Alfonso Mejia

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Summary

Research interests include hydrologic modeling and forecasting, hydrometeorology, human-natural systems, fluvial and river basin geomorphology and water resources sustainability.

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Recent Publications

Climate and hydrological seasonal effects on household water insecurity: A systematic review

Broyles, L. M. T., Pakhtigian, E. L., Rosinger, A. Y. & Mejia, A., May 1 2022, In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water. 9, 3, e1593.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

The challenge of unprecedented floods and droughts in risk management

Kreibich, H., Van Loon, A. F., Schröter, K., Ward, P. J., Mazzoleni, M., Sairam, N., Abeshu, G. W., Agafonova, S., AghaKouchak, A., Aksoy, H., Alvarez-Garreton, C., Aznar, B., Balkhi, L., Barendrecht, M. H., Biancamaria, S., Bos-Burgering, L., Bradley, C., Budiyono, Y., Buytaert, W., Capewell, L., & 72 othersCarlson, H., Cavus, Y., Couasnon, A., Coxon, G., Daliakopoulos, I., de Ruiter, M. C., Delus, C., Erfurt, M., Esposito, G., François, D., Frappart, F., Freer, J., Frolova, N., Gain, A. K., Grillakis, M., Grima, J. O., Guzmán, D. A., Huning, L. S., Ionita, M., Kharlamov, M., Khoi, D. N., Kieboom, N., Kireeva, M., Koutroulis, A., Lavado-Casimiro, W., Li, H. Y., LLasat, M. C., Macdonald, D., Mård, J., Mathew-Richards, H., McKenzie, A., Mejia, A., Mendiondo, E. M., Mens, M., Mobini, S., Mohor, G. S., Nagavciuc, V., Ngo-Duc, T., Thao Nguyen Huynh, T., Nhi, P. T. T., Petrucci, O., Nguyen, H. Q., Quintana-Seguí, P., Razavi, S., Ridolfi, E., Riegel, J., Sadik, M. S., Savelli, E., Sazonov, A., Sharma, S., Sörensen, J., Arguello Souza, F. A., Stahl, K., Steinhausen, M., Stoelzle, M., Szalińska, W., Tang, Q., Tian, F., Tokarczyk, T., Tovar, C., Tran, T. V. T., Van Huijgevoort, M. H. J., van Vliet, M. T. H., Vorogushyn, S., Wagener, T., Wang, Y., Wendt, D. E., Wickham, E., Yang, L., Zambrano-Bigiarini, M., Blöschl, G. & Di Baldassarre, G., Aug 4 2022, In: Nature. 608, 7921, p. 80-86 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Multilayer Network Clarifies Prevailing Water Consumption Telecouplings in the United States

Garcia, S., Gomez, M., Rushforth, R., Ruddell, B. L. & Mejia, A., Jul 2021, In: Water Resources Research. 57, 7, e2020WR029141.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Supply chain diversity buffers cities against food shocks

Gomez, M., Mejia, A., Ruddell, B. L. & Rushforth, R. R., Jul 8 2021, In: Nature. 595, 7866, p. 250-254 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Virtual nitrogen and virtual water transfers embedded in food trade networks across the US

Mahjabin, T., Mejia, A. & Grady, C., Apr 2021, In: Environmental Research Letters. 16, 4, 045015.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A machine learning model of virtual water networks over time

Oreggioni, F., Garcia, S., Gomez, M. & Mejia, A., Jan 2021, In: Advances in Water Resources. 147, 103819.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Impacts of globalwarming of 1.5, 2.0 and 3.0 °C on hydrologic regimes in the Northeastern U.S.

Siddique, R., Mejia, A., Mizukami, N. & Palmer, R. N., Jan 2021, In: Climate. 9, 1, p. 1-18 18 p., 9.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Projecting Flood-Inducing Precipitation with a Bayesian Analogue Model

Bopp, G. P., Shaby, B. A., Forest, C. E. & Mejía, A., Jun 1 2020, In: Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 25, 2, p. 229-249 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Full Domestic Supply Chains of Blue Virtual Water Flows Estimated for Major U.S. Cities

Garcia, S., Rushforth, R., Ruddell, B. L. & Mejia, A., Apr 1 2020, In: Water Resources Research. 56, 4, e2019WR026190.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Fragility of a multilayer network of intranational supply chains

Gomez, M., Garcia, S., Rajtmajer, S., Grady, C. & Mejia, A., Dec 1 2020, In: Applied Network Science. 5, 1, 71.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Approaches to analyse and model changes in impacts: reply to discussions of “How to improve attribution of changes in drought and flood impacts”*

Kreibich, H., Blauhut, V., Aerts, J. C. J. H., Bouwer, L. M., Van Lanen, H. A. J., Mejia, A., Mens, M. & Van Loon, A. F., Feb 17 2020, In: Hydrological Sciences Journal. 65, 3, p. 491-494 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

Integrating embedded resources and network analysis to understand food-energy-water nexus in the US

Mahjabin, T., Mejia, A., Blumsack, S. & Grady, C., Mar 20 2020, In: Science of the Total Environment. 709, 136153.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Evaluating the credibility of downscaling: Integrating scale, trend, extreme, and climate event into a diagnostic framework

Sun, F., Mejia, A., Sharma, S., Zeng, P. & Che, Y., Sep 2020, In: Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 59, 9, p. 1453-1467 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Characterizing and modeling subnational virtual water networks of US agricultural and industrial commodity flows

Garcia, S. & Mejia, A., Aug 2019, In: Advances in Water Resources. 130, p. 314-324 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Skill of ensemble flood inundation forecasts at short- to medium-range timescales

Gomez, M., Sharma, S., Reed, S. & Mejia, A., Jan 2019, In: Journal of Hydrology. 568, p. 207-220 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review