William E. Easterling, PhD

    • 2180 Citations
    • 27 h-Index
    1982 …2012
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    Research Output 1982 2012

    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Accreditation: Wrong path for the geosciences

    Bralower, T., Easterling, W. E., Geissman, J., Savina, M., Tewksbury, B., Feiss, G., Macdonald, H. & Rhodes, D., Oct 1 2008, In : GSA Today. 18, 10, p. 52-53 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    student
    literacy
    curriculum
    learning
    education
    114 Citations (Scopus)

    Adaptation: Sensitivity to natural variability, agent assumptions and dynamic climate changes

    Schneider, S. H., Easterling, W. E. & Mearns, L. O., Jun 22 2000, In : Climatic Change. 45, 1, p. 203-221 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climate change
    climate
    climate effect
    economics
    regional climate
    72 Citations (Scopus)
    climate
    agroclimatology
    farmers
    land values
    economic factors
    98 Citations (Scopus)

    Adapting North American agriculture to climate change in review

    Easterling, W. E., Jan 1 1996, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 80, 1, p. 1-53 53 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climate change
    agriculture
    international trade
    assets
    infrastructure
    23 Citations (Scopus)
    Nepal
    farming system
    climate change
    rice
    climate
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    An introduction to the methodology, the region of study, and a historical analog of climate change

    Easterling, W. E., Rosenberg, N. J., McKenney, M. S. & Allan Jones, C., Apr 15 1992, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 59, 1-2, p. 3-15 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climate change
    methodology
    General Circulation Models
    dust
    natural resources
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Assessing the consequences of climate change for food and forest resources: A view from the IPCC

    Easterling, W. E. & Apps, M., Dec 1 2005, Increasing Climate Variability and Change: Reducing the Vulnerability of Agriculture and Forestry. Springer Netherlands, p. 165-189 25 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    forest resource
    climate change
    food
    developing world
    55 Citations (Scopus)

    Assessing the consequences of climate change for food and forest resources: A view from the IPCC

    Easterling, W. E. & Apps, M., May 1 2005, In : Climatic Change. 70, 1-2, p. 165-189 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    forest resource
    climate change
    food
    developing world
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Assessing the consequences of climate change for food security: A view from the intergovernmental panel on climate change

    Easterling, W., Jan 1 2005, Climate Change and Global Food Security. CRC Press, p. 269-292 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Food Supply
    Climate Change
    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    food security
    Climate change
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    A WebGIS system for relating genetic soil classification of China to soil taxonomy

    Shi, X., Yang, G., Yu, D., Xu, S., Warner, E. D., Petersen, G. W., Sun, W., Zhao, Y., Easterling, W. E. & Wang, H., Jun 1 2010, In : Computers and Geosciences. 36, 6, p. 768-775 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    soil classification
    Taxonomies
    Soils
    soil
    pedon
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Changing places, changing emissions: the cross-scale reliability of greenhouse gas emission inventories in the US

    Easterling, W. E., Polsky, C., Goodin, D., Mayfield, M. W., Muraco, W. A. & Yarnal, B., Oct 1998, In : Local Environment. 3, 3, p. 247-262 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    emission inventory
    greenhouse gas
    sovereignty
    global change
    provenance

    Climate change and food security in dryland region of the world

    Chhetri, N. B. & Easterling, W. E., Sep 1 2008, In : Annals of Arid Zone. 47, 3-4, p. 473-484 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    food security
    arid lands
    climate change
    agriculture
    farmers
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Climate change and forests in the Great Plains: Issues in modeling fragmented woodlands in intensively managed landscapes

    Guertin, D. S., Easterling, W. E. & Brandle, J. R., May 1997, In : BioScience. 47, 5, p. 287-295 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    woodland
    climate change
    modeling
    plain
    27 Citations (Scopus)
    Greenhouse Effect
    Food Supply
    Climate Change
    Climate
    Food
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Climatology of precipitation droughts in illinois based on water supply problems

    Easterling, W. E. & Changnon, S. A., Jan 1 1987, In : Physical Geography. 8, 4, p. 362-377 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climatology
    water supply
    drought
    surface water
    102 Citations (Scopus)

    Comparative responses of EPIC and CERES crop models to high and low spatial resolution climate change scenarios

    Mearns, L. O., Mavromatis, T., Tsvetsinskaya, E., Hays, C. & Easterling, W., Mar 27 1999, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 104, D6, p. 6623-6646 24 p., 1998JD200061.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    CERES (experiment)
    crops
    crop models
    climate change
    Climate change
    42 Citations (Scopus)
    climate change
    yield response
    crop
    spatial resolution
    comparison
    112 Citations (Scopus)

    Comparison of agricultural impacts of climate change calculated from high and low resolution climate change scenarios: Part I. The uncertainty due to spatial scale

    Mearns, L. O., Easterling, W. E., Hays, C. & Marx, D., Nov 15 2001, In : Climatic Change. 51, 2, p. 131-172 42 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climate change
    soybean
    maize
    wheat
    crop
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Coping with drought: Toward a plan of action

    Wilhite, D. A. & Easterling, W. E., Jan 1 1989, In : Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union. 70, 7, p. 97-109 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    drought
    vulnerability
    developing world
    plan
    171 Citations (Scopus)

    Crop response to elevated CO2 and world food supply. A comment on "Food for Thought..." by Long et al., Science 312:1918-1921, 2006

    Tubiello, F. N., Amthor, J. S., Boote, K. J., Donatelli, M., Easterling, W., Fischer, G., Gifford, R. M., Howden, M., Reilly, J. & Rosenzweig, C., Apr 1 2007, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 26, 3, p. 215-223 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    carbon dioxide enrichment
    food supply
    free air carbon dioxide enrichment
    carbon dioxide
    crop
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Crossing the Divide: Linking Global and Local Scales in Human-Environment Systems

    Easterling, W. E. & Polsky, C., Jan 14 2008, Scale and Geographic Inquiry: Nature, Society, and Method. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 66-85 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    29 Citations (Scopus)

    Decadal climate variability in the Argentine Pampas: regional impacts of plausible climate scenarios on agricultural systems

    Podestá, G., Bert, F., Rajagopalan, B., Apipattanavis, S., Laciana, C., Weber, E., Easterling, W., Katz, R., Letson, D. & Menendez, A., Dec 1 2009, In : Climate Research. 40, 2-3, p. 199-210 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    farming system
    Economics
    Precipitation (meteorology)
    climate
    climate conditions

    Effects of plant growth and development on interannual variability in mesoscale atmospheric simulations

    Tsvetsinskaya, E., Mearns, L. O. & Easterling, W. E., Jan 1 2000, p. 729-736. 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Climate models
    Drought
    Air
    Crops
    Heat flux
    20 Citations (Scopus)

    Globalization and population drivers of rural-urban land-use change in Chihuahua, Mexico

    Currit, N. & Easterling, W. E., Jul 1 2009, In : Land Use Policy. 26, 3, p. 535-544 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    rural population
    globalization
    land use change
    maquiladora
    Mexico

    Improving drought policy: a plan of action.

    Easterling, W. E. & Wilhite, D. A., Jan 1 1987, In : Land Use Policy. 4, 4, p. 444-449 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    drought
    socioeconomics
    policy
    plan
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Improving the detection of agricultural drought: a case study of illinois corn production

    Easterling, W. E., Isard, S. A., Warren, P., Guinan, P. & Shafer, M., Jun 1988, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 43, 1, p. 37-47 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    drought
    maize
    case studies
    growing season
    corn
    40 Citations (Scopus)

    Improving the realism of modeling agronomic adaptation to climate change: Simulating technological substitution

    Easterling, W. E., Chhetri, N. & Niu, X., Sep 1 2003, In : Climatic Change. 60, 1-2, p. 149-173 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Climate change
    substitution
    Substitution reactions
    Logistics
    logistics
    45 Citations (Scopus)

    Improving the validation of model-simulated crop yield response to climate change: An application to the EPIC model

    Easterling, W. E., Chen, X., Hays, C., Brandie, J. R. & Zhang, H., Jun 13 1996, In : Climate Research. 6, 3, p. 263-273 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    yield response
    Climate change
    crop yield
    Crops
    Erosion
    46 Citations (Scopus)

    Incorporating bias error in calculating solar irradiance: Implications for crop yield simulations

    Weiss, A., Hays, C. J., Hu, Q. & Easterling, W. E., Dec 1 2001, In : Agronomy Journal. 93, 6, p. 1321-1326 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    crop yield
    solar radiation
    mead
    air temperature
    Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Indexes of leading climate indicators for impact assessment

    Easterling, W. E. & Kates, R. W., Dec 1 1995, In : Climatic Change. 31, 2-4, p. 623-648 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climate
    indicator
    impact assessment
    index
    ecosystem health
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Investigating the effect of seasonal plant growth and development in 3-dimensional atmospheric simulations

    Tsvetsinskaya, E., Mearns, L. O. & Easterling, W. E., Dec 1 1999, Proceedings of the 1999 Ninth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (Volume 1), Brest, France, 30 May - 4 June 1999. Chung, J. S., Matsui, T., Koterayama, W., Chung, J. S., Matsui, T. & Koterayama, W. (eds.). International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, p. 382-389 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    growth and development
    biosphere
    atmosphere
    Momentum
    Moisture

    Investigating the effect of seasonal plant growth and development in 3-dimensional atmospheric simulations

    Tsvetsinskaya, E., Mearns, L. O. & Easterling, W. E., Jan 1 1999, p. 382-389. 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Momentum
    Moisture
    Climate models
    Latent heat
    Fluxes
    48 Citations (Scopus)
    surface flux
    growth and development
    growing season
    leaf area index
    crop
    39 Citations (Scopus)
    growth and development
    leaf area index
    biosphere
    boundary layer
    crop
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Long-term climate monitoring by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) - An Editorial

    Karl, T., Bretherton, F., Easterling, W. E., Miller, C. & Trenberth, K., Dec 1 1995, In : Climatic Change. 31, 2-4, p. 135-147 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    global climate
    climate
    monitoring
    climate effect
    global climate
    climate
    monitoring
    44 Citations (Scopus)

    MEASURING DROUGHT IMPACTS: THE ILLINOIS CASE

    Changnon, S. A. & Easterling, W. E., Feb 1989, In : JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 25, 1, p. 27-42 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    drought
    water supply
    measuring
    groundwater
    streamflow
    31 Citations (Scopus)

    Modeling path dependence in agricultural adaptation to climate variability and change

    Chhetri, N. B., Easterling, W. E., Terando, A. & Mearns, L., Sep 24 2010, In : Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 100, 4, p. 894-907 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    path dependence
    climate
    scenario
    farmer
    modeling
    33 Citations (Scopus)

    Modelling the effect of shelterbelts on maize productivity under climate change: An application of the EPIC model

    Easterling, W. E., Hays, C. J., Easterling, M. M. & Brandle, J. R., Feb 1 1997, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 61, 2-3, p. 163-176 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator
    shelterbelt
    shelterbelts
    shelter
    maize
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Observed and modeled twentieth-century spatial and temporal patterns of selected agro-climate indices in North America

    Terando, A., Easterling, W. E., Keller, K. & Easterling, D. R., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Climate. 25, 2, p. 473-490 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    twentieth century
    global climate
    climate modeling
    climate
    frost
    27 Citations (Scopus)

    Paper 1. the mink methodology: background and baseline

    Rosenberg, N. J., Crosson, P. R., Frederick, K. D., Easterling, W. E., Easterling, M. M., Bowes, M. D., Sedjo, R. A., Darmstadter, J., Katz, L. A. & Lemon, K. M., Jun 1 1993, In : Climatic Change. 24, 1-2, p. 7-22 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Climate change
    climate change
    methodology
    regional economy
    climate
    143 Citations (Scopus)

    Paper 2. agricultural impacts of and responses to climate change in the Missouri-Iowa-Nebraska-Kansas (MINK) region

    Easterling, W. E., Crosson, P. R., Rosenberg, N. J., McKenney, M. S., Katz, L. A. & Lemon, K. M., Jun 1 1993, In : Climatic Change. 24, 1-2, p. 23-61 39 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climate change
    climate
    farm
    crop production
    soybean
    97 Citations (Scopus)
    Panicum virgatum
    Midwestern United States
    environmental effect
    greenhouses
    climate
    70 Citations (Scopus)

    Preparing the erosion productivity impact calculator (EPIC) model to simulate crop response to climate change and the direct effects of CO2

    Easterling, W. E., Rosenberg, N. J., Easterling, M. M., Allan Jones, C., Dyke, P. T. & Williams, J. R., Apr 15 1992, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 59, 1-2, p. 17-34 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator
    crop models
    simulation models
    climate change
    climate
    18 Citations (Scopus)

    Probabilistic projections of agro-climate indices in North America

    Terando, A., Keller, K. & Easterling, W. E., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 117, 8, D08115.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    climate
    projection
    twenty first century
    climate change
    heat stress
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Procrustes Target Analysis: a multivariate tool for identification of climate fluctuations

    Richman, M. B. & Easterling, W. E., Jan 1 1988, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 93, D9, p. 10,989-11,003

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    multivariate analysis
    climate
    expert systems
    Meteorology
    corn
    52 Citations (Scopus)

    Reliability and input-data induced uncertainty of the EPIC model to estimate climate change impact on sorghum yields in the U.S. Great Plains

    Niu, X., Easterling, W., Hays, C. J., Jacobs, A. & Mearns, L., Jan 1 2009, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 129, 1-3, p. 268-276 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    model uncertainty
    sorghum
    Sorghum (Poaceae)
    climate change
    climate
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Simulating the impact of human land use change on forest composition in the Great Plains agroecosystems with the Seedscape model

    Easterling, W. E., Brandle, J. R., Hays, C. J., Guo, Q. & Guertin, D. S., May 30 2001, In : Ecological Modelling. 140, 1-2, p. 163-176 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    agricultural ecosystem
    land use change
    contraction
    agricultural land
    plain