Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

FACULTY


Richard Niciejewski
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Richard J Niciejewski

Associate Research Scientist


Adjunct Lecturer

Office: 2517C Space Research Building
Phone: (734) 647-3445
Fax: (734) 763-0437
Email: niciejew@umich.edu
Web: http://www.umich.edu/~niciejew

Education

 B. Sc., with Honours, Astronomy, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

M. Sc., Physics University of Western Ontario, London, Canada 

Ph. D., Physics Centre for Radio Science, Physics Department University of Western, Ontario London, Canada

Research

Laboratory and remote field site investigations of the thermodynamics of the terrestrial upper atmosphere, including the mesosphere and thermosphere. Application of ultraviolet, visible, and infrared optical techniques to ionosphere modifications resulting from auroral particle precipitation

Specializations and Research Interests

  • Laboratory and remote field site investigations, thermodynamics of terrestrial upper atmosphere, including the mesosphere and thermosphere
  • Application of ultraviolet, visible and infrared optical techniques to ionosphere modifications resulting from auroral particle precipitation

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Past:

  • Co-Principal Investigator, Collaborative Optical Studies with the Søndre Strømfjord Inco-herent Scatter Radar Facility in Greenland, NSF, 1988 - 1992.
  • Principal Investigator, Aeronomical Spectroscopy in the Near Infrared, NSF, 1989 - 1992.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Continued Polar Cap Studies of F-Region Neutral Winds in Thule, AFGL, 1989 - 1992.
  • Co-Investigator, Studies of the Dynamics and Energetics of the Polar Cap Thermosphere and Mesosphere from Thule, Greenland in Support of the CEDAR Program, NSF, 1990 - 1993.
  • Principal Investigator, Aeronomical Spectroscopy in the Ultraviolet at Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland, NSF, 1990 - 1993.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Mid-Latitude Long Term Mesospheric and Lower Thermo-spheric Measurements Using a Fabry-Perot Interferometer, NSF, 1990 - 1993.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, The Polar Cap Observatory: Optical Interferometry and Spec-troscopy - A Design Study Plan, NSF, 1991 - 1992.
  • Co-Investigator, Proposal to Upgrade the Optical Facilities at Thule and Calgary, NSF, 1991 - 1992.
  • Co-Investigator, FPI Mobile Optical Station in Support of the SPIRIT II Rocket Program, AFGL, 1991 - 1992.
  • Co-Investigator, Mesospheric and Lower Thermospheric Winds, Temperatures, Densities, and Volume Emission Rates: Provision of a Multi-Station, Long-Term, Ground-Based Data Set in Support of the UARS Mission, NASA, 1991 - 1996.
  • Co-Investigator, A Scientific Group Communications and Collaboration Testbed for Upper Atmospheric Research, NSF, 1992 - 1998.
  • Co-Investigator, Optical Measurements of the Upper Mesosphere and Lower Thermo-sphere from the Peach Mountain Observatory, Michigan: Continued Support, NSF, 1993 - 1995.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Continued Optical Studies of the Dynamics and Energetics of the Polar Cap Thermosphere and Mesosphere from Søndre Strømfjord and Thule Air Base, Greenland, NSF, 1993 - 1997.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, The Encounter of P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 with the Jovian Plasma and Extended Sodium Cloud, NASA, 1994 - 1996.
  • Co-Investigator, A Complement of Optical Instruments for the Polar Cap Observatory, NSF, 1994 - 1996.
  • Principal Investigator, Upper Atmospheric Measurements in Coordination with Ground-Based Support for the UARS Mission: Upgrades to the Aeronomical Facility at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland, NSF, 1994 - 1996.
  • Principal Investigator, Observational Aeronomy of Extraterrestrial Objects at SPRL, MSGC, 1995 - 1996.
  • Research Scientist, An Interdisciplinary Research/Teaching Laboratory for the Long-Term Measurement of Global Change: Instrument Development and Acquisition, NSF, 1995 – 2002.
  • Co-Investigator, University of Michigan Fabry-Perot interferometer for the MISETA II Campaign, NSF, 1996 - 1998.
  • Collaborator, Coordinated Synoptic Observations of Comet Hale-Bopp from the Kitt Peak and Pine Bluff Observatories, NASA, 1997.
  • Co-Investigator, CEDAR: A Complement of Optical Instruments for the Polar Cap Observatory, NSF, 1997 - 2000.
  • Co-Investigator, KDI: Collaborative Knowledge-Work Environments for Team Science: Space Physics and Aeronomy Research Collaboratory (SPARC), NSF, 1998 – 2001.
  • Co-Investigator, Measurement and Modeling of Environmental Change from the Global Change Laboratory (GCL) at the University of Michigan, Consumers Energy, 1998 – 2002.
  • Mentor, MSGC Fellowship for Sarah Bammel, MSGC, 2001 – 2002.
  • Principal Investigator, FPI Measurements by the Michigan Airglow Observatory Network, NSF, 1999 – 2003.
  • Co-Investigator, A Complement of Optical Instruments for the Polar Cap Observatory: Continued Support, NSF, 2000 – 2003.
  • Principal Investigator, SGER: Fabry-Perot Interferometer Observations of the Thermosphere in Support of CEDAR/TIMED, NSF, 2002 – 2004.
  • Research Scientist, Adaptive Etalons using a PZT controller, NASA, 2003 – 2005.
  • Senior Faculty Fellow, ONR-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program, summer 2005.

Current:

  • Research Scientist, TIDI, The TIMED Doppler Interferometer, NASA, 1995 – present.
  • Principal Investigator, Space Weather: an examination of short-term forecasting of equatorial spread-F using a longitudinal chain of wind measuring Fabry-Perot interferometers, NSF, 2005 – present.
  • Principal Investigator, FPI optical station in support of the C/NOFS satellite program, Supplement from USAF to NSF, 2006 – present.
  • Collaborator, Space Weather: the Quantification and Validation of Variable Electrodynamic Forcing of the Thermosphere, NSF, 2002 – present.
  • Collaborator, Coupling Between Planetary and Small Scale Atmospheric Waves in the Mesosphere-Thermosphere Regions by Airglow Observations, CRDF, 2002 – present.

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DOCTORAL STUDENT COMMITTEES

  • Carr, S. S., Observing and modeling F-region ionospheric dynamics using the [OII] 7320Å emission, The University of Michigan, 1992.
  • Won, Y., Studies of thermospheric neutral winds utilizing ground-based optical and radar measurements, The University of Michigan, 1994.
  • Drob, D. P., Ground-based optical detection of atmospheric waves in the upper meso-sphere and lower thermosphere, The University of Michigan, 1996.
  • Fisher, G. F., Experimental investigation of the dynamics near the winter northern polar mesopause, The University of Michigan, 2001.
  • Indiresan, R. S., Study of equatorial ionospheric irregularities using space tethered, multi-point technique and coordinated ground-based FPI and scintillation measurements, The University of Michigan, 2002

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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Winter 1999 - ENGR 195
  • Fall 1999 - ENGR 390
  • Winter 2000 - AOSS 499
  • Fall 2001 - AOSS 499
  • REU Sponsor - 1987 to present
  • UROP Sponsor

Professional Service

  • AOSS / SPRL Laboratory Operations Committee, 1989 - 1991
  • Computer Committee, 1991 - 1993
  • Safety Committee, 1994 - 2000
  • Roof Committee, 2000 - present

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COMMUNITY

  • 1987 - present Reviewer for
    • NSF proposals, single and committee
    • NASA proposals, single and committee
    • NSERC proposals JGR manuscripts
    • JATP, JASTP manuscripts
  • Guest presentations for Elementary schools High schools
  • AGU session chair Spring 2006
  • Spring 2007 Member CAWSES Working Group 4.4, 2005-present
  • Professional memberships
  • AGU (American Geophysical Union)
  • OSA (Optical Society of America)

Publications

  • Lowe, R. P., R. J. Niciejewski, and D. N. Turnbull, Comment on "Reduction of the noise component of spectra derived from double-sided Fourier transform spectrometry", Infrared Phys., 21, 189, 1981.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., Atomic hydrogen concentration at the mesopause, M. Sc. thesis, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1981.
  • Lowe, R. P., K. L. Gilbert, and R. J. Niciejewski, Twilight intensity variation of the in-frared hydroxyl airglow, Middle Atmosphere (MAP) Handbook, 10, 176, 1984.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., Total electron content during auroral conditions, Ph. D. thesis, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1987.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., and P. A. Forsyth, Auroral influence on ionospheric electron content, Can. J. Phys., 66, 175, 1988.
  • Valladares, C. E., Su. Basu, R. J. Niciejewski, and R. E. Sheehan, Simultaneous radar and satellite observations of the polar cusp/cleft at Søndre Strømfjord, 'Electromagnetic Coupling in the Polar Clefts and Caps', NATO ASI Series, A. Egeland and P. E. Sandholt (eds.), 285, 1988.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., J. W. Meriwether, A. Vallance Jones, R. L. Gattinger, C. Valladares, V. B. Wickwar, and J. Kelly, Ground based observations of O2+ 1N band enhancements relative to N2+ 1N band emission, Planet. Space Sci., 37, 131, 1989.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., J. W. Meriwether, F. G. McCormac, J. H. Hecht, A. B. Christensen, G. G. Sivjee, D. J. Strickland, G. Swenson, S. B. Mende, A. Vallance Jones, R. L. Gat-tinger, H. C. Carlson, and C. E. Valladares, Coordinated satellite and ground-based mea-surements of the energy characteristics of a sun-aligned arc over Søndre Strømfjord, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 17201, 1989.
  • Larsen, M. F., I. S. Mikkelsen, J. W. Meriwether, and R. J. Niciejewski, Simultaneous observations of neutral winds and electric fields at spaced locations in the dawn auroral oval, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 17235, 1989.
  • Killeen, T. L., F. G. McCormac, A. G. Burns, J. P. Thayer, R. M. Johnson, and R. J. Niciejewski, On the dynamics and composition of the high-latitude thermosphere, J. At-mos. Terr. Phys., 53, 797, 1991.
  • Yu, J. R., H. Latifi, C. Y. She, J. H. Yee, and R. J. Niciejewski, Simultaneous LIDAR and airglow temperature measurements in the mesopause region, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18, 1361, 1991.
  • Gardner, C. S., T. J. Kane, J. H. Hecht, R. L. Walter-scheid, J. H. Yee, R. J. Niciejew-ski, R. P. Lowe, and D. N. Turnbull, Formation characteristics of sporadic Na layers ob-served simultaneously by LIDAR and airglow instruments during ALOHA-90, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18, 1369, 1991.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., and J. H. Yee, Airglow rotational temperature measurements during the ALOHA campaign, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18, 1353, 1991.
  • Yee, J.-H., R. J. Niciejewski, and M. Z. Luo, Observations of O2(1S) and OH nightglow during the ALOHA-90 campaign, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18, 1357, 1991.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, R. M. Johnson, and J. P. Thayer, The behavior of the high-latitude F-region neutral thermosphere in relation to IMF parameters, Adv. Space Res., 12, (6)215, 1992.
  • Niciejewski, R., T. L. Killeen, and M. Turnbull, Fabry-Perot interferometry with a bare CCD - remote field site deployment for the CEDAR program and a sounding rocket exper-iment, SPIE Proceedings, 1745, 165, 1992.
  • Wiens, R. H., S. P. Zhang, R. N. Peterson, G. G. Shepherd, C. A. Tepley, L. Kieffaber, R. Niciejewski, and J. H. Hecht, Simultaneous optical observations of long-period gravity waves during AIDA '89, J. Atmos. Terr. Phys., 55, 325, 1993.
  • Carr, S. S., R. J. Niciejewski, and T. L. Killeen, Remote-sensing of F-region ion drifts and ion temperatures at Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland, using Doppler measurements of the O+(2P) state, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 2035, 1993.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, and Y. Won, Observations of neutral winds in the polar cap during northward IMF, J. Atmos. Terr. Phys., 56, 285, 1994.
  • Niciejewski, R., T. L. Killeen, and M. Turnbull, Ground-based Fabry-Pérot interferome-try with a bare charge-coupled device: remote field site deployment, Opt. Eng., 33, 465, 1994.
  • Murty, G. S. N., T. L. Killeen, and R. J. Niciejewski, Interferometric studies of meso-spheric dynamics from Ann Arbor, Michigan, 'Solar-terrestrial energy program - the initial results from STEP facilities and theory campaigns', COSPAR colloquia Series, D. N. Baker, V. O. Papitashvili, and M. J. Teague (eds.), 485, 1994.
  • Clauer, C. R., J. D. Kelly, T. J. Rosenberg, C. E. Rasmussen, P. Stauning, E. Friis-Christensen, R. J. Niciejewski, T. L. Killeen, S. B. Mende, Y. Zambre, T. E. Weymouth, A. Prakash, G. M. Olson, T. A. Finholt, and D. E. Atkins, The Upper Atmospheric Re-search Collaboratory: a testbed for electronically supported scientific collaboration, EOS, 75, 289, 1994.
  • Mulligan, F. J., and R. J. Niciejewski, The Maynooth optical aeronomical facility, Opt. Eng., 33, 3853, 1994.
  • Thayer, J. P., R. J. Niciejewski, T. L. Killeen, J. Buchau, B. W. Reinisch, and G. Crowley, Ground-based observations of ion/neutral coupling at Thule and Qânâq, Green-land: IMF Bz dependence, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 12189, 1995.
  • Killeen, T. L., Y. Won, R. J. Niciejewski, and A. G. Burns, Upper thermosphere winds and temperatures in the geomagnetic polar cap: solar cycle, geomagnetic activity, and IMF dependencies, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 21327, 1995.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., and T. L. Killeen, Nocturnal observations of the semi-diurnal tide at a mid-latitude site, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 25855, 1995.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., and T. L. Killeen, Annual and semi-annual oscillations in the neutral temperature of the upper mesosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 22, 3243, 1995.
  • Clauer, C. R., D. E. Atkins, T. E. Weymouth, G. M. Olson, R. Niciejewski, T. A. Fin-holt, A. Prakash, C. E. Rasmussen, T. Killeen, T. J. Rosenberg, D. Detrick, J. D. Kelly, Y. Zambre, C. Heinselman, P. Stauning, E. Friis-Christensen, and S. B. Mende, A proto-type upper atmospheric research collaboratory (UARC), 'Visualization Techniques in Space and Atmospheric Sciences', NASA SP-519, E. P. Szuszczewicz and J. H. Bre-dekamp (eds.), 105, 1995.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, and S. Solomon, Observations of thermospheric neutral winds at Wat-son Lake, YT (L = 65°N), J. Geophys. Res., 101, 241, 1996.
  • Burrage, M. D., D. A. Gell, P. B. Hays, A. R. Marshall, D. A. Ortland, W. R. Skinner, S. J. Franke, D. C. Fritts, P. Hoffman, A. H. Manson, C. McLandress, R. Niciejewski, F. J. Schmidlin, G. G. Shepherd, W. Singer, T. Tsuda, and R. A. Vincent, Validation of mesosphere and lower thermosphere winds from the high resolution Doppler imager on UARS, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 10365, 1996.
  • Gault, W. A., G. Thuillier, G. G. Shepherd, S. P. Zhang, R. H. Wiens, W. E. Ward, C. Tai, B. H. Solheim, Y. J. Rochon, C. McLandress, C. Lathuillere, V. Fauliot, M. Hersé, C. Hersom, R. Gattinger, L. Bourg, M. D. Burrage, S. J. Franke, G. Hernandez, A. Manson, R. Niciejewski, and R. A. Vincent, Validation of O(1S) wind measurements by WINDII: the wind imaging interferometer on UARS, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 10405, 1996.
  • Emery, B. A., G. Lu, E. P. Szuszczewicz, A. D. Richmond, R. G. Roble, P. G. Richards, K. L. Miller, R. Niciejewski, D. S. Evans, F. J. Rich, W. F. Denig, D. L. Ch-enette, P. Wilkinson, S. Pulinets, K. F. O'Loughlin, R. Hanbaba, M. Abdu, P. Jiao, K. Igarashi, and B. M. Reddy, Assimilative mapping of ionospheric electrodynamics in the thermosphere-ionosphere general circulation model comparisons with global ionospheric and thermospheric observations during the GEM/SUNDIAL period of March 28-29, 1992, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 26681, 1996.
  • Won, Y-I., R. J. Niciejewski, T. L. Killeen, R. M. Johnson, and B. Y. Lee, Observations of high-latitude lower thermospheric winds from Thule Air Base and Sondre Stromfjord, Greenland, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 25, 1999.
  • Emery, B. A., C. Lathuillere, P. G. Richards, R. G. Roble, M. J. Buonsanto, D. J. Knipp, P. Wilkinson, D. P. Sipler, and R. Niciejewski, Time dependent thermospheric neutral response to the 2-11 November 1993 storm period, JASTP, 61, 329, 1999.
  • Killeen, T. L., W. R. Skinner, R. M. Johnson, C. J. Edmonson, Q. Wu, R. J. Niciejewski, H. J. Grassl, D. A. Gell, P. E. Hansen, J. D. Harvey, and J. F. Kafkalidis, TIMED Doppler Interferometer (TIDI), SPIE, 3756, 289, 1999.
  • Drob, D. P., J. M. Picone, S. D. Eckermann, C. Y. She, J. F. Kafkalidis, D. A. Ortland, R. J. Niciejewski, and T. L. Killeen, Mid-latitude temperatures at 87 km: results from multi-instrument Fourier analysis, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 2109, 2000.
  • Won, Y-I., Y-M. Cho, R. J. Niciejewski, and J. Kim, Observations of OH(3,1) airglow emission using a Michelson interferometer at 62º S, Adv. Space Res., 27, 1165, 2001.
  • Martinis, C., J. Meriwether, R. Niciejewski, M. Biondi, C. Fesen, and M. Mendillo, Zonal neutral winds at equatorial and low latitudes, JASTP, 63, 1559, 2001.
  • Fisher, G. M., R. Niciejewski, T. L. Killeen, W. A. Gault, G. G. Shepherd, S. Brown, and Q. Wu, Twelve-hour tides in the winter northern polar mesosphere and lower thermosphere, J. Geophys. Res. 107 (A8), SIA24-1-16, 2002.
  • Won, Y-I., J. Kim, R. J. Niciejewski, B. Y. Lee, J-K. Chung, and Y. H. Kim, Measurements of atmospheric waves in the upper mesosphere at Chungwon, Korea, Adv. Space Res., 32, 849, 2003.
  • Skinner, W. R., R. J. Niciejewski, T. L. Killeen, S. C. Solomon, D. Gablehouse, Q. Wu, D. Ortland, D. A. Gell, A. R. Marshall, E. Wolfe, Jr., M. Cooper, and J. F. Kafkalidis, Operational performance of the TIMED Doppler Interferometer (TIDI), SPIE, 5157, 47, 2003.
  • Wu, Q., T. L. Killeen, R.D. Gablehouse, D. A. Gell, R. M. Johnson, J. F. Kafkalidis, R. J. Niciejewski, D. A. Ortland, W. R. Skinner, and S. C. Solomon, Preliminary wind measurement results by the TIMED Doppler interferometer (TIDI), submitted, January 2003.
  • Oberheide, J., Q. Wu, D. A. Ortland, T. L. Killeen, M. E. Hagan, R. G. Roble, R. J. Niciejewski, and W. R. Skinner, Non-migrating diurnal tides as measured by the TIMED Doppler interferometer: Preliminary results, Adv. Space Res., 35, 1911, 2005.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., A review of optical studies at the Upper Atmosphere Facilities, submitted, April 2005. Killeen, T. L., Q. Wu, S. C. Solomon, D. A. Ortland, W. R. Skinner, R. J. Niciejewski, and D.A. Gell, TIMED Doppler interferometer: overview and recent results, J. Geophys. Res. 111 (A10), S01, doi:10.1029/2005JA011484, 2006.
  • Niciejewski, R., Q. Wu, W. Skinner, D. Gell, M. Cooper, A. Marshall, T. Killeen, S. Solomon, and D. Ortland, The TIMED Doppler Interferometer on the Thermosphere Ionosphere Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics satellite: data product overview, J. Geophys. Res. 111 (A11), S90, doi:10.1029/2005JA011513, 2006.
  • Wu, Q., T. L. Killeen, D. A. Ortland, S. C. Solomon, R. D. Gablehouse, R. M. Johnson, W. R. Skinner, R. J. Niciejewski, and S. J. Franke, TIMED Doppler interferometer (TIDI) observations of migrating diurnal and semidiurnal tides, JASTP, 68, 408, 2006.
  • Emmert, J. T., M. L. Faivre, G. Hernandez, M. J. Jarvis, J. W. Meriwether, R. J. Niciejewski, D. P. Sipler, and C. A. Tepley, Climatologies of nighttime upper thermospheric winds measured by ground-based Fabry-Perot Interferometers during geomagnetically quiet conditions 1: Local time, latitudinal, seasonal, and solar cycle dependence, J. Geophys. Res. 111 (A12), 302, doi:10.1029/2006JA011948, 2006.
  • Emmert, J. T., G. Hernandez, M. J. Jarvis, J. W. Meriwether, R. J. Niciejewski, D. P. Sipler, and S. Vennerstrøm, Climatologies of nighttime upper thermospheric winds measured by ground-based Fabry-Perot Interferometers during geomagnetically quiet conditions 2: High-latitude circulation and IMF By dependence, J. Geophys. Res. 111 (A12), 303, doi:10.1029/2006JA011949, 2006.
  • Kozyra, J. U., G. Crowley, B. A. Emery, X. H. Fang, G. Lu, M. Hagan, G. Maris, M. Mlynczak, R. J. Niciejewski, S. E. Palo, L. J. Paxton, J. M. Russell III, S. C. Solomon, W. Skinner, Q. Wu, and J.-H. Yee, Response of the upper/middle atmosphere to coronal holes and powerful high speed solar wind streams in 2003, submitted, March 2006.
  • Wu, Q., D. A. Ortland, T. L. Killeen, R. G. Roble, M. E. Hagan, H.-L. Liu, S. C. Solomon, Jiyao Xu, W. R. Skinner, and R. J. Niciejewski, Global distribution and inter-annual variations of mesospheric and lower thermospheric neutral wind diurnal tide. Part 1: migrating tide, to be submitted, March 2007.
  • Wu, Q., D. A. Ortland, T. L. Killeen, R. G. Roble, M. E. Hagan, H.-L. Liu, S. C. Solomon, Jiyao Xu, W. R. Skinner, and R. J. Niciejewski, Global distribution and inter-annual variations of mesospheric and lower thermospheric neutral wind diurnal tide. Part 2: nonmigrating tide, to be submitted, March 2007.

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(* presented by R.J. Niciejewski)

  • Lowe, R. P., K. L. Gilbert, and R. J. Niciejewski, Twilight intensity variation of the in-frared hydroxyl airglow, International symposium on ground-based studies of the middle atmosphere, Schwerin, GDR, May 1983.
  • Lowe, R. P, K. L. Gilbert, R. J. Niciejewski, and D. N. Turnbull, Atomic hydrogen con-centration near the mesopause deduced from hydroxyl twilight airglow, Joint symposium on middle atmosphere sciences (IAGA/IAMAP), XVIII general assembly IUGG, Ham-burg, 1983.
  • Lowe, R. P., R. J. Niciejewski, and D. N. Turnbull, Time-resolved Fourier transform spectroscopy of the twilight airglow, Proceedings of the third Fourier transform spec-troscopy conference, Durham, England, 1983.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., Observations of a "Q-aurora", Feb 26/87, at Søndrestrøm, Green-land, poster, CEDAR workshop, Boulder, July 1987.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J. and P. A. Forsyth, Total electron content during aurora, presented at the IAGA symposia, poster, IUGG programme, Vancouver, August 1987.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., J. Meriwether, H. C. Carlson, S. B. Mende, G. Swenson, G. G. Sivjee, C. Valladares, A. Vallance Jones, A. B. Christensen, and J. H. Hecht, Søn-drestrøm 87 CEDAR project: optical and incoherent scatter radar observations of sun-aligned arcs, poster, IAGA symposia, IUGG programme, Vancouver, August 1987.
  • (*) Carlson, H. C., S. B. Mende, G. Swenson, A. Vallance Jones, J. W. Meriwether, R. Niciejewski, C. Valladares, A. B. Christensen, J. H. Hecht, and G. G. Sivjee, Søn-drestrøm 87 CEDAR campaign: observations of E region and F region sun aligned arcs, IAGA symposia, IUGG programme, Vancouver, August 1987.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., J. W. Meriwether, A. Vallance Jones, R. L. Gattinger, C. Val-ladares, V. B. Wickwar, and J. Kelly, Søndrestrøm 87 CEDAR campaign: Ground based observations of O2+ 1N band enhancements relative to N2+ 1N band emission, poster, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1987.
  • Carlson, H. C., R. Hoffman, E. Weber, S. B. Mende, G. Swenson, A. Vallance Jones, J. Meriwether, R. Niciejewski, C. Valladares, A. B. Christensen, J. H. Hecht, G. G. Sivjee, Søndrestrøm 87 CEDAR campaign: observations of E region and F region sun aligned arcs, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1987.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., G. J. Hernandez, and J. W. Meriwether, A comparison of Fabry-Perot measurement techniques: neutral winds and temperatures measured simultaneously using an image plane detector and piezoelectric scanning, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1988.
  • Valladares, C. E., Su. Basu, and R. J. Niciejewski, Simultaneous radar and satellite ob-servations of the polar cusp at Søndre Strømfjord, NATO Workshop, Lillehammer, Nor-way, August 1988.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, F. G. McCormac, J. W. Meriwether, Jr., A. G. Burns, and R. G. Roble, Observations of Neutral Winds and Temperatures in Søndre Strømfjord During the 1988 GISMOS Campaign, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1988.
  • Lowe, R. P., R. J. Niciejewski, and R. J. Sica, On the possibility of determining the me-sospheric ozone profile from ground-based measurement of the oxygen infrared atmo-spheric band emission during evening twilight, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1988.
  • Kelly, J. D., and R. J. Niciejewski, A new technique for derivation of Joule heating using incoherent-scatter radar and Fabry-Perot interferometer measurements, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1988.
  • Valladares, C. E., R. E. Sheehan, F. J. Rich, and R. J. Niciejewski, Multitechnique ob-servation of the polar cusp/cleft at Søndre Strømfjord, URSI, Boulder, January 1989.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, F. G. McCormac, and J. W. Meriwether, Jr., F-re-gion neutral temperatures at Søndre Strømfjord: Fabry-Perot interferometer measurements and MSIS model predictions, 1983-1989, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1989.
  • McCormac, F. G., T. L. Killeen, J. P. Thayer, E. S. Trudell, and R. J. Niciejewski, Monochromatic images of aurora from Thule, Greenland, obtained with a non-intensified charged-coupled device all-sky camera, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1989.
  • Valladares, C. E., and R. J. Niciejewski, Multitechnique observations of the polar cusp, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1989.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, and F. G. McCormac, F-region neutral winds at Søndre Strømfjord: Fabry-Perot interferometer measurements and model predictions, 1983 - 1989, IAGA symposia, IUGG programme, Exeter, England, July 1989.
  • Killeen, T. L., F. G. McCormac, R. J. Niciejewski, J. P. Thayer, J. W. Meriwether, Jr., and R. G. Roble, Polar cap thermosphere dynamics: observations from ground and space, IAGA symposia, IUGG programme, Exeter, England, July 1989.
  • Johnson, R. M., O. de la Beaujardière, R. J. Niciejewski, T. L. Killeen, and R. G. Roble, High-latitude convection and meridional winds during the January 1988 GISMOS: Son-drestrom radar and FPI observations and thermosphere ionosphere general circulation model results, IAGA symposia, IUGG programme, Exeter, England, July 1989.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, and R. M. Johnson, F-region neutral winds at Søn-dre Strømfjord: IMF By and Bz dependences from Fabry-Perot and incoherent scatter mea-surements, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1989.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J. and T. L. Killeen, Hydroxyl nightglow observations during the AIDA campaign: rotational temperature and OH intensity variations, spring AGU, Balti-more, June 1990.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., J. P. Thayer, and T. L. Killeen, Ground based OI (6300 Å) Fabry Perot interferometer observations from Thule and Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland: systemat-ics in the F region neutral winds observed concurrently by both instruments, spring AGU, Baltimore, June 1990.
  • Nardi, B., R. M. Johnson, R. J. Niciejewski, and T. L. Killeen, Simultaneous measure-ments of neutral E region winds using a Fabry Perot interferometer and the Sondrestrom incoherent scatter radar, spring AGU, Baltimore, June 1990.
  • Thayer, J. P., R. J. Niciejewski, T. L. Killeen, J. Buchau, B. W. Reinisch, and G. Crowley, Ground-based observations of ion / neutral coupling at Thule and Qânâq, Greenland: IMF Bz dependence, spring AGU, Baltimore, June 1990.
  • Trudell, E. S., R. L. Killeen, R. J. Niciejewski, Su. Basu, and B. W. Reinisch, An in-vestigation of a polar cap arc sequence using ground based measurements at Thule, Green-land, spring AGU, June 1990.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, R. M. Johnson, J. P. Thayer, and O. de la Beau-jardière, The behaviour of the high-latitude F-region neutral thermosphere in relation to IMF parameters, COSPAR, The Hague, Netherlands, July 1990.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., and T. L. Killeen, Aircraft measurements of the hydroxyl night-glow during the ALOHA '90 campaign, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1990. Turnbull, M., T. L. Killeen, R. J. Niciejewski, and G. S. N. Murty, Mesospheric wind measurements based on observations of the hydroxyl radical using a bare CCD, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1990.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, and Y. Won, Fabry Perot interferometer observa-tions of neutral winds in the polar cap during northward IMF, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1991.
  • Meriwether, J. W., R. T. McNutt, R. Farley, P. D. Dao, W. P. Moskowitz, G. Davidson, Ib Mikkelsen, M. F. Larsen, T. Marshall, R. Niciejewski, A. Vallance Jones, and R. Gat-tinger, LIDAR observations of a major stratospheric warming, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1991.
  • (*) Killeen, T. L., R. J. Niciejewski, Y. Won, and G. S. N. Murty, Ground-based mea-sure-ments from within the geomagnetic polar cap at Thule, Greenland (L=86°), URSI meeting, London, Canada, June 1991.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, and Y. Won, Observations of neutral winds in the polar cap during northward IMF, IAGA symposia, IUGG programme, Vienna, Austria, August 1991.
  • Killeen, T. L., R. J. Niciejewski, and G. S. N. Murty, Thermospheric winds and tempera-tures from the Michigan airglow observatories, IAGA symposia, IUGG programme, Vi-enna, Austria, August 1991. Hagan, M. E., A. Aruliah, M. Biondi, M. Buonsanto, M. Duboin, B. Fejer, C. Fesen, S. Fukao, A. Hedin, R. Niciejewski, W. Oliver, D. Sipler, and J. Thayer, Selected results of a coordinated analysis of the thermosphere, IAGA symposia, IUGG programme, Vi-enna, Austria, August 1991.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, and Y. Won, Seasonal and diurnal variability in the northern high latitude thermosphere: neutral temperatures and horizontal winds, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1991.
  • Murty, G. S. N., T. L. Killeen, R. J. Niciejewski, and M. D. Turnbull, Extraction of the semi-diurnal tides from the mesospheric neutral wind measurements using a bare-CCD Fabry-Perot interferometer tuned to the hydroxyl emission from Ann Arbor, Michigan, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1991.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, Y. Won, and M. Turnbull, The northern, high lati-tude thermosphere: neutral temperatures and winds during the 1991/92 optical observing season, spring AGU, Montreal, Canada, May 1992.
  • Murty, G. S. N., R. J. Niciejewski, and T. L. Killeen, Tides and waves in the mesosphere and interferometric measurements of the hydroxyl emissions, spring AGU, Montreal, Canada, May 1992.
  • Won, Y., T. L. Killeen, and R. J. Niciejewski, Observations of high-latitude thermo-spheric neutral winds over a half solar cycle from Thule Air Base and Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland, spring AGU, Montreal, Canada, May 1992.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R., T. L. Killeen, and M. Turnbull, Fabry-Perot interferometry with a bare CCD - remote field site deployment for the CEDAR program and a sounding rocket experiment, SPIE, San Diego, July 1992.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, and Y. Won, Multi-year optical thermospheric wind and temperature measurements from Greenland, COSPAR, Washington, D.C., August 1992.
  • Murty, G. S. N., T. L. Killeen, and R. J. Niciejewski, Interferometric studies of meso-spheric dynamics from Ann Arbor, Michigan, COSPAR, Washington, D.C., August 1992.
  • Won, Y., T. L. Killeen, R. M. Johnson, and R. J. Niciejewski, Seasonal variation of winds in the high latitude lower thermosphere/upper mesosphere at Thule Air Base and Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland, 1992 AGU Chapman Conference, Asilomar, CA, Novem-ber 1992.
  • Johnson, R. M., Y. Won, R. Niciejewski, T. L. Killeen, T. S. Virdi, P. J. S. Williams, A. H. Manson, C. E. Meek, R. A. Vincent, G. H. Fraser, J. Forbes, C. Fesen, and R. Roble, Studies of the high-latitude lower thermosphere dynamics based on measurements and modeling of lower thermospheric coupling study experiments, 1992 AGU Chapman Conference, Asilomar, CA, November 1992.
  • Killeen, T. L., and R. J. Niciejewski, Fabry-Perot interferometric measurements of me-sopause and lower thermospheric structure, 1992 AGU Chapman Conference, Asilomar, CA, November 1992.
  • Clauer, C. R., D. E. Atkins, T. E. Weymouth, G. M. Olson, R. Niciejewski, T. Finholt, A. Prakash, C. E. Rasmussen, T. J. Rosenberg, J. D. Kelly, Y. Zambre, P. Stauning, E. Friis-Christensen, and S. B. Mende, A prototype upper atmospheric research collabora-tory (UARC), spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1993.
  • Won, Y., R. M. Johnson, T. L. Killeen, R. J. Niciejewski, and J. M. Forbes, Tides in the lower thermosphere and upper mesosphere from optical and radar measurements and model results, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1993.
  • Niciejewski, R. J., J. P. Thayer, and A. L. Aruliah, Thermospheric neutral wind climatol-ogy in the northern high latitudes, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1993.
  • Drob, D., R. M. Johnson, T. L. Killeen, and R. J. Niciejewski, Observation of low fre-quency waves in the high latitude mesopause, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1993.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., L. Gillikin, E. Austin, and T. L. Killeen, Annual and semi-annual oscillations in the neutral temperature of the upper mesosphere: multi-year observations, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 1993.
  • Won, Y., R. M. Johnson, R. Niciejewski, T. L. Killeen, J. M. Forbes, T. S. Virdi, P. J. S. Williams, and S. Avery, A seasonal assimilative analysis of the semidiurnal tide in the 80-150 km region using an extended data base, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 1993.
  • Wu, Q., R. J. Niciejewski, and T. L. Killeen, Multi-instrument nightglow observations of gravity waves at mid-latitudes, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 1993.
  • Johnson, R. M., R. Niciejewski, T. Killeen, Y. Won, C. Fesen, and J. Thayer, Greenland optical and radar measurements during the LTCS-2 and LTCS-6 campaigns, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 1993.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., M. Turnbull, D. Drob, and T. L. Killeen, Simultaneous meso-spheric and lower thermospheric observations of neutral winds: seasonal behaviour at middle latitudes, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1994.
  • Carr, S. S., R. J. Niciejewski, and T. L Killeen, Remote sensing of F-region ion drifts and ion temperature at Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland using Doppler measurements of the O+(2P) state, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1994.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., H. Elliott, and J. Thayer, Concurrent Fabry Perot interferometer and incoherent scatter radar observations of upper thermospheric neutral winds: the diffi-culty posed by vertical winds, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 1994. Johnson, R. M., Y. Won, T. L. Killeen, R. Niciejewski, J. M. Forbes, T. S. Virdi, P. J. S. Williams, and S. Avery, A global empirical model of mean winds and tides in the 80-100 km altitude range, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 1994.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., F. Mulligan, P. J. Espy, and J. Stegman, Annual and semi-annual trends in the neutral temperature of the upper mesosphere extracted from nocturnal hy-droxyl observations from three northern hemisphere sites, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1995.
  • Wu, Q., D. P. Drob, T. L. Killeen, R. J. Niciejewski, S. B. Mende, and G. R. Swenson, Multi-emission nightglow imagery observations of gravity waves at mid-latitudes, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1995.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., and T. L. Killeen, Equinoctial asymmetry in the upper thermo-sphere neu-tral wind above Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland, fall AGU, San Francisco, De-cember, 1995. Wu, Q., D. P. Drob, T. L. Killeen, and R. J. Niciejewski, Triple-emission nightglow ob-servations of gravity waves at midlatitudes, fall AGU, San Francisco, De-cember, 1995.
  • (*) Reeves, J. M., T. L. Killeen, P. B. Hays, and R. J. Niciejewski, Mesospheric winds over Resolute Bay: first results from CLIO, fall AGU, San Francisco, De-cember, 1995.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. Killeen, J. Thayer, and S. C. Solomon, Neutral winds in the upper thermosphere over Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland: a case study comparison between radio and optical techniques, spring AGU, Baltimore, May, 1996.
  • (*) Azeem, S. M. I., R. Johnson, T. Killeen, and R. J. Niciejewski, Neutral winds in the lower thermosphere over Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland: a comparison between radio and optical techniques, spring AGU, Baltimore, May, 1996.
  • Reeves, J. M., Q. Wu, T. L. Killeen, and R. Niciejewski, Observations of nightglow and aurorae by CLIO-FPI and all-sky camera at Resolute Bay, NWT, spring AGU, Baltimore, May, 1996.
  • Killeen, T. L, J. M. Reeves, Q. Wu, R. J. Niciejewski, R. M. Johnson, P. B. Hays, and Y-I. Won, Long-term ground-based measurements of thermospheric and upper meso-spheric dynamics from within the geomagnetic polar cap, COSPAR, Birmingham, United Kingdom, July, 1996.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, and S. C. Solomon, Statistical study of auroral occur-rence at Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland, fall AGU, San Francisco, De-cember, 1996. Killeen, T. L., and R. J. Niciejewski, Limitations on the experimental measurements of upper atmospheric quantities desired for the National Space Weather Program, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 1997.
  • Killeen, T. L., R. J. Niciejewski, and R. M. Johnson, High-latitude E-region neutral wind measurements: challenges and limitations, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 1998.
  • Emery, B. A., A. D. Richmond, R. G. Roble, A. L. Aruliah, A. D. Aylward, M. J. Buonsanto, B. G. Fejer, M. R. Hairston, R. M. Johnson, R. Niciejewski, D. J. Knipp, F. J. Rich, J. A. Schoendorf, M. P. Sulzer, and C. A. Tepley, Thermosphere/ionosphere response to the January 1988 magnetic cloud, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 1998.
  • Azeem, S., T. L. Killeen, R. M. Johnson, Q. Wu, D. A. Gell, J. F. Kafkalidis, R. J. Niciejewski, and W. R. Skinner, Using space and ground based observations to optimally resolve aliasing in the analysis of TIMED-TIDI observations, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1999.
  • Martinis, C., T. Clark, J. Baumgardner, J. Wroten, J. Meriwether, R. Niciejewski, M. Biondi, J. Manzano, and M. Mendillo, Zonal neutral winds and plasma drifts at equatorial and low latitudes, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 1999.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., T. L. Killeen, R. M. Johnson, J. U. Kozyra, W. Wang, A. G. Burns, P. Knoop, G. Olson, D. Atkins, J. Hardin, T. Weymouth, G. Golden, T. Finholt, A. Prakash, and F. Jahanian, SPARC: a web-based research and education tool for the space physics and aeronomy community, fall AGU, San Francisco, December 1999.
  • Indiresan, R. S., R. J. Niciejewski, B. E. Gilchrist, K. M. Groves, and J. Araya, Coordinated F region measurements of thermospheric horizontal neutral winds and ionospheric scintillations and drifts at a low-latitude site, spring AGU, Baltimore, May 2001.
  • (*) Niciejewski, R. J., and G. Fisher, Characteristics of eight-hour waves in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere at high northern latitudes, fall AGU, San Francisco, December, 2001.
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