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Vincent Wickwar

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Physics

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: SER 218E
DialPhone: 435-797-3641
SendEmail: vincent.wickwar@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Space Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, 1971
MS, Space Physics and Astronomy, Rice University, 1969
Other, Physics, Harvard College, 1965

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Hammond, M.R, Wilkerson, T.D, Wickwar, V.B, (2002). High-resolution spectra of atmospheric water vapor in the near-IR using a Raman-shifted alexandrite laser: Lidar Remote Sensing for Industry and Environment Monitoring II. Proceedings of SPIE
    • Sears, R.D, Wickwar, V.B, (2002). Lidar observations of stratospheric-mesospheric density structure and its climatology at Logan, Utah: Laser Radar: Ranging and Atmospheric Lidar Techniques III. Proceedings of SPIE
    • Wickwar, V.B, Wilkereson, T.D, Hammond, M., Herron, J.P, (2001). Mesospheric temperature observations at the USU / CASS Atmospheric Lidar Observatory (ALO): Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Environment, and Space. Proceedings of SPIE

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Criddle, N., Sox, L., Yuan, T., Wickwar, V.B, Taylor, M., Zhao, Y., Pautet, P., Coordinated temperature measurements in Logan, UT, USA.
        • 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.
        • Wynn, T.A, Wickwar, V.B, (2009). The effects of model misspecification on linear regression coefficients as applicable to solar and linear terms. Annual Report of the Rocky Mountain NASA Space Grant Consortium
        • Herron, J.P, Wickwar, V.B, Espy, P.J, Meriwether, J.W, (2007). Observation of a noctilucent cloud above Logan, Utah (41.7N, 111.8W) in 1995. J. Geophys. Res., 112
        • 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
        • Shepherd, M.G, Reid, B., Zhang, S., Solheim, B.H, Shepherd, G.G, Wickwar, V.B, Herron, J.P, (2001). Retrieval and validation of mesospheric temperatures from Wind Imaging Interferometer observations. J. Geophys. Res., 106:A11, 24813-24829.
        • Professional Journal

        • Sox, L., Wickwar, V.B, Fish, C., Herron, J.P, (2016). Connection Between the Midlatitude Mesosphere and Sudden Stratospheric Warmings as Measured by Rayleigh-scatter Lidar. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 121:9, 4627–4636. doi: 10.1002/2015JD024374
        • 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

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

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                Scheduled Teaching

                PHYS 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2017

                PHYS 4650, 6650 - Optics I, Fall 2016

                PHYS 3880 - Advanced Physics Laboratory, Spring 2016

                PHYS 4650, 6650 - Optics I, Fall 2015

                PHYS 3500 - Topics in Physics (Topic), Fall 2015

                PHYS 3880 - Advanced Physics Laboratory, Spring 2015

                PHYS 4650,6650 - Optics I, Fall 2014

                PHYS 3880 - Advanced Physics Laboratory, Spring 2014

                ECE,PHYS 4650,6650 - Optics I, Fall 2013

                ECE,PHYS 4650,6650 - Optics I, Fall 2012

                PHYS 6310 - Solar-terrestrial Physics I, Spring 2012

                ECE,PHYS 4650,6650 - Optics I, Fall 2011

                ECE 4680 - OPTICS II, Spring 2011

                ECE 6680 - OPTICS II, Spring 2011

                PHYS 4680 - OPTICS II, Spring 2011

                ECE 4650 - OPTICS I, Fall 2010

                ECE 6650 - OPTICS I, Fall 2010

                PHYS 4650 - Optics I, Fall 2010

                PHYS 6650 - Optics I, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Jonathan Price, Physics, August 2015
                David Moser, Physics
                Leda Sox, Physics, April 2011 - April 2016