Mountain hydrology and biogeochemistry journal publications

(see also papers in press or submitted)

137 Brent Harrison and Roger Bales, Skill Assessment of Water Supply Outlooks in the Colorado River Basin,Hydrology,2, 112-131; doi:10.3390/hydrology2030112 , 2015
135 A. A. Harpold, Q. Guo, N. Molotch, P. D. Brooks, R. Bales, J. C. Fernandez-Diaz, K. N. Musselman,, T. L. Swetnam, P. Kirchner, M. W. Meadows, J. Flanagan, and R. Lucas, LiDAR-derived snowpack data sets from mixed conifer forests across the Western United States,Water Resources Research,doi:10.1002/ 2013WR013935, 2014
132 SC Welch, B Kerkez, RC Bales, SD Glaser, K Rittger, RR Rice, Sensor placement strategies for SWE estimation in the American River basin,Water Resources Research,DOI: 10.1002/wrcr.20100, 2013
131 M.L Goulden, RG Anderson, R.C Bales, A.E Kelly, M Meadows, GC Winston, Evapotranspiration along an elevation gradient in Californias Sierra Nevada,Journal of Geophysical Research,doi:10.1029/2012JG002027, 2012
130 E Trujillo, NP Molotch, ML Goulden, AE Kelly, RC Bales , Elevation-dependent influence of snow accumulation on forest greening ,Nature Geoscience ,5, 705-709 , 2012
129 B Kerkez, SD Glaser, RC Bales, MW Meadows, Design and performance of a wireless sensor network for catchment-scale snow and soil moisture measurements,Water Resources Research,doi:10.1029/2011WR011214, 2012
128 F. Liu, C. Hunsaker, R. Bales, Controls of streamflow generation in small catchments across the snow-rain transition in the Southern Sierra Nevada, California,Hydrological Processes,doi: 10.1002/hyp.9304, 2012
127 K.N. Musselman, N.P. Molotch, S.A. Margulis, P.B. Kirchner, R.C. Bales, Influence of canopy structure and direct beam solar irradiance on snowmelt rates in a mixed conifer forest,Agricultural and Forest Meteorology,161:46-56, ISSN 0168-1923, 10.1016/j.agrformet.2012.03.011, 2012
126 S.R. Fassnacht, , K.A. Dressler, D.M. Hultstrand, R.C. Bales, and G. Patterson, Temporal Inconsistencies in Coarse-scale Snow Water Equivalent Patterns: Colorado River Basin Snow Telemetry-Topography Regressions,Pirineos.Revista de Ecología de Montaña. ,doi: 10.3989/Pirineos .2011.166008, 2012
125 RC Bales, JW Hopmans, AT O'Geen, M. Meadows, P.C. Hartsough, P. Kirchner, C.T. Hunsaker, D. Beaudette, Soil Moisture Response to Snowmelt and Rainfall in a Sierra Nevada Mixed-Conifer Forest,Vadose Zone Journal,10:786-799, 2011
123 Robert Rice, Roger C. Bales, Thomas H. Painter and Jeff Dozier, Snow water equivalent along elevation gradients in the Merced and Tuolumne River basins of the Sierra Nevada, Water Resources Research,W08515, doi:10.1029/2010WR009278 , 2011
121 Robert Rice and Roger C. Bales, Embedded sensor network design for snow cover measurements around snow pillow and snow course sites in the Sierra Nevada of California,Water Resources Research,VOL. 46, W03537, doi:10.1029/2008WR007318, 2010
116 Fengjing Liu, Roger C. Bales, Martha H. Conklin, Mark E. Conrad, Streamflow generation from snowmelt in semi-arid, seasonally snow-covered, forested catchments, Valles Caldera, New Mexico,Water Resources Research,VOL. 44, W12443, doi:10.1029/2007WR006728, 2008
114 F. Liu, R. Parmenter, P. D. Brooks, M. H. Conklin, R. C. Bales, Seasonal and interannual variation of streamflow pathways and biogeochemical implications in semi-arid, forested catchments in Valles Caldera, New Mexico,Ecohydrology,1, 239-252, 2008
113 S.A. Anderson, R.C. Bales, C.J. Duffy, Critical Zone Observatories: Building a network to advance interdisciplinary study of Earth surface processes,Mineralogical Magazine,72(1), pp 7-10, 2008
112 R.C. Bales, K.A. Dressler, B. Imam, S. R. Fassnacht, D. Lampkin, Fractional snow cover in the Colorado and Rio Grande basins, 1995-2002,Water Resources Research,44, W01425, doi:10.1029/2006WR005377, 2008
111 T. Meixner, A. K. Huth, P. D. Brooks, M. H. Conklin, N. B. Grimm, R. C. Bales, P. A. Haas, and J. R. Petti, Influence of shifting flow paths on nitrogen concentrations during,Journal of Geophysical Research, Biogeosciences,112, G03S03, doi:10.1029/2006JG000266,, 2007
110 Dressler, K. A., S.R. Fassnacht, and R.C. Bales, A comparison of snow telemetry (SNOTEL) and snowcourse measurements in the Colorado River Basin,Journal of Hydrometeorology,7(4), 705-712, 2006
108 Brown-Mitic, C., W. J. Shuttleworth, R. C. Harlow, J. Petti, E. Burke and R. Bales, None,Journal of Arid Environments,69:237-258, 2007
105 Bales, R. C. , N. P. Molotch, T. H. Painter, M. D. Dettinger, R. Rice, and J. Dozier, Mountain hydrology of the western United States,Water Resources Research,W08432, doi:10.1029/2005WR004387, 2006
104 N. P. Molotch and R. C. Bales, SNOTEL representativeness in the Rio Grande headwaters on the basis of physiographics and remotely sensed snow cover persistence,Hydrological Processes,20(4):723-739, 2006
103 N. P. Molotch and R. C. Bales, Comparison of ground-based and airborne snow surface albedo parameterizations in an alpine watershed: Impact on snowpack mass balance,Water Resources Research,42, W05410, doi:10.1029/2005WR004522, 2006
102 K. Dressler, G. Leavesley, R. Bales, S. Fassnacht, Evaluation of Gridded Snow Water Equivalent and Satellite Snow Cover Products for Mountain Basins in a Hydrologic Model,Hydrological Processes,20:4:673-688, 2006
101 N. P. Molotch and R. C.Bales, Scaling snow observations from the point to the grid element: Implications for observation network design,Water Resources Research,41(11): Art. No. W11421 doi:10.1029/2005WR004229, 2005
99 Molotch, N. P., M. T. Colee, R. C. Bales and J. Dozier, Estimating the Spatial Distribution of Snow Water Equivalent in an Alpine Basin Using Binary Regression Tree Models: the Impact of Digital Elevation Data and Independent Variable Selection,Hydrological Processes,19 (7), 1459-1479, doi: 10.1002/hyp.5586, 2005
98 Morrill, J. C., R. C. Bales and M. H. Conklin, Estimating Stream Temperature from Air Temperature: Implications for Future Water Quality,Journal of Environmental Engineering,131 (1): 139-146, 2005
97 Bales, R. C., D. M. Liverman and B. J. Morehouse, Integrated Assessment as a Step Toward Reducing Climate Vulnerability in the Southwestern United States,American Meteorological Society,85 (11): 1727, 2004
94 Meixner, T., J. R. Shaw and R. C. Bales, Temporal and Spatial Variability of Cation and Silica Export in an Alpine Watershed, Emerald Lake, California,Hydrological Processes,18(10): 1759-1776, 2004
93 Molotch, N. P., S. R. Fassnacht, R. C. Bales and S. R. Helfrich, Estimating the Distribution of Snow Water Equivalent and Snow Extent Beneath Cloud Cover in the Salt-Verde River Basin, Arizona,Hydrological Processes,18(9): 1595-1611, 2004
92 Huth, A. K., A. Leydecker, J. O. Sickman and R. C. Bales, A Two-Component Hydrograph Separation for Three High-Elevation Catchments in the Sierra Nevada, California,Hydrological Processes,18(9): 1721-1733, 2004
91 Molotch, N. P., T. H. Painter, R. C. Bales and J. Dozier, Incorporating Remotely-Sensed Snow Albedo into a Spatially-Distributed Snowmelt Model,Geophysical Research Letters,31(3): Art. No. L03501, 2004
89 Franz, K. J., H. C. Hartmann, S. Sorooshian and R. Bales, Verification of National Weather Service Ensemble Streamflow Predictions for Water Supply Forecasting in the Colorado River Basin,Journal of Hydrometeorology,4(6): 1105-1118, 2003
88 Meixner, T., C. Gutmann, R. Bales, A. Leydecker, J. Sickman, J. Melack and J. McConnell, Multidecadal Hydrochemical Response of a Sierra Nevada Watershed: Sensitivity to Weathering Rate and Changes in Deposition,Journal of Hydrology,272-285, 2004
87 Fassnacht, S. R., K. A. Dressler and R. C. Bales, Snow Water Equivalent Interpolation for the Colorado River Basin from Snow Telemetry (SNOTEL) Data,Water Resources Research,39(8): 1208-1217, 2003
86 Rohrbough, J. A., D. R. Davis and R. C. Bales, Spatial Variability of Snow Chemistry in an Alpine Snowpack, Southern Wyoming,Water Resources Research,39(7): 1190-1201, 2003
84 Meixner, T. and R. C. Bales, Hydrochemical Modeling of Coupled C and N Cycling in High-Elevation Catchments: Importance of Snow Cover,Biogeochemistry,62(3): 289-308, 2003
79 Meixner, T., L. A. Bastidas, H. V. Gupta, and R. C. Bales, Multicriteria Parameter Estimation for Models of Stream Chemical Composition,Water Resources Research,38(3): 1027-1035, 2002
66 Choi, J., M. H. Conklin, R. C. Bales and R. A. Sommerfeld, Experimental Investigation of SO2 Uptake in Snow,Atmospheric Environment,34: 793-801, 2000
64 Meixner, T., R. C. Bales, M. W. Williams, D. H. Campbell and J. S. Baron, Stream Chemistry Modeling of Two Watersheds in the Front Range, Colorado,Water Resources Research,36(1): 77-87, 2000
63 Seth, A., R. C. Bales and R. E. Dickinson, A Framework for the Study of Seasonal Snow Hydrology and its Interannual Variability in the Alpine Regions of the Southwest,Journal of Geophysical Research,104(D18): 22117-22135, 1999
62 Jin, J., X. Gao, S. Sorooshian, Z.-L. Yang, R. Bales, R. E. Dickinson, S.-F. Sun and G.-X. Wu, One-Dimensional Snow Water and Energy Balance Model for Vegetated Surfaces,Hydrological Processes,13: 2467-2482, 1999
61 Yang, Z.-L., R. E. Dickinson, A. Hahmann, G.-Y. Niu, M. Shaikh, X. Gao, R. C. Bales, S. Sorooshian and J. Jin, Simulation of Snow Mass and Extent in General Circulation Models,Hydrological Processes,13: 2097-2113, 1999
59 Jin, J., X. Gao, Z.-L. Yang, R. C. Bales, S. Sorooshian, R. E. Dickinson, S.-F. Sun and G.-X. Wu, Comparative Analyses of Physically Based Snowmelt Models for Climate Simulations,Journal Climate,12(8): 2643-2657, 1999
57 Meixner, T., H. V. Gupta, L. A. Bastidas and R. C. Bales, Sensitivity Analysis Using Mass Flux and Concentration,Hydrological Processes,13: 2233-2244, 1999
55 Cline, D. W., R. C. Bales and J. Dozier, Estimating the Spatial Distribution of Snow in Mountain Basins Using Remote Sensing and Energy Balance Modeling,Water Resources Research,34(5): 1275-1285, 1998
54 Cline, D., K. Elder and R. Bales, Scale Effects in a Distributed Snow Water Equivalence and Snowmelt Model for Mountain Basins,Hydrological Processes,12: 1527-1536, 1998
53 Harrington, R. and R. C. Bales, Interannual, Seasonal, and Spatial Patterns of Meltwater and Solute Fluxes in a Seasonal Snowpack,Water Resources Research,34(4): 823-831, 1998
52 Harrington, R. and R. C. Bales, Modeling Ionic Solute Transport in Melting Snow,Water Resources Research,34(7): 1727-1736, 1998
50 Meixner, T., A. Brown and R. C. Bales, Importance of Biogeochemical Processes in Modeling Stream Chemistry in Two Watersheds in the Sierra Nevada, California,Water Resources Research,34(11): 3121-3133, 1998
44 Harrington, R. F., R. C. Bales and P. Wagnon, Variability of Melt-Water and Solute Fluxes from Homogeneous Melting Snow at the Laboratory Scale,Hydrological Processes,10(7): 945-953, 1996
43 Wolford, R. A., R. C. Bales and S. Sorooshian, Development of a Hydrochemical Model for Seasonally Snow-Covered Alpine Watersheds: Application to Emerald Lake Watershed, Sierra Nevada, California,Water Resources Research,32(4): 1061-1074, 1996
41 Wolford, R. A. and R. C. Bales , Hydrochemical Modeling of Emerald Lake Watershed, Sierra Nevada, California: Sensitivity of Stream Chemistry to Changes in Fluxes and Model Parameters,Limnology and Oceanography,41(5): 947-954, 1996
33 Williams, M. W., R. C. Bales, A. D. Brown and J. M. Melack, Fluxes and Transformation of Nitrogen in a High-Elevation Catchment, Sierra Nevada ,Biogeochemistry,28: 1-31, 1995
29 Sommerfeld, R. A., R. C. Bales and A. Mast, Spatial Statistics of Snowmelt Flow: Data from Lysimeters and Aerial Photos,Geophysical Research Letters,21(25): 2821-2824, 1994
18 Bales, R. C., M. W. Williams and R. A. Wolford, Acidification Potential of Snowpacks in Sierra Nevada,Journal of Environmental Engineering,119: 399-401, 1993
13 Bales, R. C., R. A. Sommerfeld and D. G. Kebler, Ionic Tracer Movement Through a Wyoming Snowpack,Atmospheric Environment,24A(11): 2749-2758, 1990
12 Bales, R. C., R. E. Davis and D. A. Stanley, Ion Elution Through Shallow Homogeneous Snow,Water Resources Research,25(8): 1869-1877, 1989
11 Valdez, M. P., G. A. Dawson and R. C. Bales, Sulfur Dioxide Incorporation into Ice Depositing from the Vapor,Journal of Geophysical Research,94(D1): 1095-1103, 1989
6 Valdez, M. P., R. C. Bales, D. A. Stanley and G. A. Dawson, Gaseous Deposition to Snow: I. Experimental Study of SO2 and NO2 Deposition,Journal of Geophysical Research,92(D8): 9779-9789, 1987
5 Bales, R. C., M. P. Valdez and G. A. Dawson, Gaseous Deposition to Snow: II. Physical-Chemical Model for SO2 Deposition,Journal of Geophysical Research,92(D8): 9789-9799, 1987