PUBLICATIONS


Published journal articles:

    1. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2012). Potential for hydrologic characterization of deep mountain snowpack via passive microwave remote sensing in the Kern River Basin, Sierra Nevada, USA, Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 125, P34-48
    2. Li, D., Durand, M., Margulis, S. A., (2014). Large-scale high-resolution modeling of microwave radiance of a maritime alpine snowpack, IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, vol.53, no.5, 2308-2322
    3. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2014), Interpreting the remotely sensed microwave radiance at snow covered mountians via a high-resolution modeling framework, Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 10.1109/IGARSS.2014.6946736
    4. Li, D., Durand, M., Margulis, S. A., (2015). Quantifying spatiotemporal variability of controls on microwave emission from snow covered mountainous regions, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2440332
    5. Margulis, S. A., Cortés, G., Girotto, M., Huning, L. S., Li, D., & Durand, M. (2016). Characterizing the extreme 2015 snowpack deficit in the Sierra Nevada (USA) and the implications for drought recovery. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(12), 6341-6349. doi.org/10.1002/2016GL068520
    6. Li, D., Durand, M., & Margulis, S. A. (2017). Estimating snow water equivalent in a Sierra Nevada watershed via spaceborne radiance data assimilation. Water Resources Research, 53(1), 647-671. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016WR018878
    7. Li, D., Wrzesien, M. L., Durand, M., Adam, J., & Lettenmaier, D. P. (2017). How much runoff originates as snow in the western United States, and how will that change in the future? Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 6163–6172, doi.org/10.1002/2017GL073551 [Editor's pick, 2017], [ISI Highly Cited Paper, as of Sept 2019]
    8. Cai, S., Li, D., Durand, M., & Margulis, S. A. (2017). Examination of the impacts of vegetation on the correlation between snow water equivalent and passive microwave brightness temperature. Remote Sensing of Environment, 193, 244-256.
    9. Li, D., Lettenmaier D.P., Margulis S.A., Andreadis K. (2019). The role of rain-on-snow events in the extreme floods over the conterminous United States, Water Resources Research, doi.org/10.1029/2019WR024950
    10. Li, D., Lettenmaier D.P., Margulis, S.A., Andreadis, K. (2019), The value of high-resolution and spatiotemporally continuous snow information to streamflow estimates, Journal of Hydrometeorology, doi: /10.1175/JHM-D-18-0210.1
    11. Li, D., Wigmore O., Durand M., Vander-Jagt B., Margulis S.A., Molotch N.P., Bales, R.C., (2019), Potential of balloon photogrammetry for spatially continuous snow depth measurements, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2019.2953481
    12. Schaperow, J.R., Li, D., Margulis, S.A., Lettenmaier, D.P. (2019). A curve-fitting method for estimating bathymetry from remotely-sensed water surface elevation and water-covered area, Water Resources Research, doi.org/10.1029/2019WR024938
    13. Kim, R. S., Durand, M., Li, D., Baldo, E., Margulis, S. A., Dumont, M., & Morin, S. (2019). Estimating alpine snow depth by combining multifrequency passive radiance observations with ensemble snowpack modeling. Remote Sensing of Environment, 226, 1-15.
    14. Margulis, S. A., Fang, Y., Li, D., Lettenmaier, D. P., & Andreadis, K. (2019). The Utility of Infrequent Snow Depth Images for Deriving Continuous Space‐Time Estimates of Seasonal Snow Water Equivalent. Geophysical Research Letters, 46 (10), 5331-5340.

Submitted journal articles:

    1. Li, D., Andreadis, K.M., Margulis, S.A., Lettenmaier, D.P., A data assimilation framework for generating space and time continuous SWOT river discharge data products [PDF]

Journal articles to be submitted:

(Manuscripts below are close to submission; PDFs of the full drafts are provided)

    1. Schaperow, J., Li, D., Margulis, S.A., VICGlobal: A near-global, high-resolution setup for the Variable Infiltration Capacity hydrologic model [PDF]
    2. Huang, H., Fischella, M., Liu, Y., Ban, Z., Fayne, J., Li, D., Lettenmaier, D.P., No changes in mechanisms or intensity of Western U.S. floods [PDF]
    3. Tarouilly, E., Li, D., Lettenmaier, D.P., Process drivers of superfloods in the Western US [PDF]
    4. Mehran, A., Clark, E.A., Li, D., Lettenmaier, D.P., Assessment of the anticipated accuracy of reservoir storage from the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission [PDF]

Conference proceedings and abstracts:

    1. Li, D., Andreadis, K.M., Margulis, S.A., Lettenmaier, D.P. (2019), A data assimilation framework for generating space-time continuous SWOT river discharge products, 2019 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    2. Li, D., Margulis, S.A., Lettenmaier, D.P. (2019), Evaluation of the independent effects of mountainous environmental controls on the spatial snow variability, 2019 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    3. Tarouilly, E., Li, D., Lettenmaier, D.P., (2019), Superfloods in the Western U.S., 2019 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    4. Schaperow, J., Thieu, I., Li, D., Margulis, S.A., Lettenmaier, D.P., (2019), Hydrologic Modeling in the Indus River Basin, 2019 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    5. Fischella, M., Huang, H., Liu, Y., Ban, Z., Fayne, J., Li, D., Lettenmaier, D.P. (2019), Dynamics and changes in Western U.S. floods, 2019 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    6. Su, L., Cao, Q., Xiao, M., Lettenmaier, D.P., Li, D., Barlage, M., Mocko, D.M. (2019), Drought Variability and Trends over the Conterminous United States over the Past Century, 2019 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    7. Mehran, A., Li, D., Lettenmaier, D.P. (2019), Assessing the potential of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography Mission for Reservoir Bathymetry Estimation, 2019 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    8. Li, D., Lettenmaier, D.P., Margulis S.A., Andreadis K. (2018), The role of rain-on-snow in historical and future hydrologic extremes across the conterminous U.S., 2018 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, Washington D.C., USA.
    9. Schaperow, J.R., Li, D., Margulis, S.A., Lettenmaier, D.P. (2018), A curve-fitting approach to river bathymetry estimation using SWOT data, 2018 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, Washington D.C., USA.
    10. Mehran, A., Li, D., Wei, R., Clark, E.A., Mazdiyasni, O., Durand, M., Lettenmaier, D.P. (2018), Accuracy analysis of SWOT reservoir storage-elevation estimates, 2018 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, Washington D.C., USA.
    11. Liu, Y., Fischella, M., Huang, H., Ban, Z., Fayne, J., Li, D., Lettenmaier, D.P. (2018), Flood-generating mechanisms and trends in the Western United States, 2018 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, Washington D.C., USA.
    12. Li, D., Wrzesien, M. L., Durand, M., Adam, J., Lettenmaier, D. P. (2017), How much runoff originates as snow in the western United States and what its future changes tell us? 2017 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, New Orleans, USA. [invited]
    13. Li, D., Lettenmaier D.P., Margulis S.A., Andreadis K. (2017), The value of high-resolution and spatiotemporally continuous snow information to California streamflow estimates. 2017 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, New Orleans, USA
    14. Durand, M., Kim, R., Li, D., Dumont, M., Margulis, S.A. (2017), Snowpack modeling in the context of radiance assimilation for snow water equivalent mapping. 2017 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, New Orleans, USA. [invited]
    15. Kim, R., Durand, M., Li, D., Baldo, E., Margulis, S.A., Dumont, M., Morin, S., (2017), Estimating snow depth of alpine snowpack via airborne multifrequency passive microwave radiance observations: Colorado, USA. 2017 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, New Orleans, USA.
    16. Margulis S.A., Andreadis K., Li, D., Lettenmaier D.P., (2017), A prototype data assimilation framework for generating spatiotemporally continuous SWOT data products. 2017 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, New Orleans, USA
    17. Li, D., Andreadis, K., Lettenmaier, D.P., Margulis, S.A., (2017), “Developing a global assimilation and modeling framework to produce SWOT data products”. 2017 SWOT mission science meeting, Toulouse, France
    18. Kim, R., Li, D., Durand, M., Baldo, E., Margulis, S., (2016), “Estimating snow depth in a Colorado Rocky mountain via multi-frequency passive microwave airborne radiance assimilation”, 2016 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    19. Margulis, S., Cortés, G., Girotto, M., Huning, L. S., Li, D., Durand, M., (2016), “Characterizing Snowpack Drought and Drought Recovery in the Sierra Nevada (USA)”, 2016 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    20. Li, D., Wrzesien, M. L., Durand, M., Adam, J., Lettenmaier, D. P. (2016). “How much western United States streamflow originates as snow?” 73rd Eastern Snow Conference, Columbus OH
    21. Li, D., Durand, M., & Margulis, S. A. (2017). Estimating snow water equivalent in a mountainous Sierra Nevada watershed with spaceborne radiance data assimilation. 73rd Eastern Snow Conference, Columbus OH
    22. Li, D., Wrzesien, M., Lettenmaier, D.P., Durand, M., Adam, J., (2015), “Quantifying the spatiotemporal contribution of snow to the streamflow in the semi-arid western U.S.”, 2015 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    23. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2015), “Assimilating space-borne passive microwave observations for improved alpine snow water equivalent estimation”, European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria
    24. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2014), “Towards the Improved Estimates of Mountain Snow Water Equivalent Using Space-borne Passive Microwave Measurements: an Ensemble Kalman Batch Reanalysis over the Upper Kern Basin, Sierra Nevada, USA”, 2014 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    25. Durand, M., Li, D., and Margulis, S.A., (2014), “The role of microstructure in forward modeling and data assimilation schemes: a case study in the Kern River, Sierra Nevada, USA”, ESA MICROSNOW workshop, Reading, UK
    26. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2013), “Strategies to improve microwave radiance assimilation in large-scale alpine snow estimate”, 2013 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    27. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2013), “Estimating mountainous snow water equivalent via ensemble Kalman filtering”, European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria
    28. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2012), “Understanding the dominant physical processes in snow evolution and radiance simulations”, 2012 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    29. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2012), “Preliminary work on assimilating downscaled AMSR-E observations into high-resolution model framework for mountain snow estimation”, 69th Eastern Snow Conference, Claryville, NY, USA
    30. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2011), “Applying passive microwave remote sensing and land surface models in characterizing mountain snowpack in Sierra Nevada, USA”, 2011 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA
    31. Li, D., Durand, M. and Margulis, S.A., (2010), “Potential for hydrologic monitoring of deep mountain snowpack via passive microwave remote sensing: Kern River Basin, Sierra Nevada, USA”, 2010 American Geophysical Union fall meeting, San Francisco, USA

Published datasets:

  1. Li, D., Lettenmaier D.P., Margulis S.A., Andreadis K. (2019), “Hydrologic and energy fluxes and HUC-6 level flood risk estimation in the conterminous United States, 1950-2013”, doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.8244398.v2
  2. Schaperow, J., Li, D., (2019), “VICGlobal: soil and vegetation parameters for the Variable Infiltration Capacity hydrological model”, doi: 10.5281/zenodo.3475602