CHRS - The Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing at UCI

CHRS Resources

Open-source Software

Shuffled Complex-Self Adaptive Hybrid Evolution (SC-SAHEL) optimization toolbox

Real-Time Monitoring Tools

Dartmouth (Colorado) Flood Observatory : Continuously updated information on major floods around the world
Drought Monitor : Drought conditions in the US
Realtime Streamflow : USGS-Site for the US
Radar Reflectivity : NWS Site, click on state and then location to see Radar Data
NWS Portal : Access forecasts, warning, radar data and much more
Seasonal Climate Forecasts (IRI) : Precipitation and temperature forecasts

IPWG PERSIANN Validation Links

IPWG U.S. Validation Page
IPWG Japan Validation Page

Educational Tools

Remote Sensing Primer
Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE) : Earth Science Resources for educators and students
Kartchner Caverns Hydrology : A SAHRA interactive demonstration

NOAA Sites

Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (CBRFC)
California-Nevada River Forecast Center (CNRFC)

NASA Sites

NASA-Earth Observing System
Tropical Rain Measuring Mission (TRMM)
TERRA Satellite
AQUA Satellite
MODIS Land Products
MODIS Atmospheric Products
MODIS-SST Products
MODIS-Albedo Products
MODIS-Land Surface Temperature
MODIS Snow and Ice Mapping Project at Goddard
NASA-Earth Data

Mesoscale Models and Data

National Center for Environmental Predictions (NCEP)
MM5 Model
NCEP Global Model Output
NCEP-Reanalysis Atlas at the Climate Diagnostic Center (CDC) (Create your own plots and visualizations)
NCEP Eta Model Forecasts
Visualization of Ensemble Weather Forecasts (CDC)
NCEP Ensemble Products Page

Hydrologic Models

USACE-HEC Modeling Suite
Kinematic wave and Erosion model KINEROS
Variable Infiltration Capacity Model
HBV Hydrologic Model - Education Version
EPA-BASINS : Water quality model with GIS interface

Snow Information

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
MODIS Snow and Ice Mapping Project at Goddard
Snow Analysis from NOHRSC


AMS Glossary of Meteorology
USGS Glossary of Water Science

Other Satellite Data Sites

NASA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)
Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC)
NOAA's Comprehensive Large Array Stewardship System (CLASS)
National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
NCEP-NOAA Global IR data
Goddard Space Flight Center DAAC