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Collected Papers, Theses, Reports, and Publications

Wilkerson, T.D., and H. Moosmuller, A new lidar method utilizing elastic and Raman scattering for the measurement of backscattering and extinction profiles, in Tunable Diode Laser spectroscopy, Lidar, and DIAL Technques for Environmental and Industrial Measurements, edited by A. Fried, D.K. Killinger, and H.I. Schiff, pp. 177–186, Proc. SPIE, 2112, 1994.

Schwemmer, G.K., and T.D. Wilkerson, Development of a holographic telescope for optical remote sensing, Proceedings of the NASA/SPIE conference on spin-off technologies from NASA for commercial sensors and scientific applications, SPIE 2270, 40–47, 1994.

Wickwar, V.B., T.D. Wilkerson, J.W. Meriwether, Jr, and D. Rees, The Consortium Lidar: Results and Facilities Present and Planned, in Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, pp. 171-173, Salt Lake City, 1995.

Rees, D., J.A. McKay, T.D. Wilkerson, and V.B. Wickwar, Spaceborne incoherent Doppler wind lidar: reassessment of the UV system, in Proc. ESA Doppler Wind Workshop, ESTEC, Noordwijk, Holland, 1995.

Wickwar, V.B., T.D. Wilkerson, D. Rees, and S.C. Collins, Resonance lidar to study temperatures, winds, and metal densities in the upper mesosphere and lower thermosphere, The Cedar Post (29), 29–30, 1996.

McKay, J.A., and T.D. Wilkerson, A laser source for spaceflight elastic backscatter, differential absorption, and wind speed Doppler lidar, in SPIE Annual Meeting, pp. 19–31, Denver, 1996.

Gao X.,Optical remote sensing and airborne in situ measurements of atmospheric dynamics in the region from the upper troposphere to the upper mesosphere,* A dissertation presented to the Graduate School of Clemson University December 1997. Copyright Xing Gao 1997.
Wickwar, V.B., K.C. Beissner, T.D. Wilkerson, S.C. Collins, J.M. Maloney, J.W. Meriwether, Jr., and X. Gao, Climatology of mesospheric temperature profiles observed with the Consortium Rayleigh-scatter lidar at Logan, Utah,* in Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing with Lidar, edited by A. Ansmann, R. Neuber, P. Rairoux, and U. Wandinger, pp. 557–560, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1997.
Collins, S.C., T.D. Wilkerson, V.B. Wickwar, D. Rees, J.C. Walling, and D.F. Heller, The alexandrite ring laser: A spectrally narrow lidar light source for atmospheric fluorescence and absorption observations,* in Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing with Lidar, edited by A. Ansmann, R. Neuber, P. Rairoux, and U. Wandinger, pp. 577–580, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1997.
Sears, R.D., T.D. Wilkerson, V.B. Wickwar, J.M. Maloney, and S.C. Collins, Multi-dimensional power spectral analysis of structure in the stratosphere and mesosphere observed by Rayleigh scatter lidar,* in Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing with Lidar, edited by A. Ansmann, R. Neuber, P. Rairoux, and U. Wandinger, pp. 561–564, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1997.
Wilkerson, T.D., and J.A. McKay, Implications of new alexandrite ring laser technology for spaceborne lidar (aerosol backscatter, water vapor, Doppler winds), in Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing with Lidar, edited by A. Ansmann, R. Neuber, P. Rairoux, and U. Wandinger, pp. 217–220, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1997.
Moosmüller, H., and T.D. Wilkerson, Combined Raman-elastic backscatter lidar method for the measurement of backscatter ratios,* Appl. Opt., 36 (21), 5144–5147, 1997.
McKay, J.A., and T.D. Wilkerson, Direct detection wind speed Doppler lidar systems, in Application of Lidar to Current Atmospheric Topics II, edited by A.J. Sedlacek III, K.W. Fischer, pp. 42–52, Proceedings of SPIE, 3127, 1997.
McKay, J.A., and T.D. Wilkerson, Diode-pumped alexandrite laser for DIAL and Doppler lidar, in Applications of Lidar to Current Atmospheric Topics II, edited by A.J. Sedlacek III, and K.W. Fischer, pp. 124–132, Proceedings of SPIE, 3127, 1997.
Beissner, K.C., Studies of mid-latitude mesospheric temperature variability and its relationship to gravity waves, tides and planetary waves,* Ph.D. thesis, Utah State University, Logan, UT, 1997.
Gao, X., J.W. Meriwether, V.B. Wickwar, T.D. Wilkerson, and S.C. Collins, Rayleigh lidar measurements of the temporal frequency and vertical wavenumber spectra in the mesosphere over the Rocky Mountain region,* J. Geophys. Res., 103, 6405–6416, 1998.
Meriwether, J.W., X. Gao, V.B. Wickwar, T.D. Wilkerson, K.C. Beissner, S.C. Collins, and M.E. Hagan, Observed coupling of the mesosphere inversion layer to the thermal tidal structure,* Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 1479–1482, 1998.

Meriwether, J.W., X. Gao, V.B. Wickwar, T.D. Wilkerson, K.C. Beissner, S.C. Collins, and M.E. Hagan, Correction to "Observed coupling of the mesosphere inversion layer to the thermal tidal structure",* Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 2127, 1998.

Wilkerson, T.D., M. Hammond, and V.B. Wickwar, Increased capabilities for conventional lidars using holographic optics, in Nineteenth International Laser Radar Conference, edited by U.N. Singh, S. Ismail, and G.K. Schwemmer, pp. 923–924, NASA, Annapolis, MD, 1998.

Wickwar, V.B., T. Wong, and W.R. Pendleton, Review of potassium spectroscopy for resonance lidar with the alexandrite ring laser, pp. 8, Utah State University, Logan, 1999.

Wickwar, V.B., T.D. Wilkerson, M. Hammond, and J.P. Herron, Mesospheric temperature observations at the USU / CASS Atmospheric Lidar Observatory (ALO), in Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Environment, and Space,* edited by U.N. Singh, T. Itabe, N. Sugimoto, pp. 272–284, Proceedings of SPIE, 4153, 2001.
Shepherd, M.G., B. Reid, S. Zhang, B.H. Solheim, G.G. Shepherd, V.B. Wickwar, and J.P. Herron, Retrieval and validation of mesospheric temperatures from Wind Imaging Interferometer observations,* J. Geophys. Res., 106 (A11), 24813–24829, 2001.
Sears, R.D., and V.B. Wickwar, Lidar observations of stratospheric-mesospheric density structure and its climatology at Logan, Utah,* in Laser Radar: Ranging and Atmospheric Lidar Techniques III, edited by U. Schreiber, C.H. Werner, G.W. Kammerman, and U.N. Singh, pp. 91–100, Proceedings of SPIE, 4546, 2002.
Wickwar, V.B., M.J. Taylor, J.P. Herron, and B.A. Martineau, Visual and lidar observations of noctilucent clouds above Logan, Utah, at 41.7° N,* J. Geophys. Res., 107 (D7), 10.1029/2001
JD001180, 2002.
Hammond, M.R., T.D. Wilkerson, and V.B. Wickwar, High-resolution spectra of atmospheric water vapor in the near-IR using a Raman-shifted alexandrite laser,* in Lidar Remote Sensing for Industry and Environment Monitoring II, edited by U.N. Singh, pp. 103–111, Proceedings of SPIE, 4484, 2002.
Nelson, K.L.M., Lidar Observations of Oscillations in the Middle Atmosphere, MS thesis, Utah State University, Logan, 2003.

Herron, J.P., Mesospheric temperature climatology from a decade of Rayleigh-scatter observations at mid latitude, MS thesis, Utah State University, Logan, 2004.

Nelson, K. L. M., and V. B. Wickwar (2005), Detection of tidal and planetary waves in nighttime lidar data: Technique and application to winter mesospheric temperatures above Logan, Utah,* J. Geophys. Res., Submitted, doi:10.1029/2005JD006642.
Herron, J. P., V. B. Wickwar, P. J. Espy, and J. W. Meriwether (2006), An earlier lidar observation of a noctilucent cloud above Logan, Utah (41.7ºN, 111.8ºW) ,* J. Geophys. Res., Submitted, doi:10.1029/2006JD007158.

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