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Bell, T. M.,* P. M. Klein, J. K. Lundquist, and S. Waugh, 2020: Remote sensing and radiosonde datasets collected in the San Luis Valley during the LAPSE-RATE campaign, Earth Syst. Sci. Datain preparation.

Fiebrich, C.A., J.R. Ziolkowska, P.B. Chilson, and E.A. Pillar-Little, 2020: Potential Socio-Economic and Environmental Benefits and Beneficiaries of Atmospheric Profiles from a 3D Mesonet. Weather. Clim. Soc., in review.

Martin, E. R., E. A. Pillar-Little, and G. B. H. de Azevedo*, 2020: Assessing the Greenhouse Gas Carbon Dioxide in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer. In Fundamentals of Capturing of Capturing and Processing Drone Imagery and Data. A. E. Frasier and K. K. Singh, Eds., Taylor and Francis, in review.

Pillar-Little, E. A., B. R. Greene*, A. R. Segales,* G. B. H. de Azevedo,* T. M. Bell,* W. Doyle, D. D. Tripp,* S. T. Kanneganti*, and P. B. Chilson, 2020: Observations of the thermodynamic and kinematic state of the planetary boundary layer over the San Luis Valley, CO using remotely piloted aircraft systems during the LAPSE-RATE field campaign, Earth Syst. Sci. Datain review.

de Boer, G., A.L. Houston, J.D. Jacob, P.B. Chilson, S.W. Smith, B. Argrow, D. Lawrence, J. Elston, D. Brus, O. Kemppinen, P.M. Klein, J.K. Lundquist, S. Waugh, S.C.C. Bailey, A.E. Frasier, M.P. Sama, C. Crick, D Schmale, J. Pinto, E.A. Pillar-Little, V. Natale, and A.A. Jensen, 2020: Data Generated during the 2018 LAPSE-RATE Campaign: An Introduction and Overview.  Earth Syst. Sci. Data, accepted.

Jacobs, A.M.*, T.M. Bell*, B.R. Greene*, and P.B. Chilson, 2020: The Effect of Climatological Variables on Future UAS-Based Atmospheric Profiling in the Lower Atmosphere. Remote Sens.12 (18), 2947,

de Boer, G., C. Diehl, J.D. Jacob, A.L. Houston, S.W. Smith, P.B. Chilson, D.G. Schmale, J. Intrieri, J. Pinto, J. Elston, D. Brus, O. Kemppinen, A. Clark, D. Lawrence, S.C.C. Bailey, M.P. Sama, A.E. Frazier, C. Crick, V. Natalie, E.A. Pillar-LittleP.M. Klein, S. Waugh, J.K. Lundquist, L. Barbieri,* S.T. Kral,* A.A. Jensen, C. Dixon, S. Borenstein, D. Hesselius, K. Human, P. Hall, B. Argrow, T. Thornberry, R. Wright, and J.T. Kelly, 2020: Development of community, capabilities and understanding through unmanned aircraft-based atmospheric research: The LAPSE-RATE campaign. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.101 (5): E684-E699,

Bell, T. M.,* B. R. Greene,* P. M. Klein, M. Carney, and P. B. Chilson, 2020: Confronting the boundary layer data gap: Evaluating new and existing methodologies of probing the lower atmosphere. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 13, 3855–3872,

Segales, A.R.,* B.R. Greene,* T.M. Bell,* W. Doyle, J.J. Martin, E.A. Pillar-Little, and P.B. Chilson, 2020: The CopterSonde: An insight into the development of a smart UAS for atmospheric boundary layer research. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 2833-2848, amt-13-2833-2020.

McFarquhar, G. M., E. Smith, E.A. Pillar-Little, K. Brewster, P. B. Chilson, T. R. Lee, S. Waugh, N. Yussouf, X. Wang, M. Xue,  G. de Boer, J. A. Gibbs, C. Fiebrich, B. Baker, J. Brotzge, F. Carr, H. Christophersen, M. Fengler, P. Hall, T. Hock, A. Houston, R. Huck, J. Jacob, R. Palmer, P. K. Quinn, M. Wagner, and Y. R. Zhang, 2020: Workshop on current and future uses of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) for improved forecasts/warnings and scientific studies, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 101 (8): E1322–E132,

Kral, S. T.*, J. Reuder, T. Vihma, I. Suomi,  L. Baserud,* K. Flacke Haualand,*  G. H. Urbanic,  B. R. Greene*,  G.-J. Steeneveld,  T. Lorenz, B. Maronga,  M.O. Jonassen, H.Ajosenpää, L. Båserud,*  P. B. Chilson, A. A. M. Holtslag, A.D Jenkins, R. Kouznetsov, S. Meyer, E. A. Pillar-Little, A. Rautenberg, J. Schwenkel, A.W. Seidl,* and B. Wrenger, 2020: The Innovative Strategies for Observations in the Arctic Boundary Layer Project (ISOBAR) —Unique fine-scale observations under stable and very stable conditions, Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., accepted,


Bonin, T. A., P. M. Klein, and P. B. Chilson, 2019: Contrasting characteristics and evolution of southerly low-level jets during different boundary-layer regimes. Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 174 (2), 179-202,

Alvarez, L.V. and P.E. Grams, 2019: An eddy-resolving numerical model to study turbulent flow, sediment and bed evolution using Detached Eddy Simulation in a lateral separation zone at the field-scale. J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., accepted.

Chilson, P.B., T.M. Bell,* K.A. Brewster, G. Britto Hupsel de Azevedo,* F.H. Carr, K. Carson, W. Doyle, C.A. Fiebrich, B.R. Greene,*  J.L. Grimsley, S.T. Kanneganti,* J.J. Martin, A. Moore, R.D. Palmer, E.A. Pillar-Little, J.L. Salazar-Cerreno, A.R. Segales,* M.E. Weber, M. Yeary, and K.K. Droegemeier, 2019: Moving towards a Network of Autonomous UAS Atmospheric Profiling Stations for Observations in the Earth’s Lower Atmosphere: The 3D Mesonet Concept. Sensors, 19 (12), 2720,

Barbieri, L.,* S.T. Kral,* S.C.C. Bailey, A.E. Frazier, J.D. Jacob, J. Reuder, D. Brus, P.B. Chilson, C. Crick, C. Detweiler, A. Doddi, J. Elston, H. Foroutan, J. González-Rocha,* B.R. Greene,* M.I. Guzman, A.L. Houston, A. Islam, O. Kemppinen, D. Lawrence, E.A. Pillar-Little, S.D. Ross, M. Sama, D.G. Schmale III, T.J. Schuyler,* A. Shankar, S.W. Smith, S. Waugh, C. Dixon, S. Borenstein, and G. de Boer, 2019: Intercomparison of Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Measurements for Atmospheric Science during the LAPSE-RATE Campaign. Sensors, 19 (9), 2179,

Greene, B.R.,A.R. Segales,* T.M. Bell,* E.A. Pillar-Little, and P.B. Chilson, 2019: Environmental and sensor integration influences on temperature measurements by rotary-wing unmanned aircraft systems. Sensors, 19 (6), 1470, 9061470.

Baserud, L., J*. Reuder, M. O. Jonassen, T. A. Bonin, P. B. Chilson, M. A. Jimenez, and P. Durand, 2019: Potential and limitations in estimating sensible and heat flux profiles from consecutive temperature profiling by RPAS. Boundary Layer Meteorol., 1-33, 10.1007/s10546-019-00478-9.


Greene, B.R.,* A.R. Segales,* S. Waugh, S. Duthoit,* and P.B. Chilson, 2018: Considerations for temperature sensor placement on rotary-wing unmanned aircraft systems. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11 (10), 5519-5530,

Alvarez, L.V., H.A. Moreno, A.R. Segales, T.G. Pham,* E.A. Pillar-Little, and P.B. Chilson: 2018. Merging Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Imagery and Echo Soundings with an Adaptive Sampling Technique for Bathymetric Surveys. Remote Sens., 10 (9), 1362,

Pillar-Little, E. A. and M. I. Guzman, 2018: An Overview of Dynamic Heterogeneous Oxidations in the Troposphere. Environments, 5 (9), 104,

Kanneganti, S.T.,* P.B. Chilson, and R. Huck, 2018: Visualization and prediction of aircraft trajectory using ADS-B. NAECON 2018 – IEEE National Aerospace and Electronics Conference, 529-532,

Jacob, J.D., P.B. Chilson, A.L. Houston, and S.W. Smith, 2018: Considerations for atmospheric measurements with small unmanned aircraft systems as part of the CLOUD-MAP flight campaign. Atmosphere, 9 (7), 252,

Moreno, H.A., F.L. Ogden, and L.V. Alvarez, 2018: Unstructured-Mesh Terrain Analysis and Incident Solar Radiation for Continuous Hydrologic Modeling in Mountain Watersheds. Water, 10 (4), 398,


Duthoit, S.,* J. L. Salazar, W. Doyle*, A. R. Segales,* B. Wolf,* C. Fulton, and P. B. Chilson, 2017: A new approach for in-situ antenna characterization, radome inspection and radar calibration, using an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). IEEE Xplore, 10.1109/RADAR.2017.7944287.

Bailey, S.C.C., B.M. Witte,* C. Schlagenhauf, B.R. Greene,* and P.B. Chilson, 2017: Measurement of High Reynolds Number Turbulence in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP10), 6-9,

Alvarez, L.V., M.W. Schmeeckle, and P.E. Grams, 2017: A Detached Eddy Simulation Model for the Study of Lateral Separation Zones Along a Large Canyon-Bound River. J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., 122 (1), 25-49,


Bonin, T.A., D.C. Goines, A.K. Scott, C.E. Wainwright, J.A. Gibbs, and P.B. Chilson, 2015: Measurements of the temperature-structure function parameters with a small unmanned aerial system compared with a sodar. Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 155 (3), 417–434,

Wainwright, C.E., T.A. Bonin, P.B. Chilson, J.A. Gibbs, E. Fedorovich, and R. D. Palmer, 2015: Methods for evaluating the temperature structure-function parameter using unmanned aerial systems and large-eddy simulation. Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 155 (2), 189–208,


Bonin, T.A, P.B. Chilson, B.S. Zielke, P.M. Klein, and J.R. Leeman, 2013: Comparison and application of wind retrieval algorithms for small unmanned aerial systems. Geosci. Instr. Methods Data Sys., 2, 177–187,

Bonin, T.A., P.B. Chilson, B.S.  Zielke, and E. Fedorovich, 2013: Observations of the early evening boundary-layer transitions using a small unmanned aerial system. Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 146, 119–132,