All WWA Publications

The list below includes all publications since 2000 that report findings from WWA-sponsored research, including peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters; WWA reports and white papers, and Feature and Focus articles from the WWA Intermountain West Climate Summary (PDFs of which are also archived here).

Please also see the CIRES Publications Database; CIRES is the parent institute of WWA. Entering the name of a WWA researcher in the search box will bring up all of their publications. Note that not all of the publications may be associated with WWA-sponsored projects, and not all WWA reseachers have CIRES affiliation.


Previous years: 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001 - 2000

 

2017

Dilling, L., E. Pizzi, J. Berggren, A. Ravikumar, and K. Andersson (2017). Drivers of adaptation: Responses to weather- and climate-related hazards in 60 local governments in the Intermountain Western U.S., Environment and Planning A, 1-21, doi: 10.1177/0308518X16688686.

McCurdy, A.D. and W.R. Travis (2017). Simulated climate adaptation in stormwater systems: Evaluating the efficiency of adaptation strategies. Environment Systems and Decisions, 1-16, February 13, doi:10.1007/s10669-017-9631-z.

 

2016

Burnham, M., Z. Ma., J. Endter-Wada, and T. Bardsley (2016). Water Management Decision Making in the Face of Multiple Forms of Uncertainty and Risk. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12459.

Dilling, L., K. C. Kelsey, D. P. Fernandez, Y. D. Huang, J. B. Milford, and J. C. Neff (2016). Managing Carbon on Federal Public Lands: Opportunities and Challenges in Southwestern Colorado. Environmental Management, doi: 10.1007/s00267-016-0714-2.

Gordon, E., L. Dilling, E. McNie, and A. Ray (2016). Navigating scales of knowledge and decision-making in the Intermountain West: Implications for science policy. Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation, Ed. A. Parris and G. Garfin235-254, Wiley and Sons.

Kirchhoff, C. and L. Dilling (2016). The role of U.S. states in facilitating effective water governance under stress and change. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1002/2015WR018431, April 17.

Lukas, J., E. McNie, T. Bardsley, J. Deems, and N. Molotch (2016). Snowpack Monitoring for Streamflow Forecasting and Drought Planning. Western Water Assessment report to NIDIS.

Meadow, A., E. McNie, J. Berggren, R. Norton, B. McMahan, G. Owen, and L. Rae (2016). NOAA Western Region: Climate Service Providers Database Development and Preliminary Analysis. Western Water Assessment, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, 18 pages.

McNie, E. C., A. Parris, and D. Sarewitz (2016). Improving the public value of science: A typology to inform discussion, design and implementation of research. Research Policy, Vol. 45, Issue 4, pp. 884-895, May.

Raleigh, M.S., B. Livneh, K. Lapo, and J.D. Lundquist (2016). How does availability of meteorological forcing data impact physically-based snowpack simulations? Journal of Hydrometeorology, 17, 99-120, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-14-0235.1.

Rangwala, I., C. Dewes, and J. Barsugli (2016). High Resolution Climate Modeling for Regional Adaptation. EOS, Vol. 97, doi: 10.1029/2016EO048615, March 25.

Simpson, C., L. Dilling, K. Dow, K. Lackstrom, M.C. Lemos, and R. Riley (2016). Assessing needs and decision contexts: RISA approaches to engagement research. Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation, Ed. A. Parris and G. Garfin3-26, Wiley and Sons.

Woodhouse, C. A., J. J. Lukas, K. Morino, D. M. Meko, and K. K. Hirschboeck (2016). Using the past to plan for the future – The value of paleoclimate reconstructions for water resource planning. In Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate, edited by K. Miller, A. Hamlet, D. Kenney, and K. Redmond. CRC Press.

 

2015

DeRose, R., M. Bekker, E. Allen, T. Bardsley, B. Buckley, R. Kjelgren, T. Rittnenour, and S. Wang (2015). A millennium-length reconstruction of the Bear River steamflow. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.01.014, June.

Dickerson-Lange, S.E., J. A. Lutz., K. A. Martin, M. S. Raleigh, R. Gersonde, and J.D. Lundquist (2015). Evaluating observational methods to quantify snow duration under diverse forest canopies. Water Resources Research, 51, doi: 10.1002/2014WR01574.

Dilling, L. (2015). Adaptation. Research Handbook on Climate Governance, Ed. K. Bäckstrand and E. Lövbrand, 470-479, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Dilling, L. (2015). Community involvement critical to adaptation, managing climate change risks. Daily Camera, May 3.

Dilling, L., M. E. Daly, W. R. Travis, O. V. Wilhelmi, and R. A. Klein (2015). The dynamics of vulnerability: Why adapting to climate variability will not always prepare us for climate change. WIREs Climate Change, doi: 10.1002/wcc.341.

Dilling, L., K. Lackstrom, B. Haywood, K. Dow, M. C. Lemos, J. Berggren, and S. Kalafatis (2015). What stakeholder needs tell us about enabling adaptive capacity: The intersection of context and information provision across regions in the United States. Weather, Climate, and Society 7:(1) 5-17.

Goharian, E., S. J. Burian, T. Bardsley, and C. Strong (2015). Incorporating Potential Severity into Vulnerability Assessment of Water Supply Systems under Climate Change Conditions. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000579, August 26.

Gordon, E., and D. Ojima, eds. (2015). Colorado Climate Change Vulnerability Study. A report submitted to the Colorado Energy Office. Western Water Assessment and Colorado State University.

Huisenga, M. T. and W. R. Travis (2015). Climate variability and the sensitivity of downstream temperature to treated wastewater discharge: A simulation analysis. Environment Systems and Decisions 35: (1) 11-21.

Klein, R. and L. Dilling (2015). The Colorado Basin River Forecast Center and the Decision Making Process. Western Water Assessment White Paper, October.

Lapo, K., L. Hinkelman, M. S. Raleigh, and J.D. Lundquist (2015). Impact of errors in the surface radiation balance on simulations of snow water equivalent and snow surface temperature. Water Resources Research, 51, doi: 10.1002/2014WR016259.

Livneh, B., J. S. Deems, B. Buma, J. J. Barsugli, D. Schneider, N. P. Molotch, K. Wolter, and C. A. Wessman (2015). Catchment response to bark beetle outbreak and dust-on-snow in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Journal of Hydrology, 523 196-210, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.01.039, April.

McNie, E., A. Parris, and D. Sarewitz (2015). A Typology for Assessing the Role of Users in Scientific Research. User Engagement and Scientific Research, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes.

Pal, I., E. Towler, and B. Livneh (2015). Advancing the Science of Low Flows in a Changing Climate. EOS , January.

Pepin, N., R. S. Bradley, H. F. Diaz, M. Baraer, E. B. Caceres, N. Forsythe, H. Fowler, G. Greenwood, M. Z. Hashmi, X. D. Liu, J. R. Miller, L. Ning, A. Ohmura, E. Palazzi, I. Rangwala, W. Schöner, I. Severskiy, M. Shahgedanova, M. B. Wang, S. N. Williamson, and D. Q. Yang (2015). Elevation-dependent warming in mountain regions of the world. Nature Climate Change, 5: 424-430, doi: 10.1038/nclimate2563.

Raleigh, M.S., J. D. Lundquist, and M.P. Clark (2015). Exploring the impact of forcing error characteristics on physically based snow simulations within a global sensitivity analysis framework. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences, 19, 3153-3179, doi:10.5194/hess-19-3153-2015.

Rangwala, I., Bardsley, T., Pescinski, M., and J. Miller (2015). SNOTEL sensor upgrade has caused temperature record inhomogeneities for the Intermountain West: Implications for climate change impact assessments. Western Water Assessment Climate Research Briefing.

Rangwala I., N. Pepin, M. Vuille and J. Miller, (2015). Influence of Climate Variability and Large-Scale Circulation on Mountain Cryosphere. In The High-Mountain Cryosphere: Environmental Changes and Human Risks, edited by C. Huggel, J Clague, A. Kääb and M. Carey. Chapter 2. Cambridge University Press.

Rangwala I., E. Sinsky, and J. Miller (2015). Variability in Projected Elevation Dependent Warming in Boreal Midlatitude Winter in CMIP5 Climate Models and its Potential Drivers. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2692-0.

 

2014

Archie, K. M., L. Dilling, J. B. Milford, and F. C. Pampel (2014). Unpacking the “information barrier”: Comparing perspectives on information as a barrier to climate change adaptation in the interior mountain West. Journal of Environmental Management 133:397-410.

Averyt, K., et al. (2014). Chapter 10: Energy, Water and Land Use. In: Third National Climate Assessment (NCA), Climate Change Impacts in the United States, U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Chen, F., M. Barlage, M. Tewari, R. Rasmussen, J. M. Jin, D. Lettenmaier, B. Livneh, C. Y. Lin, G. Miguez-Macho, G. Y. Niu, L. J. Wen, and Z. L. Yang (2014). Modeling seasonal snowpack evolution in the complex terrain and forested Colorado Headwaters region: A model intercomparison study. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 119 (24) 13795-13819, doi: 10.1002/2014JD022167, December 27.

Chen, Y., C. Naud, I. Rangwala, C. Landry, and J. Miller (2014). Comparison of the sensitivity of surface downward longwave radiation to changes in water vapor at two high elevation sites. Environmental Research Letters. 9(11): 114015.

Cozzetto, K., J. Nania, et al. (2014). Considerations for Climate Change and Variability, Adaptation on the Navajo Nation. University of Colorado Boulder. 212 pp.

Dilling, L., and J. Berggren (2014). What do stakeholders need to manage for climate change and vulnerability? A document-based analysis from the Intermountain West region of the U.S. Regional Environmental Change.

Gordon, E., Pugh, E., and B. Livneh (2014). Bark Beetles: Cause for Concern in Snowy Western Watersheds? Utility Intelligence & Infrastructure, March.

Kenney, D., and A. Kuranz. (2014). Media Treatment of 'Climate Change' in Shaping Colorado River Problems and Solutions. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Kenney, D. S. (2014). Understanding utility disincentives to water conservation as a means of adapting to climate change pressures. Journal of American Water Works Association, 106(1).

Kumar, S. V., C. D. Peters-Lidard, D. Mocko, R. Reichle, Y. Q. Liu, K. R. Arsenault, Y. L. Xia, M. Ek, G. Riggs, B. Livneh, and M. Cosh (2014). Assimilation of Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture and Snow Depth Retrievals for Drought Estimation. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 15 (6) 2446-2469, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-13-0132.1, December.

Landry, C.C., K.A. Buck, M.S. Raleigh, and M.P. Clark (2014). Mountain system monitoring at Senator Beck Basin, San Juan Mountains, Colorado: A new integrative data source to develop and evaluate models of snow and hydrologic processes. Water Resources Research, 50, doi: 10.1002/2013WR013711.

Livneh, B., J. S. Deems, D. Schneider, J. J. Barsugli, and N. P. Molotch (2014). Filling in the gaps: Inferring spatially distributed precipitation from gauge observations over complex terrain. Water Resour. Res. 50 (11) 8589-8610, doi: 10.1002/2014WR015442, November 10.

Livneh, B., E. Marino and J. E. Ten Hoeve (2014). Emerging Ideas and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Climate Change. Eos Trans DISCCRS VIII Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Symposium, 95 (7) , doi: 10.1002/2014EO070006, February 18.

Lukas, J., Barsugli, J., Doesken, N., Rangwala, I., and K. Wolter, (2014). Climate Change in Colorado: A Synthesis to Support Water Resources Management and Adaptation. A Report for the Colorado Water Conservation Board, Western Water Assessment, 114 pp.

Lundquist J., M. Hughes, B. Henn, E. D. Gutmann, B. Livneh, J. Dozier, and P. Neiman (2014). High-elevation precipitation patterns: using snow measurements to diagnose when and why gridded datasets succeed or fail across the Sierra Nevada. California Journal of Hydrometeorology, January.

McNie, E. (2014). Evaluation of the NIDIS Upper Colorado River Basin Drought Early Warning System. Western Water Assessment, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, November.

McNie, E. (2014). The Utah Model Report. Western Water Assessment Report.

Mulvaney, K. K., C. J. Foley, T. O. Höök, E. C. McNie, and L. S. Prokopy (2014). Identifying useful climate change information needs for Great Lakes Fisheries Managers. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 40 (3) 590-598, doi: 10.1016/j.jglr.2014.06.002, September.

Naud C., I. Rangwala, M. Xu and J.A. Miller (2014). A satellite view of the radiative impact of clouds on surface downward fluxes in the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-1114-0183.1171.

Travis, W. R. (2014). Weather and climate extremes: Pacemakers of adaptation?, Weather and Climate Extremes, Vol. 5-6, 29-39, doi: 10.1016/j.wace.2014.08.001, September.

Travis, W. R. and B. Bates (2014). What is climate risk management?, Climate Risk Management, Vol. 1, 1-4, doi: 10.1016/j.crm.2014.02.003.


2013

Averyt, K., L. D. Brekke, D. E. Busch, L. Kaatz, L. Welling, and E. H. Hartge (2013). Moving Forward with Imperfect Information. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 436–461. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Averyt, K., J. Macknick, J. Rogers, N. Madden, J. Fisher, J. Meldrum, and R. Newmark (2013). Water use for electricity in the United States: an analysis of reported and calculated water use information for 2008. Environmental Research Letters 8(1).

Averyt, K., J. Meldrum, P. Caldwell, G. Sun, S. McNulty, A. Huber-Lee, and N. Madden (2013). Sectoral contributions to surface water stress in the coterminous United States. Environmental Research Letters, Vol. 8, No. 3, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/035046.

Bardsley, T., A. Wood, M. Hobbins, T. Kirkham, L. Briefer, J. Niermeyer, and S. Burian (2013). Planning for an Uncertain Future: Climate Change Sensitivity Assessment toward Adaptation Planning for Public Water Supply. Earth Interactions, Volume 17, Issue 23, 1-26, October, doi: 10.1175/2012EI000501.1.

Bryant, A., T. H. Painter, J. S. Deems, and S. M. Bender (2013). Impact of dust radiative forcing in snow on accuracy of operational runoff prediction in the Upper Colorado River Basin. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 40, 3945-3949, doi:10.1002/grl.50773.

Buma, B., E. T. Pugh, and C.A. Wessman (2013). Effect of the current major insect outbreaks on decadal phenological and LAI trends in Southern Rocky Mountain Forests. International Journal of Remote Sensing 34(20): 7429-7274.

Busch, D. E., L. D. Brekke, K. Averyt, A. Jardine, and L. Welling (2013). Research Strategies for Addressing Uncertainties. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 462–482. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Cayan, D., M. Tyree, K. E. Kunkel, C. Castro, A. Gershunov, J. Barsugli, A. J. Ray, J. Overpeck, M. Anderson, J. Russell, B. Rajagopalan, I. Rangwala, and P. Duffy (2013). Future Climate: Projected Averages. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 101–125. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Cozzetto, K., K. Chief, K. Dittmer, M. Brubaker, R. Gough, K. Souza, F. Ettawageshik, S. Wotkyns, S. Opitz-Stapleton, S. Duren, and P. Chavan (2013). Climate change impacts on the water resources of American Indians and Alaska Natives in the US. Climatic Change, Volume 120, Issue 3, 569-584.

Deems, J.S., T. H. Painter, J. J. Barsugli, J. Belnap, and B. Udall (2013). Combined impacts of current and future dust deposition and regional warming on Colorado River Basin snow dynamics and hydrology. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 17, 4401-4413.

Dilling, L. and R. Romsdahl (2013). Promoting Adaptation Success in Natural Resource Management Through Decision Support: Lessons from the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain Regions. In: S. Moser and M. Boykoff (eds.), Successful Adaptation to Climate Change, Routledge, pp. 180-185.

Gershunov, A., B. Rajagopalan, J. Overpeck, K. Guirguis, D. Cayan, M. Hughes, M. Dettinger, C. Castro, R. E. Schwartz, M. Anderson, A. J. Ray, J. Barsugli, T. Cavazos, and M. Alexander (2013). Future Climate: Projected Extremes. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 126–147. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Grafton, R.Q., J. Pittock, R. Davis, J. Williams, G. Fu, M. Warburton, B. Udall, R. McKenzie, X. Yu, N. Che, D. Connell, Q. Jiang, T. Kompas, A. Lynch, R. Norris, H. Possingham, and J. Quiggin (2013). Global insights into water resources, climate change and governance. Nature Climate Change 3, 315–321, doi:10.1038/nclimate1746.

Hoerling, M. P., M. Dettinger, K. Wolter, J. Lukas, J. Eischeid, R. Nemani, B. Liebmann, and K. E. Kunkel (2013). Present Weather and Climate: Evolving Conditions. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 74–100. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Kunkel, K.E., T. R. Karl, H. Brooks, J, Kossin, J. H. Lawrimore, D. Arndt, L. Bosart, D. Changnon, S. L. Cutter, N. Doesken, K. Emanuel, P. Y. Groisman, R. W. Katz, T. Knutson, J. O'Brien, C. J., Paciorek, T. C. Peterson, K. Redmond, D. Robinson, J. Trapp, R. Vose, S. Weaver, M. Wehner, K. Wolter, and D. Wuebbles (2013). Monitoring and Understanding Trends in Extreme Storms: State of Knowledge, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 499–514. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00262.1.

Lahsen, M., Bustamante, M. M. C., Swap, R., McNie, E., Ometto, J. P., Schor, T., Tiessen, H., Andelman, S., and H. J. Annegarn (2013). The contributions of regional knowledge networks researching environmental changes in Latin America and Africa: A synthesis of what they can do and why then can be policy relevant. Ecology and Society, Vol.18, No. 3, 14.

Liverman, D., S. C. Moser, P. S. Weiland, L. Dilling, M. T. Boykoff, H. E. Brown, E. S. Gordon, C. Greene, E. Holthaus, D. A. Niemeier, S. Pincetl, W. J. Steenburgh, and V. C. Tidwell (2013). Climate Choices for a Sustainable Southwest. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 405–435. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Lukas, J., Wolter, K., Mahoney, K., Barsugli, J., Doesken, N., Ryan, W., Rangwala, I., Livneh, B., Gordon, E., Hoerling, M., and G. Kiladis (2013). Severe Flooding on the Colorado Front Range, September 2013: A Preliminary Assessment. Western Water Assessment.

Lukas, J., (2013). September 2013 Front Range Flooding Event: Weather, Hydrologic Impacts, Context of a Changing Climate, Implications. Colorado Water, 30:6.

McNie, E. C. (2013). Delivering climate services: Organizational strategies and approaches for producing useful climate-science information. Weather, Climate and Society. Vol. 5, 14-26.

Meldrum, J. R., K. B. Averyt, J. E. Macknick, R. L. Newmark, J. Rogers, N. Madden, and J. I. Fisher (2013). Sensitivities of Recent Electricity Generation Water Use Findings to Data Updates and Variability. ASME Proceedings, Paper No. POWER2013-98227, pp. V002T10A004; 8 pages doi:10.1115/POWER2013-98227.

Meldrum, J., S. Nettles-Anderson, G. Heath, and J. Macknick (2013). Life cycle water use for electricity generation: a review and harmonization of literature estimates. Environmental Research Letters 8.

Naud, C., Y. Chen, I. Rangwala and J. A. Miller (2013). Sensitivity of downward longwave surface radiation to moisture and cloud changes in a high elevation region. Journal of Geophysical Research 118, 10,072–10,081, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50644.

Overpeck, J., G. Garfin, A. Jardine, D. E. Busch, D. Cayan, M. Dettinger, E. Fleishman, A. Gershunov, G. MacDonald, K. T. Redmond, W. R. Travis, and B. Udall (2013). Summary for Decision Makers. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, pp. 1–20. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Peterson, T. C., R. R. Heim, Jr., R. Hirsch, D. P. Kaiser, H. Brooks, N. S. Diffenbaugh, R. M. Dole, J. P. Giovannettone, K. 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 (2013). 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, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00066.1.

Rangwala, I., E. Sinsky, and J. R. Miller (2013). Amplified warming projections for high altitude regions of the northern hemisphere mid-latitudes from CMIP5 models. Environmental Research Letters, Volume 8, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/024040.

Rhoades, C. C., J. H. McCutchan, Jr., L. A. Cooper, D. Clow, T. M. Detmer, J. S. Briggs, J. D. Stednick, T. T. Veblen, R. M. Ertz, G. E. Likens, and W. M. Lewis, Jr. (2013). Biogeochemistry of beetle-killed forests: Explaining a weak nitrate response. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 10.1073/pnas.1221029110.

Steenburgh, W. J., K. T. Redmond, K. E. Kunkel, N. Doesken, R. R. Gillies, J. D. Horel, M. P. Hoerling, and T. H. Painter (2013). Present Weather and Climate: Average Conditions. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 56–73. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Theobald, D. M., W. R. Travis, M. A. Drummond, and E. S. Gordon (2013). The Changing Southwest. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 37–55. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Tidwell, V. C., L. Dale, G. Franco, K. Averyt, M. Wei, D. M. Kammen, and J. H. Nelson (2013). Energy: Supply, Demand, and Impacts. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 240–266. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Travis, W. R., and Z. Johnson. (2013). Tracking Socioeconomic Impacts of Drought with Rapid Analytics and Dashboards. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Travis, W. R. (2013). Design of a severe climate change early warning system. Weather and Climate Extremes, doi: 10.1016/j.wace.2013.10.006, October 30.

Travis, W. R., and M. T. Huisenga (2013). The effect of rate of change, variability, and extreme events on the pace of adaptation to a changing climate. Climatic Change, September.

Udall, B. (2013). Water: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation. In Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: A Report Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, edited by G. Garfin, A. Jardine, R. Merideth, M. Black, and S. LeRoy, 197–217. A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Vano, J. A., B. Udall, D. R. Cayan, J. T. Overpeck, L. D. Brekke, T. Das, H. C. Hartmann, H. G. Hidalgo, M. Hoerling, G. J. McCabe, K. Morino, R. S. Webb, K. Werner, and D. P. Lettenmaier (2013). Understanding Uncertainties in Future Colorado River Streamflow. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00228.1.

Werner, K., K. Averyt, and G. Owen (2013). River Forecast Application For Water Management: Oil and Water? Weather, Climate, and Society, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 244-253, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WCAS-D-12-00044.1.

Yates, D., K. Averyt, F. Flores-Lopez, J. Meldrum, S. Sattler, J. Sieber, and C. Young (2013). A water resources model to explore the implications of energy alternatives in the southwestern US. Environmental Research Letters, Vol. 8, No. 4, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/045004.

Yates, D., J. Meldrum, and K. Averyt (2013). The influence of future electricity mix alternatives on southwestern US water resources. Environmental Research Letters, Vol. 8, No. 4, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/045005.

 

2012

Archie, K. M., L. Dilling, J. B. Milford and F. C. Pampel (2012). Climate Change and Western Public Lands: A Survey of U.S. Federal Land Managers on the Status of Adaptation Efforts. Ecology and Society 17(4).

Averyt, K. (2012). Freshwater Use by U.S. Power Plants: Initial insights into the energy-water nexus. Intermountain West Climate Summary 8(2).

Barsugli, J.J., J. Vogel, L. Kaatz, J. Smith, M. Waage, and C. Anderson (2012). Two Faces of Uncertainty: Climate Science and Water Utility Planning. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 138(5).

Klein, R., and W. R. Travis (2012). Socioeconomic Impacts and Adaptation Strategies: Assessing Research on Drought, Climate Change and Recreation. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Lukas, J., L. Wade, B. Rajagopalan (2012). Paleohydrology of the Lower Colorado River Basin and Implications for Water Supply Availability. Colorado Water Institute - Completion Report CR223, 37 pp.

Lukas, J., L. Wade, B. Rajagopalan (2012). Paleohydrology of the Lower Colorado River Basin and Implications for Water Supply Availability. Colorado Water, Vol. 29, No. 6. November/December 2012 , 3 pp.

Macknick, J.S. Sattler, K. Averyt, S. Clemmer, and J. Rogers (2012). The water implications of generating electricity: water use across the United States based on different electricity pathways through 2050. Environmental Research Letters 7.

Mahoney, K., M. A. Alexander, G. Thompson, J.J. Barsugli, and J. D. Scott (2012). Changes in hail and flood risk in high-resolution simulations over Colorado’s mountains. Nature Climate Change 2: 125–131.

Miller, J., I. Rangwala and D. Ghatak (2012). Potential Climate and Hydrological Changes in the Aral Sea Region. In Disaster by Design: The Multiple Caused Catastrophes of the Aral Sea, M R. Edelstein, A. Cerny and A. Gadaev (eds.), ISBN: 978-1-78190-375-9, Chapter 5. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Nowak, K., M. Hoerling, B. Rajagopalan, E. and Zagona (2012). Colorado River Basin Hydroclimatic Variability. Journal of Climate 25(12): 4389.

Painter, T. H., S. M. Skiles, J. S. Deems, A. C. Bryant, and C. C. Landry (2012). Dust radiative forcing in snow of the Upper Colorado River Basin: 1. A 6 year record of energy balance, radiation, and dust concentrations. Water Resources Research 48: W07521.

Pugh, E. and E. Gordon (2012). A conceptual model of water yield impacts from beetle-induced tree death in snow-dominated lodgepole pine forests. Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9312.

Rice, J., A. Tredennick, and L. A. Joyce (2012). Climate change on the Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming: a synthesis of past climate, climate projections, and ecosystem implications. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-264. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 60 p.

Rangwala, I., J. J. Barsugli, K. Cozzetto, J. Neff, and J. Prairie (2012). Mid-21st century projections in temperature extremes in the southern Colorado Rocky Mountains from regional climate models. Climate Dynamics. doi 10.1007/s00382-011-1282-z.

Skaggs R., K. A. Hibbard, P. Frumhoff, T. Lowry, R. Middleton, R. Pate, V. C. Tidwell, J. G. Arnold, K. Averyt, A. C. Janetos, R. C. Izaurralde, J. S. Rice, and S. K. Rose (2012). Climate and Energy-Water-Land System Interactions. Technical Report to the U.S. Department of Energy in Support of the National Climate Assessment. PNNL-21185, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

Skiles, S. M., T. H. Painter, J. S. Deems, A. C. Bryant, and C. C. Landry (2012). Dust radiative forcing in snow of the Upper Colorado River Basin: 2. Interannual variability in radiative forcing and snowmelt rates. Water Resources Research 48: W07522.

Squillace, M.S. and A.N. Hood (2012). NEPA, Climate Change, and Public Lands Decision-Making. Environmental Law 42(2): 469-526.

Travis, W. R. (2012). Extreme Events as Pacemaker of Adaptation to Climate Change. Paper presented at Adaptation Futures: 2012 International Conference on Climate Adaptation, Tucson, AZ.

Travis, W. R., and R. Klein (2012). Socioeconomic Impacts and Adaptation Strategies: Assessing Research on Quantification of Drought Impacts. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Vogel J., E. Gordon, J. Brislawn, J. Barsugli, E. LeDolce, D. Mills, J. Smith, G. Aggett, and B. Harding (2012). Boulder County Climate Change Preparedness Report. Prepared by Stratus Consulting, Inc. for Boulder County Commissioner's Sustainability Office.

Welsh, A. P., C. M. U. Neale, J. Endter-Wada, and R. K. Kjelgren (2012). Custom software application for analyzing urban landscape water use. Remote Sensing and Hydrology, IAHS Publ. 352.

2011

Averyt, K., J. Fisher, A. Huber-Lee, A. Lewis, J. Macknick, N. Madden, J. Rogers, and S. Tellinghuisen (2011). Freshwater use by U.S. power plants: Electricity’s thirst for a precious resource. A report of the Energy and Water in a Warming World initiative. Cambridge, MA: Union of Concerned Scientists.

Averyt, K. (2011). The Coal Conundrum. In: The Water-Energy Nexus in the Western United States, D. Kenney and R. Wilkinson, Eds. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Bracken, C. (2011). Seasonal to Inter-Annual Streamflow Simulation and Forecasting on the Upper Colorado River Basin and Implications for Water Resources Management. M.S. Thesis, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder.

Cozzetto, K., I. Rangwala, and J. Lukas (2011). Examining Regional Climate Model (RCM) Projections: What Do They Add to our Picture of Future Climate in the Region? Intermountain West Climate Summary 7(4).

Deems, J. and J. Lukas (2011). Dust-on-Snow and Hydrologic Impacts in the Colorado River Basin. Intermountain West Climate Summary 7(1).

Gangwer, K. (2011). Dryness and Desperate Measures: The Implications of Land Tenure on Rocky Mountain Ranchers’ Drought Experiences and Behaviors. M.S. Thesis, Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder.

Gray, S.T., J. J. Lukas, and C. A. Woodhouse (2011). Millennial-Length Records of Streamflow from Three Major Upper Colorado River Tributaries. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 47(4): 702-712.

Kenney, D.S., and R. Wilkinson, Eds. (2011). The Water-Energy Nexus in the Western United States. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Klein, R., E. S. Gordon, W. R. Travis, J. J. Lukas, B. Udall, K. Averyt, J. Vogel, and J. Smith (2011). Colorado Climate Preparedness Project Final Report. Report to the State of Colorado. 108 pp.

Lukas, J., R. Klein, E. Gordon, and W. Travis (2011). The Colorado Climate Preparedness Project – Capturing the State of Climate Adaptation in Colorado. Intermountain West Climate Summary 7(2).

Lukas, J. (2011). The Spring Runoff Roundup: Another Look at ENSO, Dust-on-Snow, Beetles, and Lake Mead. Intermountain West Climate Summary 7(3).

Lukas, J. (2011). The National Climate Assessment – Available and Forthcoming Resources for the Intermountain West and Beyond. Intermountain West Climate Summary 7(5).

Neely, B., R. Rondeau, J. Sanderson, C. Pague, B. Kuhn, J. Siemers, L. Grunau, J. Robertson, P. McCarthy, J. Barsugli, T. Schulz, and C. Knapp, Eds. (2011). Gunnison Basin: Vulnerability Assessment for the Gunnison Climate Working Group. Report by The Nature Conservancy, Colorado Natural Heritage Program, Western Water Assessment, and University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Project of the Southwest Climate Change Initiative.

Nowak, K. (2011). Stochastic Streamflow Simulation at Interdecadal Times Scales and Implications for Water Resources Management in the Colorado River Basin. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder.

Nowak, K., B. Rajagopalan, and E. Zagona (2011). Wavelet Auto-Regressive Method (WARM) for multi-site streamflow simulation of data with non-stationary spectra. Journal of Hydrology, 410 (1-2): 1-12.

2010

Alvord, C., and W. Ryan (2010). Weekly Climate, Water and Drought Assessment for the Upper Colorado Basin: A New Webinar Series from Colorado Climate Center and NIDIS. Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(4).

Alvord, C. (2010). The New NOAA Climate Web Portal (www.climate.gov). Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(3).

Alvord, C. (2010). Understanding the Climate Vulnerabilities, Needs and Resources of Tribal Communities: A Summary of Two Recent Workshops. Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(1).

Averyt, K. (2010). Are We Successfully Adapting Science to Climate Change? Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, June 2010: 725-726.

Averyt, K., and K. Werner (2010). The NOAA NWS Water Resources Outlook Tool. Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(4).

Averyt, K. (2010). Colorado Climate Trends Website: A New Tool from the Colorado Climate Center. Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(1).

Barsugli, J., and J. Lukas (2010). What is the Risk to Colorado River Storage and Deliveries Under Climate Change Scenarios? A Review of Several Recent Studies. Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(3).

Bracken, C., B. Rajagopalan, and J. Prairie (2010). A Multi-Site Seasonal Ensemble Streamflow Forecasting Technique. Water Resources Research 46: W03302.

Brickey, C., K. H. Engel, K. Jacobs, J. Matter, D. F. Luecke, M. L. Miller, J. T. Overpeck, and B. Udall (2010). How to Take Climate Change into Account: A Guidance Document for Judges Adjudicating Water Disputes. Environmental Law Reporter 40: 11215.

Gordon, E. and L. Dilling (2010). An Empirical Approach to Defining Success in Adaptation. Paper presented at Initiative on Climate Adaptation Research and Understanding Through the Social Sciences (ICARUS) Workshop on Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation: Theory and Cases, Champaign, IL.

Guentchev, G., J. J. Barsugli, and J. Eischeid (2010). Homogeneity of Gridded Precipitation Datasets for the Colorado River Basin. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 49: 2404–2415.

Kenney, D., A. J. Ray, B. Harding, R. S. Pulwarty, and B. Udall (2010). Rethinking Vulnerability on the Colorado River. Water Resources Research 144(1): 5-10.

Lukas, J. and E. Gordon (2010). Impacts of the Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation on the Hydrologic Cycle and Water Quality: A Symposium Report and Summary of the Latest Science. Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(3).

Nowak, K., J. Prairie, B. Rajagopalan, and U. Lall (2010). A nonparametric stochastic approach for multisite disaggregation of annual to daily streamflow. Water Resources Research 46: W08529.

Painter, T. H., J. S. Deems, J. Belnap, A. F. Hamlet, C. C. Landry, and B. Udall (2010). Response of Colorado River Runoff to Dust Radiative Forcing in Snow. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(40): 17125-17130.

Verdin, J., L. Darby, and R. Pulwarty (2010). The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) in the Upper Colorado River Basin: A Progress Report. Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(5).

Wolter, K. and J. Lukas (2010). ENSO and Intermountain West Water Supply: A Review of WY 2010 and Outlook for WY 2011. Intermountain West Climate Summary 6(6).

2009

Alvord, C. (2009). The Water Year 2009 in Review. Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(6).

Averyt, K. (2009). Continuing Paths and New Directions for the Western Water Assessment. Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(5).

Averyt, K., J. Lukas, C. Alvord, J. Barsugli, and N. Doesken (2009). The “Dealing with Drought: Adapting to a Changing Climate” Workshops: Report to the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

Averyt, K., C. McNutt, and R. Pulwarty (2009). Research Directions in Support of the Fifth IPCC Report: A Report to the USGCRP. Report to the U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Barsugli, J., C. Anderson, J. Smith, and J. Vogel (2009). What's Needed from Climate Modeling to Advance Actionable Science for Water Utilities? American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstract, H331-08.

Barsugli, J., K. Nowak, B. Rajagopalan, J. Prairie, and B. Harding (2009). Comment on “When Will Lake Mead go Dry?” by T. P. Barnett and D. W. Pierce. Water Resources Research 45, W09601.

Barsugli, J., C. Anderson, J. Smith, and J. M. Vogel (2009). Options for Improving Climate Modeling to Assist Water Utility Planning for Climate Change. Water Utility Climate Alliance, San Francisco, CA, 146 pp.

Gangopadhyay, S., B. Harding, B. Rajagopalan, J. Lukas, and T. Fulp (2009). A Non-Parametric Approach for Paleohydrologic Reconstruction of Annual Streamflow Ensembles. Water Resources Research 45, W06417.

Hoerling, M., D. Lettenmaier, D. Cayan, and B. Udall (2009). Reconciling Future Colorado River Flows. Southwest Hydrology 8(3).

Jerla, C., and J. Prairie (2009). Colorado River Interim Guidelines for Lower Basin Shortages and the Coordinated Operations for Lake Powell and Lake Mead & Efforts Addressing Climate Change and Variability. Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(1).

Klein, R., and D. Kenney (2009). The Land Use Planning, Water Resources and Climate Change Adaptation Connection: Challenges and Opportunities -- A Review. Western Water Assessment white paper.

Kenney, D., R. Klein, and C. Goemans (2009). Preliminary Findings from Western Water Assessment’s “Water Rights and Climate Change” Project. Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(2).

Kenney, D. (2009). The Colorado River: What Prospect for ‘A River No More’. In F. Molle and P. Wester, eds., River Basins: Trajectories, Societies, Environments: Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture., CAB International: Wallingford England: 123-146.

Leary, N., K. Averyt, B. Hewitson, and J. Marengo (2009). Crossing Thresholds in Regional Climate Research: Synthesis of the IPCC Expert Meeting on Regional Impacts, Adaptation, Vulnerability, and Mitigation. Climate Research 40: 121-131.

Lowrey, J., A. Ray, and R. Webb (2009). Factors Influencing the Use of Climate Information by Colorado Municipal Water Managers. Climate Research 40: 103-119.

Lowrey, J. and M. L'Heureux (2009). New ENSO Alert System from NOAA Climate Prediction Center. Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(5).

Lukas, J. (2009). TreeFlow: A Comprehensive Web Resource for Tree-ring Reconstructions of Streamflow.Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(5).

Malmberg, J. (2009). The National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Marshall Field: Winter Weather Precipitation Research. Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(1).

Malmberg, J. (2009). The Climate Prediction Center’s U.S. Temperature and Precipitation Trend Maps. Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(2).

Malmberg, J. (2009). The Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(3).

Overpeck, J., C. Anderson, D. Cayan, M. Dettinger, K. Dow, H. Hartmann, J. Jones, E. Miles, P. Mote, M. Shafer, B. Udall, and D. White (2009). Climate Services: the RISA Experience.

Rajagopalan, B., K. Nowak, J. Prairie, M. Hoerling, B. Harding, J. Barsugli, A. Ray, and B. Udall (2009). Water Supply Risk on the Colorado River: Can Management Mitigate? Water Resources Research 45, W08201, doi:10.1029/2008WR00765.

Ray, A. (2009). Water Resources Decision-Makers and their needs for Decadal Climate Prediction. Intermountain West Climate Summary 5(3).

Rice, J., C. Woodhouse, and J. Lukas (2009). Science and decision-making: Water management and tree-ring data in the western United States. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 45(5): 1248-1259.

Udall, B. and K. Averyt (2009). A Critical Need: A National Interagency Water Plan. Southwest Hydrology 8(1): 18-19.

Udall, B. (2009). Water in the Rockies: A Twenty-First Century Zero-sum Game. In B. Conover, ed., How the West was Warmed, Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, CO.

Unified Synthesis Product Team (2009). Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States. U.S Climate Change Science Program, [B. Udall: Lead Author, Water Sector Chapter].

2008

Alvord, C. (2008). National Integrated Drought Information System Drought Portal. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(2).

Alvord, C., P. Long, R. Pulwarty, and B. Udall (2008). Climate and Tourism on the Colorado Plateau. Bulletin of Meteorological Society May 2008: 672-675.

Averyt, K. (2008). Monthly and Annual "State of the Climate" Reports from the National Climatic Data Center. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(3).

Barrett, A. P., T. H. Painter and C. C. Landry (2008). Desert Dust Enhancement of Mountain Snowmelt. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(2).

Dinges, A. (2008). Assessing and Adapting to Climate Change: A Look at Two of the Climate Change Science Program’s Latest Products. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(7): 2-7.

Gottschalck, J., and A. Ray (2008). Meet the MJO. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(5).

Kenney, D., C. Goemans, R. Klein, J. Lowrey, and K. Reidy (2008). Residential Water Demand Management: Lessons from Aurora, Colorado. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 44(1): 192-207.

Kenney, D., R. Klein, C. Goemans, C. Alvord, and J. Shapiro (2008). The Impact of Earlier Spring Snowmelt on Water Rights and Administration: A Preliminary Overview of Issues and Circumstances in the Western States. Boulder, CO, Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Kenney, D. (2008). History of River Governance in the United States. In Sustainability in River Basins, pages 109-134. A. Dehnhardt and U. Petschow, eds. Munich: oekom.

Kenney, D. (2008). Statutory and Institutional Challenges to Climate Change Adaptation. New Mexico Convening of Carpe Diem: Western Water and Climate Change, Albuquerque, NM.

Kluck, D. (2008). Climate Service Activities in the National Weather Service Central Region. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(2): 18-19.

Lowrey, J. (2008). Workshop Summary: Climate Change Modeling Workshop for Front Range Water Providers February 1, 2008 Denver, Colorado. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(3): 23-24.

Malmberg, J. (2008). The Denver/Boulder National Weather Service Forecast Office. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(2).

Malmberg, J. (2008). Forecast Verification: Past, Present, and Future. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(1): 2-4.

Malmberg, J. and J. Lowrey (2008). Global Climate Patterns and Their Impacts on North American Weather. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(3): 2-7.

Rajagopalan, B. and K. Grantz (2008). North American Monsoon Variability: Implications to Water Resources Management in the Southwestern US. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(5): 2-4.

Ray, A. (2008). Water Resources Decision-Makers and Their Needs for Decadal Climate Prediction Variations. Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR), Washington, D.C, U.S.

Ray, A., J. Barsugli, and K. Averyt (2008). Climate Change in Colorado: A Synthesis to Support Water Resources Management and Adaptation. Report to the Colorado Water Conservation Board. Boulder, Colorado, Western Water Assessment.

Ray, A. B., J. Barsugli, K. Averyt, K. Wolter, M. Hoerling, N. Doesken, B. Udall, and R. Webb (2008). Climate Change in Colorado: A Synthesis to Support Water Resources Management and Adaptation. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(8): 2-4.

Shapiro, J., D. Kenney, R. Klein, C. Goemans, and C. Alvord (2008). Climate Change and the Functioning of Water Rights: A Search of the Literature. Western Water Assessment Report.

Udall, B. (2008). Arizona at Crossroads Over Water and Growth. Arizona Republic.

Unger, D., and A. Dinges (2008). Forecast Consolidation for Seasonal Climate Outlooks. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(3).

Woudenberg, D. (2008). Low Flow Related Impacts in the Upper Colorado River Basin. Intermountain West Climate Summary 4(3).

2007

Alvord, C., and K. Werner (2007). New National Weather Service Western Water Supply Forecast Services. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(4): 20-23.

Alvord, C., P. Long, R. Pulwarty, and B. Udall (2007). Climate and Tourism on the Colorado Plateau: A Workshop Summary. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(5): 20-21.

Alvord, C., and E. O'Lenic (2007). The U.S. Hazards Assessment Program. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(7): 19-20.

Doesken, N. (2007). The Colorado Climate Center. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(3): 19-20.

Goemans, C., A. Strong, D. Kenney, and R. Klein (2007). Quantity Uncertainty and the Role of Information in an Increasing Block Rate Structure: Water Smart Readers. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Goering, M. (2007). Assessing Water Supply Conditions for Southeast Wyoming in 2007. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(2): 19-20.

Gray, S., and C. Alvord (2007). Drought, Climate Variability & Change, and Potential Impacts on Wyoming’s Water Resources. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(2): 2-4.

Hanna, J., and M. Squillace (2007). Native Communities and Climate Change: Legal and Policy Approaches to Protect Tribal Legal Rights. Boulder, CO, Natural Resource Law Center, University of Colorado.

Hayes, M., C. Alvord, and J. Lowrey (2007). Drought Indices. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(6): 2-6.

Howe, C., and C. Goemans (2007). The Simple Analytics of Demand Hardening. Journal of the American Water Works Association 99(10): 24-25.

Kenney, D., C. Goemans, R. Klein, J. Lowrey, and K. Reidy (2007). Residential Water Demand Management in Aurora: Learning from the Drought Crisis. Colorado Water. Fort Collins, CO, Colorado Water Resources Research Institute, February/March: 14-16.

Kenney, D. (2007). Book Review: Drought and Water Crises (by Donald Wilhite). Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (September).

Kenney, D., R. Klein, C. Goemans, and C. Alvord (2007). The Effect of Changing Hydrographs on Interstate Apportionments. Western Water Assessment Working Paper.

Kenney, D., R. Klein, C. Goemans, and C. Alvord (2007). Overview of Western Water Assessment’s Water Rights and Climate Change Project. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(8): 21-22.

Lowrey, J. (2007). Climate Prediction Center Soil Moisture Products. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(6): 19-21.

Lowrey, J. (2007). Drought, Wildfire, and Climate Connections: Research in Forests of the Western U.S. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(7): 2-6.

Lukas, J., and C. Woodhouse (2007). Technical Workshops for Water Managers on Tree-Ring Reconstructions of Streamflow. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(3): 2-4.

McInerney, B., and C. Alvord (2007). Assessing Water Supply Conditions for Utah. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(1): 23-24.

Meko, D., C. Woodhouse, C. Baisan, T. Knight, J. Lukas, M. Hughes, and M. Salzer (2007). Medieval Drought in the Upper Colorado River basin. Geophysical Research Letters 34: L10705.

Ray, A., G. Garfin, and R. Vardy (2007). Monsoon Region Climate Applications: Integrating Climate Science with Regional Planning and Policy. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 88: 933-935.

Bureau of Reclamation (2007). Appendix U - Review of Science and Methods for Incorporating Climate Change Information into Reclamation's Colorado River Basin Planning Studies (L. Brekke, B. Harding, T. Piechota, B. Udall, C. Woodhouse, D. Yates, eds.) In Colorado River Interim Guidelines for Lower Basin Shortages and Coordinated Operations for Lake Powell and Lake Mead, Final Environmental Impact Statement.

Udall, B. and G. Bates (2007). Climatic and Hydrologic Trends in the Western U.S.: A Review of Recent Peer-Reviewed Research. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(1): 2-8.

Udall, B. (2007). Recent Research on the Effects of Climate Change on the Colorado River. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(4): 2-6.

Udall, B. (2007). Critical Climate Science Issues for Water Utilities. Report to the Water Utility Climate Change Summit, January 2007. Hetch Hetchy, CA.

Udall, B. (2007). Written Testimony of Bradley Udall, Hearing on Impacts of Climate Change on Water Supply and Availability in the United States. Subcommittee on Water and Power, Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Wolter, K. and D. Allured (2007). New Climate Divisions for Monitoring and Predicting Climate in the U.S. Intermountain West Climate Summary 3(5): 2-6.

2006

Alvord, C. (2006). Advances in Soil Moisture Science: New in Situ Soil Moisture Measurements from NRCS. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(5): 18.

Bair, A., M. Timofeyeva, J. Meyers, and A. Hollingshead (2006). NOAA’s National Weather Service Introduces New Local Climate Products. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(3): 2-4.

Goemans, C. (2006). South Platte Regional Assessment Tool (SPRAT). Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(2): 2-4.

Klein, B. and C. Alvord (2006). Municipal Water Demand and Conservation: Western Water Assessment Studies. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(6): 2-4.

Klein, R., and D. Kenney (2006). Use of Climate Information in Municipal Drought Planning in Colorado. Western Water Assessment White Paper.

Lenart, M. (2006). How to Use the Climate Forecast Evaluation Tool. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(1): 2-4.

McKim, E. (2006). CoCoRaHS: The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(2): 18-19.

McKim, E. (2006). Update on the 2006 North American Monsoon. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(6): 18.

Pagano, T. (2006). New and Improved NRCS Snow and Water Supply Forecast Products. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(2): 2-4.

Regonda, S., B. Rajagopalan, M. Clark, and E. Zagona (2006). A Multimodel Ensemble Forecast Framework: Application to Spring Seasonal Flows in the Gunnison River Basin. Water Resources Research 42: W09404.

Schuenemann, K. and E. McKim (2006). The Arkansas Basin River Forecasting Center (ABRFC). Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(3): 18.

Schuenemann, K. (2006). National Weather Service Western Region and its Climate Service Activities. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(3): 18.

Smith, K. and C. Alvord (2006). New Spatial Information in the National Drought Monitor. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(7): 18.

Woodhouse, C. and J. Lukas (2006). Multi-century tree-ring reconstructions of Colorado streamflow for water resource planning. Climatic Change 78: 293-315.

Woodhouse, C. and J. Lukas (2006). Drought, Tree Rings, and Water Resource Management in Colorado. Canadian Water Resources Journal 31(4): 1-14.

Woodhouse, C., E. McKim, and A. Ray (2006). New Streamflow Reconstructions for the Upper Colorado River Basin: Placing Recent Droughts into a Centuries-Long Context. Intermountain West Climate Summary 2(5).

2005

Gangopadhyay, S., M. Clark, and B. Rajagopalan (2005). Statistical Downscaling Using K-Nearest Neighbors. Water Resources Research 41(2): W02024.

Jain, S. (2005). April 2005 Snowpack Outlook for Colorado. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(2): 2-3.

Kenney, D., Ed. (2005). In Search of Sustainable Water Management: International Lessons for the American West and Beyond. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Kenney, D. (2005). The Watershed Management Movement in the United States. Paper presented at International Watershed Management Seminar, Seoul, South Korea.

Kenney, D. (2005). The Greenhouse Effect. American Nurseryman 12(201): 36-39.

Kenney, D. (2005). Conference Explores the Intersection of Law, Policy and Climate on the Colorado River. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(3).

Kenney, D. S. (2005). Prior Appropriation and Water Rights Reform in the Western United States. In Water Rights Reform: Lessons for Institutional Design. Washington, D.C., International Food Policy Research Institute: 167-182.

Lowrey, J. (2005). NOAA Climate Prediction Center: A History. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(2).

McCabe, G., and M. Clark (2005). Trends and Variability in Snowmelt Runoff in the Western United States. Journal of Hydrometeorology 6(4): 476-482.

Mote, P., A. Hamlet, M. Clark, and D. Lettenmaier (2005). Declining Mountain Snowpack in Western North America. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 86 (1).

Pielke, R. A., N. Doesken, O. Bliss, T. Green, C. Chaffin, J.D. Salas, C.A. Woodhouse, J.J. Lukas, and K. Wolter (2005). Drought in 2002 in Colorado: An Unprecedented Drought or a Routine Drought? Pure and Applied Geophysics (PAGEOPH) 162: 1455-1479.

Rajagopalan, B., K. Grantz, S. Regonda, M. Clark, and E. Zagona (2005). Ensemble Streamflow Forecasting. In Methods and Applications: Advances in Water Science Methodologies. U. Aswathanarayana, ed. Netherlands, Taylor and Francis.

Ray, A. (2005). Colorado River Basin Water Year 2005 Outlook. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(1): 16-17.

Schuenemann, K. (2005). An Overview of the Missouri Basin River Forecasting Center. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(6): 17-18.

Schuenemann, K., A. Ray, and J. Lowrey (2005). The State of Western Water: Summer 2005. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(6): 2-4.

Schuenemann, K., and J. Lowrey (2005). High Plains Regional Climate Center. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(7): 18-19.

Schuenemann, K. (2005). Introduction to the Drought Impact Reporter. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(7): 2-4.

Schuenemann, K. (2005). "Western Regional Climate Center." Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(8): 18.

Udall, B., and D. Kenney (2005). Drought, the Colorado River Compact and Your Water. Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance (DARCA) Report.

Udall, B. (2005). Seasonal Forecasting: Skill in the Intermountain West? Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(4).

Werner, K., D. Brandon, M. Clark, and S. Gangopadhyay (2005). An Evaluation of Approaches for Using Climate Indices for Seasonal Volume Forecasting with the Ensemble Streamflow Prediction System of the NWS. Journal of Hydrometeorology.

Wolter, K. (2005). Improving Climate Forecasts for the Southwest. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(5).

Wolter, K. (2005). A Meteorological Perspective on Drought. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(1): 2-3.

Wolter, K., D. Brandon, and J. Smith (2005). A Roundtable Discussion of the Climate Outlook for the Intermountain West. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(8): 2-3.

Woodhouse, C. (2005). Workshop Report: Developing Hydroclimatic Reconstructions for Decision Support in the Colorado River Basin. Intermountain West Climate Summary 1(5): 2-4.

2004

Clark, M., and L. Hay (2004). Use of Medium-range Weather Forecasts to Produce Predictions of Streamflow. Journal of Hydrometeorology 5: 15-32.

Clark, M., S. Gangopadhyay, L. Hay, B. Rajagopalan, and R. Wilby (2004). The Schaake Shuffle: A Method to Reconstruct the Space-time Variability of Forecasted Precipitation and Temperature Fields. Journal of Hydrometeorology 5: 243-262.

Clark, M., S. Gangopadhyay, D. Brandon, K. Werner, L. Hay, B. Rajagopalan, and D. Yates (2004). A Resampling Procedure for Generating Conditioned Daily Weather Sequences. Water Resources Research 40(4): W04304.

Gangopadhyay, S., M. Clark, B. Rajagopalan, K. Werner, and D. Brandon (2004). Effects of Spatial and Temporal Aggregation on the Accuracy of Statistically Downscaled Precipitation Estimates in the Upper Colorado River Basin. Journal of Hydrometeorology 5: 1192-1206.

Kenney, D. S., R. A. Klein, and M. P. Clark (2004). Use and Effectiveness of Municipal Water Restrictions During Drought in Colorado. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 40(1): 77-87.

Kenney, D. S. (2004). Water, Growth, and the Future of Agriculture in the American West. Prairie Peaks News. October.

Klein, R. and B. Udall (2004). Colorado Drought Impact Report: A Report to the Governor. Natural Hazards Observer 28(6): 5-6.

Saunders, J., M. Murphy, M. Clark, and W. Lewis (2004). The Influence of Climate Variation on the Estimation of Low Flows Used to Protect Water Quality: A Nationwide Assessment. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 40: 1339-1349.

Werner, K., D. Brandon, M. Clark, and S. Gangopadhyay (2004). Incorporating Medium-Range Numerical Weather Prediction Model Output into the Ensemble Streamflow Prediction System of the National Weather Service. Journal of Hydrometeorology 5: 1076-1090.

2003

Clark, M., L. Hay, G. McCabe, G. Leavesley, M. Serreze, and R. Wilby (2003). Use of Weather and Climate Information in Forecasting Water Supply in the Western United States. In Water and Climate in the Western United States, W. J. Lewis, ed., Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Dole, R. (2003). Predicting Climate Variations in the Interior West: What are our Prospects? In Water and Climate in the Western United States., W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Fulp, T. (2003). Management of Colorado River Resources. In Water and Climate in the Western United States, W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Kenney, D. S. (2003). Climate Information and Western Water Institutions: Round Pegs in Square Holes? Paper presented at the Insights and Tools for Adaptation: Learning from Climate Variability conference, Washington D.C.

Klein, R. (2003). Someone to Blame: Legal Liability for Weather Forecasts. Weatherwise Magazine (September/October).

Labadie, J., and L. Garcia (2003). Has Modeling of Water Resources on the Basis of Climate and Hydrology Reached its Full Potential? In Water and Climate in the Western United States, W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Lettenmaier, D., and A. Hamlet (2003). Improving Water Resource System Performance through Long-Range Climate Forecasts: The Pacific Northwest Experience. In Water and Climate in the Western United States. W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Loomis, J., J. Koteen, and B. Hurd (2003). Economic and Institutional Strategies for Adapting to Water Resource Effects of Climate Change. In Water and Climate in the Western United States. W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Matthews, D., and C. Wallentine (2003). Can Climate Predictions be of Practical Use in Western Water Management? In Water and Climate in the Western United States. W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Miller, K., and S. Gloss (2003). Climate Variability: Social, Policy, and Institutional Issues. In Water and Climate in the Western United States. W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Nichols, P. D., and D. S. Kenney (2003). Watering Growth in Colorado: Swept Along by the Current or Choosing a Better Line? University of Denver Law Review 6(2): 411-452.

Ray, A. (2003). Reservoir management in the Interior West: the influence of climate variability and functional linkages of water. In Climate, water, and transboundary challenges in the Americas. H. Diaz, and B. Morehouse, eds. Kluwer Press.

Ray, A. J., N. Schmidt, B. J. Morehouse, and R. S. Webb (2003). Report on Research Opportunities for Climate and Society Interactions in the North American Monsoon Region. Workshop on Applications and Human Dimensions of Monsoon Research, Tucson, AZ, Institute for the Study of Planet Earth, University of Arizona.

Redmond, K. (2003). Climate Variability in the Intermontane West: Complex Spatial Structure Associated with Topography, and Observational Issues. In Water and Climate in the Western United States. W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Reitsma, R., and P. Pasteris (2003). Acquisition, Management, and Dissemination of Climate Data. In Water and Climate in the Western United States. W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Saunders, J., and W. Lewis, Jr. (2003). Implications of Climate Variability for Regulatory Low Flows in the South Platte Basin, Colorado. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 39(1): 33-45.

Travis, W. (2003). The Changing Geography: Growth, Land Use, and Water in the Interior West. In Water and Climate in the Western United States. W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

Woodhouse, C. (2003). Dendrochronological Evidence for Long-Term Hydroclimatic Variability. In Water and Climate in the Western United States. W. J. Lewis, ed. Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado.

2002

Hay, L., M. Clark, W. Gutowski, R. Arritt, E. Takle, and Z. Pan (2002). Use of Regional Climate Model Output for Hydrologic Applications. Journal of Hydrometeorology 3: 571-590.

Ray, A. (2002). Decision Analysis of Reservoir Management in the Upper Colorado Basin: Implications for using climate information to provide water for endangered species recovery. Department of Geography. Boulder, CO, University of Colorado. PhD.

2001

Barrett, A. P., R. Viger, G.H. Leavesley, A.W. Nolin, and M.P. Clark (2001). A Comparison of Satellite and Model Derived Snow Covered Area for a Mountain Watershed. Remote Sensing and Hydrology.

Clark, M., L. Hay, G. McCabe, M. Leavesley, M. Serreze, and R. Wilby (2001). The Use of Weather and Climate Information in Management of Water Resources in the Western United States. Plenary Paper for the Special Conference on Climate Variability and Water Resources.

Clark, M. P., M.C. Serreze, and G. J. McCabe (2001). The Historical Effect of El Nino and La Nina Events on the Seasonal Evolution of the Montane Snowpack in the Columbia and Colorado River Basins. Water Resources Research 37: 741-756.

Nichols, P. D., M. K. Murphy, and D. S. Kenney (2001). Water and Growth in Colorado: A Review of Legal and Policy Issues. Boulder, Colorado, Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado School of Law.

Ray, A., and R. Webb (2001). Demand-side perspective on climate services for reservoir management. Proceedings of the 25th Climate Diagnostics & Prediction Workshop, October 2000.

2000

Clark, M., and L. Hay (2000). Use of Atmospheric Forecasts in Hydrologic Models. Part One: Errors in Output from the NCEP Atmospheric Forecast Model. Proceedings, American Water Resources Association's Spring Specialty Conference, Water Resources in Extreme Environments, Anchorage, AK.

Hay, L., Clark, M., and G. Leavesley (2000). Short-term Streamflow Forecasts Using Global-Scale Atmospheric Forecast Models, Proceedings. International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, Innsbruck, Austria.

Hay, L., Clark, M., and G., Leavesley (2000). Use of Atmospheric Forecasts in Hydrologic Models. Part Two: Case study. Proceedings, American Water Resources Association's Spring Specialty Conference, Water resources in Extreme Environments, Anchorage, AK.

Pielke, Jr., R., R. Klein, and D. Sarewitz (2000). Turning the Big Knob: An Evaluation of the Use of Energy Policy to Modulate Future Climate Impacts. Energy and Environment 11: 255-276.

Wilby, R., L. Hay, W. Gutowski. R. Arritt, E. Takle, Z. Pan, G. Leavesley, and M. Clark (2000). Hydrologic Responses to Dynamically and Statistically Downscaled General Circulation Model Output. Geophysical Research Letters 27(8): 1199-1202.