Yoshihide Wada

 

 

  •  Postdoc Global Water and Food Security

 

 

 

 

Teaching
GEO4-4404 Land Surface Hydrology
GEO4-4417 Unsaturated Zone Hydrology

Postal address and coordinates
Department of Physical Geography
Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University
P.O. Box 80115
3508 TC Utrecht
Tel. +31 (0) 30 253 2776/2749
Fax: +31 (0) 30 253 1145
Email: y.wada at uu.nl
Link to staff directory Utrecht University

Visiting address
De Uithof
Willem C. van Unnik Building
Heidelberglaan 2
3584 CS Utrecht
Room 109 of Zonneveld Wing 

Publications

  • Wada, Y., and M. F. P. Bierkens (2014), Sustainability of global water use: past reconstruction and future projections, Environ. Res. Lett., in press.
  • Wada, Y., T. Gleeson, and L. Esnault (2014), Wedge approach to water stress, Nature Geosci., 7, 615–617, doi:10.1038/ngeo2241.
  • Van Dijk, A. I. J. M., L. J. Renzullo, Y. Wada, and P. Tregoning (2014), A global water cycle reanalysis (2003–2012) merging satellite gravimetry and altimetry observations with a hydrological multi-model ensemble, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2955-2973, doi:10.5194/hess-18-2955-2014.
  • Slangen, A. B. A., R. S. W. van de Wal, Y. Wada, and L. L. A. Vermeersen (2014), Comparing tide gauge observations to regional patterns of sea-level change (1961–2003), Earth Syst. Dynam., 5, 243-255, doi:10.5194/esd-5-243-2014.
  • Esnault, L., T. Gleeson, Y. Wada, J. Heinke, D. Gerten, E. Flanary, M. F. P. Bierkens, and L. P. H. van Beek (2014), Linking groundwater use and stress to specific crops using the groundwater footprint in the Central Valley and High Plains aquifer systems, U.S., Water Resour. Res., 50, 4953-4973, doi:10.1002/2013WR014792.
  • Gain, A. K. and Y. Wada (2014), Assessment of future water scarcity at different spatial and temporal scales of the Brahmaputra River Basin, Water Resour. Manage., 28, 999-1012, doi:10.1007/s11269-014-0530-5.
  • Wada, Y., D. Wisser, and M. F. P. Bierkens (2014), Global modeling of withdrawal, allocation and consumptive use of surface water and groundwater resources, Earth Syst. Dynam., 5, 15-40, doi:10.5194/esd-5-15-2014.
  • De Graaf, I. E. M., L. P. H. van Beek, Y. Wada, and M. F. P. Bierkens (2014), Dynamic attribution of global water demand to surface water and groundwater resources: Effects of abstractions and return flows on river discharges, Adv. Water Resour., 64, 21-33, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.12.002.
  • Prudhomme, C., I. Giuntoli, E.L. Robinson, D.B. Clark, N. W. Arnell, R. Dankers, B. Fekete, W. Franssen, D. Gerten, S. N. Gosling, S. Hagemann, D. M. Hannah, H. Kim, Y. Masaki, Y. Satoh, T. Stacke, Y. Wada, and D. Wisser (2014), Drought in the 21st century: a multi-model ensemble experiment to assess global change, quantify uncertainty and identify ‘hotspots’, change, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 111(9), 3262–3267, doi:10.1073/pnas.1222473110, Global Climate Impacts: A Cross-Sector, Multi-Model Assessment Special Feature.
  • Dankers, R., N. W. Arnell, D. B. Clark, P. D. Falloon, B. M. Fekete, S. N. Gosling, J. Heinke, H. Kim, Y. Masaki, Y. Satoh, T. Stacke, Y. Wada, and D. Wisser (2014), First look at changes in flood hazard in the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project ensemble, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 111(9), 3257–3261, doi:10.1073/pnas.1302078110, Global Climate Impacts: A Cross-Sector, Multi-Model Assessment Special Feature.
  • Haddeland, I., J. Heinke, H. Biemans, S. Eisner, M. Flörke, N. Hanasaki, M. Konzmann, F. Ludwig, Y. Masaki, J. Schewe, T. Stacke, Z. Tessler, Y. Wada, and D. Wisser (2014), Global water resources affected by human interventions and climate change, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 111(9), 3251–3256, doi:10.1073/pnas.1302078110, Global Climate Impacts: A Cross-Sector, Multi-Model Assessment Special Feature.
  • Schewe, J., J. Heinke, D. Gerten, I. Haddeland, N.W. Arnell, D.B. Clark, R. Dankers, S. Eisner, B. Fekete, F. J. Colón-González, S. N. Gosling, H. Kim, X. Liu, Y. Masaki, F. T. Portmann, Y. Satoh, T. Stacke, Q. Tang, Y. Wada, D. Wisser, T. Albrecht, K. Frieler, F. Piontek, L. Warszawski, and P. Kabat (2014), Multi-model assessment of water scarcity under climate change, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 111(9), 3245–3250, doi:10.1073/pnas.1222460110, Global Climate Impacts: A Cross-Sector, Multi-Model Assessment Special Feature.
  • Elliott, J., D. Deryng, C. Müller, K. Frieler, M. Konzmann, D. Gerten, M. Glotter, M. Flörke, Y. Wada, S. Eisner, C. Folberth, I. Foster, S.N. Gosling, I. Haddeland, N. Khabarov, F. Ludwig, Y. Masaki, S. Olin, C. Rosenzweig, A.C. Ruane, Y. Satoh, E. Schmid, T. Stacke, Q. Tang, and D. Wisser (2014), Constraints and potentials of future irrigation water availability on agricultural production under climate change, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 111(9), 3239–3244, doi:10.1073/pnas.1222474110, Global Climate Impacts: A Cross-Sector, Multi-Model Assessment Special Feature.
  • Davie, J. C. S., P. D. Falloon, R. Kahana, R. Dankers, R. Betts, F.T. Portmann, D. Wisser, D. B. Clark, A. Itoh, Y. Masaki, K. Nishina, B. Fekete, Z. Tessler, Y. Wada, X. Liu, Q. Tang, S. Hagemann, T. Stacke, R. Pavlick, S. Schaphoff, S. N. Gosling, W. Franssen, and N. Arnell (2013), Comparing projections of future changes in runoff from hydrological and biome models in ISI-MIP, Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 359-374, doi:10.5194/esd-4-359-2013, Special Issue: Intersectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISI-MIP).
  • Wang, J., Y. Sheng, C. J. Gleason, and Y. Wada (2013), Downstream Yangtze River Levels Impacted by Three Gorges Dam, Environ. Res. Lett., 8, 044012, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044012.
  • Gleeson, T., and Y. Wada (2013), Assessing regional groundwater stress for nations using multiple data sources with the groundwater footprint, Environ. Res. Lett., 8, 044010, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044010.
  • Wada, Y., L. P. H. van Beek, N. Wanders, and M. F. P. Bierkens (2013), Human water consumption intensifies hydrological drought worldwide, Environ. Res. Lett., 8, 034036, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/034036.
  • Wada, Y., D. Wisser, S. Eisner, M. Flörke, D. Gerten, I. Haddeland, N. Hanasaki, Y. Masaki, F.T. Portmann, T. Stacke, Z. Tessler, and J. Schewe (2013), Multimodel projections and uncertainties of irrigation water demand under climate change, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4626–4632, doi:10.1002/grl.50686.
  • Wada, Y., and L. Heinrich (2013), Assessment of transboundary aquifers of the world—vulnerability arising from human water use, Environ. Res. Lett., 8, 024003, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/024003.
  • Taylor, R. G., B. Scanlon, P. Döll, M. Rodell, R. van Beek, Y. Wada, L. Longuevergne, M. LeBlanc, J. S. Famiglietti, M. Edmunds, L. Konikow, T. R. Green, J. Chen, M. Taniguchi, M. F. P. Bierkens, A. MacDonald, Y. Fan, R. M. Maxwell, Y. Yechieli, J. J. Gurdak, D. M. Allen, M. Shamsudduha, K. Hiscock, P. J.-F. Yeh, I, Holman and H. Treidel (2013), Groundwater and climate change, Nature Clim. Change, 3, 322-329, doi:10.1038/nclimate1744.
  • Gregory, J. M., N. J. White, J. A. Church, M. F. P. Bierkens, J. E. Box, M. R. van den Broeke, J. G. Cogley, X. Fettweis, E. Hanna, P. Huybrechts, L. F. Konikow, P. W. Leclercq, B. Marzeion, J. Oerlemans, M. E. Tamisiea, Y. Wada, L. M.Wake, R. S. W. van de Wal (2013), Twentieth-Century Global-Mean Sea Level Rise: Is the Whole Greater than the Sum of the Parts?. J. Climate, 26, 4476–4499, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00319.1.
  • Gleeson, T., Y. Wada, M. F. P. Bierkens, and L. P. H. van Beek (2012), Water balance of global aquifers revealed by groundwater footprint, Nature,Volume: 488,Pages: 197–200Date published:, Ddoi:10.1038/nature11295.
  • Wada, Y., L. P. H. van Beek, F. C. Sperna Weiland, B. F. Chao, Y.-H. Wu, and M. F. P. Bierkens (2012), Past and future contribution of global groundwater depletion to sea-level rise, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L09402, doi:10.1029/2012GL051230 (Editor’s Highlight).
  • Wada, Y., L. P. H. van Beek, and M. F. P. Bierkens (2012), Nonsustainable groundwater sustaining irrigation: A global assessment, Water Resour. Res., 48, W00L06, doi:10.1029/2011WR010562, Special Issue: Toward Sustainable Groundwater in Agriculture (Editor’s Highlight/Featured Article).
  • Wada, Y., L. P. H. van Beek, and M. F. P. Bierkens (2011), Modelling global water stress of the recent past: on the relative importance of trends in water demand and climate variability, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 3785-3808, doi:10.5194/hess-15-3785-2011.
  • Wada, Y., L. P. H. van Beek, D. Viviroli, H. H. Dürr, R. Weingartner, and M. F. P. Bierkens (2011), Global monthly water stress: 2. Water demand and severity of water stress, Water Resour. Res., 47, W07518, doi:10.1029/2010WR009792.
  • Van Beek, L. P. H., Y. Wada, and M. F. P. Bierkens (2011), Global monthly water stress: 1. Water balance and water availability, Water Resour. Res., 47, W07517, doi:10.1029/2010WR009791.
  • Wada, Y., L. P. H. van Beek, C. M. van Kempen, J. W. T. M. Reckman, S. Vasak, and M. F. P. Bierkens (2010), Global depletion of groundwater resources, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L20402, doi:10.1029/2010GL044571 (Editor’s Highlight).