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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Ecohydrological Processes, Scale, Climate Variability, and Watershed Management

Location: Southwest Watershed Research

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

Using observations and a distributed hydrologic model to explore runoff thresholds linked with mesquite encroachment in the Sonoran Desert 2250 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(29-Sep-14)
Data-driven diagnostics of terrestrial carbon dynamics over North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, J., Ollinger, S., Frolking, S., Hurtt, G., Hollinger, D., Davis, K., Pan, Y., Zhang, X., Deng, F., Chen, J., Baldocchi, A., Law, B., Arain, M., Desai, A., Richardson, A., Sun, G., Amiro, B., Margolis, H., Gu, L., Scott, R.L., Blaken, P., Suyker, A. 2014. Data-driven diagnostics of terrestrial carbon dynamics over North America. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 197:142-157. DOI: 75110.1016/j.agrformet.2014.06.013.
Impact of prolonged drought on rainfall use efficiency using MODIS data across China in the early 21st century - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X., Moran, M.S., Zhao, X., Liu, S., Zhou, T., Ponce Campos, G. 2014. Impact of prolonged drought on rainfall use efficiency using MODIS data across China in the early 21st century. Remote Sensing of Environment. 150:188-197.
Global and time-resolved monitoring of crop photosynthesis with chlorophyll fluorescence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaunter, L., Zhang, Y., Jung, M., Joiner, J., Voight, M., Berry, J., Frankenberg, C., Huete, A., Zarco-Trejada, P., Lee, J., Moran, M.S., Ponce Campos, G., Beer, C., Camps-Vall, G., Buchmann, N., Gianelle, D., Klumpp, K., Cescatti, A., Baker, J.M., Griggis, T. 2014. Global and time-resolved monitoring of crop photosynthesis with chlorophyll fluorescence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 1-7.
Functional response of U.S. grasslands to the early 21st century drought - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, M.S., Ponce Campos, G., Huete, A., Mcclaran, M., Zhang, Y., Hamerlynck, E.P., Augustine, D.J., Gunter, S.A., Kitchen, S.G., Peters, D.C., Starks, P.J., Hernandez, M. 2014. Functional response of U.S. grasslands to the early 21st century drought. Ecology. 95:2121-2133.
Actual evapotranspiration (water use) assessment of the Colorado River Basin at the Landsat resolution using the operational Simplified Surface Energy Balance Model. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, R., Seney, G., Velpuri, N., Bohms, Scott, R.L., Verdin, J. 2013. Actual evapotranspiration (water use) assessment of the Colorado River Basin at the Landsat resolution using the operational Simplified Surface Energy Balance Model. Remote Sensing. 6:223-256. DOI: 74110.3390/rs6010233.
Quantifying the time scales over which exogenous and endogenous conditions affect soil respiration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barron-Gafford, G., Cable, J., Bentley, L., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T., Jenerette, G., Ogle, K. 2014. Quantifying the time scales over which exogenous and endogenous conditions affect soil respiration. New Phytologist. 202:442-454. DOI: 74310.1111/nph.12675.
When vegetation change alters ecosystem water availability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Huxman, T., Barron Gafford, B., Jenerette, G., Young, J., Hamerlynck, E.P. 2014. When vegetation change alters ecosystem water availability. Global Change Biology. 20:2198-2210.
Mapping impervious surfaces using object-oriented classification in a semiarid urban region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sugg, Z., Finke, T., Goodrich, D.C., Moran, M.S., Yool, S. 2014. Mapping impervious surfaces using object-oriented classification in a semiarid urban region. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing. 80:343-352. DOI: 10.14358/PERS.80.4.343.
Nocturnal soil CO2 uptake and its relationship to sub-surface soil and ecosystem carbon fluxes in a Chihuahuan Desert shrubland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamerlynck, E.P., Scott, R.L., Sánchez-Cañete, E.P., Barron-Gafford, G.A. 2013. Nocturnal soil CO2 uptake and its relationship to sub-surface soil and ecosystem carbon fluxes in a Chihuahuan Desert shrubland. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 118:1593–1603. DOI :10.1002/2013JG002495.
Modeling evapotranspiration and its partitioning over a semiarid shrub ecosystem from satellite imagery: a multiple validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Scott, R.L., Shang, S. 2013. Modeling evapotranspiration and its partitioning over a semiarid shrub ecosystem from satellite imagery: a multiple validation. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS). 7:1-16. DOI: 10.1117/1.JRS.7.073495.
Landscape and environmental controls over leaf and ecosystem carbon dioxide fluxes under woody plant expansion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barron-Gafford, G., Scott, R.L., Jenerette, G., Hamerlynck, E.P., Huxman, T. 2013. Landscape and environmental controls over leaf and ecosystem carbon dioxide fluxes under woody plant expansion. Journal of Ecology. 101:1471-1483. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12161.
Spatiotemporal variability of summer precipitation in southeastern Arizona - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stillman, S., Zeng, X., Shuttleworth, W., Goodrich, D.C., Unkrich, C.L., Zerda, M. 2013. Spatiotemporal variability of summer precipitation in southeastern Arizona. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 14:1944-1951.
Climate change's impact on key ecosystem services and the human well-being they support in the US - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nelson, E., Kareiva, P., Ruckelshaus, M., Arkema, K., Geller, G., Girvetz, D., Goodrich, D.C., Matzek, V., Pinsky, M., Saunders, M., Semmens, D., Tallis, H. 2013. Climate change's impact on key ecosystem services and the human well-being they support in the US. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11(9):483-493.
Evaluating the effect of rainfall variability on vegetation establishment in a semidesert grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fehmi, J., Nie, G., Scott, R.L., Mathias, A. 2013. Evaluating the effect of rainfall variability on vegetation establishment in a semidesert grassland . Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 186:395-406. DOI: 10.1007/s10661-013-3384-z.
Very high resolution time-lapse photography for plant and ecosystems research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, M.H., Steven, J., Sargent, R., Dille, P., Schapiro, J. 2013. Very high resolution time-lapse photography for plant and ecosystems research. Applications in Plant Sciences. 1(9):1300033.
Estimating riparian and agricultural actual evapotranspiration by reference evapotranspiration and MODIS Enhanced Vegetation Index - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagler, P., Glenn, E., Nguyen, U., Scott, R.L., Doody, T. 2013. Estimating riparian and agricultural actual evapotranspiration by reference evapotranspiration and MODIS Enhanced Vegetation Index. Remote Sensing. 5:3849-3871.
All-season flash flood forecasting system for real-time operations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Broxton, P., Troch, P., Schaffner, M., Unkrich, C.L., Goodrich, D.C. 2014. All-season flash flood forecasting system for real-time operations. Bulletin of the American Meterological Society. 95:399–407. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00212.1.
Antecedent conditions influence soil respiration differences in shrub and grass patches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cable, J., Ogle, K., Barron-Gafford, G., Bentley, L., Cable, W., Scott, R.L., Williams, D., Huxman, T. 2013. Antecedent conditions influence soil respiration differences in shrub and grass patches. Ecosystems. 16:1230-1247. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-013-9679-7.
Consequences of cool-season drought induced plant mortality to Chihuahuan Desert grassland ecosystem and soil respiration dynamics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamerlynck, E.P., Scott, R.L., Barron-Gafford, G. 2013. Consequences of cool-season drought induced plant mortality to Chihuahuan Desert grassland ecosystem and soil respiration dynamics. Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-013-9675-y.
Projecting avian responses to landscape management along the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brand, A., Dixon, M., Fetz, T., Stromberg, J., Stewart, S., Graber, G., Goodrich, D.C., Brookshire, D., Broadbent, C., Benedict, K. 2013. Projecting avian responses to landscape management along the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist. 58(2):150–162.
Response of Cross-biome Productivity to the Early 21st Century Drought - (Abstract Only)
Ponce Campos, G., Moran, M.S., Huete, A., Zhang, Y., Bresloff, C., Huxman, T., Bosch, D.D., Buda, A.R., Gunter, S.A., Kitchen, S., Mcnab, W., Mcclaran, M., Morgan, J.A., Peters, D.C., Sadler, E.J., Seyfried, M.S., Starks, P.J., Montoya, A.D., Heartsill Scalley, T., Eamus, D. 2012. Response of Cross-biome Productivity to the Early 21st Century Drought. [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 3 - 7,2012.
An integrated modelling framework of catchment-scale ecohydrological processes: 1. Model description and tests over an energy-limited watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, G., Paniconi, C., Troch, P., Scott, R.L., Durcik, M., Zeng, X., Huxman, T., Goodrich, D.C. 2014. An integrated modelling framework of catchment-scale ecohydrological processes: 1. Model description and tests over an energy-limited watershed. Ecohydrology. 7:427-439.
Extreme precipitation patterns reduced terrestrial ecosystem production across biomass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Moran, M.S., Nearing, M.A., Ponce Campos, G., Huete, A., Buda, A.R., Bosch, D.D., Gunter, S.A., Kitchen, S., Mcnab, W., Morgan, J.A., Mcclaran, M., Sutherland Montoya, D., Peters, D.C., Starks, P.J. 2013. Extreme precipitation patterns reduced terrestrial ecosystem production across biomass. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 118:148–157.
Assessing satellite-based rainfall estimates in semi-arid watersheds using the USDA-ARS Walnut Gulch gauge network and TRMM-PR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amitai, E., Unkrich, C.L., Goodrich, D.C., Habib, E., Thill, B. 2012. Assessing satellite-based rainfall estimates in semi-arid watersheds using the USDA-ARS Walnut Gulch gauge network and TRMM-PR. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 13:1579-1588.
Kineros2/agwa: Model Use, Calibration, and Validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goodrich, D.C., Burns, I., Unkrich, C.L., Semmens, D., Guertin, D., Hernandez, M., Yatheendradas, S., Kennedy, J., Levick, L. 2012. KINEROS2/AGWA: Model use, calibration, and validation. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(4):1561-1574.
Global estimation of evapotranspiration using a leaf area index-based surface energy and water balance model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, H., Wang, S., Billesbach, D., Oechel, W., Zhang, J., Meyes, T., Martin, T., Matamala, R., Baldocchi, D., Bohrer, G., Dragoni, D., Scott, R.L. 2012. Global estimation of evapotranspiration using a leaf area index-based surface energy and water balance model. Remote Sensing of Environment. 124:581-595. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.06.004.
Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystem Services - (Other)
Kareiva, P., Ruckelshaus, M., Arkema, K., Geller, G., Girvetz, E., Goodrich, D.C., Nelson, E., Matzek, V., Pinsky, M., Saunders, M., Semmens, D., Tallis, H. 2012. Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystem Services. Chapter 4 of Michelle D. Staudinger, Nancy B. Grimm, Amanda Staudt, Shawn L. Carter, F. Stuart Chapin III, Peter Kareiva, Mary Ruckelshaus, Bruce A. Stein. 2012. Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Ecosystem Services: Technical Input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment. Cooperative Report to the 2013 National Climate Assessment. 296 p.
Last Modified: 12/19/2014
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