Profile for David Bolvin


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Affiliation: SSAI
Contact: E-mail
Office Phone: 301-614-6323
Fax: 301-614-5492

Overview

Education M.S. - 1986 - Meteorology - University of Maryland B.S. - 1984 - Physics - College of Charleston Research Interests
  • Precipitation Estimation
  • Climate Dynamics
  • Publications

    Wang, J. J., R. F. Adler, G. J. Huffman, and D. F. Bolvin (2014). An Updated TRMM Composite Climatology of Tropical Rainfall and Its Validation Journal of Climate, 27(1), 273-284
    10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00331.1

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (2010). The TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA). In F. Hossain and M. Gebremichael (Ed.), Satellite Rainfall Applications for Surface Hydrology. (3-22). Springer Verlag.
    ISBN: 978-90-481-2914-0

    Bolvin, D.T., R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, E. Nelkin, and J.P. Poutiainen (2009). Comparison of GPCP monthly and daily precipitation estimates with high-latitude gauge observations Appl. Meteor. Climat., 48(9), 1843–1857
    doi:10.1175/2009JAMC2147.1

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, and G. Gu (2009). Improving the Global Precipitation Record: GPCP Version 2.1 J. Geophys. Res. Lett., 36(L17808), 5 Pages
    doi:10.1029/2009GL040000

    Adler, R.F., G. Gu, G.J. Huffman, J.J. Wang, S. Curtis, and D.T. Bolvin (2008). Relationships between global precipitation and surface temperature on interannual and longer timescales (1979-2006) J. Geophys. Res., 113(D22104).
    doi:10.1029/2008JD010536

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, G. Gu, E. Nelkin, K.P. Bowman, Y. Hong, E.F. Stocker, and D.B. Wolff (2007). The TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis: Quasi-Global, Multi-Year, Combined-Sensor Precipitation Estimates at Fine Scale J. Hydrometeor., 8(1), 38-55

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, S. Curtis, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (2007). Global rainfall analyses at monthly and 3-hr time scales Chapter 23 of Measuring Precipitation from Space: EURAINSAT and the future, 291-306

    Curtis S., R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, G. Gu, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (2006). Comments on "El Nino: Catastrophe or Opportunity" J. Clim., 19(24), 6439-6442

    Adler, R.F., C. Kummerow, D.T. Bolvin, S. Curtis, and C. Kidd (2003). Status of TRMM monthly estimates of tropical precipitation in symposium on cloud systems, hurricanes and TRMM Meteorolgical Monographs, 29(51), 223-234

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, A. Chang, R. Ferraro, P. Xie, J. Janowiak, B. Rudolf, U. Schneider, S. Curtis, D.T. Bolvin, A. Gruber, J. Susskind, P. Arkin, and E. Nelkin (2003). The version 2 Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) monthly precipitation analysis (1979-present) J. Hydrometeor., 4, 1147-1167

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, S. Curtis, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (2001). Global Monthly and Daily Precipitation Analysis for the Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP): Global and Regional Variations and Trends Fourth Internat. Conf. On the Global Energy and Water Cycle, 163

    Adler, R.F., S. Curtis, G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (2001). The Magnitude and Variability of Global and Regional Precipitation Based on the 22-year GPCP (Global Precipitation Climatology Project) and Three-year TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) Data Sets Symposium on Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts, 2001 AMS Annual Meeting

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, S. Curtis, and E. Nelkin (2001). The Magnitude and Variability of Global and Regional Precipitation Based on the 22-Year GPCP (Global Precipitation Climatology Project) and Three-Year TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) Data Sets Eighth Scientific Assembly of the Internat. Assoc. of Meteor. And Atmos. Sci., 18

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, S. Curtis, and E. Nelkin (2001). TRMM Science Highlights and Status of Precipitation Estimates on Monthly and Finer Time Scales Eighth Scientific Assembly of the Internat. Assoc. of Meteor. and Atmos. Sci., 5

    Bolvin, D.T., R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, E. Nelkin, and S. Curtis (2001). Advances in Quasi-Global Precipitation Estimates on Monthly, Daily, and Shorter Time Scales Seventh Internat. Precip. Conf.

    Curtis S., R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, E. Nelkin, and D.T. Bolvin (2001). Evolution of tropical and extratropical precipitation anomalies during the 1997-1999 ENSO cycle Int. J. Clim., 21, 961-971

    Curtis S., R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (2001). The precipitation component of ENSO Fourth Internat. Conf. On the Global Energy and Water Cycle, 180

    Curtis. S., R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, E. Nelkin, and D.T. Bolvin (2001). Global Trends (1979-2001) in Mean and Extreme Rainfall fron New Satellite-Gauge Merged Data Set 11th Conference on Meteorology & Ocean

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (2001). A New Fine-Scale, Quasi-Global Combined Precipitation Estimate based on TRMM 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteor. & Oceanog.

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (2001). An Introduction to New Daily and Sub-Daily Quasi-Global Combined Precipitation Estimates in TRMM and GPCP Eighth Scientific Assembly of the Internat. Assoc. of Meteor. and Atmos. Sci., 18

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, and S. Curtis (2001). Daily and Three-Hourly Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimates and the Assessment of the ENSO Events of 1997-2000 25th Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, 71-73

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, and S. Curtis (2001). Extending the Precipitation Map Offshore Using Daily and 3-Hourly Combined Precipitation Estimates 2001 AMS Annual Meeting

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (2001). Fine-Scale Multi-Satellite Precipitation Estimates Calibrated to TRMM Fourth Internat. Conf. On the Global Energy and Water Cycle, 202

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, M. Morrissey, D.T. Bolvin, S. Curtis, R. Joyce, B. McGavock, and J. Susskind (2001). Global Precipitation at One-Degree Daily Resolution from Multi-Satellite Observations J. Hydrometeor, 2(1), 36-50

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, and S. Curtis (2001). The Role of Combination Techniques in Maximizing the Utility of Precipitation Estimates from Several Multi-Purpose Remote-Sensing Systems 2001 AMS Annual Meeting

    Adler, R.F., S. Curtis, G.J. Huffman, and D.T. Bolvin (2000). Global Patterns of Precipitation Anomalies Related to ENSO as Determined by the 20-year GPCP Analysis AGU Spring Meeting

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, E. Nelkin, and S. Curtis (2000). TRMM-based Merged Precipitation Analyses AMS Annual Meeting, 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, S. Curtis, and E. Nelkin (2000). Tropical Rainfall Distributions Determined Using TRMM Combined with other Satellite and Raingauge Information J. Appl. Meteor., 39(12), 2007-2023

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, and D.T. Bolvin (2000). A Global Precipitation Perspective on Persistent Extratropical Flow Anomalies AMS Annual Meeting, 10th Conference on Satellites

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, and D.T. Bolvin (2000). Incorporating TRMM and Other High-Quality Estimates into the One-Degree Daily (1DD) Global Precipitation Product AMS Annual Meeting, 15th Conference on Hydrology

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, E. Nelkin, and S. Curtis (1999). Comparison of TRMM and Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) Precipitation Analyses Third International Conference on the Global Energy and Water Cycle, World Climate Research Program, 487-488

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, and S. Curtis (1999). TRMM-based Merged Data Products Compared to Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) Analyses AGU Meeting

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, E. Nelkin, and S. Curtis (1999). Tropical Rainfall Analysis Using TRMM in Combination with Other Satellite Gauge Data: Comparison with Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) Results 79th AMS Meeting

    Curtis S., R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, E. Nelkin, D.T. Bolvin, and K. Fischer (1999). Using Satellite Estimates of Precipitation to Identify and Monitor Climate Variability AMS, Eighth Conference on Climate Variations

    Curtis W.S., R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, and D.T. Bolvin (1999). Global Precipitation Patters Associated with ENSO and Tropical Circulations 24th Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, and D.T. Bolvin (1999). Description and Examples of Daily 1x1-Degree Precipitation Estimates Third International Conf. on the Global Energy and Water Cycle, 524-525

    Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, and D.T. Bolvin (1999). The Global Precipitation Patterns Associated with Short-Term Extratropical Climate Fluctuations 24th Climate Diagnostic and Prediction Workshop

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (1998). Early Results from TRMM Combined with Information from other Satellites COSPAR-32nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin (1998). Evaluation of Merged Precipitation Analyses Through Comparison with TRMM Data Sixth Internat. Conf. on Precip.

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, and D.T. Bolvin (1998). Recent Improvements in Global Merged Precipitation Analyses Related to the Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) and to the Use of TRMM Data Ninth Conf. on Sat. Meteor. and Oceanog.

    Adler, R.F., G.J. Huffman, D.T. Bolvin, E. Nelkin, and S. Curtis (1998). TRMM-Based Precipitation Analyses Compared to Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) Results 23rd Annual Climate Diagnostic and Prediction Workshop

    Bolvin, D.T., R.F. Adler, G.J. Huffman, and E. Nelkin (1998). A First Comparison of Global Merged Precipitation Analyses with Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Data IGARSS '98