Ben Livneh

Ben Livneh

Western Water Assessment
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
R/PSD 325 Broadway
Boulder, Colorado 80305


Current Research

- impacts of changing land cover and climate on water resources

- land surface modeling and the terrestrial water balance

- regionalization of land surface processes and parameters

Recent Publications

Gordon, E., Pugh, E., and B. Livneh (2014). Bark Beetles: Cause for Concern in Snowy Western Watersheds? Utility Intelligence & Infrastructure, March.

Livneh B., E.A. Rosenberg, C. Lin, V. Mishra, K.M. Andreadis, E.P. Maurer, and D.P. Lettenmaier (2013). Extension and spatial refinement of a long-term hydrologically based dataset of land surface fluxes and states for the conterminous United States, Journal of Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00508.1, in press.

Xia Y., M. B. Ek, J. Sheffield, B. Livneh, H. Wei, S. Feng, L. Luo, J. Meng, and E. Wood (2013). Validation of Noah-simulated Soil temperature in the North American Land Data Assimilation System Phase 2, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 52, 455–471.

Bohn, T. J., B. Livneh, J. W. Oyler, S. W. Running, B. Nijssen, and D. P. Lettenmaier (2013). Global evaluation of MTCLIM and related algorithms for forcing of ecological and hydrological models, Agriculture Forest Meteorology, 176, 38-49, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2013.03.003.

Livneh B., and D.P. Lettenmaier (2013) Regional parameter estimation for the Unified Land Model, Water Resources Research, doi:10.1029/2012WR012220.

Livneh, B. and D.P. Lettenmaier (2012). Multi-criteria parameter estimation for the unified land model, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 3029-3048, doi:10.5194/hess-16-3029-2012.

Curriculum Vitae


Please visit Ben's current professional web page at NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory, Physical Sciences Division.