This page provides a chronological listing of academic and scholarly publications that provide a contextual background and additional technical information regarding the data available through this portal.
Painter, T. H., S. M. Skiles, J. S. Deems, Ann C. Bryant, and C. C. Landry, Dust radiative forcing in snow of the Upper Colorado River Basin: Part I. A 6-year record of energy balance, radiation, and dust concentrations, Water Resources Research, in press.
Skiles, S. M., T. H. Painter, J. S. Deems, Ann C. Bryant, and C. C. Landry, Dust radiative forcing in snow of the Upper Colorado River Basin: Part II. Interannual variability in radiative forcing and snowmelt rates, Water Resources Research, in press.
Steenburgh, W. J., J. D. Massey, and T. H. Painter, Episodic dust events over the Wasatch Front and Mountains, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, in press.
Rittger, K., T. H. Painter, and J. Dozier, Assessment of methods for mapping snow cover from MODIS, Remote Sensing of Environment, in press.
Hallar, A. G., G. Chirokova, I. McCubbin, T. H. Painter, C. Wiedinmyer, and C. Dodson, Atmospheric bioaerosols transported via dust storms in western United States, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L17801, doi:10.1029/2011GL048166.
Painter, T. H., Comment on: S K SINGH, Anil V KULKARNI, Bajrang S CHAUDHARY, Hyperspectral analysis of snow reflectance to understand the effects of contamination and grain size, Annals of Glaciology 51(54) 2010, Journal of Glaciology, 57(210), 183-185.
Painter, T. H., J. Deems, J. Belnap, A. Hamlet, C. C. Landry, and B. Udall, Response of Colorado River runoff to dust radiative forcing in snow, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 10.1073/pnas.0913139107.
Rice, R., R. C. Bales, T. H. Painter, and J. Dozier, Snow water equivalent along elevation gradients in the Merced and Tuolumne River basins of the Sierra Nevada, Water Resources Research,47, W08515, doi:10.1029/2010wr009278.
Lawrence, C. R., T. H. Painter, C. C. Landry, and J. Neff, The Contemporary Physical and Chemical Composition of Aeolian Dust Deposition to Terrestrial Ecosystems of the San Juan Mountains, Colorado, USA, Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, doi:10.1029/2009JG001077.
Field, J., Belnap, J., Breshears, D., Neff, J., Okin, G., Whicker, J., Painter, T., Ravi, S., Rehis, M., Reynolds, R. The Ecology of Dust Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2009.
Painter, T. H., K. Rittger, C. McKenzie, R. E. Davis, and J. Dozier, Retrieval of subpixel snow-covered area and grain size from MODIS reflectance data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 113, 868-879, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2009.01.001.
Steltzer, H., C. C. Landry, T. H. Painter, J. Anderson, and E. Ayres, Biological consequences of earlier snowmelt from desert dust deposition in alpine landscapes, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.0900758106.
Flanner, M., Zender, C., Hess, P., Mahowald, N., Painter, T., Ramanathan, V., Rasch, P. Springtime Warming and Reduced Snow Cover from Carbonaceous Particles Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Vol 9., 2009.
Shreve, C. M., G. S. Okin, and T. H. Painter, Indices for estimating fractional snow cover in the Western Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Glaciology, 55(192), 737-745.
Schaepman, M., Ustin, S., Plaza, A., Painter, T., Verrelst, J., Liang, S. Earth System Science Related Imaging Spectroscopy - An Assessment. Remote Sensing of Environment, Elsevier, 2009.
Dozier, J., Green, R., Nolin, A., Painter, T.Interpretation of snow properties from imaging spectrometry. Remote Sensing of Environment, Elsevier, 2009.
Cline, D., S. Yueh, B. Chapman, B. Stankov, A. Gasiewski, D. Masters, K. Elder, R. Kelly, T. H. Painter, S. Miller, S. Katzberg, L. Mahrt, Cold Land Processes Experiment (CLPX 2002-2003): Airborne Remote Sensing, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 10(1), 338-346, doi: 10.1175/2008JHM883.1.
Davis, R., Painter, T., Cline, D., Armstrong, R., Haran, T., McDonald, K., Forster, R., Elder, K. NASA Cold Land Processes Experiment (CLPX 2002/03): Spaceborne Remote Sensing. Journal of Hydrometeorology, Vol. 9, Dec. 2008.
Dozier, J., Painter, T., Rittger, K., Frew, J. Time-space Continuity of Daily Maps of Fractional Snow Cover and Albedo from MODIS. Advances in Water Resources, Vol. 31, Sep. 2008.
Hardy, J., Davis, R., Koh, Y., Cline, D., Elder, K., Armstrong, R., Marshall, H., Painter, T., et. al. NASA Cold Land Process Experiment (CLPX 2002/03): Local Scale Observation Site
Painter, T., Barrett, A., Landry, C., Neff, J., Cassidy, M., Lawrence, C., McBride, K., Farmer, G. Impact of Disturbed Desert Soils on Duration of Mountain Snow Cover. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 34, L12502, 2007.
Bales, R., Molotch, N., Painter, T., Dettinger, M., Rice, Robert., Dozier, J. Mountain Hydrology of the Western United States. Water Resources Research, Vol. 42, W08432, 2006.
Green, R., Painter, T., Roberts, D., Dozier, J. Measuring the Expressed Abundance of the Three Phases of Water with an Imaging Spectrometer over Melting Snow Water Resources Research, Vol 42, W10402, October 2006.
Woodhouse, C., Gray, S., Meko, D. Updated Streamflow Reconstructions for the Upper Colorado River Basin Water Resources Research, Vol 42, W05415, May 2006.
Dozier, J., Painter, T. Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Alpine Snow Properties. Annual Review of Earth Planet Science, Vol. 32, Mar. 2004.