Publications About CoCoRaHS

The following publications either mention or are about CoCoRaHS


Fleishman, E., & Climate Change Research Institute, O. (2023). Sixth Oregon climate assessment. : [Corvallis, Oregon] : Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, Oregon State University.

Lackstrom, Kirsten, Amanda Farris, and Rebecca Ward, 2022. Backyard Hydroclimatology: Citizen Scientists Contribute to Drought Detection and Monitoring, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., (published online ahead of print 2022).

Renato Morbidelli, et al, 2020: The history of rainfall data time-resolution in a wide variety of geographical areas. Journal of Hydrology, Volume 590, 125258, ISSN 0022-1694,

Story, Gregory J., 2018. Integration of the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) Observations into the West Gulf River Forecast Center Operations. Texas Water Journal, Vol. 9, 1, Sept. 2018, pp. 96-107.

Lackstrom, K., A. Farris, D. Eckhardt, N. Doesken, H. Reges, J. Turner, K. Smith, and R. Ward, 2017: CoCoRaHS Observers Contribute to "Condition Monitoring" in the Carolinas: A New Initiative Addresses Needs for Drought Impacts Information. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., pp. 2527-2531 doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0306.1

Reges, H.W., N. Doesken, J. Turner, N. Newman, A. Bergantino, and Z. Schwalbe, 2016: COCORAHS: The evolution and accomplishments of a volunteer rain gauge network. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 1831-1846 doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00213.1

Barnett, Cynthia, 2015. Rain: A Natural and Cultural History. First edition. Crown Publishing Group, A Division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. ISBN: 978-0-8041-3709-6

Newman, N., 2014. Measuring Rainfall for Science: How a Citizen Science Program Reaches into the Classroom and Across the Curriculum. In The Trenches, National Association of Geoscience Teachers, vol. 4,1, (Jan.) pp. 5-7.

Newman, N., and Nolan Doesken, 2013. Counting (on) Precipitation: CoCoRaHS in the Classroom. Colorado Water, Newsletter of the Water Center of Colorado State University, vol. 30, 1 (Jan/Feb), pp. 34-36.

Burt, Stephen. The Weather Observer's Handbook. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Reges, H., and Nolan Doesken, 2011: Creating a Volunteer Observing Network. WMO Bulletin, Volume 60(1) - 2011.

Reges, H., and Nolan Doesken, 2010: The Value of the Citizen Weather Observer. Weatherwise magazine, November-December, 2010.

III, J. T. M., Guinan, P. E., Snider, D. J., & Lupo, A. R. (2009). CoCoRaHs in Missouri: Four years later, the importance of observations. Transactions of the Missouri Academy of Science, 43, 1œ12.

Doesken, Nolan, 2005: Ten-Year Comparison of Daily Precipitation from the 4-Inch Diameter Clear Plastic Rain Gauge Versus The 8-Inch Diameter Metal Standard Rain Gauge. American Meteorological Society's 13th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Savannah, GA.

Cifelli, R., N. Doesken, P. Kennedy, L.D. Carey, S.A. Rutledge, C. Gimmestad and T. Depue, 2005: The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network: Informal Education for Scientists and Citizens. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., Vol. 86, 8(Aug), 1069-1077.