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Adam AJ Purdy

Education
  • PhD Earth System Science, University of California Irvine
  • MS Earth System Science, University of California Irvine
  • MS Watershed Science and Policy, California State University Monterey Bay
  • BA/BS Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of San Diego

Research Interests
  • Evapotranspiration
  • Remote sensing of the water and carbon cycles
  • Ecosystem response to climate perturbations
  • Quantifying human impacts on water resources
  • Science communication

Professional Experience
  • NASA-CSUMB: TOPSIMS Research assistant for the Satellite Irrigation Management Support project.
  • SMAP-Ex 5 Field Campaign

Selected Awards
  • Tao Beta Pi
  • University of California, Irvine Public Impact Fellow Honorable Mention
  • NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship

Selected Publications
  1. Purdy, A.J., Fisher, J.B., Goulden, M.L., Colliander, A., Halverson, G., Tu, K., Famiglietti, J.S., (in review), SMAP soil moisture improves global evapotranspiration. Remote Sensing of Environment
  2. Talsma, C., Good, S.P., Jimenez, C., Martens, B., Fisher, J.B., Miralles, D., McCabe, M., Purdy, A.J. (in review) Partitioning of Evapotranspiration in Remote Sensing-based Models. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology.
  3. Joshua B. Fisher, Elizabeth Middleton, Forrest Melton, Martha Anderson, Simon Hook, Christopher Hain, Richard Allen, Matthew McCabe, Jean-Pierre Lagouarde, Kevin Tu, Dennis Baldocchi, Philip A. Townsend, Ayse Kilic, Johan Perret, Diego Miralles, Duane Waliser, A.J. Purdy, Andrew French, David Schimel, James S. Famiglietti, Graeme Stephens, Eric F. Wood (2017), The Future of Evapotranspiration: Global requirements for ecosystem functioning, carbon and climate feedbacks, agricultural management, and water resources. Water Resour. Res., 53, 2618–2626, doi:10.1002/2016WR020175.
  4. Purdy, A.J., Fisher, J.B., Goulden, M., Famiglietti,J.S., (2016), Ground heat flux: An analytical reveiew of 6 models evaluated at 88 sites and globally. JGR Biogeosciences 10.1002/2016JG003591
  5. Castle, S., Thomas, B., Reager, J.T., Purdy, A.J., Lo, M., Famiglietti, J.S., (2016), Remote detection of water management impacts on evapotranspiration in the Colorado River Basin. Geophysical Research Letters.
  6. Melton, F.S., Johnson, L.F., Lund, C.P., Pierce, L.L., Michaelis, A.R., Hiatt, S.H., Guzman, A., Adhikari, D.D., Purdy, A.J., Rosevelt, C., Votava, P., Trout, T.J., Temesgen, B., Frame, K., Sheffner, E.J., Nemani, R.R., (2011), Satellite irrigation management support with the terrestrial observation and prediction system: a framework for integration of satellite and surface observations to support improvements in agricultural water resource management. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing 5(6): 1709-1721

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