Rolf H Reichle

Rolf H Reichle

  • RSCH AST, EARTH SCIENCES REMOTE SENS
  • 301.614.5693 | 301.614.6246
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 610.1
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    Rolf Reichle is a Research Physical Scientist with the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (Code 610.1) at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA.

    Dr. Reichle's research interests are primarily in data assimilation of satellite land surface observations, satellite remote sensing of the land surface, the global terrestrial water, energy, and carbon cycles, large-scale land-atmosphere interactions, and applications to numerical weather prediction, short-term climate forecasting, and retrospective climate analysis.

    Dr. Reichle received the M.S. degree (”Diplom”) in Physics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, in 1996 and the Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2000.

    For more information please visit:  gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov/GMAO_personnel/Reichle_Rolf

    Positions/Employment

    8/2008 - Present

    Research Scientist

    Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA.
    7/2005 - 7/2008

    Associate Research Scientist

    Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (hosted at the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), Greenbelt, MD, USA.
    1/2001 - 6/2005

    Assistant Research Scientist

    Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (hosted at the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), Greenbelt, MD, USA.
    2/2000 - 12/2000

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Ralph M. Parsons Laboratory, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.
    4/1996 - 7/1996

    Research and Research Assistant

    Institute of Environmental Engineering (IfU), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland.

    Education

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
    Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Aug 1996 – Jan 2000
    Ph.D. Environmental Engineering
    Thesis: Variational Assimilation of Remote Sensing Data for Land Surface Hydrologic Applications

    Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Institute of Environmental Physics
    May 1993 – Mar 1996
    MS Physics (with distinction)
    Thesis: Time-dependent Effective Parameters in Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Transport Models with Kinetic Sorption

    University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
    Dept. of Physics
    Aug 1992 – Apr 1993
    Exchange Student

    Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Dept. of Physics
    Apr 1990 – Jul 1992
    BS Physics
    BS Mathematics

    Awards

    2016 Robert H. Goddard Honor Award - Exceptional Achievement for Science

    2016 NASA Group Achievement Award (SMAP Science and Cal/Val Team)

    2016 NASA Group Achievement Award (SMAP Science Data Systems Team)

    2016 NASA Special Act Award (MERRA-2 Team)

    2017 NASA Group Achievement Award (SMAP Science Team)

    Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union, 1997 - Present
    Lifetime Member; Remote Sensing Technical Committee (Member, 2002-2005)
    American Meteorological Society, 1999 - Present
    Annual Meeting Hydrology Program Committee (Co-Chair, 2010-2012); Hydrology Committee (Member, 2010-2016)
    International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 2000 - Present

    Professional Service

    Scientific Committee, Fourth Satellite Soil Moisture Validation and Application Workshop,
    Vienna, Austria (2017).

    Member (2009 - 2017), GEWEX/WCRP Global Land Atmosphere System Study panel.

    Scientific Committee, Third Satellite Soil Moisture Validation and Application Workshop,
    New York, NY, USA (2016).

    Scientific Steering Committee, 6th WMO Symposium on Data Assimilation, College Park, MD, USA (2013).

    Scientific Committee, Satellite Soil Moisture Validation and Application Workshop, European Space Agency, Frascati, Italy (2013).

    Program Committee, 11th International Precipitation Conference, Wageningen, Netherlands (2013).

    Local Organizing Committee, 4th World Climate Research Programme International Conference on Reanalyses, Silver Spring, MD, USA (2012).
     

    Other Professional Information

    H-Index: 41Peer-Reviewed Publications: 108  (as of Oct 16, 2018, http://www.researcherid.com/rid/E-1419-2012)

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Kolassa, J., R. Reichle, Q. Liu, et al. S. Alemohammad, P. Gentine, K. Aida, J. Asanuma, S. Bircher, T. Caldwell, A. Colliander, M. Cosh, C. Holifield Collins, T. Jackson, J. Martínez-Fernández, H. McNairn, A. Pacheco, M. Thibeault, and J. Walker. 2018. "Estimating surface soil moisture from SMAP observations using a Neural Network technique." Remote Sensing of Environment, 204: 43-59 [10.1016/j.rse.2017.10.045]

    Draper, C. S., R. H. Reichle, and R. D. Koster. 2018. "Assessment of MERRA-2 Land Surface Energy Flux Estimates." Journal of Climate, 31 (2): 671-691 [10.1175/jcli-d-17-0121.1]

    Yi, Y., J. S. Kimball, R. H. Chen, et al. M. Moghaddam, R. H. Reichle, U. Mishra, D. Zona, and W. C. Oechel. 2018. "Characterizing permafrost active layer dynamics and sensitivity to landscape spatial heterogeneity in Alaska." The Cryosphere, 12 (1): 145-161 [10.5194/tc-12-145-2018]

    Toure, A. M., R. H. Reichle, B. A. Forman, A. Getirana, and G. J. Lannoy. 2018. "Assimilation of MODIS Snow Cover Fraction Observations into the NASA Catchment Land Surface Model." Remote Sensing, 10 (2): 316 [10.3390/rs10020316]

    Koster, R. D., Q. Liu, S. P. Mahanama, and R. H. Reichle. 2018. "Improved Hydrological Simulation Using SMAP Data: Relative Impacts of Model Calibration and Data Assimilation." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 19 (4): 727-741 [10.1175/jhm-d-17-0228.1]

    Crow, W. T., F. Chen, R. H. Reichle, Y. Xia, and Q. Liu. 2018. "Exploiting Soil Moisture, Precipitation, and Streamflow Observations to Evaluate Soil Moisture/Runoff Coupling in Land Surface Models." Geophysical Research Letters, 45 (10): 4869-4878 [10.1029/2018gl077193]

    Koster, R. D., W. T. Crow, R. H. Reichle, and S. P. Mahanama. 2018. "Estimating Basin-Scale Water Budgets With SMAP Soil Moisture Data." Water Resources Research, 54 (7): 4228-4244 [10.1029/2018wr022669]

    Du, J., J. Kimball, R. Reichle, et al. L. Jones, J. Watts, and Y. Kim. 2018. "Global Satellite Retrievals of the Near-Surface Atmospheric Vapor Pressure Deficit from AMSR-E and AMSR2." Remote Sensing, 10 (8): 1175 [10.3390/rs10081175]

    Du, J., J. S. Kimball, J. Galantowicz, et al. S.-B. Kim, S. K. Chan, R. Reichle, L. A. Jones, and J. D. Watts. 2018. "Assessing global surface water inundation dynamics using combined satellite information from SMAP, AMSR2 and Landsat." Remote Sensing of Environment, 213: 1-17 [10.1016/j.rse.2018.04.054]

    Kolassa, J., R. Reichle, and C. Draper. 2017. "Merging active and passive microwave observations in soil moisture data assimilation." Remote Sensing of Environment, 191: 117-130 [10.1016/j.rse.2017.01.015]

    Lievens, H., B. Martens, N. Verhoest, et al. S. Hahn, R. Reichle, and D. Miralles. 2017. "Assimilation of global radar backscatter and radiometer brightness temperature observations to improve soil moisture and land evaporation estimates." Remote Sensing of Environment, 189: 194-210 [10.1016/j.rse.2016.11.022]

    Chen, F., W. T. Crow, A. Colliander, et al. M. H. Cosh, T. J. Jackson, R. Bindlish, R. H. Reichle, S. K. Chan, D. D. Bosch, P. J. Starks, D. C. Goodrich, and M. S. Seyfried. 2017. "Application of Triple Collocation in Ground-Based Validation of Soil Moisture Active/Passive (SMAP) Level 2 Data Products." IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Observations Remote Sensing, 10: 489-502 [10.1109/jstars.2016.2569998]

    Reichle, R. H., Q. Liu, R. D. Koster, et al. C. S. Draper, S. P. Mahanama, and G. S. Partyka. 2017. "Land Surface Precipitation in MERRA-2." Journal of Climate, 30 (5): 1643-1664 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0570.1]

    Koster, R. D., R. H. Reichle, and S. P. Mahanama. 2017. "A Data-Driven Approach for Daily Real-Time Estimates and Forecasts of Near-Surface Soil Moisture." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 18 (3): 837-843 [10.1175/jhm-d-16-0285.1]

    Reichle, R. H., C. S. Draper, Q. Liu, et al. M. Girotto, S. P. Mahanama, R. D. Koster, and G. J. De Lannoy. 2017. "Assessment of MERRA-2 Land Surface Hydrology Estimates." Journal of Climate, 30 (8): 2937-2960 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0720.1]

    Gelaro, R., W. McCarty, M. J. Suárez, et al. R. Todling, A. Molod, L. Takacs, C. Randles, A. Darmenov, M. G. Bosilovich, R. Reichle, K. Wargan, L. Coy, R. Cullather, C. Draper, S. Akella, V. Buchard, A. Conaty, A. da Silva, W. Gu, G.-K. Kim, R. Koster, R. Lucchesi, D. Merkova, J. E. Nielsen, G. Partyka, S. Pawson, W. Putman, M. Rienecker, S. D. Schubert, M. Sienkiewicz, and B. Zhao. 2017. "The Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications, Version 2 (MERRA-2)." Journal of Climate, 30: 5419–5454 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0758.1]

    Girotto, M., G. J. Lannoy, R. H. Reichle, et al. M. Rodell, C. Draper, S. N. Bhanja, and A. Mukherjee. 2017. "Benefits and Pitfalls of GRACE Data Assimilation: a Case Study of Terrestrial Water Storage Depletion in India." Geophysical Research Letters, 44: 4107-4115 [10.1002/2017gl072994]

    Crow, W. T., F. Chen, R. H. Reichle, and Q. Liu. 2017. "L band microwave remote sensing and land data assimilation improve the representation of prestorm soil moisture conditions for hydrologic forecasting." Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (11): 5495-5503 [10.1002/2017gl073642]

    Lievens, H., R. H. Reichle, Q. Liu, et al. G. J. De Lannoy, R. S. Dunbar, S. B. Kim, N. N. Das, M. Cosh, J. P. Walker, and W. Wagner. 2017. "Joint Sentinel-1 and SMAP data assimilation to improve soil moisture estimates." Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (12): 6145-6153 [10.1002/2017gl073904]

    Reichle, R. H., G. J. De Lannoy, Q. Liu, et al. J. V. Ardizzone, A. Colliander, A. Conaty, W. Crow, T. J. Jackson, L. A. Jones, J. S. Kimball, R. D. Koster, S. P. Mahanama, E. B. Smith, A. Berg, S. Bircher, D. Bosch, T. G. Caldwell, M. Cosh, C. D. Holifield Collins, K. H. Jensen, S. Livingston, E. Lopez-Baeza, J. Martínez-Fernández, H. McNairn, M. Moghaddam, A. Pacheco, T. Pellarin, J. Prueger, T. Rowlandson, M. Seyfried, P. Starks, Z. Su, M. Thibeault, R. van der Velde, J. Walker, X. Wu, and Y. Zeng. 2017. "Assessment of the SMAP Level-4 Surface and Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product Using In Situ Measurements." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 18 (10): 2621-2645 [10.1175/jhm-d-17-0063.1]

    Jones, L. A., J. S. Kimball, R. H. Reichle, et al. N. Madani, J. Glassy, J. V. Ardizzone, A. Colliander, J. Cleverly, A. R. Desai, D. Eamus, E. S. Euskirchen, L. Hutley, C. Macfarlane, and R. L. Scott. 2017. "The SMAP Level 4 Carbon Product for Monitoring Ecosystem Land–Atmosphere CO2 Exchange." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 55 (11): 6517-6532 [10.1109/tgrs.2017.2729343]

    Kolassa, J., R. Reichle, Q. Liu, et al. M. Cosh, D. Bosch, T. Caldwell, A. Colliander, C. Holifield Collins, T. Jackson, S. Livingston, M. Moghaddam, and P. Starks. 2017. "Data Assimilation to Extract Soil Moisture Information from SMAP Observations." Remote Sensing, 9 (11): 1179 [10.3390/rs9111179]

    Tao, J., R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, B. A. Forman, and Y. Xue. 2017. "Evaluation and Enhancement of Permafrost Modeling With the NASA Catchment Land Surface Model." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 9: 2771-2795 [10.1002/2017ms001019]

    Reichle, R. H., G. J. De Lannoy, Q. Liu, et al. R. D. Koster, J. Kimball, W. Crow, J. V. Ardizzone, P. Chakraborty, D. W. Collins, A. L. Conaty, M. Girotto, L. Jones, J. Kolassa, H. P. Lievens, R. A. Lucchesi, and E. B. Smith. 2017. "Global Assessment of the SMAP Level-4 Surface and Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product Using Assimilation Diagnostics." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 18: 3217-3237 [10.1175/JHM-D-17-0130.1]

    De Lannoy, G. J., and R. H. Reichle. 2016. "Global Assimilation of Multiangle and Multipolarization SMOS Brightness Temperature Observations into the GEOS-5 Catchment Land Surface Model for Soil Moisture Estimation." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 17 (2): 669-691 [10.1175/jhm-d-15-0037.1]

    Girotto, M., G. J. De Lannoy, R. H. Reichle, and M. Rodell. 2016. "Assimilation of gridded terrestrial water storage observations from GRACE into a Land Surface Model." Water Resour. Res., 52: 4164-4183 [10.1002/2015wr018417]

    Kumar, S. V., B. F. Zaitchik, C. D. Peters-Lidard, et al. M. Rodell, R. H. Reichle, B. Li, M. F. Jasinski, D. M. Mocko, A. Getirana, G. J. De Lannoy, M. H. Cosh, C. R. Hain, M. Anderson, K. R. Arsenault, Y. Xia, and M. Ek. 2016. "Assimilation of gridded GRACE terrestrial water storage estimates in the North American Land Data Assimilation System." J. Hydrometeor., 17 (7): 1951-1972 [10.1175/jhm-d-15-0157.1]

    de Lannoy, G. J., P. de Rosnay, and R. H. Reichle. 2016. "Soil Moisture Data Assimilation." Handbook of Hydrometeorological Ensemble Forecasting, 1-43 [10.1007/978-3-642-40457-3_32-1]

    Su, C.-H., D. Ryu, W. Dorigo, et al. S. Zwieback, A. Gruber, C. Albergel, R. H. Reichle, and W. Wagner. 2016. "Homogeneity of a global multisatellite soil moisture climate data record." Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (21): 11,245-11,252 [10.1002/2016gl070458]

    De Lannoy, G. J., and R. H. Reichle. 2016. "Assimilation of SMOS brightness temperatures or soil moisture retrievals into a land surface model." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20 (12): 4895-4911 [10.5194/hess-20-4895-2016]

    Forman, B. A., and R. H. Reichle. 2015. "Using a Support Vector Machine and a Land Surface Model to Estimate Large-Scale Passive Microwave Brightness Temperatures Over Snow-Covered Land in North America." IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl, 8 (9): 4431-4441 [10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2325780]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, J. Peng, et al. Y. Kerr, R. Castro, E. Kim, and Q. Liu. 2015. "Converting Between SMOS and SMAP Level-1 Brightness Temperature Observations Over Nonfrozen Land." IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett, 12: 1-5 [10.1109/LGRS.2015.2437612]

    Farhadi, L., R. H. Reichle, G. J. De Lannoy, and J. S. Kimball. 2015. "Assimilation of Freeze–Thaw Observations into the NASA Catchment Land Surface Model." J. Hydrometeorol., 16: 730-743 [10.1175/JHM-D-14-0065.1]

    Draper, C. S., R. H. Reichle, G. J. De Lannoy, and B. Scarino. 2015. "A Dynamic Approach to Addressing Observation-Minus-Forecast Bias in a Land Surface Skin Temperature Data Assimilation System." J. Hydrometeor., 16 (1): 449–464 [10.1175/JHM-D-14-0087.1]

    Yoshida, Y., J. Joiner, C. J. Tucker, et al. J. Berry, J. E. Lee, G. K. Walker, R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, A. I. Lyapustin, and Y. Wang. 2015. "The 2010 Russian drought impact on satellite measurements of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence: Insights from modeling and comparisons with parameters derived from satellite reflectances." Remote Sensing of Environment, 166: 163–177 [10.1016/j.rse.2015.06.008]

    Kumar, S. V., C. D. Peters-Lidard, J. A. Santanello, et al. R. H. Reichle, C. S. Draper, R. D. Koster, G. Nearing, and M. F. Jasinski. 2015. "Evaluating the utility of satellite soil moisture retrievals over irrigated areas and the ability of land data assimilation methods to correct for unmodeled processes." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19 (11): 4463-4478 [10.5194/hess-19-4463-2015]

    Draper, C., and R. Reichle. 2015. "The impact of near-surface soil moisture assimilation at subseasonal, seasonal, and inter-annual timescales." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19 (12): 4831-4844 [10.5194/hess-19-4831-2015]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. Koster, R. H. Reichle, S. Mahanama, and Q. Liu. 2014. "An updated treatment of soil texture and associated hydraulic properties in a global land modeling system." J. Adv. Model. Earth Sys, 6: 957-979 [10.1002/2014MS000330]

    Reichle, R. H. 2014. "Connecting Satellite Observations with Water Cycle Variables Through Land Data Assimilation: Examples Using the NASA GEOS-5 LDAS." Surv Geophys, 35 (3): 577-606 [10.1007/s10712-013-9220-8]

    Yi, Y., J. Kimball, and R. H. Reichle. 2014. "Spring hydrology determines summer net carbon uptake in northern ecosystems." Environ. Res. Lett., 9 (6): 064003 [10.1088/1748-9326/9/6/064003]

    Wagner, W., L. Brocca, V. Naeimi, et al. R. H. Reichle, C. S. Draper, R. de Jeu, D. Ryu, C.-H. Su, A. Western, J.-C. Calvet, Y. Kerr, D. Leroux, M. Drusch, T. Jackson, S. Hahn, W. Dorigo, and C. Paulik. 2014. "Clarifications on the “Comparison Between SMOS, VUA, ASCAT, and ECMWF Soil Moisture Products Over Four Watersheds in U.S.”." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 52 (3): 1901-1906 [10.1109/TGRS.2013.2282172]

    Koster, R. D., G. K. Walker, S. P. Mahanama, and R. H. Reichle. 2014. "Soil Moisture Initialization Error and Subgrid Variability of Precipitation in Seasonal Streamflow Forecasting." J. Hydrometeor., 15 (1): 69-88 [10.1175/JHM-D-13-050.1]

    Forman, B. A., R. H. Reichle, and C. Derksen. 2014. "Estimating Passive Microwave Brightness Temperature Over Snow-Covered Land in North America Using a Land Surface Model and an Artificial Neural Network." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 52 (1): 235-248 [10.1109/TGRS.2013.2237913]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, and J. A. Vrugt. 2014. "Uncertainty quantification of GEOS-5 L-band radiative transfer model parameters using Bayesian inference and SMOS observations." Remote Sens. Environ., 148: 146-157 [10.1016/j.rse.2014.03.030]

    Robertson, F. R., M. G. Bosilovich, J. B. Roberts, et al. R. H. Reichle, R. F. Adler, L. Ricciardulli, W. Berg, and G. J. Huffman. 2014. "Consistency of Estimated Global Water Cycle Variations over the Satellite Era." J. Climate, 27 (16): 6135-6154 [10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00384.1]

    Al-Yaari, A., J.-P. Wigneron, A. Ducharne, et al. Y. H. Kerr, W. Wagner, G. J. De Lannoy, R. H. Reichle, A. Al Bitar, W. Dorigo, P. Richaume, and A. Mialon. 2014. "Global-scale comparison of passive (SMOS) and active (ASCAT) satellite based microwave soil moisture retrievals with soil moisture simulations (MERRA-Land)." Remote Sensing of Environment, 152: 614-626 [10.1016/j.rse.2014.07.013]

    Kumar, S. V., C. D. Peters-Lidard, D. M. Mocko, et al. R. H. Reichle, Y. Liu, K. R. Arsenault, Y. Xia, M. Ek, G. A. Riggs, B. Livneh, and M. Cosh. 2014. "Assimilation of passive microwave-based soil moisture and snow depth retrievals for drought estimation." J. Hydrometeor., 15 (6): 2446-2469 [10.1175/JHM-D-13-0132.1]

    Draper, C. S., R. H. Reichle, R. de Jeu, et al. V. Naeimi, R. Parinussa, and W. Wagner. 2013. "Estimating root mean square errors in remotely sensed soil moisture over continental scale domains." Remote Sens. Environ., 137: 288-298 [10.1016/j.rse.2013.06.013]

    Forman, B. A., and R. H. Reichle. 2013. "The spatial scale of model errors and assimilated retrievals in a terrestrial water storage assimilation system." Water Resour. Res., 49 (11): 7457-7468 [10.1002/2012WR012885]

    Yi, Y., J. S. Kimball, L. A. Jones, et al. R. H. Reichle, R. R. Nemani, and H. A. Margolis. 2013. "Recent climate and fire disturbance impacts on boreal and arctic ecosystem productivity estimated using a satellite-based terrestrial carbon flux model." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 118 (2): 606-622 [10.1002/jgrg.20053]

    Albergel, C., W. Dorigo, R. H. Reichle, et al. G. Balsamo, P. de Rosnay, J. Munoz-Sabater, L. Isaksen, R. de Jeu, and W. Wagner. 2013. "Skill and Global Trend Analysis of Soil Moisture from Reanalyses and Microwave Remote Sensing." J. Hydrometeor., 14 (4): 1259-1277 [10.1175/JHM-D-12-0161.1]

    Scarino, B., P. Minnis, R. Palikonda, et al. R. Reichle, D. Morstad, C. Yost, B. Shan, and Q. Liu. 2013. "Retrieving Clear-Sky Surface Skin Temperature for Numerical Weather Prediction Applications from Geostationary Satellite Data." Remote Sensing, 5 (1): 342-366 [10.3390/rs5010342]

    Maggioni, V., R. H. Reichle, and E. N. Anagnostou. 2013. "The Efficiency of Assimilating Satellite Soil Moisture Retrievals in a Land Data Assimilation System Using Different Rainfall Error Models." J. Hydrometeorol., 14 (1): 368-374 [10.1175/JHM-D-12-0105.1]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, and V. R. Pauwels. 2013. "Global Calibration of the GEOS-5 L-Band Microwave Radiative Transfer Model over Nonfrozen Land Using SMOS Observations." J. Hydrometeor, 14 (3): 765-785 [10.1175/JHM-D-12-092.1]

    Sahoo, A. K., G. J. De Lannoy, R. H. Reichle, and P. R. Houser. 2013. "Assimilation and downscaling of satellite observed soil moisture over the Little River Experimental Watershed in Georgia, USA." Advances in Water Resources, 52: 19-33 [10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.08.007]

    Holmes, T. R., T. Jackson, R. Reichle, and J. Basara. 2012. "An assessment of surface soil temperature products from numerical weather prediction models using ground-based measurements." Water Resour. Res., 48 (2): W02531 [10.1029/2011WR010538]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, K. R. Arsenault, et al. P. R. Houser, S. V. Kumar, N. E. Verhoest, and V. R. Pauwels. 2012. "Multiscale assimilation of Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer–EOS snow water equivalent and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer snow cover fraction observations in northern Colorado." Water Resour. Res., 48 (1): W01522 [10.1029/2011WR010588]

    Maggioni, V., E. N. Anagnostou, and R. H. Reichle. 2012. "The impact of model and rainfall forcing errors on characterizing soil moisture uncertainty in land surface modeling." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16 (10): 3499-3515 [10.5194/hess-16-3499-2012]

    Maggioni, V., R. H. Reichle, and E. N. Anagnostou. 2012. "The Impact of Rainfall Error Characterization on the Estimation of Soil Moisture Fields in a Land Data Assimilation System." J. Hydrometeorology, 13 (3): 1107-1118 [10.1175/JHM-D-11-0115.1]

    Draper, C. S., R. H. Reichle, G. J. De Lannoy, and Q. Liu. 2012. "Assimilation of passive and active microwave soil moisture retrievals." Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (4): L04401 [10.1029/2011GL050655]

    Mahanama, S., B. Livneh, R. D. Koster, D. Lettenmaier, and R. H. Reichle. 2012. "Soil Moisture, Snow, and Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts in the United States." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13 (1): 189-203 [10.1175/JHM-D-11-046.1]

    Kumar, S., R. Reichle, K. Harrison, et al. C. Peters-Lidard, S. Yatheendradas, and J. Santanello. 2012. "A comparison of methods for a priori bias correction in soil moisture data assimilation." Water Resour. Res., 48 (3): W03515 [10.1029/2010WR010261]

    Li, B., M. Rodell, B. F. Zaitchik, et al. R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, and T. M. van Dam. 2012. "Assimilation of GRACE terrestrial water storage into a land surface model: Evaluation and potential value for drought monitoring in western and central Europe." Journal of Hydrology, 446-447: 103-115 [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.04.035]

    Forman, B., R. Reichle, and M. Rodell. 2012. "Assimilation of terrestrial water storage from GRACE in a snow-dominated basin." Water Resour. Res., 48 (1): W01507 [10.1029/2011WR011239]

    Houborg, R., M. Rodell, B. Li, R. Reichle, and B. F. Zaitchik. 2012. "Drought indicators based on model-assimilated Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) terrestrial water storage observations." Water Resour. Res., 48 (7): W07525 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2011WR011291]

    Nearing, G. S., W. T. Crow, K. R. Thorp, et al. S. Moran, R. H. Reichle, and H. V. Gupta. 2012. "Assimilating remote sensing observations of leaf area index and soil moisture for wheat yield estimates: An observing system simulation experiment." Water Resour. Res., 48 (5): W05525 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2011WR011420]

    Maggioni, V., R. H. Reichle, and E. N. Anagnostou. 2011. "The Effect of Satellite Rainfall Error Modeling on Soil Moisture Prediction Uncertainty." J. Hydrometeor, 12 (3): 413-428 [10.1175/2011JHM1355.1]

    Yi, Y., J. Kimball, L. Jones, R. Reichle, and K. McDonald. 2011. "Evaluation of MERRA Land Surface Estimates in Preparation for the Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission." J. Climate, 24 (15): 3797-3816 [10.1175/2011JCLI4034.1]

    Rienecker, M. M., M. J. Suarez, R. Gelaro, et al. R. Todling, J. Bacmeister, E. Liu, M. G. Bosilovich, S. D. Schubert, L. Takacs, G.-K. Kim, S. Bloom, J. Chen, D. Collins, A. Conaty, A. da Silva, W. Gu, J. Joiner, R. D. Koster, R. Lucchesi, A. Molod, T. Owens, S. Pawson, P. Pegion, C. R. Redder, R. H. Reichle, F. R. Robertson, A. G. Ruddick, M. Sienkiewicz, and J. Woollen. 2011. "MERRA: NASA’s Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications." J. Climate, 24 (14): 3624-3648 [10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00015.1]

    Reichle, R. H., R. D. Koster, G. J. De Lannoy, et al. B. A. Forman, Q. Liu, S. P. Mahanama, and A. Toure. 2011. "Assessment and Enhancement of MERRA Land Surface Hydrology Estimates." Journal of Climate, 24 (24): 6322-6338 [10.1175/JCLI-D-10-05033.1]

    Mueller, B., S. I. Seneviratne, C. Jimenez, et al. 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. Teuling, K. Wang, and E. F. Wood. 2011. "Evaluation of global observations-based evapotranspiration datasets and IPCC AR4 simulations." J Geophys Res, 38 (6): L06402 [10.1029/2010GL046230]

    Jimenez, C., C. Prigent, B. Mueller, et al. S. Seneviratne, M. McCabe, E. F. Wood, W. Rossow, G. Balsamo, A. Betts, P. Dirmeyer, J. Fisher, M. Jung, M. Kanamitsu, R. Reichle, M. Reichstein, M. Rodell, J. Sheffield, K. Tu, and K. Wang. 2011. "Global intercomparison of 12 land surface heat flux estimates." J Geophys Res, 116 (D2): D02108 [10.1029/2010JD014545]

    Liu, Q., R. H. Reichle, R. Bindlish, et al. M. Cosh, W. Crow, R. Jeu, G. J. De Lannoy, G. J. Huffman, and T. Jackson. 2011. "The Contributions of Precipitation and Soil Moisture Observations to the Skill of Soil Moisture Estimates in a Land Data Assimilation System." J. Hydrometeorology, 12 (5): 750-765 [10.1175/JHM-D-10-05000.1]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. Reichle, P. Houser, et al. K. Arsenault, N. Verhoest, and V. Pauwels. 2010. "Satellite-Scale Snow Water Equivalent Assimilation into a High-Resolution Land Surface Model." J. Hydrometeor, 11 (2): 352-369 [10.1175/2009JHM1192.1]

    Tedesco, M., R. H. Reichle, A. Loew, T. Markus, and J. Foster. 2010. "Dynamic Approaches for Snow Depth Retrieval From Spaceborne Microwave Brightness Temperature." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 48 (4): 1955-1967 [10.1109/TGRS.2009.2036910]

    Entekhabi, D., E. G. Njoku, P. E. ONeill, et al. K. H. Kellogg, W. T. Crow, W. N. Edelstein, J. K. Entin, S. D. Goodman, T. J. Jackson, J. Johnson, J. Kimball, J. R. Piepmeier, R. D. Koster, N. Martin, K. C. McDonald, M. Moghaddam, S. Moran, R. H. Reichle, J. C. Shi, M. W. Spencer, S. W. Thurman, L. Tsang, and J. Van Zyl. 2010. "The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Mission." Proc. IEEE, 98 (5): Vancouver, Canada: 704-716 [10.1109/jproc.2010.2043918]

    Entekhabi, D., R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, and W. T. Crow. 2010. "Performance Metrics for Soil Moisture Retrievals and Application Requirements." J. Hydrometeor, 11 (3): 832-840 [10.1175/2010JHM1223.1]

    Reichle, R. H., S. V. Kumar, S. P. Mahanama, R. D. Koster, and Q. Liu. 2010. "Assimilation of Satellite-Derived Skin Temperature Observations into Land Surface Models." J. Hydrometeor, 11 (5): 1103-1122 [10.1175/2010JHM1262.1]

    Koster, R. D., S. P. Mahanama, B. Livneh, B. P. Letternmaier, and R. H. Reichle. 2010. "Skill in streamflow forecasts derived from large-scale estimates of soil moisture and snow." Nature Geoscience, 3 (9): 613-616 [10.1038/NGEO944]

    Kumar, S., R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, W. T. Crow, and C. Peters-Lidard. 2009. "Role of Subsurface Physics in the Assimilation of Surface Soil Moisture Observations." J. Hydrometeor, 10 (6): 1534-1547 [10.1175/2009JHM1134.1]

    Zaitchik, B. F., M. Rodell, and R. H. Reichle. 2008. "Assimilation of GRACE Terrestrial Water Storage Data into a Land Surface Model: Results for the Mississippi River Basin." J. Hydrometeorol., 9 (3): 535-548 [10.1175/2007JHM951.1]

    Reichle, R. H. 2008. "Data assimilation methods in the Earth sciences." Advances in Water Resources, 31 (11): 1411-1418 [10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.01.001]

    Crow, W. T., and R. H. Reichle. 2008. "Comparison of adaptive filtering techniques for land surface data assimilation." Water Resour. Res., 44 (8): W08423 [10.1029/2008WR006883]

    Reichle, R. H., W. T. Crow, and C. L. Keppenne. 2008. "An adaptive ensemble Kalman filter for soil moisture data assimilation." Water Resour. Res., 44 (3): W03423 [10.1029/2007WR006357]

    Reichle, R. H., W. T. Crow, R. D. Koster, H. O. Sharif, and S. P. Mahanama. 2008. "Contribution of soil moisture retrievals to land data assimilation products." Geophysical Research Letters, 35 (1): L01404 [10.1029/2007GL031986]

    Kumar, S. V., R. H. Reichle, C. D. Peters-Lidard, et al. R. D. Koster, X. Zhan, W. T. Crow, J. B. Eylander, and P. R. Houser. 2008. "A land surface data assimilation framework using the land information system: Description and applications." Advances in Water Resources, 31 (11): 1419-1432 [10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.01.013]

    Mahanama, S. P., R. D. Koster, R. H. Reichle, and M. J. Suarez. 2008. "Impact of Subsurface Temperature Variability on Surface Air Temperature Variability: An AGCM Study." J. Hydrometeor., 9 (4): 804-815 [10.1175/2008JHM949.1]

    Mahanama, S. P., R. D. Koster, R. H. Reichle, and L. Zubair. 2008. "The role of soil moisture initialization in subseasonal and seasonal streamflow prediction – A case study in Sri Lanka." Advances in Water Resources, 31 (10): 1333-1343 [10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.06.004]

    Koster, R., T. Bell, R. Reichle, M. Suarez, and S. Schubert. 2008. "Using Observed Spatial Correlation Structures to Increase the Skill of Subseasonal Forecasts." Mon. Wea. Rev., 136 (6): 1923-1930 [10.1175/2007MWR2255.1]

    Kumar, S. V., C. Peters-Lidard, Y. Tian, et al. R. Reichle, J. Geiger, C. Alonge, J. Eylander, and P. Houser. 2008. "An Integrated Hydrologic Modeling and Data Assimilation Framework." Computer, 41 (12): 52-59 [10.1109/MC.2008.475]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, P. R. Houser, V. R. Pauwels, and N. E. Verhoest. 2007. "Correcting for forecast bias in soil moisture assimilation with the ensemble Kalman filter." Water Resour. Res., 43 (9): W09410 [10.1029/2006WR005449]

    Reichle, R. H., R. D. Koster, P. Liu, et al. S. P. Mahanama, E. G. Njoku, and M. Owe. 2007. "Comparison and assimilation of global soil moisture retrievals from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for the Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) and the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR)." J. Geophys. Res., 112 (D9): D09108 [10.1029/2006JD008033]

    Crow, W. T., D. Entekhabi, R. D. Koster, and R. H. Reichle. 2006. "Multiple spaceborne water cycle observations would aid modeling." Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 87 (15): 149–153 [10.1029/2006EO150002]

    Crow, W. T., R. D. Koster, and R. H. Reichle. 2005. "Relevance of time-varying and time-invariant retrieval error sources on the utility of spaceborne soil moisture products." Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (24): L24405 [10.1029/2005GL024889]

    Reichle, R. H., and R. D. Koster. 2005. "Global assimilation of satellite surface soil moisture retrievals into the NASA Catchment land surface model." Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (2): L02404 [10.1029/2004GL021700]

    Berg, A. A., J. S. Famiglietti, M. Rodell, et al. R. H. Reichle, U. Jambor, S. L. Holl, and P. R. Houser. 2005. "Development of a hydrometeorological forcing data set for global soil moisture estimation." Int. J. Climatol., 25 (13): 1697-1714 [10.1002/joc.1203]

    Reichle, R. H., and R. D. Koster. 2004. "Bias reduction in short records of satellite soil moisture." Geophysical Research Letters, 31 (19): L19501 [10.1029/2004GL020938]

    Reichle, R. H., R. D. Koster, J. R. Dong, and A. Berg. 2004. "Global Soil Moisture from Satellite Observations, Land Surface Models, and Ground Data: Implications for Data Assimilation." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 5 (3): 430-442 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1175/1525-7541(2004)005<0430:GSMFSO>2.0.CO;2]

    Koster, R. D., M. J. Suarez, P. Liu, et al. U. Jambor, A. Berg, M. Kistler, R. H. Reichle, M. Rodell, and J. Famiglietti. 2004. "Realistic Initialization of Land Surface States: Impacts on Subseasonal Forecast Skill." Journal of Hydrometeorology, 5 (6): 1049-1063 [10.1175/JHM-387.1]

    Reichle, R. H., and R. D. Koster. 2003. "Assessing the Impact of Horizontal Error Correlations in Background Fields on Soil Moisture Estimation." J. Hydrometeor, 4 (6): 1229-1242 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1175/1525-7541(2003)004<1229:ATIOHE>2.0.CO;2]

    Walker, J. P., P. R. Houser, and R. H. Reichle. 2003. "New Technologies Require Advances in Hydrologic Data Assimilation." Eos, 84 (49): 545, 551.

    Reichle, R. H., J. P. Walker, R. D. Koster, and P. R. Houser. 2002. "Extended versus Ensemble Kalman Filtering for Land Data Assimilation." J. Hydrometeor, 3 (6): 728-740 [10.1175/1525-7541(2002)003<0728:EVEKFF>2.0.CO;2]

    Reichle, R. H., R. D. Koster, and S. M. Hassanizadeh. 2002. "Land data assimilation with the ensemble Kalman filter: assessing model error parameters using innovations." Computational Methods in Water Resources Vols 1 and 2, 47: 1387-1394.

    Reichle, R. H., D. B. McLaughlin, and D. Entekhabi. 2002. "Hydrologic Data Assimilation with the Ensemble Kalman Filter." Mon Wea Rev, 130: 103-114.

    Reichle, R. H., D. B. McLaughlin, and D. Entekhabi. 2001. "Variational data assimilation of microwave radiobrightness observations for land surface hydrology applications." IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, 39: 1708-1718 [10.1109/36.942549]

    Reichle, R. H., D. Entekhabi, and D. B. McLaughlin. 2001. "Downscaling of radio brightness measurements for soil moisture estimation: A four-dimensional variational data assimilation approach." Water Resources Research, 37: 2353-2364 [10.1029/2001WR000475]

    Reichle, R. H., W. Kinzelbach, and H. Kinzelbach. 1998. "Effective parameters in heterogeneous and homogeneous transport models with kinetic sorption." Water Resources Research, 34: 583-594 [10.1029/97WR03518]

    Non-Refereed

    Reichle, R. H., G. J. De Lannoy, Q. Liu, and J. V. Ardizzone. 2016. "SMAP Data Assimilation at the GMAO." Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) Quarterly 53: 1-5 [10.7289/V50C4SS7]

    Brief Bio

    Rolf Reichle is a Research Physical Scientist with the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (Code 610.1) at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA.

    Dr. Reichle's research interests are primarily in data assimilation of satellite land surface observations, satellite remote sensing of the land surface, the global terrestrial water, energy, and carbon cycles, large-scale land-atmosphere interactions, and applications to numerical weather prediction, short-term climate forecasting, and retrospective climate analysis.

    Dr. Reichle received the M.S. degree (”Diplom”) in Physics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, in 1996 and the Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2000.

    For more information please visit:  gmao.gsfc.nasa.gov/GMAO_personnel/Reichle_Rolf

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Kolassa, J., R. Reichle, Q. Liu, et al. S. Alemohammad, P. Gentine, K. Aida, J. Asanuma, S. Bircher, T. Caldwell, A. Colliander, M. Cosh, C. Holifield Collins, T. Jackson, J. Martínez-Fernández, H. McNairn, A. Pacheco, M. Thibeault, and J. Walker. 2018. "Estimating surface soil moisture from SMAP observations using a Neural Network technique." Remote Sensing of Environment 204 43-59 [10.1016/j.rse.2017.10.045]

    Draper, C. S., R. H. Reichle, and R. D. Koster. 2018. "Assessment of MERRA-2 Land Surface Energy Flux Estimates." Journal of Climate 31 (2): 671-691 [10.1175/jcli-d-17-0121.1]

    Yi, Y., J. S. Kimball, R. H. Chen, et al. M. Moghaddam, R. H. Reichle, U. Mishra, D. Zona, and W. C. Oechel. 2018. "Characterizing permafrost active layer dynamics and sensitivity to landscape spatial heterogeneity in Alaska." The Cryosphere 12 (1): 145-161 [10.5194/tc-12-145-2018]

    Toure, A. M., R. H. Reichle, B. A. Forman, A. Getirana, and G. J. Lannoy. 2018. "Assimilation of MODIS Snow Cover Fraction Observations into the NASA Catchment Land Surface Model." Remote Sensing 10 (2): 316 [10.3390/rs10020316]

    Koster, R. D., Q. Liu, S. P. Mahanama, and R. H. Reichle. 2018. "Improved Hydrological Simulation Using SMAP Data: Relative Impacts of Model Calibration and Data Assimilation." Journal of Hydrometeorology 19 (4): 727-741 [10.1175/jhm-d-17-0228.1]

    Crow, W. T., F. Chen, R. H. Reichle, Y. Xia, and Q. Liu. 2018. "Exploiting Soil Moisture, Precipitation, and Streamflow Observations to Evaluate Soil Moisture/Runoff Coupling in Land Surface Models." Geophysical Research Letters 45 (10): 4869-4878 [10.1029/2018gl077193]

    Koster, R. D., W. T. Crow, R. H. Reichle, and S. P. Mahanama. 2018. "Estimating Basin-Scale Water Budgets With SMAP Soil Moisture Data." Water Resources Research 54 (7): 4228-4244 [10.1029/2018wr022669]

    Du, J., J. Kimball, R. Reichle, et al. L. Jones, J. Watts, and Y. Kim. 2018. "Global Satellite Retrievals of the Near-Surface Atmospheric Vapor Pressure Deficit from AMSR-E and AMSR2." Remote Sensing 10 (8): 1175 [10.3390/rs10081175]

    Du, J., J. S. Kimball, J. Galantowicz, et al. S.-B. Kim, S. K. Chan, R. Reichle, L. A. Jones, and J. D. Watts. 2018. "Assessing global surface water inundation dynamics using combined satellite information from SMAP, AMSR2 and Landsat." Remote Sensing of Environment 213 1-17 [10.1016/j.rse.2018.04.054]

    Kolassa, J., R. Reichle, and C. Draper. 2017. "Merging active and passive microwave observations in soil moisture data assimilation." Remote Sensing of Environment 191 117-130 [10.1016/j.rse.2017.01.015]

    Lievens, H., B. Martens, N. Verhoest, et al. S. Hahn, R. Reichle, and D. Miralles. 2017. "Assimilation of global radar backscatter and radiometer brightness temperature observations to improve soil moisture and land evaporation estimates." Remote Sensing of Environment 189 194-210 [10.1016/j.rse.2016.11.022]

    Chen, F., W. T. Crow, A. Colliander, et al. M. H. Cosh, T. J. Jackson, R. Bindlish, R. H. Reichle, S. K. Chan, D. D. Bosch, P. J. Starks, D. C. Goodrich, and M. S. Seyfried. 2017. "Application of Triple Collocation in Ground-Based Validation of Soil Moisture Active/Passive (SMAP) Level 2 Data Products." IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Observations Remote Sensing 10 489-502 [10.1109/jstars.2016.2569998]

    Reichle, R. H., Q. Liu, R. D. Koster, et al. C. S. Draper, S. P. Mahanama, and G. S. Partyka. 2017. "Land Surface Precipitation in MERRA-2." Journal of Climate 30 (5): 1643-1664 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0570.1]

    Koster, R. D., R. H. Reichle, and S. P. Mahanama. 2017. "A Data-Driven Approach for Daily Real-Time Estimates and Forecasts of Near-Surface Soil Moisture." Journal of Hydrometeorology 18 (3): 837-843 [10.1175/jhm-d-16-0285.1]

    Reichle, R. H., C. S. Draper, Q. Liu, et al. M. Girotto, S. P. Mahanama, R. D. Koster, and G. J. De Lannoy. 2017. "Assessment of MERRA-2 Land Surface Hydrology Estimates." Journal of Climate 30 (8): 2937-2960 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0720.1]

    Gelaro, R., W. McCarty, M. J. Suárez, et al. R. Todling, A. Molod, L. Takacs, C. Randles, A. Darmenov, M. G. Bosilovich, R. Reichle, K. Wargan, L. Coy, R. Cullather, C. Draper, S. Akella, V. Buchard, A. Conaty, A. da Silva, W. Gu, G.-K. Kim, R. Koster, R. Lucchesi, D. Merkova, J. E. Nielsen, G. Partyka, S. Pawson, W. Putman, M. Rienecker, S. D. Schubert, M. Sienkiewicz, and B. Zhao. 2017. "The Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications, Version 2 (MERRA-2)." Journal of Climate 30 5419–5454 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0758.1]

    Girotto, M., G. J. Lannoy, R. H. Reichle, et al. M. Rodell, C. Draper, S. N. Bhanja, and A. Mukherjee. 2017. "Benefits and Pitfalls of GRACE Data Assimilation: a Case Study of Terrestrial Water Storage Depletion in India." Geophysical Research Letters 44 4107-4115 [10.1002/2017gl072994]

    Crow, W. T., F. Chen, R. H. Reichle, and Q. Liu. 2017. "L band microwave remote sensing and land data assimilation improve the representation of prestorm soil moisture conditions for hydrologic forecasting." Geophysical Research Letters 44 (11): 5495-5503 [10.1002/2017gl073642]

    Lievens, H., R. H. Reichle, Q. Liu, et al. G. J. De Lannoy, R. S. Dunbar, S. B. Kim, N. N. Das, M. Cosh, J. P. Walker, and W. Wagner. 2017. "Joint Sentinel-1 and SMAP data assimilation to improve soil moisture estimates." Geophysical Research Letters 44 (12): 6145-6153 [10.1002/2017gl073904]

    Reichle, R. H., G. J. De Lannoy, Q. Liu, et al. J. V. Ardizzone, A. Colliander, A. Conaty, W. Crow, T. J. Jackson, L. A. Jones, J. S. Kimball, R. D. Koster, S. P. Mahanama, E. B. Smith, A. Berg, S. Bircher, D. Bosch, T. G. Caldwell, M. Cosh, C. D. Holifield Collins, K. H. Jensen, S. Livingston, E. Lopez-Baeza, J. Martínez-Fernández, H. McNairn, M. Moghaddam, A. Pacheco, T. Pellarin, J. Prueger, T. Rowlandson, M. Seyfried, P. Starks, Z. Su, M. Thibeault, R. van der Velde, J. Walker, X. Wu, and Y. Zeng. 2017. "Assessment of the SMAP Level-4 Surface and Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product Using In Situ Measurements." Journal of Hydrometeorology 18 (10): 2621-2645 [10.1175/jhm-d-17-0063.1]

    Jones, L. A., J. S. Kimball, R. H. Reichle, et al. N. Madani, J. Glassy, J. V. Ardizzone, A. Colliander, J. Cleverly, A. R. Desai, D. Eamus, E. S. Euskirchen, L. Hutley, C. Macfarlane, and R. L. Scott. 2017. "The SMAP Level 4 Carbon Product for Monitoring Ecosystem Land–Atmosphere CO2 Exchange." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 55 (11): 6517-6532 [10.1109/tgrs.2017.2729343]

    Kolassa, J., R. Reichle, Q. Liu, et al. M. Cosh, D. Bosch, T. Caldwell, A. Colliander, C. Holifield Collins, T. Jackson, S. Livingston, M. Moghaddam, and P. Starks. 2017. "Data Assimilation to Extract Soil Moisture Information from SMAP Observations." Remote Sensing 9 (11): 1179 [10.3390/rs9111179]

    Tao, J., R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, B. A. Forman, and Y. Xue. 2017. "Evaluation and Enhancement of Permafrost Modeling With the NASA Catchment Land Surface Model." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 9 2771-2795 [10.1002/2017ms001019]

    Reichle, R. H., G. J. De Lannoy, Q. Liu, et al. R. D. Koster, J. Kimball, W. Crow, J. V. Ardizzone, P. Chakraborty, D. W. Collins, A. L. Conaty, M. Girotto, L. Jones, J. Kolassa, H. P. Lievens, R. A. Lucchesi, and E. B. Smith. 2017. "Global Assessment of the SMAP Level-4 Surface and Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product Using Assimilation Diagnostics." Journal of Hydrometeorology 18 3217-3237 [10.1175/JHM-D-17-0130.1]

    De Lannoy, G. J., and R. H. Reichle. 2016. "Global Assimilation of Multiangle and Multipolarization SMOS Brightness Temperature Observations into the GEOS-5 Catchment Land Surface Model for Soil Moisture Estimation." Journal of Hydrometeorology 17 (2): 669-691 [10.1175/jhm-d-15-0037.1]

    Girotto, M., G. J. De Lannoy, R. H. Reichle, and M. Rodell. 2016. "Assimilation of gridded terrestrial water storage observations from GRACE into a Land Surface Model." Water Resour. Res. 52 4164-4183 [10.1002/2015wr018417]

    Kumar, S. V., B. F. Zaitchik, C. D. Peters-Lidard, et al. M. Rodell, R. H. Reichle, B. Li, M. F. Jasinski, D. M. Mocko, A. Getirana, G. J. De Lannoy, M. H. Cosh, C. R. Hain, M. Anderson, K. R. Arsenault, Y. Xia, and M. Ek. 2016. "Assimilation of gridded GRACE terrestrial water storage estimates in the North American Land Data Assimilation System." J. Hydrometeor. 17 (7): 1951-1972 [10.1175/jhm-d-15-0157.1]

    de Lannoy, G. J., P. de Rosnay, and R. H. Reichle. 2016. "Soil Moisture Data Assimilation." Handbook of Hydrometeorological Ensemble Forecasting 1-43 [10.1007/978-3-642-40457-3_32-1]

    Su, C.-H., D. Ryu, W. Dorigo, et al. S. Zwieback, A. Gruber, C. Albergel, R. H. Reichle, and W. Wagner. 2016. "Homogeneity of a global multisatellite soil moisture climate data record." Geophysical Research Letters 43 (21): 11,245-11,252 [10.1002/2016gl070458]

    De Lannoy, G. J., and R. H. Reichle. 2016. "Assimilation of SMOS brightness temperatures or soil moisture retrievals into a land surface model." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 20 (12): 4895-4911 [10.5194/hess-20-4895-2016]

    Forman, B. A., and R. H. Reichle. 2015. "Using a Support Vector Machine and a Land Surface Model to Estimate Large-Scale Passive Microwave Brightness Temperatures Over Snow-Covered Land in North America." IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl 8 (9): 4431-4441 [10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2325780]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, J. Peng, et al. Y. Kerr, R. Castro, E. Kim, and Q. Liu. 2015. "Converting Between SMOS and SMAP Level-1 Brightness Temperature Observations Over Nonfrozen Land." IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett 12 1-5 [10.1109/LGRS.2015.2437612]

    Farhadi, L., R. H. Reichle, G. J. De Lannoy, and J. S. Kimball. 2015. "Assimilation of Freeze–Thaw Observations into the NASA Catchment Land Surface Model." J. Hydrometeorol. 16 730-743 [10.1175/JHM-D-14-0065.1]

    Draper, C. S., R. H. Reichle, G. J. De Lannoy, and B. Scarino. 2015. "A Dynamic Approach to Addressing Observation-Minus-Forecast Bias in a Land Surface Skin Temperature Data Assimilation System." J. Hydrometeor. 16 (1): 449–464 [10.1175/JHM-D-14-0087.1]

    Yoshida, Y., J. Joiner, C. J. Tucker, et al. J. Berry, J. E. Lee, G. K. Walker, R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, A. I. Lyapustin, and Y. Wang. 2015. "The 2010 Russian drought impact on satellite measurements of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence: Insights from modeling and comparisons with parameters derived from satellite reflectances." Remote Sensing of Environment 166 163–177 [10.1016/j.rse.2015.06.008]

    Kumar, S. V., C. D. Peters-Lidard, J. A. Santanello, et al. R. H. Reichle, C. S. Draper, R. D. Koster, G. Nearing, and M. F. Jasinski. 2015. "Evaluating the utility of satellite soil moisture retrievals over irrigated areas and the ability of land data assimilation methods to correct for unmodeled processes." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 19 (11): 4463-4478 [10.5194/hess-19-4463-2015]

    Draper, C., and R. Reichle. 2015. "The impact of near-surface soil moisture assimilation at subseasonal, seasonal, and inter-annual timescales." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 19 (12): 4831-4844 [10.5194/hess-19-4831-2015]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. Koster, R. H. Reichle, S. Mahanama, and Q. Liu. 2014. "An updated treatment of soil texture and associated hydraulic properties in a global land modeling system." J. Adv. Model. Earth Sys 6 957-979 [10.1002/2014MS000330]

    Reichle, R. H. 2014. "Connecting Satellite Observations with Water Cycle Variables Through Land Data Assimilation: Examples Using the NASA GEOS-5 LDAS." Surv Geophys 35 (3): 577-606 [10.1007/s10712-013-9220-8]

    Yi, Y., J. Kimball, and R. H. Reichle. 2014. "Spring hydrology determines summer net carbon uptake in northern ecosystems." Environ. Res. Lett. 9 (6): 064003 [10.1088/1748-9326/9/6/064003]

    Wagner, W., L. Brocca, V. Naeimi, et al. R. H. Reichle, C. S. Draper, R. de Jeu, D. Ryu, C.-H. Su, A. Western, J.-C. Calvet, Y. Kerr, D. Leroux, M. Drusch, T. Jackson, S. Hahn, W. Dorigo, and C. Paulik. 2014. "Clarifications on the “Comparison Between SMOS, VUA, ASCAT, and ECMWF Soil Moisture Products Over Four Watersheds in U.S.”." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing 52 (3): 1901-1906 [10.1109/TGRS.2013.2282172]

    Koster, R. D., G. K. Walker, S. P. Mahanama, and R. H. Reichle. 2014. "Soil Moisture Initialization Error and Subgrid Variability of Precipitation in Seasonal Streamflow Forecasting." J. Hydrometeor. 15 (1): 69-88 [10.1175/JHM-D-13-050.1]

    Forman, B. A., R. H. Reichle, and C. Derksen. 2014. "Estimating Passive Microwave Brightness Temperature Over Snow-Covered Land in North America Using a Land Surface Model and an Artificial Neural Network." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing 52 (1): 235-248 [10.1109/TGRS.2013.2237913]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, and J. A. Vrugt. 2014. "Uncertainty quantification of GEOS-5 L-band radiative transfer model parameters using Bayesian inference and SMOS observations." Remote Sens. Environ. 148 146-157 [10.1016/j.rse.2014.03.030]

    Robertson, F. R., M. G. Bosilovich, J. B. Roberts, et al. R. H. Reichle, R. F. Adler, L. Ricciardulli, W. Berg, and G. J. Huffman. 2014. "Consistency of Estimated Global Water Cycle Variations over the Satellite Era." J. Climate 27 (16): 6135-6154 [10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00384.1]

    Al-Yaari, A., J.-P. Wigneron, A. Ducharne, et al. Y. H. Kerr, W. Wagner, G. J. De Lannoy, R. H. Reichle, A. Al Bitar, W. Dorigo, P. Richaume, and A. Mialon. 2014. "Global-scale comparison of passive (SMOS) and active (ASCAT) satellite based microwave soil moisture retrievals with soil moisture simulations (MERRA-Land)." Remote Sensing of Environment 152 614-626 [10.1016/j.rse.2014.07.013]

    Kumar, S. V., C. D. Peters-Lidard, D. M. Mocko, et al. R. H. Reichle, Y. Liu, K. R. Arsenault, Y. Xia, M. Ek, G. A. Riggs, B. Livneh, and M. Cosh. 2014. "Assimilation of passive microwave-based soil moisture and snow depth retrievals for drought estimation." J. Hydrometeor. 15 (6): 2446-2469 [10.1175/JHM-D-13-0132.1]

    Draper, C. S., R. H. Reichle, R. de Jeu, et al. V. Naeimi, R. Parinussa, and W. Wagner. 2013. "Estimating root mean square errors in remotely sensed soil moisture over continental scale domains." Remote Sens. Environ. 137 288-298 [10.1016/j.rse.2013.06.013]

    Forman, B. A., and R. H. Reichle. 2013. "The spatial scale of model errors and assimilated retrievals in a terrestrial water storage assimilation system." Water Resour. Res. 49 (11): 7457-7468 [10.1002/2012WR012885]

    Yi, Y., J. S. Kimball, L. A. Jones, et al. R. H. Reichle, R. R. Nemani, and H. A. Margolis. 2013. "Recent climate and fire disturbance impacts on boreal and arctic ecosystem productivity estimated using a satellite-based terrestrial carbon flux model." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 118 (2): 606-622 [10.1002/jgrg.20053]

    Albergel, C., W. Dorigo, R. H. Reichle, et al. G. Balsamo, P. de Rosnay, J. Munoz-Sabater, L. Isaksen, R. de Jeu, and W. Wagner. 2013. "Skill and Global Trend Analysis of Soil Moisture from Reanalyses and Microwave Remote Sensing." J. Hydrometeor. 14 (4): 1259-1277 [10.1175/JHM-D-12-0161.1]

    Scarino, B., P. Minnis, R. Palikonda, et al. R. Reichle, D. Morstad, C. Yost, B. Shan, and Q. Liu. 2013. "Retrieving Clear-Sky Surface Skin Temperature for Numerical Weather Prediction Applications from Geostationary Satellite Data." Remote Sensing 5 (1): 342-366 [10.3390/rs5010342]

    Maggioni, V., R. H. Reichle, and E. N. Anagnostou. 2013. "The Efficiency of Assimilating Satellite Soil Moisture Retrievals in a Land Data Assimilation System Using Different Rainfall Error Models." J. Hydrometeorol. 14 (1): 368-374 [10.1175/JHM-D-12-0105.1]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, and V. R. Pauwels. 2013. "Global Calibration of the GEOS-5 L-Band Microwave Radiative Transfer Model over Nonfrozen Land Using SMOS Observations." J. Hydrometeor 14 (3): 765-785 [10.1175/JHM-D-12-092.1]

    Sahoo, A. K., G. J. De Lannoy, R. H. Reichle, and P. R. Houser. 2013. "Assimilation and downscaling of satellite observed soil moisture over the Little River Experimental Watershed in Georgia, USA." Advances in Water Resources 52 19-33 [10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.08.007]

    Holmes, T. R., T. Jackson, R. Reichle, and J. Basara. 2012. "An assessment of surface soil temperature products from numerical weather prediction models using ground-based measurements." Water Resour. Res. 48 (2): W02531 [10.1029/2011WR010538]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, K. R. Arsenault, et al. P. R. Houser, S. V. Kumar, N. E. Verhoest, and V. R. Pauwels. 2012. "Multiscale assimilation of Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer–EOS snow water equivalent and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer snow cover fraction observations in northern Colorado." Water Resour. Res. 48 (1): W01522 [10.1029/2011WR010588]

    Maggioni, V., E. N. Anagnostou, and R. H. Reichle. 2012. "The impact of model and rainfall forcing errors on characterizing soil moisture uncertainty in land surface modeling." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 16 (10): 3499-3515 [10.5194/hess-16-3499-2012]

    Maggioni, V., R. H. Reichle, and E. N. Anagnostou. 2012. "The Impact of Rainfall Error Characterization on the Estimation of Soil Moisture Fields in a Land Data Assimilation System." J. Hydrometeorology 13 (3): 1107-1118 [10.1175/JHM-D-11-0115.1]

    Draper, C. S., R. H. Reichle, G. J. De Lannoy, and Q. Liu. 2012. "Assimilation of passive and active microwave soil moisture retrievals." Geophysical Research Letters 39 (4): L04401 [10.1029/2011GL050655]

    Mahanama, S., B. Livneh, R. D. Koster, D. Lettenmaier, and R. H. Reichle. 2012. "Soil Moisture, Snow, and Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts in the United States." Journal of Hydrometeorology 13 (1): 189-203 [10.1175/JHM-D-11-046.1]

    Kumar, S., R. Reichle, K. Harrison, et al. C. Peters-Lidard, S. Yatheendradas, and J. Santanello. 2012. "A comparison of methods for a priori bias correction in soil moisture data assimilation." Water Resour. Res. 48 (3): W03515 [10.1029/2010WR010261]

    Li, B., M. Rodell, B. F. Zaitchik, et al. R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, and T. M. van Dam. 2012. "Assimilation of GRACE terrestrial water storage into a land surface model: Evaluation and potential value for drought monitoring in western and central Europe." Journal of Hydrology 446-447 103-115 [10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.04.035]

    Forman, B., R. Reichle, and M. Rodell. 2012. "Assimilation of terrestrial water storage from GRACE in a snow-dominated basin." Water Resour. Res. 48 (1): W01507 [10.1029/2011WR011239]

    Houborg, R., M. Rodell, B. Li, R. Reichle, and B. F. Zaitchik. 2012. "Drought indicators based on model-assimilated Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) terrestrial water storage observations." Water Resour. Res. 48 (7): W07525 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2011WR011291]

    Nearing, G. S., W. T. Crow, K. R. Thorp, et al. S. Moran, R. H. Reichle, and H. V. Gupta. 2012. "Assimilating remote sensing observations of leaf area index and soil moisture for wheat yield estimates: An observing system simulation experiment." Water Resour. Res. 48 (5): W05525 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1029/2011WR011420]

    Maggioni, V., R. H. Reichle, and E. N. Anagnostou. 2011. "The Effect of Satellite Rainfall Error Modeling on Soil Moisture Prediction Uncertainty." J. Hydrometeor 12 (3): 413-428 [10.1175/2011JHM1355.1]

    Yi, Y., J. Kimball, L. Jones, R. Reichle, and K. McDonald. 2011. "Evaluation of MERRA Land Surface Estimates in Preparation for the Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission." J. Climate 24 (15): 3797-3816 [10.1175/2011JCLI4034.1]

    Rienecker, M. M., M. J. Suarez, R. Gelaro, et al. R. Todling, J. Bacmeister, E. Liu, M. G. Bosilovich, S. D. Schubert, L. Takacs, G.-K. Kim, S. Bloom, J. Chen, D. Collins, A. Conaty, A. da Silva, W. Gu, J. Joiner, R. D. Koster, R. Lucchesi, A. Molod, T. Owens, S. Pawson, P. Pegion, C. R. Redder, R. H. Reichle, F. R. Robertson, A. G. Ruddick, M. Sienkiewicz, and J. Woollen. 2011. "MERRA: NASA’s Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications." J. Climate 24 (14): 3624-3648 [10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00015.1]

    Reichle, R. H., R. D. Koster, G. J. De Lannoy, et al. B. A. Forman, Q. Liu, S. P. Mahanama, and A. Toure. 2011. "Assessment and Enhancement of MERRA Land Surface Hydrology Estimates." Journal of Climate 24 (24): 6322-6338 [10.1175/JCLI-D-10-05033.1]

    Mueller, B., S. I. Seneviratne, C. Jimenez, et al. 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. Teuling, K. Wang, and E. F. Wood. 2011. "Evaluation of global observations-based evapotranspiration datasets and IPCC AR4 simulations." J Geophys Res 38 (6): L06402 [10.1029/2010GL046230]

    Jimenez, C., C. Prigent, B. Mueller, et al. S. Seneviratne, M. McCabe, E. F. Wood, W. Rossow, G. Balsamo, A. Betts, P. Dirmeyer, J. Fisher, M. Jung, M. Kanamitsu, R. Reichle, M. Reichstein, M. Rodell, J. Sheffield, K. Tu, and K. Wang. 2011. "Global intercomparison of 12 land surface heat flux estimates." J Geophys Res 116 (D2): D02108 [10.1029/2010JD014545]

    Liu, Q., R. H. Reichle, R. Bindlish, et al. M. Cosh, W. Crow, R. Jeu, G. J. De Lannoy, G. J. Huffman, and T. Jackson. 2011. "The Contributions of Precipitation and Soil Moisture Observations to the Skill of Soil Moisture Estimates in a Land Data Assimilation System." J. Hydrometeorology 12 (5): 750-765 [10.1175/JHM-D-10-05000.1]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. Reichle, P. Houser, et al. K. Arsenault, N. Verhoest, and V. Pauwels. 2010. "Satellite-Scale Snow Water Equivalent Assimilation into a High-Resolution Land Surface Model." J. Hydrometeor 11 (2): 352-369 [10.1175/2009JHM1192.1]

    Tedesco, M., R. H. Reichle, A. Loew, T. Markus, and J. Foster. 2010. "Dynamic Approaches for Snow Depth Retrieval From Spaceborne Microwave Brightness Temperature." IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing 48 (4): 1955-1967 [10.1109/TGRS.2009.2036910]

    Entekhabi, D., E. G. Njoku, P. E. ONeill, et al. K. H. Kellogg, W. T. Crow, W. N. Edelstein, J. K. Entin, S. D. Goodman, T. J. Jackson, J. Johnson, J. Kimball, J. R. Piepmeier, R. D. Koster, N. Martin, K. C. McDonald, M. Moghaddam, S. Moran, R. H. Reichle, J. C. Shi, M. W. Spencer, S. W. Thurman, L. Tsang, and J. Van Zyl. 2010. "The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Mission." Proc. IEEE 98 (5): 704-716 [10.1109/jproc.2010.2043918]

    Entekhabi, D., R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, and W. T. Crow. 2010. "Performance Metrics for Soil Moisture Retrievals and Application Requirements." J. Hydrometeor 11 (3): 832-840 [10.1175/2010JHM1223.1]

    Reichle, R. H., S. V. Kumar, S. P. Mahanama, R. D. Koster, and Q. Liu. 2010. "Assimilation of Satellite-Derived Skin Temperature Observations into Land Surface Models." J. Hydrometeor 11 (5): 1103-1122 [10.1175/2010JHM1262.1]

    Koster, R. D., S. P. Mahanama, B. Livneh, B. P. Letternmaier, and R. H. Reichle. 2010. "Skill in streamflow forecasts derived from large-scale estimates of soil moisture and snow." Nature Geoscience 3 (9): 613-616 [10.1038/NGEO944]

    Kumar, S., R. H. Reichle, R. D. Koster, W. T. Crow, and C. Peters-Lidard. 2009. "Role of Subsurface Physics in the Assimilation of Surface Soil Moisture Observations." J. Hydrometeor 10 (6): 1534-1547 [10.1175/2009JHM1134.1]

    Zaitchik, B. F., M. Rodell, and R. H. Reichle. 2008. "Assimilation of GRACE Terrestrial Water Storage Data into a Land Surface Model: Results for the Mississippi River Basin." J. Hydrometeorol. 9 (3): 535-548 [10.1175/2007JHM951.1]

    Reichle, R. H. 2008. "Data assimilation methods in the Earth sciences." Advances in Water Resources 31 (11): 1411-1418 [10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.01.001]

    Crow, W. T., and R. H. Reichle. 2008. "Comparison of adaptive filtering techniques for land surface data assimilation." Water Resour. Res. 44 (8): W08423 [10.1029/2008WR006883]

    Reichle, R. H., W. T. Crow, and C. L. Keppenne. 2008. "An adaptive ensemble Kalman filter for soil moisture data assimilation." Water Resour. Res. 44 (3): W03423 [10.1029/2007WR006357]

    Reichle, R. H., W. T. Crow, R. D. Koster, H. O. Sharif, and S. P. Mahanama. 2008. "Contribution of soil moisture retrievals to land data assimilation products." Geophysical Research Letters 35 (1): L01404 [10.1029/2007GL031986]

    Kumar, S. V., R. H. Reichle, C. D. Peters-Lidard, et al. R. D. Koster, X. Zhan, W. T. Crow, J. B. Eylander, and P. R. Houser. 2008. "A land surface data assimilation framework using the land information system: Description and applications." Advances in Water Resources 31 (11): 1419-1432 [10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.01.013]

    Mahanama, S. P., R. D. Koster, R. H. Reichle, and M. J. Suarez. 2008. "Impact of Subsurface Temperature Variability on Surface Air Temperature Variability: An AGCM Study." J. Hydrometeor. 9 (4): 804-815 [10.1175/2008JHM949.1]

    Mahanama, S. P., R. D. Koster, R. H. Reichle, and L. Zubair. 2008. "The role of soil moisture initialization in subseasonal and seasonal streamflow prediction – A case study in Sri Lanka." Advances in Water Resources 31 (10): 1333-1343 [10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.06.004]

    Koster, R., T. Bell, R. Reichle, M. Suarez, and S. Schubert. 2008. "Using Observed Spatial Correlation Structures to Increase the Skill of Subseasonal Forecasts." Mon. Wea. Rev. 136 (6): 1923-1930 [10.1175/2007MWR2255.1]

    Kumar, S. V., C. Peters-Lidard, Y. Tian, et al. R. Reichle, J. Geiger, C. Alonge, J. Eylander, and P. Houser. 2008. "An Integrated Hydrologic Modeling and Data Assimilation Framework." Computer 41 (12): 52-59 [10.1109/MC.2008.475]

    De Lannoy, G. J., R. H. Reichle, P. R. Houser, V. R. Pauwels, and N. E. Verhoest. 2007. "Correcting for forecast bias in soil moisture assimilation with the ensemble Kalman filter." Water Resour. Res. 43 (9): W09410 [10.1029/2006WR005449]

    Reichle, R. H., R. D. Koster, P. Liu, et al. S. P. Mahanama, E. G. Njoku, and M. Owe. 2007. "Comparison and assimilation of global soil moisture retrievals from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for the Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) and the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR)." J. Geophys. Res. 112 (D9): D09108 [10.1029/2006JD008033]

    Crow, W. T., D. Entekhabi, R. D. Koster, and R. H. Reichle. 2006. "Multiple spaceborne water cycle observations would aid modeling." Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 87 (15): 149–153 [10.1029/2006EO150002]

    Crow, W. T., R. D. Koster, and R. H. Reichle. 2005. "Relevance of time-varying and time-invariant retrieval error sources on the utility of spaceborne soil moisture products." Geophysical Research Letters 32 (24): L24405 [10.1029/2005GL024889]

    Reichle, R. H., and R. D. Koster. 2005. "Global assimilation of satellite surface soil moisture retrievals into the NASA Catchment land surface model." Geophysical Research Letters 32 (2): L02404 [10.1029/2004GL021700]

    Berg, A. A., J. S. Famiglietti, M. Rodell, et al. R. H. Reichle, U. Jambor, S. L. Holl, and P. R. Houser. 2005. "Development of a hydrometeorological forcing data set for global soil moisture estimation." Int. J. Climatol. 25 (13): 1697-1714 [10.1002/joc.1203]

    Reichle, R. H., and R. D. Koster. 2004. "Bias reduction in short records of satellite soil moisture." Geophysical Research Letters 31 (19): L19501 [10.1029/2004GL020938]

    Reichle, R. H., R. D. Koster, J. R. Dong, and A. Berg. 2004. "Global Soil Moisture from Satellite Observations, Land Surface Models, and Ground Data: Implications for Data Assimilation." Journal of Hydrometeorology 5 (3): 430-442 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1175/1525-7541(2004)005<0430:GSMFSO>2.0.CO;2]

    Koster, R. D., M. J. Suarez, P. Liu, et al. U. Jambor, A. Berg, M. Kistler, R. H. Reichle, M. Rodell, and J. Famiglietti. 2004. "Realistic Initialization of Land Surface States: Impacts on Subseasonal Forecast Skill." Journal of Hydrometeorology 5 (6): 1049-1063 [10.1175/JHM-387.1]

    Reichle, R. H., and R. D. Koster. 2003. "Assessing the Impact of Horizontal Error Correlations in Background Fields on Soil Moisture Estimation." J. Hydrometeor 4 (6): 1229-1242 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1175/1525-7541(2003)004<1229:ATIOHE>2.0.CO;2]

    Walker, J. P., P. R. Houser, and R. H. Reichle. 2003. "New Technologies Require Advances in Hydrologic Data Assimilation." Eos 84 (49): 545, 551

    Reichle, R. H., J. P. Walker, R. D. Koster, and P. R. Houser. 2002. "Extended versus Ensemble Kalman Filtering for Land Data Assimilation." J. Hydrometeor 3 (6): 728-740 [10.1175/1525-7541(2002)003<0728:EVEKFF>2.0.CO;2]

    Reichle, R. H., R. D. Koster, and S. M. Hassanizadeh. 2002. "Land data assimilation with the ensemble Kalman filter: assessing model error parameters using innovations." Computational Methods in Water Resources Vols 1 and 2 47 1387-1394

    Reichle, R. H., D. B. McLaughlin, and D. Entekhabi. 2002. "Hydrologic Data Assimilation with the Ensemble Kalman Filter." Mon Wea Rev 130 103-114

    Reichle, R. H., D. B. McLaughlin, and D. Entekhabi. 2001. "Variational data assimilation of microwave radiobrightness observations for land surface hydrology applications." IEEE Transactions on Geosciences and Remote Sensing 39 1708-1718 [10.1109/36.942549]

    Reichle, R. H., D. Entekhabi, and D. B. McLaughlin. 2001. "Downscaling of radio brightness measurements for soil moisture estimation: A four-dimensional variational data assimilation approach." Water Resources Research 37 2353-2364 [10.1029/2001WR000475]

    Reichle, R. H., W. Kinzelbach, and H. Kinzelbach. 1998. "Effective parameters in heterogeneous and homogeneous transport models with kinetic sorption." Water Resources Research 34 583-594 [10.1029/97WR03518]

    Non-Refereed

    Reichle, R. H., G. J. De Lannoy, Q. Liu, and J. V. Ardizzone. 2016. "SMAP Data Assimilation at the GMAO." Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) Quarterly 53 1-5 [10.7289/V50C4SS7]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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