Arthur Richmond

Impacts of binning methods on high-latitude electrodynamic forcing: static vs boundary oriented binning methods

Graphic image of height-integrated Joule heating
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The Earth’s atmosphere is coupled at high latitude to the magnetosphere. This is a crucial region since energy is put into the upper atmosphere of Earth and is redistributed globally.

A TRMM/GPM retrieval of the total mean generator current for the global electric circuit

Global mean distribution of Wilson current for the GEC (1.6 kA total)
Monday, October 16, 2017

A specialized satellite version of the passive microwave electric field retrieval algorithm (Peterson et al., 2015) is applied to observations from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) and Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellites to estimate the generator current for the Global

Arthur Richmond

Dr. Arthur D. Richmond is a Senior Scientist in the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. His research interests include upper atmospheric dynamics and electrodynamics. 

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