Profile for Lawrence Wharton

Affiliation: NASA Civil Service
Contact: E-mail
NASA/GSFC
Code 613
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Office Phone: 301-614-6121
Fax: 301-614-6307

Publications

Cahalan R.F., L. Wharton, and M. -L. Wu (1996). Empirical Orthogonal Functions of monthly temperature and precipitation over the United States and homogeneous stochastic models J. Geophys. Res., 101, 26309-26318

Pesnell W. D., K. Omidvar, W. R. Hoegy, and L.E. Wharton (1994). The O+- O collision frequency in high speed flows J. Geophys. Res., 99, 21375-21382

Deng W., T. L. Killeen, A. G. Burns, R. G. Roble, J. A. Slavin, and L.E. Wharton (1993). The effects of neutral inertia on ionospheric currents in the high-latitude thermosphere following a geomagnetic storm J. Geophys. Res., 98, 7775-7790

Raghavarao R., W. R. Hoegy, N. W. Spencer, and L.E. Wharton (1993). Neutral temperature anomaly in the equatorial thermosphere - A source of vertical winds Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 1023-1026

Eastes R. W., T. L. Killeen, Q. Wu, J. D. Winningham, W. R. Hoegy, L.E. Wharton, and G. R. Carignan (1992). An experimental investigation of thermospheric structure near an auroral arc J. Geophys. Res., 97, 10539-10549

Raghavarao R., L.E. Wharton, N. W. Spencer, H. G. Mayr, and L. H. Brace (1991). An Equatorial Temperature and Wind Anomaly (ETWA) Geophys Res. Lett., 18, 1193-1196

McCormac F. G., T. L. Killeen, A. G. Burns, J. W. Meriwether, R. G. Roble, L.E. Wharton, and N. W. Spencer (1988). Polar cap diurnal temperature variations - Observations and modeling J. Geophys. Res., p. 7466, 93.

Rees D., T. J. Fuller-Rowell, R. Gordon, M. F. Smith, N. C. Maynard, J. P. Heppner, N. W. Spencer, L. Wharton, P. B. Hays, and T. L. Killeen (1986). A theoretical and empirical study of the response of the high latitude thermosphere to the sense of the Y component of the interplanetary magnetic field Planet Space Sci., p. 1, 34.

Rees D., T. J. Fuller-Rowell, M. F. Smith, R. Gordon, T. L. Killeen, P. B. Hays, N. W. Spencer, L. Wharton, and N. C. Maynard (1985). The westward thermospheric jet-stream of the evening auroral oval Planet Space Sci., p. 425, 33.

Hays P. B., T. L. Killeen, N. W. Spencer, L.E. Wharton, R. G. Roble, B. A. Emory, T. J. Fuller-Rowell, D. Rees, L. Frank, and J. Cravens (1984). Observations of dynamics of the polar thermosphere J. Geophys. Res., p. 5597, 89.

Killeen T. L., R.W. Smith, P. B. Hays, N. W. Spencer, L.E. Wharton, and F. G. McCormac (1984). Neutral winds in the high latitude winter F-region: Coordinated observations from ground and space Geophys. Res. Lett., p. 311, 11.

Wharton L.E., N. W. Spencer, and H. G. Mayr (1984). The Earth's thermospheric superrotation from Dynamics Explorer 2 Geophys. Res. Lett., p. 531, 11.

Rees D., T. J. Fuller-Rowell, R. Gordon, T. L. Killeen, P. B. Hays, L.E. Wharton, and N. W. Spencer (1983). A comparison of wind observations of the upper thermosphere from the Dynamics Explorer Satellite with the predictions of a global time-dependent model Planetary and Space Sci., p. 1299, 31.

Killeen T. L., P. B. Hays, N. W. Spencer, and L.E. Wharton (1982). Neutral winds in the polar thermosphere as measured from Dynamics Explorer Geophys. Res. Lett., p. 957, 9.

Spencer N. W., L.E. Wharton, G. R. Carignan, and J. C. Maurer (1982). Thermospheric zonal winds, vertical motions and temperature as measured from Dynamics Explorer Geophys. Res. Lett., p. 953, 9.

Brief E. L., J. S. Donaldson, W. B. Hanson, D. C. Kayser, N. W. Spencer, J. H. Hoffman, L.E. Wharton, and R. A. Power (1981). Neutral thermospheric temperature from ion concentration measurements J. Geophys. Res., p. 585, 86.

Spencer N. W., L.E. Wharton, H. B. Niemann, A. E. Hedin, G. R. Carignan, and J. C. Maurer (1981). The Dynamics Explorer Wind and Temperature Spectrometer Space Sci. Instrumentation, p. 417, 5.

Wharton L.E., N. W. Spencer, and H. C. Brinton (1980). Correlations between neutral meridional winds and ion densities observed on AE-E J. Geophys. Res., p. 4653, 85.

Hoegy W. R., P. L. Dyson, L.E. Wharton, and N. W. Spencer (1979). Neutral atmospheric waves determined from Atmosphere Explorer measurements Geophys. Res. Lett., p. 187, 6.

Mayr H. G., I. Harris, N. W. Spencer, A. E. Hedin, L.E. Wharton, H. S. Porter, J. C. G. Walker, and H. C. Carlson (1979). Tides and the midnight temperature anomaly in the thermosphere Geophys. Res. Lett., p. 447, 6.

Spencer N. W., G. R. Carignan, H. G. Mayr, H. B. Niemann, R. F. Theis, and L.E. Wharton (1979). The midnight temperature maximum in the Earth's equatorial thermosphere Geophys. Res. Lett., p. 444, 6.

Spencer N. W., R. F. Theis, L.E. Wharton, and G. R. Carignan (1976). Local vertical motions and kinetic temperature from AE-C as evidence for aurora-induced gravity waves Geophys. Res. Lett., p. 313, 3.

Hoegy W. R., and L.E. Wharton (1973). Current to a moving cylindrical electrostatic probe J. Appl. Phys., p. 5365, 44.

Brace L. H., W. R. Hoegy, R. F. Theis, and L.E. Wharton (1972). Neutral particle wake method for measuring the atmospheric temperature from a satellite J. Geophys. Res., p. 1885, 77.

Cole K. D., and L.E. Wharton (1971). Volumes of Tubes of Force Unit Flux in the geomagnetic field Planet. Space Sci., p. 521, 19.