Publications

Fluvial@UMass advisees underlined, undergraduate advisees (**)

Colin J Gleason at google scholar

41) Harlan, M. E., Gleason, C. J., Altenau, E. H., Butman, D., Carter, T., Chu, V. W., Feng, D., et al. (2021). Discharge Estimation from Dense Arrays of Pressure Transducers. Water Resources Research, e2020WR028714 https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR028714

40) Ishitsuka, Y., Gleason, C. J., Hagemann, M. W., Beighley, E., Allen, G. H., Feng, D., et al. (2021). Combining optical remote sensing, McFLI discharge estimation, global hydrologic modelling, and data assimilation to improve daily discharge estimates across an entire large watershed. Water Resources Research, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR027794

39) Brinkerhoff, C. B. Raymond, P. A., Maavara, T., Ishitsuka, Y., Aho, K. S., & Gleason, C. J. (2021). Lake Morphometry and River Network Controls on Evasion of Terrestrially Sourced Headwater CO2. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(1), e2020GL090068. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL090068

38) Brinkerhoff, C. B., Gleason, C. J., Feng, D., & Lin, P. (2020). Constraining Remote River Discharge Estimation Using Reach-Scale Geomorphology. Water Resources Research, 56(11), e2020WR027949. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR027949

37) Pitcher, L. H., Smith, L. C., Cooley, S. W., Zaino, A., Carlson, R., Pettit, J., Gleason, C. J., Minear, T., Fayne, J. V., Harlan, M. E., Langhorst, T., Topp, S. N., Dolan, W., Kyzivat, E. D., Pietroniro, A., Yang, D., Carter, T., Onclin, C., Hosseini, N., … Pavelsky, T. (2020). Advancing field-based GNSS surveying for validation of remotely sensed water surface elevation products. Frontiers in Earth Science https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2020.00278

36) Andreadis, K. M., Brinkerhoff, C. B., & Gleason, C. J. (2020). Constraining the assimilation of SWOT observations with hydraulic geometry relations. Water Resources Research, doi.org/10.1029/2019WR026611

35) Halberstadt, A. R. W., Gleason, C. J., Moussavi, M. S., Pope, A., Trusel, L. D., & DeConto, R. M. (2020). Antarctic Supraglacial Lake Identification Using Landsat-8 Image Classification. Remote Sensing, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12081327

34) Pitcher, L. H., Smith, L. C., Gleason, C. J., Miège, C., Ryan, J. C., Hagedorn, B., As, D. van, Chu, W., & Forster, R. R. (2020). Direct observation of winter meltwater drainage from the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL086521

33) Gleason, C.J., & M.T. Durand (2020). Remote Sensing of River Discharge: A Review and a Framing for the Discipline. Remote Sensing doi.org/10.3390/rs12071107

32) Lu, X., Yang, K., Lu, Y., Gleason, C.J., Smith, L.C., & Li., M. (2020). Small Arctic rivers mapped from Sentinel-2 satellite imagery and ArcticDEM. Journal of Hydrology.   doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124689

31) Yang, K., Smith, L. C., Fettweis, X., Gleason, C. J., Lu, Y., & Li, M. (2019). Surface meltwater runoff on the Greenland ice sheet estimated from remotely sensed supraglacial lake infilling rate. Remote Sensing of Environment, 234, 111459. doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111459

30) Kyzivat, E. D., Smith, L. C., Pitcher, L. H., Fayne, J. V., Cooley, S. W., Cooper, M. G., Topp, S.N., Langhorst, T., Harlan, M.E., Horvat, C., Gleason, C.J., & T.M. Pavelsky (2019). A High-Resolution Airborne Color-Infrared Camera Water Mask for the NASA ABoVE Campaign. Remote Sensing, doi.org/10.3390/rs11182163

29) Feng, D., Gleason, C.J., Yang, X., & T.M. Pavelsky (2019) Comparing discharge estimates made via the BAM algorithm in high order Arctic rivers derived solely from optical CubeSat, Landsat, and Sentinel2 data. Water Resources Research. doi.org/10.1029/2019WR025599.

28) Brinkerhoff, C.B., Gleason, C.J., & D.W. Ostendorf (2019). Reconciling at-a-station and at-Many-Stations hydraulic geometry through river-wide geomorphology. Geophysical Research Letters. doi.org/10.1029/2019GL084529

27) Lin, P., Pan, M., Beck, H. E., Yang, Y., Yamazaki, D., Frasson, R., David, C.H., Durand, M.T., Pavelsky, T.M., Allen, G.H., Gleason, C.J., & E.F. Wood (2019). Global reconstruction of naturalized river flows at 2.94 million reaches. Water Resources Research, 55. doi.org/10.1029/2019WR025287

26) Pietroniro, A., Peters, D. L., Yang, D., Fiset, J.-M., Saint-Jean, R., Fortin, V., and 10 others including C.J. Gleason (2019). Canada’s Contributions to the SWOT Mission – Terrestrial Hydrology (SWOT-C TH). Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 1–23. doi.org/10.1080/07038992.2019.1581056

25) Allen, G.H., Pavelsky, T.M., Barefoot, E.A., Lamb, M.P., Butman, D., Tashie, A., & C.J. Gleason (2018). Similarity of stream width distributions across headwater systems. Nature Communications 610 doi:10.1038/s41467-018-02991-w

24) Gleason, C.J., Wada, Y., & J. Wang (2018). A hybrid of optical remote sensing and hydrological modelling improves water balance estimation. Journal of Advances in Modelling of Earth Systems doi.org/10.1002/2017MS000986

23) Hossain, F., Srinivasan, M., Peterson, C., Andral, A., Beighley, E., Anderson, E., et al. including C.J. Gleason (2017). Engaging the User Community for Advancing Societal Applications of the Surface Water Ocean Topography Mission. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 98, Issue 11, Pp. ES285-ES290, 98, ES285–ES290. doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0161.1

22) **Barber, C.A. & C.J. Gleason (2017). Verifying the prevalence, properties, and congruent hydraulics of at-many-stations hydraulic geometry (AMHG) for rivers in the continental United States. Journal of Hydrology doi .org /10.1016 /j. jhydrol .2017.11.038

21) Smith, L.C., Yang ,K, Pitcher, LH, Overstreet, BT, Chu, VW, Rennermalm, AK, Ryan, J, Cooper, MG, Gleason, CJ and 13 others (2017). Direct measurements of meltwater runoff on the Greenland Ice Sheet surface. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1707743114

20) Hagemann, M.W., C.J. Gleason, & M.T. Durand (2017). BAM: Bayesian AMHG-Manning inference of discharge using remotely sensed stream width, slope, and height. Water Resources Research doi.org/10.1002/2017WR021626

19) Gleason, C.J., Durand, M.T., & P-A Garambois (2017). Water, satellites, and mass conservation: Tracking river flows from space. EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union doi.org/10.1029/2017EO078085.

18) Alvarez-Leon, L.F., & C.J. Gleason (2017).  Production, property, and the construction of remotely sensed data. The Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 10.1080/24694452.2017.1293498

17) Pitcher, L.H, Smith, L.C., & C.J. Gleason (2016). CryoSheds: a GIS Modeling Framework for Generating Hydrologic Watersheds for land-terminating glaciers and ice sheets using Digital Elevation Models and Remote Sensing Observations. GIScience and Remote Sensing. 10.1080/15481603.2016.1230084

16) Gleason, C.J., Smith, L.C., Chu, V.W., Legleiter, C.J., Pitcher, L.H., Overstreet, B.T., Rennermalm, A.K., & R.R. Forster (2016) Characterizing supraglacial meltwater channel hydraulics on the Greenland Ice Sheet from in situ observations. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 10.1002/esp.3977

15) Durand M., Gleason, C.J., Garambois, P.A., Bjerklie, D., Smith, L.C., Roux, H., Rodriguez, E., Bates, P., Frasson, R., et al (2016) Intercomparison of remote sensing river discharge estimation algorithms from measurements of river height, width, and slope. Water Resources Research. 10.1002/2015WR018434

14) Bonnema, M., Sikder, S.,  Hossain, F., Durand, M.A., Gleason, C.J., & D. Bjerklie (2016). Benchmarking wide swath altimetry-based river discharge estimation algorithms for the Ganges river system. Water Resources Research 10.1002/2015WR017830

13) Yang, K., Smith, L.C., Chu, V.W., Pitcher, L.H., Gleason, C.J., Rennermalm, A.K., & M. Li (2016). Fluvial morphometry of supraglacial river networks on the southwest Greenland Ice Sheet, GIScience & Remote Sensing, 10.1080/15481603.2016.1162345

12) Yang, K., Smith, L.C., Chu, V.W., Gleason, C.J., & M. Li (2015). A caution on the use of digital elevation models to simulate supraglacial hydrology of the Greenland Ice Sheet. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2483483

11) Gleason, C.J., & J. Wang (2015). Theoretical basis of at-many-stations hydraulic geometry (AMHG). Geophysical Research Letters, 10.1002/2015GL064935.

10) Gleason, C.J., & A.N. Hamdan (2015). Crossing the (watershed) divide: Satellite data and the changing politics of international river basins. The Geographical Journal, 10.1111/geoj.12155

9) Gleason, C.J., Smith, L.C., Finnegan, D.C., LeWinter, A.L., Pitcher, L. H, and Chu, V.W. (2015). Technical note: Semi-automated classification of time-lapse RGB imagery for a remote Greenlandic river. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences 19, 1-8

8) Smith, L.C., Chu, V.W., Yang, K., Gleason, C.J., Pitcher, L.H., Rennermalm, A.K., Legleiter, C.J., Behar, A.E., Overstreet, B.T., Moustafa, S.E., Tedesco, M., Forster, R.R., LeWinter, A.L., Finnegan, D.C., Sheng, Y., Balog, J. (2015), Efficient meltwater drainage through supraglacial streams and rivers on the southwest Greenland ice sheet, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(4) 1001-1006

7) Gleason, C.J. (2015) Hydraulic geometry: a review and future directions. Progress in Physical Geography, 10.1177/0309133314567584

6) Gleason, C.J., Smith, L.C., & J. Lee (2014). Retrieval of river discharge solely from satellite imagery and at-many-stations hydraulic geometry: sensitivity to river form and optimization parameters. Water Resources Research, 10.1002/2014WR016109

5) Gleason, C.J. & L.C. Smith (2014). Towards global mapping of river discharge using satellite images and at-many-stations hydraulic geometry. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (13) 4788-4791

4) Wang, J., Sheng, Y., Gleason, C.J., & Y. Wada (2013). Downstream Yangtze River levels impacted by the Three Gorges Dam, Environmental Research Letters, 8 (4)

3) Gleason, C.J., & J. Im (2012). Forest biomass estimation from airborne LiDAR data using machine learning approaches. Remote Sensing of Environment, 125 80-91

2) Gleason, C.J. & J. Im (2012). A fusion approach for tree crown delineation from LiDAR data. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 78(7) 679-692

1) Gleason, C.J., & J. Im (2011). A review of remote sensing of forest biomass and biofuel: options for small area applications. GIScience and Remote Sensing, 48(2) 141-170