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2018

  • Zheng, X., D. G. Tarboton, D. R. Maidment, Y. Y. Liu and P. Passalacqua, (2018), "River Channel Geometry and Rating Curve Estimation Using Height above the Nearest Drainage," JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 54(4): 785-806, http://doi.org/10.1111/1752-1688.12661. [Full Text]
  • Liu, Y. Y., D. R. Maidment, D. G. Tarboton, X. Zheng and S. Wang, (2018), "A CyberGIS Integration and Computation Framework for High-Resolution Continental-Scale Flood Inundation Mapping," JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 54(4): 770-784, https://doi.org/10.1111/1752-1688.12660. [Full Text]
  • Yi, H., R. Idaszak, M. Stealey, C. Calloway, A. L. Couch and D. G. Tarboton, (2018), "Advancing distributed data management for the HydroShare hydrologic information system," Environmental Modelling & Software, 102: 233-240, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.12.008. [PDF 1.3 MB]
  • 2017

  • Crawley, S., D. Ames, Z. Li and D. Tarboton, (2017), "HydroShare GIS: Visualizing Spatial Data in the Cloud," Open Water Journal, 4(1): 3-20, http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/openwater/vol4/iss1/2. [PDF 4 MB]
  • Idaszak, R., D. G. Tarboton, H. Yi, L. Christopherson, M. J. Stealey, B. Miles, P. Dash, A. Couch, C. Spealman, D. P. Ames and J. S. Horsburgh, (2017), "HydroShare - A case study of the application of modern software engineering to a large distributed federally-funded scientific software development project," Chapter 10 in Software Engineering for Science, Edited by J. Carver, N. P. C. Hong and G. K. Thiruvathukal, Taylor&Francis CRC Press, p.217-233. [PDF 812 KB]
  • Morsy, M. M., J. L. Goodall, A. M. Castronova, P. Dash, V. Merwade, J. M. Sadler, M. A. Rajib, J. S. Horsburgh and D. G. Tarboton, (2017), "Design of a metadata framework for environmental models with an example hydrologic application in HydroShare," Environmental Modelling & Software, 93: 13-28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.02.028. [Author PDF 3.4 MB]
  • 2016

  • Survila, K., A. A. Yildirim, T. Li, Y. Y. Liu, D. G. Tarboton and S. Wang, (2016), "A Scalable High-performance Topographic Flow Direction Algorithm for Hydrological Information Analysis," Proceedings of the XSEDE16 Conference on Diversity, Big Data, and Science at Scale, Miami, USA, ACM, Article No. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2949550.2949571. [PDF 735 KB]
  • Yildirim, A. A., D. Tarboton, Y. Liu, N. S. Sazib and S. Wang, (2016), "Accelerating TauDEM for Extracting Hydrology Information from National-Scale High Resolution Topographic Dataset: Extended Abstract," Proceedings of the XSEDE16 Conference on Diversity, Big Data, and Science at Scale, Miami, USA, ACM, Article No. 3 http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2949550.2949582. [PDF 75 KB]
  • Liu, Y. Y., D. R. Maidment, D. G. Tarboton, X. Zheng, Ahmet Yildirim, N. S. Sazib and S. Wang, (2016), "A CyberGIS Approach to Generating High-resolution Height Above Nearest Drainage (HAND) Raster for National Flood Mapping," CyberGIS 16, The Third International Conference on CyberGIS and Geospatial Data Science, Urbana, Illinois, July 24-26, http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.24234.41925/1. [PDF 2.7 MB]
  • Sen Gupta, A. and D. G. Tarboton, (2016), "A tool for downscaling weather data from large-grid reanalysis products to finer spatial scales for distributed hydrological applications," Environmental Modelling & Software, 84: 50-69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.06.014. [Author PDF 2.1 MB]
  • Cooke, B., C. Luce, T. Black and D. Tarboton, (2016), Road scholars for the western states: Protecting natural areas by improving road management research. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 18, Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p. http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/50786.
  • Dhungel, S., D. G. Tarboton, J. Jin and C. P. Hawkins, (2016), "Potential Effects of Climate Change on Ecologically Relevant Streamflow Regimes," River Research and Applications, 32(9): 1827-1840, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rra.3029. [Author PDF 1.6 MB]
  • Fatichi, S., E. R. Vivoni, F. L. Ogden, V. Y. Ivanov, B. Mirus, D. Gochis, C. W. Downer, M. Camporese, J. H. Davison, B. Ebel, N. Jones, J. Kim, G. Mascaro, R. Niswonger, P. Restrepo, R. Rigon, C. Shen, M. Sulis and D. Tarboton, (2016), "An overview of current applications, challenges, and future trends in distributed process-based models in hydrology," Journal of Hydrology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.03.026. [Author PDF 1.4 MB].
  • Horsburgh, J. S., A. K. Aufdenkampe, E. Mayorga, K. A. Lehnert, L. Hsu, L. Song, A. S. Jones, S. G. Damiano, D. G. Tarboton, D. Valentine, I. Zaslavsky and T. Whitenack, (2016), "Observations Data Model 2: A community information model for spatially discrete Earth observations," Environmental Modelling & Software, 79: 55-74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.01.010.
  • Horsburgh, J. S., M. M. Morsy, A. M. Castronova, J. L. Goodall, T. Gan, H. Yi, M. J. Stealey and D. G. Tarboton, (2016), "HydroShare: Sharing Diverse Environmental Data Types and Models as Social Objects with Application to the Hydrology Domain," JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 52(4): 873-889, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1752-1688.12363. [Author PDF 1.28 MB]
  • 2015

  • White, J. S., S. E. Null and D. G. Tarboton, (2015), "How Do Changes to the Railroad Causeway in Utah’s Great Salt Lake Affect Water and Salt Flow?," PLoS ONE, 10(12): e0144111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0144111. [PDF 5 MB]. Also see https://www.usu.edu/today/?id=55390.
  • Ames, D. P. and D. G. Tarboton, (2015), "Enabling the free flow of water data," Water Resources Impact, American Water Resources Association, 17(6): 14-17, http://www.awra.org/. [PDF 163 K]
  • Habib, E., M. Bodin, D. Tarboton, M. F. Merck and D. J. Farnham, (2015), "Stimulating Active Learning in Hydrology Using Research-Driven, Web-based Learning Modules," 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, Washington, 2015/06/14, ASEE Conferences, http://dx.doi.org/10.18260/p.24737.
  • Passalacqua, P., P. Belmont, D. M. Staley, J. D. Simley, J. R. Arrowsmith, C. A. Bode, C. Crosby, S. B. DeLong, N. F. Glenn, S. A. Kelly, D. Lague, H. Sangireddy, K. Schaffrath, D. G. Tarboton, T. Wasklewicz and J. M. Wheaton, (2015), "Analyzing high resolution topography for advancing the understanding of mass and energy transfer through landscapes: A review," Earth-Science Reviews, 148: 174-193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.05.012. [PDF 1 MB]
  • Couch, A., D. Tarboton, R. Idaszak, J. Horsburgh, H. Yi and M. Stealey, (2015), "A Flexible File Sharing Mechanism for iRODS," iRODS User Group Meeting, Chapel Hill, iRODS Consortium, 61-68, http://irods.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/UMG2015_P.pdf. [PDF 108K]
  • Yıldırım, A. A., D. Watson, D. Tarboton and R. M. Wallace, (2015), "A virtual tile approach to raster-based calculations of large digital elevation models in a shared-memory system," Computers & Geosciences, 82: 78-88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2015.05.014. [Author PDF 558K]
  • Clark, M. P., B. Nijssen, J. D. Lundquist, D. Kavetski, D. E. Rupp, R. A. Woods, J. E. Freer, E. D. Gutmann, A. W. Wood, D. J. Gochis, R. M. Rasmussen, D. G. Tarboton, V. Mahat, G. N. Flerchinger and D. G. Marks, (2015), "A unified approach for process-based hydrologic modeling: 2. Model implementation and case studies," Water Resources Research, 51(4): 2515-2542, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015WR017200.
  • Clark, M., B. Nijssen, J. D. Lundquist, D. Kavetski, D. E. Rupp, R. A. Woods, J. E. Freer, E. D. Gutmann, A. W. Wood, L. D. Brekke, J. R. Arnold, D. J. Gochis, R. M. Rasmussen, D. G. Tarboton, V. Mahat, G. N. Flerchinger and D. G. Marks, (2015), "The structure for unifying multiple modeling alternatives (SUMMA), Version 1.0: Technical Description," NCAR Technical Note NCAR/TN-514+STR, 50 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.5065/D6WQ01TD.
  • Sen Gupta, A., D. G. Tarboton, P. Hummel, M. E. Brown and S. Habib, (2015), "Integration of an energy balance snowmelt model into an open source modeling framework," Environmental Modelling & Software, 68: 205-218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.02.017. [PDF 1.3 MB]
  • Fan, Y., S. Richard, R. S. Bristol, S. E. Peters, S. E. Ingebritsen, N. Moosdorf, A. Packman, T. Gleeson, I. Zaslavsky, S. Peckham, L. Murdoch, M. Fienen, M. Cardiff, D. Tarboton, N. Jones, R. Hooper, J. Arrigo, D. Gochis, J. Olson and D. Wolock, (2015), "DigitalCrust – a 4D data system of material properties for transforming research on crustal fluid flow," Geofluids, 15(1-2): 372-379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gfl.12114.
  • 2014

  • Mahat, V. and D. G. Tarboton, (2014), "Representation of canopy snow interception, unloading and melt in a parsimonious snowmelt model," Hydrological Processes, 28(26): 6320-6336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.10116.
  • You, J., D. G. Tarboton and C. H. Luce, (2014), "Modeling the snow surface temperature with a one-layer energy balance snowmelt model," Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18(12): 5061-5076, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess-18-5061-2014.
  • White, J., S. E. Null and D. G. Tarboton, (2014), "More than meets the eye - managing salinity in Great Salt Lake, Utah," Lakeline Magazine, North American Lake Management Society, Fall 2014, 25. [PDF 850 K]
  • Brown, M. E., A. E. Racoviteanu, D. G. Tarboton, A. Sen Gupta, J. Nigro, F. Policelli, S. Habib, M. Tokay, M. S. Shrestha, S. Bajracharya, P. Hummel, M. Gray, P. Duda, B. Zaitchik, V. Mahat, G. Artan and S. Tokar, (2014), "An integrated modeling system for estimating glacier and snow melt driven streamflow from remote sensing and earth system data products in the Himalayas," Journal of Hydrology, 519, Part B: 1859-1869, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.09.050. [Accepted Manuscript]
  • Youn, C., V. Nandigam, M. Phan, D. Tarboton, N. Wilkins-Diehr, C. Baru, C. Crosby, A. Padmanabhan and S. Wang, (2014), "Leveraging XSEDE HPC resources to address computational challenges with high-resolution topography data," Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference on Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, Atlanta, GA, USA, July 13-18, ACM, Extended Abstract, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2616498.2616564. [PDF 700K]
  • Fan, Y., Y. Liu, S. Wang, D. Tarboton, A. Yildirim and N. Wilkins-Diehr, (2014), "Accelerating TauDEM as a Scalable Hydrological Terrain Analysis Service on XSEDE," Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference on Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, Atlanta, GA, USA, July 13-18, ACM, Extended Abstract, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2616498.2616510. [PDF 200K]
  • Tarboton, D. G., R. Idaszak, J. S. Horsburgh, J. Heard, D. Ames, J. L. Goodall, L. E. Band, V. Merwade, A. Couch, J. Arrigo, R. Hooper, D. Valentine and D. Maidment, (2014), "A Resource Centric Approach for Advancing Collaboration Through Hydrologic Data and Model Sharing," 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, HIC 2014, New York City, USA, Paper 314, http://academicworks.cuny.edu/cc_conf_hic/314/. [PDF 0.3 MB]
  • Heard, J., D. Tarboton, R. Idaszak, J. Horsburgh, D. Ames, A. Bedig, A. M. Castronova, A. Couch, P. Dash, C. Frisby, T. Gan, J. Goodall, S. Jackson, S. Livingston, D. Maidment, N. Martin, B. Miles, S. Mills, J. Sadler, D. Valentine and L. Zhao, (2014), "An Architectural Overview of Hydroshare, A Next-Generation Hydrologic Information System," 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, HIC 2014, New York City, USA, Paper 311, http://academicworks.cuny.edu/cc_conf_hic/311/. [PDF 0.3 MB]
  • Yildirim, A. A., D. Tarboton, P. Dash and D. Watson, (2014), "Design and Implementation of a Web Service-Oriented Gateway to Facilitate Environmental Modeling using HPC Resources," in D. P. Ames, N. W. T. Quinn and A. E. Rizzoli (eds), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, San Diego, California, USA, June 16-19, 2014, International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs), ISBN: 978-88-9035-744-2, http://www.iemss.org/sites/iemss2014/papers/iemss2014_submission_254.pdf.
  • Tarboton, D. G., R. Idaszak, J. S. Horsburgh, J. Heard, D. Ames, J. L. Goodall, L. Band, V. Merwade, A. Couch, J. Arrigo, R. Hooper, D. Valentine and D. Maidment, (2014), "HydroShare: Advancing Collaboration through Hydrologic Data and Model Sharing," in D. P. Ames, N. W. T. Quinn and A. E. Rizzoli (eds), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, San Diego, California, USA, International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs), ISBN: 978-88-9035-744-2, http://www.iemss.org/sites/iemss2014/papers/iemss2014_submission_243.pdf.
  • Jones, N., J. Nelson, N. Swain, S. Christensen, D. Tarboton and P. Dash, (2014), "Tethys: A Software Framework for Web-Based Modeling and Decision Support Applications," in D. P. Ames, N. W. T. Quinn and A. E. Rizzoli (eds), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, San Diego, California, USA, International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs), ISBN: 978-88-9035-744-2, http://www.iemss.org/sites/iemss2014/papers/iemss2014_submission_184.pdf.
  • Habib, E., M. Bodin, E. Meselhe, D. Tarboton, U. Lall and D. Baron, (2014), "Adaptable web modules to stimulate active learning in engineering hydrology using data and model simulations," QScience Proceedings (World Congress on Engineering Education 2013), 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.5339/qproc.2014.wcee2013.10.
  • Horsburgh, J. S., D. G. Tarboton, R. P. Hooper and I. Zaslavsky, (2014), "Managing a community shared vocabulary for hydrologic observations," Environmental Modelling & Software, 52: 62-73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.10.012. [PDF 4 MB]
  • Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, (2014), "Simulated watershed responses to land cover changes using the Regional Hydro-Ecological Simulation System," Hydrological Processes, 28(15): 4511-4528, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.9963. [PDF 9 MB]
  • 2013

  • Arrigo, J., D. Tarboton and A. Couch, (2013), "Building and Sustaining Community Cyber-Infrastructure for the Hydrologic Sciences," Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 94(47): 435-435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2013EO470003. [PDF 48 K]
  • Sen Gupta, A. and D. G. Tarboton, (2013), "Using The Utah Energy Balance Snow Melt Model To Quantify Snow And Glacier Melt In The Himalayan Region," Proceedings of the Western Snow Conference 81st Annual Meeting. Adaptive Water Management in a Changing Climate, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, April 15-18, p. 103-114, http://www.westernsnowconference.org/sites/westernsnowconference.org/PDFs/2013SenGupta.pdf. [PDF 1.8 MB].
  • Mahat, V., D. G. Tarboton and N. P. Molotch, (2013), "Testing above and below canopy representations of turbulent fluxes in an energy balance snowmelt model," Water Resources Research, 49(2): 1107-1122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wrcr.20073. [PDF 7 MB]

    2012

  • Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, (2012), "An examination of the sensitivity of the Great Salt Lake to changes in inputs," Water Resour. Res., 48(11): W11511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012WR011908. [PDF 1.2 MB]
  • Mahat, V. and D. G. Tarboton, (2012), "Canopy radiation transmission for an energy balance snowmelt model," Water Resour. Res., 48: W01534, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011WR010438. [PDF 1.2 MB with notes on some corrections to published WRR version]. Correction http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2012WR011964.

    2011

  • Tarboton, D. G., D. Maidment, I. Zaslavsky, D. Ames, J. Goodall, R. P. Hooper, J. Horsburgh, D. Valentine, T. Whiteaker and K. Schreuders, (2011), "Data Interoperability in the Hydrologic Sciences, The CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System," , 132-137, http://eim.ecoinformatics.org/eim2011/eim-proceedings-2011/view. [PDF 1.2 MB]
  • Tarboton, D., D. Maidment, I. Zaslavsky, J. Goodall, D. Ames, R. P. Hooper, J. Horsburgh, K. Schreuders, R. Idaszak and A. Couch, (2011), "Advancing Solutions for an EarthCube Design. What can be learned from the CUAHSI HIS experience? An EarthCube Design Approaches Paper," EarthCube Discussion Forum, http://www.earthcube.org/, https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_VW4kvIBAzQMzJRT2JrMEg0WkU/edit.  [PDF 475 K]
  • Horsburgh, J. and D. Tarboton, (2011), "Improving the Interoperability of Earth Observations," EarthCube Discussion Forum, http://www.earthcube.org/, https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_VW4kvIBAzQbXlxaldkWm1peDg/edit. [128 K]
  • Maidment, D., B. Domenico, A. Gemmell, K. Lehnert, D. Tarboton and I. Zaslavsky, (2011), "The Open Geospatial Consortium and EarthCube, An EarthCube Technology Paper," EarthCube Discussion Forum, http://www.earthcube.org/, https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_VW4kvIBAzQSm1MYlRmWFRtWUU/edit. [PDF 729 K]
  • Zaslavsky, I., T. Whitenack, M. Williams, D. Tarboton, K. Schreuders and A. Aufdenkampe, (2011), "The Initial Design of Data Sharing Infrastructure for the Critical Zone Observatory," Proceedings of the Environmental Information Management Conference 2011, 145-150, http://eim.ecoinformatics.org/eim2011/eim-proceedings-2011/view.
  • Tesfa, T. K., D. G. Tarboton, D. W. Watson, K. A. T. Schreuders, M. E. Baker and R. M. Wallace, (2011), "Extraction of hydrological proximity measures from DEMs using parallel processing," Environmental Modelling & Software, 26(12): 1696-1709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.07.018. [PDF 2.3 MB]
  • Nicotina, L., D. G. Tarboton, T. K. Tesfa and A. Rinaldo, (2011), "Hydrologic controls on equilibrium soil depths," Water Resour. Res., 47(4): W04517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010WR009538. [PDF 25 MB]
  • Chinnayakanahalli, K. J., C. P. Hawkins, D. G. Tarboton and R. A. Hill, (2011), "Natural flow regime, temperature and the composition and richness of invertebrate assemblages in streams of the western United States," Freshwater Biology, 56(7): 1248-1265,http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02560.x. [PDF 675 K]
  • Mohammed, I. N. and D. G. Tarboton, (2011), "On the Interaction between Bathymetry and Climate in the System Dynamics and Preferred Levels of the Great Salt Lake," Water Resour. Res., 47: W02525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010WR009561. [PDF, 0.6 MB]
  • Horsburgh, J. S., D. G. Tarboton, D. R. Maidment and I. Zaslavsky, (2011), "Components of an environmental observatory information system," Computers & Geosciences, 37(2): 207-218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2010.07.003. [PDF, 1.7 MB]

    2010

  • Mahat, V. and D. G. Tarboton, (2010), "Modeling the effect of vegetation on the accumulation and melting of snow," 78th Annual Meeting Western Snow Conference. Adaptive Water Management in a Changing Climate, Logan, Utah, April 19-21, http://www.westernsnowconference.org/proceedings/2010.htm. [PDF 0.3 MB]
  • Tesfa, T. K., D. G. Tarboton, D. G. Chandler and J. P. McNamara, (2010), "A Generalized Additive Soil Depth Model for a Mountainous Semi-Arid Watershed Based Upon Topographic and Land Cover Attributes," in Digital Soil Mapping: Bridging Research, Environmental Application, and Operation, Edited by J. L. Boettinger, D. W. Howell, A. C. Moore, A. E. Hartemink, S. Kienast-Brown and A. B. McBratney, 2, Progress in Soil Science, Springer Netherlands, p.29-41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-8863-5_3. [PDF 0.9 MB]
  • Horsburgh, J. S., D. G. Tarboton, K. A. T. Schreuders, D. R. Maidment, I. Zaslavsky and D. Valentine, (2010), "Hydroserver: A Platform for Publishing Space-Time Hydrologic Datasets," 2010 AWRA Spring Specialty Conference Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Water Resources VI, Orlando Florida, American Water Resources Association, Middleburg, Virginia, TPS-10-1, http://www.awra.org/tools/members/Proceedings/1003conference/doc/abs/JefferyHorsburgh_7cb420e3_6602.pdf. [PDF 1.2 MB]
  • Horsburgh, J. S., A. Spackman Jones, D. K. Stevens, D. G. Tarboton and N. O. Mesner, (2010), "A Sensor Network for High Frequency Estimation of Water Quality Constituent Fluxes Using Surrogates," Environmental Modelling & Software, 25(1031-1044), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.10.012.
  • Luce, C. H. and D. G. Tarboton, (2010), "Evaluation of alternative formulae for calculation of surface temperature in snowmelt models using frequency analysis of temperature observations," Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 14(3): 535-543, http://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/14/535/2010/.
  • Wallace, R. M., D. G. Tarboton, D. W. Watson, K. A. T. Schreuders and T. K. Tesfa, (2010), "Parallel Algorithms for Processing Hydrologic Properties from Digital Terrain," GIScience 2010, Sixth international conference on Geographic Information Science, Zurich, Switzerland, September 14-17, http://www.giscience2010.org/pdfs/paper_229.pdf.
  • Piasecki, M., D. Ames, J. Goodall, R. Hooper, J. Horsburgh, D. Maidment, D. Tarboton and I. Zaslavsky, (2010), "Development of an Information System for the Hydrologic Community," 9th International Conference on Hydroinformatics (HIC 2010), Tianjin, China, http://his.cuahsi.org/documents/Development_Information_System_Hydrologic_Community.pdf.

    2009

  • Tesfa, T. K., D. G. Tarboton, D. G. Chandler and J. P. McNamara, (2009), "Modeling Soil Depth based upon Topographic and Land Cover Attributes," Water Resour. Res., 45: W10438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008WR007474. [PDF 1.2 MB]
  • Tarboton, D. G., J. S. Horsburgh, D. R. Maidment, T. Whiteaker, I. Zaslavsky, M. Piasecki, J. Goodall, D. Valentine and T. Whitenack, (2009), "Development of a Community Hydrologic Information System," 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, ed. R. S. Anderssen, R. D. Braddock and L. T. H. Newham, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand and International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, July 2009, p.988-994, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim09/C4/tarboton_C4.pdf.
  • Tarboton, D. G., K. A. T. Schreuders, D. W. Watson and M. E. Baker, (2009), "Generalized terrain-based flow analysis of digital elevation models," 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, ed. R. S. Anderssen, R. D. Braddock and L. T. H. Newham, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand and International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, July 2009, p.2000-2006, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim09/F4/tarboton_F4.pdf.
  • Wallis, C., R. Wallace, D. G. Tarboton, D. W. Watson, K. A. T. Schreuders and T. K. Tesfa, (2009), "Hydrologic Terrain Processing Using Parallel Computing," 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, ed. R. S. Anderssen, R. D. Braddock and L. T. H. Newham, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand and International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, July 2009, p.2540-2545, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim09/F13/wallis.pdf.
  • Ames, D. P., J. Horsburgh, J. Goodall, T. Whiteaker, D. Tarboton and D. Maidment, (2009), "Introducing the Open Source CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System Desktop Application (HIS Desktop)," 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, ed. R. S. Anderssen, R. D. Braddock and L. T. H. Newham, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand and International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, July 2009, p.4353-4359, http://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim09/J4/ames.pdf.
  • Wallis, C., D. Watson, D. G. Tarboton and R. Wallace, (2009), "Parallel Flow-Direction and Contributing Area Calculation for Hydrology Analysis in Digital Elevation Models," PDPTA'09, The 2009 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 13-16. [PDF 669K]
  • Horsburgh, J. S., D. G. Tarboton, M. Piasecki, D. R. Maidment, I. Zaslavsky, D. Valentine and T.Whitenack, (2009), "An integrated system for publishing environmental observations data," Environmental Modelling & Software, 24(8): 879-888, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.01.002. [PDF 598K]

    2008

  • Tesfa, T. K., D. G. Tarboton, D. G. Chandler and J. P. McNamara, (2008), "A Generalized Additive Soil Depth Model based upon Topographic and Land Cover Attributes," 3rd Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping - Bridging Research, Production, and Environmental Applications, Logan, Utah, USA, 30 September - 3 October, http://dsmusa.org/. [PDF 677K]
  • Mohammed, I.N. and Tarboton, D.G., 2008. Watershed Management and Water Production Study for State of Utah. A Report for the Utah Governor's Public Lands Office, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT, pp. 163. http://publiclands.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Watershed_Study_9_4_08.pdf. [PDF 2.6 MB]
  • Tarboton, D. G. and M. E. Baker, (2008), "Towards an Algebra for Terrain-Based Flow Analysis," in Representing, Modeling and Visualizing the Natural Environment: Innovations in GIS 12, Edited by N. J. Mount, G. L. Harvey, P. Aplin and G. Priestnall, CRC Press, Florida, p.496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/9781420055504.ch12. [PDF 1285 K]
  • Horsburgh, J.S., Tarboton, D.G., Maidment, D.R. and Zaslavsky, I., 2008. A Relational Model for Environmental and Water Resources Data. Water Resour. Res., 44: W05406. [PDF 696 K]
  • 2007

  • Tarboton, D. G., (2007), "Surface Water Quantity Model Development and Calibration, WRIA 1 Watershed Management Project Phase III, Task 4.1 report," Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University, http://wria1project.whatcomcounty.org/uploads/USU/2008/Task4.1-SWQNcalibration.pdf.
  • Tarboton, D. G., (2007), "Validation of Surface Water Quantity Model through Analyses of Scenarios, WRIA 1 Watershed Management Project Phase III, Task 4.2 report," Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University, http://wria1project.whatcomcounty.org/uploads/USU/2008/Task4.2-SWQNvalidation.pdf.
  • 2006

  • Tarolli, P. and D. G. Tarboton, (2006), "A new method for determination of most likely landslide initiation points and the evaluation of digital terrain model scale in terrain stability mapping," Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 10: 663-677, www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/10/663/2006/.
  • Prasad, A., D. G. Tarboton, C. H. Luce and T. A. Black, (2006), "A GIS Tool to Analyze Forest Road Sediment Production and Stream Impacts," AGU Hydrology Days, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, March 20-22, http://hydrologydays.colostate.edu/Papers_2006/Prasad_etal.pdf.
  • 2005

  • Horsburgh, J. S., D. G. Tarboton and D. R. Maidment, (2005), "A Community Data Model for Hydrologic Observations," Paper prepared for presentation at the CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System Workshop, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, July 2005. [PDF 804K, Links to associated data model review and original paper.]
  • Luce, C., D. G. Tarboton, E. Istanbulluoglu and R. Pack, (2005), "Reply to Comment by Jonathan J. Rhodes on ‘‘Modeling of the Interactions between Forest Vegetation, Disturbances, and Sediment Yields’’," Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 110: F01013, doi:10.1029/2004JF000279. [PDF 63K]
  • Prasad, A., C. Luce, D. G. Tarboton and T. Black, (2005), "Analysis of Forest Road Sediment Production and Stream Impacts," Proceedings, 25th ESRI International Users Conference, San Diego, California, July 25-29, http://gis.esri.com/library/userconf/proc05/abstracts/a1431.html [has corrupt figures so for correct figures download PDF 918K]

    2004

  • Bandaragoda, C., D. G. Tarboton and R. Woods, (2004), "Application of Topnet in the Distributed Model Intercomparison Project," Journal of Hydrology, 298: 178-201, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2004.03.038. [PDF 975K ]
  • Luce, C. H. and D. G. Tarboton, (2004), "The Application of Depletion Curves for Parameterization of Subgrid Variability of Snow," Hydrological Processes, 18: 1409-1422, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.1420. [PDF 364K]
  • Istanbulluoglu, E., D. G. Tarboton, R. T.Pack and C. H. Luce, (2004), "Modeling of the Interactions between Forest Vegetation, Disturbances and Sediment Yields," JGR - Earth Surface , 109(F1): F01009, doi: 10.1029/2003JF000041. [PDF (3MB)]
  • Johnson, W. P. and D. G. Tarboton, (2004), "Great Salt Lake Basin Hydrologic Observatory Prospectus," Submitted to CUAHSI for consideration as a CUAHSI Hydrologic Observatory, http://greatsaltlake.utah.edu. [Prospectus PDF (1.1 MB), Logan Workshop Poster (2.2 MB)]

    2003

  • Li, S., D. Tarboton and M. McKee, (2003), "Development of an Arcmap Toolbar for Regional Evapotranspiration Modeling," 23rd ESRI International Users Conference, San Diego, California, July 7-11. [PDF (620K)]
  • Tarboton, D. G., (2003), "Terrain Analysis Using Digital Elevation Models in Hydrology," 23rd ESRI International Users Conference, San Diego, California, July 7-11.  [Powerpoint (6MB), PDF (1.3 MB)]
  • Utah State University Water Initiative Task Force, (2003), "Integrated Water Planning ... At a University ... In a State ... In the Future," Utah State University, Logan. [News Release and Report PDF]
  • Sorensen, D. L., K. D. Moncur, D. G. Tarboton, M. Kemblowski, S. Quiang and S. Gogate, (2003), "A Surface Water Protection Assessment Tool that uses Digital Elevation Models," American Water Works Association, Source Water Protection Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, Jan. 19-22. [PDF (3.8MB)]
  • Istanbulluoglu, E., D. G. Tarboton, R. T. Pack and C. Luce, (2003), "A Sediment Transport Model for Incising Gullies on Steep Topography," Water Resources Research, 39(4): 1103, doi:10.1029/2002WR001467. [PDF (0.7MB)]

    2002

  • Istanbulluoglu, E., D. G. Tarboton, R. T. Pack and C. Luce, (2002), "A Probabilistic Approach for Channel Initiation," Water Resources Research, 38(12): 1325, doi:10.1029/2001WR000782.[PDF (481K)]

    2001

  • Van Miegroet, H., I. F. Creed, N. S. Nicholas, D. G. Tarboton, K. L. Webster, J. Schubzda, B. Robinson, J. Smoot, D. W. Johnson, S. E. Lindberg, G. Lovett, S. Nodvin and S. Moore, (2001), "Is There Synchronicity in Nitrogen Input and Output at the Noland Divide Watershed, a Small N-Saturated Forested Catchment in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park," TheScientificWorld, 1(S2): 480-492, http://www.thescientificworld.com. [PDF (1.6 MB)]
  • Luce, C. H. and D. G. Tarboton, (2001),"Modeling Snowmelt Over an Area:  Modeling Subgrid Scale Heterogeneity in Distributed Model Elements," Proceedings of MODSIM 2001, International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Canberra, Australia, December 10-13, p.341-346. [PDF (0.4 MB)]
  • Luce, C. H. and D. G. Tarboton, (2001),"A Modified Force-Restore Approach to Modeling Snow-Surface Heat Fluxes," Proceedings of the 69th Annual Western Snow Conference, Sun Valley, Idaho. [PDF (0.5MB)]
  • Tarboton, D. G. and D. P. Ames, (2001),"Advances in the mapping of flow networks from digital elevation data," in World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Orlando, Florida, May 20-24, ASCE. [PDF (0.5MB)]
  • Pack, R. T., D. G. Tarboton and C. N. Goodwin, (2001),"Assessing Terrain Stability in a GIS using SINMAP," in 15th annual GIS conference, GIS 2001, Vancouver, British Columbia, February 19-22. [PDF (0.3MB)]
  • Prasad, R., D. G. Tarboton, G. E. Liston, C. H. Luce and M. S. Seyfried, (2001), "Testing a Blowing Snow Model Against Distributed Snow Measurements at Upper Sheep Creek, Idaho, USA," Water Resources Research, 37(5): 1341-1356. [PDF (10 MB)]

    2000

  • Tarboton, D. G., G. Blöschl, K. Cooley, R. Kirnbauer and C. Luce, (2000), "Spatial Snow Cover Processes at Kühtai and Reynolds Creek,"Chapter 7 in Spatial Patterns in Catchment Hydrology: Observations and Modelling, Edited by R. Grayson and G. Blöschl, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, p.158-186. [PDF (5.8 MB)]
  • Artan, G. A., C. M. U. Neale and D. G. Tarboton, (2000), "Characteristic length scale of input data in distributed models: implications for modeling grid size," Journal of Hydrology, 227(1-4): 128-139. [PDF (506 K)]

    1999

  • Luce, C. H., D. G. Tarboton and K. R. Cooley, (1999), "Subgrid Parameterization Of Snow Distribution For An Energy And Mass Balance Snow Cover Model," Hydrological Processes, 13: 1921-1933, special issue from International Conference on Snow Hydrology, Brownsville, Vermont, 6-9 October, 1998. [PDF (388K), Wiley Reprint]
  • Williams, K. S. and D. G. Tarboton, (1999), "The ABC's of Snowmelt:  A Topographically Factorized Energy Component Snowmelt Model," Hydrological Processes, 13: 1905-1920, special issue from International Conference on Snow Hydrology, Brownsville, Vermont, 6-9 October, 1998. [PDF (227K)]
  • Tarboton, D. G., (1999), "Spatial Analysis of the Hydrologic Properties of the Landscape," Presentation at GIS Hydro 99, ESRI users Conference pre-conference seminar, July 25.

    1998

  • Pack, R. T., D. G. Tarboton and C. N. Goodwin, (1998), "The SINMAP Approach to Terrain Stability Mapping," Paper Submitted to 8th Congress of the International Association of Engineering Geology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 21-25 September 1998.[PDF(328K), SINMAP computer programs]
  • Luce, C. H., D. G. Tarboton and K. R. Cooley, (1998), "The Influence of the Spatial Distribution of Snow on Basin-Averaged Snowmelt," Hydrological Processes, 12(10-11): 1671-1683. [PDF (282K)]
  • Sharma, A., U. Lall and D. G. Tarboton, (1998), "Kernel Bandwidth Selection for a First Order Nonparametric Streamflow Simulation Model," Stochastic Hydrology and Hydraulics, 12(1): 33-52. [PDF (600K)]
  • Tarboton, D. G., A. Sharma and U. Lall, (1998), "Disaggregation Procedures for Stochastic Hydrology based on Nonparametric Density Estimation," Water Resources Research, 34(1): 107-119. [PDF (272K)]

    1997

  • Luce, C. H., D. G. Tarboton and K. R. Cooley, (1997),"Spatially Distributed Snowmelt Inputs to a Semi-Arid Mountain Watershed," in Proceedings of the Western Snow Conference, Banff, Canada, May 5-8, 1997. [PDF (112K)]
  • Tarboton, D. G., (1997), "A New Method for the Determination of Flow Directions and Contributing Areas in Grid Digital Elevation Models," Water Resources Research, 33(2): 309-319. [PDF (9.1Mb), PDF preprint (257K), TAUDEM computer programs.]
  • Sharma, A., D. G. Tarboton and U. Lall, (1997), "Streamflow Simulation: A Nonparametric Approach," Water Resources Research, 33(2): 291-308. [PDF (566K)]
  • Rajagopalan, B., U. Lall, D. G. Tarboton and D. S. Bowles, (1997), "Multivariate Nonparametric Resampling Scheme for Generation of Daily Weather Variables," Stochastic Hydrology and Hydraulics, 11(1): 65-93. [PDF (650K)]
  • Rajagopalan, B., U. Lall and D. G. Tarboton, (1997), "Evaluation of Kernel Density estimation methods for Daily Precipitation Resampling," Stochastic Hydrology and Hydraulics, 11(6): 523-547, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02428432. [PDF (640K)]

    1996

  • Tarboton, D. G. and C. H. Luce, (1996), "Utah Energy Balance Snow Accumulation and Melt Model (UEB)," Computer model technical description and users guide, Utah Water Research Laboratory and USDA Forest Service Intermountain Research Station. [PDF Text only (128 MB), with graphics (3.5 MB), UEB computer programs.]
  • Rajagopalan, B., U. Lall and D. G. Tarboton, (1996), "A Nonhomogeneous Markov Model for Daily Precipitation," Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 1(1): 33-40. [PDF (656K)]
  • Lall, U., B. Rajagopalan and D. G. Tarboton, (1996), "A Nonparametric Wet/Dry Spell Model for Resampling Daily Precipitation," Water Resources Research, 32(9): 2803-2823. [PDF (520K)]
  • Tarboton, D. G., (1996), "Fractal River Networks, Hortons laws and Tokunaga cyclicity," Journal of Hydrology, 187(1/2): 105-117. [PDF (641K)]
  • Jackson, T. H., D. G. Tarboton and K. R. Cooley, (1996), A Spatially-Distributed Hydrologic Model for a Small Arid Mountain Watershed. Utah Water Research Laboratory working paper WP-96-HWR-DGT/002. [PDF (3 MB)]
  • Rigon, R., I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, A. Maritan, A. Giacometti, D. Tarboton and A. Rinaldo, (1996), "On Hack's Law," Water Resources Research, 32(11): 3367-3374. [PDF (355K)]

    1995

  • Tarboton, D. G., (1995), "Hydrologic Scenarios for Severe Sustained Drought in the Southwestern United States," Water Resources Bulletin, 31(5): 803-813. [PDF (766K)]
  • Tarboton, D. G., T. H. Jackson, J. Z. Liu, C. M. U. Neale, K. R. Cooley and J. J. McDonnell, (1995),"A Grid Based Distributed Hydrologic Model: Testing Against Data from Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed," in Preprint Volume, American Meteorological Society Conference on Hydrology, Dallas, Texas, January 15-20, 79-84.
  • Tarboton, D. G., T. G. Chowdhury and T. H. Jackson, (1995),"A Spatially Distributed Energy Balance Snowmelt Model," in Biogeochemistry of Seasonally Snow-Covered Catchments, ed. K. A. Tonnessen et al., Proceedings of a Boulder Symposium, July 3-14, IAHS Publ. no. 228, p.141-155. [PDF (959 K) , UEB computer programs.]
  • Unnikrishna, P. V., J. J. McDonnell, D. G. Tarboton and C. Kendall, (1995), "Isotopic Analysis of Hydrologic Processes in a Small Semi-Arid Catchment," ed. C. Leibundgut, Proceedings of IAHS/IAMAS Symposium and workshop "Tracer technologies for hydrological systems", Boulder, CO, July 3-14, International Association of Hydrological Sciences Publication 229, p.295-304. [PDF (1 MB)]

    1994

  • Tarboton, D. G., (1994),"Measurement and Modeling of Snow Energy Balance and Sublimation From Snow," in Proceedings, International Snow Science Workshop, Snowbird, Utah, October 31 to November 2, Utah Water Research Laboratory working paper no. WP-94-HWR-DGT/002.
  • Tarboton, D. G., (1994), "The Source Hydrology of Severe Sustained Drought in the Southwestern United States," Journal of Hydrology, 161: 31-69.  [PDF (2 MB)]. Addendum that provides some corrections and additional derivations.

    1993

  • Rajagopalan, B. and D. G. Tarboton, (1993), "Understanding complexity in the structure of rainfall," Fractals, 1(3): 606-616. [PDF (323K)]
  • 1992

  • Tarboton, D. G., R. L. Bras and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, (1992), "A physical basis for drainage density," Geomorphology, 5(1/2): 59-76. [PDF (3.2 MB)]

    1991

  • Tarboton, D. G., R. L. Bras and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, (1991), "On the Extraction of Channel Networks from Digital Elevation Data," Hydrologic Processes, 5(1): 81-100. (Also reprinted in Terrain Analysis and Distributed Modeling in Hydrology, Edited by K. J. Beven and I. D. Moore, John Wiley & Sons, 1993, p.85-104.) [PDF (1 MB)]

    1990

  • Tarboton, D. G., R. L. Bras and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, (1990), "Comment on "on the Fractal Dimension of Stream Networks" by Paolo La Barbera and Renzo Rosso," Water Resources Research., 26(9): 2243-2244. [PDF (137K)]

    1989

  • Tarboton, D. G., (1989), "The analysis of river basins and channel networks using digital terrain data," Sc.D. Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, M.I.T., http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/39956. [PDF 9 MB]
  • Tarboton, D. G., R. L. Bras and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, (1989), Scaling and elevation in river networks, Water Resources Research 25(9):2037-2051. [PDF (850K)]

    1988

  • Tarboton, D. G., R. L. Bras and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, (1988), "The Fractal Nature of River Networks," Water Resources Research, 24(8): 1317-1322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/WR024i008p01317. [PDF (391K)]
  • Bras, R. L., D. G. Tarboton and C. Puente, (1988), "Hydrologic Sampling - A characterization in terms of rainfall and basin properties," Journal of Hydrology, 102: 113-135. [PDF (2 MB)]

    1987

  • Tarboton, D. G., R. L. Bras and C. E. Puente, (1987), "Combined Hydrologic Sampling Criteria for Rainfall and Streamflow," Journal of Hydrology, 95: 323-339. [PDF (500K)]