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Ted Bohn

Ted Bohn
Assistant Research Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Dr. Bohn is currently an Assistant Research Scientist with Decision Center for a Desert City, a position he transitioned to after his three-year post-doctoral research associate position at DCDC. Originally from Illinois, Ted has lived most of his life on the US West coast (California and Washington) with short stints in Washington, DC and Houston, TX. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics (U.C. Berkeley), a Master’s degree in Seismology (U.C. Berkeley), and a PhD in Hydrology and Water Resources (Civil Engineering; University of Washington).

Journal Articles

2018

Bennett, K. E., T. J. Bohn, K. Solander, N. G. McDowell, C. Xu, E. R. Vivoni and R. S. Middleton. 2018. Climate-driven disturbances in the San Juan River sub-basin of the Colorado River. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22(1):709-725. DOI: 10.5194/hess-2017-204. (link )

2016

Bohn, T. J. and E. R. Vivoni. 2016. Process-Based Characterization of Evapotranspiration Sources over the North American Monsoon Region. Water Resources Research 52(1):358-384. DOI: 10.1002/2015WR017934. (link )

2015

Livneh, B., T. J. Bohn, D. W. Pierce, F. Munoz-Arriola, B. Nijssen, R. S. Vose, D. Cayan and L. Brekke. 2015. A spatially comprehensive hydrometeorological data set for Mexico, the U.S., and southern Canada 1950-2013. Sci.Data 2(150042):. DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2015.42.

Posters

2017

Leavitt, T., J. Tannler and T. J. Bohn. 2017. Estimation Techniques for Industrial Water Use, In Arizona. Poster presented at the 2017 DCDC Poster Symposium, April 24, 2017, Tempe, AZ.

Verduzco, V., T. J. Bohn, A. Robles-Morua and E. R. Vivoni. 2017. Impacts of meteorological extreme events on regional water balance and susceptibility of urban populations: CHExWG. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.

Whitney, K., T. J. Bohn and E. R. Vivoni. 2017. Modeling land surface hydrology sensitivity in the Colorado River Basin and its urban areas to historical meteorological data. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.

2014

Bohn, T. J., G. Mascaro, D. D. White and E. R. Vivoni. 2014. Effects of land use on the predictability of land-atmosphere fluxes and moisture transport in the North American Monsoon Region. Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA.

Bohn, T. J., E. R. Vivoni and D. D. White. 2014. Atmospheric moisture transport in the North American monsoon: Linking water and land governance across political boundaries. Poster presented at the National Science Foundation Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability (SEES) PI Meeting, April 8-9, 2014, Arlington, VA.

Presentations

2016

Bohn, T. J. and E. R. Vivoni. 2016. Recent Changes in Land Cover, Land Use and Hydrology Along the US-Mexico Border: Implications of NAFTA. Presentation at the Symposium in Honor of Professor Eric F. Wood: Observations and Modeling Across Scales, June 2-3, 2016, Princeton, NJ. (link )

Bohn, T. J., E. R. Vivoni, G. Mascaro and D. D. White. 2016. Impacts of Land Cover and Land Use Change on the Hydrology of the US-Mexico Border Region, 1992-2011. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 14, 2016, San Francisco, CA.

Vivoni, E. R. and T. J. Bohn. 2016. Terrestrial Sources of Evaporation in the Southwest U.S. and Northwest Mexico. 2016, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA.

Vivoni, E. R. and T. J. Bohn. 2016. Terrestrial Sources of Evaporation in the Southwest U.S. and Northwest Mexico. 2016, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Vivoni, E. R. and T. J. Bohn. 2016. Terrestrial Sources of Evaporation in the Southwest U.S. and Northwest Mexico. Presentation at the UC-Mexus Hydromet Meeting, April 21-22, 2016, San Diego, CA. (link )

2015

Bohn, T. J. 2015. Land Use Change and its Effects on the North American Monsoon. Presentation at the DCDC Water/Climate Briefing, April 8, 2015, Tempe, AZ.

Bohn, T. J. 2015. Medium or Message? The multiple roles of water in the Earth System, from Siberia to Mexico. Presentation at the Frontiers of Geoscience Seminar Series, Los Alamos National Laboratory, November 9, 2015, Los Alamos, NM.

Bohn, T. J., G. Mascaro, D. D. White and E. R. Vivoni. 2015. Effects of land use on land-atmosphere fluxes and moisture transport in the North American Monsoon Region. Presentation at the 29th Conference on Hydrology, 95th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), January 4-8, 2015, Phoenix, AZ.

Bohn, T. J. and E. R. Vivoni. 2015. Enhancing the Variable Infiltration Capacity Model to Account for Natural and Anthropogenic Impacts on Evapotranspiration in the North American Monsoon Region. Presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, CA.

2014

Bohn, T. J., B. Livneh, F. Munoz-Arriola, A. Robles-Morua, D. W. Pierce, R. S. Vose and E. R. Vivoni. 2014. Long-term gridded meterological observations over the continental US, Mexico, and Southern Canada, 1950-2013: Assessment over the North American Monsoon Region. Presentation at the Mexican Geophysical Union (UGM) Annual Meeting, November 2-7, 2014, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.

Bohn, T. J., G. Mascaro, D. D. White and E. R. Vivoni. 2014. Does Mexican land use influence rainfall in the southwestern USA? Effects of land use on land-atmosphere fluxes and moisture transport in the North American Monsoon. Presentation at the US-Mexico Border Water, Engineering, and Sustainability Training (UMB-WEST), , July 21-August 8, 2014, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Presented July 29, 2014 at US-Mexico Border Water, Engineering, and Sustainability Training (UMB-WEST), July 21-August 8, 2014, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.

2013

Bohn, T. J. and E. R. Vivoni. 2013. Does Mexican land management influence US Southwest rainfall? Effects of vegetation seasonality and land use change on atmospheric moisture transport in the North American Monsoon. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.