Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2017

F. Quintero and W. Krajewski. “Mapping Outlets of Iowa Flood Center and National Water Center River Networks for Hydrologic Model Comparison,” Journal of the American Water Resources Association, DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12554, 2017
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G. Zalenski, W. Krajewski, F. Quintero, P. Restrepo, and S. Buan. “Analysis of National Weather Service Stage Forecast Errors,” Weather and Forecasting, August 2017, pp. 1441–1465, 2017. doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-16-0219.1
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F. Quintero, W. Krajewski, R. Mantilla, S. Small, and B.-C. Seo. “A Spatial-Dynamical Framework for Evaluation of Satellite Rainfall Products for Flood Prediction,” Journal of Hydrometeorology, 17, 8, pp., 2017. doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-15-0195.1
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W. Krajewski, D. Ceynar, I. Demir, R. Goska, A. Kruger, C. Langel, R. Mantilla, J. Niemeier, F. Quintero, B. Seo, S. Small, L. Weber, N. Young. “Real-Time Flood Forecasting and Information System for the State of Iowa.” American Meteorological Society. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00243.1, 2017.
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K. Lee, M. Muste, “Refinement of the Fread Method for Improved Tracking of Stream Discharges during Unsteady Flows,” American Society of Civil Engineers, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001280.
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2016

S. Faraji, B Sadri, B. Vajdi Hokmabad, N. Jadidoleslam, E. Esmaeilzadeh. “Experimental study on the role of electrical conductivity in pulsating models of electrospraying,” Science Direct, DOI: 10.1016/j/expthermflusci.2016.10.030.
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Gil, Y., David, C., Demir I., Essawy, B., Fulweiler, R., Goodall, J., Karlstrom, L., Lee. H., Mills, H., Oh, J., Pierce, S., Pope, A., Tzeng, M., Villamizar, S., Yu, X., “Towards the Geoscience Paper of the Future: Best Practices for Documenting and Sharing Research from Data to Software to Provenance,” Earth and Space Science, 3, 2016.
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Krajewski, W.F., Ceynar, D., Demir, I., Goska, R., Kruger, A., Langel, C., Mantilla, R., Niemeier, F., Quintero, F., Seo, B.C., Small, S., Weber, L., Young, N., “Real-Time Flood Forecasting and Information System for the State of Iowa,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00243.1, 2016 (in press).
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Mishra, K.V.,  W.F. Krajewski, R. Goska, D. Ceynar, B.-C. Seo,  A. Kruger, J. Niemeier, M.B. Galvez, M. Thurai, V.N. Bringi, L. Tolstoy, P. Kucera, W. Petersen, J. Grazioli and A. Pazmany. “Deployment and performance analyses of high-resolution Iowa XPOL radar system during the NASA IFloodS campaign,” Journal of Hydrometeorology, 17(2), 455-479, 2016.
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Slater, L.J., Villarini, G., “Recent trends in U.S. flood risk,” American Geophysical Union, DOI: 10.1002/2016GL071199, 2016.
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Sloan, B. P., Basu, N. B., & R. Mantilla. “Hydrologic impacts of subsurface drainage at the field scale: Climate, landscape and anthropogenic controls,” Agricultural Water Management, vol. 165, pp. 1-10, 2016.
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Varmaghani, A., Eichinger, W.E. “Early-Season Classification of Corn and Soybean Using Bayesian Discriminant Analysis on Satellite Images,” Agron. J.O., DOI: 10.2134/AGRONJ2015.0454.
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Varmaghani, A., Eichinger, W.E., and Prueger, J.H. “A Diagnostic Approach towards the Causes of Energy Balance Closure Problem,” Open Journal of Modern Hydrology, 6, 2016, pp. 101–114.
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2015

Anderson, C., D. Claman, and R. Mantilla. “Iowa’s Bridge and Highway Climate Change and Extreme Weather Vulnerabililty Assessment Pilot.” Iowa Publications Online. pp. 1-61, 2015.
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Ayalew, T.B., W.F. Krajewski, and R. Mantilla. “Insights into Expected Changes in Regulated Flood Frequencies due to the Spatial Configuration of Flood Retention Ponds,” Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001173, 2015.
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Kim, D., M. Muste, and V. Merwade. “A GIS-based relational data model for multi-dimensional representation or river hydrodynamics and morphodynamics,” Environmental Modelling and Software, 65, pp. 79-93, 2015.
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Mallakpour, I., and G. Villarini. “The changing nature of flooding across the central United States,” Nature Climate Change, DOI:10.1038/NCLIMATE2516, 2015.
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Moser, B., W.A. Gallus Jr., and R. Mantilla. “An Initial Assessment of Radar Data Assimilation on Warm Season Rainfall Forecasts for Use in Hydrologic Models,” American Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1175/WAF-D-14-00125.1, 2015.
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Seo, B.-C., W.F. Krajewski, and K.V. Mishra. “Using the new dual-polarimetric capability of WSR-88D to eliminate anomalous propagation and wind turbine effects in radar-rainfall,” Atmospheric Research, 153, pp. 296-309, 2015.
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2014

Ayalew, T.B., W.F. Krajewski, and R. Mantilla. “Connecting the power-law scaling structure of peak-discharges to spatially variable rainfall and catchment physical properties,” Advances in Water Resources, 71, pp. 32-43, 2014.
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Ayalew, T.B., W.F. Krajewski, R. Mantilla, and S.J. Small. “Exploring the Effects of Hillslope-Channel Link Dynamics and Excess Rainfall Properties on the Scaling Structure of Peak-Discharge,” Advances in Water Resources, 64, pp. 9-20, 2014.
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Gupta, V. K. and O.J. Mesa. “Horton laws for hydraulic–geometric variables and their scaling exponents in self-similar Tokunaga river networks,” Nonlinear Processes Geophysics, 21, pp. 1007-1025, 2014.
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Muste, M., A. Hauet, I. Fujita, C. Legout, and H.-C. Ho. “Capabilities of Large-Scale Particle Image Velocimetry to Characterize Shallow Free-Surface Flows,” Advances in Water Resources, 70(2014), pp. 160–171, 2014.
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Nayak, M.A., G. Villarini, and D.A. Lavers. “On the skill of numerical weather prediction models to forecast atmospheric rivers over the central United States,” Geophysical Research Letter, 41, pp. 4354-4362, 2014.
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Seo, B.-C., W.F. Krajewski, and J.A. Smith. “Four-dimensional reflectivity data comparison between two ground-based radars: Methodology and statistical analysis,” Hydrological Sciences Journal, 59, pp. 1320-1334, 2014.
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Varmaghani, A., and Ghiassi, R. “Release Time Component of a Hydrograph.” J. Hydrol. Eng., DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000790, pp. 444-447, 2014.
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Villarini, G., B.-C. Seo, F. Serinaldi, and W.F. Krajewski. “Spatial and temporal modeling of radar rainfall uncertainties,” Atmospheric Research, 135-146, pp. 91-101, 2014.
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Villarini, G. and A. Strong. “Roles of Climate and Agricultural Practices in Discharge Changes in an Agricultural Watershed in Iowa.” Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 188, pp. 204-211, 2014.
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Villarini, G., R. Goska, J.A. Smith, and G.A. Vecchi. “North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones and U.S. Flooding,”Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95(9), pp. 1381–1388, 2014.
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2013

Ayalew, T. B., W.F. Krajewski, and R. Mantilla. “Exploring the Effect of Reservoir Storage on Peak Discharge Frequency,” Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 18(12), pp. 1697–1708, 2013.
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Demir, I. and W.F. Krajewski. “Towards an Adaptive Flood Information System: Integrated Data Access, Analysis and Visualization,” Environmental Modeling & Software, 50, pp. 77–84, 2013.
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Gourley, J., Y. Hong, Z. Flamig, A. Arthur, R. Clark, M. Calianno, I. Ruin, T. Ortel, M. Wieczorek, P.-E. Kirstetter, E. Clark, and W. Krajewski, “A Unified Flash Flood Database across the United States,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94, pp. 799–805, 2013.
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Krajewski, W.F., A. Kruger, S. Singh, B.-C. Seo, and J.A. Smith. “Hydro-NEXRAD-2: Real-Time Access to Customized Radar-Rainfall for Hydrologic Applications,” Journal of Hydroinformatics, 15, 2, pp. 580–590, 2013.
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Lavers, D.A. and G. Villarini. “Atmospheric Rivers and Flooding over the Central United States,” Journal of Climate, 26, 12, pp. 7829–7836, 2013.
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Peterson, T.C., R.R. Heim, R. Hirsch, D.P. Kaiser, H. Brooks, N.S. Diffenbaugh, R.M. Dole, J.P. Giovannettone, J. Guirguis, T.R. Karl, R.W. Katz, K. Kunkel, D. Lettenmaier, G.J. McCabe, C.J. Paciorek, K.R. Ryberg, S. Schubert, V.B.S. Silva, B.C. Stewart, A.V. Vecchia, G. Villarini, R.S. Vose, J. Walsh, M. Wehner, D. Wolock, K. Wolter, C.A. Woodhouse, and D. Wuebbles. “Monitoring and Understanding Changes in Heat Waves, Cold Waves, Floods and Droughts in the United States: State of Knowledge,” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 94(6), pp. 821–834, 2013.
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Rowe, S.T. and G. Villarini. “Flooding Associated with Predecessor Rain Events over the Midwest United States,” Environmental Research Letters, 8, 1–5, 2013.
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Seo, B.-C., L.K. Cunha, and W.F. Krajewski. “Uncertainty in Radar-Rainfall Composite and Its Impact on Hydrologic Prediction for the Eastern Iowa Flood of 2008,” Water Resources Research, 49, pp. 2747–2764, 2013.
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Small, S.J., L.O. Jay, R. Mantilla, R. Curtu, L.K. Cunha, M. Fonley, and W.F. Krajewski. “An Asynchronous Solver for Systems of ODEs Linked by a Directed Tree Structure,” Advances in Water Resources, 53, pp. 23–32, 2013.
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Villarini, G., E. Scoccimarro, and S. Gualdi. “Projections of Heavy Rainfall over the Central United States Based on CMIP5 Models,” Atmospheric Science Letters, 14, 3, pp. 200–205, 2013.
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Villarini, G., J.A. Smith, and G.A. Vecchi. “Changing Frequency of Heavy Rainfall over the Central United States,” Journal of Climate,  26, 1, pp. 343–350, 2013.
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Villarini, G., J.A. Smith, R. Vitolo, and D.B. Stephenson. “On the Temporal Clustering of U.S. Floods and Its Relationship to Climate Teleconnection Patterns,” International Journal of Climatology, 33, 3, pp. 629–640, 2013.
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2012

Cunha, L.K., P.V. Mandapaka, W.F. Krajewski, R. Mantilla, and A.A. Bradley. “Impact of Radar Rainfall Error Structure on Estimated Flood Magnitude Across Scales: An Investigation Based on a Parsimonious Distributed Hydrological Model,” Water Resources Research, 48, 10, W10515, 2012.
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Ferguson, C.R. and G. Villarini. “Detecting Inhomogeneities in the 20th-Century Reanalysis over the Central United States,” Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D05123, 2012.
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Varmaghani, A. “An Analytical Formula for Potential Water Vapor in an Atmosphere of Constant Lapse Rate,” Terrestrial, Atmospheric, and Oceanic Sciences, 23, 1, pp. 17–24, 2012.
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2011

Cunha, L.K., W.F. Krajewski, and R. Mantilla. “A Framework for Flood Risk Assessment in Ungauged Basins,” Journal of Flood Risk Management, 4, 1, pp. 3–22, 2011.

Gilles, D.G., N.C. Young, J.A. Piotrowski, H.S. Schroeder, and Y.J. Chang. “Inundation Mapping Initiatives of the Iowa Flood Center: Statewide Coverage and Detailed Urban Flooding Analysis,” Water, pp. 85–106, 2011.
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Villarini, G., J.A. Smith, M.L. Baeck, and W.F. Krajewski. “Examining Regional Flood Frequency in the U.S. Midwest,” Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 47, 3, pp. 447–463, 2011.
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Villarini, G., J.A. Smith, M.L. Baeck, R. Vitolo, B. Stephenson, and W.F. Krajewski. “On the Frequency of Heavy Rainfall for the Upper Midwest of the United States,” Journal of Hydrology, 400, 1-2, pp. 103–120, 2011.


2010

Gupta, V.K., R. Mantilla, B.M. Troutman, D. Dawdy, and W.F. Krajewski. “Generalizing a Nonlinear Geophysical Flood Theory to Medium Size River Basins,” Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L11402, 2010.
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Books

Mutel, C.F. (ed.). A Watershed Year: Anatomy of the Iowa Floods of 2008, The University of Iowa Press, 2010.