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1. Creutzfeldt, B., et al. (2014). Storage-discharge relationships at different catchment scales based on local high-precision gravimetry, Hydrolical Processes, VOL. 28


1. Hrachowitz, M., et al. (2013). A decade of Predictions in Ungauged Basins (PUB) ? A review, Hydrological Sciences Journal, VOL. 58

2. Pelletier, J.D., et al. (2013). Coevolution of nonlinear trends in vegetation, soils, and topography with elevation and slope aspect: A case study in the sky islands of southern Arizona, JGR - Earth Surface, VOL. 118

3. Troch, P. A., et al. (2013). Climate-vegetation-soil interactions and long-term hydrologic partitioning: signatures of catchment co-evolution, HESS, VOL. 17

4. Troch, P.A., et al. (2013). The importance of hydraulic groundwater theory in catchment hydrology: The legacy of Wilfried Brutsaert and Jean-Yves Parlange, WRR, VOL. 49

5. Heidbuchel, I., et al. (2013). Separating physical and meteorological controls of variable transit times in zero-order catchments, WRR, VOL. 49


1. Thompson, S.E., et al. (2012). Incorporating student-centered approaches into catchment hydrology teaching: a review and synthesis, HESS, VOL. 16

2. Zanardo, S., et al.(2012). Intra-annual rainfall variability control on interannual variability of catchment water balance: A stochastic analysis, WRR, VOL. 48

3. Bachmaier, S., et al.(2012). Intercomparing hillslope hydrological dynamics: Spatio-temporal variability and vegetation cover effects, WRR, VOL. 48

4. Creutzfeldt, B., et al.(2012). Total water storage dynamics in response to climate variability and extremes: Inference from long-term terrestrial gravity measurement, Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 117

5. Heidbuechel, I., et al.(2012), The master transit time distribution of variable flow systems, WRR, VOL. 48


1. Ajami H., et al. (2011). Quantifying mountain block recharge by means of catchment-scale storage-discharge relationships, WRR, VOL. 47

2. Brooks P.D., et al. (2011). Quantifying regional scale ecosystem response to changes in precipitation: Not all rain is created equal, WRR, VOL. 47

3. Harman C.J., et al. (2011). Functional model of water balance variability at the catchment scale: 2. Elasticity of fast and slow runoff components to precipitation change in the continental United States, WRR, VOL. 47

4. Rasmussen C., et al. (2011). An open system framework for integrating critical zone structure and function, Biogeochemistry, VOL. 102

5. Sivapalan M., et al. (2011). Functional model of water balance variability at the catchment scale: 1. Evidence of hydrologic similarity and space-time symmetry, WRR, VOL. 47

6. Thompson S.E., et al. (2011). Spatial scale dependence of ecohydrologically mediated water balance partitioning: A synthesis framework for catchment ecohydrology, WRR, VOL. 47

7. Thompson S.E., et al. (2011). Comparative hydrology across AmeriFlux sites: The variable roles of climate, vegetation, and groundwater, WRR, VOL. 47

8. Carrillo, G., et al. (2011). Catchment Classification: Hydrologic analysis of catchment behavior through process-based modelling, HESS, VOL. 15

9. Sawicz, K., et al (2011). Catchment classification: empirical analysis of hydrologic similarity based on catchment function in the eastern USA, HESS, VOL. 15

10. Chorover, J. et al. (2011). How Water, Carbon, and Energy Drive Critical Zone Evolution: The Jemez-Santa Catalina Critical Zone Observatory, Vadose Zone Journal, VOL. 10

11. Voepel, H. et al. (2011). Quantifying the role of climate and landscape characteristics on hydrologic partitioning and vegetation response, WRR, VOL. 47

12. Guardiola-Claramonte, M. et al. (2011). Decreased streamflow in semi-arid basins following drought-induced tree die-off: A counter-intuitive and indirect climate impact on hydrology, Journal of Hydrology, VOL. 406

13. Thompson, S.E. et al. (2011). Patterns, puzzles and people: implementing hydrologic synthesis, Hydrological Processes, VOL. 25

14. Switanek, M.B., P.A. Troch (2011). Decadal prediction of Colorado River streamflow anomalies using ocean-atmosphere teleconnections, Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 38

15. Thompson, S.E. et al. (2011). Patterns, puzzles and people: implementing hydrologic synthesis, Hydrological Processes, VOL. 25


1. Guardiola-Claramonte M., et al. (2010). Hydrologic effects of the expansion of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) in a tropical catchment, Ecohydrology, VOL. 3

2. Harpold A.A., et al. (2010). The hydrological effects of lateral preferential flow paths in a glaciated watershed in the northeastern USA, Vadose Zone Journal, VOL. 9

3. Hurkmans R., et al. (2010). Changes in streamflow dynamics in the Rhine basin under three high-resolution regional climate scenarios, Journal of Climate, VOL. 23

4. Ivanov V.Y., et al. (2010). Hysteresis of soil moisture spatial heterogeneity and the "homogenizing" effect of vegetation, WRR, VOL. 46

5. Lyon S.W., P.A. Troch (2010). Development and application of a catchment similarity index for subsurface flow, WRR, VOL. 46

6. McDonnell J.J., et al. (2010). How old is streamwater? Open questions in catchment transit time conceptualization, modelling and analysis, Hyrological Processes, VOL. 24

7. Valentijn R.N., P.A. Troch (2010). Estimation of aquifer lower layer hydraulic conductivity values through base flow hydrograph rising limb analysis, WRR, VOL. 46

8. Volkmann, T.H.M., et al. (2010). Multicriteria design of rain gauge networkds for flash flood prediction in semiarid catchments with complex terrain, WRR, VOL. 46

9. Wagener T., et al. (2010). The future of hydrology: An evolving science for a changing world, WRR, VOL. 46


1. Adams H.D., et al. (2009). Temperature sensitivity of drought-induced tree mortality portends increased regional die-off under global-change-type drought, PNAS, 106(17)

2. Adams H.D., et al. (2009). Reply to Sala: Temperature sensitivity in drought-induced tree mortality hastens the need to further resolve a physiological model of death, PNAS, 106(26)

3. Broxton P.D., et al. (2009). On the role of aspect to quantify water transit times in small mountainous catchemnts, WRR, VOL. 45

4. Griffiths P.G., et al. (2009). Spatial distribution and frequency of precipitation during an extreme event: July 2006 mesoscale convective complexes and floods in southeastern Arizona, WRR, VOL. 45

5. Hopp L., et al. (2009). Hillslope hydrology under glass: confronting fundamental questions of soil-water-biota co-evolution at Biosphere 2, Hydrology & Earth System Sciences, 13(11)

6. Hurkmans, R., et al. (2009). Effects of land use changes on streamflow generation in the Rhine basin, WRR, VOL. 45

7. Hurkmans R., et al. (2009). Effects of climate variability on water storage in the Colorado River basin, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 10(5)

8. Lyon S.W., et al. (2009). A tale of two isotopes: differences in hydrograph separation for a runoff event when using dD versus d180, Hydrological Processes, VOL. 23

9. Lyon S.W., et al. (2009). Estimation of permafrost thawing rates in a sub-arctic catchmet using recession flow analysis, Hydrology & Earth System Sciences, VOL. 13

10. Switanek M.B., et al. (2009). Improving Seasonal Predictions of Climate Variability and Water Availability at the Catchment Scale, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 10(5)

11. Troch P.A., et al. (2009). Climte and vegetation water use efficiency at catchment scales, Hydrological Processes, VOL. 23


1. Bogaart, P., A. Teuling, and P.A. Troch (2008). A state-dependent parameterization of saturated--unsaturated zone interaction, Water Resources Research,VOL. 44, W11423, doi:10.1029/2007WR006487

2. Desilets, S.L.E., P.A. Ferre, and P.A. Troch (2008). Effects of stream-aquifer disconnection on loal flow patterns, Water Resources Research, 44, W09501, doi:10.1029/2007WR006782

3. Guardiola-Claramonte, M., P.A. Troch, A.D. Ziegler, T.W.Giambelluca, J.B. Vogler, and M.A. Nullet (2008). Local hydrologic effects of introducing non-native vegetation in a tropical catchment, Ecohydrology, 1, 13-22, doi:10.1002/eco.3

4. Hasan, S., P. A. Troch, P. W. Bogaart, and C. Kroner (2008), Evaluating catchment-scale hydrological modeling by means of terrestrial gravity observations, Water Resour. Res., 44, W08416, doi:10.1029/2007WR006321

5. Hurkmans, R.T.W.L, H. de Moel, J.C.J.H. Aerts, P.A. Troch (2007). Water balance versus land surface model in the simulation of Rhine river discharges. Water Resources Research, 44, W01418, doi:10.1029/2007WR006168.

6. Lyon, S. W., S. L. E. Desilets, and P. A. Troch (2008), Characterizingthe response of a catchment to an extreme rainfall event using hydrometric and isotopic data, Water Resour. Res., 44, W06413, doi:10.1029/2007WR006259.

7. Lyon, S.W., P.A. Troch, P.D. Broxton, N.P. Molotch, and P.D. Brooks (2008). Monitoring the timing of snow melt and the initiation of streamflow using a distributed network of temperature/light sensors, Ecohydrology,Ecohydrol. 1, 215-224 DOI: 10.1002/eco.18

8. Lyon, S.W. and P.A. Troch (2008). Development and application of a catchment similarity index for subsurface flow, Water Resources Research, in review.

9. Talebi, A., P.A. Troch, and R. Uijlenhoet (2008). Application of a probabilistic model of rainfall-induced shallow landslides to complex hollows, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 8, 733-744.

10. Talebi, A., R. Uijlenhoet and P.A. Troch,(2008). A low-dimensional physically based model of hydrologic control of shallow landsliding on complex hillslopes, Earth Surf. Process. Landforms 33, 1964-1976

11. Talebi, A., P.A. Troch, and R. Uijlenhoet (2008). A steady-state analytical slope stability model for complex hillslopes, Hydrological Processes, 22(4), 546-553.

12. Troch P.A., et al. (2008). Dealing with Landscape Heterogeneity in Watershed Hydrology: A review of Recent Progress toward New Hydrological Theory, Geography Compass 2: 10.1111/j.1749-8198.2008.00186.x


1. Desilets, S.L.E., B. Nijssen, B. Ekwurzel, P.A. Ferre (2007). Post-wildfire changes in suspended sediment rating curves: Sabino Canyon, Arizona. Hydrological Processes, (in press).

2. Desilets, S.L.E., P.A. Ferre, B. Ekwurzel (2007). Flash-flood composition and routing in a semi-arid watershed. Water Resources Research. (in review).

3. Hilberts, A.G.J., P.A. Troch, C. Paniconi, J. Boll (2007). Low-dimensional modeling of hillslope subsurface flow: Relationship between rainfall, recharge, and unsaturated storage dynamics. Water Resources Research, 43 (3): Art. No. W03445.

4. Lyon, S.W. and P.A. Troch (2007), Hillslope subsurface flow similarity: Real-world tests of the hillslope Peclet number, Water Resources Research, 43 (7), W07450.

5. Magirl, C.S., R.H. Webb, M. Schaffner, S.W. Lyon, P.G. Griffiths, C. Shoemaker, C.L. Unkrich, S. Yatheendradas, P.A. Troch, E. Pytlak, D.C. Goodrich, S.L.E. Desilets, A. Youberg, and P.A. Pearthree (2007). Hydro-geomorphic response to an extreme precipitation event in Southern Arizona, EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 88(17), 24 April 2007.

6. Troch, P.A., M. Durcik, S. Seneviratne, M. Hirschi, A. Teuling, R. Hurkmans, S. Hasan. New Data Sets to Estimate Terrestrial Water Storage Change. EOS, Vol. 88, No. 45, 6.

7. Talebi, A., R. Uijlenhoet, P.A. Troch. Soil moisture storage and hillslope stability (2007). Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 7 (5): 523-534.

8. Teuling A.J., F. Hupet, R. Uijlenhoet, P.A. Troch (2007). Climate variability effects on spatial soil moisture dynamics. Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (6): Art. No. L06406

9. Teuling, A.J., R. Uijlenhoet, R. Hurkmans, O. Merlin, R. Panciera, J.P. Walker (2007). Dry-end surface soil moisture variability during NAFE'06. Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (17): Art. No. L17402.

10. Wagener, T., M. Sivapalan, P. Troch, and R. Woods (2007), Catchment classification and hydrological similarity, Geography Comapss, 1, doi: 10.1111/j.1749.8198.2007.00039x


1. Agnew, L.J., S.W. Lyon, P. Garard-Marchant, V.B. Collins, A.J. Lembo, T.S. Steenhuis, and M.T. Walter (2006), Identifying hydrologically sensitive areas: Bridging the gap between science and application, Journal of Environmental Management, 78:63-76.

2. Bogaart, P.W. and P.A. Troch (2006). Curvature distribution within hillslopes and catchments and its effect on the hydrological response, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 10, 925-936.

3. Hasan, S.; P.A. Troch; J. Boll; C. Kroner (2006), Modeling the hydrological effect on local gravity at Moxa, Germany, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 7, 346-354

4. Hilberts, A. and P.A. Troch (2006). Comment on "Influence of capillarity on a simple harmonic oscillating water table: Sand column experiments and modeling" by N. Cartwright et al. (2005), Water Resources Research, 42, W11601, doi:10.1029/2006WR005042.

5. Hilberts, A., P.A. Troch, C. Paniconi and J. Boll (2006). Low-dimensional modeling of hillslope subsurface flow: The relationship between rainfall, recharge, and unsaturated storage, Water Resources Research, in press.

6. Hurkmans R. C. Paniconi, P.A. Troch. Numerical assessment of a dynamical relaxation data assimilation scheme for a catchment hydrological model. Hydrological Processes, 20 (3): 549-563.

7. Lyon, S.W., A.J. Lembo, T.S. Steenhuis, and M.T. Walter (2006), Internet mapping tools make scientific applications easy, EOS, 87(38):386, 9/19/2006.

8. Lyon, S.W., M.R. McHale, M.T. Walter, and T.S. Steenhuis (2006), The impact of runoff-generation mechanisms on the location of critical source areas, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 42(3):793-804.

9. Lyon, S.W., A.J. Lembo, M.T. Walter, and T.S. Steenhuis (2006), Defining probability of saturation with indicator kriging on hard and soft data, Advances in Water Resources, 29(2):181-193.

10. Lyon, S.W., J. Seibert, A.J. Lembo, M.T. Walter, and T.S. Steenhuis (2006), Geostatistical investigation into the temporal evolution of spatial structure in a shallow water table, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 10:113-125.

11. Margulis, S.A., E.F. Wood and P.A. Troch (2006), Preface to the special issue on the Terrestrial Water Cycle: Modeling and Data Assimilation Across Catchment Scales, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 7, 309-311.

12. Margulis, S.A., E.F. Wood, P.A. Troch (2006). The terrestrial water cycle: Modeling and data assimilation across catchment scales – Introduction. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 7 (3): 309-311.

13. Talebi, A., P.A. Troch and R. Uijlenhoet; (2006). A steady-state analytical hillslope stability model, Hydrologic Processes, in press.

14. Teuling, A.J., F. Hupet, R. Uijlenhoet and P.A. Troch (2006). Climate variability effects on spatial soil moisture dynamics, Geophysical Research Letters, accepted.

15. Teuling, A.J., S.I. Seneviratne, C. Williams and P.A. Troch (2006). Observed timescales of evapotranspiration response to soil moisture, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L23408, doi:10.1029/2006GL028178.

16. Teuling, A.; R. Uijlenhoet; F. Hupet; P.A. Troch (2006), Impact of plant water uptake strategy on soil moisture and evapotranspiration dynamics during drydown, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L03401, doi:10.1029/2005GL025019.

17. Teuling, A.J., R. Uijlenhoet, F. Hupet, E.E. van Loon and P.A. Troch (2006). Estimating spatial mean root-zone soil moisture from point-scale observations, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 10, 755-767.

18. Wojcik, R.; P.A. Troch; H. Stricker; P. Torfs; E.F. Wood; H. Su; Z. Su (2006), Mixtures of Gaussians for uncertainty description in bivariate latent heat flux proxies, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 7, 330-345.


1. Berne, A., R. Uijlenhoet and P.A. Troch (2005), Similarity analysis of subsurface flow response of hillslopes with complex geometry, Water Resources Research, 41, W09410, doi:10.1029/2004WR003629.

2. Hilberts, A.G.J., P.A. Troch and C. Paniconi (2005). Storage dependent drainable porosity for complex hillslopes, Water Resources Research, 41, W06001, doi:10.1029/2004WR003725

3. Hurkmans, R., C. Paniconi and P.A. Troch (2005). Numerical assessment of a dynamical relaxation data assimilation scheme for a catchment hydrological model, Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.1002/hyp.5921

4. Teuling, A. and P.A. Troch (2005), Improved understanding of soil moisture variability dynamics, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L05404, doi:10.1029/2004GL021935.

5. Teuling, A., R. Uijlenhoet and P.A. Troch (2005), On bimodality in warm season soil moisture observations, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L13402, doi:10.1029/2005GL023223.


1. Lyon, S.W., M.T. Walter, P. Garard-Marchant, and T.S. Steenhuis (2004), Using a topographic index to distribute variable source area runoff predicted with the SCS-curve number equation, Hydrological Processes, 18(15):2757-2771.

2. Troch, P.A., A.H. van Loon and A.G.J. Hilberts (2004). Analytical solution of the linearized hillslope-storage Boussinesq equation for exponential hillslope width functions, Water Resour. Res., 40, W08601, doi:10.1029/2003WR002850


1. Montaldo, N., V. Tonineli, J.D. Albertson, M. Mancini and P.A. Troch (2003). The effect of background hydrometeorological conditions on the sensitivity of evapotranspiration to model parameters: analysis with measurements from an Italian Alpine catchment, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 7(6), 848-861.

2. Paniconi, C., P.A. Troch, E.E. van Loon and A.G.J. Hilberts (2003). The hillslope-storage Boussinesq model for subsurface flow and variable source areas along complex hillslopes: 2. Numerical testing with 3D Richards equation model, Water Resources Research, 39(11), 1317, doi:10.1029/2002WR001730.

3. Schuurmans, J.M., P.A. Troch, A.A. Veldhuizen, W. Bastiaanssen, and M. Bierkens (2003). Assimilating remotely sensed latent heat fluxes in a distributed hydrological model, Advances in Water Resources, 26(2), 151-159.

4. Su, Z. and P.A. Troch (2003), Applications of quantitative remote sensing to hydrology, Special issue of Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 28(1-3).

5. Troch, P.A., C. Paniconi and D. McLaughlin (2003). Preface: Catchment-scale hydrological modeling and data assimilation, Advances in Water Resources, 26(2), 131-135.

6. Troch, P.A., C. Paniconi and E.E. van Loon (2003). The hillslope-storage Boussinesq model for subsurface flow and variable source areas along complex hillslopes: 1. Formulation and characteristic response, Water Resources Research, 39(11), 1316, doi:10.1029/2002WR001728.

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