The High Plains Regional Climate Center has an experienced team of climatologists, technical staff members, interns, and graduate students that are all committed to serving the region.

Follow


2020

PDF

A Hydrometeorological Assessment of the Historic 2019 Flood of Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota, Paul Xavier Flanagan, Rezaul Mahmood, Natalie Umphlett, Erin M.K. Haacker, Chittaranjan Ray, Bill Sorensen, Martha Shulski, Crystal J. Stiles, David Pearson, and Paul Fajman

PDF

A Design for a Sustained Assessment of Climate Forcing and Feedbacks Related to Land Use and Land Cover Change, Thomas Loveland and Rezaul Mahmood

PDF

Building Adaptive Capacity in Tribal Communities of the Missouri River Basin to Manage Drought and Climate Extremes: A Case Study from the Wind River Indian Reservation, Crystal J. Stiles, Natalie Umphlett, and Mitch Cottenoir

2019

PDF

Role of Sea Surface Temperatures in Forcing Circulation Anomalies Driving U.S. Great Plains Pluvial Years, Paul X. Flanagan, Jeffrey B. Basara, Jason C. Furtado, Elinor R. Martin, and Xiangming Xiao

PDF

A Technical Overview of the Kentucky Mesonet, Rezaul Mahmood, Megan Schargorodski, Stuart Foster, and Andrew Quilligan

PDF

The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017: Meteorological Observations from a Statewide Mesonet and Atmospheric Profiling Systems, Rezaul Mahmood, Megan Schargorodski, Eric Rappin, Melissa Griffin, Patrick Collins, Kevin Knupp, Andrew Quilligan, Ryan Wade, Kevin Cary, and Stuart Foster

PDF

Influence of Land Cover and Soil Moisture based Brown Ocean Effect on an Extreme Rainfall Event from a Louisiana Gulf Coast Tropical System, Udaysankar S. Nair, Eric Rappin, Emily Foshee, Warren Smith, Roger A. Pielke Sr., Rezaul Mahmood, Jonathan L. Case, Clay B. Blankenship, Marshall Shepherd, Joseph A. Santanello, and Dev Niyogi

PDF

Umphlett QCI June 2019, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI March 2019, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Sept 2019, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Dec 2019, Natalie A. Umphlett

PDF

Enhancing ACIS Maps: Increasing Usability through a GIS Portal, Natalie Umphlett, Warren Pettee, Bill Sorensen, and Crystal J. Stiles

PDF

Conducting a drought-specific THIRA (Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment): A powerful tool for integrating all-hazard mitigation and drought planning efforts to increase drought mitigation quality, Elliot Wickham, Deborah J. Bathke, Tarik Abdel-Monem, Tonya K. Bernadt, Denise Bulling, Lisa M. PytlikZillig, Crystal J. Stiles, and Nicole Wall

PDF

Irrigation impacts on minimum and maximum surface moist enthalpy in the Central Great Plains of the USA, Tianyi Zhang, Rezaul Mahmood, Xiaomao Lin, and Roger A. Pielke Sr.

2018

PDF

Primary Atmospheric Drivers of Pluvial Years in the United States Great Plains, Paul Flanagan, Jeffrey B. Basara, Jason C. Furtado, and Xiangming Xiao

PDF

Anatomy of an interrupted irrigation season: Micro-drought at the Wind River Indian Reservation, Shannon M. McNeeley, Cadida F. Dewes, Crystal J. Stiles, Tyler A. Beeton, Imtiaz Rangwala, Michael T. Hobbins, and Cody L. Knutson

PDF

Drought and Land-Cover Conditions in the Great Plains, Heather Tollerud, Jesslyn Brown, Thomas Loveland, Rezaul Mahmood, and Norman Bliss

PDF

Umphlett QCI June 2018, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI March 2018, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Sept 2018, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Dec 2018, Natalie A. Umphlett

2017

PDF

High Plains Regional Climate Center (poster)

PDF

The Effect of the Dry Line and Convective Initiation on Drought Evolution over Oklahoma during the 2011 Drought, Paul X. Flanagan, Jeffrey B. Basara, Bradley G. Illston, and Jason A. Otkin

PDF

Mesonets: Mesoscale Weather and Climate Observations for the United States, Rezaul Mahmood, Ryan Boyles, Kevin Brinson, Christopher Fiebrich, Stuart Foster, Ken Hubbard, David Robinson, Jeff Andresen, and Dan Leathers

PDF

Umphlett QCI June 2017, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI March 2017, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Sept 2017, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Dec 2017, Natalie A. Umphlett

PDF

A Model-Based Assessment of Potential Impacts of Man-Made Reservoirs on Precipitation, Jesse Winchester, Rezaul Mahmood, William Rodgers, Faisal Hossain, Eric Rappin, Joshua D. Durkee, and Themis Chronis

2016

PDF

Climate-Relevant Land Use and Land Cover Change Policies, Rezaul Mahmood, Roger A. Pielke Sr., and Clive McAlpine

PDF

Support for Drought Response and Community Preparedness: Filling the Gaps between Plans and Action, Kelly Helm Smith, Crystal J. Stiles, Michael Hayes, and Christopher Carparelli

PDF

Umphlett QCI June 2016, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI March 2016, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Sept 2016, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Dec 2016, Natalie A. Umphlett

2015

PDF

The Gravity Environment of Zhouqu Debris Flow of August 2010 and Its Implication for Future Recurrence, Diandong Ren, Lance M. Leslie, Xinyi Shen, Yang Hong, Qingyun Duan, Rezaul Mahmood, Yun Li, Gang Huang, Weidong Guo, and Mervyn J. Lynch

PDF

A Historical Perspective on Nebraska’s Variable and Changing Climate, Martha Shulski, William Baule, Crystal J. Stiles, and Natalie A. Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI March 2015, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Sept 2015, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI 2015, Natalie A. Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI June 2015, Natalie A. Umphlett

PDF

Development of a Long-Term (1884-2006) Serially Complete Dataset of U.S. Temperatures and Precipitation for Climate Services, Jinshing You, Kenneth G. Hubbard, Martha Shulski, Mark D. Svoboda, and Michael J. Hayes

2014

PDF

Investigating the Effect of the ‘‘Land between the Lakes’’ on Storm Patterns, Joshua D. Durkee, Ahmed M. Degu, Faisal Hossain, Rezaul Mahmood, Jesse Winchester, and Themis Chronis

PDF

Winter Wind Chill Climatology for the High Plains Region, Holly B. Lussenden, Natalie A. Umphlett, Martha D. Shulski, and Daniel Ebert

PDF

Climate Masters of Nebraska: An Innovative Action-Based Approach for Climate Change Education, Tapan Pathak, Tonya Bernadt, and Natalie A. Umphlett

PDF

A comparison of the MM5 and the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System simulations for land--atmosphere interactions under varying soil moisture, Astrid Suarez, Rezaul Mamood, Arturo I. Quintanar, Adriana Beltran-Prezekurat, and Roger Pielke Sr.

PDF

Umphlett QCI June 2014, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI March 2014, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Sept 2014, Natalie Umphlett

PDF

Umphlett QCI Dec 2014, Natalie A. Umphlett

2013

PDF

Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the U.S. National Climate Assessment Part 4. Climate of the U.S. Great Plains, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Laura E. Stevens, Scott E. Stevens, Liqiang Sun, Emily Janssen, Donald Wuebbles, Michael C. Kruk, Devin Thomas, Martha Shulski, Natalie A. Umphlett, Kenneth G. Hubbard, Kevin Robbins, Luigi Romolo, Adnan Akyuz, Tapan B. Pathak, Tony R. Bergantino, and J. Greg Dobson

PDF

Climate Change on the Prairie: A Basic Guide to Climate Change in the High Plains Region - UPDATE, Lincoln, Ne

PDF

Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from a Waste Lagoon, Arturo I. Quintanar, Rezaul Mamood, Nanh Lovanh, Justin M. Rawley, Evi Becerra-Acosta, and John H. Loughrin

PDF

Climate Change: What Does It Mean for Nebraska?, Martha D. Shulski, Natalie A. Umphlett, Tapan B. Pathak, and Kenneth G. Hubbard

PDF

Umphlett QCI Dec 2013, Natalie A. Umphlett

2012

PDF

A Synoptic Perspective of the Record 1-2 May 2010 Mid-South Heavy Precipitation Event, Joshua D. Durkee, Lee Campbell, Kyle Berry, Dustin Jordan, Gregory Goodrich, Rezaul Mahmood, and Stuart Foster

2011

PDF

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE NETWORK OF DROUGHT COMMUNITIES, Deborah J. Bathke, Nicole Wall, Jeff Nothwehr, Kelly Helm Smith, Donna L. Woudenberg, Tonya K. Bernadt, Crystal Bergman, Joseph P. Robine, Michael Hayes, Mark Svoboda, Lisa Darby, Roger S. Pulwarty, The National Drought Mitigation Center, and The National Integrated Drought Information System Program Office

PDF

Influence of Karst Landscape on Planetary Boundary Layer Atmosphere: A Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model–Based Investigation, Ronnie Leeper, Rezaul Mamood, and Arturo I. Quintanar

2009

PDF

A System for Estimating Bowen Ratio and Evaporation from Waste Lagoons, Arturo I. Quintanar, Rezaul Mahmood, John H. Loughrin, Nanh Lovanh, and Monica V. Motley

PDF

Ecosystem Jenga!, Natalie Umphlett, Tierney Brosius, Ramesh Laungani, and Diandra L. Leslie-Pelecky

2008

PDF

Sampling of Malodorous Compounds in Air Using Stir Bar Sorbtive Extraction, John H. Loughrin, Nanh Lovanh, Arturo I. Quintanar, and Rezaul Mahmood

2007

PDF

Agricultural Climatology, Kenneth G. Hubbard

PDF

Increase in Near-Surface Atmospheric Moisture Content due to Land Use Changes: Evidence from the Observed Dewpoint Temperature Data, Rezaul Mamood, Kenneth G. Hubbard, Ronnie D. Leeper, and Stuart A. Foster

2004

PDF

An Analysis of Simulated Long-Term Soil Moisture Data for Three Land Uses under Contrasting Hydroclimatic Conditions in the Northern Great Plains, Rezaul Mamood and Kenneth G. Hubbard

2002

PDF

Land Use Change and Modification of Near-Surface Thermal Records in the Northern Great Plains, Rezaul Mahmood, Ken Hubbard, and Christy Carlson