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Mesospheric Bore Observations Using Suomi-NPP VIIRS DNB during 2013–2017

Yucheng Su, Jia Yue, Xiao Liu, Steven D. Miller, William C. Straka Ш, Steven M. Smith, Dong Guo, Shengli Guo
2018 Remote Sensing  
and Space Administration (NOAA/NASA) Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) environmental satellite over five years (20132017).  ...  This paper reports mesospheric bore events observed by Day/Night Band (DNB) of the Visible/Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/National Aeronautics  ...  Acknowledgments: Y.S. thanks Hampton University for hosting him during his visit.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10121935 fatcat:oeu76swlwnb27jk5awrs2oegry

Preliminary Dual-Satellite Observations of Atmospheric Gravity Waves in Airglow

Jia Yue, Septi Perwitasari, Shuang Xu, Yuta Hozumi, Takuji Nakamura, Takeshi Sakanoi, Akinori Saito, Steven D. Miller, William Straka, Pingping Rong
2019 Atmosphere  
Since late 2011, the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) Visible/Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) day–night band (DNB) has observed global AGWs near the mesopause by virtue of its  ...  Here, we present preliminary results of comparisons between VIIRS/DNB and VISI observations of AGWs, focusing on several concentric AGW events excited by the thunderstorms over Eastern Asia in August 2013  ...  In terms of temporal resolution, at the time of this writing both Suomi NPP and the more recently launched NOAA-20 (18 November 2017) satellite carry the DNB as part of a long-term operational program,  ... 
doi:10.3390/atmos10110650 fatcat:2d4lda33xvht3ct6cfgibsaihm

The Dark Side of Hurricane Matthew: Unique Perspectives from the VIIRS Day/Night Band

Steven D. Miller, William C. Straka, Jia Yue, Curtis J. Seaman, Shuang Xu, Christopher D. Elvidge, Lars Hoffmann, Irfan Azeem
2018 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
The VIIRS Day/Night Band on Suomi NPP reveals key nocturnal aspects of the storm during its deadly traverse through the Caribbean and the U.S. eastern seaboard.  ...  The VIIRS DNB is a radiometer engineered specifically to detect very low levels of visible-to-near-infrared-spectrum (500-900 nm) light (Miller et al. 2013) .  ...  Through examples such as Hurricane Matthew and the other major hurricanes of the 2017 season, the DNB continues to make a case for how low-light visible observations help to bridge the nocturnal gap.  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-17-0097.1 fatcat:wc7alxyhwze5llfevblcu3t3ea

Large‐Scale Dune Aurora Event Investigation Combining Citizen Scientists' Photographs and Spacecraft Observations

Maxime Grandin, Minna Palmroth, Graeme Whipps, Milla Kalliokoski, Mark Ferrier, Larry J. Paxton, Martin G. Mlynczak, Jukka Hilska, Knut Holmseth, Kjetil Vinorum, Barry Whenman
2021 AGU Advances  
The authors also acknowledge the Finnish aurora enthusiasts' community, especially through the Revontulikyttääjät Facebook group and the Taivaanvahti service where auroral and astronomical observations  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the developers of the Stellarium software (Chéreau, 2020) which was used to retrieve the dune locations based on the photographs.  ...  Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on board the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi-NPP) satellite (Li et al., 2019; Miller et al., 2012 Miller et al., , 2013 Miller et al., , 2015  ... 
doi:10.1029/2020av000338 fatcat:7gptff5ieza4fnnnmx3w5xgtbe