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Prof. ANNA M. MICHALAK
University of Michigan
College of Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences













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59.

Huntzinger, D.N., W.M Post, Y. Wei, A.M. Michalak, T.O. West, A.R. Jacobson, I.T. Baker, J.M. Chen, K.J. Davis, D.J. Hayes, F.M. Hoffman, A.K. Jain, S. Liu, A.D. McGuire, R.P. Neilson, B. Poulter, H.Q. Tian, P. Thornton, E. Tomelleril, N. Viovy, J. Xiao, N. Zeng, M. Zhao, and R. Cook (in review) “North American Carbon Program (NACP) Regional Interim Synthesis: Terrestrial Biospheric Model Intercoparison,” Biogeoscience Discussions.






58.

Yadav, V., K.L. Mueller, A.M. Michalak (in review) “A backward elimination discrete optimization algorithm for model selection in spatio-temporal regression models,” Geographical Analysis.






57.

Gourdji, S.M., K.L. Mueller, V. Yadav, D.N. Huntzinger, A.E. Andrews, M. Trudeau, G. Petron, T. Nehrkorn, J. Eluszkiewicz, J. Henderson, D. Wen, J. Lin, M. Fischer, C. Sweeney, A.M. Michalak (in review) “North American CO2 exchange: Inter-comparison of estimates to a fine-scale atmospheric inversion,” Biogeosciences Discussions.






56.

Vasys, V.N., A.R. Desai, G.A. McKinley, V. Bennington, A.M. Michalak, A.E. Andrews (in revision) “Influence of carbon exchange of a large lake on regional tracer transport inversions: Results from Lake Superior,” Environmental Research Letters






55.

Ostrowski, J., A.M. Michalak (in revision) “Quantifying the impact of transport parameter uncertainty on groundwater contaminant source identification in a geostatistical inverse modeling framework,” Advances in Water Resources, AWR-09-371.






54.

Huntzinger, D.N., A.M. Michalak, S.M. Gourdji, and K.L. Mueller (in press), “ A quantitative approach for comparing modeled biospheric carbon flux estimates across regional scales ,” Biogeosciences.






53.

Bruhwiler, L.M.P., A.M Michalak, and P.P. Tans (2011), “Spatial and temporal resolution of carbon flux estimates for 1983-2002,” Biogeosciences, 8, 1309-1331, doi:10.5194/bg-8-1309-2011
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52.

Erickson, T.A., A.M. Michalak, and J.C. Lin (2011) “A data system for visualizing 4-D atmospheric CO2 models and data,” OSGeo Journal, 8, 37-47
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51.

Huntzinger, D.N., S.M. Gourdji, K.L. Mueller, A.M. Michalak, (2011) “The utility of continuous atmospheric measurements for identifying biospheric CO2 Flux Variability,” Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 116, D06110, doi:10.1029/2010JD015048
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50.

Goeckede, M., D.P. Turner, A.M. Michalak, D. Vickers, B.E. Law (2010) “Sensitivity of a sub-regional scale atmospheric inverse CO2 modeling framework to boundary conditions.” Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 115, D24112, doi:10.1029/2010JG014443
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49.

Steiner, A.L., A.J. Davis, S. Sillman, R.C. Owen, A.M. Michalak, A.M. Fiore (2010) “Observed suppression of ozone formation at extremely high temperatures due to chemical and biophysical feedbacks.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107:46, 19685-19690, 10.1073/pnas.1008336107
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48.

Kort, E.A., A. Andrews, E. Dlugokencky, C. Sweeney, A. Hirsch, J. Eluszkiewicz, T. Nehrkorn, A. Michalak, B. Stephens, C. Gerbig, J. Miller, J. Kaplan, S. Houweling, B.C. Daube, P. Tans, S.C. Wofsy (2010) “Atmospheric constraints on 2004 emissions of methane and nitrous oxide in North America from atmospheric measurements and receptor-oriented modeling framework,” Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences, Vol. 7, No. S1, 125–133, doi: 10.1080/19438151003767483.
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47.

Yadav, V., K.L. Mueller, D. Dragoni, A.M. Michalak (2010) “A geostatistical synthesis study of factors affecting gross primary productivity in various ecosystems of North America,” Biogeosciences, 7, 2655-2671, doi:10.5194/bg-7-2655-2010.
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46.

Chatterjee, A., A.M. Michalak, S.R. Paraside, C.E. Miller, A.J. Braverman, R.S. Kahn (2010) “A geostatistical data fusion technique for merging remote sensing and ground-based observations of aerosol optical thickness,” Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 115, D20207, doi:10.1029/2009JG013765.
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45.

Mueller, K.L., V. Yadav, P.S. Curtis, C. Vogel, and A.M. Michalak (2010) “Attributing the variability of eddy-covariance CO2 flux measurements across temporal scales using geostatistical regression for a mixed northern hardwood forest,” Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 24, GB3023, doi:10.1029/2009GB003642.
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44.

Goeckede, M., A.M. Michalak, D. Vickers, D.P. Turner, and B.E. Law (2010), “Atmospheric inverse modeling to constrain regional scale CO2 budgets at high spatial and temporal resolution,” Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 115, D15113, doi: 10.1029/ 2009JD012257.
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43.

Gourdji, S., A.I. Hirsch, K. Mueller, A.E. Andrews, and A.M. Michalak (2010) “Regional-scale geostatistical inverse modeling of North American CO2 fluxes: A synthetic data study,” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10, 6151-6167, doi:10.5194/acp-10-6151-2010.
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42.

Erickson, T.A., A.M. Michalak, J.C. Lin (2009) “A data system for visualizing 4-D atmospheric CO2 models and data,” in Proceedings of the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference, Sydney, Australia, October 2009.
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41.

Zhou, Y., and A.M. Michalak, (2009), “Characterizing attribute distributions in water sediments by geostatistical downscaling,” Environmental Science and Technology, 43 (24), 9267-9273, doi:10.1021/es901431y.
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40.

Batterman, S.,  J. Eisenberg, R. Hardin, M.E. Kruk, M.C. Lemos, A.M. Michalak, B. Mukherjee, E. Renne, H. Stein, C. Watkins, and M.L. Wilson (2009), “Sustainable Control of Water-Related Infectious Diseases: A Review and Proposal for Interdisciplinary Health-Based Systems Research,” Environmental Health Perspectives, 117:7, doi:10.1289/ehp.0800423.
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39.

Chatterjee, A., C. DeMarchi, A.M. Michalak, (2009) “Estimating over-lake precipitation in the Great Lakes combining radar and rain gages,” in Proceedings of the International Conference of Science and Information Technologies for Sustainable Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, A joint meeting of the 7th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics,  and the 8th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, ISE-3A6-ENV7, Concepción, Chile.
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38.

Michalak, A.M., R. Jackson, G. Marland, C. Sabine (2009) “The U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Plan First Meeting of the Carbon Cycle Science Working Group,” EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 90(11), 102-103, doi:10.1029/2009ES002558.
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37.

Michalak, A.M., R. Jackson, G. Marland, C. Sabine, and Carbon Cycle Science Working Group (2009) “US Carbon Cycle Science Program Scoping Paper,” Report presented to the Climate Change Science Program, 6p.
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36.

Alkhaled, A.A., A.M. Michalak, S.R. Kawa (2008), “Using CO2 spatial variability to quantify representation errors of satellite CO2 retrievals,” Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L16813, doi:10.1029/2008GL034528.
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35.

Alkhaled, A.A., A.M. Michalak, S. Olsen, S.R. Kawa, J.-W. Wang (2008), “A global evaluation of the regional spatial variability of column integrated CO2 distributions,” Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 113, D20303, doi:10.1029/2007JD009693.
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34.

Michalak, A.M. (2008), “Adapting a fixed-lag Kalman smoother to a geostatistical atmospheric inversion framework,” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 8, 6789-6799. 
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33.

Mueller, K., S. Gourdji, and A.M. Michalak, (2008), “Global monthly-averaged CO2 fluxes recovered using a geostatistical inverse modeling approach: 1. Results using atmospheric measurements” Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 113, D21114, doi:10.1029/2007JD009734.
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32.

Gourdji, S., K. Mueller, K. Schaefer, and A.M. Michalak (2008), “Global monthly-averaged CO2 fluxes recovered using a geostatistical inverse modeling approach: 2. Results including auxiliary environmental data,” Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 113, D21115, doi:10.1029/2007JD009733. 
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31.

Michalak, A.M. (2008), “A Gibbs sampler for inequality-constrained geostatistical interpolation and inverse modeling,” Water Resources Research, 44, W09437, doi:10.1029/2007WR006645.
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30.

Body of Knowledge Committee of the Committee on Academic Prerequisites for Professional Practice (2008) “Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge for the 21st Century: Preparing the Civil Engineer for the Future,” Second Edition, American Society of Civil Engineers, 181p., Reston, Virginia, Contributor to Outcome 12: Risk and Uncertainty.
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29.

Birdsey, R.A., R. Cook, S. Denning, W. Emanuel, P. Griffith, B.E. Law, J. Masek, A.M. Michalak, S. Ogle, D. Ojima, Y. Pan, C.L. Sabine, E. Sheffner, E.T. Sundquist (2007) “NACP Investigators Share Improved Understanding of the North American Carbon Cycle,” EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 88(24), 255.
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28.

Shlomi, S., T. Sakaki, T. Illangasekare, and A.M. Michalak (2007) “Evaluation of Geostatistical Data Assimilation Methodologies for Estimating Groundwater Plume Distributions Using 3D Sand-Tank Tracer-Tests,” in Proceedings of the 37th Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conference, pp. 86-92, edited by G.A. Sorial and A. Bagtzoglou, Cincinnati, Ohio.






27.

Alkhaled, A.A., A.M. Michalak, and J.W. Bulkley (2007) "Applications of Risk Assessment in the Development of Climate Change Adaptation Policy," in Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2007: Restoring our Natural Habitat, 10 p., Tampa, Florida.

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26.

Michalak, A.M., and S. Shlomi (2007) "A geostatistical data assimilation approach for estimating groundwater plume distributions from multiple monitoring events,” Invited paper, Subsurface Hydrology: Data Integration for Properties and Processes, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Geophysical Monograph Series 171, doi:10.1029/171GM08.
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25.

Miller, C.E., D. Crisp, P.L. DeCola, S.C. Olsen, J.T. Randerson, A.M. Michalak, A. Alkhaled, P. Rayner, D.J. Jacob, P. Suntharalingam, D. Jones, A.S. Denning, M.E. Nicholls, S.C. Doney, S. Pawson, H. Boesch, B.J. Connor, I.Y. Fung, D. O’Brien, R.J. Salawitch. S.P. Sander, B. Sen, P. Tans, G.C. Toon, P.O. Wennberg, S.C. Wofsy, Y.L. Yung, R.M. Law (2007), “Precision requirements for space-based XCO2 data,” Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D10314, doi: 10.1029/2006JD007659.
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24.

Shlomi, S. and A.M. Michalak (2007) "A Geostatistical Framework for Incorporating Transport Information in Estimating the Distribution of a Groundwater Contaminant Plume," Water Resources Research, 43, W03412, doi:10.20/2006WR005121.
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23.

Shlomi, S. and A.M. Michalak (2006) “Groundwater Contaminant Plume Interpolation Using Spatial Correlation and Transport Information,” in Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Newsletter for Alumni and Friends, Winter 2006, pp. 13-14.
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22.

Adriaens, P., M.-Y. Li, and A.M. Michalak (2006) "Scaling Methods of Sediment Bioremediation Processes and Applications," Engineering in Life Sciences, 6:3, 217-227, doi:10.1002/elsc.200520127.
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21.

Erickson, T. and A.M. Michalak (2006) "Merging of Variable-Resolution Imagery using Geostatistics and Sensor PSFs," in American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) 2006 Conference Proceedings, 8p., Reno, Nevada.
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20.

Hirsch, A.I., A.M. Michalak, L.M. Bruhwiler, W. Peters, E.J. Dlugokencky, and P.P. Tans (2006) "Inverse Modeling Estimates of the Global Nitrous Oxide Surface Flux from 1998-2001," Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 20, GB1008, doi:10.1029/2004GB002443.
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19.

Michalak, A.M., A. Hirsch, L. Bruhwiler, K.R. Gurney, W. Peters, and P.P. Tans (2005) "Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Covariance Parameters for Bayesian Atmospheric Trace Gas Surface Flux Inversions," Journal of Geophysical Research. 110, D24107, doi:10.1029/2004JD005970.
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18.

Bruhwiler, L.M.P., A.M. Michalak, W. Peters, D.F. Baker, and P. Tans (2005) "An Improved Kalman Smoother for Atmospheric Inversions," Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 5, 2691-2702.

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17.

Michalak, A.M., and P.K. Kitanidis (2005) “A Method for the Interpolation of Nonnegative Functions with an Application to Contaminant Load Estimation,” Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 19, 8-23, doi:10.1007/s00477-004-0189-1.
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16.

Michalak, A.M. (2004) “Feasibility of Contaminant Source Identification for Property Rights Enforcement,” in Incentives and Conservation, The Next Generation of Environmentalists, pp. 81-106, edited by Daniel K. Benjamin,  PERC, Bozeman, Montana.






15.

Michalak, A.M., and P.K. Kitanidis (2004) “Estimation of Historical Groundwater Contaminant Distribution Using the Adjoint State Method Applied to Geostatistical Inverse Modeling,” Water Resources Research, 40, W08302, doi:10.1029/2004WR003214.
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14.

Michalak, A.M., L. Bruhwiler, and P.P. Tans (2004) “A Geostatistical Approach to Surface Flux Estimation of Atmospheric Trace Gases,” Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, D14109, doi:10.1029/2003JD004422.

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13.

Michalak, A.M. (2004) “Use of Geostatistical Inverse Modeling for Constraining Trace Gas Budgets,” in Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory (CMDL) Summary Report #27 (2002-2003), pp. 53-54, edited by R.C. Schnell, U.S. Department of Commerce, Boulder, Colorado.
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12.

Adriaens, P., K. Hayes, C. Lastoskie, A. Michalak, A.M. Sastry, S. Batterman, S. Cherniak, A. Franzblau, and M. Philbert (2004) “Fetal Determinants of Adult Disease: Probabilistic Application of Genomic Tools for Pre- and Post-Remedial PDBE Exposures,” in The Third International Workshop on Brominated Flame Retardants,  pp. 63-66, edited by M. Alacee, G. Arsenault, et al., Toronto, Canada.
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11.

Michalak, A.M., and P.K. Kitanidis (2004) “Application of Geostatistical Inverse Modeling to Contaminant Source Identification at Dover AFB, Delaware,” IAHR Journal of Hydraulic Research, 42 (extra issue), 9-18.
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10.

Michalak, A.M. (2003) “Using Geostatistics to Constrain Source Identification,” in Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Newsletter for Alumni and Friends Fall 2003, pp. 16-18.
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9.

Michalak, A.M. (2003) “Application of Bayesian Inference Methods to Inverse Modeling for Contaminant Source Identification,” Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, 292 p.






8.

Michalak, A.M., and P.K. Kitanidis (2003) “A Method for Enforcing Parameter Nonnegativity in Bayesian Inverse Problems with an Application to Contaminant Source Identification,” Water Resources Research, 39(2), 1033, doi:10.1029/2002WR001480.
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7.

Michalak, A.M. (2002) “Environmental Contamination with Multiple Potential Sources and the Common Law: Current Approaches and Emerging Opportunities,” Fordham Environmental Law Journal, XIV(1), 147-206.

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6.

Michalak, A.M., and P.K. Kitanidis (2002) “Application of Bayesian Inference Methods to Inverse Modeling for Contaminant Source Identification at Gloucester Landfill, Canada,” in Computational Methods in Water Resources XIV, Volume 2, pp. 1259-1266, edited by S.M. Hassanizadeh, R.J. Schotting, W.G. Gray and G.F. Pinder, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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5.

Michalak, A.M. (2002) “Who's Responsible for This Mess? Tracing Environmental Contamination Back to Its Source,” Stanford Research Communication Program.
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4.

Michalak, A.M., and P.K. Kitanidis (2002) “Application of Geostatistical Inverse Modeling to Contaminant Source Identification at Dover AFB, Delaware,” in International Groundwater Symposium: Bridging the Gap between Measurement and Modeling in Heterogeneous Media, pp. 137-139 (extended abstract), edited by A.N. Findikakis, IAHR, Madrid, Spain.  Full paper available on conference proceedings CD-ROM.

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3.

Michalak, A.M. (2001) “Feasibility of Contaminant Source Identification for Property Rights Enforcement,” in The Technology of Property Rights, pp. 123-145, edited by Terry L. Anderson and Peter J. Hill,  Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Lanham, Maryland.
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2.

Michalak, A.M., and P.K. Kitanidis (2000) “Macroscopic Behavior and Random Walk Particle Tracking of Kinetically Sorbing Solutes,” Water Resources Research, 36(8), 2133-2146.
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1.

Michalak, A.M., and P.K. Kitanidis (2000) “Numerical Investigations of Mixing in Physically Heterogeneous Porous Media using the One- and Two-Particle Covariance,” in Computational Methods in Water Resources XIII, Volume 1, Computational Methods for Subsurface Flow and Transport, pp. 423-429, edited by L.R. Bentley, J.F. Sykes, C.A. Brebbia, W.G. Gray and G.F. Pinder,  A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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