Water Resources Research

(The H4-Index of Water Resources Research is 48. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
What Role Does Hydrological Science Play in the Age of Machine Learning?211
Enhancing Streamflow Forecast and Extracting Insights Using Long‐Short Term Memory Networks With Data Integration at Continental Scales181
Combined Modeling of US Fluvial, Pluvial, and Coastal Flood Hazard Under Current and Future Climates147
Real‐Time Flood Forecasting Based on a High‐Performance 2‐D Hydrodynamic Model and Numerical Weather Predictions111
Calibration‐Free Complementary Relationship Estimates Terrestrial Evapotranspiration Globally95
Assessing the Impacts of Vegetation Greenness Change on Evapotranspiration and Water Yield in China90
Hydrodynamics, Sediment Transport and Morphological Features at the Confluence Between the Yangtze River and the Poyang Lake88
Satellite‐Based Monitoring of Irrigation Water Use: Assessing Measurement Errors and Their Implications for Agricultural Water Management Policy87
The Abuse of Popular Performance Metrics in Hydrologic Modeling87
Does the Hook Structure Constrain Future Flood Intensification Under Anthropogenic Climate Warming?82
A Brief Analysis of Conceptual Model Structure Uncertainty Using 36 Models and 559 Catchments76
Comparison of Groundwater Storage Changes From GRACE Satellites With Monitoring and Modeling of Major U.S. Aquifers76
What Is a Debris Flood?73
Deep Learning for Daily Precipitation and Temperature Downscaling73
Global Groundwater Modeling and Monitoring: Opportunities and Challenges73
The Effectiveness of the South‐to‐North Water Diversion Middle Route Project on Water Delivery and Groundwater Recovery in North China Plain72
Variable 21st Century Climate Change Response for Rivers in High Mountain Asia at Seasonal to Decadal Time Scales72
Investigating the Propagation From Meteorological to Hydrological Drought by Introducing the Nonlinear Dependence With Directed Information Transfer Index71
Water Use in Global Livestock Production—Opportunities and Constraints for Increasing Water Productivity70
Extreme Climate Anomalies Enhancing Cyanobacterial Blooms in Eutrophic Lake Taihu, China69
Time to Update the Split‐Sample Approach in Hydrological Model Calibration67
Training Machine Learning Surrogate Models From a High‐Fidelity Physics‐Based Model: Application for Real‐Time Street‐Scale Flood Prediction in an Urban Coastal Community66
Drought‐Induced Soil Desiccation Cracking Behavior With Consideration of Basal Friction and Layer Thickness65
Generating Ensemble Streamflow Forecasts: A Review of Methods and Approaches Over the Past 40 Years65
Contrasting Influences of Human Activities on Hydrological Drought Regimes Over China Based on High‐Resolution Simulations65
Uncovering Flooding Mechanisms Across the Contiguous United States Through Interpretive Deep Learning on Representative Catchments64
Transferring Hydrologic Data Across Continents – Leveraging Data‐Rich Regions to Improve Hydrologic Prediction in Data‐Sparse Regions60
Drought Propagation in Contiguous U.S. Watersheds: A Process‐Based Understanding of the Role of Climate and Watershed Properties58
Modeling Water Quality in Watersheds: From Here to the Next Generation56
Impacts of Urbanization on Watershed Water Balances Across the Conterminous United States55
Reconstruction of GRACE Total Water Storage Through Automated Machine Learning54
On the Use of the Term “Evapotranspiration”54
Estimation of Global Irrigation Water Use by the Integration of Multiple Satellite Observations54
Using Complex Network Analysis for Optimization of Water Distribution Networks54
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Hydrology and Water Management: Applications, Challenges, and Perspectives54
Leak Detection in a Real Transmission Main Through Transient Tests: Deeds and Misdeeds54
Evaluating the Potential and Challenges of an Uncertainty Quantification Method for Long Short‐Term Memory Models for Soil Moisture Predictions53
Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations Using Ensemble Streamflow Predictions for a Multipurpose Reservoir in Northern California53
Assessing the Steady‐State Assumption in Water Balance Calculation Across Global Catchments53
Trends in Global Flood and Streamflow Timing Based on Local Water Year53
Groundwater Storage Loss Associated With Land Subsidence in Western United States Mapped Using Machine Learning52
A State‐of‐the‐Art Review of Optimal Reservoir Control for Managing Conflicting Demands in a Changing World52
How Do Climate and Catchment Attributes Influence Flood Generating Processes? A Large‐Sample Study for 671 Catchments Across the Contiguous USA51
Improved Estimators of Model Performance Efficiency for Skewed Hydrologic Data51
G‐RUN ENSEMBLE: A Multi‐Forcing Observation‐Based Global Runoff Reanalysis50
Data‐Worth Analysis for Heterogeneous Subsurface Structure Identification With a Stochastic Deep Learning Framework49
Soil Moisture Responses to Rainfall: Implications for Runoff Generation48
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Mission River Database (SWORD): A Global River Network for Satellite Data Products48
Physics‐Informed Neural Network Method for Forward and Backward Advection‐Dispersion Equations48
Using Remote Sensing Data‐Based Hydrological Model Calibrations for Predicting Runoff in Ungauged or Poorly Gauged Catchments48