Megan Konar

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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[25] Deryugina, T., and M. Konar (In Press), Impacts of crop insurance on water withdrawals for irrigation, Advances in Water Resources.

[24] Srinivasan, V., M. Konar, and M. Sivapalan (In Press), A dynamic framework for water security, Water Security.

[23] 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

[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, 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, 35th Anniversary Issue of Advances in Water Resources Research, Vol 51, pp. 317-325, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.02.009, INVITED. 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