BOOK CHAPTERS

Pasko, V. P., Y. Yair, and C. L. Kuo, Lightning related transient luminous events at high altitude in the Earth's atmosphere: Phenomenology, mechanisms and effects, Space Science Reviews, 168, pp. 475-516, 2012. (PDF)

Roussel-Dupre, R., J. J. Colman, E. Symbalisty, D. Sentman, and V. P. Pasko, Physical processes related to discharges in planetary atmospheres, Space Science Reviews, 137, 51-82, doi:10.1007/ s11214-008-9385-5, 2008. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., Theoretical modeling of sprites and jets, in Sprites, Elves and Intense Lightning Discharges (NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry Vol. 225), ed. M. Fullekrug et al., Heidleberg: Springer, p. 253-293, 2006. (PDF)

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

Pasko, V. P., Qin, J., and S. Celestin, Toward better understanding of sprite streamers: Initiation, morphology and polarity asymmetry, Surveys in Geophysics, 34, 797, 2013. (PDF)

Qin, J., S. Celestin, V. P. Pasko, S. A. Cummer, M. G. McHarg, and H. C. Stenbaek-Nielsen, Mechanism of column and carrot sprites derived from optical and radio observations, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 4777, 2013. (PDF)

da Silva, C. L., and V. P. Pasko, Vertical structuring of gigantic jets, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 3315, 2013. (PDF)

Qin, J., S. Celestin, and V. P. Pasko, Dependence of positive and negative sprite morphology on lightning characteristics and upper atmospheric ambient conditions, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 2623, 2013. (PDF)

Mallios, S. A., S. Celestin, and V. P. Pasko, Production of very high potential differences by intra-cloud lightning discharges in connection with terrestrial gamma ray flashes, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 912, 2013. (PDF)

Qin, J. Q., S. Celestin, and V. P. Pasko, Low frequency electromagnetic radiation from sprite streamers, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L22803, 2012. (PDF)

Qin, J. Q., S. Celestin, and V. P. Pasko, Minimum charge moment change in positive and negative cloud to ground lightning discharges producing sprites, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L22801, 2012. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., Infrasonic waves generated by supersonic auroral arcs, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L19105, 2012. (PDF)

Mallios, S. A., and V. P. Pasko, Charge transfer to the ionosphere and to the ground during thunderstorms, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, A08303, 2012. (PDF)

da Silva, C. L., and V. P. Pasko, Simulation of leader speeds at gigantic jet altitudes, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L13805, 2012. (PDF)

Celestin, S., W. Xu, and V. P. Pasko, Terrestrial gamma ray flashes with energies up to 100 MeV produced by non-equilibrium acceleration of electrons in lightning, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, A05315, 2012. (PDF)

Xu, W., S. Celestin, and V. P. Pasko, Source altitudes of terrestrial gamma-ray flashes produced by lightning leaders, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L08801, 2012. (PDF)

Qin, J. Q., S. Celestin, and V. P. Pasko, Formation of single and double-headed streamers in sprite-halo events, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L05810, 2012. (PDF)

Celestin, S., and V. P. Pasko, Compton scattering effects on the duration of terrestrial gamma-ray flashes, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L02802, 2012. (PDF)

Liu, N. Y., V. P. Pasko, H. C. Stenbaek-Nielsen, and M. G. McHarg, Sprite streamers imaged at different exposure times, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 39, pp. 2710-2711, 2011. (PDF)

Bonaventura, Z., A. Bourdon, S. Celestin, and V. P. Pasko, Electric field determination in streamer discharges in air at atmospheric pressure, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol., 20, 035012, pp. 1-10, 2011. (PDF)

Qin, J., S. Celestin, and V. P. Pasko, On the inception of streamers from sprite halo events produced by lightning discharges with positive and negative polarity, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, A06305, 2011. (PDF)

Fullekrug, M., R. Roussel-Dupre, E. M. D. Symbalisty, J. J. Colman, O. Chanrion, S. Soula, O. van der Velde, A. Odzimek, A. J. Bennett, V. P. Pasko, and T. Neubert, Relativistic electron beams above thunderclouds, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 7747-7754, 2011. (PDF)

Celestin, S., and V. P. Pasko, Energy and fluxes of thermal runaway electrons produced by exponential growth of streamers during the stepping of lightning leaders and in transient luminous events, J. Geophys. Res., 116, A03315, 2011 (PDF).

Riousset, J. A., V. P. Pasko, and A. Bourdon, Air-density-dependent model for analysis of air heating associated with streamers, leaders, and transient luminous events, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, A12321, 2010. (PDF)

de Larquier, S., and V. P. Pasko, Mechanism of inverted-chirp infrasonic radiation from sprites, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L24803, 2010. (PDF)

Snively, J. B., V. P. Pasko, and M. J. Taylor, OH and OI airglow layer modulation by ducted short-period gravity waves: Effects of trapping altitude, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, A11311, 2010. (PDF)

Celestin, S., and V. P. Pasko, Soft collisions in relativistic runaway electron avalanches, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 43, 315206, pp. 1-6, 2010 (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., Recent advances in theory of transient luminous events, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, A00E35, pp. 1-24, 2010 (PDF)

Celestin, S., and V. P. Pasko, Effects of spatial non-uniformity of streamer discharges on spectroscopic diagnostics of peak electric fields in transient luminous events, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L07804, pp. 1-4, 2010. (PDF)

de Larquier, S., V. P. Pasko, H. C. Stenbaek-Nielsen, C. R. Wilson, and J. V. Olson, Finite-difference time-domain modeling of infrasound from pulsating auroras and comparison with recent observations, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L06804, pp. 1-4, 2010. (PDF)

Liu, N. Y., and V. P. Pasko, NO-gamma emissions from streamer discharges: direct electron impact excitation versus resonant energy transfer, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 43, 082001, pp. 1-5, 2010. (PDF)

Riousset, J. A., V. P. Pasko, P. R. Krehbiel, W. Rison, and M. A. Stanley, Modeling of thundercloud screening charges: Implications for blue and gigantic jets, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, A00E10, pp. 1-13, 2010. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., Mechanism of lightning-associated infrasonic pulses from thunderclouds, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D08205, pp. 1-10, 2009. (PDF)

Liu, N. Y., V. P. Pasko, K. Adams, H. C. Stenbaek-Nielsen, and M. G. McHarg, Comparison of acceleration, expansion and brightness of sprite streamers obtained from modeling and high-speed video observations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, A00E03, pp. 1-10, 2009. (PDF)

Liu, N. Y., V. P. Pasko, H. Frey, S. Mende, H.-T. Su, A. Chen, R. R. Hsu, and L.-C. Lee, Assessment of sprite initiating electric fields and quenching altitude of a1Î g state of N2 using sprite streamer modeling and ISUAL spectrophotometric measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, A00E02, pp. 1-12, 2009. (PDF)

Yang, H., V. P. Pasko, and G. Satori, Seasonal variations of global lightning activity extracted from Schumann resonances using a genetic algorithm method, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D01103, pp. 1-10, 2009. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., Blue jets and gigantic jets: transient luminous events between thunderstorm tops and the lower ionosphere, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 50, 124050, doi: 10.1088/0741-3335/50/12/124050, 2008. (PDF)

Liu, N., S. Celestin, A. Bourdon, V. P. Pasko, P. Segur, and E. Marode, Photoionization and optical emission effects on positive streamers in air at ground pressure, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 36, 942, doi:10.1109/TPS.2008.924619, 2008. (PDF)

Krehbiel, P. R., J. R. Riousset, V. P. Pasko, R. J. Thomas, W. Rison, M. A. Stanley, and H. E. Edens, Upward electrical discharges from thunderstorms, Nature Geoscience, 1, 233-237, 2008. (PDF)

Snively, J. B., and V. P. Pasko, Excitation of ducted gravity waves in the lower thermosphere by tropospheric sources, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, A06303, doi:10.1029/2007JA012693, 2008. (PDF)

Liu, N. Y., S. Celestin, A. Bourdon, V. P. Pasko, P. Segur, and E. Marode, Application of photoionization models based on radiative transfer and the Helmholtz equations to studies of streamers in weak electric fields, Applied Physics Letters, 91, 211501, 10.1063/1.2816906, 2007. (PDF)

Liu, N., and V. P. Pasko, Modeling studies of NO-gamma emissions of sprites, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L16103, doi:10.1029/2007GL030352, 2007. (PDF)

Riousset, J. A., V. P. Pasko, P. R. Krehbiel, R. J. Thomas, and W. Rison, Three-dimensional fractal modeling of intracloud lightning discharge in a New Mexico thunderstorm and comparison with lightning mapping observations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D15203, doi:10.1029/2006JD007621, 2007. (PDF)

Bourdon, A., V. P. Pasko, N. Y. Liu, S. Celestin, P. Segur, and E. Marode, Efficient models for photoionization produced by non-thermal gas discharges in air based on radiative transfer and the Helmholtz equations, Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 16, 656-678, doi:10.1088/0963-0252/16/3/026, 2007. (PDF)

Yang, H., and V. P. Pasko, Power variations of Schumann resonances related to El Nino and La Nina phenomena, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L11102, doi: 10.1029/2007GL030092, 2007. (PDF)

Snively, J. B., V. P. Pasko, M. J. Taylor, and W. K. Hocking, Doppler ducting of short-period waves by midlatitude tidal wind structure, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, A03304, doi:10.1029/2006JA011895, 2007. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., Red sprite discharges in the atmosphere at high altitude: the molecular physics and the similarity with laboratory discharges (Topical Review), Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 16, S13-S29, doi: 10.1088/0963-0252/16/1/S02, 2007. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., Introduction to special section: Recent Advances in Studies of Schumann Resonances on Earth and Other Planets of the Solar System, Radio Science, 41, RS2S01, doi:10.1029/2006RS003576, 2006. (PDF)

Yang, H., V. P. Pasko, and Y. Yair, Three-dimensional finite difference time domain modeling of the Schumann resonance parameters on Titan, Venus, and Mars, Radio Science, 41, RS2S03, doi:10.1029/2005RS003431, 2006. (PDF)

Yang, H., and V. P. Pasko, Three-dimensional finite difference time domain modeling of the diurnal and seasonal variations in Schumann resonance parameters, Radio Science, 41, RS2S14, doi:10.1029/2005RS003402, 2006. (PDF)

Moss, G. D., V. P. Pasko, N. Liu, and G. Veronis, Monte Carlo model for analysis of thermal runaway electrons in streamer tips in transient luminous events and streamer zones of lightning leaders, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, A02307, doi:10.1029/2005JA011350, 2006. (PDF)

Liu, N., and V. P. Pasko, Effects of photoionization on similarity properties of streamers at various pressures in air, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 39, 327-334, doi:10.1088/0022-3727/39/2/013, 2006. (PDF)

Liu, N., V. P. Pasko, D. H. Burkhardt, H. U. Frey, S. B. Mende, H.-T. Su, A. B. Chen, R.-R. Hsu, L.-C. Lee, H. Fukunishi, and Y. Takahashi, Comparison of results from sprite streamer modeling with spectrophotometric measurements by ISUAL instrument on FORMOSAT-2 satellite, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L01101, doi: 10.1029/2005GL024243,2006. (PDF)

Snively, J. B., and V. P. Pasko, Antiphase OH and OI airglow emissions induced by a short-period ducted gravity wave, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L08808, doi:10.1029/2004GL022221, 2005. (PDF)

Liu, N., and V. P. Pasko, Molecular nitrogen LBH band system far-UV emissions of sprite streamers, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L05104, doi:10.1020/2004GL022001, 2005. (PDF)

Yang, H., and V. P. Pasko, Three-dimensional finite-difference time-domain modeling of the Earth-ionosphere cavity resonances, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L03114, doi: 10.1029/2004GL021343, 2005. (PDF)

Liu, N., and V. P. Pasko, Effects of photoionization on propagation and branching of positive and negative streamers in sprites, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, A04301, doi:10.1029/2003JA010064, pp. 1-17, 2004.(PDF)

Snively, J. B., and V. P. Pasko, Breaking of thunderstorm-generated gravity waves as a source of short-period ducted waves at mesopause altitudes, Geophysical Research Letters, 30(24), 2254, doi:10.1029/2003GL018436, pp. 2.1-2.4, 2003. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., Electric jets, Nature, 423, pp. 927-929, 2003.(PDF)

Lyons, W. A., T. E. Nelson, R. A. Armstrong, V. P. Pasko, and M. A. Stanley, Upward electrical discharges from thundercloud tops, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 84(4), pp. 445-454, 2003. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., and J. J. George, Three-dimensional modeling of blue jets and blue starters, Journal of Geophysical Research, 107(A12), 1458, doi:10.1029/2002JA009473, pp. 12.1-12.16, 2002. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., and H. C. Stenbaek-Nielsen, Diffuse and streamer regions of sprites, Geophysical Research Letters, 29(10), doi:10.1029/2001GL014018, pp. 81.1-82.4, 2002. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., M. A. Stanley, J. D. Mathews, U. S. Inan, and T. G. Wood, Electrical discharge from a thundercloud top to the lower ionosphere, Nature, 416, pp. 152-154, 2002.(PDF) (SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION)

Barrington-Leigh, C. P., V. P. Pasko, and U. S. Inan, Exponential optical relaxation in sprites, Journal of Geophysical Research, 107(A5), 10.1029/2001JA900117, pp. 6.1-6.10, 2002. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, T. F. Bell, Mesosphere-troposphere coupling due to sprites, Geophysical Research Letters, 28, pp. 3821-3824, 2001. (PDF)

Veronis, G., U. S. Inan, and V. P. Pasko, He–Xe microdischarges: Comparison of simulation results with experimental data, Applied Physics Letters, 78, pp. 25-27, 2001. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, and T. F. Bell, Fractal structure of sprites, Geophysical Research Letters, 27, pp. 497-500, 2000. (PDF)

Veronis, G., U. S. Inan, and V. P. Pasko, Fundamental properties of inert gas mixtures for plasma display panels, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 28, pp.1271-1279, 2000. (PDF)

Veronis, G., V. P. Pasko, and U. S. Inan, Characteristics of mesospheric optical emissions produced by lightning discharges, Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, pp. 12645-12656, 1999. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, and T. F. Bell, Mesospheric electric field transients due to tropospheric lightning discharges, Geophysical Research Letters, 26, pp.1247-1250, 1999. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, T. F. Bell, and S. C. Reising, Mechanism of ELF radiation from sprites, Geophysical Research Letters, 25, pp. 3493-3496, 1998. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, and T. F. Bell, Spatial structure of sprites, Geophysical Research Letters, 25, pp. 2123-2126, 1998. (PDF)

Morrill, J. S., E. J. Bucsela, V. P. Pasko, S. L. Berg, M. J. Heavner, D. R. Moudry, W. M. Benesch, E. M. Wescott, D. D. Sentman, Time resolved N 2 triplet state vibrational populations and emissions associated with red sprites, Journal of Atmospheric and Sollar-Terrestrial Physics,60, pp. 811-829, 1998. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, and T. F. Bell, Ionospheric effects due to electrostatic thundercloud fields, Journal of Atmospheric and Sollar-Terrestrial Physics,60, pp. 863-870, 1998. (PDF)

Lehtinen, N. G., T. F. Bell, V. P. Pasko, and U. S. Inan, A two-dimensional model of runaway electron beams driven by quasi-electrostatic thundercloud fields, Geophysical Research Letters, 24, pp. 2639-2642, 1997.(PDF)

Picard, R. H., U. S. Inan, V. P. Pasko, J. R. Winick, and P. P. Wintersteiner, Infrared glow above thunderstorms?, Geophysical Research Letters, 24, pp. 2635-2638, 1997. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, and T. F. Bell, Sprites as evidence of vertical gravity wave structures above mesoscale thunderstorms, Geophysical Research Letters, 24, pp. 1735-1738, 1997. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, T. F. Bell, and Y. N. Taranenko, Sprites produced by quasi-electrostatic heating and ionization in the lower ionosphere, Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, pp. 4529-4561, 1997. (PDF)

Inan, U. S., T. F. Bell, and V. P. Pasko, Reply on comment by R. L. Dowden on "VLF signatures of ionospheric disturbances associated with sprites", Geophysical Research Letters, 23, pp. 3423-3424, 1996.

Inan, U. S., V. P. Pasko, and T. F. Bell, Early/Fast VLF events as evidence of sustained heating of the ionosphere above thunderclouds, Geophysical Research Letters, 23, pp. 1067-1070, 1996. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, and T. F. Bell, Blue Jets produced by quasi-electrostatic pre-discharge thundercloud fields, Geophysical Research Letters, 23, pp. 301-304, 1996.

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, and T. F. Bell, Sprites as luminous columns of ionization produced by quasi-electrostatic thundercloud fields, Geophysical Research Letters, 23, pp. 649-652, 1996.

Inan, U. S., A. Slingeland, V. P. Pasko, and J. V. Rodriguez, VLF and LF signatures of mesospheric/lower ionospheric response to lightning discharges, Journal of Geophysical Research, 101, pp. 5219-5238, 1996.

Lehtinen, N. G., M. Walt, U. S. Inan, T. F. Bell, and V. P. Pasko, g-ray emission produced by a relativistic beam of runaway electrons accelerated by quasi-electrostatic thundercloud fields, Geophysical Research Letters, 23, pp. 2645-2648, 1996. (PDF)

Inan, U. S., T. F. Bell, V. P. Pasko, D. D. Sentman, E. M. Wescott, W. A. Lyons, VLF signatures of ionospheric disturbances associated with sprites, Geophysical Research Letters, 22, pp. 3461-3464, 1995. (PDF)

Bell, T. F., V. P. Pasko, and U. S. Inan, Runaway electrons as a source of Red Sprites in the mesosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, 22, pp. 2127-2130, 1995. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., U. S. Inan, Y. N. Taranenko, and T. F. Bell, Heating, ionization and upward discharges in the mesosphere due to intense quasi- electrostatic thundercloud fields, Geophysical Research Letters, 22, pp. 365-368, 1995. (PDF)

Pasko, V. P., and U. S. Inan, Recovery signatures of lightning-associated VLF perturbations as a measure of the lower ionosphere, Journal of Geophysical Research, 99, pp. 17523-17537, 1994.

Verkhoglyadova, O. P., N. Ya. Kotsarenko, V. P. Pasko, and K. I. Churyumov, Theory of large-scale stratification in cometary plasma tails, Astronomy Letters, 19, pp. 823-867, 1993.

Kotsarenko, N. Ya., and, V. P. Pasko, The influence of transverse constraining of an electron stream on the formation of rayed forms of polar auroras, Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, 32, pp. 350-354, 1992.

Glukhov, V. S., V. P. Pasko, and U. S. Inan, Relaxation of transient lower ionospheric disturbances caused by lightning-whistler-induced electron precipitation bursts, Journal of Geophysical Research, 97, pp. 16971-16979, 1992.

Pasko, V. P., Numerical modeling of the dynamics of an electron beam artificially injected into the ionosphere, Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, 31, pp. 111-116, 1991.

Kotsarenko, N. Ya., G. V. Lizunov, and V. P. Pasko, Formation of the periodical structures of auroras, Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, 31, pp. 309-311, 1991.

Pasko, V. P., Nonlinear dynamics of a dissipative filamentary instability of an electron beam in a magnetoactive plasma, Soviet Technical Physics Letters, 17, pp. 721-722, 1991.

Pasko, V. P., Computer simulation of the collisionless relaxation of an uncompensated electron beam injected in the ionosphere, Annales Geophysicae. Atmospheres, Hydrospheres and Space Sciences, 9, pp. 442-448, 1991.

Kotsarenko, N. Ya., and V. P. Pasko, A kinetic theory of the fibrous and laminated structures of electron flows moving in plasma, Ukrayins'kyi Fizychnyi Zhurnal, 35, pp. 574-576, 1990.

Lizunov, G. V., and V. P. Pasko, Collision-free relaxation of an electron beam artificially injected into the ionosphere, Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, 30, pp. 225-228, 1990.

Lizunov, G. V., and V. P. Pasko, The influence of the intrinsic magnetic field on the dynamics of an electron beam artificially injected into the ionosphere, Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, 29, pp. 483-486, 1989.

Pasko, V. P., and S. A. Silich, Dynamics of a gravitating shell moving under field star radiation pressure, Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies, 4, pp. 88-91, 1988.

Pasko, V. P., and S. A. Silich, On the theory of strong shock waves propagation in inhomogeneous gravitating media. II. Radiative cooling phase, Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies, 2, pp.15-21, 1986.

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