Regional Hydrologic Cycle

Research (big file)



Alpert, P. 1986: Mesoscale indexing of the distribution of orographic precipitation over high mountains. J. Climate. Appl. Meteor., 25, 532-545.

Alpert, P., B.U. Neeman, and Y. Shay-El, Climatological analysis of Mediterranean cyclones using ECMWF data, Tellus Series a-Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 42, 65-77, 1990.

Anderson, M.C., J.M. Norman, G.R. Diak, W.P. Kustas, and J.R. Mecikalski, A Two-Source Time-Integrated Model for Estimating Surface Fluxes Using Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing of Environment, 60, 195-216, 1997.

Beaumont, P., Agricultural and environmental changes in the upper Euphrates catchment of Turkey and Syria and their political and economic implications, Applied Geography, 16(2), 137-157, 1996.

Broccoli, A.J. and S. Manabe, 1992, The effects of orography on midlatitude northern hemisphere climates, J. Atmos. Sci., 5, 1181-1201

Brubaker, K.L., D. Entekhabi, and P.S. Eagleson, Estimation of Continental Precipitation Recycling, Journal of Climate, 6 (6), 1077-1089, 1993.

Chen, F. and J. Dudhia, Coupling an Advanced Land Surface-Hydrology Model wit the Penn State-NCAR MM5 Modeling System, Part II: Preliminary Model Validation, Monthly Weather Review 129(4), 587-604, 2001.

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du Plessis, W.P., Linear regression relationships between NDVI, vegetation and rainfall in Etosha National Park, Namibia, Journal of Arid Environments, 42 (4), 235-260, 1999.

Dunkerley, D., 2000, Hydrologic effects of dryland shrubs: defining the spatial extent of modified soil water uptake rates at an Australian desert site. Journal of Arid Environments, 45, 159-172.

Eltahir, E.A.B., and R.L. Bras, Precipitation Recycling in the Amazon Basin, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 120 (518), 861-880, 1994.

Evans, J.P., R. Oglesby, K. Maasch, and R. Smith, Investigation of Middle Eastern climate using a regional climate model, in 13th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations, pp. 57-59, American Meteorological Society, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2002.

Evans, J.P., R. Smith and R. Oglesby, Precipitation processes in the Middle East, in preparation, 2003.

Gat, J.R., Atmospheric water balance - the isotopic perspective, Hydrological Processes, 14 (8), 1357-1369, 2000.

Geerken, R., D., Batikha, Celis, and DePauw, E., 2002, Rangeland Assessment - Hyperspectral Field Investigations and Application to Satellite Data. Pecora 15 & Land Satellite  nformation IV Conference, Nov. 8th -15th, Denver (CO).

Hall, D.K., R.E.J. Kelly, G.A. Riggs, A.T.C. Chang and J.L. Foster, 2002: "Assessment of the relative accuracy of hemispheric-scale snow-cover maps," Annals of Glaciology, V.34:24-30

Hole, F., Evidence for mid-Holocene environmental change in the western Khabur drainage, northeastern Syria. In Third Millennium BC Climate Change and Old World Collapse. H.N. Dalfes, G. Kukla, and H. Weiss, eds. Pp. 39-66. NATO ASI Series, Vol. 149. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1997.

Huntley, B, European vegetation history: paleovegetation maps from pollen data--13000 years BP to present, Journal of Quaternary Science 5, 103-122, 1990.

Hielkema, J.U., S.D. Prince, and W.L. Astle, Rainfall and Vegetation Monitoring in the Savanna Zone of the Democratic-Republic of Sudan Using the NOAA Advanced Very High- Resolution Radiometer, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 7 (11), 1499-1513, 1986.

Kutiel, P., H. Kutiel, and H. Lavee, Vegetation response to possible scenarios of rainfall variations along a Mediterranean-extreme arid climatic transect, Journal of Arid Environments, 44 (3), 277-290, 2000.

Le Houerou, H., 1996, Climate change, drought and desertification. Journal of Arid Environments, 34, 133-185.

Messing, I. and N. Akrimi, Evaporative Demand, Water Use, and Crop Yield at Sheltered and Unsheltered Sites in an Arid Environment, Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation 12, 223-235, 1998.

Neiman, P. J., F. M. Ralph, A. B. White, D. E. Kingsmill, P. O. G. Persson, 2002:  The statistical relationship between upslope flow and rainfall in California’s coastal mountain: Observations during CALJET, Mon. Wea. Rev., 130, 1468-1492.

Nishida, K., R.R. Nemani, S.W. Running, and J.M. Glassy, Remote Sensing of Land Surface Evaporation (I) Theoretical Basis for an Operational Algorithm,, 2002.

Partow, H. The Mesopotamian Marshlands: Demise of an Ecosystem.  Division of Early Warning and Assessment United Nations Environment Programme.  Nairobi, Kenya. UNEP, 2001.

Philip, J.R., Advection, Evaporation, and Surface Resistance, Irrigation Science 8, 101-114, 1987.

Reale, O. and P. Dirmeyer, Modeling the effects of vegetation on Mediterranean climate during the Roman Classical Period, Part I: Climate history and model sensitivity, Global and Planetary Change 25, 163-184, 2000.

Schmidt, H., and A. Karnieli, Remote sensing of the seasonal variability of vegetation in a semi-arid environment, Journal of Arid Environments, 45 (1), 43-59, 2000.

Smith, R. B., 1979: The influence of mountains on the atmosphere.  Adv. Geophysics, 21, 87-230.

Smith, R.B. and I. Barstad, 2003, A Theory of orographic precipitation, J. Atmos. Sci, submitted

Smith, R. B., M. Fearon, Q. Jiang, M. Dorninger, P. Tabary, J. Doyle,  and R. Benoit, 2003:  Orographic precipitation and airmass transformation: An Alpine example, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. 129, 433-454

Smith, R. B., J. Foster, P. Gluhosky, N. Kouchoukos and R. Young, 2003. Spatial analysis of climate, landscape and hydrology in the Middle East: Modeling and remote sensing.  In preparation.

SWAP, South West Asia Project, Center for Earth Observation, Yale University,, 2003.

Szeto, K.K., Moisture recycling over the Mackenzie basin, Atmosphere-Ocean, 40 (2), 181-197, 2002.

Wang, J., K.P. Price, and P.M. Rich, Spatial patterns of NDVI in response to precipitation and temperature in the central Great Plains, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 22 (18), 3827-3844, 2001.

Warner, T.T., and R.S. Sheu, Multiscale local forcing of the Arabian Desert daytime boundary layer, and implications for the dispersion of surface-released contaminants, Journal of Applied Meteorology, 39 (5), 686-707, 2000.

Weyhenmeyer, C.E., S.J. Burns, H.N. Waber, W. Aeschbach-Hertig, R. Kipfer, H.H. Loosli, and A. Matter, Cool glacial temperatures and changes in moisture source recorded in Oman groundwaters, Science, 287 (5454), 842-845, 2000.

Yamanaka, T., J. Shimada, and K. Miyaoka, Footprint analysis using event-based isotope data for identifying source area of precipitated water, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 107 (D22), art. no.-4624, 2002.

 Yang, W., L. Yang, and J.W. Merchant, An assessment of AVHRR/NDVI-ecoclimatological relations in Nebraska, USA, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 18 (10), 2161-2180, 1997.



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