Journal Articles

Peterson, M. J., S. Rudlosky, and W. Deierling, 2017: The evolution and structure of extreme optical lightning flashes. J. Geophys. Res., 122, 24, 13,370-13,386.

Jansky, J,. G. M. Lucas, C. Kalb, V. Bayona, M. J. Peterson, W. Deierling, N. Flyer, and V. Pasko, 2017: Analysis of the diurnal variation of the Global Electric Circuit obtained from different numerical models. J. Geophys. Res., 122, 23, 12,906-12,917.

Peterson, M. J., W. Deierling, C. Liu, D. Mach, C. Kalb, 2017: A TRMM/GPM retrieval of the mean generator current for the Global Electric Circuit, J. Geophys. Res., 122, 27, 10,025-10,049.

Rudlosky, S., M. Peterson, and D. Kahn, 2017: GLD360 Performance relative to TRMM/LIS. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 34, 1307-1322.

Peterson, M. J., W. Deierling, C. Liu, D. Mach, C. Kalb, 2016: The properties of optical lightning flashes and the clouds they illuminate. J. Geophys. Res., 122, 116, 423-442.

Kalb, C. P., W. D. Deierling, A. Baumgaertner, M. J. Peterson, C. Liu, and D. Mach, 2016: Parameterizing total storm conduction currents in the Community Earth System Model. J. Geophys. Res., 121, 13,715-13,734.

Peterson, M. J., C. Liu, D. Mach, W. Deierling, C. Kalb, 2015: A method of estimating electric fields above electrified clouds from passive microwave observations. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 32,8, 1429-1446.

Garstang, M., R. E. Davis, K. Leggett, O. W. Frauenfeld, S. Greco, E. Zipser, and M. Peterson, 2014: Response of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) to seasonal changes in rainfall, Pub. Lib. Sci. One, 9, 10, e108736, 13pp.

Peterson, M. J. and C. Liu, 2013: Characteristics of Lightning Flashes with Exceptional Illuminated Areas, Durations, and Optical Powers and Surrounding Storm Properties in the Tropics and Inner Subtropics, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 11,727-11,740, doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50715

Peterson, M. J. and C. Liu, 2011: Global statistics of lightning in anvil and stratiform regions over the tropics and subtropics observed by TRMM, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 116, D23, doi: 10.1029/2011JD015908.

Institutional Publications

Peterson, M. J., 2014: Variations of optical and radio lightning characteristics and the relationship between storm convective intensity and above-cloud electric fields, Ph.D. dissertation, 253 pages.

Peterson, M. J., 2011, Satellite and ground based observations of lightning flashes in the stratiform and anvil regions of convective systems, M.S., thesis, 139 pages.

Conference Papers

Peterson, M. J., and S. Rudlosky, 2018: The Added Value of Geostationary Lightning Mapper Data for Ground-based Lightning Applications. Int’l Conf. Lightning Detection, ILDC-P13, poster.

Rudlosky, S., and M. J. Peterson, 2018: Visualizing Geostationary Lightning Mapper Data. Int’l Conf. Lightning Detection.

Peterson, M. J., C. Liu, D. M. Mach, W. Deierling, and T. Kalb, 2014: A microwave retrieval algorithm of above cloud electric fields. XV International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, 12 pages.

Davis, R. E., M. Garstang, K. Leggett, E. Zipser, S. Greco, and M. Peterson, 2011: Weather and climate influences on the movement patterns of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and the role of infrasound. 19th International Congress of Biometerology.