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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Joseph Alfieri

Research Physical Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Characterizing the effects of temporal upscaling on remote sensing-based estimates of evapotranspiration at field scales - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Anderson, M.C., Kustas, W.P. 2015. Characterizing the effects of temporal upscaling on remote sensing-based estimates of evapotranspiration at field scales [abstract]. Fourth NASA Carbon Cycle and Ecosystems Joint Science Workshop. Abstract No. 54.
Quantifying variability in field scale evapotranspiration measurements in an irrigated agricultural region under advection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Evett, S.R., Agam, N. 2015. Quantifying variability in field scale evapotranspiration measurements in an irrigated agricultural region under advection. Irrigation Science. DOI: 10.107/S00271-015-0469-1.
Temperature regimes and turbulent heat fluxes across a heterogeneous canopy in an Alaskan boreal forest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Starkenburg, D., Fochesatto, G., Cristobal, J., Prakash, A., Gens, R., Alfieri, J.G., Nagano, H., Harazono, Y., Iwata, H., Kane, D. 2015. Temperature regimes and turbulent heat fluxes across a heterogeneous canopy in an Alaskan boreal forest. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 120(4):1348-1360. DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022338.
Monitoring crop phenology and growth stages from space: opportunities and challenges - (Abstract Only)
Gao, F.N., Anderson, M.C., Mladenova, I., Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G. 2014. Monitoring crop phenology and growth stages from space: opportunities and challenges [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. 2014 CDROM.
The elephant in the room: spatial heterogeneity and the uncertainty of measurements and models - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Agam, N., Neale, C., Evett, S.R. 2014. The elephant in the room: spatial heterogeneity and the uncertainty of measurements and models [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstracts. Abstract No. H14F-02.
Application of thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating vineyard evapotranspiration at field and regional scales - (Abstract Only)
Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Semmens, K.A., Prueger, J.H., Mckee, L.G., Alfieri, J.G., Xia, T., Gao, F.N., Hain, C., Geli, H., Sanchez, L., Mendez-Costabel, M. 2014. Application of thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating vineyard evapotranspiration at field and regional scales [abstract]. 4th International Symposium: Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing Program and Abstract Book. p. 106.
Using remote sensing to characterize the influence of field-scale heterogeneity on in-site measurements of evapotranspiration - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Neale, C. 2014. Using remote sensing to characterize the influence of field-scale heterogeneity on in-site measurements of evapotranspiration. Fourth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing. Paper No. P3.02.
Monitoring water use and crop condition in California vineyards at multiple scales using multi-sensor satellite data fusion - (Abstract Only)
Semmens, K.A., Anderson, M.C., Gao, F.N., Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Mckee, L.G., Prueger, J.H., Hain, C. 2014. Monitoring water use and crop condition in California vineyards at multiple scales using multi-sensor satellite data fusion [abstract]. 2014 BARC Poster Day, Beltsville, MD.
Utility of thermal remote sensing for evapotranspiration estimation of vineyards - (Abstract Only)
Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Prueger, J.H., Alfieri, J.G., McKee, L.G., Xia, T., Sanchez, L., Geli, H., Neale, C.M.U. 2014. Utility of Thermal Remote Sensing for Evapotranspiration Estimation of Vineyards [abstract]. American Meteorological Society’s 31st Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. Available: https://ams.confex.com/ams/31AgF2BioGeo/webprogram/Paper246963.html
The impact of stability corrections for flux-gradient relationships on measurements of the volatile loss of pesticide from agricultural ecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Prueger, J.H., Kustas, W.P., Gish, T.J., Mckee, L.G., Russ, A.L. 2014. The impact of stability corrections for flux-gradient relationships on measurements of the volatile loss of pesticide from agricultural ecosystems [abstract]. 31st Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. American Meteorological Society. Abstract No. 245699.
The factors influencing field-scale measurements of evapotranspiration - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Evett, S.R., Neale, C., Chaves, J.L. 2014. The factors influencing field-scale measurements of evapotranspiration [abstract]. International Symposium on Evapotranspiration. 2014 CD-ROM.
The impacts of canopy structure on the tubulent fluxes over vineyards - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Anderson, M.C., Mckee, L.G., Mendez-Costabel, M. 2014. The impacts of canopy structure on the tubulent fluxes over vineyards [abstract]. American Meteorological Society. 2014 CD-ROM.
Estimation of vine and inter-row transpiration/evaporation for improved water management using remote sensing - (Abstract Only)
Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Mendez-Costabel, M., Prueger, J.H., McKee, L.G., Alfieri, J.G., Neale, C. 2013. Estimation of vine and inter-row transpiration/evaporation for improved water management using remote sensing [abstract]. American Meteorological Society. https//ams.confex.com/ams/94Annual/webprogram/Paper235138.html. Paper 6A.2
Evaluation of a two source snow-vegetation energy balance model for estimating surface energy fluxes in a rangeland ecosystem Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kongoli, C., Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Norman, J.M., Alfieri, J.G., Flerchinger, G.N., Marks, D.G. 2014. Evaluation of a two source snow-vegetation energy balance model for estimating surface energy fluxes in a rangeland ecosystem. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 15(1):143-158.
Lessons learned from the Bushland Evapotranspiration and Agricultural Remote Sensing EXperiment 2008 (BEAREX08) - (Abstract Only)
Evett, S.R., Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Prueger, J.H., Chavez Eguez, J.L. 2013. Lessons learned from the Bushland Evapotranspiration and Agricultural Remote Sensing EXperiment 2008 (BEAREX08)[abstract]. Geological Society of America Meeting. Paper No. 168-8.
Effect of row orientation on energy balance components - (Abstract Only)
Agam, N., Evett, S.R., Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Colaizzi, P.D. 2013. Effect of row orientation on energy balance components [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Session 63-8, p. 76
The differential response of surface fluxes from Agro-ecosystems in response to local environmental conditions - (Proceedings)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Baker, J.M., Hatfield, J.L. 2013. The differential response of surface fluxes from Agro-ecosystems in response to local environmental conditions. Procedia Environmental Sciences. p. 239-245.
Significance of uncertainty in evapotranspiration estimates on water balance modeling in SWAT - (Abstract Only)
Sadeghi, A.M., Beeson, P.C., Daughtry, C.S., Arnold, J.G., Anderson, M.C., Hain, C., Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P. 2013. Significance of uncertainty in evapotranspiration estimates on water balance modeling in SWAT [abstract]. SWAT International Conference, Book of Abstracts. p. 60.
Utility of a thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating surface fluxes over complex landscapes - (Proceedings)
Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Cammalleri, C.N., Alfieri, J.G. 2013. Utility of a thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating surface fluxes over complex landscapes. In: Proceedings of Four Decades of Progresses in Monitoring and Modeling of Processes in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere System: Applications and Challenges Symposium, June 19-21, 2013, Naples, Italy. 19:224-230.
Assessing evapotranspiration, basal crop coefficient, and irrigation efficiency in production peach orchard in California's San Joaquin Valley - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, R.G., Wang, D., Lund, C., Melton, F., Johnson, L., Prueger, J.H., Alfieri, J.G., Mckee, L.G., Kustas, W.P. 2013. Assessing evapotranspiration, basal crop coefficient, and irrigation efficiency in production peach orchard in California's San Joaquin Valley. Geological Society of America Meeting. Paper No. 30-5.
Soil water content estimation using a remote sensing based hybrid evapotranspiration modeling approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neale, C., Geli, H., Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Gowda, P., Evett, S.R., Prueger, J.H., Hipps, L.E., Dulaney, W.P., Chavez, J., French, A.N., Howell, T.A. 2012. Soil water content estimation using a remote sensing based hybrid evapotranspiration modeling approach. Advances in Water Resources. 50:152-161.
The inherent uncertainty of in-situ observations and its implications for modeling evapotranspiration - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G. 2012. The inherent uncertainty of in-situ observations and its implications for modeling evapotranspiration [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. 2012 CDROM.
The utility of a thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating surface energy fluxes over a snow-dominated landscape - (Abstract Only)
Kustas, W.P., Kongolli, C., Anderson, M.C., Alfieri, J.G., Flerchinger, G.N., Marks, D.G. 2012. The utility of a thermal-based two-source energy balance model for estimating surface energy fluxes over a snow-dominated landscape [abstract]. Trans American Geophysical Union. 2012 CDROM.
Evapotranspiration and Precipitation inputs for SWAT model using remotely sensed observations - (Abstract Only)
Sadeghi, A.M., Beeson, P.C., Daughtry, C.S., Akhmedov, B., Alfieri, J.G., Tomer, M.D. 2012. Evapotranspiration and precipitation inputs for SWAT model using remotely sensed observations [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 2012 CDROM.
Evaporative loss from irrigated interrows in a highly advective semi-arid agricultural area - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agam, N., Evett, S.R., Tolk, J.A., Kustas, W.P., Colaizzi, P.D., Alfieri, J.G., McKee, L.G., Copeland, K.S., Howell, T.A., Chavez, J.L. 2012. Evaporative loss from irrigated interrows in a highly advective semi-arid agricultural area. Advances in Water Resources. 50:20-30.
Patch scale turbulence over dryland and irrigated surfaces in a semi-arid landscape during BEAREX08 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prueger, J.H., Alfieri, J.G., Hipps, L.E., Kustas, W.P., Chavez, J.L., Evett, S.R., Anderson, M.C., French, A.N., Neale, C.U., McKee, L.G., Hatfield, J.L., Howell, T.A., Agam, N. 2012. Patch scale turbulence over dryland and irrigated surfaces in a semi-arid landscape during BEAREX08. Advances in Water Resources. 50:106-199.
On the discrepancy between eddy covariance and lysimetry-based surface flux measurements under strongly advective conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Hipps, L.E., Evett, S.R., Basara, J., Neale, C., French, A.N., Colaizzi, P.D., Agam, N., Chavez, J., Howell, T.A. 2012. On the discrepancy between eddy covariance and lysimetry-based surface flux measurements under strongly advective conditions. Advances in Water Resources. 50:62-78.
Estimation of surface energy fluxes using surface renewal and flux variance techniques over an advective irrigated agricultural site - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, A.N., Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Hipps, L.E., Chavez Eguez, J.L., Evett, S.R., Howell, T.A., Gowda, P., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R. 2012. Estimation of surface energy fluxes using surface renewal and flux variance techniques over an advective irrigated agricultural site. Advances in Water Resources. 50:91-105. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.07.007.
Manuscript title: Evaluating the two-source energy balance model using local thermal and surface flux observations in a strongly advective irrigated agricultural area Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Anderson, M.C., Colaizzi, P.D., Prueger, J.H., Evett, S.R., Neale, C.M., French, A.N., Hipps, L.E., Chavez, J.L., Copeland, K.S., Howell, T.A. 2012. Evaluating the two-source energy balance model using local thermal and surface flux observations in a strongly advective irrigated agricultural area. Advances in Water Resources. 50:120-133.
Mapping daily evapotranspiration at Landsat spatial scales during the BEAREX'08 field campaign Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, M.C., Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Gao, F.N., Hain, C., Prueger, J.H., Evett, S.R., Colaizzi, P.D., Howell, T.A., Chavez, J. 2012. Mapping daily evapotranspiration at Landsat spatial scales during the BEAREX'08 field campaign. Advances in Water Resources. 50:162-177.
Evaluation of the interrelationship between pesticide and turbulent energy fluxes and the implications for remotely-sensed estimates of pesticide volatilization - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Gish, T.J., Prueger, J.H., Kustas, W.P., Mckee, L.G., Russ, A.L., Hatfield, J.L. 2012. Evaluation of the interrelationship between pesticide and turbulent energy fluxes and the implications for remotely-sensed estimates of pesticide volatilization [abstract]. American Meteorology Society Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 2012 CDROM.
Remote sensing estimation of evapotranspiration for SWAT Model Calibration - (Abstract Only)
Sadeghi, A.M., Beeson, P.C., Daughtry, C.S., Akhmedov, B., Alfieri, J.G., Anderson, M.C., Hain, C., Tomer, M.D., Prueger, J.H., Kustas, W.P., Hatfield, J.L. 2012. Remote sensing estimation of evapotranspiration for SWAT Model Calibration [abstract]. ASABE Conference. Paper No. 12-13687.
The factors influencing seasonal variations in evaporative fluxes from spatially distributed Agro-Ecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Gao, F.N., Prueger, J.H., Baker, J.M., Hatfield, J.L. 2012. The factors influencing seasonal variations in evaporative fluxes from spatially distributed Agro-Ecosystems [abstract]. Chapman Conference on Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle. 2012 CDROM.
Remote sensing of soil carbon and greenhouse gas dynamics across agricultural landscapes - (Book / Chapter)
Daughtry, C.S., Hunt, E.R., Beeson, P.C., Lang, M., Serbin, G., Alfieri, J.G., McCarty, G.W., Sadeghi, A.M. 2012. Remote sensing of soil carbon and greenhouse gas dynamics across agricultural landscapes. In: Liebig, M., Franzluebbers, A., Follett, R., editors. Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier. p. 385-408.
Intercomparison of Nine Micrometeorological Stations During the BEAREX08 Field Campaign - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Hipps, L.E., Chavez, J.L., French, A.N., Evett, S.R. 2011. Intercomparison of nine micrometeorological stations during the BEAREX08 Field Campaign. Journal of Atmospheric and Ocean Technology. 28:390-406.
Water, energy and carbon flux observations from ARS watersheds and agro-ecosystem experimental sites - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Baker, J.M., Flerchinger, G.N., Phillips, R., Prueger, J.H., Scott, R.L., Skinner, H., Marks, D.G., Hatfield, J.L., Goodrich, D.C., Herrick, J.E., Snyder, K.A. 2011. Water, energy and carbon flux observations from ARS watersheds and agro-ecosystem experimental sites [abstract]. Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. 2011 CDROM.
Value of using remotely sensed evapotranspiration for SWAT model calibration - (Abstract Only)
Beeson, P.C., Akhmedou, B., Sadeghi, A.M., Daughtry, C.S., Alfieri, J.G., Tomer, M.D. 2011. Value of using remotely sensed evapotranspiration for SWAT model calibration [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 2011 CDROM.
Hot, dry, & windy: The impacts of strongly advective conditions on measurements of evaporative water loss from irrigated croplands - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Evett, S.R., French, A.N., Hipps, L.E., Neale, C.M., Dulaney, W.P., Mckee, L.G. 2011. Hot, dry, & windy: The impacts of strongly advective conditions on measurements of evaporative water loss from irrigated croplands[abstract]. Abs. 1, BARC Poster Day.
Utility of Thermal-based Dual-Temperature-Difference Technique under Strongly Advective Conditions during BEAREX08 - (Proceedings)
Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Anderson, M.C., Colaizzi, P.D., Prueger, J.H., Chaves, J.L., Neale, C.M., Dulaney, W.P., Copeland, K.S., Howell, T.A. 2012. Utility of thermal-based dual-temperature-difference technique under strongly advective conditions during BEAREX08. International Association of Hydrological Science. 352:145-148.
A comparison of the eddy covariance and lysimetry-based measurements of the surface energy fluxes during BEAREX08 - (Proceedings)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Chaves, J.L., Evett, S.R., Neals, C.M., Anderson, M.C., Hipps, L., Copeland, K.S., Howell, T.A., French, A.N., Dulaney, W.P., McKee, L.G. 2012. A comparison of the eddy covariance and lysimetry-based measurements of the surface energy fluxes during BEAREX08. International Association of Hydrological Science. 352:215-218.
Evaluation of a photosyntheses-based canopy resistance formulation in the Noah Land-surface model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumar, A., Chen, F., Niyogi, D., Alfieri, J.G., Ek, M.B., Mitchell, K. 2011. Evaluation of a photosyntheses-based canopy resistance formulation in the Noah Land-surface model. Boundary Layer Meteorology. 138:263-284.
Use of a dual temprature-difference two-source model to estimate turbulent energy fluxes under strongly advective conditions during BEAREX08 - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Colaizzi, P.D., Prueger, J.H., Hipps, L.E., Chavez, J.L., Evett, S.R., Copeland, K.S., Howell, T.A. 2011. Use of a dual temprature-difference two-source model to estimate turbulent energy fluxes under strongly advective conditions during BEAREX08 [abstract]. American Meteorological Society. http://ams.confex.com/ams/91Annual/webprogram/Paper185387.html.
A comparison of the eddy covariance, bowen ratio, and lysimetry-based measurements of surface energy fluxes during BEAREX08 - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Chavez, J.L., Evett, S.R., Neale, C., Anderson, M.C., Hipps, L.E. 2010. A comparison of the eddy covariance, bowen ratio, and lysimetry-based measurements of surface energy fluxes during BEAREX08 [abstract]. Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2010 Symposium. 2010 CDROM.
Utility of Thermal-based Dual-Temperature-Difference Technique for Surface Energy Balance Estimation under Strongly Advective Conditions during BEARE08 - (Abstract Only)
Kustas, W.P., Alfieri, J.G., Anderson, M.C., Colaizzi, P.D., Prueger, J.H., Chavez, J.L., Hipps, L.E., Evett, S.R., Copeland, K.S., Howell, T.A. 2010. Utility of thermal-based dual-temperature-difference technique for surface energy balance estimation under strongly advective conditions during BEAREX08 [abstract]. Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2010 Symposium. Paper No. 146, p. 68.
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