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Reference Publications

Crop Mapping / Irrigation / Crop Yeld


Ozdogan, M., G. Gutman (2008). A new methodology to map irrigated areas using multi-temporal MODIS and ancillary data: An application example in the continental US. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112 (2008) 3520–3537. DOI 10.1016/j.rse.2008.04.010


Drought


Anderson, M. C., C. Cammalleria, C. R. Hainb, J. Otkinc, X. Zhand, and W. Kustas (2013). Using a diagnostic soil-plant-atmosphere model for monitoring drought at field to continental scales. Procedia Environmental Sciences. DOI 10.1016/j.proenv.2013.06.006

Anderson, M. C., C. Hain, J. Otkin, X. Zhan, K. Mo, M. Svoboda, B. Wardlow, and A. Pimstein (2013). An Intercomparison of Drought Indicators Based on Thermal Remote Sensing and NLDAS-2 Simulations with U.S. Drought Monitor Classifications. J. Hydrometeor, 14, 1035–1056. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-12-0140.1


Evapotranspiration


Cammalleri, C., M. C. Anderson, F. Gao, C. R. Hain, and W. P. Kustas (2013). A data fusion approach for mapping daily evapotranspiration at field scale, Water Resour. Res., 49, 4672–4686, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20349.

Anderson, M. C., W. P. Kustas, J. G. Alfieri, F. Gao, C. Hain, J. H. Prueger, S. Evett, P. Colaizzi, T. Howell, and J. L. Chávez (2012). Mapping daily evapotranspiration at Landsat spatial scales during the BEAREX’08 field campaign. Advances in Water Resources 50 162–177; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.06.005.

Anderson, M. C., Kustas, W. P., Norman, J. M., Hain, C. R., Mecikalski, J. R., Schultz, L., González-Dugo, M. P., Cammalleri, C., d'Urso, G., Pimstein, A., and Gao, F. (2011). Mapping daily evapotranspiration at field to continental scales using geostationary and polar orbiting satellite imagery, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 223-239, doi:10.5194/hess-15-223-2011, 2011.

Anderson, M. C., J. M. Norman, J. R. Mecikalski, J. A. Otkin, and W. P. Kustas (2007). A climatological study of evapotranspiration and moisture stress across the continental United States based on thermal remote sensing: 1. Model formulation. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D10117, doi:10.1029/2006JD007506.

Anderson, M. C., J. M. Norman, J. R. Mecikalski, J. A. Otkin, and W. P. Kustas (2007), A climatological study of evapotranspiration and moisture stress across the continental United States based on thermal remote sensing: 2. Surface moisture climatology, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D11112, doi:10.1029/2006JD007507.


Flood


Li, I, Y. Hong, J. Wang, R. F. Adler, F. S. Policelli, S. Habib, D. Irwn, T. Korme, and L. Okello (2009). Evaluation of the real-time TRMM-based multi-satellite precipitation analysis for an operational flood prediction system in Nzoia Basin, Lake Victoria, Africa. Journal of Natural Hazards. DOI 10.1007/s11069-008-9324-5


Land Surface Model


Rodell, M., P. R. Houser, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalck, K. Mitchell, C.-J. Meng, K. Arsenault, B. Cosgrove, J. Radakovich, M. Bosilovich, J. K. Entin, J. P. Walker, D. Lohmann, and D. Toll (2004). The Global Land Data Assimilation System. Journal of American Meteorological Society, March 2004, 381-394. (download)

Ek, M. B., K. E. Mitchell, Y. Lin, E. Rogers, P. Grunmann, V. Koren, G. Gayno, and J. D. Tarpley (2003). Implementation of Noah land surface model advances in the National Centers for Environmental Prediction operational mesoscale Eta model. J. Geophys. Res., 108(D22), 8851. DOI 10.1029/2002JD003296

Koster, R. D., M. J. Suarez, A. Ducharne, M. Stieglitz, and P. Kumar (2000). A catchment-basedapproach to modeling land surface processes in a general circulation model. J. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 105, No. D20, pages 24,809-24,822, October 27, 2000. DOI 10.1029/2000JD900327

Liang, X., E. F. Wood, and D. P. Lettenmaier (1996). Surface soil moisture parameterization of the VIC-2L model: Evaluation and modification. Global and Planetary Change 13 (1996) 95-206. DOI 10.1016/0921-8181(95)00046-1


Precipitation


George J. Huffman, David T. Bolvin, Eric J. Nelkin, David B. Wolff, Robert F. Adler, Guojun Gu, Yang Hong, Kenneth P. Bowman, and Erich F. Stocker, 2007: The TRMM Multisatellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA): Quasi-Global, Multiyear, Combined-Sensor Precipitation Estimates at Fine Scales. J. Hydrometeor, 8, 38–55. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JHM560.1