Publications

2017

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Poster presentation at 28th International Laser Radar Conference, 25-30 June. Bucharest, Romania. PDF Link

Mayor, S. D., 2017: Observations of microscale internal gravity waves over an orchard canopy, Oral presentation at Propagation through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena at the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, 26 - 29 June, San Francisco, CA. PDF Link

Mayor, S. D., 2017: Observations of microscale internal gravity waves in very stable atmospheric boundary layers over an orchard canopy. Agric. For. Meteorol. 244-245, 136-150. PDF Link

Bieringer, P., S. Higdon, G. Bieberbach, J. Hurst, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Assimilation of lidar backscatter and wind data into atmospheric transport and dispersion model, Oral presentation 11.4 at AMS Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 25 January, Seattle, WA. Link

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Oral presentation 11.2 at AMS Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 25 January, Seattle, WA. Link

2016

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Oral presentation A21I-07 at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Observations of Canopy Waves from CHATS. Oral presentation at the American Meteorological Society's 32nd Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 20-24 June, Salt Lake City, UT. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Two-component wind fields in the atmospheric surface layer over the ocean. Poster presentation at the American Meteorological Society's 22nd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 20-24 June, Salt Lake City, UT. Link Poster

Bieringer, P. E., S. Higdon, G. Bieberbach, J. Hurst, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Lidar backscatter and wind data assimilation into the second order closure integrated PUFF (SCIPUFF) model. Oral presentation at the 20th Annual George Mason University Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling, 14-16 June, Fairfax, VA. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Recent progress in wind field sensing by aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. Oral presentation at the Optical Society of America's (OSA) Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 5-10 June, San Jose, CA. Link

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, S. M. Spuler, P. Ponsardin, J. Pruitt, D. Ramsey, and N. S. Higdon, 2016: Comparison of an analog direct detection and a micropulse aerosol lidar at 1.5-microns wavelength for wind field observations---with first results over the ocean. J. Appl. Remote Sens. 10, 016031, doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.10.016031. PDF SPIE

Hamada, M., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Optimization of the cross-correlation algorithm for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data and comparison with Doppler lidar. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. 33, 81-101. PDF AMS

2015

Sun, J., C. J. Nappo, L. Mahrt, D. Belušić, B. Grisogono, D. R. Stauffer, M. Pulido, C. Staquet, Q. Jiang, A. Pouquet, C. Yagüe, B. Galperin, R. B. Smith, J. J. Finnigan, S. D. Mayor, G. Svensson, A. A. Grachev, and W. D. Neff, 2015: Review of wave-turbulence interactions in the stable atmospheric boundary layer, Rev. Geophys., 53, doi:10.1002/2015RG000487. PDF

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, and C. F. Mauzey, 2015: Two-component wind fields from single scanning aerosol lidar, Paper 9612-13, SPIE, 13 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, D. L. Ramsey, J. Pruitt, P. Ponsardin, and N. S. Higdon, 2015: Comparison of aerosol backscatter and wind field estimates from REAL and SAMPLE, Paper 9612-16, SPIE, 13 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., 2015: Observations of two-component wind fields from aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms including first results over rough sea states. International Conference on Model Integration across Disparate Scales in Complex Turbulent Flow Simulation (ICMIDS). Presentation #28, 16 June, State College, PA. Abstract mp4

Randall, T., 2015: Observations of microscale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy by a horizontally scanning lidar, Master of Science, Thesis, Environmental Science, California State University, Chico.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and M. Hamada, 2015: Two-component wind fields from single scanning aerosol lidar, Oral presentation J1.3 at the Seventh Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 95th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2015: Wavelet-based optical flow for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 32, 1759-1778. PDF AMS

2014

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, M. Hamada, and C. F. Mauzey, 2014: Two-component vector wind fields by scanning aerosol lidar, Presentation A43B-3271 in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Processes and Turbulence Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 December.

Hamada, M., 2014: Evaluations of the performance of a cross-correlation algorithm for wind velocity estimation using synthetic backscatter lidar images and velocity fields, Master of Science, Thesis, Environmental Science, California State University, Chico.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, N. S. Higdon, and T. H. Chyba, 2014: Two-component wind vector fields from scanning aerosol lidars. Oral presentation (given by T. H. Chyba) at 18th Annual George Mason University Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling. 24-25 June. Fairfax, VA. Link SLIDES

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and M. Hamada, 2014: Recent progress in 2-component wind field observations by the REAL and motion estimation algorithms. Oral presentation 13A.2 at the American Meteorological Society’s 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 June, Leeds, UK. Link

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2014: Wavelet optical flow for 2-component wind fields from aerosol backscatter lidar data. Poster presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 June, Leeds, UK. Link

Mauzey, C. F., P. Dérian, and S. D. Mayor, 2014: Wavelet-based optical flow for real-time wind estimation using CUDA, Poster presentation. GPU Technology Conference (GTC), 24-27 March, San Jose, CA. POSTER

2013

Randall, T. N. and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Observations of canopy waves above an orchard by a horizontally-scanning aerosol lidar. Presentation A43A-0213 in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Processes and Turbulence Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Hamada, M., P. Dérian, and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Tests of the cross-correlation algorithm using synthetic backscatter lidar images and wind fields. Presentation A13G-0311 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Mayor, S. D. and P. Dérian, 2013: The 2013 Chico Lidar Wind Sensing Experiment: Two-component winds above the reach of typical meteorological masts. Presentation A13G-0310 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Wavelet optical flow for 2-component wind field from horizontally scanning lidar data. Presentation A13G-0303 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Mayor, S. D., 2013: Two-component wind vectors from scanning eye-safe elastic lidar. Invited presentation EM2A.3 at the Optical Society of America (OSA) conference on Energy and the Environment. 4 Nov., Tucson, AZ. 24-minute audio/video presentation.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, M. Hamada, 2013: Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. Paper 9972-7. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 25-29 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., A. Petrova-Mayor, B. Morley, and S. Spuler, 2013: Recent improvements to the Raman-shifted eye-safe aerosol lidar (REAL). Paper 9972-10. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 25-29 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, T. Henry, E. Mémin, M. Hamada, and D. Scott, 2013: Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. WindPower 2013, 5-8 May, Chicago IL. PAPER POSTER

Randall, T. N. and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Lidar observations of fine-scale internal gravity waves. Poster presentation 715 in Sixth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 9 January, Austin, TX.

Mayor, S. D., 2013: Two-component wind fields from eye-safe scanning aerosol lidar, Oral presentation 1.3 in Sixth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 8 January, Austin, TX.

2012

Scott, D. R., 2012: Control System for a High Pulse-Energy Atmospheric Lidar, Master of Science, Thesis, Electrical and Computer Engineering, California State University, Chico.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component horizontal wind vectors from the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL), Presentation A31F-0112 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy II Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 3-7 December.

Held, A., T. Seith, I. M. Brooks, S. J. Norris, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Intercomparison of lidar aerosol backscatter and in-situ size distribution measurements, European Aerosol Conference. Presentation number B-WG01S2P05. 2-7 Sept. 2012 in Granada, Spain. Poster and Abstract.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Invited Presentation at the NCAR Geophysical Turbulence Program's workshop on Wave-Turbulence Interactions in Stable Atmospheric Boundary Layers (WINABL), 23-27 July 2012, Boulder, CO. Video of presentation.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Observations of wind and waves with the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). NCAR Joint Seminar MMM/EOL, 24 July 2012, Boulder, CO. Abstract.

Randall, T. N., E. R. Jachens, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale atmospheric gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s 20th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 July 2012, Boston, MA.

Gimbal, S., Q. Li and A. Petrova-Mayor, 2012: Polarization effects induced by a two-mirror lidar beam steering unit. Pages 81-84 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 26th International Laser Radar Conference. Poster Presentation SP1.02. 25-29 June 2012, Porto Heli, Greece.

Jachens, E. R. and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale atmospheric gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation S8P-05 at the 26th International Laser Radar Conference, 25-29 June 2012 in Porto Heli, Greece.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component winds from an eye-safe scanning elastic backscatter lidar. Invited lecture at the Summer School in Remote Sensing for Wind Energy, Boulder, Colorado, 11-15 June 2012.

Mayor, S. D., E. R. Jachens, and T. N. Randall, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation P01-15 at the 16th International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary-Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), 5-8 June 2012, Boulder, Colorado.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Oral Presentation S12-2 at the 16th International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary-Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), 5-8 June 2012, Boulder, Colorado.

Mauzey, C. F., J. P. Lowe, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Real-time wind velocity estimation from aerosol lidar data using graphics hardware, Poster presentation AV10 at the GPU Technology Conference, 14-17 May 2012, San Jose, CA.

Mayor, S. D., J. P. Lowe, and C. F. Mauzey, 2012: Two-component horizontal aerosol motion vectors in the atmospheric surface layer from a cross-correlation algorithm applied to scanning elastic backscatter lidar data, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 29, 1585-1602.

Lenschow, D. H., M. Lothon, S. D. Mayor, and P. P. Sullivan, 2012: A comparison of higher-order vertical velocity moments in the convective boundary layer from lidar with in situ measurements and LES, Bound. Layer Meteor., 143, 107-123.

2011

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Two-component wind measurement with the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar. Oral presentation given by Ed Eloranta at the 48th Oholo Conference on Emerging Remote Sensing Techniques and Associated Modeling of Air Pollution Applications. 8 November 2011, Eilat, Israel.

Mayor, S. D., A. Petrova-Mayor, R. W. Wortley, D. S. Hofstadter, S. M. Spuler, and J. Ranson, 2011: Gas-fusion Mirrors for Atmospheric Lidar, Optical Society of America, Frontiers in Optics(FiO)/Laser Science(LS). Poster Presentation JTuA19, 16-19 Oct. 2011, San Jose, CA.

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Observations of seven atmospheric density current fronts in Dixon, California, Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 1338-1351.

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from scanning eye-safe aerosol lidar and cross-correlation. Presented at the 5th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications. American Meteorological Society, 26 January 2011, Seattle, WA. Presentation Video. Presentation PDF.

Patton, E. G., T. W. Horst, P. P. Sullivan, D. H. Lenschow, S. P. Oncley, W. O. J. Brown, S. P. Burns, A. B. Guenther, A. Held, T. Karl, S. D. Mayor, L. V. Rizzo, S. M. Spuler, J. Sun, A. A. Turnipseed, E. J. Allwine, S. L. Edburg, B. K. Lamb, R. Avissar, R. Calhoun, J. Kleissl, W. J. Massman, K. T. Paw U, J. C. Weil, 2011: The Canopy Horizontal Array Turbulence Study (CHATS), Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. 92, 593-611.

2010

Mayor, S. D., 2010: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL) in 2010: Instrument Status and Two-component Wind Measurements, 16th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications. Invited paper. Proceedings of the SPIE. Vol. 7747, doi:10.1117/12.883454.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, P. Héas, and E. Mémin, 2010: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from eye-safe aerosol lidar. 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 2-6 August 2010, Keystone, CO. Poster Presentation P1.4.

Mayor, S. D., 2010: Horizontal motion vectors from cross-correlation: First application to eye-safe aerosol lidar data from CHATS. p. 317-320 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 25th ILRC. Poster presentation S2P-08 (Tues. July 6).

Dérian, P., P. Héas, E. Mémin and S. D. Mayor, 2010: Dense motion estimation from eye-safe aerosol lidar data. p. 377-380 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 25th ILRC. Oral presentation S3O-04 (Thurs. July 8).

Mayor, S. D., 2010: High Pulse-Energy Atmospheric Aerosol Lidar at 1.5-microns Wavelength: Opportunities for Innovation from a Meteorologist’s Perspective. Invited Talk. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC), JThJ2. 20 May 2010, San Jose, CA.

2009

National Academy of Sciences, 2009: BioWatch and Public Health Surveillance: Evaluating Systems for the Early Detection of Biological Threats. Washington, D.C.

Lothon, M., D. H. Lenschow, and S. D. Mayor, 2009: Doppler lidar measurements of vertical velocity spectra in the convective planetary boundary layer, Bound. Layer Meteor., 132, 205-226.

De Wekker, S. F. J. and S. D. Mayor, 2009: Observations of atmospheric structure and dynamics in the Owens Valley of California with a ground-based, eye-safe, scanning aerosol lidar. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 48, 1483-1499.

Doyle, J. D., V. Grubišic', W. O. J. Brown, S. F. J. De Wekker, A. Dörnbrack, Q. Jiang, S. D. Mayor, M. Weissmann, 2009: Observations and numerical simulations of subrotor vortices during T-REX. J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 1229-1249.

2008

Refaat, T. F., S. Ismail, M. N. Abedin, S. M. Spuler, S. D. Mayor, and U. N. Singh, 2008: Lidar backscatter signal recovery from phototransistor systematic effect by deconvolution. Appl. Optics, 47, 5281-5295.

Mayor, S. D., 2008: Observations of sea-breeze fronts and turbulence near the surface during stable conditions. Oral presentation & paper S03O-01. 24th International Laser Radar Conference, 23-27 June 2008, Boulder, Colorado.

Mayor, S. D., 2008: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL) observations at the Canopy Horizontal Array Turbulence Study (CHATS). Oral presentation & paper 18A.6 in the American Meteorological Society’s 18th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence. 9-13 June 2008, Stockholm, Sweden.

Mayor, S. D., P. Benda, C. Murata and R. J. Danzig, 2008: Lidars: A key component of urban biodefense. Biosecur. Bioterror., 6, 45-56.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2008: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar. Poster presentation P1.1 in the Symposium on Recent Developments in Atmospheric Applications of Radar and Lidar. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 21-24 Jan. 2008, New Orleans.

National Academy of Sciences, 2008: Test and Evaluation of Biological Standoff Detection Systems, Washington, D.C.

2007

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, T.W. Horst, E. G. Patton, and D. H. Lenschow, 2007: First comparison of products from the NCAR REAL and ISFF during the CHATS. Oral presentation A41E-06 at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, 13 Dec. 2007, San Francisco.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, E. Loew, 2007: Polarization lidar at 1.54-microns and observations of plumes from aerosol generators. Opt. Eng., 46, 096201.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2007: Eye-safe aerosol lidar at 1.5 microns: progress toward a scanning lidar network, SPIE Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VIII, San Diego, CA, DOI: 10.1117/12.739519

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, S. C. Himmelsbach, R. A. Rilling, T. M. Weckwerth, E. G. Patton, and D. H. Lenschow, 2007: Elastic backscatter lidar observations of sea-breeze fronts in Dixon, California. Paper 8.5 in the Seventh Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes, American Meteorological Society, 10-13 Sept. 2007, San Diego. Video presentation - opens webex player in a new window.

Mayor, S. D., B. M. Morley, S. M. Spuler, S. C. Himmelsbach, D. Flanigan, T. M. Weckwerth, and T. Warner, 2007: Elastic Backscatter lidar observations of a gust front passage over Washington D.C. on 7 May 2004. Paper 9.7 in the Seventh Symposium on the Urban Environment, American Meteorological Society, 10-13 Sept. 2007, San Diego.

Refaat, T. F., S. Ismail, T. L. Mack, M. N. Abedin, S. D. Mayor, S. M. Spuler, U. Singh, 2007: Infrared Phototransistor Validation for Atmospheric Remote Sensing Application using the Raman-Shifted Eye-Safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Opt. Eng., 46, 086001.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2007: Raman shifter optimized for lidar at 1.5-micron wavelength. Appl. Optics , 46, 2990-2995.

Warner, T., P. Benda, S. Swerdlin, J. Knievel, E. Argenta, B. Aronian, B. Balsley, J. Bowers, R. Carter, P. A. Clark, K. Clawson, J. Copeland, A. Crook, R. Frehlich, M. L. Jensen, Y. Liu, S. Mayor, Y. Meillier, B. Morley, R. Sharman, S. Spuler, D. Storwold, J. Sun, J. Weil, M. Xu, A. Yates, and Y. Zhang, 2007: The Pentagon Shield Field Program Toward Critical Infrastructure Protection. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 88, 167-176.

2006

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, E. Loew, T. M. Weckwerth, S. DeWekker, D. J. Kirshbaum, 2006: REAL: 1.5 micron wavelength scanning polarization lidar, 23rd International Laser Radar Conference, Nara, Japan, 24-28 July. Vol. 1, Pages 161-164. Poster received Best Poster Award.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2006: High-energy multipass forward Raman shifter as an eye-safe laser source for lidar, 23rd International Laser Radar Conference, Nara, Japan, 24-28 July., Vol 1, Pages 133-136. Poster.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2006: Three Generations of Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidars, Poster 8.22-P. 7th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling, 11-17 June, Boulder, CO. Poster.

Lothon, M., D. H. Lenschow, and S. D. Mayor, 2006: Coherence and scale of vertical velocity in the convective boundary layer from a Doppler lidar, Bound. Layer Meteor., 119, 521-536.

2005

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2005: Scanning eye-safe depolarization lidar at 1.54 microns and potential usefulness in bioaerosol plume detection. SPIE Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VI, Paper 5887-23, San Diego, CA.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2005: Scanning Eye-safe Elastic Backscatter Lidar at 1.54 microns, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 22, 696-703.

2004

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, J. R. Fox, T. D. Rucker, and B. M. Morley, 2004: NCARs New Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar, 16th Symp. on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 August, Portland, ME, paper number 6.2.

Mayor, S. D., and S. M. Spuler, 2004: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar, Appl. Optics, 43, 3915- 3924.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2004: NCAR’s New Raman-shifted Eyesafe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Paper S20-10 in ESA SP-561, Reviewed and Revised Papers Presented at the 22nd International Laser Radar Conference, Vol. 1, 12-16 July 2004, Matera, Italy. 53-56.

2003

Mayor, S. D., G. J. Tripoli, and E. W. Eloranta, 2003: Evaluating large-eddy simulations using volume imaging lidar data. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 1428-1453.

2002

Mayor, S. D., P. R. Spalart, and G. J. Tripoli, 2002: Application of a perturbation recycling technique in a large- eddy simulation of a mesoscale convective internal boundary layer. J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 2385-2395.

Mayor, S. D. and D. H. Lenschow, 2002: Coherence of vertical velocity from a zenith pointing Doppler lidar, 15th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 15-19 July, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 104-107.

2001

Mayor, S.D. and E. W. Eloranta, 2001: Two-dimensional vector wind fields from volume imaging lidar data, J. Appl. Meteor., 40, 1331-1346.

2000

Mayor, S. D., E. W. Eloranta and G. J. Tripoli, 2000: Eddy resolving lidar measurements and numerical simulations of the convective internal boundary layer, 14th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 7-11 Aug., Aspen, CO. 271-274. Poster received First Place in Student Poster Presentations.

Tripoli, G. J. and S. D. Mayor, 2000: Numerical simulation of the neutral boundary layer: A comparison of enstrophy conserving with momentum conserving finite difference schemes, 14th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 7-11 Aug., Aspen, CO. 376-379.

1999

Mayor, S. D., G. J. Tripoli, E. W. Eloranta and B. Hoggatt, 1999: Comparison of Microscale Convection Patterns Seen in Lidar Data and Large-Eddy Simulations, 13th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, Jan 1999, Dallas, TX. Poster received Second Place in Student Poster Presentations.

1998

Sullivan, P. P., C.-H. Moeng, B. Stevens, D. H. Lenschow, and S. D. Mayor, 1998: Structure of the entrainment zone capping the convective atmospheric boundary layer, J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 3042-3064.

Senff, C. J., R. M. Hardesty, R. J. Alvarez, S. D. Mayor, 1998: Airborne lidar characterization of power plant plumes during the 1995 Southern Oxidants Study, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 31173-31189.

Cohn, S. A., S. D. Mayor, C. J. Grund, T. Weckwerth, C. Senff, 1998: The Lidars in Flat Terrain (LIFT) Experiment , Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 79, 1329-1343.

Mayor, S. D., E.W. Eloranta, R. Kuehn, P. Ponsardin, 1998: Summary of Volume Imaging Lidar (VIL) Preliminary Results from the Lake-Induced Convection Experiment (Lake-ICE). 19th International Laser Radar Conference, Annapolis, Maryland, 6-10 July.
Poster received First Place in Student Poster Presentations.

Banta, R. M., C. J. Senff, A. B. White, M. Trainer, R. T. McNider, R. J. Valente, S. D. Mayor, R. J. Alvarez, R. M. Hardesty, D. Parrish, F. C. Fehsenfeld, 1998: Daytime buildup and nighttime transport of urban ozone in the boundary layer during a stagnation episode, J. Geophys. Res., 103 , 22519-22544.

1997

Mayor, S. D., D. H. Lenschow, R. L. Schwiesow, J. Mann, C. L. Frush, and M. K. Simon, 1997: Validation of 10.6-micron CO2 NCAR Doppler lidar radial velocity measurements and comparison with a 915-MHz profiler, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 14, 1110-1126.

1994

Higdon, N. S., E. V. Browell, P. Ponsardin, B. E. Grossmann, C. F. Butler, T. H. Chyba, M. N. Mayo, R. J. Allen, A.W. Heuser,W. B. Grant, S. Ismail, S. D. Mayor and A. Carter, 1994: Airborne differential absorption lidar system for measurement of atmospheric water vapor and aerosols, Appl. Optics, 33, 6422-6438.

1990

Schwiesow, R. L., S. D. Mayor, V. M. Glover and D. H. Lenschow, 1990: Intersection of a sloping aerosol layer observed by airborne lidar with a cloud-capped marine boundary layer, J. Appl. Meteor., 29, 1111-1119.

2017

Mayor, S. D., 2017: Observations of microscale internal gravity waves in very stable atmospheric boundary layers over an orchard canopy. Agric. For. Meteorol. 244-245, 136-150. PDF Link

2016

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, S. M. Spuler, P. Ponsardin, J. Pruitt, D. Ramsey, and N. S. Higdon, 2016: Comparison of an analog direct detection and a micropulse aerosol lidar at 1.5-microns wavelength for wind field observations---with first results over the ocean. J. Appl. Remote Sens. 10, 016031. doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.10.016031. PDF SPIE

Hamada, M., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Optimization of the cross-correlation algorithm for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data and comparison with Doppler lidar. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. 33, 81-101. PDF AMS

2015

Sun, J., C. J. Nappo, L. Mahrt, D. Belušić, B. Grisogono, D. R. Stauffer, M. Pulido, C. Staquet, Q. Jiang, A. Pouquet, C. Yagüe, B. Galperin, R. B. Smith, J. J. Finnigan, S. D. Mayor, G. Svensson, A. A. Grachev, and W. D. Neff, 2015: Review of wave-turbulence interactions in the stable atmospheric boundary layer, Rev. Geophys., 53, doi:10.1002/2015RG000487. PDF

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2015: Wavelet-based optical flow for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 32, 1759-1778. PDF AMS

2012

Mayor, S. D., J. P. Lowe, and C. F. Mauzey, 2012: Two-component horizontal aerosol motion vectors in the atmospheric surface layer from a cross-correlation algorithm applied to scanning elastic backscatter lidar data, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 29, 1585-1602.

Lenschow, D. H., M. Lothon, S. D. Mayor, and P. P. Sullivan, 2012: A comparison of higher-order vertical velocity moments in the convective boundary layer from lidar with in situ measurements and LES, Bound. Layer Meteor., 143, 107-123.

2011

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Observations of seven atmospheric density current fronts in Dixon, California, Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 1338-1351.

Patton, E. G., T. W. Horst, P. P. Sullivan, D. H. Lenschow, S. P. Oncley, W. O. J. Brown, S. P. Burns, A. B. Guenther, A. Held, T. Karl, S. D. Mayor, L. V. Rizzo, S. M. Spuler, J. Sun, A. A. Turnipseed, E. J. Allwine, S. L. Edburg, B. K. Lamb, R. Avissar, R. Calhoun, J. Kleissl, W. J. Massman, K. T. Paw U, J. C. Weil, 2011: The Canopy Horizontal Array Turbulence Study (CHATS), Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. 92, 593-611.

2009

National Academy of Sciences, 2009: BioWatch and Public Health Surveillance: Evaluating Systems for the Early Detection of Biological Threats. Washington, D.C.

Lothon, M., D. H. Lenschow, and S. D. Mayor, 2009: Doppler lidar measurements of vertical velocity spectra in the convective planetary boundary layer, Bound. Layer Meteor., 132, 205-226.

De Wekker, S. F. J. and S. D. Mayor, 2009: Observations of atmospheric structure and dynamics in the Owens Valley of California with a ground-based, eye-safe, scanning aerosol lidar. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 48, 1483-1499.

Doyle, J. D., V. Grubišic', W. O. J. Brown, S. F. J. De Wekker, A. Dörnbrack, Q. Jiang, S. D. Mayor, M. Weissmann, 2009: Observations and numerical simulations of subrotor vortices during T-REX. J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 1229-1249.

2008

Refaat, T. F., S. Ismail, M. N. Abedin, S. M. Spuler, S. D. Mayor, and U. N. Singh, 2008: Lidar backscatter signal recovery from phototransistor systematic effect by deconvolution. Appl. Optics, 47, 5281-5295.

Mayor, S. D., P. Benda, C. Murata and R. J. Danzig, 2008: Lidars: A key component of urban biodefense. Biosecur. Bioterror., 6, 45-56.

National Academy of Sciences, 2008: Test and Evaluation of Biological Standoff Detection Systems, Washington, D.C.

2007

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, E. Loew, 2007: Polarization lidar at 1.54-microns and observations of plumes from aerosol generators. Opt. Eng., 46, 096201.

Refaat, T. F., S. Ismail, T. L. Mack, M. N. Abedin, S. D. Mayor, S. M. Spuler, U. Singh, 2007: Infrared Phototransistor Validation for Atmospheric Remote Sensing Application using the Raman-Shifted Eye-Safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Opt. Eng., 46, 086001.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2007: Raman shifter optimized for lidar at 1.5-micron wavelength. Appl. Optics , 46, 2990-2995.

Warner, T., P. Benda, S. Swerdlin, J. Knievel, E. Argenta, B. Aronian, B. Balsley, J. Bowers, R. Carter, P. A. Clark, K. Clawson, J. Copeland, A. Crook, R. Frehlich, M. L. Jensen, Y. Liu, S. Mayor, Y. Meillier, B. Morley, R. Sharman, S. Spuler, D. Storwold, J. Sun, J. Weil, M. Xu, A. Yates, and Y. Zhang, 2007: The Pentagon Shield Field Program Toward Critical Infrastructure Protection. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 88, 167-176.

2006

Lothon, M., D. H. Lenschow, and S. D. Mayor, 2006: Coherence and scale of vertical velocity in the convective boundary layer from a Doppler lidar, Bound. Layer Meteor., 119, 521-536.

2005

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2005: Scanning Eye-safe Elastic Backscatter Lidar at 1.54 microns, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 22, 696-703.

2004

Mayor, S. D., and S. M. Spuler, 2004: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar, Appl. Optics, 43, 3915- 3924.

2003

Mayor, S. D., G. J. Tripoli, and E. W. Eloranta, 2003: Evaluating large-eddy simulations using volume imaging lidar data. Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 1428-1453.

2002

Mayor, S. D., P. R. Spalart, and G. J. Tripoli, 2002: Application of a perturbation recycling technique in a large- eddy simulation of a mesoscale convective internal boundary layer. J. Atmos. Sci., 59, 2385-2395.

2001

Mayor, S.D. and E. W. Eloranta, 2001: Two-dimensional vector wind fields from volume imaging lidar data, J. Appl. Meteor., 40, 1331-1346.

1998

Sullivan, P. P., C.-H. Moeng, B. Stevens, D. H. Lenschow, and S. D. Mayor, 1998: Structure of the entrainment zone capping the convective atmospheric boundary layer, J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 3042-3064.

Senff, C. J., R. M. Hardesty, R. J. Alvarez, S. D. Mayor, 1998: Airborne lidar characterization of power plant plumes during the 1995 Southern Oxidants Study, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 31173-31189.

Cohn, S. A., S. D. Mayor, C. J. Grund, T. Weckwerth, C. Senff, 1998: The Lidars in Flat Terrain (LIFT) Experiment , Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 79, 1329-1343.

Banta, R. M., C. J. Senff, A. B. White, M. Trainer, R. T. McNider, R. J. Valente, S. D. Mayor, R. J. Alvarez, R. M. Hardesty, D. Parrish, F. C. Fehsenfeld, 1998: Daytime buildup and nighttime transport of urban ozone in the boundary layer during a stagnation episode, J. Geophys. Res., 103 , 22519-22544.

1997

Mayor, S. D., D. H. Lenschow, R. L. Schwiesow, J. Mann, C. L. Frush, and M. K. Simon, 1997: Validation of 10.6-micron CO2 NCAR Doppler lidar radial velocity measurements and comparison with a 915-MHz profiler, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 14, 1110-1126.

1994

Higdon, N. S., E. V. Browell, P. Ponsardin, B. E. Grossmann, C. F. Butler, T. H. Chyba, M. N. Mayo, R. J. Allen, A.W. Heuser,W. B. Grant, S. Ismail, S. D. Mayor and A. Carter, 1994: Airborne differential absorption lidar system for measurement of atmospheric water vapor and aerosols, Appl. Optics, 33, 6422-6438.

1990

Schwiesow, R. L., S. D. Mayor, V. M. Glover and D. H. Lenschow, 1990: Intersection of a sloping aerosol layer observed by airborne lidar with a cloud-capped marine boundary layer, J. Appl. Meteor., 29, 1111-1119.

2017

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Poster presentation at 28th International Laser Radar Conference, 25-30 June. Bucharest, Romania. PDF Link

Mayor, S. D., 2017: Observations of microscale internal gravity waves over an orchard canopy, Oral presentation at Propagation through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena at the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, 26 - 29 June, San Francisco, CA. PDF Link

Bieringer, P., S. Higdon, G. Bieberbach, J. Hurst, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Assimilation of lidar backscatter and wind data into atmospheric transport and dispersion model, Oral presentation 11.4 at AMS Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 25 January, Seattle, WA. Link

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Oral presentation 11.2 at AMS Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 25 January, Seattle, WA. Link

2016

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Oral presentation A21I-07 at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Observations of Canopy Waves from CHATS. Oral presentation at the American Meteorological Society's 32nd Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 20-24 June, Salt Lake City, UT. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Two-component wind fields in the atmospheric surface layer over the ocean. Poster presentation at the American Meteorological Society's 22nd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 20-24 June, Salt Lake City, UT. Link Poster

Bieringer, P. E., S. Higdon, G. Bieberbach, J. Hurst, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Lidar backscatter and wind data assimilation into the second order closure integrated PUFF (SCIPUFF) model. Oral presentation at the 20th Annual George Mason University Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling, 14-16 June, Fairfax, VA. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Recent progress in wind field sensing by aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. Oral presentation at the Optical Society of America's (OSA) Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 5-10 June, San Jose, CA. Link

2015

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, and C. F. Mauzey, 2015: Two-component wind fields from single scanning aerosol lidar, Paper 9612-13, SPIE, 13 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., P. Derian, C. F. Mauzey, D. L. Ramsey, J. Pruitt, P. Ponsardin, and N. S. Higdon, 2015: Comparison of aerosol backscatter and wind field estimates from REAL and SAMPLE, Paper 9612-16, SPIE, 13 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., 2015: Observations of two-component wind fields from aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms including first results over rough sea states. International Conference on Model Integration across Disparate Scales in Complex Turbulent Flow Simulation (ICMIDS). Presentation #28, 16 June, State College, PA. Abstract mp4

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and M. Hamada, 2015: Two-component wind fields from single scanning aerosol lidar, Oral presentation J1.3 at the Seventh Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 95th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

2014

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, M. Hamada, and C. F. Mauzey, 2014: Two-component vector wind fields by scanning aerosol lidar, Presentation A43B-3271 in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Processes and Turbulence Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 December.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, N. S. Higdon, and T. H. Chyba, 2014: Two-component wind vector fields from scanning aerosol lidars. Oral presentation (given by T. H. Chyba) at 18th Annual George Mason University Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling. 24-25 June. Fairfax, VA. Link SLIDES

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and M. Hamada, 2014: Recent progress in 2-component wind field observations by the REAL and motion estimation algorithms. Oral presentation 13A.2 at the American Meteorological Society’s 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 June, Leeds, UK. Link

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2014: Wavelet optical flow for 2-component wind fields from aerosol backscatter lidar data. Poster presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 June, Leeds, UK. Link

Mauzey, C. F., P. Dérian, and S. D. Mayor, 2014: Wavelet-based optical flow for real-time wind estimation using CUDA, Poster presentation. GPU Technology Conference (GTC), 24-27 March, San Jose, CA. POSTER

2013

Randall, T. N. and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Observations of canopy waves above an orchard by a horizontally-scanning aerosol lidar. Presentation A43A-0213 in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Processes and Turbulence Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Hamada, M., P. Dérian, and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Tests of the cross-correlation algorithm using synthetic backscatter lidar images and wind fields. Presentation A13G-0311 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Mayor, S. D. and P. Dérian, 2013: The 2013 Chico Lidar Wind Sensing Experiment: Two-component winds above the reach of typical meteorological masts. Presentation A13G-0310 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Wavelet optical flow for 2-component wind field from horizontally scanning lidar data. Presentation A13G-0303 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Mayor, S. D., 2013: Two-component wind vectors from scanning eye-safe elastic lidar. Invited presentation EM2A.3 at the Optical Society of America (OSA) conference on Energy and the Environment. 4 Nov., Tucson, AZ. 24-minute audio/video presentation.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, M. Hamada, 2013: Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. Paper 9972-7. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 25-29 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., A. Petrova-Mayor, B. Morley, and S. Spuler, 2013: Recent improvements to the Raman-shifted eye-safe aerosol lidar (REAL). Paper 9972-10. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 25-29 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, T. Henry, E. Mémin, M. Hamada, and D. Scott, 2013: Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. WindPower 2013, 5-8 May, Chicago IL.

Randall, T. N. and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Lidar observations of fine-scale internal gravity waves. Poster presentation 715 in Sixth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 9 January, Austin, TX.

Mayor, S. D., 2013: Two-component wind fields from eye-safe scanning aerosol lidar, Oral presentation 1.3 in Sixth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 8 January, Austin, TX.

2012

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component horizontal wind vectors from the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL), Presentation A31F-0112 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy II Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 3-7 December.

Held, A., T. Seith, I. M. Brooks, S. J. Norris, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Intercomparison of lidar aerosol backscatter and in-situ size distribution measurements, European Aerosol Conference. Presentation number B-WG01S2P05. 2-7 Sept. 2012 in Granada, Spain. Poster and Abstract.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Invited Presentation at the NCAR Geophysical Turbulence Program's workshop on Wave-Turbulence Interactions in Stable Atmospheric Boundary Layers (WINABL), 23-27 July 2012, Boulder, CO. Video of presentation.

Randall, T. N., E. R. Jachens, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale atmospheric gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s 20th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 July 2012, Boston, MA.

Gimbal, S., Q. Li and A. Petrova-Mayor, 2012: Polarization effects induced by a two-mirror lidar beam steering unit. Pages 81-84 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 26th International Laser Radar Conference. Poster Presentation SP1.02. 25-29 June 2012, Porto Heli, Greece.

Jachens, E. R. and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale atmospheric gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation S8P-05 at the 26th International Laser Radar Conference, 25-29 June 2012 in Porto Heli, Greece.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component winds from an eye-safe scanning elastic backscatter lidar. Invited lecture at the Summer School in Remote Sensing for Wind Energy, Boulder, Colorado, 11-15 June 2012.

Mayor, S. D., E. R. Jachens, and T. N. Randall, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation P01-15 at the 16th International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary-Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), 5-8 June 2012, Boulder, Colorado.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Oral Presentation S12-2 at the 16th International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary-Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), 5-8 June 2012, Boulder, Colorado.

Mauzey, C. F., J. P. Lowe, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Real-time wind velocity estimation from aerosol lidar data using graphics hardware, Poster presentation AV10 at the GPU Technology Conference, 14-17 May 2012, San Jose, CA.

2011

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Two-component wind measurement with the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar. Oral presentation given by Ed Eloranta at the 48th Oholo Conference on Emerging Remote Sensing Techniques and Associated Modeling of Air Pollution Applications. 8 November 2011, Eilat, Israel.

Mayor, S. D., A. Petrova-Mayor, R. W. Wortley, D. S. Hofstadter, S. M. Spuler, and J. Ranson, 2011: Gas-fusion Mirrors for Atmospheric Lidar, Optical Society of America, Frontiers in Optics(FiO)/Laser Science(LS). Poster Presentation JTuA19, 16-19 Oct. 2011, San Jose, CA.

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from scanning eye-safe aerosol lidar and cross-correlation. Presented at the 5th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications. American Meteorological Society, 26 January 2011, Seattle, WA. Presentation Video. Presentation PDF.

2010

Mayor, S. D., 2010: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL) in 2010: Instrument Status and Two-component Wind Measurements, 16th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications. Invited paper. Proceedings of the SPIE. Vol. 7747, doi:10.1117/12.883454.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, P. Héas, and E. Mémin, 2010: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from eye-safe aerosol lidar. 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 2-6 August 2010, Keystone, CO. Poster Presentation P1.4.

Mayor, S. D., 2010: Horizontal motion vectors from cross-correlation: First application to eye-safe aerosol lidar data from CHATS. p. 317-320 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 25th ILRC. Poster presentation S2P-08 (Tues. July 6).

Dérian, P., P. Héas, E. Mémin and S. D. Mayor, 2010: Dense motion estimation from eye-safe aerosol lidar data. p. 377-380 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 25th ILRC. Oral presentation S3O-04 (Thurs. July 8).

Mayor, S. D., 2010: High Pulse-Energy Atmospheric Aerosol Lidar at 1.5-microns Wavelength: Opportunities for Innovation from a Meteorologist’s Perspective. Invited Talk. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC), JThJ2. 20 May 2010, San Jose, CA.

2008

Mayor, S. D., 2008: Observations of sea-breeze fronts and turbulence near the surface during stable conditions. Oral presentation & paper S03O-01. 24th International Laser Radar Conference, 23-27 June 2008, Boulder, Colorado.

Mayor, S. D., 2008: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL) observations at the Canopy Horizontal Array Turbulence Study (CHATS). Oral presentation & paper 18A.6 in the American Meteorological Society’s 18th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence. 9-13 June 2008, Stockholm, Sweden.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2008: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar. Poster presentation P1.1 in the Symposium on Recent Developments in Atmospheric Applications of Radar and Lidar. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 21-24 Jan. 2008, New Orleans.

2007

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, T.W. Horst, E. G. Patton, and D. H. Lenschow, 2007: First comparison of products from the NCAR REAL and ISFF during the CHATS. Oral presentation A41E-06 at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, 13 Dec. 2007, San Francisco.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2007: Eye-safe aerosol lidar at 1.5 microns: progress toward a scanning lidar network, SPIE Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VIII, San Diego, CA, DOI: 10.1117/12.739519

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, S. C. Himmelsbach, R. A. Rilling, T. M. Weckwerth, E. G. Patton, and D. H. Lenschow, 2007: Elastic backscatter lidar observations of sea-breeze fronts in Dixon, California. Paper 8.5 in the Seventh Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes, American Meteorological Society, 10-13 Sept. 2007, San Diego. Video presentation - opens webex player in a new window.

Mayor, S. D., B. M. Morley, S. M. Spuler, S. C. Himmelsbach, D. Flanigan, T. M. Weckwerth, and T. Warner, 2007: Elastic Backscatter lidar observations of a gust front passage over Washington D.C. on 7 May 2004. Paper 9.7 in the Seventh Symposium on the Urban Environment, American Meteorological Society, 10-13 Sept. 2007, San Diego.

2006

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, E. Loew, T. M. Weckwerth, S. DeWekker, D. J. Kirshbaum, 2006: REAL: 1.5 micron wavelength scanning polarization lidar, 23rd International Laser Radar Conference, Nara, Japan, 24-28 July. Vol. 1, Pages 161-164. Poster received Best Poster Award.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2006: High-energy multipass forward Raman shifter as an eye-safe laser source for lidar, 23rd International Laser Radar Conference, Nara, Japan, 24-28 July., Vol 1, Pages 133-136. Poster.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2006: Three Generations of Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidars, Poster 8.22-P. 7th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling, 11-17 June, Boulder, CO. Poster.

2005

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2005: Scanning eye-safe depolarization lidar at 1.54 microns and potential usefulness in bioaerosol plume detection. SPIE Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VI, Paper 5887-23, San Diego, CA.

2004

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, J. R. Fox, T. D. Rucker, and B. M. Morley, 2004: NCARs New Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar, 16th Symp. on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 August, Portland, ME, paper number 6.2.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2004: NCAR’s New Raman-shifted Eyesafe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Paper S20-10 in ESA SP-561, Reviewed and Revised Papers Presented at the 22nd International Laser Radar Conference, Vol. 1, 12-16 July 2004, Matera, Italy. 53-56.

2002

Mayor, S. D. and D. H. Lenschow, 2002: Coherence of vertical velocity from a zenith pointing Doppler lidar, 15th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 15-19 July, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 104-107.

2000

Mayor, S. D., E. W. Eloranta and G. J. Tripoli, 2000: Eddy resolving lidar measurements and numerical simulations of the convective internal boundary layer, 14th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 7-11 Aug., Aspen, CO. 271-274. Poster received First Place in Student Poster Presentations.

Tripoli, G. J. and S. D. Mayor, 2000: Numerical simulation of the neutral boundary layer: A comparison of enstrophy conserving with momentum conserving finite difference schemes, 14th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 7-11 Aug., Aspen, CO. 376-379.

1999

Mayor, S. D., G. J. Tripoli, E. W. Eloranta and B. Hoggatt, 1999: Comparison of Microscale Convection Patterns Seen in Lidar Data and Large-Eddy Simulations, 13th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, Jan 1999, Dallas, TX. Poster received Second Place in Student Poster Presentations.

1998

Mayor, S. D., E.W. Eloranta, R. Kuehn, P. Ponsardin, 1998: Summary of Volume Imaging Lidar (VIL) Preliminary Results from the Lake-Induced Convection Experiment (Lake-ICE). 19th International Laser Radar Conference, Annapolis, Maryland, 6-10 July.
Poster received First Place in Student Poster Presentations.

2017

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Poster presentation at 28th International Laser Radar Conference, 25-30 June. Bucharest, Romania. PDF Link

Mayor, S. D., 2017: Observations of microscale internal gravity waves over an orchard canopy, Oral presentation at Propagation through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena at the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, 26 - 29 June, San Francisco, CA. PDF Link

Mayor, S. D., 2017: Observations of microscale internal gravity waves in very stable atmospheric boundary layers over an orchard canopy. Agric. For. Meteorol. 244-245, 136-150. PDF Link

Bieringer, P., S. Higdon, G. Bieberbach, J. Hurst, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Assimilation of lidar backscatter and wind data into atmospheric transport and dispersion model, Oral presentation 11.4 at AMS Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 25 January, Seattle, WA. Link

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Oral presentation 11.2 at AMS Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 25 January, Seattle, WA. Link

2016

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Oral presentation A21I-07 at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Observations of Canopy Waves from CHATS. Oral presentation at the American Meteorological Society's 32nd Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 20-24 June, Salt Lake City, UT. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Two-component wind fields in the atmospheric surface layer over the ocean. Poster presentation at the American Meteorological Society's 22nd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 20-24 June, Salt Lake City, UT. Link Poster

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Recent progress in wind field sensing by aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. Oral presentation at the Optical Society of America's (OSA) Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 5-10 June, San Jose, CA. Link

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, S. M. Spuler, P. Ponsardin, J. Pruitt, D. Ramsey, and N. S. Higdon, 2016: Comparison of an analog direct detection and a micropulse aerosol lidar at 1.5-microns wavelength for wind field observations---with first results over the ocean. J. Appl. Remote Sens. 10, 016031. doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.10.016031. PDF SPIE

Hamada, M., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Optimization of the cross-correlation algorithm for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data and comparison with Doppler lidar. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. 33, 81-101. PDF AMS

2015

Sun, J., C. J. Nappo, L. Mahrt, D. Belušić, B. Grisogono, D. R. Stauffer, M. Pulido, C. Staquet, Q. Jiang, A. Pouquet, C. Yagüe, B. Galperin, R. B. Smith, J. J. Finnigan, S. D. Mayor, G. Svensson, A. A. Grachev, and W. D. Neff, 2015: Review of wave-turbulence interactions in the stable atmospheric boundary layer, Rev. Geophys., 53, doi:10.1002/2015RG000487. PDF

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2015: Wavelet-based optical flow for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 32, 1759-1778. PDF AMS

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, and C. F. Mauzey, 2015: Two-component wind fields from single scanning aerosol lidar, Paper 9612-13, SPIE, 13 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., P. Derian, C. F. Mauzey, D. L. Ramsey, J. Pruitt, P. Ponsardin, and N. S. Higdon, 2015: Comparison of aerosol backscatter and wind field estimates from REAL and SAMPLE, Paper 9612-16, SPIE, 13 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., 2015: Observations of two-component wind fields from aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms including first results over rough sea states. International Conference on Model Integration across Disparate Scales in Complex Turbulent Flow Simulation (ICMIDS). Presentation #28, 16 June, State College, PA. Abstract mp4

Randall, T., 2015: Observations of microscale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy by a horizontally scanning lidar, Master of Science, Thesis, Environmental Science, California State University, Chico.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and M. Hamada, 2015: Two-component wind fields from single scanning aerosol lidar, Oral presentation J1.3 at the Seventh Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 95th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2015: Wavelet-based optical flow for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. In press. Manuscript AMS

2014

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, M. Hamada, and C. F. Mauzey, 2014: Two-component vector wind fields by scanning aerosol lidar, Presentation A43B-3271 in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Processes and Turbulence Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 December.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, N. S. Higdon, and T. H. Chyba, 2014: Two-component wind vector fields from scanning aerosol lidars. Oral presentation (given by T. H. Chyba) at 18th Annual George Mason University Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling. 24-25 June. Fairfax, VA. Link SLIDES

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and M. Hamada, 2014: Recent progress in 2-component wind field observations by the REAL and motion estimation algorithms. Oral presentation 13A.2 at the American Meteorological Society’s 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 June, Leeds, UK. Link

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2014: Wavelet optical flow for 2-component wind fields from aerosol backscatter lidar data. Poster presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 June, Leeds, UK. Link

Mauzey, C. F., P. Dérian, and S. D. Mayor, 2014: Wavelet-based optical flow for real-time wind estimation using CUDA, Poster presentation. GPU Technology Conference (GTC), 24-27 March, San Jose, CA. POSTER

2013

Randall, T. N. and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Observations of canopy waves above an orchard by a horizontally-scanning aerosol lidar. Presentation A43A-0213 in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Processes and Turbulence Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Hamada, M., P. Dérian, and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Tests of the cross-correlation algorithm using synthetic backscatter lidar images and wind fields. Presentation A13G-0311 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Mayor, S. D. and P. Dérian, 2013: The 2013 Chico Lidar Wind Sensing Experiment: Two-component winds above the reach of typical meteorological masts. Presentation A13G-0310 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Wavelet optical flow for 2-component wind field from horizontally scanning lidar data. Presentation A13G-0303 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Mayor, S. D., 2013: Two-component wind vectors from scanning eye-safe elastic lidar. Invited presentation EM2A.3 at the Optical Society of America (OSA) conference on Energy and the Environment. 4 Nov., Tucson, AZ. 24-minute audio/video presentation.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, M. Hamada, 2013: Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. Paper 9972-7. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 25-29 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., A. Petrova-Mayor, B. Morley, and S. Spuler, 2013: Recent improvements to the Raman-shifted eye-safe aerosol lidar (REAL). Paper 9972-10. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 25-29 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, T. Henry, E. Mémin, M. Hamada, and D. Scott, 2013: Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. WindPower 2013, 5-8 May, Chicago IL.

Randall, T. N. and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Lidar observations of fine-scale internal gravity waves. Poster presentation 715 in Sixth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 9 January, Austin, TX.

Mayor, S. D., 2013: Two-component wind fields from eye-safe scanning aerosol lidar, Oral presentation 1.3 in Sixth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 8 January, Austin, TX.

2012

Scott, D. R., 2012: Control System for a High Pulse-Energy Atmospheric Lidar, Master of Science, Thesis, Electrical and Computer Engineering, California State University, Chico.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component horizontal wind vectors from the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL), Presentation A31F-0112 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy II Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 3-7 December.

Held, A., T. Seith, I. M. Brooks, S. J. Norris, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Intercomparison of lidar aerosol backscatter and in-situ size distribution measurements, European Aerosol Conference. Presentation number B-WG01S2P05. 2-7 Sept. 2012 in Granada, Spain. Poster and Abstract.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Invited Presentation at the NCAR Geophysical Turbulence Program's workshop on Wave-Turbulence Interactions in Stable Atmospheric Boundary Layers (WINABL), 23-27 July 2012, Boulder, CO. Video of presentation.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Observations of wind and waves with the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). NCAR Joint Seminar MMM/EOL, 24 July 2012, Boulder, CO. Abstract.

Randall, T. N., E. R. Jachens, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale atmospheric gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s 20th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 July 2012, Boston, MA.

Gimbal, S., Q. Li and A. Petrova-Mayor, 2012: Polarization effects induced by a two-mirror lidar beam steering unit. Pages 81-84 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 26th International Laser Radar Conference. Poster Presentation SP1.02. 25-29 June 2012, Porto Heli, Greece.

Jachens, E. R. and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale atmospheric gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation S8P-05 at the 26th International Laser Radar Conference, 25-29 June 2012 in Porto Heli, Greece.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component winds from an eye-safe scanning elastic backscatter lidar. Invited lecture at the Summer School in Remote Sensing for Wind Energy, Boulder, Colorado, 11-15 June 2012.

Mayor, S. D., E. R. Jachens, and T. N. Randall, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation P01-15 at the 16th International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary-Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), 5-8 June 2012, Boulder, Colorado.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Oral Presentation S12-2 at the 16th International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary-Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), 5-8 June 2012, Boulder, Colorado.

Mauzey, C. F., J. P. Lowe, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Real-time wind velocity estimation from aerosol lidar data using graphics hardware, Poster presentation AV10 at the GPU Technology Conference, 14-17 May 2012, San Jose, CA.

Mayor, S. D., J. P. Lowe, and C. F. Mauzey, 2012: Two-component horizontal aerosol motion vectors in the atmospheric surface layer from a cross-correlation algorithm applied to scanning elastic backscatter lidar data, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 29, 1585-1602.

2011

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Two-component wind measurement with the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar. Oral presentation given by Ed Eloranta at the 48th Oholo Conference on Emerging Remote Sensing Techniques and Associated Modeling of Air Pollution Applications. 8 November 2011, Eilat, Israel.

Mayor, S. D., A. Petrova-Mayor, R. W. Wortley, D. S. Hofstadter, S. M. Spuler, and J. Ranson, 2011: Gas-fusion Mirrors for Atmospheric Lidar, Optical Society of America, Frontiers in Optics(FiO)/Laser Science(LS). Poster Presentation JTuA19, 16-19 Oct. 2011, San Jose, CA.

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Observations of seven atmospheric density current fronts in Dixon, California, Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 1338-1351.

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from scanning eye-safe aerosol lidar and cross-correlation. Presented at the 5th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications. American Meteorological Society, 26 January 2011, Seattle, WA. Presentation Video. Presentation PDF.

Patton, E. G., T. W. Horst, P. P. Sullivan, D. H. Lenschow, S. P. Oncley, W. O. J. Brown, S. P. Burns, A. B. Guenther, A. Held, T. Karl, S. D. Mayor, L. V. Rizzo, S. M. Spuler, J. Sun, A. A. Turnipseed, E. J. Allwine, S. L. Edburg, B. K. Lamb, R. Avissar, R. Calhoun, J. Kleissl, W. J. Massman, K. T. Paw U, J. C. Weil, 2011: The Canopy Horizontal Array Turbulence Study (CHATS), Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. In Press.

2010

Mayor, S. D., 2010: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL) in 2010: Instrument Status and Two-component Wind Measurements, 16th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications. Invited paper. Proceedings of the SPIE. Vol. 7747, doi:10.1117/12.883454.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, P. Héas, and E. Mémin, 2010: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from eye-safe aerosol lidar. 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 2-6 August 2010, Keystone, CO. Poster Presentation P1.4.

Mayor, S. D., 2010: Horizontal motion vectors from cross-correlation: First application to eye-safe aerosol lidar data from CHATS. p. 317-320 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 25th ILRC. Poster presentation S2P-08 (Tues. July 6).

Dérian, P., P. Héas, E. Mémin and S. D. Mayor, 2010: Dense motion estimation from eye-safe aerosol lidar data. p. 377-380 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 25th ILRC. Oral presentation S3O-04 (Thurs. July 8).

Mayor, S. D., 2010: High Pulse-Energy Atmospheric Aerosol Lidar at 1.5-microns Wavelength: Opportunities for Innovation from a Meteorologist’s Perspective. Invited Talk. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC), JThJ2. 20 May 2010, San Jose, CA.

2009

De Wekker, S. F. J. and S. D. Mayor, 2009: Observations of atmospheric structure and dynamics in the Owens Valley of California with a ground-based, eye-safe, scanning aerosol lidar. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim., 48, 1483-1499.

Doyle, J. D., V. Grubišic', W. O. J. Brown, S. F. J. De Wekker, A. Dörnbrack, Q. Jiang, S. D. Mayor, M. Weissmann, 2009: Observations and numerical simulations of subrotor vortices during T-REX. J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 1229-1249.

2008

Refaat, T. F., S. Ismail, M. N. Abedin, S. M. Spuler, S. D. Mayor, and U. N. Singh, 2008: Lidar backscatter signal recovery from phototransistor systematic effect by deconvolution. Appl. Optics, 47, 5281-5295.

Mayor, S. D., 2008: Observations of sea-breeze fronts and turbulence near the surface during stable conditions. Oral presentation & paper S03O-01. 24th International Laser Radar Conference, 23-27 June 2008, Boulder, Colorado.

Mayor, S. D., 2008: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL) observations at the Canopy Horizontal Array Turbulence Study (CHATS). Oral presentation & paper 18A.6 in the American Meteorological Society’s 18th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence. 9-13 June 2008, Stockholm, Sweden.

Mayor, S. D., P. Benda, C. Murata and R. J. Danzig, 2008: Lidars: A key component of urban biodefense. Biosecur. Bioterror., 6, 45-56.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2008: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar. Poster presentation P1.1 in the Symposium on Recent Developments in Atmospheric Applications of Radar and Lidar. 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 21-24 Jan. 2008, New Orleans.

2007

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, E. Loew, 2007: Polarization lidar at 1.54-microns and observations of plumes from aerosol generators. Opt. Eng., 46, 096201.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2007: Raman shifter optimized for lidar at 1.5-micron wavelength. Appl. Optics , 46, 2990-2995.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, T.W. Horst, E. G. Patton, and D. H. Lenschow, 2007: First comparison of products from the NCAR REAL and ISFF during the CHATS. Oral presentation A41E-06 at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, 13 Dec. 2007, San Francisco.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2007: Eye-safe aerosol lidar at 1.5 microns: progress toward a scanning lidar network, SPIE Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VIII, San Diego, CA, DOI: 10.1117/12.739519

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, S. C. Himmelsbach, R. A. Rilling, T. M. Weckwerth, E. G. Patton, and D. H. Lenschow, 2007: Elastic backscatter lidar observations of sea-breeze fronts in Dixon, California. Paper 8.5 in the Seventh Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes, American Meteorological Society, 10-13 Sept. 2007, San Diego. Video presentation - opens webex player in a new window.

Mayor, S. D., B. M. Morley, S. M. Spuler, S. C. Himmelsbach, D. Flanigan, T. M. Weckwerth, and T. Warner, 2007: Elastic Backscatter lidar observations of a gust front passage over Washington D.C. on 7 May 2004. Paper 9.7 in the Seventh Symposium on the Urban Environment, American Meteorological Society, 10-13 Sept. 2007, San Diego.

Refaat, T. F., S. Ismail, T. L. Mack, M. N. Abedin, S. D. Mayor, S. M. Spuler, U. Singh, 2007: Infrared Phototransistor Validation for Atmospheric Remote Sensing Application using the Raman-Shifted Eye-Safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Opt. Eng., 46, 086001.

Warner, T., P. Benda, S. Swerdlin, J. Knievel, E. Argenta, B. Aronian, B. Balsley, J. Bowers, R. Carter, P. A. Clark, K. Clawson, J. Copeland, A. Crook, R. Frehlich, M. L. Jensen, Y. Liu, S. Mayor, Y. Meillier, B. Morley, R. Sharman, S. Spuler, D. Storwold, J. Sun, J. Weil, M. Xu, A. Yates, and Y. Zhang, 2007: The Pentagon Shield Field Program Toward Critical Infrastructure Protection. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 88, 167-176.

2006

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, B. M. Morley, E. Loew, T. M. Weckwerth, S. DeWekker, D. J. Kirshbaum, 2006: REAL: 1.5 micron wavelength scanning polarization lidar, 23rd International Laser Radar Conference, Nara, Japan, 24-28 July. Vol. 1, Pages 161-164. Poster received Best Poster Award.

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2006: High-energy multipass forward Raman shifter as an eye-safe laser source for lidar, 23rd International Laser Radar Conference, Nara, Japan, 24-28 July., Vol 1, Pages 133-136. Poster.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2006: Three Generations of Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidars, Poster 8.22-P. 7th International Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling, 11-17 June, Boulder, CO. Poster.

2005

Spuler, S. M. and S. D. Mayor, 2005: Scanning Eye-safe Elastic Backscatter Lidar at 1.54 microns, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 22, 696-703.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2005: Scanning eye-safe depolarization lidar at 1.54 microns and potential usefulness in bioaerosol plume detection. SPIE Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring IV, Paper 5887-23, San Diego, CA.

2004

Mayor, S. D., and S. M. Spuler, 2004: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar, Appl. Optics, 43, 3915-3924.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, and B. M. Morley, 2004: NCAR’s New Raman-shifted Eyesafe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Paper S20-10 in ESA SP-561, Reviewed and Revised Papers Presented at the 22nd International Laser Radar Conference, Vol. 1, 12-16 July 2004, Matera, Italy. 53-56.

Mayor, S. D., S. M. Spuler, J. R. Fox, T. D. Rucker, and B. M. Morley, 2004: NCARs New Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar, 16th Symp. on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 August, Portland, ME, paper number 6.2.

2017

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Poster presentation at 28th International Laser Radar Conference, 25-30 June. Bucharest, Romania. PDF Link

Mayor, S. D., 2017: Observations of microscale internal gravity waves over an orchard canopy, Oral presentation at Propagation through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena at the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, 26 - 29 June, San Francisco, CA. PDF Link

Mayor, S. D., 2017: Observations of microscale internal gravity waves in very stable atmospheric boundary layers over an orchard canopy. Agric. For. Meteorol. 244-245, 136-150. PDF Link

Bieringer, P., S. Higdon, G. Bieberbach, J. Hurst, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Assimilation of lidar backscatter and wind data into atmospheric transport and dispersion model, Oral presentation 11.4 at AMS Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 25 January, Seattle, WA. Link

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2017: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Oral presentation 11.2 at AMS Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 25 January, Seattle, WA. Link

2016

Rocha-Brownell, K. D., P. Dérian, D. H. Richter, P. P. Sullivan, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Evaluation of a wavelet-based optical flow algorithm through the use of large eddy simulations, Oral presentation A21I-07 at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Observations of Canopy Waves from CHATS. Oral presentation at the American Meteorological Society's 32nd Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 20-24 June, Salt Lake City, UT. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Two-component wind fields in the atmospheric surface layer over the ocean. Poster presentation at the American Meteorological Society's 22nd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 20-24 June, Salt Lake City, UT. Link Poster

Bieringer, P. E., S. Higdon, G. Bieberbach, J. Hurst, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Lidar backscatter and wind data assimilation into the second order closure integrated PUFF (SCIPUFF) model. Oral presentation at the 20th Annual George Mason University Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling, 14-16 June, Fairfax, VA. Link

Mayor, S. D., 2016: Recent progress in wind field sensing by aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. Oral presentation at the Optical Society of America's (OSA) Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 5-10 June, San Jose, CA. Link

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, S. M. Spuler, P. Ponsardin, J. Pruitt, D. Ramsey, and N. S. Higdon, 2016: Comparison of an analog direct detection and a micropulse aerosol lidar at 1.5-microns wavelength for wind field observations---with first results over the ocean. J. Appl. Remote Sens. 10, 016031. doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.10.016031. PDF SPIE

Hamada, M., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2016: Optimization of the cross-correlation algorithm for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data and comparison with Doppler lidar. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. 33, 81-101. PDF AMS

2015

Sun, J., C. J. Nappo, L. Mahrt, D. Belušić, B. Grisogono, D. R. Stauffer, M. Pulido, C. Staquet, Q. Jiang, A. Pouquet, C. Yagüe, B. Galperin, R. B. Smith, J. J. Finnigan, S. D. Mayor, G. Svensson, A. A. Grachev, and W. D. Neff, 2015: Review of wave-turbulence interactions in the stable atmospheric boundary layer, Rev. Geophys., 53, doi:10.1002/2015RG000487. PDF

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, and C. F. Mauzey, 2015: Two-component wind fields from single scanning aerosol lidar, Paper 9612-13, SPIE, 13 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., P. Derian, C. F. Mauzey, D. L. Ramsey, J. Pruitt, P. Ponsardin, and N. S. Higdon, 2015: Comparison of aerosol backscatter and wind field estimates from REAL and SAMPLE, Paper 9612-16, SPIE, 13 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., 2015: Observations of two-component wind fields from aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms including first results over rough sea states. International Conference on Model Integration across Disparate Scales in Complex Turbulent Flow Simulation (ICMIDS). Presentation #28, 16 June, State College, PA. Abstract mp4

Randall, T., 2015: Observations of microscale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy by a horizontally scanning lidar, Master of Science, Thesis, Environmental Science, California State University, Chico.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and M. Hamada, 2015: Two-component wind fields from single scanning aerosol lidar, Oral presentation J1.3 at the Seventh Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 95th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, 4-8 January.

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2015: Wavelet-based optical flow for two-component wind field estimation from single aerosol lidar data. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 32, 1759-1778. PDF AMS

2014

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, M. Hamada, and C. F. Mauzey, 2014: Two-component vector wind fields by scanning aerosol lidar, Presentation A43B-3271 in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Processes and Turbulence Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 December.

Hamada, M., 2014: Evaluations of the performance of a cross-correlation algorithm for wind velocity estimation using synthetic backscatter lidar images and velocity fields, Master of Science, Thesis, Environmental Science, California State University, Chico.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, N. S. Higdon, and T. H. Chyba, 2014: Two-component wind vector fields from scanning aerosol lidars. Oral presentation (given by T. H. Chyba) at 18th Annual George Mason University Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling. 24-25 June. Fairfax, VA. Link SLIDES

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, and M. Hamada, 2014: Recent progress in 2-component wind field observations by the REAL and motion estimation algorithms. Oral presentation 13A.2 at the American Meteorological Society’s 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 June, Leeds, UK. Link

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2014: Wavelet optical flow for 2-component wind fields from aerosol backscatter lidar data. Poster presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 June, Leeds, UK. Link

Mauzey, C. F., P. Dérian, and S. D. Mayor, 2014: Wavelet-based optical flow for real-time wind estimation using CUDA, Poster presentation. GPU Technology Conference (GTC), 24-27 March, San Jose, CA. POSTER

2013

Randall, T. N. and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Observations of canopy waves above an orchard by a horizontally-scanning aerosol lidar. Presentation A43A-0213 in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Processes and Turbulence Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Hamada, M., P. Dérian, and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Tests of the cross-correlation algorithm using synthetic backscatter lidar images and wind fields. Presentation A13G-0311 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Mayor, S. D. and P. Dérian, 2013: The 2013 Chico Lidar Wind Sensing Experiment: Two-component winds above the reach of typical meteorological masts. Presentation A13G-0310 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Dérian, P., C. F. Mauzey, and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Wavelet optical flow for 2-component wind field from horizontally scanning lidar data. Presentation A13G-0303 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 December.

Mayor, S. D., 2013: Two-component wind vectors from scanning eye-safe elastic lidar. Invited presentation EM2A.3 at the Optical Society of America (OSA) conference on Energy and the Environment. 4 Nov., Tucson, AZ. 24-minute audio/video presentation.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, M. Hamada, 2013: Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. Paper 9972-7. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 25-29 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., A. Petrova-Mayor, B. Morley, and S. Spuler, 2013: Recent improvements to the Raman-shifted eye-safe aerosol lidar (REAL). Paper 9972-10. SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 25-29 August, San Diego, CA. PAPER

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, C. F. Mauzey, T. Henry, E. Mémin, M. Hamada, and D. Scott, 2013: Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms. WindPower 2013, 5-8 May, Chicago IL.

Randall, T. N. and S. D. Mayor, 2013: Lidar observations of fine-scale internal gravity waves. Poster presentation 715 in Sixth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 9 January, Austin, TX.

Mayor, S. D., 2013: Two-component wind fields from eye-safe scanning aerosol lidar, Oral presentation 1.3 in Sixth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 8 January, Austin, TX.

2012

Scott, D. R., 2012: Control System for a High Pulse-Energy Atmospheric Lidar, Master of Science, Thesis, Electrical and Computer Engineering, California State University, Chico.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component horizontal wind vectors from the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL), Presentation A31F-0112 in Weather-Driven Renewable Energy II Posters, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 3-7 December.

Held, A., T. Seith, I. M. Brooks, S. J. Norris, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Intercomparison of lidar aerosol backscatter and in-situ size distribution measurements, European Aerosol Conference. Presentation number B-WG01S2P05. 2-7 Sept. 2012 in Granada, Spain. Poster and Abstract.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Invited Presentation at the NCAR Geophysical Turbulence Program's workshop on Wave-Turbulence Interactions in Stable Atmospheric Boundary Layers (WINABL), 23-27 July 2012, Boulder, CO. Video of presentation.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Observations of wind and waves with the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). NCAR Joint Seminar MMM/EOL, 24 July 2012, Boulder, CO. Abstract.

Randall, T. N., E. R. Jachens, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale atmospheric gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation at the American Meteorological Society’s 20th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 9-13 July 2012, Boston, MA.

Jachens, E. R. and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale atmospheric gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation S8P-05 at the 26th International Laser Radar Conference, 25-29 June 2012 in Porto Heli, Greece.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component winds from an eye-safe scanning elastic backscatter lidar. Invited lecture at the Summer School in Remote Sensing for Wind Energy, Boulder, Colorado, 11-15 June 2012.

Mayor, S. D., E. R. Jachens, and T. N. Randall, 2012: Lidar observations of fine-scale gravity waves in the nocturnal boundary layer above an orchard canopy. Poster Presentation P01-15 at the 16th International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary-Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), 5-8 June 2012, Boulder, Colorado.

Mayor, S. D., 2012: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL). Oral Presentation S12-2 at the 16th International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary-Layer Remote Sensing (ISARS), 5-8 June 2012, Boulder, Colorado.

Mauzey, C. F., J. P. Lowe, and S. D. Mayor, 2012: Real-time wind velocity estimation from aerosol lidar data using graphics hardware, Poster presentation AV10 at the GPU Technology Conference, 14-17 May 2012, San Jose, CA.

Mayor, S. D., J. P. Lowe, and C. F. Mauzey, 2012: Two-component horizontal aerosol motion vectors in the atmospheric surface layer from a cross-correlation algorithm applied to scanning elastic backscatter lidar data, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 29, 1585-1602.

2011

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Two-component wind measurement with the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar. Oral presentation given by Ed Eloranta at the 48th Oholo Conference on Emerging Remote Sensing Techniques and Associated Modeling of Air Pollution Applications. 8 November 2011, Eilat, Israel.

Mayor, S. D., A. Petrova-Mayor, R. W. Wortley, D. S. Hofstadter, S. M. Spuler, and J. Ranson, 2011: Gas-fusion Mirrors for Atmospheric Lidar, Optical Society of America, Frontiers in Optics(FiO)/Laser Science(LS). Poster Presentation JTuA19, 16-19 Oct. 2011, San Jose, CA.

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Observations of seven atmospheric density current fronts in Dixon, California, Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 1338-1351.

Mayor, S. D., 2011: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from scanning eye-safe aerosol lidar and cross-correlation. Presented at the 5th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications. American Meteorological Society, 26 January 2011, Seattle, WA. Presentation Video. Presentation PDF.

Patton, E. G., T. W. Horst, P. P. Sullivan, D. H. Lenschow, S. P. Oncley, W. O. J. Brown, S. P. Burns, A. B. Guenther, A. Held, T. Karl, S. D. Mayor, L. V. Rizzo, S. M. Spuler, J. Sun, A. A. Turnipseed, E. J. Allwine, S. L. Edburg, B. K. Lamb, R. Avissar, R. Calhoun, J. Kleissl, W. J. Massman, K. T. Paw U, J. C. Weil, 2011: The Canopy Horizontal Array Turbulence Study (CHATS), Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. 92, 593-611.

2010

Mayor, S. D., 2010: Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL) in 2010: Instrument Status and Two-component Wind Measurements, 16th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications. Invited paper. Proceedings of the SPIE. Vol. 7747, doi:10.1117/12.883454.

Mayor, S. D., P. Dérian, P. Héas, and E. Mémin, 2010: Two-component horizontal motion vectors from eye-safe aerosol lidar. 19th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 2-6 August 2010, Keystone, CO. Poster Presentation P1.4.

Mayor, S. D., 2010: Horizontal motion vectors from cross-correlation: First application to eye-safe aerosol lidar data from CHATS. p. 317-320 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 25th ILRC. Poster presentation S2P-08 (Tues. July 6).

Dérian, P., P. Héas, E. Mémin and S. D. Mayor, 2010: Dense motion estimation from eye-safe aerosol lidar data. p. 377-380 of Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the 25th ILRC. Oral presentation S3O-04 (Thurs. July 8).

Mayor, S. D., 2010: High Pulse-Energy Atmospheric Aerosol Lidar at 1.5-microns Wavelength: Opportunities for Innovation from a Meteorologist’s Perspective. Invited Talk. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC), JThJ2. 20 May 2010, San Jose, CA.