Yuning Shi

  • Associate Research Professor
206 Forest Resources Building
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Land-Atmosphere Water and Carbon Dioxide Fluxes Modeling
  • Meteorology
  • Model-Data Assimilation


Future transition from forests to shrublands and grasslands in the western United States is expected to reduce carbon storage
Communications Earth and Environment, Kodero, Jared M., Felzer, Benjamin S., Shi, Yuning, 2024

Cycles-L: A Coupled, 3-D, Land Surface, Hydrologic, and Agroecosystem Landscape Model
Water Resources Research, Shi, Yuning, Montes, Felipe, Kemanian, Armen R., 2023

Tradeoffs when interseeding cover crops into corn across the Chesapeake Bay watershed
Agricultural Systems, McConnell, Curt A., Rozum, Rachel K.N., Shi, Yuning, Kemanian, Armen R., 2023

Quantifying co-benefits of water quality policies: An integrated assessment model of land and nitrogen management
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Weng, Weizhe, Wang, Weizhe, Cobourn, Kelly, Kemanian, Armen, Boyle, Kevin, Shi, Yuning, White, C, Stachelek, Jemma, White, Charles, Stachelek, Jemma, 2023

Confronting the water potential information gap
Nature Geoscience, Novick, Kimberly A., Ficklin, Darren L., Baldocchi, Dennis, Davis, Kenneth J., Ghezzehei, Teamrat A., Konings, Alexandra G., MacBean, Natasha, Raoult, Nina, Scott, Russell L., Shi, Yuning, Sulman, Benjamin N., Wood, Jeffrey D., 2022

BioRT-Flux-PIHM v1.0: A biogeochemical reactive transport model at the watershed scale
Geoscientific Model Development, Zhi, Wei, Shi, Yuning, Wen, Hang, Saberi, Leila, Ng, Gene-Hua, Sadayappan, Kayalvizhi, Kerins, Devon, Stewart, Bryn, Li, Li, 2022

Topography Mediates the Response of Soil CO2 Efflux to Precipitation Over Days, Seasons, and Years
Ecosystems, Kopp, Marissa, Kaye, Jason Philip, Smeglin, Y, Adams, T, Primka, IV, Edward, Primka, Edward J., Bradley, Brosi, Shi, Yuning, Eissenstat, David, 2022

Artificial Intelligence for Modeling Complex Systems: Taming the Complexity of Expert Models to Improve Decision Making
ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems, Gil, Yolanda, Garijo, Daniel, Khider, Deborah, Knoblock, Craig, Ratnakar, Varun, Osorio, Maximiliano, Vargas, Hernan, Pham, Minh, Pujara, Jay, Shbita, Basel, Vu, Binh, Chiang, Yao-Yi, Feldman, Dan, Lin, Yijun, Song, Hayley, Kumar, Vipin, Khandelwal, Ankush, Steinbach, Michael, Tayal, Kshitij, Xu, Shaoming, Pierce, Suzanne, Pearson, Lissa, Hardesty-Lewis, Daniel, Deelman, Ewa, Da Silva, Rafael Ferreira, None, Silva, Rafael Ferreira Da, Mayani, Rajiv, Kemanian, Armen R., Shi, Yuning, Leonard, Lorne, Peckham, Scott, Stoica, Maria, Cobourn, Kelly, Zhang, Zeya, Duffy, C, Shu, Lele, 2021

Signatures of Hydrologic Function Across the Critical Zone Observatory Network
Water Resources Research, Wlostowski, Adam, Molotch, Noah, Anderson, Suzanne, Brantley, Susan L., Chorover, Jon, Dralle, David, Kumar, Praveen, Li, Li, Lohse, Kathleen, Mallard, John, McIntosh, Jennifer, Murphy, Sheila, Parrish, Eric, Safeeq, Mohammad, Seyfried, Mark, Shi, Yuning, Harman, Ciaran, 2021

Observing and Simulating Spatial Variations of Forest Carbon Stocks in Complex Terrain
Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, Smeglin, Y, Davis, Kenneth J., Shi, Yuning, Eissenstat, David M., Kaye, Jason P., Kaye, Margot W., 2020

Streamflow Generation From Catchments of Contrasting Lithologies: The Role of Soil Properties, Topography, and Catchment Size
Water Resources Research, Xiao, Dacheng, Shi, Yuning, Brantley, Susan L., Forsythe, Brandon, DiBiase, Roman, Davis, Kenneth, Li, Li, 2019

Soil carbon saturation, productivity, and carbon and nitrogen cycling in crop-pasture rotations
Agricultural Systems, Pravia, M. Virginia, Kemanian, Armen R., Terra, José A., Shi, Yuning, Macedo, Ignacio, Goslee, Sarah, 2019

Exploring the Effect of Aspect to Inform Future Earthcasts of Climate-Driven Changes in Weathering of Shale
Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, Sullivan, P. L., Goddéris, Y., Shi, Y., Gu, X., Schott, J., Hasenmueller, E. A., Kaye, J., Duffy, C., Jin, L., Brantley, S. L., 2019

Ideas and perspectives: Proposed best practices for collaboration at cross-disciplinary observatories
Biogeosciences, Kaye, J, Brantley, S, Williams, Jennifer, Eissenstat, D, Davis, K, Li, L, Russo, T, DiBiase, R, Lin, Henry, Kaye, M, Shi, Yuning, Guo, L, Hasenmueller, Elizabeth, Brubaker, Kristen, Adams, T, Bao, Chen, Del Vecchio, Joanmarie, Gu, Xin, He, Yuting, Hoagland, Elizabeth, Reed, W, Szink, Ismaiel, Weitzman, Julie, Xiao, Dacheng, Forsythe, B, Dillner, Benjamin, Hodges, Caitlin, Marcon, Virginia, Primka, Edward, Silverhart, Perri, Tang, Qicheng, 2019

Empowering Agroecosystem Modeling with HTC Scientific Workflows: The Cycles Model Use Case
2019 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data), Silva, Rafael Ferreira Da, da Silva, Rafael Ferreira, None, Mayani, Rajiv, Shi, Yuning, Kemanian, Armen R., Rynge, Mats, Deelman, Ewa, 2019

Spatial and Temporal Variability of Root-Zone Soil Moisture Acquired from Hydrologic Modeling and AirMOSS P-Band Radar
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Crow, Wade T., Milak, Sushil, Moghaddam, Mahta, Tabatabaeenejad, Alireza, Jaruwatanadilok, Sermsak, Yu, Xuan, Shi, Yuning, Reichle, Rolf H., Hagimoto, Yutaka, Cuenca, Richard H., 2018

Susquehanna shale hills critical zone observatory: Shale hills in the context of shaver’s creek watershed
Vadose Zone Journal, Brantley, Susan L., White, Tim, West, Nicole, Williams, Jennifer Z., Forsythe, Brandon, Shapich, Dan, Kaye, Jason, Lin, Henry, Shi, Yuning, Kaye, Margot, Herndon, Elizabeth, Davis, Kenneth J., He, Yuting, Eissenstat, David, Weitzman, Julie, Dibiase, Roman, Li, Li, Reed, Warren, Brubaker, Kristen, Gu, Xin, 2018

Understanding watershed hydrogeochemistry: 2. Synchronized hydrological and geochemical processes drive stream chemostatic behavior
Water Resources Research, Li, Li, Bao, Chen, Sullivan, Pamela L., Brantley, Susan, Shi, Yuning, Duffy, Christopher, 2017

Understanding watershed hydrogeochemistry: 1. Development of RT-Flux-PIHM
Water Resources Research, Bao, Chen, Li, Li, Shi, Yuning, Duffy, Christopher, 2017

Virtual experiments guide calibration strategies for a real-world watershed application of coupled surface-subsurface modeling
Journal of Hydrologic Engineering - ASCE, Yu, Xuan, Duffy, Christopher, Zhang, Yu, Bhatt, Gopal, Shi, Yuning, 2016

Watershed model calibration to the base flow recession curve with and without evapotranspiration effects
Water Resources Research, Jepsen, S. M., Harmon, T. C., Shi, Y., 2016

Designing a suite of measurements to understand the critical zone
Earth Surface Dynamics, Brantley, Susan L., Dibiase, Roman A., Russo, Tess A., Shi, Yuning, Lin, Henry, Davis, Kenneth J., Kaye, Margot, Hill, Lillian, Kaye, Jason, Eissenstat, David M., Hoagland, Beth, Dere, Ashlee L., Neal, Andrew L., Brubaker, Kristen M., Arthur, Dan K., 2016

Simulating high-resolution soil moisture patterns in the Shale Hills watershed using a land surface hydrologic model
Hydrological Processes, Shi, Yuning, Baldwin, Douglas C., Davis, Kenneth J., Yu, Xuan, Duffy, Christopher J., Lin, Henry, 2015

Parameter estimation of a physically-based land surface hydrologic model using an ensemble Kalman filter: A multivariate real-data experiment
Advances in Water Resources, Shi, Yuning, Davis, Kenneth J., Zhang, Fuqing, Duffy, Christopher J., Yu, Xuan, 2015

Evaluation of the parameter sensitivities of a coupled land surface hydrologic model at a critical zone observatory
Journal of Hydrometeorology, Shi, Yuning, Davis, Kenneth J., Zhang, Fuqing, Duffy, Christopher J., 2014

Designing a Suite of Models to Explore Critical Zone Function
Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, Christopher Duffy, Yuning Shi, Ken Davis, Rudy Slingerland,, None, Li Li, Pamela L Sullivan, Yves Godd\'eris, Susan, None, Brantley, L, 2014

Watershed Reanalysis of Water and Carbon Cycle Models at a Critical Zone Observatory, Yu, Xuan, Duffy, C, Kaye, Jason, Bhatt, G, Crow, Wade, Bhatt, Gopal, Shi, Yuning, Shi, Y, 2014