Educational Background

  • B.A., Grinnell College, 1986
  • B.S., Washington University, 1987
  • M.S., Cornell University, 1989
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 1993

Research Interests

  • land surface-atmosphere interactions such as evapotranspiration, the land surface energy and water balances, and
  • atmospheric boundary layer dynamics
  • applications of remote sensing in hydrology
  • surface water hydrology
  • non-point source pollution and links to stream ecology
  • unsteady open channel flow

Teaching Specialties

  • Hydraulics and Hydrology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Water Resources Engineering

Selected Publications

Crago, R..D., Qualls, R.J., and Feller, M., A calibrated advection-aridity evaporation model requiring no humidity data, Water Resour. Res. 46, W09519, doi:10.1029/2009WR008497, 2010.

Suleiman, A., Al-Bakri, J., Duqqah, M., and Crago, R.D., Intercomparison of Evapotranspiration Estimates at the Different Ecological Zones in Jordan,  J. Hydrometeorology, 9 (5), 903-919, 2008.

Borak, J. S., Jasinski, M. F., and R Crago, Time series vegetation aerodynamic roughness fields estimated from MODIS observations, accepted in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2006.

Jasinski, M., Borak, J., and R. Crago, Bulk surface momentum parameters for satellite derived vegetation fields, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 133, 55-68, 2005.

Crago, R. , N. Hervol, and R. Crowley, A complementary evaporation approach to the scalar roughness length, Water Resources Research, (41) W06017, 2005.

Crago, R. and R. Crowley, Complementary relationships for near-instantaneous evapotranspiration, J. Hydrology, 300, 199-211, 2005.

Crago, R. and A. Suleiman, Heat flux parameterization for sparse and dense grasslands with the Analytical Land Atmosphere Radiometer Model (ALARM), Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 114, 557-572, 2005.

Suleiman, A. and R. Crago, Hourly and daytime total evapotranspiration using radiometric surface temperatures, Agronomy Journal, 96, 384-390, 2004.

Suleiman, A. and R. Crago, Analytical land atmosphere radiometer model (ALARM) applied to a dense canopy, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 112 (3-4), 151-159, 2002.

Suleiman, A. and R. Crago, Analytical land-atmosphere radiometer model, Journal of Applied Meteorology, 41, 177-187, 2002.

Zibognon, M., R. Crago, and A. Suleiman, Conversion of radiometric to aerodynamic surface temperature with an anisothermal canopy model, Water Resources Research, 38 (6), 3-1 to 3-6, 2002.

Crago, R., and S. M. Richards, Nonkinematic effects in storm hydrograph routing, ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 5(3), 323-326, 2000.

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