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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Earth Science H-index 75 Citations 20,183 313 World Ranking 266 National Ranking 148

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Awards & Achievements

1979 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Ionosphere

His primary scientific interests are in Geophysics, Ionosphere, Electric field, F region and Magnetosphere. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Amplitude, Airglow, Gravity wave and Computational physics. His Ionosphere study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Middle latitudes, Equator, Satellite and Geodesy.

Michael C. Kelley has included themes like Interplanetary magnetic field, Ionospheric dynamo region, Field, Ring current and Magnetic field in his Electric field study. His F region research incorporates themes from Scintillation, Ionosonde, Convection and Instability. His studies in Magnetosphere integrate themes in fields like Electron, Standing wave, Solar wind and Atomic physics.

His most cited work include:

  • The Earth's Ionosphere : Plasma Physics and Electrodynamics (795 citations)
  • The earth's ionosphere (769 citations)
  • Observations of paired electrostatic shocks in the polar magnetosphere (619 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Ionosphere, Geophysics, Electric field, Computational physics and Plasma. The various areas that he examines in his Ionosphere study include Radar and Middle latitudes, Meteorology, Atmospheric sciences. His study in the field of Mesosphere also crosses realms of Environmental science.

His Geophysics research focuses on subjects like Magnetosphere, which are linked to Solar wind. His Electric field study also includes

  • Magnetic field which connect with Convection,
  • Atomic physics, which have a strong connection to Electron. He usually deals with Computational physics and limits it to topics linked to Sounding rocket and Rocket.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Ionosphere (46.19%)
  • Geophysics (43.71%)
  • Electric field (28.25%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2008-2018)?

  • Ionosphere (46.19%)
  • Geophysics (43.71%)
  • Electric field (28.25%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Michael C. Kelley mostly deals with Ionosphere, Geophysics, Electric field, Atmospheric sciences and Computational physics. His Ionosphere study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Storm, Middle latitudes, Meteorology and Geomagnetic storm. His specific area of interest is Geophysics, where he studies Incoherent scatter.

His Electric field study incorporates themes from Plasma, Field, Lightning, Atomic physics and Magnetic field. His work on Mesosphere and Daytime as part of general Atmospheric sciences research is frequently linked to Environmental science, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science. His Computational physics research includes elements of Ring current, L-shell and Electromagnetic radiation.

Between 2008 and 2018, his most popular works were:

  • Imaging and modeling the ionospheric airglow response over Hawaii to the tsunami generated by the Tohoku earthquake of 11 March 2011 (109 citations)
  • CONVECTIVE IONOSPHERIC STORMS: A REVIEW (69 citations)
  • C/NOFS observations of deep plasma depletions at dawn (62 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Astronomy

His primary areas of study are Ionosphere, Geophysics, Atmospheric sciences, Incoherent scatter and Total electron content. His study in Ionosphere is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Geomagnetic storm, Middle latitudes and Satellite. His work carried out in the field of Geophysics brings together such families of science as Wavelength, Dynamo, Plasma and Mesoscale meteorology.

His Plasma research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Electron and Electric field. His Incoherent scatter research integrates issues from Astrophysics, Remote sensing and Mesosphere. His biological study deals with issues like Ionization, which deal with fields such as Computational physics.

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Top Publications

The Earth's Ionosphere : Plasma Physics and Electrodynamics

Michael C. Kelley;Rodney A. Heelis.
(1989)

2581 Citations

The earth's ionosphere

Michael C Kelley.
(1989)

1168 Citations

Observations of paired electrostatic shocks in the polar magnetosphere

F. S. Mozer;C. W. Carlson;M. K. Hudson;R. B. Torbert.
Physical Review Letters (1977)

779 Citations

Polar cap electric field structures with a northward interplanetary magnetic field

W. J. Burke;M. C. Kelley;R. C. Sagalyn;M. Smiddy.
Geophysical Research Letters (1979)

438 Citations

Gravity wave initiation of equatorial spread F: A case study

M. C. Kelley;M. F. Larsen;C. LaHoz;J. P. McClure.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1981)

434 Citations

Simultaneous observations of energetic (keV) upstreaming and electrostatic hydrogen cyclotron waves

P. M. Kintner;M. C. Kelley;R. D. Sharp;A. G. Ghielmetti.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1979)

393 Citations

An explanation for anomalous equatorial ionospheric electric fields associated with a northward turning of the interplanetary magnetic field

M. C. Kelley;Bela G. Fejer;C. A. Gonzales.
Geophysical Research Letters (1979)

375 Citations

Long‐duration penetration of the interplanetary electric field to the low‐latitude ionosphere during the main phase of magnetic storms

Chao-Song Huang;John C. Foster;Michael C. Kelley.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2005)

348 Citations

The effect of cluster ions on anomalous VHF backscatter from the summer polar mesosphere

Michael C. Kelley;Donald T. Farley;Jurgen Röttger.
Geophysical Research Letters (1987)

280 Citations

Electrostatic hydrogen cyclotron waves near one Earth radius altitude in the polar magnetosphere

P. M. Kintner;M. C. Kelley;F. S. Mozer.
Geophysical Research Letters (1978)

270 Citations

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