Syed, T. H., J. S. Famiglietti and D. Chambers, 2009,GRACE-based estimates of terrestrial freshwater discharge from basin to continental scales, J. Hydrometeorology, 10(1), 22-40, DOI: 10.1175/2008JHM993.1


Famiglietti, J. S., D. Ryu, A. A. Berg, M. Rodell, and T. J. Jackson, 2008,Field observations of soil moisture variability across scales, Water Resour. Res., 44, W01423, doi:10.1029/2006WR005804.

Goteti, G., J. S. Famiglietti, and K. Asante, 2008, A Catchment-Based Hydrologic and Routing Modeling System with explicit river channels, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D14116, doi:10.1029/2007JD009691

Lo, M., P. J.-F. Yeh and J. Famiglietti, 2008, Constraining Water Table Depth Simulations in a Land Surface Model Using Estimated Baseflow, Advances in Water Resources, 31, 1552-1564, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.06.007

Ramillien, G., J. S. Famiglietti and J. Wahr, 2008, Detection of continental hydrology and glaciology signals from GRACE: A review, Surveys in Geophysics, 29(4-5), 10.1007/s10712-008-9048-9, pp. 361-374

Syed, T. H., J. S. Famiglietti, M. Rodell, J. Chen, and C. R. Wilson, 2008, Analysis of terrestrial water storage changes from GRACE and GLDAS, Water Resour. Res., 44, W02433, doi:10.1029/2006WR005779.



Syed, T. H., J. S. Famiglietti, V. Zlotnicki, and M. Rodell, 2007, Contemporary estimates of Pan-Arctic freshwater discharge from GRACE and reanalysis, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L19404, doi:10.1029/2007GL031254.

Rodell, M., J. Chen, H. Kato, J. Famiglietti, J. Nigro and C. Wilson, 2007, Estimating ground water storage changes in the Mississippi river basin using GRACE, Hydrogeology Journal, , doi 10.1007/s10040-006-0103-7



Lettenmaier, D. P. and J. S. Famiglietti, 2006, Water from on high, Nature, 444, 562-563.

Ryu, D. and J.S. Famiglietti, 2006, Multi-scale spatial correlation and scaling behavior of surface soil moisture, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L08404, doi:10.1029/2006GL025831.

Swenson, S. C., P. J.-F. Yeh, J. Wahr and J. S. Famiglietti, 2006, A comparison of terrestrial water storage variations from GRACE with in situ measurements from Illinois, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L16401, doi:10.1029/2006GL026962.

Yeh, P. J.-F., S. C. Swenson, J. S. Famiglietti and M. Rodell, 2006, Remote sensing of groundwater storage changes in Illinois using the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE), Wat. Resour. Res., 42, W12203, doi:10.1029/2006WR005374



Syed, T. H., J. S. Famiglietti, J. Chen, M. Rodell, S. I. Seneviratne, P. Viterbo and C. R. Wilson, 2005, Total Basin Discharge for the Amazon and Mississippi River Basins from GRACE and a Land-Atmosphere Water Balance, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L24404, doi:10.1029/2005GL024851.

Ryu, D. and J. S. Famiglietti, 2005, Characterization of footprint-scale surface soil moisture variability using Gaussian and beta distribution functions during the Southern Great Plains 1997 (SGP97) hydrology experiment, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 41, No. 12, W12433, 10.1029/2004WR003835

Chen, J. L., C. R. Wilson, B. D. Tapley, J. S. Famiglietti and M. Rodell, 2005, Seasonal Global Mean Sea Level Change From Satellite Altimeter, GRACE, and Geophysical Models, J. Geodesy, DOI 10.1007/s00190-005-0005-9.

Berg, A. A., J. S. Famiglietti, M. Rodell, R. H. Reichle, U. Jambor, S. L. Holl and P. R. Houser, 2005, Development of a Hydrometeorological Forcing Data Set for Global Soil Moisture Estimation, Int. J. Climatol. 25, 1697- 1714.

Chen, J. L., C. R. Wilson, J. S. Famiglietti, and M. Rodell, 2005, Spatial sensitivity of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) time-variable gravity observations, J. Geophys. Res., 110,B08408, doi:10.1029/2004JB003536.

Chen, J., M. Rodell, C. R. Wilson and J. S. Famiglietti, 2005, Low degree spherical harmonic influences on Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) water storage estimates, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L14405, doi:10.1029/2005GL022964.

Cosh, M. H., T. J. Jackson, R. Bindlish, J. Famiglietti and D. Ryu, 2005, Calibration of an Impedance Probe for Large-Scale Estimation of Surface Soil Water Content over large regions, J. Hydrology, 311, 49-58

Koster, R. D., M. J. Suarez, P. Liu, U. Jambor, A. Berg, M. Kistler, R. Reichle, M. Rodell and J. Famiglietti, 2005, Realistic Initialization of Land Surface States, J. Hydrometeorology 5(6), 1049-1063.

Rodell, M., P. R. Houser, A. A. Berg and J. S. Famiglietti, 2005, Evaluation of Ten Methods for Initializing a Land Surface Model, J. Hydrometeorology, 6(2),146-155.

Crow, W. T., D. Ryu and J. S. Famiglietti, 2005, Upscaling of Field-Scale Soil Moisture Meausurements Using Distributed Land Surface Modeling, Advances in Water Resources, 28(1), 1-14.



Famiglietti, J. S., 2004, Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Water Storage, Soil Moisture and Surface Waters, in The State of the Planet: Frontiers and Challenges in Geophysics, Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 150, R. S. J. Sparks and C. J. Hawkesworth, eds., pp. 197-207.

Gordon, W.S., K.A. Crews-Myers, and J.S. Famiglietti, 2004, Assessing Land Cover Change in Watersheds of Hydro-Climatic Data Network Using NALC Imagery, GIScience & Remote Sensing, 41(4).

Syed, T. H., V. Lakshmi, E. Paleologos, D. Lohmann, K. Mitchell, and J. S. Famiglietti, 2004, Analysis of process controls in land surface hydrological cycle over continental United States, JGR-Atmospheres, 109, D22105, doi:10.1029/2004JD004640.

Rodell, ,M., J. S. Famiglietti, J. Chen, S. Seneviratne, P. Viterbo, S. L. Holl, and C. R. Wilson, 2004, Basin-Scale Estimates of Evapotranspiration Using GRACE and Other Observations, Geophys.ResLett., Vol. 31, No. 20, L20504,10.1029/2004GL020873

Gordon, W. G., and J. S. Famiglietti, 2004, Response of the Water Balance to Climate Change in the U. S. over the 20th and 21st Centuries: Results from the VEMAP Phase 2 Model Intercomparisons, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 18, GB1030, doi:10.1029/2003GB002098

Gordon, W. G., J. S. Famiglietti, N. L. Fowler, T. G. F. Kittel and K. A. Hibbard, 2004, Validation of Simulated Runoff from Six Terrestrial Ecosystem Models Using Observed Streamflow: Results from the VEMAP II Model Intercomparison, Ecological Applications, 14(2), 527-545.



Berg, A. A. and J. S. Famiglietti, 2003, Characterizing Regional Uncertainty in the Initial Soil Moisture Status, Geophys. Res. Let., 30(9)1466, doi:10.1029/2003GL017075

Berg, A. A., J. S. Famiglietti, J. Walker and P. R. Houser, 2003, Impact of Bias Correction to reanalysis products on Simulation of North American Soil Moisture and Hydrologic Fluxes, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D16), 4490, doi:10.1029/2002JD003334

Mohr, K. I., R. D. Baker, W-K. Tao and J. S. Famiglietti, 2003, The Sensitivity of West African Squall Line Water Budgets to Land Cover, J. Hydrometeorology, 4, 62-76.

Wilson, D. J., A. W. Western, R. B. Grayson, A. A. Berg, M. S. Lear, M. Rodell, J. S. Famiglietti, R. Woods, T. A. McMahon, 2003, Spatial Distribution of Soil Moisture over 6cm and 30cm Depth, Mahurangi River Catchment, New Zealand, J.Hydrol., 276 (1-4), 254-274.



Olivera , F., M. S. Lear, J. S. Famiglietti, K. O. Asante and D. R. Maidment, 2002, Extracting Low-Resolution River Networks From High-Resolution Digital Elevation Models, Wat. Resour. Res., 38 (11), 1231, doi 10.1029/2001WR000726

Rodell, M. and J. S. Famiglietti, 2002, The Potential for Satellite-Based Monitoring of Groundwater Storage Changes Using GRACE: The High Plains Aquifer, Central U. S., J. Hydrol., 263, 245-256.



Houser, P. R., H. V. Gupta, W. J. Shuttleworth and J. S. Famiglietti, 2001, Multiobjective calibration and sensitivity of a distributed land surface water and energy balance model , J. Geophys. Res. 106, (D24) , 33,421-33,434

Mohr, K. I., J. S. Famiglietti and A.Boone, 2001, The Effect of Field-Scale Sub-Grid Variability of Soil Moisture on the Simulation of Soil Moisture and Heat Fluxes for a Mesoscale Watershed: A Case Study from the Southern Great Plains 1997 Hydrology Experiment, Observations and Modeling of the Land Surface Hydrological Processes, American Geophysical Union, Water Science and Applications 3, V. Lakshmi, J. Albertson and J.Schaake, eds, 161-176.

Rodell, M. and J. S. Famiglietti, 2001, Terrestrial Water Storage Variations over Illinois: Analysis of Observations and Implications for GRACE, Wat. Resour. Res., 37(5), 1327-1340, 2001.



Mohanty, B. P., J. S. Famiglietti and T. H. Skaggs, 2000, Evaluation of Soil Moisture Spatial Structure in a Mixed-Vegetation Pixel During the SGP97 Hydrology Experiment,Wat. Resour. Res., 36(12), 3675-3686.

Asquith, W. H. and J. S. Famiglietti, 2000, Precipitation Areal Reduction Factor Estimation Using an Annual Maxima Centered Approach, J. Hydrol., 230, 55-69.

Mohanty, B. P., T. H. Skaggs and J. S. Famiglietti, 2000, Analysis and Mapping of Field-Scale Soil Moisture Variability Using High Resolution Ground-Based Data During the Southern Great Plains 1997 (SGP97) Hydrology Experiment," Wat. Resour. Res., 1023-1031.

Olivera, F., J. S. Famiglietti, and K. Asante, 2000, Global-Scale Flow Routing Using a Source-to-Sink Algorithm,Wat. Resour. Res., 36 (8 ), 2197-2207.

Mohr, K. I., J. S. Famiglietti, A. A. Boone and P. J. Starks, 2000, Modeling Soil Moisture and Surface Flux Variability with an Untuned Land Surface Scheme: A Case Study from the Southern Great Plains 1997 Hydrology Experiment, J. Hydrometeorology, 1(2), 154-169.



Hwu, W., S. Sorooshian, X. Gao and J. S. Famiglietti, 1999, Intercomparisons of ECMWF, ERA and TOGA Data with Observations for the 1993 Great Flood, J. Geophys. Res., 104 (D16), 19367-19382.

Mohr, K. I., J. S. Famiglietti and E. J. Zipser, 1999, The Contribution to Tropical Rainfall with Respect to Convective System Type, Size and Intensity Estimated from the 85-GHz Ice Scattering Signature, J. Appl. Meteor., 38, 596-606.

Rodell, M. and J. S. Famiglietti, 1999, Detectability of Variations in Continental Water Storage from Satellite Observations of the Time-Variable Gravity Field, Wat. Resour. Res., 35(9), 2705-2723.

Famiglietti, J. S., J. A. Devereaux, C. Laymon, T. Tsegaye, P. R. Houser, T. J. Jackson, S. T.Graham, M. Rodell and P. J. vanOevelen, 1999, Ground-Based Investigation of Spatial-Temporal Soil Moisture Variability Within Remote Sensing Footprints During SGP97, Wat. Resour. Res., 35(6), 1839-1851.

Graham , S. T., J. S. Famiglietti and D. R. Maidment, 1999, 5-Minute, 1/2 Degree and 1-Degree Data Sets of Continental Watersheds and River Networks for Use in Regional and Global Hydrologic and Climate System Modeling Studies, Wat. Resour. Res., 35(2), 583-587.



Houser, P. R., W. J. Shuttleworth , J. S. Famiglietti, H. V. Gupta, K. H. Syed and D. C. Goodrich, 1998, Integration of Soil Moisture Remote Sensing and Hydrologic Modeling Using Data Assimilation,Wat. Resour. Res., 34(12), 3405-3420.

Famiglietti, J. S., J. W. Rudnicki and M. Rodell, 1998, Variability in Surface Moisture Content Along a Hillslope Transect: Rattlesnake Hill, Texas, J. Hydrol., 210 (1-4), 259-281.



Stieglitz, M., D. Rind, J. Famiglietti and C. Rosenzwieg, 1997, An Efficient Approach to Modeling the Topographic Control of Surface Hydrology for Regional and Global Climate Modeling, J. Clim., 10, 118-137.

Famiglietti, J. S., B. H. Braswell, and F. Giorgi, 1995, Process Controls and Similarity in the U. S. Continental-Scale Hydrological Cycle from EOF Analysis of Regional Climate Model Simulations, Hydrol. Processes, 9, 437-444.

Famiglietti, J. S. and E. F. Wood, 1995, Effects of Spatial Variability and Scale on Areally-Averaged Evapotranspiration, Wat. Resour. Res., 31(3), 699-712.

Famiglietti, J. S. and E. F. Wood, 1994, Application of Multi-Scale Water and Energy Balance models on a Tallgrass Prairie, Wat. Resour. Res.,30(11), 3079-3093.

Famiglietti, J. S. and E. F. Wood, 1994, Multi-Scale Modeling of Spatially-Variable Water and Energy Balance Processes, Wat. Resour. Res., 30(11), 3061-3078.

Wood, E. F., D-S. Lin, M. Mancini, D. Thongs, P. A. Troch, T. J. Jackson, J. S. Famiglietti and E. T. Engman, 1993, Intercomparisons Between Passive and Active Microwave Remote Sensing, and Hydrologic Modeling for Soil Moisture, Adv. Space. Res., 13, (5),167-176.

Famiglietti, J. S., E. F. Wood, M. Sivapalan and D. J. Thongs, 1992, A Catchment Scale Water Balance Model for FIFE, J. Geophys. Res., 97(D17), 18997-19007.

Famiglietti, J. S. and E. F. Wood, 1991, Evapotranspiration and Runoff from Large Land Areas: Land Surface Hydrology for Atmospheric General Circulation Models, Surveys in Geophysics, 12, 179-204.




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