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The auroral 6300 Å emission: Observations and modeling
Measurements of the auroral atomic oxygen (³P-¹D) emission line at 6300 A made by the Atmosphere Explorer visible airglow experiment are analyzed using a tomographic inversion. Emission altitudeExpand
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MATADOR 2002: A pilot field experiment on convective plumes and dust devils
[1] Recent research suggests that mineral dust plays an important role in terrestrial weather and climate, not only by altering the atmospheric radiation budget, but also by affecting cloudExpand
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The high-resolution Doppler imager on the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite
The high-resolution Doppler imager (HRDI) on the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) is a triple-etalon Fabry-Perot interferometer designed to measure winds in the stratosphere, mesosphere,Expand
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The 630 nm dayglow
The daytime thermospheric emission at 630 nm from the ({sup 3}P-{sup 1}D) transition of atomic oxygen is examined using data from the Atmosphere Explorer C and E spacecraft. Observed altitudeExpand
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Joule heating at high latitudes
High latitude Joule heating has been calculated from simultaneous observations of the electric field magnitude and the Pedersen conductivity calculated from individual measurements of the ion driftExpand
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The dissociative recombination of O2 +: The quantum yield of O(¹S) and O(¹D)
Data from the visible airglow experiment on the Atmosphere Explorer-E satellite have been used to determine the quantum yield of O(¹S) and O(¹D) from the dissociative recombination of O2+. A range ofExpand
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Diurnal and seasonal variation of the nighttime OH (8‐3) emission at low latitudes
Nighttime morphological maps of the hydroxyl emission (8-3 band) measured by the Visible Airglow Experiment on board the Atmosphere Explorer E satellite are presented for solstice and equinoxExpand
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Volume emission rate profiles of the 6300‐Å tropical nightglow obtained from the AE‐E satellite: Latitudinal and seasonal variations
Surface brightnesses at 6300-A measured by the visible airglow experiment on board the AE-E satellite have been inverted to obtain altitude profiles of volume emission rate. A morphological pictureExpand
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The dayglow of the O2 atmospheric band system
The dayglow of the 0, atmospheric band system has been simulated by taking into account the three main production mechanisms of the 0,(*X) state: resonance fhtorescence,a photochemical term due toExpand
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Auroral photometry from the Atmosphere Explorer Satellite
Two passes of the Atmosphere Explorer C satellite over the Poker Flat Optical Observatory and the Chatanika Radar Facility provided the best auroral measurements from space and from the groundExpand
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