|Present||Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University ‐ Department of Physical Sciences|
|1998||Ph.D. in Astronomy, University of Wisconsin - Madison|
|1993||B.A. in Physics and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University|
Studies of the warm ionized medium of the interstellar medium of the Milky Way and Magellanic Systems.
Research Works (2)
Solar System (4)
Comets, Lunar Sodium, Zodiacal Light
Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3: O(1D) and H2O Production Rates
209th American Astronomical Society Meeting, Joint Meeting with the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) (2007)
In May 2006, comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 (SW3) made the closest approach (0.075 AU) to the Earth of a short period ...
Predominantly studies of the earth's exosphere through observations of geocoronal hydrogen emission.
First Performance Results of a New Field-Widened Spatial Heterodyne Spectrometer ...
Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics (2017)
A new, high-resolution ﬁeld-widened spatial heterodyne spectrometer (FW-SHS) designed to observe geocoronal Balmer α (Hα, 6563 Å) emission was installed ...
Geocoronal Fine-Structure Cascade Excitation Constraints for Ground-Based Observations and Modeling
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (2016)
Night-time Geocoronal hydrogen Balmer-alpha emission line-shapes, obtained by Fabry-Perot at Pine Bluff, WI, indicate a decrease in cascade contribution to ...
First Performance Results of a New Geocoronal Balmer-Alpha Field-Widened Spatial ...
American Geophysical Union Annual Fall Meeting (2015)
During 2013, a new, high resolution field-widened spatial heterodyne spectrometer (FW-SHS) uniquely designed to observe geocoronal Balmer-alpha emission ([Ha], 6563A) ...
Geocoronal Hydrogen Studies Using Fabry-Perot Interferometers, Part 2: Long-Term Observations
Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics (2006)
Long-term data sets are required to investigate sources of natural variability in the upper atmosphere. Understanding the influence of sources ...
Solar Cycle Influences Seen in Ground-Based Geocoronal Hydrogen Measurements
American Geophysical Union Joint Meeting (2006)
Long term observations of geocoronal hydrogen offer potential to contribute to our understanding of vertical coupling processes affecting hydrogen-containing species. ...