Mountain Hydrology Group

Research

Projects

USDA/NSF - $1.4M PI-Molotch: Snowpack and Ecosystem Dynamics: The Sustainability of Inter-basin Water Transfers under a Changing Climate (2012 - 2016).

NSF - $256,625 PI-Molotch: Climatic controls on snow-vegetation interactions across an elevational gradient (2012 - 2015).

NASA - $1.4M Co-PI (J. Dozier PI): Error analysis of MODIS fraction snow-covered area and snow albedo in mountainous regions (2011 - 2015); $385,386 Molotch portion.

NASA - $580,000 Co-PI (M. Durand PI): Relating in situ snow cover properties to multi-scale, multi-frequency remote sensing data utilizing CLPX datasets. (2009 - 2012).

NASA - $349,898 PI-Molotch: Assimilation of MODIS snow cover products into operational hydrologic forecast models. (2007 - 2012)

NSF - $300,000 PI-Molotch: Quantifying controls on snow distribution in the Sierra Nevada using ground-based and remotely sensed observations within an ensemble Kalman smoother. (2007 - 2012)