Jonathan B. Snively

Associate Professor of Engineering Physics

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Department of Physical Sciences
CoAS Building, Room 319.21
600 S. Clyde Morris Boulevard
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114, USA

Office Phone: (386) 226-6306
(Please note that my PSU and USU addresses are no longer active.)

Course Websites:

EP 440: Spring, 2018.

EP 711: Spring, 2018.

EP 711: Fall, 2014.

EP 711: Spring, 2012.

EP 501: Fall, 2017.

EP 501: Fall, 2016.

EP 440: Fall, 2015.

EP 440: Fall, 2014.

EP 440: Spring, 2014.

EP 440: Fall, 2013.

EP 440: Spring, 2013.

EP 440: Fall, 2012.

PS 228: Spring, 2017.

PS 219: Spring, 2016.

PS 250: Fall, 2015.

PS 150: Spring, 2012.


C. J. Heale and J. B. Snively, A comparison of small and medium-scale gravity wave interactions in the linear and nonlinear limits, J. Geophys. Res., Accepted, 10.1002/2017JD027590, 2018.

P-D. Pautet, M. J. Taylor. J. B. Snively, and C. Solorio, Unexpected occurrence of mesospheric frontal gravity wave events over South Pole (90 deg. S), J. Geophys. Res., In Press, 10.1002/2017JD027046, 2018.

Snively, J. B., Nonlinear gravity wave forcing as a source of acoustic waves in the mesosphere, thermosphere, and ionosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 23, 10.1002/2017GL075360, 2017.

Bossert, K., C. G. Kruse, C. J. Heale, D. C. Fritts, B. P. Williams, J. B. Snively, P-D. Pautet, M. J. Taylor, Secondary gravity wave generation over New Zealand during the DEEPWAVE campaign, J. Geophys. Res., 122, 10.1002/2016JD026079, 2017.

Zettergren, M. D., J. B. Snively, A. Komjathy, and O. P. Verkhoglyadova, Nonlinear ionospheric responses to large-amplitude infrasonic-acoustic waves generated by undersea earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res., 122, 10.1002/2016JA023159, 2017.

Heale, C. J., K. Bossert, J. B. Snively, D. C. Fritts, P-D. Pautet, M. J. Taylor, {Numerical modeling of a multiscale gravity wave event and its airglow signatures over Mount Cook, New Zealand during the DEEPWAVE campaign, J. Geophys. Res., 122, 10.1002/2016JD025700, 2017.

Cao, B., C. J. Heale, Y. Guo, A. Z. Liu, and J. B. Snively, Observation and modeling of gravity wave propagation through reflection and critical layers above Andes Lidar Observatory at Cerro Pachon, Chile, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 10.1002/2016JD025173, 2016.

Yuan, T., C. J. Heale, J. B. Snively, P-D. Pautet, X. Cai, C. Fish, Y. Zhao, M. J. Taylor, W. R. Pendleton, V. Wickwar, and N. J. Mitchell Evidence of Dispersion and Refraction of a Spectrally Broad Gravity Wave Packet in the Mesopause Region Observed by the Na Lidar and Mesospheric Temperature Mapper Above Logan, Utah, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 10.1002/2015JD023685, 2016.

Zettergren, M. D. and J. B. Snively, Ionospheric response to infrasonic acoustic waves generated by natural hazard events, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 10.1002/2015JA021116, 2015.

Fritts, D. C., B. Laughman, T. Lund, and J. B. Snively, Self Acceleration and Instability of Gravity Wave Packets: 1. Effects of temporal localization, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 10.1002/2015JD023363, 2015.

Heale, C. J. and J. B. Snively, Gravity wave propagation through a vertically and horizontally inhomogeneous background wind, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 12, doi:10.1002/2015JD023505, 2015.

Heale, C. J., J. B. Snively, M. P. Hickey, Numerical simulation of the long-range propagation of gravity wave packets at high latitudes, J. Geophys. Res., In Press, doi:10.1002/2014JD022099, 2014.

Marshall, R. A. and J. B. Snively, Very-low frequency subionospheric remove sensing of thunderstorm-driven acoustic waves in the lower ionosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 9, 5037-5045, doi:10.1002/2014JD021594, 2014.

Heale, C. J., J. B. Snively, M. P. Hickey, C. J. Ali, Thermospheric dissipation of upward propagating gravity wave packets, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 5, 3857-3872, doi:10.1002/2013JA019387, 2014.

Snively, J. B., Taylor, M. J., Jenniskens, P., Winter, M. W., Kozubal, M., Dantowitz, R, Breitmeyer, J., Near-infrared spectroscopy of the Hayabusa sample return capsule re-entry, J. Spacecraft and Rockets, 51, 2, 424-429, doi:10.2514/1.A32520, 2014.

Zettergren, M. D., J. B. Snively, Ionospheric signatures of acoustic waves generated by transient tropospheric forcing, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, Early View, doi:10.1002/2013GL058018, 2013.

Snively, J. B., K. Nielsen, M. P. Hickey, C. J. Heale, M. J. Taylor, T. Moffat-Griffin, Numerical and statistical evidence for long-range ducted gravity wave propagation over Halley, Antarctica, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 18, 4813-4817, doi:10.1002/grl.50926, 2013.

Snively, J. B., Mesospheric hydroxyl airglow signatures of acoustic and gravity waves generated by transient tropospheric forcing, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 17, 4533-4537, doi:10.1002/grl.50886, 2013.

Galvan, D. A., A. Komjathy, M. P. Hickey, P. Stephens, J. B. Snively, Y. T. Song, M. D. Butala, A. J. Mannucci, Ionospheric signatures of Tohoku-Oki tsunami of March 11, 2011: Model comparisons near the epicenter, Radio Science, 47(4), RS4003, doi:10.1029/2012RS005023, 2012.

Snively, J. B., M. J. Taylor, and P. Jenniskens, Airborne imaging and near-infrared spectroscopy of the ESA Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) spacecraft re-entry: Instrument design and preliminary data description, Int. J. Remote Sens. (36AM Special Issue), 32(11), 3019-3027, 2011.

Snively, J. B., V. P. Pasko, and M. J. Taylor, OH and OI airglow layer modulation by ducted short-period gravity waves: Effects of trapping altitude, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A11311, doi:10.1029/2009JA015236, 2010.

Simkhada, D. B., J. B. Snively, M. J. Taylor, and S. J. Franke, Analysis and modeling of ducted and evanescent gravity waves observed in the Hawaiian Airglow, Ann. Geophys. (ISEA-12 special issue), 27, 3213-3224, 2009.

Snively, J. B. and V. P. Pasko, Excitation of Mesospheric Gravity Waves by Tropospheric Sources, J. Geophys. Res., 113, A06303, doi:10.1029/2007JA012693, 2008.

Snively, J. B., V. P. Pasko, M. J. Taylor, and W. K. Hocking, Doppler ducting of short period gravity waves by mid-latitude tidal wind structure, J. Geophys. Res., 112, A03304, doi:10.1029/2006JA011895, 2007.

Snively, J. B., and V. P. Pasko, Antiphase OH and OI airglow emissions induced by a short-period ducted gravity wave, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L08808, doi:10.1029/2004GL022221, 2005.

Snively, J. B. and V. P. Pasko, Breaking of thunderstorm-generated gravity waves as a source of short-period ducted waves at mesopause altitudes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(24), 2254, doi:10.1029/2003GL018436, 2003.

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