Publications Using CoCoRaHS Data

These peer reviewed publications are instances where CoCoRaHS data contributed to the research and were cited in the bibliography:


Daria Kluver, Tom Mote, Daniel Leathers, Gina R. Henderson, Weihan Chan, and David A. Robinson, 2016: Creation and Validation of a Comprehensive 1° by 1° Daily Gridded North American Dataset for 1900–2009: Snowfall. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 33, 857–871, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0027.1.


Smith, B. K., J. A. Smith, M. L. Baeck, and A. J. Miller (2015), Exploring storage and runoff generation processes for urban flooding through a physically based watershed model, Water Resour. Res., 51, doi:10.1002/2014WR016085.

Bunkers, M. J., M. Smith, D. Driscoll, and G. Hoogestraat, 2015:
Hydrologic response for a high-elevation storm in the South Dakota Black Hills. NOAA/NWS Rapid City, SD, Internal Report. 2015-01, 21 pp.

DeGaetano, A., B. Belcher, and W. Noon, 2015: Temporal and Spatial Interpolation of the Standardized Precipitation Index for Computational Efficiency in the Dynamic Drought Index Tool. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0088.1, in press.

Chen, Roger B. and Hani S. Mahmassani, 2015: Let it Rain: Weather Effects on Activity Stress and Scheduling Behavior. Travel Behaviour and Society 2 (2015) pp. 55-64


Jian Zhang, Youcun Qi, Carrie Langston, Brian Kaney, and Kenneth Howard, 2014: A Real-Time Algorithm for Merging Radar QPEs with Rain Gauge Observations and Orographic Precipitation Climatology. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 15, 1794–1809.

Schwartz, Craig S., 2014: Reproducing the September 2013 Record-Breaking Rainfall over the Colorado Front Range with High-Resolution WRF Forecasts; Weather and Forecasting, Vol. 29, Issue 2, April, 2014, pp. 393-402

Sugg, J. W., Perry, L. B., Hall, D. K., Riggs, G. A. and Badurek, C. A., 2014, Satellite Perspectives on the Spatial Patterns of New Snowfall in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Hydrol. Process., 28: 4602–4613. doi: 10.1002/hyp.10196

Martinaitis, S. M., Y. Qi, S. Cocks, L. Tang, B. Kaney, J. Zhang, and K. Howard, 2014: Improving MRMS Q3 Precipitation Estimation in the Western United States: Preliminary Results. Extended Abstract, 39th Natl. Wea. Assoc. Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, D3.4.


Nicholas Grant, Laurel Saito, Mark Weltz, Mark Walker, Christopher Daly, Kelley Stewart, and Christo Morris, 2013: Instrumenting Wildlife Water Developments to Collect Hydrometeorological Data in Remote Western U.S. Catchments. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 30, 1161–1170. 

Grant, Nicholas, and Laurel Saito. "Linking wildlife, water, and climate." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (2013).

Sueltenfuss, Jeremy P., David J. Cooper, Richard L. Knight, and Reagan M. Waskom. "The Creation and Maintenance of Wetland Ecosystems from Irrigation Canal and Reservoir Seepage in a Semi-Arid Landscape." Wetlands (2013): 1-12.


Molthan, Andrew and Justin M. Arnott, 2012: Comparing Physics Scheme Performance for a Lake Effect Snowfall Event in Northern Lower Michigan. Conference Paper, 2012 Great Lakes Operational Meteorology; 14-16 Apr. 2012; Chicago, Il.

Lane, John E., Nolan J. Doesken, Takis C. Kasparis, and David W. Sharp. "Analysis of the March 30, 2011 Hail Event at Shuttle Launch Pad 39A." (2012).

Boney, Holly and Christy, Matthew, "GIS Mapping and Analysis of Lake-Effect Snowfall Patterns in Indiana and SW Michigan" (2012). Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship. Paper 136.

Durkee, Joshua D., Lee Campbell, Kyle Berry, Dustin Jordan, Gregory Goodrich, Rezaul Mahmood, and Stuart Foster. "A Synoptic Perspective of the Record 1-2 May 2010 Mid-South Heavy Precipitation Event." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 93, no. 5 (2012): 611-620.

Fang, Tianfang Bernie, and Yongmei Lu. "Personal real-time air pollution exposure assessment methods promoted by information technological advances." Annals of GIS 18, no. 4 (2012): 279-288.

Wolfe, Jonathan P., and Jefferson R. Snider. "A Relationship between Reflectivity and Snow Rate for a High-Altitude S-Band Radar." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 51, no. 6 (2012): 1111-1128.

Kelly, G. M., B. F. Taubman, L. B. Perry, J. P. Sherman, P. T. Soulé, and P. J. Sheridan. "Relationships between aerosols and precipitation in the southern Appalachian Mountains." International Journal of Climatology (2012).

Sharma, Suresh, Sabahattin Isik, Puneet Srivastava, and Latif Kalin. "Deriving Spatially-Distributed Precipitation Data Using the Artificial Neural Network and Multi-Linear Regression Models." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering (2012).

Sherman-Morris, Kathleen, Charles L. Wax, and Michael E. Brown. Mississippi Weather and Climate. University Press of Mississippi, (2012).

Kelleners, T. J., and A. K. Verma. "Modeling Carbon Dioxide Production and Transport in a Mixed-Grass Rangeland Soil." Vadose Zone Journal 11, no. 3 (2012).

Story, Gregory J. "12 Estimating Precipitation from WSR-88D Observations and Rain Gauge Data." Remote Sensing of Drought: Innovative Monitoring Approaches (2012): 281.

Hopper Jr, Larry J., and Courtney Schumacher. "Modeled and Observed Variations in Storm Divergence and Stratiform Rain Production in Southeastern Texas." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 69, no. 4 (2012): 1159-1181.

2011 and Prior

Shepherd, Marshall, T. L. Mote, John Dowd, Mike Roden, Pamela Knox, Steven C. McCutcheon, and Steven E. Nelson. "An overview of synoptic and mesoscale factors contributing to the disastrous Atlanta flood of 2009." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 92, no. 7 (2011): 861-870