Terri S. Hogue, PhD, Professor


Terri S. Hogue, PhD
Colorado School of Mines
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email: thogue@mines.edu
Personal Web Page
Center for a Sustainable WE2ST


  • PhD Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. 2003
  • MS Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona Tucson, AZ. 1998
  • BS Geology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, WI. 1995


  • Director, Hydrologic Sciences and Engineering Program
  • Director, Center for a Sustainable WE2ST


  • Appointment to National Academy of Sciences Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Oct. 2013
  • Elected as American Geophysical Union Hydrology Section Secretary, January 2013
  • Speaker at "Hazards on the Hill" Event, U.S. Senate, September 2011
  • AMS Journal of Hydrometeorology Editor's Award, 2011
  • UCLA-HSSEAS Engineering Society Professor of the Year, 2010
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2009
  • UCLA Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008
  • UCLA-ASCE Professor of the Year 2007, 2004
  • AMS Science and Policy Colloquium Fellowship, 2002
  • NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) Graduate Fellowship, 2001-2002
  • HWR Award of Excellence & Certificate of Appreciation, University of Arizona, 2002
  • Salt River Project Doctoral Fellowship in Surface Water Hydrology, 1999-2001
  • El Dia del Agua Speaker Award, Univ. of Arizona, 2000
  • National Science Foundation Fellowship Trainee Award, 1998-1999
  • Arizona Hydrological Society Scholarship Award, 1998
  • NASA Space Grant Graduate Scholarship, 1996-1998
  • National Science Foundation Fellowship Trainee Award, 1995-1996


  • National Academy of Sciences, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Oct. 2013-present
  • AGU Hydrology Section Secretary, Jan. 2013-present
  • AGU Surface Water Committee Chair, 2010-2012
  • AGU Surface Water Committee Deputy Chair, 2007-2009
  • CUAHSI Faculty Representative at UCLA, 2006-2011
  • Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU), American Meteorological Society (AMS), American Water Resources Association (AWRA), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), European Geophysical Union (EGU), Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Society


Professor Hogue's research centers on understanding hydrologic and land surface processes, with much of her work focused in semi-arid regions. The overarching goal of her work is to improve the prediction of hydrologic fluxes for better management of water resources, to assess human impacts on the environment, and to mitigate the effects of natural hazards. Projects include investigating catchment response to wildfire, understanding the impact of urbanization on hydrologic fluxes, evaluating climate variability and response of land-atmosphere systems, and improving hydrologic forecasts. Professor Hogue and her research group use field and experimental methods, modeling and optimization techniques, as well as remote sensing data in their investigations.


Hogue, T. S., L. A. Bastidas, H. V. Gupta, and S. Sorooshian, 2006: Evaluating model performance and parameter behavior for varying levels of land surface model complexity, Water Resources Research, 42, W08430, doi:10.1029/2005WR004440.

Kim, J. and T.S. Hogue, 2008: Evaluation of a MODIS-based Potential Evapotranspiration Product at the Point-scale, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 9, 444-460.

Barco, J., T.S. Hogue, V. Curto, and L. Rademacher, 2008: Linking Hydrology and Stream Geochemistry in Urban Fringe Watersheds, Journal of Hydrology, 360, 31-47.

Jung, H., T.S. Hogue, L. Rademacher, and T. Meixner, 2009: Impact of Wildfire on Source Water Contributions in Devil Creek, CA: Evidence From End-member Mixing Analysis, Hydrologic Processes, 23(2), 183 - 200.

Burke, M., T.S. Hogue, B. Navarro, C.B. Mendez, S. Lopez, M. Ferreira and J. Jay, 2010: The Effect of Wildfire on Soil Mercury Concentrations in Southern California Watersheds, Water, Soil and Air Pollution, 212(1-4): 369-385

Barco, J., T.S. Hogue, M. Girotto, D.R. Kendall, and M. Putti, 2010: Climate Signal Propagation in Southern California Aquifers, Water Resources Research, 46, W00F05, doi:10.1029/2009WR008376.

He, M., T.S. Hogue, K.J. Franz, S.A. Margulis and J.A. Vrugt, 2010: Characterizing Parameter Sensitivity and Uncertainty for an Operational Snow Model across Hydroclimatic Regimes, Advances in Water Resources, 34 (1): 114-127

Pataki, D.E., C.G. Boone, T.S. Hogue, G.D. Jenerette, J.P. McFadden, and S. Pincetl, 2011: Socio-ecohydrology and the urban water challenge in the western U.S., Ecohydrology, 4, 341-347

Kinoshita, A.M, and T.S. Hogue, 2011: Spatial and Temporal Controls on Post-fire Hydrologic Recovery in Southern California Watersheds, Catena, 87, 240-252.

He, M., T.S. Hogue, K Franz, J. Vrugt and S. Margulis, 2011: Corruption of parameter behavior and regionalization by model and forcing data errors: A Bayesian example using the SNOW17 model, Water Resources Research, 47(7), W07546, 10.1029/2010WR009753

Franz, K.J. and T.S. Hogue, 2011: Evaluating Uncertainty Estimates in Hydrologic models: Borrowing Measures from the Forecast Verification Community, Hydrology and Earth System Science, 15, 3367-3382.

Kim, J., and T.S. Hogue, 2012: Improving Spatial Soil Moisture Representation through Integration of AMSR-E and Visible and Near-infrared MODIS Products, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50(2), 446-460.

He, M., T.S. Hogue, S. Margulis, and K. Franz, 2012: An Integrated Uncertainty and Ensemble-based Data Assimilation Framework for Operational Snow and Streamflow Predictions, Hydrology and Earth System Science, 16, 815–831.

Barco, J., S. Gunawan and T. S. Hogue, 2012: Seasonal Controls on Stream Chemical Export Across Diverse Coastal Watersheds, Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9294

Kim, J., and T.S. Hogue, 2012: Evaluation and sensitivity testing of a coupled Landsat-MODIS downscaling method for land surface temperature and vegetation indices in semi-arid regions, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 6(1), 063569-1-17.

Stein, E.D, J. S. Brown, T. S. Hogue, M. P. Burke, and A. Kinoshita, 2012: Regional Patterns of Storm Water Contaminant Loading Following Southern California Wildfires, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31 (11), 2625-2638.

Lopez, S.R, T.S. Hogue, and E. Stein, 2013: A Framework for Evaluating Regional Hydrologic Sensitivity to Climate Change using Archetypal Watershed Modeling, Hydrology and Earth System Science, 17, 3077-3094.

Burke, M., T.S. Hogue, A. Kinoshita, J. Barco, C. Wessel. and E. Stein, 2013: Pre- and Post-fire Pollutant Loads in an Urban Fringe Watershed in Southern California, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 10.1007/s10661-013-3318-9.

Kim, J., and T.S. Hogue, 2013: Evaluation of a MODIS triangle-based evapotranspiration algorithm for semi-arid regions, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 7(1), doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.7.073493

Kinoshita, A.M., T.S. Hogue, Wessel, C., and J. Barco 2013: Contaminant Flushing from an Urban-Fringe Watershed: Hydrologic and Riparian Soil Dynamics, Environmental Earth Sciences (in press), doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-3011-x

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