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*++Cui, J., Fu, M., Ren, Z., Gu, H., Guo, J., Wu, X., et al. (2020). Nitric oxide abundance in the Martian thermosphere and its diurnal variation. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL087252. doi:10.1029/2020GL087252.

*++Dalin, P., Perminov, V., Pertsev, N., Romejko, V. (2020), Updated long-term trends in mesopause temperature, airglow emissions, and noctilucent clouds. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124. doi:10.1029/2019JD030814.

*++Dalin, P., V. Perminov, N. Pertsev, D. Efremov, V. Romejko, (2020), Stratospheric observations of noctilucent clouds: a new approach in studying middle- and large-scale mesospheric dynamics, Ann. Geophys., 38, 61-71, 2020, doi:10.5194/angeo-38-61-2020.

*++Guharay, A., P. P. Batista, R. A. Buriti, and N. J. Schuch (2020), Signature of the 27-day oscillation in the MLT tides and its relation with solar radiation at low latitudes, Earth, Planets and Space, 72:51, doi:10.1186/s40623-020-01149-7.

*++Gumbel, J. et al. (2020), The MATS satellite mission gravity wave studies by Mesospheric Airglow/Aerosol Tomography and Spectroscopy, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 431-455, doi:10.5194/acp-20-431-2020.

*Newnham, D. A., C. J. Rodger, D. R. Marsh, M. E. Hervig, M. A. Clilverd, Nitric oxide distributions in the Antarctic winter time middle atmosphere during geomagnetic storms, J. Geophys. Res. Sp. Phys., in press

*++Plougonven, R, de la Camara, A, Hertzog, A, Lott, F. How does knowledge of atmospheric gravity waves guide their parameterizations?. QJR Meteorol Soc. 2020; 146: 1529- 1543. doi:10.1002/qj.3732.

*++Rong, P., von Savigny, C., Zhang, C., Hoffmann, C. G., and Schwartz, M. J., (2020), Response of middle atmospheric temperature to the 27 d solar cycle: an analysis of 13 years of microwave limb sounder data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 1737-1755, doi:10.5194/acp-20-1737-2020.

Rong, P. P., J. Yue, J. M. Russell, J. D. Lumpe, D. E. Siskind, and C. E. Randall (2020), AIM CIPS PMC tracking wind product retrieval approach and first assessment, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics.

*++Solodovnik, A.A., Leontyev, P.I., Dalin, P., Studies of the influence of tropospheric factors on the formation of noctilucent clouds by a cartographic method, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics (2020), doi: doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2020.105224.

*++Stephan, C. C., Schmidt, H., Zuelicke, C., & Matthias, V. (2020). Oblique gravity wave propagation during sudden stratospheric warmings. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125, e2019JD031528. doi:10.1029/2019JD031528.

Thurairajah, B., Cullens, C. Y., Siskind, D. E., Hervig, M. E., & Bailey, S. M. (2020), The Role of Vertically and Obliquely Propagating Gravity Waves in Influencing the Polar Summer Mesosphere, J. Geophys. Res.: Atmospheres, 125, e2020JD032495. doi:10.1029/2020JD032495.

*++von Savigny C., Baumgarten G., Lubken FJ. (2020) Noctilucent Clouds: General Properties and Remote Sensing. In: Kokhanovsky A., Tomasi C. (eds) Physics and Chemistry of the Arctic Atmosphere. Springer Polar Sciences. Springer, Cham, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-33566-3_8.


*++ Aylett, Tasha, J. S. A. Brooke, A. D. James, M. Nachbar, D. Duft, T. Leisner, J. M. C. Plane (2019), Optical properties of meteoric smoke analogues, Atmos. Chem, Phys., 19, 12767-12777, doi:10.5194/acp-19-12767-2019.

Broman, L. S. Benze, J. Gumbel, O. M. Christensen, C. E. Randall (2019), Common volume satellite studies of polar mesospheric clouds with Odin/OSIRIS tomography and AIM/CIPS nadir imaging, Atmos. Chem. Phys., , doi:10.5194/acp-19-12455-2019.

*++ Bender, S., Sinnhuber, M., Espy, P. J., and Burrows, J. P.: Mesospheric nitric oxide model from SCIAMACHY data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2135-2147, 2019, doi:10.5194/acp-19-2135-2019.

++DeLand, M. T., & Thomas, G. E. (2019). Evaluation of space traffic effects in SBUV polar mesospheric cloud data. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2018JD029756.

++DeLand, M. T., & Thomas, G. E. (2019), Extending the SBUV polar mesospheric cloud data record with the OMPS NP, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 7913-7923, doi:10.5194/acp-19-7913-2019.

*++Duft, D., M. Nachbar, and T. Leisner (2019), Unravelling the microphysics of polar mesospheric cloud formation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2871-2879, doi:10.5194/acp-19-2871-2019.

Fritts, D. C., Miller, A. D., Kjellstrand,C. B., Geach, C., Williams, B. P., Kaifler,B., et al. (2019). PMC Turbo: Studying gravity wave and instability dynamics in the summer mesosphere using polar mesospheric cloud imaging and profiling from a stratospheric balloon. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2019JD030298.

*++Grun, E., Kruger, H. & Srama, R. The Dawn of Dust Astronomy. Space Sci Rev, 215, 46 (2019). doi:10.1007/s11214-019-0610-1.

*++Havnes, O., T. Antonsen, G. Baumgarten, T.W. Hartquist, A. Biebricher, A. Fredriksen, M. Friedrich, and J. Hedin (2019), A new method of inferring the size, number density, and charge of mesospheric dust from its in situ collection by the DUSTY probe, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 1673-1683, doi:10.5194/amt-12-1673-2019.

Hervig, M. E., B. T. Marshall, S. M. Bailey, D. E. Siskind, J. M. Rusell III, C. Bardeen, K. A. Walker, and B. Funke (2019), Validation of SOFIE nitric oxide measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 12, 3111-3121, doi:10.5194/amt-12-3111-2019.

Hervig, M. E., Siskind, D. E., Bailey, S. M., Merkel, A. W., DeLand, M. T., & Russell, J. M. (2019). The missing solar cycle response of the polar summer mesosphere. Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2019GL083485.

*++Hoffmann, C. G., & Savigny, C. V. (2019). Indications for a potential synchronization between the phase evolution of the Madden-Julian oscillation and the solar 27-day cycle. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(7), 4235-4256, doi:10.5194/acp-19-4235-2019.

*++Jones, S.C., P.F. Bernath, & C.D. Boone (2019), Properties of polar mesospheric clouds from ACE satellite infrared spectra, J. Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.05.029.

*++Korshunov, V.A., Merzlyakov, E.G. & Yudakov, A.A. (2019), Observation of meteoric aerosol in the upper stratosphere-lower mesosphere by the method of two-wavelength lidar sensing, Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics, 32(45), doi:10.1134/S1024856019010081.

*++Koushik, N., Kumar, K.K., Subrahmanyam, K.V. et al., (2019), Characterization of inertia gravity waves and associated dynamics in the lower stratosphere over the Indian Antarctic station, Bharati (69.4S, 76.2E) during austral summers, Clim Dyn 53: 2887, doi:10.1007/s00382-019-04665-9.

*++Lehmacher, G. A., Kudeki, E., Reyes, P. M., Lee, K., Heale, C. J., & Snively, J. B. ( 2019). Gravity wave ducting observed in the mesosphere over Jicamarca, Peru. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2019JD030264.

*++Macotela, E. L., Clilverd, M., Manninen, J., Moffat-Griffin, T., Newnham, D. A., Raita, T., & Rodger, C. J. (2019). D - region high - latitude forcing factors. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2018JA026049.

*++Nachbar, M., H. wilms, D. Duft, T. Aylett, K. Kitajima, T. Majima, J. M. Plane, M. Rapp, T. Leisner (2019), The impact of solar radiation on polar mesospheric ice particle formation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 4311-4322, doi:10.5194/acp-19-4311-2019.

++Rong, P. P., J. M. Russell III, B. T. Marshall, L. L. Gordley, M. Mlynczak, and K. Walker, Validation of water vapor measured by SABER on the TIMED satellite, J. Atmos. Sol.-Terr. Phys., doi: doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2019.105099.

*++Ryan, N. J., M. Palm, C. G. Hoffmann, J. Goliasch, J. Notholt (2019), Ground-based millimetre-wave measurements of middle-atmospheric carbon monoxide above Ny-Alesund (78.9 deg N, 11.9 deg E), Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 4077-4089, doi:10.5194/amt-12-4077-2019.

*++Schranz, F., B. Tschanz, R. Rufenacht, K. Hocke, M. Palm, N. Kampfer (2019), Investigation of Arctic middle-atmospheric dynamics using 3 years of H2O and O3 measurements from microwave radiometers at Ny- Alesund, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9927-9947, doi:10.5194/acp-19-9927-2019.

Siskind, D. E., Jones Jr., M., Drob, D. P., McCormack, J. P., Hervig, M. E., Marsh, D. R., Mlynczak, M. G., Bailey, S. M., Maute, A., and Mitchell, N. J. (2019), On the relative roles of dynamics and chemistry governing the abundance and diurnal variation of low-latitude thermospheric nitric oxide, Ann. Geophys., 37, 37-48, doi:10.5194/angeo-37-37-2019.

Thomas, G. E., Lumpe, J., Bardeen, C., and Randall, C. E.: Albedo-Ice Regression method for determining ice water content of polar mesospheric clouds using ultraviolet observations from space (2019), Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 1755-1766, doi:10.5194/amt-12-1755-2019.

Thurairajah, B., S. M. Bailey, M. E. Hervig, Northern hemisphere summer mesospheric gravity wave response to solar activity from nine years of AIM observations (2019), J. Atmos. Solar. Terr. Phys., doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2019.105086.

*++von Savigny, C., D. H. W. Peters, G. Entzian (2019), Solar 27-day signatures in standard phase height measurements above central Europe, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2079-2093, doi:10.5194/acp-19-2079-2019.

*++Wust, S., Schmidt, C., Hannawald, P., Bittner, M., Mlynczak, M. G., & Russell III, J. M. (2019). Observations of OH airglow from ground, aircraft, and satellite: investigation of wave-like structures before a minor stratospheric warming. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(9), 6401-6418, doi:10.5194/acp-19-6401-2019.

Zhao, Y., M. J. Taylor, P.-D. Pautet, T. Moffat-Griffin, M. E. Hervig, D. J. Murphy, W. J. R. French, H. L. Liu, W. R. Pendleton Jr., J. M. Russell III (2019), Investigating an unusually large 28-day oscillation in mesospheric temperature over Antarctica using ground-based and satellite measurements, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2019JD030286.


*++Bharti, G., Sunil Krishna, M. V., Bag, T., & Jain, P. (2018). Storm time variation of radiative cooling by nitric oxide as observed by TIMED-SABER and GUVI. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1002/2017JA024576.

*++ Dalin, P. et al. (2018), Res: doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2018.01.025.

*++Fiedler, J., and G. Baumgarten, Solar and lunar tides in noctilucent clouds as determined by ground-based lidar, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 16051-16061, doi:10.5194/acp-18-16051-2018.

France, J. A., C. E. Randall, R. S. Lieberman, V. L. Harvey, D. E. Siskind, J. Lumpe, S. M. Bailey, J. Carstens, S. D. Eckermann, and J. M. Russell III (2018). Local and remote planetary wave effects on polar mesospheric clouds in the Northern Hemisphere in 2014. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2017JD028224.

*++Gerding, M., J. Zollner, M. Zecha, K. Baumgarten, J. Hoffner, G. Stober, and F.-J. Lubken (2018), Simultaneous observations of NLCs and MSEs at midlatitudes: implications for formation and advection of ice particles, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15569-15580, doi:10.5194/acp-18-15569-2018.

*++ Gao, H., Li, L., Bu, L., Zhang, Q., Tang, Y. & Wang, Z. (2018). Effect of small-scale gravity waves on polar mesospheric clouds observed from CIPS/AIM. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2017JA024855.

Hart, V.P, M.J. Taylor, T.E. Doyle, Y. Zhao, P.-D. Pautet, B.L. Carruth, D.W. Rusch and, J.M. Russell, III (2018). Investigating Gravity Waves in Polar Mesospheric Clouds Using Tomographic Reconstructions of AIM Satellite Imagery, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2017JA024481.

*Hendrickx, K., L. Megner, D. R. Marsh, C. Smith-Johnsen (2018), Production and transport mechanisms of NO in observations and models, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2017-1188, in review, 2018.

*++ Hoffmann, L., Wu, X., & Alexander, M. J. ( 2018). Satellite observations of stratospheric gravity waves associated with the intensification of tropical cyclones. Geophysical Res: doi:10.1002/2017GL076123.

*Kaifler, N., Kaifler, B., Wilms, H., Rapp, M., Stober, G., & Jacobi, C. (2018). Mesospheric temperature during the extreme midlatitude noctilucent cloud event on 18/19 July 2016. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2018JD029717.

*Khosrawi, F, et al. (2018), The SPARC water vapour assessment II:Comparison of stratospheric and lower mesospheric water vapour time series observed from satellites, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., in review,

*Kiviranta, J., K. Perot, P. Eriksson, D. Murtagh (2018), An empirical model of nitric oxide in the upper mesosphere and lower thermosphere based on 12 years of Odin-SMR measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., in review,

*++Kohnke, M. C., C. von Savigny, C. E. Robert, (2018), Observation of a 27-day solar signature in noctilucent cloud altitude, Adv. Space Res: doi:10.1016/j.asr.2018.02.035.

*++Langowski, M P., C. von Savigny, T. Bachmann, M. T. DeLand (2018), First results on the retrieval of noctilucent cloud albedo and occurrence rate from SCIAMACHY/Envisat satellite nadir measurements, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2018.03.013.

Liu, X., J. Yue, J. Xu, W. Wang, J. Xu, Y. Zhang, J. M. Russell III, M. E. Hervig, S. M. Bailey, T. Nakamura (2018), Res: doi:10.1029/2018GL078039.

*++Luebken, F.-J., Berger, U., & Baumgarten, G. (2018). On the anthropogenic impact on long-term evolution of noctilucent clouds. Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2018GL077719.

++Megner, L., Stegman, J., Pautet, P.-D., & Taylor, M. J. (2018). First Observed Temporal Development of a Noctilucent Cloud Ice Void. Geophysical Res: Letters, 45. doi:10.1029/2018GL078501.

*++Meraner, K., and Schmidt, H., (2018), Climate impact of idealized winter polar mesospheric and stratospheric ozone losses as caused by energetic particle precipitation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1079-1089, doi:10.5194/acp-18-1079-2018.

*Newnham, D. A., Clilverd, M. A., Rodger, C. J., Hendrickx, K., Megner, L., Kavanagh, A. J., et al. (2018). Observations and modeling of increased nitric oxide in the Antarctic polar middle atmosphere associated with geomagnetic storm-driven energetic electron precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2018JA025507.

*++ Plane, J. M. C., G. J., Flynn, A. Maattanen, J. E. Moores, A. R. Poppe, J. D. Carrillo-Sanchez, and C. Listowski, (2018), Impacts of Cosmic Dust on Planetary Atmospheres and Surfaces. Space Science Reviews, 214(1), p.23, doi:10.1007/s11214-017-0458-1.

Rong, P. J. Yue, J. M. Russell III, D. E. Siskind, and C. E. Randall (2018), Universal power law of the gravity wave manifestation in the AIM CIPS polar mesospheric cloud images, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-2017-733.

++Sassi, F., Siskind, D. E., Tate, J. L., Liu, H.-L., & Randall, C. E. ( 2018). Simulations of the boreal winter upper mesosphere and lower thermosphere with meteorological specifications in SD-WACCM-X. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1002/2017JD027782.

*Schmidt, F., G. Baumgarten, U. Berger, J. Fiedler, F.-J. Lubken (2017), Local time dependence of polar mesospheric clouds: A model study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-2017-772.

*++Silber, E. A., M. L. Niculescu, P. Butka, and R.E. Silber (2018), Nitric Oxide Production by Centimeter-Sized Meteoroids and the Role of Linear and Nonlinear Processes in the Shock Bound Flow Fields, Atmosphere, 9(5), 202, doi:10.3390/atmos9050202.

*++Sinnhuber, M., U. Berger, B. Funke, H. Nieder, T. Reddmann, G. Stiller, S. Versick, T. von Clarmann, and J.M. Wissing (2018), NOy production, ozone loss and changes in net radiative heating due to energetic particle precipitation in 2002-2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1115-1147, doi:10.5194/acp-18-1115-2018.

Siskind, D. E., A. W. Merkel, D. R. Marsh, C. E Randall, M. E. Hervig, M. G. Mlynczak, and J. M. Russell III. (2018), Understanding the effects of Polar Mesospheric Clouds on the environment of the upper mesosphere and lower thermosphere, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2018JD028830.

*++Smith, A. K., Espy, P. J., Lopez-Puertas, M., and Tweedy, O. V. (2018), Spatial and temporal structure of the tertiary ozone maximum in the polar winter mesosphere, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2017JD028030.

*Smith-Johnsen, C., Marsh, D. R., Orsolini, Y., Nesse Tyssoy, H., Hendrickx, K., Sandanger, M. I., et al. (2018). Nitric oxide response to the April 2010 electron precipitation event: Using WACCM and WACCM-D with and without medium-energy electrons. Journal of Geophysical Res: doi:10.1029/2018JA025418.

*++Song, R., Kaufmann, M., Ern, M., Ungermann, J., Liu, G., and Riese, M.: Three-dimensional tomographic reconstruction of atmospheric gravity waves in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere (MLT), Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 3161-3175, doi:10.5194/amt-11-3161-2018, 2018.

*++Zolicke, C., Becker, E., Matthias, V., Peters, D. H., Schmidt, H., Liu, H. L., Ramos, L.D.L.T & Mitchell, D. M. (2018). Coupling of stratospheric warmings with mesospheric coolings in observations and simulations. Journal of Climate, 31(3), 1107-1133, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0047.1.


*++Bender, S., M. Sinnhuber, M. Langowski, and J. P. Burrows (2017), Retrieval of nitric oxide in the mesosphere from SCIAMACHY nominal limb spectra, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10(1), 209-220, doi:10.5194/amt-10-209-2017.

Benze, S., J. Gumbel, C. E. Randall. K. Hultgren, J. D. Lumpe, and G. Baumgarten (2017), Making limb and nadir measurements comparable: a common volume study of PMC brightness observed by Odin OSIRIS and AIM CIPS, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2017.11.007.

++Funke et al. (2017), HEPPA-II model-measurement intercomparison project: EPP indirect effects during the dynamically perturbed NH winter 2008-2009, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 3573-3604, 2017, doi:10.5194/acp-17-3573-2017.

*Gao H., G. G. Shepherd, Y. Tang, L. Bu, Z. Wang (2017), Double-layer structure in polar mesospheric clouds observed from SOFIE/AIM, Ann. Geophys., 35, 295-309, doi:10.5194/angeo-35-295-2017.

*Gao, H., Z. Zuyi, B. Lingbing, H. Chaoyang, W. Zhen, Z. Hong. Statistical characteristics of albedo variation in noctilucent clouds induced by small-scale gravity waves (in Chinese). Chin. J. Space Sci., 2017, 37(1):82-93. doi:10.11728/cjss2017.01.082.

*Hendrickx, K., L. Megner, D. Marsh, J. Gumbel, R. Strandberg, F. Martinsson (2017), Relative Importance of Nitric Oxide Physical Drivers in the Lower Thermosphere, Geophys. Res: 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL074786.

Hervig, M. E., C. G. Bardeen, D. E. Siskind, M. J. Mills, R. Stockwell (2017), Meteoric smoke and H2SO4 aerosols in the upper stratosphere and mesosphere, Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2016GL072049.

Hervig, M. E., J. S. A. Brooke, W. Feng, C. G. Bardeen, J. M. C. Plane (2017), Constraints on meteoric smoke composition and meteoric influx using SOFIE observations with models, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2017JD027657.

Hoffmann, C. G., C. von Savigny M. E. Hervig, E. Oberbremer (2017), The Lunar Semidiurnal Tide at the Polar Summer Mesopause observed by SOFIE, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2017.11.014.

*++Huang, Y. Y. S. D. Zhang, C. Y. Li, K. M. Huang, and C. M. Huang, (2017) Annual and interannual variations in global 6.5DWs from 20 to 110 km during 2002-2016 observed by TIMED/SABER., 22, 8985-9002, doi:10.1002/2017JA023886.

* Kai, X., Y. Zhigang, H. Zhigang, Z. Zengliang, and F. Hanxian, (2017), Recent Process in Near-Space Gravity Wave Analysis Based on Satellite Measurements, Advances in Earth Science, 32(1), pp.66-74, in Chinese, doi:10.11867/j.issn.1001-8166.2017.01.0066.

*++Kogure, M., T. Nakamura, M. K. Ejiri, T. Nishiyama, Y. Tomikawa, M. Tsutsumi, H. Suzuki, T. T. Tsuda, T. D. Kawahara, and M. Abo (2017), Rayleigh/Raman lidar observations of gravity wave activity from 15 to 70 km altitude over Syowa (69 deg S, 40 deg E), the Antarctic, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2016JD026360.

*++Karlsson, B., and M. Kuilman (2017), On how the middle atmospheric residual circulation responds to the solar cycle close to the solstices, Journal of Climate, 31, 401-421, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0202.1.

*Kuilman, M., B. Karlsson, S. Benze, L. Megner (2017), Exploring noctilucent cloud variability using the nudged and extended version of the Canadian Middle Atmosphere Model, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2017.08.019.

*++Mangan, T. P., Frankland, V. L., Murray, B. J., & Plane, J. M. C. (2017). The fate of meteoric metals in ice particles: Effects of sublimation and energetic particle bombardment, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys, 161, 143-149, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2017.07.002.

*++Gomez Martin, J. C., J. S. A. Brooke,W. Feng, M. Hopfner, M. J. Mills, and J. M. C. Plane (2017), Impacts of meteoric sulfur in the Earth's atmosphere, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2017JD027218.

*++ Matthes, K, Funke, B, Anderson, M et al. (25 more authors) (2017) Solar Forcing for CMIP6 (v3.2). Geoscientific Model Development, 10 (6), 2247-2302, doi:10.5194/gmd-10-2247-2017.

*Nedoluha, G., et al. (2017), The SPARC water vapor assessment II: Intercomparison of satellite and ground-based microwave measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-2017-578.

*++ Orsolini, Y. J., V. Limpusuvan, K. Perot, P. Espy, R. Hibbins, S. Lossow, K. R. Larsson, D. Murtagh (2017), Modelling the descent of nitric oxide during the elevated stratopause event of January 2013, J. Atmos. Sol.-Terr. Phys., 155, 50-61, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2017.01.006.

*++Odegaard, L.-K. G., H. N. Tyssoy, F. Soraas, J. Stadsnes, and M. I. Sandanger (2017), Energetic electron precipitation in weak to moderate corotating interaction region-driven storms, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2016JA023096.

*++Parihar, N., D. Singh, S. Gurubaran (2017), A comparison of ground-based hydroxyl airglow temperatures with SABER/TIMED measurements over 23N, India, Ann. Geophys., 35, 353-363, doi:10.5194/angeo-35-353-2017.

Randall, C. E. et al (2017), New AIM/CIPS global observations of gravity waves near 50-55 km, Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2017GL073943.

*++Ridder, C. G. Baumgarten, J. Fiedler, F. -J. Lubken, G. Stober (2017), Analysis of small-structures in lidar observations of noctilucent clouds using a pattern recognition method, J. Atmos. Sol.-Terr. Phys., doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2017.04.005.

*Schmidt, F., G. Baumgarten, U. Berger, J. Fiedler, F.-J. Lubken (2017), Local time dependence of polar mesospheric clouds: A model study, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2017-772.

*Smith-Johnsen, C., H. Nesse Tyssoy, K. Hendrickx, Y. Orsolini, G. Kishore Kumar, L.-K. G. Odegaard, M. I. Sandanger, F. Stordal, and L. Megner (2017), Direct and indirect electron precipitation effect on nitric oxide in the polar middle atmosphere, using a full-range energy spectrum, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2017JA024364.

Stevens, M. H., R. S. Lieberman, D. E. Siskind, J. P. McCormack, M. E. Hervig, and C. R. Englert (2017), Periodicities of Polar Mesospheric Clouds Inferred from a Meteorological Analysis and Forecast System, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2016JD025349.

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Stevens, M.H., S. Lossow, D.E. Siskind, R.R. Meier, C.E. Randall, J.M. Russell III, J. Urban, D. Murtagh, (2014), Space shuttle exhaust plumes in the lower thermosphere: Advective transport and diffusive spreading, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 108, 50-60, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2013.12.004.

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Yue, J., B. Thurairajah, L. Hoffmann, J. Alexander, A. Chandran, M. J. Taylor, J. M. Russell III, C. E. Randall, and S. M. Bailey (2014), Concentric gravity waves in polar mesospheric clouds from the Cloud Imaging and Particle Size experiment, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1002/2013JD021385.


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Carstens, J.N., S.M. Bailey, J.D. Lumpe, and C.E. Randall (2013), Understanding uncertainties in the retrieval of polar mesospheric clouds from the cloud imaging and particle size experiment in the presence of a bright Rayleigh background, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys, 104, 197-212, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2013.08.006.

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Gomez-Ramirez, D., J. W. C. McNabb, J. M. Russell III, M. E. Hervig, L. E. Deaver, G. Paxton, and P. F. Bernath (2013), Empirical correction of thermal responses in the Solar Occultation for Ice Experiment nitric oxide measurements and initial data validation results, Appl. Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 13, pp. 2950-2959, doi:10.1364/AO.52.002950.

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Sheese, P. E., K. Strong, E. J. Llewellyn, R. L. Gattinger, J. M. Russell III, C. D.Boone, M. E. Hervig, R. J. Sica, and J. Bandoro, (2012) Validation of OSIRIS mesospheric temperatures using satellite and ground-based measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 5, 5493-5526, doi:10.5194/amtd-5-5493-2012.

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Benze, S., C. E. Randall, M. T. DeLand, G. E. Thomas, S. M. Bailey, J. M. Russell III and A. W. Merkel (2011), Evaluation of AIM CIPS measurements of Polar Mesospheric Clouds by comparison with SBUV data, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 73, 2065-2072, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2011.02.003.

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Marshall, B. T., L. E. Deaver, R. E. Thompson, L. L. Gordley, M. J. McHugh, M. E. Hervig, and J. M. Russell III (2011), Retrieval of temperature and pressure using broadband solar occultation: SOFIE approach and results, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 893-907, 2011, doi:10.5194/amt-4-893-2011.

Nielsen, K., G. E. Nedoluha, A. Chandran, L. C. Chang, J. Barker-Tvedtnes, M. J. Taylor, N. J. Mitchell, A. Lambert, M. J. Schwartz, J. M. Russell III (2011), On the origin of mid-latitude mesospheric clouds: The July 2009 cloud outbreak, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys, 73 (14-15), 2118-2124, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2010.10.015.

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Li et al., (2010), Microphysical parameters of mesospheric ice clouds derived from calibrated observations of polar mesosphere summer echoes at Bragg wavelengths of 2.8m and 30 cm, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2009JD012271.

Nielsen, K, D. E. Siskind, S. D. Eckermann, K. W. Hoppel, L. Coy, J. P. McCormack, S. Benze, C. E. Randall, and M. E. Hervig (2010), Seasonal variation of the quasi 5 day planetary wave: Causes and consequences for polar mesospheric cloud variability in 2007, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2009JD012676.

*++Perot, K. ; Hauchecorne, A. ; Montmessin, F. ; Bertaux, J. -L. ; Blanot, L. ; Dalaudier, F. ; Fussen, D. ; Kyrola, E. (2010), First climatology of polar mesospheric clouds from GOMOS/ENVISAT stellar occultation instrument, Atmos. Chem. Phys, Volume 10, Issue 6, 2010, pp.2723-2735, doi:10.5194/acp-10-2723-2010.

Poppe, A., et al. (2010), Simulation of polyvinylidene fluoride detector response to hypervelocity particle impact. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Res: doi:10.1016/j.nima.2010.07.088.

*++Rapp, M., et al. (2010), Rocket-borne in situ measurements of meteor smoke: Charging properties and implications for seasonal variation, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2009JD012725.

Rong, P., J. M. Russell III, L. L. Gordley, M. E. Hervig, L. Deaver, P. F. Bernath, K. A. Walker (2010), Validation of v1.022 mesospheric water vapor observed by the SOFIE instrument on the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere satellite, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2010JD014269.

Russell, J. M., III, P. Rong, S. M. Bailey, M. E. Hervig, and S. V. Petelina (2010), Relationship between the summer mesopause and polar mesospheric cloud heights, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2010JD013852.

*++Saunders, R. W., et al. (2010), An aerosol chamber investigation of the heterogeneous ice nucleating potential of refractory nanoparticles, Atmos. Chem. Phys 10.3 (2010): 1227-1247, doi:10.5194/acp-10-1227-2010.

Shettle, E. P., G. E. Nedoluha, M. T. DeLand, G. E. Thomas, and J. J. Olivero (2010), SBUV observations of polar mesospheric clouds compared with MLS temperature and water vapor measurements, Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2010GL044132.

Stevens et al., (2010), Tidally induced variations of PMC altitudes and ice water content using a data assimilation system, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2009JD013225.

Thomas, G., D. Marsh, and F.-J. Lubken (2010), Mesospheric Ice Clouds as Indicators of Upper Atmosphere Climate Change: Workshop on Modeling Polar Mesospheric Cloud Trends; Boulder, Colorado, 10-11 December 2009, Eos Trans. AGU, 91(20), 183-183, doi:10.1029/2010EO200004.


Baker, D. N., J. P. McCollough, R. L. McPherron, S. M. Ryan, J. C. Westfall, J. M. Russell, and S. M. Bailey (2009), AIM Receiver/Communication Lock Analysis: When Bad Space Weather is Good, Space Weather, Vol. 6, Issue 4, pp. 25-30, doi:10.1029/2009SW000475.

Bailey, M. S., G. E. Thomas, D. W. Rusch, A. W. Merkel, C. Jeppesen, J. N. Carstens, C. E. Randall, W. E. McClintock, andJ. M. Russell III (2009), Phase Functions of Polar Mesospheric Cloud Ice as Observed by the CIPS Instrument on the AIM Satellite, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.09.039.

Baumgarten et al., (2009), The noctilucent cloud (NLC) display during the ECOMA/MASS sounding rocket ?ights on August 3, 2007: Morphology on global to local scales, Ann. Geophys., 27, 953-965. doi:10.5194/angeo-27-953-2009.

Benze, S., C. E. Randall, M. T. DeLand, G. E. Thomas, D. W. Rusch,S. M. Bailey, J. M. Russell III,W. McClintock, A. W. Merkel, C. Jeppesen (2009),Comparison of Polar Mesospheric Cloud Measurements from the Cloud Imaging and Particle Size Experiment and the Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet Instrument in 2007, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.07.014.

Chandran, A., D. Rusch, S. E. Palo, G. E. Thomas, M. Taylor (2009), Gravity wave observation from the Cloud Imaging and Particle Size (CIPS) Experiment on the AIM Spacecraft, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.09.041.

Eckerman et al., (2009), High-Altitude Data Assimilation System Experiments for the Northern Summer Mesosphere Season of 2007, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.09.036.

Gordley, L.L., et al., (2009a), The Solar Occultation For Ice Experiment (SOFIE), J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.07.012.

Gordley, L. L. , J. Burton, B. T. Marshall, M. McHugh, L. Deaver, J. Nelsen, J. M. Russell, and S. Bailey (2009b), High Precision Refraction Measurements by Solar Imaging during Occultation: Res: doi:10.1364/AO.48.004814.

*++Hartquist, T., O. Havnes, and M. Kassa (2009), Exploring polar mesospheric summer echoes, Astronomy and Geophysics, 50(1), 1.8-1.14, doi:10.1111/j.1468-4004.2009.50108.x.

Hervig, M.E., L.L. Gordley, M. Stevens, J.M. Russell, and S. Bailey (2009a), Interpretation of SOFIE PMC measurements: Cloud identification and derivation of mass density, particle shape, and particle size, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.07.009.

Hervig, M.E., L.L. Gordley, M. Stevens, J.M. Russell, and S. Bailey (2009b), SOFIE PMC measurements during the northern summer of 2007, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.08.010.

Hervig, M. E., L. L. Gordley, L. E. Deaver, D. E. Siskind, M. H. Stevens, J. M. Russell III, S. M. Bailey, L. Megner, and C. G. Bardeen (2009c),First Satellite Observations of Meteoric Smoke in the Upper Atmosphere, Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2009GL039737.

Hervig, M. E., M. H. Stevens, L. L. Gordley, L. E. Deaver, J. M. Russell III, S. M. Bailey (2009d) Relationships between polar mesospheric clouds, temperature, and water vapor from Solar Occultation for Ice Experiment (SOFIE) observations, J. Geophys. Res: 10.1029/2009JD012302

Karlsson, B., C.E. Randall, S. Benze, M. Mills, V.L. Harvey, S.M. Bailey, J.M. Russell III (2009), Intra-seasonal variability of polar mesospheric clouds due to inter-hemispheric coupling, Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2009GL040348.

*++Lopez-Puertas, M., M. Garcia-Comas, B. Funke, D. Bermejo-Pantaleon, M. Hopfner, U. Grabowski, G. P. Stiller, T. von Clarmann,and C. von Savigny (2009), Measurements of polar mesospheric clouds in infrared emission by MIPAS/ENVISAT, J. Geophys. Res: doi:10.1029/2009JD012548.

Lubken, F. -J. ; Berger, U. ; Baumgarten, G. (2009), Stratospheric and solar cycle effects on long-term variability of mesospheric ice clouds, J. Geophys. Res: 10.1029/2009JD012377

McClintock, W., D. W. Rusch, G. E. Thomas, A. W. Merkel, M. R. Lankton,V. A. Drake, S. M. Bailey, and J. M. Russell III (2009), The Cloud Imaging and Particle Size Experiment On The Aeronomy Of Ice In The Mesosphere Mission: Instrument Concept,Design, Calibration, And On-Orbit Performance, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.10.011.

*++Megner, L., Khaplanov, M., Baumgarten, G., Gumbel, J., Stegman, J., Strelnikov, B., and Robertson, S. (2009), Large mesospheric ice particles at exceptionally high altitudes, Ann. Geophys., 27, 943-951, doi:10.5194/angeo-27-943-2009.

Merkel, A. W., D. W. Rusch, S. E. Palo, J. M. Russell III, and S. M. Bailey (2009), Mesospheric planetary wave activity inferred from AIM-CIPS and TIMED-SABER for the northern summer 2007 PMC season. J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jasp.2006.05.01.

Merkel, A. W., D. R. Marsh, A. Gettelman, and E. J. Jensen (2009), On the relationship of polar mesospheric cloud ice water content, particle radius and mesospheric temperature and its use in multi-dimensional models, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 8889-8901. doi:10.5194/acp-9-8889-2009.

*++Petelina, S. V. ; Zasetsky, A. Y. (2009), Temperature of mesospheric ice retrieved from the O-H stretch band, Geophys. Res: 10.1029/2009GL038488

Robertson, S., M. Horanyi, S. Knappmiller, Z. Sternovsky, R. Holzworth, M. Shimogawa, M. Friedrich, K. Torkar, J. Gumbel, L. Megner, G. Baumgarten, R. Latteck, M. Rapp, U.-P. Hoppe, and M. E. Hervig (2009), Mass analysis of charged aerosol particles in NLC and PMSE during the ECOMA/MASS campaign, Ann Geophys, 27, 1213-1232, doi:10.5194/angeo-27-1213-2009.

Rusch, D. W., G. E. Thomas, W. McClintock, A. W. Merkel, S. M. Bailey, J. M. Russell III, C. E. Randall, C. Jeppesen, and M. Callan (2009), The Cloud Imaging and Particle Size Experiment on the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere Mission: Cloud Morphology for the Northern 2007 season, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.11.005.

Russell III, J. M., S. M. Bailey, M. Horanyi, L. L. Gordley, D. W. Rusch, M. E. Hervig, G. E. Thomas, C. E. Randall, D. E. Siskind, M. H. Stevens, M. E. Summers, M. J. Taylor, C. R. Englert, P. J. Espy, W. E. McClintock and A. W. Merkel (2009), Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM): Overview and early science results, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys.,71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.08.011.

Stevens et al., (2009), The diurnal variation of noctilucent cloud frequency near 55?N observed by SHIMMER, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.10.009.

Taylor, M.J., Y. Zhao, P.-D. Pautet, M.J. Nicolls, R.L. Collins, J. Barker-Tvedtness, C.D. Burton, B. Thurairjah, J. Reimuller, R.H. Varney, C.J. Heinselman, and K. Mizutani, Coordinated optical and radar image measurements of noctilucent clouds and polar mesospheric summer echoes, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., 71,675-687, 2009, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.12.005.

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*++ Zasetsky, A. Y., S. V. Petelina, R. Remorov, C. D. Boone, P. F. Bernath, E. J. Llewellyn, (2009), Ice particle growth in the polar summer mesosphere: Formation time and equilibrium size, Geophys. Res: 10.1029/2009GL038727

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