, Dec 1-3, Mobile, AL.

  18. Morrison, A., L. Kalin, B.G. Lockaby, and S. Phipps (2010), “Spatial and Temporal Trends and the Role of Land Use/Cover on Water Quality and Hydrology in the Fish River Watershed”, 2010 Alabama Water Resources Conference, Sep 8-10, 2010, Orange Beach, AL

  19. Sharda, V., P. Srivastava, K. Ingram, M. Chelliah, and L. Kalin (2010), “Quantification of El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Impact on Precipitation and Stream Flows for Improved Management of Water Resources in Alabama”, 2010 Alabama Water Resources Conference, Sep 8-10, 2010, Orange Beach, AL.

  20. Singh, H., L. Kalin, A. Morrison, P. Srivastava, B.G. Lockaby, and S. Pan (2010), “Can we Really Predict Effects of Changes in Land Use/Cover on Water Quality and Quantity?”, 2010 Alabama Water Resources Conference, Sep 8-10, 2010, Orange Beach, AL.

  21. Sharma, S., P. Srivastava, L. Kalin, and X. Fang (2010), “Incorporating Climate Variability into NPDES Permitting of Nutrient Discharges from Waste Water Treatment Plants”, 2010 Alabama Water Resources Conference, Sep 8-10, 2010, Orange Beach, AL.

  22. Ardiclioglu, M., S. Ozdin, E. Gemici, and L. Kalin (2010), “Determination of Flow Properties in Shallow Flow Rivers”, Dryland Hydrology: Global Challenges, Local Solutions, Sep 1-4, 2010, Tuscon, AZ

  23. Boomer, K.B., X. Li, L. Kalin, and D. Weller (2010), “The Role of Watershed Modeling in Local Land Management Decisions in Maryland Communities”, Integration & Application Network Seminar Series 2010. Annapolis, MD. May 20, 2010.

  24. Sharifi, A., and L. Kalin (2010), “Effect of Land Use Uncertainty on Watershed modeling”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 16-20, 2010, Providence, RI.

  25. Kalin, L., and S. Isik (2010), “Prediction of Water Quality Parameters Using an Artificial Neural Networks Model”, ASCE World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 16-20, 2010, Providence, RI.

  26. Boomer, K.B., X. Li, L. Kalin, and D. Weller (2010), “The Role of Watershed Modeling in Local Land Management Decisions in Maryland Communities”, The Chesapeake Community Modeling Program's Chesapeake Modeling Symposium. Annapolis, MD. May 10-11, 2010.

  27. Li, Xuyong, K.B. Boomer, D. Weller, and L. Kalin (2010), “Flow and Nutrient Discharges from Eastern Shore Tributaries in Response to Climate Change”, The Chesapeake Community Modeling Program's Chesapeake Modeling Symposium. Annapolis, MD. May 10-11, 2010.

  28. Singh, H.V., and L. Kalin (2009), “Spatial and Temporal Variations in Model Performance at Different Soil Data Resolution”, AWRA Annual Conference, Nov 9-12, 2009, Seattle, WA.

  29. Srivastava, P., P. Mondal, L. Kalin, and S.N. Panda (2009), “Ecologically-Sustainable Surface Water Withdrawal for Cropland Irrigation through Incorporation of Climate Variability”. The Thirteenth International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Integrated Watershed Management, DIPCON 2009, International Water Association, October 2009, Seoul, South Korea.

  30. Wang, R., and L. Kalin (2009), “Modeling Effects of Land Use/Cover Changes: Calibration with Limited Data”, 2nd International Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment, Sep 14-16, 2009, Raleigh, NC.

  31. Helms, B., L. Kalin, C. Nagy, B.G. Lockaby, and D. Stoeckel (2009), “Understanding the Water/Forest Relationship: a Synthesis of the Influence of Forest Cover and Its Removal on Aquatic Resources in the Southeastern United States”, 2nd International Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment, Sep 14-16, 2009, Raleigh, NC.

  32. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin, M. Arabi, R.S. Govindaraju (2009), “Predictive uncertainty in hydrologic and water quality modeling: approaches, applications to environmental management, and future challenges”, International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society, 12-16 January 2009, New Delhi, India.

  33. Kalin, L., C. LeBleue, S. Pan, and R. Retzlaff (2008), “Population Growth and Development Impacts on the Fish River Basin Coastal Community”, Bays and Bayous Symposium, Oct 28-29, 2008, Biloxi, MS.

  34. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2007), “Predictive uncertainty and parameter sensitivity of a sediment-flux model: nitrogen flux and sediment oxygen demand”. World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, May 15-19, 2007, Tampa, FL.

  35. Kalin, L., and M.M. Hantush (2007), “Role of spatial scale in sub-area prioritization to reduce impacts of planned land use/cover alterations on watershed responses”, Emerging Issues Along Urban/Rural Interfaces, Apr 9-12, 2007, Atlanta, GA.

  36. Kalin, L., and M.M. Hantush (2006), “Prioritization of sub-areas in watersheds to reduce potential adverse impacts of projected land use/cover alterations”, American Water Resources Association 2006 Annual Water Resources Conference, Nov 6-9, 2006, Baltimore, MD.

  37. Hantush, M.M., and Kalin, L. (2006), “A method for estimating uncertainty of a distributed hydrologic model: application to Pocono Creek Watershed”, American Water Resources Association 2006 Annual Water Resources Conference, Nov 6-9, 2006, Baltimore, MD.

  38. Kalin, L., and M.M. Hantush (2005), “Hydrologic modeling of Pocono Creek for sustainable watershed management”, American Water Resources Association 2005 Annual Water Resources Conference, Nov 7-10, 2005, Seattle, WA.

  39. Hantush, M.M., and Kalin, L. (2005) “A distributed model for assessment of natural recovery in bottom sediments”. In 15th Annual AEHS Meeting and West Coast Conference on Soils, Sediments and Water, March 14-17, 2005, San Diego, CA.

  40. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2003), “Assessment of Two Physically-Based Watershed Models Based on Their Performances of Simulating Water and Sediment Movement”, 1st Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds (ICRW), Benson, AZ, October27-30, 2003, 316-322.

  41. Hantush, M.M., L. Kalin (2003), “Modeling Uncertainty of Runoff and Sediment Yield Using a Distributed Hydrologic Model”, 1st Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds (ICRW), Benson, AZ, October 27-30, 2003.

  42. Kalin, L., M.M. Hantush (2003), “Probabilistic modeling of sediment yield in a small agricultural watershed using Kineros-2”, AWRA Specialty Conference: Agricultural Hydrology and Water Quality, Kansas City, MO, May 12-14, 2003.

  43. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju, and M. Hantush (2002). “Identification of Sediment Source Areas within a Watershed.” Keynote Paper in Conference on Hydraulics, Water Resources and Ocean Engineering-HYDRO 2002, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.

  44. Kalin, L., and R.S. Govindaraju (2002), “Investigating the role of geomorphologic resolution on runoff hydrograph and sedimentograph at the watershed outlet”, American Geophysical Union, May 28-31, 2002, Washington, D.C.

  45. Kalin, L., R.S. Govindaraju (2001), “Influence of GIS resolution on response in the stream”, World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2001, May 20–24, 2001, Orlando, Florida, USA.

 

THESIS ADVISOR & POSTGRADUATE SCHOLAR SPONSOR:

  Current:

Navideh Noori PhD 2011-
Rasika Ramesh PhD 2013-
Mehdi Rezaeianzadeh PhD 2013-
Enis Baltaci MS 2013-
Guleser Sufraci MS 2013-
Davut Okcu (50%) PhD* (ITU Civil Eng.) 2013-
Hamed Majidzadeh (50%) PhD 2013-
Ilkim Cavus MS 2014-
Rajesh Sawant PhD 2014-

  Past:

Harsh Vardhan Singh MS 2008-2010 PhD student, Univ. of Wisconsin
Rewati Niraula MS 2008-2010 PhD student, Univ. of Arizona
N. Bhattarai (50%) MS 2008-2010 PhD student, SUNY Syracuse
Andrew Morrison MS 2008-2010 CH2M HILL Atlanta office
Rouyu Wang MS 2008-2010 PhD student, Purdue Univ.
Katherine Petty (50%)  MS* (civil eng.) 2009-2011 USGS, Miami, FL
Amir Sharifi PhD 2009-2013 Post-Doc, Auburn Un.
Dr. Mehmet Ardiclioglu Visiting Scholar 2010 Prof., Erciyes Univ., Civil Eng.
Dr. Sumit Sen (50%) Post-Doc 2009-2011 Ast. Prof., IIT Roorke, Dep. of Hydrology
Dr. Mehmet Ozcan Visiting Scholar 2012 Ast. Prof., Duzce Univ., School of Forestry
Dr. Sabahattin Isik Post-Doc 2009-2013 Ast. Prof., Turgut Ozal Univ., Civil Eng.
Dr. Meral Buyukyildiz Visiting Sci. 2013 Ast. Prof., Selcuk University, Civil Eng,

    

 

 

AWARDS & HONORS:

  • U.S. EPA 2009 Scientific and Technological Achievement Award

  • Journal of Hydrologic engineering 2011 Best Reviewer Award

  • Journal of Hydrologic engineering 2010 Best Reviewer Award

  • Listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and Who’s Who in the World

  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Fellowship, 2002-2005

  • Delleur Award, Purdue University, 2001

  • Turkish Government Graduate Study Fellowship, 1997- 1998

 

AWARDS & HONORS by my Students:

  • Navideh Noori, 2013: Most Outstanding International Student, SFWS, Auburn University

  • Navideh Noori, 2013: Merriwether Award, SFWS, Auburn University

  • Navideh Noori, 2013: Dukes Fellowship Award, SFWS, Auburn University

  • Amir Sharifi, 2012: Most Outstanding International Student, SFWS, Auburn University

  • Amir Sharifi, 2012: Dukes Graduate Student Award in Biological Sciences, SFWS, Auburn University

  • Andrew Morrison, 2010: Alabama Water Resources Conference Oral Presentation Award, 2nd place

  • Andrew Morrison, 2009: Alabama Water Resources Conference Poster Presentation Award, 3rd place

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES:

  • Associate Editor of Journal of Water Quality, Exposure and Health (WQEH), 2011-present

  • Associate Editor of Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA), 2012-present

  • Section Editor of Sakarya University Journal of Science, 2013-present

  • Conference co-chair of IPWE-2013 International Conference organized by ASCE-EWRI in Izmir, Turkey, Jan 7-9, 2013.

  • Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU), International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

  • Chair – ASCE Wetlands Hydrology Technical Committee

  • Auburn University representative for Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI)

  • Science Advisory Board Member of Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP), 2008-present

  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE/EIT) Certificate, State of Michigan.

  • Auburn University Water Resources Center - Board Member

  • Regular reviewer of Environ. Monitoring & Assessment, J. of Hydrologic Eng., J. of Hydrology, Water Resources Research, Trans. of ASABE, Chemical Eng. J., J. of Environ. Management, Hydrological Processes, Environ. Management, Ecological Eng., Advances in Water Resources, J. of Environ. Biology, HKIE Transact, Ecological Modeling, J. of American Water Resources Assoc, Africa J. of Ag Research, Ecohydrology, Science of Total Environ., Urban Ecosystems.

  • Reviewed proposals for U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation -U.S. Central Asian Research Travel Grant Competition, Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, USDA McIntire Stennis (Puerto Rico), Louisiana Board of Regents, McIntire Stennis, Louisiana Sea Grant Consortium, AAES Hatch Program