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Kaye L. Brubaker
University of Maryland at College Park
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Solar Decathlon 2007
I was one of three faculty advisors for LEAFHouse, Maryland's 2nd Place winner in the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon 2007. Follow this link to read about this beautiful all-solar house and the team that made it happen.
Solar Decathlon 2005
I served as faculty advisor for the Maryland Solar Decathlon 2005. Follow this link for information on Maryland's amazing all-campus student team.
Graduate Student Opportunities
I currently have no Graduate Research Assistantships available under
my funded research. Students seeking support to study Water Resources and
Hydrologic Science may wish to consider the following fellowship opportunities:
National Science Foundation
Graduate Research Fellowship Program Applications due in Nov. for the
following academic year
Applicants must be United States citizens or nationals, or permanent
resident aliens of the United States. Those eligible to apply are college
seniors, first-year graduate students, and others who have completed a
limited amount of graduate study in science, mathematics, or engineering.
Women who intend to pursue graduate degrees in engineering or in computer
and information science and engineering and who meet the eligibility requirements
above can apply for the additional WENG or WICS awards.
Earth System Science Fellowship Program Proposals due in March
Students admitted to or already enrolled in a full-time M.Sc. and/or
Ph.D. program at accredited U.S. universities are eligible to apply. Students
may enter the program at any time during their graduate work. Students
may also apply in their senior year prior to receiving their baccalaureate
degree, but must be admitted and enrolled in a M.Sc. and/or Ph.D. program
at a U.S. university at the time of the award.... United States citizens
and resident aliens will be given preference, although the program is not
restricted to them. Students with disabilities and from underrepresented
minority groups are urged to apply.
Environmental & Water Resources Seminar Series
We do not currently offer a regular seminar series. Occasional seminars will be announced here and on the Department's Web Page. If interested, you may click here for more information on past semesters'
B.S., University of Maryland, 1989.
S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991.
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995.
1994 - 1996, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Hydrology
Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
1996 - 2002, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
- 2002 - Present, Associate Professor, University of Maryland
Please follow the link for my research Mission Statement,
and Environmental Models: Neither Garbage Nor Gospel
Follow this link for a listing of my current research projects.
Analysis of Atmospheric Water Cycling Over the United States (with
Dirmeyer, COLA) -- NOAA/NASA/GCIP
Space-Time Patterns in Snowmelt: Research & Education for Hydrologic
Forecasting (CAREER) -- National Science Foundation
Modification of Neill's Equation for Tidal Flow Analysis -- Maryland
State Highway Administration (Md. Dept. of Transportation)
Snowmelt Runoff Model Development & Testing -- Agricultural
Research Service (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)
ENCE688B - Hydrology, Climate & Water Resources
ENCE 688D - Numerical Modeling for Water Resources & Environmental Engineering
ENCE 302 - Probability & Statistics for Civil/Environmental Engineers
ENES 100 - Introduction to Engineering Design
Hydrologic Remote Sensing
Water Quality Modeling
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Hydrologic Modeling
Engineering & Science Education
Scientific and Professional Societies
Copyright 1998-2012 Kaye L. Brubaker
Brubaker, K.L. and McCuen, R.H., 1990. Level of significance selection
in engineering analysis. J. Professional Issues in Engineering,
ASCE, 116: 375-387.
Brubaker, K.L., D. Entekhabi, and P.S. Eagleson, 1993. "Estimation
of continental precipitation recycling." J. Climate 6:1077-1089.
Brubaker, K.L., D. Entekhabi, and P.S. Eagleson, 1994. "Atmospheric
water vapor transport and continental hydrology over the Americas." J.
Entekhabi, D. and K.L. Brubaker, 1995. "An analytic approach to
modeling land-atmosphere interaction: 2. Stochastic formulation." Water
Resources Research 31:633-643.
Brubaker, K.L. and D. Entekhabi, 1995. "An analytic approach to
modeling land-atmosphere interaction: 1. Construct and equilibrium behavior."
Resources Research 31:619-632.
Brubaker, K.L. and D. Entekhabi, 1996. "Asymmetric recovery from
wet-vs.-dry soil moisture anomalies." J. Applied Meteorology 35:104-109.
Brubaker, K.L. and D. Entekhabi, 1996. "Analysis of feedback mechanisms
in land-atmosphere interaction." Water Resources Research 32:1343-1357.
Brubaker, K.L. and A. Rango, 1996. "Response of snowmelt hydrology
to climate change." J. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 90:335-343.
Brubaker, K.L., A. Rango, and W. Kustas, 1996. "Incorporating radiation
inputs into the Snowmelt Runoff Model." Hydrological Processes,
Brubaker, K.L. and A. Rango, 1997. "A new version of the Snowmelt
Runoff Model incorporating radiation." The Environmental Professional,
Rango, A. and K.L. Brubaker, 1997. "The dilemma of scale in monitoring
and modeling." The Environmental Professional, 19:67-74.
Dirmeyer, P.A. and K.L. Brubaker, 1999. "Contrasting evaporative
moisture sources during the drought of 1988 and the flood of 1993." Journal
of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 104(D16):19,383-19,397.
Cajina, N.S., K.L. Brubaker and A. Rango, 1999. "Implementing the
Snowmelt Runoff Model in the U.S.G.S. Modular Modeling System," Proc.
Eastern Snow Conference, June 1999, Fredericton, N.B., Canada, 177-186.
Demetrius, D., K. Brubaker, and S. Davis, 2001, "Modification
of Neill's Equation for Storm-Tide Design Analysis," J.
American Water Resources Association, 38:275-288.
Brubaker, K., P. Dirmeyer, A. Sudradjat, B. Levy and F. Bernal, 2001.
"A 36-year climatological description of the evaporative sources of warm-season precipitation
in the Mississippi River Basin", J. Hydrometeorology 2:537-557.
Brubaker, K.L., R. Pinker and E. Deviatova, 2005. "Evaluation and Comparison of MODIS and IMS Snow Cover Estimates for the Continental United States Using Station Data. J. Hydrometeorology, 6(6), 1002-1017, doi:; 10.1175/JHM447.1. Click here for PDF version
Dirmeyer, P. and K.L. Brubaker, 2006. "Evidence for Trends in the Northern Hemisphere Water Cycle," Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L14712, doi: 10.1029/2006GL026359.
Dirmeyer P.A. and K.L. Brubaker, 2007. "Characterization of the Global Hydrologic Cycle from a Back-Trajectory Analysis of Atmospheric Water Vapor." J. Hydrometeorology 8(1), 20-37, doi: 10.1175/JHM557.1.
Dirmeyer, P.A., C.A. Schlosser, and K.L. Brubaker, 2008. "Precipitation, recycling and land memory: An integrated analysis." J. Hydrometeorology, 10(1), 278-288, doi: 10.1175/2008JHM1016.1
Dirmeyer, P.A., K.L. Brubaker, and T. DelSole, 2009. "Import and export of atmospheric water vapor between nations." J. Hydrology 365, 11-22, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.11.016
Last Modified 22 Feb 2012