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NEWS Publications 2012

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Cullather, R. I., M. G. Bosilovich, 2012: The Moisture Budget of the Polar Atmosphere in MERRA. J. Climate, 25, 5–24. (Jan 2012)


Liu, J., J. Curry, H. Wang, and M. Song, 2012: Impact of Declining Arctic Sea Ice on Winter Snowfall, Proc Natl Acad Sci., 109(11):4074-4079., (PNAS)


Tang, Q., and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2012: 21st Century Runoff Sensitivities of Major Global River Basins, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L06403


Liu, Jiping, J. Curry, H. Want, and M. Song, 2012: Impact of Declining Arctic Sea Ice on Winter Snowfall, submitted to Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100029 China, (PNAS, March 2012)


Bailing Li , , M. Rodell, B. F. Zaitchik, R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, T. M. van Dam , 2012: Assimilation of GRACE Terrestrial Water Storage into a Land Surface Model: Evaluation and Potential Value for Drought Monitoring in Western and Central Europe. j.hydrol.2012.04.035


Foster, J. L., Skofronick-Jackson, G., Meng, H., Wang, J. R., Riggs, G., Kocin, P. J. Johnson, B. T., Cohen, J. Hall, D. K. and S. V. Nghiem, (2012), Passive microwave remote sensing of the historic February 2010 snowstorms in the Middle Atlantic region of the USA. Hydrol. Process.. doi: 10.1002/hyp.8418


Dominguez, F., E. Rivera, D. P. Lettenmaier, and C. L. Castro 2012: Changes in winter precipitation extremes for the western United States under a warmer climate as simulated by regional climate models, GeophysRes Lett,39, L05803


Mishra, V., F. Dominguez, and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2012: Urban precipitation extremes: how reliable are regional climate models?, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L03907


Cullather, R. I., M. Bosilovich, 2012: The Energy Budget of the Polar Atmosphere in MERRA. J. Climate


Roberts, J. B., F. R. Robertson, C. A. Clayson, and M. G. Bosilovich, 2011: Characterization of turbulent latent and sensible heat flux exchange between the atmosphere and ocean in MERRA. J. Climate


Decker, M., M. A. Brunke, Z. Wang, K. Sakaguchi, X. Zeng, M. G. Bosilovich, 2012: Evaluation of the Reanalysis Products from GSFC, NCEP, and ECMWF Using Flux Tower Observations. Journal of Climate, Vol. 25, Iss. 6, pp. 1916–1944.


Wu, M-L C., O. Reale, S. D. Schubert, M. J. Suarez, C. D. Thorncroft 2012: African Easterly Jet: Barotropic Instability, Waves and Cyclogenesis. Journal of Climate


Zib, B. J. , X. Dong, B. Xi, and A. Kennedy, 2012: Evaluation and Intercomparison of Cloud Fraction and Radiative Fluxes in Recent Reanalyses over the Arctic using BSRN Surface Observations. J. Climate, Vol. 25, Iss. 7, pp. 2291–2305.


Mahanama, S. P., B. Livneh, R. D. Koster, D. P. Lettenmaier, and R. H. Reichle, 2012: Soil Moisture, Snow, and Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts in the United States, J. Hydrometeorol.,13, 189-203.


Yearsley, J., 2012: A grid based approach for simulating streamflow temperature, Water Resour. Res.,48, W03506, doi:10.1029/2011WR011515


Xia, Y., K. Mitchell, M. Ek, J. Sheffield, B. Cosgrove, E. F. Wood, L. Luo, C. Alonge, H. Wei, J. Meng, B. Livneh, D. Lettenmaier, V. Koren, Q. Duan, K. Mo, Y. Fan, D. Mocko, 2012: Continental-Scale Water and Energy Flux Analysis and Validation for the North American Land Data Assimilation System Project Phase 2 (NLDAS-2): 1. Intercomparison and Application of Model Products, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D03109, doi:10.1029/2011JD016048.


Vinukollu, R. K., J. Sheffield, E. F. Wood, M. Bosilovich, and D. Mocko, 2012: Multimodel analysis of Energy and Water Fluxes: Intercomparisons between Operational Analyses, a Land Surface Model and Remote Sensing, Journal of Hydromet., 13(1), 3-26, doi:10.1175/2011JHM1372.1.


Stephens, G. L., M. Wild, P. W. Stackhouse, T. L’Ecuyer, S. Kato, D. S. Henderson, 2012: The Global Character of the Flux of Downward Longwave Radiation. J. Climate, 25, 2329–2340


Tang, Q., and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2012: 21st century runoff sensitivities of major global river basins, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L06403.


Tang, Q., E. R. Vivoni, F. Munoz-Arriola, and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2012: Predictability of evapotranspiration patterns using remotely-sensed vegetation dynamics during the North American monsoon, J. Hydrometeorol., 13, 103-121