Conference Presentations/Abstracts

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

  1. **Abiy, A., Wossenu Abtew, Melesse, A.MEvaluation of regional hydroclimate variability and links to the hydrology and saltwater intrusion in South Florida. GEER 2017, April 17-20, 2017.
  2.  **Enku, T., Melesse, A.M., Essayas K Ayana, Seifu A Tilahun, Mengiste Abate,Tammo S Steenhuis, 2017. Response of Groundwater table to Eucalyptus Plantations in a Tropical Monsoon Climate, Lake Tana Basin, Ethiopia, EGU Meeting, Vienna, Austria, April 23-28, 2017.
  3.  Melesse, AM., Mohammad Haji Gholizadeh, Blakey, T. 2017. Inland-coastal water interaction: Remote sensing application for shallow-water quality and algal blooms modeling, EGU Meeting, Vienna, Austria, April 23-28, 2017.
  4. **Mohammad Haji Gholizadeh, Melesse, A.M., and Reddi. L. 2016. Analysis of Spatiotemporal trends of Water Quality Parameters Using Cluster Analysis in South Florida, Graduate Student Symposium, FIU.
  5. ** Kandel, H., Melesse, A.M, 2016. A Remote Sensing Analysis on the Spatiotemporal Variation of Land Surface Albedo and Emissivity in South Florida: An Implication for Surface-Atmosphere Energy and Water Transfer, AGU Fall Meeting, 12-16 Dec., 2016, San Francisco CA.
  6. **Mohammad Haji Gholizadeh, Melesse, A.M., and Reddi. L. 2016. Comparison of Space and Air-borne Sensors Capabilities in Water Quality Monitoring, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2016, West Palm Beach, Florida | May 22-26, 2016.
  7. **Mohammad Haji Gholizadeh, Melesse, A.M., and Reddi. L.. 2016. Analysis of Spatiotemporal trends of Water Quality Parameters Using Cluster Analysis in South Florida, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2016, West Palm Beach, Florida | May 22-26, 2016.
  8. **Abiy, A., Melesse, A.M., 2016. Evaluation of Watershed Scale Change in Groundwater Storage using Landscape and GRACE Data, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2016, West Palm Beach, Florida | May 22-26, 2016.
  9. **Abiy, A., Melesse, A.M., 2016. Modeling Groundwater Recharge and Contribution to the Tana Sub-basin, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2016, West Palm Beach, Florida | May 22-26, 2016.
  10. Abtew, W., Melesse, A.M., 2016. Landscape Dynamics and Evapotranspiration, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2016, West Palm Beach, Florida | May 22-26, 2016.
  11. Melesse, A.M., Cereon, C. 2014. Operational actual wetland evapotranspiration estimation for the Everglades using MODIS imagery. EGU Meeting, Vienna, Austria, April 28-May 02, 2014
  12. **Enku, T. and Melesse, A.M 2015 Temperature based Evapotranspiration estimation method: A case study for Rift valley of Ethiopia, in Exceed International: 7-10 September, 2015, Zomba, Malawi.
  13. **Juliana J. Msaghaa , Melesse, A.M. 2015. Sediment Yield modeling and Identification of Erosion hotspots in Tropical watersheds: The case of Upper Ruvu catchment in Tanzania, Open Water 2015 Symposium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 14-17, 2015.
  14. Melesse, AM 2015. Sensors and Role of Remote Sensing in Coastal and Wetland Studies, 4th International Symposium on Sensor Science, July 13-16, 2015, Basel, Switzerland.
  15. **Enku T, Melesse, A.M., Essayas K.A., Seifu A.T., T.S. Steenhuis, 2015. Dynamics of watershed storage in the distinct wet seasons of the Anjeni watershed, upper Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia, 3rd International Conference on Advancement of Science and Technology May 8-9, 2015, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
  16. Enku, T., AM Melesse, EK Ayana, SA Tilahun, G Zeleke, TS. Steenhuis, 2015. Watershed Storage Dynamics in the Upper Blue Nile Basin: The Anjeni Experimental Watershed, Ethiopia. 3rd International forum on Water July 13-16, 2015, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece.
  17. Enku, T., AM Melesse, Essayas K Ayana, Seifu A Tilahun, and Tammo S Steenhuis, 2015. Surface-groundwater interactions in semi humid environment in the Lake Tana sub-basin, Ethiopia: A case of Fogera floodplain. 10th Alexander von Humboldt International Conference, November 18 – 20, 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  18. Temesgen Enku, AM Melesse, Essayas K Ayana, Seifu A Tilahun, and Tammo S Steenhuis 2016. Quantifying groundwater evapotranspiration in semi humid environment using groundwater level observation and remote sensing data in the in the upper Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia, May 2016, 4th International Conference on the Advancements of Science and technology (ICAST-2016) Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
  19. ** Kandel, H., Melesse, A.M, 2014. Alteration of Surface Energy Balance in SouthFlorida Driven by Land Use Land Cover Change, AWRA Annual Conference,, VA, Nov. 3-6, 2014.
  20. 17. Muluken L. Alemu, Tewodros Tafesse, Fasikaw Atanaw, Seifu A. Tillahun,  Melesse, AM.,Essayas K. Ayana, Shree K. Giri, and Tammo S. Steenhuis, 2014. Analysis of patterns in dissolved phosphorus concentration in the Lake Tana basin, Ethiopia, ICAST-2014, May 16-17, 2014. Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
  21. Liyew, B.Mulatu, B.Zemadim AM.Melesse, Moges, A. Semu. Analysis of Hydrological Process in Dapo Watershed, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia, ICAST-2014, May 16-17, 2014. Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
  22. Meleese, A.M., 2014. Operational actual wetland evapotranspiration estimation for the Everglades using MODIS imagery, European Geophysical Union Meeting, April 27-May 2, 2014, Vienna, Austria
  23. **Blakey, T., Melesse, A.M, 2013 Algal blooms and freshwater nutrient sources in Florida Bay, GIS Symposium: Exploring and Exchanging Spatial Knowledge, October 24, 2013, Naples, FL.
  24. ** Kandel, H., Melesse, A.M, 2013. Effect of Land use/ land covers change on radar refelectivity based convective precipitation in south Florida, GSA Meeting, October 27-30, 2013, Denver, CO.
  25. **Blakey, T., Melesse, A.M, 2013 Connecting Florida Bay algal blooms to freshwater nutrient sources , Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA Dec, 9-13, 2013
  26. ** Kandel, H., Melesse, A.M, 2013. Human Induced Changes on Land Surface Temperature and Convective Rainfall in South Florida, AWRA Annual Conference, Portland, OR, Nov. 4-7, 2013.
  27. Sandoval1, E., Price, R.M., Whitman, D., Melesse, A.M. 2013 Effects of Hydrologic Restoration on the Residence Times and Water Quality of a Coastal Wetland in the Florida Everglades,. AGU Meeting of the Americas, May 14-17, 2013, Cancun, Mexico.
  28. **Dessu, S.B., Melesse, A.M. Bhat, M., 2013. How much does it cost to dry-up a river? Florida AWRA Conference, Jan. 25, 2013, Ft. Meyers, FL.
  29. ** Kandel, H., Melesse, A.M, 2013. Land Cover Change and Its Hydro-climatic Impact in South Florida, Florida AWRA Conference, Jan. 25, 2013, Ft. Meyers, FL.
  30. Sandoval1, E., Price, R.M., Whitman, D., Melesse, A.M 2012. Ten year study on restoration projects and their effects on flushing times, water quality, water chemistry, and water sources in the coastal Everglades, 2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte (4–7 November 2012).
  31. ** Dessu , S.B., Melesse, A.M, Evaluation Of Satellite Estimates And GCMs Outputs As Alternative Rainfall Data Sources In The Mara River Basin, Kenya/Tanzania, AWRA Meeting, Tallahassee, FL, Nov. 12-15, 2012
  32. ** Dessu, S.B., Melesse, A.M, Application of GCMs output in small Tropical Watershed: The Mara River Basin, Kenya/Tanzania, AGU Fall Meeting, 3-7 Dec., 2012, San Francisco CA.
  33. ** Kandel, H., Melesse, A.M, Change in minimum temperature as a response to land cover change in south Florida, , AGU Fall Meeting, 3-7 Dec., 2012, San Francisco CA.
  34. **Ammon, L; Melesse, A.M 2012. DRASTIC Vulnerability Index for the Broward County Portion of the Biscayne Aquifer, GIS Symposium: Discovering technology-based Solutions, October 17, 2012, Naples, FL.
  35. **Kandel, H., Melesse, A.M., 2012. Pre and Post-drainage South Florida: Land Cover Change and Temperature Response, GIS Symposium: Discovering technology-based Solutions, October 17, 2012, Naples, FL.
  36. Melesse, A. 2012. Blue Nile River Basin: State of knowledge, gaps, challenges and opportunities, Presented at the National Workshop on “Challenges & Opportunities of Water Resources Management in Tana Basin, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia” 26 – 27 March 2012.
  37. Sandoval1, E., Price, R.M., Whitman, D., Melesse, A.M. 2012. Water Residence Time and Water Quality in Taylor Slough – Everglades National Park, FL, USA, INTECOL Conference, Orlando, FL from June 3-8, 2012
  38. *Setegn, S., Melesse, A.M., 2011 Combined land use and climate change impact on Surface and Ground water resources in the Rio Cobre and Great River basin, Jamaica, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 5-9, 2011.
  39. **Behulu, F., Setegn, S., Melesse, A.M., Aldo, F., 2011. Impact of climate Change on Groundwater Recharge in the Tiber River Basin (Central Italy) Using Regional Climate model Outputs, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 5-9, 2011.
  40. **Kandel, H., Melesse, A.M., 2011. Analysis of Land Use Change and Possible Influence on Rainfall Pattern in South Florida, GIS Symposium: Inspiration Through Technology and Networking, November 9, 2011, Naples, FL.
  41. *Setegn, S., Melesse, A.M., Vicioso, F., Veloz, R., Nunez, F., 2011.Assessment of land use change impact on water resources variability using GIS and hydrological model, GIS Symposium: Inspiration Through Technology and Networking, November 9, 2011, Naples, FL.
  42. **Msaghaa, J., Melesse, AM. 2011. Integration of GIS technology and Soil erosion models towards tropical watershed management,  GIS Symposium: Inspiration Through Technology and Networking, November 9, 2011, Naples, FL.
  43. **Ammon. L., Melesse, AM., 2011. Spatiotemporal Trends of Contaminants in the Broward County Portion of the Biscayne Aquifer, GIS Symposium: Inspiration Through Technology and Networking, November 9, 2011, Naples, FL
  44. Melesse, A., Miralles, F. 2011. Assessing the hydrologic response of wetlands to restoration: A remote sensing perspective. International Conference on Remote Sensing natural hazards and Environmental Change, Singapore, 28-29 July, 2011.
  45. *Setegn, S., Melesse, A.M., 2011. Application of a Semi-Distributed Model and Its Prediction Uncertainty for Simulation of Streamflow in the Rio Grande De Manati River Basin, Puerto Rico, Florida Section American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2011 Annual Conference, 15-18 June 2011, Naples, FL, USA.
  46. *Setegn, S., Melesse, A.M., 2011. Hydrologic Impacts of Land use/Land cover Changes in the Rio Cobre Watershed, Jamaica, Florida Section American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2011 Annual Conference, 15- 18 June 2011, Naples, FL, USA.
  47. *Setegn, S., Melesse, A.M., 2011. Climate Change Impact on Water Resources Variability in the Yuna Basin, Dominican Republic, Florida Section American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2011 Annual Conference, 15- 18 June 2011, Naples, FL, USA.
  48. *Setegn, S G., Melesse. A.M. 2011. Climate change and its impact on the hydrological processes in the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Dominican Republic. CIMR an international symposium on: Climate Information for Managing Risks – Local or Regional Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies, May 24-27, 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  49. ** Dessu , S.B., Melesse, A.M, Bhat, M., McClain, M. 2010 Application of Method of Variation to Predict Human Induced Modifications of Water Resource systems, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 13-17, 2010.
  50. *Setegn, S., Melesse. A.M, 2010 Climate Change Trend in the Tropical and Caribbean Regions and its Hydrological Impacts, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 13-17, 2010.
  51. **Chebud Y and Melesse AM, 2010.Application of Remote Sensing and Neural Network Approaches For Prediction of Chlorophyll-a over The Shallow Water Bodies of South Florida, Presented at the WaterSCAPES, NASA Project, Meeting, FIU, USA.
  52. *Setegn, S., Melesse. A.M, McClain, X. Wang, 2010. Tropical Hydrology under a changing Land Use Dynamics: Development of sustainable watershed conservation scenarios in the Reo Cobre Watershed, Jamaica, 2010 AWRA Summer Specialty Conference, Tropical Hydrology & Sustainable Water Resources in a Changing Climate, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, August 30 – September 1, 2010.
  53. *Setegn, S., Melesse, A.M , M. McClain, X. Wang, 2010. Hydrological response of watershed systems to combined land use and climate changes in the in Rio Haina Basin, Dominica Republic, 2010 AWRA Summer Specialty Conference, Tropical Hydrology & Sustainable Water Resources in a Changing Climate, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, August 30 – September 1, 2010.
  54. *Setegn, S., Melesse, A.M., 2010. Impact of climate changes on the water resources variability in Rio Grande De Manati and Plata River Basins, Puerto Rico, USA, 2010 AWRA Summer Specialty Conference, Tropical Hydrology & Sustainable Water Resources in a Changing Climate, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, August 30 – September 1, 2010.
  55. Melesse, A., Miralles, F. 2010 Impact of Tropical Storms on the Vegetation Biomass of Everglades and Chl-a Concentration in Coastal Waters of Everglades: Application of MODIS and SeaWiFS Sensors, AGU Meeting of the Americas 08–13 August 2010, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil.
  56. **Maalim, Fukhrudin K., Melesse. A. M., Belmont, P. 2010. Modeling Upland Erosion Potential in the Le Sueur Watershed: A GIS Mediated Application of the WEPP Model, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL.
  57. Melesse, A, Miralles, F. 2010 Fractional vegetation and impervious surface dynamics in the wetland-urban-agriculture interfaced systems of south Florida: A remote sensing perspective, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL.
  58. Melesse, A., Miralles, F. Thomas, A. 2010 SeaWIFS-based chlorophyll-a concentration in coastal waters of Everglades, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL.
  59. ***Thomas, A., Melesse. A. M., M., Setegn, S., Nunez, F, Chalas, J, Castillo, A.G 2010. The effect of reservoir on spatial variation of water quality parameters in Yuna River watershed, Dominican Republic, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL.
  60. **Mekonnen, M, Melesse, A.M., 2010. Spatial Runoff and Mapping of Potential Water Harvesting Areas: A GIS and Remote Sensing Perspective, 2010 Water Resources Conference in Ethiopia, Jan. 12-16, 2010, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  61. Melesse, A., McClain, M. Miralles, F. Wang, X 2010. Surface energy fluxes: Reflection of vegetation dynamics and land management, 2010 Water Resources Conference in Ethiopia, Jan. 12-16, 2010, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  62. **Defersha, M., Melesse. A.M., , McClain, M., 2010 GIS based application of Erosion-3D model for identification of potential sediment source areas and derivation of site related measures to minimize erosion, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL.
  63. **Defersha, M., Quraishi, S., Melesse. A.M, , McClain, M., 2010 Interrill erosion, runoff and sediment size distribution as affected by slope steepness and antecedent moisture content, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL.
  64. **Defersha, M., Quraishi , S., Melesse. A.M., McClain, M., 2010 Evaluation of interill erosion models and slope steepness factors using laboratory rainfall simulator data, 2010 Water Resources Conference in Ethiopia, Jan. 12-16, 2010, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  65. ***Thomas, A., Melesse, A.M., Setegn, S., Nunez, F, Chalas, J, Castillo, A.G 2010 The effect of land use/ management on spatial variation of water quality parameters in Yuna and Haina River watersheds, Dominican Republic, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL.
  66. **Mango, L., Melesse. A.M., McClain, M., Gann, D. 2010. Modeling the Effect of Land Use/ Land Cover Change and rainfall on the Hydrology of the Upper Mara River Basin, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL
  67. **Dessu, S., Melesse. A.M., McClain, M., 2010. Modeling the Influence of Vegetation Dynamics on the hydrology of Mara River Basin using Semi- distributed Hydrologic Models, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL
  68. *Setegn, S., Melesse. A.M., Wang, X., Vicioso, F., Nunez, F.,2010. Calibration and Validation of ArcSWAT model for prediction of hydrological water balance of Rio Haina Basin, Dominica Republic, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL
  69. **Diamond, G, Melesse. A.M. 2010. Water resources assessment and GIS- based Stormwater Runoff estimates for Artificial Recharge of Freshwater Aquifers in New Providence, Bahamas, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL.
  70. *Setegn, S., Chebud, Y.,Melesse. A.M., 2010. Analysis of Spatial Distribution of Climate Data Impact on Prediction of the Hydrology of Beles Basin, Ethiopia: Application of Remote Sensing, GIS and Hydrological Model., AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: GIS & Water Resources VI, March 29-31, 2010, Orlando, FL
  71. Melesse. A., Setegn, S., M. McClain, X. Wang, 2009 Sensitivity Analysis and Validation of SWAT Model for Prediction of Stream Flow and Sediment Yield in the Rio De La Plata Basin, Puerto Rico, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H41A-0876
  72. *Setegn, S., Melesse. A.M., M. McClain, X. Wang, 2009. SWAT model application to quantify water resources availability in Caribbean islands and its prediction uncertainty analysis: A case study in the Rio Grande De Manati River Basin, Puerto Rico, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H41F-0953
  73. **Azmera. L, Miralles. F., Garcia. R., Belmont, P., Melesse. A.M. 2009 Modeling of Ravine sediment loading and budget in the lower Le Sueur River, Minnesota River Basin, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 14-18, 2009.
  74. Melesse, A.M., M. McClain, X. Wang, 2009. Energy fluxes as function of topography, land management and landscape features under different latitudes, International Conference on Land Surface Radiation and Energy Budgets: Observations, Modeling and Analysis, Beijing, China, March 18-20, 2009.
  75. Melesse, A.M., Miralles, F., X. Wang, 2009 Energy flux and surface parameters in an urban-agriculture-wetland interfaced area: The case of South Florida, International Conference on Land Surface Radiation and Energy Budgets: Observations, Modeling and Analysis Beijing, China, March 18-20, 2009.
  76. **Mango, L., Melesse, A.M., McClain. M., Onsted, J., Gann, D. 2009. Modeling the Effect of Land-Use Change and Soil and Water Management Practices on the Water and Sediment Flux in the Mara River Basin, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: Managing Water Resources & Development in a Changing Climate, Anchorage, AK, May 4-6, 2009
  77. *Setegn, S.G., Melesse, A.M., Dargahi, B., Srinivasan, R. 2009 Water Resources Variability as a Result of Changing Climate: A Case Study in the Lake Tana Basin, Blue Nile Ethiopia, AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: Managing Water Resources & Development in a Changing Climate, Anchorage, AK, May 4-6, 2009
  78. *Setegn, S.G., Melesse, A.M., Dargahi, B., Srinivasan, R. 2009 Effect of downscaling Methods on the Assessment of the Impact of Climate Change in watershed Scale Management Models , AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: Managing Water Resources & Development in a Changing Climate, Anchorage, AK, May 4-6, 2009.
  79. *Setegn, S.G., Melesse, A.M., Dargahi, B, Srinivasan, R., Abbaspour, K. 2009. Changing Climate Effect on Water Resources Variability in the Lake Tana Basin, Ethiopia. First Annual Nile Basin Research Conference organized by the Applied Training Project (ATP) of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) and the Nile Basin Research Programme (NBRP), University of Bergen Norway, 8-11 June 2009, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  80. ** Chebud., Y; Melesse, A.M. Lessons from Four Decades of Water Resources Development in the Blue Nile Basin. Presented at the Agroecology Symposium at Florida International University, Miami, February 2009.
  81. **Treslich, P, Leding, P, Sullivan, E, Marcus, W, Melesse, A.M. Soil quality analysis of the Everglades Restoration Area, Eos Trans.AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H33A-06, Ft. Lauderdale, May 2008
  82. **Chebud, Y., Melesse, A.M., Spatial water balance of Lake Tana, Ethiopia, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H43C-03, Ft. Lauderdale, May 2008.
  83. **Tunkuda, N., Melesse, A.M., Delineation of flood-prone areas of the Rio Minho Watershed, Jamaica using topographic index and watershed physical parameters, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H43A-06, Ft. Lauderdale, May 2008.
  84. **Biswas, H., Melesse, A.M., McClain, M. Sukop, M. Groundwater flow modeling using PMWIN model in the Wakal River basin, Rajasthan, India, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H41B-04, Ft. Lauderdale, May 2008.
  85. McClain, M., Joseph Ayieko, Melesse, A.M, Praxedis Ndomba, Jay O’keeffe, Leah Onyango, Rashid Tamatamah and D.Victor Wasonga 2008. Securing Water for the Environment in the Mara River of Lake Victoria Catchment, Kenya and Tanzania. Proc. of the Nile Hydrology and Ecology under Extreme Conditions Workshop, June 16-19, 2008, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, pp 7-9.
  86. Belmont, P., E Viparelli, G Parker, W Lauer, C Jennings, K Gran, P Wilcock, Melesse, A.M 2008. Parameterization of a complex landscape for a sediment routing model of the Le Sueur River, southern Minnesota, AGU Fall Meeting, 15-19 December, 2008, INVITED.
  87. ***Thomas, A., C Jennings, F Khalif, L Azmera, Melesse, A.M, P Belmont, 2008. Sediment Dynamics in the Agricultural Le Sueur River Watershed, Southern Minnesota: Tile Drain Influence on Sediment Transport, AGU Fall Meeting, 15-19 December, 2008
  88. ** Maalim, F K, Melesse, A.M, A R Thomas, P Belmont, **L Azmera, C E Jennings, Delineating the Erosion-Potential of Agricultural Lands within the Le Sueur Watershed using Remotely Sensed Data and GIS, AGU Fall Meeting, 15-19 December, 2008
  89. ** Azmera, L.A., F R Miralles-Wilhelm, Melesse, A.M, P Belmont, C E Jennings, A Thomas, F Khalif, Estimation of Ravine Sediment production using MIKE 11 model, in the lower Le Sueur Watershed, Minnesota, AGU Fall Meeting, 15-19 December, 2008.
  90. Melesse, A.M. and Wang, 2007. Landsat-Based Impervious Surface Mapping and Storm Runoff Response, Joint AGU Meeting, May 21-25, 2007, Acapulco, Mexico.
  91. Melesse, A.M., McClain, Ahmed, Wang, Nangia and Lim. 2007. Suspended Sediment Load Prediction Using Artificial Neural Networks Approach, Joint AGU Meeting, May 21-25, 2007, Acapulco, Mexico.
  92. **Biswas, H., Melesse, A.M., and McClain, M. 2007. Remote sensing and-GIS based approach for delineation of groundwater prospect zones in a semi-arid area in Rajasthan, India, Annual AWRA meeting, Albuquerque, NM, November 2007.
  93. Melesse et al. 2006. Analysis of Energy Fluxes and Land Surface Parameters in Grassland Ecosystem: Remote Sensing Perspective. Presented at the Joint Annual Conference of the Florida State Horticultural Society and the Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida. June 4-6, 2006, Tampa, Florida.
  94. Jayachandran, K., M. Bhat, G. Bobeche*, C. Clark-Cuadrado*, and Melesse, AM. “Agroecology Program at Florida International University.” Paper presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Indianapolis, November 12-16, 2006.
  95. Melesse, A.M. Multi-temporal scale flood prediction using Artificial Neural Network: A case study for Devils Lake and Red River of the North Basin, ASAE Annual International Meeting, July 17-20, 2005, Tampa, Florida.
  96. Melesse, A., V. Nangia, Baumgartner, D. 2004. Grid-based Surface Water Balance mapping using Remote Sensing and GIS, AWRA Annual Conference, 1-4 Nov, 2004, Orlando FL.
  97. Melesse, A.M., J. Oberg, Nangia, V., Baumgartner, D. 2004. Wetland Evapotranspiration and Vegetation Dynamics at the Glacial Ridge Ecological Restoration Site, AWRA Annual Conference, 1-4 Nov, 2004, Orlando FL.
  98. Melesse, A. M., McClain, M. Hydrological Modeling and Model Selection. Caribbean Coastal Scenarios Workshop, Sep.30-Oct. 1, 2004, Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic.
  99. Melesse, A.M., J. D. Jordan, 2003. Thermal maps and vegetation indices to enhance land cover and surface microclimate mapping. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 5, 04511 EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, 06-11 April 2003, Nice, France.
  100. Melesse, A.M., W. D. Graham, J. D. Jordan, 2003. Spatially distributed travel time approach for runoff hydrograph prediction.Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 5, 04571, EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, 06-11 April 2003, Nice, France.
  101. Melesse, A. M., Nangia, V., 2003. Surface energy flux estimation using remotely-sensed data for agricultural fields. ASAE/CSAE North- Central Intersectional Conference, 3-4 Oct, 2003, Fargo, ND.
  102. Melesse, A. M., Nangia, V., 2003. Spatial Water Balance and Hydrologic Analysis of Devils Lake. ASAE/CSAE North-Central Intersectional Conference, 3-4 Oct, 2003, Fargo, ND.
  103. Melesse, A. M., Nangia, V., 2003. Study on latent heat flux from crop fields. AWRA Annual Conference, 3-6 Nov, 2003, San Diego, CA.
  104. Seielstad, G.A, O. Beeri, P. Carter, B. Dahlen, R. Hanley, A. Johnson, G. Johnson, S. Laguette, Melesse, A.M, D. Olsen, R. Phillips, R. Schultz, S. Seelan, W. Semke, C. Won, X. Zhang. 2003. Applications for Crop and Range Management with New Sensors. 30th International Symposium of Environment, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  105. Melesse, A. M., 2003. Analysis of land surface parameters and flood data of the Red River of the North Basin. EOS Transactions, 84(46), H41B- 05 AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  106. Melesse, A. M., W. D. Graham, J. D. Jordan 2002. A GIS-DEM based spatially distributed storm runoff response study using remotely- sensed data. ASAE Paper # 02-2005, International ASAE Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2002.
  107. Melesse, A. M, W. D. Graham. 2002. Stream flow prediction using spatially distributed travel time method utilizing remote sensing and GIS. EOS Transactions, 83(47), H51B-0782, AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  108. Tien, Kai-Jen, Melesse, A.M, J. D. Jordan, C.H. Tan. 2002. Agricultural Land use/Land cover Classification Using Landsat 7 ETM+ Imagery in Taiwan. EOS Transactions, 83(19), B22B-02. AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.