Publications and Conferences

    2021

  1. [pending conference]
    Improving Hydrological Forecasting Capacities in the Amazon Region
    Jim Nelson, Jorge Luis Sanchez Lozano, Giovanni Romero, Riley Hales, Daniel P. Ames
    AGU Fall Meeting, December 2021
  2. [pending conference]
    Enabling Access to Essential Water Data through GEOGloWS Toolbox
    Riley Hales, Jim Nelson, Rohit Khattar, Dan Ames
    AGU Fall Meeting, December 2021
  3. [pending journal article]
    Extending SC-PDSI-PM with Neural Network Regression using GLDAS Data and Permutation Feature Importance
    Saul Ramirez, Riley Hales, Gus Williams, Norm Jones
    Environmental Modeling & Software
  4. [pending journal article]
    Advancing Global Hydrologic Modeling with the GEOGloWS ECMWF Streamflow Service
    Riley Hales, Jim Nelson, Michael Souffront, Angelica Guttierez, Christel Prudhomme, Steve Kopp, Dan Ames, Gus Williams, Norm Jones
    Journal of Flood Risk management
  5. [conference - presentation]
    GEOGloWS: Using Global Forecasts to Enable Local Decision-Makers
    Riley Hales
    Global Flood Partnership Conference 2021 (Virtual), 13 October 2021
    Conference Page
  6. [journal article]
    Tethys App Store: Simplifying Deployment of Web Applications for the International GEOGloWS Initiative
    Rohit Khattar, Riley Hales, Daniel P. Ames, E. James Nelson, Norm Jones, Gus Williams
    Environmental Modeling & Software, Manuscript ENVSOFT-D-20-00421R2, 8 October 2021
    doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2021.105227
  7. [journal article]
    The Grids Python Tool for Querying Spatiotemporal Multidimensional Water Data
    Riley Chad Hales, E. James Nelson, Gustavious P. Williams, Norman L. Jones, Daniel P. Ames, J. Enoch Jones
    MDPI Water, Manuscript water-1247798, 27 July 2021
    doi: 10.3390/w13152066
  8. [conference - presentation]
    GEOGloWS ECMWF Streamflow
    Riley Hales
    GEO Symposium 2021, 24 June 2021
    Conference Page Presentation Recording
  9. [conference - presentation]
    Introduction to GEOGloWS ECMWF Streamflow
    Riley Hales
    Hydrospace, 10 June 2021
  10. [journal article]
    Hydroviewer: A Web Application to Localize Global Hydrologic Forecasts
    Kyler R. Ashby, Riley Chad Hales, Jim Nelson, Daniel P. Ames, Gustavious P. Williams
    Open Water Journal, Vol. 7 Iss. 1 Article 9, 7 June 2021
    Journal Page
  11. [journal article]
    A Streamflow Bias Correction and Performance Evaluation Web Application for GEOGloWS ECMWF Streamflow Services
    Jorge Sanchez Lozano, Giovanni Romero Bustamante, Riley Hales, E James Nelson, Gustavious P Williams, Daniel P Ames, Norman L Jones
    MDPI Hydrology, 25 April 2021
    doi: 10.3390/hydrology8020071
  12. [thesis]
    A New Method and Python Toolkit for General Access to Spatiotemporal N-Dimensional Raster Data
    Riley Chad Hales
    BYU Theses and Dissertations, 29 March 2021
    Scholars Archive Page
  13. 2020

  14. [conference - poster]
    A Streamflow Bias Correction and Validation Method for GEOGloWS ECMWF Streamflow Services
    Jorge Luis Sanchez, Jim Nelson, Gustavious P Williams, Riley Hales, Daniel P Ames, Norm Jones
    AGU Fall Meeting, 15 December 2020
    Abstract ID GC103-008
  15. [conference - presentation]
    A post-processing method to calibrate large-scale hydrologic models with limited historical observation data leveraging machine learning and spatial analysis
    Riley Hales, Jorge Luis Sanchez, Jim Nelson, Gustavious P Williams, Daniel P Ames, Norm Jones
    AGU Fall Meeting, 11 December 2020
    Abstract ID H121-07 Presentation Video
  16. [conference - poster]
    A Web-based Framework for Managing and Sharing Earth-observation Applications for Water Resources
    Rohit Khattar, Riley Hales, Daniel P Ames, Jim Nelson, Norm Jones, Gustavious P Williams
    AGU Fall Meeting, 8 December 2020
    Abstract
  17. 2019

  18. [conference - poster]
    Global Water Sustainability Tools from Earth Observations for the Americas
    Jim Nelson, Jason Biesinger, Norm Jones, Daniel P Ames, Riley Hales, Gustavious P Williams, Angelica Gutierrez-Magness, Chris Edwards, Kyler Ashby, Rohit Khattar
    AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 12 December 2019
    Abstract ID GC41C-07
  19. [conference - poster]
    Developing a drought monitoring and sub-seasonal to seasonal forecast system for South Asia
    Yifan Zhou, Benjamin Zaitchik, Mir Abdul Matin, Faisal M Qamer, Ryan Zamora, Sujay V Kumar, Jim Nelson, Kiran Shakya,Riley Hales
    AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, 10 December 2019
    Abstract ID A23U-3022
  20. [journal article]
    Enabling Stakeholder Decision-Making with Earth Observation and Modeling Data Across the SERVIR Hubs using Tethys Platform
    Nelson, E. James, Sarva T. Pulla, Mir A. Matin, Kiran Shakya, Norman L. Jones, Daniel P. Ames, Lee Ellenburg, Kel. N. Markert, Cedric H. David, Benjamin F. Zaitchik, Patrick Gatlin, Riley Hales
    Frontiers in Environmental Science: Freshwater Science, 9 October 2019
    doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2019.00148
  21. [conference - poster]
    A Global Earth Observation App as a Data Access Interface
    Riley Hales, Jim Nelson
    CUAHSI Hydroinformatics Conference 2019
  22. [conference - paper & presentation]
    Predicting Streamflow in Cuba for Water Resource Management
    Chris Edwards, Riley Hales, Jacob Lewis
    CISC Cuban Infrastructure Competition 2019

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