Humberto Vergara, PhD Candidate

Education

PhD School of Civil Engineering and Enviromental Science, University of Oklahoma, Present

MSc School of Civil Engineering and Enviromental Science, University of Oklahoma, 2011

BSc Environmental Engineering, El Bosque University, Bogota – Colombia, 2007

Research Interests

Hydrological Modeling

Ensemble Forecasting

Data Assimilation

Research Experience

Graduate Research Assistant, CEES, University of Oklahoma. 2008 ~ Present

Contact Information

humber@ou.edu

Publications

IDTopicCitationYear
12Hydrologic ModelingHumberto Vergara, Yang Hong, Jonathan J. Gourley, Emmanouil N. Anagnostou, Viviana Maggioni, Dimitrios Stampoulis, and Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, 2014: Effects of Resolution of Satellite-Based Rainfall Estimates on Hydrologic Modeling Skill at Different Scales. J. Hydrometeor, 15 (2), 593–613. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-0113.1. PDF.2014
11Satellite, PrecipitationKhan, S. I., Y. Hong, J. J. Gourley, M.U. Khattak, B. Yong, H. J. Vergara, 2014: Evaluation of Three High-Resolution Satellite Precipitation Estimates. Potential for Monsoon Monitoring over Pakistan. Advances in Space Research (accepted).2014
10FloodMei, Y., Anagnostou, E.N., Stampoulis, D., Nikolopoulos, E.I., Borga, M., Vergara, H., 2013: Rainfall Organization Control on the Flood Response of mild-slope Basins. Journal of Hydrology. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.12.013. PDF.2013
9HydrologyDresback, K. M., J. G. Fleming, B. O. Blanton, C. Kaiser, J. J. Gourley, E. M. Tromble, R. A. Luettich Jr., R. L. Kolar, Y. Hong, S. Van Cooten, H. J. Vergara, Z. L. Flamig, H. M. Lander, K. E. Kelleher, K. L. Nemunaitis-Monroe, 2013: Skill assessment of a real-time forecast system utilizing a coupled hydrologic and coastal hydrodynamic model during Hurricane Irene (2011). Continental Shelf Research, 71, 78-94. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2013.10.007. PDF.2013
8Hydrology, PrecipitationHumberto Vergara, Yang Hong, Jonathan J. Gourley, Emmanouil N. Anagnostou, Viviana Maggioni, Dimitrios Stampoulis and Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, 2013: Effects of Resolution of Satellite-based Rainfall Estimates on Hydrologic Modeling Skill at Different Scales. Journal of Hydrometeorology. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-0113.1. PDF.2013
7Data Assimilation, Remote SensingZhang, Y., Y. Hong, X. Wang, J.J. Gourley, J. Gao, H. Vergara and B. Yong, 2013: Assimilation of Passive Microwave Streamflow Signals for Improving Flood Forecasting: A First Study in Okavango River Basin, Africa. IEEE Journal of Sepected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2013.2251321. PDF.2013
6Remote Sensing, HydrologyMaggioni, V., H. J. Vergara, E. N. Anagnostou, J. J. Gourley, Y. Hong, and D. Stampoulis, 2013: Investigating the applicability of error correction ensembles of satellite rainfall products in river flow simulations. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 14 (4), 1194–1211. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-074.1. PDF.2013
5Remote Sensing, HydrologyKhan, S. I., Y. Hong, H. J. Vergara, J. J. Gourley, G. R. Brakenridge, T. De Groeve, Z. L. Flamig, F. S. Policelli, and B. Yong , 2012: Microwave Satellite Data for Hydrologic Modeling in Ungauged Basins. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE, 9 (4), 663-667. doi: 10.1109/lgrs.2011.2177807. PDF.2012
4Storm surgeVan Cooten, S., K. E. Kelleher, K. Howard, J. Zhang, J. J. Gourley, J. S. Kain, K. Nemunaitis-Monroe, Z. Flamig, H. Moser, A. Arthur, C. Langston, R. Kolar, Y. Hong, K. Dresback, E. Tromble, H. Vergara, R. A. Luettich, B. Blanton, H. Lander, K. Galluppi, J. P. Losego, C. A. Blain, J. Thigpen, K. Mosher, D. Figurskey, M. Moneypenny, J. Blaes, J. Orrock, R. Bandy, C. Goodall, J. G. W. Kelley, J. Greenlaw, M. Wengren, D. Eslinger, J. Payne, G. Olmi, J. Feldt, J. Schmidt, T. Hamill, R. Bacon, R. Stickney and L. Spence, 2011: The CI-FLOW Project: A System for Total Water Level Prediction from the Summit to the Sea. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92 (11), 1427-1442. doi: 10.1175/2011bams3150.1. PDF.2011
3Remote Sensing, HydrologyKhan, S. I., P. Adhikari, Y. Hong, H. Vergara, R. F Adler, F. Policelli, D. Irwin, T. Korme and L. Okello, 2011: Hydroclimatology of Lake Victoria region using hydrologic model and satellite remote sensing data. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15 (1), 107-117. doi: 10.5194/hess-15-107-2011. PDF.2011
2Remote Sensing, HydrologyGourley, J. J., Y. Hong, Z. L. Flamig, J. Wang, H. Vergara and E. N. Anagnostou, 2011: Hydrologic Evaluation of Rainfall Estimates from Radar, Satellite, Gauge, and Combinations on Ft. Cobb Basin, Oklahoma. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 12 (5), 973-988. doi: 10.1175/2011jhm1287.1. PDF.2011
1Hydrology, Remote SensingKhan, S. I., P. Adhikari, Y. Hong, H. Vergara, T. Grout, R. F. Adler, F. Policelli, D. Irwin, T. Korme and L. Okello, 2010: Observed and simulated hydroclimatology using distributed hydrologic model from in-situ and multi-satellite remote sensing datasets in Lake Victoria region in East Africa. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 7 (4), 4785-4816. doi: 10.5194/hessd-7-4785-2010. PDF.2010
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