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PAUL R. HOUSER, Ph.D Hydrometeorology

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Houser is an expert in local to global land surface-atmospheric remote sensing, in-situ observation and numerical simulation, development and application of hydrologic data assimilation methods, and global water and energy cycling. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Hydrology and Water Resources from the University of Arizona in 1992 and 1996 respectively. His dissertation research, titled "Remote Sensing Soil Moisture using Four-Dimensional Data Assimilation" introduced data assimilation into hydrological models, and demonstrated the benefit of including information from soil moisture observations in land-surface energy and water balance simulations. Dr. Houser's previous experience includes exploration of surface water quality issues at the U.S. Geological Survey, development of landfill cover technology at Los Alamos National Laboratory, study of fracture flow in volcanic tuff near Globe Arizona, hydrometerological instrumentation design and measurment of surface water and energy fluxes throughout Arizona, and teaching general hydrology, hydrologic field camp, and graduate hydrometerology seminar classes. Dr. Houser joined the NASA-GSFC Hydrological Sciences Branch and the Data Assimilation Office in 1997, and served as manager of NASA’s Land Surface Hydrology Program from 1999-2000, and served as branch head of the Hydrological Science Branch from 2000-2005. In 2005, he joined the George Mason University Climate Dynamics Program as the Professor of Global Hydrology, and formed the Center for Research for Environment and Water with the mission to quantify and predict water cycle and environmental consequences of earth system variability and change through focused research investments in observation, modeling, and application. During 2008-2010, Dr. Houser worked with EarthWater Global to help countries solve their fresh water shortages, where he was responsible for providing satellite-based“local short term statistical information on rainfall, snowpack and glaciers, especially in heavily fractured mountainous regions. In 2011-2012, Dr. Houser server as Science Advisor to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, where he was responsible for developing the Scientific Integrity, Peer Review, and Data Stewardship policies, as well as coordinateing Reclamation activities with other agencies and the broad scientific community. Dr. Houser has led numerous scientific contributions, including the development of Land Data Assimilation Systems (LDAS), the Hydrospheric States Mission (Hydros), the Land Information System (LIS), the NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), and the Water Cycle Solutions Network (WaterNet). Dr. Houser’s current research focuses on integrating water cycle research across traditional disciplines in an end-to-end program that transitions theoretical research to academic/public education and real-world application, through partnerships with universities, governments, and international agencies.

CAREER OBJECTIVE AND OVERALL SUMMARY

Dr. Houser’s career goal is to continually improve his leadership in global water cycle research of direct relevance to society, including local to global land surface-atmospheric process observation and numerical simulation, and development and application of ecohydrologic data assimilation methods. He is also broadly interested in exploring the physical, spatial, and temporal interconnections between all the earth system components as they relate to the global water and energy cycles. His more specific interests include, water and energy flux studies at various scales including vadose zone, surface, and atmospheric interactions, regional land surface-atmospheric hydrologic modeling, remote sensing, surface flux observation, and near surface soil moisture investigation. He is especially interested in applying cutting-edge research to develop practical solutions to water problems faced by society.

LEADERSHIP

Dr. Houser has proven leadership skills and ability to build world-class research capabilities, as demonstrated in his leadership positions at NASA and CREW. This is evidenced by his terms as NASA Headquarters Program Manager in Hydrology, Head of the NASA Hydrological Sciences Branch, Project Scientist for the Hydros soil moisture satellite mission and the NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), and as Director of the Center for Research on Environment and Water (CREW). Moreover, during his time at NASA he established a team of more than 30 support scientists through his national competitive funding awards. Currently CREW (a Center that is wholly supported by his national competitive funding awards), has already grown to more than 10 support scientists in only 3 years. Dr. Houser has been awarded a considerable number of large research grants with very ambitious goals. These grants have been successfully completed as evidenced by his significant publication track record in highly regarded peer-reviewed journals. Moreover, his research has often bridged interdisciplinary boundaries. He has also received several prestigious awards, including a U.S. Presidential Award. Evidence of his substantial track record relative to his relatively short career. Dr. Houser was recognized as one of the most exceptional and visionary scientists amongst NASA’s already gifted and forward thinking leaders. It is no surprise then that it is Dr. Houser who has been chosen to lead many innovative and ambitious projects. As a gifted leader he consistently takes action to motivate, inspire and coordinate the talents of others, directing their efforts in areas of groundbreaking research to attain excellence in all of their endeavors.

Since his decision in 2005 to join George Mason University as a faculty member, Dr. Houser has guided his students and empowered them with the necessary skills to achieve their goals and become successful. He encourages and trusts others around him to think independently but also engage as a team when necessary while applying cutting-edge research to develop practical solutions to water problems faced by society today.

Dr. Houser is often described as a visionary leader, and has demonstrated his capacity to leave an enduring legacy at NASA, which includes several hydrology missions, modeling projects, and research themes. An esteemed colleague once described Dr. Houser as one of the most exceptional scientists amongst NASA’s already gifted and forward thinking leaders. Dr. Houser actively engages colleagues and partners on collaborative projects and quite frequently is the member who is chosen to lead collaborative, interdiciplinary endeavors. Projects under the direction of Dr. Houser invariably impact the international, as well as lnational scientific community. As a gifted leader he consistently takes action to motivate, inspire and coordinate the talents of others, directing their efforts in areas of groundbreaking research to attain excellence in all endeavors. Dr. Houser keeps current and connected to others by attending, presenting and coordinating seminars and workshops, teaching, presenting lectures at graduate and undergraduate levels, developing academic curricula, dissertation advising and continuing his research activities. Dr. Houser has a proven reputation in the educational as well as scientific community and has an extensive list of collaborations. Dr. Houser encourages and trusts others around him to think independently but also engage as a team when necessary while applying cutting-edge research to develop practical solutions to water problems faced by society today. Dr. Houser is a team builder with the motto of ‘water cycle research making a difference’.

TEACHING

Dr. Houser has actively guided his students and empowered them with the necessary skills to achieve their goals and become successful. As a teacher and mentor, he consistently takes actions to coordinate the talents of outstanding young scientists from diverse backgrounds and cultures, directing their efforts in the most effective way. He has mentored students from Australia, Belgium, South America, Europe and throughout the United States and no matter if they are high school interns or postdocs, advising individually, or in groups, Dr. Houser believes the greatest gift you can give others is to enable them to succeed, never be selfish about your ideas, and one good idea can benefit many. Dr. Houser carries out this philosophy by encouraging others to think, question, and go beyond to explore the fringes of science. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with others, is not afraid of confronting the unknown, and pushes to search for answers to questions that still have not been addressed.

Dr. Houser has taught courses in principles of hydrology, land-climate interactions, environmental remote sensing, hydrologic data assimilation, global water cycling, micrometeorological observation, and snow hydrology. In addition, Dr. Houser is interested in developing coursework at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in local to global land surface-atmospheric process observation (both in-situ and remotely-sensed), numerical hydrological simulation, the physical, spatial, and temporal interconnections between all the earth system components as they relate to the global water and energy cycles, water and energy processes at various scales including vadose zone, surface, and atmospheric interactions, regional land surface-atmospheric hydrologic modeling , and near surface soil moisture investigation. Finally, Dr. Houser is especially interested in developing coursework on the application of cutting-edge science that bridges the gap between cutting-edge research and practical application to make a real contribution to society.

PERSONAL

Born in Lafayette Indiana (April 8, 1970). Married to Jennifer Houser (March 1993); three children: Alexandra (Nov 1996), Amy (April 1999), and Ashley (April 1999). Current residence in Ellicott City, Maryland.

EDUCATION

University of Arizona, B.S., Hydrology and Water Resources, 1992

University of Arizona, Ph.D., Hydrology and Water Resources, 1996

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005 – Present Associate Professor, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Geography and Geoinformation Science Department; Atmosphere, Ocean and Earth Science Department

2011 – 2012 Science Advisor, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Washington D.C.

2010 – 2011 Director of Hydrometeorology, ILEX Inc., New York

2008 – 2010 Consultant for EarthWater Global (Robert “Bob” A. Bisson) Alexandria, Virginia

2005 – 2009 Director, Center for Research on Environment and Water, Calverton, Maryland

2000 – 2005 Head (GS-15), Hydrological Sciences Branch, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

1999 – 2000 Visiting Senior Scientist (GS-13), NASA Headquarters, Washington D.C.

1997 – 2005 Research Scientist (GS-15), NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

1997 Post-Doctoral Research Scientist: Universities Space Research Association, Greenbelt, Maryland

1992 – 1996 Research Associate, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

1993 – 1995 Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

1991 Research Assistant: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico

1988 – 1990 Hydrologic Technician (GS-4): U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Portland, Oregon

SELECTED HONORS

Fulbright Senior Specialists Candidate, 2006-2011.

NASA Software of the Year Award, 2005

NASA Space Act Award, Land Information System Software, Version 4.0; June 1, 2005.

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 2000

Goddard Space Flight Center Special Act Award, December 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.

American Geophysical Union Hydrology Section Outstanding Student Paper, 1996.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Fellow in Global Change Research, 1992-1995.

The National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 1992.

Department of Energy Environmental Restoration and Waste Management Scholarship, 1990.

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1984.

PROFESSIONAL and COMMUNITY SUPPORT ACTIVITIES

Observing the Arctic: A window to climate change; International Summer School, Svalbard 2009.

ISSI (International Space Science Institute) International Team: Land Data Assimilation: Making sense of hydrological cycle observations.

Chair of the Hydrological Information Systems Standing Committee, CUAHSI, 2008-

Chair of Solutions Networks (SN) Workshop breakout session: Identification of End Users and Their Needs, April 2007.

•Chair of “Climate Aspects of Hydrometeorology, American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 14-18 January 2007.

•Chair of “Impacts of Terrestrial Changes on Weather and Climate, American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 14-18 January 2007.

International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) - International Commission on the Coupled Land-Atmosphere System (ICCLAS) Commission, Vice President, 2007-

Climate Prediction Program for the Americas, Chair Land-Atmosphere Interaction Session, 14-16 August 2006, Tucson, AZ.

GEWEX Water and Energy Simulations and Prediction (WESP) Global Land Data Assimilation Systems working group.

Computational Rapid Prototyping Capabilities for Advancing Science Toward Societal Benefits; IN31B Session Chairperson, AGU Fall 2006.

Senior editor, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 2006-

•Editorial board, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 2008-

•Editorial board of the special CEOP issue of the Journal of Meteorological Society of Japan, 2006-2007

Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP), Water Management Applications Cluster Chair, 2006-

African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA), International Water Cycle Coordinator, 2005-2008

Workshop to Promote and Coordinate US Contributions to AMMA, Water Cycle Chair, 4-5 May 2006.

Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA), Science Panel Member, 2006-

NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), Project Scientist, 2003-.

GEWEX Americas Prediction Project (GAPP), Chair Scientific Advisory Group, 2003-2005

U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) water cycle group, Co-Chair,1999-2000

American Meteorological Society Hydrology Committee Chair, 2005-

Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) representative to the Coordinated Observations and Prediction of the Earth System (COPES)

American Geophysical Union Remote Sensing Committee, 1998-2006.

NASA representative to the International Global Energy and Water Experiment (GEWEX), 2000

NASA International Satellite Working Group, Water Cycle Lead, 2002-2005

National Center for Atmospheric Research Land Working Group, Co-Chair, 2001-2002

International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology (ISLSCP) Science Panel, 2003-

NCAR-Research Applications Laboratory Advisory Panel, 2005-

The Water Fund Advisory Board, 2005-2007

EarthWater Global Technical Advisory Board, 2007-

United Waters Advisory Board, 2007-

North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS & NLDAS-E) Team Member, 1997-

Global Land Data Assimilation System (GLDAS) Team Member, 2000-2005

•South American Land Data Assimilation System (SALDAS) Team Member, 2006-

•Belgium STEREO-CROP project steering group, 2003-2006.

GEWEX-Global Land-Atmosphere System Study (GLASS) Panel, 2000-

Chair of the American Meteorology Society 20th Conference on Hydrology, 2006

Chair of the American Meteorology Society 21th Conference on Hydrology, 2007

Chair for the NASA-NEWS proposal review panel held on March 14-16, 2006

Panelist for the NOAA-OGP CPPA proposal review panel on October 19-21, 2005

•Panelist for the U.S. Climate Change Science Program, Water Panel, Nov 15, 2005

•Panelist for the Capacity Building in Latin America "Earth Observations in the Service of Water Management", Oct 2005.

Chair of Theme 3: Roles of Land Fluxes in Water and Energy Cycles, , GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June 2005.

NASA Hydros ESSP Mission Education and Public Outreach Working Group Lead, 2002-2005.

NASA Cold Land Processes Working Group Modeling and Assimilation Subgroup Lead, 2004.

NASA Cold Land Processes Working Group Member, 2000-

Soil Moisture Mission Working Group, Steering Group Member, 2000-

NASA WatER Satellite Mission (Water Elevation Recovery) Working Group, 2000-

European Land Data Assimilation System (ELDAS) Advisory Panel, 2001-2005.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Geophysical Union, 1992-

American Meteorological Society, 1992-

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1997-

International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 1992-

PUBLICATIONS (Further reproduction or electronic distribution is not permitted on copyrighted publications)

1. Yilmaz, M., T. DelSole, P. Houser, 2011: Improving Land Data Assimilation Performance with a Water Budget Constraint. Journal of Hydrometeorology.

2. Yilmaz, M. P. R. Houser, R. Shrestha, V. Anantharaj, 2009. Optimally merging precipitation by minimizing Land surface modeling errors. Journal Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, Volume 49, Issue 3 (March 2010) pp. 415-423, doi: 10.1175/2009JAMC2305.1

3. De Lannoy, G. J. M., R. H. Reichle, P. R. Houser, K. R. Arsenault, N. E. C. Verhoest, and V. R. N. Pauwels (2010), Satellite-Scale Snow Water Equivalent Assimilation into a High-Resolution Land Surface Model, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 11, 352-369, doi:10.1175/2009JHM1192.1.

4. Dong. X., B. Xi , A. Kennedy, Z. Feng, J. Entin, P. Houser, R. Schiffer, T. L'Ecuyer, B. Olson, K. Hsu, W. T. Liu, B. Lin, Y. Deng, T. Jiang, 2010: Investigation of the 2006 Drought and 2007 Flood Extremes at the Southern Great Plains Through an Integrative Analysis of Observations, J. Geo. Res., Accepted.

5. Wood, E., J. K. Roundy, T. J. Troy, R. van Beek, M. Bierkens, E. Blyth, A. de Roo, P. Döll, M. Ek, J. Famiglietti, D. Gochis, N. van de Giesen, P. Houser, P. Jaffe, S. Kollet1, B. Lehner, D. P. Lettenmaier, C. Peters-Lidard, M. Sivapalan, J. Sheffield, A. Wade, P. Whitehead, 2010: Hyper-Resolution Global Land Surface Modeling: Meeting a Grand Challenge for Monitoring Earth’s Terrestrial Water. Submitted to Water Resources Research Special Section: Burges Symposium.

6. De Lannoy, Gabrielle; Ufford, J.; Sahoo, A. K. ; Dirmeyer, P. and Houser P., 2010: De Lannoy, Gabrielle; Ufford, J.; Sahoo, A. K. ; Dirmeyer, P. and Houser P. (2010), Lower Mississippi Basin Observed and Simulated Water and Energy Budget Components, Hydrological Processes.

7. Sahoo, A. K.; Dirmeyer, P. A.; Houser, P. R. and Kafatos, M., 2008: A study of Land surface processes using land surface models over the Little River Experimental Watershed, Georgia, J. Geophysical Research-Atmosphere,, v. 113, D20121, doi:1029/2007JD009671.

8. Sahoo, A. K.; Houser, P. R.; Ferguson, C.; Wood, E. F., Dirmeyer, P. A. and Kafatos, M., 2008: Evaluation of AMSR-E soil moisture results using the in-situ data over the Little River Experimental Watershed, Georgia, Remote Sensing of Environment,, v. 112, no. 6, p. 3142-3152.

9. Feng, X.; Sahoo, A. K.; Arsenault, K.; Houser, P. R.; Luo, Y. and Troy, T. J., 2008: The impact of snow model complexity at three CLPX sites, J. Hydrometeorology,, v. 9, issue 6, p. 1464-1481.

10. Shrestha, R., and P. Houser, 2010: A heterogeneous land surface model initialization study, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D19111, doi:10.1029/2009JD013252.

11. de Goncalves, L., W. J. Shuttleworth, D. Vila, E. Larroza, M. J. Bottino, D. L. Herdies, J. A. Aravequia, J. G. Z. De Mattos, D. L. Toll, M. Rodell, P. Houser, 2009: The South American Land Data Assimilation System (SALDAS) 5-Year Retrospective Atmospheric Forcing Datasets”, Journal of Hydrometeorology Volume 10, Issue 4 (August 2009) pp. 999-1010.

12. Feng, W., M. Bosilovich, P. Houser and J. Chern, 2010: Impact of the Land Surface Conditions on the North American Monsoon, J. Climate, submitted.

13. Feng, X., M. Bosilovich, P. Houser and J. Chern, 2010: Land-Atmosphere Coupling during 2004 North American Monsoon, J. Climate, submitted.

14. Luo, Y., P. Houser, and X. Zhan, 2010: Land Data Assimilation with Statistical Estimation and Correction of Model Errors, J. Geophys. Res., submitted.

15. Tao, W.-K., D. Anderson, R. Atlas, J. Chern, P. Houser, A. Hou, S. Lang, W. Lau, C. Peters-Lidard, R. Kakar, S. Kumar, W. Lapenta, X. Li, T. Matsui, R. Rienecker, B.-W. Shen, J. J. Shi, J. Simpson, and X. Zeng, 2008: A Goddard Multi-Scale Modeling System with Unified Physics. World Climate Research Programme Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (WCRP/GEWEX) Newsletter, Vol 18, No 1, 6-8.

16. Elder, K., D. Cline, A. Goodbody, P. Houser, G. E. Liston, L. Mahrt, and N. Rutter, 2009: NASA Cold Land Processes Experiment (CLPX 2002/03): Ground-Based and Near-Surface Meteorological Observations. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Vol. 10, Iss. 1, pp. 330–337.

17. Houser, P. R., De Lannoy, G., and Walker, J. P. 2010. Land Surface Data Assimilation, p549-598. In: Lahoz, W., Khatattov, B. and Menard, R. (Eds.), Data Assimilation: Making sense of observations, Springer, The Netherlands, 2010, 732pp.

18. De Lannoy, G.J.M., P.R. Houser, N.E.C. Verhoest, and V.R.N. Pauwels, 2010: Adaptive soil moisture profile filtering for horizontal information propagation in the independent columnbased CLM2.0, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 10(3), 766-779.

19. Kumar, S., C. Peters-Lidard, Y. Tian, R. Reichle, C. Alonge, J. Geiger, J. Eylander, and P. Houser, 2008: An integrated hydrologic modeling and data assimilation framework enabled by the Land Information System (LIS), IEEE Computer Special Issue, accepted.

20. Kumar, S. V., R. H. Reichle, C. D. Peters-Lidard, R. D. Koster, X. Zhan, W. T. Crow, J. B. Eylander, and P. R. Houser, 2008: A Land Surface Data Assimilation Framework using the Land Information System: Description and Applications, Advances in Water Resources, 31, 1419-1432, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.01.013.

21. Tian, Y., C. D. Peters-Lidard, S. V. Kumar, J. Geiger, P. R. Houser, J. L. Eastman, P. Dirmeyer, B. Doty and J. Adams, 2008: High Performance Land Surface Modeling with a Linux Cluster. Computers & Geosciences, Volume 34, Issue 11, November 2008, Pages 1492-1504

22. Feng, X., and P. Houser, 2008: An Investigation of GSWP-2 Mississippi River basin surface water and energy budgets, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D15118, doi:10.1029/2007JD009144.

23. Pozzi, W., P. Houser, D. Matthews, 2007: Enhancements for California-Nevada River Forecasting Center's (CNRFC) Streamflow Forecasting by High Resolution Data Assimilation, Atmospheric and Land Surface Models, NASA Formulation Report, peer reviewed and publically disseminated via the NASA Solutions Networks Hub.

24. De Lannoy, G. J. M., R. H. Reichle, P. R. Houser, V. R. N. Pauwels, and N. E. C. Verhoest , 2007: Correcting for forecast bias in soil moisture assimilation with the ensemble Kalman filter, Water Resour. Res., 43, W09410, doi:10.1029/2006WR005449

25. De Lannoy, G. J. M., P. R. Houser, V. R. N. Pauwels, and N. E. C. Verhoest, 2007: State and bias estimation for soil

moisture profiles by an ensemble Kalman filter: Effect of assimilation depth and frequency, Water Resour. Res., 43, W06401,

doi:10.1029/2006WR005100.

26. Dong, J., W. Ni-Meister, and P. R. Houser, 2007 . Impacts of vegetation and cold season processes on soil moisture and climate relationships over Eurasia, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D09106, doi:10.1029/2006JD007774.

27. Schlosser CA, and Houser PR ,2007. Assessing a Satellite-Era Perspective of the Global Water Cycle. Journal of Climate: Vol. 20, No. 7 pp. 1316–1338

28. Peters-Lidard, C. D., P. R. Houser, Y. Tian, S. V. Kumar, J. Geiger, S. Olden, L. Lighty, B. Doty, P. Dirmeyer, J. Adams, K. Mitchell, E.F. Wood, J. Sheffield, 2007: High Performance Earth System Modeling with NASA/GSFC’s Land Information System. Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, 3(3), 157-165, DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11334-007-0028-x.

29. Dong, J., J. P. Walker, P. R. Houser, and C Sun, 2007. Scanning multic http://groups.google.com/group/NEWSintegration2 hannel microwave radiometer snow water equivalent assimilation, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D07108, doi:10.1029/2006JD007209.

30. DeLannoy, G.J.M., N.E.C. Verhoest, P. R. Houser, T. J. Gish and M. Van Meirvenne, 2006: Spatial and temporal characteristics of soil moisture in an intensively monitored agricultural field (OPE3), Journal of Hydrology, 331(3-4): 719-730.

31. Krajewski, W. F.; Anderson, M. C.; Eichinger, W. E.; Entekhabi, D.; Hornbuckle, B. K.; Houser, P. R.; Katul, G. G.; Kustas, W. P.; Norman, J. M.; Peters-Lidard, C.; Wood, E. F., 2006. A remote sensing observatory for hydrologic sciences: A genesis for scaling to continental hydrology, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 42, No. 7, W07301, doi: 10.1029/2005WR004435.

32. Smith, E.A., G. Asrar, Y. Furuhama, A. Ginati, R. Adler, V. Casse, J. Durning, J. Entin, P. Houser, T. Iguchi, R. Kakar, J. Kaye, M. Kojima, C. Kummerow, V. Levizzani, M. Luther, A. Mehta, P. Morel, A. Mugnai, K. Nakamura, T. Nakazawa, S. Neeck, R. Oki, G. Raju, M. Shepherd, J. Simpson, E. Stocker, and J. Testud, 2006: International Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Program and Mission: An overview, In: Measuring Precipitation from Space: EURAINSAT and the Future, V. Levizzani, P. Bauer, and F.J. Turk, eds., Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Publishers.

33. de Goncalves, L. G. G., W. J. Shuttleworth, E. J. Burke, P. Houser, D. L. Toll, M. Rodell, and K. Arsenault, 2006: Toward a South America Land Data Assimilation System: Aspects of land surface model spin-up using the Simplified Simple Biosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D17110, doi:10.1029/2005JD006297.

34. de Goncalves, L. G. G., W. J. Shuttleworth, S. C. Chou, Y. Xue, P. R. Houser, D. L. Toll, J. Marengo, and M. Rodell: 2006. Impact of different initial soil moisture fields on Eta model weather forecasts for South America, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D17102, doi:10.1029/2005JD006309.

35. de Goncalves, L. G. G., W. J. Shuttleworth, B. Nijssen, E. J. Burke, J. A. Marengo, S. C. Chou, P. Houser, and D. L. Toll, 2006: Evaluation of model-derived and remotely sensed precipitation products for continental South America, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D16113, doi:10.1029/2005JD006276.

36. Liang, X.-Z. M. Xu, W. Gao, K. Kunkel, J. Slusser, Y. Dai, Q. Min, P. Houser, M. Rodell, C. Schaaf and F. Gao (2005). Development of Land Surface Albedo Parameterization Based on MODIS data. JGR - Atmospheres, 110, D11107.

37. Crow, W.T., T. Chen, D. Entekhabi, P. Houser, A. Hsu, T. Jackson, E. Njoku, P. O'Neill, J. Shi, and X. Zhan, 2005: "An observing system simulation experiment for Hydros radiometer-only soil moisture products," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 43(6), 1289-1303.

38. Kumar, S. V., C.D. Peters-Lidard, Y. Tian, P.R. Houser, J. Geiger, S. Olden, L. Lighty, J.L. Eastman, B. Doty, P. Dirmeyer, J. Adams, K. Mitchell, E.F. Wood and J. Sheffield, 2006: Land Information System: An interoperable framework for high resolution land surface modeling. Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 21, Issue 10 , October 2006, Pages 1402-1415.

39. 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.

40. Rodell, M., P. R. Houser, A. A. Berg, and J. S. Famiglietti, 2005. Evaluation of ten methods for initializing a land surface model, J. Hydromet., 6 (2), 146-155.

41. Gottschalck, J., J. Meng, M. Rodell, and P. Houser, 2005. Analysis of multiple precipitation products and preliminary assessment of their impact on Global Land Data Assimilation System (GLDAS) land surface states, J. Hydromet.,573-598.

42. Lawford, R., M. Bosilovich, S. Eden, S. Benedict, C. Brown, A. Gruber, P. Houser, T. Meyers, K. Mitchell, C. Peters-Lidard, J. Roads, M. Rodell, D. Tarpley, and S. Williams, 2006. U.S. Contributions to the Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP), Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society: Vol. 87, No. 7, pp. 927–939, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-87-7-927.

43. DeLannoy, G. J. M., P. R. Houser, V. R. N. Pauwels, and N. E. C. Verhoest, 2006. Assessment of model uncertainty for soil moisture through ensemble verification, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D10101, doi:10.1029/2005JD006367.

44. Zhan, X., Houser, P. R., Walker, J. P. and Crow, W., 2006. A Method for Retrieving High Resolution Surface Soil Moisture from Hydros L-Band Radiometer and Radar Observations. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 1534-1544.

45. Ni-Meister, W., P. R. Houser, and J. P. Walker, 2006. Soil moisture initialization for climate prediction: Assimilation of scanning multifrequency microwave radiometer soil moisture data into a land surface model, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D20102, doi:10.1029/2006JD007190.

46. Rüdiger, C., J.P. Walker, J.D. Kalma, G.R. Willgoose, and P.R. Houser, 2005. Root Zone Soil Moisture Retrieval Using Streamflow and Surface Soil Moisture Data Assimilation, in: Zerger, A. and Argent, R.M. (eds), MODSIM 2005 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Inc., 12-15 December, 2005, pp. 1458-1464.

47. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2005. Hydrologic Data Assimilation, In: A. Aswathanarayana (Ed.), Advances in Water Science Methodologies, A.A. Balkema, The Netherlands, 230pp.

48. Dong, J., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2005. Factors Affecting Remotely Sensed Snow Water Equivalent Uncertainty. Remote Sensing of Environment, 97(1): 68-82, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2005.04.010. Copyright 2005 Elsevier Science Ltd.

49. Ni-Meister, W., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2005. Soil Moisture Initialization for Climate Prediction: Characterization of Model and Observation Errors. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 110, D13111, doi:10.1029/2004JD005745. Copyright 2005 American Geophysical Union.

50. Houser, P., Hutchinson, M. F., Viterbo, P., Hervé Douville, J., and Running, S. W. 2004. Terrestrial data assimilation, Chapter C.4 in Vegetation, Water, Humans and the Climate. Global Change - The IGB Series. Kabat, P. et al. (eds). Springer, Berlin.

51. Entekhabi, D, Njoku, E., Houser, P., Spenser, M., Doiron, T. Kim, Y., Smith, J., Girard, R., Belair, S., Crow, W., Jackson, T., Kerr, Y., Kimball, J., Koster, R. McDonald, K., O’Neill, P., Pultz, T., Running, S., Shi, J., Wood, E., van Zyl, J. 2004. The Hydrosphere State (Hydros) Satellite Mission: An Earth System Pathfinder for Global Mapping of Soil Moisture and Land Freeze/Thaw, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 42, no. 10, 2184-2195.

52. Rodell, M., Houser, P. R., Jambor, U., Gottschalck, J., Mitchell, K., Meng, C.-J., Arsenault, K., Cosgrove, B., Radakovich, J., Bosilovich, M., Entin, J. K., Walker, J. P., Lohmann D. and Toll, D., 2004. The Global Land Data Assimilation System. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 85(3):381-394. Copyright 2004 American Meteorological Society.

53. Toll, D., Houser, P. 2004. Land, Water and Energy Data Assimilation in Spatial Modelling of the Terrestrial Environment, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 245-262.

54. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2004. Requirements of a Global Near-Surface Soil Moisture Satellite Mission: Accuracy, Repeat Time, and Spatial Resolution. Advances in Water Resources, 27:785-801. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2004.05.006 Copyright 2004 Elsevier Science Ltd..

55. Moradkhani, H., S. Sorooshian, H. Gupta, P. Houser, 2004. Dual State-Parameter Estimation of Hydrological Models Using Ensemble Kalman Filter Advances, Journal of Advances in Water Resources, 28(2):135-147. [Listed among 25 most downloaded papers in JAWR – Fall Quarter of 2005]

56. Rodell, M., and P. R. Houser, 2004. Updating a land surface model with MODIS derived snow cover, J. Hydromet., 5 (6), 1064-1075.

57. Houser, P. 2003 “Land Surface Processes” in Data Assimilation for the Earth Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 321-329.

58. Houser, P. 2003 “Land Data Assimilation Systems” in Data Assimilation for the Earth Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 345-360.

59. Houser, P. 2003 “Assimilation of Land Surface Data” in Data Assimilation for the Earth Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 331-343.

60. Cosgrove, B., D. Lohmann, K. E. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. C. Schaake, A. Robock, J. Sheffield, Q. Duan, L. Luo, R. W. Higgins, R. T. Pinker, and J. D. Tarpley, 2003. Land surface model spin-up behavior in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS), J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8845.

61. Cosgrove, B. A., Lohmann, D., Mitchell, K. E., Houser, P. R., Wood, E. F., Schaake, J. C., Robock, A., Marshall, C., Sheffield, J., Duan, Q., Luo, L., Higgins, R. W., Pinker, R. T., Tarpley, J. D., Meng, J., 2003. Real-time and Retrospective Forcing in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) Project, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8842.

62. Arsenault, K.R., P.R. Houser, and D.A. Matthews, 2003. Incorporating the Land Data Assimilation System into Water Resource Management and Decision Support Systems, EOM, 12 (2), 24-27.

63. Lohmann, D., Mitchell, K. E., Houser, P. R., Wood, E. F., Schaake, J. C., Robock, A., Cosgrove, B. A., Sheffield, J., Duan, Q., Luo, L., Higgins, W. Pinker, R. T., Tarpley, J. D. 2003. Streamflow and Water Balance Intercomparisons of four Land-Surface Models in the North American Land Data Assimilation System Project. submitted J. Geophys. Res., 109.

64. Yang, R., Cohn, S., da Silva, S., Joiner, J., Houser, P. 2003. Tanget Linear Analysis of The Mosaic Land, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol., 108, No. D2, 4054.

65. Dai, Y., X. Zeng, R. E. Dickinson, I. Baker, G. Bonan, M. Bosilovich, S. Denning, P. Dirmeyer, P. Houser, G. Niu, K. Oleson, C. A. Schlosser, and Z.-L. Yang, 2003. The common land model (CLM), Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 84, 1013-1023.

66. Dirmeyer, P.A., R. Feddes, F.G. Hall, S. Halldin, H. Hoff, P. Houser, et al., 2003. Existing Degrees of Consolidation, Chapter C.2 in Vegetation, Water, Humans and the Climate. Global Change - The IGB Series. Kabat, P. et al. (eds). Springer, Berlin.

67. Walker, J. P., Houser, P. R. and Willgoose, G. R., 2004. Active Microwave Remote Sending for Soil Moisture Measurement: A Field Evaluation Using ERS-2. Hydrological Processes, 18:1975-1997. doi:10.1002/hyp.1343.

68. Walker, J. P., Houser, P. R. and Reichle, R. H., 2003. New Remote Sensing Technologies Require Advances in Hydrologic Data Assimilation. EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 84(49): 545,551. Copyright 2003 American Geophysical Union.

69. Schaake, J. C., Duan, Q., Mitchell, K. E., Houser, P. R., Wood, E. F., Robock, A., Lettenmaier, D. P., Lohmann, D., Cosgrove, B. A., Sheffield, J., Luo, L., Higgins, R. H., Pinker, R. T., Tarpley, J. D., 2003. An Inter-Comparison of Soil Moisture Fields in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS). J. Geophys. Res., 109.

70. Robock, A. Luo, l. Wood, E. F., Wen, f., Mitchell, K. E., Houser, P. R. Schaake, J. C., Lohmann, D., Cosgrove, B. A., Sheffield, J., Duan, Q., Higgins, R. W., Pinker, R. T., Tarpley, J. D., Basara, J. B., Crawford, C. 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.

71. Luo, L., Robock, A., Mitchell, K. E., Houser, P. R., Wood, E. F., Schaake, J. C., Lohmann, D., Cosgrove, B. A., Wen, F., Sheffield, J., Duan, Q., Higgins, R. W., Pinker, R. T., Tarpley, J. D., 2003. Validation of the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) Retrospective Forcing Over the Southern Great Plains, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8843.

72. Pinker, R. T., Tarpley, J. D., Laszlo, I., Mitchell, K. E., Houser, P. R., Wood, E. F., Schaake, J.C., Robock, A., Lohmann, D., Cosgrove, B. A., Sheffield, J., Duan, Q., Luo, L., Higgins, R. W., 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.

73. Sheffield, J., Pan, M., Wood, E. F., Mitchell, K. E., Houser, P. R., Schaake, J. C., Robock, A., Lohmann, D., Cosgrove, B. A., Duan, Q., Luo, L., Higgins, R. W., Pinker, R. T., Tarpley, J. D., Ramsay, B. H., 2003. Snow Process Modeling in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS), Part 1: Evaluation of Model Simulated Snow Cover Extent, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8849.

74. Pan, M., Sheffield, J., Wood, E. F., Mitchell, K. E., Houser, P. R., Schaake, J. C., Robock, A., Lohmann, D., Cosgrove, B. A., Duan, Q., Luo, L., Higgins, R. H., Pinker, R. T., Tarpley, J. D., 2003. Snow Process Modeling in the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS). Part II: Evaluation of Model Simulated Snow Water Equivalent, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D22), 8850.

75. Houser, P., 2003. Infiltration and Soil Moisture Processes, Chapter 27 in Handbook of Weather, Climate, and Water: Atmospheric Chemistry, Hydrology, and Societal Impacts, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 493-506.

76. Sun, C., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2004. A Methodology for Snow Data Assimilation in a Land Surface Model. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 109, D08108, doi:10.1029/2003JD003765. Copyright 2004 American Geophysical Union.

77. Walker, J. P., Ursino, N., Grayson, R. B., and Houser, P. R., 2003. Australian Root Zone Soil Moisture: Assimilation of Remote Sensing Observations, In: D. Post (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM). Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Inc., Townsville, Australia, 14-17 July, 2003, 1:380-385.

78. Rudiger, C., Davidson, R. E., Hemakumara, M., Walker, J. P., Kalma, J. D., Willgoose, G. R. and Houser, P. R., 2003. Catchment Monitoring for Scaling and Assimilation of Soil Moisture and Streamflow, In: D. Post (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM). Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Inc., Townsville, Australia, 14-17 July, 2003, 1:386-391.

79. Houser, P., 2002. Air and Water Monitoring for Homeland Security, Earth Observation Magazine, 11(8): 33-36.

80. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2002. Soil Moisture Estimation Using Remote Sensing. 27th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium [CD-ROM]. The Institute of Engineers Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 20 - 23 May, 2002, 8pp. animation slides

81. Berg, A. A., Famiglietti, J. S., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2003. Impact of Bias Correction to Reanalysis Products on Simulations of North American Soil Moisture and Hydrological Fluxes. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 108(D16), 4490, doi:10.1029/2002JD003334. Copyright 2003 American Geophysical Union.

82. Reichle, R. H., Walker, J. P., Koster, R. D. and Houser, P. R., 2002. Extended vs. Ensemble Kalman Filtering for Land Data Assimilation. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 3(6): 728-740. Copyright 2001 American Meteorologcal Society.

83. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2002. Evaluation of the OhmMapper Instrument for Soil Moisture Measurement. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 66(3): 728-734. Copyright 2002 Soil Science Society of America.

84. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. A Methodology for Initializing Soil Moisture in a Global Climate Model: Assimilation of Near-Surface Soil Moisture Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 106(D11): 11761-11774. Copyright 2001 American Geophysical Union..

85. Houser, P. R., D. C. Goodrich, and K. H. Syed, 1999. Case Study: Runoff, Precipitation, and Soil Moisture at Walnut Gulch., in Spatial Patterns in Catchment Hydrology: Observations and Modeling, edited by R. Grayson and G. Bloschl.

86. Koster, R. D., P. R. Houser, E. T. Engman, and W. P. Kustas, 1999. Remote Sensing May Provide Unprecedented Hydrological Data. EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union. Copyright 2003 American Geophysical Union.

87. Famiglietti, J. S., J. A. Devereaux, C. A. Laymon, T. Tsegaye, P. R. Houser, T. J. Jackson, S. T. Grahm, M. Rodell, and P. J. van Oevelen, 1999. Ground-based investigation of soil moisture variability within remote sensing footprints during the Southern Great Plains 1997 (SGP97) Hydrology Experiment, Water Resources Research, 35(6):1839-1851.

88. Bosilovich, M. G., R. Yang, and P. Houser, 1999. Surface Hydrology in Global River Basins in the Off-line Land-surface GEOS Assimilation System (OLGA), GCIP II special issue of the Journal of Geophysical Research.

89. Houser, P. R., H. V. Gupta, W. J. Shuttleworth, and J. S. Famiglietti, 1999. Multi-Objective Calibration and Sensitivity of a Distributed Land-Surface Water and Energy Balance Model, J. of Geophysical Research, Vol. 106, No. D24, 33421-33433.

90. Houser, P. R., W. J. Shuttleworth, H. V. Gupta, J. S. Famiglietti, K. H. Syed, and D. C. Goodrich, 1998. Integration of Soil Moisture Remote Sensing and Hydrologic Modeling using Data Assimilation, Water Resources Research, 34(12):3405-3420.

91. Unland H., A. Arain, C. Harlow, P. Houser, H. Garatuza, R. Scott, O. Sen, and W. Shuttleworth, 1997. Evaporation from a Riparian System in a Semi-arid Environment, Hydrol. Process., 12(1998):527-542.

92. White, C. B., P. R. Houser, A. M. Arain, Z. L. Yang, K. Syed, and W. J. Shuttleworth, 1997. The aggregate description of semi-arid vegetation with precipitation-generated soil moisture heterogeneity, Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences, 1, 205-212.

93. Unland, H. E., P. R. Houser, W. J. Shuttleworth, and Z. L. Yang, 1996. Surface flux measurement and modeling at a semi-arid Sonoran Desert site, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 82:119-153.

94. Twine, T.E., W.P. Kustas, J.M. Norman, D.R. Cook, P.R. Houser, T.P. Meyers, J.H. Prueger, P.J. Starks, and M.Welely. 2000. Correcting eddy-covariance flux underestimates over a grassland, Agric. For. Meteorol. 102:279-300.

OTHER SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1. Houser, P., 2007: Breakout Session #2: Identification of End User and their Needs. NASA Applied Earth Science Solutions Networks Workshop (April 12-13, 2007), PPT.

2. Houser, P., et al., 2007. The NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS) – Implementation Plan Executive Summary. http://www.nasa-news.org.

3. Shukla, J., J. L. Kinter III, P. R. Houser, 2006: Study on Earth System Science. A study prepared for the Center for Management and Strategic Studies (CGEE), Brasilia, DF (Brazil).

4. Oleson, K., Dai, Y., Bonan, G. Bosilovich, M., Dickinson, R., Dirmeyer, P., Hoffman, F. Houser, P., Levis, S., Niu, G. Thornton, P. Vertenstein, M. Yang, Z., Zeng, X. 2004. Technical Description of the Community Land Model (CLM), NCAR Technical Note, NCAR/TN-461+STR

5. Pinheiro, A.C.T., K. Arsenault, P. Houser, D. Toll, S. Kumar, D. Matthews, and R.W. Stodt, 2004: Improved evapotranspiration estimates to aid water management practices in the Rio Grande river basin, Proc. IGARSS 2004, 3, Anchorage, Alaska, September 20-24,2004, 2123-2126.

6. Gaye A., P. Houser, JL Redelsperger, 2006. Report of AMMA Working Group 2: Water cycle, African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis Scientific Working Report.

7. Houser, P., et al., 2006. The NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS) – Implementation Plan. http://www.nasa-news.org.

8. Houser, P., and J. Entin, 2005: NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), GEWEX-NEWS, August 2005.

9. G. DeLannoy, N. Verhoest, V. Pauwels, P. Houser, 2005: Assimilation of small scale soil moisture in a land surface model, SPIE Proceedings.

10. Wood E., P. Houser, and D. Entekhabi, 2005: Need for Integrated Water Cycle Observations from Space, Submitted in response to the Decadal Study-Request for Information (RFI) from Community from the Committee on “Earth Science and Applications from Space: A Community Assessment and Strategy for the Future”

11. Peters-Lidard, C., P. Houser, S. Kumar, Y. Tian, J. Geiger, 2005: Software Design Document for the Land Information System: Data Management; Submitted under Task Agreement GSFC-CT-2, Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) CAN-00OES-01..

12. Peters-Lidard, C., P. Houser, S. Kumar, Y. Tian, J. Geiger, 2005: Software Design Document for the Land Information System; Submitted under Task Agreement GSFC-CT-2, Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) CAN-00OES-01.

13. Peters-Lidard, C., P. Houser, S. Kumar, Y. Tian, J. Geiger, 2005: Interface Design for Interoperability for the Land Information System; Submitted under Task Agreement GSFC-CT-2, Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) CAN-00OES-01.

14. Peters-Lidard, C., S. Kumar, W. Tao, J. Eastman, X. Zeng, S. Lang, P. Houser, 2005: Coupling High Resolution Earth System Models Using Advanced Computational Technologies, Proceedings of the 2005 Earth-Sun System Technology Conference, Paper A7P3.

15. Houser, P., C. Peters-Lidard, S. Kumar, and Y. Tian, J. Geiger, S. Olden, L. Lighty, J. Sheffield, E. Wood, K. Mitchell, P. Dirmeyer, B. Doty, J. Adams , 2005: The Land Information System, Proceedings of the 2005 Earth-Sun System Technology Conference, Paper A7P2.

16. Cosgrove, B.A., and P.R. Houser, 2002: The Effect of Errors in Snow Assimilation on Land Surface Modeling, In: 16th Conference on Hydrology, Proc. AMS 2002 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, January 13-17, 2002, J136-J137.

17. Hildebrand, P., P. Houser, and C.A. Schlosser , 2003. Observing the Global Water Cycle from Space, Proc. 31st Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Seattle, Washington, August 6-12 2003, 10.3.

18. Moradkhani, H., S. Sorooshian, H. V. Gupta, P. R. Houser, K. Hsu, 2004. Sequential data assimilation framework for hydrologic state-parameter estimation and ensemble forecasting, in Proceedings of the 2nd international CAHMDA workshop on: The TerrestrialWater Cycle: Modelling and Data Assimilation Across Catchment Scales, edited by A.J. Teuling, H. Leijnse, P.A. Troch, J. Sheffield and E.F. Wood, pp. 191–195, Princeton, NJ, October 25–27

19. Entekhabi, D., P. Houser, and E. Njoku, 2004. Hydros Fact Sheet, Hydros NASA-ESSP mission document.

20. Houser, P., Bosilovich, M., Peters-Lidard, C., Tao, W. 2004. Ultra-High Resolution Observation-Driven Land Modeling Needed to Enable The Development of Global Cloud Resolving Earth Systems Models, GEWEX News, Vol. 14, No. 3, 8-9, 15.

21. Polcher, J, P. Cox, P. Dirmeyer, H. Dolman, H. Gupta, A. Henderson-Sellers, P. Houser, R. Koster, T. Oki, A. Pitman, P. Viterbo: 2000. GLASS: Global Land- Atmosphere System Study.

22. R H Reichle, R D Koster, J P Walker, M M Rienecker, P R Houser, 2002. Aspects of the Extended and Ensemble Kalman filters for land data assimilation in the NASA Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction Project, Oral Presentation at the 82nd AMS Annual Meeting, Jan 2002, Orlando, FL, USA.

23. R H Reichle, J P Walker, R D Koster, M M Rienecker, P R Houser: "Assimilation of soil moisture with the Ensemble Kalman filter in support of NASA's Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction Project", Oral/Poster Presentation at the International Workshop on Catchment-scale Hydrological Modeling and Data Assimilation, Sep 2001, Wageningen, Netherlands.

24. Hsu, A., P. O'Neill, P. Houser, E. Wood, and P. Doraiswamy, (1998). "Examination of Aggregation Effects in Watershed Hydrological Modeling Using Microwave-Derived Soil Moisture Data," Proc. of IGARSS '98, Seattle, WA, pp. 1840-1842.

25. Peters-Lidard, C.D., F. Pan, P.E. O'Neill, A.Y. Hsu, and P.R. Houser, 2000. "Quantifying the Relationship Between Remotely-Sensed and Modeled Soil Moisture," (abstract and poster only), GEWEX / BAHC Intl. Workshop on Soil Moisture Monitoring, Analysis, and Prediction for Hydrometeorological and Hydroclimatological Applications, Norman, OK, May 16-18, 2000, p. 27.

26. Gottschalck, J.C., P.R. Houser, and X. Zeng, 2002: Impact of Remotely Sensed Leaf Area Index on a Global Land Data Assimilation System, In: 16th Conference on Hydrology, Proc. AMS 2002 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, January 13-17, 2002, J43-J46.

27. Kumar, S., P. Houser, and C. Peters-Lidard, 2003. LIS – An Interoperable Framework for Global, High Resolution Land Surface Modeling, Proceedings of the NASA-ESTO workshop.

28. P. Hildebrand, P. Houser, 2003: Observing the Global Water Cycle from Space. 31st International Conference on Radar Meteorology, 6-12 August 2003, Seattle, WA.

29. Meng, C. J., P. R. Houser, K. Mitchell, M. Rodell, and 10 other authors, 2003. Global land surface radiation budget and impact on water and energy cycles, in 17th Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society.

30. Peters-Lidard, C. D., S. Kumar, Y. Tian, J. L. Eastman, and P. Houser, 2004. Global Urban-Scale Land-Atmosphere Modeling with the Land Information System, Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, and Forecasting in the Urban Zone, 84th AMS Annual Meeting 11-15 January 2004 Seattle, WA, USA.

31. Houser, P. 2003. Land Data Assimilation, Seminar Proceedings, ECMWF 165-178.

32. Houser, P., M. Rodell, 2002: GLDAS: An Important Contribution to CEOP. GEWEX Newsletter, May 2002, 2,8,9,16.

33. P.O'Neill, A. Joseph, G. DeLannoy, R. Lang, C. Utku, E. Kim, Houser, P., T.Gish, and C. Daughtry, 2002. Active/Passive Microwave Remote Sensing For Soil Moisture Retrieval Through A Growing Season, ISEMA.

34. O'Neill, P., Joseph, A., Kim, E., Lang, R., Houser, P., Gish, T., Daughtry, C.S.T. 2003. Active/Passive microwave remote sensing for soil moisture retrieval through a growing season. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Electromagnetic Wave Interaction with Water and Moist Substances, March 24-26, 2003, Rotorua, New Zealand 2003 CDROM.

35. O'Neill, P., Joseph, A., De Lannoy, G., Lang, R., Kim, E., Houser, P., Gish, T.J., Daughtry, C.S. 2003. Active/Passive microwave remote sensing for soil moisture retrieval through a growing season. In: Proceedings of Electromagnetic Wave Interaction with Water and Moist Substances. p. 342-349.

36. Van den Hurk, B., Houser, P., Polcher, J., 2002. GLASS Workshop Sets New Experimental Strategy on Testing Land-Atmosphere Interactions, 2002 GEWEX News, Vol 12, No. 2 11-13

37. Houser, P. R., Rodell, M., Jambor, U., Gottschalck, J., Cosgrove, B., Radakovich, J., Arsenault, K., Bosilovich, M., Entin, J. K., Walker, J. P., Mitchell, K., Pan, H. L., and Meng, C.-J., 2001. The Global Land Data Assimilation System, GEWEX News, 11(2): 11-13.

38. Koike, T., P. R. Houser, and M. Rodell, 2002. CEOP Satellite Data Integration, CEOP Newsletter, 2.

39. Rodell, M., P. R. Houser, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalck, J. Radakovich, K. Arsenault, C.-J. Meng, and K. E. Mitchell, 2002. Forcing a global, offline land surface modeling system with observation-based fields, in 16th Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society .

40. Houser, P., 2001. Land Data Assimilation Systems, a newsletter from the National Research Council’s Water Science and Technology Board (WTSB), Jan-Feb 2001.

41. Radakovich, J., Houser, P., A. da Silva, and M. G. Bosilovich, 2001. Results from Global Land-Surface Data Assimilation Methods, 5th Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, Albuquerque, NM, 14-19, January.

42. Polcher, J., Cox, P., Dirmeyer, P., Dolman, H., Gupta, H., Henderson-Sellers, A., Houser, P., Koster, R. Oki, T. Pitman, A. Viterbo, P., 2000. GLASS: Global Land Atmosphere System Study, GEWEX Vol. 10, No. 2.

43. Mitchell K., P. Houser, E. Wood, J. Schaake, D. Lettenmaier, D. Tarpley, W. Higgins, C. Marshall, D. Lohmann, Y. Lin, M. Ek, B. Cosgrove, J. Entin, Q. Duan, R. Pinker, A. Robock, H. Van den Dool, and F. Habets, 1999. The GCIP Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) Project – Now Underway, GEWEX Newsletter, Vol. 9, No. 4

44. Houser, P. R., and B. P. Mohanty, 1999. The spatial-temporal structure of U.S. Southern Great Plains soil moisture - an analysis of in-situ SGP97 profile observations. In the American Meteorological Society Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Hydrology, January 10-14, 1999.

45. Mohanty, B. P., P. R. Houser, P. J. Shouse, and M. Th. Van Genuchten, 1999. Soil moisture content at deeper depths - SGP97, Oklahoma. In the American Meteorological Society Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Hydrology, January 10-14, 1999.

46. Bosilovich, M. G. P. R. Houser, A. Molod, and S. Nebuda, 1999. A comparison of FIFE observations with GEOS assimilated data including a heterogeneous land-surface model. In the American Meteorological Society Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Hydrology, January 10-14, 1999.

47. Elliott, R. L., P. R. Houser, and B. K. Mohanty, 1999. Inter-comparison of three methods for measuring soil moisture during SGP97. In the American Meteorological Society Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Hydrology, January 10-14, 1999.

48. Houser, P. R., R. Yang, M. Bosilovich, A. Molod, and S. Nebuda, 1999. Spin-up time scales of the off-line land surface GEOS assimilation (OLGA) system. In the American Meteorological Society Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Hydrology, January 10-14, 1999.

49. Molod, A., S. Nebuda, M. Bosilovich, P. Houser, and R. Yang, 1999. The impact of the Mosaic land surface model on the climate of the GEOS data assimilation system. In the American Meteorological Society Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Hydrology, January 10-14, 1999.

50. Nebuda, S., A. Molod, M. Bosilovich, P. Houser, and R. Yang, 1999. Interaction of predicted and prescribed soil moisture with the moist physics parameterizations in the GEOS data assimilation system. In the American Meteorological Society Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Hydrology, January 10-14, 1999.

51. Yang, R., P. Houser, and J. Joiner, 1999. Comparison of surface ground temperature from satellite observations and the off-line surface GEOS assimilation system. In the American Meteorological Society Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Hydrology, January 10-14, 1999.

52. Houser, P., W. J. Shuttleworth, J. S. Famiglietti, and J. A. Berglund, 1997. Integration of Remote Sensing and Hydrologic Modeling using Data Assimilation, Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, INVITED.

53. Houser, P. R., 1996: Remote Sensing Soil Moisture using 4-Dimensional Data Assimilation. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, The University of Arizona.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

1. Yilmaz, M. Tugrul, T. DelSole and P. R. Houser, 2010: Introducing water budget constraint to improve land data assimilation performance, 24th Conference on Hydrology, 90th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)

2. Arsenault, Kristi R., F. Chen, M. Barlage, P. A. Dirmeyer, P. R. Houser, and K. Manning, 2010: Evaluating Modeled Snow-Atmosphere Coupling for Different Atmospheric and Physiographic Conditions, 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, 24th Conference on Hydrology, 90th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)

3. Shrestha, Roshan K., P. R. Houser, 2010: A comparative study of model initialization for the Noah land surface model using LIS. 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, 24th Conference on Hydrology, 90th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)

4. Shrestha, R. K., Houser, P., and Gates, L., 2009: Incorporating sub-grid heterogeneity into a coarse resolution land surface model, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H21I-07

5. Yang, C., Houser, P., 2009: Cloud Computing for Supporting Earth Sciences: a GMU CISC Practice, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN51A-1035.

6. Sahoo, A. K., De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, P. R. Houser, L., Dumenil-Gates, 2009: Assimilation of Satellite Observed Soil Moisture into the Noah Land Surface Model Using the 3-D EnKF Technique, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H11G-07.

7. L. Maio, P. R. Houser, C. Yang, H. Wu, 2009: Earth Science Data Records Sharing Supported by the MEaSUREs Spatial Web Portal, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN43B-1154.

8. Su, H., P. R. Houser, Y. Tian, J. Geiger, S. Kumar, L. Gates, 2009: A Prototype Land Information Sensor Web: Design, Implementation and Implication for the SMAP Mission, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN23C-1071.

9. Wood, E., D. Lettenmaier, P. Houser, R. Pinker, C. Kummerow, M. Pan, H. Gao. A. Sahoo, 2009: Progress on Developing Consistent Earth System Data Records for the Global Terrestrial Water Cycle, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN42A-05.

10. Pozzi, W., J. Ward, E. Cox, R. Lawford, D. Matthews, P. Houser, M. Doherty, 2009: NASA Water-Cycle Solutions Networks and Community of Practice Approaches to enhance Decision-making, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN34A-08.

 

 

 

11. Matthews, D., M. Brilly, G. Gregoric, J. Polajnar, P. Houser, M. Rodell, and M. Lehning, 2009: Community of Practice Applications from WaterNet: The NASA Water Cycle Solutions Network. Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, EGU2009-3295, HS7.1 poster presentation, Vienna Austria 19-24 April 2009.

12. Houser, P. R., A. Schlosser, and J. Lehr, 2009: An updated view of global water cycling (solicited). Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, EGU2009-13897, NH1.1 INVITED poster presentation, Vienna Austria 19-24 April 2009.

13. De Lannoy,G. J. M., P.R. Houser, N.E.C. Verhoest, and V.R.N. Pauwels, 2009: Fine-scale snow analyses improvement through coarse-scale AMSR-E SWE assimilation or fine scale MODIS SCF assimilation. Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, EGU2009-4491, HS7.3 oral presentation, Vienna Austria 19-24 April 2009.

14. Houser, P. R., X. Feng, R. Shrestha, and T. Yilmaz, 2009: Precipitation uncertainty: How well do we know this critical hydrological variable? Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, EGU2009-13903, NH1.1 poster presentation, Vienna Austria 19-24 April 2009.

15. Houser, P. R., T. Yilmaz, R. Shrestha, and V. Anantharaj, 2009: Land surface modeling using optimally merged precipitation data from multiple sources. Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, EGU2009-13899, NH1.1 poster presentation, Vienna Austria 19-24 April 2009.

16. Rasmussen, R., V. Grubisic, D. Gochis, D. Yates, K. Miller, P. Houser, C. Lui, K. Ikeda, M. Tewari, and J. Dudhia, 2009: Assessing Precipitation, Snowpack and Runoff over Colorado. Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, EGU2009-11573, AS1.3 poster presentation, Vienna Austria 19-24 April 2009.

17. Anantharaj, V. G., P. R. Houser, F. J. Turk, C. A. Peterson, F. Hossain, R. J. Moorhead, D. L. Toll, and G. Mostovoy, 2009: A Rapid Protoyping Approach for the Evaluation of Potential GPM-Era Precipitation Products for Water Resources Management Applications. Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, EGU2009-11712, AS1.3 poster presentation, Vienna Austria 19-24 April 2009.

18. Houser, P., 2008: NEWS Overview. NASA Energy and Water Cycle study (NEWS) PI Meeting, BWI Four Points Sheaton Hotel, November 3-5; Baltimore, MD

19. Houser, P., 2008: Value added to data through data assimilation systems. US-Canada GEO Workshop; National Science Foundation. October 28-30, 2008, Arlington, VA, INVITED.

20. DeLannoy, G., P. Houser and K. Arsenault, 2008. Developing a Practical Snow Data Assimilation Method. Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA) PI Meeting, Silver Spring, Maryland, Sept 29-Oct 1, 2008.

21. Toll, D., B. Li, B. Cosgrove, P. Houser, L. G. de Goncalves,, 2008. NASA Land Information System Multi-Model Ensemble Hydrological Predictions. Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA) PI Meeting, Silver Spring, Maryland, Sept 29-Oct 1, 2008.

22. Mitchell, K., J. D. Tarpley, C. Peters-Lidard, M. A. Friedl, X. Zeng, L. Jiang, R. H. Reichle, P. R. Houser, and X. Zhan, 2008: Satellite-Derived Land Surface Fields in the Data Assimilation, Validation and Forcing of the Land Component of NCEP Global and Regional Weather and Climate Prediction Models. Paper 5.2, American Meteorological Society 2008 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 20-24 January 2008.

23. Houser, P., C. A. Schlosser, B. Lin, and J. Entin, 2008: A Satellite View of Global Water and Energy Cycling. Paper 8.1, American Meteorological Society 2008 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 20-24 January 2008, INVITED. Recorded presentation

24. Houser, P., 2008: Enhancing Water & Energy Cycle Research & Applications Connectivity. Joint Panel Discussion 3, American Meteorological Society 2008 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 20-24 January 2008, INVITED. Recorded Presentation.

25. Feng, X., M. G. Bosilovich, P. R. Houser, and J. D. Chern, 2008: Investigation of Land Surface Conditions Impact on Processes and Predictability of the North American Monsoon. Paper J5.2, American Meteorological Society 2008 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 20-24 January 2008. Recorded presentation

26. Luo, Y., P. R. Houser and X. Zhan, 2008: Accounting for bias of model simulations in land data assimilation. Paper 11.3, American Meteorological Society 2008 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 20-24 January 2008.

27. Houser, P., and C. Larko, 2008: WECHO- A Water and Energy Cycle EOS Clearinghouse Client, Annual ECHO 2008 Worhshop; Earth Observing System Clearinghouse (ECHO), Riverdale, Maryland, January 29-31, 2008

28. Houser, P., 2008: CAHMDA-III Meeting Summary. Third Catchment-scale Hydrological Modelling & Data Assimilation International Workshop; Melbourne, Australia, January 9-11, 2008.

29. De Lannoy, G. J. M., P. R. Houser, V. R. N. Pauwels, N. E. C. Verhoest, 2008: Addressing soil moisture model error using adaptive ensemble Kalman filtering. CAHMDA-3 Workshop, Melbourne Australia, 9-11 January 2008.

30. Su, H., Houser, P., Tian, Y., Kumar, S., Geiger, J., Belvedere, D., 2007: Comparison of two perturbation methods to estimate the land surface modeling uncertainty, H31H-0765, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

31. De Lannoy, G J, Houser, P R, Reichle, R H, Pauwels, V R, Verhoest, N E, 2007: Dealing with systematic errors in land surface modeling, soil moisture observations and assimilation, H41I-04, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007, INVITED.

32. Yilmaz, M T, Houser, P, Shrestha, R, 2007: Effect of land cover classification map resolution in land surface modeling studies, H31D-0635, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

33. Shrestha, R K, Houser, P, Bosilovich, M, Mocko, D, 2007: LIS-Noah land surface model validation in the Southern Great Plains (SGP), H31D-0646, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

34. Luo, Y, Houser, P R, Zhan, X, 2007: Soil Moisture Data Assimilation with the Noah Land Surface Model, IN41B-02, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

35. Arsenault, K R, Kumar, S, Hunter, S M, Aman, R, Houser, P R, Toll, D, Engman, T, Nigro, J, 2007: Land Surface Model Biases and their Impacts on the Assimilation of Snow-related Observations, C21B-0463, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

36. Gao, X, Schlosser, A C, Houser, P R, Entin, J K, 2007: Analysis of Global Atmospheric and Terrestrial Hydrological Budget Using Merged Satellite Data Sets, GC51B-07, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

37. Turk, J, Anantharaj, V, Mostovoy, G, Houser, P, 2007: Development of a Rapid Prototyping Capability for Hydrological Applications of Global Precipitation Measurements, IN41B-04, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

38. Turlapaty, A, Younan, N, Du, J, Houser, P, Anantharaj, V, Turk, J, 2007: A data fusion toolbox to optimize precipitation estimates for land surface modeling applications, IN43B-1179, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

39. Anantharaj, V, Mostovoy, G, Li, B, Peters-Lidard, C, Houser, P, Moorhead, R, Kumar, S, 2007: Rapid prototyping of soil moisture estimates using the NASA Land Information System, IN31C-04, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

40. Ling, Y, Anantharaj, V, Lu, Q, Turk, J, Houser, P, Sanyal, J, 2007: A computational framework for the evaluation of satellite precipitation estimates for hydrological applications, IN43B-1178, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

41. Houser, P R, Belvedere, D R, Pozzi, W H, Imam, B, Schiffer, R, Lawford, R, Schlosser, C A, Gupta, H, Welty, C, Vorosmarty, C, Matthews, D, 2007: WaterNet: The NASA Water Cycle Solutions Network, H24A-08, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

42. Mostovoy, G, Peters-Lidard, C, Houser, P, O'Neil, P, Owe, M, Anantharaj, V, Aanstoos, J, 2007: An Observing Systems Simulation Experiment for potential soil moisture retrievals using Aquarius instruments, IN43B-1188, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 10-14, 2007.

43. Houser, P., D. Belvedere. W. Pozzi, B. Imam, R. Schiffer, C. Welty, R. Lawford, C. Schlosser, H. Gupta, C. Vorosmarty, D. Matthews, 2007: WaterNet: The NASA Water Cycle Solutions Network. NASA Water Management Program IP Meeting, UMUC Inn and Conference Center, Adelphi, Maryland, November 1, 2007.

44. Houser, P., D. Belvedere. W. Pozzi, B. Imam, R. Schiffer, C. Welty, R. Lawford, C. Schlosser, H. Gupta, C. Vorosmarty, D. Matthews, 2007: WaterNet: The NASA Water Cycle Solutions Network. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Session We11MF, Barcelona Spain, July 25, 2007.

45. De Lannoy Gabriëlle, Valentijn R. N. Pauwels, Paul R. Houser, Niko E. C. Verhoest, Timothy Gish, 2007: Representativeness of point soil moisture observations, upscaling and assimilation. IUGG General Assembly, Perugia Italy, Session HS2004, July 2-13, 2007.

46. Houser, Paul, 2007: Land Surface Data Assimilation. IUGG General Assembly, Perugia Italy, Session JMS024, July 2-13, 2007, Invited.

47. Houser, P., 2007: SMAP Value Added Products. Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission (SMAP) Workshop, Arlington VA, July 9-10, 2007.

48. Houser, P., 2007: Improving Modeled Land Fluxes through Observational Constraints. LandFLUX Workshop, Toulouse France, May 30-June 3, 2007, Draft Report.

49. Kumar, S., R. Reichle, C. D. Peters-Lidard, R. D. Koster, X Zhan, W. T. Crow,J. B. Eylander, P. R. Houser, 2007: An Integrated System for Sequential Hydrologic Data Assimilation using the Land Information System, American Geophyslcal Union Spring Meeting, Acapulco Mexico, May 22-25, 2007.

50. Houser, P., 2007: Water Cycle Variability, Change and Prediction in the Eastern United States. EastFIRE Workshop, Fairfax, VA June 5-8, 2007, Invited.

51. Anantharaj V, G V Mostovoy, C D Peters-Lidard, P R Houser, and B Li, 2007: An Initial assessment of Soil Moisture Fields Simulated by the Noah Land Surface Model at Regional and Local Scales. H51D-02, American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Acapulco Mexico, May 22-25, 2007,oral presentation.

52. De Lannoy, G., Houser, P., Verhoest, N., Pauwels, V., 2007: Assimilation of soil moisture observations in the OPE3 field with horizontal information propagation in the Community Land Model. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, European Geosciences Union, EGU2007-A-02015, oral presentation.

53. Matthews, D., Brilly, M. , Houser, P., 2007: WaterNet: The NASA water cycle solutions network. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, European Geosciences Union, EGU2007-A-04795, oral presentation.

54. de Goncalves, L. G., Houser, P. R., 2007: The Feasibility of Soil Moisture Estimation through Streamflow Assimilation in Dense Vegetated Areas. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, European Geosciences Union, EGU2007-A-09781, poster presentation.

55. Toll, D, Dong, J, Houser, P, Arsenault, K., 2007: NASA and NOAA Surface Water and Energy Balance Data for Water Resources Applications. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, European Geosciences Union, EGU2007-A-10539, poster presentation.

56. Houser, P; Schlosser, C; Lin, B; Entin, J., 2007: A Satellite View of Global Water and Energy Cycling. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, European Geosciences Union, EGU2007-A-11205, invited presentation/poster.

57. Houser, P., WaterNet. NASA Applied Sciences Program: Solutions Networks (SN) Workshop, University of Maryland Conference Center, Adelphi, MD, April 12-13, 2007, invited.

58. Houser, P., 2007. Data Assimilation and Modeling. Space Policy Institute Workshop: The Contribution of Satellite Data to Efficient Freshwater Management, George Washington University, 13-14 March 2007.

59. Houser, P., 2007. Water Cycle Data Integration, Assimilation & Utilization. Satellite Observations of the Global Water Cycle Workshop, March 7-9 2007, Beckman Center of the National Academies, Irvine CA.

60. Houser, P. and J. Entin, 2007. The NASA Energy and Water cycle Study. Satellite Observations of the Global Water Cycle Workshop, March 7-9 2007, Beckman Center of the National Academies, Irvine CA.

61. Houser, P., D. Belvedere, B. Imam, R. Schiffer, C. A. Schlosser, H. Gupta, C. Welty, C. Vorosmarty, D. Matthews and R. Lawford, 2007. WaterNet: The NASA Water Cycle Solutions Network. Satellite Observations of the Global Water Cycle Workshop, March 7-9 2007, Beckman Center of the National Academies, Irvine CA.

62. Schlosser, C. A. and NASA Energy and Water-cycle Study (NEWS) Water-Budget Integration Team, 2007.The NASA Energy and Water-cycle Study (NEWS) Global Water-Budget Synthesis. Satellite Observations of the Global Water Cycle Workshop, March 7-9 2007, Beckman Center of the National Academies, Irvine CA.

63. Shrestha, R., P. R. Houser, and M. G. Bosilovich, 2007. Anomalies due to heterogeneity of forcing and parameters in Land Surface Models. NASA Modeling and Prediction Workshop, College Park Maryland, March 7-9 2007.

64. Houser, P., and C. Larko, 2007. WECHO: A Water and Energy Cycle EOS Clearing House Client, 2007 ECHO Operations Workshop, Winter 2007, January 23-25, 2007.

65. Zhan, X., W. T. Crow, S. V. Kumar, P. R. Houser, C. D. Peters-Lidard, and T. J. Jackson, 2007. Impact of Observational Data Preprocessing on their Assimilation in NASA's Land Information System Using the Kalman Filters, Paper 2.13, American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 14-18 January 2007.

66. Luo, Y., P. R. Houser, and X. Zhan, 2007. Application and evaluation of the Kalman Filter data assimilation approaches in the Noah land surface model, Paper JP1.15, American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 14-18 January 2007.

67. Mostovoy G., V. Anantharaj, P. Houser, and C. D. Peters-Lidard, 2007. Use of SCAN observations for validation of soil moisture spatial distribution simulated by the land-surface model over the Lower Mississippi Delta region, Paper P2.3, American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 14-18 January 2007.

68. Feng, X., and P. R. Houser, 2007. Surface Water and Energy Budgets for the Mississippi River Basin, Paper 1.2, American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 14-18 January 2007.

69. Houser, P., 2007. ESIP Water Management Applications Working Group Demos and Approaches, 2007 ESIP Federation Meeting, Portland Oregon, January 3-5, 2007.

70. Feng, X., P Houser, 2006. Modification of Soil Temperature and Moisture Budgets by Snow Processes, H11B-1259, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 11-15, 2006, POSTER.

71. Houser, P., 2006. Recent Results in Land Surface Data Assimilation, H21I-01, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 11-15, 2006, INVITED ORAL presentation.

72. DeLannoy, G. L., R R Reichle, P R Houser, V R Pauwels, N E Verhoest, 2006. Ensemble Kalman Filtering of Soil Moisture Observations With Model Bias Correction, H23E-1554, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 11-15, 2006, POSTER.

73. Kumar, S V, C D Peters-Lidard, J Eylander, R Reichle, W Crow, X Zhan, P Houser, R Koster, M Suarez, J Dong, 2006. A Generic, Interoperable, Hydrologic Data Assimilation Framework using the Land Information System, H23E-1558, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 11-15, 2006, POSTER.

74. Houser, P, D Belvedere, B IMAM, R Schiffer, C Schlosser, H Gupta, C Welty, C Vörösmarty, D Matthews, R Lawford, 2006. The Water Cycle Solutions Network, IN32A-04, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 11-15, 2006, ORAL presentation.

75. Anantharaj, V, C Peters-Lidard, P Houser, G Mostovoy, T Haupt, R Moorhead, S Kumar, 2006. Integration of the NASA Land Information System as an Application Framework into the MRC Rapid Prototyping Capabilities Infrastructure, IN33B-1336, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 11-15, 2006, POSTER.

76. Houser, P., et al., 2006. The Land Information System. Stakeholder presentation, December 14, 2006.

77. Houser, P., J. Entin, W. Rossow, W. Lapenta, B. Lin, E.. Njoku, C. Schlosser, R. Schiffer, 2006: GPM and the NASA Energy and Water cycle Study, 6th GPM International Planning Workshop, 6-8 November 2006, Annapolis, Maryland.

78. Houser, P., 2006. Land Data Assimilation & the Global Water Cycle. Invited seminar at Purdue University, Indiana, Oct 30, 2006.

79. Entin, J., Houser, P. W. Rossow, W. Lapenta, B. Lin, E.. Njoku, C. Schlosser, R. Schiffer, 2006: The NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), Second 2006 LCLUC Science Team Meeting, focusing on the water cycle, October 10-12, 2006, College Park, MD.

80. Houser, P., J. Entin, W. Rossow, W. Lapenta, B. Lin, E.. Njoku, C. Schlosser, R. Schiffer, 2006: NASA and the NEWS (NASA Energy and Water) Program, First Pan-GEWEX Meeting, ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, 9-13 October 2006.

81. Houser, P., 2006: Satellite Data and Data Integration Working Group; the Global Land Data Assimilation System (GLDAS), First Pan-GEWEX Meeting, ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, 9-13 October 2006.

82. Houser, P., 2006: Satellite Data Working Group; The NEWS Data Integration Center, First Pan-GEWEX Meeting, ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, 9-13 October 2006.

83. Houser, P., 2006: Overview of the NEWS program, 2nd NASA Energy and Water cycle Study NEWS PI Meeting; University of Maryland Inn & Conference Center; September 26-28, 2006.

84. Houser, P., D. Belvedere, B. Imam, R. Schiffer, C.A. Schosser, H. Gupta, C. Welty, C. Vorosmary, D. Matthews, R. Lawford 2006: WaterNet: The NASA Water Cycle Solutions Network:, 2nd NASA Energy and Water cycle Study NEWS PI Meeting; University of Maryland Inn & Conference Center; September 26-28, 2006.

85. Houser, P., and C. Larko, 2006: NEWS Data Integration Center, 2nd NASA Energy and Water cycle Study NEWS PI Meeting; University of Maryland Inn & Conference Center; September 26-28, 2006.

86. Houser, P., 2006: Overview of land predictability and modeling, First Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA) PIs Meeting was held 14-16 August 2006 at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort in Tucson, AZ

87. Houser, P., 2006: Land-Atmosphere Interaction Chapter in draft CPPA Science & Implementation Plan, First Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA) PIs Meeting was held 14-16 August 2006 at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort in Tucson, AZ

88. Arsenault, K., R. Stodt, A. Pinheiro, and P. Houser, 2006: Improving Water Demand Forecasting in the Middle Rio Grande River Basin, Abstract, First Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA) PIs Meeting was held 14-16 August 2006 at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort in Tucson, AZ

89. Toll, D., J. Dong, P. Houser, K. Arsenault, A. Pinherio, J. Basara, and J. Monroe, 2006: Analysis of NOAA and NASA Surface Water and Energy Balance Data for Water Resources Applications, First Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA) PIs Meeting was held 14-16 August 2006 at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort in Tucson, AZ

90. Houser, P., 2006. Land Surface Data Assimilation. 2006 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium & 27th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, Denver, Colorado, August 1, 2006.

91. Houser, P., D. Belvedere, B. Imam, R. Schiffer, C.A. Schosser, H. Gupta, C. Welty, C. Vorosmary, D. Matthews, R. Lawford, 2006. WaterNet: The NASA Water Cycle Solutions Network, NASA Applied Science Program; Water Management Program Workshop, UMUC Conference Center, June 13, 2006.

92. Houser, P., X. Zhan, A. Sahoo, K. Arsenault, B. Cosgrove, 2006. MODIS/AMSR-E Assimilation in the Noah LSM. 4th Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation Science Workshop, Greenbelt, MD., May 31-June 1, 2006.

93. Houser, P., 2006. Recent Progress in Snow Data Assimilation. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Jt. Assem. Suppl. Abstract H21B-04.

94. Belvedere, D.R., Houser, P.R. Imam, B., Schiffer, R., Schlosser, C.A.., Gupta, H.V., Welty, C., Vorosmarty, C., Matthews, D., Lawford, R., 2006. WaterNet: The NASA Water Cycle Solutions Network. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Jt. Assem. Suppl. Abstract H43B-09.

95. Toll, D.L., Dong, J., Houser, P., Cosgrove, B., Peters-Lidard, C., Kumar, S., 2006. Land Surface Water and Energy Flux Evaluation from the North American Regional Reanalysis (NARR) and Land Data Assimilation Systems (LDAS) for Water Resources Applications. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Jt. Assem. Suppl. Abstract A33D-02.

96. Zhan, X., Jackson, T., Arsenault, K., Houser, P., 2006. An Investigation on the Differences among AMSR-E Soil Moisture Retrievals, LDAS Simulations and SMEX Field Measurements. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Jt. Assem. Suppl. Abstract H34B-03.

97. Zhan, X., Kumar, S., Crow, W.T., Arsenault, K., Houser, P.R., Peters-Lidard, C., 2006. Implementation and Application of the Kalman Filter Data Assimilation Approaches in NASA's Land Information System Infrastructure. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Jt. Assem. Suppl. Abstract H31-05.

98. Houser, P., 2006. Land Data Assimilation Systems. Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, Vol. 8, 08491, poster.

99. Houser, P., J. Entin, 2006. The NASA Energy- and Water-Cycle Study (NEWS). Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, Vol. 8, 08456, invited presentation.

100. Houser, P., and C. Schlosser, 2006. Global Water Cycle Variability and Change. Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, Vol. 8, 08045, invited presentation.

101. Rüdiger, C.; Walker, J.P.; Kalma, J.D.; Willgoose, G.R.; Houser, P.R., 2006. Streamflow Assimilation: On the effect of model biases. Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, Vol. 8, 05322, poster.

102. DeLannoy, G.; Verhoest, N.; Pauwels, V.; Houser, P., 2006. State and bias estimation for soil moisture profiles by an ensemble Kalman filter. Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geosciences Union, Vol. 8, 04066, poster.

103. Kumar, S., C. D. Peters-Lidard, W. K. Tao, Y. Tian, J. Eastman, X. Zeng, S. E. Lang, and P. R. Houser, 2006. Advanced computing, data access and distribution technologies, and interoperable tools enable high resolution coupled land-atmosphere prediction, JP1.14, American Meteorological Society, 86th AMS Annual Meeting.

104. Peters-Lidard, C. W. -. K. Tao, S. V. Kumar, J. L. Eastman, X. Zeng, S. E. Lang, Y. Tian, and P. R. Houser, 2006. High-Resolution Convective Modeling using WRF and GCE coupled to LIS, J1.1, American Meteorological Society, 86th AMS Annual Meeting.

105. Bosilovich, M., J. D. Chern, K. R. Arsenault, P. R. Houser, and J. D. Radakovich, 2006. Numerical Simulation of the 2004 North American Monsoon sensitivity to surface data, J1.3, American Meteorological Society, 86th AMS Annual Meeting.

106. Eastman, J., C. Peters-Lidard, S. V. Kumar, Y. Tian, and P. R. Houser, 2006. Evaluation of land surface spin-up and their impacts on hi-resolution convective modeling, 2.9, American Meteorological Society, 86th AMS Annual Meeting.

107. Arsenault, K. A. Pinheiro, R. Stodt, D. Toll, and P. R. Houser, 2006. Improving Drought Monitoring and Prediction Using LIS and Satellite Products, J2.4, American Meteorological Society, 86th AMS Annual Meeting.

108. Schlosser, C., and P. R. Houser, 2006. Global GSWP2 Land Evaporation Estimates and their Contribution to a Global Water Cycle Assessment, 1.10, American Meteorological Society, 86th AMS Annual Meeting.

109. Kumar, S., C. D. Peters-Lidard, J. Eastman, Y. Tian, and P. R. Houser, 2006. Evaluation of the impact of land surface heterogeneity representations on mesoscale fluxes, J5.13, American Meteorological Society, 86th AMS Annual Meeting.

110. Meng J., K. Mitchell, C. Lu, H. Wei, J. Eastman, C. Peters-Lidard, P. Houser, and M. Rodell, 2005. Optimal land initialization for the NCEP Global Forecast System using the NASA Land Information System, 1.1, American Meteorological Society, 85th AMS Annual Meeting.

111. Matthews D., M. Brilly, G. Gregoric, J. Polajnar, and P. Houser, 2005. Advanced hydrometeorological analysis and forecasting for water management decision-makers in Slovenia, American Meteorological Society, P2.3, 85th AMS Annual Meeting.

112. Stodt, R., D. Matthews, S. Hunter, A. C. T. Pinheiro, K. Arsenault, and P. Houser, 2005. Improved water demand forecasting for water resources managers, 3.5, American Meteorological Society, 85th AMS Annual Meeting.

113. Arsenault, K., P. R. Houser, S. M. Hunter, D. Frevert, R. Stodt, and D. Matthews, 2005. The use of NASA land data assimilated products to improve flood and drought risk analysis and forecasting for water resources management in the Columbia River Basin, P1.3, American Meteorological Society, 85th AMS Annual Meeting.

114. Peters-Lidard, C., S. V. Kumar, M. Rodell, Y. Tian, J. V. Geiger, S. Olden, L. Lighty, J. L. Eastman, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. Sheffield, K. E. Mitchell, C. J. Meng, P. A. Dirmeyer, B. Doty, and J. Adams, 2005. Multiscale Evaluation of GLDAS Products for CEOP with the Land Information System, J6.8, American Meteorological Society, 85th AMS Annual Meeting.

115. Liang, X., M. Xu, W. Gao, K. E. Kunkel, J. R. Slusser, Y. Dai, Q. Min, P. R. Houser, M. Rodell, C. B. Schaaf, and F. Gao, 2005. Development of Land Surface Albedo Parameterization Based on MODIS data, 5.6, American Meteorological Society, 85th AMS Annual Meeting (INVITED).

116. Bosilovich, M., J. Roads, A. Ruane, K. E. Mitchell, M. Rodell, P. R. Houser, and S. Benedict, 2005. A pilot study for the intercomparison of data assimilation products during the Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP), 7.1, American Meteorological Society, 85th AMS Annual Meeting.

117. Wood, E. F., P. R. Houser, 2005. A Strategy for Integrated Water Cycle Observations from Space, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, H13J-01, INVITED.

118. Arsenault, K., S. Hunter, E. Holroyd, P. Houser, 2005. Use of Land Information System Products to Monitor and Forecast Drought and Flood Conditions in the Columbia River Basin, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, G11A-1190.

119. Stodt, R., K. Arsenault, A. Pinheiro, J. Nigro, P. Houser, 2005. Investigating the Use of LIS and Satellite Products to Improve Evapotranspiration Estimates, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, H43H-07

120. Houser, P., 2005. Required CCSP Water Cycle Observations. Panelist for the U.S. Climate Change Science Program, Water Panel, Workshop, 14-16 Nov. 2005, Arlington, VA.

121. Peters-Lidard, C., P. O'Neill, D. Entekhabi, E. Njoku, P. Houser, R. Koster, 2005. Drought Monitoring and Applications of NASA's Hydrosphere States Mission. U.S. Climate Change Science Program 2005 Workshop, 14-16 Nov. 2005, Arlington, VA. P-WE2.3

122. Houser, P., D. Belvedere, B. Imam, R. Lawford, R. Schiffer, C. Schlosser, H. Gupta, C. Welty, C. Vorosmarty, D. Matthews, 2005. The Water Cycle Solutions Network. U.S. Climate Change Science Program 2005 Workshop, 14-16 Nov. 2005, Arlington, VA. P-WE1.10

123. Houser, P., K. Aresnault, C. Peters-Lidard, D. Toll, 2005. Demonstrating Land Information System (LIS) Decision Support Solutions. . U.S. Climate Change Science Program 2005 Workshop, 14-16 Nov. 2005, Arlington, VA. P-WE1.11.

124. Toll, D., C. Peters-Lidard, M. Rodell, G. Goncalves, J. Entin, P. Houser, K. Arsenault, 2005. Earth Science for Use in Water Management, Capacity Building in Latin America Workshop, "Earth Observations in the Service of Water Management", Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct. 26-28.

125. Houser, P., 2005. Hydrologic Data Assimilation, Capacity Building in Latin America Workshop, "Earth Observations in the Service of Water Management", Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct. 26-28.

126. Houser, P., 2005. New NASA Programs and Networks and their potential Role in Capacity Building, Capacity Building in Latin America Workshop, "Earth Observations in the Service of Water Management", Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct. 26-28.

127. Houser, P., 2005. Water Science and the Water Sector, WaterFund Presentation, New York, Sept. 19.

128. Rudiger, C., Walker, J. P., Kalma, J. D., Willgoose, G. R. and Houser, P. R., 2004. Streamflow Data Assimilation: A study on Nested Catchments, Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Catchment-scale Hydrologic Modeling and Data Assimilation. Princeton, USA, 25-27 October, 2004. (poster)

129. Ni-Meister, W., Walker, J. P., Houser, P. R. and Reichle, R. H., 2004. Soil Moisture Initialization for Climate Prediction: Assimilating SMMR into a Land Surface Model, Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Catchment-scale Hydrologic Modeling and Data Assimilation. Princeton, USA, 25-27 October, 2004.

130. Houser, P., M. Jasinski, K. Arsenault, and T. Engman, 2005. Use of Data Assimilation Products for Water Resources Management, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

131. Peters-Lidard, C., S.V. Kumar, Y, Tian, J. Geiger, M. Garcia, M. Rodell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. Sheffield, K. Mitchell, J. Meng, P. Dirmeyer, B. Doty, J. Adams, 2005. The Production and Value of High Resolution Land Surface Data Assimilation Products from the NASA/GSFC Land Information System, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June, INVITED.

132. Basara, J., B. Illston, K. Nemunaitis, J. Monroe, K. Crawford, K. Mitchell, P. Houser, D. Lohmann, B. Cosgrove, D. Toll, 2005. Research of Land-Atmosphere Interactions Using the Oklahoma Mesonet, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

133. Bosilovich, M., J. Chern, K. Arsenault, P. Houser, J. Radakovich, 2005. Ensemble Simulation of the 2004 North American Monsoon Sensitivity to Surface Data, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

134. Houser, P., 2005. NRC Review and GAPP’s Future. GAPP Townhall Meeting and Reception, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

135. Cosgrove, B., C. Alonge, P. R. Houser, K. E. Mitchell, M. Ek, M. Iredell, E. Rogers, 2005. The 12km North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS-E) Project, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

136. Houser, P., M. Bosilovich, C. Peters-Lidard, W. Tao, 2005. Ultra-High Resolution, Observation-Driven Land Modeling is Needed to Enable the Development of Global Cloud Resolving Earth System Models, Poster G-5, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

137. Meng, J. K. Mitchell, H. Wei, S. Lu, C. Peters-Lidard, P. Houser, Assessment of the Land Surface Energy and Water Budgets using the NOAA Global Forecast System and the NASA Land Information System, Poster G-8, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

138. D. Toll, K. Arsenault, A. Pinheiro, P. Houser, J. Dong, J. Basara, 2005. Evaluation of Land Surface Soil Moisture and Evapotranspiration from Land Data Assimilation and Information Systems, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

139. Schlosser, A., P. R. Houser, and P. A. Dirmeyer, 2005. GEWEX Contributions to a Satellite-Era Perspective of the Global Water Cycle, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

140. Belvedere, D., P. Houser, R. Schiffer, C. Schlosser, 2005. Synopsis of NASA Energy and Water Cycle Study (NEWS) Proposal Results: Current Capabilities and Potential Deficiencies, Poster 5-2, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

141. Houser, P., The NASA Energy and Water Cycle Study (NEWS), Poster T5-9, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

142. Houser, P., 2005. Land Surface Data Assimilation, Poster C-9, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

143. Belvedere, D., P. Houser, R. Schiffer, C. Schlosser, 2005. Synopsis of NASA Energy and Water Cycle Study (NEWS) Proposal Results: Current Capabilities and Potential Deficiencies, GEWEX 5th International Scientific Conference, Costa Mesa, California, 20-24 June.

144. Houser, P. et al., 2005. Enhancing water management applications with surface observation and modeling, Workshop on Observational and Modeling Requirements for Predicting Drought on Seasonal to Decadal Time Scales, University of Maryland Inn and Conference Center, May 17-19.

145. Houser, P., 2005. Assimilation of MODIS and AMSR-E Land Products into the Noah LSM, JCSDA Science Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation, NOAA Science Center, April 20-21.

146. Houser, P., 2005. Overview of the GEWEX Americas Prediction Project (GAPP), Presentation to the National Academy, March 30.

147. Ni-Meister, W., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2004. Soil Moisture Initialization for Climate Prediction: Characterization of Model and Observation Errors, Proceedings of the 18th Conference on Hydrology. The American Meteorological Society, Seattle, USA, 12-15 January, 2004.

148. Zhan, X., Houser, P. R. and Walker, J. P., 2004. Retrieving Surface Soil Moisture from Simulated HYDROS L-band Radiometer and Radar Observations Using Kalman Filter Data Assimilation, Proceedings of the 18th Conference on Hydrology. The American Meteorological Society, Seattle, USA, 12-15 January, 2004. (Slides)

149. Reichle, R. H., Koster, R. D., Walker, J. P., Reinecker, M. M. and Houser, P. R., 2002. Aspects of the Extended and Ensemble Kalman Filters for Land Data Assimilation in the NASA Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction Project, In: R. Atlas and E. Kalney (Ed.), Proceedings of the Symposium on Observations, Data Assimilation, and Probabilistic Prediction. The American Meteorological Society, Orlando, USA, 13 - 17 January, 2002, 111-112.

150. Sun, C., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2002. Snow Assimilation in a Catchment-based Land Surface Model Using the Extended Kalman Filter, In: R. Atlas and E. Kalney (Ed.), Proceedings of the Symposium on Observations, Data Assimilation, and Probabilistic Prediction. The American Meteorological Society, Orlando, USA, 13 - 17 January, 2002, 89-91. (Poster)

151. Pinheiro, A.C.T., K. Arsenault, P. Houser, D. Toll, S. Kumar, D. Matthews, and R.W. Stodt, 2004. Improved evapotranspiration estimates to aid water management practices in the Rio Grande river basin, Proc. IGARSS 2004, 3, Anchorage, Alaska, September 20-24, 2004, 2123-2126.

152. Houser, P., 2004. Land Surface Data Assimilation. Joint meeting of the Physical Processes and Data Assimilation Special Interest Groups of the Royal Meteorological Society, March 29.

153. Entin, J. K., Houser, P. R., Walker, J. P. and Burke, E., 2002. Improving Land Surface Modeling with Data Assimilation of TRMM Data, Symposium on Observations, Data Assimilation, and Probabilistic Prediction. The American Meteorological Society, Orlando, USA, 13 - 17 January, 2002.

154. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. Temporal and Spatial Resolution Requirements for a Soil Moisture Mission. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) [CD-ROM], Sydney, Australia, 9 - 13 July, 2001, 6-8. (Slides) Invited

155. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. A Synthetic Study on the Influence of Error in Surface Soil Moisture Observations on Assimilation, In: A. E. MacDonald, T. Schlatter, J. Cunning and R. Ware (Ed.), Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems. The American Meteorological Society, Albuquerque, USA, 14 - 18 January, 2001, 135-138. (Slides)

156. Berg, A. A., Famiglietti, J. S., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. Development of a Catchment-Based Hydrometeorological Forcing Data Set for Land Surface Modeling Applications, In: D. R. Easterling, R. Dishel, D. J. Gafffen, J. S. Gaffney, T. R. Karl, G. L. Johnson, R. Pulwarty, A. Roback, C. F. Ropelewski and A. Warnick (Ed.), Proceedings of the 12th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations, The American Meteorological Society, Albuquerque, USA, 14 - 18 January, 2001, 197-198. (Poster)

157. Walker, J. P., and Houser, P. R., 2005. Challenges and Solutions to High Resolution Soil Moisture Mapping, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 86(18), Joint Assemply Supplement, Abstract G23A-06. Invited

158. Ruediger, C., Walker, J. P., Kalma, J. D., Willgoose, G. R. and Houser, P. R., 2005. Assimilation of Streamflow and Surface Soil Moisture Observations into a Land Surface Model, Geophysical Research Abstracts [CD-ROM], 7, EGU05-A-02972, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2005.

159. Moradkhani, H., S. Sorooshian, H. V. Gupta, P. R. Houser, and K. Hsu, Sequential Data Assimilation Framework for Hydrologic State-Parameter Estimation and Ensemble Forecasting, presented at CAHMDA-II workshop, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., October 25-27, 2004.

160. Moradkhani, H., H. Gupta, S. Sorooshian and P.R. Houser, Combined parameter and state estimation of hydrological models using ensemble Kalman filter, presented at the AGU meeting, San Francisco, Dec 8-12, 2003.

161. Zhan, X, Houser, P. R., and Walker, J. P., 2004. Jointly Retrieving Surface Soil Moisture from Active and Passive Microwave Observations Using Cubist Data Mining, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 85(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract SF11A-04. Invited

162. Rudiger, C., Walker, J. P., Kalma, J. D., Willgoose, G. R. and Houser, P. R., 2004. A Catchment Based Study on Streamflow Data Assimilation, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, Western Pacific Meeting Supplement, Abstract H23A-63.

163. Dong, J., Walker, J. P., Houser, P. R., Foster, J. L. and Kelly, R., 2004. Investigation on the Uncertainty of Passive Microwave Snow Water Equivalent Estimates, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, Western Pacific Meeting Supplement, Abstract H23A-60.

164. Rudiger, C., Walker, J. P., Kalma, J. D., Willgoose, G. R. and Houser, P. R., 2004. Retrieving Soil Moisture States Using Streamflow Assimilation, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 85(17), Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract H12B-03.

165. Walker, J. P., Grayson, R. B., Panciera, R., Zhan, X., and Houser, P. R., 2003. AMSR-E Soil Moisture Validation Efforts in the Australian Arid Zone, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 84(46), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H22E-05.

166. Walker, J. P., Ursino, N., Grayson, R. B., and Houser, P. R., 2003. Root Zone Soil Moisture: Assimilation of SMMR Observations, Geophysical Research Abstracts [CD-ROM], 5, EAE03-A-01090, AGU-EGS-EGU Joint Assembly, Nice, France, April 2003.

167. Ni-Meister, W., Walker, J. P., Reichle, R. H., Houser, P. R., and Koster, R. D., 2002. Soil Moisture Intialization for Climate Predictions: Assimilating SMMR into a Land Surface Model, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 83(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H62D-0894.

168. Zhan, X., Houser, P. R., Walker, J. P. and Reichle, R. H., 2002. Estimation of Model Error Covariance Matrices of the Extended Kalman Filter for Validation of AMSR-E Soil Moisture Product, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 83(47), Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H62D-0895.

169. Ruediger, C., Walker, J. P., Willgoose G. R., Kalma, J. D., Davidson, R., Hemakumara, M., Houser, P. R. and Woods, R., 2002. Scaling and Assimilation of Soil Moisture and Streamflow (SASMAS), Willgoose Symposium, Newcastle, Australia, 25 October, 2002.

170. Zhan, X., Entin, J., Houser, P. R., Reichle, R. H. and Walker, J. P., 2002. Application of Kalman Filtering for Soil Moisture Data Assimilation in GSFC's Land Data Assimilation System, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 83(19): S194.

171. Meng, C. J., Houser, P. R., Mitchell, K., Rodell, M., Gottschalck, J., Jambor, U., Arsenault, K., Bosilovich, M., Cosgrove, B., Entin, J. K., Radakovich, J., Walker, J. P., Pan, H. and Gayno, G., 2002. Validation of Global LDAS Radiative Forcing, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 83(19): S163.

172. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. Initialization of Soil Moisture in a Global Climate Model: A North American Case Study, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82(47): F457.

173. Ni-Meister, W., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. Better use of Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture to Initialize Soil Moisture in Global Climate Models, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82(47): F457.

174. Meng, C. J., Houser, P. R., Mitchell, K., Gayno, G., Rodell, M., Jambor, U., Gottschalck, J., Cosgrove, B., Radakovich, J., Arsenault, K., Bosilovich, M., Entin, J. K., Walker, J. P. and Pan, H., 2001. Implementation of the AFWA AGRMET Solar Radiation Scheme in GLDAS, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82(47): F422.

175. Houser, P. R., Sun, C. and Walker, J. P., 2001. Continental-scale Assimilation of Remotely Sensed Snow Observations, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82(47): F548. Invited

176. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. Initialization of Soil Moisture in a Global Climate Model: A North American Case Study, In: E. E. van Loon and P. A. Troch (Ed.), Book of Abstracts: International Worshop on Catchment-scale Hydrological Modeling and Data Assimilation, Wageningen, The Netherlands, September 3-5, 2001, Rapport 101.

177. Sun, C., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. Assimilation of Remotely Sensed Snow Observations in a Catchment-based Land Surface Model, In: E. E. van Loon and P. A. Troch (Ed.), Book of Abstracts: International Worshop on Catchment-scale Hydrological Modeling and Data Assimilation, Wageningen, The Netherlands, September 3-5, 2001, Rapport 101.

178. Reichle, R. H., Walker, J. P., Koster, R. D., Reinecker, M. M. and Houser, P. R., 2001. Soil Moisture Assimilation with the Ensemble Kalman Filter in Support of NASA's Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction Project, In: E. E. van Loon and P. A. Troch (Ed.), Book of Abstracts: International Worshop on Catchment-scale Hydrological Modeling and Data Assimilation, Wageningen, The Netherlands, September 3-5, 2001, Rapport 101.

179. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. Accuracy Requirements for a Soil Moisture Mission, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82(20): S158.

180. Berg, A. A., Famiglietti, J. S., Walker, J. P., and Houser, P. R., 2001. The Sensitivity of Land Surface Model Simulations to the NCEP/NCAR, ERA-15, and Bias Reduced Forcing Datasets, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82(20): S188.

181. Sun, C., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2001. Snow Data Assimilation in a Catchment-Based Land Surface Model, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82(20): S158.

182. Entin, J. K., Houser, P. R., Walker, J. P. and Bourke, E., 2001. Data Assimilation of 10 GHz Brightness Temperatures into a Land Surface Model, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82(20): S186.

183. Famiglietti, J. S., Olivera, F., Walker, J. P., Houser, P. R. and Rodell, M., 2001. A Catchment-Based Global River Routing Scheme for Climate Models and Assimilation of Streamflow and Altimetry Data, European Geophysical Society 26th General Assembly, Nice, France, 20-25 March 2001.

184. Berg, A. A., Famiglietti, J. S., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2000. Production of a Catchment-Based Hydrometeorological Forcing Data Set for North America, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 81(48): F395.

185. Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R., 2000. A Synthetic Study of Near-Surface Soil Moisture Assimilation for North America, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 81(19): S203.

186. Walker, J. P., Kurera, D. F. and Houser, P. R., 2000. A Field Evaluation of ERS-2 Synthetic Aperture Radar Data for Soil Moisture Measurement, EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 81(19): S207.

187. Rodell M., J. S. Famiglietti, P. R. Houser, J. Chen, S. Seneviratne, P. Viterbo, S. Holl, and C. R. Wilson, 2005. Estimating Evapotranspiration Using a Remote Sensing Driven Water Balance, American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, New Orleans, 23-27 May, 2005.

188. Rodell, M., P.R. Houser, C. Peters-Lidard, J. Gottschalck, S. Kumar, K. Arsenault, K. Mitchell, and C.-J. Meng, 2004. Global Land Data Assimilation System and Land Information System, Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period Workshop, Irvine, 7-11 March 2004.

189. Berg A.. A.., J. S. Famiglietti, M. Rodell, S. L. Holl, U. Jambor, and P. R. Houser, 2003. Global soil moisture estimates from a long-term hydrometeorological forcing data set, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2003.

190. R. Reichle, P. Houser, M. Rodell, and R. Koster, 2003. Recent Progress in Land Data Assimilation at NASA, IUGG 2003, Sapporo, Japan, 2003.

191. C. J. Meng, P. R. Houser, K. Mitchell, M. Rodell, and 10 other authors, 2003. Global land surface radiation budget and impact on water and energy cycles, Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

192. K. R. Arsenault, P. R. Houser, M. Rodell, and 7 other authors, 2003. An Evaluation of the NOAH Land Surface Model Implemented in the Global Land Data Assimilation System, Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

193. R. D. Koster, M. J. Suarez, M. Rodell, U. Jambor, P. Liu, R. Reichle, and P. Houser, 2003. Improved Land Surface Initial Conditions for Seasonal Weather Forecasts, Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

194. Jambor, U., P. R. Houser, M. Rodell, J. Gottschalck, C.-J. Meng, B. Cosgrove, and J. K. Entin, 2002. Remotely Sensed Forcing Data and the Global Land Data Assimilation System, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Toronto, 2002.

195. Rodell, M., P. R. Houser, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalck, C.-J. Meng, K. Arsenault, 2002. Status and availability of results from NASA’s Global Land Data Assimilation System, American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Washington, 2002.

196. Gottschalck, J., P. Houser, M. Rodell, U. Jambor, J. Meng, and K. Arsenault, 2002. Impact of remotely sensed leaf area index on a global, offline land modeling system, American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Washington, 2002.

197. Meng, C., P. Houser, K. Mitchell, M. Rodell, and 10 other authors, 2002. Validation of Global LDAS Radiative Forcing, American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Washington, 2002.

198. Rodell, M., P. R. Houser, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalck, C.-J. Meng, K. Arsenault, N. DiGirolamo, and D. Hall, 2002. Use of MODIS-derived snow fields in the Global Land Data Assimilation System, GAPP Mississippi River Climate and Hydrology Conference, New Orleans, 2002.

199. Rodell, M., P. R. Houser, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalck, J. Radakovich, K. Arsenault, C.-J. Meng, and K. E. Mitchell, 2002. Forcing a global, offline land surface modeling system with observation-based fields, Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Orlando, FL, 2002.

200. Houser, P.R., M. Rodell, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalck, B. Cosgrove, J. Radakovich, K. Arsenault, M. Bosilovich, J. K. Entin, J. P. Walker, K. Mitchell, H. L. Pan, and C.-J. Meng, 2001. The Global Land Data Assimilation Scheme, BAHC News (9) - GEWEX News, 11 (2), 2001.

201. Rodell, M., P. R. Houser, J. S. Famiglietti, and M. M. Watkins, 2001. Total water column measurement missions, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2001.

202. Meng, C., P. Houser, K. Mitchell, G. Gayno, M. Rodell, and 9 other authors, 2001. Implementation of the AFWA AGRMET Solar Radiation Scheme in GLDAS, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2001.

203. Rodell, M., P. R. Houser, U. Jambor, J. Radakovich, K. Arsenault, and J. Gottschalck, 2001. Development of NASA’s Global Land Data Assimilation System, American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Boston, 2001.

204. Houser, P.R., M. Rodell, J.P. Walker, M. Bosilovich, B. Cosgrove, J.K. Entin, K. Mitchell, and Hua-Lu Pan, 2001. Extending NASA’s Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) to the Global Scale, Earth Observing System Inter-Disciplinary Science Investigator Working Group Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, 2001.

WORHSHOPS and PANELS

1. National Climate Assessment Workshop in the Colorado River Basin, June 6–8, 2011, CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

2. Navigating the Future of the Colorado River Basin, June 8-10, 2011, University of Colorado Law School, Wolf Law Building, Boulder, Colorado

3. NASA EV-1 “Earth Energy Budget and Atmosphere” NASA Review Panel, Arlington VA, March 23-25, 2010

4. The 2009 Atlantic Water Summitt, National Press Club, October 29, 2009, Washington DC.

5. International Workshop on Microwave Remote Sensing for Land Hydrology Research and Applications, Applications and Integration Session Chair, October 20-22, 2008, Oxnard, California, USA [workshop link].

6. Annual ECHO 2008 Worhshop; Earth Observing System Clearinghouse (ECHO), Riverdale, Maryland, January 29-31, 2008

7. CAHMDA-III: Third Catchment-scale Hydrological Modelling & Data Assimilation International Workshop; Melbourne, Australia, January 9-11, 2008.

8. NASA Water Management Program IP Meeting, UMUC Inn and Conference Center, Adelphi, Maryland, November 1, 2007.

9. Shenandoah Valley Natural Systems Symposium: Science for “Taking Care of the Water” plus Air & Land Relationships, Shenandoah University, Winchester Virginia, October 15-16, 2007

10. Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission (SMAP) Workshop, Arlington VA, July 9-10, 2007.

11. EastFIRE Workshop, Fairfax, VA June 5-8, 2007.

12. LandFLUX Workshop, Toulouse France, May 30-June 3, 2007, Draft Report.

13. NASA Applied Sciences Program: Solutions Networks (SN) Workshop, University of Maryland Conference Center, Adelphi, MD, April 12-13, 2007

14. Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA), Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting, Feburary 26-28, Calverton Maryland.

15. NASA Earth Science Technology Office (ESTO) Advanced Information Systems Technology (AIST) Sensor Webs Principal Investigators Meeting, February 12-14 2007, San Diego California.

16. Earth Observing System Clearinghouse (ECHO) Operations Workshop, January 23-25, 2007, Lanham, Maryland

17. Winter Federation of Earth Science Information Partners Conference, January 3-5, 2007 in Portland, Oregon.

18. Open Final Seminar of the STEREO-CROP Project, 4 December 2006, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

19. Dissertation Defense, Gabrielle DeLannoy, 5 December 2006, Gent University, Belgium.

20. National Center for Atmospheric Research - Hydromet Workshop, 16-18 November 2006, Boulder Colorado.

incomplete list

MEDIA REFERENCES

1. Bacchus, J., 2006. NASA Enlists Three Maryland Firms for Mission, The Baltimore Daily Record, July 5, 2006.

2. Beasley D., and S, Alexander, September 6, 2005. NASA Announces Software of the Year Award Winners, NASA Headquarters, release: 05-249.

3. Scott, D., 2004. Testmonial at the Albert Chang Memorial Symposium, Oct. 12, 2004.

4. Pefar, N., 2005. Goddard Inventions Win Awards, Goddard View, Vol. 1, Issue 5.

5. GSFC, 2004. From Neighbors to Globe, NASA Looks at Land. NASA-GSFC Earth Feature Special Story.

6. ESDCD, 2004. Data Drives Land Surface Modeling at GSFC, NASA-GSFC Earth and Space Science Computing Division News.

7. The White House, October 23, 2000. President Honors Outstanding Young Scientists, White House Press release.

RESEARCH SUPORT

Current

Wood, E., D. Lettenmaier, P. Houser, C. Kummerow, R. Pinker, 2007-2012: Developing consistent Earth System Data Records for the global terrestrial water cycle. NASA ROSES-2006 NNH06ZDA001N-MEASURES, 0.2 FTE/yr, submitted March 5, 2007, selected Nov 2007.

Houser, P., M. T. Yilmaz, 2008: Merging Precipitation Observations to minimize Soil Moisture Modeling Errors. NESSF08, NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship/08, $30k, submitted January 2008, selected May 2008, started September 1, 2008.

Pending

Wood, E., P. Houser, 2010-2013: Advancing a Refined AMSR-E Soil Moisture Data Product. NASA ROSES-2009 NNH09ZDA001N-TERRAQUA, 0.2 FTE/yr, submitted March 24, 2010.

Houser, P., E. Wood, 2010-2013: Demonstrating an Integrated Water and Energy Cycle Observing System. NASA ROSES-2009 NNH09ZDA001N-TERRAQUA, 0.2 FTE/yr, submitted March 24, 2010.

Houser, P., 2010-2013: Observed Water Cycle Predictability and NEWS Organization. Unsolicited NASA Proposal, 0.2 FTE/yr, submitted February 26, 2010.

Recently Rejected

Rasmussen, R., P. Houser, Z. Yang, V. Grubisic, D. Yates, 2009-2012: Reducing Uncertainty of Projected Resource Changes in the Colorado Headwaters Regions Due to Climate Change, GMU. Submitted to NSF by NCAR on December 12, 2008, $1,053,615.

Curry, J., S. Ahmed, S. Bililign, A. Bracco, LP. Di, S. French, P. Houser, R. Jackson, R. Khanbilvardi, E. Klein, J. Kinter, YL. Lin, W. McMillan, T. Mote, L. Pietrafesa, W. Rossow, M. Shepherd, I. Sokolik, C. Vorosmarty, P. Webster, C. Welty, 7/1/09 – 6/30/14: Cooperative Institute for Satellite Climate Studies, NESDIS-NESDISPO-2009-2001672 , $93,000,000.

Houser, P., G. De Lannoy, 2009-2011: Effective Use of Point Observations for Field Scale Soil Moisture Estimate Optimization, , GMU. NSF 06-545 Hydrologic Sciences Program, $245k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted June 1, 2008, rejected April 2009.

Niyogi, D., P. Houser, F. Chen, 2009-2012. Coupled Land Surface Feedback and Extreme Precipitation Over The Indian Monsoon Region, GMU. NASA-ROSES 2008: NNH08ZDA001N-NEWS , $835521, 0.1 FTE/yr, submitted March 12, 2008, rejected February 2009.

Sun, D., P. Houser, 2008-2012: A Decision Tree Approach for Investigating the Mechanisms and Predictability of Sahel Drought: Integrating NASA Multi-Sensor Remote Sensing and Model, GMU. NASA Energy and Water Cycle Study: NNH07ZDA001N-NEWS, $471,056, 0.10 FTE/yr, submitted March 2008, rejected February 2009.

Houser, P. and X. Feng, 2008-2012: Droughts Variablity in the U.S. from Satellite and In-Situ Measurements, GMU, NASA-ROSES-2007:NNH07ZDA001N-THP: Terrestrial Hydrology Program, $578k, 0.02 FTE/yr, submitted January 15, 2008, rejected December 15, 2008.

Bai, Y., L. Di, P. Houser, H. Su, 2009-2012. Earth Observation Data and Service Semantic Access Enablement, GMU, NASA-AISR program: NNH07ZDA001N-AISR, $744071, 0.05 FTE/yr, submitted August 2008.

Yang, C., R. Raskin, P. Houser, R. Ramachandran, 2009-2011: A Knowledge-based Reasoning Engine to Enable a Cloud Computing Platform for Global Water Cycle Studies, GMU. NASA-AIST program: NNH07ZDA001N-AIST, $1400862, 0.22 FTE/yr, submitted August 2008.

Sun, D., H. Su, and P. Houser, 2008-2012: Multi-scale Estimation of Terrestrial Evapotranspiration (ET) Based on Data Assimilation of In-situ Observations, Satellite Data, and Land Surface Modeling, GMU, NASA-ROSES-2007:NNH07ZDA001N-THP: Terrestrial Hydrology Program, $600k, 0.02 FTE/yr, submitted January 15, 2008.

Houser, P., 2009-2012: Establishing a Soil Moisture Mission: Integration and Application, GMU. NASA-ROSES 2008: NNH08ZDA001N-SMAPSDT , $190400, 0.25 FTE/yr, submitted August 1, 2008, Rejected October 13, 2008.

Houser, P., D. Sun, X. Zhan, 2008-2011: Toward Operational Satellite Land Surface Temperature Assimilation, GMU. CFDA 1.440: Research in Satellite Data Assimilation for Numerical Weather, Climate and Environmental Forecast Systems, $339k, 0.1 FTE/yr, submitted October 2, 2007, rejected June 2008.

Houser, P., X. Feng, 2008: Towards Understanding Water Cycle Variability in the U.S. By Integrating Satellite Observation, In-Situ Measurement and Model Reanalysis, GMU. NESSF08, NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship/08, $30k, submitted January 2008, rejected May 2008.

Houser, P., T. Christoffel, J. Giraytys, R. Wertz, C. Welty, D. Belvedere, W. Pozzi, H. Hartmann, S. Schwartz, R. Davis, T. Wagener, B. Doty, C. Meyer, J. Wilson, M. Rodell, C. Yang, M. Bennett, T. Ledley, 2008-2013: A Multi-Scale Mid-Atlantic Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Project, GMU. NOAA’s FY08 Climate Program Office opportunity (OAR-CPO-2008-2000994), Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA), $3010k, 0.4 FTE/yr, submitted September 24, 2007, Rejected April 2008.

Houser, P., X. Feng, GMU, 2008-2011: Impact of Ocean and Land Conditions on the Prediction and Predictability of the Mississippi River Basin Hydrological Extreme Events. NOAA’s FY08 Climate Program Office opportunity (OAR-CPO-2008-2000994), Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA), $366k, 0.2 FTE/yr, submitted September 24, 2007, rejected February 25, 2008.

Shrestha, R., and P. Houser, 2008-2011: Automatic Detection of Multi Scale Climate Variability and Analysis of Climate Change Dynamics on Extreme Weather and Climate Events, IGES. NOAA’s FY08 Climate Program Office opportunity (OAR-CPO-2008-2000994), Climate Change Data and Detection (CCDD), $549k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted September 24, 2007, rejected February 2008.

Houser, P., D. Merritt, D. Matthews, D. Frevert, D. Belvedere, 2008-2011: Improving Climate-Driven Water-Management Decisions in the Upper Colorado, IGES. NOAA’s FY08 Climate Program Office opportunity (OAR-CPO-2008-2000994),Sector Applications and Research Program (SARP), $316k, 0.1 FTE/yr, submitted September 24, 2007, Rejected January 31. 2008.

Kempler, S., et al., 2007-2012: Integrating Long Term Global Water Cycle Data from Multiple Missions, Derived Merged Products, and Data Assimilation Models. NASA ROSES-2006 NNH06ZDA001N-MEASURES, 0.05 FTE/yr, submitted March 5, 2007, rejected Nov 2007.

Houser, P., and A. Sahoo, 2008-2010: Determining the Importance of Land-Atmosphere Coupling on Hydrologic Data Assimilation Performance, GMU. NSF 06-545 Hydrologic Sciences Program, $548k, 0.2 FTE/yr, submitted June 1, 2007, rejected Nov 2007.

Pozzi, W., D. Lary, R. Grant, P. Houser, M. Schoeberl, 2008-2010: Integrated Carbon Observing System, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2007 A.3; NNH07ZDA001N-CARBON , $1368k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted June 6, 2007, Rejected Nov 16, 2007.

Houser, P., L. de Goncalves, R. Stockli, W. Shuttleworth, 2008-2010: Terrestrial Carbon Modeling and Assimilation of High Resolution Remote Sensing to Improve Carbon and Phenology Dynamics over the Amazon. IGES. NASA-ROSES 2007 A.3; NNH07ZDA001N-CARBON , $1069k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted June 6, 2007, Rejected Nov 16, 2007.

Houser, P., 2007-2010: Constraining Modeled Soil Moisture with Global Positioning System Reflections, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2006 A.13; NNH06ZDA001N-GNSS, $439k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted August 28, 2006, Rejected October 11, 2007.

Miller AJ, S Kaushal, RM Maxwell, P Wilcock, C Welty, P Groffman, J Pizzuto, L Band, J Smith, M Palmer, S Schwartz, P Houser, S Kollet, K Ries, M Pavich, R Shedlock, A Gellis, K Slavecz, A Szalay, A Terzis, Y Liang, M McGuire, 2007-2012. Water, Sediment, and Salt: Stores, Fluxes, and Flowpaths Through the Critical Zone of an Urbanizing Landscape, GMU. NSF 06-588 Critical Zone Observatories, $4.25M, 0.0 FTE/yr, submitted Feburary 2, 2007, Rejected June 2007.

Houser, P., 2007-2009: State of the Water Cycle, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2006 A.15; NNH06ZDA001N-EOS, $1127k, 0.3 FTE/yr, submitted July 18, 2006, rejected August 2007.

Houser, P., D. Sun, 2007-2010: Improving the CRTM Land Surface Boundary, IGES., NOAA-CFDA 11.440: Research in Satellite Data Assimilation for Numerical Weather, Climate and Environmental Forecast Systems., $465k, 0.04 FTE/yr, submitted October 2, 2006, rejected June 5, 2007.

Houser, P. and A. Sahoo, 2007-2010: A Study of West African Streamflow Scales and Processes, GMU. NSF 06-545 Hydrologic Sciences Program, $396k, 0.2 FTE/yr, submitted December 1, 2006, rejected May 2007.

Houser, P., 2006-2009: A Practical Land Data Assimilation Framework for Large-Scale High-Resolution Hydrological Applications, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2005 A.12; NNH05ZDA001N-THP, $504k 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted Jan. 18, 2006, rejected May 2007.

Houser, P., 2006-2009: Optimal Precipitation Estimation for Global Land Surface Applications, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2005 A.12; 1NNH05ZDA001N-THP, $442k 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted Jan. 18, 2006, rejected May 2007.

Houser, P., G. Wang, 2007-2010: North American 1km Terrestrial Carbon Modeling and Data Assimilation, IGES. NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 funding opportunity (OAR-CPO-2007-2000636), Global Carbon Cycle (GCC) Program, $598k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted July 25, 2006, rejected March 14, 2007.

Houser, P., 2006-2009: Quantifying Polar Water and Energy Cycle Change, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2006 A.16; NNH06ZDA001N-IPY; , $726k, 0.17 FTE/yr, submitted May 1, 2006, rejected February 2007.

Houser, P., E. Wood, 2007-2010: Synthesizing and Transferring CPPA Land-Atmosphere Research to Support Climate Prediction, IGES. NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 funding opportunity (OAR-CPO-2007-2000636), Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA), $303k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted July 25, 2006, rejected January 2007.

Houser, P., D. Belvedere, D. Matthews, D. Toll, 2007-2010: Improving Climate-Driven Water-Management Decisions, IGES. NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 funding opportunity (OAR-CPO-2007-2000636), Sector Applications and Research Program (SARP), $460k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted July 25, 2006, rejected January 2007.

Houser, P. P. Schopf, P. Yang, B. Kirtman, K. Clark, and A. Sood, 2007: CI-TEAM Demonstration Project: A Prototype Grid-Enabled Environmental Modeling Cybereducation Collaboratory, GMU. NSF 06-548 Cyberinfrastructure education, $250k, 0.08 FTE, submitted June 5, 2006, rejected December 2006.

Houser, P, D. Belvedere, 2007-2009: The WaterNet Education and Outreach Project (WEOP): Cultivating Understanding and Awareness of the Connections between NASA’s Research Results, the Water Cycle, and the Decision Support Tools that Improve Our Quality of Life, IGES. $45K, submitted June30, 2006, rejected October 2006.

Houser, P., 2007-2009: Developing a Practical High-Resolution Hydrologic Data Assimilation Framework, IGES. NSF 06-545 Hydrologic Sciences Program, $469k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted June 1, 2006, rejected November 9, 2006.

Houser, P., and J. Shukla, 2006-2011: State of the Global Water Cycle Assessment, IGES. NSF 06-514: Carbon and Water in the Earth System, IGES. $2886k, 0.25 FTE/yr, rejected September 15, 2006.

Loft, R., H. Neeman; A. Apon; Z. Yang; P. Houser; K. Clark; P. Schopf; M. Spiegelman; M. Purdy; D. Maidment, 2006: Advancing Computational Science: A Terascale Bridge to Petascale Supercomputing, IGES. NSF 05-625: High Performance Computing System Acquisition: Towards a Petascale Computing Environment for Science and Engineering, submitted February 10, 2006, rejected September 1, 2006.

Houser, P., B. Doty, D. Belvedere, P. Cornillon, and S. Kumar, 2006-2010: A Global Water Cycle Observatory Cyberinfrastructure Demonstration, IGES. NSF 06-505: Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Observatories: Prototype Systems to Address Cross-Cutting Needs (CEO:P), $2,331k 0.2 FTE/yr, submitted January 26, 2006, rejected August 29, 2006.

Houser, P., and G. Wang, 2006-2009: North American 1km Terrestrial Carbon Modeling and Data Assimilation, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2005 A.6; NNH05ZDA001N-NACP, rejected.

Varshney, P., P. Houser, J. LeMoigne, N. Memarsadeghi, and D. Matthews, 2006-2009: Information-Driven Fusion for Decision Support with Application to Water Management and National Security Applications, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2005 A.33; NNH05ZDA001N-AIST, rejected.

Houser, P., J. Marengo, and L. de Goncalves, 2005-2008: Integrative Land-Surface Remote Sensing, Modeling, and Assimilation to Improve South American Weather and Climate Prediction, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2005, A.3; NNH05ZDA001N-LBA, rejected.

Houser, P., G. Schaefer, B. Cosgrove, J. Triggs, 2006-2009: Enhancing USDA-SCAN Soil Moisture Decision Support with NASA Model and Satellite Products, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2005 A.24; NNH05ZDA001N-DECISION,, rejected.

Houser, P., D. Cline, K. Arsenault, L. Rundquist, and D. Luna, 2006-2009: Demonstrating NASA Snow Observations and Modeling in Operational Decision Support, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2005 A.24; NNH05ZDA001N-DECISION, rejected.

Completed

Crow, W., X. Zhan, C. Reynolds, P. R. Houser, B. Doorn, T. J. Jackson, 2006-2009: Integrate NASA’s Global Soil Moisture Remote Sensing and Modeling Data into USDA’s Global Crop Production Decision Support System, GMU. NASA NN-H-04-Z-YO-010-C, $89.5k, 0.16 FTE/yr. started August 2006.

Restrepo, P., C. D. Peters-Lidard, B. A. Cosgrove, M. Garcia, P. R. Houser, V. Koren, S. Kumar, M. Rodell, D. Seo, M. Smith, D. L. Toll, 2006-2009: Improving NOAA/NWS Forecast Decision Support with NASA Satellite Data and Land Information System Product, GMU. NASA NN-H-04-Z-YO-010-C, $1,500k, 0.19 FTE/yr, selected June 2005, subcontract from Universities Space Research Association (USRA) started August 2006.

Anantharaj, V., G. Mostovoy, N. Younan, and P. Houser, 2007-2008: Evaluation of GPM Precipitation Estimates for Cross-cutting Earth Science Applications via Land Data Assimilation Studies. GMU. $95k, 0.05 FTE, subcontract from Mississippi State University, submitted November 2006, selected March 2007, started July 2007.

Bruce, L., V. Anantharaj, G. Mostovoy, and P. Houser, 2007-2008: Optimizing GPM Precipitation Estimation Using High Resolution Land Surface Modeling for Decision Support. GMU. $85k, 0.05 FTE, subcontract from Mississippi State University, submitted November 2006, selected March 2007, started July 2007.

Anantharaj, V. G. Mostovoy, J. Du, and P. Houser, 2007-2008: A Rapid Prototyping Capability Experiment to Evaluate Potential Soil Moisture Retrievals of Aquarius Radiometer and Scatterometer, GMU. $95k, 0.05 FTE, subcontract from Mississippi State University, submitted November 2006, selected March 2007, started July 2007.

Cosgrove, B., P. O’Neill, P. Houser, B. Olsen, L. de Goncalves, V. Koren, C. Peters-Lidard,P. Restrepo, S. Yatheendradas, A. Sahoo, R. Shrestha, H. Su, D. Seo, M. Smith, 2009-2012: Improving NOAA’s Community Hydrologic Prediction System DST through the Assimilation of NASA Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture and use of NASA’s Land Information System, IGES. NASA-DECISIONS program: NNH07ZDA001N-DECISIONS, $1201831, 0.04 FTE/yr, submitted August 2008, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008..

Brilly M., G. Gregoric, J. Polajnar, M. Kobold, M. Zagar, H. Knoblauch, M. Staudinger, S. Mecklenburg, M. Lehning, J. Schweizer, G. Balint , I. Cacic, G. Huffman, P. Houser, D. Belvedere,and D. Matthews, 2009-2012: Enhanced Water Resources and Disaster Management Decision Support Systems in Europe by Improved Analysis and Forecasting of Snowpack, Avalanches, Runoff, Floods, Debris Flows and Drought, IGES. NASA-DECISIONS program: NNH07ZDA001N-DECISIONS, $1197868, 0.05 FTE/yr, submitted August 2008, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Houser, P., D. Cline, L. Rundquist, 2008-2010: Benchmarking NASA Snow Research Results in NWS Hydrological Decision Support, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2007 A.20; NNH07ZDA001N , $999k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted May 25, 2007, selected December 4, 2007, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Toll, D., B. Cosgrove, P. Houser, J. Dong, and G. de Goncalves, 2007-2010: NASA Land Information System Development, Application and Validation for Improving Ensemble Hydrologic Prediction in Support of NOAA NWSRFS, IGES. NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 funding opportunity (OAR-CPO-2007-2000636), Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA), $61k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted July 25, 2006, selected March 2007, awaiting award notification, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Cosgrove, B., S. Nghiem, R. Yang, C. Alonge, P. Houser, 2009-2012: Role of Recent Changes in Precipitation and Soil Moisture on Extreme Flood and Drought Events, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2008: NNH08ZDA001N-NEWS , $793500, 0.0 FTE/yr, submitted March 12, 2008, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Sahoo, A., and Houser, P., 2009-2011: Determining the Importance of Land-Atmosphere Coupling on Hydrologic Data Assimilation Performance, IGES. NSF 06-545 Hydrologic Sciences Program, $459k, 0.04 FTE/yr, submitted June 1, 2008, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Pozzi, W., B. Fekete, B. Doorn, M. Piasecki, P. Fox, C. Vorosmarty, P. Houser, D. McGuinness, 2009-2012. Cyberinfrastructure and Architecture of the Operational GEOSS Global Agricultural and Water Cycle Data Integration Systems, GMU. NASA-AIST program: NNH07ZDA001N-AIST, $1442571, 0.02 FTE/yr, submitted August 2008, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Shrestha, R., P. Houser, Belvedere, D., 2009-2010: A Proto-type Land Surface OSSE Testbed for Obtaining High Resolution Soil Moisture Data for Decision Support Needs, IGES. NASA-AIST program: NNH07ZDA001N-FEASIBILITY, $107143, 0.05 FTE/yr, submitted August 2008, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008..

Su, H., P. Houser, V. Anantharaj, D. Lettenmaier, H. Gao, X. Fan, S. Kumar, M. Bosilovich, 2009-2012: A Land Surface OSSE Testbed in Support of the NRC's 2007 Decadal Survey Missions, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2008: NNH08ZDA001N-MAP , $1734k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted May 25, 2008, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Su, H., and P. Houser, 2009-2012: A Ground based Sensor Web Testbed to Support Surface Hydrological Studies, IGES. A proposal to NSF-PD 08-1179 - Environmental Implications of Emerging Technologies, $162502, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted September 15, 2008, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Houser, P, R. Schiffer, C. Schlosser, W. Lapenta, W. Rossow, B. Lin, E. Njoku, 2006-2009: The NASA Energy and Water cycle Study Science Integration Team, IGES.; NASA GWEC Program, $882k, 0.25 FTE, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Bosilovich, M., J. Roads, C. Peters-Lidard, W. K. Lau, P. Houser, D. M. Mocko, 2006-2009: Model Analysis Intercomparison Project for the Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP), IGES. NASA NN-H-04-Z-YS-008-N, 0.04 FTE, $185k, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Houser, P., 2006-2009: WEC Project Office, IGES. NASA GWEC Program, $463k, 0.25 FTE/yr, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Houser, P., Y, Tuan, S, Kumar, and J. Geiger, 2006-2009: A Prototype Land Information Sensor Web, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2005 A.33; NNH05ZDA001N-AIST, $1,175k 0.25 FTE/yr, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Houser, P., D. Belvedere, B. Imam, R. Schiffer, C. Schlosser, H. Gupta, C. Welty, C. Vörösmarty, D. Matthews, R. Lawford, 2006-2009: WaterNet: The NASA Water Cycle Solutions Network, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2005 A.24; NNH05ZDA001N-DECISION, $2084k, 0.25 FTE/yr, selected April 4, 2006, started October 2006, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Houser, P., 2007-2010: Towards Operational Snow Data Assimilation, IGES. NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 funding opportunity (OAR-CPO-2007-2000636), Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA), $385k, 0.08 FTE/yr, submitted July 25, 2006, selected April 16, 2007, started August 2007, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Houser, P., and E. Wood, 2007-2010: Establishing a Consistent Global Soil Moisture Earth System Data Record, IGES. NASA-ROSES 2006 A.15; NNH06ZDA001N-EOS, $1200k, 0.17 FTE/yr, submitted July 18, 2006, selected August 2007, transferred to Dr. J. Shukla November 2008.

Houser, P., C. Larko, 2007: A Water end Energy Cycle EOS Clearing House Client (WECHO), IGES. NASA-ROSES 2006 A.19; NNH06ZDA001N-ACCESS, $116k, 0.08 FTE, submitted June 14, 2006; selected Oct. 30, 2006; Started June 2007.

Anantharaj, V., Houser, P., Peters-Lidard, C., 2006-2007: Evaluation of the NASA Land Information System using the Rapid Prototyping Capabilities, GMU. $77.7k, 0.195 FTE, subcontract from Mississippi State University starting August 2006.

Houser, P., Zhan, X., Arsenault, K., Cosgrove, B, 2004-2007: Assimilation of MODIS and AMSR-E Land Products into the Noah LSM, IGES.; Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, $450k, 0.08 FTE.

Houser, P., D. Belvedere, B. Imam, R. Schiffer, C. Schlosser, H. Gupta, C. Welty, C. Vörösmarty, D. Matthews, R. Lawford, D. Toll, and F. Policelli, 2005-2008: A Water Cycle Solutions Network, NASA-GSFC. NASA NN-H-04-Z-YO-010-C, withdrawn.

Entekhabi, D., et al., 2003-2012: HYDROS: The Hydrospheric State Mission. NASA ESSP-3 program, $175M. 0.04 FTE, (mission cancelled, December 2005).

Cosgrove, B., Houser, P. 2003-2006: An Enhanced 12 Kilometer North American Land Data Assimilation Systems (NLDAS2), NASA-GSFC. NOAA/GAPP, $420K

Reichle, R., Koster, R., Zhan, X., Houser, P. 2003-2006: Assimilation of AMSR-E Data and Application to the Initialization of Soil Moisture Reservoirs in a Seasonal Forecasting System, NASA-GSFC. NRA-03-OES-02 $600K

French, A., Houser, P., Pinheiro, A., Meng, J. 2003-2006 Optimal Land Surface Temperature Estimation and Assimilation for Global Hydrological Applications, NASA-GSFC. NRA-03-OES-02 $750K.

Houser, P. R., C. Peters-Lidard, K. Mitchell, K. Bender, S. Denning, B. Doty, P. Dirmeyer, and E. Wood, 2002-2005: Land Information System, NASA-GSFC. NASA-HPCC program CAN-00-OES-01, $1.5M.

Peters-Lidard, C., Houser, P. R., 2003-2005: Coupling High Resolution Earth System Models Using Advanced Computational Technologies, NASA-GSFC. NASA–NRA-02-OES-04, $1M.

Kalma, J. D., Willgoose, G. R., Walker, J. P., Houser, P. R. and Woods, R. A. 2002-2004: Scaling and Assimilation of Soil Moisture and Streamflow. ARC Discovery, NASA-GSFC. AU$235k.

Arsenault, K., P. Houser, D. Matthews, C. Hartzell, Steffen Meyer, and Warren Sharp, 2003-2005: The Use of NASA Land Data Assimilated Products to Improve Flood and Drought Risk Analysis and Forecasting for Water Resources Management in the Columbia River Basin, NASA-GSFC. NRA 00-OES-05, $400k.

Matthews, D., C. Hartzell, K. R. Arsenault, P. Houser, 2003-2005: Improved Water Demand Forecasting for Water Resources Managers, NASA-GSFC. GEWEX America Prediction Project (GAPP), Office of Global Projects, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $210k.

Koster, R. D., Reichle, R., Reinecker, M., Suarez, M., Walker, J. P. and Houser, P. R. 2002-2004: Assimilation of Satellite Observations of the Land Surface in Support of NASA's Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction Project NASA-GSFC. NASA NRA 00-OES-07, US$540k.

Houser, P. R., 2001-2004: Global Validation of EOS-AQUA Land Surface Dynamics using Data Assimilation, NASA-GSFC. NASA-AQUA NRA-00-OES-03, $330k.

Houser, P. R., P. O’Neill, 2002-2005: Active-Passive Soil Moisture Remote Sensing through Dynamic Vegetation, NASA-Global Water and Energy Cycle Program, NASA-GSFC. NRA-00-OES-07, $350k.

Famiglietti, J. S., P. R. Houser, F. Olivera, J. P. Walker, and M. Rodell, 2002-2005: A Catchment-Based Global River Routing Scheme for Climate Models and Assimilation of Streamflow and Altimetry Data, NASA-GSFC. NASA-Global Water and Energy Cycle Program NRA-00-OES-07, $330k.

Houser, P. R., P. O’Neill, E. Kim, 2002, Quantifying Microwave Transmission Through Dynamic Vegetation, NASA-GSFC 2002 Directors Discretionary Fund (DDF), $30k.

Houser, P. R., 2002, A Land Surface Patch-Based Ensemble Kalman Filter, NASA-GSFC. 2002 Directors Discretionary Fund (DDF), $55k.

Houser, P. R. and M. Bosilovich, 2002, Miniaturized Eddy Covariance Instrument for small UAVs, NASA-GSFC. 2002 Directors Discretionary Fund (DDF), $40k.

Houser, P. R., and J. Entin, 2000-2003: The North American Monsoon’s Effect on Land Surface Predictability, NASA-GSFC. NOAA 2000 PACS/GCIP, $150k.

Houser, P. R., H. L. Pan, K. Mitchell, M. Bosilovich, J. Walker, B. Cosgrove, and J. Entin, 2000-2003: A Global Land Data Assimilation System, NASA, NASA-GSFC. NRA 99-OES-04, $900k.

Houser, P. R., P. O’Neill, E. Kim, 2001, Quantifying Microwave Transmission Through Dynamic Vegetation, NASA-GSFC. 2001 Directors Discretionary Fund (DDF), $25k.

Walker, J, P. R. Houser, J. Foster, and M. Stieglitz, 2000-2003: Assimilation of Remotely Sensed Snow Observations into the NSIPP Land Surface Model, NASA-GSFC. NASA NRA 99-OES-04, $600k.

Houser, P. R., and J. S. Famiglietti, 1999-2002: Optimal Land Initialization for Seasonal Climate Predictions, NASA-GSFC. NASA NRA 98-OES-07, $600k.

Houser, P. R., J. R. Wang, and B. Choudhury, 1999-2002: Remote Sensing Soil Moisture using Four Dimensional Data Assimilation of TRMM Microwave Observations, NASA-GSFC. NASA NRA 98-OES-02, $330k.

Houser, P. R., and B. Choudhury, 1998-2001: Continental-Scale Soil Moisture Data Assimilation, NASA-GSFC. NASA NRA 97-MTPE-12, FY 1998-2000, $240k.

McLaughlin, D., D. Entekhabi, and P. R. Houser, 1999-2002: Soil Moisture Data Assimilation for Continental-Scale Land Surface Hydrology Applications, NASA-GSFC. NASA NRA-98-OES-11, $360k,

Peters-Lidard, C., P. R. Houser and P. O’Neill, 1999-2002: Quantifying the Relationship between Remotely-Sensed and Modeled Soil Moisture, NASA-GSFC. NASA NRA-98-OES-11, $360k.

Shuttleworth, W. J., Houser, P. R., H. Gupta, D. Goodrich, J. Famiglietti, and J. Berglund, 1994-1998: Remote Sensing Soil Moisture Using Four-Dimensional Data Assimilation, UA. NASA Project NAGW-4165, NASA-MTPE Water Cycle Processes Program.

SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

(1) NEWS: Project scientist for the NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), whose aim is to enable improved, observationally based, predictions of water and energy cycle consequences of Earth System variability and change. NEWS is composed of a science integration team, product-driven, and discovery-driven investigations that are coordinated and managed as a single team to integrate NASA’s Global Water and Energy Cycle Focus Area.

(2) Data Assimilation: Land Surface Data Assimilation Systems: a diverse (CREW, GMU, NASA, NCEP, Princeton, Rutgers, UA, etc. & international) effort to model global land surface energy/water/carbon dynamics, to assimilate all relevant remote sensing, and to use in subsequent applications like climate prediction. This involves teaming with many scientists and collaborators.

(3) NASA Cold Lands Processing Experiment: Field work in Colorado to participate in ground data collection, and interrogation/maintenance of 45 automatic weather/snow/soil moisture observation stations.

(4) Outreach and Committee Work: Project Scientist for the NASA Energy and Water cycle Study, Chair of the GAPP (GEWEX Americas Prediction Project) Scientific Advisory Group, Co-chair of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) water cycle group, American Meteorological Society Hydrology Committee Chair, American Geophysical Union Remote Sensing Committee, NASA representative to the International Global Energy and Water Experiment (GEWEX), National Center for Atmospheric Research Land Working Group Co-Chair, International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology (ISLSCP) Science Panel, NCAR-Research Applications Laboratory Advisory Panel, The Water Fund Advisory Board, GEWEX-Global Land-Atmosphere System Study (GLASS) Panel, American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Association of Hydrological Sciences

Recent Collaborations

Abdalati W (NASA), Adams J (COLA), Alonge C (SAIC), Alsdorf D (OSU), Anantharaj V (MS), Arkin P (ESSIC), Arsenault K (UMBC/GMU), Atlas R (NOAA), Bambacus M (NASA), Barros A (DU), Basara J (UO), Belvedere D (CREW), Benedict S (CEOP), Berg A (UG), Betts A (AR), Bonan G (NCAR), Bosilovich M (NASA), Burrows H (AUSI), Busalacchi T (ESSIC), Chien S (JPL), Chiu L (GMU), Choudhury B (NASA), Christoffel T (NSVRC), Clark K (GMU), Cline D (NOAA), Cohn S (NASA), Cornillon P (URI), Cosgrove B (SAIC), Crawford K (OU), Crow W (USDA), da Silva S (NASA), Dai Y (BNU), DeLannoy G (UG), Denning S (CSU), Dickinson R (GT), Dirmeyer P (COLA), Doiron T (NASA), Dolman H (VUA), Dong J (UMBC), Doorn B (USDA), Doraiswamy P (USDA), Doty B (GMU), Duan Q (LLNL), Dunne S (MIT), Eastman J (UMBC), Ek M (NOAA), Elder K (USFS), Engman E (NASA), Entekhabi D (MIT), Entin J (NASA), Famiglietti J (UCI), Feng X (GMU), Foster J (NASA), French A (USDA), Garcia M (UMBC), Geiger J (NASA), Giraytys J (JMU), Gish T (USDA), Gochis D (NCAR), Goncalves G (NASA), Goodbody A (USFS), Goodrich D (USDA), Gottschalck J (NOAA), Gupta H (UA), Gutzler D (UNM), Hall D (NASA), Hall F (NASA), Haven K, Henderson-Sellers A (WCRP), Hildebrand P (NASA), Hoben R (UG), Hornbuckle B (ISU), Hunt R (USDA), Hunter S (USBR), Jackson T (USDA), Jasinski M (NASA), Jin M (UMCP), Joiner J (NASA), Joseph A (NASA), Kafatos M (GMU), Kalma J (UN), Kato H (ESSIC), Kerr Y (CESBIO), Kim E (NASA), Kim Y (JPL), Kimball J (UMT), Kinter, J (COLA), Kirtman B (GMU), Knister A (CREW), Kondragunta, C (NOAA), Koren V (NOAA), Koster R (NASA), Krajewski W (UI), Kumar S (UMBC), Kustas W (USDA), Lapenta W (NASA), Larko C (CREW), Lau W (NASA), Lawford R (GEWEX), Laymon C (USRA), Lettenmaier D (UW), Leung R (PNL), Levis S (NCAR), Liang X (UCB), Lighty L (NASA), Limaye A (NASA), Lin B (NASA), Liston G (CU), Loft R (NCAR), Lohmann D (RMS), Luo Y (CREW), Margulis S (UCLA), Marshall C (NOAA), Matthews D (HydrometDSS), McDonald K (JPL), Meng J (NOAA), Mitchell K (NOAA), Mocko D (NASA), Moradkhani H (PSU), Morel P (Ret), Nemunaitis K (OU), Nigro J (NASA), Nijssen B (3tiergroup), Ni-Meister W (HC), Niyogi D (PU), Njoku E (JPL), Nykanen D (MNSU), O’Neill P (NASA), Oki T (UT), Olden S (NASA), Oleson K (NCAR), Owe M (NASA), Pan M (PU), Pauwels V (UG), Peters-Lidard C (NASA), Pinker R (UMCP), Pitman A (MQ), Polcher J (LMD), Policelli F (NASA), Pozzi W (CREW), Rasmussen R (NCAR), Refsgaard J (GEUS), Reichle R (UMBC), Reinecker M (NASA), Restrepo P (NOAA), Roads J (UCSD), Robock A (Rutgers), Rodell M (NASA), Rossow W (CUNY), Rudiger C (UM), Running S (UMT), Rutter N (UWA), Sahagian D (LU), Sahoo A (GMU), Salmun H (HC), Santanello J (ESSIC), Schaaf C (BU), Schaake J (NOAA), Schaefer G (NRCS), Schiffer R (UMBC), Schlosser C (MIT), Schopf P (GMU), Sheffield J (PU), Shepherd M (UGA), Shi J (UCSB), Shrestha, R (CREW), Shukla J (GMU), Shuttleworth W (UA), Smith M (NOAA), Sood A (GMU), Sorooshian S (UCI), Spencer M (JPL), Su H (CREW), Suarez M (NASA), Sun C (UMBC), Sun D (GMU), Syed K (UL), Tao W (NASA), Tarpley D (NOAA), Thorncroft C (UA), Thornton P (NCAR), Tian Y (UMBC), Toll D (NASA), Unninayar S (NASA), van den Hurk B (KNMI), van Oevelen P (ESA), vanZyl J (JPL), Verhoest N (UG), Vörösmarty C (UNH), Walker J (UM), Wang G (UC), Welty C (UMBC), Wertz D (ESIP), Whitaker M (UA), Willgoose G (UN), Williams S (NCAR), Wong D (GMU), Wood E (PU), Yang C (GMU), Yang R (GMU), Yang Z (UT), Yilmaz, M (GMU), Zeng X (UA), Zhan X (NOAA)

GRADUATE ADVISORS (Members of Paul Houser’s Ph.D. Committee, 1996)

Shuttleworth W (UA), Dickinson R (GT), Sorooshian S (UCII), Hutchinson C (UA), Gupta H (UA),