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Research and Academic Interests:

Dr. Coonrod

Hydraulics Lab - Open Channel Modeling for AMAFCA

Urban Flood Demonstration Program  - Download Catalog of Reports/Papers of Flood Related Modeling in Rio Grande


Middle Rio Grande Evapotranspiration

Atrisco Burn Site


Listing of Recent Publications:

Ho**, J., Coonrod, J., Hanna, L. J., and Mefford, B. W. (2011). "Hydrodynamic Modelling Study of a Fish Exclusion System for a River Diversion." River Research and Applications, 27(2), 9.

Isaacson*, K., and Coonrod, J. (2011). "USGS Streamflow Data and Modeling Sand-Bed Rivers." Journal of Hydraulic Engineering-ASCE, 137(8), 847-851.

Swanson, B. J., Meyer*, G. A., and Coonrod, J. E. (2011). "Historical channel narrowing along the Rio Grande near Albuquerque, New Mexico in response to peak discharge reductions and engineering: magnitude and uncertainty of change from air photo measurements." Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36(7), 885-900.

Hosseini, S.M, Coonrod, J., (2011). “Coupling Numerical and Physical Modeling for Analysis of Flow in a Diversion Structure with Coanda-effect Screens” Water, Vol. 3, Pages 764-786.

Ho*, J., Coonrod, J., Gill, T., and Brent, M. “Case Study: Movable Bed Model Scaling for Bed Load Sediment Exclusion at Intake Structure on Rio Grande”, ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 136, No. 4, April, 2010, p. 247-250. 

Ho*, J., Coonrod, J., Hanna, L., and Brent, M. “Hydrodynamic Modeling Study of Fish Exclusion System for River Diversion”, River Research and Applications, January, 2010 doi: 10.1002/rra.1349.

Ho*, J., Marti*, T., and Coonrod, J. “Flood Debris Filtering Structure for Urban Storm Water Best Management Practices”, IAHR Journal of Hydraulic Research, December 2009

Stormont, J.C, E. Farfan, and J.E.A. Coonrod, "Total Soil Water Evaporation in a Riparian Environment: Model Development and Application", Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 9, September/October 2009, pp 904-912.

Merwade V., A. Cook A., and J. Coonrod, "GIS techniques for creating river terrain models for hydrodynamic modeling and flood inundation mapping". Environmental Modelling & Software, Vol. 23/10-11, pp 1300-1311 (2008)

Harp, D.R.; M.M. Reda Taha, J.C. Stormont, E. Farfan, J. Coonrod. An Evaporation Estimation Model Using Optimized Fuzzy Learning From Example Algorithm with an Application to the Riparian Zone of the Middle Rio Grande in New Mexico, U.S.A, Ecological Modelling, Volume 208, Issues 2-4,November, 2007.

Cleverly, J.R., C.N. Dahm, J.R. Thibault, D.E. McDonnell, J.E.Allred Coonrod. “Riparian ecohydrology: Regulation of water flux from the ground to the atmosphere in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico”, Hydrological Processes, 20, 3207-3225 (2006).

Weiss*, J.L., D.S. Gutzler, J.E. Allred Coonrod, C.N. Dahm. “Using NDVI to Characterize Seasonal and Interannual Variability of Six Vegetation Communities in Central New Mexico, USA”, Journal of Arid Environments JUL 2004; v.58, no.2, p.249-272.

Weiss*, J.L., D.S. Gutzler, J.E. Allred Coonrod, C.N. Dahm. “Seasonal and Interannual Relationships Between Vegetation and Climate in Central New Mexico, USA”, Journal of Arid Environments JUN 2004; v.57, no.4, p.507-534.

Cleverly, J.R., C.N. Dahm, J.R. Thibault, D.J. Gilroy and J.E. Allred Coonrod. "Seasonal estimates of actual evapotranspiration from Tamarix ramosissima stands using 3-dimensional eddy covariance", Journal of Arid Environments, October, 2002; v.52,no.2, p.181-197

Dahm, C.N., J.R. Cleverly, J.E. Allred Coonrod, J.R. Thibault, D.E. McDonnell and D.J.Gilroy. " Evapotranspiration at the land/water interface in a semi-arid drainage basin", Freshwater Biology, special issue on “Riverine Landscapes”.(2002) 47, 831-843

Coonrod, J., J. Stormont, L. Van Tassell, "Evaluation of Alternative Cover Systems Using GIS", Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, Vol. VII, No. 4, November, 2001. pp.343-355.

Allred Coonrod, J.E. "Suspended Sediment in Texas Rivers", - Center for Research of Water Resources, Texas Water Development Board, 1998.

Coonrod, J.E. "Safety Grates in Supercritical Channels", - Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 120, No 1, January/February 1994, ASCE