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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: SNOW AND HYDROLOGIC PROCESSES IN THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST

Location: Northwest Watershed Management Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

WET sensor performance in organic and inorganic media with heterogeneous moisture distribution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kargas, G., Kerkides, P., Seyfried, M.S., Sgoubpomilou, A. 2011. WET sensor performance in organic and inorganic media with heterogeneous moisture distribution. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 75(4):1244-1252.
Reconnoitering the effect of shallow groundwater on land surface temperature and surface energy balance using MODIS and SEBS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alkhaier, F., Z. Su, and G.N. Flerchinger. 2012. Reconnoitering the effect of shallow groundwater on land surface temperature and surface energy balance using MODIS and SEBS. Hydrologic and Earth System Sciences. 16:1833-1844.
Shallow groundwater effect on land surface temperature and surface energy balance under bare soil conditions: modeling and description - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alkhaier, F., Z. Su, and G.N. Flerchinger. 2012. Shallow groundwater effect on land surface temperature and surface energy balance under bare soil conditions: modeling and description. Hydrologic and Earth System Sciences. 16:1817-1831.
Measurement of surface energy fluxes in a rangeland ecosystem and comparison with a multi-layer canopy model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flerchinger, G.N., M.L. Reba, and D. Marks. 2012. Measurement of surface energy fluxes from two rangeland sites and comparison with a multilayer canopy model. Journal of Hydrometeorology 13(3):1038-1051, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-11-093.1.
Simulation of freezing and thawing soilsin Inner Mongolia Hetao irrigation district, China     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., Shi, H., Flerchinger, G.N., Akae, T., Wang, C. 2012. Simulation of freezing and thawing soils in Inner Mongolia Hetao irrigation district, China. Geoderma. 173-174:28-33.
Estimating surface sublimation losses from snowpacks in a mountain catchment using eddy covariance and turbulent transfer calculations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reba, M.L., Pomeroy, J., Marks, D.G., Link, T. 2012. Estimating surface sublimation losses from snowpacks in a mountain catchment using eddy covariance and turbulent transfer calculations. Hydrological Processes. 26:3699-3711. DOI:10.1002/hyp.8372.
Simulation of snow and soil water content as a basis for satellite retrievals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sandells, M., Flerchinger G.N., Gurney R., and Marks, D. 2012. Simulation of snow and soil water content as a basis for satellite retrievals. Hydrology Research. 43(5):720-735.
Long-term soil water trends across a 1000 m elevation gradient - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seyfried, M.S., Marks, D.G., Chandler, D.G. 2011. Long-term soil water trends across a 1000 m elevation gradient. Vadose Zone Journal. 10:1275-1285.
A long-term data set for hydrologic modeling in a snow-dominated mountain catchment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reba, M.L., Marks, D.G., Seyfried, M.S., Winstral, A.H., Kumar, M., Flerchinger, G.N. 2011. A long-term data set for hydrologic modeling in a snow-dominated mountain catchment. Water Resources Research. 47. DOI: 10.1029/2010WR010030.
Invasion of shrublands by exotic grasses: Ecohydrological consequences in cold vs. warm deserts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilcox, B.P., Turnbull, L., Young, M.H., Williams, C.J., Ravi, S., Seyfried, M.S., Bowling, D.R., Scott, R.L., Germino, M.J., Caldwell, T.G., and Wainwright, J. 2012. Invasion of shrublands by exotic grasses: Ecohydrological consequences in cold versus warm deserts. Ecohydrology. 5:160-173.
Comparison of two dielectric sensors for soil water measurements - (Proceedings)
Kargas, G., Kerkides, P., Seyfried, M.S. 2011. Comparison of two dielectric sensors for soil water measurements. VI EWRA International Symposium Water Engineering and Management in a Changing Environment, Catania, Italy, June 29 – July 2, 2011.
Sensitivity of the snowcover energetics in a mountain basin to variations in climate     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reba, M.L., Marks, D.G., Winstral, A.H., Link, T.E., Kumar, M. 2011. Sensitivity of the snowcover energetics in a mountain basin to variations in climate. Hydrological Processes. 25(21):3312-3321.
Modeling interannual variability in snow-cover development and melt for a semiarid mountain catchment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nayak, A., Marks, D.G., Chandler, D., Winstral, A.H. 2012. Modeling interannual variability in snow-cover development and melt for a semiarid mountain catchment. Journal Hydrologic Engineering. 1:74-84.
A comparison of two open source LiDAR surface classification algorithms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tinkham, W.T., Huang, H., Smith, A.M., Shrestha, R., Falkowski, M.J., Hudak, A.T., Link, T.E., Glenn, N.F., Marks, D.G. 2011. A comparison of two open source LiDAR surface classification algorithms. Remote Sensing. 3:638-649.
Long-term water balance and conceptual model of a semi-arid mountainous catchment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chauvin, G., Flerchinger, G.N., Link, T.E., Marks, D.G., Winstral, A.H., Seyfried, M.S. 2011. Long-term water balance and conceptual model of a semi-arid mountainous catchment. Journal of Hydrology. 400:133-143.
Surface fluxes and water balance of spatially varying vegetation within a small mountainous headwater catchment     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flerchinger, G.N., Marks, D., Reba, M.L. Yu, Q., Seyfried, M.S. 2010. Surface fluxes and water balance of spatially varying vegetation within a small mountainous headwater catchment. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 14:965-978.
Comparison of algorithms and parameterisations for infiltration into organic-covered permafrost soils     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., S.K. Carey, W.L. Quinton, J.R. Janowicz, J.W. Pomeroy, and G.N. Flerchinger. 2010. Comparison of Algorithms and Parameterisations for Infiltration into Organic-Covered Permafrost Soils. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 14:729-750.
Past and projected future changes in snowpack and soil frost at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, USA     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, J.L., S.V. Ollinger, G.N. Flerchinger, H. Wicklein, K. Hayhoe, and A.S. Bailey. 2010. Past and projected changes in soil frost at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, USA. Hydrological Processes 24(17):2465-2480. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7666
Long-term snow, climate and streamflow trends from at the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed, Owyhee Mountains, Idaho, United States     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nayak, A., Marks, D.G., Chandler, D., Seyfried, M.S. 2010. Long-Term Snow, Climate and Streamflow Trends from at the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed, Owyhee Mountains, Idaho, United States. Water Resources Research,46, W06519, doi: 10.1029/2008WR007525.
Scheme of water saving irrigation in autumn based on SHAW model in Inner Mongolia Hetao Irrigation District     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, R., H. Shi, T. Akae, Y. Zhang, X. Zhang, G.N. Flerchinger. 2010. Scheme of Water Saving Irrigation in Autumn Based on SHAW Model in Inner Mongolia Hetao Irrigation District. Nongye Gongcheng Xuebao/Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering. 26(2):31-36. (Paper written in Chinese with English abstract).
Effect of precipitation change on water balance and WUE of the winter wheat-summer maize rotation in the North China Plain     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, H., Y. Shen, Q. Yu, G. Flerchinger, Y. Zhang, C. Liu, X. Zhang. 2010. Effect of Precipitation Change on Water Balance and WUE of the Winter Wheat ––Summer Maize Rotation in the North China Plain. Agricultural Water Management, 97(8):1139-1145.
Recent advances in crop growth modeling     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weiss, A., Flerchinger, G.N., Mcmaster, G.S., Wang, E., White, J.W., Yin, X., Struik, P.C., Wienk, J.F. 2009. Recent Advances in Crop Growth Modeling, NJAS Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 57:3.
Dependence of snowmelt simulations on scaling of the forcing processes - (Abstract Only)
(01-Oct-09)
Simple and Computationally Efficient Modeling of Surface Wind Speeds Over Heterogeneous Terrain - (Abstract Only)
(01-Oct-09)
Long term inter-annual variability of vegetation production - (Abstract Only)
Finzel, J.A., Seyfried, M.S., Weltz, M.A., Launchbaugh, K. 2009. Long Term Inter-Annual Variability of Vegetation Production. Proceedings American AGU Chapman Conference on the GIS in the Vadose Zone.
Improving SHAW long-term soil moisture prediction for continuous wheat rotations, Alberta, Canada     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, H., Flerchinger, G.N., Lemke, R., Brandt, K., Goddard, T., Sprout, C. 2010. Improving SHAW Long-Term Soil Moisture Prediction for Continuous Wheat Rotations, Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, 90:37-53.
Modeling the water and energy balance of vegetated areas with snow accumulation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelleners, T.J., Chandler, D.G., Mcnamara, J.P., Gribb, M.M., Seyfried, M.S. 2009. Modeling the water and energy balance of vegetated areas with snow accumulation. Vadose Zone Journal, 8:1013-1030.
30 year soil water trends along an elevation gradient - (Abstract Only)
(01-Aug-09)
Modeling wind speed and snow accumulation gradients across complex terrain from typically collected meteorological data - (Abstract Only)
(01-Aug-09)
Soil water content and global change across an elevation gradient at Reynolds Creek, Idaho - (Abstract Only)
Seyfried, M.S., Chandler, D. 2009. Soil Water Content and Global Change Across an Elevation Gradient ar Reynolds Creek, Idaho. Proceedings American AGU Chapman Conference on the GIS in the Vadose Zone.
Simulation of within-canopy radiation exchange     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flerchinger, G.N., Xiao, W., Sauer, T.J., Yu, Q. 2009. Simulation of Within-Canopy Radiation Exchange. NJAS-Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. 57:5-15.
Preface: Subsurface, surface and atmospheric processes in cold regions hydrology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Essery, R., D. Marks and P. Marsh, 2009. Preface: Sub-surface, Surface and Atmospheric Processes in Cold Regions Hydrology, Hydrological Processes, 23(1-2):2496–2497, doi: 10.1002/hyp.7365
An assessment of corrections for eddy covariance measured turbulent fluxes over snow in mountain environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(06-May-09)
An assessment of corrections for eddy covariance measured turbulent fluxes over snow in mountain environments     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reba, M.L., Link, T.E., Marks, D.G., Pomeroy, J. 2009. An Assessment of Corrections for Eddy Covariance Measured Turbulent Fluxes Over Snow in Mountain Environments. Water Resources Research, 45, W00D38, doi:10.1029/2008WR007045.
Modeling runoff generation in a small snow-dominated mountainous catchment     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelleners, T.J., Chandler, D.G., Mcnamara, J.P., Seyfried, M.S. 2010. Modeling Runoff Generation in a Small Snow-Dominated Mountainous Catchment. Vadose Zone Journal, 9:517-527, doi: 10.2136/vzj2009.0033.
The impact of coniferous forest temperature on incoming longwave radiation to melting snow     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pomeroy, J., D. Marks, T. Link, C. Ellis, J. Hardy, A. Rowlands and R. Granger, 2009, The Impact of Coniferous Forest Temperature on Incoming Longwave Radiation to Melting Snow, Hydrological Processes, 23(1-2):2513-2525, doi: 10.1002/hyp.7325.
Comparision of algorithms for incoming atmospheric long-wave radiation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flerchinger, G.N., Xiao, W., Marks, D.G., Sauer, T.J., Yu, Q. 2009. Comparision of Algorithms for Incoming Atmospheric Long-Wave Radiation. Water Resources Research, 45. W03423. [doi:10/1029/2008WR007394]
Geophysical imaging of watershed subsurface patterns and prediction of soil texture and water holding capacity     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdu, H., Robinson, D.A., Seyfried, M.S., Jones, S. 2008. Geophysical Imaging of Watershed Subsurface Patterns and Prediction of Soil Texture and Water Holding Capacity. Water Resources Research, 44, Wood 18, doi:10.1029/2008WR007043.
Simulated soil water storage effects on streamflow generation in a mountainous snowmelt environment     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seyfried, M.S., Grant, L., Marks, D.G., Winstral, A.H., McNamara, J. 2009. Simulated Soil Water Storage Effects on Streamflow Generation in a Mountainous Snowmelt Environment. Hydrological Processes, 23, 858-873, doi:10.1002/hyp.7211.
Research data collection at the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marks, D.G., Seyfried, M.S., Flerchinger, G.N., Winstral, A.H. 2008. Research data collection at the reynolds creek experimental watershed. Journal of Service Climatology 1(1), 1-12.
Relationship between the real and imaginary permittivities, temperature and soil water content measured at 50Hz. - (Abstract Only)
Seyfried, M.S., Murdock, M.D. 2008. Relationship Between the Real and Imaginary Permittivities, Temperature and Soil Water Content Measured at 50Hz. Agronomy Abstracts, 737.7, Joint Annual Meeting of ASA-CSSA-SSSA, and GCAGS, Houston, Texas, October 2008.
Eco-geophysical imaging of watershed-scale soil patterns links with plant community spatial patterns     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robinson, D.A., Abdu, H., Jones, S.B., Seyfried, M.S., Lebron, I., Knight, R. 2008. Eco-Geophysical Imaging of Watershed-Scale Soil Patterns Links with Plant Community Spatial Patterns. Vadose Zone Journal, 7:1131-1138.
Using geophysical images of a watershed subsurface to predict soil textural properties - (Abstract Only)
Abdu, H., Robinson, D., Seyfried, M.S., Jones, S. 2008. Using Geophysical Images of a Watershed Subsurface to Predict Soil Textural Properties. Agronomy Abstracts, 661-3, Joint Annual Meeting of ASA-CSSA-SSSA, and GCAGS, Houston, Texas, October 2008.
Inter-annual comparision of measured turbulent fluxes over snow at a wind-sheltered and wind-exposed site using eddy covariance     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reba, M., D. Marks, T. Link and J. Pomeroy, 2009, Inter-Annual Comparison of Measured Turbulent Fluxes over Snow at a Wind-Sheltered and Wind-Exposed Site Using Eddy Covariance. In: Hydrology in Mountain Regions: Observations, Processes and Dynamics,IAHS Publication 326, Center for Ecology and Hydrology, edited by Pomeroy, J. and MArks, D. p. 34-40.
An efficient method for distributing wind speeds over heterogeneous terrain     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Winstral, A.H., Marks, D.G., Gurney, R. 2009. An Efficient Method for Distributing Wind Speeds over Heterogeneous Terrain. Hydrological Processes, Volume 23(17):2526-2535.
Correction of electronic record for weighing bucket precipitation gauge measurements     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nayak, A., Chandler, D., Marks, D.G., Mcnamara, J., Seyfried, M.S. 2008. Correction of electronic record for weighing bucket precipitation gauge measurements. Water Resources Research, 44, W00D11, doi:10.1029/2008WR006875.
Evaluation of the SHAW Model for within-canopy radiation exchange - (Proceedings)
Flerchinger, G.N., Xiao, W., Sauer, T., Yu, Q. 2008. Evaluation of the SHAW Model for Within-Canopy Radiation Exchange. 35 pp. On compact-disk, International Symposium on Crop Modeling and Decision Support Systems, Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Information Agriculture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing China.
Exploring soils and ecohydrological structure in small watersheds using electromagnetic induction - (Abstract Only)
Robinson, D., Abdu, H., Seyfried, M.S. 2007. Exploring Soils and Ecohydrological Structure in Small Watersheds Using Electromagnetic Induction. EOS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 88(52) Fall Meeting Supplement, Abs.XXXXX-XX.
Modeling time-series wind fields over a semi-arid mountain catchment     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Winstral, A., D. Marks and R. Gurney, 2009, Modeling Time-Series Wind Fields Over a Semi-Arid Mountain Catchment, In: Hydrology in Mountain Regions: Observations, Processes and Dynamics (Proceedings of Symposium HS1003 at IUGG2007, Perugia, July 2007), IAHS Publication 326:11-17.
Simple and computationally efficient modeling of surface wind speeds over heterogeneous terrain - (Abstract Only)
Winstral, A.H., Marks, D.G., Gurney, R. 2007. Simple and Computationally efficient modeling of surface wind speeds over heterogeneous terrain. EOS Trasnactions of the American Geophysical Union, 88(52) Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract C21-0469.
Inter-annual comparison of measured turbulent fluxes over snow at a wind-sheltered and wind-exposed site using eddy covariance - (Abstract Only)
Reba, M., Marks, D.G., Link, T., Pomeroy, J. 2007. Inter-annual comparison of measured turbulent fluxes over snow at a wind-sheltered and wind-exposed site using eddy covariance. Presented in IAHS Symposium HS1003: Hydrology in Mountain Regions: Observations, Processes and Dynamics, The 24th General Assembly of the IUGG, Perugia, Italy, July 2-13, 2007.
Modeling time-series wind fields over a semi-arid mountain catchment - (Abstract Only)
Winstral, A.H., Marks, D.G., Gurney, R. 2007. Modeling time-series wind fields over a semi-arid mountain catchment. Presented in IAHS Symposium HS1003: Hydrolgy in Mountain Regions: Observations, Processes and Dynamics, The 24th General Assembly of teh IUGG, Perugia, Italy, July 2-13, 2007.
Sensitivity of the seasonal snowcover to warming climate trends in a snow dominated semi-arid mountain basin - (Abstract Only)
Nayak, A., Marks, D.G., Chandler, D., Winstral, A.H. 2007. Sensitivity of the seasonal snowcover to warming climate trends in a snow dominated semi-arid mountain basin. EOS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 88(52) Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract C34A-02.
Evaluation of measured and simulated turbulent components of a snow cover energy balance model in order to refine the turbulent transfer algorithm - (Abstract Only)
Reba, M., Marks, D.G., Link, T., Pomeroy, J., Winstral, A.H. 2007. Evaluation of measured and simulated turbulent componets of a snow cover energy balance model in order to refine the turbulent transfer algorithm. EOS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 88(52) Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract C34A-07.
Using high frequency GPS to determine spatial-temporal activity of ungualtes - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, M.D., Clark, P., Ganskopp, D.C., Cook, R.C., Varva, M., Louhaichi, M., and Johnson, D.E. 2008. Using high frequency GPS to determine spatial-temporal activity of ungualtes. IN: 2008 Annual Conference Proceedings of teh ASPRS. April 28-May 2, 2008. Portland, OR. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Diurnal activity of Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus) and beef cattle (Bos taurus) grazing a northeastern Oregon summer range - (Abstract Only)
Clark, P., Johnson, M.D., Ganskopp, D.C., Cook, R.C., Varva, M., Louhaichi, M., and Johnson, D.E. 2008. Diurnal activity of Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus) and beef cattle (Bos taurus) grazing a northeastern Oregon summer range. IN: 2008 Annual Conference Proceedings of the ASPRS. April 28 - May 2, 2008. Portland, OR. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Abstract.
Terrain and forest shelter effects on snowcover energetics, patterns of snow deposition, snowmelt and runoff over a semi-arid mountain catchment - (Abstract Only)
Marks, D.G., Winstral, A.H., Pomeroy, J., Nayak, A., Reba, M. 2007. Terrain and forest shelter effects on snowcover energetics, patterns of snow deposition, snowmelt and runoff over a semi-arid mountain catchment. EOS Transactions of teh American Geophysical Union, 88(52) Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract C21-0466.
Finding the rain/snow transition elevation during storm events in mountain basins - (Abstract Only)
Marks, D.G., Winstral, A.H. 2007. Finding the rain/snow transition elevation during storm events in mountain basins. Presented in Joint symposium JHW001: INteractions between snow, vegetation and the atmosphere, The 24th General Assembly of the IUGG, Perugia, Italy, July 2-13, 2007.
Long-term trends in snow and hydro-climatic parameters over a mountainous catchment in the western united states - (Abstract Only)
Marks, D.G., Nayak, A., Chandler, D., Winstral, A.H. 2007. Long-term trends in snow and hydro-climatic parameters over a mountainous catchment in the western united states. Presented in Joint Symposium JHW002: Climate-Permafrost-Hydrology Interactions: The Impact of Changing Climate on Cold Regions Hydrology, The 24th General Assembly of teh IUGG, Perugia, Italy, July 2-13, 2007.
Snowcover interaction with climate, topography & vegetation in mountain catchments in catchments - (Abstract Only)
Marks, D.G. 2007. Snowcover interaction with climate, topography & vegetation in mountain catchments in catchments.Invited presentation at University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, February 6,2007. (Presenation can be viewed at the above web site.)
Vegetation and topography effects on snowcover energetics in mountain catchments - (Abstract Only)
Marks, D.G. 2007. Vegetation and topography effects on snowcover energetics in mountain catchments. Invited presenation at the Second Annual IP3 Workshop, University of Waterloo, Canada, November 7-10,2007. (Presentation can be viewed at the above web site.)
Measuring and monitoring snow deposition, properties and processes in mountain catchments of Western North America - (Abstract Only)
Marks, D.G. 2007. Measuring and monitoring snow deposition, properties and processes in mountain catchments of Western North America. Invited presenation at the North American Hydro=climate Workshop, Boulder, Colorado, October 17-19, 2007. (Presentation can be viewed at the above web site)
Rapid streamflow generation from subsurface flow - (Abstract Only)
Seyfried, M.S., Grant, L., Marks, D.G. 2007. Rapid streamflow generation from subsurface flow. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium Proceedings.
Scaling and parameterization of clear-sky solar radiation over complex topography - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Essery, R., Marks, D.G. 2007. Scaling and parameterization of clear-sky solar radiation over complex topography. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 112(D10122), doi: 10.1029/2006JD007650
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