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Mike Taylor

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Physics

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: SER 220
DialPhone: 435-797-3919
SendEmail: mike.taylor@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Atmospheric Physics, University of Southampton, 1986
MS, Electronics, University of Southampton, 1977
BS, Physics, University of Southampton, 1974

Awards

Research Honors by my Students in 2015, 2015

COS Undergraduate Research Mentor, 2014

Dept of Physics

Nomination for COS Undergraduate Research Mentor, 2012

Dept of Physics

Research Honors by my Students in 2012, 2012

Research Honors by my Students in 2011, 2011

Research Honors by my students in 2010, 2010

Research Honors by my students in 2009, 2009

Research Honors by my students in 2008, 2008

Research Honors by my students in 2007, 2007

Research Honors by my undergraduate students in 2004, 2004

Research Honors by my undergraduate students in 2001, 2001

Research Honors by my undergraduate students in 1999, 1999

Research Honors by my undergraduate students in 1996, 1996


Publications - Abstracts

  • Matsuda, T.S, Nakamura, T., Murphy, D., Tsutsumi, M., Moffat-Griffin, T., Zhao, Y., Pautet, P., Ejiri, M.K, Taylor, M.J, (2016). Horizontal structure and propagation characteristics of mesospheric gravity waves observed by Antarctic Gravity Wave Imaging/Instrument Network (ANGWIN), using a 3-D spectral analysis technique. 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly, abstracts from the meeting that was to be held 30 July-7 August at the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), Turkey, but was cancelled. See http://cospar2016. tubitak. gov. tr/en/, Abstract C2. 2-19-16.
  • Gudadze, N., Didebulidze, G.G, Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Todua, M., (2015). Atmospheric waves over Abastumani observed by a new hydroxyl infrared all-sky imager. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts
  • Dörnbrack, A., Gisinger, S.G, Rapp, M., Kaifler, N., Kaifler, B., Ehard, M., Doyle, J.D, Eckermann, S.D, Fritts, D.C, Smith, R.B, Taylor, M.J, (2015). Large-scale atmospheric conditions during DEEPWAVE-NZ. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Book Chapters

  • Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P., Zhao, Y., Yuan, T., Pendleton, W.R, Fritts, D., Esplin, R., McLain, D., Stober, G., (2016). High-Resolution Temperature Mapping of Mesospheric Gravity Waves and Breaking Events. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts
  • Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, Zhao, Y., Randall, C.E, Lumpe, J., Bailey, S.M, Carstens, J., Nielsen, K., Russell, J.M, Stegman, J., (2010). High-Latitude Gravity Wave Measurements in Noctilucent Clouds and Polar Mesospheric Clouds: Aeronomy of the Earth's Atmosphere and Ionosphere. Springer
  • Takahashi, H., Vadas, S.L, Wrasse, C.M, Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, Medeiros, A.F, Buriti, R.A, de Paula, E.R, Abdu, M.A, Batista, I.S, Paulina, I., Stamus, P.A, Fritts, D.C, (2010). Mesospheric-ionospheric coupling processes observed in the F-layer bottomside oscillation: Aeronomy of the Earth’s Atmosphere and ionosphere. Springer
  • Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, Jr., W.R, (2003). Buoyancy and Buoyancy Waves: Optical Observations: Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences. Academic Press

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Publications - Fact Sheets

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    Publications - Curriculum

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      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Heale, C.J, Bossert, K., Snively, J.B, Fritts, D.C, Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, (2017). Numerical modeling of a multiscale gravity wave event and its airglow signatures over Mount Cook, New Zealand during the DEEPWAVE campaign. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1002/2016JD025700
      • Eckermann, S.D, Broutman, D., Ma, J., Doyle, J.D, Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Bossert, K., Williams, B.P, Fritts, D.C, Smith, R.B, (2016). Dynamics of Orographic Gravity Waves Observed in the Mesosphere over the Auckland Islands during the Deep Propagating Gravity Wave Experiment (DEEPWAVE). Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 73:10, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-16-0059.1
      • Smith, R.B, Nugent, A.D, Kruse, C.G, Fritts, D.C, Doyle, J.D, Eckermann, S.D, Taylor, M.J, Doernbrack, A., Uddstrom, M., Cooper, W., Romashkin, P., Jensen, J., Beaton, S., (2016). Stratospheric Gravity Wave Fluxes and Scales during DEEPWAVE. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, doi: doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-15-0324.1
      • Fritts, D.C, Smith, R.B, Taylor, M.J, Doyle, J.D, Eckermann, S.D, Dörnbrack, A., Rapp, M., Williams, B.P, Pautet, P., Bossert, K., Criddle, N.R, Reynolds, C., Reinecke, P.A, Uddstrom, M., Revell, M.J, Turner, R., Kaifler, B., Wagner, J.S, Mixa, T., Kruse, C.G, Nugent, A.D, Watson, C.D, Gisinger, S., Smith, S.M, Lieberman, R.S, Laughman, B., Moore, J.J, Brown, W.O, Haggerty, J.A, Rockwell, A., Stossmeister, G.J, Williams, S.F, Hernandez, G., Murphy, D.J, Klekociuk, A.R, Reid, I.M, J.M, (2016). The Deep Propagating Gravity Wave Experiment (DEEPWAVE): An airborne and ground-based exploration of gravity wave propagation and effects from their sources throughout the lower and middle atmosphere. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97:3, 425-453. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00269.1
      • Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Fritts, D.C, Bossert, K., Williams, B.P, Broutman, D., Ma, J., Eckermann, S., Doyle, J., (2016). Large Amplitude Mesospheric Response to an Orographic Wave Generated Over the Southern Ocean Auckland Islands (50.7° S) During the DEEPWAVE Project. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, doi: 10.1002/2015JD024336
      • Medeiros, A., Paulino, I., Taylor, M.J, Fechine, J., Takahashi, H., Buriti, R., Lima, L., Wrasse, C., (2016). Twin mesospheric bores observed over Brazilian equatorial region. Ann. Geophys., 34, 91-96. doi: 10.5194/angeo-34-91-2016
      • Cai, X., Yuan, T., Zhao, Y., Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, W., (2014). A coordinated investigation of the gravity wave breaking and the associated dynamical instability by a Na lidar and an Advanced Mesosphere Temperature Mapper over Logan, UT (41.7 N, 111.8 W). Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 119:8, 6852–6864. doi: 10.1002/2014JA020131
      • Snively, J.B, Taylor, M.J, Jenniskens, P., Winter, M.W, Kozubal, M.J, Dantowitz, R.F, Breitmeyer, J., (2014). Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of Hayabusa Sample Return Capsule Reentry. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 51:2, 424-429. doi: 10.2514/1.A32520
      • Fish, C., Wickwar, V.B, Thurairajah, B., Sojka, J.J, Berkey, F., Bailey, S., Yuan, T., Taylor, M.J, Mitchell, N., Hocking, W., (2013). Multi-year Observations of Mid-latitude Middle Atmospheric Winds, Waves, and Temperature associated with SSW Events over Northern Utah.
      • Snively, J., Nielsen, K., Hickey, M.P, Heale, C.J, Taylor, M.J, Moffat-Griffin, T., (2013). Numerical and statistical evidence for long-range ducted gravity wave propagation over Halley, Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, 40:18, 4813–4817. doi: 10.1002/grl.50926
      • Chapagain, N.P, Taylor, M.J, Makela, J.J, Duly, T.M, (2012). Equatorial plasma bubble zonal velocity using 630.0-nm airglow observations and plasma drift modeling over Ascension Island. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1029/2012JA017750
      • Fritts, D.C, Janches, D., Hocking, W.K, Mitchell, N.J, Taylor, M.J, (2012). Assessment of gravity wave momentum flux measurement capabilities by meteor radars having different transmitter power and antenna configurations. J. Geophys. Res - Atmospheres, doi: 10.1029/2011JD017174
      • Williams, E., Kuo , C., Bór, J., Sátori, G., Newsome, R., Adachi, T., Boldi, R., Chen, A., Downes, E., Hsu, R.R, Lyons, W., Saba, M.M, Taylor, M.J, Su, H., (2012). Resolution of the Sprite Polarity Paradox: The Role of Halos. Radio Science, doi: 10.1029/2011RS004794
      • Nielsen, K., Taylor, M.J, Hibbins, R., Jarvis, M.J, (2012). On the nature of short-period mesospheric gravity waves propagation over Halley, Antarctica. J. Geophys. Res, doi: 10.1029/2011JD016261
      • Hart, V.P, Doyle, , Taylor, M.J, Carruth, , Pautet, , Zhao, , , , , (2012). Three-dimensional tomographic reconstruction of mesospheric airglow structures using two-station ground-based image measurements. Applied Optics, 51, 963-974.
      • Day, K.A, Taylor, M.J, Mitchell, N.J, (2012). Mean winds, temperatures and the 16- and 5-day planetary waves in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere over Bear Lake Observatory (42°N, 111°W). Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 1571-1585. doi: doi:10.5194/acp-12-1571-2012
      • Snively, J.B, Taylor, M.J, Jenniskens, P., (2011). Airborne imaging and near-infrared spectroscopy of the ESA Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) spacecraft re-entry. International Journal of Remote Sensing
      • Chapagain, N.P, Taylor, M.J, Eccles, J.V, (2011). Airglow observations and modeling of F region depletion zonal velocities over Christmas Island. Journal of Geophysics Research, 116, doi: 10.1029/2010JA015958
      • Stockwell, R.G, Taylor, M.J, Nielsen, K., Jarvis, M.J, (2011). The Evolution of a Breaking Mesospheric Bore Wave Packet. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, doi: 10.1029/2010JD015321
      • Takahashi, H., Abdu, M.A, Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, de Paula, E., Kherani, E.A, Medeiros, A.F, Wrasse, C.M, Batista, I.S, Sobral, J.H, Gobbi, D., Arruda, D., Arruda, I., Paulino, I., Vadas, S., Fritts, D.C, (2010). Equatorial ionosphere bottom-type spread F observed by OI 630.0 nm airglow imaging. Geophysics Research Letters, 37, doi: 10.1029/2009GL041802
      • Taylor, M.J, Jenniskens, P., (2010). Near-infrared spectroscopy of the Stardust Sample Return Capsule entry: detection of carbon. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 47:6, 878.
      • Sao Sabbas, F.T, Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, Bailey, M., Cummer, S., Azambuja, R.R, Santiago, J.P, Thomas, J.N, Pinto Jr., O., Solorzano, N.N, Schuch, N.J, Freitas, S.R, Ferreira, N.J, Conforte, J.C, (2010). Observations of prolific transient luminous event production above a mesoscale convective system in Argentina during the Sprite2006 Campaign in Brazil . Journal of Geophysics Research, 115, doi: 10.1029/2009JA014857
      • Snively, J.B, Pasko, V.P, Taylor, M.J, (2010). OH and OI airglow layer modulation by ducted short-period gravity waves: effects of trapping altitude. Journal of Geophysics Research, 115, doi: 10.12029/2009JA015236
      • Chandran, A., Rusch, D.W, Merkel, A.W, Palo, S.E, Thomas, G.E, Taylor, M.J, Bailey, S.M, Russell, J.M, (2010). Polar mesospheric cloud structures observed from the cloud imaging and particle size experiment on the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere spacecraft: Atmospheric gravity waves as drivers for longitudinal variability in polar mesospheric cloud occurrence. Journal of Geophysics Research, 115, doi: 10.1029/2009JD013185
      • Haase, J.A, Dautermann, T., Taylor, M.J, Chapagain, N., Calais, E., Pautet, P.D, (2010). Propagation of plasma bubbles observed in Brazil from GPS and airglow data. Advances in Space Research, doi: 10.1016/ j.asr.2010.09.025
      • Pautet, P.D, Stegman, J., Wrasse, C.M, Nielsen, K., Takahashi, H., Taylor, M.J, Hoppel, K.W, Eckermann, S.D, (2010). Analysis of gravity waves structures visible in noctilucent cloud images. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2010.06.001
      • Taylor, M.J, (2010). Mesospheric wave signatures and equatorial plasma bubbles: A case study. Issue Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics (1978–2012) Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 115:A6, doi: 10.1029/2009JA015088
      • Simkhada, D.B, Snively, J.B, Taylor, M.J, Franke, S.J, (2009). Analysis and modeling of ducted and evanescent gravity waves observed in the Hawaiian airglow. Annales Geophysicae, 27, 3213-3224.
      • Sao Sabbas, F.T, Rampinelli, V.T, Santiago, J., Stamus, P., Vadas, S.L, Fritts, D.C, Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, Dolif Neto, G., Pinto, O., (2009). Characteristics of convective sources of gravity waves and sprites present in satellite IR images during the SpreadFEx 2005 campaign. Annales Geophysicae, 27, 1279-1293.
      • Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, Medeiros, A.F, Buriti, R., Fechine, J., Fritts, D.C, Vadas, S.L, Takahashi, H., (2009). Characteristics of mesospheric gravity waves near the magnetic equator, Brazil, during the SpreadFEx campaign. Annales Geophysicae, 27, 461-472.
      • Nielsen, K., Taylor, M.J, Jarvis, M.J, (2009). Climatology of short-period mesospheric gravity waves over Halley, Antarctica, (76° S, 27°W). Journal of Atmospheric Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 71, 991-1000.
      • Taylor, M.J, Zhao, Y., Pautet, P.D, Nicholls, M.J, Collins, R.L, Barker-Tvedtness, J., Burton, C.D, Thurairjah, B., Reimuller, J., Varney, R.H, Heinselman, C.J, Mizutani, K., (2009). Coordinated optical and radar image measurements of noctilucent clouds and polar mesospheric summer echoes. Journal of Atmospheric Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 71, 675-687.
      • Eijiri, M.K, Taylor, M.J, Nakamura, T., Franke, S.J, (2009). Critical level interaction of a gravity wave with background winds driven by a large-scale wave perturbation. Journal of Geophysics Research, 114, doi: 10,1029/2008JD011381
      • Kamlabadi, F., Comberiate, J., Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, (2009). Electron densities in the lower thermosphere from GUVI 135.6 nm tomographic inversions in support of SpreadFEx. Annales Geophysicae, 27, 1-10.
      • Fechine, J., Wrasse, C.M, Takahashi, H., Medeiros, A.F, Batista, P.P, Clemesha, B.R, Lima, L.M, Fritts, D.C, Laughman, B., Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, Mlyncczak, M.G, Russell, J.M, (2009). First observation of an undular mesospheric bore in a Doppler duct. Annales Geophysicae, 27, 1399-1406.
      • Takahashi, H., Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, Medeiros, A.F, Gobbi, D., Wrasse, C.M, Fechine, J., Abdu, M.A, Batista, I.S, de Paula, E.R, Sobral, J.A, Aruda, D., Fritts, D.C, (2009). Simultaneous observation of ionospheric plasma bubbles and mesospheric gravity waves during the SpreadFEx campaign. Annales Geophysicae, 27, 1477-1787.
      • Pautet, P.D, Taylor, M.J, Chapagain, N.P, Takahashi, H., Medeiros, A.F, Sao Sabbas, F.T, Fritts, D.C, (2009). Simultaneous Observations of Equatorial F-Region Plasma Depletions over Brazil During the Spread F Experiment (SpreadFEx). Annales Geophysicae, 27, 1-11.
      • Fritts, D.C, Abdu, M.A, Batista, B.R, Batista, I.S, Batista, P.P, Buriti, R., Clemesha, B.R, Dautermann, T., de Paula, E., Fechine, B.J, Fejar, B., Gobbi, D., Haase, J., Kamalabadi, F., Laughman, B., Lima, P.P, Liu, H.L, Medeiros, A.F, Pautet, P.D, Riggin, D.M, Sao Sabbas, F., Sobral, J.H, Stamus, P., Taylor, M.J, Takahashi, H., Vadas, S.L, Wrasse, C., (2009). The Spread F experiment (SpreadFEx): Overview and summary of the Spread F Experiment (SpreadFEx). Annales Geophysicae, 27, 2141-2155.
      • Chandran, A., Rusch, D., Palo, S.E, Thomas, G.E, Taylor, M.J, (2008). Gravity wave observation from the Cloud Imaging and Particle Size (CIPS) Experiment on the AIM Spacecraft. Journal of Atmospheric Solar-Terrestrial Physics, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2008.09.041
      • Collins, R.L, Taylor, M.J, Nielsen, K., Mizutani, K., Murayama, Y., Sakanoi, K., DeLand, M.T, (2008). Noctilucent cloud in the western Arctic in 2005: simultaneous lidar and camera observations and analysis. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2008.09.044
      • Moffat-Griffin, T., Hibbins, R.E, Nielsen, K., Jarvis, M.J, Taylor, M.J, (2008). Observing mesospheric gravity waves with an imaging riometer. Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, 70, 1327-1335. doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2008.04.009
      • Taylor, M.J, Bailey, M.A, Pautet, P.D, Cummer, S.A, Jaugey, N., Thomas, J.N, Solorzano, N.N, Sao Sabbas, F., Holzworth, R.H, Pinto, O., Schuch, N.J, (2008). Rare measurements of a Sprite with Halo event driven by a negative lightning discharge over Argentina. Geophyics Research Letters, 35, doi: 10.1029/2008GL033984
      • Taylor, M.J, (2007). A Very Active Sprite-Producing Storm Observed Over Argentina. Eos Trans. AGU, 88:10, 117. doi: 10.1029/2007EO100001
      • Hecht, J.H, Liu, A.Z, Waterscheid, R.L, Franke, S.J, Rudy, R.J, Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, (2007). Characteristics of short-period wavelike features near 87 km altitude from airglow and lidar observations over Maui. J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi: 10, 1029/2006JD008148
      • Snively, J.B, Pasko, V.P, Taylor, M.J, Hocking, W.K, (2007). Doppler ducting of short-period waves by mid-latitude tidal wind structure. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, doi: 10.1029/2006JA011895
      • Taylor, M.J, Jenniskens, P., Nielsen, K., Pautet, P., (2007). First 0.96-1.46 micron near-IR spectra of meteors. Adv. Space Res., 39, 544-549. doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2006.05.017
      • Li, F., Swenson, G.R, Liu, A.Z, Taylor, M.J, Zhao, Y., (2007). Investigation of a "wall" wave event. J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi: 10.1029/2006JD007213
      • Taori, A., Guharay, A., Taylor, M.J, (2007). On the use of simultaneous measurements of OH and O2 emissions to investigate wave growth and dissipation. Ann. Geophys., 25, 639-643.
      • Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, W.R, Pautet, P.D, Zhao, Y., Olsen, C., Surendra-Babu, H.K, Medeiros, A.F, Takahashi, H., (2007). Recent progress in mesospheric gravity wave studies using nightglow imaging systems. Revista Brasileira de Geopfisica, 25:2, 49-58.
      • Zhao, Y., Taylor, M.J, Liu, H., Roble, R.G, (2007). Seasonal oscillations in mesospheric temperatures at low-latitudes. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr., 69, 2367-2378. doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2007.07.010
      • Stockwell, R.G, Taylor, M.J, Nielsen, K., Jarvis, M.J, (2006). A novel joint space-wavenumber analysis of an unusual Antarctic gravity wave event. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, doi: 10.1029/2005GL025660
      • Stockwell, R.G, Taylor, M.J, Nielsen, K., Jarvis, M.J, (2006). A novel joint space-wavenumber analysis of an unusual Antarctic gravity wave event. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, doi: 10.1029/2005GL025660
      • Nielsen, K., Taylor, M.J, Stockwell, R.G, Jarvis, M.J, (2006). An Unusual Mesospheric Bore Event Observed at High Latitudes over Antarctica. Geophys. Res. Lett, 110, doi: 10.1029/2004JD004954
      • Taori, A., Taylor, M.J, (2006). Characteristics of wave induced oscillations in mesospheric O2 emission intensity and temperature. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, doi: 10.1029/2005GL024442
      • Wrasse, C.M, Nakamura, T., Takahashi, H., Medeiros, A.F, Taylor, M.J, Gobi, D., Denardini, C.M, Fechine, J., Buriti, R.A, Salatun, A., Suratno, E., Achmad, R., Admiranto, A.G, (2006). Mesospheric gravity waves observed near equatorial and low-middle latitude stations: wave characteristics and reverse ray tracing results. Ann. Geophysicae, 24, 1-12.
      • Nielsen, K., Taylor, M.J, Mitchell, N., Singer, W., Goldberg, R.A, (2006). Observations of Short-period Gravity Waves during the MACWave 2003 Winter Campaign. Ann. Geophys., 24, 1227-1243.
      • Taylor, M.J, Taori, A., Hatch, D.R, Liu, H.L, Roble, R.G, (2005). Characterization of the semi-annual-oscillation in mesospheric temperatures at low-latitudes. Adv. Space Res., doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2005.05.111
      • Pautet, P.D, Taylor, M.J, Liu, A.Z, Swenson, G.R, (2005). Climatology of short-period gravity waves observed over northern Australia during the DAWEX campaign and their dominant source regions. J. Geophys Res. Atmos, 110, doi: 10.1029/2004JD004954
      • Zhao, Y., Taylor, M.J, Chu, X., (2005). Comparison of simultaneous Na lidar and Mesospheric Temperature Mapper measurements and the effects of tides on the emission layer heights. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 110, doi: 10.1029/2004JD005115
      • Holzworth, R.H, McCarthy, M.C, Thomas, J.N, Chin, J., Chinowsky, T.M, Taylor, M.J, Pinto, Jr., O., (2005). Strong electric fields from positive lightning strokes in the stratosphere. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, doi: 10.1029/2004GL021554
      • Taori, A., Taylor, M.J, Franke, S., (2005). Terdiurnal wave signatures in the upper mesospheric temperature and their association with the wind fields at low-latitudes (20°N). J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 110, doi: 10.1029/2004JD004564
      • Melo, S.M, Chiu, O., Garcia-Munoz, A., Strong, K., McConnell, J.C, Slanger, T.G, Taylor, M.J, Lowe, R.P, McDade, I.C, Huentis, D.L, (2005). Using airglow measurements to observe gravity waves in the Martian atmosphere. Adv. Space Res., 38, 730-738.
      • Taylor, M.J, (2005). A personal tribute to Michael Gadsden. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 68, 5-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2005.08.002
      • Medeiros, A.F, Buriti, R.A, Machado, E.A, Takahashi, H., Batista, P.P, Gobbi, D., Taylor, M.J, (2004). Comparison of gravity wave activity observed by airglow imaging from two different latitudes in Brazil. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys, 60, 647-654. doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2004.01.016
      • von Savigny, C., Eichmann, C., Llewellyn, E.J, Bovensmann, H., Burrows, J.P, Bittner, M., Hoppner, K., Offermann, D., Taylor, M.J, Zhao, Y., Steinbrecht, W., Winkler, P., (2004). First near-global retrievals of OH rotational temperatures form satellite-based Meinel band emission measurements. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, doi: 10.1029/2004GL020410
      • Medeiros, A.F, Takahashi, H., Batista, P.P, Gobbi, D., Taylor, M.J, (2004). Observations of atmospheric gravity waves using airglow all-sky CCD imager at Cachoeira Paulista (23° S, 45° W). Geofisica Internacional, 43:1
      • Pimenta, A.A, Sahai, Y., Bittencourt, J.A, Abdu, M.A, Takahashi, H., Taylor, M.J, (2004). Plasma blobs observed by ground-based optical and radio techniques in the Brazilian tropical sector. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, doi: 10.1029/2004GL020233
      • Espy, P.J, Jones, G.O, Swenson, G.R, Tang, J., Taylor, M.J, (2004). Seasonal variations of the gravity wave momentum flux in the Antarctic mesosphere and lower thermosphere. J. Geophys. Res., 109, doi: 10.1029/2003JD004446
      • Pinto, Jr., O., Saba, M.M, Pinto, I.R, Tavares, F.S, Naccarato, K.P, Solorzano, N.N, Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P.D, Holzworth, R.H, (2004). Thunderstorm and lightning characteristics associated with sprites in Brazil. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, doi: 10.1029/2004GL020264
      • Espy, P.J, Jones, G.O, Swenson, G.R, Tang, J., Taylor, M.J, (2004). Tidal modulation of the gravity-wave momentum flux in the Antarctic mesosphere. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, doi: 10.1029/2004GLO19624
      • Smith, S.M, Taylor, M.J, Swenson, G.R, She, C., Hocking, W., Baumgardner, J., Mendillo, M., (2003). A multi-diagnostic investigation of mesospheric bore phenomenon. J.Geophys. Res., 108:A2
      • Medeiros, A.F, Taylor, M.J, Takahashi, H., Batista, P.P, Gobbi, D., (2003). An investigation of gravity wave activity in the low-latitude mesosphere: propagation direction and wind filtering. J. Geophys. Res., 108
      • Wrasse, C.M, Nakamura, T., Tsuda, T., Takahashi, H., Gobbi, D., Medeiros, A.F, Taylor, M.J, (2003). Atmospheric wind effects on the gravity wave propagation observed at 22.7° S – Brazil. Adv. Space Res., 32, 819-824.
      • Miyasato, R., Fukunishi, H., Takahashi, Y., Taylor, M.J, (2003). Energy estimation of electrons producing sprite halos using array photometer data. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 65, 573-581. doi: 10.1016/S1364-6826(02)00322
      • Pimenta, A.A, Bittencourt, J.A, Fagundes, P.R, Sahai, Y., Buriti, R.A, Takahashi, H., Taylor, M.J, (2003). Ionospheric plasma bubble zonal drifts over the tropical region: a study of OI 630 nm emission all-sky images. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 65, 1117-1126.
      • Sao-Sabbas, F.T, Sentman, D.D, Wescott, E.M, Pinto, Jr., O., Mendes, Jr., O., Taylor, M.J, (2003). Statistical analysis of space-time relationships between sprites and lightning. J. Atmos. Solar Terr. Phys., 65, 525-535.
      • Jarvis, M.J, Hibbins, R.E, Taylor, M.J, Rosenberg, T.J, (2003). Utilising riometry to observe gravity waves in the sunlit mesosphere. J. Geophys. Res., 30:19, doi: 10.1029/ 2003GL017885
      • Jones, G.O, Berkey, F.T, Fish, C.S, Hocking, W.K, Taylor, M.J, (2003). Validation of imaging Doppler interferometer winds using meteor radar. J. Geophys. Res., 30:14, doi: 10.1029/2003GL017645
      • dePaula, E.R, Kantor, I.J, Sobral, J.H, Takahashi, H., Santana, D.C, Gobbi, D., Medeiros, A.F, Limiro, L.A, Kil, H., Kintner, P.M, Taylor, M.J, (2002). Ionospheric irregularity zonal velocities over Cachoeira-Paulista. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 64, 1511-1516.
      • Sobral, J.H, Abdu, M.A, Takahashi, H., Taylor, M.J, dePaula, E.R, Zamlutti, C.J, deAquino, M.G, Borba, G.L, (2002). Ionospheric plasma bubble climatology over Brazil based on 22 years (1977-1998) of 630 nm airglow observations. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 64, 1517-1524.
      • Taylor, M.J, Gadsden, M., Lowe, R.P, Zalcik, M.S, Brausch, J., (2002). Mesospheric cloud observations at unusually low latitudes. J. Atmos. Solar Terr. Phys., 64, 991-999.
      • Miyasato, R., Taylor, M.J, Fukunishi, H., Takahashi, Y., Nielsen, H., (2002). Statistical characteristics of sprite halo events using coincident photometric and imaging data. Geophys. Res. Lett., 29:21, doi: 10.1029/2001GL014480
      • Pendleton, Jr., W.R, Taylor, M.J, (2002). The impact of L-uncoupling on Einstein coefficients for the OH Meinel (6,2) band: implications for Q-branch rotational temperatures. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 64, 971-983.
      • Wickwar, V.B, Taylor, M.J, Herron, J.P, Martineau, B.A, (2002). Visual and lidar observations of noctilucent clouds above Logan, Utah, at 41.7°N. J. Geophys. Res,, 107:D7
      • Medeiros, A.F, Taylor, M.J, Takahashi, H., Batista, P.P, Gobbi, D., (2001). An unusual airglow wave event observed at Cachoeira Paulista 23°S. Adv. Space Res., 27, 1749-1754.
      • Melo, S.M, Lowe, R.P, Pendleton, Jr., W.R, Taylor, M.J, Williams, B., She, C.Y, (2001). Effects of a large mesospheric temperature enhancement on the hydroxyl rotational temperature as observed from the ground. J. Geophys. Res, 106:A12, 30381-30388.
      • Takahashi, H., Taylor, M.J, Sobral, J.H, Medeiros, A.F, Gobbi, D., Santana, D.C, (2001). Fine structure of the ionospheric plasma bubbles observed by the OI 6300 and 5577 airglow images. Adv. Space Res., 27, 1189-1194.
      • Pimenta, A.A, Fagundes, P.R, Bittencourt, J.A, Sahai, Y., Gobbi, D., Medeiros, A.F, Taylor, M.J, Takahashi, H., (2001). Ionospheric plasma bubble zonal drift: a methodology using 630 nm all-sky imaging systems. Adv. Space Res., 27, 1219-1224.
      • Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, Jr., W.R, Liu, H., She, C.Y, Gardner, L.C, Roble, R.G, Vasoli, V., (2001). Large amplitude perturbations in mesospheric OH Meinel and 87-km Na lidar temperatures around the autumnal equinox. Geophys. Res. Lett., 28
      • Taylor, M.J, Gardner, L.C, Pendleton, Jr., W.R, (2001). Long-period wave signatures in mesospheric OH Meinel (6,2) band intensity and rotational temperature at mid-latitudes. Adv. Space Sci., 27
      • Liu, H., Roble, R.G, Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, Jr., W.R, (2001). Mesospheric planetary waves at northern hemisphere fall equinox. Geophys. Res. Lett., 28
      • Clemesha, B.R, de Medeiros, A.F, Gobbi, D., Takahashi, H., Batista, P.P, Taylor, M.J, (2001). Multiple wavelength optical observations of a long-lived meteor trail. Geophys. Res. Lett., 28:14, 2779-2782.
      • Santana, D.C, Sobral, J.H, Takahashi, H., Taylor, M.J, (2001). Optical studies of the ionospheric irregularities over the Brazilian region by nocturnal images of the OI 630 nm emission. Adv. Space Res., 27, 1207-1212.
      • Sobral, J.H, Takahashi, H., Abdu, M.A, Taylor, M.J, Sawani, H., Santana, D.C, Gobbi, D., Medeiros, A.F, Zamlutti, C.J, Schuch, N.J, Borba, G.L, (2001). Thermospheric F-region travelling disturbances detected at low latitude by an OI 630 nm digital imager system. Adv. Space Res., 27, 1201-1206.
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      • Yuan, T., Heale, C.J, Snively, J.B, Cai, X., Pautet, P.D, Fish, C., Zhao, Y., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, W.R, Wickwar, V.B, Mitchell, N.J, (2016). Evidence of Dispersion and Refraction of a Spectrally Broad Gravity Wave Packet in the Mesopause Region Observed by the Na Lidar and Mesospheric Temperature Mapper Above Logan, Utah. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, 579-594. doi: doi:10.1002/2015JD023685
      • Bossert, K., Fritts, D., Pautet, P., Williams, B., Taylor, M.J, Kaifler, B., Doernbrack, A., Reid, I., Murphy, D., Spango, J., MacKinnon, A., (2015). Momentum Flux Estimates Accompanying Multi-Scale Gravity Waves over Mt. Cook, New Zealand on 13 July 2014 during the DEEPWAVE Campaign . Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), : , . doi: doi: 10.1002/2015JD023197
      • Walterscheid , R., Hecht, J., Gelinas , L., MacKinnon , A., Vincent, R.A, Reid, I., Franke , S. , Zhao, Y. , Taylor, M.J, Pautet, P., (2015). Simultaneous Observations of the Phase-Locked Two Day Wave at Adelaide, Cerro Pachon and Darwin. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120:5, 1808–1825. doi: 10.1002/2014JD022016
      • Zhao, Y., Taylor, M.J, Randall, C.E, Lumpe, J.D, Siskind, D.E, Bailey, S.M, Russell, J.M, (2015). Investigating seasonal gravity wave activity in the summer polar mesosphere. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 127, 8-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2015.03.008
      • Cai, X., Yuan, T., Zhao, Y. , Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, Jr, W.R, (2014). A coordinated investigation of the gravity wave breaking and the associated dynamical instability by a Na lidar and an Advanced Mesosphere Temperature Mapper over Logan, UT (41.7°N, 111.8°W). Journal of Geophysical Research in Space Physics, 6852-6864. doi: 10.1002/2014JA020131
      • Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, Jr., W., Zhao, Y., Yuan, T., Esplin, R., McLain, D. , (2014). An Advanced Mesospheric Temperature Mapper for high-latitude airglow studies. Applied Optics, 53:26, 5934-5943. doi: 10.1364/AO.53.005934
      • Yue, J., Thurairahjah, B., Hoffmann, L., Alexander, J., Chandran, A., Taylor, M.J, Russell III, J.M, Randall, C.E, Bailey, S.M, (2014). Concentric Gravity Waves in Polar Mesospheric Clouds From the Cloud Imaging and Particle Size (CIPS) Experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), 119:9, 5115–5127. doi: 10.1002/2013JD021385
      • Yuan, T., Puatet, P., Zhao, Y., Cai, X., Criddle, N., Taylor, M.J, Pendleton, Jr., W., (2014). Coordinated investigation of mid-latitude upper mesospheric temperature inversion layers and the associated gravity wave forcing by Na lidar and Advanced Mesospheric Temperature Mapper at Logan, Utah (42°N). Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), 119:7, 3756-3769. doi: 10.1002/2013JD020586
      • Bossert, K., Fritts, D., Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Williams, B., Pendleton, Jr., W., (2014). Investigation of a mesospheric gravity wave ducting event using coordinated sodium lidar and Mesospheric Temperature Mapper measurements at ALOMAR, Norway (69° N). Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), 119:16, 9765-9778. doi: 10.1002/2014JD021460
      • Fritts, D., Pautet, P., Bossert, K., Taylor, M.J, Williams, B., Iimura, H., Yuan, T., Mitchell, N. , Stober, G. , (2014). Quantifying gravity wave momentum fluxes with Mesosphere Temperature Mappers and correlative instrumentation. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), 119:24, 13,583–13,603. doi: 10.1002/2014JD022150
      • Hecht, J., Wan, K., Gelinas, L., Walterscheid, R., Fritts, D., Rudy, R., Liu, A. , Franke, . , Vargas, F., Pautet, P., Taylor, M.J, Swenson, G., (2014). The life cycle of instability features measured from the Andes Lidar Observatory over Cerro Pachon on 24 March 2012. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), 119:14, 8872–8898. doi: 10.1002/2014JD021726
      • Thurairajah, B., Bailey, S.M, Nielsen, K., Randall, C.E, Lumpe, J.D, Taylor, M.J, Russell, J.M, (2013). Morphology of Polar Mesospheric Clouds As Seen From Space. Jounal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestial Physics, doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2012.09.009
      • Thurairajah, B., Bailey, S.M, Siskind, D.E, Randall, C.E, Taylor, M.J, Russell, J.M, (2013). Case Study of an Ice Void Structure in Polar Mesospheric Clouds . Jounal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestial Physics104, 224–233. doi: 10.1016/j.jastp.2013.02.001
      • Yuan, T., Fish, C., Sojka, J.J, Rice, D., Taylor, M.J, Mitchell, N.J, (2013). Coordinated investigation of summer time mid-latitude descending E layer (Es) perturbations using Na lidar, ionosonde and meteor wind radar observations over Logan, UT (41.7°N, 11.8°W). Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 1734-1746. doi: 10.1029/2012JD017845

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        • Taylor, M.J, (2003). New two-station color video observations of noctilucent clouds from south-western Finland. Royal Astron. Soc.
        • Taylor, M.J, Nielsen, K., Zalcik, M., (2003). Searching for effects of STS launches on North America NLC occurrence and extent. Royal Astron. Soc.
        • Taylor, M.J, (2002). A search for mesospheric clouds at unusually low latitudes. Royal Astron. Soc.

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