Publications

2022

Amankwah, S. K., Ireson, A. M., & Brannen, R. (2022) An improved model and field calibration technique for measuring liquid water content in unfrozen and frozen soils with dielectric probes. Vadose Zone Journal, 21(5), e20225. doi: 10.1002/vzj2.20225
Ireson, A. M., Sanchez-Rodriguez, I., Basnet, S., Brauner, H., Bobenic, T., Brannen, R., Elrashidy, M., Braaten, M., Amankwah, S. K., & Barr, A. (2022) Using observed soil moisture to constrain the uncertainty of simulated hydrological fluxes. Hydrological Processes, 36(1) doi: 10.1002/hyp.14465
Ireson, A. M., Spiteri, R. J., Clark, M. P., & Mathias, S. A. (2022) A simple, efficient, mass conservative approach to solving Richard's Equation (openRE, v1.0). Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, 1-37 doi: 10.5194/gmd-2022-185
Wheater, H. S., Pomeroy, J. W., Pietroniro, A., Davison, B., Elshamy, M., Yassin, F., Rokaya, P., Fayad, A., Tesemma, Z., Princz, D., Loukili, Y., DeBeer, C. M., Ireson, A. M., Razavi, S., Lindenschmidt, K.-E., Elshorbagy, A., MacDonald, M., Abdelhamed, M., Haghnegahdar, A., & Bahrami, A. (2022) Advances in modelling large river basins in cold regions with Modélisation Environmentale Communautaire—Surface and Hydrology (MESH), the Canadian hydrological land surface scheme. Hydrological Processes, e14557 doi: 10.1002/hyp.14557
Whittington, P. N., Ireson, A., & Spence, C. (2022) HP Special Issue: Canadian Geophysical Union 2020. Hydrological Processes, 36(8), e14664 doi: 10.1002/hyp.14664

2021

Amankwah, S. K., Ireson, A. M., Maulé, C., Brannen, R., & Mathias, S. A. (2021) A Model for the Soil Freezing Characteristic Curve That Represents the Dominant Role of Salt Exclusion. Water Resources Research, 57(8), e2021WR030070 doi: 10.1029/2021WR030070
Baulch, H., Whitfield, C., Wolfe, J., Basu, N., Bedard-Haughn, A., Belcher, K., Clark, R., Ferguson, G., Hayashi, M., Ireson, A.M., Lloyd-Smith, P., Loring, P., Pomeroy, J. W., Shook, K., & Spence, C. (2021) Synthesis of science: Findings on Canadian Prairie wetland drainage. Canadian Water Resources Journal / Revue Canadienne Des Ressources Hydriques,, 0(0), 1–13. doi: 10.1080/07011784.2021.1973911
Clark, M. P., Zolfaghari, R., Green, K. R., Trim, S., Knoben, W. J. M., Bennett, A., Nijssen, B., Ireson, A.M, & Spiteri, R. J. (2021) The numerical implementation of land models: Problem formulation and laugh tests. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 22(6), 1627-1648 doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-20-0175.1
DeBeer, C. M., Wheater, H. S., Pomeroy, ... Ireson, A.M., et al., (2021) Summary and synthesis of Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) research in the interior of western Canada – Part 2: Future change in cryosphere, vegetation, and hydrology. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25(4), 1849–1882 doi: 10.5194/hess-25-1849-2021

2020

Bam, E. K. P., Ireson, A. M., Kamp, G. van der, and Hendry, J. M. (2020) Ephemeral Ponds: Are They the Dominant Source of Depression-Focused Groundwater Recharge? Water Resources Research, 56(3), e2019WR026640 doi: 10.1029/2019WR026640
Nazarbakhsh, M., Ireson, A. M., & Barr, A. G. (2020) Controls on evapotranspiration from jack pine forests in the Boreal Plains Ecozone. Hydrological Processes, 34(4), 927–940 doi: 10.1002/hyp.13674

2019

Peterson, A. M., Helgason, W. H., Ireson, A. M. (2019) How spatial patterns of soil moisture dynamics can explain field-scale soil moisture variability: Observations from a sodic landscape. Water Resources Research., doi: 10.1029/2018WR023329
Bam, E. K. P., Brannen, R., Budhathoki, S., Ireson, A. M., Spence, C., & van der Kamp, G. (2019) Meteorological, soil moisture, surface water, and groundwater data from the St. Denis National Wildlife Area, Saskatchewan, Canada. Earth System Science Data, 11(2), 553–563. doi: 10.5194/essd-11-553-2019
Zhang, Z., Li, Y., Barlage, M., Chen, F., Miguez-Macho, G., Ireson, A., & Li, Z. (2019) Modeling groundwater responses to climate change in the Prairie Pothole Region. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences., doi: 10.5194/hess-2019-24-655-2020

2018

Bam, E.K.P., and Ireson, A.M. (2018) Quantifying the wetland water balance: A new isotope-based approach that includes precipitation and infiltration. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.12.032
Huang, M., Ireson, A.M., Barbour, S.L., DeMars, S. Appels, W.M. (2018) Fully coupled heat and water dynamics modelling of a reclamation cover for oil sands shale overburden. Journal of Hydrology, 566, 250-263 doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.09.026

2017

Appels, W.M., Ireson, A.M., Barbour, S.L. (2017) Impact of bimodal textural heterogeneity and connectivity on flow and transport through unsaturated mine waste rock. Advances in Water Resources, 112, 254-265 doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.12.008
Pan, X., Helgason, W., Ireson, A.M., Wheater, H.S. (2017) Field-scale water balance closure in seasonally frozen conditions. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences., 21, 5401-5413 doi: 10.5194/hess-21-5401-2017

2016

Peterson, A.M., Helgason, W.D., Ireson, A.M. (2016) Estimating field-scale root zone soil moisture using the cosmic-ray neutron probe. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences., 20, 1373–1385 doi: 10.5194/hess-20-1373-2016

2015

Brannen, R, Spence, C. and Ireson, A.M. (2015) Influence of shallow groundwater-surface water interactions on the hydrological connectivity and water budget of a wetland complex. Hydrological Processes, doi: doi:10.1002/hyp.10563
Ireson, A.M., Barr, A.G., Johnstone, J.F., Mamet, S.D., van der Kamp, G., Whitfield, C.J., Michel, N.L., North, R.L., Westbrook, C.J., DeBeer, C., Chun, K.P., Nazemi, A. and Sagin, J. (2015) The changing water cycle: the Boreal Plains ecozone of Western Canada. Wires Water, doi: 10.1002/wat2.1098
Pan, X., Ireson, A.M., Helgason, W., and Chun, K.P. (2015) An Efficient Calibration Technique for Heat Dissipation Matric Water Potential Sensors. Soil Science Society of America., doi: doi:10.2136/sssaj14.10.0413

2014

Mekonnen, M.A., Wheater, H.S. , Ireson, A.M., Spence, C. Davison, B. and Pietroniro, A. (2014) Towards an Improved Land Surface Scheme for Prairie Landscapes. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.01.020
Nachshon, U., Ireson, A.M., van der Kamp, G., Davies, S.R. and Wheater, H.S. (2014) Impacts of climate variability on wetland salinization in the North American Prairies Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, doi: 10.5194/hess-18-1251-2014

2013

Ireson, A. M., and Butler, A. P. (2013) A critical assessment of simple recharge models: application to the UK Chalk. Hydrology and Earth Systems Science, doi: 10.5194/hessd-9-12061-2012
Sorensen, J. P. R., Finch, J. W., Ireson, A. M. and Jackson, C. R. (2013) Comparison of varied complexity models simulating recharge at the field scale Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.1002/hyp.9752
Ireson, A. M. van der Kamp, G., Nachshon, U. and Butler, A.P. (2013) Modeling groundwater-soil-plant-atmosphere exchanges in fractured porous media. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 19, 321-330 doi: 10.1016/j.proenv.2013.06.037
Todman, L. C., Ireson, A. M., Butler, A. P., and Templeton, M. R. (2013) Water vapor transport in soils from a pervaporative irrigation system. Journal of Environmental Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000715
Todman, L.C., Ireson, A.M., Butler, A.P., and Templeton, M.R. (2013) Modelling vapor flow from a pervaporative irrigation system Vadose Zone Journal, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000715
Nachshon, U., Ireson, A.M., van der Kamp, G. and Wheater, H.S, (2013) Sulfate salt dynamics in the glaciated plains of North America. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.07.001

2012

Butler, A.P., Hughes, A.G., Jackson, C.R., Ireson, A.M., Vounaki, T., Parker, S., Wheater, H.S. and Peach, D.W. (2012) Advances in modelling groundwater behaviour in Chalk catchments. Geological Society, London., Special Publications 2012, v. 364, p 113-127 doi: 10.1144/SP364.9
Ireson, A. M., Butler, A. P. and Wheater, H.S. (2012) Evidence for the onset and persistence with depth of preferential flow in unsaturated fractured porous media. Hydrology Research, 43(5), 707-719 doi: 10.2166/nh.2012.030
Ireson, A. M., van der Kamp, G., Ferguson, G., Nachshon, U., and Wheater, H.S. (2012) A review of hydrogeological processes in seasonally frozen northern latitudes: Understanding, gaps and challenges. Hydrogeological Journal, 21(1), 53-66 doi: 10.1007/s10040-012-0916-5

2011

Hughes, A.G., Vounaki, T., Peach, D.W., Ireson, A.M., Jackson, C.R., Butler, A.P., Finch, J., and Wheater, H.S. (2011) Flood risk from groundwater in a Chalk catchment in southern England. Journal of Flood Risk Management, 4(3), 143-155 doi: 10.1111/j.1753-318X.2011.01095.x
Ireson, A.M. and Butler, A.P. (2011) Controls on preferential recharge to Chalk aquifers. Journal of Hydrology., 398. 109-123. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.12.015
Khan, A.E., Ireson, A.M., Kovats, S., Mojumder, S.K., Khusru, A., Rahman, A. and Vineis, P. (2011) Drinking Water Salinity and Maternal Health in Coastal Bangladesh: Potential Implications of Climate Change. Environment Health Perspectives, 119:1328-1332 doi: 10.1289/ehp.1002804

2010 and earlier

Maraun, D., Wetterhall, F, Ireson, A.M., et al., (2010) Precipitation downscaling under climate change. Recent developments to bridge the gap between dynamical models and the end user. Precipitation downscaling under climate change. Recent developments to bridge the gap between dynamical models and the end user. Reviews of Geophysics., 48(3) doi: 10.1029/2009RG000314
Ireson, A. M., Mathias, S. A., Wheater, H. S., Butler, A. P. and Finch, J. (2009) A model for flow in the Chalk unsaturated zone incorporating progressive weathering. A model for flow in the Chalk unsaturated zone incorporating progressive weathering. Journal of Hydrology., 365. 244-260. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.11.043
Jackson, B. M., Wheater, H. S., Wade, A. J., Butterfield, D., Mathias, S. A., Ireson, A. M., Butler, A. P., McIntyre, N. R. and Whitehead P.G. (2007) Catchment-scale modelling of flow and nutrient transport in the Chalk unsaturated zone. Catchment-scale modelling of flow and nutrient transport in the Chalk unsaturated zone. Ecological Modelling., 209(1), 41-52 doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2007.07.005
Mathias, S. A., Butler, A.P., Ireson, A. M., Jackson, B. M., McIntyre, N, Wheater, H.S. (2007) Recent advances in modelling nitrate transport in the Chalk. Recent advances in modelling nitrate transport in the Chalk. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeolgy., 40, 353-359 doi: 10.1144/1470-9236/07-022
Mathias, S. A., Ireson, A. M., Butler, A.P., Jackson, B.M, Wheater, H.S. (2007) Characterisation of radionuclide migration and plant uptake for performance assessment. In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management Characterisation of radionuclide migration and plant uptake for performance assessment. In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Volume 1107, 681-688 doi: 10.1557/PROC-1107-681
Ireson, A. M., Makropoulos, C. and Maksimovic, C. (2006) Water Resources Modelling under Data Scarcity: Coupling MIKE BASIN and ASM Groundwater Model. Water Resources Modelling under Data Scarcity: Coupling MIKE BASIN and ASM Groundwater Model. Water Resources Management, 20, 567-590 doi: 10.1007/s11269-006-3085-2
Ireson, A. M., Wheater, H. S., Butler, A. P., Mathias, S. A., Finch, J., and Cooper, J. D. (2006) Hydrological processes in the Chalk unsaturated zone: Insights from an intensive field monitoring programme. Hydrological processes in the Chalk unsaturated zone: Insights from an intensive field monitoring programme. Journal of Hydrology, 330, 29-43 doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.04.021