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Papers (2008 - Present)
  • Thayer, J. P., X. Liu, J. Lei, M. Pilinski, and A. G. Burns (2012), The impact of helium on thermosphere mass density response to geomagnetic activity during the recent solar minimum. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, A07315, doi:10.1029/2012JA017832 link (Note: use login and password 92797428)
  • Mannucci, A. J., B. T. Tsurutani, S. C. Solomon, O. P. Verkhoglyadova, and J. P. Thayer (2012), How do coronalĀ  hole storms affect the upper atmosphere?, EOS Transactions, AGU, 93, 8. link
  • Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, W. Wang, A. D. Richmond, R. Roble, X. Luan, X. Dou, X. Xue, T. Li (2012), Simulations of the equatorial thermosphere anomaly: Field-aligned ion drag effect, J. Geophys. Res., 117, A01304, doi:10.1029/2011JA017114. link
  • Hayman, M. and J. P. Thayer, (2012), General description of polarization in lidar using Stokes Vectors and polar decomposition of Mueller matrices, J. Opt. Soc. Am., 29, 400-409. link
  • Neely, R. R., III, J. M. English, O. B. Toon, S. Solomon, M. Mills, and J. P. Thayer (2011), Implications of extinction due to meteoritic smoke in the upper stratosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L24808, doi:10.1029/2011GL049865 link
  • Deng, Y., Y. Huang, J. Lei, A. J. Ridley, R. Lopez, and J. Thayer (2011), Energy input into the upper atmosphere associated with high-speed solar wind streams in 2005, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, A05305, doi:10.1029/2010JA016201 link
  • Lei, J. J. P. Thayer, G. Lu, A. G. Burns, W. Wang, E. K. Sutton, and B. A. Emery (2011), Rapid recovery of thermosphere density during the October 2003 geomagnetic storms, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, A03306, doi:10.1029/2010JA016164 link
  • Gerrard, A. J., Y. Bhattacharya, and J. P. Thayer (2011), Observations of in-situ generated gravity waves during a stratospheric temperature enhancement (STE) event, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 11913-11917, doi:10.5194/acp-11-11913-2011. link
  • Neely, R. R. and J. P. Thayer (2011), Raman Profiling of Tropospheric Water Vapor over Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, Vol. 28, pp. 1141-1148 link
  • Hayman, M. and J. P. Thayer (2011), Lidar polarization measurements of PMCs, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2010.08.007 link
  • Reimuller, J. D., Thayer, J. P., Baumgarten, G., Chandran, A., Hulley, B., Rusch, D., Nielsen, K., Lumpe, J. (2011), Synchronized imagery of noctilucent clouds at the day-night terminator using airborne and spaceborne platforms, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2010.11.022 link
  • Mitchell, S., J. P. Thayer, M. Hayman (2010), Polarization LIdar for Shallow Water Depth Measurement, Applied Optics, 49(36), 20 Dec 2010 link
  • Thayer, J. P., K. Greer, and V. L. Harvey (2010), Front-like behavior in the Arctic wintertime upper stratosphere and lower mesosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 115, doi:10.1029/2010JD014278 link
  • Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, W. Wang, and R. L. McPherron (2010), Impact of CIR Storms on Thermosphere Density Variability during the Solar Minimum of 2008, Solar Physics, doi:10.1007/s11207-010-9563-y link
  • Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, A. G. Burns, G. Lu, and Y. Deng (2010), Wind and Temperature effects on thermosphere mass density response to the November 2004 geomagnetic storm, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A05305, doi:10.1029/2009JA014754 link
  • Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, and J. M. Forbes (2010), Longitudinal and geomagnetic activity modulation of the equatorial thermosphere anomaly, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A08311, doi:10.1029/2009JA014712 link
  • Pedatella, N. M., J. Lei, J. P. Thayer, and J. M. Forbes (2010), Ionosphere response to recurrent geomagnetic activity: Local time dependency, J. Geophys, Res., 115, A02301, doi:10.1029/2009JA014712 link
  • Kelley, M. C., M. J. Nicolls, R. H. Varney, R. L. Collins, R. Doe, J. M. C. Plane, J. Thayer, M. Taylor, B. Thurairajah, and K. Mizutani (2010), Radar, lidar, and optical observations in the polar summer mesosphere shortly after a space shuttle launch, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A05304, doi:10.1029/2009JA014938 link
  • Brower, L., J. P. Thayer, and J. St.-Maurice (2009), Frictionally heated electrons in the high-latitude D region, J. Geophys. Res., 114, A12302, doi:10.1029/2009JA014421 link
  • Chang, L. C., J. P. Thayer, J. Lei, and S. E. Palo (2009), Isolation of the global MLT thermal response to recurrent geomagnetic activity, Geophys, Res. Lett., 36, L15813, doi:10.1029/2009GL039305 link
  • Chu, X., C. Yamashita, P. J. Espy, G. J. Nott, E. J. Jensen, H. Liu, W. Huang, J. P. Thayer (2009), Responses of Polar Mesospheric Cloud Brightness to Stratospheric Gravity Waves at the South Pole and Rothera, Antarctica, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, 434-445 link
  • Hayman, M., and J. P. Thayer (2009), Explicit description of polarization coupling in Lidar applications, Optics Letters, Vol. 34, 5 link
  • Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, J. M. Forbes, Q. Wu, C. She, W. Wan, W. Wang (2008), Ionosphere response to solar wind high-speed streams, Geophys. Res. Lett. 35, L19105, doi:1029/2008GL035208 link
  • Crowley, G., A. Reynolds, J. P. Thayer, J. Lei, L. J. Paxton, A. B. Christensen, Y. Zhang, R. R. Meier, D. J. Strickland (2008), Periodic modulations in thermospheric composition by solar wind high speed streams, Geophys, Res. Lett., 35, L21106, doi:10.1029/2008GL035745 link
  • Pedatella, N. M., J. M. Forbes, J. Lei, J. P. Thayer, and K. M. Larson (2008), Changes in the longitudinal structure of the low-latitude ionosphere during the July 2004 sequence of geomagnetic storms, J. Geophys. Res. 113, A11315, doi:10.1029/2008JA013539 link
  • Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, J. M. Forbes, E. K. Sutton, R. S. Nerem, M. Temmer, and A. M. Veronig (2008), Global thermospheric density variations caused by high-speed solar wind streams during the declining phase of solar cycle 23, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A11303, doi:10.1029/2008JA013433 link
  • Thayer, J. P., and J. M. Livingston (2008), Observations of wintertime arctic mesosphere cooling associated with stratosphere baroclinic zones, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L18803, doi:10.1029/2008GL034955 link
  • Thayer, J. P., J. Lei, J. M. Forbes, E. K. Sutton, and R. S. Nerem (2008), Thermospheric density oscillations due to periodic solar wind high-speed streams, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A06307, doi:10.1029/2008JA013190 link
  • Lei, J., J. P. Thayer, J. M. Forbes, E. K. Sutton, and R. S. Nerem (2008), Rotating Solar Coronal Holes and Periodic Modulation of the Upper Atmosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L10109, doi:10.1029/2008GL033875 link