Dr. Paul R. Houser

Dr. Paul R. Houser (Author's Website)

Dr. Houser in an internationally recognized expert in local to global land surface-atmospheric remote sensing, in-situ observation and numerical simulation, development and application of hydrologic data assimilation methods, scientific integrity and policy, and global water and energy cycling. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Hydrology and Water Resources from the University of Arizona in 1992 and 1996 respectively. Dr. Houser's previous experience includes internships at the U.S. Geological Survey and at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Houser joined the NASA-GSFC Hydrological Sciences Branch and the Data Assimilation Office (DAO/GMAO) in 1997, served as manager of NASA’s Land Surface Hydrology Program, and served as branch head of the Hydrological Science Branch. In 2005, he joined the George Mason University Climate Dynamics Program and the Geography and Geoinformation Sciences Department as Professor of Global Hydrology, and formed CREW (the Center for Research for Environment and Water). Dr. Houser has also teamed with groundwater development and exploration companies (EarthWater Global and Geovesi) and has served as Science Advisor to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Dr. Houser has led numerous scientific contributions, including the development of Land Data Assimilation Systems (LDAS), the Hydrospheric States Mission (Hydros/SMAP), the Land Information System (LIS), the NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), and the Water Cycle Solutions Network (WaterNet).

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Meitz, Brandon, M.S. 2013-

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ESS Research Project, Spring 2013

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The Hydrosphere, Spring 2013

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The Hydrosphere, EOS 656/EVPP 652/GEOG 570, George Mason University, Spring 2013.

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Impact of Land Surface Conditions on 2004 North American Monsoon in GCM Experiments

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Feng,  X., M.  Bosilovich, P.  Houser, and J.-D.  Chern (2013), Impact of land surface conditions on 2004 North American monsoon in GCM experiments, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 293–305, doi:10.1029/2012JD018805. [pdf]…

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Assimilating Remotely Sensed and Land Surface Model Data: Diagnosing and Reconciling Differences

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MacCracken, R.F., E. Wood, M. Pan, A. Sahoo, J. Sheffield, P.  Houser, D. Lettenmaier, H. Gao, R. Pinker, Y. Ma, C. Kummerow and J. Bytheway.  Assimilating Remotely Sensed and Land Surface Model Data:  Diagnosing and Reconciling Differences.  American Meteorological Society …

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Fired scientist resolves whistleblower complaint with feds

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By TIM HEARDEN

Capital Press [link]

YREKA, Calif. – A former U.S. Bureau of Reclamation senior science adviser who claimed he was fired earlier this year for speaking out about the Klamath River dam removal process has apparently …

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Former employee settles scuffle with agency over firing complaint

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Former employee settles scuffle with agency over firing complaint

Emily Yehle, E&E reporter

Published: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

A former scientific integrity officer has come to an agreement with the Interior Department over his allegation that the agency fired …

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Scientific Whistleblower Complaint Resolved

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For Immediate Release: Dec 04, 2012 [link]
Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337

SCIENTIFIC WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT RESOLVED

Successful Mediation under Auspices of U.S. Office of Special Counsel

Posted on Dec 04, 2012 | Tags: DOI, Scientific Integrity


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