1.     McKinney, D.C., and D.P. Loucks, Network Design for Predicting Groundwater Contamination, Water Resour. Res., (28) 1, 133-147, 1992.

2.     McKinney, D.C., D.R. Maidment, and M. Tanriverdi, An Expert System for Water Planning in Texas, J. Water Resour. Plan. and Mgt., ASCE, 118(2), 170-183, 1993.

3.     McKinney, D.C., and M-D. Lin, Genetic Algorithm Solution of Groundwater Management Models, Water Resour. Res., 30(6), 1897-1906, 1994.

4.     McKinney, D.C., and M-D. Lin, Approximate Mixed-integer Nonlinear Programming Methods for Optimal Aquifer Remediation Design, Water Resour. Res., 31(3), 731-740, 1995.

5.     Jin, M., M. Delshad, V. Dwarakanath, D.C. McKinney, G.A. Pope, K. Sepehrnoori, C.E. Tilburg, and R.E. Jackson, Partitioning Tracer Test for Detection, Estimation and Remediation Performance Assessment of Subsurface Nonaqueous Phase Liquids,  Water Resour. Res., 31(5), 1201-1211, 1995.

6.     Watkins, D.W. Jr., and D.C. McKinney, Recent Developments in Decision Support Systems for Water Resources, U.S. National Contributions in Hydrology 1991-1994, Reviews of Geophysics, Supplement, 941-948, July, 1995.

7.     Schulman, A.E., D.C. McKinney, and P.W.M. John, Stochastic Recharge Model for the Edwards Aquifer, J. Water Resour. Plan. and Mgt., ASCE, 121(6), 479-489, 1995.

8.     Watkins, D.W. Jr., D.C. McKinney, D.R. Maidment, and M-D. Lin, Use of Geographic Information Systems in Ground-Water Flow Modeling, J. Water Resour. Plan. and Mgt., ASCE, 122(2), 88-96, 1996.

9.     McKinney, D.C., and M-D. Lin, Pump-and-Treat Ground-water Remediation System Optimization, J. Water Resour. Plan. and Mgt., ASCE, 122(2), 128-136, 1996.

10.  McKinney, D.C., and H.L. Tsai, Multigrid Methods in GIS Grid-Cell-Based Modeling Environment, J. Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 10(1), 25-30, 1996.

11.  Watkins, D.W. Jr., and D.C. McKinney, Finding Robust Solutions to Water Resources Problems, J. Water Resour. Plan. and Mgt., ASCE, 123(1) 49-58, 1997.

12.  Jin, M., G.W. Butler, R.E. Jackson, P.E. Mariner, J.F. Pickens, G.A. Pope, C.L. Brown, and D.C. McKinney, Sensitivity Models and Design Protocol for Partitioning Tracer Tests in Alluvial Aquifers, Groundwater, 35(6) 964-972, 1997.

13.  Watkins D.W. Jr., and D.C. McKinney, Decomposition Methods for Water Resources Optimization Models with Fixed Costs, Advances in Water Resources, (21)4, pp. 283-295, 1998.

14.  Watkins D.W. Jr., and D.C. McKinney, Screening Water Supply Options for the Edwards Aquifer Region in Central Texas, J. Water Resour. Plan. and Mgt., ASCE, 125(1), 14-24, 1999.

15.  Deeds, N., G.A. Pope, and D.C. McKinney, Vadose Zone Characterization at a Contaminated Field Site Using Partitioning Interwell Tracer Technology, Environmental Science and Technology, 33(16): 2745-2751, 1999.

16.  Whitley, G.A. Jr., D.C. McKinney, G.A. Pope, B.A. Rouse, and N.E. Deeds, Contaminated Vadose Zone Characterization Using Partitioning Gas Tracers, J. of Environmental Engineering, 125(6): 574-582, 1999.

17.  Deeds, N., D.C. McKinney, G.A. Pope, and G.A. Whitley Jr., Difluromethane as Partitioning Tracer to Estimate Vadose Water Saturations, J. of Environmental Engineering, 125(7): 630-633, 1999.

18.  Watkins, D.W. Jr., D.C. McKinney, L.S. Lasdon, S.S. Nielsen, and Q. Martin, A Scenario-Based Stochastic Programming Model for Water Supplies from the Highland Lakes, ITORS, Int'l Transactions in Operational Research, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 211-230(20), 2000.

19.  Deeds, N.E., D.C. McKinney, and G.A. Pope, Laboratory characterization of non-aqueous phase liquid/tracer interaction in support of a vadose zone partitioning interwell tracer test, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology (41)1-2,  pp. 193-204, 2000.

20.  Rosegrant, M.W., C. Ringler, D.C. McKinney, X. Cai, A. Keller, and G. Donoso, Integrated economic-hydrologic water modeling at the basin scale: the Maipo river basin, Agricultural Economics, Vol.24, No.1, pp.33-46, 2000.

21.  Cai, X., D.C. McKinney, and L.S. Lasdon, Solving Nonlinear Water Management Models Using a Combined Genetic Algorithm and Linear Programming Approach, Adv. In Water Res., Vol. 24, pp. 667-676, 2001.

22.  McKinney, D.C.,  Speitel, G.E. Jr., and T.L. Engels, Biodegradation of RDX in Unsaturated Soil, Bioremediation Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1-11, 2001.

23.  Cai, X., D.C. McKinney, L.S. Lasdon, and D.W. Watkins Jr., Solving Large Nonconvex Water Resources Management Models using Generalized Benders Decomposition, Operations Research, Vol. 49, No. 2, 235-245, 2001.

24.  Cai, X., D.C. McKinney, and L.S. Lasdon, Piece-by-Piece Approach to Solving Large Nonlinear Water Resources Management Models, J. Water Resour. Plan. and Mgt., ASCE, Vol. 127, No. 6, 363-368, 2001.

25.  Cai, X., D.C. McKinney, and L. Lasdon, A Framework for Sustainability Analysis in Water Resources Management and Application to the Syr Darya Basin, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 38, No. 6: 21/1-21/14, 2002.

26.  McKinney, D.C., and X. Cai, Linking GIS and Water Resources Management Models: An Object-Oriented Method, Environmental Modeling and Software, 17(5):413-425, 2002. 

27.  Cai, X., D.C. McKinney, and L. Lasdon, An Integrated Hydrologic-Agronomic-Economic Model for River Basin Management, J. Water Resour. Planning and Management, 129(1):4-17, 2003.

28.  Antipova, E., A. Zyryanov, D.C. McKinney, and A.G. Savitsky , Optimization of Syr Darya Water and Energy Uses, Water International, 27(4): 504-516, 2002.

29.  Cai, X., McKinney, D.C., and M. Rosegrant, Sustainability Analysis for Irrigation Water Management in the Aral Sea Region, Agricultural Systems, 76(3): 1043-1066, 2003.

30.  Schluter, M., A. Savitsky, D. McKinney and H. Lieth, Optimizing long-term water allocation in the Amudarya river delta – A water management model for ecological impact assessment, Environmental Modeling and Software, 20(5): 529-545, 2005.

31.  McKinney, D. C., D. R. Kracman, D. W. Watkins, Jr., and L. S. Lasdon, Stochastic Optimization of the Highland Lakes System in Texas, J. Water Resour. Planning and Management, 132(2):62-70, 2006.

32.  Whiteaker, T.L., D.R. Maidment, H. Gopalan, C. Patiño-Gomez, and D.C. McKinney, Raster-Network Regionalization for Watershed Data Processing, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p341-353, 2007

33.  Patiño-Gomez, C., D.C. McKinney, and D.R. Maidment, Sharing Water Resources Data in the Bi-National Rio Grande/Bravo Basin, J. Water Resour. Planning and Management, 133(5):416-426, 2007.

34.  Dinar, A., and D. C. McKinney, Realizing Conflict, Negotiation, and Cooperation Concepts in the Context of International Water Courses, Journal of Political Science Education, 6: 2, 188 — 209, 2010

35.  Sandoval-Solis, S., D. C. McKinney, R. L. Teasley, C. Patino-Gomez, Groundwater Banking in the Rio Grande Basin, J. Water Resour. Plng. and Mgmt. 137(1):62-71, 2011

36.  Sandoval-Solis, S., D. C. McKinney, and D. P. Loucks, Sustainability Index for Water Resources Planning and Management, J. Water Resour. Planning and Management, 137(5) 381–390, 2011

37.  Teasley, R. L. and D. C. McKinney, Calculating the Benefits of Transboundary River Basin Cooperation: The Syr Darya Basin, J. Water Resour. Planning and Management. 137(6):481-491, 2011

38.  Pham-Do, K. H., A. Dinar, D. C. McKinney, Transboundary Water Management: Can issue linkage help mitigate externalities? International Game Theory Review, Posted ahead of print DOI: 10.1142/S0219198912500028, 14 June 2012

39.  Ingol-Blanco, E., and D. C. McKinney, Development of a Hydrologic Model for the Rio Conchos Basin, J. Hydrologic Engineering, accepted, Posted ahead of print 15 February 2012, doi:

40.  Comair, G., D. C. McKinney, and D. Seigel, Hydrology of the Jordan River Basin: Watershed delineation, Precipitation and Evapotranspiration, Water Resources Management, Printed Online (DOI) 10.1007/s11269-012-0144-8, 2012

41.  Comair, G. F., P. Gupta, C. Ingenloff, G. Shin, and D. C. McKinney, Water Resources Management in the Jordan River Basin, Water and Environment Journal, doi:10.1111/j.1747-6593.2012.00368.x, published online, Nov. 2012.

42.  Sandoval-Solis, Samuel, Rebecca L. Teasley, Daene C. McKinney, Gregory A. Thomas, and Carlos Patiño-Gomez, 2013. Collaborative Modeling to Evaluate Water Management Scenarios in the Rio Grande Basin. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 1-15. DOI: 10.1111/jawr.12070

43.  Sandoval-Solis, S., and D. C. McKinney, Integrated Water Management for Environmental Restoration Flows in the Rio Grande, J. Water Res. Plann. and Management, Accepted, 2012.

44.  Comair, G. F., D. C. McKinney, M. J. Scoullos, G.E. Espinoza, R.E. Flinker, Transboundary cooperation in international basins: Clarification and experiences from the Orontes River Basin agreement: Part 1, Environmental Science and Policy, April, 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2013.01.006

45.  Comair, G. F., D. C. McKinney, M. J. Scoullos, G.E. Espinoza, R.E. Flinker, Transboundary cooperation in international basins: Clarification and experiences from the Orontes River Basin agreement: Part II, Environmental Science and Policy, April, 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2013.03.003

46.  Byers, Alton C., Daene C. McKinney, Marcelo Somos, Teiji Watanabe, Damodar Lamsal, Glacial Lakes of the Hongu Valley, Makalu-Barun National Park and Buffer Zone, Nepal, Natural Hazards, April, 2013 (DOI: 10.1007/s11069-013-0689-8)

47.  Ambec, S., A. Dinar, and D. McKinney. Water Sharing Agreements Sustainable to Reduced Flows, J. of Environmental Economics and Management, accepted, 2013

48. Comair, G. F., D. C. McKinney, D. R. Maidment, G. Espinoza, H. Sangiredy, A. Fayad, F. Salas  (2013) Hydrology of the Jordan River Basin: A GIS-Based System to better guide Water Resources Management and Decision Making, Water Resources Management, accepted    

49.     AlRukaibi, D., and D. McKinney, Urban Planning Design to Supply Freshwater By ASR Technique Operations, International Journal of Chemical, Environmental & Biological Sciences (IJCEBS) 1(4): 559-564, 2013

50.     AlRukaibi, D., and D. McKinney, Sustainable Kuwait Index (SKI), International Journal of Chemical, Environmental & Biological Sciences (IJCEBS) 1(4): 565-570, 2013

51.     Rounce, D. R. and McKinney, D. C.:  Debris thickness of glaciers in the Everest area (Nepal Himalaya) derived from satellite imagery using a nonlinear energy balance model, The Cryosphere, 8(4):1317–1329, doi:10.5194/tc-8-1317-2014, 2014.

52.     Somos-Valenzuela, Marcelo, Daene C. McKinney, David R. Rounce, and Alton Byers (2014), Changes in Imja Tsho in the Mt. Everest Region of Nepal, The Cryosphere, 8, 1661-1671, 2014, doi:10.5194/tc-8-1661-2014.

53.     Byers, A. C., D. C. McKinney, S. Thakali and M. Somos-Valenzuela, Promoting science-based, community-driven approaches to climate change adaptation in glaciated mountain ranges: HiMAP, Geography 99(3):xx-xx, Autumn 2014

54.     Rivas, D., M. A. Somos-Valenzuela, D.C. McKinney, B. R. Hodges, Predicting outflow induced by moraine failure in glacial lakes: the Lake Palcacocha case from an uncertainty perspective. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science Discussion (NHESS Discussion) nhess-2014-217, 2014.

55.     Somos-Valenzuela, Marcelo A., Daene C. McKinney, Alton C. Byers, David R. Rounce, Cesar Portocarerro, Damodar Lamsal, Assessing Downstream Flood Impacts Due to a Potential GLOF from Imja Lake in Nepal, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1401–1412, 2015.

56.     Rounce, D. R., D. J. Quincey, and D. C. McKinney, Debris-Covered Energy Balance Model for Imja-Lhotse Shar Glacier in Everest Region of Nepal, The Cryosphere, 2015, doi:10.5194/tcd-9-1-2015.

57.     Lamsal, D., T. Sawagaki, T. Watanabe, A. C. Byers, D. C. McKinney, An assessment of conditions before and after the 1998 Tam Pokhari outburst in the Nepal Himalaya and an evaluation of the future outburst hazard, Hydrologic Processes, HYP-14-0950, in press, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10636

58.  Kargel, J.S., G.J. Leonard, D.H. Shugar, U.K. Haritashya, A. Bevington, K. Fujita, W.W. Immerzeel, G.W. Bawden, D.F. Breashears, B. Collins, A. Donnellan, E.J. Fielding, M. Geertsema, M.T. Glasscoe, D. Green, K. Hudnut, C. Huyck, N.R. Khanal, D. Kirschbaum, P.D.A. Kraaijenbrink, D. Lamsal, LIU Shiyin, D. McKinney, T.H. Painter, M. Pleasants, A. Sakai, SHANGGUAN Donghui, J.M. Shea, A.B. Shrestha, D. Stumm, Marco van der Kooij, and M.R. Yoder and the Volunteer Image Analyst Group of the Nepal Earthquake Response Team: Geomorphic and Tectonic Controls of Geohazards Induced by Nepal’s 2015 Gorkha Earthquake, Science, MS No. aac8353, in press, 2015.

59.     Somos-Valenzuela, M. A., Chisolm, R. E., Rivas, D. S., Portocarrero, C., and McKinney, D. C.: Modeling glacial lake outburst flood process chain: the case of Lake Palcacocha and Huaraz, Peru, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2519–2543, 2016. doi:10.5194/hess-20-2519-2016.

60.     Rounce, D. R., D. C. McKinney, J. M. Lala, A. C. Byers: A New Remote Hazard and Risk Assessment Framework for Glacial Lakes in the Nepal Himalaya, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss, hess-2016-161, 2016.

 61.     Rounce, D. R., Byers, A. C., Byers, E. A., and McKinney, D. C., Brief Communications: Observations of a Glacier Outburst Flood from Lhotse Glacier, Everest Area, Nepal, The Cryosphere, 11(1), 443-449, 2017

62.     Byers, A. C., Byers, E. A., McKinney, D. C., Rounce, D. R., A Field-based Study of Impacts of the 2015 Earthquake on Potentially Dangerous Glacial Lakes in Nepal, Himalaya 37(2):26-41, 2017.

63.     Chisolm, R. E., McKinney, D. C., Dynamics of avalanche-generated impulse waves: three-dimensional hydrodynamic simulations and sensitivity analysis, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., nhess-2017-98, DOI: 10.5194/nhess-2017-98, in review.

64.     Rounce, D. R., Watson, C. S., McKinney, D. C., Identification of hazard and risk for glacial lakes in the Nepal Himalaya using satellite imagery from 2000 - 2015, Remote Sens. 9, 654; doi:10.3390/rs9070654, 2017

65.     Cuellar, A. D., McKinney, D. C., Decision Making Methodology for Risk Management Applied to Imja Lake in Nepal, Water - Special Issue “Global Warming Impacts on Mountain Glaciers and Communities,” Water 2017, 9(8), 591, doi:10.3390/w9080591

66.     Lala, J., Rounce, D. R., and McKinney, Modeling the Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Process Chain in the Nepal Himalaya: Reassessing Imja Tsho’s Hazard, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,, in review, 2017