Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

GLDAS Publications

Primary GLDAS Reference

Rodell, M., P.R. Houser, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalck, K. Mitchell, C.-J. Meng, K. Arsenault, B. Cosgrove, J. Radakovich, M. Bosilovich, J.K. Entin, J.P. Walker, D. Lohmann, and D. Toll, The Global Land Data Assimilation System, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 85(3), 381-394, 2004.

Related Papers

Chen, Y., K. Yang, J. Qin, L. Zhao, W. Tang, and M. Han, Evaluation of AMSR-E retrievals and GLDAS simulations against observations of a soil moisture network on the central Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 44664475, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50301, 2013.

Rodell, M., E.B. McWilliams, J.S. Famiglietti, H.K. Beaudoing, and J. Nigro, Estimating evapotranspiration using an observation based terrestrial water budget, Hydrol. Proc., 25, 4082-4092, 2011.

Jimenez, C., C. Prigent, B. Mueller, S. I. Seneviratne, M. F. McCabe, E.F. Wood, W. B. Rossow, G. Balsamo, A. K. Betts, P. A. Dirmeyer, J. B. Fisher, M. Jung, M. Kanamitsu, R. H. Reichle, M. Reichstein, M. Rodell, J. Sheffield, K. Tu, and K. Wang, Global inter-comparison of 12 land surface heat flux estimates, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D02102, doi:10.1029/2010JD014545, 2011.

Mueller, B., S.I. Seneviratne, C. Jimenez, T. Corti, M. Hirschi, G. Balsamo, A. Beljaars, A.K. Betts, P. Ciais, P. Dirmeyer, J.B. Fisher, Z. Guo, M. Jung, C.D. Kummerow, F. Maignan, M.F. McCabe, R. Reichle, M. Reichstein, M. Rodell, W.B. Rossow, J. Sheffield, A. J. Teuling, K. Wang, and E.F. Wood, Evaluation of global observations-based evapotranspiration datasets and IPCC AR4 simulations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L06402, doi:10.1029/2010GL046230, 2011.

Wang, F., L. Wang, T. Koike, H. Zhou, K. Yang, A. Wang, and W. Li, Evaluation and application of a fine-resolution global data set in a semiarid mesoscale river basin with a distributed biosphere hydrological model, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D21108, doi:10.1029/2011JD015990, 2011.

Zaitchik, B.F., M. Rodell, and F. Olivera, Evaluation of the Global Land Data Assimilation System using global river discharge data and a source to sink routing scheme, Water Resour. Res., 46, W06507, doi:10.1029/2009WR007811, 2010.

Ozdogan, M., M. Rodell, H.K. Beaudoing, and D. Toll, Simulating the effects of irrigation over the U.S. in a land surface model based on satellite derived agricultural data, J. Hydrometeor., 11 (1), 171-184, doi: 10.1175/2009JHM1116.1, 2010.

Zaitchik, B.F., and M. Rodell, Forward-looking assimilation of MODIS-derived snow covered area into a land surface model, J. Hydrometeor., 10 (1), 130-148, 2009.

Syed, T.H., J.S. Famiglietti, M. Rodell, J.L. Chen, and C.R. Wilson, Analysis of terrestrial water storage changes from GRACE and GLDAS, Wat. Resour. Res., 44, W02433, doi:10.1029/2006WR005779, 2008.

Rodell, M., and H. Kato, GLDAS output supports CEOP studies, CEOP Newsletter, 10, 2006.

Goncalves, L., J. Shuttleworth, S.C. Chou, Y. Xue, P. Houser, D. Toll, J. Marengo, and M. Rodell, Impact of different initial soil moisture fields on Eta model weather forecasts for South America, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D17102, doi:10.1029/2005JD006309, 2006.

Goncalves, L., J. Shuttleworth, E. Burke, P. Houser, D. Toll, M. Rodell, and K. Arsenault, Towards a South America land data    assimilation system (SALDAS): aspects of land surface model spin up using the Simplified Simple Biosphere (SSiB), J. Geophys. Res., 111, D17110, doi:10.1029/2005JD006297, 2006.

Kato, H., M. Rodell, F. Beyrich, H. Cleugh, E. van Gorsel, H. Liu, and T.P. Meyers, Sensitivity of Land Surface Simulations to Model Physics, Parameters, and Forcings, at Four CEOP Sites, J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 85A, 187-204, 2007.

Rodell, M., P.R. Houser, A.A. Berg, and J.S. Famiglietti, Evaluation of ten methods for initializing a land surface model, J. Hydromet., 6(2), 146-155, 2005.

Berg A.A., J.S. Famiglietti, M. Rodell, R.H. Reichle, U. Jambor, S.L. Holl, and P.R. Houser, Development of a hydrometeorological forcing data set for global soil moisture estimation, Int. J. Climatol., 25(13), 1697-1714, 2005.

Gottschalck, J., J. Meng, M. Rodell, and P. Houser, Analysis of multiple precipitation products and preliminary assessment of their    impact on Global Land Data Assimilation System (GLDAS) land surface states, J. Hydromet., 6(5), 573-598, 2005.

Rodell, M., and P.R. Houser, Updating a land surface model with MODIS derived snow cover, J. Hydromet., 5(6), 1064-1075, 2004.

Rodell, M., J.S. Famiglietti, J. Chen, S. Seneviratne, P. Viterbo, S. Holl, and C. R. Wilson, Basin scale estimates of evapotranspiration using GRACE and other observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L20504, doi:10.1029/2004GL020873, 2004.

Koster, R.D., M.J. Suarez, P. Liu, U. Jambor, M. Kistler, A. Berg, R. Reichle, M. Rodell, and J. Famiglietti, Realistic initialization of land surface states: impacts on subseasonal forecast skill, J. Hydromet., 5(6), 1049-1063, 2004.