Publications by Alan Robock on soil moisture and climate:

  1. Robock, Alan, Konstantin Ya. Vinnikov, C. Adam Schlosser, Nina A. Speranskaya, and Yongkang Xue, 1995: Use of midlatitude soil moisture and meteorological observations to validate soil moisture simulations with biosphere and bucket models. J. Climate, 8, 15-35. ABSTRACT , PDF file (© Copyright 1995 AMS)

  2. Vinnikov, Konstantin Ya., Alan Robock, Nina A. Speranskaya, and C. Adam Schlosser, 1996: Scales of temporal and spatial variability of midlatitude soil moisture. J. Geophys. Res., 101, 7163-7174. ABSTRACT , PDF file

  3. Robock, Alan, C. Adam Schlosser, Konstantin Ya. Vinnikov, Suxia Liu, and Nina A. Speranskaya, 1996: Validation of humidity, moisture fluxes, and soil moisture in GCMS: Report of AMIP Diagnostic Subproject 11, Part 1 - Soil moisture. Proceedings of the First International AMIP Scientific Conference, WCRP-92, WMO/TD-No. 732, W. L. Gates, Ed., (World Climate Research Programme, Geneva), 85-90. ABSTRACT

  4. Yang, Z.-L., R. E. Dickinson, A. Robock,and K. Y. Vinnikov, 1997: On validation of the snow sub-model of the Biosphere-Atmosphere Transfer Scheme with Russian snow cover and meteorological observational data. J. Climate, 10, 353-373. ABSTRACT, PDF file (© Copyright 1997 AMS)

  5. Chen, T. H., A. Henderson-Sellers, P. C. D. Milly, A. J. Pitman, A. C. M. Beljaars, J. Polcher, F. Abramopolous, A. Boone, S. Chang, F. Chen, Y. Dai, C. E. Desborough, R. E. Dickinson, L. Dümenil, M. Ek, J. R. Garratt, N. Gedney, Y. M. Gusev, J. Kim, R. Koster, E. A. Kowalczyk, K. Laval, J. Lean, D. Lettenmaier, X. Liang, J.-F. Mahfouf, H.-T. Mengelkamp, K. Mitchell, O. N. Nasonova, J. Noilhan, A. Robock, C. Rosenzweig, J. Schaake, C. A. Schlosser, J.-P. Schultz, Y. Shao, A. B. Shmakin, D. L. Verseghy, P. Wetzel, E. F. Wood, Y. Xue, Z.-L. Yang, and Q. Zeng, 1997: Cabauw experimental results from the Project for Intercomparison of Land-surface Parameterization Schemes (PILPS). J. Climate, 10, 1194-1215. PDF file (© Copyright 1997 AMS)

  6. Robock, Alan, Konstantin Ya. Vinnikov, and C. Adam Schlosser, 1997: Evaluation of land-surface parameterization schemes using observations J. Climate, 10, 377-379. PDF file (© Copyright 1997 AMS)

  7. Schlosser, C. Adam, Alan Robock, Konstantin Ya. Vinnikov, Nina A. Speranskaya, and Yongkang Xue, 1997: 18-Year land-surface hydrology model simulations for a midlatitude grassland catchment in Valdai, Russia. Mon. Weather Rev., 125, 3279-3296. ABSTRACT, PDF file (© Copyright 1997 AMS)

  8. Vinnikov, Konstantin Y., Alan Robock, Nina A. Speranskaya, and Vladimir Zabelin, 1997: Soil moisture data sets, GEWEX News, 7, No. 2, May, 8-11. COMPLETE TEXT OF PAPER

  9. Qu, Weiqing, A. Henderson-Sellers, A. J. Pitman, T. H. Chen, F. Abramopolous, A. C. M. Beljaars, A. Boone, S. Chang, F. Chen, Y. Dai, C. E. Desborough, R. E. Dickinson, L. Dümenil, M. Ek, J. R. Garratt, N. Gedney, Y. M. Gusev, J. Kim, R. Koster, E. A. Kowalczyk, K. Laval, J. Lean, D. Lettenmaier, X. Liang, J.-F. Mahfouf, H.-T. Mengelkamp, P. C. D. Milly, K. Mitchell, O. N. Nasonova, J. Noilhan, J. Polcher, A. Robock, C. Rosenzweig, J. Schaake, C. A. Schlosser, J.-P. Schultz, A. B. Shmakin, D. L. Verseghy, P. Wetzel, E. F. Wood, Y. Xue, Z.-L. Yang, and Q. Zeng, 1998: Sensitivity of latent heat fluxes from PILPS land-surface schemes to perturbations of surface air temperature. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 1909-1927. ABSTRACT , PDF file (© Copyright 1998 AMS)

  10. Robock, Alan, C. Adam Schlosser, Konstantin Ya. Vinnikov, Nina A. Speranskaya, and Jared K. Entin, 1998: Evaluation of AMIP soil moisture simulations. Global and Planetary Change, 19, 181-208. COMPLETE TEXT OF PAPER

  11. Entin, Jared, Alan Robock, Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, Shuang Qiu, Vladimir Zabelin, Suxia Liu, A. Namkhai, and Ts. Adyasuren, 1999: Evaluation of Global Soil Wetness Project soil moisture simulations. J. Meteorol. Soc. Japan, 77, 183-198. (Invited paper) ABSTRACT

  12. Vinnikov, Konstantin Y., Alan Robock, Shuang Qiu, Jared K. Entin, Manfred Owe, Bhaskar J. Choudhury, Steven E. Hollinger and Eni G. Njoku, 1999: Satellite remote sensing of soil moisture in Illinois, USA. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 4145-4168. ABSTRACT  PDF file

  13. Pitman, A. J., A. Henderson-Sellers, F. Abramopolous, A. Boone, C. E. Desborough, R. E. Dickinson, J. R. Garratt, N. Gedney, R. Koster, E. A. Kowalczyk, D. Lettenmaier, X. Liang, J.-F. Mahfouf, J. Noilhan, J. Polcher, W. Qu, A. Robock, C. Rosenzweig, C. A. Schlosser, A. B. Shmakin, J. Smith, M. Suarez, D. L. Verseghy, P. Wetzel, E. F. Wood, Y. Xue, and Z.-L. Yang, 1999: Key results and implications from Phase 1(c) of the Project for Intercomparison of Land-surface Parameterization Schemes. Climate Dynamics, 15, 673-684. ABSTRACT   PDF file

  14. Vinnikov, Konstantin Y., Alan Robock, Shuang Qiu, and Jared K. Entin, 1999: Optimal design of surface networks for observation of soil moisture. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 19,743-19749. ABSTRACT , PDF file

  15. Mitchell, K., P. Houser, E. Wood, J. Schaake, D. Tarpley, D. Lettenmaier, W. Higgins, C. Marshall, D. Lohmann, M. Ek, B. Cosgrove, J. Entin, Q. Duan, R. Pinker, A. Robock, F. Habets, and K. Vinnikov, 1999: GCIP Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) project now underway. GEWEX News, 9, No. 4, 3-6.

  16. Schlosser, C. A., A. G. Slater, A. Robock, A. J. Pitman, K. Y. Vinnikov, A. Henderson-Sellers, N. A. Speranskaya, K. Mitchell, and the PILPS 2(d) contributors, 2000: Simulations of a boreal grassland hydrology at Valdai, Russia: PILPS Phase 2(d). Mon. Weather Rev, 128, 301-321. ABSTRACT , PDF file (© Copyright 2000 AMS)

  17. Robock, Alan, Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, Govindarajalu Srinivasan, Jared K. Entin, Steven E. Hollinger, Nina A. Speranskaya, Suxia Liu, and A. Namkhai, 2000: The Global Soil Moisture Data Bank. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 81, 1281-1299. ABSTRACT , PDF file (© Copyright 2000 AMS)

  18. Entin, Jared K., Alan Robock, Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, Steven E. Hollinger, Suxia Liu, and A. Namkai, 2000: Temporal and spatial scales of observed soil moisture variations in the extratropics. J. Geophys. Res., 105, 11,865-11,877. ABSTRACT , PDF file

  19. Srinivasan, G., Alan Robock, Jared K. Entin, Lifeng Luo, Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, Pedro Viterbo, and Participating AMIP Modeling Groups, 2000: Soil moisture simulations in revised AMIP models. J. Geophys. Res., 105, 26,635-26,644. ABSTRACT , PDF file

  20. Mitchell, K., C. Marshall, D. Lohmann, M. Ek, Y. Lin, P. Grunmann, P. Houser, E. Wood, J. Schaake, D. Lettenmaier, D. Tarpley, W. Higgins, R. Pinker, A. Robock, B. Cosgrove, J. Entin, and Q. Duan, 2000: The collaborative GCIP Land Data Assimilation (LDAS) project and supportive NCEP uncoupled land-surface model initiatives. Proc. 15th Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Soc., 1-4.

  21. Slater, A.G., C. A. Schlosser, C. E. Desborough, A. J. Pitman, A. Henderson-Sellers, A. Robock, K. Ya. Vinnikov, K. Mitchell, A. Boone, H. Braden, F. Chen, P. M. Cox, P. de Rosnay, R.E. Dickinson, Y-J. Dai, Q. Duan, J. Entin, P. Etchevers, N. Gedney, Ye. M. Gusev, F. Habets, J. Kim, V. Koren, E. Kowalczyk, O. N. Nasonova, J. Noilhan, J. Schaake, A. B. Shmakin, T. G. Smirnova, D. Verseghy, P. Wetzel, Y. Xue, Z-L. Yang, Q. Zeng, 2001: The representation of snow in land-surface schemes; Results from PILPS 2(d). J. Hydrometeorol., 2, 7-25. PDF file (© Copyright 2001 AMS)

  22. Liu, Suxia, Xingguo Mo, Haibin Li, Gongbing Peng, and Alan Robock, 2001: Spatial variation of soil moisture in China: Geostatistical characterization. J. Meteorol. Soc. Japan, 79, 555-574. ABSTRACTPDF file

  23. Robock, Alan, Mingquan Mu, Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, and David Robinson, 2003: Land surface conditions over Eurasia and Indian summer monsoon rainfall. J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D4), 4131, doi:10.1029/2002JD002286. PDF file

  24. Luo, Lifeng, Alan Robock, Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, C. Adam Schlosser, Andrew G. Slater, Aaron Boone, Harald Braden, Peter Cox, Patricia de Rosnay, Robert E. Dickinson, Yong-Jiu Dai, Qingyun Duan, Jared Entin, Pierre Etchevers, Ann Henderson-Sellers, Nicola Gedney, Yevgeniy M. Gusev, Florence Habets, Jinwon Kim, Eva Kowalczyk, Kenneth Mitchell, Olga N. Nasonova, Joel Noilhan, Andrew J. Pitman, John Schaake, Andrey B. Shmakin, Tatiana G. Smirnova, Diana Verseghy, Peter Wetzel, Yongkang Xue, Zong-Liang Yang, and Qing-Cun Zeng, 2003: Effects of frozen soil on soil temperature, spring infiltration, and runoff: Results from the PILPS 2(d) experiment at Valdai, Russia. J. Hydrometeorology, 4, 334-351. PDF file (© Copyright 2003 AMS)

  25. Robock, Alan, 2003:  Preface to special section: GEWEX Continental-Scale International Project (GCIP)-3, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D16), 8605, doi:10.1029/2003JD003924. PDF file

  26. Roads, John, Richard Lawford, E. Bainto, Ernesto Berbery, Shyh-Chin Chen, Balazs M. Fekete, Kevin Gallo, Andrew Grundstein, Wayne Higgins, Masao Kanamitsu, W. Krajewski, Venkat Lakshmi, D. Leathers, Dennis Lettenmaier, L. Luo, Edwin Maurer, Tilden Meyers, D. Miller, Kenneth Mitchell, T. Mote, Rachel Pinker, T. Reichler, David Robinson, Alan Robock, James Smith, G. Srinivasan, Konstantin Vinnikov, Thomas Vonder Haar, Charles J. Vorosmarty, S. Williams, and E. Yarosh, 2003: GCIP Water and Energy Budget Synthesis (WEBS). J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D16), 8609, doi:10.1029/2002JD002583.  PDF file

  27. Cosgrove, Brian A., Dag Lohmann, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Paul R. Houser, Eric F. Wood, John Schaake, Alan Robock, Curtis Marshall, Justin Sheffield, Lifeng Luo, Qingyun Duan, Rachel T. Pinker, J. Dan Tarpley, R. Wayne Higgins, and Jesse Meng, 2003:  Realtime and retrospective forcing in the North American Land Data Assimilation Systems (NLDAS) project.  J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8842, doi:10.1029/2002JD003118. PDF file

  28. Luo, Lifeng, Alan Robock, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Paul R. Houser, Eric F. Wood, John C. Schaake, Dag Lohmann, Brian Cosgrove, Fenghua Wen, Justin Sheffield, Qingyun Duan, R. Wayne Higgins, Rachel T. Pinker, and J. Dan Tarpley, 2003:  Validation of the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) retrospective forcing over the Southern Great Plains.  J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8843, doi:10.1029/2002JD003246. PDF file

  29. Pinker, Rachel T., J. Dan Tarpley, Istvan Laszlo, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Paul R. Houser, Eric F. Wood, John C. Schaake, Alan Robock, Dag Lohmann, Brian A. Cosgrove, Justin Sheffield, Qingyun Duan, Lifeng Luo, and R. Wayne Higgins, 2003: Surface radiation budgets in support of the GEWEX Continental Scale International Project (GCIP) and the GEWEX Americas Prediction Project (GAPP), including the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) project.  J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8844, doi:10.1029/2002JD003301. PDF file

  30. Cosgrove, Brian A., Dag Lohmann, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Paul R. Houser, Eric F. Wood, John C. Schaake, Alan Robock, Justin Sheffield, Qingyun Duan, Lifeng Luo, R. Wayne Higgins, Rachel T. Pinker, and J. Dan Tarpley, 2003:  Land surface model spinup behavior in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS).  J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8845, doi:10.1029/2002JD003119.  PDF file

  31. Robock, Alan, Lifeng Luo, Eric F. Wood, Fenghua Wen, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Paul R. Houser, John C. Schaake, Dag Lohmann, Brian Cosgrove, Justin Sheffield, Qingyun Duan, R. Wayne Higgins, Rachel T. Pinker, J. Dan Tarpley, Jeffrey B. Basara, and Kenneth C. Crawford, 2003:  Evaluation of the North American Land Data Assimilation System over the Southern Great Plains during the warm season.  J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8846, doi:10.1029/2002JD003245. PDF file

  32. Sheffield, Justin, Ming Pan, Eric F. Wood, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Paul R. Houser, John C. Schaake, Alan Robock, Dag Lohmann, Brian Cosgrove, Qingyun Duan, Lifeng Luo, R. Wayne Higgins, Rachel T. Pinker, J. Dan Tarpley, and Bruce H. Ramsay, 2003: Snow process modeling in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS): 1. Evaluation of model simulated snow cover extent. J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8849, doi:10.1029/2003JD003274. PDF file

  33. Pan, Ming, Justin Sheffield, Eric F. Wood, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Paul R. Houser, John C. Schaake, Alan Robock, Dag Lohmann, Brian Cosgrove, Qingyun Duan, Lifeng Luo, R. Wayne Higgins, Rachel T. Pinker, and J. Dan Tarpley, 2003:  Snow process modeling in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS): 2. Evaluation of model simulated snow water equivalent.  J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8850, doi:10.1029/2003JD003994.  PDF file

  34. Mitchell, Kenneth E., Dag Lohmann, Paul R. Houser, Eric F. Wood, John C. Schaake, Alan Robock, Brian A. Cosgrove, Justin Sheffield, Qingyun Duan, Lifeng Luo, R. Wayne Higgins, Rachel T. Pinker, J. Dan Tarpley, Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Curtis H. Marshall, Jared K. Entin, Ming Pan, Wei Shi, Victor Koren, Jesse Meng, Bruce H. Ramsay, and Andrew A. Bailey, 2004: The Multi-institution North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS): Utilizing multiple GCIP products and partners in a continental distributed hydrological modeling system. J. Geophys. Res., 109, D07S90, doi: 10.1029/2003JD003823. PDF file

  35. Schaake, John C., Qingyun Duan, Victor Koren, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Paul R. Houser, Eric F. Wood, Alan Robock, Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Dag Lohmann, Brian Cosgrove, Justin Sheffield, Lifeng Luo, R. Wayne Higgins, Rachel T. Pinker, and J. Dan Tarpley, 2004:  An inter-comparison of soil moisture fields in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS).  J. Geophys. Res., 109, D01S90, doi:10.1029/2002JD003309. PDF file

  36. Lohmann, Dag, Kenneth E. Mitchell, Paul R. Houser, Eric F. Wood, John C. Schaake, Alan Robock, Brian A. Cosgrove, Justin Sheffield, Qingyun Duan, Lifeng Luo, Wayne Higgins, Rachel T. Pinker, and J. Dan Tarpley, 2004:  Streamflow and water balance intercomparisons of four land-surface models in the North American Land Data Assimilation System project.  J. Geophys. Res., 109, D07S91, doi: 10.1029/2003JD003517.  PDF file

  37. Li, Haibin, Alan Robock, Suxia Liu, Xingguo Mo, and Pedro Viterbo, 2005:  Evaluation of reanalysis soil moisture simulations using updated Chinese soil moisture observations.  J. Hydrometeorol., 6, 180-193.  PDF file  (© Copyright 2005 AMS)

  38. Prigent, Catherine, Filipe Aires, William B. Rossow, and Alan Robock, 2005:  Sensitivity of satellite microwave and infrared observations to soil moisture at a global scale: Relationship of satellite observations to in situ soil moisture measurements,.  J. Geophys. Res., 110, D07110, doi:10.1029/2004JD005087.  PDF file

  39. Robock, Alan, Mingquan Mu, Konstantin Vinnikov, Iryna V. Trofimova, and Tatyjana I. Adamenko, 2005:  Forty five years of observed soil moisture in the Ukraine: No summer desiccation (yet). Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L03401, doi:10.1029/2004GL021914. html version with color figures  PDF file  Click Here for Supplemental Material.

  40. Robock, Alan, and Haibin Li, 2006:  Solar dimming and CO2 effects on soil moisture trends.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L20708, doi:10.1029/2006GL027585.  PDF file

  41. Li, Haibin, Alan Robock, and Martin Wild, 2007:  Evaluation of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment soil moisture simulations for the second half of the twentieth century.   J. Geophys. Res., 112, D06106, doi:10.1029/2006JD007455.   PDF file

  42. Dorigo, Wouter, Peter Van Oevelen, Wolfgang Wagner, Matthias Drusch, Susanne Mecklenburg, Alan Robock, and Thomas Jackson, 2011: The International Soil Moisture Network: A new data hosting facility for in-situ soil moisture data. Eos, 92(17), 141-142, doi:10.1029/2010ES003198.   PDF file

  43. Dorigo, W. A., W. Wagner, R. Hohensinn, S. Hahn, C. Paulik, A. Xaver, A. Gruber, M. Drusch, S. Mecklenburg, P. van Oevelen, A. Robock, and T. Jackson, 2011: The International Soil Moisture Network: A data hosting facility for global in situ soil moisture measurements. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1675-1698, doi:10.5194/hess-15-1675-2011.   PDF file

  44. Collow, Thomas W., Alan Robock, Jeffrey B. Basara, and Bradley G. Illston, 2012: Evaluation of SMOS retrievals of soil moisture over the central United States with currently available in-situ observations. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D09113, doi: 10.1029/ 2011JD017095.   PDF file



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