Joshua Semeter


Book Chapters

Frey H.U., S. Frey, D. Larson, T. Nygren, and J. Semeter, Tomographic methods for magnetospheric applications, in Science Closure and Enabling Technologies for Constellation Class Missions, edited by V. Angelopoulos, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1998.

Semeter, J., Coherence in auroral fine structure, in Auroral Phenomenology and Magnetospheric Processes: Earth and other Planets, Geophysical Monograph Series 197, 2012.

Semeter, J. and M. Zettergren, Model-based inversion of auroral processes, in Modeling the Ionosphere-Thermosphere System, AGU Geophysical Monograph Series, submitted April 2012.

Journal Articles

Mendillo, M., J. Semeter, and J. Noto, Finite element simulation (FES): A computer modeling technique for studies of chemical modification of the ionosphere, Adv. Space Res., 13(10), 1055-1064, 1993.

Semeter, J., M. Mendillo, J. Baumgardner, J. Holt, D.E. Hunton, and V. Eccles, A study of oxygen 6300A ̊ airglow production through chemical modification of the nocturnal F -region, J. Geophys. Res., 101(A9), 19,683-19,699, September 1996.

Doe, R.A., J.D. Kelly, J. Semeter, and D.P. Steele, Tomographic reconstruction of 630.0 nm emission structure for a polar cap arc, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24(9), 1119-1122, May 1997.

Semeter, J. and M. Mendillo, A nonlinear optimization technique for ground-based atmospheric emission tomography, IEEE Trans. Geosci. and Rem. Sens., 35(5), 1105-1116, September 1997.

Kamalabadi, F., W. C. Karl, J. Semeter, D. M. Cotton, T. A. Cook, S. Chakrabarti, A statistical framework for space-based EUV ionospheric tomography, Rad. Sci., 34(2), 437-447, 1999.

Vogt, J., H.U. Frey, G. Haerendel, H. Hoefner, and J. Semeter, Shear velocity profiles associated with auroral curls, J. Geophys. Res., 104(A8), 17,277-17,288, 1999.

Semeter, J., M. Mendillo, and J. Baumgardner, Multi-spectral tomographic imaging of the midlatitude aurora, J. Geophys. Res., 104(A11), 24,565-24,585, 1999.

Lummerzheim, D., M. Galand, J. Semeter, M. Mendillo and M.H. Rees, Emission of OI(630 nm) in proton aurora, J. Geophys. Res., 106(A1), 141-148, 2001.

Semeter, J., J. Vogt, G. Haerendel, K. Lynch, and R. Arnoldy, Persistent quasiperiodic precipitation of suprathermal ambient electrons in decaying auroral arcs, J. Geophys. Res., 106(A7), 12,863-12,874, 2001.

Semeter, J., D. Lummerzheim, and G. Haerendel, Simultaneous multi-spectral imaging of the discrete aurora, J. Atm. Sol. Terr. Phys. 63(18), 1981–1992, December 2001.

Semeter, J. and R. Doe, On the proper interpretation of ionospheric conductance estimated through space-based photometry, J. Geophys. Res. 107(A8), 10.1029/2001JA9101, 2002.

Semeter, J., Critical comparison of OII(732 nm), OI(630 nm) and N2(1PG) emissions in auroral rays, Geophys. Res. Lett. 30, 1225, 2003.

Semeter, J., C. Heinselman, J.P. Thayer, R.A. Doe, and H. Frey, Ion upflow enhanced by drifting F -region plasma structure along the nightside polar cap boundary, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(22), 2139, doi:10.1029/2003GL017747, 2003.

Thayer, J.P., and J. Semeter, The dissipation of magnetospheric energy flux in the polar atmosphere, J. Atmos. and Sol. Terr. Phys. 66, 805–817, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2004.01.035, 2004.

Semeter, J. and F. Kamalabadi, Determination of primary electron spectra from incoherent scatter radar measurements of the auroral E-region, Radio Science 40, RS2006, doi:10.1029/2004RS003042, 2005.

Blixt, E.M., M. Kosch, and J. Semeter, Relative drift between black aurora and the ionospheric plasma, Annales Geophysicae 23, 1161-1621, 2005.

Semeter, J., C.J. Heinselman, G.G. Sivjee, H.U. Frey, and J.W. Bonnell, The ionospheric response to wave-accelerated electrons along the nightside polar cap boundary, J. Geophys. Res., 110, A11310, doi:10.1029/2005JA011226, 2005.

Blixt, E.M., J. Semeter, and N. Ivchenko, Optical flow analysis of the aurora-borealis, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens. 3, 159, 2006.

Semeter, J., and E.M. Blixt, Evidence for Alfve ́n wave dispersion identified in high-resolution auroral imagery, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L13106, doi:10.1029/2006GL026274, 2006.

Lynch, K.A, J. Semeter, M. Zettergren, P. Kintner, R. Arnoldy, E.A. MacDonald, E. Klatt, J. LaBelle, and M. Samara, Auroral ion outflow: low altitude energization, Ann. Geophysicae 25, 1959–1965, 2007.

Zettergren, M., J. Semeter, and M. Diaz, Optical estimation of auroral ion upflow: Theory, J. Geophys. Res. 112, doi:10.1029/2007JA012691, 12310+, 2007.

Baumgardner, J., J. Wroten, J. Semeter, J. Kozyra, M. Hairston, M. Buonsanto, and M. Mendillo, A very bright SAR arc: Implications for extreme magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling, Ann. Geophysicae 25, 2593–2608, 2007.

Diaz, M., J. Semeter, and M. Oppenheim, Particle-in-cell (PIC) simulation of the incoherent scatter Radar spectrum, Rad. Sci. 43, doi: 10.1029/2007RS003722, 1007+, 2008.

Noto, J., M. Dorin, and J. Semeter, Segmented tunable filters advance multispectral imaging, Laser Focus World, January 2008.

Semeter, J., S. Mende, M. Zettergren, and M. Diaz, Wave dispersion and the discrete aurora: New constraints derived from high resolution imagery, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A12208, doi:10.1029/2008JA013122, 2008.

Zettergren, M., J. Semeter, P.-L. Blelly, G. Sivjee, I. Azeem, S. Mende, H. Gleisner, M. Diaz, and O. Witasse, Optical estimation of auroral ion upflow II: A case study, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A07308, doi:10.1029/2008JA013135, February 2008.

Semeter, J., T. Butler, C. Heinselman, M. Nicolls, J. Kelly, and D. Hampton, Volumetric imaging of the auroral ionosphere: Initial results from PFISR, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 71, 738–743. doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.08.014, 2009.

Jones, S., M. Lessard, P. Fernandes, D. Lummerzheim, J. Semeter, C. Heinselman, K. Lynch, P. Kintner, and H. Stenbaek-Nielsen, PFISR and ROPA Observations of the Thickness of Pulsating Auroral Patches, J. Atmos. Sol. Terr. Phys., 71, 708–716, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2008.10.004, 2009. Proceedings of the SPIE, 7457, 74570N-74570N-12, 2009.

Zettergren, M., J. Semeter, B. Burnett, C. Heinselman, P.-L. Blelly, W. Oliver, M. Diaz, Dynamic variability in F -region ionospheric composition at auroral boundaries, Ann. Geophys. 28, 651664, 2010.

Semeter, J., T. Butler, M. Zettergren, M. Nicolls, and C. Heinselman, Composite imaging of auroral forms and convective flows during a substorm cycle, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JA014931, 2010.

Butler, T.W., J. Semeter, C.J. Heinselman, and M.J. Nicolls, Imaging F-region drifts using monostatic phased-array incoherent scatter radar, Rad. Sci., doi:10.1029/2010RS004364, 2010.

Diaz, M.A., J. Semeter, M. Oppenheim, and M. Zettergren, Analysis of beam plasma instability effects on incoherent scatter spectra, Annales Geophysicae 28, 2169-2175, doi:10.5194/angeo-28-2169-2010, 2010.

Zettergren, M., J. Semeter, C. Heinselman, M. Diaz, Incoherent scatter radar estimation of F -region ionospheric composition during frictional heating events, J. Geophys. Res. 116, A01318, doi:10.1029/2010JA016035, 2011.

Diaz, M.A., M. Oppenheim, J. Semeter, and M. Zettergren, 2D Particle-In-Cell Simulation of the Beam-Plasma Interaction and its Effects in the Incoherent Scatter Spectrum, J. Geophys. Res. 116, A00K10, doi:10.1029/2010JA016096, 2011.

Akbari, H., J. L. Semeter, H. Dahlgren, M. Diaz, M. Zettergren, A. Stromme, M. J. Nicolls, and C. Heinselman, Anomalous ISR echoes preceding auroral breakup: Evidence for strong Langmuir turbulence, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L03102, doi: 10.1029/2011GL050288, 2012.

Dahlgren, H., J. Semeter, K. Hosokawa, M. Nicolls, M. G. Johnsen and K. Shiokawa, Direct three-dimensional Imaging of Polar Ionospheric Structures with the Resolute Bay Incoherent Scatter Radar, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L05104, doi:10.1029/2012GL050895, 2012.

Zettergren, M. and J. Semeter, Ionospheric plasma transport and loss in auroral downward current regions, J. Geophys. Res. 117, A06306, doi:10.1029/2012JA017637.

Diaz, M., J. Semeter, M. Oppenheim, M. Zettergren, Plasma parameter analysis of the Langmuir Decay process via Particle-In-Cell simulations, Annales Geophysicae, accepted June, 2012.

Dahlgren, H., G. W. Perry, J. L. Semeter, J.-P. St.-Maurice, K. Hosokawa, M. J. Nicolls, M. Greffen, K. Shiokawa, and C. Heinselman (2012), Space-time variability of polar cap patches: Direct evidence for internal plasma structuring, J. Geophys. Res., 117, A09312, doi:10.1029/2012JA017961.

Goenka, C., J. Semeter, J. Noto, H. Dahlgren, R. Marshall, J. Baumgardner, J. Riccobono, M. Migliozzi, Tunable Optical Instrument for Multispectral Imaging of Aeronomical Features, Adv. Space Res., accepted June 2013.

Akbari, H., J. L. Semeter, M. J. Nicolls, M. Broughton, and J. W. LaBelle (2013), Localization of auroral Langmuir turbulence in thin layers, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 118, doi:10.1002/jgra.50314.

Dahlgren, H., J. Semeter, R. Marshall, M. Zettergren, The optical manifestation of dispersive field-aligned bursts in auroral breakup arcs, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., May 2013.

Conference Proceedings

Semeter, J. and F. Kamalabadi, A natural pixel decomposition for tomographic imaging of the ionosphere, Proceedings of the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 1998.

Semeter, J., W. Schneller, O.H. Bauer and G. Haerendel, The simultaneous-sampling multispectral imager, Proceedings of the XXV Annual European Meeting on Atmospheric Studies by Optical Methods, Granada, Spain, 86–89, 1998.

Kosch, M.J., B. Gustavsson, E.M. Blixt, T. Pedersen, A. Senior, A.J. Kavanagh, and J. Semeter, EISCAT radar and optical studies of black aurora: a signature of magnetospheric turbulence?, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Substorms, 139–142, 2006.

Noto, J., S. Watchorn, R. Kerr, J. Riccobono, M. Migliozzi, and J. Semeter, A portable solid-state high-spectral resolution hyperspectral imager, Proc. SPIE, 7457, doi:10.1117/12.826298, 2009.

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