Scott Painter

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  • Sjöberg, Y., et al. “Permafrost Promotes Shallow Groundwater Flow And Warmer Headwater Streams”. Water Resources Research, 2021.


  • Coon, E. T., et al. “Coupling Surface Flow And Subsurface Flow In Complex Soil Structures Using Mimetic Finite Differences”. Advances In Water Resources, 2020, p. 103701.
  • Jan, A., et al. “Evaluating Integrated Surface/Subsurface Permafrost Thermal Hydrology Models In Ats (V0.88) Against Observations From A Polygonal Tundra Site”. Geoscientific Model Development, 2020, pp. 2259 - 2276.
  • Jan, A., and S. L. Painter. “Permafrost Thermal Conditions Are Sensitive To Shifts In Snow Timing”. Environmental Research Letters, 2020, p. 084026.


  • Zheng, J., et al. “Modeling Anaerobic Soil Organic Carbon Decomposition In Arctic Polygon Tundra: Insights Into Soil Geochemical Influences On Carbon Mineralization”. Biogeosciences, 2019, pp. 663 - 680.


  • Jan, A., et al. “A Subgrid Approach For Modeling Microtopography Effects On Overland Flow”. Water Resources Research, 2018, pp. 6153 - 6167.
  • Jan, A., et al. “An Intermediate-Scale Model For Thermal Hydrology In Low-Relief Permafrost-Affected Landscapes”. Computational Geosciences, 2018.
  • Jafarov, E. E., et al. “Modeling The Role Of Preferential Snow Accumulation In Through Talik Development And Hillslope Groundwater Flow In A Transitional Permafrost Landscape”. Environmental Research Letters, 2018, p. 105006.


  • Tang, G., et al. “Addressing Numerical Challenges In Introducing A Reactive Transport Code Into A Land Surface Model: A Biogeochemical Modeling Proof-Of-Concept With Clm–Pflotran 1.0”. Geoscientific Model Development, 2016, pp. 927 - 946.
  • Tang, G., et al. “Biogeochemical Model Of Carbon Dioxide And Methane Production In Anoxic Arctic Soil Microcosms”. Biogeosciences Discussions, 2016, pp. 1 - 31.
  • Harp, D. R., et al. “Effect Of Soil Property Uncertainties On Permafrost Thaw Projections: A Calibration-Constrained Analysis”. The Cryosphere, 2016, pp. 341 - 358.
  • Atchley, A. L., et al. “Influences And Interactions Of Inundation, Peat, And Snow On Active Layer Thickness”. Geophysical Research Letters, 2016, pp. 5116-5123.
  • Painter, S. L., et al. “Integrated Surface/Subsurface Permafrost Thermal Hydrology: Model Formulation And Proof-Of-Concept Simulations”. Water Resources Research, 2016, pp. 6062-6077.
  • Coon, E. T., et al. “Managing Complexity In Simulations Of Land Surface And Near-Surface Processes”. Environmental Modelling & Software, 2016, pp. 134 - 149.
  • Sjöberg, Y., et al. “Thermal Effects Of Groundwater Flow Through Subarctic Fens: A Case Study Based On Field Observations And Numerical Modeling”. Water Resources Research, 2016, pp. 1591-1606.


  • Atchley, A. L., et al. “Using Field Observations To Inform Thermal Hydrology Models Of Permafrost Dynamics With Ats (V0.83)”. Geoscientific Model Development, 2015, pp. 2701 - 2722.


  • Painter, S. L., and S. Karra. “Constitutive Model For Unfrozen Water Content In Subfreezing Unsaturated Soils”. Vadose Zone Journal, 2014.
  • Karra, S., et al. “Three-Phase Numerical Model For Subsurface Hydrology In Permafrost-Affected Regions (Pflotran-Ice V1.0)”. The Cryosphere, 2014, pp. 1935 - 1950.


  • Painter, S. L., et al. “Modeling Challenges For Predicting Hydrologic Response To Degrading Permafrost”. Hydrogeology Journal, 2013, pp. 221 - 224.
  • Frampton, A., et al. “Permafrost Degradation And Subsurface-Flow Changes Caused By Surface Warming Trends”. Hydrogeology Journal, 2013, pp. 271 - 280.


  • Frampton, A., et al. “Non-Isothermal, Three-Phase Simulations Of Near-Surface Flows In A Model Permafrost System Under Seasonal Variability And Climate Change”. Journal Of Hydrology, 2011, pp. 352 - 359.