Du, R., X. Peng, O. W. Frauenfeld, H. Jin, K. Wang, Y. Zhao, D. Luo, and C. Mu, 2023: Quantitative Impact of Organic Matter and Soil Moisture on Permafrost. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 128(3), e2022JD037686, doi:10.1029/2022JD037686.


Chen, C., X. Peng, O. W. Frauenfeld, Y. Zhao, G. Yang, W. Tian, X. Li, R. Du, X. Li, 2022: Comprehensive Assessment of Seasonally Frozen Ground Changes in the Northern Hemisphere Based on Observations. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 127(20), e2022JD037306, doi:10.1029/2022JD037306.

Colucci, A. R., D. J. Vecellio, and M. J. Allen, 2022: Thermal (In)equity and Incarceration: A Necessary Nexus for Geographers. Environ. Plann. E, in press, doi:10.1177/25148486211063488.

Du, R., X. Peng, O. W. Frauenfeld, W. Sun, B. Liang, C. Chen, H. Jin, and Y. Zhao, 2022: The Role of Peat on Permafrost Thaw Based on Field Observations. Catena, 208, 105772, doi:10.1016/j.catena.2021.105772.

Du, R., X. Peng, H. Jin, Q. Wei, W. Sun, S. Jia, C. Fan, K. Wang, S. Wei, Y. Zhao, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2022: Comparative Study on Active Layer Depth Differences Between Hummocks and Thermokarst Depressions in the Eboling Area of the Qilian Mountains. J. Glaciol. Geocryo., 44(1), 188-202, doi:10.7522/j.issn.1000-0240.2022.0030.

Ford, V. L. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2022: Arctic Precipitation Recycling and Hydrologic Budget Changes in Response to Sea Ice Loss. Global Planet. Change, 209, 103752, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2022.103752.

Jin, H., X. Peng, O. W. Frauenfeld, Y. Zhao, X. Li, W. Tiana, C. Chen, B. Liang, X. Li, and C. Mu, 2022: Performance and Changes of High-Resolution (1 km) Surface Air Temperature in Northern Hemisphere Permafrost Regions. Int. J. Climatol., doi:10.1002/joc.7918.

Jin, H., X. Li, O. W. Frauenfeld, Y. Zhao, C. Chen, R. Du, J. Du, and X. Peng, 2022: Comparisons of Statistical Downscaling Methods for Air Temperature Over the Qilian Mountains. Theor. Appl. Climatol., 149(3-4), 883-896, doi:10.1007/s00704-022-04081-w.

Peng, X., T. Zhang, O. W. Frauenfeld, K. Wang, and C. Mu, 2022: An Integrated Index of Cryospheric Change in the Northern Hemisphere. Global Planet. Change, 218, 103984, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2022.103984.

Stoler, J., A. L. Pearson, A. Y. Rosinger, A. E. Lee, R. Bombardi, A. Brewis, S. B. Keough, D. López‐Carr, C.‐H. Shrader, C. E. Stauber, E. G. J. Stevenson, A. Sullivan, and R. A. Tutu, 2022: The Role of Water in Environmental Migration. WIREs Water, 9(3), e1584, doi:10.1002/wat2.1584.

Vecellio, D. J. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2022: Surface and Sub-Surface Drivers of Autumn Temperature Increase Over Eurasian Permafrost. Clim. Change, 172(1-2), 13, doi:10.1007/s10584-022-03366-3.

Vecellio, D. J., J. K. Vanos, E. Kennedy, H. Olsen, G. R. A. Richardson, 2022: An Expert Assessment on Playspace Designs and Thermal Environments in a Canadian Context. Urban Clim., 44, 101235, doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2022.101235.


Bombardi, R. J. and W. R. Boos, 2021: Explaining Globally Inhomogeneous Future Changes in Monsoons Using Simple Moist Energy Diagnostics. J. Clim., 34(21), 8615-8634, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-1012.1.

Du, R., X. Peng, K. Wang, O. W. Frauenfeld, C. Chen, W. Sun, H. Jin, Y. Zhao, S. Peng, and B. Liang, 2021: Response of Peat-Rich Permafrost to a Warming Climate on the Northeast Tibetan Plateau. Agr. Forest Meteorol., 311, 108681, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108681.

Ford, V. L., O. W. Frauenfeld, C. J. Nowotarski, and R. J. Bombardi, 2021: Effective Sea Ice Area Based on a Thickness Threshold. Clim. Dynam., 56(11), 3541-3552, doi:10.1007/s00382-021-05655-6.

Kennedy, E., H. Olsen, J. Vanos, D. J. Vecellio, M. Desat, K. Richters, A. Rutledge, and G. R. A. Richardson, 2021: Reimagining spaces where children play: developing guidance for thermally comfortable playgrounds in Canada. Can. J. Public Health, 112, 706-713, doi:10.17269/s41997-021-00522-7.

Maupin, C. R., E. B. Roark, K. Thirumalai, C.-C. Shen, C. Schumacher, S. Van Kampen-Lewis, A. L. Housson, C. L. McChesney, O. Baykara, T.-L. Yu, K. White, and J. W. Partin, 2021: Abrupt Southern Great Plains thunderstorm shifts linked to glacial climate variability. Nat. Geosci., 14(6), 396-401, doi:10.1038/s41561-021-00729-w.

Peng, X., O. W. Frauenfeld, H. Jin, R. Du, L. Qiao, Y. Zhao, C. Mu, and T. Zhang, 2021: Assessment of Temperature Changes on the Tibetan Plateau During 1980-2018. Earth Space Sci., 8(4), e2020EA001609, doi:10.1029/2020EA001609.

Peng, X., T. Zhang, O. W. Frauenfeld, R. Du, H. Jin, and C. Mu, 2021: A Holistic Assessment of 1979-2016 Global Cryospheric Extent. Earth's Future, 9, e2020EF001969, doi:10.1029/2020EF001969. [AGU Highlight Research@Texas A&M Magazine]

Vanos, J. K., K. Rykaczewski, A. Middel, D. J. Vecellio, R. D. Brown, and T. J. Gillespie, 2021: Improved Methods for Estimating Mean Radiant Temperature in Hot and Sunny Outdoor Settings. Int. J. Biometeorol., 65(6), 967-983, doi:10.1007/s00484-021-02131-y.

Vecellio, D. J. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2021: The Contribution of Changing Surface Thermodynamics on Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Air Temperatures Over Eurasian Permafrost. Clim. Dynam., 57(3), 933-952, doi:10.1007/s00382-021-05747-3.

Vecellio, D. J., E. K. Bardenhagen, B. Lerman, and R. D. Brown, 2021: The role of outdoor microclimatic features at long-term care facilities in advancing the health of its residents: An integrative review and future strategies. Environ. Res., 201, 111583, doi:10.1016/j.envres.2021.111583.


Baco, A. R., N. B. Morgan, and E. B. Roark, 2020: Observations of vulnerable marine ecosystems and significant adverse impacts on high seas seamounts of the northwestern Hawaiian Ridge and Emperor Seamount Chain. Mar. Pol., 115, 103834, doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2020.103834.

Bombardi, R. J., V. Moron, and J. S. Goodnight, 2020: Detection, variability, and predictability of monsoon onset and withdrawal dates: A review. Int. J. Climatol., 40(2), 641-667, doi:10.1002/joc.6264.

Elmassry, M. M., N. Ray, S. Sorge, J. Webster, K. Merry, A. Caserio, D. J. Vecellio, C. Kruczek, S. Dowd, K. Ardon-Dryer, J. Vanos, and M. J. San Francisco, 2020: Investigating the culturable atmospheric fungal and bacterial microbiome in West Texas: Implication of dust storms and origins of the air parcels. FEMS Microbes, 1(1), xtaa009, doi:10.1093/femsmc/xtaa009.

Ford, V. L., N. D. Walker, and I.-F. Pun, 2020: Anomalous Oceanic Conditions in the Central and Eastern North Pacific Ocean during the 2014 Hurricane Season and Relationships to Three Major Hurricanes. J. Mar. Sci. Eng., 8(4), 288, doi:10.3390/jmse8040288.

Garcia-Luna, S. M., J. G. Juarez, S. Cabañas, W. Tang, E. B. Roark, C. R. Maupin, I. E. Badillo-Vargas, and G. L. Hamer, 2020: Stable Isotope Marking of Laboratory-Reared Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Med. Entomol., 57(2), 649-652, doi:10.1093/jme/tjz210.

Juarez, J. G., S. Garcia-Luna, L. F. Chaves, E. Carbajal, E. Valdez, C. Avila, W. Tang, E. Martin, R. Barrera, R. R. Hemme, J.-P. Mutebi, N. Vuong, E. B. Roark, C. R. Maupin, I. E. Badillo-Vargas, and G. L. Hamer, 2020: Dispersal of female and male Aedes aegypti from discarded container habitats using a stable isotope mark-capture study design in South Texas. Sci. Rep., 10, 6803, doi:10.1038/s41598-020-63670-9.

Peng, X., T. Zhang, O. W. Frauenfeld, and R. Du, 2020: Permafrost Response to Land Use and Land Cover Change in the Last Millennium Across the Northern Hemisphere. Land Degrad. Dev., 31(14), 1823-1836, doi:10.1002/ldr.3578.

Peng, X., T. Zhang, O. W. Frauenfeld, R. Du, Q. Wei, and B. Liang, 2020: Soil Freeze Depth Variability Across Eurasia During 1850-2100. Clim. Change, 158(3), 531-549, doi:10.1007/s10584-019-02586-4.

Peng, X., T. Zhang, O. W. Frauenfeld, S. Wang, L. Qiao, R. Du, and C. Mu, 2020: Northern Hemisphere Greening in Association with Warming Permafrost. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosciences, 125(1), e2019JG005086, doi:10.1029/2019JG005086.


Baco, A. R., E. B. Roark, and N. B. Morgan, 2019: Amid fields of rubble, scars, and lost gear, signs of recovery observed on seamounts on 30-to 40-year time scales. Sci. Adv., 5(8), eaaw4513, doi:10.1126/sciadv.aaw4513.

Bombardi, R. J., A. B. Tawfik, L. Marx, P. A. Dirmeyer, and J.L. Kinter III, 2019: Convection Initiation in Climate Models Using the Heated Condensation Framework: A Review. In: Randall D., Srinivasan J., Nanjundiah R., Mukhopadhyay P. (eds) Current Trends in the Representation of Physical Processes in Weather and Climate Models. Springer Atmospheric Sciences. Springer, Singapore, doi:10.1007/978-981-13-3396-5_3.

Bombardi, R. J., J. L. Kinter III, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2019: A Gobal Gridded Dataset of the Characteristics of the Rainy and Dry Seasons. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 100(7), 1315-1328, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0177.1.

McDermott, E. G., B. A. Mullens, C. E. Mayo, E. B. Roark, C. R. Maupin, A. C. Gerry, and G. L. Hamer, 2019: Laboratory evaluation of stable isotope labeling of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) for adult dispersal studies. Parasites Vectors, 12, 411, doi:10.1186/s13071-019-3671-9.

Morgan, N. B., S. Goode, E. B. Roark, and A. Baco-Taylor, 2019: Fine scale assemblage structure of benthic invertebrate megafauna on the North Pacific seamount Mokumanamana. Front. Mar. Sci., 6, 715, doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00715.

Peng, X., T. Zhang, O. W. Frauenfeld, K. Wang, D. Luo, B. Cao, H. Su, H. Jin, and Q. Wu, 2019: Evaluation and Quantification of Surface Air Temperature over Eurasia Based on CMIP5 Models. Clim. Res., 77, 167-180, doi:10.3354/cr01549.

Tanski, G., H. Bergstedt, A. Bevington, P. Bonnaventure, F. Bouchard, C. Coch, S. Dumais, A. Evgrafova, O. W. Frauenfeld, J. Frederick, M. Fritz, D. Frolov, S. Harder, I. Hartmeyer, J. Heslop, E. Högström, M. Johansson, G. Kraev, E. Kuznetsova, J. Lenz, A. Lupachev, F. Magnin, J. Martens, A. Maslakov, A. Morgenstern, A. Nieuwendam, M. Oliva, B. Radosavljevic, J. Ramage, A. Schneider, J. Stanilovskaya, J. Strauss, E. Trochim, D. Vecellio, S. Weber, and H. Lantuit, 2019: The Permafrost Young Researchers Network (PYRN) is getting older: The past, present, and future of our evolving community. Polar Record, 55(4), 216-219, doi:10.1017/S0032247418000645.

Vanos, J., D. J. Vecellio, and T. Kjellstrom, 2019: Workplace heat exposure, health protection, and economic impacts: A case study in Canada. Am. J. Ind. Med., 62(1), 1024-1037, doi:10.1002/ajim.22966.

Vecellio, D. J. and M. Allen, 2019: Short Communication: Trends in Biometeorology Publishing: A Case Study of Climate and Human Health Commission Members. Int. J. Biometeorol., 63(6), 825-829, doi:10.1007/s00484-019-01695-0.

Vecellio, D. J., C. J. Nowotarski, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2019: The Role of Permafrost in Eurasian Land-Atmosphere Interactions. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 124(22), 11644-11660, doi:10.1029/2019JD031204.


Bombardi, R. J., L. Trenary, K. V. Pegion, B. Cash, T. DelSole, and J. L. Kinter, 2018: Seasonal predictability of summer rainfall over South America. J. Clim., 31(20), 8181-8195, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0191.1.

Dirmeyer, P. A., S. Halder, and R. Bombardi, 2018: On the harvest of predictability from land states in a global forecast model. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123(23), 13,111–13,127, doi:10.1029/2018JD029103.

Peng, X., T. Zhang, O. W. Frauenfeld, K. Wang, D. Luo, B. Cao, H. Su, H. Jin, and Q. Wu, 2017: Spatiotemporal changes in active layer thickness under contemporary and projected climate in the Northern Hemisphere. J. Clim., 31(1), 251-266, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0721.1.

Prouty, N. G., E. B. Roark, L. M. Mohon, and C.-C. Chang, 2018: Uptake and distribution of organo-iodine in deep-sea corals. J. Environ. Radioact., 187, 122-132, doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2018.01.003.

Zhao, N., G. Cao, J. K. Vanos, and D. J. Vecellio, 2017: The effects of synoptic weather on influenza infection incidences: a retrospective study utilizing digital disease surveillance. Int. J. Biometeorol., 62(1), 69-84, doi:10.1007/s00484-017-1306-4.


Allen, M. J., J. Vanos, D. M. Hondula, D. J. Vecellio, D. Knight, H. Mehdipoor, R. Lucas, C. Fuhrmann, H. Lokys, A. Lees, S. Tavares Nascimento, A. C. W. Leung, and D. R. PerkinsIV, 2017: Supporting sustainability initiatives through biometeorology education and training. Int. J. Biometeorol., 61(1), 93-106, doi:10.1007/s00484-017-1408-z.

Alves, L. M., J. A. Marengo, R. Fu, and R. J. Bombardi, 2017: Sensitivity of Amazon Regional Climate to Deforestation. American Journal of Climate Change, 6(1), 75-98, doi:10.4236/ajcc.2017.61005.

Baco A. R., N. Morgan, E. B. Roark, M. Silva, K. E. F. Shamberger, and K. Miller, 2017: Defying Dissolution: Discovery of Deep-Sea Scleractinian Coral Reefs in the North Pacific. Sci. Rep., 7, 5436, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-05492-w.

Bombardi, R. J. and L. M. Véspoli de Carvalho, 2017: Simple Practices in Climatological Analyses: A Review. Revista Brasileira de Meteorologia, 32(3), 311-320, doi:10.1590/0102-77863230001.

Bombardi, R. J., K. V. Pegion, J. L. Kinter, B. A. Cash, and J. M. Adams, 2017: Sub-seasonal Predictability of the Onset and Demise of the Rainy Season over Monsoonal Regions. Front. Earth Sci., 5, doi:10.3389/feart.2017.00014.

Demopoulos, A. W. J., S. W. Ross, C. A. Kellogg, C. L. Morrison, M. Nizinski, N. G. Prouty, J. R. Bourque, J. P. Galkiewicz, M. A. Gray, M. J. Springmann, D. K. Coykendall, A. Miller, M. Rhode, A. Quattrini, C. L. Ames, S. Brooke, J. McClain-Counts, E. B. Roark, N. A. Buster, R. M. Phillips, and J. Frometa, 2017: Deepwater Program: Lophelia II, continuing ecological research on deep-sea corals and deep-reef habitats in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017–1139, 269 p., doi:10.3133/ofr20171139.

Ford, T. W., S. M. Quiring, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2017: Multi-Decadal Variability of Soil Moisture-Temperature Coupling over the Contiguous United States Modulated by Pacific and Atlantic Sea Surface Temperatures. Int. J. Climatol., 37(3), 1400-1415, doi:10.1002/joc.4785.

Hernández Ayala, J. J. and C. J. Matyas, 2017: Spatial distribution of tropical cyclone rainfall and its contribution to the climatology of Puerto Rico. Phys. Geogr., 39(1), 1-20, doi:10.1080/02723646.2017.1354416.

McRoberts, D. B. and J. W. Nielsen-Gammon, 2017: Detecting Beam Blockage in Radar-Based Precipitation Estimates. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 34(7), 1407-1422, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0174.1.

Medeiros, M. C. I., E. C. Boothe, E. B. Roark, and G. L. Hamer, 2017: Dispersal of male and female Culex quinquefasciatus and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes using stable isotope enrichment. Plos Neglect. Trop. Dis., 11(1), e0005347, doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005347.

Peng, X., T. Zhang, O. W. Frauenfeld, K. Wang, B. Cao, X. Zhong, H. Su, C. Mu, 2017: Response of seasonal soil freeze depth to climate change across China. Cryosphere, 11(3), 1059-1073, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1059-2017.

Prouty, N. G., F. Mienis, P. Campbell, E. B. Roark, A. J. Davies, C. M. Robertson, G. Duineveld, S. W. Ross, M. Rhode, and A. W. J. Demopoulos, 2017: Seasonal variability in the source and composition of particulate matter in the depositional zone of Baltimore Canyon, U.S. Mid-Atlantic Bight. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 127, 77-89, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2017.08.004.

Rezek, R. J., B. Lebreton, E. B. Roark, T. A. Palmer, and J. B. Pollack, 2017: How does a restored oyster reef develop? An assessment based on stable isotopes and community metrics. Mar. Biol., 164(3), 54, doi:10.1007/s00227-017-3084-2.

Serrato Marks, G., M. LaVigne, T. M. Hill, W. Sauthoff, T. P. Guilderson, E. B. Roark, R. B. Dunbar, and T. J. Horner, 2017: Reproducibility of Ba/Ca variations recorded by northeast Pacific bamboo corals. Paleoceanography, 32(9), 966–979, doi:10.1002/2017PA003178.

Vanplantinga, A. A., E. L. Grossman, and E. B. Roark, 2017: Chemical and Isotopic Tracer Evaluation of Water Mixing and Evaporation in a Dammed Texas River During Drought. River Res. Applic., 33(3), 450-460, doi:10.1002/rra.3080.


Bowlick, F. J., S. L. Young, T. D. Murphy, B. M. J. Hammond, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2016: Flexibility, Communication, and Transparency: Lessons for a Successful Geography Lab Manual Implementation from First Semester Experiences. Res. Geogr. Ed., 18(1), 74-85.

Chen, L. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2016: Impacts of urbanization on future climate in China. Clim. Dynam., 47(1), 345-357, doi:10.​1007/s00382-015-2840-6. [2016 AAG Climate Specialty Group Paper of the Year]

Dirmeyer, P. A., J. Wu, H. E. Norton, W. A. Dorigo, S. M. Quiring, T. W. Ford, J. A. Santanello Jr., M. G. Bosilovich, M. B. Ek, R. D. Koster, G. Balsamo, and D. M. Lawrence, 2016: Confronting Weather and Climate Models with Observational Data from Soil Moisture Networks over the United States. J. Hydrometeorol., 17(4), 1049-1067, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-15-0196.1.

Ford, T. W. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2016: Surface-Atmosphere Moisture Interactions in the Frozen Ground Regions of Eurasia. Scientific Reports, 6, 19163, doi:10.1038/srep19163.

Peng, X., O. W. Frauenfeld, B. Cao, K. Wang, H. Su, Z. Huang, D. Yue, H. Wang, and T. Zhang, 2016: Response of Changes in Seasonal Soil Freeze/Thaw State to Climate Change from 1950 to 2010 across China. J. Geophys. Res., 121(11), 1984-2000, doi:10.1002/2016JF003876.

Prouty, N. G., D. Sahy, C. D. Ruppel, E. B. Roark, D. Condon, S. Brooke, S. W. Ross, A. W. J. Demopoulos, 2016: Insights into methane dynamics from analysis of authigenic carbonates and chemosynthetic mussels at newly-discovered Atlantic Margin seeps. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 449, 332-344, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.05.023.

Quiring, S. M., T. W. Ford, J. K. Wang, A. Khong, E. Harris, T. Lindgren, D. W. Goldberg, and Z. Li, 2016: The North American Soil Moisture Database: Development and Applications. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 97(8), 1441-1459, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00263.1.

Teale, N. G., S. M. Quiring, and T. W. Ford, 2016: Association of synoptic-scale atmospheric patterns with flash flooding in watersheds of the New York City water supply system. Int. J. Climatol., 37(1), 358-370, doi:10.1002/joc.4709.

Tonn, G. L., S. D. Guikema, C. M. Ferreira, and S. M. Quiring, 2016: Hurricane Isaac: A Longitudinal Analysis of Storm Characteristics and Power Outage Risk. Risk Analysis, 36(10), 1936-1947, doi:10.1111/risa.12552.

Yuan, S. and S. M. Quiring, 2016: Comparison of three methods of interpolating soil moisture in Oklahoma. Int. J. Climatol., 37(2), 987-997, doi:10.1002/joc.4754.

Yuan, S., S. M. Quiring, and S. Patil, 2016: Spatial and temporal variations in the accuracy of meteorological drought indices. Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica, 42(1), 167-183, doi:10.18172/cig.2916.


Ford, T. W., A. D. Rapp, and S. M. Quiring, 2015: Does afternoon precipitation occur preferentially over dry or wet soils in Oklahoma? J. Hydrometeorol., 16(2), 874-888, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0005.1.

Ford, T. W., A. D. Rapp, S. M. Quiring, and J. Blake, 2015: Soil moisture–precipitation coupling: observations from the Oklahoma Mesonet and underlying physical mechanisms. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19(8), 3617-3631, doi:10.5194/hess-19-3617-2015.

Ford, T. W., S. M. Quiring, O. W. Frauenfeld, and A. D. Rapp, 2015: Synoptic Conditions Related to Soil Moisture-Atmosphere Interactions and Unorganized Convection in Oklahoma. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120(22), 11,519-11,535, doi:10.1002/2015JD023975.

Ford, T. W., D. B. McRoberts, S. M. Quiring, and R. E. Hall, 2015: On the utility of in situ soil moisture observations for flash drought early warning in Oklahoma, USA. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42(22), 9790-9798, doi:10.1002/2015GL066600.

Hamer, S. A., A. C. Weghorst, L. D. Auckland, E. B. Roark, O. F. Strey, P. D. Teel, G. L. Hamer, 2015: Comparison of DNA and Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotope-based Techniques for Identification of Prior Vertebrate Hosts of Ticks. J. Med. Entomol., 52(5), 1043-1049, doi:10.1093/jme/tjv063.

Hernandez, M., C. C. Ummenhofer, and K. J. Anchukaitis, 2015: Multi-scale drought and ocean-atmosphere variability in monsoon Asia. Environ. Res. Lett., 10(7), 074010, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/7/074010. [Open Access]

Khong, A., J. K. Wang, S. M. Quiring, and T. W. Ford, 2014: Soil moisture variability in Iowa. Int. J. Climatol., 35(10), 2837–2848, doi:10.1002/joc.4176.

Labosier, C. F., O. W. Frauenfeld, S. M. Quiring, and C. W. Lafon, 2015: Weather Type Classification of Wildfire Ignitions in the Central Gulf Coast, USA. Int. J. Climatol., 35(9), 2620–2634, doi:10.1002/joc.4160.

Quattrini A. M., M. S. Nizinski, J. D. Chaytor, A. W. J. Demopoulos, E. B. Roark, S. C. France, J. A. Moore, T. P. Heyl, P. J. Auster, C. Ruppel, K. P. Elliott, B. R.C. Kennedy, E. Lobecker, A. Skarke, and T. M. Shank, 2015: Exploration of the Canyon-Incised Continental Margin of the Northeastern United States Reveals Dynamic Habitats and Diverse Communities. PLoS ONE, 10(10), e0139904, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139904.

Sohoulande Djebou, D. C., V. P. Singh, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2015: Vegetation Response to Precipitation Across the Aridity Gradient of the Southwestern United States. J. Arid Environ., 115, 35–43, doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.01.005.

Streletskiy, D., A. Sherstiukov, O. W. Frauenfeld, and F. E. Nelson, 2015: Changes in the 1963-2013 Shallow Ground Thermal Regime in Russian Permafrost Regions. Environ. Res. Lett., 10(11), 125005, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/12/125005.

Wang, J. K., T. W. Ford, and S. M. Quiring, 2015: Distinguishing Between Unorganized and Organized Convection When Examining Land-Atmosphere Relationships. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 54(11), 2229–2243, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0086.1.

Xia, Y., M. B. Ek, Y. Wu, T. Ford, and S. M. Quiring, 2015: Comparison of NLDAS-2 Simulated and NASMD Observed Daily Soil Moisture. Part I: Comparison and Analysis. J. Hydrometeor., 16(5), 1962-1980, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0275.1.

Xia, Y., M. B. Ek, Y. Wu, T. Ford, and S. M. Quiring, 2015: Comparison of NLDAS-2 Simulated and NASMD Observed Daily Soil Moisture. Part II: Impact of Soil Texture Classification and Vegetation Type Mismatches. J. Hydrometeor, 16(5), 1981-2000, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-14-0097.1.

Xia, Y., T. W. Ford, Y. Wu, S. M. Quiring, and M. B. Ek, 2015: Automated Quality Control of In Situ Soil Moisture from the North American Soil Moisture Database Using NLDAS-2 Products. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 54(6), 1267–1282, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0275.1.

Zhu, L., S. M. Quiring, I. Güneralp, and W. G. Peacock, 2015: Variations in Tropical Cyclone-Related Discharge in Four Watersheds Near Houston, Texas. Climate Risk Management, 7, 1–10, doi:10.1016/j.crm.2015.01.002.


Chen, L. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2014: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Precipitation Simulations over China Based on CMIP5 Multimodel Ensemble Projections. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 19(10), 5767–5786, doi:10.1002/2013JD021190.

Chen, L. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2014: A CMIP5 Evaluation of Surface Air Temperature Changes over the 20th and 21st Centuries in China. J. Climate, 27(11), 3920–3937, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00465.1.

Ford, T. W., 2014: Precipitation anomalies in Eastern-Central Iowa from 1640–Present. J. Hydrol., 519(A), 918–924, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.08.021.

Ford, T. W. and C. F. Labosier, 2014: Spatial Patterns of Drought Persistence in the Southeastern United States. Int. J. Climatol., 34(7), 2229–2240, doi:10.1002/joc.3833.

Ford, T. W. and S. M. Quiring, 2014: In-situ Soil Moisture Coupled with Extreme Temperatures: A Study Based on the Oklahoma Mesonet. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 4727–4734, doi:10.1002/2014GL060949.

Ford, T. W., and S. M. Quiring, 2014: Comparison and application of multiple methods for temporal interpolation of daily soil moisture. Int. J. Climatol., 34(8), 2604–2621, doi:10.1002/joc.3862.

Ford, T. W., C. O. Wulff, and S. M. Quiring, 2014: Assessment of Observed and Model-Derived Soil Moisture-Evaporative Fraction Relationships over the United States Southern Great Plains. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 6279–6291, doi:10.1002/2014JD021490.

Ford, T. W., Harris, E., and S. M. Quiring, 2014: Estimating root zone soil moisture using near-surface observations from SMOS. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 139–154, doi:10.5194/hess-18-139-2014.

Garstang, M., R. E. Davis, K. Leggett, O. W. Frauenfeld, S. Greco, E. Zipser, and M. Petersen, 2014: Response of African elephants (Loxodonta Africana) to seasonal changes in rainfall. PLoS ONE, 9(10), e108736, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108736.

Guikema, S. D., R. Nateghi, S. M. Quiring, A. Staid, A. C. Reilly, and M. Gao, 2014: Predicting hurricane power outages to support storm response planning. IEEE Access, 2, 1364–1373, doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2014.2365716.

Mahmood, R., R. A. Pielke Sr., K. G. Hubbard, D. Niyogi, P. A. Dirmeyer, C. McAlpine, A. M. Carleton, R. Hale, S. Gameda, A. Beltran-Przekurat, B. Baker, R. McNider, D. R. Legates, J. M. Shepherd, J. Du, P. Blanken, O. W. Frauenfeld, U. S. Nair, and S. Fall, 2014: Land Cover Changes and their Biogeophysical Effects on Climate. Int. J. Climatol., 34(4), 929–953, doi:10.1002/joc.3736.

Meng, L., D. Long, S. M. Quiring, and Y. Shen, 2014: Statistical analysis of the relationship between spring soil moisture and summer precipitation in East China. Int. J. Climatol., 34(5), 1511–1523, doi:10.1002/joc.3780.

Nateghi, R., S. Guikema, and S. M. Quiring, 2014: Power Outage Estimation for Tropical Cyclones: Improved Accuracy with Simpler Models. Risk Analysis, 34(6), 1069–1078, doi:10.1111/risa.12131.

Prouty, N. G., E. B. Roark, A. E. Koenig, A. W. J. Demopoulos, F. C. Batista, B. D. Kocar, D. Selby, M. D. McCarthy, and F. Mienis, 2014: Deep-sea coral record of human impact on watershed quality in the Mississippi River Basin. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 28(1), 29–43, doi:10.1002/2013GB004754.

Quiring, S. M., A. B. Schumacher, and S. D. Guikema, 2014: Incorporating Hurricane Forecast Uncertainty into a Decision-Support Application for Power Outage Modeling. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95(1), 47–58, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00012.1.

Rapp, A. D., A. Peterson, O. W. Frauenfeld, S. M. Quiring, and E. B. Roark, 2014: Climatology of storm characteristics in Costa Rica using the TRMM precipitation radar. J. Hydrometeorol., 15(6), 2615–2633, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-13-0174.1.

Robinson, L. F., J. F. Adkins, N. Frank, A. C. Gagnon, N. G. Prouty, E. B. Roark, and T. van de Flierdt, 2014: The geochemistry of deep-sea coral skeletons: A review of vital effects and applications for palaeoceanography. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 99, 184–198, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.06.005.

Schiff, J. T., F. C. Batista, O. A. Sherwood, T. P. Guilderson, T. M. Hill, A. C. Ravelo, K. W. McMahon, M. D. McCarthy, 2014: Compound specific amino acid δ13C patterns in a deep-sea proteinaceous coral: implications for reconstructing detailed δ13C records of exported primary production. Marine Chemistry, 166, 82–91, doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2014.09.008.

Sohoulande Djebou, D. C., V. P. Singh, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2014: Analysis of summer precipitation variability and related watershed topography effects in the Southwest United States. J. Hydrol., 511, 838–849, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.02.045.

Staid, A., S. D. Guikema, R. Nateghi, S. M. Quiring, and M. Z. Gao, 2014: Simulation of tropical cyclone impacts to the U.S. power system under climate change scenarios. Climatic Change, 127, 535–546, doi:10.1007/s10584-014-1272-3.

Teale, N. G., H. Mahan, S. Bleakney, A. Berger, N. Shibley, O. W. Frauenfeld, S. M. Quiring, A. D. Rapp, E. B. Roark, and R. Washington-Allen, 2014: Impacts of Vegetation and Precipitation on Throughfall Heterogeneity in a Tropical Pre-Montane Transitional Cloud Forest. Biotropica, 46(6), 667–676, doi:10.1111/btp.12166.

Yuan, S., and S. M. Quiring, 2014: Drought in the U.S. Great Plains (1980–2012): A sensitivity study using different methods for estimating potential evapotranspiration in the Palmer Drought Severity Index. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119(19), 10,996–11,010, doi:10.1002/2014JD021970.


Ford, T. W., and S. M. Quiring, 2013: Influence of a MODIS-derived Dynamic Vegetation Parameter on VIC Hydrologic Model Soil Moisture Simulations in Oklahoma. J. Hydrometeorol., 14(6), 1910–1921, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-13-037.1.

Guilderson, T. P., M. D. McCarthy, R. B. Dunbar, A. Englebrecht, and E. B. Roark, 2013: Late Holocene variations in Pacific surface circulation and biogeochemistry inferred from proteinaceous deep-sea corals. Biogeosciences, 10(9), 6019–6028, doi:10.5194/bg-10-6019-2013.

Labosier C. F. and S. M. Quiring, 2013: Hydroclimatology of the Southeastern U.S. Climate Research, 52(2), 157–171, doi:10.3354/cr01166.

Zhu, L., and S. M. Quiring, 2013: Variations in tropical cyclone precipitation in Texas (1950 to 2009). J. Geophys. Res., 118(8), 3085–3096, doi:10.1029/2012JD018554.

Zhu, L., O. W. Frauenfeld, and S. M. Quiring, 2013: Seasonal Tropical Cyclone Precipitation in Texas: A Statistical Modeling Approach Based on a 60-year Climatology. J. Geophys. Res., 118(16), 8842–8856, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50663. [2014 AAG Climate Specialty Group Paper of the Year]

Zhu, L., S. M. Quiring, and K. A. Emanuel, 2013: Estimating tropical cyclone precipitation risk in Texas. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 6225–6230, doi:10.1002/2013GL058284.


Long, D., B. R. Scanlon, D. N. Fernando, L. Meng, and S. M. Quiring, 2012: Are Temperature and Precipitation Extremes Increasing over the U.S. High Plains? Earth Interactions, 16, 16, doi:10.1175/2012EI000454.1.

Lafon, C. W. and S. M. Quiring, 2012: Relationships of Fire and Precipitation Regimes in Temperate Forests of the Eastern United States. Earth Interactions, 16, 11, doi:10.1175/2012EI000442.1.

Frauenfeld, O. W., and R. E. Davis, 2012: Interactions Between Pacific Sea-Surface Temperatures and the Northern Hemisphere Circumpolar Vortex. Publications in Climatology, 65(1), 28pp.

Guikema, S. D. and S. M. Quiring, 2012: Hybrid data mining-regression for infrastructure risk assessment based on zero-inflated data. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 99, 178–182, doi:10.1016/j.ress.2011.10.012.


Frauenfeld, O. W. and T. Zhang, 2011: An observational 71-year history of seasonally frozen ground changes in the Eurasian high latitudes. Environ. Res. Lett., 6, 044024, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/044024. [Open Access PDF] [News Article]

Frauenfeld, O. W., P. C. Knappenberger, and P. J. Michaels, 2011: A Reconstruction of Annual Greenland Ice Melt Extent, 1784–2009. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D08104, doi:10.1029/2010JD014918.

Houser, C., C. Brannstrom, S. M. Quiring, and K. K. Lemmons, 2011: Study abroad field trip improves test performance through engagement and new social networks. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 35(4), 513–528, doi:10.1080/03098265.2010.551655.

Legates, D. R., R. Mahmood, D. F. Levia, T. DeLiberty, S. M. Quiring, C. Houser, and F. E. Nelson, 2011: Soil moisture: A central and unifying theme in physical geography. Progress in Physical Geography, 35, 65–86, doi:10.1177/0309133310386514.

Nateghi, R., S. D. Guikema, and S. M. Quiring, 2011: Comparison and validation of statistical methods for predicting power outage durations in the event of hurricanes. Risk Analysis, 31(12), 1897–1906, doi:10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01618.x.

Prouty, N. G., E. B. Roark, N. A. Buster, and S. W. Ross, 2011: Growth rate and age distribution of deep-sea black corals in the Gulf of Mexico. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 423, 101–115, doi:10.3354/meps08953.

Quiring, S. M., L. Zhu, and S. D. Guikema, 2011: Importance of soil and elevation characteristics for modeling hurricane-induced power outages. Natural Hazards, 58(1), 365–390, doi:10.1007/s11069-010-9672-9.

S. M. Quiring, A. B. Schumacher, C. Labosier, M. Mgende, and L. Zhu, 2011: Variations in mean annual tropical cyclone size in the Atlantic. J. Geophys. Res., 116, D09114, doi:10.1029/2010JD015011.


Guikema S. D., S. M. Quiring, and S. R. Han, 2010: Prestorm Estimation of Hurricane Damage to Electric Power Distribution Systems. Risk Analysis, 30(12), 1744–1752, doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01510.x.

Houlbrèque, F., M. McCulloch, B. Roark, T. Guilderson, A. Meibom, J. Kimball, G. Mortimer, J.-P. Cuif, and R. Dunbar, 2010: Uranium-series dating and growth characteristics of the deep-sea scleractinian coral: Enallopsammia rostrata from the Equatorial Pacific. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(8), 2380–2395, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2010.01.017.

Mahmood, R., and co-authors (incl. O. W. Frauenfeld and A. Treviño), 2010: Impacts of Land Use Land Cover Change on Climate and Future Research Priorities. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91(1), 37–46, doi:10.1175/2009BAMS2769.1.

Meng, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2010: Observational Relationship of Sea Surface Temperatures and Precedent Soil Moisture with Summer Precipitation in the U.S. Great Plains. International Journal of Climatology, 30(6), 884–893, doi:10.1002/joc.1941.

Quiring, S. M. and S. Ganesh, 2010: Evaluating the Utility of the Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) for Monitoring Meteorological Drought in Texas. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 150(3), 330–339, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2009.11.015.

Sherman D. J., B. L. Li, S. M. Quiring, and E. J. Farrell, 2010: Benchmarking the War Against Global Warming. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 100(4), 1013–1024.


Cox, W. D., L. Meng, C. P. Khedun, A. Nordfelt, and S. M. Quiring, 2009: Discharge Variability for an Artesian Spring of the Edwards Aquifer: Comal Spring (1933–2007). International Journal of Climatology, 29(15), 2324–2336, doi:10.1002/joc.1871.

Han, S. R., S. D. Guikema, S. M. Quiring, 2009: Improving the Predictive Accuracy of Hurricane Power Outage Forecasts Using Generalized Additive Models. Risk Analysis, 29(10), 1443–1453, doi:10.1111/j.1539-6924.2009.01280.x.

Han, S. R., S. D. Guikema, S. M. Quiring, K. H. Lee, D. V. Rosowsky, and R. A. Davidson, 2009: Estimating the Spatial Distribution of Power Outages During Hurricanes in the Gulf Coast Region. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 94(2), 199–210, doi:10.1016/j.ress.2008.02.018.

Ma, L., T. Zhang, O. W. Frauenfeld, B. Ye, D. Yang, and D. Qin, 2009: Evaluation of Precipitation from the ERA-40, NCEP-1, and NCEP-2 Reanalyses, and CMAP-1, CMAP-2, and GPCP-2 with Ground-based Measurements in China. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D09105, doi:10.1029/2008JD011178.

Parrish F. A. and E. B. Roark, 2009: Growth Validation of Gold Coral Gerardia sp. in the Hawaiian Archipelago. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 397, 163–172, doi:10.3354/meps08299.

Quiring, S. M. and D. B. Kluver, 2009: Relationship Between Winter/Spring Snowfall and Summer Precipitation in the Northern Great Plains of North America. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 10(5), 1203–1217, doi:10.1175/2009JHM1089.1.

Quiring, S. M., 2009: Developing Objective Operational Definitions for Monitoring Drought. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48(6), 1217–1229, doi.:10.1175/2009JAMC2088.1.

Quiring, S. M., 2009: Monitoring Drought: An Evaluation of Meteorological Drought Indices. Geography Compass, 3(1), 64–88, doi:10.1111/j.1749-8198.2008.00207.x.

Roark, E. B., T. P. Guilderson, R. B. Dunbar, S. J. Fallon, and D. A. Mucciarone, 2009: Extreme Longevity in Proteinaceous Deep-sea Corals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(13), 5204-5208, doi:10.1073/pnas.0810875106.


Bojariu, R., R. Garcia-Herrera, L. Gimeno, T. Zhang, and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2008: Cryosphere-Atmosphere Interaction Related to NAO Variability and Change. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1146, 50–59, doi:10.1196/annals.1446.018.

Levia Jr., D. F. and S. M. Quiring, 2008: Assessment of Student Learning in a Hybrid PBL Capstone Seminar. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 32(2), 217–231, doi:10.1080/03098260701514041.

Ma, L., T. Zhang, Q. Li, O. W. Frauenfeld, and D. Qin, 2008: Correction to "Evaluation of ERA-40, NCEP-1, and NCEP-2 Reanalysis Air Temperatures with Ground-based Measurements in China." Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D18199, doi:10.1029/2008JD010981.

Ma, L., T. Zhang, Q. Li, O. W. Frauenfeld, and D. Qin, 2008: Evaluation of ERA-40, NCEP-1, and NCEP-2 Reanalysis Air Temperatures with Ground-based Measurements in China. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D15115, doi:10.1029/2007JD009549.

Meng, L. and S. M. Quiring, 2008: A Comparison of Soil Moisture Models Using Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Observations. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 9(4), 641– 659, doi:10.1175/2008JHM916.1.

Quiring, S. M. and G. B. Goodrich, 2008: Nature and Causes of the 2002 to 2004 Drought in the Southwestern United States Compared With the Historic 1953 to 1957 Drought. Climate Research, 36(1), 41–52, doi:10.3354/cr00735.

Quiring, S. M. and D. R. Legates, 2008: Application of CERES-Maize for Within-season Prediction of Rainfed Corn Yields in Delaware, USA. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148(6–7), 964–975, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2008.01.009.