Jessica M Erlingis

Jessica M Erlingis

  • ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.5285
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 617
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
  • Brief Bio

    Jessica Erlingis is an assistant research scientist at the University of Maryland and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Her research interests include land surface modeling, specifically to further the understanding of hydrometeorological extremes and land-atmosphere interactions. She is a member of the Land Information System team at NASA GSFC and has focused on land surface modeling for water resources applications in the western United States.

    Current Projects

    Western Land Data Assimilation System

    https://ldas.gsfc.nasa.gov/wldas/wldas-project-goals

    Education

    Ph.D. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 2017
    Dissertation: Moisture Sources for Flash Floods in the United States

    M.S. Environmental Engineering, Duke University, 2012
    Thesis: An Investigation of the Role of Land-Atmosphere Interactions on Nocturnal Convective Activity in the Southern Great Plains

    B.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 2010
    Summa cum laude; Minors in Mathematics and Spanish

    Publications

    Refereed

    Erlingis, J. M., M. Rodell, C. D. Peters‐Lidard, et al. B. Li, S. V. Kumar, J. S. Famiglietti, S. L. Granger, J. V. Hurley, P. Liu, and D. M. Mocko. 2021. "A High‐Resolution Land Data Assimilation System Optimized for the Western United States." JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 1-19 [10.1111/1752-1688.12910]

    Erlingis, J. M., J. J. Gourley, and J. B. Basara. 2019. "Diagnosing Moisture Sources for Flash Floods in the United States. Part I: Kinematic Trajectories." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 20 (8): 1495-1509 [10.1175/jhm-d-18-0119.1]

    Erlingis, J. M., J. J. Gourley, and J. B. Basara. 2019. "Diagnosing Moisture Sources for Flash Floods in the United States. Part II: Terrestrial and Oceanic Sources of Moisture." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 20 (8): 1511-1531 [10.1175/jhm-d-18-0120.1]

    Erlingis, J. M., J. J. Gourley, P.-E. Kirstetter, et al. E. N. Anagnostou, J. Kalogiros, M. N. Anagnostou, and W. Petersen. 2018. "Evaluation of Operational and Experimental Precipitation Algorithms and Microphysical Insights during IPHEx." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 19 (1): 113-125 [10.1175/jhm-d-17-0080.1]

    Martinaitis, S. M., J. J. Gourley, Z. L. Flamig, et al. E. M. Argyle, R. A. Clark, A. Arthur, B. R. Smith, J. M. Erlingis, S. Perfater, and B. Albright. 2017. "The HMT Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor Hydro Experiment." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (2): 347-359 [10.1175/bams-d-15-00283.1]

    Gourley, J. J., Z. L. Flamig, H. Vergara, et al. P.-E. Kirstetter, R. A. Clark, E. Argyle, A. Arthur, S. Martinaitis, G. Terti, J. M. Erlingis, Y. Hong, and K. W. Howard. 2017. "The FLASH Project: Improving the Tools for Flash Flood Monitoring and Prediction across the United States." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (2): 361-372 [10.1175/bams-d-15-00247.1]

    He, X., H. Kim, P.-E. Kirstetter, et al. K. Yoshimura, E.-C. Chang, C. R. Ferguson, J. M. Erlingis, Y. Hong, and T. Oki. 2015. "The Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in Regional Spectral Model Simulations over West Africa: Sensitivities to Resolution and Cumulus Schemes." Weather and Forecasting, 30 (2): 424-445 [10.1175/waf-d-14-00013.1]

    Erlingis, J. M., and A. P. Barros. 2014. "A Study of the Role of Daytime Land–Atmosphere Interactions on Nocturnal Convective Activity in the Southern Great Plains during CLASIC." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 15 (5): 1932-1953 [10.1175/jhm-d-14-0016.1]

    Gourley, J. J., J. M. Erlingis, Y. Hong, and E. B. Wells. 2012. "Evaluation of Tools Used for Monitoring and Forecasting Flash Floods in the United States." Weather and Forecasting, 27 (1): 158-173 [10.1175/waf-d-10-05043.1]

    Gourley, J., J. Erlingis, T. Smith, K. Ortega, and Y. Hong. 2010. "Remote collection and analysis of witness reports on flash floods." Journal of Hydrology, 394 (1-2): 53-62 [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.05.042]

    Brief Bio

    Jessica Erlingis is an assistant research scientist at the University of Maryland and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Her research interests include land surface modeling, specifically to further the understanding of hydrometeorological extremes and land-atmosphere interactions. She is a member of the Land Information System team at NASA GSFC and has focused on land surface modeling for water resources applications in the western United States.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Erlingis, J. M., M. Rodell, C. D. Peters‐Lidard, et al. B. Li, S. V. Kumar, J. S. Famiglietti, S. L. Granger, J. V. Hurley, P. Liu, and D. M. Mocko. 2021. "A High‐Resolution Land Data Assimilation System Optimized for the Western United States." JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 1-19 [10.1111/1752-1688.12910]

    Erlingis, J. M., J. J. Gourley, and J. B. Basara. 2019. "Diagnosing Moisture Sources for Flash Floods in the United States. Part I: Kinematic Trajectories." Journal of Hydrometeorology 20 (8): 1495-1509 [10.1175/jhm-d-18-0119.1]

    Erlingis, J. M., J. J. Gourley, and J. B. Basara. 2019. "Diagnosing Moisture Sources for Flash Floods in the United States. Part II: Terrestrial and Oceanic Sources of Moisture." Journal of Hydrometeorology 20 (8): 1511-1531 [10.1175/jhm-d-18-0120.1]

    Erlingis, J. M., J. J. Gourley, P.-E. Kirstetter, et al. E. N. Anagnostou, J. Kalogiros, M. N. Anagnostou, and W. Petersen. 2018. "Evaluation of Operational and Experimental Precipitation Algorithms and Microphysical Insights during IPHEx." Journal of Hydrometeorology 19 (1): 113-125 [10.1175/jhm-d-17-0080.1]

    Martinaitis, S. M., J. J. Gourley, Z. L. Flamig, et al. E. M. Argyle, R. A. Clark, A. Arthur, B. R. Smith, J. M. Erlingis, S. Perfater, and B. Albright. 2017. "The HMT Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor Hydro Experiment." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98 (2): 347-359 [10.1175/bams-d-15-00283.1]

    Gourley, J. J., Z. L. Flamig, H. Vergara, et al. P.-E. Kirstetter, R. A. Clark, E. Argyle, A. Arthur, S. Martinaitis, G. Terti, J. M. Erlingis, Y. Hong, and K. W. Howard. 2017. "The FLASH Project: Improving the Tools for Flash Flood Monitoring and Prediction across the United States." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98 (2): 361-372 [10.1175/bams-d-15-00247.1]

    He, X., H. Kim, P.-E. Kirstetter, et al. K. Yoshimura, E.-C. Chang, C. R. Ferguson, J. M. Erlingis, Y. Hong, and T. Oki. 2015. "The Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in Regional Spectral Model Simulations over West Africa: Sensitivities to Resolution and Cumulus Schemes." Weather and Forecasting 30 (2): 424-445 [10.1175/waf-d-14-00013.1]

    Erlingis, J. M., and A. P. Barros. 2014. "A Study of the Role of Daytime Land–Atmosphere Interactions on Nocturnal Convective Activity in the Southern Great Plains during CLASIC." Journal of Hydrometeorology 15 (5): 1932-1953 [10.1175/jhm-d-14-0016.1]

    Gourley, J. J., J. M. Erlingis, Y. Hong, and E. B. Wells. 2012. "Evaluation of Tools Used for Monitoring and Forecasting Flash Floods in the United States." Weather and Forecasting 27 (1): 158-173 [10.1175/waf-d-10-05043.1]

    Gourley, J., J. Erlingis, T. Smith, K. Ortega, and Y. Hong. 2010. "Remote collection and analysis of witness reports on flash floods." Journal of Hydrology 394 (1-2): 53-62 [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.05.042]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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