His primary scientific interests are in Gravity wave, Airglow, Geophysics, Thermosphere and Atmospheric sciences. His Gravity wave research incorporates elements of Wavelength and Breaking wave. His Airglow research includes elements of Radar and Lidar, Remote sensing.
His Geophysics research includes themes of Mechanics, Internal wave, Convection, Zonal flow and Infragravity wave. Thermosphere is a subfield of Ionosphere that Richard L. Walterscheid studies. His work in the fields of Mesosphere, Mesopause, Stratosphere and Zonal and meridional overlaps with other areas such as Environmental science.
Richard L. Walterscheid mainly focuses on Atmospheric sciences, Thermosphere, Gravity wave, Geophysics and Airglow. In the field of Atmospheric sciences, his study on Mesosphere overlaps with subjects such as Environmental science. His Thermosphere research integrates issues from Polar, Zonal and meridional and Dissipation.
His studies deal with areas such as Mechanics, Internal wave and Altitude as well as Gravity wave. In his work, Instability and Wind speed is strongly intertwined with Convection, which is a subfield of Geophysics. His studies in Airglow integrate themes in fields like Wavelength, Mesopause, Amplitude, Meteorology and Lidar.
Richard L. Walterscheid spends much of his time researching Geophysics, Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Atmospheric sciences and Lidar. His Geophysics research includes elements of Rocket, Anomaly and Convection. His Thermosphere research is classified as research in Atmosphere.
The study incorporates disciplines such as Deep convection, Convective storm detection and Acoustic wave in addition to Ionosphere. His Atmospheric sciences study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Drag, Climatology and Low latitude. As a member of one scientific family, he mostly works in the field of Lidar, focusing on Mountain wave and, on occasion, Gravitational wave.
The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Thermosphere, Geophysics, Atmosphere, Gravitational wave and Lidar. The various areas that Richard L. Walterscheid examines in his Thermosphere study include Upwelling and Neutral density filter. His Geophysics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Infragravity wave, Gravity wave and Anomaly.
He has included themes like Aerobraking, Mars Exploration Program and Stratosphere in his Atmosphere study. Richard L. Walterscheid works mostly in the field of Gravitational wave, limiting it down to topics relating to Amplitude and, in certain cases, Convection, Instability, Richardson number and Mechanics, as a part of the same area of interest. His Lidar research incorporates themes from Airglow, Wavelength, Astrophysics and Buoyancy.
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Initial observations with the Global Ultraviolet Imager (GUVI) in the NASA TIMED satellite mission
A. B. Christensen;L. J. Paxton;S. Avery;J. Craven.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2003)
Analysis and interpretation of airglow and radar observations of quasi-monochromatic gravity waves in the upper mesosphere and lower thermosphere over Adelaide, Australia (35°S, 138°E)
R.L. Walterscheid;J.H. Hecht;R.a. Vincent;I.m. Reid.
Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics (1999)
An intense traveling airglow front in the upper mesosphere–lower thermosphere with characteristics of a bore observed over Alice Springs, Australia, during a strong 2 day wave episode
R. L. Walterscheid;J. H. Hecht;L. J. Gelinas;M. P. Hickey.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2012)
Inertio‐gravity wave induced accelerations of mean flow having an imposed periodic component: Implications for tidal observations in the meteor region
R. L. Walterscheid.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1981)
A dynamical-chemical model of wave-driven fluctuations in the OH nightglow
R. L. Walterscheid;G. Schubert;J. M. Straus.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1987)
Dynamical cooling induced by dissipating internal gravity waves
R. L. Walterscheid.
Geophysical Research Letters (1981)
Nonlinear evolution of an upward propagating gravity wave: overturning, convection, transience and turbulence
R. L. Walterscheid;G. Schubert.
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (1990)
Wave breaking signatures in OH airglow and sodium densities and temperatures: 1. Airglow imaging, Na lidar, and MF radar observations
J. H. Hecht;R. L. Walterscheid;D. C. Fritts;J. R. Isler.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1997)
Propagation of tsunami‐driven gravity waves into the thermosphere and ionosphere
Michael P. Hickey;G. Schubert;R. L. Walterscheid.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2009)
Small‐scale gravity waves in the upper mesosphere and lower thermosphere generated by deep tropical convection
R. L. Walterscheid;G. Schubert;D. G. Brinkman.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2001)
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