Infrasound Monitoring for Atmospheric Studies

Le Pichon A., Blanc E., Hauchecorne A. (Eds.), Infrasound Monitoring for Atmospheric Studies, Springer editions, 2009


  • Pilger, C., Ceranna, L., Ross, J. O., Vergoz, J., Le Pichon, A., Brachet, N., Blanc, E., Kero, J., Liszka, L., Gibbons, S., Kvaerna, T., Näsholm, S. P., Marchetti, E., Ripepe, M., Smets, P. Evers, L., Ghica, D., Ionescu, C., Sindelarova, T., Ben Horin, Y. and Mialle, P., The European Infrasound Bulletin, submitted to Pure and applied geophysics,
  • Hildebrand J., Baumgarten G., Fiedler J., Lübken F.-J., Winds and temperatures of the Arctic middle atmosphere during January measured by Doppler lidar, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 13345-13359, 2017,
  • Rüfenacht, R., Baumgarten, G., Hildebrand, J., Schranz, F., Matthias, V., Stober, G., Lübken, F.-J., Kämpfer, N., Validation of middle-atmospheric wind in observations and models, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 2017.
  • Blanc E, Ceranna L, Hauchecorn A, Charlton Perez A, Marchetti E, Evers L, Kvaerna T, Lastovicka J, Eliasson L, Crosby N, Blanc Benon P, Le Pichon A, Brachet N, Pilger C, Keckhut P. AssinkJ, Smets P, Lee C, Kero J, Sindelarova T, Kämpfer N, Rüfenacht R, Farges T, Millet C, Näsholm P, Gibbons S, Espy P, Hibbins R, Heinrich P, Ripepe M, Khaykin S, Mze N, Chum J (2017), Toward an improved representation of the middle atmospheric dynamics thanks to the ARISE project, Surveys in Geophysics,
  • Peters, D.H.W., Entzian, G., Keckhut, P., Mesospheric temperature trends derived from standard phase-height measurements, J. Atmos. Sol.- Terr. Phys. In press, 2017,
  • J. McCormack, K. Hoppel, D. Kuhl, R. de Wit, G. Stober, P. Espy, N. Baker, P. Brown, D. Fritts, C. Jacobi, D. Janches, N. Mitchell, B. Ruston, S. Swadley, K. Viner, T. Whitcomb, R. Hibbins, Comparison of mesospheric winds from a high-altitude meteorological analysis system and meteor radar observations during the boreal winters of 2009–2010 and 2012–2013, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar–Terrestrial Physics 154 (2017) 132–166.
  • Fritts, D.C., L. Wanga, G. Baumgarten, A.D. Miller, M.A. Geller, G. Jones, M. Limon, D. Chapman, J. Didier, C.B. Kjellstrand, D. Araujo, S. Hillbrand, A. Korotkov, G. Tucker, J. Vinokurov, High-resolution observations and modeling of turbulence sources, structures, and intensities in the upper mesosphere, J. Atmos. Sol.- Terr. Phys. In press, 2017.
  • C. Ridder, G. Baumgarten, J. Fiedler, F.-J. Lübken und G. Stober, Analysis of small-scale structures in lidar observations of noctilucent clouds, J. Atmos. Solar-Terr. Phys., Volume 162, p. 48-56, 2017,
  • Pilger, C. and Ceranna, L. (2017): The influence of periodic wind turbine noise on infrasound array measurements. Journal of Sound and Vibration 388, 188-200, doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2016.10.027
  • Tailpied, D., A. Le Pichon, E. Marchetti, J. Assink , S. Vergniolle(2016), Assessing and optimizing the performance of infrasound networks to monitor volcanic eruptions, Geophys J Int (2017) 208 (1): 437-448. Doi:
  • Assink J. D., G. Averbuch, P. S. M. Smets, and L. G. Evers (2016), On the infrasound detected from the 2013 and 2016 DPRK's underground nuclear tests, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 3526-3533, doi:10.1002/2016GL068497
  • de la Cámara, A., F. Lott, and M.Abalos (2016), Climatology of the middle atmosphere in LMDz: Impact of source-related parameterizations of gravity wave drag, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 8, doi:10.1002/2016MS000753
  • de la Cámara, A., F. Lott, V.Jewtoukoff, R. Plougonven, A. Hertzog (2016),On the Gravity Wave Forcing during the Southern Stratospheric Final Warming in LMDZ,J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 3213-3226, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-15-0377.1
  • Khaykin S. M., Pommereau J.-P., Riviere E. D., Held G., Ploeger F. , Ghysels M., Amarouche N., Vernier J.-P., Wienhold F. G., and Ionov D. (2016), Evidence of horizontal and vertical transport of water in the Southern Hemisphere tropical tropopause layer (TTL) from high-resolution balloon observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 12273-12286, doi:10.5194/acp-16-12273-2016
  • Lott, F. (2016), A new theory for downslope windstorms and trapped mountain waves, J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 3585-3597, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-15-0342.1
  • Lübken F.-J., Baumgarten G., Hildebrand J.,Schmidlin J (2016), Simultaneous and co-located wind measurements in the middle atmosphere by lidar and rocket-borne techniques, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3911-3919, doi:10.5194/amt-9-3911-2016
  • Marchetti E., Lacanna G., le Pichon A., Piccinini D., Ripepe M. (2016), Evidence of Large Infrasonic Radiation Induced by Earthquake Interaction with Alluvial Sediments, Seismol. Res. Lett., 87, 678-684, doi:10.1785/0220150223
  • Smets P., Assink J., Le Pichon A., Evers L. (2016), ECMWF SSW forecast evaluation using infrasound, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, doi:10.1002/2015JD024251
  • Wüst S. et al (2016),Derivation of gravity wave potential energy density from NDMC measurement, J. Atmos. Sol.-Terr. Phys., 138, 32-46, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2015.12.003
  • Blanc E., Charlton-Perez A., Keckhut P., Evers L., Heinrich P., Le Pichon A., Hauchecorne A.(2015), The ARISE project: dynamics of the atmosphere and climate. Our Common Future Under Climate Change, International Scientific Conference, Jul 2015, Paris, France. pp-P-1108-01, 2015,
  • Chunchuzov I.,Kulichkov S., Perepelkin V.,Popov O., Firstov P., Assink J.D., Marchetti E. (2015),Study of the wind velocity layered structure in the stratosphere, mesosphere and lower thermosphere by using infrasound probing of the atmosphere, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos, 120, 8828-8840, doi:10.1002/2015JD023276
  • Costantino, L., P. Heinrich, N. Mze, A. Hauchecorne (2015) Convective gravity wave propagation and breaking in the stratosphere, comparison between WRF modelsimulations and LIDAR data, Ann. Geophys. 33, 1155-1171, doi:10.5194/angeo-33-1155-2015
  • Gibbons S. J. et al.(2015), The European Arctic: A Laboratory for Seismoacoustic Studies, Seismol. Res. Lett., 86, 917-928, doi:10.1785/0220140230
  • Keckhut P., B. M. Funatsu,C. Claud., A. Hauchecorne(2015), Tidal effects on stratospheric temperature series derived from successive advanced microwave sounding units, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc. , 141, 477-483, doi:10.1002/qj.2368
  • Khaykin S. M., A. Hauchecorne, N. Mze, P. Keckhut (2015), Seasonal variation of gravity wave activity at mid-latitudes from 7 years of COSMIC GPS and Rayleigh lidar temperature observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 1251-1258, doi:10.1002/2014GL062891
  • Le Pichon, A., J. D. Assink, P. Heinrich, E. Blanc, A. Charlton-Perez, C. F. Lee, P. Keckhut, A. Hauchecorne, R. Rüfenacht, N. Kämpfer, D. P. Drob, P. S. M. Smets, L. G. Evers, L. Ceranna, C. Pilger, O. Ross, and C. Claud (2015), Comparison of co-located independent ground-based middle atmospheric wind and temperature measurements with numerical weather prediction models, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 8318-8331, doi:10.1002/2015JD023273
  • Marchetti E., Ripepe M., Ulivieri G., Kogelnig A. (2015), Infrasound array criteria for automatic detection and front velocity estimation of snow avalanches: towards a real-time early-warning system, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2545-2555,doi: 10.5194/nhess-15-2545-2015
  • Pilger C., L. Ceranna, J. O. Ross, A. Le Pichon, P. Mialle, M. Garces (2015), CTBT infrasound network performance to detect the 2013 Russian fireball event, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 2523-2531,doi:10.1002/2015GL063482
  • Sindelarova T., J. Chum, K. Skripnikova, J. Base (2015), Atmospheric infrasound observed during intense convective storms on 9-10 , J. Atmos. 122, 66-74, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2014.10.014
  • Smets P., Evers L., Näsholm S., Gibbons S. (2015), Probabilistic infrasound propagation using realistic atmospheric perturbations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42,6510-6517, doi:10.1002/2015GL064992
  • Tripathi O. P. et al. (2015), The predictability of the extratropical stratosphere on monthly time-scales and its impact on the skill of tropospheric forecasts, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 141, 987-1003, doi:10.1002/qj.2432
  • Assink J.D., A. Le Pichon, E. Blanc, M. Kallel, L. Khemiri (2014), Evaluation of wind and temperature profiles from ECMWF analysis on two hemispheres using volcanic infrasound, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 8659-8683, doi:10.1002/2014JD021632
  • Assink, J. D., R. Waxler, P. Smets, and L. G. Evers (2014), Bidirectional infrasonic ducts associated with sudden stratospheric warming events, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 1140-1153, doi:10.1002/2013JD021062.
  • Bellisario C., P. Keckhut, L. Blanot, A. Hauchecorne, and P. Simoneau (2014), O2 and OH Night Airglow Emission Derived from GOMOS-Envisat Instrument, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 31, 1301-1311, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00135.1.
  • Bertin M., C. Millet, D. Bouche, A low-order reduced model for the long range propagation of infrasounds in the atmosphere, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 136, 37-52, doi:10.1121/1.4883388
  • Blanc E., T. Farges, A. Le Pichon, and P. Heinrich, Ten year observations of gravity waves from thunderstorms in western Africa, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 6409-6418, doi:10.1002/2013JD020499.
  • Costantino L., P. Heinrich (2014), Tropical deep convection and density current signature in surface pressure: comparison between WRF model simulations and infrasound measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 3113-3132, doi:10.5194/acp-14-3113-2014.
  • Evers L.G., D. Brown, K. D. Heaney, J. D. Assink, P. S. M. Smets, M. Snellen (2014), Evanescent wave coupling in a geophysical system: Airborne acoustic signals from the Mw 8.1 Macquarie Ridge earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 1644-1650, doi:10.1002/2013GL058801.
  • Fricke J.T., L.G. Evers, P.S.M. Smets, K. Wapenaar and D.G. Simons (2014), Infrasonic interferometry applied to microbaroms observed at the Large ApertureInfrasound Array in the Netherlands, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 9654-9665, doi:10.1002/2014JD021663.
  • Keckhut P., B. M. Funatsu, C. Claud, A. Hauchecorne (2014) Tidal effects on stratospheric temperature series derived from successive advanced microwave sounding units, Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 141, 477-483, doi:10.1002/qj.2368.
  • Landes M., A. le Pichon, N. M. Shapiro, G. Hillers, M. Campillo (2014), Explaining global patterns of microbarom observations with wave action models, Geophys. J. Int. 199, 1328-1337, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu324.
  • N. Mzé, A. Hauchecorne, P. Keckhut, and M. Thetis (2014),Vertical distribution of gravity wave potential energy from long-term Rayleigh lidar data at a northern middle-latitude site, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 12069-12083, .
  • Smets P.S.M., L.G. Evers (2014), The life cycle of asudden stratospheric warming from infrasonic ambient noise observations, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 12084-12099, doi:10.1002/2014JD021905
  • ARISE - A European research infrastructure combining three measurement techniques (2013), WMO Bulletin, 62(1), 26-31, URL
  • Blanc E., Advancing atmospheric imaging, International Innovation - Environment, September 2013 (
  • Chum J., G. Diendorfer, T. Sindelarova, J. Base, F. Hruska (2013), Infrasound pulses from lightning and electrostatic field changes: Observation and discussion, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 10653-10664, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50805
  • Khaykin S., J.-P. Pommereau, A. Hauchecorne (2013), Impact of land convection on temperature diurnal variation in the tropical lower stratosphere inferred from COSMIC GPS radio occultations, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 6391-6402,doi:10.5194/acp-13-6391-2013
  • Le Pichon A., L. Ceranna, C. Pilger, P. Mialle, D. Brown, P. Herry, N. Brachet (2013), The 2013 Russian fireball largest ever detected by CTBTO infrasound sensors, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 3732-3737, doi:10.1002/grl.50619
  • Marchetti, E., M. Ripepe, D. Delle Donne, R. Genco, A. Finizola, E. Garaebiti (2013), Blast waves from violent explosive activity at Yasur Volcano, Vanuatu, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 5838-5843,doi:10.1002/2013GL057900
  • Pilger C., C. Schmidt, F. Streicher, S. Wust, M. Bittner (2013), Airglow observations of orographic, volcanic and meteorological infrasound signatures, J. Atmos. Sol.-Terr. Phys., 104, 55-66, doi:10.1016/j.jastp.2013.08.008
  • Ripepe M., C. Bonadonna, A. Folch, D. Delle Donne, G. Lacanna, E. Marchetti, A. Hoskuldsson (2013), Ash-plume dynamics and eruption source parameters by infrasound and thermal imagery: the 2010 Eyjafjallajokull eruption, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 366, 112-121, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.02.005
  • Tailpied D., A. Le Pichon, E. Marchetti, M. Ripepe, M. Kallel, L. Ceranna, N. Brachet (2013), Remote infrasound monitoring of Mount Etna: Observed and predicted network detection capability, Inframatics, 2, 1-11, doi:10.4236/inframatics.2013.21001
  • Angot G., P. Keckhut, A. Hauchecorne, C. Claud (2012), Contribution of stratospheric warmings to temperature trends in the middle atmosphere from the lidar series obtained at Haute-Provence Observatory (44N), J. Geophys. Res., 117, D21102, doi:10.1029/2012JD017631
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Selected presentations

pdf 2.3 MB Poster presented at the AGUfall meeting, New Orleans, December 11-15th, 2017
pdf 1.6 MB CFCC15 "Our Common Future under Climate Change", Paris, France, July 06-10, 2015