Ana P. Barros, Ph.D.
Office Phone: (919) 660-5539
Box 90287121 Hudson Hall, Duke UniversityDurham, NC 27708-0287
PhD University of Washington, Seattle, 1993
(Civil Engineering – major in Hydrology, minor in Atmospheric Sciences)
MSc Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology, 1990
(Environmental Science and Engineering)
MSc University of Porto, Portugal, 1988
(Hydraulics - Ocean Engineering)
Diploma University of Porto, Portugal, 1985 (summa cum laude)
(Civil Engineering, 5-year degree, double major in Structures and Hydraulics)
2015 - James L. Meriam Professor of Civil and Env. Engineering, Duke University
2013 - Professor, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environ., Duke Univ.
2011 - Senior Fellow, Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas, US Dep. of State
2011 - Director, Karsh International Scholars Program, OUSF, Duke University
2004 - Professor, Civil &Env. Eng., Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
1999 - 2003 Associate Professor, Div. Eng. & Appl. Sciences, Harvard University
1998 - 1999 Associate Professor, Civil and Env. Eng., Penn State University
Faculty Affiliate Earth System Science Center, Penn State University
Environmental Resources Institute, Penn State University
1993 - 1998 Assistant Professor, Civil and Env. Eng., Penn State University
1990 - 1993 Research Assistant, Civil and Env. Eng. University of Washington, Seattle
1987 - 1990 Research Assistant, Env. Science and Eng., OUHS-OGI
1985 – 1987 Lecturer, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Porto
Research Associate, Institute of Hydraulics and Water Resources
Selected Honors and Awards
Distinguished Professorship, Duke University, 2015
NASA Group Achievement Award – GPM Post-Launch Team, 2015
NASA GSFC Robert H. Goddard Award (GPM GV Team), 2015
-Category of Exceptional Achievement in Science
Fellow, American Geophysical Union, 2014
AMS Sigma-Xi Distinguished Lecturer 2014-2015
WIMEK Research Fellowship, 2013
Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for Reviews of Geophysics- 2011
Fellow, American Meteorological Society, 2008
Senior Member, IEEE, 2004
Distinguished Lecturer, Texas A&M University, Spring 2003
George W. Merck Faculty Fellow, Harvard University, 1999-2003
NASA New Investigator Award- MTPE, 1996
National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 1995
Lorenz G. Straub Award, 1993
-for most meritorious Ph.D. thesis in Hydraulics and related fields.
Science Scholarship, JNICT, 1991
EOS Global Climate Change Fellowship, NASA, 1990
Prize Foundation A. Almeida, 1985
-Award for the top student graduating with the Diploma in Civil Engineering in Portugal
American Society of Civil Engineers, 1994- (Professional Grade Member, 2000)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2004- (Senior Member, 2004)
Portuguese Order of Engineers, 1986 – (Professional Civil Engineer Reg. No. 20807)
American Geophysical Union ,1987- (Fellow 2014)
Chi Epsilon, 1991
American Meteorological Society, 1991- (Fellow 2008)
European Geophysical Union, 1992
American Society for Engineering Education ,1993
American Water Resources Association ,1994
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1997- 3
Orographic cloud and precipitation processes; rainfall microphysics; meteorology and hydrology of mountainous areas; regional aspects of the water cycle, climate change and variability; scaling issues in hydrometeorology; land-atmosphere interactions; vegetation dynamics; soils-vegetation-hydrology interactions in land-margin environments; remote-sensing (retrieval algorithms and data integration); environmental physics and transport phenomena in interface environments; predictability; hydrometeorological forecasting and information technology; risk assessment and life-line infrastructure; land-use and land-cover change and anthropogenic environmental change; engineering sustainability and adaptation. Sensors and sensing systems.
American Society of Civil Engineers, 1994- (Professional Grade Member, 2000)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2004- (Senior Member, 2004)
Portuguese Order of Engineers, 1986 – (Professional Civil Engineer Reg. No. 20807)
American Geophysical Union ,1987- (Fellow 2014)
Chi Epsilon, 1991
American Meteorological Society, 1991- (Fellow 2008)
European Geophysical Union, 1992
American Society for Engineering Education ,1993
American Water Resources Association,1994
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1997-
Associate Editor, Journal of Hydrology (Elsevier), 2000-2015
Chief Editor, AMS Journal of Hydrometeorology, 2007-2011
Scientific Editor, Meteorology and Hydrology, EGS-NHESS, 2000-2012
Editorial Board, Advances in Water Resources, 2004-2007
Editor, Hydrology and Earth Systems Science, 2004-2007
Earth Interactions, Editorial Advisory Board, 2001
Selected Service to US Governmental and International Organizations
NASA Earth Sciences Senior Review, 2015, 2013, 2011
GEWEX/WCRP, Hydroclimatology Panel, 2014-
NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory Science Review Panel, 2015
DoE ARM Review committee, 2014
NSF PDM-HS Steering Committee, 2013 -2014
WMO- Task Team High Impact Weather Project, 2013-
Advisory Board, Lisbon Ph.D. School in Earth Sciences, 2013-2018
DoE ARM Science Board, 2013-2015
DoE CoV Office of Biological and Environmental Research, 2013
US National Hydrology Committee for the International Hydrology Programme 2006-2010
DoE CoV Office of Biological and Environmental Research, 2010
NOAA Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, Affiliate, 2010-
NRC/BPA Committee on Radio Frequencies, 2007-2010
NRC/BASC Climate Research Committee, 2007-2010
NCAR CISL High Performance Computing Advisory Panel, 10/2007-9/2010
NAS/ Advisory Mission to the Government of Chile, September-October 2008
NASA Snow and Cold Processes Measurement Mission, Science Advisory Panel, 2007
NSF, Chair of Site Visit and Renewal Panel, National Center Earth Surface Dynamics, 2006
NRC/SSB, Committee for the Review of NASA Science Mission Directorate Science Plan, 2006
NRC/BASC GAPP review Committee, 2005
NRC/SSB, Committee on the Scientific Context for Space Exploration (2004-2005)
NRC, Space Studies Board, 2002-2005 (Exc. Com. 2004-2005)
NRC/BASC Sulphur Mountain Radar Committee 2004 4
NOAA-OGP Regional Reanalysis Science Advisory Committee, 2000 -
NASA- Earth System Satellite Program, Science Selection Panel, 2001, 2002
NOAA, Global and Climate Change Advisory Panel , 1997-2002
NRC, USGS Committee on Water Resources, 1996-2001
NASA Global Water and Energy Cycle Initiative Science Plan Working Group, 2001-
NASA Soil Moisture Working Group, 1999 -
NSF CMS-CAREER Assessment Committee, 1997-1998
CUAHSI, Executive Committee, CUAHSI, 2000-2001 (Founding Member)
Cambridge Public Schools – Science Advisory Committee, 2002
Research Panels - EU, NERC-UK, CREF-CA, and numerous NSF, NOAA and NASA research proposal review panels
Selected Service to Professional Societies
AMS Fellows Committee, 2016-2019
ASCE Committee on Adaptation to Climate Change, 2011-
ASCE, Advisory Board, International Symposium on Weather radar and Hydrology, 2014
AAAS, Elected W Section Committee MaL, 2013-2016
AGU Horton Medal Committee, 2013-2014
AGU, Geophysical Research Letters, Editorial Board Search Committee, 2003-2006
AGU, Langbein Lecture Committee, 2009-2011
AGU, Precipitation Committee, 1993-2009
AGU, Hydrology Section Nomination Committee, 2011-2012
AGU, Large-Scale Field Experiments Committee, 2014-
AMS, Council Member (elected), 2002-2005
AMS, Planning Commission, 2005
AMS, Annual Meeting Program Committee, 2005-2008
AMS, Council Nominations Committee, 2005-2008
AMS, Ad-Hoc Committee on Public-Private Partnerships, 2003-2005
AMS, Hydrology Committee, 1995-1998, 2000-2003
AMS APT Committee on Integrated Water Resources, Co-Chair, 2011- 2014
AMS, Program Committee - 13th Conference on Hydrology, 77th Annual Meeting, 1997
AWRA Board Pennsylvania (1994-1996), President (1995)
Organizing Committee, KOS2013 Conference - Facets of Uncertainty,2013
Program Committee - 13th Conference on Hydrology, 77th Annual Meeting AMS, 1997.
Program Committee, 11th International Precipitation Conference, 2013
Program Committee, International Precipitation Conference, 2007, 2010
Chair, 7th International Precipitation Conference, (1998-2001)
Selected University Service
Presidential Committee on Facilities & Environment, 2015-2018
Provost’s Appointments, Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2012-2015
Provost’s Global Priorities Committee, 2011-2013
Founding Director, Karsh International Scholars Program, 2011-
SHEP Faculty Advisor, 2007- 2012
President’s Standing Committee on University Priorities, 2008-2010
Provost’s Faculty Diversity Standing Committee, 2008-2011
Academic Council & Executive Committee, 2008-2010
Founding Director, Engineering Frontiers, FOCUS Program, 2005-2009
Dean’s APT Committee, Pratt School of Engineering - 2006-2010
Dean Search Committee, Pratt School, 2007-2008
Dean Search Committee, Nicholas School, 2006-2007
Provost’s Com. on Undergraduate Admissions & Financial Aid, 2006-2009
Engineering Faculty Council, 2005-2007
Various Search and APT Committees 2004-
Faculty Council, Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
Graduate Faculty Council, Graduate School, Penn State University
WISE Faculty Advisor, Penn State University
Large Research Campaigns – MOHPREX 2001 (Lead PI); NAME (co-I), SMEX04 (co-PI), CLASIC 2007 (co-PI), TIGERZ/JAMEX09 (co-PI), IPHEX 2014 (Lead Scientist)
Seminars and Conference Presentations – Over three hundred invited and contributed seminars, key note talks and lectures at universities, government agencies, and professional conferences.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications [* advisee student or postdoc, $senior PI and, or significant independent contribution in multi-author paper, + Graduate Advisor]
Tao*, J., Wu, D., Gourley, J., Zhang, S.Q., Crow, W., Peters-Lidard, C.,and Barros, A.P., 2015: Operational Hydrological Forecasting during the IPHEx-IOP Campaign- Meet the Challenge. J. Hydrology, in review.
Kang, D.-H., Barros, A.P., Kim, E., 2015: Evaluating Multi-Spectral Snowpack Reflectivity With Changing Snow Grain Sizes. IEEE TGRSS, in review.
Tao*, J., and Barros, A.P., 2015a: IPHEx2014 Atmospheric Forcing Datasets for High-Resolution Hydrologic Modeling in Regiosn of Complex Terrain – Methodology an Evaluation of Impacts on Water and Energy Fluxes. J. Hydrol., pending revisions.
Tao*, J., and Barros, A.P., 2015b: IPHEx2014 Landscape Attribute Data sets for High-Resolution Hydrology Modeling in Regions of Complex Terrain – Methodology and Evaluation of Impacts on Water and Energy Fluxes. J. Hydrol. , pending revisions.
Lin, X., Kidd, C., Tao*, J. and Barros, A.P., 2015: Comparisons of rain estimates from ground radar and satellite over mountainous regions. J. Hydromet., pending revisions.
Wilson*, A., and Barros, A.P., 2015: Landform Controls on Low Level Moisture Convergence and the Diurnal Cycle of Warm Season Orographic Rainfall in the Southern Appalachians, J. Hydrol., accepted with minor revisions (submitted).
Nogueira*, M., and Barros, A.P., 2015: Transient Stochastic Downscaling of Quantitative Precipitation Estimates for Hydrological Applications. J. Hydrology, DoI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.08.041 7
Sun*, X.,and Barros, A. P., 2015: Impact of Amazonia evapotranspiration on moisture transport and convection along the eastern flanks of the Andes. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., DoI: 10.1002/qj.2615 .
Dimri, A.P., Niyogi, D., Barros, A.P., Ridley, J., Mohany, U.C., Yasunari, T., Sikka, D.R., 2015: Western Disturbance(s): a Review. Reviews of Geophysics, in press.
Duan*, Y., Wilson*, A.M., and Barros, A.P., 2015: Scoping a Field Experiment: Error Diagnostics of TRMM Precipitation Radar Estimates in Complex Terrain as a basis for IPHEx2014. Hydrol. Earth Sys. Sci., in press.
Angulo-Martinez*, M, and Barros, A.P., 2015: Measurement Uncertainty in rainfall kinetic energy and intensity relationships for soil erosion studies: an evaluation using PARSIVEL disdrometers in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Geomorphology, 228, 28-40,DoI:10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.07.036.
Nogueira*, M., and Barros, A.P., 2014: The non-convective/convective structural transition in stochastic scaling of atmospheric fields. J. Geophys. Res- Atmos., 119, DoI:10.1002/2014JD022548.
Sun*, X., and Barros, A.P., 2014: Isolating the Role of surface evapotranspiration on moist convection and cloud formation along the eastern flanks of the Andes using a quasi-idealized approach. J. Atmos. Sciences, DoI:10.1175/JAS-D-14-048.
Band, L., McDonnell, J., Barros, A., Bejan, A., Burt, T., Dietrich, W., Emanuel, R., Duncan, J., Hwang, T., Katul, G. Kim, Y., McGlynn, B., Miles, B., Porporato, A., Scaife, C., Troch, P., 2014: Ecohydrological flow networks in the subsurface. Ecohydrology, in press.
Erlingis*, J. M. and Barros, A.P., 2014: A case study of the role of daytime land-atmosphere interactions on nocturnal convective activity in the Southern Great Plains during CLASIC. J. Hydromet., Vol.15, 5, 1932-1953, DoI:10.1175/jhm-d-14-00161.
Lowman*, L. E.L., and Barros, A.P., 2014: Investigating Links between Climate and Orogeny in the central Andes: Coupling Erosion and Precipitation using a Physical-Statistical Model. J. Geophys. Res- Earth Surface, 119. 1-32.
Wilson*, A.M., and Barros, A.P., 2014: An investigation of warm rainfall microphysics in the Southern Appalachians: orographic enhancement via low-level seeder-feeder interactions. J. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 5, No.5, 1783-1805.
Barros, A.P., Duan*, Y., Brun*, J., Medina, M.A., 2014: Flood Nonstationarity in the SE and Mid-Atlantic Regions of the United States. J. Hydrologic Engineering, DOI: (ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000955.
Tao*, J. and Barros, A.P., 2014: Coupled Prediction of flood response and debris flows initiation during warm and cold season events in the Southern Appalachians, USA. Hydrol. and Earth System Sciences. DOI:10.5194/hess-18-1-2014.
Sun*, X., and Barros, A.P., 2013: High resolution simulation of Tropical Storm Ivan (2004) in the Southern Appalachians: Role of Planetary boundary layer schemes and cumulus parameterization. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., DOI:10.1002/qj.2255.
Nogueira*, M., Barros$, A.P., Miranda, P., 2013: Multifractal properties of embedded convective structures in orographic precipitation: toward subgrid-scale predictability. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 20, 1-17, DOI: 10.5194/npg-20-1-2013.
Tao*, J, and Barros, A. P., 2013: Prospects for Flash Flood Forecasting In Mountainous Regions- An Investigation of Tropical Storm Fay in the Southern Appalachians. J. Hydrology. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.02.052.
Kang*, D.K., Barros$, A.P., Dery, S.J., 2013: Evaluating Passive Microwave Radiometry for the Dynamical Transition from Dry to Wet Snowpacks. IEEE TGRSS, DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2234468.
Brun*, J. and Barros, A.P., 2013: Mapping the Role of Tropical Cyclones on the Hydroclimate of the southeast United States: 2002-2011, Int. J. of Climatology, DOI:10.1002/joc.3703.
Li, L., Li, W., and Barros, A.P., 2013: Summer precipitation variability over the Southeastern United States. Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-013-1697-9.
Brun*, J., and Barros, A.P., 2013: Exploring the Use of MODIS Vegetation Products to Monitor Hydroecological Impacts of Extreme Events in the Southeast United States. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 34:2, 519-544. http://dx.doi.org/:10.1080/01431161.2012.714088.
Shrestha*, P. and Barros$, A. P., and Khlystov, A., 2012: CCN estimates from bulk hygroscopic growth factors of ambient aerosols during the pre-monsoon season over Central Nepal. Atmospheric Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.10.042.
Sun*, X., and Barros, A.P., 2012: The impact of forcing dataset on the high resolution simulation of Tropical Storm Ivan (2004) in the Southern Appalachians. Monthly Weather Review, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-11-00345.1
Wohl, E., Barros, A.P., Brunsell, N., Chappell, N., Coe, M., Giambelluca, T., Goldsmith, S., Harmon, R., Hendrickx, J., Juvik, J., McDonnell, J., and Ogden, F., 2012: A research vision for hydrology of the humid tropics: Balancing water, energy, and land use. Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1556.
Prat*, O., Barros$, A.P., Testik*, F., 2012: On the Influence of Raindrop Collision Outcomes on Equilibrium Size distributions. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 1534-1546.
Tapiador, F., A. Hou, M. de Castro, R. Checa, Cuartero, F, and Barros, A.P., 2011: Precipitation estimates for hydroelectricity. Energy and Envir. Science, doi:10.1039/C1EE01745D.
Tapiador, F., A. Hou, M. de Castro, R. Checa, Cuartero, F, and Barros, A.P., 2011: Precipitation estimates for hydroelectricity. Energy and Envir. Science, doi: 10.1039/C1EE01745D.
Kang*, D.H., and Barros$, A. P., 2011b: Observing System Simulation of Snow Microwave Emissions over Data Sparse Regions. Part 2: Multilayer Physics, IEEE TGRSS, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2011.2169074.
Kang*, D.H., and Barros, A. P., 2011a: Observing System Simulation of Snow Microwave Emissions over Data Sparse Regions. Part 1: Single Layer Physics, IEEE TGRSS, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2011.2169073.
Brun*, J., Shrestha*, P., Barros$, A.P., 2011: Aerosol runup along the Himalayan range. Atmospheric Environment, 45, 6382-6392.
Testik*, F., Barros, A.P., Bliven, L., 2011: Toward a Physical Characterization of Raindrop Collision Outcomes. J. Atmos. Sci., doi: 10.1175/2010JAS3706.1.
Shrestha* P., Barros$, A.P., Khlystov A., 2010: Chemical composition and aerosol size distribution of the middle mountain range in the Nepal Himalayas during the 2009 pre- monsoon season, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi:10.5194/acp-10-11605-2010.
Kang,* D.H., and Barros, A. P., 2010: Introducing an L-band Snow Sensor System for In Situ Monitoring of Changes in Water Content - Full-System Testing. IEEE TGARSS, Vol. 49, Issue: 4; doi:10.1109/TGRS.2010.2072786 .
Shrestha*, P., and Barros, A.P., 2010: Joint Spatial Variability of Aerosol, Clouds and Rainfall in the Himalayas from Satellite Data, Atmos. Chemistry and Physics, 10,1- 13.doi:10.5194/acp-10-1-2010.
Prat *, O., and Barros, A.P., 2010b: Assessing satellite-based precipitation estimates in the Southern Appalachian Mountains using raingauges and TRMM PR. Adv. Geosci., 25, 143–153.
Barros, A.P., Prat*, O., Testik*, F., 2010: “Size distribution of raindrops”, Nature Physics, 6, 232.
Barros, A.P., 2010: Reply to comment by Qingyun Han on “Metrics to describe the dynamical evolution of atmospheric moisture: Intercomparison of model (NARR) and observations (ISCCP)” by Tao and Barros (2008). J. Geophys. Res., 115, D14125, doi: 10.1029/2009JD013562.
Prat*, O., and Barros, A. P., 2010: Ground Observations to Characterize the Spatial Gradients and Vertical Structure of Orographic Precipitation – Experiments in the Inner Region of the Great Smoky Mountains , J. Hydrology, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.07.013.
Sun*, X., and Barros, A.P., 2010a: “An Evaluation of the Statistics of Rainfall Extremes in Rainguage Observations, and Satellite-based and Reanalysis Products Using Multifractals”, J. Hydromet., doi:10.1175/2009JHM1142.1
Yildiz*, O. and Barros, A.P., 2009. Evaluating spatial variability and scale effects on hydrologic processes in a midsize river basin. Scientific Research and Essays, 4(4): 217-225.
Tao*, K, and Barros, A.P., 2009: Fractal Downscaling of Satellite Precipitation Products for Hydrometeorological Applications. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., Vol. 27, doi: 10.1175/2009JTECHA1219.1
Prat*, O., and Barros, A.P., 2009: Exploring the transient behavior of Z-R relationships-Implications for Radar Rainfall Estimation. J. Applied Meteor. and Clim.,Vol. 48 (10), 2127-2143.
Giovannetonne*, J.P., and Barros, A.P., 2009: Probing Regional Landform Controls of Cloudiness and Precipitation in the Central Andes Using Satellite Data. J. Hydrometeorology, Vol. 10, 167-182.
Barros, A.P., and Tao*, K., 2008: A Space-Filling Algorithm to Extrapolate Narrow Swath Instantaneous TRMM Microwave Rain Rate Estimates Using Thermal IR Imagery. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., Vol. 25, No.11, 1901-1920.
Barros, A.P., Pratt*, O., Shrestha*, P., Testik*, F., and Bliven, L., 2008: Revisiting Low and List (1982): Evaluation of Raindrop Collision Parameterizations Using Laboratory Observations and Modeling. J. Atmos. Sci., Vol. 65, No. 9, 2983–2993.
Prat*, O., Barros, A.P., and Williams, C., 2008: An intercomparison of model simulations and VPR estimates of the vertical structure of warm stratiform rainfall during TWP-ICE. J. Applied Meteor. and Clim., Vol. 47, No. 11, 2797–2815.
Tao*, K., and Barros, A.P., 2008: Metrics to describe the dynamical evolution of atmospheric moisture: Intercomparison of model (NARR) and observations (ISCCP), J. Geophys. Res.,113, D14125, doi:10.1029/2007JD009337.
Giovannettone*, J.P., and Barros, A.P., 2008: A Remote Sensing Survey of the Role of Landform on the Organization of Orographic Precipitation in Central and Southern Mexico. J. Hydrometeorology, doi:10.1175/2008JHM947.1.
Barros, A.P., and Bowden, G.*, 2008: Toward Long-Lead Forecasts of Drought: A Case-Study in the Murray-Darling River Basin. J. Hydrology, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.05.026.
Bhushan*, S., and Barros, A.P., 2007: A Numerical Study to Investigate the Relationship Between Moisture Convergence Patterns and the Spatial Distribution of Orographic Precipitation Features from TRMM in Central Mexico. J. of Hydromet., 8,1264-1284.
Prat*, O., and Barros, A.P., 2007b: A Robust Solution for the Stochastic Collection-Breakup Equation in Warm Rain. J. Applied Meteorology, 46(9), 1480-1497.
Testik*, F., and Barros, A.P., 2007: Towards Elucidating the Microstructure of Warm Rainfall: A Survey. Reviews of Geophysics, 45, RG2003, doi: 10.1029/2005RG000182.
Simoes, S., and Barros, A.P., 2007: Regional Hydroclimatic Variability and Brazil’s 2001 Energy Crisis. Management of Environmental Quality, Vol. 18(3), 263-273.
Prat*, O., and Barros, A.P., 2007a: Exploring the use of a column model for the characterization of microphysical processes in warm rain: preliminary results for a homogeneous rainshaft model. Advances in Geosciences, 10 (22), 1-8.
Chiao*, S., Barros, A.P., 2007: A Numerical Study of the Hydrometeorological Dryline in Northwest India During the Monsoon, J. Met. Soc. Japan, Vol. 85, Special Issue, 1-25.
Yildiz*, O, and Barros, A.P., 2007: Elucidating Vegetation Controls on the Hydroclimatology of a Mid-Latitude Basin. J. Hydrology, 333,431-448, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.09.10.
Testik*, F., Barros, A.P., Bliven, L., 2006: Field Observations of Raindrop Oscillations By High-Speed Imaging. J. Atmospheric Sciences, Vol. 63, No. 10, pages 2663–2667.
Wu*, S., Bras., R., and Barros, A.P., 2006: Sensitivity of Chanel Profiles to Precipitation Properties in Mountain Ranges, J. Geophys. Res. – Earth Surface, 111, F01024, doi: 10.1029/2004JF000164.
Barros, A.P., Chiao*, S., Lang*, T.J., Putkonen, J., and Burbank, D., 2006: From Weather to Climate – Seasonal and Interannual Variability of Storms in the Himalayas. Tectonics, Climate and Landscape Evolution, GSA Special Paper 398, 17-38, doi:10.1130/2006.2398(02).
Higgins,W., and others, 2006: The North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME) 2004 Field Campaign and Modeling Strategy. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,Vol. 87. No.1, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 87. No.1, pp.79-94, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-87-1-79.
Gebremichael*, M, and Barros, A.P., 2005: Evaluation of MODIS Gross Primary productivity (GPP) in the Tropics During the Monsoon. Remote Sensing of the Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2005.10.009.
Gochis, D., Barros, A., Gettelman, A., Wang, J., and many others, 2005: Future Scientific Directions: The Water Cycle. Bulletin of the Americal Meteorological Society, Vol. 86, No. 12, pp. 1743–1746. doi: 10.1175/BAMS-86-12-1743
Garcia-Quijano*, J. and Barros, A.P., 2005: Incorporating Vegetation Dynamics into a Hydrological Model: Photosynthesis, Dynamic Respiration and Stomatal Sensitivity. Ecological Modeling, Vol. 185, 29-49.
Lang*, T.J. and Barros, A.P., 2004: Winter Storms in the Central Himalayas. J. Japanese Meteo. Soc., Vol. 82, No.4, 829-844.
Barros, A.P., Kim*, G., Williams*, E., and Nesbitt, S.W., 2004: Probing Orographic Controls in the Himalayas During the Monsoon Using Satellite Imagery. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, Vol. 4, 1-23.
Magagi*, R., and Barros, A.P., 2004: Latent Heating of Rainfall During the Onset of the Indian Monsoon Using TRMM-PR and Radiosonde Data. J. Applied Meteorology, Vol. 43.,No.2, 328-349.
Douglas*, E. and Barros, A.P., 2003: Probable Maximum Precipitation Estimation Using Multifractals: Application in the Eastern United States. J. Hydrometeorology, Vol. 4, No. 6, 1012-1024.
Burbank, D.W., A.E. Blythe, J. Putkonen*, B. Pratt, E. Gabet, M.Oskin, A. Barros, T.P. Ojha, 2003: Decoupling of erosion and precipitation in the Himalaya. Nature, 426, 652-655.
Barros, A.P., and Lang*, T.J., 2003: Monitoring the Monsoon in the Himalayas: Observations in Central Nepal, June 2001. Monthly Weather Review, Vol. 131. No.7, 1408-1427.
Kim*, G. and Barros, A.P., 2002b: Downscaling of Remotely-Sensed Soil Moisture with a Modified Fractal Interpolation Method Using Contraction Mapping and Ancillary Data. Remote Sensing of the Environment, Vol. 83, 400-413.
Devonec*, E. and Barros, A. P., 2002: Exploring the Transferability of a Land-Surface Hydrology Model. J. Hydrology, Vol. 265, 258-282.
Barros, Ana P., and Hwu*, W. 2002: A Study of Land-Atmosphere Interactions During Summertime Rainfall Using a Mesoscale Model. J. Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, AGU(Pub.), Vol. 107, 10.1029/2000JD000254.
Lang*, T., and Barros, Ana P., 2002: An Investigation of the Onsets of the 1999 and 2000 Monsoons in Central Nepal, Monthly Weather Review, Vol. 130, No. 5, 1299-1316.
Kim*, G., and Barros, Ana P., 2002a: Space-Time Characterization of Soil Moisture From Passive Microwave Remotely Sensed Imagery and Ancillary Data. Remote Sensing of the Environment, Vol. 81,393-403.
Bindlish*, R., and Barros, A.P., 2002: Sub-Pixel Variability of Remotely-Sensed Soil Moisture-An Intercomparison Study of SAR and ESTAR. IEEE Transactions in Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 40, 326-337.
Kuligowski*, R.J., and Barros, A.P., 2001b: Combined IR/Microwave Satellite Retrieval of Temperature and Dewpoint Profiles Using Artificial Neural Networks. J. Applied Meteorology, Vol. 40, 2051-2067.
Kuligowski*, R.J., and Barros, A.P., 2001a: Blending Multiresolution Satellite Data with Application to the Initialization of an Orographic Precipitation Model,. J. Applied Meteorology, Vol. 40, No.9, 1592-1606.
Kim*, G., and Barros, A.P., 2001: Quantitative Flood Forecasting Using Multisensor Data and Neural Networks. J. Hydrology, 246, 45-62.
Barros, A.P., and Collelo*, J. D. 2001: Surface Roughness for Shallow Overland Flow on Crushed Stone Surface. J. of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 1, 38-52.
Bindlish*, R., and Barros, A.P., 2001: Parameterization of Vegetation Backscatter in Radar- Based Soil Moisture Estimation. Remote Sensing of the Environment, Vol.76, 130-137.
Niemeier, D., Boulanger, R., Bayly, P., Schmid, S., Muraleetharam, K., and Barros, A., 2001: Integration of Engineering Education and Research - Perspectives from the NSF Civil and Mechanical Systems 1998 CAREER Workshop, J. Eng. Education, 90(2), 199-202.
Barros, A.P., Joshi*, M., Putkonen, J., and Burbank, D.W., 2000: A study of the 1999 monsoon rainfall in a mountainous region in Central Nepal using TRMM products and raingauge observations. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 27, No.22, 3683-3686.
Bindlish*, R., and Barros, A.P., 2000b: Disaggregation of Rainfall for one-way Coupling of Atmospheric and Hydrological Models in Regions of Complex Terrain. Global & Planetary Change, Vol. 25, 111-132.
Bindlish*, R., and Barros, A.P., 2000a: Multi-frequency Soil Moisture Inversion from SAR Measurements with the Use of IEM. Remote Sensing of the Environment, Vol. 71, No.1, 67-88.
Kuligowski*, R.J., and Barros, A.P., 1999: High-Resolution Short-term Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting in Mountainous Regions, JGR-Atmospheres, Vol.104(D24), 31553-31564.
Barros, A.P., and Bindlish*, R., 1999: Using Image Analysis Techniques for Intercomparison of Spatial Variables: An Application to Satellite Observations and Model Simulations of Cloud Fields. Systems Research and Information Science, GORDON & BREACH SCIENCE PUBLISHERS S A,Vol. 8, No. 4, 273-293.
Barros, A.P., Knapton*, D., Wang, M.C., and Kuo, C.Y., 1999: Runoff Production in Shallow Soils. J. of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 4, No.1, 28-37.
Kuligowski*, R.J., and Barros, A.P., 1998c: Localized Precipitation Forecasts from a Numerical Weather Prediction Model Using Artificial Neural Networks. Weather and Forecasting, Vol. 13, No.4, 1194-1204.
Kuligowski*, R. J., and Barros, A.P., 1998b: Using Artificial Neural Networks to Estimate Missing Rainfall Data. J. of American Water Resources Association, Vol. 34, No.6, 1-11.
Barros, A.P., and Kuligowski*, R.J., 1998: Orographic Effects During a Severe Wintertime Rainstorm in the Appalachian Mountains. Monthly Weather Review, 126, 2648-2672.
Kuligowski*, R.J., and Barros, A.P., 1998a: Experiments in Short-Term Precipitation Forecasting Using Artificial Neural Networks. Monthly Weather Review, 126, 470-482.
Barros, A.P., and Evans, J.L., 1997: Designing for Climate Variability. J. of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, 123, No.2, 62-65.
Bindlish*, R. and Barros, A.P., 1996: Aggregation of Digital Terrain Data Using a Modified Fractal Interpolation Scheme. Computers & Geosciences, 22, 907-917.
Barros, A.P., 1996: An Evaluation of Model Parameterization of Sediment Pathways - A Case-Study for the Tejo Estuary. Continental Shelf Research, 16,1725-1749.
Barros, A.P., 1995: Adaptive Multilevel Modeling of Land-Atmosphere Interactions. J. Climate, 8, 2144-2160.
Barros, A.P. and Lettenmaier+, D.P., 1994: Dynamic Modeling of Orographically-Induced Precipitation. Reviews of Geophysics, 32, 265-284.
Barros, A.P., and Lettenmaier+, D.P., 1994: Introduction of a Very Simple Evaporative Cooling Scheme into a Dynamic Model of Precipitation Efficiency in Mountainous Regions. Monthly Weather Review, 122, 2777-2783.
Barros, A.P., and Lettenmaier+, D.P., 1993: Dynamic Modeling of the Spatial Distribution of Precipitation in Remote Mountainous Areas. Monthly Weather Review, 121, 1195-1214.
Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters
Barros, A.P., 2013: Orographic Precipitation, Freshwater Resources, and Climate Vulnerabilities in Mountainous Regions. In Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources. Elsevier Inc., Academic Press, 57-78pp.
Yildiz*, O., and Barros, A.P., 2005: Climate Variability and Hydrologic Extremes – Modeling the Water and Energy Budgets in the Monongahela River Basin. Climate and Hydrology in Mountain Areas. de Jong, C., Collins, D., and Ranzi, R. (Eds.), Wiley(Pub.), 303-318.
Barros, A.P., and Baptista+, A.M., 1990: An Eulerian-Lagrangian Model for Sediment Transport in Estuaries. Estuarine and Coastal Modeling, Spaulding M. (Ed.), 102-112.
Barros, A.P., 2008: Prospecting for freshwater: hydro-meteo-bio-geo-physical controls of surface water-groundwater interactions. In Groundwater–Surface Water Interaction: Process Understanding, Conceptualization and Modelling, IAHS Pub. 321-13, 214 pp.
Barros, A.P., 2007a: Long-Lead Forecasts if Extreme Events for Water Resources Management. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Advances in Hydroinformatics, 4-7 June 2007, Niagara Falls, Canada, Paper 13B3, 1-7pp. (Invited).
Barros, A.P, 2005: Environmental Informatics – Long-Lead Flood Forecasting Using Bayesian Neural Networks, 2005. Proc. Int. Conf. on Neural Networks, IEEE 0- 7803- 9048-2/05, 3133- 3137.
Barros, A.P., and Gordon*, S.J., 2002: Assessing the linkages among climate variability, land-use change, and the sedimentary regime of the Upper Chesapeake Bay. Proceedings Castal Environment 2002, WIT Press (Pub.), 183-192.
Guzel*, H., and Barros, A.P., 2001: Using Acoustic Emission Testing to Monitor Kinetic Energy of Raindrops and Raindrop Splash Erosion. Soil Erosion for the 21st Century, Proc. Int. Symp. (3-5 January 2001, Honolulu, HI, USA). Ascough II, J.C. and Flangan, D.C. (Eds), ASAE, St. Joseph, MI (Pub.), 701P0007, 525-528.
Bindlish*, R. and Barros, A.P., 2001: Including Vegetation Scattering Effects in a Radar Based Soil Moisture Estimation Model. Remote Sensing and Hydrology 2000, IAHS Pub. 267, 354-361.
Brennan*, K, and Barros, A.P., 1998: The Utility of Seasonal to Interannual Climate Predictions for Water Management: A Drought Forecasting Model for the Ohio River Basin. 2nd Int. Precipitation Conf. on Climate and Water, Espoo, Fin., Vol.1, 333-342.
Barros, A.P., and Kuligowski*, R., 1996: Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting Issues in mountainous Regions. Proc. Int. Conf. on Water Resources and Environment Research:Towards the 21st Century, Osaka-Japan, Vol.1, 539-546.
Barros, A.P., and Lettenmaier+, D.P., 1993: Multiscale Aggregation and Disaggregation of Precipitation for Regional Hydroclimatological Studies. Multiscale Hydrology, IAHS Pub. 214, 183-193.
Broadly Peer-Reviewed Commissioned Papers/White Papers/Committee Reports
Olsen, J. Rolf, Ayyub, B.M., Barros, Ana P., Lei, Wayne, Lombardo, F., Medina, Miguel, Samaras, Constantine , Smith, Orson, P., Stakhiv, Eugene Z., Tan, Jonatahan, Vison, Walker, Dan, and Wright, Richard., 2015: Adapting Infrastructure and Civil Engineering Practice to a Changing Climate. Prepared by the Committee on Adaptation to a Changing Climate (CACC) of the American Sociey of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 89 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784479193. 15
Barros, A.P. 2010: Perspectives in Environmental Monitoring. Assessment paper for AAAS –NSF STC’s Review, October 2010, 27p. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2007b: Rainfall Parameters for Design Storms Under a Changing Climate. Assessment Paper for the 1st and 2nd Workshops on Impact of Global Climate Change on Hydraulics and Hydrology and Transportation, Center for Transportation and the Environ., NCSU and USDoT(Pub), Wash.,DC, March 29 2006, 40p. (Invited)
National Research Council, Several Reports WSTB, SSB, BASC
Non-Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings
Prat*, O, and Barros, A.P., 2009: Combining a Rain Microphysical Model and Observations: Implications for Radar Rainfall Estimation. 2009 IEEE Radar Conference, Paper 978-1- 4244-2871-7/09IEEE, 4pp.
Barros, A.P., 2008: Water for Food Production – Opportunities for Sustainable Land- Water Management Using Remote Sensing, IGARSS08, IEEE CFP081GA-CDR, Pg IV- 271-274. (Invited)
Brunsell, N. A., A. P. Barros and T. A. Rahn, 2008: Determination of the areal averaged fluxes in CLASIC: a synthesis of methodologies. 28th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 28 Apr-2 May, Orlando, FL.http://ams.confex.com/pdfpapers/139089.pdf
Brun*, J., and Barros, A.P., 2008: Mapping the History of Environmental Impacts of Land- Falling Hurricanes in the Southeastern United States – A Demonstration for Isabel. IGARSS08, IEEE CFP081GA-CDR, Pg IV-355-358.
Barros, A.P., (2004): On the Space-Time Patterns of Precipitation in the Himalayan range: a Synthesis. GAME CD ROM Publ. No. 11, T8APB19Oct04100318. (Invited)
Carbone, R.E., A. Barros, C.A. Davis, and M.W. Moncrieff, 2003: Observing, Understanding and Predicting Warm Season Continental Rainfall. Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate/17th Conference on
Hydrology, Long Beach, CA, American Meteorological Society. (Invited) http://ams.confex.com/ams/annual2003/techprogram/paper_55791.htm
Bindlish*, R., and Barros, A.P., 1999: Sub-Pixel Variability of Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture: An Intercomparison Study of SAR and ESTAR. IGARSS99, Vol.3, 1917-1920.
Barros, A. P. ,1994: Modeling Orographic Precipitation with Application to Weather Prediction and Climate Studies. Proceedings of the Meeting of the Italian Society of Applied Meteorology on Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics in the Analysis and Prognosis of Precipitation Fields, 250-253. (Invited Key-Note Speaker)
Research Reports/Science Plans
Barros, A.P., Li*, W., Kang*, D.-H., Prat*, O., Shrestha*,P., Brunsell, N., and Rhan, T.A., 2013: Observations of Surface Fluxes and Boundary Layer Instability in the Southern Great Plains during CLASIC. Report EPL-2013-CLASIC-1, Environmental Physics Laboratory, EPL/Duke University (Pub.) 57pp.
Nogueira*, M. and Barros, A.P., 2014: The Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment. Part III: High-Resolution Ensemble Rainfall Products Precipitation Datasets. Report EPL-2013-IPHEX-H4SE-3, EPL/Duke University (Pub.), 38pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.7924/G8MW2F2W
Tao*, J. and Barros, A.P., 2014a: The Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment. Part I: Quality High-Resolution Landscape Attributes Datasets. Report EPL-2013-IPHEX-H4SE-1, EPL/Duke University (Pub.), V.1., 60 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.7924/G8H41PBG
Tao*, J. and Barros, A.P., 2014b: The Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment. Part II: Atmospheric Forcing and Topographic Corrections. Report EPL-2013-IPHEX-H4SE-2, EPL/Duke University (Pub.), V.1., 80pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.7924/G8RN35S6
Barros AP, Petersen W, Schwaller M, Cifelli R, Mahoney K, Peters-Liddard C, Shepherd M, Nesbitt S, Wolff D, Heymsfield G, Starr D. 2014. NASA GPM-Ground Validation: Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment 2014 Science Plan. EPL/Duke University (Pub.): 64pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.7924/G8CC0XMR.
Cifelli, R.,and co-authors, 1993: NOAA HMT-SE Science Plan: 2013-2014 Pilot Study. http://hmt.noaa.gov/field_programs/hmt-se/pdf/HMTSE_Science_Plan_Spring_...
Barros, A.P., and Lang*. T. J., 2003: Exploring Spatial Modes of Variability of Terrain-Atmosphere Interactions in the Himalayas During Monsoon Onset. Hydrosciences Report Series 03-001, Environmental Sciences and Engineering Program, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, 51 pp.
Magagi*, R., and Barros, A.P., 2003: Estimating the Latent Heating of Rainfall During the Onset of the Indian Monsoon Using TRMM-PR and Radiosonde Data. Hydrosciences Report Series 03-002, Environmental Sciences and Engineering Program, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, 56 pp.
Barros, A.P., Bindlish*, R., and Rogowski, A.S., 2000: Soil Hydrology and Spatial Variability – Perspectives on the Interpretation of Remotely Sensed Data. Technical Report Series 00-002, Environmental Institute, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, PSU, 65pp. (available upon request)
Barros, A.P., and Colello*, J., 1998: Determination of Manning's Roughness Coefficient for Surface Runoff Flow on Crushed Stone. Final Report to Allegheny Power Systems, Environmental Resources Research Institute, PSU, 183pp. (available upon request)
Barros, A.P, Knapton*, D., Wang, M.C., and Kuo, C.Y.., 1996: Runoff Curve Number Research. Final Report to Allegheney Power Systems, Environmental Resources Research Institute, PSU, 170 pp. (available upon request) 17
Barros, A.P., Kuligowski*, R., and Ostrowski, J.. 1996: Quantitative PrecipitationForecasting Using Neural Networks. Final Report to NOAA-UCAR, Environmental Resources Research Institute, 94pp. (available upon request)
Barros, A.P., 1993: Modeling of Orographic Precipitation with Multilevel Coupling of Land-Atmosphere Interactions. Water Resources Series Technical Report No. 139, University of Washington, Seattle, 200pp. (Submitted to NASA) (available upon request)
Barros, A.P., and F.F. Veloso-Gomes, 1987: Study of Salt Intrusion in the Lima Estuary. Report of the Institute of Hydraulics and Water Resources, U. Porto, Portugal, 125pp. (Submitted to General Directorate for Water Resources and Coastal Zones, Secretary of State of the Environment and Natural Resources) (available upon request)
Invited Seminars and Invited Conference Talks (2004 – 9/2015)
Overall more than 300 presentations; 60+ invited key-note lectures, conference talks and seminars nationally and internationally since 2010. Several interviews including BBC, NPR, and multiple newspapers. Conference contributions not listed.
Barros, A.P., 2015 – Once in a Million Years- Extreme Events and Risk at the Climate-Engineering Nexus. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Feb 3th and University of Hawaii at Hilo, Feb 5th.
Barros, A.P., 2015 - Once in a Million Years- Extreme Events and Risk at the Climate-Engineering Nexus. Sigma XI – Headquarters (RTI), March 5th.
Barros, A.P., 2015 – Moorea IDEA, Hyper-Resolution Terrestrial Modeling of the Water Cycle, ETH-Zurich, March 9th.
Barros, A.P., 2015 – Once in a Million Years- Extreme Events and Risk at the Climate-EngineeringmNexus. Mercer University, Georgia, March27th. 18
Barros, A.P., Nogueira M., and Sun, X., 2015 - Transient Scaling Behavior and Predictability of Atmospheric Moisture, Clouds and Precipitation. European Geophysical Union, Voyage Across Scales Union Symposium, Invited Talk, April 15th.
Barros, A.P., 2015 - Once in a Million Years- Extreme Events and Risk at the Climate-Engineering Nexus. Northern Illinois University, April 30th.
Barros, A.P., 2015 – The Coupled Human-Natural Systems Footprint on the Climatology of Extreme Events – Land Use Change, Climate and Flood Nonstationarity in the SE and Mid-Atlantic US, ASCE-EWRI Municipal Water Infrastructure Symposium, May 21st.
Barros, A.P., 2015 – Rainfall Physics across Scales - From Aerosol Activation to Raindrop Dynamics. Leiden University, Lorentz Center, July1st.
Barros, A.P., 2015 - IPHEx 2014, The Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment, A Global Precipitation Mission Measurement Ground Validation Field Campaign in the Southern Appalachians – Update. NASA PMM Science Meeting, Maryland, July 15th.
Barros, A.P., 2015 – Extremos Climáticos, Recursos Hídricos y Adaptación, Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE)and Technical University (UTN), San José, Costa Rica, July 30th.
Barros, A.P., 2015- How Andean Forests Regulate the RegionalWater Cycle- TheRole of Evapotranspiration on Precipitation Processes. Andes Amazon Biodiversity Conservation-BIOCON Peru, Lima, Peru, October 15-18.
Barros, A.P., and Petersen, W., 2014 - The Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment in the Southern Appalachians- Observations and Modeling, International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology, April 7th-9th,Washington D.C. (Invited).
Barros, A.P., 2014 - Understanding Climate Processes, Land-Cover Land-Use Change, and Extremes -- Toward Smart Sustainability. NCCU, April 24th, Durham, NVC.
Barros, A.P., 2014 - Unraveling Organized Complexity at the Land-Atmosphere Interface–Vegetation Controls on Regional Precipitation and Implications for Environmental Governance, May 9th. Northwestern University, Evanston IL.
Barros, A.P, 2014 - Overview of Climate and Extremes Research. EPA Climate Modeling Consortium Workshop, EPA-RTP, May 12th.
Barros, A.P., 2014 – IPHEX-The Score Card: Overview and Preliminary Findings, NASA PMM Science Meeting, Baltimore MD, August 4th-8th.
Barros, A.P., 2014 - Microphysics of Orographic Precipitation and Vegetation Controls of Convection in the Andes, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), August 1, Mexico City, Mexico.
Barros, A.P., 2014 – Synopsis of Ongoing Climate and Hydrology Research, Argonne National Laboratory, ESD, September 30th, Chicago- IL.
Barros, A.P., and many others, 2014 – IPHEx2014 – Observations of Orographic Processes in the Southern Appalachians. AGU Fall Meeting, Session on Global Precipitation Measurement, Validation and Applications, San Francisco CA, December 14-19.
Barros , A.P., and many others, 2014 - The GPM GV Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment (IPHEx) in the Southern Appalachians – Focus on Water Cycle Processes. AGU Fall Meeting, Session on Large Scale Field Experimentation and Networks, San Francisco CA, December 14-19. 19
Shrestha, P., Barros, A.P., Khlystov, A., and Wilson, A., 2013: Pre-Monsoon Aerosol-Cloud-Rainfall Interactions in the Central Himalays due to Regional-Scale Pollution in the Indo-Gangetic Plains. AMS 2014 Annual Meeting, 5th Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Rainfall Interactions. J44.4. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., Tao, J., Nogueira, M., and Lowman, L., 2013: On the Space-Time Organization of Precipitation and Hydrologic Response in Mountainous Regions - Examining Opportunities for Improving the Predictability of Postwildfire Floods and Debris Flows. AGU Chapman Conference on Synthesizing Empirical Results to Improve Predictions of Post-Wildfire Runoff and Erosion Rates. 25-31 August 2013, Estes Park, Colorado. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2013: Hydrologic Extremes – Flash floods turn into floods that turn into great floods. Wageningen University, June 24.
Barros, A.P., 2013: Emergent Pathways of Predictability – The Diurnal Cycle and the Role of Landform and Landcover on the Organization of Moist Processes at Multiple Scales. Workshop on Land Surface Modeling in Support of NWP and Sub-Seasonal Climate Prediction. George Mason University, 5-6 December. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2013: Aerosol-Cloud-Rainfall Interactions and the Role of Landform in Freshwater Harvesting - Observations and Modeling in Mountainous Regions. Notre Dame University, February 26.
Barros, A.P., 2013: Toward a Science Framework for Water Smart Mountain Landscapes – Observing and Modeling Water Transactions at the Climate-Biodiversity-People Nexus. Northwestern University, October 25.
Barros, A.P., 2013: Views on Interdisciplinary Research. NCSU MEAS Graduate Sudent Symposium, August 19. (Key-note Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2013: IPHEx2014-The Integrated Pecipitation and Hydrology Experiment 2014. A Global Precipitation Mission Measurement Ground Validation Field Campaign. NASA PMM Science Meeting, Maryland.
Barros, A.P., and Kang, D.-H., 2013: Detecting transient melt and monitoring SWE evolution using Pasive Microwave Sensing. ASCE ISCORD 2013, Anchorage Alaska, June 3.(Invited)
Barros, A.P., and Petersen, W., 2013: IPHEx2014-The Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment 2014. A Global Precipitation Mission Measurement Ground Validation Field Campaign. 6th International Workshop for GPM Ground Validation, Rome, Italy, November 7. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., Miller, D., Petersen, W., and Cifelli, R., 2013: IPHEx2014-The Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment 2014. A Global Precipitation Mission Measurement Ground Validation Field Campaign. NPS Great Smoky Mountains Annual Colloquium, March 21.
Barros, A.P., 2013: Cambios Climáticos y Análisis de Variabilidad y Incertidumbre para la Gestión Sostenible de Cuencas de Montaña. Aula Magistral, Universidad Nacional de San Agustin, Arequipa, Peru, March 18. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2013: Cambios Climáticos y Análisis de Variabilidad y Incertidumbre para la Gestión Sostenible de Cuencas de Montaña. Alcaldia de Chuquibamba, Arequipa, Peru, March 20. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2013: Integración de Sistemas de Observación y Modelación para Predicir Disastres “Naturales” y Diseñar Estrategias de Adaptación al Cambio. Autoridad Nacional Del Agua, Lima, Peru, March 21. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2013: El Nexo Agua-Energia-Disarollo:Riesgos Naturales y Interacciones Entre Infraestrutura, Clima y Paisaje en un Marco de Adaptación a Multiples Escalas. Keynote Speaker, World Water Day, 75th Anniversary, SENHAMI, Lima, Peru, March 22. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2012: Climate, Precipitation, Landform and Freshwater Resources - Riding with the Clouds Atop Mountains Everywhere – RPI, May14-15, Troy, NY.
Barros, A.P., 2012: Topic 5 – The key uncertainties and data limitations/needs for hydrometeorological applications and management of extremes. DoE Water Cycle Workshop, September 24-26, Washington DC
Barros, A.P., 2012: Topic 1 – Multiscale organization of atmospheric and terrestrial moisture fluxes in mountain landscapes. DoE Water Cycle Workshop, September 24-26, Washington DC.
Barros, A.P. 2012: From Summit to Sea - Mapping the Hydrometeorology and Surface Climate of Global Mountain Landscapes. JPL, October 4, Pasadena, CA.
Barros, A.P. 2012: Land-Atmosphere Interactions and Hydrometeorology of the Central Andes. ABERG Workshop, Kings Canyon National Park Lodge, October 2, CA.
Barros, A.P., 2012: Monitoring and Modeling the Water Cycle at Multiple Scales- Getting It Right for the Right Reasons. NOAA GLERL Workshop, August 27-29, Muskegee, MI.
Barros, A.P., 2012: Mapping the Hydrometeorology and Surface Climate of Global Mountain Landscapes. Georgia Tech, EAS, March 28-29, Atlanta, GA.
Barros, A.P., 2012, and many others: The Southern Appalachians Precipitation Measurement and Hydrology Project- A prototype for Middle Mountains Everywhere. AGU2012 (Invited)
Barros, A.P. and Erlingis, J. 2012: Model Physics and Referential Indeterminacy in Multiscale Soil- Precipitation Feedbacks. AGU2012 (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2012: From Precipitation Regimes to Precipitation Extremes to Floods – Understanding and assessing risk in changing landscapes.North Carolina Floodplain Managers Conference, Asheville, NC, October 24-26, 2012. (Invited)
Brun*, J. and Barros, A.P., 2012: Contribution of Tropical Cyclones to the Southeast US Hydrology. GSA 2012, 4-7 November, 2012. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2012: Hydrometeorology Grand Challenge, Precipitation processes from Understanding to Predictability. Krishnamurti Symposium. (Invited)
Barros, A.P.: 2011: Observing Precipitation in Mountainous Regions - Making Ado with Imperfect Measurements. IUGG Gen. Assem., July, Melb. Australia. (Invited)
Barros, A.P, Brun*, J., Tao*, J., Wilson*, A., Jeuland*, M., 2011: System-level Auditing of Hydrometeorological Vulnerabilities in the SE US. AGU2011, GC14-07A. (Invited).
Barros, A.P., 2011: Landform Modulation of Atmospheric Moisture - Emergent Pathways of Hydrometeorological Predictability. AGU, Fall Meeting, NG51H-01(Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2011: Process Studies of Hydrometeorlogy and Hydrology in the Great Smokies Seminar, Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, NCSU, February 14.
Barros, A.P., 2011: Water Cycle Audits in the Tropics. Tropical Hydrology Workshop, Hawaii, US Army Research Office, March 2011. (Invited Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2011: Ground Validation in Regions of Complex Topography - Mapping the 4D Structure of Rainfall: Implications for Hydrologic Services and Water Resources Management, NASA PMM Science Meeting, November, Denver, CO. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2011: Mapping and Exploring Water Cycle Extremes and Nonlinearities from Data. First Workshop on Understanding Climate Change from Data, August 2011, NSF-University of Minnesota. (Invited)
Barros, A.P: Rainfall Extremes and Climate Change. ASCE CCAC, June 2011
Barros, A.P., 2010: Sensors for Novel Physical Measurements. NSF-NNIN Workshop on Nano-Enabled Sensing Microsystems for Geosciences, University of Michigan, February 4-5. (Invited Speaker)
Barros, A.P., and Sun*, X., 2010: Using Dynamical Downscaling to Elucidate the Role of Orography in Modulating Tropical Storms in the Southern Appalachians. 10th International Precipitation Conference. (Invited).
Barros, A.P., 2010: Land-Atmosphere Interactions in the cloud forests of the western Andes. Annual Meeting ABERG.
Barros, A.P., 2010: GV in the context of water budget studies and hydrologic applications. 4th International GPM GV Workshop-Helsinki (Invited).
Barros, A.P, 2010: Mountain Hydrometeorology and Hydrology - Ongoing Research in the Great Smokies. Seminar, University of Georgia, October 19 2010.
Barros, A.P., 2009: A Laboratory of Islands- Charles Darwin’s Pacific Project, by Ian McCalman. Darwin Across the Disciplines Symposium, Duke University. (Invited Respondent.)
Barros, A.P, and Prat, O., 2009: Rainfall is a Transient: Shattering Bubbles and other Myths, or the Importance of Comprehensive Observations from the Laboratory to the Storm Environment (Invited), Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H23J-01.
Barros, A.P,. Shrestha, P., and Sun, X., 2009: The Role of Landform, Land-Use and Land Cover in the Diurnal Cycle of Rainfall (Invited), Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H44D-01.
Barros, A.P., Sun, X., and Mackey, B., 2009: Challenges and Opportunities in Physically-Based Downscaling of Rainfall - Toward Hydrological Consequence. Geophys. Res. Abs., Vol. 11, EGU2009-10335. (Invited Oral Presentation)
Barros, A.P., Prat, O., Sun, X., Shrestha, P., and Miller.,D., 2009: Toward Characterizing the 4D Structure of Precipitation at the Headwater Catchment Scale in Mountainous Regions. Geophys. Res. Abs., Vol. 11, EGU2009-10302. (Invited Oral Presentation)
Barros, A.P., 2009: Opportunities for Environmental Sensing in the 21st Century - From Technology Limited to Science Driven Measurements. NSF Micro and Nano Systems 2040 Horizon Workshop, Denver, Colorado, June 21, 2009. (Invited Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2009 : Precipitation Regimes and Hydrology in the Great Smoky Mountains From Science to the Management of Natural Resources. PMM Science Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 27, 2009. (Invited Oral Presentation)
Barros, A.P., 2009: The Great Smoky Mountains Precipitation and Boundary Layer Network. RENCI SENSORS Workshop, Chapel Hill, February 2, 2009. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2009: Pushing the Frontiers Within: Earth Sciences and Global Environmental Monitoring. Seminar, NASA Goddard, July 29, 2009.
Barros, A.P., 2008: A High-Resolution Integrated Modeling and Observational Network of Orographic Precipitation Processes and Hydrological Response in the Southeast Appalachians. 3rd International NASA/JAXA TRMM conference. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2008: Describing Vegetation Dynamics in Hydrological Models via Satellite-Data. AGU Spring meeting. (Invited)
Barros, A. P., 2008: Water for Food Production – Opportunities for Sustainable Land-Water Management Using Remote Sensing”. IEEE-IGARSS08. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2008: From Summit to Sea- Hydrometeorology of Extremes in North Carolina. RENCI-NSSL-HMT Workshop.
Barros, A.P., 2008: “A new L-band RF sensor for Measuring Snow water Equivalent. NSF Sensors Workshop, Notre Dame Univ. (Invited Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2008: Back to the Future -Precipitation Extremes, Climate Variability, Environmental Planning and Adaptation. AGU, Fall Meeting 2008. (Invited Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2008: Remote Sensing of the Water Cycle - Probing Land-Atmosphere Interactions in Mountainous Regions". Seminar, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.
Barros, A.P., 2008: Water For Food Production - Opportunities For Sustainable Land-Water Management Using Remote Sensing. ICOWR08. (Invited Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2007: Toward an Integrated Science Basis for Freshwater Prospecting and Harvesting. Workshop on Monsoon Climate Variability and Change, and Their Impacts on Water, Food, and Health in Western India. (Invited Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2007: Orographic Precipitation Processes and Hydrology. NASA PMM Science Meeting. (Invited Speaker).
Barros, A.P., 2007: Long-Lead Forecasts if Extreme Events for Water Resources Management. International Workshop on Advances in Hydroinformatics. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2007: Hydro-Eco-Meteorological Processes in Mountainous Region., NCAR Joint NSF-NOAA OGP Mountain Hydroclimate Workshop. (Invited Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2007: Prospecting for Freshwater- Hydro-Meteo-Bio-Geo-Physical Processes and Surface-Groundwater Interactions IUGG07. (Invited Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2007: Evaluation of Raindrop Collision Parameterizations Using Laboratory Observations and Modeling, International Precipitation Conference 2007. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2007: Examining Sedimentary Patterns as Fingerprints of Climatic Variability in Coastal Watersheds and their Estuaries. Seminar, Old Dominion University.
Barros, A.P., 2007: From the Laboratory to the Storm Environment – Integrating Models and Observations of Rainfall Microphysics, Seminar, University of Maryland, Arms. Sci.
Barros , A.P., 2006: Rainfall Parameters for Design Storms US DoT Workshop on Climate Change and Transportation. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2006: GPM Hydrometeorology and Extremes, NASA/JAXA/EUMETSAT Global Precipitation Mission International Conference. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2006: From Rainscapes to River Basins – Elucidating Rainfall Controls of Hydrological Variability and Change. Eur.Geophys. Union, Annual Meeting. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2006: Land-Atmosphere Interactions, Surface Heterogeneity, and the Strange Attractor of Rainfall. AGU, Fall Meeting, 2006. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2006: Landform and Controls of Precipitation in the Himalayas and Northern India Seminar, North Carolina State University.
Barros, A.P., 2005: “Engineering Design and Climate: Change and variability. Keck Center, NAS Workshop on Climate Change and Transportation. (Invited)
Barros, A.P., 2005: “Climate Variability and Engineering Design – An Opportunity to Rethink Infrastructure in the ontext of Contemporary Challenges”. Water Resources and Environmental Engineering Symposium, NCSU. (Keynote Speaker)
Barros, A.P., 2005: On the Space-Time Patterns of Precipitation in the Himalayan Range – a Synthesis. Seminar, Quaternary Research Center, Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington.
Barros, A.P., 2005: Observing, Understanding and Modeling Precipitation Processes in Complex Terrain - Lessons Learned in the Himalaya. Seminar, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State University.
Barros, A.P., 2005: Observing, Understanding and Modeling Precipitation Processes in Complex Terrain - Lessons Learned in the Himalaya. Seminar, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of North Dakota
Barros, A.P., 2005: “And What is There to be Gained, if we Never Question our Hydrologic Paradigms?” Reflections on Extreme Events and Mountain Hydroclimatology. AGU, Fall Meeting, 2005. (Invited)
Selected Invited Talks and Presentations (prior 2005)
Invited Seminars (Cornell Univ.; Duke Univ.; Caltech; Johns Hopkins Univ.; Princeton Univ.; Univ. Iowa; Univ. Washington; Penn State University; Harvard Univ.; NASA-GSFC; Distinguished Lecturer 2003, Texas AM; MIT; Columbia University; Georgia Tech; Univ. Alberta; EPSON Meteo Center, Milan; Korean Met Office; Kyongpook Univ., Univ. Kyoto )
Invited Conference Talks (AGU 1992, 2001, 2002, ESA 1994, ISAM 1994, Penrose 2003,SWE 2003, AMS 2003, AGU 2004)