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|Phone||402-472-9667 & 402-472-3471|
Joe Szilagyi is a research hydrologist and professor in the School of Natural Resources. He is associated with SNR's Water Faculty and has been at UNL since 1997.
His main research interests include the interaction of surface water and groundwater, hydrological forecasting, regional- to continental-scale analysis of the hydrologic cycle and the effect of climate change on it. One of his current research projects involves estimating watershed- to continental-scale evapotranspiration (ET) by standard meteorological measurements and 1-km resolution Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) daytime land surface temperature data. Recent research involving estimating riparian ET from diurnal changes in the stream-flow rate and in the groundwater level are important to the state and nation. His work helps citizens, agricultural producers and decision makers understand how groundwater and surface water communicate with each other and how ET is distributed in space over the watershed, which helps in local and catchment-scale water management tasks and irrigation-impact studies.
He also has an example of his work in regional ET estimation with CREMAP in this website site's data section.
|Szilagyi, J., Zlotnik, V., Gates, J., Jozsa, J., 2011. Mapping mean annual groundwater recharge in the Nebraska Sand Hills, USA, Hydrogeology Journal, 19(8), 1503-1513, doi: 10.1007/s10040-011-0769-3.|
|Szilagyi, J., Jozsa, J., 2009. An evaporation estimation method based on the 2-D turbulent heat and vapor transport equations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 114: D06101, doi:10.1029/2008JD010772.|
|Szilagyi, J., Jozsa, J., 2009. Complementary relationship of evaporation and the mean annual water-energy balance, Water Resources Research, 45, W09201, doi:10.1029/2009WR008129.|
- MS - Eotvos University, Hungary, Meteorology (1989)
- MS - University of New Hampshire, Hydrology (1994)
- PhD - University of California-Davis, Hydrologic Sciences (1997)
- Hydrology - Watersheds
- Watersheds - Hydrology
- Geographic Information System (GIS) - Hydrology
- Geographic Information System (GIS) - Water Resources
- Geology - Hydrogeology
- Groundwater - Hydrogeology
- Groundwater - Surface Water
- Hydrogeology - AAGeneral
- Hydrogeology - Groundwater
- Hydrology - AAGeneral
- Hydrology - GIS
- Hydrology - Modeling
- Hydrology - Springs
- Physical Geography - Water Resources
- Remote Sensing - Water Resources
- Surface Water
- Water - Cycle, Balance
- Water - Geographic Information System (GIS)
- Water - Hydrogeology
- Water - Resources
Linear systems in hydrology; hydrological forecasting, flow routing; evaporation/ET; watershed hydrology; stream-aquifer interactions.
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