THE NERC MST RADAR FACILITY AT ABERYSTWYTH

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2018
[1] A. Volonté, P. A. Clark, and S. L. Gray. The role of mesoscale instabilities in the sting-jet dynamics of windstorm Tini. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 2018. [ bib | DOI ]
2017
[2] Geraint Vaughan, Bogdan Antonescu, David M. Schultz, and Christopher Dearden. Invigoration and capping of a convective rainband ahead of a potential vorticity anomaly. Mon. Weather Rev., 145:2093--2117, 2017. [ bib | DOI ]
2016
[3] R. M. Worthington. Existence of large turbulent eddies in the early-morning boundary layer acting as an effective mountain to force mountain waves. Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 159(1):161--172, 2016. [ bib | DOI ]
[4] Graeme John Marlton. On the development, characterisation and applications of a balloon-borne atmospheric turbulence sensor. PhD thesis, University of Reading (UK), 2016. [ bib ]
[5] G. J. Marlton, P. D. Williams, and K. A. Nicoll. On the detection and attribution of gravity waves generated by the 20 March 2015 solar eclipse. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A., 374(2077), 2016. [ bib | DOI ]
[6] Hamish Macdonald, David Infield, David H. Nash, and Margaret M. Stack. Mapping hail meteorological observations for prediction of erosion in wind turbines. Wind Energ., 19:777--784, 2016. [ bib | DOI ]
2015
[7] R. M. Worthington. MST radar observations of turbulent altocumulus layers. Atmos. Sci. Lett., 16(4):500--505, 2015. [ bib | DOI ]
[8] R. M. Worthington. Type 1 and 2 mountain waves observed by MST radar and AVHRR. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 127(3):325--331, 2015. [ bib | DOI ]
[9] R. M. Worthington. Anomalous non-stationary gravity waves downwind of the Snowdonia mountains observed by anemometer and MST radar. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 127(3):313--324, 2015. [ bib | DOI ]
[10] G. Vaughan and D. Hooper. Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere and Stratosphere-Troposphere radars and wind profilers. In Gerald R. North (editor-in chief), John Pyle, and Fuqing Zhang, editors, Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol. 4, pages 429--437. Elsevier, 2015. [ bib | DOI ]
[11] G. Vaughan. Observations for chemistry (remote sensing): Lidar. In Gerald R. North (editor-in chief), John Pyle, and Fuqing Zhang, editors, Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol. 1, pages 411--417. Elsevier, 2015. [ bib | DOI ]
2014
[12] R. M. Worthington. Boundary-layer effects on mountain waves: a new look at some historical studies. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 126(1-2):1--12, 2014. [ bib | DOI ]
[13] Jon Paul McCalmont. Greenhouse gas balance in transition from semi-improved agricultural grassland to Miscanthus x giganteus bioenergy crop. PhD thesis, Aberystwyth University, 2014. [ bib ]
[14] C. F. Lee, G. Vaughan, and D. A. Hooper. Evaluation of wind profiles from the NERC MST radar, Aberystwyth, UK. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7(9):3113--3126, 2014. [ bib | DOI ]
2013
[15] John Rowlands, Kerry A. Day, David A. Hooper, and Nicholas J. Mitchell. Predicting the occurrence of visual noctilucent clouds. In R. Latteck and W. Singer, editors, Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 120--124. Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics at the Rostock University, Kühlungsborn, Germany, 2013. ISBN:978-3-00-044654-2. [ bib | http ]
[16] C. F. Lee and G. Vaughan. Quantifying atmospheric turbulence - a simple signal processing approach for turbulent Doppler spectra. In R. Latteck and W. Singer, editors, Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 2--7. Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics at the Rostock University, Kühlungsborn, Germany, 2013. ISBN:978-3-00-044654-2. [ bib | http ]
[17] John Lawson, David M. Schultz, Geraint Vaughan, and Daniel J. Kirshbaum. Multiple bands near fronts in VHF wind-profiling radar and radiosonde data. Atmos. Sci. Lett., 14(3):146--152, 2013. [ bib | DOI ]
[18] Lakshmi Kantha, Elliott Barlow, Penina Axelrad, David Hooper, and Larry Cornman. Turbulence retrievals from radio occultations. In Radio Science Meeting (USNC-URSI NRSM), 2013 US National Committee of URSI National. IEEE, 2013. [ bib | DOI ]
[19] David A. Hooper, David M. Edwards, Gemma Holmes, Kevin Linklater, Tim Oakley, Colin Parrett, and Myles Turp. The usefulness of model-comparison statistics for wind-profiling radar operators. In R. Latteck and W. Singer, editors, Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 141--150. Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics at the Rostock University, Kühlungsborn, Germany, 2013. ISBN:978-3-00-044654-2. [ bib | http ]
[20] David A. Hooper, John Bradford, Les Dean, Jon D. Eastment, Marco Hess, Eric Hibbett, John Jacobs, and Richard Mayo. Renovation of the Aberystwyth MST radar: evaluation. In R. Latteck and W. Singer, editors, Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 86--90. Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics at the Rostock University, Kühlungsborn, Germany, 2013. ISBN:978-3-00-044654-2. [ bib | http ]
[21] Jon D. Eastment, David A. Hooper, Darcy N. Ladd, and Chris J. Walden. Detecting low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites using UK-based atmospheric radars. In R. Latteck and W. Singer, editors, Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 43--46. Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics at the Rostock University, Kühlungsborn, Germany, 2013. ISBN:978-3-00-044654-2. [ bib | http ]
[22] Esther Conway, Sam Pepler, Wendy Garland, David Hooper, Fulvio Marelli, Luca Liberti, Emanuela Piervitali, Katrin Molch, Helen Glaves, and Lucio Badiali. Ensuring the long term impact of earth science data through data curation and preservation. Information Standards Quarterly, 25(3):28--36, 2013. [ bib | DOI ]
[23] J. M. Chagnon, S. L. Gray, and J. Methven. Diabatic processes modifying potential vorticity in a north atlantic cyclone. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 139(674):1270--1282, 2013. [ bib | DOI ]
[24] Bogdan Antonescu, Geraint Vaughan, and David M. Schultz. A five-year radar-based climatology of tropopause folds and deep convection over Wales, United Kingdom. Mon. Weather Rev., 141:1693--1707, 2013. [ bib | DOI ]
2012
[25] Ashish Kumar. Signal analysis and processing of mini-profiler echoes. Master's thesis, NIMS University (India), 2012. [ bib ]
2011
[26] Liling Ren, Tom. G. Reynolds, John-Paul B. Clarke, David A. Hooper, Graham A. Parton, and Anthony J. Dore. Meteorological influences on the design of advanced aircraft approach procedures for reduced environmental impacts. Meteorol. Apps., 18(1):40--59, 2011. [ bib | DOI ]
[27] S. Redi, G. S. Aglietti, A. R. Tatnall, and T. Markvart. Dynamic response to turbulence of tethered lighter-than-air platforms. J. Aircraft, 48(2):540--552, 2011. [ bib | DOI ]
[28] Stefano Redi. Aerostat for Electric Power Generation. PhD thesis, University of Southampton (UK), 2011. [ bib ]
[29] Luke Norris. On the implications of atmospheric gravity waves on wind power. Master's thesis, University of Edinburgh (UK), 2011. [ bib ]
[30] Franco Marenco, Ben Johnson, Kate Turnbull, Stuart Newman, Jim Haywood, Helen Webster, and Hugo Ricketts. Airborne lidar observations of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull volcanic ash plume. J. Geophys. Res., 116(D20), 2011. [ bib | DOI ]
[31] Christopher F. Lee. Use of Wind Profilers to Quantify Atmospheric Turbulence. PhD thesis, University of Manchester (UK), 2011. [ bib ]
[32] John Lawson, Geraint Vaughan, and David M. Schultz. Classifying fronts in data from a VHF wind-profiling radar. Atmos. Sci. Lett., 12(4):375--380, 2011. [ bib | DOI ]
[33] Esther Conway, David Giaretta, Simon Lambert, and Brian Matthews. Curating scientific research data for the long term: A preservation analysis method in context. International Journal of Digital Curation, 6(2):38--52, 2011. [ bib | DOI ]
[34] Esther Conway and David Giaretta. Advanced preservation analysis. In Advanced Digital Preservation, chapter 14, pages 233--264. Springer, 2011. [ bib | DOI ]
[35] Simon Box, Christopher M. Bishop, and Hugh Hunt. Stochastic six-degree-of-freedom flight simulator for passively controlled high-power rockets. J. Aerosp. Engrg., 24(1):31--45, 2011. [ bib | DOI ]
2010
[36] Graham Parton, Anthony Dore, and Geraint Vaughan. A climatology of mid-tropospheric mesoscale strong wind events as observed by the MST radar, Aberystwyth. Meteorol. Apps., 17:340--354, 2010. [ bib | DOI ]
[37] Oscar Martínez-Alvarado, Florian Weidle, and Suzanne L. Gray. Sting jets in simulations of a real cyclone by two mesoscale models. Mon. Weather Rev., 138(11):4054--4075, 2010. [ bib | DOI ]
[38] Ahmet Kale. Software defined radar. Master's thesis, University of Kocaeli (Turkey), 2010. [ bib ]
[39] D. A. Hooper, O. T. Davies, J. Nash, T. Oakley, and M. Turp. The diagnosis of a range gating problem suffered by the Aberystwyth MST radar. In N. Swarnalingam and W. K. Hocking, editors, Proceedings of the Twelfth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 123--126. Canadian Association of Physicists, 2010. ISBN:978-0-9867285-0-1. [ bib | http ]
[40] D. A. Hooper and C. Gaffard. What is the optimal level of time-averaging for radar-derived wind-profiles? In N. Swarnalingam and W. K. Hocking, editors, Proceedings of the Twelfth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 99--102. Canadian Association of Physicists, 2010. ISBN:978-0-9867285-0-1. [ bib | http ]
[41] D. A. Hooper. Data storage standards for the atmospheric sciences. Technical Report RAL-TR-2010-009, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, 2010. ISSN:1358-6254. [ bib | http ]
[42] Balsubramani Goudar. The antenna beam pattern of the UK MST radar. Master's thesis, University of Bath (UK), 2010. [ bib ]
[43] J. D. Eastment, W. J. Bradford, D. A. Hooper, Z. A. K. Olewicz, O. T. Davies, and L. Dean. The effects of almost 20 years of operation on the performance of the Aberystwyth MST radar. In N. Swarnalingam and W. K. Hocking, editors, Proceedings of the Twelfth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 119--122. Canadian Association of Physicists, 2010. ISBN:978-0-9867285-0-1. [ bib | http ]
[44] Matthew Dunckley, Shahar Ronen, Ealan A. Henis, Simona Rabinovici-Cohen, Petra Reshef, Esther Conway, and David Giaretta. Using XFDU for CASPAR information packaging. OCLC Systems and Services, 26(2):80--93, 2010. [ bib | DOI ]
[45] Jeffrey M. Chagnon and Suzanne L. Gray. A comparison of stratosphere-troposphere transport in convection-permitting and convection-parameterizing simulations of three mesoscale convective systems. J. Geophys. Res., 115(D24318), 2010. [ bib | DOI ]
[46] Paul Burns. Spectral analysis of convectively-generated gravity waves using a mid-latitude Doppler radar. Master's thesis, University of Reading (UK), 2010. [ bib ]
2009
[47] R. M. Worthington. Radar measurement of the effect of boundary-layer saturation on mountain-wave amplitude. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 105(1-2):29--35, 2009. [ bib | DOI ]
[48] Andrew Russell, Geraint Vaughan, Emily G. Norton, Hugo M. A. Ricketts, Cyril J. Morcrette, Tim J. Hewison, Keith A. Browning, and Alan M. Blyth. Convection forced by a descending dry layer and low-level moist convergence. Tellus A, 61(2):250--263, 2009. [ bib | DOI ]
[49] H. M. A. Ricketts. A lidar system to measure aerosol and ozone profiles in the atmospheric boundary layer and free troposphere. PhD thesis, University of Manchester (UK), 2009. [ bib ]
[50] Stefano Redi, Guglielmo S Aglietti, Adrian R Tatnall, and Thomas Markvart. Configuration study of high altitude solar collectors. In Electrical Power & Energy Conference (EPEC), 2009 IEEE, pages 1--6. IEEE, 2009. [ bib | DOI ]
[51] G. A Parton, G. Vaughan, E. G. Norton, K. A. Browning, and P. A. Clark. Wind profiler observations of a sting jet. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 135(640, Part A):663--680, 2009. [ bib | DOI ]
[52] J. Jones. An Assessment of the Quality of GPS Water Vapour Estimates and their use in Operational Meteorology and Climate Monitoring. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham (UK), 2009. [ bib ]
[53] N. Issaeva. Quantifying the system balancing cost when wind energy is incorporated into electricity generation system. PhD thesis, University of Edinburgh (UK), 2009. [ bib | http ]
[54] E. Conway, M. Dunckley, B. McIlwrath, and D. Giaretta. Preservation network models: Creating stable networks of information to ensure the long term use of scientific data. Ensuring Long-Term Preservation and Adding Value to Scientific and Technical Data, Villafranca del Castillo, Madrid, Spain, 2009. [ bib | http ]
[55] Esther Conway. Curating atmospheric data for long term use: Infrastructure and preservation issues for the atmospheric sciences community. 2009. [ bib | http ]
[56] G. S. Aglietti, S. Redi, A. R. Tatnall, and T. Markvart. Harnessing high-altitude solar power. IEEE Trans. on Energy Conversion, 24(2):442--451, 2009. [ bib | DOI ]
2008
[57] A. Russell, G. Vaughan, E. G. Norton, C. J. Morcrette, K. A. Browning, and A. M. Blyth. Convective inhibition beneath an upper-level PV anomaly. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 134(631):371--383, 2008. [ bib | DOI ]
[58] E. J. Noyes. Technical assistance for the validation of AATSR land surface temperature products: third contract continuation final report. In University of Leicester contractual report to ESA, 19054/05/NL/FF, 2008. [ bib ]
[59] D. A. Hooper, J. Nash, T. Oakley, and M. Turp. Validation of a new signal processing scheme for the MST radar at Aberystwyth. Ann. Geophys., 26(11):3253--3268, 2008. [ bib | DOI ]
[60] J. M. Chagnon and S. L. Gray. Analysis of convectively-generated gravity waves in mesoscale model simulations and wind profiler observations. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 134(632):663--676, 2008. [ bib | DOI ]
[61] G. S. Aglietti, S. Redi, A. R. Tatnall, and T. Markvart. Exploitation of high altitude solar energy. In N. E. Mastorakis, M. Poulos, V. Mladenov, Z. Bojkovic Z, D. Simian D, S. Kartalopoulos, A. Varonides, and C. Udriste, editors, RES 08: Proceedings of the 2nd WSEAS/IASME international conference on renewable energy sources, Energy and Environmental Engineering Series, pages 52--57, 2008. [ bib ]
[62] Guglielmo S. Aglietti, Stefano Redi, Adrian R. Tatnall, and Thomas Markvart. High altitude electrical power generation. WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development, 4(12):1067--1077, 2008. [ bib | http ]
2007
[63] R. M. Worthington. Aircraft measurements of asymmetric temperature microstructure causing azimuth variations of VHF radar echo power. J. Atmos. Sol.-Terr. Phys., 69(12):1331--1343, 2007. [ bib | DOI ]
[64] G. Vaughan and R. M. Worthington. Inertia-gravity waves observed by the UK MST radar. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 133(S2):179--188, 2007. [ bib | DOI ]
[65] T. G. Reynolds, L. Ren, and J.-P. B. Clarke. Advanced noise abatement approach activities at a regional UK airport. Air Traffic Control Quarterly, 15(4):275--298, 2007. [ bib ]
[66] G. A. Parton. Observations and interpretation of strong winds in the mid-troposphere. PhD thesis, University of Manchester (UK), 2007. [ bib ]
[67] D. A. Hooper, J. Nash, T. Oakley, and M. Turp. Validation of a new signal processing scheme for the MST radar at Aberystwyth. In V. K. Anandan, editor, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 311--315. Macmillan India Ltd., 2007. [ bib | http ]
[68] D. A. Hooper and I. Astin. The reintroduction of mesospheric observations at Aberystwyth. In V. K. Anandan, editor, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 126--130. Macmillan India Ltd., 2007. [ bib | http ]
[69] D. A. Hooper and A. J. McDonald. The unexpected dominance of stratiform precipitation return power over clear-air return power for observations made at lower-VHF. In V. K. Anandan, editor, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 36--40. Macmillan India Ltd., 2007. [ bib | http ]
[70] M. Dunckley, S. Rankin, E. Conway, and D. Giaretta. The use of file description languages for file format identification and validation. In PV 2007 Conference Proceedings, 2007. [ bib | http ]
[71] H. A. Clark. Understanding 46.5 MHz radar reflectivity in the troposphere. PhD thesis, Aberystwyth University (UK), 2007. [ bib ]
2006
[72] R. M. Worthington. Diurnal variation of mountain waves. Ann. Geophys., 24(11):2891--2900, 2006. [ bib | DOI ]
[73] M. Turp. New signal processing algorithm for MST radar at Aberystwyth: comparison against the current algorithm. Technical report, Met Office, 2006. [ bib ]
[74] S. Pepler. Data publication at the British Atmospheric Data Centre. In Abstracts of the 2nd International Digital Curation Conference: Digital Data Curation in Practice, 2006. [ bib ]
[75] A. J. McDonald, K. P. Monahan, D. A. Hooper, and C. T. Gaffard. VHF signal power suppression in stratiform and convective precipitation. Ann. Geophys., 24(1):23--35, 2006. [ bib | DOI ]
[76] D. Hooper. The NERC MST radar facility at aberystwyth. NERC Estate News, 11, 2006. [ bib | http ]
[77] Y. G. Choi, S. C. Lee, A. J. McDonald, and D. A. Hooper. Wind-profiler observations of gravity waves produced by convection at mid-latitudes. Atmos. Chem. and Phys., 6(10):2825--2836, 2006. [ bib | DOI ]
[78] CASPAR. User requirements and scenario specifications. In CASPAR project EU deliverable CASPAR-D4101-SCEN-0101-1_0:D4101, 2006. [ bib | .pdf ]
2005
[79] S. M. Vijaya. Signal decompositon based on Hilbert-Huang transform and its application to image analysis. Master's thesis, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University (India), 2005. [ bib ]
[80] S. Varadarajan, K. Jithendra Reddy, and G. Ramachandra Reddy. Wind profile detection of atmospheric radar signals using wavelets and harmonic decomposition techniques. Atmos. Sci. Lett., 5(7):152--161, 2005. [ bib | DOI ]
[81] P. Kungl, J. Haecker, D.-A. Wimmer, and M. Schlenker. Verbundforschnungsvorhaben AIRCHAIN, autonome hochfliegende plattformen (Joint research project AIRCHAIN: Autonomous stratospheric platforms). In Abschlussbericht zum 14. Marz 2005. Arbeitspaket ISD III: Integration und elektrische Vernetzung Bordsystem (Final Report March 14th 2005. Work Package ISD III: Integration and electric Network of On-Board-Systems), 2005. [ bib ]
[82] D. A. Hooper, A. J. McDonald, E. Pavelin, T. K. Carey-Smith, and C. L. Pascoe. The signature of mid-latitude convection observed by VHF wind-profiling radar. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32:L04808, 2005. [ bib | DOI ]
[83] K. A. Browning. Observational synthesis of mesoscale structures within an explosively developing cyclone. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 131(606):603--623, 2005. [ bib | DOI ]
2004
[84] R. M. Worthington and G. Vaughan. Inertia-gravity waves in the troposphere and lower stratosphere above Aberystwyth. In R. Penkett, editor, UTLS-ozone electronic bulletin - Autumn 2004 issue. UTLS-Ozone, 2004. [ bib | .pdf ]
[85] H. J. Reid and G. Vaughan. Convective mixing in a tropopause fold. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 130(599):1195--1212, 2004. [ bib | DOI ]
[86] A. J. McDonald, A. Baumgaertner, T. K. Carey-Smith, D. A. Hooper, and K. P. Monahan. An idiot's guide to signal processing. In R. C. Driscoll, editor, Proceedings of the eleventh electronics New Zealand conference, pages 165--170. Massey University, New Zealand, 2004. [ bib ]
[87] A. J. McDonald, T. K. Carey-Smith, D. A. Hooper, G. J. Fraser, and B. P. Lublow. The effect of precipitation on wind-profiler clear air returns. Ann. Geophys., 22(11):3959--3970, 2004. [ bib | DOI ]
2003
[88] R. M. Worthington. Comment on 'Comparison of radar reflectivity and vertical velocity observed with a scannable C-band radar and two UHF profilers in the lower troposphere'. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 20(8):1221--1223, 2003. [ bib | DOI ]
[89] J. A. Whiteway, E. G. Pavelin, R. Busen, J. Hacker, and S. Vosper. Airborne measurements of gravity wave breaking at the tropopause. Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(20):2070, 2003. [ bib | DOI ]
[90] E. Pavelin, C-G. Wang, K. A. Browning, P. Berrisford, and B. J. Hoskins. VHF wind-profiler data as a teaching aid. Meteorol. Apps., 10:297--300, 2003. [ bib | DOI ]
[91] J. Nash and D. Ruffieux. Role of wind profilers in observing systems. In J. Dibbern, W. Monna, J. Nash, and G. Peters, editors, EUR 20614 - COST Action 76 - Development of VHF/UHF wind-profilers and vertical sounders for use in European observing systems - Final report, pages 9--67. European Union, Brussels, 2003. ISBN 92-894-4899-7. [ bib | http ]
[92] David A. Hooper, Helen J. Reid, and Ed Pavelin. The signature of mid-latitude convection observed by MST radar. In Jorge Chau, Jaime Lau, and Jürgen Röttger, editors, Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 334--337. Radio Observatorio de Jicamarca, Lima, Peru/Universidad de Piura, Piura, Peru, 2003. [ bib ]
[93] David A. Hooper and Ed Pavelin. Tropopause erosion by mountain wave breaking. In Jorge Chau, Jaime Lau, and Jürgen Röttger, editors, Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 46--49. Radio Observatorio de Jicamarca, Lima, Peru/Universidad de Piura, Piura, Peru, 2003. [ bib ]
[94] J. Dibbern, D. Engelbart, U. Goersdorf, N. Latham, V. Lehmann, J. Nash, T. Oakley, H. Richner, and H. Steinhagen. Operational aspects. In J. Dibbern, W. Monna, J. Nash, and G. Peters, editors, EUR 20614 - COST Action 76 - Development of VHF/UHF wind-profilers and vertical sounders for use in European observing systems - Final report, pages 133--224. European Commission, Luxembourg, 2003. ISBN 92-894-4899-7. [ bib | http ]
[95] K. A. Browning. Mesoscale substructure of extratropical cyclones observed by radar. In R. M. Wakimoto and R. Srivastava, editors, Radar and atmospheric science: a collection of essays in honour of David Atlas, pages 7--32. Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, 2003. [ bib ]
2002
[96] R. M. Worthington. An explanation for some fallstreak clouds. Ann. Geophys., 20(5):711--715, 2002. [ bib | DOI ]
[97] R. M. Worthington. Mountain waves launched by convective activity within the boundary layer above mountains. Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 103(3):469--491, 2002. [ bib | DOI ]
[98] S. B. Vosper and R. M. Worthington. VHF radar measurements and model simulations of mountain waves over Wales. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 128:185--204, 2002. [ bib | DOI ]
[99] G. Vaughan. The UK MST radar. Weather, 57:69--73, 2002. [ bib | DOI ]
[100] E. Pavelin and J. A. Whiteway. Gravity wave interactions around the jet stream. Geophys. Res. Lett., 29:2024, 2002. [ bib | DOI ]
[101] E. G. Pavelin. Observations of gravity waves, turbulence and mixing in the tropopause region. PhD thesis, University of Wales Aberystwyth (UK), 2002. [ bib ]
[102] K. A. Browning and C.-G. Wang. Cloud-top striations above ana-cold frontal circulations. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 128:477--499, 2002. [ bib | DOI ]
[103] N. G. Bradshaw, G. Vaughan, R. Busen, S. Garcelon, R. L. Jones, T. Gardiner, and J. Hacker. Tracer filamentation generated by small-scale rossby wave breaking in the lower stratosphere. J. Geophys. Res., 107(D23):4689, 2002. [ bib | DOI ]
2001
[104] R. M. Worthington, A. Muschinski, and B. B. Balsley. Bias in mean vertical wind measured by VHF radars: Significance of radar location relative to mountains. J. Atmos. Sci., 58:707--723, 2001. [ bib | DOI ]
[105] R. M. Worthington. Asymmetry of atmospheric microstructure over synoptic scales. Ann. Geophys., 19:921--924, 2001. [ bib | DOI ]
[106] R. M. Worthington. Alignment of mountain lee waves viewed using NOAA AVHRR imagery, MST radar, and SAR. Int. J. Remote. Sens., 22:1361--1374, 2001. [ bib | DOI ]
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2000
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1999
[121] R. M. Worthington, R. D. Palmer, and S. Fukao. Complete maps of the aspect sensitivity of VHF atmospheric radar echoes. Ann. Geophys., 17:1116--1119, 1999. [ bib | DOI ]
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[124] R. M. Worthington. Calculating the azimuth of mountain waves using the effect of tilted fine-scale stable layers on VHF radar echoes. Ann. Geophys., 17:257--272, 1999. [ bib | DOI ]
[125] L. Thomas, R. M. Worthington, and A. J. McDonald. Inertia-gravity waves in the troposphere and stratosphere associated with a jet stream exit region. Ann. Geophys., 17:115--121, 1999. [ bib | DOI ]
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1998
[127] R. M. Worthington and G. Vaughan. Effects of humidity, precipitation and severe convection on VHF vertical-beam echoes. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 69--72. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1998. [ bib ]
[128] R. M. Worthington and L. Thomas. The frequency spectrum of mountain waves. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 124:687--703, 1998. [ bib | DOI ]
[129] R. M. Worthington. Tilting of fine-scale stable layers in the lower atmosphere. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 13--16. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1998. [ bib ]
[130] R. M. Worthington. Tropopausal turbulence caused by the breaking of mountain waves. J. Atmos. Sol.-Terr. Phys., 60:1543--1547, 1998. [ bib | DOI ]
[131] S. J. Pepler, G. Vaughan, and D. A. Hooper. Detection of turbulence around jet streams using a VHF radar. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 124:447--462, 1998. [ bib | DOI ]
[132] A. J. McDonald, L. Thomas, and D. P. Wareing. Night to night changes in the characteristics of gravity waves at stratospheric and lower mesospheric heights. Ann. Geophys., 16:229--237, 1998. [ bib | DOI ]
[133] D. A. Hooper and L. Thomas. Layers of intense turbulence in the troposphere and lower stratosphere identified from combined MST radar and radiosonde observations at Aberystwyth. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 100--102. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1998. [ bib ]
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1997
[137] R. M. Worthington and L. Thomas. Impact of the tropopause on upward propagation of mountain waves. Geophys. Res. Lett., 24:1071--1074, 1997. [ bib | DOI ]
[138] R. M. Worthington and L. Thomas. Long period unstable gravity waves and associated VHF radar echoes. Ann. Geophys., 15:813--822, 1997. [ bib | DOI ]
[139] L. Thomas, I. Astin, and R. M. Worthington. A statistical study of underestimates of wind speeds by VHF radar. Ann. Geophys., 15:805--812, 1997. [ bib | DOI ]
[140] L. Thomas and A. J. McDonald. The vertical propagation of gravity waves to lower mesospheric heights. In Albert Ansmann, Roland Neuber, Patrick Rairoux, and Ulla Wandinger, editors, Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing with Lidar, pages 565--568. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1997. ISBN: 978-3-540-61887-4 (Print) 978-3-642-60612-0 (Online). [ bib | DOI ]
[141] D. A. Hooper and L. Thomas. The small-scale structure of VHF mesospheric summer echo layers observed at mid-latitudes. Ann. Geophys., 15:1037--1047, 1997. [ bib | DOI ]
[142] I. Astin. Confidence interval estimation for VHF Doppler radar measurements of wind velocities. Radio Sci., 32:2221--2231, 1997. [ bib | DOI ]
1996
[143] R. M. Worthington and L. Thomas. Observations of critical layer absorption of mountain waves. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 54--57. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1996. [ bib ]
[144] R. M. Worthington and L. Thomas. The measurement of gravity wave momentum flux in the lower atmosphere using VHF radar. Radio Sci., 31:1501--1517, 1996. [ bib | DOI ]
[145] R. M. Worthington and L. Thomas. Radar measurements of critical-layer absorption in mountain waves. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 122:1263--1282, 1996. [ bib | DOI ]
[146] R. Worthington. Radar studies of mountain waves, inertia-gravity waves and wave momentum flux in the lower atmosphere. PhD thesis, University of Wales Aberystwyth (UK), 1996. [ bib ]
[147] L. Thomas, A. K. P. Marsh, D. P. Wareing, I. Astin, and H. Chandra. VHF echoes from the midlatitude mesosphere and the thermal structure observed by lidar. J. Geophys. Res., 101:12867--12877, 1996. [ bib | DOI ]
[148] L. Thomas. The coupling of the lower ionosphere with the mesosphere and lower ionosphere. In H. Kohl, R. Rüster, and K. Shlegel, editors, Modern Ionospheric Science, pages 67--101. European Geophysical Society, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, 1996. [ bib ]
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[151] D. Jerrett. Results from a three month radio-sonde, MST radar and LAP-3000 intercomparison trial at Aberystwyth, Wales. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 170--173. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1996. [ bib ]
[152] D. A. Hooper and L. Thomas. The structure of mesospheric summer echoes observed at Aberystwyth. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 260--263. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1996. [ bib ]
[153] D. A. Hooper and L. Thomas. The importance of the background gradient of potential refractive index to backscattered signal strength. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 5--8. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1996. [ bib ]
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1995
[155] G. Vaughan, A. Howells, and J. D. Price. Use of MST radars to probe the mesoscale structure of the tropopause. Tellus, 47A:759--765, 1995. [ bib | DOI ]
[156] I. T. Prichard, L. Thomas, and R. M. Worthington. The characteristics of mountain waves observed by radar near the west coast of Wales. Ann. Geophys., 13:757--767, 1995. [ bib | DOI ]
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1994
[160] L. Thomas and I. Astin. The form of metre-scale turbulence at mesopause heights in summer. J. Atmos. Terr. Phys., 56(4):467--478, 1994. [ bib | DOI ]
[161] L. Thomas. The structure of the lower and middle atmosphere. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 114--122. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1994. [ bib ]
[162] S. J. Reid, G. Vaughan, N. J. Mitchell, I. T. Prichard, H. J. Smit, T. S. Jorgensen, C. Varotsos, and H. de Backer. Distribution of ozone laminae during EASOE and the possible influence of inertia-gravity waves. Geophys. Res. Lett., 21:1479--1482, 1994. [ bib | DOI ]
[163] I. T. Prichard and L. Thomas. Radar observations of mountain lee waves near the west coast of Wales. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 223--227. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1994. [ bib ]
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[168] I. Astin. A study of random fluctuations in Doppler radar wind speeds. Master's thesis, University of Wales Aberystwyth (UK), 1994. [ bib ]
1993
[169] I. T. Prichard and L. Thomas. Radar observations of gravity-wave momentum fluxes in the troposphere and lower stratosphere. Ann. Geophys., 11:1075--1083, 1993. [ bib ]
[170] I. T. Prichard. MST radar studies of atmospheric gravity waves at tropospheric and lower stratospheric heights. PhD thesis, University of Wales Aberystwyth (UK), 1993. [ bib ]
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1992
[173] L. Thomas, I. Astin, and I. T. Prichard. Observations of polar mesosphere summer type echoes at Aberystwyth. In B. Edwards, editor, Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Technical and Scientific Aspects of MST Radar, pages 104--108. Sci. Comm. on Sol.-Terr. Phys. Secr., Boulder, Colorado, 1992. [ bib ]
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1991
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1989
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