Home About Research Support Data Widget






Funding

2017 Co-Principal Investigator: NOAA MAPP, Improving the Drought Monitoring Capabilities of Land Surface Models by Integrating Bias-Corrected, Gridded Precipitation Estimates, with D. B. McRoberts (PI), J. Nielsen-Gammon, B. Zavadosky, J. Case, C. Peters-Liddard, and D. Mocko (09/01/2017-08/31/2020, $510,000).

2015 Principal Investigator: USDA, Developing gridded soil moisture maps using NRCS SSURGO (9/1/2015-9/30/2017; $145,544).

2015 Co-Principal Investigator: South Central Climate Science Center, Soil Moisture-Based Drought Monitoring for the South Central region (10/1/2015-9/31/2017; $232,437; T. Ochsner (Oklahoma State University)).

2014 Co-Principal Investigator: National Integrated Drought Information System, Development of a pilot national soil moisture network (12/01/14-06/30/15; $105,000 (TAMU = $45,956) with J. Lucido (USGS)).


Selected Publications

Zhang, N., Quiring, S. M., Ochsner, T. and T. W. Ford (2017) Comparison of Three Methods for Vertical Extrapolation of Soil Moisture in Oklahoma. Vadose Zone, 16(10): doi:10.2136/vzj2017.04.0085

Ford, T. W., Wang, Q. and S. M. Quiring (2016) The observation record length necessary to generate robust soil moisture percentiles. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 55: 2131-2149. DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0143.1

Yuan, S. and S. M. Quiring (2017) Comparison of three methods of interpolating soil moisture in Oklahoma. International Journal of Climatology, 37: 987-997. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4754

Quiring S. M., Ford T. W., Wang J. K., Khong A., Harris E., Lindgren T., Goldberg D. W., Li Z. (2016) North American Soil Moisture Database: Development and Applications. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97: 1441-1459, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00263.1


Selected Conference Presentations

Cosh, M., Berg, A., Bindlish, R., Caldwell, T., Colliander, J., Jackson, T., Ochsner, T., Qu, J. and S. M. Quiring (2018) Toward the development of protocols for soil moisture monitoring and measurement. Invited presentation given at the Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, January 2018.

Ford, T. W. and S. M. Quiring (2018) Developing Integrative Soil Moisture Products to Improve Drought Monitoring and Forecasting in the United States. Invited presentation given at the Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Austin, January 2018.

Zhang, N., Quiring, S. M. and T. E. Ochsner (2017) Comparison of Three Soil Moisture Sensor Types Under Field Conditions Based on the Marena, Oklahoma, In Situ Sensor Testbed (MOISST). Contributed poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, December 2017.

Quiring, S. M., Zhang, N., Ochsner, T. and T. W. Ford (2017) Towards a Harmonized Soil Moisture Database for the South Central United States: Evaluating Methods for Depth Standardization and Quality Control. Contributed paper presented at the 2017 MOISST Workshop, Stillwater, OK, May 2017.

Zhang, N., Quiring, S. M., and T. Ochsner (2017) Improvement on Quality Control of In Situ Soil Moisture using POLARIS soil properties data. Contributed poster presented at the 2017 MOISST Workshop, Stillwater, OK, May 2017.

Zhao, C. and S. M. Quiring (2017) Sensitivity analysis of the soil moisture interpolation methods in U.S. Contributed poster presented at the 2017 MOISST Workshop, Stillwater, OK, May 2017.

Zhang, N. and S. M. Quiring (2017) Study on Vertical Interpolation of Soil Moisture. Contributed paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, April 2017.

Zhao, C., Quiring, S. M. and S. Yuan (2017) Sensitivity study of the factors affecting soil moisture interpolation performance. Contributed paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, Boston, April 2017.

Zhang, N. and S. M. Quiring (2016) Comparison of three methods for vertical interpolation of soil moisture. Contributed poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 2016.

Zhao, C. and S. M. Quiring (2016) Comparison of soil moisture interpolation methods at regional scale - Case study in Oklahoma. Contributed poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 2016.



OSU Logo NIDIS Logo NOAA Logo USDA Logo USGS Logo TAMU Logo
Questions and Comments? quiring.10@osu.edu