Konar Research Group

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

[45] Jackson, N., M. Konar, P. Debaere and J. Sheffield (2021) Crop-specific exposure to extreme temperature and moisture for the globe for the last half century, Environmental Research Letters, Vol 25, Issue 6, pp. 064006, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/abf8e0. PDF

[44] Vergopolan, N., S. Xiong, L. Estes, N. Wanders, N.W. Chaney, E.F. Wood, M. Konar, K. Caylor, H.E. Beck, N. Gatti, T. Evans, and J. Sheffield (2021) Field-scale soil moisture bridges the spatial scale gap between drought monitoring and agricultural yields, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Vol 25, Issue, 4, pp. 1827-1847, doi: 10.5194/hess-25-1827-2021. PDF

[43] Falkendal, T., C. Otto, J. Schewe, J. Jägermeyr, M. Konar, M. Kummu, B. Watkins, and M.J. Puma (2021) Grain export restrictions during COVID-19 risk food insecurity in many low-and middle-income countries, Nature Food, Vol 2, pp. 11-14, doi: 10.1038/s43016-020-00211-7. PDF

[42] Konar, M. and L. Marston (2020) The Water Footprint of the United States, Water, Vol 12, Issue 11, pp. 3286, doi: 10.3390/w12113286. PDF

[41] von Gnechten, R., J. Wang, M. Konar, K. Baylis, P. Anderson, S. Giroux, N. Jackson, and T. Evans (2020) A gravity model and network analysis of household food sharing in Zambia, Environmental Research Letters, Vol 15, pp. 115010, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/abbe44. PDF

[40] Gumidyala, S., P.J. Ruess, M. Konar, L. Marston, C. Dalin, and Y. Wada (2020) Groundwater depletion embedded in transfers and exports of the United States, Water Resources Research, Vol 56, Issue 2, pp. e2019WR024986, doi: 10.1029/2019WR024986. PDF

[39] He, X., L. Estes, M. Konar, D. Tian, D. Anghileri, K. Baylis, T.E. Estes, and J. Sheffield (2019) Integrated approaches to understanding and reducing drought impact on food security across scales, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Vol 40, pp. 43-54, doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2019.09.006. PDF

[38] Jackson, N., M. Konar, P. Debaere, and L. Estes (2019) Probabilistic global maps of crop-specific areas from 1961 to 2014, Environmental Research Letters, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab3b93. PDF

[37] Di Baldassarre, G., M. Sivapalan, M. Rusca, C. Cudennec, M. Garcia, H. Kreibich, M. Konar, E. Mondino, J. Mård, S. Pande, M.R. Sanderson, F. Tian, A. Viglione, J. Wei, Y. Wei, D.J. Yu, V. Srinivasan, and G. Blöschl (2019), Socio-hydrology: Scientific challenges in addressing a societal grand challenge, Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1029/2018WR023901. PDF

[36] Lin, X., P.J. Ruess, L. Marston, and M. Konar (2019) Food flows between counties in the United States, Environmental Research Letters, Vol 14, pp. 084011, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab29ae. PDF

[35] Djehdian, L., C. Chini, L. Marston, M. Konar, and A.S. Stillwell (2019) The food-energy-water nexus of cities: Local and indirect water stress of urban areas in the United States, Sustainable Cities and Society, Vol 50, pp. 101621, doi: 10.1016/j.scs.2019.101621. PDF

[34] Ruess, P.J., and M. Konar (2019) Grain and virtual water storage capacity in the United States, Water Resources Research, Vol 55, pp. 3960-3975, doi: 10.1029/2018WR024292. PDF

[33] D'Odorico, P., J. Carr, C. Dalin, J. Dell'Angelo, M. Konar, F. Laio, L. Ridolfi, L. Rosa, S. Suweis, S. Tamea, M. Tuninetti (2019) Global virtual water trade and the hydrological cycle: Patterns, drivers, and socio-environmental impacts, Environmental Research Letters, Vol 14, 053001, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab05f4. PDF

[32] Konar, M., M. Garcia, M.R. Sanderson, D.J. Yu, and M. Sivapalan (2019) Expanding the scope and foundation of sociohydrology as the science of coupled human-water systems, Water Resources Research, Vol 55, doi: 10.1029/2018WR024088. PDF

[31] Dang, Q., M. Konar, and P. Debaere (2018) Trade openness and the nutrient use of nations, Environmental Research Letters, Vol 13, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aaebcb. PDF

[30] Konar, M., X. Lin, B. Ruddell, and M. Sivapalan (2018), Scaling properties of food flow networks, PLOS ONE, Vol 13, Issue 7, pp. e0199498, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199498. PDF

[29] Lant, C., J. Baggio, M. Konar, A. Meija, B. Ruddell, R. Rushforth, J. Sabo, and T. Troy (2018), The U.S. food-energy-water system: A blueprint to fill the mesoscale gap for science and decision-making, Ambio, doi: 10.1007/s13280-018-1077-0. PDF

[28] Marston, L., Y. Ao, M. Konar, M. Mekonnen, and A.Y. Hoekstra (2018), High-resolution water footprints of production of the United States, Water Resources Research, Vol 54, Issue 3, pp. 2288-2316, doi: 10.1002/2017WR021923. PDF

[27] Shen Q., S. Liang, M. Konar, Z. Zhu, A.S.F. Chiu, X. Jia, and M. Xu (2018), Virtual water scarcity risk to the global trade system, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol 52, Issue 2, pp. 673-683, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04309. PDF

[26] Dang Q., and M. Konar (2018), Trade openness and domestic water use, Water Resources Research, Vol 54, Issue 1, pp. 4-18, doi: 10.1002/2017WR021102. PDF

[25] Deryugina, T., and M. Konar (2017), Impacts of crop insurance on water withdrawals for irrigation, Advances in Water Resources, Vol 110, pp. 437-444, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.03.013. PDF

[24] Wada, Y., M.F.P. Bierkens, A. de Roo, P.A. Dirmeyer, J.S. Famiglietti, N. Hanasaki, M. Konar, J. Liu, H. Müller-Schmied, T. Oki, Y. Pokhrel, M. Sivapalan, T.J. Troy, A.I.J.M. van Dijk, T. van Emmerik, M.H.J. van Huijgevoort, H.A.J. van Lanen, C.J. Vörösmarty, N. Wanders, and H. Wheater (2017), Human-water interface in hydrological modeling: current status and future directions, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Vol 21, pp. 4169-4193, doi: 10.5194/hess-21-4169-2017. PDF

[23] Srinivasan, V., M. Konar, and M. Sivapalan (2017), A dynamic framework for water security, Water Security, Vol 1, pp. 12-20, doi: 10.1016/j.wasec.2017.03.001. PDF

[22] Marston, L., and M. Konar (2017), Drought impacts to water footprints and virtual water transfers of the Central Valley of California, Water Resources Research, Vol 53, doi: 10.1002/2016WR020251. PDF

[21] Chini, C., M. Konar, and A.S. Stillwell (2017), Direct and indirect urban water footprints of the United States, Water Resources Research, Vol 53, doi: 10.1002/2016WR019473. PDF

[20] Srinivasan, V., M. Sanderson, M. Garcia, M. Konar, G. Blöschl, and M. Sivapalan (2016), Panta Rhei opinion: Prediction in a socio-hydrological world, Hydrological Sciences Journal, Vol 62, Issue 3, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1080/02626667.2016.1253844. PDF

[19] M. Konar, T.P. Evans, M. Levy, C.A. Scott, T.J. Troy, C.J. Vörösmarty, and M. Sivapalan (2016), Water resources sustainability in a globalizing world: who uses the water?, Hydrological Processes, Vol 30, Issue 18, pp. 3330-3336, doi: 10.1002/hyp.10843. PDF

[18] M. Konar, J.J. Reimer, Z. Hussein, and N. Hanasaki (2016), The water footprint of staple crop trade under climate and policy scenarios, Environmental Research Letters, Vol 11, Issue 3, pp. 035006, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/035006. PDF

[17] Dang, Q., M. Konar, J.J. Reimer, G. Di Baldassarre, R. Zeng, and X. Lin (2016), A theoretical model of water and trade, Advances in Water Resources, Vol 89, pp. 32-41, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.12.016. PDF

[16] Troy, T.J., M. Konar, V. Srinivasan, and S. Thompson (2015), Moving sociohydrology forward: A synthesis across studies, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Vol 19, pp. 3667-3679, doi: 10.5194/hess-19-3667-2015. PDF

[15] Paterson, W., R. Rushforth, B.L. Ruddell, M. Konar, I.C. Ahams, J. Gironás, A. Mijic, and A. Mejia (2015), Water footprint of cities: A review and suggestions for future research, Sustainability, Vol 7, Issue 7, pp. 8461-8490, doi: 10.3390/su7078461. PDF

[14] Marston, L., M. Konar, X. Cai, and T.J. Troy (2015), Virtual groundwater transfers from overexploited aquifers in the United States, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1500457112. PDF

[13] Jackson, N., M. Konar, and A.Y. Hoekstra (2015), The water footprint of food aid, Sustainability, Vol 57, Issue 6, pp. 6435-6456, doi: 10.3390/su7066435. PDF

[12] Dang, Q., X. Lin, and M. Konar (2015), Agricultural virtual water flows within the United States, Water Resources Research, Vol 51, doi: 10.1002/2014WR015919. PDF

[11] Lin, X., Q. Dang, and M. Konar (2014), A network analysis of food flows within the United States of America, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol 48, Issue 10, pp. 5439-5447, doi: 10.1021/es500471d. PDF

[10] Sivapalan, M., M. Konar, V. Srinivisan, A. Chhatre, A. Wutich, C. Scott, J.L. Wescoat, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe (2014), Socio-hydrology: Use-inspired water sustainability science for the Anthropocene, Earth's Future, Vol 2, Issue 4, pp. 225-230, doi: 10.1002/2013EF000164. PDF

[9] Konar, M. and K.K. Caylor (2013), Virtual water trade and development in Africa, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Vol 17, pp. 3969-3982, doi: 10.5194/hess-17-3969-2013. PDF

[8] Konar, M. , Z. Hussein, N. Hanasaki, D.L. Mauzerall, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe (2013), Virtual water trade flows and savings under climate change, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Vol 17, pp. 3219-3234, doi: 10.5194/hess-17-3219-2013. PDF

[7] Konar, M. , M.J. Todd, R. Muneepeerakul, A. Rinaldo, and I. Rodriguez-Irube (2013), Hydrology as a driver of biodiversity: Controls on carrying capacity, niche formation, and dispersal, Advances in Water Resources Research, Vol 51, pp. 317-325, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.02.009. PDF

[6] Dalin, C., S. Suweis, M. Konar , N. Hanasaki, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe (2012), Modeling and predicting the structure of the global virtual water trade network, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 39, Issue 24, L24402, doi: 10.1029/201GL053871. PDF

[5] Konar, M. , C. Dalin, N. Hanasaki, A. Rinaldo, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe (2012), Temporal dynamics of blue and green virtual water trade networks, Water Resources Research, Vol 48, Issue 7, W07509, doi: 10.1029/2012WR011959. PDF

[4] Dalin, C., M. Konar, N. Hanasaki, A. Rinaldo, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, (2012), Evolution of the global virtual water trade network, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol 109, Issue 16, pp. 5989-5994, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1203176109. PDF

[3] Suweis, S., M. Konar, C. Dalin, N. Hanasaki, A. Rinaldo, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, (2011), Structure and controls of the global virtual water trade network, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol 38, Issue 10, L10403, doi: 10.1029/2011GL046837. PDF

[2] Konar, M. , C. Dalin, S. Suweis, N. Hanasaki, A. Rinaldo, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe (2011), Water for food: The global virtual water trade network, Water Resources Research, Vol 47, Issue 5, W05520, doi: 10.1029/2010WR010307. PDF

[1] Konar, M. , R. Muneepeerakul, S. Azaele, E. Bertuzzo, A. Rinaldo, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe (2010), Potential impacts of precipitation change on large-scale patterns of tree diversity, Water Resources Research, Vol 46, Issue 11, W11515, doi: 10.1029/2010WR009384. PDF