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Brown, J.H. ; Gupta, V.K. ; Li, B.L. ; Milne, B.T. ; Restrepo, C. ; West, G.B. 2002. The fractal nature of nature: power laws, ecological complexity and biodiversity. Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society Of London Series B-Biological Sciences. 357(1421):619-626

Ciach, G.J. and W.F. Krajewski, Analysis and modeling of spatial correlation structure of small-scale rainfall in Central Oklahoma, Advances in Water Resources, 2006 (in press).

Ciach, G.J. and W.F. Krajewski, On the estimation of radar rainfall error variance, Advances in Water Resources, 22(6), 585-595, 1999.

Ciach, G.J. and W.F. Krajewski, Radar-rain gauge comparisons under observational uncertainties, Journal of Applied Meteorology, 38(10), 1519-1525, 1999.

Ciach, G.J. Local random errors in tipping-bucket raingauge measurements, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 20, 752-759, 2003.

Ciach, G.J., E. Habib and W.F. Krajewski, Zero-covariance hypothesis in the Error Variance Separation method of radar rainfall verification, Advances in Water Resources, 26(5), 673-680, 2003.

Ciach, G.J., M.L. Morrissey, and W.F. Krajewski, Conditional bias in radar rainfall estimation, Journal of Applied Meteorology, 39(11), 1941-46, 2000.

Furey, P.R., and V.K. Gupta, Effects of excess rainfall on the temporal variability of observed peak discharge power laws, Advances in Water Resources, 28, 1240-1253, 2005.

Furey, P.R., and V.K. Gupta, Spatial generalization of the geomorphic unit hydrograph with applications to peak discharge scaling, Advances in Water Resources, 2005 (in review).

Gupta, V. K. (WEB Chair), New interdisciplinary initiative combines water, earth, and biota, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 81(42), 484, 2000.

Gupta, V.K, Emergence of statistical scaling in floods on channel networks from complex runoff dynamics, Chaos, Solutions and Fractals, 19, 357-365, 2004a.

Gupta, V.K. (WEB Chair), Hydrology (summary of the Water, Earth, and Biota initiative as a 2000 highlight for Geosciences), Geotimes, 46(9), 25-26, 2001.

Gupta, V.K. and D.R. Dawdy, Physical interpretations of regional variations in the scaling exponents of flood quantiles, Hydrologic Process, 9, 347-361, 1995.

Gupta, V.K. and E. Waymire, Spatial variability and scale invariance in hydrologic regionalization, in Scale Dependence and Scale Invariance in Hydrology, edited by G. Sposito, pp. 88-135, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1998.

Gupta, V.K., Applications of statistical self-similarity in drainage areas to coupled processes in Strahler ordered river networks, 2006 (in preparation for publication).

Gupta, V.K., Prediction of statistical scaling in peak flows for rainfall–runoff events: a new framework for testing physical hypotheses, Scales in Hydrology and Water Management, Kovacs Colloquium, UNESCO, IAHS Pub. 287, 97-111, 2004b.

Gupta, V.K., S.L. Castro, and T.M. Over, On scaling exponents of spatial peak flows from rainfall and river network geometry, Journal of Hydrology, 187, 81-104, 1996.

Habib, E. G.J. Ciach, and W.F. Krajewski, A method for filtering out raingauge representativeness errors from the verification distributions of radar and raingauge rainfall, Advances in Water Resources, 27(10), 967–980, 2004.

Habib, E., W.F. Krajewski, and A. Kruger, Sampling errors of fine resolution tipping-bucket rain gauge measurements, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 6(2), 159-166, 2001.

Habib, E., W.F. Krajewski, V. Nešpor, and A. Kruger, Numerical simulation studies of raingauge data correction due to wind effect, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres Research, 104(D16), 19,723-19,734, 1999.

Kean, J.W., and J.D. Smith, Generation and verification of theoretical rating curves in the Whitewater river basin, Kansas, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, F04012, doi:10.1029/2004JF000250, 2005.

Kerkhoff, A.J., S. N. Martens, and B.T. Milne. 2004. An ecological analysis of Eagleson's optimality hypotheses. Functional Ecology 18(3):404-413.

Kerkhoff, A.J., S. N. Martens, G.A. Shore and B.T. Milne. 2004. Contingent effects of water balance variation on tree cover density in semiarid woodlands. Global Ecology and Biogeography 3:237-246.

Krajewski, W.F. A. Kruger, C. Caracciolo, P. Golé, L. Barthes, J.-D. Creutin, J.-Y. Delahaye, E.I. Nikolopoulos, F. Ogden, J.-P. Vinson, DEVEX-Disdrometer Evaluation Experiment: Basic results and implications for hydrologic studies, Advances in Water Resources, 29, 311-325, 2006.

Krajewski, W.F. and J.A. Smith, Radar hydrology: Rainfall estimation, Advances in Water Resources, 25, 1387–1394, 2002.

Krajewski, W.F., Co-kriging of radar-rainfall and rain gage data, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 92(D8), 9571-9580, 1987.

Krajewski, W.F., E.N. Anagnostou, and G.J. Ciach, Effects of the radar observation process on inferred rainfall statistics, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 101(D21), 26493-26502, 1996.

Krajewski, W.F., G.J. Ciach and E. Habib, An analysis of small-scale rainfall variability in different climatological regimes, Hydrologic Sciences Journal, 48(2), 151-162, 2003.

Krajewski, W.F., G.J. Ciach, and G. Villarini, Towards probabilistic quantitative precipitation WSR-88D algorithms: Data analysis and development of ensemble generator model: Phase 4, Final Report, Office of Hydrologic Development, U.S. National Weather Services, Silver Spring, Maryland, pp. 206, 2006.

Krajewski, W.F., Ground networks: are we doing the right thing? In: Measuring precipitation from space: EURAINSAT and the future. V. Levizzani, P. Bauer, and F. J. Turk, Eds., Springer, 403-420, 2006 (in press).

LeMone, M. A., R. L. Grossman, R. L. Coulter, M. L. Wesley, G. E. Klazura, G. S. Poulous, W. Blumen, J. K. Lundquist, R. H. Cuenca, S. F. Kelly, E. A. Brandes, S. P. Oncley, R. T. McMillen, and B. B. Hicks, Land-atmosphere interaction research, early results, and opportunities in the walnut river watershed in southeast Kansas: CASES and ABLE. Bull. American Meteor. Soc., 81, 757-779, 2002c.

Mantilla, R. and V.K. Gupta, A GIS numerical framework to study the process basis of scaling statistics on river networks, IEEE Transactions of Geophysical and Remote Sensing Letters, 2(4): 404-408, 2005.

Mantilla, R., V.K. Gupta, and O. Mesa. 2006. Role of coupled flow dynamics and real network structures on Hortonian scaling of peak flows, Journal of Hydrology, 2006 (in press, available online).

McConnell, M. and V.K. Gupta, A proof of the Horton law of stream numbers for the Tokunaga model of river networks, Fractals, 2006 (in review).

Milne, B. T., D. I. Moore, J. L. Betancourt, J. A. Parks, T. W. Swetnam, R. R. Parmenter, and W. T. Pockman. 2003. Mulitdecadal Drought Cycles in South-Central New Mexico: Patterns and Consequences. pp. 286-307. in. Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response at Long-Term Ecological Research Sites. D. Greenland, D. G. Goodin, and R. C. Smith (eds). Oxford University Press, Oxford. 459 pp

Milne, B.T., V.K. Gupta, and C. Restrepo, A scale invariant coupling of plants, water, energy and terrain, EcoScience, 9(2), 191-199, 2002.

Nordstrom, K. and V. Gupta, Scaling statistics in a critical, nonlinear physical model of tropical oceanic rainfall, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 10, 531-543, 2003.

Nordstrom, K. Simple Models for use in Hydroclimatology, PhD dissertation, University of Colorado, Boulder, June, 2002.

Nordstrom, K., and V. Gupta, Origins of scaling in a physically-based model of tropical oceanic convective rainfall, Geophysical Research Letters, under review, 2006a.

Nordstrom, K., B. Milne, and V. Gupta, A multiplicative relationship between evapotranspiration, potential evapotranspiration, and precipitation on annual timescales, Geophysical Research Letters, in preparation, 2006b.

Nordstrom, K., V. Gupta, and T. Chase, Role of the hydrological cycle in regulating the climate of a simple dynamic area fraction model, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 12, 741-753, 2005.

Nordstrom, K., V. Gupta, and T. Chase, Salvaging the Daisyworld parable under the dynamic area fraction framework, Scientists on Gaia, S. Schneider and P. Boston, eds., MIT Press, 2004.

Ogden, F.L., and D.R. Dawdy, Peak discharge scaling in a small Hortonian watershed, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 8(2), 64-73, 2003.

Over, T., and V. Gupta, Statistical analysis of mesoscale rainfall: dependence of a random cascade generator on the large-scale forcing, J. Applied Meteorol., 33(12):1526-1542, 1994.

Pavlopoulos, H. and V. Gupta, Scale invariance of regional wet and dry durations of rainfields: a diagnostic study, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 108(D8), 8387, CIP 12:1-14, 2003.

Peckham, S. D., New results for self-similar trees with applications to river networks, Water Resources Research, 31(4), 1023-1029, 1995.

Peckham, S.D, and V.K. Gupta, A reformulation of Horton's law for large river networks in terms of statistical self-similarity, Water Resources Research, 35, 2763-2777, 1999.

Sharif, H.O., F.L. Ogden, W.F. Krajewski, and M. Xue, Numerical simulations of radar-rainfall error propagation, Water Resources Research, 38(8), 1140, doi: 10.1029/2001WR000525, 2002.

Sharif, H.O., F.L. Ogden, W.F. Krajewski, and M. Xue, Statistical analysis of radar-rainfall error propagation, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 5(1), 199-212, 2004.

Veitzer, S., and V.K. Gupta, Random self-similar river networks and derivations of Horton-type relations exhibiting statistical simple scaling, Water Resources Research, 36(4), 1033- 1048, 2000.

Villarini, G., G.J. Ciach, W.K. Krajewski, K. Nordstrom, and V.K. Gupta, Impact of systematic and random errors in scaling properties of radar rainfall, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2006 (in preparation).

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