Research Interests:

Peer Reviewed Publications


    Wayand, N. E., Clark, M. P., and Lundquist, J. D. (2016) Diagnosing Snow Accumulation Errors in a Rain-Snow Transitional Environment with Snow Board Observations. Hydrol. Process., doi: 10.1002/hyp.11002.

    Wayand, N. E., J. Stimberis, J. P. Zagrodnik, C. F. Mass, and J. D. Lundquist (2016), Improving simulations of precipitation phase and snowpack at a site subject to cold air intrusions: Snoqualmie Pass, WA, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 9929–9942, doi:10.1002/2016JD025387.


    Wayand, N. E., A. Massmann, C. Butler, E. Keenan, J. Stimberis, and J. D. Lundquist, (2015), A Meteorological and Snow observational data set from Snoqualmie Pass (921 m), Washington Cascades, U.S., Water Resour. Res. doi:10.1002/2015WR017773

    Wayand, N. E., J. D. Lundquist, and M. P. Clark (2015), Modeling the influence of hypsometry, vegetation, and storm energy on snowmelt contributions to basins during rain-on-snow floods, Water Resour. Res., 51,

    Lundquist, J. D., N. E. Wayand, A. Massmann, M. P. Clark, Lott Fred, and N. C. Cristea, 2015. Diagnosis of Insidious Data Disasters. Water Resour. Res.


    Wayand, N. E., A. F. Hamlet, M. Hughes, S. I. Feld, and J. D. Lundquist, 2013: Intercomparison of Meteorological Forcing Data from Empirical and Mesoscale Model Sources in the North Fork American River Basin in Northern Sierra Nevada, California, J. Hydrometeor, 14, 677–699. doi:

Conference Proceedings

    Wayand, N., and Lundquist J., 2013: Observing the Elusive Intermittent Snow using Traffic Camera Images. 81st Annual Western Snow Conference.

    Wayand, N., Lundquist J., Hughes M., and Hamlet A. Supplementing Sparse Observations of Temperature and Precipitation with a High Resolution Atmospheric Model. Western Snow Conference, South Lake Tahoe, April 18-21st, 2011. In: Freeman, Gary, Proceedings of the 79th Annual Western Snow Conference. pdf

    Forsyth, J., Lundquist J., and Wayand N. An Experimental and Modeling Investigation of the Impact of Silvicultural Manipulation on Snow Hydrology in the Cedar River Watershed, WA. Western Snow Conference, Logan, UT, April, 2010. In: Freeman, Gary, Proceedings of the 78th Annual Western Snow Conference.

Conference Presentations

    Wayand, N. E. and Lundquist J. Constraining snow model choices in a transitional and intermittent snow environment with intensive observations. The 71st Annual Eastern Snow Conference. Boone, North Carolina, June, 2014.

    Wayand, N E., Lundquist J., and Clark, M. Is snowmelt important for runoff during rain-onsnow floods over the Western U.S. Mountains? European Geophysical Union conference Fall Meeting, Vienna, Austria, April 2014.

    Wayand, N. E., Lundquist, J., Hamlet, A. A Distributed Hydrological model Forced by DIMP2 Data and the WRF Mesoscale model. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 5-9th, 2010.

    Wayand, N. E., Lundquist, J. , Hamlet, A. The Applicability of Regional Climate Models for Distributed Hydroclimate Simulations of Snowpack. Graduate Climate Conference, Pack Forest Conference Center, Eatonville, Washington, October 26-28th, 2010.

Academic Research

    Master's Thesis: "Intercomparison of Meteorological Forcing Data from Empirical and Mesoscale Model Sources in the N.F. American River Basin in northern California", June 2012. --PDF--