National Center for Physical Acoustics

University of Mississippi

Conference Presentations

 

Natural Hazards

• Tornado Research

Carrick L. Talmadge, Joseph Parks, Roger Waxler, Daniel E Kleinert, Jr., Geoffery E. Carter, Gerald Godbold, David R. Harris and Chad Williams, “Detection of Infrasonic Energy From Tornado-Producing Storms,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (2011).

Carrick L. Talmadge, William G. Frazier, Roger Waxler, Joseph C. Park, Daniel E. Kleinert, Geoffrey E. Carter, Gerald Godbold, David Harris, Chad Williams, and Hank R. Buchanan, “Detection of infrasonic energy from tornado-producing storms,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132, 2073 (2012).

Garth Frazier, Joseph Park, Carrick Talmadge, Roger Waxler, and Jelle Assink, “Mesoscale detection, tracking, and characterization of tornados by acoustic radiation,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (2012).

• Hurricane Research

P. Blom, R. Waxler, W. G. Frazier, C. Talmadge, and C. Hetzer, “Refraction of the cyclonic microbarom signal by the cyclonic winds,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 130, 2437 (2011).

P. Blom, R. Waxler, C. Talmadge, W.G. Frazier, C. Hetzer, “Refraction of the Cyclonic Microbarom Signal by the Cyclonic Winds,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (2011).

Phillip Blom, Roger Waxler, William Garth Frazier, and Carrick Talmadge, “Observation of the Young-Bedard Effect during the 2010 and 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Seasons,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132, 2047 (2012).

Roger Waxler, Phil Blom, Carrick Talmadge, “On the generation and refraction of the microbarom signal by hurricanes over the Atlantic Ocean,” Colloquium, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Feb. 6, 2015

 

Infrasound Systems and Signal Detection

• Infrasound Sensor Development

Carrick L. Talmadge, “Piezo sensors and infrasound technology,” Presentation to NSF IRIS, University of Mississippi (2009).

Daniel E. Kleinert, Carrick Talmadge, “Design and Development of a High Impedance Amplifier For Use With Piezoelectric Infrasound Microphones,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (2011).

Carrick L. Talmadge and Daniel E. Kleinert, “Status of digital infrasound sensors developed by the NCPA,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 13-16 October 2014.

Carrick L. Talmadge, “Status of digital infrasound sensors developed by the NCPA,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Science and Technology Conference, Vienna, Austria, 22-26 June 2015.

Carrick Talmadge, “Status of digital infrasound sensors developed by the NCPA,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 137, 2407 (2015).

Infrasound Sensor Calibration

Carrick L. Talmadge, “An infrasound calibration system for characterizing environmental effects on sensor sensitivity and noise floor,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 132, 2073 (2012).

Carrick L. Talmadge, “Calibration and characterization of the response of infrasound sensors to environmental factors,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4160 (2013).

Carrick L. Talmadge, “A calibration system for the evaluation of environmental factors on infrasound sensors,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 13-16 October 2014.

Array Studies

David Fee, Kit Dawson, Roger Waxler, Curt Szuberla and Thomas Gabrielson, “Determining infrasound array performance from frequency response estimation,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4223 (2013).

• Wind Noise Reduction

John Paul Abbott, Richard Raspet, “The time dependent relationship of vertical wind velocity and pressure fluctuations over flat open ground,” Long Range Sound Symposium, Annapolis, MD, March 2011.

JohnPaul Abbott, Richard Raspet, and Jeremy Webster, “Porosity Effects in Large Wind Screening Structures,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2445 (2011) and Mid-South Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Memphis, TN, 15-16 April 2011.

Jeremy Webster and Richard Raspet, “Wind noise minimization for single infrasonic sensors,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2444 (2011).

Jeremy Webster, Richard Raspet, “Wind noise reduction techniques in low frequency measurements,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Dead Sea, Jordan (2011).

Jericho Cain and Richard Raspet, “Detection of turbulence aloft by infrasonic wind noise measurements on the ground,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 130, 2437 (2011).

Garth Frazier, “Using parametric models of wind noise for improved detection of transient acoustic signals,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop (2012).

Jeremy Webster, JohnPaul Abbott, Richard Raspet, Roger Waxler, “Advances wind screen solutions,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop (2012).

JohnPaul Abbott, Richard Raspet, and Jeremy Webster, “Noise reduction optimization of wind fences,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132, 2048 (2012).

JohnPaul Abbott, Richard Raspet, and Jeremy Webster, “Effect of Scaling Laws for Noise Reductions Optimization of Wind Fences,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133, 3450 (2013).

W. C. Kirkpatrick Alberts, Roger Waxler, Christian Reiff and Leng Sim, “Ground and aerostat measurements of wind noise in the infrasonic range,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4161 (2013).

Garth Frazier, “New results exploiting correlation in wind noise to enhance detection of transient infrasound,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 134, 4160 (2013).

Richard Raspet, Jeremy Webster and JohnPaul Abbott, “Infrasonic wind noise in a pine forest,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4160 (2013).

JohnPaul R. Abbott, Richard Raspet and Jeremy Webster, “Experimental investigation of large porous wind fences for infrasonic wind noise reduction,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4161 (2013).

JohnPaul Abbott and Richard Raspet, “Effect of scaling laws for noise reduction optimization of wind fences,” POMA 19, 040079 (2013).

Richard Raspet and Jeremy Webster, “Infrasonic wind noise in a pine forest; convection velocity,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135, 2381 (2014).

Richard Raspet, Jeremy Webster and Vahid Naderyan, “Mechanisms for wind noise reduction by a spherical wind screen,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135, 2381 (2014).

Jericho Cain, Richard Raspet and Martin Otte, “Large eddy simulation of surface pressure fluctuations generated by elevated gusts,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135, 2382 (2014).

John M. Noble, W. C. Kirkpatrick Alberts, Richard Raspet, Sandra L. Collier and Mark A. Coleman, “Infrasound wind noise reduction via porous fabric domes,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135, 2409 (2014).

Vahid Naderyan, Craig Hickey, and Richard Raspet, “An investigation of wind-induced and acoustic-induced ground motions,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 136, 2139 (2014).

Sandra Collier, Richard Raspet, John M. Noble, W. C. Kirkpatrick Alberts, and Jeremy Webster, “Analysis of wind noise reduction by semi-porous fabric domes,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 136, 2139 (2014).

Garth Frazier, “Application of parametric empirical Bayes estimation to enhance detection of infrasound transients,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 13-16 October 2014.

Richard Raspet and Jeremy Webster, “The prediction of infrasonic wind noise in forests,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137, 2259 (2015).

JohnPaul Abbott and Richard Raspet, “Comparisons of semi-porous fabric domes and cylindrical wind fence enclosures for infrasonic wind noise reduction,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 137, 2260 (2015).

Vahid Naderyan, Craig Hickey, and Richard Raspet, “Effects of ground characteristics on wind-seismic coupling,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137, 2260 (2015).

Jiao Yu, Yanying Zhu, and Richard Raspet, “New calculation of the turbulence-turbulence contribution to wind noise pressure spectra by incorporating turbulence anisotropy,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137, 2261 (2015).

Carrick Talmadge, “Long duration wind noise abatement measurements at the University of Mississippi Field Station,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 137, 2260 (2015).

W. C. Kirkpatrick Alberts, William D. Ludwig, Carrick L. Talmadge, “Reduced-size windscreens for infrasound,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 137, 2261 (2015).

JohnPaul Abbott, Richard Raspet, John Noble, W. C. K. Alberts, and Sandra Collier, Infrasonic wind noise reduction comparison for wind fences and porous domes,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 138, 1828 (2015).

Carrick Talmadge, “Long duration wind noise abatement measurements at the University of Mississippi Field Station,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Vienna, Austria (2015).

 

Infrasound Propagation

• Modeling

Igor Chunchuzov, Sergey Kulichkov, Oleg Popov, Roger Waxler, and Jelle Assink, “Scattering of infrasound waves by anisotropic inhomogeneities of the atmosphere,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 128, 2315 (2010).

Philip Blom, “What is learned about amplitude and waveform from geometric acoustics?” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Tunis, Tunisia, November 2010.

Jelle Assink, Roger Waxler, Carrick Talmadge, Phil Blom, and Doug Drob, “A study of infrasonic signal evolution with range,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 2010.

Roger Waxler, Doru Velea, “Modeling Infrasound Propagation using the Fourier Pseudo-Spectral Method,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2444 (2011).

Philip Blom and Roger Waxler, “Using relative amplitude and travel times from geometric acoustics to determine nocturnal effective sound speeds,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2546 (2011).

Roger Waxler, Philip Blom, Carrick L. Talmadge, and Jelle D. Assink, “On the waveforms of infrasonic returns from the stratosphere,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2444 (2011).

Roger Waxler, Carrick Talmadge, Jelle Assink Phil Blom, Daniel Kleinert, and Sue Nava, “On Interpreting Waveforms in Infrasound Propagation,” 2011 Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, Memphis, TN, 13-15 April 2011.

Jelle Assink, Roger Waxler, Phillip Blom, “A wide-angle modal expansion for infrasound propagation in the atmosphere,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Dead Sea, Jordan (2011).

Claus H. Hetzer, Philip S. Blom, Roger Waxler, Jelle D. Assink, Douglas P. Drob, “Toward an Open-Source Infrasound Propagation Modeling Package: First Steps,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (2011).

Doru Velea, Roger Waxler, “Application of the Fourier Pseudo-Spectral Method to Infrasound Propagation,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (2011).

Wm. Garth Frazier and Chad Williams, “Comparison of particle filtering and extended Kalman filtering for acoustic-based tracking of low-flying aircraft,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 130, 2329 (2011).

Santosh Parakkal, Kenneth E. Gilbert, and Xiao Di, “Application of the Beilis and Tappert parabolic equation to long-range sound propagation over irregular terrain,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 130, 2438 (2011).

Joel B. Lonzaga, Roger R. Waxler, Phil Blom, and Jelle Assink, “Comparison of nonlinear infrasound propagation models with observations,” General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria (2012).

Philip Blom and Roger Waxler, “Impulse propagation in the nocturnal boundary layer: Analysis of the geometric component,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 131, 3680 (2012).

Igor Chunchuzov, Sergey Kulichkov, Oleg Popov, Vitaly Perepelkin, Roger Waxler, and Jelle Assink, “Infrasound propagation in the atmosphere in a presence of a fine-scale wind velocity structure,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 132, 2073, (2012).

Roger Waxler, Jessie Bonner, Robert Reinke, Carrick Talmadge, Daniel Kleinert, Kirk Alberts, Elizabeth Lenox, “Acoustic source signal and directivity for explosive sources in complex environments,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (2012).

Roger Waxler, Doru Velea, Jelle Assink, “Modal Propagation Models as Benchmark Cases,” European Geosciences Union Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria (2013).

Phillip Blom and Roger Waxler, “Eigenray identification for non-planar propagation,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4223 (2013).

Roger M. Waxler and Doru Velea, “Refraction of impulsive signals by a mountain slope,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4161 (2013).

Joel B. Lonzaga and Roger Waxler, “An exact solution of a Burgers’ equation governing the nonlinear propagation of infrasound in a range-dependent, windy atmosphere,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4162 (2013).

Phillip Blom, Roger Waxler and William Garth Frazier, “Beamforming methods in infrasonic array processing—Continuous signals,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4224 (2013).

Jean-Marie Lalande, Roger Waxler and Joel Lonzaga, “On the interaction of infrasonic waves with internal gravity waves perturbations,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4161 (2013).

Roger M. Waxler, Doru Velea, Jessie Bonner and Carrick Talmadge, “Acoustic signals and directivity for explosive sources in complex environments,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4193 (2013).

Jelle D. Assink, Roger Waxler, Laslo Evers, Pieter Smets, Alexis Le Pichon and Elisabeth Blanc, “Passive acoustic remote sensing and anomalous infrasound propagation studies,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4161 (2013).

Jean-Marie Lalande, Roger Waxler, Joel Lonzaga, and Doru Velea, “On the interaction between infrasonic waves and atmospheric gravity waves,” European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, June 2014.

Roger Waxler, “An Overview of Infrasound Propagation,” Presentation to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, May 2014.

Roger Waxler, Jelle Assink, Joel Lonzaga, “On Thermospheric Phases in Infrasonic Wave-trains,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 13-16 October 2014.

Jean-Marie Lalande and Roger Waxler, “On the interaction between infrasonic waves and gravity wave perturbations,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 13-16 October 2014.

David Green and Roger Waxler, “Overview of Infrasound Signal Detection and Phase Identification for the Humming Roadrunner Ground Truth Experiments,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 13-16 October 2014.

Roger M. Waxler, Jelle Assink, and Joel Lonzaga, “On atmospheric updating, attenuation, and thermospheric phases in infrasonic wave-train,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 137, 2408 (2015).

Jean-Marie Lalande and Roger Waxler, “The interaction between infrasonic waves and gravity waves perturbations: Application to explosions at the Utah test and training range,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137, 2407 (2015).

Igor Chunchuzov, Sergey Kulichkov, Vitaly Perepelkin, Jelle Assink, and Roger Waxler, “Infrasound study of the atmospheric fine-scale wind velocity structure and its variability,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137, 2371 (2015).

Richard Raspet, Andi Petculescu, and Oleg A. Godin, “Absorption of sound at high altitude: Lou Sutherland’s contribution,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137, 2430 (2015).

Roger Waxler, “Overview of infrasound propagation,” Applied Research Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin, Feb. 6, 2015

Field Tests

Carrick L. Talmadge, Roger Waxler, Claus H. Hetzer, Daniel E. Kleinert, Jr., Devin Dillion, Jelle Assink, and Adnan Aydin, “Application of a New Infrasound Sensor Technology in a Long Range Infrasound Propagation Experiment,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (2009).

Carrick Talmadge, Roger Waxler, Sue Nava, Daniel Kleinert, Jelle Assink, Hank Buchanan, Brian Carpenter, J. D. Heffington, “A large-scale infrasound array deployment in the American West,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 2010.

Roger Waxler, Carrick Talmadge, Daniel Kleinert, Claus Hetzer, Eric Freimark, Latonya Weekly, Jelle Assink, Hank Buchannan, Matt Joachim, J.D. Heffington, Jeremy Webster, John Anderson, Doru Velea (QinetiQ North America), Rami Hofstetter (Geophysical Institute of Israel), Yeffim Gitterman (GII), Kirk Alberts (Army Research Laboratory), Mark Coleman (ARL), Curt Szuberla (University of Alaska Fairbanks), David Fee (UAF), Patrick Grenard (Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization), Jeff Givens (CTBTO), John Coyne (CTBTO), Pierrick Mialle (CTBTO), Georgios Haralabus (CTBTO), David Brown (CTBTO), Alfred Kramer (CTBTO), Emil Farkas (CTBTO), Julien Marty (CTBTO), Ekrem Demerovik (CTBTO), “Overview of Sayarim 2011”, Long Range Sound Symposium, Annapolis, MD, March 2011.

Carrick L. Talmadge, Roger Waxler, Daniel E. Kleinert, Jelle Assink, Hank Buchanan, and Sue Nava, “Utah Testing and Training Range 2010: Infrasound Sensor Deployment to Utah and Idaho,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2445 (2011).

Jelle Assink, Roger Waxler, Dan Kleinert, Carrick Talmadge, Claus Hetzer, Hank Buchanan, Phil Blom, Laslo Evers, Rami Hofstetter, Yochai Ben Horin, Yair Grof, Yuri Bregman, Ziv Shemesh, “Regional infrasound observations from the Sayarim 2011 experiment,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Science and Technology Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 7-10 June 2011.

Roger Waxler, Jelle Assink, David Fee, Douglas Drob, “Results from the Regional Deployment for the 2011 Sayarim Experiment,” Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA (2011).

David Fee , Roger Waxler , Doug Drob , Yefim Gitterman , Jeffrey Given, “Overview of the 2009 and 2011 Sayarim Infrasound Calibration Experiments,” General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria (2012).

Roger Waxler, Jessie Bonner, Robert Reinke, Xiao Di, Carrick Talmadge, Claus Hetzer, Daniel Kleinert, and Hank Buchanan, “Report on the results of an experiment in a quarry in the western suburbs of Boston,” Internoise (2012).

• Atmospheric Monitoring

Jelle Assink, “On the sensitivity of infrasound to the upper atmosphere,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Tunis, Tunisia, November 2010.

Jelle D. Assink, Roger Waxler, Douglas Drob (Naval Research Laboratory), “On the sensitivity of infrasound to the upper atmosphere,” Long Range Sound Symposium, Annapolis, MD, March 2011.

Jelle Assink, Roger Waxler, Carrick Talmadge, Phil Blom, and Douglas Drob, “A large scale portable infrasound network as upper atmospheric monitor,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2445 (2011).

Jelle D. Assink, Roger Waxler, and Doug Drob, “On the sensitivity of infrasound to the upper atmosphere,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2444 (2011).

J. Assink, J.-M. Lalande, C. Talmadge, R. Waxler, A. Le Pichon, E. Blanc and Ph. Blanc-Benon, “Infrasound as an upper atmospheric probe: review and recent results,” General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria (2012).

Jelle Assink, Roger Waxler, Garth Frazier and Joel Lonzaga, “The estimation of upper atmospheric wind profile updates from infrasound data,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop (2012).

Jelle D. Assink, Roger Waxler, Joel Lonzaga, and Garth Frazier, “Infrasound as a remote sensing technique for the upper atmosphere,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132, 2074 (2012).

• Yield Determination

Roger Waxler, Joel Lonzaga, Jelle Assink, “Nonlinear infrasound signal distortion and yield estimation from stratospheric and thermospheric returns,” Monitoring Research Review (2012).

Joel B. Lonzaga, Roger R. Waxler, Jelle Assink, and W. Garth Frazier, “Yield Estimation Using Nonlinear Ray Theory,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop (2012).

Joel B. Lonzaga, Roger R. Waxler, and Jelle Assink, “Nonlinear infrasound signal distortion and yield estimation from thermospheric arrivals,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132, 2074 (2012).

Joel B. Lonzaga, Roger M. Waxler, W. Garth Frazier, Jelle D. Assink,” Uncertainties due to atmospheric winds in the estimation of event yield from thermospheric pulse lengthening,” European Geosciences Union Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria (2013).

Roger Waxler, David Green and Jean-Marie Lalande, “Propagation model based explosive yield determination from stratospheric infrasound arrivals: Humming Roadrunner data analysis,” Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Infrasound Technology Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 13-16 October 2014.

Roger M. Waxler, David Green, and Jean-Marie Lalande, “Propagation model based explosive yield determination from stratospheric infrasound arrivals: Humming Roadrunner data analysis,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137, 2407 (2015).