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Konstantinos Andreadis

Dr. Konstantinos Andreadis is a Research Scientist in the Water and Carbon Cycles group, whose research has primarily focused on the intersection between applied hydrologic modeling and remote sensing (visible and microwave), data assimilation, as well as the study of large-scale hydrology as it relates to climate change and environmental monitoring.

  • Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington (2009)
  • M.Sc.E., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington (2004)
  • Engineering Diploma, Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete (2002)

Research Interests
  • Global Hydrology
  • Data Assimilation
  • Remote Sensing


The Surface Water Ocean Topography Mission provides measurements of land surface water storage and ocean surface dynamic topography.

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    • Research Scientist (2011-present)
  • Ohio State University
    • Post-doctoral researcher, Byrd Polar Research Center, (2009-2011)
  • University of Washington
    • Research Assistant, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2002-2009)

Selected Awards
  • AGU Fall Meeting Outstanding Student Paper Award (2008)

Selected Publications
  1. Andreadis, K. M., D. P. Lettenmaier, 2011: Implications of representing snowpack stratigraphy for the assimilation of passive microwave satellite observations, J. Hydrometeorology, in review.
  2. Biancamaria, S., M. Durand, K. Andreadis, P.D. Bates, A. Boone, N.M. Mognard, E. Rodriguez, D.E. Alsdorf, D. Lettenmaier, and E. Clark, 2011: Assimilation of virtual wide swath altimetry to improve Arctic river modeling, Remote Sens. Environ., 115, 373-381.
  3. Beighley, R.E, R.L. Ray, Y. He, H. Lee, L. Schaller, M. Durand, K.M. Andreadis, D.E. Alsdorf, C.K. Shum, 2011: Comparing satellite derived precipitation datasets using the Hillslope River Routing (HRR) model in the Congo River Basin, Hydrol. Process., doi:10.1002/hyp.8045.
  4. Andreadis, K. M., P. Storck, and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2009: Modeling the effects of canopies on snow accumulation and ablation processes, Water Res. Research, 45, W05429, doi:10.1029/2008WR007042.
  5. Sheffield, J., K. M. Andreadis, E. F. Wood, and D. P. Lettenmaier, 2009: Global and continental drought in the second half of the 20th century: severity-area-duration analysis and temporal variability of large-scale events, J. Climate, 22, 1962-1981.
  6. Andreadis, K. M., D. Liang, L. Tsang, D. P. Lettenmaier, and E. G. Josberger, 2008: Characterization of errors in a coupled snow hydrology-microwave emission model, J. Hydrometeorology, 9, 149-164.
  7. Andreadis, K. M., E. A. Clark, D. P. Lettenmaier, and D. E. Alsdorf, 2007: Prospects for river discharge and depth estimation through assimilation of swath-altimetry into a raster-based hydrodynamics model, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L10403, doi:10.1029/2007GL029721
  8. Andreadis, K. M. and D.P. Lettenmaier, 2006: Trends in 20th century drought over the continental United States, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L10403, doi:10.1029/2006GL025711
  9. Andreadis, K.M., and D.P. Lettenmaier, 2006: Assimilating Remotely Sensed Snow Observations into a Macroscale Hydrology Model, Adv. Water Res., 29, 872-886.
  10. Andreadis, K. M., E.A. Clark, A.W. Wood, A.F. Hamlet, and D.P. Lettenmaier, 2005, 20th Century Drought in the Conterminous United States, J. Hydrometeorology, 6, 985-1001.

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