Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

(The TQCC of Hydrology and Earth System Sciences is 34. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Global land-surface evaporation estimated from satellite-based observations845
Technical note: Inherent benchmark or not? Comparing Nash–Sutcliffe and Kling–Gupta efficiency scores412
Streamflow trends in Europe: evidence from a dataset of near-natural catchments332
From near-surface to root-zone soil moisture using an exponential filter: an assessment of the method based on in-situ observations and model simulations330
A global data set of the extent of irrigated land from 1900 to 2005251
From meteorological to hydrological drought using standardised indicators251
Cascading model uncertainty from medium range weather forecasts (10 days) through a rainfall-runoff model to flood inundation predictions within the European Flood Forecasting System (EFFS)242
Daily evaluation of 26 precipitation datasets using Stage-IV gauge-radar data for the CONUS238
The hydrological significance of mountains: from regional to global scale221
Cloud removal methodology from MODIS snow cover product207
A comparative analysis of projected impacts of climate change on river runoff from global and catchment-scale hydrological models191
Recovery from acidification in European surface waters187
Towards learning universal, regional, and local hydrological behaviors via machine learning applied to large-sample datasets184
The European 2015 drought from a climatological perspective184
Groundwater redox conditions and conductivity in a contaminant plume from geoelectrical investigations165
The blue water footprint of electricity from hydropower159
Estimation of predictive hydrological uncertainty using quantile regression: examples from the National Flood Forecasting System (England and Wales)159
A global lake and reservoir volume analysis using a surface water dataset and satellite altimetry140
Global multi-scale segmentation of continental and coastal waters from the watersheds to the continental margins131
Seasonal origins of soil water used by trees129
Is the groundwater reservoir linear? Learning from data in hydrological modelling126
Global evaluation of runoff from 10 state-of-the-art hydrological models120
Filling the white space on maps of European runoff trends: estimates from a multi-model ensemble111
Estimating root zone soil moisture using near-surface observations from SMOS110
Increase in flood risk resulting from climate change in a developed urban watershed – the role of storm temporal patterns109
The European 2015 drought from a hydrological perspective107
Recovery from acidification of lakes in Finland, Norway and Sweden 1990–1999107
Socio-hydrologic drivers of the pendulum swing between agricultural development and environmental health: a case study from Murrumbidgee River basin, Australia106
Evaluation of 18 satellite- and model-based soil moisture products using in situ measurements from 826 sensors105
Precipitation and snow cover in the Himalaya: from reanalysis to regional climate simulations105
Hydrochemical processes in lowland rivers: insights from in situ, high-resolution monitoring104
Efficient extraction of drainage networks from massive, radar-based elevation models with least cost path search104
Selection of multi-model ensemble of general circulation models for the simulation of precipitation and maximum and minimum temperature based on spatial assessment metrics102
A snow cover climatology for the Pyrenees from MODIS snow products100
Groundwater-dependent ecosystems: recent insights from satellite and field-based studies100
Macropore flow of old water revisited: experimental insights from a tile-drained hillslope100
Post-processing rainfall forecasts from numerical weather prediction models for short-term streamflow forecasting98
Hydrological science and wetland restoration: some case studies from Europe97
A statistics-based temporal filter algorithm to map spatiotemporally continuous shortwave albedo from MODIS data95
Estimating drought risk across Europe from reported drought impacts, drought indices, and vulnerability factors93
Regionalization of patterns of flow intermittence from gauging station records90
Eucalyptus water use greater than rainfall input - possible explanation from southern India90
Unexplained hydrogen isotope offsets complicate the identification and quantification of tree water sources in a riparian forest90
Deriving a global river network map and its sub-grid topographic characteristics from a fine-resolution flow direction map89
Global root zone storage capacity from satellite-based evaporation88
Comparative predictions of discharge from an artificial catchment (Chicken Creek) using sparse data87
Climate change, reforestation/afforestation, and urbanization impacts on evapotranspiration and streamflow in Europe86
Radar subpixel-scale rainfall variability and uncertainty: lessons learned from observations of a dense rain-gauge network82
Inundation analysis of metro systems with the storm water management model incorporated into a geographical information system: a case study in Shanghai82
On the choice of calibration metrics for “high-flow” estimation using hydrologic models82
The contribution of groundwater discharge to the overall water budget of two typical Boreal lakes in Alberta/Canada estimated from a radon mass balance81
Analysis of single-Alter-shielded and unshielded measurements of mixed and solid precipitation from WMO-SPICE81
Modelling runoff from a Himalayan debris-covered glacier76
Hydroclimatology of the Nile: results from a regional climate model76
Assessing the characteristics and drivers of compound flooding events around the UK coast75
Estimation of soil parameters over bare agriculture areas from C-band polarimetric SAR data using neural networks75
Estimating irrigation water use over the contiguous United States by combining satellite and reanalysis soil moisture data74
Data-driven catchment classification: application to the pub problem73
Nitrate leaching from intensive organic farms to groundwater72
Exploring the physical controls of regional patterns of flow duration curves – Part 1: Insights from statistical analyses72
HESS Opinions: From response units to functional units: a thermodynamic reinterpretation of the HRU concept to link spatial organization and functioning of intermediate scale catchments71
Solute transport dynamics in small, shallow groundwater-dominated agricultural catchments: insights from a high-frequency, multisolute 10 yr-long monitoring study71
Rainfall–runoff prediction at multiple timescales with a single Long Short-Term Memory network71
Upscaling of evapotranspiration fluxes from instantaneous to daytime scales for thermal remote sensing applications70
Large-scale hydrological modelling by using modified PUB recommendations: the India-HYPE case70
Less rain, more water in ponds: a remote sensing study of the dynamics of surface waters from 1950 to present in pastoral Sahel (Gourma region, Mali)70
How streamflow has changed across Australia since the 1950s: evidence from the network of hydrologic reference stations69
The impact of land surface temperature on soil moisture anomaly detection from passive microwave observations69
Significance of spatial variability in precipitation for process-oriented modelling: results from two nested catchments using radar and ground station data68
River monitoring from satellite radar altimetry in the Zambezi River basin68
Evaluation of precipitation estimates over CONUS derived from satellite, radar, and rain gauge data sets at daily to annual scales (2002–2012)67
Multi-site calibration and validation of SWAT with satellite-based evapotranspiration in a data-sparse catchment in southwestern Nigeria67
From observation to the quantification of snow processes with a time-lapse camera network66
Potential surface temperature and shallow groundwater temperature response to climate change: an example from a small forested catchment in east-central New Brunswick (Canada)66
Design flood hydrographs from the relationship between flood peak and volume66
Comparing soil moisture retrievals from SMOS and ASCAT over France66
Regional variations in diffuse nitrogen losses from agriculture in the Nordic and Baltic regions65
Modelling hourly rates of evaporation from small lakes65
Comparison of drought indicators derived from multiple data sets over Africa65
Nitrous oxide emission from a range of land uses across Europe65
Representation and improved parameterization of reservoir operation in hydrological and land-surface models64
Using paired catchments to quantify the human influence on hydrological droughts63
On the spatio-temporal analysis of hydrological droughts from global hydrological models63
Water consumption from hydropower plants – review of published estimates and an assessment of the concept62
Effective roughness modelling as a tool for soil moisture retrieval from C- and L-band SAR61
A physically based approach for the estimation of root-zone soil moisture from surface measurements61
A global analysis of soil moisture derived from satellite observations and a land surface model61
Hydrological modelling of a slope covered with shallow pyroclastic deposits from field monitoring data61
Spatial variability of herbicide mobilisation and transport at catchment scale: insights from a field experiment61
Modelling reversibility of Central European mountain lakes from acidification: Part I - the Bohemian forest60
Assessment of precipitation and temperature data from CMIP3 global climate models for hydrologic simulation59
Spatiotemporal changes in aridity of Pakistan during 1901–201659
Soil moisture gradients and controls on a southern Appalachian hillslope from drought through recharge59
From engineering hydrology to Earth system science: milestones in the transformation of hydrologic science59
Multivariate bias adjustment of high-dimensional climate simulations: the Rank Resampling for Distributions and Dependences (R<sup>2</sup>D<sup>2</sup&58
Evaporation characteristics of wetlands: experience from a wetgrassland and a reedbed using eddy correlation measurements58
Estimation of surface soil moisture and roughness from multi-angular ASAR imagery in the Watershed Allied Telemetry Experimental Research (WATER)57
An algorithm for generating soil moisture and snow depth maps from microwave spaceborne radiometers: HydroAlgo57
Rainfall Estimates on a Gridded Network (REGEN) – a global land-based gridded dataset of daily precipitation from 1950 to 201655
Estimating spatial mean root-zone soil moisture from point-scale observations55
Detection of global runoff changes: results from observations and CMIP5 experiments55
Acid neutralization capacity measurements in surface and ground waters in the Upper River Severn, Plynlimon: from hydrograph splitting to water flow pathways54
Future projections of temperature and mixing regime of European temperate lakes54
A method for parameterising roughness and topographic sub-grid scale effects in hydraulic modelling from LiDAR data54
Consistency of satellite-based precipitation products in space and over time compared with gauge observations and snow- hydrological modelling in the Lake Titicaca region54
Relating surface backscatter response from TRMM precipitation radar to soil moisture: results over a semi-arid region54
Estimating degree-day factors from MODIS for snowmelt runoff modeling53
Groundwater origin, flow regime and geochemical evolution in arid endorheic watersheds: a case study from the Qaidam Basin, northwestern China53
Assessing the performance of global hydrological models for capturing peak river flows in the Amazon basin53
Separating precipitation and evapotranspiration from noise – a new filter routine for high-resolution lysimeter data52
Intensity–duration–frequency curves from remote sensing rainfall estimates: comparing satellite and weather radar over the eastern Mediterranean52
Selecting the optimal method to calculate daily global reference potential evaporation from CFSR reanalysis data for application in a hydrological model study52
A view of water quality from the Plynlimon watershed51
Quantifying new water fractions and transit time distributions using ensemble hydrograph separation: theory and benchmark tests51
Estimating water discharge from large radar altimetry datasets51
Effects of univariate and multivariate bias correction on hydrological impact projections in alpine catchments50
Monitoring water quality in estuarine environments: lessons from the MAGEST monitoring program in the Gironde fluvial-estuarine system49
From days to decades: numerical modelling of freshwater lens response to climate change stressors on small low-lying islands49
Assessing the quality of digital elevation models obtained from mini unmanned aerial vehicles for overland flow modelling in urban areas49
Past terrestrial water storage (1980–2008) in the Amazon Basin reconstructed from GRACE and in situ river gauging data48
Testing the transferability of regression equations derived from small sub-catchments to a large area in central Sweden48
From maps to movies: high-resolution time-varying sensitivity analysis for spatially distributed watershed models47
Evaluating uncertainty estimates in hydrologic models: borrowing measures from the forecast verification community47
Where does streamwater come from in low-relief forested watersheds? A dual-isotope approach47
Sensitivity of hydrological models to temporal and spatial resolutions of rainfall data47
Topographic control of snow distribution in an alpine watershed of western Canada inferred from spatially-filtered MODIS snow products47
Determination of fluid transmissivity and electric transverse resistance for shallow aquifers and deep reservoirs from surface and well-log electric measurements47
Assessing blue and green water utilisation in wheat production of China from the perspectives of water footprint and total water use47
Determining the stable isotope composition of pore water from saturated and unsaturated zone core: improvements to the direct vapour equilibration laser spectrometry method46
Mapping soil hydraulic properties using random-forest-based pedotransfer functions and geostatistics46
Benchmarking the predictive capability of hydrological models for river flow and flood peak predictions across over 1000 catchments in Great Britain46
High-resolution regional climate modeling and projection over western Canada using a weather research forecasting model with a pseudo-global warming approach45
A Bayesian modelling method for post-processing daily sub-seasonal to seasonal rainfall forecasts from global climate models and evaluation for 12 Australian catchments44
Hydraulic properties at the North Sea island of Borkum derived from joint inversion of magnetic resonance and electrical resistivity soundings44
The recent developments in cloud removal approaches of MODIS snow cover product44
Climate change impacts on the hydrologic regime of a Canadian river: comparing uncertainties arising from climate natural variability and lumped hydrological model structures44
Balancing ecosystem services with energy and food security – Assessing trade-offs from reservoir operation and irrigation investments in Kenya's Tana Basin43
Repeated electromagnetic induction measurements for mapping soil moisture at the field scale: validation with data from a wireless soil moisture monitoring network43
Modeling evaporation processes in a saline soil from saturation to oven dry conditions43
Expansion and contraction of the flowing stream network alter hillslope flowpath lengths and the shape of the travel time distribution43
The SPARSE model for the prediction of water stress and evapotranspiration components from thermal infra-red data and its evaluation over irrigated and rainfed wheat43
The El Niño event of 2015–2016: climate anomalies and their impact on groundwater resources in East and Southern Africa42
Derivation of groundwater flow-paths based on semi-automatic extraction of lineaments from remote sensing data42
Generating reference evapotranspiration surfaces from the Hargreaves equation at watershed scale42
Using R in hydrology: a review of recent developments and future directions42
Storage dynamics, hydrological connectivity and flux ages in a karst catchment: conceptual modelling using stable isotopes42
Iron oxidation kinetics and phosphate immobilization along the flow-path from groundwater into surface water42
Fluvial organic carbon flux from an eroding peatland catchment, southern Pennines, UK42
Hydrological connectivity from glaciers to rivers in the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau: roles of suprapermafrost and subpermafrost groundwater41
Variability in snow cover phenology in China from 1952 to 201041
Scalable flood level trend monitoring with surveillance cameras using a deep convolutional neural network41
Multivariate hydrologic design methods under nonstationary conditions and application to engineering practice41
Potential evaporation at eddy-covariance sites across the globe41
New lessons on the Sudd hydrology learned from remote sensing and climate modeling40
Spatio-temporal variability of snow water equivalent in the extra-tropical Andes Cordillera from distributed energy balance modeling and remotely sensed snow cover40
An assessment of global net irrigation water requirements from various water supply sources to sustain irrigation: rivers and reservoirs (1960–2050)40
Changes in groundwater drought associated with anthropogenic warming39
Reference crop evapotranspiration derived from geo-stationary satellite imagery: a case study for the Fogera flood plain, NW-Ethiopia and the Jordan Valley, Jordan39
Mechanisms of consistently disjunct soil water pools over (pore) space and time39
On the derivation of soil surface roughness from multi parametric PolSAR data and its potential for hydrological modeling39
Soil moisture–precipitation coupling: observations from the Oklahoma Mesonet and underlying physical mechanisms39
Mapping irrigation potential from renewable groundwater in Africa – a quantitative hydrological approach39
Estimation of vegetation cover resilience from satellite time series39
WHAT-IF: an open-source decision support tool for water infrastructure investment planning within the water–energy–food–climate nexus39
Transit times from rainfall to baseflow in headwater catchments estimated using tritium: the Ovens River, Australia39
Multi-decadal hydrologic change and variability in the Amazon River basin: understanding terrestrial water storage variations and drought characteristics38
Future shifts in extreme flow regimes in Alpine regions38
Temperature signal in suspended sediment export from an Alpine catchment38
Field-scale apparent hydraulic parameterisation obtained from TDR time series and inverse modelling38
Global phosphorus recovery from wastewater for agricultural reuse38
Estimating nutrient concentrations from catchment characteristics across the UK38
Modelling of the shallow water table at high spatial resolution using random forests37
Interannual variations of the terrestrial water storage in the Lower Ob' Basin from a multisatellite approach37
Elevation based correction of snow coverage retrieved from satellite images to improve model calibration37
Evapotranspiration and water yield over China's landmass from 2000 to 201037
Dissolved inorganic carbon export from carbonate and silicate catchments estimated from carbonate chemistry and δ<sup>13</sup>C<sub>DIC</sub>37
Rainfall erosivity in catchments contaminated with fallout from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident36
Simulation of rainfall time series from different climatic regions using the direct sampling technique36
Trajectories of nitrate input and output in three nested catchments along a land use gradient36
Assessing downstream flood impacts due to a potential GLOF from Imja Tsho in Nepal36
Soil water migration in the unsaturated zone of semiarid region in China from isotope evidence36
A review of the complementary principle of evaporation: from the original linear relationship to generalized nonlinear functions35
Benefits from using combined dynamical-statistical downscaling approaches – lessons from a case study in the Mediterranean region35
Subsurface lateral flow from hillslope and its contribution to nitrate loading in streams through an agricultural catchment during subtropical rainstorm events35
Water and nitrogen processes along a typical water flowpath and streamwater exports from a forested catchment and changes after clear-cutting: a modelling study35
Can we predict groundwater discharge from terrestrial ecosystems using existing eco-hydrological concepts?35
Regional evapotranspiration from an image-based implementation of the Surface Temperature Initiated Closure (STIC1.2) model and its validation across an aridity gradient in the conterminous US34
Snowmelt runoff from northern alpine tundra hillslopes: major processes and methods of simulation34
Modelling the impact of prescribed global warming on runoff from headwater catchments of the Irrawaddy River and their implications for the water level regime of Loktak Lake, northeast India34
Longitudinal dispersion in natural channels: l. Experimental results from the River Severn, U.K.34
Improving evapotranspiration in a land surface model using biophysical variables derived from MSG/SEVIRI satellite34