Accepted or Published:


Urban vacant lands impart hydrological benefits across city landscapes, Christa Kelleher, Heather Golden, Sean Burkholder, William Shuster, Nature Communications, 2020.

A Perspective on the Future of Transient Storage Modeling: Let’s Stop Chasing Our Tails, Julia Knapp, Christa Kelleher, Water Resources Research, 2020.

Where Is the Bottom of a Watershed?, Laura Condon, Katherine Markovich, Christa Kelleher, Jeffrey McDonnell, Grant Ferguson, Jennifer McIntosh, Water Resources Research, 2020.

Exploring the application of topographic indices in urban areas as indicators of pluvial flooding locations, Christa Kelleher, Lauren McPhillips, Hydrological Processes, 2020.


Improving Predictions of Fine Particle Immobilization in Streams, Jennifer Drummond, Noah Schmadel, Christa Kelleher, Aaron Packman, Adam Ward, Geophysical Research Letters, 2019.

Exploring Tracer Information and Model Framework Trade-offs to Improve Estimation of Stream Transient Storage Processes, Christa Kelleher, Adam Ward, and colleagues, Water Resources Research, 2019.

Assessing the potential of drone-based thermal infrared imagery for quantifying river temperature heterogeneity, Stephen Dugdale, Christa Kelleher, Iain Malcolm, Sam Caldwell, and David Hannah, Hydrological Processes, 2019.

Relative information from thermal infrared imagery via unoccupied aerial vehicle informs simulations and spatially-distributed assessments of stream temperature, Sam Caldwell, Christa Kelleher, Emily Baker, and Laura Lautz, Science of the Total Environment, 2019.

Monitoring turbidity from above: Deploying small unoccupied aerial vehicles to image in-stream turbidity, Karyn Ehmann, Christa Kelleher, and Laura Condon, Hydrological Processes, 2019.


Airborne thermal infrared videography of stream temperature anomalies from a small unoccupied aerial system, Kyle Fitch, Christa Kelleher, Sam Caldwell, and Ian Joyce, Hydrological Processes, 2018.

The importance of incorporating diurnally fluctuating stream discharge in stream temperature energy balance models, Emily Baker, Laura Lautz, Christa Kelleher, and Jeff McKenzie, Hydrological Processes, 2018.

Is ET often oversimplified in hydrologic models? Using long records to elucidate unaccounted for controls on ET, Christa Kelleher and Stephen Shaw, Journal of Hydrology, 2018

A comparison of SAC-SMA and Adaptive Neuro-fuzzy Inference System for real-time flood forecasting in small urban catchments, Babak Roodsari, David Chandler, Christa Kelleher, and Chuck Kroll, Journal of Flood Risk Management, 2018.

Long-Term Climatic and Anthropogenic Impacts on Streamwater Salinity in New York State: INCA Simulations Offer Cautious Optimism, Kristina Gutchess, Li Jin, Jose Ledesma, Jill Crossman, Christa Kelleher, Laura Lautz, and Zunli Lu, Environmental Science and Technology, 2018.

2017 and earlier

A software tool to assess uncertainty in transient-storage model parameters using Monte Carlo simulations, Adam S. Ward, Christa A. Kelleher, Seth J. K. Mason, Thorsten Wagener, Neil McIntyre, Brian McGlynn, Robert L. Runkel, and Robert A. Payn, Freshwater Science, 2017.

Characterizing and reducing equifinality by constraining a distributed catchment model with regional signatures, local observations, and process understanding, Christa Kelleher, Brian McGlynn, and Thorsten Wagener, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2017

Model-based analysis of the influence of catchment properties on hydrologic partitioning across five mountain headwater subcatchments, Christa Kelleher, Thorsten Wagener, and Brian McGlynn, Water Resources Research, 2015.

Identifiability of transient storage model parameters along a mountain stream
. C. Kelleher, T. Wagener, B. McGlynn, A. Ward, M. Gooseff, R. Payn, Water Resources Research, 2013.

Characterizing hydrologic change through catchment classification. K. Sawicz, C. Kelleher, T. Wagener, P. Troch, M. Sivapalan, G. Carrillo, Hydrologic Earth System Sciences Discussions, 2013.

Variations in surface water-ground water interactions along a headwater stream: comparisons between transient storage and water balance analyses. A. Ward, R. Payn, M. Gooseff, B. McGlynn, K. Bencala, C. Kelleher, S. Wondzell, T. Wagener, Water Resources Research, 2013.

Identification of the controlling mechanism for predicting critical loads in elastomeric bearings. X. Han, C. Kelleher, G. Warn, T. Wagener, Journal of Structural Engineering, 2013.

Has urbanization changed ecological streamflow characteristics in Maine (USA)?. E. Martin, C. Kelleher, T. Wagener, Hydrological Sciences Journal, 2012.

Investigating controls on the thermal sensitivity of Pennsylvania streams. C. Kelleher, T. Wagener, M. Gooseff, B. McGlynn, K. McGuire, L. Marshall, Hydrological Processes, 2012.

Ten Guidelines For Effective Visualization in Scientific Publications. C. Kelleher and T. Wagener, Enironmental Modelling and Software, 2011.

It takes a community to raise a hydrologist: the Modular Curriculum for Hydrologic Advancement (MOCHA). T. Wagener, C. Kelleher, M. Weiler, B. McGlynn, M. Gooseff, L. Marshall, T. Meixner, K. McGuire, S. Gregg, P. Sharma, and S. Zappe, HESS, 2012.