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Gravity Waves in the Upper Atmosphere

The following sources are recommended by a professor emeritus whose research specialty is the high-altitude ionosphere.


Six Superlative Sources

· Hines, C.O. (1960) "Internal Atmospheric Gravity Waves at Ionospheric Heights," Canadian Journal of Physics, 38: 1441.

· Hines, C.O. (1974) The Upper Atmosphere in Motion, Geophysical Monograph Series, Vol. 18, American Geophysical Union.

· Yeh, K.C., and C.H. Liu (1974) "Acoustic-Gravity Waves in the Upper Atmosphere," Reviews of Geophysics and Space Physics, 12 (2): 193.

· Francis, S.H. (1975) "Global Propagation of Atmospheric Gravity Waves: A Review," Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, 37: 1011.

· Hunsucker, R.D. (1982) "Atmospheric Gravity Waves in the High-Latitude Ionosphere: A Review," Reviews of Geophysics and Space Physics, 20: 293.

· Hocke, K., and K. Schlegel (1996) "A Review of Atmospheric Gravity Waves and Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances: 1982-1995," Annales Geophysicae, 14 (2): 917.

Other Excellent Sources

· Beer, T. (1974) Atmospheric Waves, Adam Hilger.

· Testud, J. (1972) "Interaction between Gravity Waves and Ionization in the Ionosphere F-Region," Space Research, 12: 1163.

· Hunsucker, R.D. (1972) "Narrow-Beam HF Investigations of Midlatitude Ionospheric Structure and Motion," AGARD Conference Proceedings No.115 on Effects on Acoustic Gravity Waves on Electromagnetic Wave Propagation, NATO.

· Richmond, A.D. (1978) "Gravity Wave Generation, Propagation and Dissipation in the Thermosphere," Journal of Geophysical Research, 83: 4131.

· Hajkowicz, L.A. (1987) "A Simultaneous Observation of Large-Scale Periodic TIDs in Both Hemispheres Following an Onset of Auroral Disturbances," Planetary and Space Science, 35 (6): 785.

· Hunsucker, R.D. (1987) "The Sources of Gravity Waves," Nature, 328 (6127): 204.

· Rice, D.D., R.D. Hunsucker, L.J. Lanzerotti, G. Crowley, P.J.S. Williams, J.D. Craven, and L. Frank (1988) "An Observation of Atmospheric Gravity Wave Cause and Effect during the October 1985 WAGS Campaign," Radio Science, 23: 919.

· Williams, P.J.S., et al. (1988) "The Generation and Propagation of Gravity Waves Observed during the Worldwide Atmospheric Gravity-Wave Study (WAGS)," Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, 50 (4/5): 323.

· Hunsucker, R.D. (1990) "Atmospheric Gravity Waves and Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances: Thirty Years of Research," Proceedings of the 1990 Ionospheric Effects Symposium (IES): 46, Alexandria, Virginia.

· Davies, K. (1990) Ionospheric Radio, Section 7.11, Peter Peregrinus.

· Hunsucker, R.D. (1992) "Atmospheric Gravity Waves and Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances," Encyclopedia of Earth System Science, Vol. 1, Academic Press.

· Hargreaves, J. (1992) The Solar-Terrestrial Environment, Section 4.3.1, Cambridge University Press.

· Jing, N., and R.D. Hunsucker (1993) "A Theoretical Investigation of Sources of Large and Medium Scale Atmospheric Gravity Waves in the Auroral Oval," Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, 55 (13): 1667.

· Kirchengast, G. (1996) "Elucidation of the Physics of the Gravity Wave-TID Relationship with the Aid of Theoretical Simulations," Journal of Geophysical Research, 101 (A6): 13, 353.

· Deminova, G.F., et al. (1998) "A Global Empirical Model of Effects of Large-Scale Internal Gravity Waves in the Night-Time Ionosphere," Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 60 (2): 227.

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