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Laboratory for Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics

Rainfall and Modeling Research: Publications


* denotes first author student  |  ** denotes first author postdoc/visiting professor

Journals

Ma, M., C. Liu, G. Zhao, H. Xie, P. Jia, D. Wang, H. Wang, and Y. Hong, 2019. Flash flood risk analysis based on machine learning techniques in the Yunnan Province, China. Remote Sensing, 11(2), 170. doi:10.3390/rs11020170

Wang, X. and H. Xie, 2018. A review on applications of remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) in water resources and flood rick management. Water, 10(5), 608. doi:10.3390/w10050608

*Mazari, N., H. Sharif, H. Xie, et al., 2017. Rainfall observations and assessment using vertically pointing radar and X-band radar, J. of Hydroinformatics, 19. doi:10.2166/hydro.2017.151

Hou, X., D. Long, Y. Hong, and H. Xie, 2016. Seasonal to interannual variability of satellite-based precipitation estimates in the Pacific Ocean associated with ENSO from 1998 to 2014. Remote Sensing 8(1), 833. doi:10.3390/rs810083

*ElHassan, A., H. Xie, A.Al-Othman, J. McClelland, H. Sharif, 2015. Water Quality Modeling in the San Antonio River Basin Driven by Radar Rainfall Data. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk. Vol. 6(1). doi:10.1080/19475705.2015.1009500

Zhang G., H. Xie, T. Yao, H. Li, and S. Duan, 2014. Quantitative water resources assessment of Qinghai Lake basin using snowmelt runoff model (SRM). J. of Hydrology. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.08.022

*Chintalapudi, S., H. Sharif, and H. Xie, 2014. Sensitivity of distributed hydrologic simulations to ground and satellite based rainfall products. Water. Vol. 6:1221-1245. doi:10.3390/w6051221

Wang, X., Y. Chen, L. Song, X. Chen, H. Xie, and L. Liu, 2013. Analysis of lengths, water areas and volumes of the Three Gorges Reservoir at different water levels using Lnadsat images and SRTM DEM data. Quaternary International. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2013.03.041

Wang, X., H. Xie, N. Mazari, J. Zeitler, H. Sharif, and Weldon Hammod, 2013. Evaluation of the near-real time NEXRAD DSP Product in the evolution of heavy rain events on the Upper Guadalupe River Basin, Texas. Journal of Hydroinformatics. doi:10.2166/hydro.2012.016

*Mazari, N., H. Xie, J. Zeitler, and H. Sharif, 2013. Validation of the NEXRAD DSP product with a dense gauge network. Journal of Hydrological Engineering. Vol 18:156-167. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000676

Sharif, H. O., S. Chintalapudi, A. Elhassan, H. Xie, and J. Zeitler, 2013. Physically-Based Hydrological Modeling of the 2002 Floods in San Antonio, Texas. Journal of Hydrological Engineering. Vol. 18: 228-236. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000475

Xie, H., X. Zhang, B. Yu, and H. Sharif, 2011. Performance evaluation of interpolation methods for incorporating rain gauge measurements into NEXRAD precipitation data: A case study in the Upper Guadalupe River Basin. Hydrological Processes. Vol 25(24): 3711-3720. doi:10.1002/hyp.8096

*Schnur, M., H. Xie, and X. Wang, 2010. Estimating root zone soil moisture at distant sites using MODIS NDVI and EVI in a semi-arid region of southwestern USA. Ecological Informatics. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2010.05.001

Sharif, H. O., A. A. Hassan, S. Bin-Shafique, H. Xie, and J. Zeitler, 2010. Hydrologic Modeling of an Extreme Flood in the Guadalupe River in Texas. J. of American Water Resources Association, 46(5): 881-891. doi:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2010.00459.x

Sharif, H. O., L. Sparks, A. A. Hassan, J. Zeitler, and H. Xie, 2010. Application of a distributed hydrologic model to the November 17, 2004 Flood of Bull Creek Watershed, Austin, Texas. J. of Hydrologic Engineering Vol 15(8):651-657. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE,1943-5584.0000228

**Guan, H., J.L. Wilson, H. Xie, 2009, A cluster-optimizing regression-based approach for precipitation spatial downscaling in mountainous terrain. Journal of Hydrology, Vol 375: 578-588. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.07.007

**Guan, H., H. Hsu, O. Makhnin, H. Xie, and J. Wilson, 2009. Examination of selected atmospheric and orographic effects on monthly precipitation of Taiwan using the ASOADeK model. International Journal of Climatology, Vol 29 (8): 1171-1181. doi:10.1002/joc.1762

*Weissling, B.P., H. Xie, and K. Murray, 2009. Evaluation of NRCS curve number and MODIS time series proxies for antecedent moisture condition. Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, Vol.26 (1): 85-101. doi:10.1080/10286600802005356

*Weissling, B. and H. Xie, 2009. MODIS biophysical states and NEXRDA precipitation in statistical evaluation of antecedent moisture condition and streamflow. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 45(2): 419-433. doi:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2009.00300.x

*Weissling B. and H. Xie, 2008. Proximal watershed validation of a remote sensing-based streamflow estimation model. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. Vol. 2, 023549. doi:10.1117/1.3043664

*Wang, X., H. Xie, H. Sharif, and J. Zeitler, 2008. Validating NEXRAD MPE and Stage III precipitation products for uniform rainfall on the Upper Guadalupe River Basin of the Texas Hill Country. Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 348(1-2): 73-86. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.09.057

*Weissling, B.P., H. Xie, and K.E. Murray, 2007. A multitemporal remote sensing approach to parsimonious streamflow modeling in a southcentral Texas watershed, USA. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 4, 1-33. doi:10.5194/hessd-4-1-2007

Xie, H., X. Zhou, J. Hendrickx, E. Vivoni, H. Guan, Y. Tian, and E. Small, 2006, Evaluation of Nexrad Stage III Precipitation Data Over a Semiarid Region, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 42(1): 237-256. doi:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2006.tb03837.x

Xie, H., X. Zhou, E. Vivoni, J. Hendrickx, and E. Small, 2005, GIS Based NEXRAD Precipitation Database: automated approaches for data processing and visualization, Computers and Geosciences, Vol.31 (1), pp 65-76. doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2004.09.009

Presentations or Proceedings

*Mazari, N., H. Xie, X. Wang, J.W. Zeitler, and H. Sharif, 2009. Validation of NEXRAD DSP product with high accuracy rain gauges network. 34th Conference on Radar Meteorology, October 5-9, Williamsburg, VA.

*Yu, B., X. Zhang, H. Xie, 2008. Using geostatistical methods to improve radar rainfall estimates accuracy. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19.

Sharif, H., S. Chintalapudi, X. Wang, H. Xie, and J.W. Zeitler, 2008. Hydrometeorological analysis of flooding events in San Antonio, TX. AMS 88th annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 20-24.

*Mazari, N., H. Xie, H., Sharif, J. Zeitler, 2007. NEXRAD reflectivity derived rainfall estimates comparison with measurement from collocated rain gauges. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14.

*Guan, H., H. Xie, and J. L. Wilson, 2007. A physically-based multivariate-regression approach for downscaling NEXRAD precipitation in mountainous terrain. 33rd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. August 6-10, 2007. (paper)

*Weissling, BP, H. Xie, 2007. Streamflow prediction in ungaged watersheds: statistical modeling with remote sensing. AMS 87th annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 14-18. (paper)

*Wang, X., H Xie, H Sharif, 2007. The impact of local and global climate variation/change on extreme weather events in the south central Texas. AMS 87th annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 14-18. (paper)

*Weissling, BP, H Xie, 2006. A multitemporal remote sensing approach to streamflow prediction and flood vulnerability forecasting. AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 11-15.

*Wang, X and H. Xie, 2006. Comparison of the NEXRAD MPE and Stage III precipitation products in Texas Hill country. SWAAG annual meeting, Norman, OK, October 26-28.

*Wang X., H Xie, 2006. Comparison of the NEXRDA MPE and Stage III precipitation products in Texas Hill Country. UTSA 2006 student conference on Engineering, Science and Biotechnology, October 20.

**Guan, H., J.L.Wilson, E.E. Small, 2006. Partitioning of evaporation and transpiration in semiarid ecosystems using a dual-source surface energy model (TEVT). AGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26.

**Guan, H., H.Xie, H. Hsu, O. Makhnin, J.l. Wilson, 2006. ASOADek application of gauge-based precipitation records in Taiwan and its hydroclimatic implications. AGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26.

**Guan, H., H.Xie, and J.L.Wilson, 2006. A physically-based multivariate-regression appraoch for downscaling NEXRAD precipitation in mountainous terrain. AGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26.

Xie, H. and X. Wang, 2006. Comparison of NEXRAD Stage III and MPE precipitation products with constraints from high quality and density of raingauge networks in the Upper Guadalupe River Basin, Central Texas. AAGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26.

Xie, H., X.Zhou, J.M,Hendrickx, and H.Guan, 2006. Evaluation of NEXRDA Stage III precipitation data over Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge: a semiarid region in Central New Mexico. AGU Joint Assembly. Baltimore, MD, May 23-26.

Wang, X. and H. Xie, 2006.Validation of the new NEXRAD precipitation product - Multisensor Precipitation Estimator (MPE) - in Texas Hill Country. AAG Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, March 7-11.

Xie, H. and X. Wang, 2005. Validation of NEXRAD Stage III (or MPE) precipitation in Texas Hill Country and the variability of the estimates between Texas Hill Country and Central New Mexico. The 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, October 24-28.

**Guan, H., H. Xie, and J. Wilson, 2005. A physical-based parsimonious approach for spatial disaggregation of NEXRAD precipitation in mountainous terrain. The 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Albuquerque, NM, October 24-28.

Xie, H., E. Vivoni, X. Zhou, and J. Hendrickx, 2005. Rainfall climatology of the monsoon season in New Mexico: Observations from NEXRAD Stage III (1996-2003), AMS Annual Conference (85th), January 9-13, San Diego, California.

Scanlon, B., M. Musgrove, A. Sansom, H. Xie, B. Wilcox, J. Sharp, C. Alexander, B. Vieux, R.Jackson, S. Archer, K. Keese, R. Reedy, 2004. Unique Aspects of proposed San Antonio/Guadalupe Hydrologic Observatory in Texas, AGU Fall Meeting, December 13-17, San Francisco, California.

Scanlon, B., M. Musgrove, A. Sansom, H. Xie, J. Sharp, Z. Yang, 2004. Potential advances in quantifying water cycle in karst system using hydrologic observatory approach, GSA Annual Conference, November 7-10, Denver, Colorado.

Xie, H., G. R. Keller, and X. Zhou, 2004. GIS-based automated time-series remote sensing data conversion and information retrieval, GSA Annual Conference, November 7-10, Denver, Colorado.

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