Book Chapters

* Post-doctoral; ** Graduate student advised; *** Undergraduate

  1. Gebiaw T Ayele, Solomon S Demessie, Kassa T Mengistu, Seifu A Tilahun, Assefa M. Melesse  2016 Multi-temporal Land Use/Land Cover Change    Detection for the Batena Watershed, Rift Valley Lakes Basin, Ethiopia.    Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates,  Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 51-72;    Springer International Publishing.
  2. **Matilde Duque, Assefa M. Melesse 2016 Runoff and Soil Loss Estimation Using N-SPECT in the Rio Grande de Anasco Watershed, Puerto Rico.   Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates,      Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 163-181;   Springer International Publishing., ISBN: 9783319187860
  3.  **Belete Berhanu, Yilma Seleshi, Melkamu Amare, Assefa M. Melesse 2016  Upstream–Downstream Linkages of Hydrological Processes in the Nile River Basin. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied      Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages    207-223; Springer International Publishing., ISBN: 9783319187860
  4.  **Azmera, Luam, Fernado R. Miralles-Wilhelm, Assefa M. Melesse 2016. Sediment Production in Ravines in the Lower Le Sueur River Watershed, Minnesota. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied     Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages    485-522; Springer International Publishing., ISBN: 9783319187860
  5. Shimelis B Gebere, Tena Alamirew, Broder J Merkel, Assefa M. Melesse 2016 Land Use and Land Cover Change Impact on Groundwater Recharge:  The Case of Lake Haramaya Watershed, Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils   and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 93-110; Springer International Publishing.
  6. Tewodros Assefa Nigussie, Beyhan E Yeugen, Assefa M. Melesse  2016 Performance Evaluation of Synthetic Unit Hydrograph Methods in Mediterranean Climate. A Case Study at Guvenc Micro-watershed, Turkey.     Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates,    Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 293-315;   Springer International Publishing.
  7. Ayalkibet M. Seka, Adane A. Awass, Assefa M. Melesse, Gebiaw T. Ayele, Solomon S. Demissie 2016: Evaluation of the Effects of Water Harvesting on   Downstream Water Availability Using SWAT. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and   Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and  Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 763-787; Springer International Publishing.,   ISBN: 9783319187860
  8. Melesse, Wossenu Abtew 2016. Introduction. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse,   Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 1-5; Springer International     Publishing., ISBN: 9783319187860
  9.  **Himadri Biswas, Assefa M. Melesse 2016 Regional Scale Groundwater Flow Modeling for Wakel River Basin: A Case Study of Southern Rajasthan.          Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates,    Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 385-409;    Springer International Publishing.
  10. Abiy Fantaye, Abebe Fanta, Assefa M. Melesse  2016 Effect of Filter Press Mud on Compaction and Consistency of Aquert and Fluvent Soils in Ethiopia.     Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates,          Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 523-547;      Springer International Publishing., ISBN: 9783319187860
  11. Getachew Engdayehu, Getachew Fisseha, Mulatie Mekonnen, Assefa M. Melesse 2016 Evaluation of Technical Standards of Physical Soil and Water  Conservation Practices and Their Role in Soil Loss Reduction: The Case of    Debre Mewi Watershed, North-west Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and  Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and   Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 789-818; Springer International Publishing.,  ISBN: 9783319187860
  12. Abiy Fantaye, Abebe Fanta, Assefa M. Melesse 2016 Effect of Filter Press Mud Application on Nutrient Availability in Aquert and Fluvent Soils of Wonji/Shoa Sugarcane Plantation of Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and  Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and  Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 549-563; Springer International Publishing.,   ISBN: 9783319187860
  13. Mengistu A Jemberie, Adane A Awass, Assefa M. Melesse, Gebiaw T Ayele, Solomon S Demissie 2016. Seasonal Rainfall–Runoff Variability Analysis,   Lake Tana Sub-Basin, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics,  Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 341-363;   Springer  International Publishing.
  14. Grey, DaleF.G. Webber, Shimelis Setegn, Assefa M. Melesse 2016. Estimation of Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources in the Great River  Watershed, Jamaica. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes   in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu,    01/2016: pages 703-723; Springer International Publishing., ISBN:    9783319187860
  15.  **G Diamond, A M Melesse 2016  Water Resources Assessment and Geographic Information System (GIS)-Based Stormwater Runoff Estimates for Artificial Recharge of Freshwater Aquifers in New Providence, Bahamas. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates,   Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 411-434;   Springer International Publishing.
  16. Rahel S Asres, Seifu A Tilahun, Gebiaw T Ayele, Assefa M. Melesse 2016 Analyses of Land Use/Land Cover Change Dynamics in the Upland Watersheds of Upper Blue Nile Basin. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 73-91; Springer   International Publishing.
  17.  **Fiseha Behulu, Assefa M. Melesse, Aldo Fiori 2016. Climate Change Impact Assessment on Groundwater Recharge of the Upper Tiber Basin (Central Italy). Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied     Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages   675-701; Springer International Publishing., ISBN: 9783319187860
  18.  **Shimelis Behailu Dessu, Abdulkarim Hussein Seid, Anteneh Z Abiy, Assefa Melesse 2016. Flood Forecasting and Stream Flow Simulation of the   Upper Awash River Basin, Ethiopia Using Geospatial Stream Flow Model    (GeoSFM). Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied  Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages  367-384; Springer International Publishing.
  19.  **Mulatie Mekonnen, Assefa M. Melesse, SaskiaD. Keesstra 2016. Spatial Runoff Estimation and Mapping of Potential Water Harvesting Sites: A GIS  and Remote Sensing Perspective, Northwest Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 565-584; Springer   International Publishing., ISBN: 9783319187860
  20.  **Temesgen Enku, Assefa   Melesse, Essayas  K.  Ayana, Seifu A. Tilahun,    Gete Zeleke, Tammo S. Steenhuis 2016. Watershed Storage Dynamics in the Upper Blue Nile Basin: The Anjeni Experimental Watershed, Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates,   Edited by Assefa M. Melesse and Wossenu Abtew, 01/2016: chapter 13:   pages   261-278; Springer Geography., ISBN: 978-3-319-18786-0
  21.  **Mulatie Mekonnen, Tsegaye Sewunet, Mulu Gebeyehu, Bayleyegn Azene, Melesse 2016. GIS and Remote Sensing-Based Forest Resource  Assessment, Quantification, and Mapping in Amhara Region, Ethiopia.     Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates,   Edited by Melesse, Assefa M. and Abtew, Wossenu, 01/2016: pages 9-29;     Springer International Publishing., ISBN: 9783319187860
  22. Wossenu Abtew, Assefa Melesse  2016 Landscape Impact on Regional Hydrology and Climate. Landscape Dynamics, Soil and Hydrological  Processes in Varied Climates, 2015 edited by Assefa M. Melesse, Wossenu Abtew, 08/2015: chapter 3; Springer., ISBN: 978-3-319-18786-0
  23.  **Anteneh Zewdie Abiy, Anteneh Z. Abiy, Assefa M. Melesse, Yewendwesen Mengistu Behabtu, Birlew Abebe 2016. Groundwater Vulnerability Analysis  of the Tana Sub-basin: An Application of DRASTIC Index Method.   Landscape    Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates,  Edited by  Melesse, Assefa, Abtew, Wossenu (Eds, 07/2015: chapter   Groundwater   Vulnerability Analysis of the Tana Sub-basin: An Application of    DRASTIC   Index Method .; , ISBN:  http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319187860
  24.  **Anteneh Z. Abiy, Solomon S. Demissie, Charlotte MacAlister, Shimelis B. Dessu, Assefa M. Melesse  2016 Groundwater Recharge and Contribution to   the Tana Sub-basin, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia . Landscape Dynamics,   Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Melesse, Assefa, Abtew, Wossenu (Eds, 07/2015;   http://www.springer.com/series/10180.
  25.  **Anwar A. Adem, Seifu A. Tilahun, Essayas K. Ayana, Abeyou W. Worqlul, Tewodros T. Assefa, Shimelis B. Dessu, Assefa M. Melesse  2016 Climate  Change Impact on Stream Flow in the Upper Gilgel Abay Catchment, Blue  Nile basin, Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes    in Varied Climates, Edited by Assefa M. Melesse, Wossenu Abtew, 07/2015:    chapter 29: pages 615-673; Springer International Publishing., ISBN: 978-3- 319-18786-0
  26.  **Mulatu L. Berihun, Assefa M. Melesse, Birhanu Zemadim 2016. Spatiotemporal Variability of Hydrological Variables of Dapo Watershed,    Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, edited by Assefa M. Melesse,    Wossenu Abtew,01/2016, pages 141-161; Springer International Publishing.,    ISBN: 978-3-319-18787-7
  27.  **Anwar A. Adem, Seifu A. Tilahun, Essayas K. Ayana, Abeyou W. Worqlul, Tewodros T. Assefa, Shimelis B. Dessu, Assefa M. Melesse  2016 Climate   Change Impact on Sediment Yield in the Upper Gilgel Abay Catchment, Blue  Nile Basin, Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Assefa M. Melesse, Wossenu Abtew, 07/2015:    chapter 28: pages 615-644; Springer International Publishing., ISBN: 978-3- 319-18787-7
  28.  **Solomon Berhane, Birhanu Zemadim, Assefa M. Melesse  2016Rainfall– Runoff Processes and Modeling: The Case of Meja Watershed in the Upper        Blue Nile Basin of Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and Hydrological   Processes in Varied Climates. Springer Geography, 2016 Edited by Assefa M.      Melesse, Wossenu Abtew, 3-319-18787-7
  29.  **Mahtsente Tibebe, Assefa M. Melesse, Birhanu Zemadim 2016. Runoff Estimation and Water Demand Analysis for Holetta River, Awash Subbasin,  Ethiopia Using SWAT and CropWat Models. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and     Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, 2016 edited by Assefa M.    Melesse, Wossenu Abtew, 07/2015: pages 113-140; Springer International    ISBN: 978-3-319-18787-7
  30. Alemayehu A. Shawul, Tena Alamirew, Assefa M. Melesse, Sumedha Chakma 2016. Climate Change Impact on the Hydrology of Weyb River  Watershed, Bale Mountainous Area, Ethiopia. Landscape Dynamics, Soils and   Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, Edited by Assefa M. Melesse,   Wossenu Abtew, 07/2015: chapter 27: pages 587-613; Springer International  , ISBN: 978-3-319-18786-0
  31. **Mohammed, H., Alamirew, A., Assen, M., Melesse, A. 2013.  Spatiotemporal  mapping of land cover in Lake Hardibo Drainage Basin,   Northeast Ethiopia: 1957-2007, In: Water Conservation: Practices,   Challenges and Future Implications, Nova Publishers, published.
  32.  **Berhanu, B., Melesse, A.M., 2014. Surface and Ground water resources   of Ethiopia: its potential and challenges for future development, In: Nile  River Basin:   Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and    Hydropolitics, (Editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 97-118.
  33.  **Dessu, S. B., Melesse, A.M. 2013. Simple Evaluation techniques of  Satellite Estimates and GCMs Outputs as Alternative Rainfall information  Sources in data scarce regions, In: Climate Change and Water Resources,  Springer
  34.  Essayas K. Ayana, William D. Philpot, Melesse, 2014. Bathymetry, lake area  and volume mapping – Remote sensing perspective, In: Nile River Basin:  Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and Hydropolitics, (Editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 253-268.
  35.  **Assefa, Anwar, Melesse, A.M., Admasu, S. 2014. Climate Change in   Upper Gilgel Abay River Catchment, Blue Nile Basin Ethiopia, In:   Nile River Basin: Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and Hydropolitics, (Editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 363-388.
  36.  Assefa, T., Fanta.A, Meleese. A. 2014 Modeling Rainfall Erosivity From Daily Rainfall Events, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia, In: Nile  River  Basin:    Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and    Hydropolitics, (Editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S),   307-337.
  37.  Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W.,Setegn, S., 2014 A Scarce and Shared Resource:   Hydrologic Threats, Trends and Challenges, In: Nile River Basin:    Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and Hydropolitics, (Editors:    Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 1-6.
  38.  Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W.,Setegn, S., 2014  Preface, In: Nile River Basin:  Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and Hydropolitics, (Editors:  Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 1-6.
  39.  Abtew, W., Melesse, A.M.,  2014.Nile River Basin Hydology, In: Nile  River Basin:   Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and     Hydropolitics, (editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 7-22.
  40.  Abtew, W., Melesse, A.M., 2014. Climate Teleconnections and Water  Management, In: Nile River Basin: Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate    Change and    Hydropolitics, (editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S),    685-706.
  41.  Abtew, W, Melesse, A.M., 2014. Water treaties in the Nile, In: Nile River  Basin: Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and    Hydropolitics, (editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 565-580
  42.  Setegn, S., Melesse, A. M. 2014.Climate Change Impact on Water Resources and     Adaptation Strategies in the Blue Nile River Basin, In: Nile River   Basin: Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and  Hydropolitics, (editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 389-420.
  43.  ** Msagahaa,J., Ndomba, Melesse, A.M., 2014. Modeling Sediment dynamics:     Effect of land use, topography and land  management, In: Nile   River Basin:    Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and   Hydropolitics, (editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 165-192.
  44.  **Enku T, van der Tol, Melesse, A.M, Semu Ayalew Moges. 2014   Multi-model and approach for spatial Evapotranspiration mapping:    Comparison of models performance for different ecosystems, In: Nile     River Basin:    Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and   Hydropolitics, (editors: Melesse, A.M., Abtew, W., Setegn, S), 285-306.
  45.  Wang, X., Garza, J.  Whitney, M.  Melesse, A.M., and Yang, W. 2008. Prediction of Sediment Source Areas within Watersheds as Affected by Soil    Data Resolution, In:  Environmental Modelling: New Research (ed. Paul N.   Findley; ISBN: 978-1-60692-034-3), Ch. 7, p151-185, Nova Science   Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY 11788.
  46.  **Hofmann, C. Melesse, A., McClain, M. 2011.Hydrological, water availability and demand analysis within the Mara River Basin. In Nile River Basin:   Hydrology, Climate and Water Use, (Editor Melesse, A.),Springer Science  Publisher, Chapter 18, 359-382, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0689-7_18
  47.  ** Mekonnen, M., Melesse, A., 2011.Soil Erosion Mapping and Hotspot Area     Identification using GIS and Remote Sensing in northwest Ethiopian        highlands, near Lake Tana, In: Nile River Basin: Hydrology, Climate and     Water Use, (Editor Melesse, A.),Springer Science Publisher Chapter 10, 207-  224, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0689-7_10
  48.  Melesse, A., Bekele, S., McCornick, P. 2011. Hydrology of the Niles in the   face of land-use and climate dynamics. InNile River Basin: Hydrology,   Climate and Water Use, (Editor Melesse, A.),Springer Science Publisher,   vii-xvii, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0689-7
  49.  Melesse, A. Abtew, W., Setegn, S., and Dessalegne, T. 2011. Hydrological  variability and climate of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin In:Nile River    Basin:    Hydrology, Climate and Water Use e, (Editor Melesse, A.),Springer  Science Publisher Chapter 1, 3-37, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0689-7_1.
  50.  *Setegn, S. G.,   Melesse, A.M., Rayner, D.,  Dargahi, B., Srinivasan, R.,  Wörman, 2011. A Climate Change impact on Agricultural Water    Resources  Variability in the Highlands of Ethiopia. In: Nile River Basin: Hydrology,      Climate and Water Use, (Editor Melesse, A.),Springer Science Publisher,   Chapter 12, 241-265, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0689-7_12.
  51.  Yitayew, M., Melesse, A.M. 2011. Critical Water Resources Management  Issues in Nile River Basin, In: Nile River Basin: Hydrology, Climate and     Water Use, (Editor Melesse, A.),Springer Science Publisher, Chapter 20,   401-416, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0689-7_20.
  52.  **Mango, L., Melesse, A.M, M. E. McClain, D. Gann, and S. G. Setegn 2011.   Hydro-  meteorology and water budget of Mara River basin, Kenya: A land  use change scenarios analysis, In: Nile River Basin: Hydrology, Climate   and   Water    Use, (Editor Melesse, A.),Springer Science Publisher, Chapter 2, 39-  68, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0689-7_2.
  53.  Melesse, A., Wang, X., and McClain, M. 2010. Effects of land management    and topography on land surface fluxes under different altitudes. In:    Modeling Hydrologic Effects of Microtopographic Features at     Watershed Scale, Editor: Xixi Wang, Nova Science Publishers.
  54.  Melesse, A.M., and Leonard J. Scinto. 2010.”Water Degradation.”   Encyclopedia of Geography. 2010. SAGE Publications. 1 Oct.    2010. <http://www.sage-rereference.com/geography/Article_n1226.html>.
  55.  Melesse, A., and Wang, X., 2007. Impervious Surface Area Dynamics and Storm Runoff Response, in Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces,   CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, Ch. 19: 369-384.