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Publications

2024

Stroud, M., Allen, G.H., Simard, M., Jensen, D.J., Gorr, J.B., Selva, D., (2024) Optimizing satellite mission requirements to measure total suspended solids in rivers. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2023.3337641 

2023

Sikder, M.D., Wang, J., Allen, G.H., Sheng, Y., Yamazaki, D., Song, C., Ding, M., Crétaux, C-F, Pavelsky, T.M., (2023), Lake-TopoCat: A global lake drainage topology and catchment database. Earth System Science Data. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-15-3483-2023

Czuba, J., Allen, G.H., (2023), When does a stream become a river?
River Research and Applications. https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.4185 

 

Li, Y., Zhao, G., Allen, G.H., Gao, H., (2023), Diminishing Storage Returns of Reservoir Construction. Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-38843-5 

Riggs, R.M., Allen, G.H., Wang, J., Pavelsky, T.M., Gleason, C.J., David, C.H., Durand, M., (2023), Extending global river gauge records using satellite observations. Environmental Research Letters. 
https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/acd407 

Riggs, R.M., Allen, G.H., Brinkerhoff, C.B., Sikder, S.M., Wang, J., (2023), Turning lakes into river gauges using the LakeFlow algorithm. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2023GL103924 


Lauerwald, R., Allen, G.H., Deemer, B., Liu, S., Maavara, T., Raymond, P., Alcott, L., Bastviken, D., Hastie, A., Holgerson, M., Johnson, M., Lehner, B., Lin, P., Marzadri, A., Ran, L., Tian, H., Yang, X., Yao, Y., Regnier, P., (2023), Inland Water Greenhouse Gas Budgets for RECCAP2: 1. State-of-the-Art of Global Scale Assessments. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. https://doi.org/10.1029/2022GB007657

 
Lauerwald, R., Allen, G.H., Deemer, B., Liu, S., Maavara, T., Raymond, P., Alcott, L., Bastviken, D., Hastie, A., Holgerson, M., Johnson, M., Lehner, B., Lin, P., Marzadri, A., Ran, L., Tian, H., Yang, X., Yao, Y., Regnier, P., (2023), Inland water greenhouse gas budgets for RECCAP2: 2. Regionalization and homogenization of estimates. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. https://doi.org/10.1029/2022GB007658 

 

Durand M., Gleason, G., Pavelsky, T.M., Frasson, R.P.M., Turmon, M., David, C., Altenau, E., Tebaldi, N., Larnier, K., Monnier, J., Malaterre, P-O, Oubanas, H., Allen, G.H., Astifan, B., Brinkerhoff, C., Bates, P., Bjerklie, D., Coss, S., Dudley, R., Fenoglio, L., Garambois, Getirana, A., P-A, Lin, P., Margulis, S.A., Matte, P., Minear, J.T.,  Muhebwa, A., Pan, M., Peters, D., *Riggs, R., Sikder, M.S., Simmons, T., Stuurman, C., Taneja, J., Tarpanelli, A., Schulze, K., Tourian, M.J., Wang, J., (2023), A framework for estimating global river discharge from the Surface Water and Ocean Topography satellite mission.
Water Resources Research. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021WR031614 

Song, C., Wu, Q., Ke, L., Wang, J., Pavelsky, T., Allen, G.H., Sheng, Y., Duan, X., Zhu, Y., Wu, J., Wang, L., Liu, K., Chen, T., Zhang, W., Fan, C., (2023), Satellite-observed global river channel changes driven by anthropogenic and climate forcings. Nature Communications. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-37061-3 

2022

Feng, D., Gleason, C.J., Yang, X., Allen, G.H., Pavelsky, T.M., (2022), How have global river widths changed over time? Water Resources Research. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021WR031712 

 

Borges, A.V., Deirmendjian, L., Bouillon, S., Okello, W., Lambert, T., Roland, F., Razanamahandry, V.F., Voarintsoa, V., Darchambeau, F., Descy, J., Urrutia, R.P., Allen, G.H., Morana, C., (2022), Greenhouse gas emissions from African lakes are no longer a blind spot. Science Advances. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abi8716

 

Krabbenhoft, C.A., Allen, G.H., Lin, P., Godsey, S.E., Allen, D.C., Burrows, R.M., DelVecchia, A.G., Fritz, K.M., Shanafield, M., Burgin, A.J., Zimmer, M., Datry, T., Dodds, W.K., Jones, C.N., Mims, M.C., Franklin, C., Hammond, J.C., Zipper, S.C., Ward, A.S., Costigan, K.H., Beck, H.E., Olden, J.D., (2022), Assessing placement bias of the global river gauge network. Nature Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-022-00878-9

Wang, J., Walter, B.A., Yao, F., Song, C., Ding, M., Maroof, A.S., Zhu, J., Fan, C., Xin, A., McAlister, J.M., Sikder, S., Sheng, Y., Allen., G.H., Crétaux, J., Wada, Y., (2022), GeoDAR: Georeferenced global dam and reservoir database for bridging attributes and geolocations. Earth System Science Data. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1869-2022 

Liu, S., Kuhn, C., Amatulli, G., Aho, K., Butman, D.E., Allen, G.H., Lin, P., Pan, M., Yamazaki, D., Brinkerhoff, C., Gleason, C., Raymond, P.A., (2022), The importance of hydrology in routing terrestrial carbon to the atmosphere via global streams and rivers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2106322119

 

Riggs, R.M., Allen, G.H., David, C.H., Lin, P., Pan, M., Yang, X., Gleason, C., (2022), RODEO: An algorithm and Google Earth Engine application for river discharge retrieval from Landsat. Environmental Modeling & Software. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2021.105254 

2021

Stavert, A.R., Saunois, M., Canadell, J.G., Poulter, B., Jackson, R.B., Regnier, P., Lauerwald, R., Raymond, P.A., Allen, G.H., Patra, P.K., Bergamaschi, P., Bousquet, P., Chandra, N., Ciais, P., Gustafson, A., Ishizawa, M., Ito, A., Kleinen, T., Maksyutov, S., McNorton, J., Melton, J.R., Müller, J., Niwa, Y., Peng, S., Riley, W.J., Segers, A., Tian, H., Tsuruta, A., Yin, Y., Zhang, Z., Zheng, B., Zhuang, Q., (2021), Regional trends and drivers of the global methane budget. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15901 

Zipper, S.C., Hammond, J.C., Shanafield, M., Zimmer, M., Datry, T., Allen, D.C.,  Jones, C.N., Kaiser, K.E.,  Godsey, S.E., Burrows, R.,M., Blaszczak, J.R., Busch, M.H., Price, A.N., Boersma, K.S., Ward, A.D., Costigano, K., Allen, G.H., Krabbenhoft, C.A., Dodds, W.K., Mims, M.C., Olden, J.D., Kampf, S.K., Burgin, A.J., Allen, D.C., (2021), Pervasive changes in stream intermittence across the United States. Environmental Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac14ec 

Rosentreter, J.A., Borges, P.A., Deemer, B.R., Holgerson, Liu, S., C.M., Song, M.A., Melack, J., Raymond, P.A., Duarte, C.M., Allen, G.H., Olefeldt, Poulter, B., D., Battin, T.I., Eyre, B.D., (2021), Half of global methane emissions come from highly variable aquatic ecosystem sources. Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-021-00715-2

Hosen, J.D., Allen, G.H., Amatuli, G., Breitmeyer, S., Cohen, M.J., Crump, B.C., Lu, Y., Payet, J.P., Poulin, B.A., Stubbins, A., Yoon, B., Raymond, P.A., (2021), River network travel time is broadly correlated to dissolved organic matter composition in United States Rivers. Hydrological Processes. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.14124 

Marzadri, A., Amatulli, G., Tonina, D., Bellin, A., Shen, L.Q., Allen, G.H., Raymond, P.A., Global riverine nitrous oxide emissions: the role of small streams and large rivers.  Science of the Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145148 

 

Lin, P., Pan , M., Wood, E., Yamazaki, D., Allen, G.H., (2021), A new vector-based global river network dataset accounting for variable drainage density. Scientific Data. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00819-9

Li, Y., Gao, H., Allen, G.H., Zhang, Z., (2021), Constructing Reservoir Area-Volume-Elevation Curve from TanDEM-X DEM Data. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3051103 

 

Hammond J., Zimmer, M., Shanafield, M., Kaiser, K., Godsey, S., Mims, M., Zipper, S., Burrows, R., Kampf, S., Dodds, W., Jones, C.N., Krabbenhoft, C., Boersma, K., Datry, T., Olden, J., Allen, G.H., Price, A., Costigan, K., Hale, R., Ward, A., Allen, D., (2021), Spatial patterns and drivers of non-perennial flow regimes in the contiguous U.S.
Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL090794 

 

2020

Ishitsuka, Y., Gleason, C.J., Hagemann, M.W., Beighley, R.E., Allen, G.H., Feng, D., Lin, P., Andreadis, K., Pavelsky, T.M., (2020), Combining big-data remote sensing, global hydrologic modelling, and river routing improves daily discharge estimates across an entire large watershed. Water Resources Research. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR027794 

Legleiter, C.J., Pavelsky, T.M., Durand, M., Allen, G.H., Tarpanelli, A., Frasson, R.P.M., Guneralp, I., Woodget, A., (2020), Editorial for the Special Issue "Remote Sensing of Flow Velocity, Channel Bathymetry, and River Discharge". Remote Sensing. http://doi.org/10.3390/rs12142304

Busch, M.H., Costigan, K.H., Fritz, K.M., Datry, T., Krabbenhoft, C.A., Hammond, J.C., Zimmer, M., Olden, J.D., Burrows, R.M., Dodds, W.K., Boersma, K.S., Shanafield, M., Kampf, S.K., Mims, M.C., Bogan, M.T., Ward, A.S., Rocha, M.P., Godsey, S.E., 
Allen, G.H., Blaszczak, 
J.R., Jones, C.N., Allen, D.C., (2020), What’s in a name? Patterns and trends in the definition of

non-perennial rivers and streams. Water. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12071980

 

Allen, G.H., Yang, X., Gardner J., Holliman, J., David., C.H., Ross, M., (2020), Timing of Landsat overpasses effectively captures flow conditions of large rivers. Remote Sensing. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12091510 

Zimmer, M., Kaiser, K., Blaszczak, J., Zipperm S.C., Hammond, J., Fritz, K.M., Costigan, K.H., Hosen, J., Godsey, S.E., Allen, G.H., Kampf, S., Burrows, R.M., Krabbenhoft, C.A., Dodds, W., Hale, R., Olden, J.D., Shanafield, M., DelVecchia, A.G., Ward, A.S., Mims, M.C., Datry, T., Bogan, M.T., Boersma, K.S., Busch, M.H., Jones, C.N., Burgin, A., Allen, D.C., (2020), Zero or not? Causes and consequences of zero-flow stream gage readings. WIREs Water. https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1436

Yang, X., Pavelsky, T.M., Allen, G.H., Donchyts, G., (2020), RivWidthCloud: Automated Google Earth Engine algorithm for river width extraction from remotely sensed imagery. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
https://doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2019.2920225

Lin, P., Pan, M., Allen, G.H., Frasson, R.P.M., Zeng Z., Yamazaki, D., Wood, E., (2020), Global estimates of reach-level bankfull river width leveraging big data geospatial analysis. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL086405 

Coss S., Durand M., Yi Y., Jia Y., Guo Q., Tuozzolo S., Shum C.K., Allen G.H., Calmant S., and Pavelsky, T.M., (2020), Global River Radar Altimetry Time Series (GRRATS): new river elevation earth science data records for the hydrologic community. Earth System Science Data. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-137-2020

Yang, X., Pavelsky, T.M., Allen, G.H., (2020), The past and future of global river ice. 
Nature. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1848-1

2019

Sikder, M.S., David, C.H., Allen, G.H., Qiao, X., Nelson E.J., Matin M.A., (2019), Evaluation of Available Global Runoff Datasets through a River Model in Support of Transboundary Water Management in South and Southeast Asia. Frontiers in Environmental Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2019.00171

Borges, A.B., Darchambeau, F., Lambert, T., Morana, C., Allen, G.H., Tambwe, E., Sembaito, A.T., Mambo T., Wabakhangazi J.N., Descy, J.P., Teodoru, C.R., Bouillon, S., (2019), Variations in dissolved greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O) in the Congo River network overwhelmingly driven by fluvial-wetland connectivity. Biogeochemistry. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3801-2019

 

Barefoot, E.A., Pavelsky, T.M., Allen, G.H., Zimmer, M., McGlynn, B., (2019), Temporally Variable Stream Width and Surface Area Distributions in a Headwater Catchment. Water Resources Research. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR023877

 

Lin, P., Pan, M., Beck, H., Yang, Y., Yamazaki, D., Frasson, R., David, C.H., Durand, M., Pavelsky, T.M., Allen, G.H., Gleason, C., Wood, E., (2019), Global reconstruction of naturalized river flows at 2.94 million reaches.
Water Resources Research. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019WR025287 

Yamazaki D., Ikeshima, D., Sosa, J., Bates P.D., Allen, G.H., Pavelsky, T.M., (2019), MERIT Hydro: A high-resolution global hydrography map based on latest topography datasets. Water Resources Research. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019WR024873

 

Frasson, R.P.M., Pavelsky, T.M., Fonstad, M., Durand, M.T., Allen, G.H., Schumann, G., Lion, C., Beighley, R.E., Yang, X., (2019), Global relationships between river width, slope, catchment area, meander wavelength, sinuosity, and discharge. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL082027

Shen, X., Anagnostou, E.N., Allen, G.H., Brakenridge, R., Kettner, A. (2019), Near-Real-Time Non-obstructed Flood Inundation Mapping using Synthetic Aperture Radar. Remote Sensing of the Environment
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.11.008

Pitcher, L.P., Pavelsky, T.M., Smith, L.C., Moller, D.K., Altenau, E.H., Allen, G.H., Lion, C., Butman, D., Cooley, S.W., Fayne, J., Bertram, M., (2019), AirSWOT InSAR mapping of surface water elevations and hydraulic gradients across the Yukon Flats Basin, Alaska. Water Resources Research. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR023274

2018

Allen, G.H., Pavelsky, T.M. (2018) Global extent of rivers and streams. Science. (cover story). 
https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aat0636 

Allen, G.H., David, C.H., Andreadis, K.M., Hossain, F., Famiglietti, J.S. (2018) Global estimates of river flow wave travel times and implications for low-latency satellite data. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL077914 

 

Allen, G.H., Pavelsky, T.M., Barefoot, E.A., Lamb, M.P., Butman, D., Tashie, A., Gleason, C.J. (2018) Similarity of stream width distributions across headwater systems. Nature Communications.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-02991-w

 

Before 2018

Altenau, E., Pavelsky, T.M., Moller, D., Lion, C., Pitcher, L., Allen, G.H., Bates, P., Calmant, S., Durand, M., Smith, L. (2017) AirSWOT measurements of river water surface elevation and slope: Tanana River, AK.
Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL071577

 

Yoon, Y.,  Beighley, E., Lee, H., Pavelsky, T.M., Allen, G.H. (2015) Estimating Flood Discharges in Reservoir-Regulated River Basins by Integrating Synthetic SWOT Satellite Observations and Hydrologic Modeling.
Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001320

 

Allen, G.H.,  Pavelsky, T.M. (2015) Patterns of river width and surface area revealed by the satellite-derived North American River Width (NARWidth) data set. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014GL062764 

 

Pavelsky, T.M., Durand, M.T., Andreadis, K.M., Beighley, R.E., Paiva, R.C.D., Allen, G.H., Miller, Z.F. (2014) Assessing the Potential Global Impact of SWOT River Observations. Journal of Hydrology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.08.044 

 

Miller, Z.F., Pavelsky, T.M., and Allen G.H. (2014) Quantifying river form variations in the Mississippi Basin using remotely sensed imagery. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-18-4883-2014

 

Pavelsky, T.M., Allen, G.H., Miller, Z.F. (2014) Spatial Patterns of River Width in the Yukon River Basin. Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle. Geophysical Monograph Serieshttps://doi.org/10.1002/9781118872086.ch8

Allen, G.H., Barnes, J.B., Pavelsky, T.M., Kirby,  E. (2013) Lithologic and tectonic controls on bedrock channel form at the northwest Himalayan front. Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgrf.20113

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