University of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory

Archival Technical Reports related to

Global Climate Change Effects on Lakes, Streams, Watersheds incl. Fish habitat

 

Note: If there are problems with the content of any reports, please contact Heinz Stefan or SAFL Main Office at 612-624-4363 / safl@umn.edu.

 

Lakes:

1.        Stefan, H. G., M. Hondzo, B. Sinokrot, X. Fang, J. G. Eaton, B. E. Goodno, K.E.F. Hokanson, J. H. McCormick, D. G. O'Brien and J. A. Wisniewski. A Methodology to Estimate Global Climate Change Impacts on Lake and Stream Environmental Conditions and Fishery Resources with application to Minnesota, Project Report No. 323, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, September 1991, 142 pp.

2.        Stefan, H. G., M. Hondzo, and X. Fang with J. G. Eaton and J. H. McCormick. Simulated Long-Term Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen Characteristics of Minnesota Lakes: Their Suitability as Habitat for Various Fishes, Project Report No. 352, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 63 pp, Oct. 1994.

3.        Stefan, H.G. and X. Fang. A Methodology to Estimate Year-Round Effects of Climate Change on Water Temperature, Ice and Dissolved Oxygen Characteristics of Temperate Zone Lakes with Application to Minnesota, Project Report No. 377, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 1995.

4.        Hondzo, M. and H. G. Stefan. Water Temperature Modeling of Lakes Subjected to Climate Change, Project Report No. 329, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, August 1992, 166 pp.

5.        Fang, X., H. G. Stefan, and M. Davis. Status of Climate Change Effects Simulations for Mirror Lake, New Hampshire, Project Report No. 342, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, July 1993, 52 pp.

6.        Fang, X. and H. G. Stefan. Modeling of Dissolved Oxygen Stratification Dynamics in Minnesota Lakes under Different Climate Scenarios, Project Report No. 339, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 275 pp. Jun. 1994.

7.        Stefan, H.G., M. Hondzo, X. Fang, and A.H. Rasmussen. Year-Round Water Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen Simulation Model for Lakes with Winter Ice Cover, Project Report No. 355, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 74 pp. Sept. 1994.

8.        Fang, X. and H. G. Stefan. Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen Simulations for a Lake with Ice Cover, Project Report No. 356, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 60 pp, Sept. 1994.

9.        Fang, X. and H. G. Stefan, Development and Validation of the Water Quality Model MINLAKE 96 with Winter Data, Project Report No. 390, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, June 1996, 47 pp.

10.     Rasmussen, A. and H. G. Stefan, Climate Change Effects on Water Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen in Five North Carolina Lakes, Project Report No. 383, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, July 1996, 157 pp.

11.     Fang, X. and H. G. Stefan. Continental-Scale Projections of Potential Climate Change Effects on Small Lakes in the Contiguous U.S., Vol. 1: Effects of Past Climate Conditions on Lake Water Temperatures and Dissolved Oxygen, Project Report No. 393, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN , November 1996, 52 pp, 65 figures.

12.     Champlin, J. and H. Stefan, Field Study of the Ice Cover of a Lake: Implications for Winter Lake Quality Modeling, Project Report No. 387, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Nov. 1996, 212 pp.

13.     Fang, X., R. Pasapula, and H. G. Stefan. Continental-Scale Projections of Potential Climate Change Effects on Small Lakes in the Contiguous U.S., Vol. 2 - Effects of Projected Future Climate Conditions on Water Temperatures and Dissolved Oxygen, Project Report No. 403, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, July 1997, 25 pp., 51 figures.

14.     Adams, C. E. and Stefan, H. G, Field Data on Lake Ice Covers: Dependence on Lake Characteristics and Climate. Project Report No. 405, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, August 1997, 120 pp, 5 appendices.

15.     Henneman, H.E. and H. G. Stefan. Measurements and Models of Snow and Ice Albedo on a Lake: Reports from the 1996 to 1997 Ryan Lake Winter Field Studies, Project Report No. 406, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, August 1997, 127 pp.

16.     Gao, S. and H. G. Stefan. Simulations of Seasonal Water Temperature Cycles and Stratification in Large Lakes in Minnesota, Project Report No. 410, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Oct. 1997, 109 pp.

17.     Gao, S. and H. G. Stefan. Simulated Seasonal Water Temperature Cycles and Stratification in Large Lakes in Minnesota: Addendum to Project Report No. 410, External Memorandum No. 246, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, November 1997, 500 pp.

18.     Gao, S. and H. G. Stefan. Observed and Simulated Ice Characteristics on Five Freshwater Lakes and Extrapolation to a Projected 2xCO2 Climate Scenario, Project Report No. 411, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, June 1998, 92 pp.

19.     Gao, S. and H. G. Stefan. Multiple Linear Regression Analysis for Lake Ice and Lake Temperature Characteristics, Project Report No. 422, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, June 1998, 25 pp.

20.     Gao, S. and H. G. Stefan. Projections of Seasonal Water Temperature Cycles and Stratification in Five Large Lakes in Minnesota under a 2XCO2 Climate Scenario, Project Report No. 423, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, June 1998, 73 pp.

21.     Williams, G.S. Jr. and H.G. Stefan, Modeling of Lake Ice Characteristics in North America, University of Minnesota Supercomputing Institute Research Report UMSI 2002/137, August 2002, 37 pp. (Also published as Modeling of Lake Ice Characteristics in North America Using Climate, Geography, and Lake Bathymetry. Williams, Sterling Greg and Heinz G. Stefan. Jour. Cold Regions Engineering (ASCE), 20(4), 140-167, 0887-381X/2006/4-140-167, December 1, 2006,2006.) Available by request as “SAFL Technical Paper No. 797-A” via e-mail from walke020@umn.edu or stefa001@umn.edu.

22.     Johnson, S. and H.G. Stefan. Indicators of Global Warming in Water Resources Data of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 463, May 2004, 120 pp.

23.     Williams G., K. Layman and H.G. Stefan, Dependence of Lake Ice Covers on Climatic, Geographic and Bathymetric Variables. University of Minnesota Supercomputing Institute Research Report UMSI 2004/270, 20pp. This article may be obtained by requesting “SAFL Technical Paper No. 749-A” via e-mail from walke020@umn.edu or stefa001@umn.edu.

24.     Dadaser-Celik, F. and H.G. Stefan, Lake level response to climate in Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 502, Nov. 2007, 75 pp.

25.     Dadaser-Celik, F. and H.G. Stefan, Lake evaporation response to climate in Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 506, March 2008

 

 

Streams:

  1. Preud'homme, E. B. and H. G. Stefan. Relationship Between Water Temperatures and Air Temperatures for Central U.S. Streams, Project Report No. 333, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, September 1992, 132 pp.
  2. Sinokrot, B. A. and H. G. Stefan. Deterministic Modeling of Stream Water Temperatures: Development and Applications to Climate Change Effects on Fish Habitat, Project Report No. 337, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, December 1992, 216 pp.
  3. Pilgrim, J., Fang, X. and Stefan H. Correlations of Minnesota Stream Water Temperatures with Air Temperatures, Project Report No. 382, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Dec. 1995.
  4. Mohseni, O. and H. G. Stefan. A Methodology to Estimate Climate Effects on Monthly Stream Runoff, Project Report No. 384, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, March 1996, 100 pp.
  5. Mohseni, O. and H. G. Stefan, Estimates of Climate Change Effects on Monthly Stream Runoff Applications to Streams in Minnesota and Oklahoma, Project Report No. 391, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Sept. 1996.
  6. Erickson, J. and H. G. Stefan, Correlation of Oklahoma Stream Temperatures with Air Temperatures, Project Report No. 398, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, October 1996, 55 pp.
  7. Mohseni, O. and H. G. Stefan, Calibration of the Monthly Time Scale Runoff Model, Project Report No. 397, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Nov. 1996, 30 pp with appendix.
  8. Mohseni, O., T. Erickson, and H. G. Stefan. A Non-Linear Regression Model for Weekly Stream Temperatures at 585 Gaging Stations in the U.S. Project Report No. 401, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, March 1997, 74 pp.
  9. Mohseni, O., M. P. Hanratty, and H. G. Stefan. Uncertainties in Projecting Streamflows in Two Watersheds under 2xCO2 Climate Conditions. Project Report No. 416, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, March 1998, 24 pp.
  10. Mohseni, Omid, Troy R. Erickson, and H. G. Stefan. Projection of Climate Change Effects on Stream Temperatures in the U.S., Project Report No. 407, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, June 1998, 73 pp.
  11. Erickson, Troy R., Omid Mohseni, and H. G. Stefan. The Effect of Record Length on a Nonlinear Regression Model for Weekly Stream Temperatures, Project Report No. 419, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, July 1998, 23 pp.
  12. Erickson, Troy R., Omid Mohseni, and H. G. Stefan. Estimation of an Upper Bound for Weekly Stream Temperatures, Project Report No. 424, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, July 1998, 58 pp.
  13. Erickson, T. R., O. Mohseni, and H. G. Stefan. Required Record Length for a Nonlinear Weekly Air/Stream Temperature Regression Model, Project Report No. 436, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, June 1999, 43 pp.
  14. Mohseni, O. and H. G. Stefan, Projections of Fish Survival in U.S. Streams after Global Warming, Project Report No. 441, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, February 2000, 99 pp.
  15. Novotny, E.V. and H.G. Stefan, Stream flow in Minnesota: Indicator of climate change?. University of Minnesota Supercomputing Institute Research Report UMSI 2006/62, June 2006, 54 pp.
  16. Johnson, S. and H.G. Stefan. Indicators of Global Warming in Water Resources Data of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 463, May 2004, 120 pp.
  17. Dadaser-Celik, F. and H.G. Stefan, Stream flow response to climate in Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 510, February 2009, pp.
  18. Herb, W.R., T. O. Erickson and H.G. Stefan, Stream Temperature Modeling of Miller Creek, Duluth, Minnesota, St, Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 535, October 2009, 68pp.

19. Vandegrift, T.R. and H.G. Stefan, Annual Stream Flow and Climate Changes in Minnesota’s River Basins, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 543, Aug. 2010, 42 pp.

  1. Herb, W. and H.G. Stefan, Characterization of Stream Temperature and Heat Loading for Miller Creek, Duluth, Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 552, April 2011, 52pp.

 

Watersheds:

  1. Hanratty, P.M. Modeling Continuous Non-point Source Inputs from Rural Watersheds to Lakes and Impoundments: A Review of Tools for Predicting Climate Change Effects. Project Report No. 380. St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Sept 1995, 47pp.
  2. Hanratty, M. P. and H. G. Stefan. Modifications of the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) for Application to Climate Change Studies. Project Report No. 408, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, November 1997, 64 pp.
  3. West, D. and H. G. Stefan. Modeling of Watershed Input and Potential Climate Change Effects on Water Quality in Agricultural Reservoirs in the Little Washita River Watershed, Project Report No. 437, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, July 1999, 76 pp.
  4. Herb, W., B. Janke, B., O. Mohseni, and H. Stefan, All-weather ground surface temperature simulation, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 478, Sept. 2006, 54 pp.
  5. Herb, W., M. Weiss, O. Mohseni, and H.G. Stefan, Hydrothermal Simulation of a Storm Water Detention Pond or Infiltration Basin, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 479, Sept. 2006.
  6. Herb, W., M. Marasteanu and H.G. Stefan, Simulation and Characterization of Asphalt Pavement Temperatures, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report No. 480, Sept. 2006, 41pp.
  7. Herb, W.R., B. Janke, O. Mohseni and H.G. Stefan, Analytical Model for Runoff and Runoff Temperature from a Paved Surface, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 484, October 2006, 19 pp.
  8. Herb, W., B, Janke, O, Mohseni and H.G. Stefan, MINUHET (Minnesota Urban Heat Export Tool): A software tool for the analysis of stream thermal loading by storm water runoff: USER MANUAL, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 530, rev. Jan 2010, 60 pp.
  9. Janke, B., O, Mohseni, W. R. Herb and H.G. Stefan, Heating of Rainfall Runoff on Residential and Commercial Roofs, St, Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 533, Jan 2010, 62pp.
  10. Weiss, M., W.R. Herb and H. G. Stefan, Storm water Detention Pond Water Temperature and Salinity Data Collection, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Report 537, May 2010, 61 pp.

 

Groundwater:

  1. Taylor, C.A. and H.G. Stefan, Shallow groundwater temperature response to urbanization and climate change: Analysis of vertical heat convection from the ground surface, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 504, May. 2008, 59 pp.

 

Fish habitat:

  1. Stefan, H. G., M. Hondzo, B. Sinokrot, X. Fang, J. G. Eaton, B. E. Goodno, K.E.F. Hokanson, J. H. McCormick, D. G. O'Brien and J. A. Wisniewski. A Methodology to Estimate Global Climate Change Impacts on Lake and Stream Environmental Conditions and Fishery Resources with application to Minnesota, Project Report No. 323, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, September 1991, 142 pp.
  2. Stefan, H. G., M. Hondzo, J. G. Eaton and J. H. McCormick. Predicted Effects of Global Climate Change on Fishes of Minnesota Lakes, Project Report No. 334, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, September 1992, 45 pp.
  3. Hondzo, M., H. Stefan, J. Eaton, and H. J. McCormick. Comparison of Actual Fish Observations with Simulated Suitable Fish Habitat in Minnesota Lakes, Project Report No. 347, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, September 1993, 29 pp.
  4. Stefan, H. G., M. Hondzo, and X. Fang with J. G. Eaton and J. H. McCormick. Simulated Long-Term Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen Characteristics of Minnesota Lakes: Their Suitability as Habitat for Various Fishes, Project Report No. 352, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 63 pp, Oct. 1994.
  5. Stefan, H. and M. Hondzo. Extreme Value Analysis of a Fish/Temperature Field Database, Project Report No. 364, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 31 pp, Nov. 1994.
  6. Fang, X., S. R. Alam, and H. G. Stefan. Continental-Scale Projections of Potential Climate Change Effects on Small Lakes in the Continuous U.S. Vol. 3. Effects of Climate Conditions on Fish Habitat. Project Report No. 421, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Dec. 1998, 37 pp, 50 figs, 24 tables, appendix.
  7. Xing, F., S. S. Alam, P. Jacobson, D. Pereira, and H. G. Stefan, Characteristics of Minnesota’s Cisco Lakes, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 532, April 2009, 31 pp.
  8. Fang. X., S. Alam, P. Jacobson, D. Pereira, and H. G. Stefan, Simulations of water quality in cisco lakes in Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 544, August 2010, 299 pp.
  9. Fang, X., S. Alam, P. Jacobson, D. Pereira, and H. G. Stefan, Simulations of cisco fish habitat in Minnesota lakes under future climate scenarios, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 547, December 2010, 256 pp.
  10. Stefan, H.G. and W.R. Herb, Trout Stream Thermal Impact Assessment Study: Project Summary, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Project Report 541, July 2010, pp. (This is not yet available.)