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Michael Durand

  • Associate Professor, Earth Sciences
  • Associate Professor
  • 247 Orton Hall
    155 S. Oval Mall
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-247-4835

Honors

  • January, 2016

    Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award.

  • April, 2014

    Distinguished Graduate Faculty Teaching Award.

  • April, 2014

    Kaarina and Weikko A. Heiskanen Award.

  • July, 2011

    IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society: 2011 J-STARS Prize Paper Award for Outstanding Paper of 2011 (Paper #16).

  • December, 2006

    American Geophysical Union Outstanding Student Paper Award in Hydrology for Oral Presentation.

Chapters

2015

  • Molotch, N.P.; Durand, M.T.; Guan, B.; Margulis, S.A. et al.. 2015. "Snow cover depletion curves and snow water equivalent reconstruction: Six decades of hydrologic remote sensing applications." In Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle, Geophysical Monograph 206, edited by Lakshmi, V.,

2011

  • 2011. "Snow water equivalent." In Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers, edited by Singh, V.P.; Singh, P.; Haritashya, U.,

1982

  • Bowen, R.. 1982. "Surface water.."

Journal Articles

2019

  • Tuozzolo, S.; Langhorst, T.; de Moraes Frasson, R.P.; Pavelsky, T. et al., 2019, "The impact of reach averaging Manning's equation for an in-situ dataset of water surface elevation, width, and slope." Journal of Hydrology 578,
  • Langhorst, T.; Pavelsky, T.M.; Frasson, R.P.D.M.; Wei, R. et al., 2019, "Anticipated improvements to river surface elevation profiles from the surface water and ocean topography mission." Frontiers in Earth Science 7,
  • Kim, D.; Yu, H.; Lee, H.; Beighley, E. et al., 2019, "Ensemble learning regression for estimating river discharges using satellite altimetry data: Central Congo River as a Test-bed." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 221, 741-755 - 741-755.

2018

  • Laborde, S.; Phang, S.C.; Ahmadou, M.; Henry, N. et al., 2018, "Co-producing research in the "Red Zone": Adaptation to fieldwork constraints with a transdisciplinary approach." GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL 184, no. 4, 369-383 - 369-383.
  • Domeneghetti, A.; Schumann, G.J-P.; Frasson, R.P.M.; Wei, R. et al., 2018, "Characterizing water surface elevation under different flow conditions for the upcoming SWOT mission." JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGY 561, 848-861 - 848-861.
  • Dai, C.; Durand, M.; Howat, I.M.; Altenau, E.H. et al., 2018, "Estimating River Surface Elevation From ArcticDEM." GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS 45, no. 7, 3107-3114 - 3107-3114.
  • Oubanas, H.; Gejadze, I.; Malaterre, P-O.; Durand, M. et al., 2018, "Discharge Estimation in Ungauged Basins Through Variational Data Assimilation: The Potential of the SWOT Mission." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 54, no. 3, 2405-2423 - 2405-2423.
  • Jezek, K.C.; Johnson, J.T.; Tan, S.; Tsang, L. et al., 2018, "500-2000-MHz Brightness Temperature Spectra of the Northwestern Greenland Ice Sheet." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 56, no. 3, 1485-1496 - 1485-1496.
  • Wrzesien, M.L.; Durand, M.T.; Pavelsky, T.M.; Kapnick, S.B. et al., 2018, "A New Estimate of North American Mountain Snow Accumulation From Regional Climate Model Simulations." GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS 45, no. 3, 1423-1432 - 1423-1432.
  • Kim, R.S.; Durand, M.; Liu, D., 2018, "Spectral analysis of airborne passive microwave measurements of alpine snowpack: Colorado, USA." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 205, 469-484 - 469-484.

2017

  • Pan, J.; Durand, M.T.; Vander Jagt, B.J.; Liu, D., 2017, "Application of a Markov Chain Monte Carlo algorithm for snow water equivalent retrieval from passive microwave measurements." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 192, 150-165 - 150-165.
  • Altenau, E.H.; Pavelsky, T.M.; Moller, D.; Lion, C. et al., 2017, "AirSWOT measurements of river water surface elevation and slope: Tanana River, AK." GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS 44, no. 1, 181-189 - 181-189.
  • Li, D.; Durand, M.; Margulis, S.A., 2017, "Estimating snow water equivalent in a Sierra Nevada watershed via spaceborne radiance data assimilation." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 53, no. 1, 647-671 - 647-671.
  • Cai, S.; Li, D.; Durand, M.; Margulis, S.A., 2017, "Examination of the impacts of vegetation on the correlation between snow water equivalent and passive microwave brightness temperature." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 193, 244-256 - 244-256.
  • Wrzesien, M.L.; Durand, M.T.; Pavelsky, T.M.; Howat, I.M. et al., 2017, "Comparison of Methods to Estimate Snow Water Equivalent at the Mountain Range Scale: A Case Study of the California Sierra Nevada." JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY 18, no. 4, 1101-+ - 1101-+.
  • de Moraes Frasson, R.P.; Wei, R.; Durand, M.; Minear, J.T. et al., 2017, "Automated River Reach Definition Strategies: Applications for the Surface Water and Ocean Topography Mission." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 53, no. 10, 8164-8186 - 8164-8186.
  • Li, D.; Wrzesien, M.L.; Durand, M.; Adam, J. et al., 2017, "How much runoff originates as snow in the western United States, and how will that change in the future?." GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS 44, no. 12, 6163-6172 - 6163-6172.
  • Hagemann, M.W.; Gleason, C.J.; Durand, M.T., 2017, "BAM: Bayesian AMHG-Manning Inference of Discharge Using Remotely Sensed Stream Width, Slope, and Height." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 53, no. 11, 9692-9707 - 9692-9707.

2016

  • Laborde, S.; Fernandez, A.; Phang, S.C.; Hamilton, I.M. et al., 2016, "Social-ecological feedbacks lead to unsustainable lock-in in an inland fishery." GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE-HUMAN AND POLICY DIMENSIONS 41, 13-25 - 13-25.
  • O'Loughlin, F.E.; Paiva, R.C.D.; Durand, M.; Alsdorf, D.E. et al., 2016, "A multi-sensor approach towards a global vegetation corrected SRTM DEM product." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 182, 49-59 - 49-59.
  • Moritz, M.; Laborde, S.; Phang, S.C.; Ahmadou, M. et al., 2016, "Studying the Logone floodplain, Cameroon, as a coupled human and natural system." AFRICAN JOURNAL OF AQUATIC SCIENCE 41, no. 1, 99-108 - 99-108.
  • Durand, M.; Gleason, C.J.; Garambois, P.A.; Bjerklie, D. et al., 2016, "An intercomparison of remote sensing river discharge estimation algorithms from measurements of river height, width, and slope." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 52, no. 6, 4527-4549 - 4527-4549.
  • Margulis, S.A.; Cortes, G.; Girotto, M.; Durand, M., 2016, "A Landsat-Era Sierra Nevada Snow Reanalysis (1985-2015)." JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY 17, no. 4, 1203-1221 - 1203-1221.
  • Margulis, S.A.; Cortes, G.; Girotto, M.; Huning, L.S. et al., 2016, "Characterizing the extreme 2015 snowpack deficit in the Sierra Nevada (USA) and the implications for drought recovery." GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS 43, no. 12, 6341-6349 - 6341-6349.
  • Bonnema, M.G.; Sikder, S.; Hossain, F.; Durand, M. et al., 2016, "Benchmarking wide swath altimetry-based river discharge estimation algorithms for the Ganges river system." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 52, no. 4, 2439-2461 - 2439-2461.
  • Yoon, Y.; Garambois, P-A.; Paiva, R.C.D.; Durand, M. et al., 2016, "Improved error estimates of a discharge algorithm for remotely sensed river measurements: Test cases on Sacramento and Garonne Rivers." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 52, no. 1, 278-294 - 278-294.
  • Fernandez, A.; Najafi, M.R.; Durand, M.; Mark, B.G. et al., 2016, "Testing the skill of numerical hydraulic modeling to simulate spatiotemporal flooding patterns in the Logone floodplain, Cameroon." JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGY 539, 265-280 - 265-280.
  • Pan, J.; Durand, M.; Sandells, M.; Lemmetyinen, J. et al., 2016, "Differences Between the HUT Snow Emission Model and MEMLS and Their Effects on Brightness Temperature Simulation." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 54, no. 4, 2001-2019 - 2001-2019.

2015

  • Vander Jagt, B.; Lucieer, A.; Wallace, L.; Turner, D. et al., 2015, "Snow depth retrieval with UAS using photogrammetric techniques." Geosciences (Switzerland) 5, no. 3, 264-285 - 264-285.
  • Jezek, K.C.; Johnson, J.T.; Drinkwater, M.R.; Macelloni, G. et al., 2015, "Radiometric Approach for Estimating Relative Changes in Intraglacier Average Temperature." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 53, no. 1, 134-143 - 134-143.
  • Wilson, M.D.; Durand, M.; Jung, H.C.; Alsdorf, D., 2015, "Swath-altimetry measurements of the main stem Amazon River: measurement errors and hydraulic implications." HYDROLOGY AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES 19, no. 4, 1943-1959 - 1943-1959.
  • Paiva, R.C.D.; Durand, M.T.; Hossain, F., 2015, "Spatiotemporal interpolation of discharge across a river network by using synthetic SWOT satellite data." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 51, no. 1, 430-449 - 430-449.
  • Li, D.; Durand, M.; Margulis, S.A., 2015, "Large-Scale High-Resolution Modeling of Microwave Radiance of a Deep Maritime Alpine Snowpack." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 53, no. 5, 2308-2322 - 2308-2322.
  • Wrzesien, M.L.; Pavelsky, T.M.; Kapnick, S.B.; Durand, M.T. et al., 2015, "Evaluation of snow cover fraction for regional climate simulations in the Sierra Nevada." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLIMATOLOGY 35, no. 9, 2472-2484 - 2472-2484.
  • Li, D.; Durand, M.; Margulis, S.A., 2015, "Quantifying Spatiotemporal Variability of Controls on Microwave Emission From Snow-Covered Mountainous Regions." IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING 8, no. 9, 4478-4488 - 4478-4488.
  • Margulis, S.A.; Girotto, M.; Cortes, G.; Durand, M., 2015, "A Particle Batch Smoother Approach to Snow Water Equivalent Estimation." JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY 16, no. 4, 1752-1772 - 1752-1772.
  • Vander Jagt, B.J.; Durand, M.T.; Margulis, S.A.; Kim, E.J. et al., 2015, "On the characterization of vegetation transmissivity using LAI for application in passive microwave remote sensing of snowpack." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 156, 310-321 - 310-321.
  • Tan, S.; Aksoy, M.; Brogioni, M.; Macelloni, G. et al., 2015, "Physical Models of Layered Polar Firn Brightness Temperatures From 0.5 to 2 GHz." IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING 8, no. 7, 3681-3691 - 3681-3691.

2014

  • Girotto, M.; Margulis, S.A.; Durand, M., 2014, "Probabilistic SWE reanalysis as a generalization of deterministic SWE reconstruction techniques." HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES 28, no. 12, 3875-3895 - 3875-3895.
  • Pavelsky, T.M.; Durand, M.T.; Andreadis, K.M.; Beighley, R.E. et al., 2014, "Assessing the potential global extent of SWOT river discharge observations." JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGY 519, 1516-1525 - 1516-1525.
  • Girotto, M.; Cortes, G.; Margulis, S.A.; Durand, M., 2014, "Examining spatial and temporal variability in snow water equivalent using a 27 year reanalysis: Kern River watershed, Sierra Nevada." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 50, no. 8, 6713-6734 - 6713-6734.
  • Durand, M.; Neal, J.; Rodriguez, E.; Andreadis, K.M. et al., 2014, "Estimating reach-averaged discharge for the River Severn from measurements of river water surface elevation and slope." JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGY 511, 92-104 - 92-104.

2013

  • Berisford, D.F.; Molotch, N.P.; Durand, M.T.; Painter, T.H., 2013, "Portable spectral profiler probe for rapid snow grain size stratigraphy." COLD REGIONS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 85, 183-190 - 183-190.
  • Yoon, Y.; Durand, M.; Merry, C.J.; Rodriguez, E., 2013, "Improving Temporal Coverage of the SWOT Mission Using Spatiotemporal Kriging." IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING 6, no. 3, 1719-1729 - 1719-1729.
  • Mersel, M.K.; Smith, L.C.; Andreadis, K.M.; Durand, M.T., 2013, "Estimation of river depth from remotely sensed hydraulic relationships." WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH 49, no. 6, 3165-3179 - 3165-3179.
  • Vander Jagt, B.J.; Durand, M.T.; Margulis, S.A.; Kim, E.J. et al., 2013, "The effect of spatial variability on the sensitivity of passive microwave measurements to snow water equivalent." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 136, 163-179 - 163-179.

2012

  • Yoon, Y.; Durand, M.; Merry, C.J.; Clark, E.A. et al., 2012, "Estimating river bathymetry from data assimilation of synthetic SWOT measurements." JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGY 464, 363-375 - 363-375.
  • Durand, M.; Liu, D., 2012, "The need for prior information in characterizing snow water equivalent from microwave brightness temperatures." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 126, 248-257 - 248-257.
  • Huang, C.; Margulis, S.A.; Durand, M.T.; Musselman, K.N., 2012, "Assessment of Snow Grain-Size Model and Stratigraphy Representation Impacts on Snow Radiance Assimilation: Forward Modeling Evaluation." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 50, no. 11, 4551-4564 - 4551-4564.
  • Li, D.; Durand, M.; Margulis, S.A., 2012, "Potential for hydrologic characterization of deep mountain snowpack via passive microwave remote sensing in the Kern River basin, Sierra Nevada, USA." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 125, 34-48 - 34-48.

2011

  • Durand, M.; Kim, E.J.; Margulis, S.A.; Molotch, N.P., 2011, "A First-Order Characterization of Errors From Neglecting Stratigraphy in Forward and Inverse Passive Microwave Modeling of Snow." IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS 8, no. 4, 730-734 - 730-734.
  • Biancamaria, S.; Durand, M.; Andreadis, K.M.; Bates, P.D. et al., 2011, "Assimilation of virtual wide swath altimetry to improve Arctic river modeling." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 115, no. 2, 373-381 - 373-381.
  • Toure, A.M.; Goita, K.; Royer, A.; Kim, E.J. et al., 2011, "A Case Study of Using a Multilayered Thermodynamical Snow Model for Radiance Assimilation." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 49, no. 8, 2828-2837 - 2828-2837.
  • Beighley, R.E.; Ray, R.L.; He, Y.; Lee, H. et al., 2011, "Comparing satellite derived precipitation datasets using the Hillslope River Routing (HRR) model in the Congo River Basin." HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES 25, no. 20, 3216-3229 - 3216-3229.

2010

  • Jung, H.C.; Hamski, J.; Durand, M.; Alsdorf, D. et al., 2010, "Characterization of complex fluvial systems using remote sensing of spatial and temporal water level variations in the Amazon, Congo, and Brahmaputra Rivers." EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS 35, no. 3, 294-304 - 294-304.
  • Durand, M.; Fu, L-L.; Lettenmaier, D.P.; Alsdorf, D.E. et al., 2010, "The Surface Water and Ocean Topography Mission: Observing Terrestrial Surface Water and Oceanic Submesoscale Eddies." PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE 98, no. 5, 766-779 - 766-779.
  • Durand, M.; Rodriguez, E.; Alsdorf, D.E.; Trigg, M., 2010, "Estimating River Depth From Remote Sensing Swath Interferometry Measurements of River Height, Slope, and Width." IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING 3, no. 1, 20-31 - 20-31.
  • Biancamaria, S.; Andreadis, K.M.; Durand, M.; Clark, E.A. et al., 2010, "Preliminary Characterization of SWOT Hydrology Error Budget and Global Capabilities." IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED EARTH OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING 3, no. 1, 6-19 - 6-19.
  • Lee, H.; Durand, M.; Jung, H.C.; Alsdorf, D. et al., 2010, "Characterization of surface water storage changes in Arctic lakes using simulated SWOT measurements." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING 31, no. 14, 3931-3953 - 3931-3953.

2009

  • Durand, M.; Kim, E.J.; Margulis, S.A., 2009, "Radiance assimilation shows promise for snowpack characterization." GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS 36,

2008

  • Durand, M.; Molotch, N.P.; Margulis, S.A., 2008, "A Bayesian approach to snow water equivalent reconstruction." JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES 113, no. D20,
  • Durand, M.; Kim, E.J.; Margulis, S.A., 2008, "Quantifying uncertainty in modeling snow microwave radiance for a mountain snowpack at the point-scale, including stratigraphic effects." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 46, no. 6, 1753-1767 - 1753-1767.
  • Durand, M.; Molotch, N.P.; Margulis, S.A., 2008, "Merging complementary remote sensing datasets in the context of snow water equivalent reconstruction." REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT 112, no. 3, 1212-1225 - 1212-1225.
  • Durand, M.; Andreadis, K.M.; Alsdorf, D.E.; Lettenmaier, D.P. et al., 2008, "Estimation of bathymetric depth and slope from data assimilation of swath altimetry into a hydrodynamic model." GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS 35, no. 20,
  • Durand, M.; Margulis, S.A., 2008, "Effects of uncertainty magnitude and accuracy on assimilation of multiscale measurements for snowpack characterization." JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES 113, no. D2,

2007

  • Durand, M.; Margulis, S.A., 2007, "Correcting first-order errors in snow water equivalent estimates using a multifrequency, multiscale radiometric data assimilation scheme." JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES 112, no. D13,

2006

  • Durand, M.; Margulis, S.A., 2006, "Feasibility test of multifrequency radiometric data assimilation to estimate snow water equivalent." JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY 7, no. 3, 443-457 - 443-457.

Presentations

  • "Towards validation of an ensemble-based Bayesian snow water equivalent reconstruction." 2008, Presented at Eastern Snow Conference,
  • "Inversion of Airborne Passive Microwave Data for Snow Properties using the Metropolis Algorithm." 2012, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Microwaves and snow grains: Monitoring the changing mountain snowpack." 2011, Presented at University of North Carolina, Department of Geology seminar series,
  • "Remote Sensing of the Mountain Snowpack: Integration of Observations and Models to Support Water Res." 2012, Presented at Chapman conference on Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Hydrology,
  • "Comparing field measurements of grain size for forcing microwave emission models." 2013, Presented at Snow Grain Size Workshop - Measurements and Applications,
  • "Snow radiance assimilation requirements: A case study using CLPX-1." 2008, Presented at Eastern Snow Conference,
  • "Simulation of seasonal evoluation of microwave emission from snow cover." 2012, Presented at 12th Specialist Meeting on Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment (µRad),
  • "Large Scale Modeling of Floodplain Inundation; Calibration and Forecast Based on Lisflood-FP Model and Remotely Sensed Data." 2013, Presented at American Geophysical Union,
  • "Characterizing the SWOT discharge error budget on the Sacramento River, CA." 2013, Presented at American Geophysical Union,
  • "Potential for obtaining optimal snow states estimation by assimilating space-borne passive microwave measurements into surface snow modeling." 2011, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Terrestrial Water Dynamics in the Congo Basin Using Satellite Radar Altimetry and GRACE." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Microwaves and snow grains: Monitoring the changing mountain snowpack." 2013, Presented at University of Michigan, department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences seminar series,
  • "Comparison of Measured and Modeled Snow Brightness Temperature Using Various Field Techniques for Grain Size Measurements." 2011, Presented at IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society,
  • "Optimal interpolation of spaceborne height measurements of river height to support SWOT discharge algorithms." 2012, Presented at Chapman conference on Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Hydrology,
  • "Estimating river bathymetry roughness, and discharge from remote sensing measurements of river height on the River Severn, U. K.." 2012, Presented at 20 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry,
  • "Estimating mountainous snow water equivalent via ensemble Kalman filtering with improved AMSR-E observation and model representation." 2013, Presented at European Geophysical Union,
  • "Retrieval of Snow Depth Using Low Cost UAV-Based Lidar and Photogrammetry." 2013, Presented at American Geophysical Union,
  • "Assessing the Global Extent of Rivers Observable by SWOT." 2013, Presented at American Geophysical Union,
  • "Discharge estimates on a small braided river based on synthetic SWOT measurements." 2013, Presented at American Geophysical Union,
  • "The impact of major snow evolution processes on the strategic design of radiance data assimilation system for basin scale snow water equivalent estimates." 2013, Presented at American Geophysical Union,
  • "Differences between the MEMLS and the multiple-layer HUT model and their comparisons with in-situ snowpack observations." 2013, Presented at American Geophysical Union,
  • "Potential transition from seasonal to ephemeral snow in Great Lakes watersheds in a warming climate." 2013, Presented at American Geophysical Union,
  • "Differences between the MEMLS and the multiple-layer HUT model and their comparisons with in-situ measurements." 2014, Presented at Microstructure in Snow Microwave Radiative Transfer (MICROSNOW) Workshop,
  • "The role of microstructure in forward modeling and data assimilation schemes: A case study in the Kern River, Sierra Nevada, USA." 2014, Presented at Microstructure in Snow Microwave Radiative Transfer (MICROSNOW) Workshop,
  • "Estimating depth from SWOT measurements: A case study from the Rio Grande River." 2010, Presented at Ocean and hydrology applications workshop,
  • "Errors in Estimating River Discharge from Remote Sensing based on Manning's Equation." 2010, Presented at Ocean and hydrology applications workshop,
  • "Estimating bathymetry and river depth in the Ohio River using simultaneous state-parameter estimatio." 2010, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Estimating River Baseflow Depth from Swath Altimetry: Initial Results." 2010, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Multi-scale characterization of sub-pixel effects for microwave remote sensing of snow." 2011, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Measurements of snow microstructure using field and laboratory methods across an elevational gradient in Colorado, USA." 2011, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Constraining the Assimilation of SWOT Satellite Observations Using Hydraulic Geometry Relationships." 2011, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "How sub-pixel snow depth, vegetation, and grain size variability affect the ability to estimate large- scale SWE from microwave measurements in alpine areas." 2012, Presented at Chapman conference on Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Hydrology,
  • "The Estimation of Reach-Averaged Bathymetry and Friction Coefficient from SWOT Data." 2012, Presented at Chapman conference on Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Hydrology,
  • "Estimating snow water equivalent and melt timing in Tulare basin via assimilating downscaled AMSR-E observations into high-resolution modeling framework." 2012, Presented at Eastern Snow Conference,
  • "Passive microwave remote sensing of snow: Several recent advances." 2012, Presented at Eastern Snow Conference,
  • "Validation of Snow Cover Fraction for Regional Climate Simulations in the Sierra Nevada." 2014, Presented at Eastern Snow Conference,
  • "Feasibility of snow water equivalent estimation using the Ensemble Kalman Filter." 2004, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Feasibility of snowpack characterization using multi-frequency remote sensing and advanced data assimilation techniques." 2005, Presented at American Meteorological Society meeting,
  • "Hybridizing complementary remote sensing datasets in the context of snow water equivalent reconstruction." 2007, Presented at Satellite Observations of the Global Water Cycle,
  • "The effect of model scale in reconstructing snow water equivalent over complex terrain." 2007, Presented at American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly,
  • "Snow Radiance Assimilation: Case Studies using the Cold Land Processes Experiment-1." 2009, Presented at Fifth WMO Symposium on Data Assimilation,
  • "Discharge of the Congo River Estimated from Satellite Measurements." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Snow Radiance Assimilation Studies." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Application of a Bayesian snow water equivalent reconstruction technique to a mountainous basin in the Sierra Nevada." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Intercomparison of algorithms to estimate river depth from SWOT observations of slope and width." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Estimating river discharge from the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission: Estimated accuracy of approaches based on Manning’s equation." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Improving a modelling of the Ob river, in western Siberia, by assimilating wide swath altimetry data." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Microwaves and snow grains: Monitoring the changing mountain snowpack." 2012, Presented at Tennessee Technical University, Civil Engineering Department colloquium,
  • "Spatiotemporal resolution enhancement of SWOT based on the optimal interpolation." 2012, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Comparison among physical process based snow models in estimating SWE and upwelling microwave emission." 2012, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Spatial and temporal variability of snow water equivalent in relations to the physiographic characteristics of the Kern watershed in the Sierra Nevada, CA." 2012, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Exploring SWOT discharge algorithm accuracy on the Sacramento River." 2012, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Microwaves and snow grains: Monitoring the changing mountain snowpack." 2014, Presented at CUAHSI Cyberseminar Series on Snow Hydrology,
  • "How much snow cover in Great Lakes watersheds will transition from seasonal to ephemeral snow in a warming climate?." 2014, Presented at Eastern Snow Conference,
  • "Feasibility of distributed snowpack characterization using radiometric data assimilation: an example of a multi-scale, multi-frequency approach." 2006, Presented at American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly,
  • "Sensitivity of multi-frequency radiometric data assimilation results to magnitude and accuracy of interpixel correlation in a synthetic snowpack characterization study." 2006, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Estimating snowfall patterns using timeseries of remote sensing images within a Bayesian framework." 2007, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Temporal decorrelation and topographic layover impact on Ka-band swath altimetry for surface water hydrology." 2008, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Science requirements for hydrologic storage change from the SWOT mission." 2008, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "How accurately will SWOT measurements be able to characterize river discharge?." 2008, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Spatio-temporal error on the discharge estimates for the SWOT mission." 2008, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Evaluating the Surface Water Ocean Topography mission hydrology observations." 2009, Presented at IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium,
  • "Hydrodynamic modeling of the Muskingum River near Zanesville, Ohio." 2010, Presented at American Society of Civil Engineers,
  • "Swath altimetry measurements of the mainstem Amazon River: Measurement errors and hydraulic implications." 2010, Presented at Ocean and hydrology applications workshop,
  • "Compact Probe for In-Situ Optical Snow Grain Size Stratigraphy." 2010, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Large-scale estimation of river discharge from SWOT satellite observations: A fraternal twin data assimilation experiment." 2010, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Feasibility of distributed snowpack characterization during the Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX) using a multi-scale multi-frequency data assimilation approach." 2005, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "An ensemble-based reanalysis approach for estimating river bathymetry from the upcoming SWOT mission." 2011, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Spatial and temporal analysis of snow water equivalent estimates obtained from a multi-sensor and multi-resolution reconstruction approach." 2011, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "The Surface Water and Ocean Topography Satellite Mission – An Assessment of Swath Altimetry Measurements of River Hydrodynamics." 2012, Presented at Chapman conference on Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Hydrology,
  • "Profiling altimetry compared with swath altimetry in the context of terrestrial hydrology data assimilation." 2008, Presented at American Society for Limnography and Oceanography Ocean Sciences meeting,
  • "Characterization of global surface water storage changes and discharge via the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission." 2008, Presented at CUAHSI biennial colloquium on Hydrologic Science and Engineering,
  • "An examination of multi-frequency microwave radiometry for probing subsurface ice sheet temperatures." Presented at IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium,
  • "Microwaves and snow grains: Monitoring the changing mountain snowpack." 2010, Presented at Boise State University, Department of Geosciences seminar series,
  • "Snow microstructure and passive microwave remote sensing of snow: Field experiments at Storm Peak La." 2012, Presented at Chapman conference on Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Hydrology,
  • "How vegetation affects the ability to estimate large-scale SWE from microwave measurements in alpine areas." 2012, Presented at Eastern Snow Conference,
  • "Investigating the Feasibility of Incorporating Remote Sensing and Earth Science Datasets into Existing Frameworks for Improving Water Supply and Drought Forecast in California." 2012, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Quantifying the impact of model errors on river discharge retrievals through assimilation of SWOT-observed water surface elevations." 2008, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Issues of scale in evaluating the feasibility of snow water equivalent estimation via radiance assimilation." 2007, Presented at 2007 Satellite Observations of the Global Water Cycle,
  • "Characterizing vegetation transmissivity via spatial and temporal variations in multi-resolution passive microwave measurements at Ka band." 2013, Presented at American Geophysical Union,
  • "Passive microwave remote sensing of snow: Several recent advances and the role of modeling." 2012, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Towards the objective characterization of snow microstructure for microwave emission modeling." 2012, Presented at IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium,
  • "A Bayesian algorithm for estimation of river depth, roughness and discharge from SWOT measurements of height and inundated area." 2011, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "A Bayesian analysis scheme for estimating river depth and discharge using SWOT measurements." 2011, Presented at American Meteorological Society Meeting,
  • "Towards remote sensing of river discharge from space." 2010, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "A Bayesian approach to estimating snow depth from passive microwave measurements using a multi-layer model and minimal prior information." 2010, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Examination of the implications of snow model complexity, stratigraphy and grain-size representation on SWE estimation via passive microwave radiance data assimilation." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Examining the scale dependence of the statistical relationship between snow depth and microwave radiance." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "SWOT, The Surface Water and Ocean Topography Satellite Mission." 2009, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Using the microwave emission model of layered snowpacks." 2014, Presented at Microstructure in Snow Microwave Radiative Transfer (MICROSNOW) Workshop,
  • "A comparison of field methods for grain size characterization in the context of passive microwave modeling of snow." 2010, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "An Empirically Derived Method for Remotely-Sensed Estimation of River Depth." 2011, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "An ensemble-based approach for estimating river bathymetry from SWOT measurements." 2012, Presented at The Chapman conference on Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Hydrology,
  • "Effects of Reach Averaging on Empirically-Based, Remotely-Sensed Estimates of River Depth." 2012, Presented at Chapman conference on Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Hydrology,
  • "Estimation of Seasonal Snow Water Equivalent Using Landsat Observations." 2018, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "A Strategy for Global Snow Information for Nature and Society." 2018, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Snowpack modeling in the context of radiance assimilation for snow water equivalent mapping." 2017, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "The performance of the new enhanced-resolution satellite passive microwave dataset applied for snow water equivalent estimation." 2017, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "How much runoff originates as snow in the western United States and what its future changes tell us?." 2017, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Application of the Markov Chain Monte Carlo method for snow water equivalent retrieval based on passive microwave measurements." 2015, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Are existing snow microwave emission models so different?." 2015, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "Analysis of passive microwave signatures over snow-covered mountainous area." 2015, Presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting,
  • "A new climatology of North American mountain snow water storage and impacts on river basin-scale water budgets." 2018, Presented at 8TH GEWEX Open Science Conference: Extremes and Water on the Edge,
  • "Learning continental water fluxes from space – from hydrodynamic modeling to river discharge products." 2018, Presented at SWOT Science Team Meeting,
  • "River Products from RiverObs." 2018, Presented at SWOT Science Team Meeting,
  • "Channel storage change: A new remote sensed surface water measurement." 2018, Presented at 25 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry,
  • "Utilizing Flood Inundation Observations to Obtain Floodplain Topography in Data-Scarce Regions for use in a Hydrodynamic Model." 2018, Presented at Global Flood Partnership,
  • "Physically-based radar retrieval algorithms for SWE estimation." 2017, Presented at SnowEx Workshop,
  • "River data product status." 2017, Presented at SWOT Science Team Meeting,
  • "River flow from space." 2016, Presented at School of Earth Sciences Climate Water Environment Mini-Symposium,
  • "The Pepsi Challenge and Discharge Moving Forward." 2016, Presented at SWOT Science Team Meeting,
  • "Discharge Algorithm Working Group Update." 2015, Presented at SWOT Science Definition Team Meeting,
  • "AirSWOT for Discharge Algorithm Validation: Sacramento & Willamette Flights, March 2015." 2015, Presented at SWOT Science Definition Team Meeting,
  • "Microwaves and snow grains: Monitoring the changing mountain snowpack." 2015, Presented at Akron University Geosciences Seminar,

Papers in Proceedings

2018

  • Yueh, S.; Shah, R.; Xu, X.; Elder, K. et al. "UAS-Based P-Band Signals of Opportunity for Remote Sensing of Snow and Root Zone Soil Moisture." in Conference on Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XXII. (1 2018).
  • Johnson, J.T.; Jezek, K.C.; Andrews, M.; Li, H. et al. "Measurements of 0.5-2 GHz Thermal Emission Spectra from the Greenland Ice Sheet, Sea Ice, and Permafrost: Results from September 2017 Campaign." in 38th IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). (1 2018).

2017

  • Yueh, S.; Shah, R.; Xu, X.; Elder, K. et al. "HydroCube mission concept: P-Band signals of opportunity for remote sensing of snow and root zone soil moisture." (1 2017).
  • Andrews, M.; Li, H.; Johnson, J.T.; Jezek, K.C. et al. "The Ultra-Wideband Software Defined Microwave Radiometer (UWBRAD) for Ice sheet subsurface temperature sensing: Calibration and campaign results." (12 2017).

2016

  • Johnson, J.T.; Jezek, K.C.; Aksoy, M.; Bringer, A. et al. "The Ultra-wideband Software-Defined Radiometer (UWBRAD) for ice sheet internal temperature sensing: Results from recent observations." (11 2016).
  • Duan, Y.; Durand, M.; Jezek, K.; Yardim, C. et al. "Testing the feasibility of a bayesian retrieval of greenland ice sheet internal temperature from ultra-wideband software-defined microwave radiometer (UWBRAD) measurements." (11 2016).

2012

  • Yoon, Y.; Durand, M.; Merry, C.J. "Data assimilation for estimating river height from the upcoming SWOT mission." (12 2012).
  • Durand, M.; Neal, J.; Rodríguez, E. "Estimating river bathymetry, roughness, and discharge from remote sensing measurements of river height on the River Severn, U.K.." in 20 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry. (1 2012).

2010

  • Yoon, Y.; Durand, M.; Merry, C.J. "Evaluating the potential for characterizing river depth from SWOT measurements: A case study for the Ohio River." (12 2010).
  • Lant, J.; Durand, M.; Andreadis, K.; Alsdorf, D. "A hydraulic modeling framework for producing urban flooding maps in Zanesville, Ohio." (12 2010).

Unknown

  • "A genetic approach to estimating river bed topography using SWOT satellite observations." in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society.
  • "Developing new algorithms for estimating river discharge from SWOT." in American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
  • "Interpreting the Remotely Sensed Microwave Radiance from Snow Covered Mountains via a High-resolution Modeling Framework." in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium.